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Rap Legends Honored By Berklee College Of Music

Numark, Alesis and Akai Professional, the world’s leading manufacturers of audio equipment, studio electronics and professional DJ equipment, has teamed up with the critically acclaimed Berklee College of Music, in Boston, to host a gala which will honor the trailblazers in the music industry. The event, titled Milestones, will take place at the Berklee Performance… Read more »

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Rapper David Banner Honored For Charity Work In Atlanta

David Banner was recently bestowed the Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes humanitarian award during this year’s annual HOT 107.9 Birthday Bash in Atlanta. In front of a crowd in excess of 20,000 people, the Mississippi native was honored for his charitable efforts in organizing a series of star-studded Hip-Hop benefit concerts in support of the survivors… Read more »

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Tyrese Denies Album Leak A Publicity Stunt

Almost two weeks after several tracks from his forthcoming album Alter Ego were leaked onto the Internet, singer/actor Tyrese is speaking out on the incident. "It’s an engineer who leaked my s**t," Tyrese revealed to AllHipHop.com. "It’s one of the cats I just started working with. It’s one of them. We just trying to figure… Read more »

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Notorious B.I.G Retrial Pushed Back Until Jan. 07

U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper has postponed the wrongful death lawsuit involving rapper Notorious B.I.G. to give the family’s attorney more time to seek information from the defense the Associated Press reported today. Judge Cooper has set the retrial date to January 16, three months later than the original October 16 date originally set on… Read more »

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Legendary Photographers, Graffiti Artists Host ‘Propaganda: The Dissemination of Ideas’

The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation is hosting an exhibition of legendary graffiti artists and graffiti documentarians. Entitled “Propaganda: The Dissemination of Ideas,” the collection of works examines contemporary, political and social issues through paintings and photographic imagery from Ernie Paniccioli, Durocia, Slang Tyrue, Peter Sutherland and JAMESTOP. The Danny Simmons Corridor Gallery will host the… Read more »

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Kevin Powell’s ‘Black And Male In America’ Townhall Meeting Labeled a Success

Approximately 500 people and 25 community-based organizations turned out Friday (June 16) to support Congressional hopeful Kevin Powell’s forum "Black and Male in America…A Townhall Meeting." The event, held at the Hanson Place Church, featured five hours of discussion among attendees whose ages ranged between 11- and 80-years-old. The turnout for the event, as well… Read more »

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Loon Drop’s Sophomore Album, Takes Aim At Mase

Former Bad Boy protégé artist Loon has branched off to begin his own indie label and is gearing up for the release of his sophomore album titled No Friends. “The reason I called it No Friends is because this is the first project that I’ve put together by myself,” Loon explained. “I put it together… Read more »

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