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 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.
Adult Swim announced that they have teamed up with the #1 urban site to develop a new pilot for the network. Adult Swim is collaborating with the urban website World Star Hip Hop on a new comedy pilot that will explore the sex, music and random street-fight-filled world of World Star. The show will be … Continue reading World Star Hip Hop is taking its talents to Adult Swim.
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.
#5. Iggy Azalea – The New Classic – 23,000 (75,000) #6. Pharrell Williams – G I R L – 22,000 (347,000) #7. Future – Honest – 20,000 (73,000) #18. August Alsina – Testimony – 12,000 (99,000) #20. John Legend – Love In The Future – 11,000 (476,000) #24. Beyonce – Beyonce – 10,000 (1,959,000) #31. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2 – … Continue reading Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 05/04/2014
Puerto Rock Steady 2014. In Isabela, Puerto Rico. The dream is to make this an international music and dance festival to serve as an alternative to other events that may be great, but are missing the soul that exist in many genre’s of music. The vibes, music, people and scenery at Puerto Rock steady … Continue reading The Rock Steady Crew Hits Puerto Rico
Today’s world is a strange place. We are inundated with signals from early on in life, encouraging each of us to walk a particular path, establishing blinders on us along the way to discourage us from looking for alternatives to what the herd is doing or thinking. Life is so complex that … Continue reading 16 Signs That You’re A Slave To The Matrix
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
HIP HOP FANS WILL HAVE TO WAIT & SEE HOW THIS TURNS OUT .. WU TANG ISSUES ARE NOT MUCH DIFFERENT THAN MANY HIP HOP GROUPS IN THE PAST ITS ALWAYS ABOUT $$$ & POSITION … BUT RAEKWON ADDS THIS IS NOT JUST ABOUT $$$ ITS ABOUT MAKING A GREAT WU TANG ALBUM AS … Continue reading RZA responds to Raekwon on Hot97 Morning
Dame Dash took to Instagram to speak out about the status of ODB’s last album, revealing that the lawyers for his estate were delaying production. He posted a photo of him, and ODB standing together, as he reminisced on their time together. He added, “the reason his last album hasn’t come out … Continue reading DAME DASH .. SPEAKS ON .. ODB’S ALBUM ISSUES & DELAY .. LAWYERS & GREED