Archive for the ‘Music News’ Category

R.I.P. Phife Dawg (1970 – 2016)

Hip Hop lost one it’s legends in the game Phife Dawg, of A Tribe Called Quest fame. He had been battling Diabetes, and complications from a kidney transplant in 2008. He went on to become a diabetes advocate, and even shared his story in the 2012 documentary Beats, Rhymes and Life. Born Malik Taylor, he […]

[Music News] Mayer Hawthorne x Jake One = Tuxedo

Here’s a FRESH music news story. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One have officially revealed themselves as funk duo, Tuxedo. Following their recent video for “Do It”, the Duo are finally ready to unleash a full length project. Teaming up with Stones Throw, the Singer/Producer combo will release their self-titled debut on March 3, 2015. Posted […]

The Grammy Awards aren’t racist. You are.

  Macklemore winning “Best Rap Album” over Kendrick Lamar’s (superior) good kid m.A.A.d. city at last night’s 2014 Grammy Awards has sparked a lot of discussion about the state of Rap and Hip Hop culture. First of all, let’s not get carried away with the Grammy’s contribution and importance to Hip Hop music.

[News] Outkast to Reunite at Coachella 2014

In the best news heard in Hip Hop in years, the two members of Outkast confirm that they are set to join forces again on the stage at next years Coachella Music Festival. First there were unconfirmed reports they were in talks to perform together and now it’s looking like there is confirmation. I personally […]

Tupac Shakur Biopic to Start Production in 2014

Legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur recently marked the 17th anniversary of his passing on September 13th. Seventeen years later, and a biographical film based on his life with his mother, Afeni Shakur as executive producer is finally in the reported final stages of negotiations.

[Video] Skillz Shares His Views on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Verse

Recently Mad ‘Skillz’ gives his feelings on the controversial lyrics from Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s track “control” to RevoltTV. Posted by Marcus

[Music News] BlakkSoul – No Love Lost (Cover Art + Release Date)

BlakkSoul drops the cover art and release date for his next Project ‘No Love Lost’. Look for it August 29th. #NoLoveLost Posted by Marcus