Tyler, the Creator officially closes door on era at Made in America

PHILADELPHIA – Tyler, the Creator is moving on. The Day One headliner for the 2022 Made in America music festival announced that 13 months after its release, he was putting an end to the Call Me If You Get Lost era. “I put Call Me If You Get Lost out last June and s—,” Tyler said during […]

How Tee Grizzley helped his friends make $20K a month (video)

Tee Grizzley is showing his friends different ways to make money. One of the rapper’s newest streams of income has come from playing video games. On a recent episode of Barstool Sports’ “Million Dollaz Worth of Game,” hosted by Wallo and Gillie Da Kid, Grizzley broke down how Twitch has made his friends up to […]

DDG reflects on his climb to rap superstardom

ATLANTA — There’s no more public speculation about it, DDG is a legitimate rapper. The 24-year-old entered the music scene with a strong fanbase due to his immense popularity on YouTube. After going viral with a reaction video in 2015, he’s been on a continual rise in Internet popularity and has driven millions of subscribers […]

Drake surprised fans with ‘Honestly, Nevermind’; Is it good?

Drake just gave his fans a surprise with the release of his seventh album, Honestly, Nevermind, and it feels like he is making the music he wants to make. The danceable rhythms is a pocket he is comfortable with and it allows him to be a vulnerable as he wants to be. Drake is easily […]

Why fans are upset Jack Harlow was nominated for BET Award over Lil Nas X

Nominations for the 2022 BET Awards have arrived and fans are upset a White rapper is included. Jack Harlow is a Best Male Hip Hop Artist nominee, along with Drake, Future, J. Cole, Ye, Kendrick Lamar and Lil Baby. As with any list of nominations or awards, a large group of supporters will feel slighted […]

Anita Baker thankful to Chance the Rapper for helping her get music masters

The musical paradigm has shifted drastically to the point where older R&B singers are now paying homage to younger hip hop stars for showing them the way in terms of entrepreneurship and taking ownership of their artistry. Soul singer Anita Baker expressed gratitude to Chance the Rapper for shepherding her through the complex process of […]

Old-school and new-school music collided at the Atlanta Jazz Festival

The 2022 Atlanta Jazz Festival was free fun for the entire family at Piedmont Park over Memorial Day weekend. Saturday’s headliners included Masego and Herbie Hancock, a mixture of the new school and old school. Masego, 28, entered the music industry with a unique approach. He plays all of the typical instruments of a jazz […]

Kodak Black claims women love him because he’s ‘handsome,’ not for his money

Kodak Black’s confidence level is on 10 these days. The 24-year-old Pampano Beach, Florida, native took to Instagram stories to declare to his 12 million followers that he is very photogenic and easy on the eyes.  For reasons unknown, Kodak felt compelled to announce that women love him for his good looks and not because […]

Director Sabaah Folayan examines the life of music artist XXXTentacion

Sabaah Folayan is the director of “Look at Me: XXXTentacion,” a music documentary highlighting the complexities of gifted young rapper Jahseh Onfroy’s rise to fame. Tapping into her experiences as a social worker specializing in working with incarcerated individuals, Folayan provides a unique perspective on the rapper and the penal system’s failure to provide resources […]

NBA YoungBoy gives fans dire prediction for his life and future

Ultra-popular rapper NBA YoungBoy gave a grim outlook about his future in a text exchange with Khris James, who has produced for YoungBoy’s projects including Still Flexin, Still Stepping, and 38 Baby 2. Out of genuine concern for YoungBoy, the producer posted a text exchange between the two on Twitter. “She say you ain’t s—,”   […]

Is ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’ Kendrick Lamar’s greatest work?

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar has proven many times over that he is a different caliber of emcee. His album run over the last decade gives credence to that. As an artist, he allows himself to evolve and he unselfishly shares with his supporters. His latest offering, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers is a well-balanced meal in a […]

Drake is now the artist with the most No.1 debuts on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart

Until his latest hit with Future, “Wait for U,” shot to the top of the U.S. chart, Drake was tied with K-Pop boy band for top billing on the charts. However, he now has six No.1 debuts to his name, with “Wait for U” joining “God’s Plan,” “Nice for What,” “Toosie Slide,” “What’s Next” and […]

Legendary show ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ making a comeback (video)

Thirty-five years after the seismic show “Yo! MTV Raps” stormed onto the broadcast music scene and saturated popular culture, the legendary program is making a long-awaited comeback. “Yo! MTV Raps,” which debuted in 1988 and quickly became one of the highest-rated shows in MTV history, ran until 1995 and introduced the mainstream to an endless […]

Kanye West almost gave up music so he could dedicate his life to this

Ye West was willing to throw the towel in and “dedicate his life” to dressing Kim Kardashian, who he was declared legally single from him in March. “Kanye wants to quit everything and dedicate his life to being my stylist,” the 41-year-old SKIMS founder told her friend in the premiere episode of their new Hulu […]

The Game makes bold statement about Eminem; doubles down on IG

When artists appear on “Drink Champs” to talk with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, there’s no telling what will be said. In the most recent example, The Game was a guest on March 4 and made a bold statement about Eminem. “Eminem is Eminem, I like Eminem,” The Game said. “He’s one of the f—— good […]

Rick Ross films himself cutting down his massive trees (video)

Music mogul Rick Ross is a multi-hyphenate icon in the most unusual way. He is already known as the multimillionaire maven who manicures his massive lawns. And now we can add the title “lumberjack” to the many things that Ricky Rozay will do himself at his mammoth mansion in south suburban Atlanta. Ross, who was […]

Cardi B responds when Tasha K says she can’t pay $4M settlement

Since Cardi B doesn’t want to break one of her flamboyantly long nails, perhaps she needs to send 50 Cent to collect her money from declawed blogger Tasha K. This is Cardi’s issue after Tasha K admitted that she cannot fork over the $4 million that an Atlanta judge ordered her to pay. The judgement […]

Blueface arrested during Super Bowl weekend

Rap star Blueface was arrested during Super Bowl weekend in metro Los Angeles on a number of charges. The emcee, who was born Johnathan Jamall Porter in L.A. 25 years ago, was stopped by members of the Los Angeles Police Department in the middle of the night when they noticed that the tags on the […]

Friend of slain rapper Pop Smoke also killed after signing deal

TDott Woo, a friend of slain rapper Pop Smoke, was also shot and killed just after he signed his new music label deal this past week. TDott, 22, who was born Tahjay Dobson in New York, and was also called “Mike Jack” and “Stepp,” had recently boasted on his momentous occasion for getting signed on to […]