BET alum DJ Mad Linx spoke with AllHipHop.com in Miami recently about the question that many die-hard, seasoned Hip-Hop fans have been wondering for years – “What happened to Rap City?” The former host explained, “My personal opinion – technology happened. When you look back to the last seven or eight years of what’s happened,… Read more »
Good morning my warriors of light! As I type this Daily Word, it is being done with a heavy heart! Yesterday, as I finished a speaking engagement in South Carolina, I got a text message about the passing of Chris Lighty. At first glance, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. As the story began… Read more »
MAX B’S PRISON SENTENCE UPHELD
Photo credit: Brian Moghadam (AllHipHop News) Lupe Fiasco, has released the tracklist and blacked out on his album art for his new album, Food and Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, due in stores and on Amazon on September 25. The album cover is pitch black with no title except a mandatory “parental… Read more »
HIP-HOP VOTES!: LEARN ABOUT A NATIONAL ARTIST MOVEMENT THAT’S MAKING CHANGE
SOURCES: CHRIS LIGHTY DEAD
Although Chris Brown’s rep released a statement earlier this week saying that he would not be at the MTV VMAs next week, rumors are swirling that he will be at the VMAs to perform alongside Rihanna! The two are rumored to be performing their collaborative song, “Cake”. Rihanna tweeted her fans late last week and… Read more »
The message here is simple: Dawn Richard isn’t going anywhere. R&B singer, and former Bad Boy Records/Diddy Dirty Money artist Dawn Richard has been hard at work since her release from her former label, leading an independent movement with her “Hearts,” and producing her most-profiled material yet, the Armor On mixtape, earlier this year. The… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Veteran New York rapper Saigon has announced the release date for the follow-up to his debut album The Greatest Story Never Told. Saigon will drop The Greatest Story Never Told 2: Bread and Circuses this November. The album will be released through Suburban Noize/RED and will feature production from longtime associate, Just Blaze…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Former Philadelphia drug kingpin Ace Capone is preparing to a new title titled “Go Hard: The Takedown of Ace Capone,” which will chronicle the rise and fall of his label, Take Down Records. Ace Capone, born Alton Coles, was the CEO of the label until March of 2008, when he was convicted of… Read more »
IS MF DOOM UP TO HIS COMIC TRICKS?
Our friends over at The Grio.com have posted a scathing article calling Stevie J out as a woman abuser. No, not in the same sense as Memphitz, allegedly – but they say Stevie is emotionally abusive towards his baby mama, Mimi Faust and his girlfriend, Joseline Hernandez. The article was written by domestic violence survivor… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Rapper B.o.B is extending his brand into the world of gaming, with the new release “Strange Clouds: The Game.” The “Strange Clouds” game was created by Atlantic Records and Glow Interactive and is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Players travel through space, to learn the secrets of a new alien… Read more »
HIP-HOP RUMORS: IS LIL’ WAYNE’S “DEDICATION 4” DELAYED AGAIN?
Futuristic R&B singer Miguel has released the art and tracklist for his sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Dream. Miguel set the music scene on fire with his previous single and video for “Adorn” (which appears on Water Preview), and before the album drops, he will release Kaleidoscope Dream – The Air Preview, set to drop on September… Read more »