Universal Music’s $1.9 Billion Dollar Takeover Of EMI Approved In Europe
In its quest to remain the world’s largest music company, Universal Music Group’s (UMG) $1.9 billion acquisition of rival British company EMI was approved by European regulators, yet pares down the original ambitious terms of the deal. With both companies known as part of the “big four” record labels along with Sony BMG and Warner Music […]
Footage of Nas’ Attempted “Jay-Z” Summer Jam Lynching Emerges [VIDEO]
Ten years ago, Nas was banned from Hot 97’s Summer Jam for wanting to lynch a dummy of Jay-Z on stage at the height of their rivalry. He later took his grievances to an emerging rival radio station known as Power 105.1. Looking at this pretty creepy footage of the making of the dummy, Hot […]
Exclusive: Large Professor Speaks On Professor @ Large Album [VIDEO]
Large Professor kicked knowledge with Hip-Hop Wired about his new album, Professor @ Large. He spoke on guest appearances including Busta Rhymes and Action Bronson and more. Hit the jump to check it all out.
Exclusive: Large Professor Recalls The Jay-Z/Nas Beef [VIDEO]
Eleven years ago, Large Professor was dead in the middle of the most famous rap battle in Hip-Hop history between Jay-Z and Nas. Once Jigga rapped “I showed you your first tech, on tour with Large Professor,” the legendary producer was now entrenched in the verbal war between the two formal rivals.
Young Jeezy Delivering “Trap Or Die 2” With DJ Drama
When Young Jeezy was on his rap come up, aligning himself with the fairly new DJ Drama served as a catapult for both of their careers with releases such as You Can’t Ban The Snowman and I Am The Street Dream. Another tape that the two were able to create which, coincidentally would be the […]