The Weeknd Prepping "The Trilogy" For Commercial Release In 2012

(AllHipHop News) R&B sensation The Weeknd took to Twitter on Christmas Day to announce that following last week’s release of his third mixtape, Echoes of Silence, he is preparing a commercial release of his three projects as part of his “Balloon Trilogy” in 2012. He tweeted, “I can’t wait to re-release The Trilogy as a package,… Read more »



R&B Sensation, The Weeknd, Releases New Mixtape "Echoes of Silence"

Last night (December 20), Toronto’s current musical sensation, The Weeknd, released his new mixtape, Echoes of Silence, the third and final mixtape in his Balloons trilogy. The Canadian crooner’s previous projects, House of Balloons and Thursday were released in the past year to critical acclaim and massive support from the both the online and music communities. The Weeknd, real… Read more »


Diggy Simmons Gets In To The Christmas Spirit with fans

Diggy Simmons Gets In The Christmas Spirit

Teen rap star Diggy Simmons hit the streets of New York yesterday for a number of charitable causes. Diggy, who is the son of rap pioneer Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, of Run-DMC fame, hit the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, where he attended bedside visits with patients, handed out holiday gift bags, signed… Read more »



9th Annual KISS Cares Coat Drive

A variety of artists showed up to support WRKS, 98.7 KISS FM’s 9th Annual KISS Cares Coat Drive, in partnership with the New York Cares Coat Drive Friday. Over 1,200 coats were collected during the charitable event, which was held at Regal Cinema in Union Square. Guests that attended included Anthony Hamilton, Carl Thomas, Miss… Read more »


Egypt and Mayor Booker

Egypt’s 2nd Annual Toy Drive A Success

National TV/ NYC Top Ranked Radio Personality, Egypt Sherrod hosted her 2nd Annual Egypt’s Give Back Tour, in partnership with Egypt Cares Family Foundation, WBLS 107.5 Radio, and Egypt launched the annual toy drive in 2010, as a way to provide well deserving, yet financially challenged residents of the NY/NJ area with joy through… Read more »



The Weeknd – The Knowing Video

The always mysterious Abel Tesfaye, better known as R&B singer/songwriter, The Weeknd, has released the visuals for “The Knowing,” the last track off his debut mixtape House of Balloons. The Mikael Colombu-directed video is open to interpretation in regards to its meaning, and features an array of shots of The Weeknd himself, women, lions, destruction,… Read more »


Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan

Celebs Gather To Honor Stevie Wonder During “Never Again” Concert

A variety of celebrities gathered to honor Stevie Wonder during the Artists 4 Peace “Never Again” Peace Concert. The annual event, which was founded by activist Flora Martirosian, took place at the Gibson amphitheater in Los Angeles. Celebrities like rapper Pras Michel, Malina Moye, Lalah Hathaway, Tommy Davidson, Chaka Khan, Eric Benet, Bobby Brown and… Read more »


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Former Michael Jackson Video Model Tatiana Yvonne: ‘King of My Heart’

Tatiana Yvonne has written a new book titled “King of My Heart” about her time and experience with the late great, Michael Jackson. Tatiana was a Julliard-trained ballerina and a successful cover girl model in Japan long before her “overnight success” as Michael Jackson’s leading lady in the video “The Way You Make Me Feel.” But… Read more »



Ryan Leslie: The Rapper?

Jaheim, Musiq Soulchild, and Tank – some rappers just seem to fit better with rappers than others. Then, there’s Grammy-nominated Ryan Leslie. The Harvard-educated music man, Ryan Leslie, originally from Washington, D.C., has been known over the years for his Hip-Hop flavored anthems such “Diamond Girl” and “Addicted” with Cassie. The fact that he plays… Read more »



Jeremih: Pronounced Je Ruh My

Its 8pm in Los Angeles and Jeremih and 50 Cent have just made it into production for the video “Down On Me,” the latest and hottest collaboration from the young R&B singer and the G-Unit general. caught up with the Chicago-native to get the latest on his new album and recent success. Jeremih: Hey,… Read more »



Audio Push: For The Kids

AllHipHop is conducting an experiment. We teamed up with Youth UpRising in East Oakland, CA to find talented kids that can interview , videotape, edit and produce content for After a visit to their complex, it is easy to see that the kids are surround by a talented support team and an environment that… Read more »