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Rating: 5.5/10 DJ Drama is too legit to quit. In a day in age where the DJs struggle to stay relevant and the art-form has been diluted, Drama refuses to stop making records. His first two albums were named after the Gangsta Grillz series that has made his name, but his third installment is appropriately… Read more »
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In what is sure to be an unforgettable and cherished moment for the North Carolina native, RocNation rapper J. Cole moved over 200,000 copies of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story (RocNation), in the week since its release. The official SoundScan numbers put the album at 217,324 albums sold. Coming hot off the… Read more »
NYC-based marketing/PR firm the 135th Street Agency kicked off BET Hip Hop Awards Week with its 5th Annual BBQ, this year for the first time this took place in Atlanta. The aprty took place at Piedmont Park’s Magnolia Hall, including event co-hosts Fonzworth Bentley and Kelly G (BET’s EVP, Music Programming), along with featured DJs Drama,… Read more »
Michael Jackson has always been an inspiration musically for artists all over the world. If that compliment was given to any other person, it would be cliché and tired, but with Michael it will always ring true in our lifetime. All legal troubles aside, MJ always excelled at entertaining his fans and winning over… Read more »
Rick Ross isnt resting on his laurels. After his many accolades, the rapper now releases Ashes To Ashes as a holiday treat for his fans. At this point, Ross is in the zone and the energy in this mixtape album is almost effortless sounding. There is a unique mixture of trap beats and, soul soundscapes,… Read more »
ChartWatch for December 22, 2010Is the fat lady singing? Taylor Swift and Susan Boyle switch spots but still retain the first and second position. Michael Jacksons first (and sure not to be last) posthumous album, Michael, enters the charts at number three selling 224,910 copies. A couple of weeks ago R. Kelly appeared at the… Read more »
DJ Premier. The name alone evokes the sound of a generation of hip-hoppers in awe of the boom with the bap and the scratch. The last time we sat down with Preem, we established his Top 5 Dead or Alive Producers (click here for that), but the time for his favorite emcees has come. Here… Read more »
ChartWatch for December 15, 2010 Welcome back to ChartWatch. I feel like the title is pretty self explanatory so no need to go into what we do here. This week we have a new album entering the top of the Hip Hop charts and a couple of albums going gold. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. better… Read more »
Rating: 8.5 / 10 10 years from now well still be on top – Fourteen years ago Puff Daddy, now named Diddy, spoke this over the classic track Mo Money Mo Problems. With his latest release, Last Train to Paris, he is reinventing himself yet again with his new group entitled, Diddy Dirty Money. The… Read more »
Rating: 9 / 10 Since Emilio Rojas impressive mixtape with DJ Green Lantern and his show-stealing flow on Laws Hold You Down Remix alongside Big K.R.I.T., hes been slowly trying to develop a buzz to make a name for himself. Although the aforementioned mixtape,The Natural, was solid, it left something to be desired as far… Read more »
ChartWatch for December 08, 2010 Last week Kanye West and Nicki Minaj held the first and second spots but this week they get dethroned by Susan Boyle and Taylor Swift. That means the number one Hip Hop (and I use the term Hip Hop loosely) album for the week is by none other than The… Read more »