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New Video Alert: Future “How It Was”

| February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Video Alert: Future “How It Was”

Nayvadius Cash, better known by his stage name Future, takes fans on a behind the scenes viewing of “How It Was,” a song to be featured on his upcoming LP “Honest.” He mentions one of the reasons why he’s so successful in the song: “I was self-motivated/I was self-driven/I kept my determination/Now I’m really winning.”  The […]

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YouTube Paid Over $1 Billion to The Music Industry

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
YouTube Paid Over $1 Billion to The Music Industry

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 in Cannes, France, YouTube VP of content Tom Pickett, answered questions during a discussion panel about the more than $1 billion paid to music rights holders. As many people may know, YouTube is a popular video platform for the music industry with hundreds of videos uploaded daily for the promotion of artists […]

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New Music Alert: Wale Releases New Song and Video

| February 4, 2014
New Music Alert: Wale Releases New Song and Video

MMG rapper Wale frequently looks to his fans for inspiration on new music ideas. He expresses true lyricism with every song released. For Wale fans, the month of December is ending off right with a new video and song! It is common for him to release new music here and there with the end result […]

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K-Dot Heats up New York City with Two Surprise Appearances (Photos Inside)

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
K-Dot Heats up New York City with Two Surprise Appearances (Photos Inside)

Kendrick Lamar was very busy this past Saturday with two surprise performances. K-Dot surprised viewers in New York on SNL (Saturday Night Live) performing alongside Imagine Dragons popular song “Radioactive.” Shortly afterwards, he attended and performed at Talent Resources Sports presents MAXIM Magazine “Big Game Weekend.” A few celebrities were also spotted at the event Bow Wow, […]

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New Music Alert: Clipse Album In The Making, Neptunes Produced

| February 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Music Alert: Clipse Album In The Making, Neptunes Produced

Finally, we hear talk of a new long-awaited album from the Clipse and production from none other than Neptunes. Since the last album release in 2009 “Til The Casket Drops,” fans have patiently waited for wind of a new project. Gene “No Malice Thornton and Terrance “Pusha T” Thornton have both worked on solo projects […]

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Epic Fail of the Month: Dennis Rodman Says, “I’ve Been Drinking, I’ve Been Drinking”

| February 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
Epic Fail of the Month: Dennis Rodman Says, “I’ve Been Drinking, I’ve Been Drinking”

In an exclusive interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN’s “New Day,” former NBA star Dennis Rodman had a less than appealing outburst. Cuomo asked Rodman how he felt about Kenneth Bae, who has been held in North Korea since 2012, and sentence of 15 years of hard labor. The U.S. and family of Kenneth Bae are fighting […]

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Lyrical Beast Joyner Lucas Says “F*ck Ya Feelings”

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lyrical Beast Joyner Lucas Says “F*ck Ya Feelings”

Rapper Joyner Lucas, (Formerly Future Joyner) from Worcester, Massachusetts has some dope lyrics flowing through your airways to say the least. He’s been in the studio since the age of 10 recording songs and finding his passion in life. Going through a few name changes and relocating to DC area, Lucas was able to re-invent himself […]

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Power Couple Jay Z and Beyoncé No. 1 On Billboard Power 100 List

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Power Couple Jay Z and Beyoncé No. 1 On Billboard Power 100 List

Last night under the lights in Hollywood at The Emerson Theatre, the Power 100 reception was held to celebrate the honorees of this year’s Billboard Power 100 (Click Here for Photos). The Billboard Power 100 is an annual list of the most influential people in the music industry. This year, celebrity power couple Jay Z and […]

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New Video Alert: Taylor Gang (Wiz Khalifa and Berner) “Chapo”

| January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Video Alert: Taylor Gang (Wiz Khalifa and Berner) “Chapo”

Chapo (Video) http://t.co/Fp6RagW4Hf — Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) January 27, 2014   Taylor Gang members Wiz Khalifa and Berner dropped their latest video January 27, 2014. The easy going West Coast track “Chapo,” gives off that real relaxed feel with the sun setting on the California background and eveyone clearly vibing. No surprise there as the hook says […]

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Interview: A Kinder, Gentler Waka Flocka Has Seen the Light for His Future

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
Interview: A Kinder, Gentler Waka Flocka Has Seen the Light for His Future

Recently, Urban Informer of 93.9 WKYS sat down with rapper Juaquin Malphurs who goes by his stage name Waka Flocka for an exclusive interview. After dealing with the recent death of his brother Kayo Redd, Waka has completely transformed, “You want to just change and progress and elevate so that’s my motivation.” He’s touring overseas and […]

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Higher learning in Hip Hop? Jay Z and Kanye Inspire Professor To Offer College Course

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Higher learning in Hip Hop? Jay Z and Kanye Inspire Professor To Offer College Course

Andrew Hoberek, a professor at the University Of Missouri: Department of English stumbled upon a great idea while listening to Jay Z and Kanye West. Hoberek, who “teaches courses in twentieth-century American literature and cultural theory,” decided to offer a course inspired by both rappers. English 2169: Jay-Z and Kanye West is a course created by […]

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Music Mogul Troy Carter Throws Hot Pre-Grammy Party (Photos Inside)

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Music Mogul Troy Carter Throws Hot Pre-Grammy Party (Photos Inside)

Troy Carter, manager for Grammy-nominated singer Miguel and pop superstar Lady Gaga threw the hottest party to bring in the Grammy weekend. The party was a Music & Tech party held at the infamous Atom Factory located in California. Guests were able to prepare for the red carpet event, enjoy good food, and music. Aside from having […]

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Recap: 56th Grammy Awards (Photos Inside)

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Recap: 56th Grammy Awards (Photos Inside)

If you missed the Grammy Awards last night you missed some of the hottest performances of 2014 thus far! Millions tuned in to see who would take home awards and grace the stage with a top notch performance. Everyone is talking about Pharrell Williams who had a huge night winning Producer of The Year (Non Classical), […]

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New Video Alert: JC and KeChelle “Turbulence”

| January 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Video Alert: JC and KeChelle “Turbulence”

Nashville, TN native and Atlanta, GA resident Justin “JC”  Crowder and KeChelle Whitney dropped their latest video from their joint album “Forever,” entitled “Turbulence.” The husband and wife duo brings the real R&B collaboration that we have not seen in a while filled with passion and sensuality. The two teamed up and released the album March […]

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Exclusive: Hova Being Sued to the Tune of $600 Million Dollars (Court Documents Inside)

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Hova Being Sued to the Tune of $600 Million Dollars (Court Documents Inside)

99 problems and the “Brooklyn Nets” name might be one of them for rapper and music mogul Jay Z, because a sharp thinking Professor in New York decided to trademark the name that is widely being used by the NBA franchise which the rapper owns an interest in. In a 168-page pro se federal lawsuit […]

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Feature: Indie Artist Darnaa Takes The Game Head On!

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Feature: Indie Artist Darnaa Takes The Game Head On!

The streets are buzzing all around about Darnaa, the talented Indie/Pop artist from Sacramento, California. She’s grinding hard to reach the highest level in the game self-promoting and performing everywhere. Darnaa has opened up shows for popular artists such as Chris Brown, Miguel, and Sky Blu (LMFAO) just to name a few. Listening to her songs […]

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New Video Alert: French Montana “Paranoid”

| January 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Video Alert: French Montana “Paranoid”

Karim Kharbouch, who goes by his stage name French Montana hits us with another video release, “Paranoid,” from his recent album “Excuse My French.” The Moroccan rapper shows fans his account of being shot in the head and discovering who the shooters were. The song produced by Young Chop, is one of the hardest tracks on the […]

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More Financial Woes for Porsha Williams? (Exclusive Court Documents)

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
More Financial Woes for Porsha Williams?  (Exclusive Court Documents)

Recently, Porsha Williams revealed that most of the cast of the popular reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta” were renting their place of residence after the Sunday episode aired. She took to her twitter page to blast some of her other cast members about them faking their lavish lifestyles.While we can’t confirm who is renting […]

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Sugar Rush? Vanessa Simmons and Mike Wayans

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sugar Rush? Vanessa Simmons and Mike Wayans

The lovely Vanessa Simmons and boyfriend Mike Wayans will welcome their baby into the world very soon, but of course the baby shower comes first! The couple gathered with friends and family at the Sugar Factory in West Hollywood for a fun filled, colorful, and sugared out event. We must admit the idea is not only cute […]

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Cops Allege That Javaris Crittenton Was Moving More Drugs Than Al Capone

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cops Allege That Javaris Crittenton Was Moving More Drugs Than Al Capone

Last week, we broke the exclusive story of former NBA player Javaris Crittenton’s involvement in a drug trafficking sting, (Click here if you somehow missed out). According to police sources, the drug trafficking case can be traced back to 2012 and it involves a long list of suspects. Crittenton was hoping to move 400 kilos of cocaine […]

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Hip Hop Wins! Rapper Drake Takes The Crown For Best Host On Saturday Night Live

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Wins! Rapper Drake Takes The Crown For Best Host On Saturday Night Live

The first Saturday Night Live of 2014 opened with rapper Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham hosting and performing on the show. He opened the show with a brief introduction revealing facts you may or may not know about him: he starred on teen drama television show “Degrassi,” his mother is Jewish and his father […]

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New Music Alert: Wale “The Green Files”

| January 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
New Music Alert: Wale “The Green Files”

MMG’s artist Wale drops his addition to the series “The Green Files,” hosted by DJ Rick DaRuler. The mixtape is full of 19 tracks of his hottest songs like “Stoner,” “My Favorite Stripper,” and the popular Seinfeld inspired “The Friends Strangers,” just to give you a sneak peek. Wale features a plethora of artists such as Wiz […]

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Review: 90’s Group Takes On Reality TV: “SWV Reunited”

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Review: 90’s Group Takes On Reality TV: “SWV Reunited”

The ladies of the popular 90’s group SWV: Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, Leanne “Lelee” Lyons and Tamara “Taj” George are on a mission to make a comeback! You may remember their R&B songs “Weak,” “Right Here,” “Downtown,” and “You’re Always On My Mind,” just to name a few. Last Thursday,  viewers tuned in to watch the first episode […]

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New Music Alert: Ace Hood “Starvation 3”

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Ace Hood “Starvation 3”

Ace Hood whose real name is Antoine McColister, dropped the “Starvation 3,” for HoodNation fans adding to the popular series. The mixtape includes 14 tracks with songs featuring Mavado, Betty Wright, Kevin Cossom, and Vado. Ace Hood kicks the mixtape off with one of the sickest intros we’ve heard this year. He really came hard with […]

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News Update: Slain DJ Nando Funeral Arrangements Announced

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
News Update: Slain DJ Nando Funeral Arrangements Announced

Earlier this week we reported the tragic news of the death of popular Atlanta DJ William “DJ Nando” Fernando Barnes, (Click Here) if you missed the story. Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding his death and we will provide you updates as they are made available via our sources. For many that knew DJ […]

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Breaking: Former NBA Player and 12 Others Busted in A Elaborate Drug Trafficking Operation

| January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Former NBA Player and 12 Others Busted in A Elaborate Drug Trafficking Operation

Reported by: Dennis Byron Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton along with more than a dozen other people were arrested Wednesday, January 15, 2014 allegedly involved in a drug trafficking sting throughout the metro Atlanta area. According to the Fulton County Jail records the charge is conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act, which is a felony. The […]

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New Video Alert: B. Stacks and Guapo Presents “Rise 2 Power” Showcase

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: B. Stacks and Guapo Presents “Rise 2 Power” Showcase

Rapper B. $tack$ and Guapo set the stage on fire at Club Havoc during their “Rise 2 Power” showcase last night. Opening the show was Hip Hop artist Kai Kadence with his song “Jay Gatsby,” getting the crowd prepared for the show of a lifetime. Guapo then took the stage to perform “The Glitz & The Glamour” […]

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Beyoncé: The Epitome Of A Hustler and Businesswoman

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Beyoncé: The Epitome Of A Hustler and Businesswoman

Beyoncé, known to her die hard fans as “Queen Bey” is definitely still a “World Wide Woman” in the eyes of many. She has conquered everything from music to fashion and still plans to take on major projects. One market that has people turning heads is the fragrance market. Fans went crazy over Heat and Pulse; Pulse […]

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Outkast Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Festival Tour

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Outkast Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Festival Tour

Finally fans of the innovative group Outkast can get ready for their return to the stage and end of their hiatus. Antwan “Big Boi” Patton and André “3000” Benjamin announced they are returning to the scene celebrating their 20th anniversary. The festival tour will be held throughout the Spring/Summer of 2014 at over 40 festivals around the […]

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Love and Hip Hop New York’s Saigon to Star in Movie with Omar Epps and Papoose

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Love and Hip Hop New York’s Saigon to Star in Movie with Omar Epps and Papoose

Rapper and “Love and Hip Hop” star Saigon has ventured into a new project. Seems the television show has sparked some creativity in him and it just might pay off. We learned from Saigon and his recent pictures that he is making a new movie “SP,” starring himself, Omar Epps, and Papoose. Should be an interesting movie with […]

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