Trinidad James News

Trinidad James Says He's Been Dropped From Def Jam
Trinidad James Says He's Been Dropped From Def Jam Aug 2, 2014 at 01:35am
Well that ride didn’t last too long. After signing with Def Jam back in 2012 following the success of “All Gold Everything”, Trinidad James is no longer member of the family. Taking to twitter Friday night, Trinidad announced that he has been dropped from Def Jam Records. Along with that, TJ revealed that he’ll be releasing his debut album for free now, and any producer looking to get paid, better not get their hopes up. Trinidad stated “If u hear ur beat or verse on it. I hope u want dap cuz i got no money”. (So much for all that gold he had).
11 Recent Rap Fails
11 Recent Rap Fails Jan 21, 2014 at 01:51pm
Hip-hop artists stunt exceptionally well at the best of times. Whether it’s dope performances, providing quality albums, or being trendsetters, there’s always a lot to be celebrated within rap music.  However, even the most successful of hip-hop artists miss the mark sometimes (some more than others!). While we definitely enjoy their best moments, we can also sometimes enjoy their failings-- it just reminds us that they're as human as any of us, and brings them back down to earth if only slightly. 
14 Rappers Who Play Pokemon Go
14 Rappers Who Play Pokemon Go Jul 22, 2016 at 05:49pm
Whether or not Pokemon Go is a fad or a permanent institution, it has captured the hearts and minds of people around the globe. Rappers are not immune to its powers, and many have taken to the streets on their quest to catch 'em all. Of course, there are just as many detractors as there are addicts. Charlamagne tha God recently anointed Pokemon Go players his “Donkey of the Day” and many rappers share his sentiment that the game can be dangerous and is a distraction from larger issues at hand.
55th Annual Grammy Awards: After Party Photos
55th Annual Grammy Awards: After Party Photos Feb 11, 2013 at 11:43am
After the awards, the celebration was in full swing around town last night.  Highlights include Jay-Z actually drinking from his award, and party photos of Chris Brown, Nas, 2 Chainz, Rihanna, Usher, Trinidad James - all enjoying the festivities.Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards after parties below.
Trinidad James To Make At Least $50,000 From "Uptown Funk" Royalties
Trinidad James To Make At Least $50,000 From "Uptown Funk" Royalties May 5, 2015 at 10:15am
Back in January, we were surprised to see Trinidad James' name (actually Nicholas Williams) in the writing credits of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' chart-topping hit "Uptown Funk," and now we're learning just how much he stands to make off that "Don't believe me, just watch" line.
Trinidad James Reacts to Oklahoma SAE Racism Controversy
Trinidad James Reacts to Oklahoma SAE Racism Controversy Mar 15, 2015 at 12:51pm
The SAE racism scandal is a whirlpool, and it has now sucked in Trinidad James. Just days after the appearance of the scandal-inducing video, another video surfaced -- those frat bros' elderly house mom rapping along to James' 2013 smash hit "All Gold Everything," which prominently features the n-word. 
Top Tracks Of The Week: January 5-13
Top Tracks Of The Week: January 5-13 Jan 13, 2015 at 03:15pm
Here it is, our weekly rundown of whats new and notable at the top of our charts. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration. 
Trinidad James Breaks a Sneaker Commandment (via SneakerMob)
Trinidad James Breaks a Sneaker Commandment (via SneakerMob) Jul 11, 2013 at 02:05pm
Trinidad James is by no means reserved when it comes to fashion. You might see him in an all over gold print shirt, or wearing HBA with motocross pants (we don't get it either). However last night James broke out a fresh new pair of Shadow Jordan 1s, and broke a sneaker commandment. Pictured above, you can see the extra grey lace bag still attached to the shoe.
Trinidad James Breaks Out Another Early Jordan Release
Trinidad James Breaks Out Another Early Jordan Release Aug 27, 2013 at 12:17pm
Trinidad James was one of many celeberties seen rocking the Air Jordan 3 "Legends of the Summer" and the more and more we see of it we wonder, will we ever see a release date? Trinidad James rocked them with all red jogger pants and he also left the hang tag on, typical Trinidad James. The Air Jordan 3 "Legends of the Summer"  features a premium nubuck upper with hits of patent leather on the toe and white premium leather on the inner lining. 
Underrated Audio: April 25 - May 1
Underrated Audio: April 25 - May 1 May 3, 2015 at 05:10pm
Underrated Audio is back on our mission to supply you with exciting new music you may have missed upon initial browsing, from artists who haven't quite broken the mainstream. The talent is there, the quality uncut. 
Gold Gang Clothing Line By Trinidad James
Gold Gang Clothing Line By Trinidad James Jul 23, 2013 at 12:12pm
Trinidad James unveiled detailed photos of his Gold Gang T-Shirts today. Previewing several of the prints on his Instagram and Twitter, the rapper's clothing line features 12 different T-Shirts each featuring varying amounts of gold accents.
Samples Of The Week: August 14
Samples Of The Week: August 14 Aug 14, 2014 at 10:03am
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
Samples Of The Week: January 15
Samples Of The Week: January 15 Jan 15, 2015 at 11:51am
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".