Posts Tagged ‘new york’

Nicki Minaj Ends Feud With New York’s Hot97 & Peter Rosenberg

Nicki Minaj finally sat down with Hot 97 to clear the air of a longstanding issues stemming from Peter Rosenberg’s criticism of the YMCMB superstar’s crossover hit “Starships” on the Summer Jam stage that caused an uproar and infuriated the rapper to the point that she canceled her headlining performance hours before she was scheduled

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New York City To Rename Street After The Notorious B.I.G.?!

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After representing the borough of Brooklyn to the fullest during his reign in rap, a fan is petitioning for a King’s County street to be renamed after the late, great MC.…

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VIDEO: 2 Chainz & Nicki Minaj Perform Live at Summer Jam 2013

2 Chainz brought his show to the Summer Jam stage over the weekend. He performed some of his hits, and was joined by Nicki Minaj. 2 Chainz also debuted his latest single off “Feds Watching.” Watch.

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NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg & Questlove of the Roots Announce Launch of Made in NY Media Center

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New York is one of America’s major media markets, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the opening of a new center to help bolster that fact.

The Roots drummer joined Bloomberg Tuesday in the announcement of the Made In NY Media Center.…

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New York’s Apollo Theater To Host Hip Hop Dance Festival

The historic Apollo Theater in NYC will host a four-day Hip Hop dance festival, the Breakin’ Convention. The festival will bring together an international representation of dancers keeping the break dancing art form alive.

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Yo Gotti Celebrates Album Release; Brings Out Jeezy, Rich Homie Quan & More in NYC

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To celebrate release of his new album “I Am,” rapper Yo Gotti took the celebration to New York with Wale, Maino, Ne-Yo, Jeezy, YG and Rich Homie Quan. Watch.…

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VIDEO: French Montana Brings Out Diddy & Macklemore To Peform Live at SXSW

French Montana closed out SXSW with an explosive set at The FADER FORT in Austin, Texas. During his nearly 40-minute set, French brought out Diddy for the remix to “Same Damn Time” and “It’s All About the Benjamins.” Macklemore even hit the stage to perform his hit “Thrift Shop.” Watch.

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VIDEO: J. Cole Performs ‘Crooked Smile’ For First Time In NYC

J. Cole appeared at a private concert in New York City which was part of Yahoo!’s live tour. He took the stage backed by a live band as he performed several of his hits and his brand new single ‘Crooked Smile‘ featuring TLC for the very first time.

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VIDEO: Rick Ross ft. Jadakiss – Oil Money Gang

MMG is hard at work creating new videos and dropping new music. Their latest offering is a visual starring the Boss himself, Rick Ross, and Jadakiss. The two link up for the visual to “Oil Money Gang,” a track from MMG’s Self Made Vol. 3. Watch.

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Amy Winehouse Family Plans First U.S. Fundraising Gala

Before her death in 2011, Amy Winehouse gave much more to the world than just her music. Now the singer’s family is working hard to keep her giving spirit alive through the Amy Winehouse Foundation. The foundation will hold its first U.S. fund-raising event at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York

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VIDEO: J. Cole Performs Live in NYC; Brings Out Drake

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J. Cole and his Dollar and a Dream tour stopped by Irving Plaza in NYC with plenty of energy. J. Cole started performing ‘In The Morning’ and brought out a special guest who happens to also be featured on the song–October’s Very Own Drake.

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Music Executive Michael “Blue” Williams Preps “Guns For Greatness” Program

Music executive Michael “Blue” Williams has come up with an idea to get firearms off the streets of New York City. The music industry veteran has a proposal aimed at offering mentoring and celebrity influence, in exchange for people turning in weapons.

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