1. Would Whitney Houston have really wanted Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy party to go on while her dead body was in a hotel room floors above the event? 2. Isn’t it pretty cool that George Clinton received an Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee School of Music? 3. Is it really necessary to have XXL’s Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa [...]
Common and Stevie Wonder pay tribute to J.Dilla and Whitney Houston at this post-Grammy event at the Conga Room in Los Angeles. Stevie sings over Slum Village’s “Fall N Love” and then he launches into Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”
2. Why is BET banning Nicki Minaj’s video for “Stupid Hoe” when they’ve aired so many other “controversial” videos through the years?
Philadelphia based rapper Yung Wells is shooting an official video for his song “Ballin’” Models are encouraged to send recent photos of themselves with contact information to email@example.com. Download “Ballin’” Facebook Twitter
2. Why should Swizz Beatz be criticized for his involvement with Megaupload when like Busta Rhymes said, Megaupload is helping the artist keep most of the earnings but record companies are doing deals with outfits like Spotify that keep money from the artist?
1. Why did Birdman say that Drake doing any diss records in response to Common is not their brand when Nicki did another Lil’ Kim diss a month ago and Lil’ Wayne dissed Jay-Z on The Carter IV? The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook 2. [...]
Billy Danze of M.O.P. has started RUN (Rap United Nations) to help unsigned artists meet their goals. Danze explains, “As an artist I understand the frustration. There are so many artists out there that possess the talent of being able to produce and record good music. They are determined; they have the drive and dedication, [...]
Caveat: These incidents are about the institution of whiteness. These are not personal attacks on individuals or so-called “haterade.” . 4. All of the unconditional praise heaped on Mac Miller’s rhyming skills when he will never even come close to Eminem’s abilities on a bad day. Since when did Donald Trump, who has a history [...]
1. What was the point of Canibus dissing J.Cole? 2. What does it say about the music industry that some of the biggest names support Megaupload?
M.O.P. just dropped their Sparta album with the Snowgoons yesterday but Billy Danze is also promoting his WeBuildHits.com site. The site, which boasts 1,000 members is designed to be a bridge between artists and industry tastemakers like Pete Rock and Easy Mo Bee. As Danze puts it, “WeBuildHits.com has been created with one simple premise [...]