Al Green, ?uestlove, James Poyser Team For New Album

On his latest release, the legendary Al Green is appealing to a younger audience with a little help from some contemporary heavyweights.   Celebrated Roots drummer Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson and keyboardist James Poyser co-produced the R&B pioneer’s new studio album, Lay It Down, creating an updated vibe for the veteran soul/gospel crooner.   “They didn’t… Read more »


Sway & King Tech Launch 100K Rap Battle

Wake Up Show hosts Sway and King Tech are issuing an open call to aspiring entertainers to enter their “100K Battle“ rap battle contest.   The competition, which kicks off today (April 2), is open to new or unsigned artists. Contestants can enter the battle by signing up for free at and downloading… Read more »


G-Unit South African Concerts Announced

50 Cent and his G-Unit collective will head to South Africa to give to major performances in Johannesburg and Capetown this May.   The Virgin Mobile 50 Cent and G-Unit Tour is being presented and produced by SABC 1, Showtime Productions and Virgin Mobile.   The concert will feature the rappers from G-Unit, including 50… Read more »