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Lil Dap Solo Album Finally Dropping

After years of preparation, former Gang Starr Foundation and Group Home member Lil Dap has announced the August release of his eponymous debut album, I-A-DAP, on Babygrande Records.   After meeting Guru through mutual friends in 1988, Lil Dap helped establish the Gang Starr Foundation along with more celebrated members Jeru the Damaja and DJ… Read more »

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Nas Announces July 15 Release Date For N***er

Nas has officially announced the release date of his new controversial untitled album, which was formerly titled N***er.   The album, which will be released through Nas’ boutique label Jones Experience, has been delayed several times, will land in stores on July 15.   Although the rapper changed the title of his controversial 9th album,… Read more »

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Pioneering South African Rapper/Actor Shot Dead

A pioneering rap artist and brother of a popular producer in South Africa was shot dead outside of his apartment in Johannesburg last night.   Tiny Motho Silumo launched his music career in 1985 and is recognized as one of the first local artists to rise to prominence in the Hip-Hop scene.   Silumo toured… Read more »

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T-Pain Launches Digitial Only Label

Multi-platinum singer/producer T-Pain has launched a new independent record label that seeks to bypass the traditional label model, in an effort to connect directly with the consumer.   Starting with the release of “Beam Me Up,” the first single by marquee artist Tay Dizm, Nappy Boy Digital will deliver music exclusively via all major digital… Read more »

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