We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer. During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) After being involved in one of the most notorious Hip-Hop rap battles in history, Nas would definitely be considered one emcee that has a keen understanding of the impact lyrical beefing. The Queensbridge native’s 2001 war of words with Jay-Z for the title of “King of New York” helped elevate both rappers to… Read more »
JAY-Z IS READY TO REP BASEBALL PLAYERS!
COULD CHIEF KEEF HAVE A NEW PROBLEM?
Maybe it’s because we have been listening to Bilal. Or because we were disappointed in watching dream and Kweli fight on Twitter. Or because we the recent Rick Ross lyric controversy has us wondering what happened to love in hip-hop. There used to be hip-hop love songs, Meth and Mary’s “All I Need,” is going… Read more »
SWIZZ: “WE RECORDED FOUR SONGS”
“Woulda brought ’em to Brooklyn for free, ‘cept I made a million off you f**kin’ dweebs.” So, tell me…who is the man talking about? I know this isn’t a rumor, but this is destroying my brain cells! Bad day for dweebs. They keep us talking, but if we stop talking about them then they should… Read more »
BEYONCE BROKERING PEACE?
JAY-Z WANTS TO SELL STAKE IN THE NETS!
(AllHipHop News) Marcy projects bred rapper turned mogul, Jay-Z, has entered into a multi-year, worldwide partnership with his Roc Nation music label and Universal Music Group. Under the new deal, Jay-Z will bring his Roc Nation artists, including Rihanna, and will operate as a standalone label within the UMG family, effective immediately. Several other labels, including… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Two Republicans from South Florida are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba. Jay-Z and Beyoncé were photographed in Cuba during a trip to the island nation last week, to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana. Republican representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of the 27th Congressional District and Congressman… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Justin Timberlake’s triumphant comeback doesn’t seem to be slowing down. After pushing 968,000 units of his 3rd album, The 20/20 Experience, in its opening week and 318,000 copies in its second week, Billboard is reporting that Timberlake is on track to sell another 150,000 to 170,000 this week. That total would keep the former *N SYNC… Read more »
WHO IS JAY-Z ABOUT TO SIGN?
NO, FOR REAL: RIHANNA DISSES BEYONCE!
THE BRITISH SUN SAYS THERE’S A RIFT BETWEEN BEY-Z AND MATHEW KNOWLES! MATHEW KNOWLES FIRES BACK AND THREATENS LAWSUIT OVER ARTICLE!!
(AllHipHop News) A$AP Rocky is one of the hottest rappers in the industry right now. His latest album Long.Live.A$AP landed at number one on the charts and since then he has become a fixture at fashion shows and mainstream media outlets, but despite all that success the Harlem native continuously has to addressed one area of criticism… Read more »
BEYONCE GOT RATCHET FOR KERI?
GOOD NEWS FOR JAY-Z?
JAY-Z AND KENDRICK: BUT…WAIT THERE’S MORE!
(AllHipHop News) As one of the most famous couples in the world, Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s private lives are constantly under public scrutiny, but now the two superstars are among a handful of celebrities whose personal financial information has been thrown into the public sphere as well. According to TMZ, besides Jay-Z and Beyoncé, the social security… Read more »
NEW ALBUM? JAY-Z IS COMING BACK!
DID JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE SNEAK DISS KANYE WEST?
BROOKLYN STAND UP: 5 THINGS THAT WOULD’VE MADE BIGGIE PROUD
(AllHipHop News) The $4 million dollar Atlantic City branch of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club is closed for good according to the Press of Atlantic City. The local publication reports that the upscale sports bar shut it’s doors back in October when its lease ended. That was the same month that Hurricane Sandy hit the Atlantic City area,… Read more »
DID R. LES GET ROBBED FOR KANYE AND JAY-Z?
HAS DIDDY COMPLETELY CHANGED? Rumor has it, Sean “Diddy” Combs has completely changed his ways. Long gone is the super playboy! He’s also moved out to Los Angeles, a far cry from his native New York. In a recent interview, he revealed that all of his kids live out there in LA. Oddly, that means… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) This year will be the 10th anniversary of the release of Jay-Z’s seminal The Black Album. The names on the production credits for that LP read like a first-ballot induction list for a Hip-Hop Producers Hall of Fame. Timbaland, The Neptunes, Kanye West, Rick Rubin, Just Blaze, and DJ Quick all contributed tracks to… Read more »
N.O. Corleone is riding high with the release of his critically acclaimed street album called “Don Of The Ghetto.” The lead single is a deep, thought provoking single that pays homage to Rap Legend Biggie Smalls. The song is called “Notorious B.I.G Forever.” Background: Brooklyn, New York, home of some of entertainment’s most gifted and… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Shareholders of the entertainment company Live Nation had some things to cheer and jeer this week, after the corporation’s financial statements were released Tuesday afternoon. According to Billboard, the multimedia conglomerate saw its revenue rise 8% last year. That’s equates to a $5.8 billion haul, but the company’s net lost doubled from $83… Read more »
Hip-Hop is a powerful force. Its voice reaches millions and popularizes so many things on a regular basis. Rappers have been unofficial spokesmen for countless brands, products, trends, and styles over the years, and that is something that shows no signs of slowing down. On the flip side though, Hip-Hop can ruin things easily too…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Gun violence has become a major social and political issue recently, and now one high-profile Hip-Hop executive is proposing a plan to encourage young people to trade in their firearms for mentorships and concert tickets. The New York Daily News is reporting that hugely successful artist manager and president of Family Tree Entertainment, Michael… Read more »
SIGH…THEY’RE SAYING LEBRON IS ILLUMINATI NOW….OK!
NOT A LOT GOING ON…BUT WHY YE GO IN ON JAY? Nobody really seems to be able to figure out why Kanye went in on Jay-Z, Beyonce and Justin. I don’t love that song myself, but going in is a different story! Let me know whatever you may hear, if that’s anything! Here is something… Read more »
The Fox Theatre was alive with the sounds of classic songs like “Money Ain’t a Thang” (JD & Jay-Z), “Jump” (Kris Kross), “Yeah” (Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon), “Who Can I Run To” (Xscape), “I Gotta Be” (Jagged Edge), “Welcome to Atlanta” (JD, Ludacris), “Give It 2 U” (Da Brat), “I Think They Like Me” (Dem… Read more »
WTH? KANYE DISSES JAY-Z, BEYONCE AND JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE?! THERE’S VIDEO!
(AllHipHop News) YMCMB rapper-singer Drake edged closer to breaking another Billboard chart record this week when his latest single “Started From The Bottom” jumped from 19-3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This is Drake’s 30th appearance on the chart’s top ten trailing only Lil Wayne (34) and R. Kelly (32). Drake already owns the record… Read more »
MORE DRAMA FOR CHRIS AND RIHANNA! Drake? Chris Brown and Rihanna have apparently broken up again over Drake? What now? Breezy col’ busted Rihanna sending Drake text messages. I guess, old flames die hard. Here is what the UK Sun is reporting. RIHANNA and CHRIS BROWN have split up… for the time being, anyway. The… Read more »
LEBRON TALKS TO ALLHIPHOP ABOUT 2 KINGS!
(AllHipHop News) Platinum rapper and music mogul Jay-Z just signed his Roc Nation label to a worldwide publishing administration agreement with Warner Music Group’s Warner/Chappell Music. The #1 music publishing company will immediately have the rights to all of Jay-Z’s future projects and his music dating back to 2008 which includes The Blueprint 3 and Watch The… Read more »
WHAT’S BEEF? DID BEYONCE SHADE RIHANNA?
(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are both heading across the pond to close-out two nights of the 9th annual Wireless Festival in London this summer. The “Suit & Tie” collaborators will be the respective headlining acts for the July 12 and July 13 dates of the festivities taking place at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park…. Read more »
Somebody’s gonna get it! What the hell is going on when Kelly is crying after a brunch with Jay, Solange and B? It was her birthday and she was spotted crying like crazy! The love of my life was at Gjelina Restaurant in LA when she was spotted and some say Beyonce was also crying… Read more »
I can’t believe I am writing this. Dissing me is acceptable on this one and I accept the scorn and chagrin and hatred I am sure you will muster. HATE ME! There is a rumor, stemming from Media Take Out, that Jay-Z and Beyonce are considering buying Michael Jackson’s Neverland! It looks like they may… Read more »
RUMORS: GUESS WHO’S GOING TO TOUR?
(AllHipHop News) Frank Ocean was nervous making his first Grammy acceptance speech. The Dream was overzealous at finally making a complete Grammy acceptance speech. Jay-Z was Jay-Z. Sometimes being Jay-Z means you effectively takeover social media for moment. According to Mashable, the acceptance speech for “No Church In The Wild” generated more than 116,400 tweets… Read more »
“N****S IN PARIS” WINS “BEST RAP SONG,” DRAKE SCOOPS ALBUM OF THE YEAR AND MORE AT THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY’S!!
GOSPEL GROUP GOES AFTER RICK ROSS, JAY Z AND DR. DRE OVER “3 KINGS”! SAY ASSOCIATION WITH SONG IS RUINING THEIR GOSPEL MUSIC!!
IS AMERICA READY FOR “N*GGAS IN PARIS” TO WIN AT THE GRAMMYS
5 HIP-HOP REALITY SHOWS WE WISH WERE REAL
JAY-Z LOVES THE NAME OF BEYONCE’S NEW TOUR…DO YOU?