Lil Wayne might be gone ’til November, but Young Money is still in the house. Nicki Minaj and Drake take center stage next month as Weezy’s protégés grace the cover of the May 2010 issue of XXL. Both have built a deafening buzz throughout the past year and change, with standout verses and chart topping singles under their respective belts.… Continue
Old habits die hard. As Harlem rapper Jim Jones sits behind the wheel of his onyx-colored 2010 Chevy Camaro, parked inside a Washington Heights garage overlooking the Macombs Dam Bridge, a substantial stack of $100 bills rest in a neat pile beside him. He owns the title of a recording artist, yet it's apparent he hasn't ditched all the habits from his days hustling on street corners. "That ain't nothing," he boasts, pulling a larger knot of cash… Continue
On Wednesday night (March 31), hip-hop stars Wale and K'Naan will throw down together at the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza in Manhattan. But the pair's performance will also be streaming live on MTV.com. Tune in at 9:30 p.m. Eastern (6:30 p.m. Pacific) for the duo to run through all their hottest hits, like "Pretty Girls," "Chillin'" and "Wavin'… Continue
HitFix: She said yes. Jennifer Lopez confirmed to Hitfix that she is signing with L.A. Reid's Island Def Jam label. Rumors had been swirling since her split with Sony's Epic Records that she and Reid would team up, but no official word from either party had been issued.
Hitfix's Greg Ellwood asked Lopez point blank "Are you signing with Def Jam" on Monday during an interview for "The Back-Up Plan" and she said yes, not once,… Continue
This week - special guest: Serge Durand(Creative Director of A&R So So Def Publishing / A&R Consultant for Atlantic Records).Serge started out in the industry by managing Ma$e and later on managing producers like No ID (currently… Continue
They explain what each member brings to the group, they tell how they got signed to Def Jam, Brutha explain what Shakir Stewart means to them, how the grind changed since they got signed, their single "One Day On This Earth", working with R. Kelly, their sound of music & much more!
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Fire up and kick back to the new single "R.I.P. Bob Marley" from Supathowd off his Get High With Me Vol 2 project. A single with a euphoric instrumental and dedicated to many of our favorite past times, smoking weed. Couldn't had named it a better title in my opinion. Check it out today.Keep Up With Supathowd @https://twitter.com/Supathowd297umSee More
Detroit based Hip Hop duo, Flightschool, released the new video for "Flights II" off of their latest project "King, Culture, City." The song features production by Flightschool's own Avila and by Arizona based production team ARCiTEC. The duo showcases their ability to bring top shelf rhymes, meaningful content and loads of energy for the listener. "Flights II" is the perfect intro to the project, which is loaded with dynamic production and high-level writing. This video was shot, directed, and…See More