On this day: 2pac Drops ‘Dear Mama’ in 1995

On this day in 1995, 2pac released “Dear Mama”. It was his first single off his most critically acclaimed album Me Against the World. “Dear Mama” was one of 2pac’s crossover hits, peaking number nine on “Billboard top 100” and number one on the “Billboard Hot Rap Singles”. Produced by Tony Pizaro, the single is […]

Quavo Shines in Celebrity NBA All-Star Game

The Real NBA all-star game MVP belonged to Quavo from his performance on Friday night. The Migos member racked up 19 points, five rebounds, and made a nasty block on actress Rachel Demita. Quavo helped Team Clippers beat Team Lakers, 75-66, and was announced the MVP. .@QuavoStuntin can now add MVP to his resume. pic.twitter.com/MDykJYLVVv […]

Jermaine Dupri to be Inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

Jermaine Dupri is being inducted into the songwriter’s hall of fame. The So So Def CEO has earned the distinction for mostly non-performing songs he wrote, like Mariah Carey’s “We Belong Together” and Usher’s “Burn”. Dupri is the second hip-hop maker to be inducted into the songwriter’s hall of fame. The ceremony takes place on […]

Illism is a Group You Should Follow

It’s gotten a little harder to find up-and-comers who’re getting a buzz lately. I’ve usually checked out the charts on CMJ, but they’ve folded and left a big hole with colleges to report charts to. So I’ve checked out the NACC charts (north american college and community charts) and get intrigued by artists, who’ve self-released […]

Lil Wayne To Release Clothing Line With Nieman Marcus

Lil Wayne is about to release a new clothing line with Nieman Marcus. Appropriately titled “The Young Money Collection”, Weezy’s collection will consist of a wide range of clothes, including hoodies, track pants, snapbacks, and long sleeve graphic tees. The clothing line is set to be released in Nieman Marcus tomorrow. Check out my Twitter […]

#FreeMeekMill Goes International

The Free Meek Mill movement has gone from national to international Slovenian Snowboarder Tit Stante sent a message of support to the imprisoned rapper at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Just before Stante was about to hit the halfpipe, the camera turned on him. He turned the back of his snowboard, where he wrote #FreeMeekMill with […]

Azealia Banks Disses Cardi B on Instagram

The internet beef still continues between Azealia Banks and Cardi B. The recent battle took place on Jarobi White’s Instagram (Jarobi’s from A Tribe Called Quest). After he uploaded a video of Cardi B, Azealia steps in and says: You already know her comment didn’t go unnoticed, and some people weren’t having it. Azealia and […]

On this day: Lil Wayne Dropped ‘A Milli” in ’08

  On this day in 2008, Lil Wayne dropped a track with one of the hottest beats I can think of: “A Milli”. It was the second single off The Carter III. “A Milli” was a chart-topper, reaching number one on the Billboard “Hot Rap Songs” and “Hot R&B/Hip Hop. It was produced by Bangladesh, […]