Ten Reasons N.W.A. Should Be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In 2013, Public Enemy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  They joined Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run-D.M.C., and the Beastie Boys as part of an elite group of recording artists recognized for their exemplary contributions to music and culture.  Recently, nominations for 2014 were announced.  The two Hip-Hop acts… Read more »

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Why The Real Slim Shady Still Stands Up: 13 Years of "The Marshall Mathers LP"

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com On May 23, 2000, thirteen years ago today, Eminem’s second major-label album, The Marshall Mathers LP, was released.  I was a thirteen-year-old and in seventh grade at the time. I’ll never forget how much of… Read more »

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Dillard President Asks Dr. Dre Why He Gave $35 Million to USC and Not a Black College

________________ The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com _________________ This piece originally ran on yourblackworld.net Dr. Dre is one of the most successful entertainers in history, earning hundreds of millions of dollars by making great music.  Much of this music moves because… Read more »

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Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million To USC For New Academy

(AllHipHop News) Super-producer Dr. Dre (born Andre Young) and influential music executive Jimmy Iovine are using parts of their substantial fortunes to help cultivate the next generation of music business moguls. It was announced that the pair is giving the University of Southern California $70 million to create a new music academy. “The vision and generosity… Read more »

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10 Essential Hip-Hop Soundtracks You Need In Your Music Collection

Next week the Jay-Z executive produced soundtrack for The Great Gatsby will be available for purchase. The collection will feature the new Jay song “100$ Bill” and a “Back to Black” remake by Andre 3000 and Beyoncé, but the rest of the album will be tracks by pop, EDM, and rock acts. So if you’re missing… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Dr. Dre Launching Streaming Music Service, Love & Hip Hop Sexual Assault Trial, “Guy Code” Returns

(AllHipHop News) Dr. Dre’s company Beats Electronics is launching a new music streaming service tentatively named “Daisy,” the company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Musician Trent Reznor has been named Chief Creative Officer, while executive Ian Rogers is the CEO of the new company. According to Jimmy Iovine, who is… Read more »

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Dr. Dre Inks Development Deal With FX Network For New Crime Drama

(AllHipHop News) Rapper, producer, and entrepreneur Dr. Dre is officially in business with FX, and is developing a brand-new drama with the network, according to THR. The site reports that “[FX] has inked a script development deal with writer Sidney Quashi and music mogul Dr. Dre for a drama pilot. The one-hour project, set in present-day Los Angeles, explores both… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools” Video To Debut On “106 & Park”

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Kendrick Lamar will debut the visuals to his song “Swimming Pools” this Friday (August 3) on BET’s “106 & Park” video countdown show. The track, which explores the consequences from drinking too much, is taken from Kendrick Lamar’s debut album Good Kid m.A.A.d. City. Good Kid m.A.A.d. City is being released on… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Still No Detox In Sight, But Dr. Dre Finds Time To Appear In Kendrick Lamar’s “The Recipe” Music Video

The myth that is Detox is no closer to release than it was 10 years ago. Instead, Dr. Dre is finding the time to appear in his new signee’s music video, Kendrick Lamar’s “The Recipe”. The Doctor was in the house earlier this week when the two shot the music video at a Malibu mansion…. Read more »

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