Hip-hop’s evolution has been marked by seasons! Def Jam/Run DMC took hip-hop mainstream; Bad Boy/Biggie launched brands merging street culture with luxurious lifestyles; Cash Money/Hot Boys brought us Bling Bling; Ruthless Records/NWA introduced us to West Side and Gangsta Rap; Luke Records/2 Live Crew turned up in the clubs with Miami Bass; and […]
Billboard No. 1 new artist and songwriter Titus Showers debut EP, WHO? (A&P Records/UAMG/Sony Music/Orchard), which released May 10 remains one of the Top 5 gospel album sales debuts on the Gospel Albums chart this year-to-date. Additionally, WHO? is the highest gospel album debut among all-new gospel acts this year. Titus was honored and presented with […]
ART@WAR, a joint venture with Atlantic Records founded by entertainment executive James McMillan, is enjoying early successes with the release of YBN Cordae’s LP, The Lost Boy and the gold certification of YBN: The Mixtape YBN Nahmir, YBN Cordae, and YBN Almighty Jay. This week, The Lost Boy debuts at #8 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and #13 on the Billboard 200 Chart. […]
By Jack Barnes Bria Jhane releases her new single “Back Bone” today via Republic Records/RadioKilla Records. Discovered by The-Dream, Bria Jhane will join the iconic artist on several dates of his Current tour. Beginning in Atlanta, GA on February 23, Bria is joining for dates in Charlotte, Washington DC, New York and Chicago. Enjoy this […]
By Jack Barnes L.A Reid’s new music label HITCO recently teamed up with Raphael Saadiq’s production company, Toler Heights Music, to sign songstress The Bonfyre. The Atlanta based singer caught the attention of Saadiq a few years ago, who would work with her to develop and hone her signature soulful style. […]
Caesar Osiris By Jack Barnes Caesar Osiris is an artist and a filmmaker with a strong cause unique to the music scene. With his music and his films, Caesar intends to inspire people to care about the planet and work to protect it. This July, he drops new single “Más […]
KatoDiHeartThrob By Jack Barnes 23-year-old teacher KatoDiHeartthrob from Queens, NY releases a new project titled “TalesFromDiAttic”. This project TalesFromDiAttic is a compilation of stories all experienced by him over the course of a year. Kato just moved back to New York so these are his experiences since being back, all […]
Flo Rida By Jack Barnes Flo Rida attends the BET Hip-Hop Awards red carpet alongside his new artist Baby Soulja. Enjoy this photo stream below after the jump.
Pandora By Jack Barnes In anticipation of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 27th, we decided to take a deeper look at the ‘Best New Artist’ category to make an early prediction on who will take home the renamed ‘Moon Person’ award during the show.