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Shanti Das Launches Global #SilenceTheShame Initiative To Combat Mental Illness Stigma

Shanti Das Launches Global #SilenceTheShame Initiative To Combat Mental Illness Stigma

Atlanta, GA – Coming f a year that saw both Kanye West and Kid Cudi publicly battle mental health issues, music industry vet Shanti Das has taken it upon herself to launch an initiative to impact the global market as far as Hip Hop is concerned. In 2016, the former LaFace Records A&R — who Continue reading Shanti Das Launches Global #SilenceTheShame Initiative To Combat Mental Illness Stigma

Pulling Back the Curtain on the Great Drake Page View Grab  Article

Pulling Back the Curtain on the Great Drake Page View Grab Article

On March 18, Drake released More Life, a 22-track album that he insists we call a “playlist.”  It has been nine days since the project premiered, and in those nine days, DJBooth has published eight Drake- or More Life-related pieces content, including a 1 Listen album review; news stories about the project's record-breaking stream totals, the rise Continue reading Pulling Back the Curtain on the Great Drake Page View Grab Article

From Kanye to Kevin Abstract, a Personal Music Video Lineage  Article

From Kanye to Kevin Abstract, a Personal Music Video Lineage Article

A music video can make or break your relationship with a song. Like most, I tend to attach personal memories to songs, so if an artist’s video is good enough to rival those memories freestyling with friends in my parent's basement or that time my car engine died in the middle a snowstorm, my brain Continue reading From Kanye to Kevin Abstract, a Personal Music Video Lineage Article

Hip Hop Week In Review: Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Rick Ross

Hip Hop Week In Review: Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Rick Ross

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar’s cryptic post is solved with a new single taking shots at a certain rapper.  Also, the mysteriousness who Drake dissed on More Life is hypothesized and Rick Ross announces a new album. Kendrick Lamar Is Giving Y’all Until April 4 To Get It Together Kendrick Lamar has put Continue reading Hip Hop Week In Review: Kendrick Lamar, Drake & Rick Ross

Move Over Meek Mill, Drake Blows "Smoke" At Kid Cudi? – SOHH.com

Move Over Meek Mill, Drake Blows "Smoke" At Kid Cudi? – SOHH.com

OVO Sound leader Drake’s More Life album has bloggers working overtime. New speculation has developed over the 6 God possibly using his “Free Smoke” song to take shots at music rival Kid Cudi. Various media outlets have speculated on a few lines possibly dedicated to Cudder. Last October, rap veteran Lupe Fiasco weighed-in on Drake/Cudi’s Continue reading Move Over Meek Mill, Drake Blows "Smoke" At Kid Cudi? – SOHH.com

A Brief Timeline Of Drake's "More Life" Release Date Delays

A Brief Timeline Of Drake's "More Life" Release Date Delays

Drake fans have been frothing at the mouth for new music even since the OVO boss premiered several tracks ahead his 30th birthday and started the buzz for the More Life playlist with regular hashtags and paternally-inspired cover art. Rumored release dates have come and gone several times already, and though we’re not quite at Continue reading A Brief Timeline Of Drake's "More Life" Release Date Delays

Stormzy Opening Up About Depression Is a Refreshing Split From the Grime Standard  Article

Stormzy Opening Up About Depression Is a Refreshing Split From the Grime Standard Article

On February 24, UK emcee Stormzy released his debut Gang Signs & Prayer. Today, the project became the first independently-released grime album to top the charts in the UK, selling 69k equivalent units. According to The FADER, the album also broke the UK record for the most first-week streams, a record that previously belonged to Drake's Views. Stormzy's impact stateside has, thus Continue reading Stormzy Opening Up About Depression Is a Refreshing Split From the Grime Standard Article

It’s a Miracle Chris Brown Isn’t Dead  Article

It’s a Miracle Chris Brown Isn’t Dead Article

It's a miracle Chris Brown isn't dead. According to a newly-published report by Billboard Magazine entitled 'Chris Brown's Downward Spiral: Insiders Open Up About His Struggles With Addiction and Anger,' the troubled singer has been speeding down a destructive highway for the past year, indulging in an astonishing amount legal and illegal drugs and failing to take Continue reading It’s a Miracle Chris Brown Isn’t Dead Article

The Roots Announce Eclectic 10th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup

The Roots Announce Eclectic 10th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup

Philadelphia, PA – Every summer, The Roots head home to Philadelphia to throw the annual Roots Picnic, a multi-layered music extravaganza packed to the gills with colorful lineups and unexpected guests. This year, the well-curated event returns to the Festival Pier on June 3 and boasts performances from artists like Solange, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Continue reading The Roots Announce Eclectic 10th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup