Improvisation is an essential skill for any touring musician. And not just improvisation in concern to the actual music, but the ability to navigate above sound problems, venue overcrowding, internal band strife, and personal issues that can disrupt a shows performance. Reflection Eternal showed their resolve in doing the aforementioned at their June Atlanta tour stop, where… Read more »
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Common hit the stage on Saturday (June 26th) at the Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, Ny as the headlining act at the Fort Greene Festival. The Chicago MC performed some of his classic hits including “The People,” “Go,” and “I Used to Love Her.” In addition, Common payed a tribute to Hip-Hop with a myriad… Read more »
On June 20, 2010, Marshall Mathers broke his two-day silence on Twitter with the following message at 05:07 PM: “First 50 fans in NYC that want to come TOMORROW night for my performance on LETTERMAN email: firstname.lastname@example.org Must be 25 yrs w/ID.” As the words flashed across my MacBook screen, all of the blood in… Read more »
So this week I think I should open up ChartWatch with a disclaimer because a few people out there took issue with my treatment of Plies last week. Here goes: The thoughts and statements contained in ChartWatch are strictly the opinion of DeVaughn and not that of AllHipHop.com. Any disparaging comments about Rick Ross (who… Read more »
“To the fans, I never let you down again, I’m back/ I promise to never go back on that promise /In fact, let’s be honest/ That last Relapse CD was ehh/ Perhaps I ran them accents into the ground/ Relax, I ain’t going to do that now.” Eminem on Not Afraid Eminem knew… Read more »
June 19, 2010 marked 15 years of broadcasting for Hot 107.9. Radio One celebrates this historic event with the city of Atlanta by launching a mega concert where several world reknown recording artists come to entertain their listeners. Radio One/Hot 107.9 has been making a difference in their community since the birth of the broadcast… Read more »
Dead prez have been bangin’ for revolution as artists for 10 years now. This time, they conspire another insurrection with DJ Drama. The result is Revolutionary But Gangsta Grillz, an example of how music with a message can still be ill. Download HERE!
CTE affiliate Slick Pulla is back with a brand new mixtape titled Slicktionary, featuring 17 new tracks. Slick Pullas latest street album features collaborations with Young Buck, Young Jeezy, Alleyboy and The Congressmen, who received national attention after Slick Pullas cousin/group member Queial confronted Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame during a video shoot. Producers… Read more »
Eminem ft. Slaughterhouse – Session One (prod. Just Blaze) | Mediafire Eminem – Ridaz (prod. Dr. Dre) | Mediafire Spotted at NahRight.
Well I hated on him last week but apparently that doesnt matter because goon affiliation will get you to high places in life. Plies enter the charts at number five and he is currently the top selling Hip Hop artist this week. Goon Affiliated sells 57,221 copies with hit singles like She Got It Made which samples Rupert… Read more »
Well, the song is here sort of. Obviously, the version of Under Pressure we seem to have isnt finished! The song doesnt even have a hook to it, but the name Jay-Z and Dr. Dre are going to get people talking! But the internets have enough leaks that rival BP. But, based on what you hear,… Read more »
In the wake of the critical and fan acclaim following Nas and Damian Marleys Distant Relatives LP, a few questions remained regarding how well the duo could translate their songs in a live setting. Was the chemistry between Nas lyricism and Damians sharp patois the result of studio tricks? Could Nas hang with the reggae… Read more »
La Profecy brings you a mixtape true hip-hop lover’s will listen to repeatedly. Bringing along Dipset’s own Araab Muzik & A-Mafia. The mixtape includes exclusive music from Vado,A-Mafia, French Montana, Meek Mill ect. With drops from DJ Drama as well you have a classic mixtape from signed to un-signed talent. Songs to check for Vado… Read more »
Philadephia’s legendary B-Boy BBQ returns to form for 2010. This year’s festivities included a 2 block mural which featured outstanding pieces from writers such as SEEN, ARAB, and SYE. B-Boys and B-Girls also represented over classic tracks from Michael Jackson, Nu Shooz, The S.O.S. Band, Shannon, and more. There were several local designers and vendors… Read more »
Jay-Z continues his international conquest, with high profile appearances this weekend at the Isle of Wight Festival with a special surprise guest on Friday (June 11th). Then, Jay-Z jetted (literally) back to Manchester, Tennessee, where he rocked over 50,000 fans at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. At the 40th Annual Isle of Wight Festival,… Read more »