mousebudden The making of MM4 begins….. 2morrow. Since exiling himself from the spotlight for a brief hiatus, rapper Joe Budden has dealt with many trials and triumphs in 2009. From beef with Raekwon and Method Man to a public break up with former girlfriend Tahiry, the rapper has stayed true, for the most part, to […]

Many fans have been in an uproar while waiting for the mixtapes to drop from Jay Electronica and Fabolous as their projects have faced pushbacks like they were studio albums. Juelz Santana is another artist that can add his name to the list as the Reagan Era was allegedly dropping on Valentine’s Day, but it […]

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“In today’s day and age, a buzz doesn’t really mean anything.  It’s so manufactured, it’s smoke and mirrors.” As a rapper makes an attempt to get their foot in the door, the routine always begins with building a buzz so that Hip Hop heads are at least aware of his/her presence. In most cases, however, […]

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Jay-Z is continuing to line up his summer concert schedule and this time is set to headline another festival over seas. Jay has just been announced as the headliner for the 2010 Wireless Festival. Taking place July 4 in London’s Hyde Park, the concert will feature Jay as well as Pink, Gossip, The Temper Trap […]

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The annual music festival that brings together some of the biggest acts in the country is announcing its summer 2010 lineup. Taking place at a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, the 9th annual Bonnaroo Festival will be headlined by Jay-Z. Along with Jay attendees to the plush landscape will see performances from Stevie Wonder, Nas […]

California’s Paid Dues Festival is an even uniting various mainstream and underground acts in Hip-Hop. For the 2010 version of the annual event three heavyweights have been added to the lineup; Raekwon, Jay Electronica and Ice Cube. Kwon and Jay Elect will join the Hip-Hop veteran at this year’s fest when it takes place this […]

When Joell Ortiz isn’t ripping down shows with his Slaughterhouse family he’s chiming in to raise awareness about relief efforts in Haiti. Taking to the studio Joell has dropped “Exhibit H”, a track detailing the history of the first country to successfully revolt from slavery and the current devastation that’s challenging the nation today. Listen […]

Reported earlier, Lupe Fiasco stated the admiration and respect that he has for Jay Electronica and his ability to rhyme. He took it so far to say that he was fighting for the two to come together and create a collaborative effort for both lyricists to sink their teeth into. It didn’t take too long […]

“He’s a good guy.  I respect him as an MC.” In today’s frenzy of Hip Hop artists, it’s hard to pin point one that can stand out in the sea full of sharks. An artist with such caliber as Lupe Fiasco must find it hard in the search for other rappers that can meet his […]

Before North Carolina’s own J. Cole was rapping alongside Wale and premier lyricists like Jay Electronica, Mos Def and Talib Kweli, the young up and comer was trying to find a way to get his foot in the door to enter the music business. With the intent to impress Jay Z, what better way than […]


Hoping to push forward the idea of promoting health and fitness, New York artists and activists have linked together to launch a concert series in support of raising awareness on diabetes. Presented by The Heavy Sound, the event, “Mind Body Soul: A Benefit Concert to Raise Awareness of Diabetes”, will take place later tonight at […]