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Vic Mensa Talks Gun Control With CNN

Vic Mensa speaks on gun control and Donald Trump, during CNN interview. Following the mass shooting in Orlando last weekend, Chicago rapper Vic Mensa was among the most vocal in the Hip Hop community, tweeting his thoughts on the lack of gun control in the United States. The musician again offered his thoughts on gun Continue reading Vic Mensa Talks Gun Control With CNN

Flying Lotus Goes In On Rappers Who Exploit Producers

The Internet – Flying Lotus has been a mainstay in LA’s Hip Hop scene with his top-notch production, and has infiltrated pop culture by making beats for Adult Swim. If anybody knows the ins-and-outs of the music industry, it would be him. FlyLo took to Twitter today to say that producers are not treated fairly in today’s game. Continue reading Flying Lotus Goes In On Rappers Who Exploit Producers

Post Malone Deserts Hip Hop Music For Country Music

New York, NY – In an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, XXL editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten reveals Post Malone’s absence from this year’s XXL Freshman list was due to the rapper’s musician’s apparent plans on leaving Hip Hop for Country. The Dallas native, whose given name is Austin Post, had a big year in 2015 when he Continue reading Post Malone Deserts Hip Hop Music For Country Music

Recording Artist, Dre The Great Presents New EP,''Life Is What You Make It''

Born Andre Elliot Barnes April 9th 1989 in Bronx, NY currently residing in Atlanta, GA. Dre the Great is a new artist on the rise in hip hop. Influenced by artist like Jay-Z, Nas, Biggie, all the way up to new school artist such as J. cole and Kendrick Lamar. Dre The Great prides himself Continue reading Recording Artist, Dre The Great Presents New EP,''Life Is What You Make It''

Sprite Revamps "Obey Your Verse" With Tupac, Missy Elliott & J. Cole

Sprite’s back at it with the soda cans. The beverage company unleashed its first “Obey Your Verse” campaign last summer with 16 lyrics from The Notorious B.I.G., Drake, Nas and others emblazoned on the cans. Now, Sprite continues the saga, based on its “Obey Your Thirst” slogan, and has chosen 16 more words of inspiration Continue reading Sprite Revamps "Obey Your Verse" With Tupac, Missy Elliott & J. Cole

Doctor Dre Of "Yo! MTV Raps" Blind Following Diabetes Diagnosis

Doctor Dre details struggles he’s faced after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. According to Vlad TV, in the decade since former Yo! MTV Raps co-host, Doctor Dre was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he has gone blind and has also lost a toe. “My stubbornness put me where I’m at. Now my energy is Continue reading Doctor Dre Of "Yo! MTV Raps" Blind Following Diabetes Diagnosis

Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino Cast In Spider-Man Reboot

Donald Glover, known in Hip Hop circles as Childish Gambino, will appear in the 2017 reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The details of Glover’s character haven’t been revealed yet, which is causing many fans to speculate that he may be reprising the role of Miles Morales, the black Spider-Man character Continue reading Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino Cast In Spider-Man Reboot