Last week iconic rapper/producer Q-Tip from legendary hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest gave a lecture at The Redbull Music Academy. The 2-hour discussion was moderated by Jeff Mao, covered Q-Tip’s extensive work as a producer, his creative process, and his journey to becoming one of rap’s great maestro. As one of hip hop’s greatestContinue reading “Q-Tip Gives Lecture At RedBull Music Academy”
Looks like Old school hip hop mogul and youth advocate M.C. Lyte is keeping her promise to about keeping young hip hop artist, actress, and motivational speaker Lil Mama close to her as she recreates her career in the industry which seemingly ignored her talents for years. A few months ago we reported that LilContinue reading “Mc Lyte, Lil Mama,Kenny Latimore, And A Host Of Others Lend Their Star Power For South Africa Program – iLEAD”
Once Again Its On!! The 6th annual Roots Picnic will take place this weekend(Saturday June 1, 2013) in Philadelphia at Penns Landing and heres the line up schedule… Also before The Roots picnic remember to , join Black Thought of The Roots, The GrassROOTS Community Foundation and Carson Valley Children’s Aid for the 1st AnnualContinue reading “The 6TH Annual Roots Picnic This Weekend At Penns Landing”
Watch as music icons Quincy Jones, George Clinton, and pioneers of hip hop: Run DMC, Jam Master Jay, Chuck D, Grandmaster Flash, KRS1, and Dj Don Letts discuss the early years of hip hop and MTV, How people thought rap was just a fad and not real music, Also witness hip hop jewels being dropped by Grand Master Flash, ChuckContinue reading “Hip Hop Lives On!!!…Know And Learn Your History!!”
One half of the legendary backwards clothes wearing rap duo Kris Kross Chris (Mack Daddy) Kelly passed away yesterday. According to FOX 5 in Atlanta,… “Kelly was found unconscious in his home and was pronounced dead around 5:30 PM EST at the south campus of the Atlanta Medical Center“… The circumstances appear suspicious therefore there is on going investigationContinue reading “R.I.P Chris Kelly From Kriss Kross”
What in the world has JoJo gotten himself into now? …Apparently, one of Juelz’s Skull Gang (Bloods gang) homies, Hynief, rolled up on JoJo in Queens and snatched him up in the middle of the street and made him call Juelz to apologize about some bars he dropped in on a track. According to TYB,…” A while ago, JoJo released a diss track calledContinue reading “JoJo Simmons Gets YANKED UP By Juelz Santana’s Crew Over A Diss Track…JoJo Speaks Out About His “Snatched” Pic Ending Up On Twitter!???”
Everything is everything with Lauryn Hill now, since she no longer has to go to jail, according to allhiphop.com the singer/rapper will craft 5 songs for $1 million, which will pay off her debt to the IRS. On top of the million, the reclusive star will also get additional funds to record an entire album. Good forContinue reading “Lauryn Hill Avoids Jail With $1 Million Deal With Sony”
Iyanla Asks DMX If He Has a Drug Problem #RSU’s Iyanla travels to Yonkers, New York, to meet Earl Simmons—also known as multiplatinum rap artist DMX. They meet at Powerhouse Studios, home of his Ruff Ryders label, after DMX told Iyanla’s producers he needed help with his addiction to women. As their first meeting progresses,Continue reading “#RSU’S “Iyanla Fix My Life” With Rapper DMX Premiered Last Night…But His Reps Say She Made it Worst”
Mr Carter and family will be returning to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA Labor Day weekend with a host of friends joining them for the 2nd annual Budweiser Made In America Fest 2013. The lineup was revealed on Jay Z‘s Life&Times website earlier this week, some of the performers include: his wife and siter in law Beyonce & Solange, Public Enemy, Wiz Khalifa, A$ap Rocky,Kendrick Lamar, and aContinue reading “Budweiser Made In America 2013 Returns To Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend”
Marley Marl is unquestionably one of the greatest producers and DJs in hip hop history, Check him out as he drops major jewels in this episode of Classic Recipes Marley Marl explains and demonstrates how he created the beat for MC Shan‘s “The Bridge,” one of the most memorable beats in hip hop history. AsContinue reading “Marley Marl Drops Jewels on ‘Classic Recipes’ – Recreating MC Shan ‘The Bridge’ w/ Akai MPC Renaissance”
Brad Paisley and LL Cool has the internet, talks show host and people all around buzzing over a provocative new track from the two titled “Accidental Racist,” which appears on Paisley’s ninth studio album Wheelhouse, available now.
The premiere for Free Angela And All Political Prisoners took place the other night at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Will and Jada both served as executive producers of the film which chronicles the life of college professor Angela Davis, Watch Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWexlUXVJZU Related articles Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Angela Davis Movie (blackamericaweb.com) Sidra Smith on Producing ‘Free Angela’ Doc on Angela Davis, andContinue reading “The Smiths Host Angela And All Political Prisoners Premiere In Harlem”
Check out this dope video of one of Philly’s finest, DJ Cash Money spinning for the last time at Fluid Night Club. Come say goodbye to Philly’s legendary night life spots this Saturday.
Martha Stewart told the Today Show that she and Snoop Lion recently got together to bake brownies. In a portion of the show called Take 3: Two Truths and A Lie, Martha surprised viewers about their developing relationship in the kitchen. “Yeah, I hang out with Snoop, like… he has time for me. We like toContinue reading “Martha Stewart & Snoop Make Green Brownies???”