The legendary DJ Muggs produced the self-titled debut album for Cypress Hill in 1991 using jazz, R&B, psychedelic rock and metal samples, and solidified himself as a pioneering producer in the process. With the album released over a year before Dr. Dre came out with The Chronic, DJ Muggs and Cypress Hill had already crafted stoner anthems like “Light Another” and “Stoned … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, DJ Muggs!
Chris "The Glove" Taylor Is joining top creators such as Snoop Dogg, Heavy Metal Magazine, META, and Death Row Records by leveraging blockchain technology to build NFT Collections and digital wearables to help drive new revenue streams with fans. The pioneering multi-platinum producer has signed a deal with NFT Drop, whose focus is tangible NFT memorabilia. Taylor gave … [Read more...] about Former Death Row Records Producer Chris “The Glove” Taylor Signs Deal For NFT Collection
It was a Texas takeover on this week’s episode of I Am Athlete — featuring NFL legends, rap icons, and an NBA champion. Houston Texans great Arian Foster joined IAA host Brandon Marshall — along with hip hop superstars Bun B and Lil Keke, ESPN star Kendrick Perkins and ex-NFL linebacker D.J. Williams. Among the highlights, Arian Foster argued Barry Sanders is the … [Read more...] about Houston Legends Arian Foster & Bun B Join Kendrick Perkins To Discuss Dak Prescott, Barry Sanders, Jay-Z + More On “I Am Athlete” Podcast With Brandon Marshall, Lil Keke & D.J. Williams
This past Monday night (January 24), Talib Kweli took the Blue Note New York stage, backed by a live band, to celebrate hip-hop, soul, sampling, and rhymes. The bill on this historic night for hip-hop also featured jazz legend Bob James and hip-hop pioneer great Slick Rick. Bob James, sporting a Wu-Tang Clan hoodie and Slick Rick’s giant gold rope chain, flowed through his … [Read more...] about Talib Kweli, Slick Rick & Bob James Perform At Blue Note Jazz Club In New York
Grammy Award-winning producer Focus… is prepping an upcoming project entitled "•••". Details of the forthcoming project from the multi-platinum producer have not been released, but having worked with some of the music industry's top-tier artists and producers there is little doubt that the "•••" project is going to be an incredible piece of work. Focus... has provided his … [Read more...] about Focus… Putting Finishing Touches On New “•••” Project Dropping In February, Releases New Cover Art Designed By Will Feagins, Jr.
Fans of Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40, and Too Short, will have the opportunity to see all four west coast icons, along with special guest Warren G, when the Mount Westmore supergroup performs at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, March 26th in Nashville, TN. This past November, Mount Westmore performed at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY, with … [Read more...] about Ice Cube, Too Short, Snoop Dogg & E-40 Super-Group Mt. Westmore Set To Perform March 26 At Bridgestone Arena In Nashville, TN
CLEAN Cause, the Austin, Texas-based sparkling Yerba Maté beverage company, today announced Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, as the Brand’s first Creative Director and celebrity investor. The partnership brings together CLEAN Cause, a beverage brand on a mission to support individuals in recovery, and Macklemore, who has long … [Read more...] about Macklemore Joins Sparkling Yerba Maté Beverage Brand CLEAN Cause As Investor & Creative Director
Xzibit, who has been instrumental to the west coast hip-hop scene since his 1996 debut At The Speed of Life, and boasts a catalog of seven studio albums, is finally ready to release his long-awaited King Maker album. Mr. X to the Z took to Instagram to announce the upcoming album and said in the post, "Time to make it happen.I haven’t released any solo music since 2012. I … [Read more...] about Xzibit Planning To Release Long-Awaited “King Maker” Album In 2022
After a year of taking 2021 by storm with the lauded Heaux Tales, Jazmine Sullivan announces today (January 24) that Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe will be released February 11 via RCA Records. Released January 8, 2021, Heaux Tales debuted at #1 on the R&B Albums chart, #2 on the R&B/Hip Hop chart and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. Heaux Tales marked … [Read more...] about Jazmine Sullivan To Release ‘Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe’ On February 11th
Late last year, Snoop Dogg announced that he was dropping a new album in early 2022 entitled B.O.D.R., and today the Long Beach icon took to Instagram to post short snippet of track presumably off the upcoming album. "What's that mean? / That means I'm back on the Row, gettin' more dough / and tell'em Snoop Dogg said so.." There’s no word on the exact meaning of the … [Read more...] about Snoop Dogg Drops Sneak-Peek Of Song From Upcoming “B.O.D.R.” Album
K.A.A.N., is prepping the reelase of his next album, Mission Hillz, for February 11th, and has already been getting fans hyped for the reelase with recent singles including the Du Noise-produced “2 Much”, and “Matter Fact”, produced by Dem Jointz and Brainstorm, Today (January 24), Grammy Award-winning producer Dem Jointz took to Instagram to announce the latest single … [Read more...] about K.A.A.N. Readies New Dem Jointz-Produced Single “I See” Off Upcoming Mission Hillz Album
Legendary multi-platinum producer DJ Battlecat has joined with music industry executive Stan Sheppard to executive produce the Black Pain album which is intended to draw awareness to the out-of-control gang violence that is claiming black lives throughout the country. The song is about the pain a young Black child experiences when his Dad goes to prison. Check out the … [Read more...] about DJ Battlecat To Executive Produce “Black Pain” Album With Industry Veteran Stan Sheppard
J-Dee of Da Lench Mob reveals the album artwork and tracklist for the upcoming J-Dee’s Revenge Vol. 1 : Success is My Revenge, EP. The 8-track EP features appearances from Kokane, Squeak Ru of Allfrumtha I, Glasses Malone, Kurupt, Ras Kass and others. Earlier this month, J-Dee dropped the lead single and video from the project entitled “Put It All Together”. The … [Read more...] about J-Dee Of Da Lench Mob Reveals Cover Art & Tracklist To ‘J-Dee’s Revenge Vol. 1 : Success Is My Revenge’ EP Featuring Kurupt, Kokane, Squeak Ru, Ras Kass + More
Back in September, Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation announced that the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022 will feature Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar. The five iconic music artists have combined for 43 Grammys, 22 No. 1 Billboard albums and 1 Pulitzer Prize. Now, Pepsi has unveiled the F. Gary … [Read more...] about Pepsi Unveils Official Commercial “The Call” For Halftime Show Featuring Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Snoop Dogg & Mary J. Blige
Chris Brown releases a new track and video “Iffy” via RCA Records. The single is a testament to Brown’s ability to consistently make catchy singles with infectious beats and memorable lyrics. The Joseph Kahn-directed visual is just what you’d expect from the chart-topping artist – high-quality cinematic effects, smooth vocals, and effortless … [Read more...] about Chris Brown Drops New Track & Official Video For “Iffy”