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Category: Industry News

REMEMBERING J DILLA: TOP FIVE SONGS PRODUCED BY J DILLA

REMEMBERING J DILLA: TOP FIVE SONGS PRODUCED BY J DILLA This past Monday marked the death of hip hop producer extraordinaire J Dilla, a Detroit native who  also lived and worked in Los Angeles, cultivating the sounds of such artists as Common, Slum Village, The Roots, De La Soul, and A Tribe Called Quest. Dilla put the …

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The Real Valerie Who Inspired Amy Winehouse’s “Valerie” Reflects On The Song’s Legacy

Jun 7, 2019, by Chris Mench @Chris_Mench Winehouse’s track is a cover of UK band The Zutons, who wrote it about the lead singer’s ex. The late Amy Winehouse left behind a small but vital catalog of music, including signature songs like “Rehab,‘” “Back to Black,” and “Valerie.” In a new Vice article, the real …

Danny Brown Says Sada Baby Is “The Best Rapper In Detroit”

Danny Brown Says Sada Baby Is “The Best Rapper In Detroit” Jun 8, 2019, by Grant Rindner @DontGetIt Sada Baby released his breakout mixtape ‘Bartier Bounty’ in January. Detroit is in the midst of a true rap renaissance, with artists like Tee Grizzley, Molly Brazy, Peezy, and Sada Baby all developing strong fanbases. Danny Brown, …

Tee Grizzley Says He Runs Detroit & Name-Drops Eminem On “No Talkin”

Jun 7, 2019 by Eddie Fu @eddiefu He previously called Em “a pioneer from the city.” Artists ranging from Young Thug to Justin Bieber to Sada Baby have all recently questioned Eminem’s dominance in hip-hop. With his new song “No Talkin,” Tee Grizzley seems to add himself to the list. The track is taken from …

DJ Khaled Reportedly Freaked Out At Epic Records Executives When His Album Didn’t Go No. 1

Jun 6, 2019, by Chris Mench @Chris_Mench ‘Father of Asahd’ landed at No. 2 behind Tyler, the Creator’s ‘IGOR.’ DJ Khaled’s massive rollout of his latest album, Father of Asahd, wasn’t enough for the album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and the Florida DJ reportedly wasn’t too happy. According to gossip …

Read All The Lyrics To Avicii’s Posthumous Album ‘TIM’

Jun 6, 2019 by Caitlin Kelley @purrmudgeon All of the proceeds from the album will go to the Tim Bergling Foundation. Avicii’s estate just released a posthumous album, TIM, by the late artist. The 12-song album was taken from a trove of demos recorded before the Swedish DJ’s passing in April 2018. The full-length was …

Golden State Warriors Taunted Drake With “The Story Of Adidon” Before Last Night’s NBA Finals Game

by Chris Mench @Chris_Mench Jun 6, 2019 At least one Bay Area radio station has banned Drake from the airwaves, too. Drake is the global ambassador (and unofficial mascot) for the Toronto Raptors, and his court-side antics directed at the Golden State Warriors during the NBA Finals have grabbed almost as many headlines as the …

19 Irish rappers & producers you should know in 2019

Irish hip-hop: The freshest class of 2019. Re-Published on 06 June 2019 Luke Sharkey Artists: Alex Gough, Breezy iDeyGoke, Caleb & Walshey, Chris Kabs, Clerk 5, Denise Chalia, Hazey Haze, J. B2, Jar Jar Jr, JyellowL, Mankky, Nealo, Outsider YP, Pat Lagoon, RikShaw, Sick Nanley, Spekulativ Fiktion, Strange Boy Nature, Why-Axis Categories: This is what …