The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) returns to New York this summer for a special 15th anniversary celebration, including two free concerts at Central Park SummerStage featuring Beatnuts, Ana Tijoux, Bodega Bamz and DJ Tony Touch on Wednesday, July 9th and Babasónicos, Juana Molina and La Santa Cecilia on Saturday, July 12th.
CNN host Bill Weir went back to Virginia Beach with Pusha T and No Malice to reminiscence on their journeys in the music industry. A good portion was spent on No Malice transformation from dope-boy to born again Christian. CNN did a solid job of analyzing the unique stories behind both brothers.
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GRAFF LIVES 2014 ” COPE2 ” .. BRONX LEGEND Yesterday, Bronx graffiti artist Cope2 began working on the Bowery Mural on East Houston Street. Legendary street art documentarian Martha Cooper, who was on the scene photographing Cope2, pointed out, “It’ll have wildstyle, bubble letters, tags and pieces, which is unusual for the Bowery … Continue reading Cope2 Paints Bowery Mural With Wildstyle, Tags, Bubble Letters .. 2014 NYC
The super producer is gearing up for a project of his own after executively producing Michael Jackson’s posthumous album Xscape. “I finally made my Chronic,” said Timbaland who expressed that his new work helped him find himself. Timbaland said, “It’s a culture thing. It’s the truth. It’s just about life in general. My life. My … Continue reading Timbaland compares upcoming solo album Opera Noir to Dre’s album The Chronic
Ras Baraka, son of the late poet and writer Amiri Baraka, defeated Shavar Jeffries and was elected mayor of Newark, NJ signaling a likely shift in the direction that New Jersey’s largest city had embarked upon for most of the last decade. Baraka was once a Deputy Mayor under Sharpe James, a principal at Central … Continue reading Councilman Ras Baraka, the fiery scion of a militant poet, was elected mayor of Newark
Kaline Akinkugbe is already making a mark as a neo soul artiste on the Nigerian music scene. The Nigerian singer and pianist posted on SoundCloud: “Music is a universal language and it seemed appropriate to use the power of music to spread the word.” So far, only 53 girls out of 250 from the Chibok … Continue reading New song “Bring Them Home” helps to create awareness about kidnapped Nigerian girls.
A Genius Leaves The Hood: The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z chronicles how hip-hop’s most successful rapper of the past two decades reached the top. The documentary uncovers the price JayZ paid for his success through recent controversies including the racial debate of the Barneys deal, feud with Harry Belafonte and clashes with community activists … Continue reading A Genius Leaves The Hood: The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z
Ludacris has topped the Billboard charts and now he will be dishing out a bit of southern hospitality when he hosts this year’s Billboard Music Awards. The “Fast & Furious 7” star has produced five No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and 29 top 10 singles on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, … Continue reading Ludacris Will Host The 2014 Billboard Music Awards
The now infamous Jay Z and Solange fight has swept the entire nation’s attention. The Standard Hotel footage was being shopped for five days and sold for $250,000 The Hotel authorities fired the employee who leaked the video and said that they were “shocked & disappointed” by the security breach. They will turn over “all … Continue reading TMZ the video of Solange going at Jay Z sold for $250,000