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Jay-Z paid tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle while on stage in New York. The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed last month outside his Marathon clothing store in Los Angeles, and during an intimate hometown show at New York’s iconic Webster Hall on Friday, April 26, 2019, Jay-Z honored Nipsey in a touching tribute.…

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Kern Brantley and Eric Rain Man Gaston at Anthony Tolson’s tribute concert Anthony Tolson was a phenomenal musician who played bass for the likes of Jeezy, Neyo, Eric Roberson and gospel recording artist J. Moss. His life was tragically taken on Christmas eve as he was carjacked and killed on Detroit’s eastside. The Detroit music community came…

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Photo credit: Eric Gaston/Central Institutional Missionary Baptist Church On Dec. 27 a candlelight vigil was held and a music tribute concert was organized in honor of Detroit-based bassist Anthony Tolson. Tolson was carjacked and killed on Christmas eve while on his way to deliver Christmas gifts to his three children on the eastside of Detroit. The music…

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Photo Credit: Anthony Tolson FB On Christmas eve, famed bass player Anthony “T-Nasty” Tolson was tragically taken from his family, friends and loved ones. He was carjacked while on his way to deliver Christmas gifts to his three young children. Famed bass player carjacked in Detroit on Christmas eve. In his honor, there will be a…

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It’s been 17 years since the tragic murder of Christopher Wallace, better known as hip-hop legend the Notorious B.I.G. Every year on March 9th, fans pay tribute to the fallen artist, but in his home of Brooklyn, N.Y., there as a special sense of pride and honor for the man known as Biggie Smalls. Fans in Biggie’s Bed-Stuy community visited the Bishop gallery on Bedford to view artwork inspired by and hear music from the late rap star.

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Rick Ross has made his love for 90s hip-hop apparent throughout his career. His latest album, Mastermind, features a tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G. called “Nobody.” While some have balked at Rozay’s Biggie-isms–to the point where they have criticized him for ripping off B.I.G.’s persona–Ross has always maintained that this is his way of paying homage to one of the greats of hip-hop history.

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Drake lashed out at music publication Rolling Stone after the iconic magazine replaced its Drake cover at the last minute with a tribute cover to Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose on February 2nd. Drake criticized Rolling Stone in a series of tweets that were subsequently deleted, but Questlove voiced his support for Drizzy by taking Rolling Stone to task on his own Twitter page.

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Baby Boomers across America are giddy this week, as numerous events and appearances are planning in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ legendary appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. But, with all of the nostalgia and tributes, there is a factor that is being ignored as it pertains to the Beatles and their legacy.

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