Rapper Andre Johnson, an affiliate to the Wu-Tang Clan, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after cutting off his penis and jumping off a second story balcony early Wednesday morning.
By: Roque Caston While waiting for the release of his highly anticipated debut album, rapper “Bry’Nt” continues to excite fans by releasing a new music and videos. His latest release is the Blunted Muse Productions music video “Explain.” In the video, Bry’Nt visually displays an individual contemplating and venting about the changes in a previous […]
Vybz Kartel, a popular dancehall artist in Jamaica, has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for the murder of an associate, according to reports by the BBC. Palmer and three other men were sentenced after being convicted of the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams in a dispute over missing firearms.
Frankie Beverly and Maze: Old school soul personified Legendary vocalist still performing to sold out audiences from Minneapolis to Miami By D. Kevin McNeir There are some entertainers whose singular name is enough to make their legion of fans stand up and shout with gleeful anticipation – professionals like Pink, Prince, Madonna or Cher are […]
The television network VH1 has teamed up with acclaimed filmmakers Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman (“Cocaine Cowboys,” “Broke,” “The U”) and famed author, award-winning entrepreneur, advertising executive, and record executive Steve Stoute for a 4-part documentary series titled “VH1′s The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hip.”
In the larger-than-life world of the entertainment industry, artists are continually challenged to find ways to keep themselves “relevant” and strengthen their brands. By Nathan James As they seek to grow and evolve, performers often discover that the road to the top isn’t always straight or smooth. One notable personality who is negotiating her journey […]
Rapper Jay Z has dominated this year’s Grammy nominations, being shortlisted for nine awards. He is in the running in categories including best rap song and best rap album but has missed out on the prestigious album and record of the year for Magna Carta Holy Grail . Justin Timberlake, up for seven awards, also […]
The emergence of women as hip-hop artists has been a long, sometimes arduous journey, filled with trials for the hopeful few who attempt it. Historically, the genre hasn’t lent itself well to female MC’s, but those who have overcome its challenges have become legendary. By Nathan James Among these unforgettable personalities are Queen Latifah, Foxy […]
Calvin Lebrun, better known as Hot 97′s famous DJ, Mister Cee, has struggled with his sexuality in recent years, repeatedly getting picked up by the NYPD for, they say, having sex with male or transgender prostitutes. By Nathan James He steadfastly denied being gay or bisexual, even after assurances by his boss, program director Ebro […]
A Tunisia rapper who was jailed last month for a song in which he insulted the police has been freed. Ala Yaacoub, known to his fans as Weld El 15, had been sentenced to two years for his song The Police Are Dogs in which he sang that police should be “slaughtered”. The Tunis court […]