ChartWatch for October 20, 2010 Its a slow week again and there arent a lot of albums coming out in Hip Hop but things should start looking up in the next couple of months. Albums are set to be released from artist like Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Jim Jones, Dirty Money (well see if this… Read more »
Reviews / Music
Lighters were held high Saturday night as The Smokers Club Tour pit stopped in Atlanta, GA. The show was preceded by a meet and great, block party, and performance by Nate Walka at Vinnie Styles at 1120 Euclid Ave. in Little 5 Points. Tour members K.R.I.T., Big Sant, Smoke DZA, and DJ Wally Sparks got… Read more »
All we want to know is: Who Bodied It? Remember The Titans is the quintessential POSSE CUT. Remember those? Somehow the posse cut has been lost and because synomous with a bunch of rappers on one record. No. A posse cut is when every MC spazzes seemingly trying to outdo the others. Here are four… Read more »
Last week, Atlantas sixth annual A3C (All 3 Coasts) Festival returned to entertain and educate Hip-Hop fans with three days worth of music, panels and exhibitions. Every year, the A3C organizers strive to top their previous incarnations. For 2010, they put together a staggering list of 200 plus artists spread out over five different stages… Read more »
ChartWatch for the week of October 13, 2010 Welcome back to ChartWatch where we countdown the top 50 in Hip Hop and show you the new releases for the week. We start things off with an R&B act by the name of Bruno Mars. Normally I dont include R&B acts unless they crack the top… Read more »
Atlanta, Ga.-The A3C Festival is an Annual Hip Hop celebration that displays the diversity of urban music by inviting hundreds of emcees, producers, and industry affiliates to exhibit their interpretation of rhythm and rhyme. Attendees came from coast to coast to network, promote and perform. Friday October 8th this Hip Hop extravaganza was swimming with… Read more »
Kanye West strikes again with his G.O.O.D. Fridays. This time the Chi-Town rep re-assembles CRS (Child Rebel Soldiers) and he, Pharrell and Lupe Fiasco proceed to get busy to busy, high tempo beat. Check it out. Kanyes looming album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, is scheduled to drop November 22nd.
Developer / Publisher: CapcomPlatform: XBOX 360Players: 2-16 (Multiplayer)Rating: 8 out of 10When it comes to zombie themed games it seems Capcom holds the undisputed belt with their indelible Resident Evil series. In 2006 Dead Rising took things to another level with its insane amounts of zombie genocide. Even with some noticeable faults, Dead Rising went on to garner a serious cult… Read more »
The industry and street buzz surrounding Meridian, Mississippi native Big K.R.I.T. is louder than an angry killer bee swarm these days. AllHipHop.com caught up with the newest member of Def Jams rap roster at his tour stop in New York City to find out who his biggest Hip-Hop influences are: AllHipHop.com: We do a regular… Read more »
Its a story thats been told time and time again, that corporate America is filled with pimps and gangsters exploiting and systematically destroying the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Middle and Urban America. Well, conspiracy theorists, rejoice! This film might just prove what you wise sages have known all the time. GhettoPhysics: Will the Real… Read more »
ChartWatch for October 06, 2010 Last week we had quite a few albums hitting the charts and a few of them make it onto the charts this week. Granted most of them are either in jail or have jail-themed albums but at least they made it on the charts. Lil Wayne enters the charts at… Read more »
Check out Mic Geronimo’s new mixtape The New Yorker By DJ Superstar Jay and Love Dinero. Download this mixtape NOW!
Def Jam Rapstar, the latest installment in the Def Jam Interactive platinum selling series of titles, which includes Def Jam Icon and Def Jam Vendetta. Rock music successfully crossed over to the video game business with mega-hits like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, yet Hip-Hop has not had a presence. Rapstar fills a void in the… Read more »
On Oct. 2nd, Hip-Hop’s industry elite from across the country descended on Atlanta’s Civic Center for the 2010 edition of BET’s Hip Hop Awards. But before the actual TV taping, a select number of current chart-toppers, legends, standout rookies, and ATL royalty graced the renamed “black carpet.” The artists mingled for well over two hours, giving ample time for discussion on… Read more »
ChartWatch for September 29, 2010 Its another week of ChartWatch, where we look at Hip Hop artists in the top 50, I show you new albums coming out this week, and (as always) I get to make fun of your favorite rapper. This week I have good news and bad news. Lets start with the… Read more »