LL Cool J Tops Charts

LL Cool J’s “Luv You Better,” is the 17 year veteran’s first number one hit since he topped the charts in 1987 with his classic, “I Need Love.” The single is also the biggest selling single of the rappers career. “The overwhelming success of Luv You Better is a testament to just how topical and […]

Virgin Calls Rap ‘Processed Crap’

U.K.’s Virgin Radio has condemned R&B & hip-hop music as “processed crap.” Virgin has developed a list of acts that DJ’s cannot play or even mention. “Yes, saying R’n’B & rap is ‘processed crap’ is a sweeping statement. But we are just clearly defining ourselves,” Virgin Radio program director, Paul Jackson said. Virgin Radio is […]

Rap Station Goes Wireless

Rapstation.com and Engineered Wireless Solution, Inc. have partnered in a business venture aimed at bringing technology into urban communities. The hip-hop Website founded by Public Enemy front man Chuck D and EWS have formed a corporation by the name of North American Initiative LLC, based in Atlanta, home of EWS. The corporation plans on partnering […]

Baby Enjoying Success

Baby, CEO of Cash Money, is enjoying radio success with his record "Do That," which features fellow CEO, P.Diddy. "Do That" is the #1 most added song at Crossover Radio and the #2 most added song at Urban Radio. "Do That" is receiving heavy rotation in Nashville, Boston, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Miami (99 Jamz), […]

Shade Shiest Getting Illegal Help?

California hip-hop radio station Power 106(KPWR) has come under fire as rapper Shade Shiest has garnered generous amounts of airtime on the station where the executive producer of his album, Damion Young, also works as a senior programming and artist relations executive. In a report in the L.A. Times by Chuck Phillips, the reporter explores […]

Master Fuol Readies Album

Skillionaire Enterprises will be releasing the highly anticipated album E.R.A.M. “The Epitome of Raw Animal Magnetism” from MTV’s Lyricist Lounge alumni, the Brownsville kid, Master Fuol. Master Fuol, self-proclaimed Rudy Ray Moore of the rap game, drops lyrics on the 18 track offering about what he likes and responds to: women, music, partying, drinking and […]