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- KRS-One & DJ Premier Video Now Available
Video is directed by Rik Cordero and Nancy Mitchell of Three/21 Media.
- David Banner Speaks About "The Fight"
"The Fight" is the first installment in David Banner's Greatest Stories series. This story is about a misunderstanding between two friends that takes an unexpected turn.
- Rapper RZA Introduces "Digi Snacks" Album
The album is set to drop on Koch Records in July of 2008.
- Prodigy Reaches #1 On Billboard Hot 100 Single Sales
The first single entitled "The Life" reached the #1 stop on the Billboard Hot 100 Single Sales Chat.
- RIAA Gold Earned By "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool"
North American tour also announced by Lupe Fiasco supporting Kanye West.
- View Dolla Freestyle Video On Rap City
Check out the following videos of rapper Dolla with a live performance on 106 & Park featuring T-Pain.
- Busta Rhymes Video "We Made It" Features Linkin Park
The co-lead vocalists of Linkin Park are featured on Busta's first single and also a music video from the album "Blessed."
- Keak Da Sneak Set To Release "Deified" On Koch Records
Release features Too Short, Daz Dillinger, Mistah Fab, Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Alchemist, Chingo Bling, Lil Keke, Jacka of the Mob Figaz and more.
- KRS-One & DJ Premier Debut Exclusive Video
The video is now exclusively available online and is entitled 'Criminal Minded '08 (Smirnoff Signature Mix).'
- Three 6 Mafia Prep New Album Release For June
The title of the upcoming release from the rap group is "Last 2 Walk" and is set to drop on June 24th.
- Rapper Prodigy Featured On Video Game Soundtrack
The soundtrack to Grand Theft Auto IV features music from the rap artist Prodigy.
- Trina's Latest Debuts At #1 On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Charts
The 4th album from Trina entitled "Still Da Baddest" made its debut at #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop album chart.
- TAG Records Created By Island Def Jam And Procter & Gamble
Island Def Jam Music Group and Procter & Gamble’s TAG brand announce the record company creation set to be run by Jermaine Dupri.
- Young Buck Getting Ready To Drop Double Disc DVD/CD
Double-disk DVD/CD entitled "A Billion Bucks" set to feature 6 exclusive new songs from Young Buck.
- SMC Records Announces 2008 Album Release Lineup
Bay Area record label is gearing up for releases from Killer Mike, Capone-N-Noreaga and Pastor Troy.
- Tech N9ne Presents Krizz Kaliko Album & Tour
The two rappers will be performing all across the country on their tour promoting the album "Vitiligo."
- Souls of Mischief Perform "93' Till" At Paid Dues 2008
Check out the event footage of the Souls of Mischief at the 2008 Paid Dues concert.
- Jay-Z & Mary J. Blige Gross $9M In First 8 Tour Dates
The two recording artists are currently involved with their "Heart of the City" tour of the U.S. and Canada.
- Gnarls Barkley & Santogold Perform In NYC Next Week
For those that are going to be in the NYC area on April the 10th, check out Gnarls Barkley & Santogold perform at the Highline Ballroom.
- Little Vic Sets Drop Date For "Each Dawn I Die"
The rap album entitled "Each Dawn I Die" will be available in stores on April 8th.
- MTV Responds To Artists Who Want Their Music On TV
There is a new opportunity for people who want to get their music on the music television network.
- C-Side World Premiere of Music Video
The music video "Boyfriend/Girlfriend" features Keyshia Cole.
- Method Man & Street Life Prep "Back to Back"
The limited edition CD/DVD entitled "Back to Back" is set to drop May 13th.
- Notorious B.I.G. Movie Casting Update
The roll of Mister Cee in the upcoming biopic has been filled by Edwin Freeman AKA Billy-D.
- Little Brother Performs At Paid Dues Festival
The song "Watch Me" was performed by Little Brother at the 2008 Paid Dues Festival.
- Profound Intent Releases "Stop Signs Don't Exist"
The rap group accused of dissing Beyonce and 50 Cent cleans up their act with consistency. The Debut EP "Stop Signs Don't Exist" releases July 29, 2008.
- Watch The Video Interview With Lil Wayne
Check out Lil Wayne's brand new Kyte channel featuring an exclusive interview.
- Rapper Dirtball Releases Single "Mushroom Cloud"
The new single entitled "Mushroom Cloud" features Kottonmouth Kings Daddy X.
- Watch Supernatural Freestyle At Paid Dues Festival 2008
Check out this dope footage of Supernatural freestyling live from the Paid Dues Festival 3/22.
- Watch "Last Hour" Movie Clip Featuring DMX
The Last Hour will be in stores April 15th 2008.
- Record Label 404 Music Finalizes Label Deal With The D-Boyz
D-Boyz Entertainment is comprised of the rappers Stone and Lac. Their first release features Mannie Fresh, Jevenile, BG, TQ, Jazze Pha and more.
- R&B Group Cherish Announces New Album
The album "The Truth" features the single "Killa" featuring Yung Joc and is set to be released April 2008.
- Diddy Intros Janelle Monáe To Bad Boy Records
First album from Janell Monáe entitled "Metropolis" is co-executive produced by Big Boi.
- Music Portal For Artists Claims To Have Artists Interests In Mind
President of the music portal claims to be a working artist himself and wants to make the artist in control of their own work.
- Big Tigger Announces His Return To Washington DC
BET host and radio personality Big Tigger announces the return to Washington DC for Big Tigger's 7th Annual Celebrity Classic June 5-7, 2008 Bigger. Bolder. Better.
- Hip Hop Education Program Debuts In LA Schools
National education crisis motivates schools to look at nontraditional program to help close achievement gap.
- "The Formula" From Buckshot & 9th Wonder Set To Drop
The second collaboration from Buckshot and 9th Wonder entitled "The Formula" will be released on April 29th.
- Big Geminii Preps Debut Release For April
The debut single from the new album "History In The Making" features rapper Flo Rida.
- 2Pac's Mother Responds To LA Times Article
Recent news surfaced that documents provided to the LA Times were in fact forged documents.
- 20th Anniversary For Ruthless Records
Known to some as one of the most successful indie music labels of all time, Ruthless Records is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a luncheon and showcase.
- Online Mag Interviews Young Buck Over Unpaid Royalty Rumors
In the audio recorded interview, Young Buck, states that the rumors of being unpaid are false.
- Erykah Badu Remixing Contest Starts Today
DJ's from around the country are encouraged to be creative remixing an acappella version of "Real Thang."
- Danity Kane Takes Top Spot On Billboard Top 200
P. Diddy's female R&B group, Danity Kane, made chart history as the first female group to debut #1 with debut and sophomore albums.
- Rapper 50 Cent Featured In Upcoming Video Game
The rapper will be playing the role as a game hero with the sequel to "50 Cent: Blood on the Sand."
- Lil Wayne's Latest Makes Radio History
The latest radio hit "Lollipop" breaks records at crossover and urban radio.
- Prodigy Featured In New Sansa Ad Campaign
The rapper Prodigy previously known for his role in the rap duo, Mobb Deep, will be the first confirmed artist for the Sansa advertising campaign.
- Wyclef Jean Featured On HDNet Concert Series
The event was taped from the famed Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia this Sunday.
- Tyga Sets Tour Dates With Gym Class Heroes & Kidz In The Hall
Upcoming artist Tyga is still waiting for his June 10th album debut release, but will be on tour in the meanwhile.
- Snoop Dogg Episode of VH1 Storytellers Taped
Fans of Snoop Dogg can watch this exculsive performance on VH1 Storytellers: Snoop Dogg when it premiers Monday, March 31 at 10PM on VH1.