Kardinal Offishall is new executive director of Universal Music Canada’s A&R team.

Canada’s self-proclaimed hip hop ambassador, whose new album Impact is expected for release on Nov. 14 2014, has new role as creative executive director of Universal Music Canada’s A&R team. Offishall is in a position as one of the biggest players in the music industry specifically working to discover and develop new groups. Offishall has … Continue reading Kardinal Offishall is new executive director of Universal Music Canada’s A&R team.

A new family TV drama about a hip-hop business empire from filmmaker Lee Daniels.

A family drama about a hip-hop business empire from filmmaker Lee Daniels will be part of Fox’s 2014-15 TV season. Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) is writing, directing and producing “Empire,” starring Terence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, Fox said. The series will feature original music and covers of current songs.

First time an inter­national female rapper has hit #1on the Hip-Hop Billboard chart.

The momentum is spreading like wildfire behind Iggy Azalea’s long-awaited debut album THE NEW CLASSIC (Grand Hustle/Def Jam Recordings, released April 22nd), as it took over the #1 spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap Albums charts recently – the first time an Australian female rapper has hit #1 on the chart. THE NEW CLASSIC … Continue reading First time an inter­national female rapper has hit #1on the Hip-Hop Billboard chart.

CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING MUST GO .. SELL THE TEAM & BE GONE .. MAGIC & JORDAN WEIGH IN ON THE NEGATIVE & RACIST COMMENTS MADE. MANY CELEBRITIES WANT CLIPPERS OWNER TO SELL THE TEAM

    Basketball legends Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan both voiced harsh criticism in response to racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. He shouldn’t own a team anymore,” said Johnson. “I had a friendship with him. So for him to then make these comments, or alleged comments, about myself as … Continue reading CLIPPERS OWNER DONALD STERLING MUST GO .. SELL THE TEAM & BE GONE .. MAGIC & JORDAN WEIGH IN ON THE NEGATIVE & RACIST COMMENTS MADE. MANY CELEBRITIES WANT CLIPPERS OWNER TO SELL THE TEAM

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