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(New Video Alert) New Orleans’ Young Greatness Rolls Out The Visual For His Juvenile Assisted “Buku”

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
(New Video Alert) New Orleans’ Young Greatness Rolls Out The Visual For His Juvenile Assisted “Buku”

This past Saturday saw New Orleans native Young Greatness crowned with the ‘hottest mixtape of the year’ honor at the Nola Hip Hop Awards for his “Dollar For Hate”  project so what better time to unleash the visual for his single “Buku” assisted by Nola OG Juvenile, who had some major news of his own to […]

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Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

| October 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Breaking: Judge Rescinds His New Trial Decision for Man Who Killed Rapper Slim Dunkin “I Signed The Wrong Order” (Yikes!)

Reporting by: Dennis Byron UPDATE: In a very surprising turn of events, the judge who presided over the trial of former rapper Yung Vito has made an about-face decision and has rescinded his earlier order granting the rapper a new trial in the death of Mario Hamilton known in the rap community as Slim Dunkin. […]

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Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Legendary Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan Inks Global Record Deal with Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Records today announced that it has signed a global recording contract with legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna. As a group, Wu-Tang has sold over 6.5 million records in the US, while they’ve sold nearly 40 million records worldwide, […]

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[New Music Alert] Willow Smith – “Easy Easy” (King Rule Cover)

| September 5, 2014 | 16 Comments
[New Music Alert] Willow Smith – “Easy Easy” (King Rule Cover)

  Is she 13 or 23? The young pre-teen is given much recognition with her eccentric tracks and is even compared to today’s major artists such as Rihanna. That is a big deal considering the fact that Rihanna is more than 10 years older than Willow. You would expect your average pre-teen to only be […]

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[New Video Alert] Nola’s Dee Day Launches Weekly Freestyle with “The Homage”

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Video Alert] Nola’s Dee Day Launches Weekly Freestyle with “The Homage”

With four mixtapes, countless major blog posts and close to a million views on YouTube checked off his to-do list, Nola rapper / producer Dee Day has much to celebrate. While most artists might be popping bottles and living large Dee Day is prepping his next project and the August 19th release of his first […]

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[New Music Alert] Karlie Redd Featuring Young Dro “Heartbreaker”

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Music Alert] Karlie Redd Featuring Young Dro “Heartbreaker”

Karlie Redd rises above the drama of this season’s Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and sets the haters straight with the release of her new single “Heartbreaker” featuring Young Dro. As Love & Hip Hop Atlanta has shown Redd in her element working hard in the studio, viewers and fans will finally be able to […]

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Recap: Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Season 3: Episode 15)

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Recap: Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Season 3: Episode 15)

Words by Nadia Shakur As if the plot couldn’t get any thicker on this episode of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, episode 15 proved to be a jaw dropper.”You’ve been diagnosed with THOTism” is the line of the week which was delivered by Atlanta rapper Yung Joc viciously to ex-girlfriend Karlie Redd. The tongue lashing administered […]

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Prison Inmate Who Risks His Life to Stop Systemic Rapes in Jail (Warning: Graphic Content)

| August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Prison Inmate Who Risks His Life to Stop Systemic Rapes in Jail (Warning: Graphic Content)

Interview by: Nick Chester Last year I spoke to a guy named Shaun Attwood about making millions on the stock market and plunging it all into a new career as a rave-organizing ecstasy kingpin. One unfortunate side effect of selling drugs on a large scale, I discovered during our conversation, is that if the police find out […]

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Well Damn!! Def Jam Tells Trinidad James to Kick Rocks, Drops Him from Record Label

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Well Damn!! Def Jam Tells Trinidad James to Kick Rocks, Drops Him from Record Label

This couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy and we mean character wise because while many were confused why the Def Jam label signed Trinidad James in the first place, they obviously decided to let him go almost as quickly as they signed the Atlanta rapper. In 2012, it was rumored that the rapper received […]

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SPECIAL: Rap Star Tiffany Foxx To Host Cupcake Mafia Event in Atlanta

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
SPECIAL: Rap Star Tiffany Foxx To Host Cupcake Mafia Event in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA – Rising rap mogul Tiffany Foxx will serve as the special celebrity guest and host for Cupcake Mafia’s Grand Opening & Epic Shopping Experience. The grand opening of the Cupcake Mafia Flagship Store will take place on Saturday, August 2nd from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm at North Atlanta Apartments (2115 Piedmont Ave, Suite 1202). The event, presented by CEO Mz. Mary “Skittlez” Seats, will include […]

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New Video Alert: K Camp ft. Sy Ari Da Kid & Tha Joker – “However I Like”

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: K Camp ft. Sy Ari Da Kid & Tha Joker – “However I Like”

K Camp has been putting in major work lately and has been taking over the hip hop music scene hit after hit.   After dropping the popular tracks Money Baby and Cut Her Off  K Camp is back with the release of his new video, However I Like. The video is set at a house party and includes appearances […]

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[New Music Alert] Plies – “Loyal (Remix)”

| June 19, 2014 | 14 Comments
[New Music Alert] Plies – “Loyal (Remix)”

Two days ago, on June 17th, 2014, American rapper and founder of Big Gates Records, Plies has introduced his (and Chris Brown’s) fans to a remix to Breezy’s national anthem, “Loyal”. Actually, he refers to it as a “P-Mix”. “Loyal” became a major hit while Breezy was serving his time, and rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, […]

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Redskins’ Trademark Canceled By Patent Office

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Redskins’ Trademark Canceled By Patent Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark on the Washington Redskins’ team name. The office canceled the patent on the grounds that it is “disparaging to Native Americans”. This is the latest development in the ongoing controversy surrounding the Redskins’ name. 50 U.S. Senators have already stood up and stated that […]

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Manny Machado Suspended Five Games

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Manny Machado Suspended Five Games

    Major League Baseball has made it’s ruling pertaining to one of the game’s marquee hitters Manny Machado. The league has suspended Baltimore Orioles’ third-baseman Manny Machado for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount of money for his recent on-field transgression. Machado’s major infraction was deliberately throwing his bat on the field […]

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Williams Sisters Eliminated In Second Round

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Williams Sisters Eliminated In Second Round

The shock value of the 2014 French Open continues to increase as both Venus and Serena Williams were eliminated in the second round. The Williams’ sisters as well as tennis fans everywhere looked forward of the possibility of a matchup between the sisterly phenoms later this week. Unfortunately, the Venus and Serena square off will […]

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New Video Alert: Lil Terio – “Ooh Kill Em”

| May 27, 2014 | 14 Comments
New Video Alert: Lil Terio – “Ooh Kill Em”

What started out as a 6-second clip of him dancing on the popular video app, Vine, has turned 6-year-old Lil Terio into an overnight sensation. But the young Vine star isn’t stopping here and has released an official video for his new single, “Ooh Kill Em”. Lil Terio, his dance moves and his signature catch phrase, […]

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Atlanta Falcons Break Ground On New Stadium

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Falcons Break Ground On New Stadium

The Atlanta Falcons organization officially broke ground on a new stadium Monday night. The new stadium is scheduled to open in 2017. Owner and CEO Arthur Blank orchestrated the groundbreaking ceremony and provided attendees with 3-D glasses for a video show of the stadium along with a fireworks display. The Falcons organization is hoping that […]

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Casting Notice: Burger King is Looking for their next National Spokesmodel

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Casting Notice: Burger King is Looking for their next National Spokesmodel

Burger King is casting for their next National TV campaign – focused on the Chicken Big King. HURRY! Live casting calls are in Los Angeles on March 5th and 6th, with callbacks on the 7th. You do not need to be a member of SAG, but this opportunity will enable you to join. With residuals […]

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New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Kendrick Lamar Plans To Release New Album In September

It doesnt look like TDE plans on slowing down anytime soon. In the latest issue of Billboard, Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q were both featured with the cover line reading:  “The Tale of Top Dawg.” New releases from Isaiah Rashad and SZA are keeping TDE busy for 2014. The CEO of TDE, Anthony “Top Dawg” […]

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Happy Anniversary! The Roots’ Album “Things Fall Apart” Turns 15

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Happy Anniversary! The Roots’ Album “Things Fall Apart” Turns 15

Yesterday, The Roots’ album Things Fall Apart turned 15 years old. Things Fall Apart was the group’s fourth studio album which was released in February 1999. This album is a landmark moment for The Roots and their collective that included Common, QuestLove, Erykah Badu, and D’Angelo. The album has been considered by music writers as The Root’s […]

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Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Malcolm X Daughter Outraged at Nicki Minaj Depiction of her Father’s Legacy

  Even after rapper Nicki Minaj issued an heartfelt apology to the family of slain leader Malcolm X, it may have fell of deaf ears with at least one family member because one of his kids has spoken out about her displeasure with Nicki Minaj’s choice of artwork and lyrical content in a recent song […]

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Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

Known as the Hip Hop Mama, Founder of A.B.C. Publicity and PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2014 after fighting her battle with breast cancer she was only 42 years old. There are several words that can describe Dee Dee. She was a mother of 7, wife, public relations professional, […]

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Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Rapper Krytykal Deemed “Suspicious” By Westin Hotel Staff, Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

“Shopping While Black” Strikes Again! Reporting by: Dennis Byron January 7th, 2014, Los Angeles, CA – What began as a business trip to the Los Angeles area Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites (“Westin”) gift shop, ended with up and coming hip hop artist Krytykal (Jarae Liggion) and his manager Doug Liggion being labeled “suspicious”, paraded […]

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New Music Alert: Ty Dolla $ign Drops New Single “F-ckin’ Tonight”

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Ty Dolla $ign Drops New Single “F-ckin’ Tonight”

By: Adriene Morton Ty Dolla $ign keeps it 100 and is ready to get down to business as he harmonizes over his new track entitled, “F–kin’ Tonight”. The Los Angeles rapper does a spin-off to Notorious B.I.G. and R.Kelly’s mega hit, and adds a little West Coast flavor to it. With an approach like this, […]

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New Music Alert: A$AP Ferg Ft. Shabba Ranks, Busta Rhymes, And Migos “Shabba (Remix)”

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: A$AP Ferg Ft. Shabba Ranks, Busta Rhymes, And Migos “Shabba (Remix)”

By: Adriene Morton A$AP Ferg was hot on every block as A$AP Rocky’s sidekick, but the rapper certainly changed the lights , stepping out of Rocky’s shadow and into his own spotlight! With his untouchable rhymes and beats, the 25-year-old has received major recognition being crowned “Rookie of the Year” at this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards. The Harlem breed released […]

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POW! Jay Z Drops $4.5 Million on Basquiat Painting

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
POW! Jay Z Drops $4.5 Million on Basquiat Painting

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction was last week and an anonymous buyer snatched up Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting entitled Mecca. Now there are claims that Jay Z was the buyer who dropped $4.5 million for the painting. The painting features the Empire State Building with Basquiat’s signature crown. Basquiat has become one of the major art […]

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New Music Alert: Young Jeezy “Benihana” Ft. 2 Chainz And Rocko

| November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Young Jeezy “Benihana” Ft. 2 Chainz And Rocko

By: Adriene Morton Young Jeezy’s new mixtape, It’s Tha World 2 is due out soon and it’s clear that the rapper is doing some major preparation as he leaks another track off the mixtape entitled, “Benihana”. The 36-year-old just released the single, “Foul Play”, and now he’s on to the next big thing as he links up with […]

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New Music Alert: Flo Rida Featuring Christina Aguilera “How It Feel”

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Flo Rida Featuring Christina Aguilera “How It Feel”

By: Adriene Morton 34-year-old Flo Rida and 32-year-old Christina Aguilera teamed up and debuted their new single “How It Feel” on NBC’s popular singing competition, “The Voice”! Aguilera looked fierce as she owned the stage in a sequin black dress and a derby hat alongside Flo Rida who looked sharp in a mustard suit jacket, black slacks, and […]

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Exclusive Interview: Messy Marv Talks About “Beat Down” He Received, Philthy Rich, Too Short

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Interview: Messy Marv Talks About “Beat Down” He Received, Philthy Rich, Too Short

Interview by Mehka For those who haven’t been paying attention, there’s a major beef going on right now on the West Coast. Bay area legend Messy Marv a.k.a Lil Paper’d Up Mess is caught in a war of words with fellow Bay area resident Philthy Rich. Rich called out Marv after footage surfaced of him […]

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Iraqi Break Dancers on First Hip-Hop Diplomacy Tour In U.S.

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Iraqi Break Dancers on First Hip-Hop Diplomacy Tour In U.S.

The U.S. government is sponsoring the first Hip-Hop Diplomacy Tour that features Iraqi break dancers. The tour will be visiting major U.S. cities this month. The group of Iraqi break dancers will be bringing fans their interpretation of the American-orginated art of hip-hop. New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Detroit are some of the cities the […]

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