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  • Cover of D'angelo To Perform On Saturday Night Live
    D'angelo dropped his first album in 15 years in December, and since then the world has been waiting to hear the new material in a live setting. Thankfully, the Voodoo mastermind is heading out on tour in February, but not before he stops by SNL for a televised performance.
  • Cover of Review: Ghostface Killah's "36 Seasons"
    Ghostface Killah’s new LP 36 Seasons comes to us just one week after the release of Wu-Tang Clan’s A Better Tomorrow. While the latter LP received lukewarm reviews due to questionably experimental tracks, 36 Seasons is the exact opposite.
  • Cover of Ginuwine Announces Timbaland-Produced Album For 2015
    Timbaland has had a long and varied career, but he got his start in R&B. Timbo's first major production work was with Jodeci, but not long after, he linked up with newcomer Ginuwine. The result was an unstoppable team, crafting multiple hits together, including the timeless smash, Pony.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Tapped For SNL Appearance In December
    As Nicki Minaj gears up for her new album, The Pinkprint, she's lined up a second visit to Saturday Night Live. She'll serve as the show's musical guest on December 6th, which is nine days before her album drops.
  • Cover of Big Bank Hank Of The Sugarhill Gang Passes Away At 57
    We are sad to report that Big Bank Hank (born Henry Jackson), founding member of seminal hip hop group The Sugar Hill Gang has died. Reports indicate that Hank lost his battle with cancer around 2AM this morning in the greater NYC area.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation.
  • Cover of Paul Giamatti Cast As Jerry Heller In N.W.A. Movie
    The long-awaited N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton finally began filming last week, but it's already suffered what could have been a tragedy on set, when crew members were caught within a drive-by shooting.
  • Cover of 2pac's Murder Examined In A New National Geographic Documentary
    Close to two decades after Tupac Shakur was murdered on the Los Vegas strip, the rapper's murder remains unsolved.
  • Cover of Stream Coalmine Records' New "Unearthed" LP, Featuring Blu, Royce da 5'9", Kool G Rap, Pharoahe Monch, Sean Price And More
    For those unfamiliar, Coalmine Records is an independent hip-hop record label based in Brooklyn, New York City, a borough that has birthed countless rap classics and is widely considered the Mecca of the genre.
  • Cover of Kanye West Will Be The Musical Guest On Tonight's Late Night With Seth Meyers [Update: Watch His Interview]
    Things are changing in the late night game. Leno was ousted by Jimmy Fallon just last week, and now his fellow cast-member from SNL, Seth Meyers has taken the reigns at Late Night.
  • Cover of T.I.'s "Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head" Album Goes Gold
    After dropping last December, T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head album has been certified gold, selling 500K copies to date. The album was lead by the Lil Wayne-assisted lead single "Ball", and the moderately successful "Hello", which features Cee-Lo Green. 
  • Cover of Review: Trinidad James' "10 Pc. Mild"
    2012’s Don’t Be S.A.F.E. flew under the radar for the hip-hop masses. Aside from smash hits “Female$ Welcomed” and “All Gold Everything”, nobody quite knew the true identity of Trinidad James. Many eyebrows were raised when James inked a deal with Def Jam worth $2 million.
  • Cover of Daniel Gibson Says Accuser Insulted & Threatened Keyshia Cole
    Yesterday we got news that Daniel “Boobie” Gibson had turned himself over to authorities in New Orleans as he was charged with battery.   The Cavaliers guard, who is married to R&B singer, Keyshia Cole, was later released on bail.The only details heard were that the altercation took place at the Essence Music Fes
  • Cover of Keyshia Cole's Husband,  NBA Player Daniel Gibson, Arrested For Battery
    Reserve guard and three point specialist, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson, has been charged with battery in New Orleans. The Cleveland Cavaliers player who is married to singer, Keyshia Cole, turned himself into New Orleans authorities for charges which are allegedly linked to the Essence Music Festival in early July, whic
  • Cover of Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything" Goes Gold
    Trinidad James' break-out single, "All Gold Everything," has finally caught up with its name, having gone gold.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Talks Pitfalls Of His Single's Success & Upcoming Album
    Coming virtually out of nowhere, and even being upfront that he has not been rapping very long, many people have thrown the ‘One Hit Wonder’ tag on Trinidad James after his colossal hit “All Gold Everything.”  The Atlanta native was recently in New York
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