Hip Hop

Migos rapper Quavo is creating a plan b while his hip hop career still has life. Quavo announced he plans on enrolling into college next year at University of Georgia. Quavo did say what major he plans to pursue but I think it’s great that a high profile hip hop artist is making it known to […]

Lauryn Hill just announced her tour celebrating 25 years for her debut iconic album Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The Fugees will also reunite and co-headline this fall for the North American tour dates with Lauryn Hill. https://pitchfork.com/news/ms-lauryn-hill-announces-miseducation-25th-anniversary-tour/amp/

As we celebrated hip-hop 50 over the weekend, hip-hop has lost one of its own soldiers this past weekend. Virginia native Magoo who was best known with his work in the 90s with super producer Timberland passed away at age 50. Magoo whose real name is Melvin Barcliff died on Sunday the cause of death […]

The Strong National Museum of Play is opening an exhibit celebrating 50 years of hip-hop (born in New York City in the 1970s) and how it inspired joy, play, and fun while creating a new art form. The exhibit, opening August 11 on the museum’s floor, explores the wide-ranging cultural influence of hip hop. Related […]

Singer/rapper Tory Lanez was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a Los Angeles judge after being found guilty for the assault of Megan The Stallion back in 2020. Megan was shot in the foot back in 2020 after leaving a party with Tory Lanez and two other people during the coronavirus pandemic. Tory Lanez […]

As the 50th anniversary of hip-hop draws nears, New York City continues to show its appreciation to hip hop by unveiling four distinct MetroCards. These cards celebrate the contributions of LL Cool J, the late Pop Smoke, Rakim, and Cam’ron. The limited edition MetroCards will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis from vending […]

In a recent interview with Men’s Health magazine rap legend Busta Rhymes opens up about bad issues he dealt with weight gain. The rapper said he was in the worst shape of his life when he weighed 340lbs, Busta shared that he was in an intimate moment with his ex and felt like he couldn’t […]

Popular hip hop Podcaster Gillie Da Kid son was shot and killed in Philadelphia in a triple shooting. Gillie along with his cousin Wallo host the popular hip hop podcast “Million Dollars Worth of Game”. The two cousins are known for giving back to their city and always encouraging the younger generation by giving them […]

Grammy-winning artist Nelly is teamed up with HarbourView Equity Partners to sell 50% of his music catalog for $50 million. The partnership includes the acquisition of his chart-topping tracks, including the iconic “Ride Wit Me,” the popular collaboration “Dilemma” featuring Kelly Rowland, and the mega-hit “Hot in Herre.” Source: Baller Alert

Oakland’s City Council voted unanimously to rename a street after the Tupac. Tupac Shakur Way will be on MacArthur Boulevard between Grand Avenue and Van Buren Avenue where the rap legend rented an apartment at in the early ’90s. It was there he began his solo career and released 2Pacalypse Now. The proposal was introduced […]

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