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As the summer approaches and music lovers develop their playlists for the season, we can’t ignore the resurgence of reggae, Afro-Latin and Afrobeat music. Accents of Afrobeat and reggae fusion tracks are showing up in the most unlikely places. Here are a few examples below:  “She’s Gotta Have It” infused cultural references of Latin and Afrobeats…

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Happy 44th birthday Mystikal! Michael Lawrence Tyler is a rapper who released his debut album, Mystikal, on Big Boy Records in 1994. His 2003 album, Tarantula, was nominated for a Grammy. He started working on his music career in 1990, and it led to his debut release in 1994. His popular Neptunes hit song, “Shake Ya A–” peaked…

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August Alsina is celebrating his 22nd birthday today, if you missed it click here. And in his career he has collaborated with many musical greats like Chris Brown, Trey Songz and even gotten advice from Tyrese pictured above. August posted this photo captioning it, “Business & Spiritual talk w/ My n—- TY! Lot of respect…

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Chris Brown, DJ Khaled and Fabolous spent last night participating in a charity event. They all played in Roc Nation’s Summer Classic Celebrity Charity Basketball game at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, last night. All proceeds go to the PitCCh In Foundation, co-founded by Yankee CC Sabathia and Amber Sabathia, supported by a dedicated…

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William Leonard Roberts II, better known as Rick Ross, founded the record label Maybach Music Group in 2009, on which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap (2009), Teflon Don (2010), God Forgives, I Don’t (2012), and Mastermind (2014). Ross was the first artist signed to Diddy’s management company, Ciroc Entertainment. Over the course of his career he has shared…

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