Posts Tagged ‘hip-hop’

J. Cole Attends Harvard University as Guest Speaker

J.Cole, who graduated magna cum laude from St. John’s University, recently served as a guest speaker at the prestigious Harvard University. Cole spoke at the Ivy League university about the music business, chasing his dreams, and what his plan B was if Hip-Hop didn’t work out.

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

Chuck Taylor is an impressive blend of master musician, vocalist and lyricist rolled up into one extensive package. Bringing back funk blends mixed with a tinge of rock and hip hop…

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Industry Buzz: Chuck Taylor

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The music industry buzz for upcoming artist Chuck Taylor has reached a fever pitch. The Virginia native first mastered his guitar, then he took his show on the road to captivate fans across the nation.…

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Multi-Platinum Artists Nelly & T.I. Perform Live On Good Morning America

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This morning, he stopped by Good Morning America to perform his new song ‘Rick James’ along with special guest T.I.. Nelly also gave the crowd a performance of his classic hit “Hot In Herre.” Watch.…

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Jermaine Dupri Hosts So So Def Concert; Brings Out Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher & More

Hip-Hop heavyweights & stars came out to celebrate 20 years of hits at So So Def’s anniversary concert in Atlanta over the weekend. So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri hosted a night full of stars and surprises. JD pulled out all the stops as he brought out Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ludacris, Monica, Nelly &

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Legendary Hip-Hop Songstress Lauryn Hill Released From Prison; Drops New Song

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Former Fugees member Lauryn Hill, who was convicted of failing to pay about $1 million in federal taxes between 2005-2007, has completed her three month sentence at Danbury Federal Prison for tax evasion this morning, and dropped a new track to celebrate her release.…

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Industry Buzz: Chuck Taylor

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The music industry buzz for upcoming artist Chuck Taylor has reached a fever pitch. The Virginia native first mastered his guitar, then he took his show on the road to captivate fans across the nation.…

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Roots’ Drummer Questlove To Release Insightful Memoir This Summer

According to Rolling Stone, Questlove, drummer of legendary hip-hop group The Roots, is working on a book that will be part memoir, part cultural study.

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Brooklyn MC Joey Bada$$ Named Creative Director of Ecko Clothing

Joey Bada$$ is the latest musical figure to be named Creative Director of a notable company. The announcement was unintentionally made during an interview with Fuse TV, who caught up with the talented lyricist at the Ecko headquarters in New York City.

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Big Boi of Legendary Hip-Hop Group Outkast Announces 45-City Tour

The Atlanta hip-hop/rap pioneer Big Boi has announced dates for his “Shoes for Running” tour. The 45-city North American trek kicks off April 18 in his homestate of Georgia, and travels to Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, wrapping June 19 in Boston.

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Son & Daughter to Star In New Animated Series

A new animated series “House of Wallace” is in the works. The series will feature 16-year-old C.J. Wallace and 19-year-old T’yanna Wallace, the children of late rapper Notorious B.I.G.. The two will star in the show about maintaining the hip-hop legend’s New York City recording studio.

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Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Macklemore Perform BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend

The BBC Radio 1′ Big Weekend concert featured some star power from the world of American Hip-Hop, featuring performances by Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Macklemore, & Iggy Azalea. Watch video from each of their performances.

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