Daily Archives: September 27, 2010

Lloyd Banks Celebrates A Gold Indie Release Of Single Beamer, Benz Or Bentley–Em Confronts Banks About Album

G-Unit’s first independent release with multi-platinum recording star LLOYD BANKS’ hit single, “Beamer, Benz Or Bentley,” has recently been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association In America, with over 500,000 copies sold.


El DeBarge Talks To The AJC

El DeBarge spoke with the Atlanta-Journal Constitution about his comeback project Second Chance and the second chance he’s had to get off drugs and live a better life. There is no release date for the album but DeBarge will start a tour with Mary J. Blige on October 7th.


Street Science and Metaphysics Merge in New Film “GhettoPhysics”

Los Angeles – When author turned filmmaker, E. Raymond Brown first released Will the Real Pimps and Ho’s Please Stand Up: Peeping the Multi-Level Global Game, in 2002, he envisioned his book as a battle cry, a wakeup call to America and beyond. The independently published tome emerged as an underground, cult classic, breaking down the dynamics of the ‘powers that be’ in laymen terms that the ‘man on the street’ could easily relate to. Inflation, foreclosure, unemployment, healthcare issues, pollution, crime, recession and depression: somebody was benefitting – pimping – and somebody was being played for the ho! Brown’s message spread like fire through the streets. The battle call was heard and received loud and clear !


R.I.P. Dick Griffey

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Dick Griffey, the founder of SOLAR Records passed over the weekend. Shalamar, The Whispers, Dynasty, Lakeside, Klymaxx, Midnight Star, Carrie Lucas. Calloway and The Deele all recorded for SOLAR. In addition to being a Berry Gordy-like music mogul of the ’80s Griffey is responsible for mentoring Suge Knight on the music business.


MP3: Nottz – “Blast That” Featuring Black Milk

Originally scheduled for an October 12th release, Nottz and his label Raw Koncept Media Group have announced a new release date for the album, October 26th. While his fans eagerly await You Need This Music, the Grammy winning producer/rapper is releasing a new single to appease fans’ appetite over the extended wait. For the latest single, “Blast That,” Nottz enlists the help of fellow acclaimed producer/rapper Black Milk, whose own project Album Of The Year is garnering a swell of buzz itself.