Famous Dex checks into rehab after disturbing images go viral (photo)

Shocking images of an inebriated Famous Dex raced through cyberspace on Sunday, Dec. 20, birthing the hashtag, #SaveFamousDex, by alarmed fans who believe the talented but tortured rapper is teetering on the brink. The Chicago-based rapper, whose real name is Dexter Tiewon Gore, Jr., posted a series of photos that blew back his 5 million […]

New Music Friday: Drake wins with timeless singles, Rapsody sizzles with GZA

Drake – Care Package Far be it from Canada’s native son to keep his fans waiting for new music and with the release of Care Package, he offers a collection of tunes from 2010 to 2016 that were previously unavailable for purchase or streaming. Any real Drake fan has heard “Can I” and “5AM In […]

Blu and ‘Uptown Magazine’ partnered to bring a special vibe to All-Star weekend

Blu partnered with Uptown Magazine for an All-Star weekend takeover at Sports One in Charlotte, North Carolina. Nightlife maven Peter Thomas, the owner of Sports One lounge, and former cast member of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reality TV show stopped by to mingle and have a good time with blu models and other guests. DJ […]

The Ultimate Music Playlist- for those who refuse to be washed- Vol. 1

** This is vol. 1 of our newest series, ” The Ultimate Music Playlist- for those who refuse to be washed. Each week we’ll be sharing a cool, comprehensive playlist that will keep you up-to-date on the songs that get major burn around our office. This week, I’m sitting down with ro staff member Amara to develop the […]

Cardi B, The Weeknd, Rich The Kid and more drop new music

In the wee hours of the night, music lovers received a hefty gift of new music from several different artists. From Cardi B to DJ Esco, check out the new releases below.Cardi B: “Be Careful”- Single The Bronx, New York, Queen has spoken. Cardi B gets real and gritty about heartbreak on this track. We’re […]

Top 3 hip-hop debut releases in 2018

We are heading into the spring and summer months, which means more music is on the way. Recent rap album releases such as Culture 2 (Migos), Victory Lap (Nipsey Hussle) and PRhyme 2 (Royce Da 5’9 and DJ Premier) have kept us tuned in. We await contributions from Rich The Kid, Cardi B, and Tee […]

Listen: ‘Don’t Sleep’ playlist feat. Travis Scott, Rich The Kid, Young Nudy

Mondays are usually a drag, but this On The Radar playlist is sure to kick-start your day. “Don’t Sleep” playlist features familiar names like Travis Scott and Jazmine Sullivan, and newcomers Young Nudy and Rich The Kid, all with new music that’s on the brink of the mainstream. Catch these songs before they blow up […]