Snoop Dogg To Perform "Doggystyle" At HARD Summer's 10th Anniversary Festival

Fontana, CA – This year, HARD Summer is celebrating its 10th anniversary and festival founder Gary Richards aka Destructo is doing it big for the celebration. The two-day festival, which will be held August 5 and 6 at the Speedway… Continue Reading

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Beyoncé Announces "FORMATION" Scholarship Benefitting Bold & Creative Young Women

It was a year ago that Beyoncé unleashed LEMONADE to the masses and the rallying cry “Formation” was heard around the world. Now, Houston’s global pop star has established the Formation Scholars awards for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic school year… Continue Reading

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Brother Ali Thanks Spirituality for ‘All the Beauty in This Whole Life’ Album

Colleen Eversman The 2016 Presidential election may have transpired months ago, but the topic remains fresh on the minds many. Rapper Brother Ali, one hip-hop’s more staunch voices when it comes to sociopolitical issues, shares his disdain for Donald Trump’s… Continue Reading

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn.’ Album Sells Over 600,000 Copies First Week

TDE / Interscope Records The first week numbers for Kendrick Lamar‘s latest album DAMN. are in, and they’re staggering. Billboard reports the LP sold 603,000 total units in its first week, besting Drake’s first-week sales for More Life (505,000) by almost 100k. DAMN. It’s the… Continue Reading

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DMX, Swizz Beatz and More Reunite for Ruff Ryders Reunion Show

John Lamparski, Getty s 1990s babies’ rap dreams came true last night (April 21), at the Ruff Ryders Entertainment 20th anniversary reunion show. Original Ryders DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, Drag-On, Cassidy and The Lox all linked up for old times… Continue Reading

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Hot 97 Announces Summer Jam Festival Stage Lineup

New York radio station Hot 97 has announced the festival stage lineup for Summer Jam. Young M.A, A Boogie, Don Q, Dave East, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., PnB Rock, Casanova, and PHresher are all set to make appearances on the festival… Continue Reading

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Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff announce 2017 comeback tour for this summer

The 90s Hip Hop legends are re-teaming this summer for two performances in Europe. Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff will headline MTV Summerblast on August 26, in Croatia, before heading to Blackpool for Livewire Festival on August 27, having first confirmed… Continue Reading

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Stro Finally Drops His Debut Album "Grade A Frequencies"

Twenty-year-old rapper Stro may be just dropping his first solo LP today (April 21), but he’s far from a new jack. The Brooklynite first rose to national fame after appearing on America’s Got Talent in 2009, performing his single “Stop… Continue Reading

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