Day: March 30, 2017

The 5 Most Underrated Tracks on the Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’

Bad Boy Ent. It’s impossible to discuss the second album from the Notorious B.I.G. without addressing his tragic murder that occurred just two weeks prior to the album’s release. As such, Life After Death, from it’s title to it’s artwork to the toxic atmosphere under which it arrived, is inextricably tied to and informed by Continue reading The 5 Most Underrated Tracks on the Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’

Watch the Trailer For Kodak Black’s  New Documentary ‘Project Baby’ [VIDEO]

Watch the Trailer For Kodak Black’s New Documentary ‘Project Baby’ [VIDEO]

to TheBoombox on Kodak Black‘s Painting Pictures drops tomorrow, and to help get folks excited for it WorldStarHipHop released a trailer for an upcoming documentary on the rapper called Project Baby. In the 32-second-clip, you’ll see Kodak strolling through the tropics  Florida, while he talks about his songwriting process. “A n—- blood raw with it. I Continue reading Watch the Trailer For Kodak Black’s New Documentary ‘Project Baby’ [VIDEO]

Joey Bada$$ and Schoolboy Q Team Up for the Powerful ‘Rockabye Baby’

Joey Bada$$ and Schoolboy Q Team Up for the Powerful ‘Rockabye Baby’

East meets West and dope meets dope on Joey Bada$$‘s new song “Rockabye Baby,” featuring Schoolboy Q. The cut will be on the Brooklyn spitter’s new album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, which drops next week. From start to finish, the song hits you with thought-provoking, political lyrics, but neither Joey or the TDE rapper get preachy. “If you ’bout Continue reading Joey Bada$$ and Schoolboy Q Team Up for the Powerful ‘Rockabye Baby’

Stephen Hill Steps Down at BET; His 5 Most Iconic Achievements

Stephen Hill Steps Down at BET; His 5 Most Iconic Achievements

Gabe Ginsberg, Getty s Longtime programming president Stephen Hill has announced that he is leaving BET Networks after 18 years service. Hill’s resignation was announced on Wednesday (March 29) by BET Networks chairman/CEO Debra Lee in an internal staff memo. According to Billboard, Lee praised Hill for his “energy, passion and love BET” and called Continue reading Stephen Hill Steps Down at BET; His 5 Most Iconic Achievements

Belly and Travis Scott Are Surrounded by Women and Lights in ‘White Girls’ Video

Belly and Travis Scott Are Surrounded by Women and Lights in ‘White Girls’ Video

to TheBoombox on Belly and Travis Scott are immersed in women and colorful lights in the new video for “White Girls,” f the Canadian rapper’s Inzombia mixtape. Right away, things get cooking with Scott belting out the hook while he stands in front an all red background. From there, Belly spits his verse while sitting on some illuminated Continue reading Belly and Travis Scott Are Surrounded by Women and Lights in ‘White Girls’ Video

Yo Gotti Talks Memphis Rap and Selling CDs in Ziplock Baggies with Nardwuar at SXSW

Yo Gotti Talks Memphis Rap and Selling CDs in Ziplock Baggies with Nardwuar at SXSW

to TheBoombox on Yo Gotti finally crossed paths with Nardwuar at SXSW in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago, where they chatted about a slew different topics. The “Down in the DM” rapper made sure to cover a range topics with the popular host, including, speaking on rappers in Memphis, how he was able to learn math through the Continue reading Yo Gotti Talks Memphis Rap and Selling CDs in Ziplock Baggies with Nardwuar at SXSW

Amir Obe’s EP ‘None of the Clocks Work’ is Now Available For Streaming

Amir Obe’s EP ‘None of the Clocks Work’ is Now Available For Streaming

Def Jam signee Amir Obé just dropped his new EP None the Clocks Work, which is a seven song release that’s bound to provoke feeling. From the percussion heavy opener “Free,” to the closing track “Enemies,” the Detroit native proves he’s a special talent, and based on the sound the EP, he could be in store Continue reading Amir Obe’s EP ‘None of the Clocks Work’ is Now Available For Streaming

Erykah Badu to Perform Special ‘Baduizm’ 20th Anniversary Show In London

Erykah Badu to Perform Special ‘Baduizm’ 20th Anniversary Show In London

Mindy Smalls, Getty s This past February marked the 20th anniversary Erykah Badu’s classic 1997 debut album, Baduizm. To celebrate the LP’s birthday, Badu will travel overseas and perform the album in its entirety for the London audience. The 46-year-old singer-songwriter, who is affectionately known as Fat Belly Bella on Twitter, is headlining a concert Continue reading Erykah Badu to Perform Special ‘Baduizm’ 20th Anniversary Show In London

Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

Derek Blanks With the evolution R&B, it’s consistently being argued by listeners that the foundation the genre is disappearing. As new sub-genres like “Trap&B” emerge, many are unsure what the future holds for R&B and it’s place in mainstream music. There are some artists, however, who are staying true to that key sound, which includes soul Continue reading Avery Sunshine Talks ‘Twenty Sixty Four’, Her Musical Marriage and the State of R&B

Kanye West, Missy Elliott and Quavo Featured on Mary J. Blige’s ‘Strength of a Woman’

Kanye West, Missy Elliott and Quavo Featured on Mary J. Blige’s ‘Strength of a Woman’

A month from now, Mary J. Blige is set to release her upcoming Strength a Woman album, and we’re finally getting some major details around the project. Mary already shared the April 28 release date and album cover and now the singer has revealed the tracklist for the project, which is packed with big names. Kanye West, Kaytranada, Continue reading Kanye West, Missy Elliott and Quavo Featured on Mary J. Blige’s ‘Strength of a Woman’