Every year when the NBA All-Star game kicks off in the host city, fans, rappers, entertainers, promoters, ratchets and groupies alike all come in swarms to celebrate the festivities. From parties to performances to after-parties, artists are paid top dollars to show their face throughout the week. Take a look at our photos below.
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(AllHipHop News) With only a week remaining until the NBA All-Star Weekend kicks off in Houston, Texas, entertainers Common, Trey Songz and Ne-Yo have been tapped to participate in the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. The celebrity game is set to take place on Friday, February 15th at the George R. Brown Convention Center and… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) DJ and producer J. Period has officially been named Music Supervisor for the Brooklyn Nets, a position which is first of its kind in the NBA. J. Period, who has been working the boards at Barclays since November, has created over 150 remixes to a number of hits, both classic and new, for a… Read more »
WILL KANYE EVER DELIVER ‘CRUEL WINTER’? A TIMELINE OF TEASES
STATUE STICK-UPS: THE TOP 5 BIGGEST GRAMMY SNUBS IN HIP-HOP HISTORY
HIGH RANKING OG GANGSTER DISCIPLE COMMENTS ON RICK ROSS BEEF!
COMMON IS GOING TO PERFORM AT A CONCERT FOR LEONARD PELTIER, NOBLE PEACE PRIZE NOMINEE CONVICTED OF BLASTING TWO FBI AGENTS!!
THE GIFT OF THE CURSE: RAP’S BEST SONGS WITH CURSES IN THE TITLE
EXCLUSIVE: TWISTA REVEALS HIS FAVORITE CHICAGO SPITTERS
THE MCS WITH THE IRON CHOPS: 5 BRILLIANT MOVIE HEROES PLAYED BY RAPPERS
NEW MUSIC: DJ DRAMA FT. COMMON, KENDRICK LAMAR & LLOYD “MY WAY”
In the midst of New York Fashion Week, Common took over the Best Buy Theater in Times Square to promote Case-Mate, a cutting-edge designer of accessories for mobile devices. The event was co-hosted by Fergie and Quddus with beats provided by DJ Mia Moretti. A crowd of roughly 2,000 rocked and swayed to a string… Read more »
ROCK THE BELLS: NAS AND FRIENDS UPHOLD HIP-HOP
“CRUEL SUMMER” PUSHED BACK; CYHI TWEETS ON BEING LEFT OFF G.O.O.D. MUSIC’S COMPLEX COVER
J DILLA BI-PRODUCT KARIEM RIGGINS ON “ALONE TOGETHER” AND BRINGING THE “BEAT” BACK TO HIP-HOP
THE “UNCOMMONLY GOOD” COMMON TALKS FREEDOM, G.O.O.D. MUSIC AND FRANK OCEAN!
DID HIP-HOP “SWAGGA JACK” BLACK CULTURE? READ THE EDITORIAL AND DECIDE.
(AllHipHop News) Grammy-Award winning rapper and actor Common is taking over NBATV’s Twitter account tonight for coverage of the NBA Western Conference Finals tonight (June 5). Starting at 7:45pm ET for Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals (#WCF) between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, Common will provide his own analysis on… Read more »
THIS SUMMER IS OFF THE CHAIN WITH MUSIC FESTIVALS! CHECK OUT OUR RUNDOWN HERE!
ALLHIPHOP.COM GOT A PEEK AT MTV’S NEW GAME SHOW – CATCH THE “HIP HOP SQUARES” DEBUT TONIGHT!
MC SERENA WILLIAMS TO MAKE FULL ALBUM?
EVERYBODY LOVES MOM. CHECK OUT OUR LIST OF THE GREATEST MOMS IN HIP-HOP!
EXCLUSIVE: CHECK OUT NEWARK MAYOR CORY BOOKER’S FAVORITE HIP-HOP ARTISTS!
Forget about tennis. Serena Williams is now trying to master the sport of….rap! Ms. New Booty has just released her debut record, and I guess she picked up a flow or two from Drake and Common, because lil’ mama is actually doing her thing. On the track, Serena raps: “I ball hard, no tennis racket/… Read more »
Poor Serena Williams has a broken heart. In a recent magazine interview, Serena confessed that she was planning to be single for the next 10 years because dating just isn’t working for her. Check out what she said below: “I have given up on dating; it just hasn’t worked out well for me. I’m a… Read more »
AHH STRAY NEWS: 50 CENT, AZEALIA BANKS, 4TH OF JULY WITH THE ROOTS & MORE
From our friends at Vibe G.O.O.D. Music rapper Big Sean has high hopes. The Detroit rapper hit big with his debut album, “Finally Famous,” and is now completing the G.O.O.D Music compilation while working on his sophomore album. Big Sean got some advice from his mentor Kanye West, who is encouraging him to be the… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) South Side Chicago rapper, actor and philanthropist, Common, has a big weekend planned. The rapper will throw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox home opener at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. But the highlight of the rapper’s weekend will be later that evening, when Common hosts his yearly charity gala at… Read more »
ADD-2 CAN COUNT COMMON AS A BIG FAN…READ OUR REVIEW OF THE CHI-TOWN SPITTER’S MIXTAPE
ALLHIPHOP.COM CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF SOB’S NIGHTCLUB
Some will recall Datari Turner’s early work as creator of BET’s hit show, “The Ultimate Hustler”, starring music mogul Damon Dash. Many others will remember Turner’s face (and body) being plastered up on Sean John clothing billboards. Now, this former model-turned-film producer is heating up Hollywood with his latest feature, “Dysfunctional Friends”, starring Stacey Dash,… Read more »
DID ALL-STAR WEEKEND HELP COMMON & DRAKE BURY THE HATCHET??! SEE THE FLICK!!!
Just picture Q-Tip in the picture above where Mos Def is standing, and you’ll begin to get an idea of something that could be truly historic and monumental. That is, if it ever comes to fruition. Back in ’07, Common and Q-Tip were making the rounds and talking about creating a new duo, The Standard…five… Read more »
FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH, WE SALUTE SOME MONUMENTS WHO HAVE IMPACTED HIP-HOP!
First, it was recording time in London with Mannie Fresh, Frank Ocean, Jay Electronica, and some others about a month ago. Now, it’s recording time in L.A. with Common, Big Sean, and CyHi The Prynce. This G.O.O.D. Music compilation is going to be something special, but will it live up to the hype?? Shots by… Read more »
THE NBA GOES HIP-HOP FOR THIS YEAR’S ALL STAR GAME!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DID DRAKE AND COMMON THROW DOWN BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAMMYS?!
During an interview with Fuse last night on the Grammys red carpet, Common spoke on the highly publicized “beef” he had with Drake. Well, it’s all over now, according to the Chicago MC. Before presenting the award for Best R&B Album with actress Taraji P. Henson to Chris Brown, Common told Fuse correspondent and journalist… Read more »
COMMON AND ACTIVIST KEVIN POWELL HIT THE ROAD ON AT&T’S “28 DAYS” BLACK HISTORY TOUR!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DRAKE SAYS COMMON BEEF WAS A PUBLICITY STUNT, RETRACTS VANESSA BRYANT LINE!
COMMON TAKES HIS ALBUM LISTENING EXPERIENCE TO THE LONE-STAR STATE!
T.I., RICK ROSS, FABOLOUS, LIL’ KIM, USHER AND MORE CELEBRATE MLK WEEKEND!!
(Week Ending On 1/17/12) RCA rapper and Memphis native Yo Gotti released his debut album, Live From the Kitchen (RCA), to disappointing numbers. Gotti himself has been vocal in the past two weeks about the marketing push or lack thereof from the label. The album debuted at #14 on the charts, after selling an estimated 15,000 copies…. Read more »
Super producer NO I.D. turned down the opportunity to work with Biggie, Big Pun, and Ghostface Killah, all out of loyalty to Common! What a dunce! The producer recently revealed the mishap in a recent interview with XXL magazine. Read what he said below: “After Resurrection I was getting calls for people to do work… Read more »
NICK CANNON GETS BETTER, PRESENTS MARIAH WITH AWARD AT BET HONORS
A variety of stores gathered Saturday evening (January 15) in Washington DC, to celebrate the BET Honors. Hennessey hosted the “Hennessey Vs BET Honors After Party” at The Park on Fourteenth and at The National Portrait Gallery. Celebrities like Common, Aretha Franklin, Raekwon, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, India Aire and DJ D-Nice, all came out… Read more »
IS “THE B****H IN YOU 2” ON THE WAY?
THIS WEEK’S SALES NUMBERS ARE IN! CHECK CHARTWATCH HERE!
IT MAY BE TIME FOR DRAKE TO OFFICIALLY STEP TO COMMON! HERE ARE OUR TOP 5 REASONS WHY!
WILL YMCMB GET INTO THE COMMON/DRAKE BEEF?
SHOULD THE BEEF DIE IN TODAY’S HIP-HOP? READ A THOUGHT-PROVOKING EDITORIAL HERE!
DRAKE’s RIGHT HAND DISSES COMMON!
COMMON GOES AT DRAKE!