Just Blaze Keeps it Real With MsDrama TV
August 26, 2009 – 11:46 am | No Comment

JB talks to Ms Drama about the effects of the recession and working harder because of it, his musical direction, and how some producers lie about how much they’re getting paid. It’s a real interview. …

My Ode To Summer 2009 My Ode To Summer 2009
August 26, 2009 – 11:45 am | No Comment

Where has the time gone? It seems like just yesterday I was pouting about not being able to wear my boots because the rising temperatures wouldn’t allow me to! It’s now the end of August, …

New Music: Bekay Featuring Masta Ace – “Brooklyn Bridge”
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August 26, 2009 – 11:38 am | 3 Comments

Brooklyn stand up!
Check out Bekay‘s debut video for his single “Brooklyn Bridge”, featuring Masta Ace and produced by DJ Babu (Dilated Peoples).
Bekay’s upcoming album, Hunger Pains, is set to drop on November 10th 2009 …

Usain Bolt Says Lil Wayne And Jay-Z Are The Two Hottest MCs Usain Bolt Says Lil Wayne And Jay-Z Are The Two Hottest MCs
August 26, 2009 – 9:59 am | 5 Comments

Even the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, slows down long enough to get hip to all the talk around our 2009 Hottest MCs in the Game list. The Jamaican track champ has been …

Chris Brown Sentenced To Probation, Hard Labor & More Chris Brown Sentenced To Probation, Hard Labor & More
August 26, 2009 – 9:21 am | One Comment

It is the end to a six month long ordeal, the beginning of a five year long retribution process and a lifetime of regret.
On Tuesday, Chris Brown was sentenced to serve five years probation and …

This has to be the most expensive iPod dock I’ve ever seen… This has to be the most expensive iPod dock I’ve ever seen…
August 26, 2009 – 1:16 am | One Comment

I love playing my music more than anyone else, but unless these have a Bose speakers I feel like quite the cheapskate for even thinking about paying $480 for a speaker set….truth be told they’re …

Shalone Presents Renaissance Rap: What’s the Verdict?
August 25, 2009 – 7:14 pm | 4 Comments

I like to give new artists a chance, but as a fair and balanced journalist, sometimes the people have to decide.
Check out Shalone from South Jamica, Queens. His sound is described as a hip-hop gumbo …

Fat Joe Speaks On His New Sneaker Line
August 25, 2009 – 4:18 pm | 7 Comments

Fat Joe’s Protegé “They Sick” sneaker is in Kmart and Sears stores now for $34.99. The Protegé Blackout sneaker will be available on Black Friday.

Juelz Santana Arrested For Death Threats Juelz Santana Arrested For Death Threats
August 25, 2009 – 3:07 pm | 2 Comments

According to TMZ.com, Juelz Santana aka Laron James, was arrested early this morning from his home in Teenack, NJ, after his wife called 911.
She claimed James made death threats to her in front of …

TLC To Turn On The Waterfalls In Las Vegas TLC To Turn On The Waterfalls In Las Vegas
August 25, 2009 – 2:37 pm | 2 Comments

TLC is slated to make their first U.S. appearance since 2002 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center in October, when they’ll play a Justin Timberlake-helmed benefit concert for the Shriners Hospitals For Children. (Also …

Jay-Z Drapes Madison Square Garden Jay-Z Drapes Madison Square Garden
August 25, 2009 – 2:27 pm | 2 Comments

 
Jay Z will be performing at Madison Square Garden on September 11th the same day his new album “Blueprint 3″ is released. Above is the current promotional poster that drapes the Garden.

Roxanne Shante Gets Warner Music to Pay for Ph.D Roxanne Shante Gets Warner Music to Pay for Ph.D
August 25, 2009 – 2:17 pm | One Comment

Dr. Roxanne Shante
Twenty-five years after the first queen of hip-hop was stiffed on her royalty checks, Dr. Roxanne Shante boasts an Ivy League Ph.D. – financed by a forgotten clause in her first record deal.
“This …

Run DMC to Get Street in Queens Named After Them
August 25, 2009 – 1:56 pm | No Comment

August 30th, 205th Street and Hollis Ave will be renamed Run-DMC Way.

Jackson Brothers Reality Series a Go at A&E Jackson Brothers Reality Series a Go at A&E
August 25, 2009 – 1:49 pm | No Comment

Before Michael died, the brothers filmed a one-hour pilot for A&E that was supposed to include some kind of reunion of them with Michael. But Michael never agreed to it, didn’t do it, and died …

Exclusive: Pooch Hall Does DJPremium.com’s Fall Shoot! Exclusive: Pooch Hall Does DJPremium.com’s Fall Shoot!
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August 25, 2009 – 11:01 am | 9 Comments

This past weekend, we shot actor Pooch Hall for DJPremium.com‘s fall 2009 campaign!
These shots are just a sneak peek before the campaign goes live on our fashionable sister site.
Well loved for his role as Derwin …

Video: A Day With Kid Cudi Video: A Day With Kid Cudi
August 25, 2009 – 7:24 am | 2 Comments

The good folks over at The New Pop spent the day with Kid Cudi, covering his URB magazine photo shoot, and hitting up all the retail spots he worked at before his first name was …

Remembering the Angel Aaliyah: Eight Years Later Remembering the Angel Aaliyah: Eight Years Later
August 25, 2009 – 4:20 am | 5 Comments

Honoring the beautiful and extremely talented Aaliyah Dana Haughton. Eight years ago on this date, one of the brightest rising stars of our generation crashed out of the sky in a devastating and shocking …

Jay-Z Featuring Drake: “Off That” Jay-Z Featuring Drake: “Off That”
August 24, 2009 – 10:27 pm | No Comment

Leaked off of Jay-Z‘s much anticipated Blueprint 3 album, check out “Off That”, produced by Timbaland featuring Drake.

New Video: Mya & Bun-B “Show Me Something”
August 24, 2009 – 7:15 pm | No Comment

So Mya is attempting a comeback by releasing her first mixtape! I’ve always equated mixtapes to people with no record deal and low budgets rappers, but if you like it, I love it!
By the way, …

It’s a Kaiju Battle: Ultra Cutie Chompin’ Fluffies!
August 24, 2009 – 12:54 pm | One Comment

Believe it or not, you’ve already heard of a “Kaiju battle”, with two of the most popular Kaiju monsters being Godzilla and Mothra.
While there are plenty of classic and contemporary Japanese monster flicks, there’s never …

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