ChartWatch for August 11, 2010 This weeks sales + albums dropping this week + me making the occasional joke + a hatred for all things Black Eyed Peas = ChartWatch. Thats the formula. Sometimes I tweak it a little. For example, this week we dont really have any albums dropping so that drops out of… Read more »
Reviews / Music
Much has already been made over Bun Bs Trill OG and the fanfare is warranted how that the album is here. The album gets started with Rap-A-Lot founder J. Prince proclaiming Bun B a genius at work then Bun B blazes over a Steve Below beat chocked full of organs and risqué guitars…. Read more »
Christmas in July is behind us, but in little over five months, last minute of course, youll be running frantically to buy gifts for your loved ones. So why not get a heads up on whats to come this holiday season Over the past few years, video games have blown wide open in demographic expansion. Were… Read more »
Here’s another video from this new Hip-Hop group out of Florida.
Last Saturday (July 31), Atlantas King Plow Center played host to the 1st ever One MusicFest, a festival aimed at bringing cultural unity through music. The 10 hour festival was sparked by veteran promoter J. Carter after seeing De La Soul perform last August in Atlanta before a highly diverse crowd. De La was brought… Read more »
ChartWatch for August 04, 2010 There are three things that I learned this week. 1) Even though it aint Hip Hop the Inception soundtrack is incredible. Its only a matter of time before an MC raps all over it. Lets just hope theyre good like Jay Electronica on Act 1 and not bad like ummm, I… Read more »
The Game is hustling like its his first time dropping an album. With the many delays of his R.E.D. Album, the Compton vet has opted to keep pushing with Brake Lights, his latest mixtape foray. DJ Skee put this one together for your listening pleasure and it features everybody from Rock Ross to Snoop Dogg,… Read more »
B.O.B. returned to his Atlanta hometown Saturday for a free concert sponsored by MySpace Live and HP. Despite a torrential rainstorm hundreds of people took advantage of the $0 tickets and packed the Center Stage venue to watch B.O.B. and friends perform all their favorites. The ones that couldnt attend viewed the event on Ustream… Read more »
Here is Rhymefest’s new video, Fest is doing the one arm push up for real!!
0 Fat Joe deserved a mention. Joe, the rap artist, has been stomping around Hip-Hop since the early 90s and the years havent been perfect. But, gotdamnit, Fat Joe deserves a mention. Since his debut in 1993, the rapper seems to be hitting his stride again in 2010 with The Darkside Vol. 1. The album… Read more »
It was close this week but Eminem continues his reign on the Charts . His latest album, Recovery, moves another 187,968 bringing his total five weeks sales to 1,690,534. Em is well on his way to double platinum.This is sure to cause a huge back-and-forth in the comment section but Rick Ross takes the number… Read more »
Everybody wants her back, for goodness sake. Whether or not Repercussions is sufficient is enough, is on the fans. Nevertheless, we are presently pleased to hear Lauryn producing some good music, even if its not her spitting bars. Hopefully, the next offering is a bit more in the Hip-Hop side to ward off the wackness!… Read more »
Hip-Hop has long endeavored to be mainstream, but there remains a bubbling, burgeoning underground that continues to emphasize the basics beats and rhymes. Ras Kass is one of the finest rappers to grace all schools of Hip-Hop. Hes also seen the fruits of the game escape him time after time. But, A.D.I.D.A.S. a… Read more »
Check out this Broward County group making called G.U.N.S. [Goon United by the New School] and their new video “Wow”
ChartWatch for July 21, 2010Once again its the ChartWatch. We give you the album sales in rap music for the previous week and let you know some of the new Hip Hop dropping this week. We start this week off with an artist thats been number one for the last three weeks and this week… Read more »