Archive for October, 2013

Mass Appeal 13 Days To Halloween

Mass Appeal put together this dope series of your favorite rappers dressing up for Halloween. “It’s been a wild ride, and Halloween is finally here. To celebrate, we took a composite photo from our costume party last night and wrote up a recap, in verse, of course.” Check Out the rest of the series here

Pharrell To Score The Amazing Spiderman

Pharrell will join forces with composer Hans Zimmer to provide the score for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This film follows Pharrell’s work on Man Of Steel and the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack – scores that also involved Zimmer, who recently lent his talents to the score for 12 Years A Slave.

Allan Iverson Announcess Retirement

NBA All-Star Allen Iverson formally announces his retirement from basketball at a press conference in Philadelphia, where he starred for the 76ers.

Music: Ab & 14KT – Lover’s Galaxy

New from Ab & producer 14KT off their upcoming collab LP titled Saturn Return.

Forbes Interviews Dom Kennedy

Dom Kennedy talks with Forbes about how he made it without a major record deal. “Where every other door has been closed on the business side, the fans have opened up every other avenue for us.” “We have proof that we have fans and they [Best Buy] were willing to take a chance,” said Kennedy. […]

New Music: Q Dot – Death To The Deamkillers

New music from Q Dot from his collaboration project with producer Kuddie Fresh titled “The Darkness” available on Halloween.

Video: Jhene Aiko – Bed Peace ft. Childish Gambino

Jhene Aiko gives us a visual for her collaboration with Childish Gambino called Bed Peace. This will appear on her upcoming album titled Sail Out, dropping November 12th.

New Music: Rapper Big Pooh – Jambalaya

Rapper Big Pooh reunites with 9th Wonder on the first release off his upcoming Fat Boy Fresh 3.5 available December 3rd.

The Breakfast Club Interviews Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle continues his promo run for Crenshaw. He sat with the Breafst Club to talk about the hundred dollar price tag, Jay-Z buying 100 copies, LA Culture and more. Crenshaw still available now.

News: Quincy Jones Suing Michael Jackson’s Estate, Sony For $10 Million

Quincy Jones—Jackson’s longtime mentor and producer—is bringing legal action against Sony Music Entertainment and MJJ Productions (a song company controlled by Jackson’s estate) over unpaid royalties for 2009?s This Is It film, the Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil productions, and the 25th anniversary edition of Bad, which was originally co-produced by Jones.