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Nicki Minaj Reveals Album Release Date

By D. Janell Perry     September 10th, 2014

Nicki Minaj has been building up a lot of media attention these past few months thanks to a massive promotional campaign for her upcoming new album, The Pinkprint. After numerous teasers and a successful debut of her “Anaconda” video, the Pink Barbie took to Twitter to reveal the official release date of her follow-up to [...]

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MC Lyte Collaborates with Common for “Dear John” Track

By D. Janell Perry     September 9th, 2014

Contrary to what many may have believed, MC Lyte is still active in the music industry. The pioneering emcee recently dropped a new collaboration with fellow longtime lyricist Common. “Dear John” serves as the first single from Lyte’s upcoming full-length album; this will stand as her seventh album and first LP in her 11-year career. [...]

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Ja Rule Lands Reality Show on MTV

By D. Janell Perry     September 9th, 2014

MTV viewers are being afforded the opportunity to see rapper Ja Rule on the channel, and not just in music videos. Ja Rule will be starring in his own reality series; Queen Latifah has been cast as one of the executive producers. The 30-minute reality show has been dubbed Follow The Rules and will revolve [...]

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Kanye West Confirms November Release for Yeezy III

By D. Janell Perry     September 8th, 2014

Kanye West confirmed the month of release for the Yeezy IIIs during a concert in Perth, Australia. In the midst of a typical mid-show speech, West gave the crowd the following statement in regards to hid upcoming sneaker release: “We got the new Yeezys, the Yeezy IIIs coming in November. And this is just the [...]

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‘Cinderella’ to close on Broadway January 2015

By D. Janell Perry     September 8th, 2014

The ball will soon be coming to an end in January 2015. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway rendition of Cinderella will run its last performance on January 3; by that time, the show will have had a total of 42 previews and 770 regular performances. The show has earned nine Tony Award nominations in multiple categories [...]

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Bigga Rankin to Host a Special Deejays & Producers Honors Luncheon BET Hip Hop Awards 2014 Weekend

By D. Janell Perry     September 5th, 2014

This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia will ignite tribute to  some of the Music Industry’s hottest record breakers and hitmakers nationwide. Presented by MP3Waxx.com, one of the industry’s most notable music service distribution companies, headlines a private day honors luncheon on September 20, 2014 at Vibes Lounge. This invite only event applauds such honorees with recognition [...]

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Chance The Rapper Announces Fall Tour

By D. Janell Perry     September 5th, 2014

Chance the Rapper recently finished playing at the Made in America festival in Los Angeles over the weekend, but he isn’t done just yet. The Chicago-native recently announced his next set of shows is scheduled to take place in the form of a tour this fall. The tour will be comprised mainly of colleges and [...]

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Disclosure to Co-Produce Mary J. Blige’s New Album

By D. Janell Perry     September 4th, 2014

The previous collaboration on Settle track “F For You”, created grounds for a continuance of the unlikely pairing of legendary R&B songstress Mary J. Blige and Disclosure. The duo collaboratively hit the studio to produce Blige’s upcoming thirteenth studio album Mary J Blige: The London Sessions. Blige confirmed the collaboration title as “Right Now” as [...]

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Kendrick Lamar Facing $1 Million Lawsuit Over “Rigamortis” Track

By D. Janell Perry     September 4th, 2014

The sampling of Eric Reed and Willie Jones III’s 2010 song “The Thorn” has landed Kendrick Lamar in some murky legal waters. The Compton lyricist sampled the song for his Section. 80 track “Rigamortis” and songwriters Reed and Jones III are looking for compensation. The duo is suing the TDE rapper for $1 million over [...]

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Jhené Aiko Drops “The Pressure”

By D. Janell Perry     September 2nd, 2014

Jhené Aiko finally released the visuals for her latest single “The Pressure” in anticipation of her debut studio album Souled Out. Childish Gambino and Calmatic were both cast as the directors of the video depicting the stressful woes of being in a relationship and fulfilling duties as an artist all while raising a child. Souled [...]

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