Tag: hip hop

RIAA Celebrates Eminem - the only artist in RIAA Gold & Platinum history to earn two Digital Diamond Awards. (PRNewsFoto/Interscope Records)

Eminem Being Honored as the Only Artist to Do What?

Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” may be one of the best hip hop songs ever written in my humble opinion solely based on how he captures the moment of being on stage in a battle or just being on stage in general…

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Polish Orchestra Amazingly Covers 20 Years of Hip Hop

It still amazes me at times how much hip hop has influenced and changed the world. For this very reason I wished more artists realized the power in the music and used it to take the culture in a positive…

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Beatz 96.3 Makes its Debut in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Florida has a new Urban format radio station. Beatz 96.3 launched Friday June 4th at 4 p.m. Digity Broadcasting filled the hole left by Palm Beach Broadcasting Urban AC (X102.3), when it made the move to Urban…

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Hot 97 Summer Jam Was What is Was Supposed to Be

WQHT HOT 97 FM, Where hip hop Lives, hosted the biggest hip hop event on the planet, Summer Jam, last night at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. More than 50,000 fans gathered to celebrate hip hop with two stages filled…

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LOOK Who Joined the Cast of Barbershop 3

At one point in their careers Ice Cube and Common engaged in one of your typical hip hop beefs. Ice Cube took exception to a few lines in Common’s classic song, “I Used to Love Her” and in return Common didn’t appreciate that…

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Planet Hollywood Has a New Headliner in Jennifer Lopez

Confirming rumors that have been circling for months, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will soon shine a little brighter with the landing of a new star. Jennifer Lopez announced during tonight’s “American Idol” Season 14 finale that she will begin…

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Raekwon Talks Love and Issues within Wu-Tang

If you are a true fan of hip hop you may agree that Raekwon’s debut album, “Only Built for Cuban Linx” is a classic. As the 20th anniversary of the album approaches, Raekwon has been doing his media runs. He…

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Scarface Talks Attempted Suicide and Crooked Officers

Brad Jordan, aka Scarface, has been doing his media rounds to promote his new book “Diary of a Mad Man.” The book tells the story of his life being raised on the south side of Houston, his love of hip hop, and…

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HOT 97 SUMMER JAM 2015 #SUMMERJAM

HOT 97 SUMMER JAM 2015 #SUMMERJAM STADIUM STAGE ANNOUNCED! KENDRICK LAMAR | CHRIS BROWN | TREY SONGZ | BIG SEAN | FABOLOUS & FRIENDS MEEK MILL | TY DOLLA $IGN & FRIENDS | OMARION | CHILDISH GAMBINO FESTIVAL STAGE TRAVI$ SCOTT…

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LORENZO THOMAS LAUNCHES NEW STATION FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS AND DJS

LORENZO THOMAS LAUNCHES NEW STATION FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS AND DJS IN TRANSITION Live from the Mia After a few months of planning, Nationally recognized Air Personality Lorenzo Ice- Tea Thomas launches on the Original Internet Radio Network a new format/station…

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Beasley Media Group hires Jamillah “Jam” Muhammad

Beasley Media Group hires Jamillah “Jam” Muhammad Seasoned radio programmer comes to the Queen City Beasley Media Group Charlotte has appointed broadcast veteran Jamillah “Jam” Muhammad as Operations/Program Director of legendary hip hop station WPEG/Power 98 and Urban AC WBAV/V101.9….