The line between satisfying a buying public and an artistic credibility are spiderweb thin. Should Hip-Hop artists have to “dumb it down” to get attention? Amazingly, statistics pretty much scream a defiant “yes.”
A healthy combination of positive and negative press and worked well in Jamie Foxx’s favor for his fifth studio album, Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses.
Part of the reason why Furious 7 had such a huge debut on the Billboard Charts was the Wiz Khalifa’s sentimental record, “See You Again.” The heartfelt song not only acted as a tribute to the late Paul Walker and introduced Charlie Puth to the masses, the track is also very relatable to anyone who […]
Drake continues to impress the world with the boundaries reached from a lowly mixtape. In 2009, his smash compilation, So Far Gone, landed him a Grammy nomination, and his latest release in If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late is literally dominating the Billboard Charts.
Nicki Minaj recently scored her 56th Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with “Only,” featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown. The Barbz now has the most Billboard Hot 100 hits of any female MC. Not too shabby for a Trinidadian from Southside Jamaica, Queens.