Category: Industry News

Birdman Celebrates Cash Money Records Selling Over a Billion Units

Birdman Celebrates Cash Money Records Selling Over a Billion Units by Carl Lamarre Jerod Harris/BET/Getty Images for BET Birdman speaks during the Genius Talks sponsored by AT&T during the 2016 BET Experience on June 25, 2016 in Los Angeles. Even though Birdman has been recently called out by Rick Ross for his alleged faulty business tactics, …

Jay Z Is Selling an $850 Bottle of Champagne

Jay Z Is Selling an $850 Bottle of Champagne By Shawn Setaro Image via Publicist Armond de Brignac, the Champagne brand owned in large part by Jay Z and known to hip-hop fans all over the world as “Ace of Spades” because of the logo on every bottle, is introducing a new line. The just-announced Blanc …

Watch Talib Kweli Spit 64 Bars At Red Bull Studios (VIDEO)

Watch Talib Kweli Spit 64 Bars At Red Bull Studios (VIDEO) by Yohance Kyles Prolific lyricist Talib Kweli dropped into Red Bull Studios Auckland to take part in David Dallas’ “64 Bars” project. Video of the performance first premiered on Facebook last July, but the clip has now been uploaded to YouTube. Kweli used his 64 bars to make …

Suge Knight’s Ex-Wife Responds To Allegations She Was Involved In Killing 2Pac (VIDEO)

Suge Knight’s Ex-Wife Responds To Allegations She Was Involved In Killing 2Pac (VIDEO) by Yohance Kyles A new documentary titled Tupac Assassination 3: Battle For Compton makes some bold accusations surrounding the murder of 2Pac. The film suggests Death Row co-founder Suge Knight’s then-wife Sharitha Golden and former Death Row security chief Reggie Wright Jr. allegedly killed Tupac …

French Montana Engages in a War Of Words On Twitter

French Montana Engages in a War Of Words On Twitter  by Shenequa Golding Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic French Montana attends the GQ Men of the Year party at Chateau Marmont on Dec. 8, 2016 in Los Angeles. UPDATE: After this story was published, French Montana took to Twitter to defend his comments. “My mother is african queen …

Kodak Black Accused of Assaulting an Employee at a Miami Strip Club

Kodak Black Accused of Assaulting an Employee at a Miami Strip Club 4/6/2017 by Andy Cush David Cabrera Kodak Black As he sits in jail for alleged probation violations and shortly following the release of his first official studio album Painting Pictures, new criminal accusations against Kodak Black have come to light. In February, the rising star Florida rapper was accused of assaulting …

Bow Wow, Reginae Carter & More Join Cast of WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’: Exclusive

Bow Wow, Reginae Carter & More Join Cast of WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’: Exclusive   by Carl Lamarre Courtesy of WE tv The cast of WE tv​’s Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. This upcoming spring, the city of Atlanta will be home to a new reality series chronicling the lives of the next batch …

Chance The Rapper for Chicago Mayor? Fans Start Campaign

Chance The Rapper for Chicago Mayor? Fans Start Campaign by Gil Kaufman AP/REX/Shutterstock Chance The Rapper holds a press conference and donates $1 Million Dollars to the Chicago Public School Foundation at Westcott Elementary School on March 6, 2017 in Chicago. Fans have started a petition urging Chance the Rapper to run for mayor of …

TLC’s Kickstarter Album Has a Release Date, But Needs Suggestions for a Title

TLC’s Kickstarter Album Has a Release Date, But Needs Suggestions for a Title by Adelle Platon Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic TLC perform at the Beach Goth 2016 at Observatory OC on Oct. 22, 2016 in Santa Ana, Calif. TLC Is getting ready to bring CrazySexyCool back. The R&B group — known for hits like “Creep” and “No …

Watch B.o.B.’s Steamy ‘4 Lit’ Video Featuring T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign

Watch B.o.B.’s Steamy ‘4 Lit’ Video Featuring T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign by Carl Lamarre Courtesy Photo B.o.B  in the video for “4 Lit” featuring T.I. and Ty Dolla $ign. With his fourth album Ether slated to drop May 12, B.o.B. has enlisted T.I. and Ty Dolla $ign for his new video “4 Lit.” Directed by Chad Tennies, the …