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Dres Of Black Sheep Shares First Encounter With Russell Simmons At Hip-Hop Improv
July 30, 2014 – 1:28 pm | No Comment
Dres Of Black Sheep Shares First Encounter With Russell Simmons At Hip-Hop Improv

Dres of Black Sheep recently stopped by Cipha Sounds’ Take It Personal hip-hop improv show. During his visit, the legendary hip-hop artist shared personal stories of when he first got signed, as well as an …

B.o.B Announced As ECKO’s Latest Campaign Ambassador
July 23, 2014 – 9:34 am | No Comment
B.o.B Announced As ECKO’s Latest Campaign Ambassador

Earlier this week, Ecko Unltd. released their Fall/Winter campaign, starring multi-talented artist, songwriter and producer B.o.B. Taking an updated approach to the brand’s design-centric DNA, the campaign features illustrations and animations depicting true stories told …

Jack Thriller Drops Latest Edition Of #16orBetter Featuring Maffew Ragazino
July 10, 2014 – 9:18 am | No Comment
Jack Thriller Drops Latest Edition Of <i>#16orBetter</i> Featuring Maffew Ragazino

Comedian and TV personality Jack Thriller presents a new edition of his weekly cypher, #16orBetter. This week’s cypher features Maffew Ragazino, Ambassador Rick, Popoff, Chase Baker, Acusewon, and Saki Bomb. Hosted by Jack alongside Lil …

Justina Valentine Releases Red Velvet Mixtape And Drops Video For “Yeah Me” Single
July 9, 2014 – 9:28 am | No Comment
Justina Valentine Releases <i>Red Velvet</i> Mixtape And Drops Video For “Yeah Me” Single

After the success of her 2013 EP Valentine, singer, songwriter and rapper Justina Valentine announces the release of her highly anticipated mixtape, Red Velvet, which became available yesterday on Datpiff.com.
Justina’s sound has been referred to …

The Cast of HBO’s The Wire Share Unheard Behind The Scenes Stories And More At Hip-Hop Improv
July 4, 2014 – 3:07 am | No Comment
The Cast of HBO’s <i>The Wire</i> Share Unheard Behind The Scenes Stories And More At Hip-Hop Improv

On Friday, June 27, 2014, actors J.D “Bodie” Williams, Felicia “Snoop” Pearson and Julitio “Naman” McCullum from HBO’s hit show The Wire stopped by FIT for the special Del Close Marathon edition of The Hip …

Southern Rapper The Husel Preps New Mix Tape For August Release
June 24, 2014 – 9:58 am | No Comment
Southern Rapper The Husel Preps New Mix Tape For August Release

Atlanta hip-hop artist The Husel is preparing to release his highly anticipated mixtape “Husel Music” in August. The groundbreaking 10-track project is composed of melodies originating from southern hip-hop culture and modern R&B swag. Diverse …

Eve Marries Longtime Beau, Gumball 3000′s Maximillion Cooper
June 16, 2014 – 9:10 am | No Comment
Eve Marries Longtime Beau, Gumball 3000′s Maximillion Cooper

Former Ruff Ryders “First Lady” Eve is officially someone’s first lady!! The 35-year-old Philadelphia born raptress exchanged “I Do’s” with her longtime beau Maximillion Cooper — Gumball 3000 motor rally CEO and co-founder/fashion designer — …

BET To Release ‘Music Matters’ Compilation Album
June 10, 2014 – 10:46 am | No Comment
BET To Release ‘Music Matters’ Compilation Album

Louder Than Life/RAL has partnered with BET Music Matters on a new compilation album series entitled BET Presents Music Matters Vol. 1. The album is being released on June 23 in conjunction with the BET Experience, …

DJ Tedsmooth Kicks Off 2014 Summer Series, Celebrates Old School Jam
May 29, 2014 – 9:51 am | No Comment
DJ Tedsmooth Kicks Off 2014 Summer Series, Celebrates Old School Jam

Tedsmooth is a staple in the hip-hop and entertainment community known for his production and remixes, including Beyonce’s “Love On Top” and Jamie Foxx’s “Blame It”. The Big Dawg Pitbull member has worked with A-list …

Jack Thriller Drops The Latest #16orBetter Featuring Lil Sodi, Lil Benzo, Boobie Soprano, K-Boy, And Mac Lucci
May 20, 2014 – 8:41 am | One Comment
Jack Thriller Drops The Latest #16orBetter Featuring Lil Sodi, Lil Benzo, Boobie Soprano, K-Boy, And Mac Lucci

Jack Thriller presents a new weekly cypher, #16orBetter. Hosted by Jack Thriller alongside Lil Cease and Mysonne, #16orBetter gives up-and-coming and established acts the chance to show off their best 16 bars for bragging rights …

FOX Releases Trailer To Hip-Hop Drama, Empire
May 15, 2014 – 9:26 am | No Comment
FOX Releases Trailer To Hip-Hop Drama, <i>Empire</i>

The moment I’ve anticipated from the time I heard FOX had picked up Lee Daniels‘ new show Empire is here! The network has dropped a trailer for the hip-hop drama, which stars Terrence Howard, Gabourey …

Chinx Stops By Cipha Sounds’ Hip-Hop Improv Show
May 14, 2014 – 9:43 am | No Comment
Chinx Stops By Cipha Sounds’ Hip-Hop Improv Show

Last Friday, rapper Chinx was the featured guest in The Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented by Hot 97′s Cipha Sounds and Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school …

‘Fashion On Broadway’ Soars Above NYC With The New Old School
April 23, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment
‘Fashion On Broadway’ Soars Above NYC With The New Old School

It was an opulent, extravagant affair high above Midtown Manhattan, with the city skyline as a glittering backdrop, as Fashion On Broadway lit up the night over Herald Square. Presented by Bobby Stone, leader of …

Honorees For “2014 Female Hip Hop Honors” Announced
April 20, 2014 – 9:38 am | No Comment
Honorees For “2014 Female Hip Hop Honors” Announced

The Underground Girls Of Hip Hop will bring down the house at the “2014 Female Hip Hop Honors” on September 13th at the Warner Grand Theatre in Los Angeles. This amazing event brings together the …

Nas Talks KRS 1 On Illmatic 20 Year Anniversar​y And Documentar​y On REVOLT Live
April 15, 2014 – 10:02 am | No Comment
Nas Talks KRS 1 On <i>Illmatic</i> 20 Year Anniversar​y And Documentar​y On REVOLT Live

New Yorker Sean Combs‘ REVOLT TV music channel recently caught up with fellow New Yorker and legendary rapper Nas. On REVOLT Live, the rapper discussed the 20th anniversary of his 1994 landmark release, Illmatic, which was considered one …

Reggae Star Mr. Vegas Stops By Cipha Sounds’ Hip-Hop Improv Show
April 8, 2014 – 12:59 pm | No Comment
Reggae Star Mr. Vegas Stops By Cipha Sounds’ Hip-Hop Improv Show

On Friday, April 4, 2014, reggae and dancehall artist Mr. Vegas stopped by Friday evening as the featured guest in The Hip Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented by Hot 97′s Cipha Sounds …

French Montana, Par-City, And Others Perform At “Hip-Hop Idols” Show
April 3, 2014 – 8:58 am | No Comment
French Montana, Par-City, And Others Perform At “Hip-Hop Idols” Show

On Friday, March 28, OTR Entertainment presented the first “Hip-Hop Idols” show at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, NY. The lineup included P.A. The Lemonade Man, Par-City, Bodega Bamz, Chinx, and French Montana. …

New Music: J.Y. Featuring Max B, “Wave Season”
April 1, 2014 – 2:18 pm | One Comment
New Music: J.Y. Featuring Max B, “Wave Season”

In need of some new Max B? Fortunately, New Jersey emcee J.Y. has been sitting on a new track featuring Max for quite some time, and is finally ready to release the track to the …

Preview: T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle, Season 4 Premiere
March 31, 2014 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Preview: <i>T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle</i>, Season 4 Premiere

Despite rumors about the status of their marriage, season 4 of T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle premieres tonight on VH1. The series follows the lives of hip-hop artist T.I., his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris, …

Sneak Peek: Season 2 Of BET’s Ultimate Freestyle Friday
March 27, 2014 – 8:52 am | No Comment
Sneak Peek: Season 2 Of BET’s <i>Ultimate Freestyle Friday</i>

BET’s 106 & PARK has once again teamed up with rap icon SMACK and the Ultimate Rap League (URL) for another season of Ultimate Freestyle Friday (UFF) battle competition. As the world’s largest and most …

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