Hennessy V.S recently presented the world premier screening of “The Renaissance Period of The African American in Sports,” a documentary telling the story of nine African American stars from the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Before the screening, Hennessy V.S held a private reception for the Olympians in attendance including the films executive producer and … Continue reading Hennessy honors stars from the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games .
Queens, New York’s own Cormega is set to return with the brand new album Mega Philosophyproduced by Large Professor. After surprising his fans with the Raekwon assisted track “Honorable” earlier this year, Mega is back with his latest single “Industry.” “I wanted to put a mirror on the industry so it can see itself,” … Continue reading New Music from .. Cormega – The Industry Produced by Large Professor
Buckshot has teamed up with the platinum-selling producer, P-Money, from Auckland, NZ, for a new album, entitled BackPack Travels. The 10-song project is entirely produced by P-Money, and will be released on June 24th on Dirty Records / Dawn Raid Records / Duck Down Music. BackPack Travelsfeatures Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly of Pro Era, Steele … Continue reading Buckshot, P-Money – Flute (Explicit) ft. Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly of Pro Era
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Substance Abuse feat. Sadat X “Three Sheets to the Wind” OFFICIAL VIDEO SUBSTANCE ABUSE .. BACKGROUND MUSIC CHECK OUT SUBSTANCEABUSEHIPHOP.COM Buy the new Substance Abuse album “Background Music” featuring Tash, KRS-One, Sadat X, MC Eiht, Percee P, Myka Nyne, and Max Julienb BIOGRAPHY As opposed to groups who either force change or resist … Continue reading Substance Abuse feat. Sadat X “Three Sheets to the Wind” OFFICIAL VIDEO
The “You Must Learn” podcast, produced by Peter Oasis and written by Complex’s very own Dharmic X is set to break industry standards in podcasting. In the first episode, Jeru the Damaja speaks on the 20th anniversary of his debut album, The Sun Rises In the East. During the episode, he breaks down the DJ … Continue reading “You Must Learn” podcast launched by Complex Mag Staff.
Apparently, dancing to a song about happiness in Iran can get you arrested. Six Iranians are behind bars after they appeared in a fan video set to Pharrell Williams’”Happy”. Tehran Police Chief Hossein Sajedinia ordered the arrests of the three men and three women because they helped make an “obscene video clip that offended the … Continue reading 6 Iranians Arrested for Making Fan Video of ‘Happy’
Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Covering Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the presence and development of hip hop and other music in Africa … Continue reading Buy the newly published book “Hip Hop Africa”.
‘IMF’ is a single off Seun Kuti’s new six-track album ‘A long way to the beginning’ which was released last week and features Dead Prez’ M1 ‘IMF’, the latest track by Seun Kuti (Fela’s son, if you didn’t know) is not just another modern afrobeat track. Musically the song also has a slightly punky edge … Continue reading Seun Kuti teams up with M1 (from Dead Prez)
Biggie Smalls Biography Rapper (1972–1997) Synopsis Born as Christopher Wallace on May 21, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York, Biggie Smalls, also known as Notorious B.I.G., became a drug dealer at a young age. He started experimenting with music as a teenager and, not long after, befriended Sean “Puffy” Combs. His 1994 debut album, Ready to Die, was … Continue reading Happy Birthday .. Christopher Wallace .. aka .. Biggie Smalls .. Notorious B.I.G. (1972–1997)