Tag: Urban

#NewMusicAlert E-Reign – Future of New York Vol. 3 Hosted by @DjSmokemixtapes | @EreignESM

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
#NewMusicAlert E-Reign – Future of New York Vol. 3 Hosted by @DjSmokemixtapes | @EreignESM

Emile Lapaix Jr., better known as E-Reign, is a hip hop artist from Long Island, New York. Introduced to hip hop culture at age 10, E-Reign began writing raps after being profoundly influenced by Nas, 2 Pac and LL Cool J. Regardless of their career trajectories, all of these artists were born in New York […]

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New Music Alert: Hakeem Roze – “On the Go” | @hakeemroze

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Hakeem Roze – “On the Go” | @hakeemroze

Toronto-based rapper/R&B singer Hakeem Roze premieres his newest single “On the Go.” Incorporating both his Nigerian and American influences, Roze has infused a distinct style to his music, blending R&B singing and trap styles which is popular in the current urban scene.

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New Video Alert: CDon – “Get Behind Me”

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: CDon – “Get Behind Me”

Detroit rapper Conscious Don, a.k.a. CDon, premieres the visuals for “Get Behind Me” off his recent mixtape release “Divine Order.” For the retro hip-hop junkie, CDon blends the new age sound with a classic, old-school urban flavor that expands his hip-hop genre across vast age range of passionate listeners. “Divine Order” brings together soulful production […]

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Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection Celebrates One Year Anniversary

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Keinon Johnson, the founder and creator of The Maven Brand celebrated the one year anniversary of Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the beautiful ZuCot Gallery in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta’s growing creative scene experienced a soundtrack by Atlanta’s DJ Mars and complimentary spirits provided by Pernod Ricard. Guests were also […]

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[New Music Alert] Childish Gambino – “Candler Road”

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
[New Music Alert] Childish Gambino – “Candler Road”

California born but raised on the east side of Atlanta, Childish Gambino titles his new song “Candler Road.” For those not familiar with the street it is located in Decatur, GA where Gambino spend most of his teens years. Produced by Tim Suby, he approaches the track aggressively then switches up slightly to a more […]

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[New Music Alert] Elephant Man – “Shmoney Dance”

| August 19, 2014 | 15 Comments
[New Music Alert] Elephant Man – “Shmoney Dance”

The dance originally from Bobby Shmurda’s track “Shmoney dance” may just be the new urban dance move. Award winning dancehall artist Elephant Man puts his own twist to his “Shmoney dance” single. Produced by LMRPO with it’s cover designed by TheAnglei, the red and yellow resembles the colors in Elephant Man’s hair   Follow Us […]

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[New Video Alert] Bonny Billionaire – “#RNS”

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Video Alert] Bonny Billionaire – “#RNS”

Long Beach, California hip hop artist and emcee, Bonny Billionaire has releases the visual for “#RNS”. The music video is shot, but, of course, on the West Coast alongside her girls, featured in attire ranging from Indian Bollywood in the deserted plains or urban glam walking up and down the sidewalk, all outfits fit for […]

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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 Music Alert] T.I. feat. Victoria Monet – “Stay”

| July 24, 2014 | 14 Comments
[New Music Alert] T.I. feat. Victoria Monet – “Stay”

As T.I. prepares for the release of his upcoming album, Paperwork, he keeps on rolling out the singles including “About The Money” with Young Thug and “No Mediocre” with Iggy Azalea. The King of the South has now unleashed a new single, “Stay”, featuring Victoria Monet. There is no verification as to whether or not […]

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[New Music Alert] Wankaego: Trill Entertainment’s First Lady

| July 17, 2014 | 16 Comments
[New Music Alert] Wankaego: Trill Entertainment’s First Lady

Wankaego undoubtedly lives up to her name, meaning “worth more than money” deriving from the Ebo tribe of Nigeria. This Orlando native, Atlanta-living lady has earned the respect of labelmates, Boosie and Webbie, as well as being the First Lady signed to Trill Entertainment. Not only is she the First Lady of Trill Entertainment, but […]

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Like Father, Like Daughter? Reginae Carter Releases First Single, “Mind Going Crazy”

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Like Father, Like Daughter? Reginae Carter Releases First Single, “Mind Going Crazy”

Lil’ Wayne has officially signed his daughter, Reginae, to YMCMB Entertainment, making her a YMCMBP (Young Money Cash Money Princess). The former OMG Girl released the official audio and visual on July 2nd, courtesy of Brock Beauty, Inc.. The Hannah Lux Davis-directed music video features neon lights, graffiti and a small Hair Finity promotion with Reginae […]

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Here It Is! Your 2014 Grammy Nominees List

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Here It Is! Your 2014 Grammy Nominees List

It only what we’ve all been waiting for. Your 2014 Grammy Nominees List! January 26, 2014 is the day folks. The 56th annual Grammy Awards will be hosted by longtime host LL Cool J and held at the Staples Center in Los Angelos, California. Viewers can expect to see performances from artists like Miguel, Katy […]

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Will.I.Am “Feeling Myself” Featuring Featuring Miley Cyrus, French Montana, and Wiz Khalifa

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Will.I.Am “Feeling Myself” Featuring Featuring Miley Cyrus, French Montana, and Wiz Khalifa

Its nice to see rapper will.i.am venture back to the urban style of music with his latest single “Feeling Myself”. With a bay area style beat that producer DJ Mustard created you can’t help but to be pull into this fun, upbeat record. With featured guest Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa and French Montana this was […]

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Gentleman Jack Presents Art, Beats + Lyrics National Tour In Atlanta

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gentleman Jack Presents Art, Beats + Lyrics National Tour In Atlanta

On October 25th in the heart of Atlanta, the sixth annual Art, Beats + Lyrics multimedia exhibition was held. For the past six years this exhibition has been gaining more popularity. Created by Dubelyoo and Jabari Graham, the main goal of the exhibition is to showcase the original themes of hip-hop along with urban art. […]

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New Video Alert- Sabi Ft. Tyga “Cali Love”

| September 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
New Video Alert- Sabi Ft. Tyga “Cali Love”

Words by Alyson Robinson Sabi, singer, songwriter, and actress and artist on the rise has released the video for her single “Cali Love” featuring Tyga. The California native, formerly known as Jenice Sab-bion Dena Portlock, is now ssigned with with Prescription Songs and Warner Bros. Records. “I’m a pop artist, but I want to bring some rawness and […]

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The People’s Champ! Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis Selected As A 2013 Honoree By The Atlanta NAACP

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
The People’s Champ! Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis Selected As A 2013 Honoree By The Atlanta NAACP

Words by Alyson Robinson  Davis Bozeman Law Firm Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis, has been selected as a 2013 Honoree by the Atlanta NAACP. He is to be honored at the annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner for their philanthropic work on Saturday, September 21st at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The dinner, hosted by Frank and Tanya Ski, will see Davis, as […]

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DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

Words by Alyson Robinson On Tuesday, September 3rd, DJ Drama and his partners Dj Cannon, and DJ Sense held a press conference to announce the new members of The Academy. The highly anticipated invite-only announcement took place at Means Street Studios in Atlanta, GA with select key journalist from top hip-hop and entertainment media outlets in attendance. The new […]

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Music Alert: Tamar Braxton Received By Long Lines Of ‘Tamartians’

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Music Alert: Tamar Braxton Received By Long Lines Of ‘Tamartians’

Words by Alyson Robinson Hundreds of fans waited in long lines stretched around the Best Buy in Valley Stream, NY, to see recording artist and TV star Tamar Braxton. Tamar  was greeted at her in-store autograph signing with adoring ‘Tamartians’ who held posters gleaming with ‘Tamar-isms’ like “she won,”  “She. Me. Her.” and “She did that.” […]

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Fashion Alert: Eddie Murphy’s Daughters’ Turn Heads in Beverly Hills

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fashion Alert: Eddie Murphy’s Daughters’ Turn Heads in Beverly Hills

Who knew the daughters of Eddie Murphy, one of America’s funniest comedians where so fashionable as evidence in what they were seen wearing while shopping in Beverly Hills days ago. Bria and Shane had heads turning as the two strolled down Sunset Boulevard spending quality time with each other. The two managed to but a […]

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Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T. Headline BMI Unsigned Urban Showcase [Photos]

Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T. Headline BMI Unsigned Urban Showcase [Photos]

Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T. Headline BMI Unsigned Urban Showcase [Photos] Atlanta’s music enthusiasts were treated to BMI’s 15th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase, held April 11 at Terminal West. The showcase, hosted by G.O.O.D. Music ingénue Teyana Taylor and BMI’s Byron Wright, was sponsored by on-demand driving service Uber and radio station V-103 and featured performances […]

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Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope

Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope

Def Jam President Joie Manda Resigns, Heading To Interscope Def Jam has another shakeup in the building as its president Joie Manda announced he was stepping down and leaving New York and heading back to Los Angeles to join Interscope Records. The announcement was made today by Barry Weiss, president & CEO of UMG’s East […]

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Yo Gotti Signs Deal With L.A. Reid & Epic Records

Yo Gotti Signs Deal With L.A. Reid & Epic Records

Yo Gotti Signs With Epic Records It’s official. Yo Gotti announced that his label CMG has partnered with Epic Records. The multi-million dollar, multi-tier deal will offer a complete distribution and promotional opportunity for CMG. Speaking of his latest boss move, Yo Gotto said, “This is a solid partnership that allows me to do what […]

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Yandy Smith’s Boyfriend Mendeecees Harris Facing Drug Charges (Video Inside)

| February 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
Yandy Smith’s Boyfriend Mendeecees Harris Facing Drug Charges (Video Inside)

While Yandy Smith released her inner Beyonce on this week’s episode of Love and Hip Hop NY and did  a custom striptease video for her long-time boo and baby’s father, Mendeecees Harris, it looks like things aren’t as great for the couple in real life. Just recently, The Urban Daily reported that Mendeecees finally turned […]

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Frank Ocean Makes Statement About Fight With Chris Brown (All is Forgiven)!

| February 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
Frank Ocean Makes Statement About Fight With Chris Brown (All is Forgiven)!

While Chris Brown recently deleted his Instagram account  and pulled away from social media after getting into a fight with Frank Ocean last weekend at an LA studio, Frank is handling the situation in the opposite way. Frank is actually using social media as an avenue to let the media, fans and everybody else know […]

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Alchemy Network Launches Premium Urban Lifestyle YouTube Network

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Alchemy Network Launches Premium Urban Lifestyle YouTube Network

The day of YouTube being used simply to view your favorite throwback videos is far behind us. Now, YouTube is the home of some of the most watched series and shows, and Alchemy Networks is leading the pack in the new trend. Alchemy Networks is launching a premium urban lifestyle network via YouTube which includes […]

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Nicki Minaj Hits the Stage on Kimmel Live (Video Inside)

| January 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
Nicki Minaj Hits the Stage on Kimmel Live (Video Inside)

Last night, female emcee turned American Idol judge, Nicki Minaj made a stop by Jimmy Kimmel Live to chat it up about what’s going on with her career and to perform her singles “Va Va Voom” and “Freedom”. Rocking her latest ‘do of white-blonde tresses, Nicki dished on everything from what it’s been like to […]

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A Letter from Chakara: Why I Can’t Respect Rappers Who Falsify Their Image

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Letter from Chakara: Why I Can’t Respect Rappers Who Falsify Their Image

What they sell is a “trap” to young people involved in street activity. Without a doubt, I believe that I could visit every hood across the U.S. and ask every boy under the age of 16 who their favorite rappers are right now and they’ll name someone who told a story of “beating a treacherous […]

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A Fashion Legacy: @FubuNYC Is Making A Comeback In South Korea! (Photos Inside)

| January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Fashion Legacy: @FubuNYC Is Making A Comeback In South Korea! (Photos Inside)

You probably remember Fubu (For Us By Us) as the major urban clothing line that was established in the early 1990’s by T.V.’s  “Shark Tank” Star, Daymond John, Keith Perrin, Carl Brown, and Jay Alexander. In 1998, Fubu reached $350 million in annual sales at its’ peak, and it looks like the  once iconic label […]

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@AzealiaBanks on the Art of Rapping: “I Think Its Very Un-lady-like and I Think I’m Gone Get Tired of It” (Video inside!)

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
@AzealiaBanks on the Art of Rapping: “I Think Its Very Un-lady-like and I Think I’m Gone Get Tired of It” (Video inside!)

Who is new to the game but already talking about not seeing herself as a rapper for long? Azealia Banks. The 21-year old NY rapper recently gave a rather interesting response to questions about her career during a Hype Trak interview. With heavy doubt, she still mentions wanting to drop at least two albums by […]

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HHE Hip Hop Honey Of The Week Tahiry Jose (@TheRealTahiry)! Check her out now!

| December 21, 2012 | 1 Comment
HHE Hip Hop Honey Of The Week Tahiry Jose (@TheRealTahiry)! Check her out now!

Tahiry Jose, Harlem native is one of the biggest sex symbols in urban media. This bartender turned cover model’s claim to fame may have something to do with the fact that she is the ex girlfriend of rapper Joe Budden. Tahiry stole the spotlight on joebuddentv.com, everyone wanted to get a glimpse of this Dominican […]

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