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AHH Stray News: Lil Jon Launches Wine Label

Atlanta producer/rapper Lil’ Jon has launched a new wine business, The Associated Press reports. The self-proclaimed King of Crunk has launched Little Jonathan Winery. “I’m not no drink wine every day kind of dude,” the rapper told the AP. “Don’t ask me no questions…I just like the taste….this is not no ghetto Boone’s Farm; this… Read more »

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MySpace Teams With Majors For MySpace Music

After months of speculation, MySpace has struck a deal with three major record labels to launch a new joint venture, MySpace Music, it was announced today (April 3).   MySpace Music, which receives over 30 million unique visitors per month, will offer DRM-free digital downloads, ad-supported audio and video, a mobile storefront and various sponsorship… Read more »

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Busta, Missy, Pitbull Hit The Road With The Grammys

A number of rappers and R&B artists are headlining an exclusive five-city concert series sponsored by The Recording Academy (Grammy’s) and T-Mobile USA, to celebrate the Grammy’s 50th Anniversary.   Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Kid Rock, Pitbull, John Legend and Sean Kingston will headline concerts featuring Cat Power, Colbie Caillat, Kat Deluna, Ozomatli and Seal… Read more »

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Al Green, ?uestlove, James Poyser Team For New Album

On his latest release, the legendary Al Green is appealing to a younger audience with a little help from some contemporary heavyweights.   Celebrated Roots drummer Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson and keyboardist James Poyser co-produced the R&B pioneer’s new studio album, Lay It Down, creating an updated vibe for the veteran soul/gospel crooner.   “They didn’t… Read more »

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Sway & King Tech Launch 100K Rap Battle

Wake Up Show hosts Sway and King Tech are issuing an open call to aspiring entertainers to enter their urSession.com “100K Battle“ rap battle contest.   The competition, which kicks off today (April 2), is open to new or unsigned artists. Contestants can enter the battle by signing up for free at urSession.com and downloading… Read more »

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