(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 »