Media Girls On Tour: Brown Sugar Experience celebrates women in media and music

BET Hip Hop Awards weekend consisted of a lineup of events to get patrons hyped for the big affair. Media Girls Network hosted its annual Media Girls On Tour event featuring prominent celebrities and influencers in the media, music, and entertainment industry. This networking platform was a way to celebrate hip-hop culture. A panel of […]

The Game explains why Eminem sold more records than him

On Monday, The Game loudly trumpeted his belief that Eminem is not a better rapper than he is and boldly called out Em to face off against him. On Tuesday, The Game has suggested that the only reason why Slim Shady has sold millions more records than he has is that Eminem was just a […]

Exclusive: Former teen prodigy Raury explains where he’s been lately

Raury, the former teenage music prodigy who opened for OutKast in the duo’s final concert weekend in Atlanta in 2014, 2015 XXL Freshman List member who has worked with the likes of Ye and Jaden Smith, stopped by rolling out to explain what could have been perceived as a hiatus in recent years. He recently […]

Issa Rae had this to say about the music industry

Issa Rae has become one of the most well-known stars in the acting world with her series “Insecure,” which aired its final show on Dec. 26. What makes the show interesting and relatable is the music Rae handpicks to use. It may seem like a cool concept, but when asked about the music industry, Rae wasn’t […]

Tank calls out Joe Budden for saying new male R&B artists are ‘trash’

The state of R&B is often a hot topic, and this time it is once again trending because of a provocative statement that Joe Budden recently made. On an episode of “The Joe Budden Podcast” last week, Budden said that he believes all the new generation male R&B artists are “trash.” He also noted that […]

Teyana Taylor planning long goodbye for fans

Teyana Taylor is approaching her final exit from the music industry. On Wednesday, Sept. 22, the artist announced the dates of her farewell tour, “The Last Rose Petal,” accompanied by a heartfelt message in the caption. “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard,” Taylor says. “However, for every goodbye, […]

J-Key details his mission and what he has learned on his music journey

J-Key entered the music industry with the confidence of a seasoned veteran. The Everett, Washington, native delivers purposeful bars with laser focus. His rhyming styles are seamless and functional. He stands apart from his peers in a way that cannot be ignored. Since entering the industry, J-Key has toured with the late Nipsey Hussle, YG […]

Viral rapper Popp Hunna shares how he won fame

Watch Fresh Court with rolling out as music sensation Popp Hunna shares how he feels about his sudden fame. The “Adderall (Corvette Corvette)” creator talks about being from the streets of Philadelphia and creating music that makes listeners feel good.

Singer Symone Royale showcases vocal and songwriting talents on new album

Remember the name Symone Royale. Her magnetic personality and authentic talent are refreshing. Growing up in Houston, her father, a musician, and the church set the foundation for her love of music. From there, her passion grew, further ignited by the likes of Parliament-Funkadelic, Prince and Chaka Khan. After receiving a degree in the music […]

Pharrell Williams says the way music industry treats creators is a ‘crime’

Pharrell Williams says it is a “crime” that artists don’t always have “the lion’s share” of their music. The ownership of rights to masters has been thrust into the spotlight by Taylor Swift’s recent battle with Big Machine Records and Scooter Braun about her own tracks, and now the “Happy” hitmaker has called for creators […]

Feeling ‘underappreciated,’ Teyana Taylor retires from the music industry

As the tumultuous year of 2020 winds down, a number of artists are reacting to year-round stats provided by Spotify Wrapped. Among them, Teyana Taylor reacted to interactions among her loyal followers, many of whom paid tribute to her well-received third studio album, The Album. “Wow, who did that? Y’all did that!” wrote the R&B […]

T-Boz says Drake, T.I., L.A. Reid abandoned them after Left Eye died (video)

T-Boz is still feeling some kind of way about how she and fellow TLC singer Chilli believe the industry turned their backs on the group after the charismatic Left-Eye died. The singer, who was born Tionne Watkins, even put the likes of industry icons such as rappers Drake and T.I. and music executive L.A. Reid […]

Music industry mourns death of Quinn Coleman, son of former BET CEO Debra Lee

The music industry is mourning the untimely passing of Quinn Coleman, the son of former BET CEO Debra Lee, who died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, according to Billboard. He was 31. Coleman, also known as DJ Spicoli, served as the senior director of A&R at Capitol Records. Details of his passing have yet to […]

Ari Lennox announces she’s quitting music after losing at Soul Train Awards

Rising R&B star Ari Lennox is so heartbroken after losing at the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards that she made a shocking announcement to fans. The 28-year-old’s album, Shea Butter Baby, lost to the likes of Lizzo and H.E.R. Lennox, therefore, announced on Instagram that she can no longer withstand the emotional blows the music […]

Mathew Knowles discusses relationship with daughters, racism and music

Mathew Knowles has a “great relationship” with his daughters Beyoncé and Solange. The 67-year-old record executive and talent manager spoke with Paper magazine recently about being the father of the two musical superstars. In addition to being dear old dad, he has also managed them both and says his relationship with either of his daughters […]

Diddy shares regrets about his relationship with the late Kim Porter

Kim Porter, the former girlfriend of rapper Diddy– whose real name is Sean Combs – passed away last year after suffering from lobar pneumonia. In an Instagram interaction from Monday, March 4, 2019, the 49-year-old music mogul admitted he wishes he could have tied the knot with her while they were still together. Posting an old picture […]