Hip hop

Milwaukee’s hip-hop DNA is about beats, rhymes and cross-cultural understanding | WUWM 89.7 FM

For anyone who’s ever freaked out upon discovering the original song sampled from a hip-hop track, or even anyone who just loves to celebrate community and culture, there’s an event for you on Saturday night. Hip Hop DNA returns Saturday night October 1, 2022, for the first time since its …

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Cranium Fest 2022 offers the best of Ottawa hip-hop – Apartment613

Are you a fan of hip-hop and R&B music? Looking to kick off the upcoming weekend by discovering some of the rising stars of Canadian music right here in Ottawa? Then you won’t want to miss the Cranium Art Project’s 4th Annual Cranium Festival from September 29 to October 1! …

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No hip-hop or comics at this year’s New York Comic Con

It has come to the attention of Bleeding Cool that, for the first time in ten years, there will be no Hip-Hop And Comics panel at this year’s New York Comic Con, which will take place in a few weeks. Organizer Patrick A. Reed make the following statement regarding his …

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Yung Miami Grills Latto on his man on “Caresha Please”

Photo by Frazer Harrison/Rich Fury/Getty Images Yung Miami gave fans major content all summer long with his Revolt podcast caresha please. Every episode of the hit series has gone viral in its own right, leaving viewers with ever more. In episode six of the podcast, Latto caught up with the …

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Blackpink Presents Hip-Hop Infused Single ‘Shut Down’ On ‘Kimmel’ – Rolling Stone

Song appears on the band’s highly anticipated second album, born pink Blackpink has taken control from stage to Jimmy Kimmel live with their latest single “Shut Down”. The K-pop girl group – consisting of Jennie, Jisoo, Rosé and Lisa – delivered a dynamic and highly choreographed performance on the late …

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Appointments, when and how to watch

The 2022 BET Hip-Hop Awards nominated Drake, Ye, Doja Cat, Megan the Stallion and more chart-topping artists. Here’s when and where to watch the 2022 musical ceremony hosted by Fat Joe. The BET Hip-Hop Awards will air on the TV network on October 4, 2022 Kanye West performs ‘Can’t Tell …

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50 Cent shows love to fellow rapper Eminem, hip-hop bosses chime in: ‘You should play together again

50 Cent took to social media to show his love for Eminem after he graced the cover of XXL 25th anniversary number The rappers both shot to fame after working with world-renowned hip-hop producer Dr Dre and topped the charts in the early 2000s. Hip-hop heads have taken the In …

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Diddy Congratulates GF Yung Miami on BET Hip-Hop Nomination – Hollywood Life

See the gallery Image Credit: Image News Agency/NurPhoto/Shutterstock/Matt Baron/Shutterstock Didi52-year-old congratulated his girlfriend YungMiami, 28, after being nominated for Best Hip Hip Platform at the upcoming 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards. Diddy shared a rare PDA photo of the couple on Instagram, where Miami (whose real name is Caresha) lay …

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Kali Uchis Teases Ariana Grande Collaboration: “I’m Excited For It”

Kali Uchis says she and Ariana Grande are considering working together. Kali Uchis says she’ll be collaborating with Ariana Grande after the “Positions” singer wraps up work on the movie adaptation of the musical, Nasty. Uchis explained during a live stream on TikTok that Grande isn’t recording music at the …

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John Legend Shares “LEGEND” Ft. Rick Ross, JID, Jhené Aiko, Ty Dolla $ign, Rapsody, Saweetie & More

Arriving in Two Acts is John Legend’s eighth studio album, LEGEND. The award-winning singer delivered the R&B record, Soul at the peak of New Music Friday (September 9), and it was a labor of love that was inspired not only by the artists who came before him, but also by …

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Chrisean Rock plays with Blueface’s feet

She said her feet tasted like dirt. Since getting into a physical altercation in public, Blueface and Chrisean Rock have kept a low profile. During an interview with TMZ, the couple claimed they would be out of trouble. “Yeah, [because] I don’t want to go back to jail anymore,” Rock …

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Pi’erre Bourne, Kenny Beats and More – New Hip-Hop Projects

As Labor Day weekend rolls around, hip-hop arrives with the latest music releases of the week. This time, a hugely talented multi-hyphenate representing Queens and South Carolina shows off his remarkable skills on a full-length album, a revered producer releases a soulful debut solo album, a Brooklyn spitter arrives with …

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McDonalds plays on Sprite virality with a hip-hop anthem

Diving brief: McDonald’s has teamed up with rapper and producer Tisakorean to create an original beat celebrating the Sprite distributed by the chain’s fountains, according to a company statement. “Static,” which dropped Aug. 30 on Instagram and TikTok, is meant to reflect what more than a thousand consumers on social …

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Hip Hop Artist KOE G’s “Da Murda I Wrote” Exposes Possession Of Untainted Musical Ability

Captivating rap lyrics performed with the proper flair in song “Da Murda I wrote” square Chicago rapper KOE G at the top of the charts. The artist is simply a class apart. Jthe musical prowess of the hip-hop artist KOE G has been on the bill of all music lovers …

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On your marks, hip-hop and smile! Gonzagaites shine at ‘Bunny Movement’ investiture ceremony

On your marks, hip-hop and smile! Cute and smiling Gonzagaites shine at the Investiture Ceremony of the ‘Bunny Movement’ held at St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru Mangaluru: Before going further in the report of the investiture ceremony of the Bunny movement at St Aloysius Gonzaga school, Mangaluru told us about …

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Female MCs in Indian Kashmir: Conscious rhymes in a conservative country

This month India marks 75 years of independence from British rule, with the aftermath of partitionkeep ringing. _Euronews Culture caught up with several women living on the Indian side of Kashmir to discuss how mindful rhymes of female hip-hop artists can emerge, deal with the obstacles of simmering and overt …

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Young Thug receives October 2023 court date in $6 million legal battle with AEG Presents

Thugger could lose its YSL brands and parts of its publishing catalog in its fight with the gig giant. Young Thug has likely spent more and more time preparing for his impending January 2023 trial surrounding the 56-count YSL gang indictment, but that’s not the only legal battle the So …

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Jungkook Called Snoop Dogg A ‘Great Hip-Hop Artist’ While Recording ‘Bad Decisions’

Music producer Benny Blanco released the song “Bad Decisions (feat. BTS & Snoop Dogg)” on August 5. Directed by Blanco, “Bad Decisions” features Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook of BTS and Snoop Dogg. Following the release of the single, a new BTS episode showing Jin, Jimin, V, and Jungkook recording …

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Hip Hop, Meet the iPad: TBWAMedia Arts Lab Complete Music Video Made on the Tablet

For the first international installment of its “Made on iPad” campaign, Apple has teamed up with Korean-American musician Jay Park and Korean webtoon artist Namon to push the creative limits of the iPad Pro by illustrating a music video webtoon-inspired full-length for Park’s latest single, “Bite.” The webtoon community is …

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A conversation with AJ Glasco, curator of ‘We are Hip-Hop’

When the Charlotte International Arts Festival arrives next month, one of its first events will be the ‘We Are Hip-Hop Dance Showcase’, a performance showcasing some of the best hip-hop and street dancing talent in Charlotte. On Wednesday, August 17, hip-hop fans can preview this upcoming performance, free of charge. …

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Jay-Z tells how he came up with the nickname Irv Gotti

In a rare interview, Hov sat down for BET’s Murder Inc docuseries and opened up about his relationship with the label boss. With the first of the Murder Inc docu-series underway, we’re learning a lot more about the label. Irv Gotti has been on a press tour as he revisits …

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Block party at an African-American museum highlights the history of hip-hop and rap

Placeholder while loading article actions When did you fall in love with hip-hop? That’s the question Majic 102.3 FM’s Vic Jagger posed to the several hundred attendees in the audience Saturday at the block party just outside the National Museum of African American History and Culture. “If y’all were here …

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BLACKSTARKIDS channels 2000s hip-hop in “SEX APPEAL and more”

welcome to The lastour daily upload of the essential news you need to know about music, culture and style. BLACKSTARKIDS takes you back to the 2000s in “SEX APPEAL” BLACKSTARS CHILDREN announced their next project, CYBERFUCK*. The album is out September 23 via Dirty Hit. In the meantime, they released …

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“He has a different perception of me”

The Florida rapper listed their similarities before explaining why he has “a lot of love for” Lamar. It was perplexing for some Hip Hop fans to find Kodak Black making several appearances on Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale and Big Steps. However, Kodak’s inclusions created powerful moments on the album, and …

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JayDaYoungan’s funeral attended by hundreds of mourners at Bogalusa High School

Javorius Scott, 24, was buried on Sunday August 7. Shortly after he was shot and ultimately killed in his home in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 24-year-old JayDaYoungan was laid to rest. On Sunday, August 7, a funeral was held at the city’s local high school auditorium for the late rapper as hundreds …

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DC Funk Parade returns to the U Street hallway for 2022

Comment this story Comment Night Train 357 loves Chuck Brown, but he’s an ’80s baby. As the Prince George’s County native, whose non-stage name is Stephen Wilkes, performed Saturday at the eighth annual DC Funk Parade, he embraced the city’s traditional music while bringing his own brand of hip-hop. “We’re …

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How an Athens hip-hop zine became a 4-day music festival

In just five years, University of Georgia graduate Sam Lipkin has transformed her self-published fanzine Volumes from a labor of love supporting the Athens hip-hop scene to a media and entertainment company. events which is Classic City’s most dedicated and consistent source of support for the genre and its artists. …

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Beyoncé dominates our “R&B Season” update

Calvin Harris, Normani and Day Sulan also make appearances on our playlist this weekend. It’s been a big week for R&B, and our R&B season playlist has been updated accordingly. Above all, songs from Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance take a whopping four spots on our list. First place goes to …

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Meyhem Lauren & Daringer feature Conway on “Red Pesto”

Watch as Mayhem Lauren and Daringer present Conway The Machine on Red Pesto on the next Black Vladimir released on August 26. Born and raised in Queens, NY, Meyhem Lauren has long been one of culture’s most trusted brands; built from quality, consistency and flavor. The multimedia artist and personality …

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John Blu Leaves People Mesmerized With His Latest Hip-Hop Banger ‘On Yo Best Friend’

Blu jeans released their latest hip-hop hit, ‘On your best friend’ recently. The song is one of the most impressive hip-hop songs released this year so far. Catchy hypnotic beats and immersive electronic music arrangements came into play to make this track appealing in every way. The artist showed his …

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‘I wondered if they had studied old hip-hop photos’: Alain Levitt’s best phone photo | Photography

ALain Levitt had two very young daughters and spent a lot of time strolling them around his neighborhood on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. On one occasion, he noticed one of these boys and was struck by his “perfect emulation of the early 80s hip-hop era”. However, the youngster was a …

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Hip-hop teacher and producer I AM Augie Ray presents his first solo debut as a visual artist – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

I AM hip-hop teacher and producer Augie Ray presents his first solo debut as a visual artist I AM Augie Ray is inspired by the things around him. (Courtesy picture) “I am everything,” he says. Every day, because that’s his mantra. His case just happens to be as strong as …

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Mangalurean Renessa Walder to represent Oman at World Hip Hop Dance Championship in USA

Daijiworld Media Network – Muscat Muscat, July 15: Nine dancers from Oman will represent the country at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship – Varsity Division – in Phoenix, Arizona, in the southwestern United States, from August 6-13. More than 4,000 of the best dancers in the world are …

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“Control”: Kendrick Lamar’s historic verse

Five years after Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse and it feels like we just stop talking about it. The verse was one of the most infamous hip-hop moments of that era, where literally every hip-hop-related conversation surrounded Kendrick Lamaris heartbreaking, upsetting, Infinity Stones– end verse. Maybe we’re going too far with …

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Brent Faiyaz’s “WASTELAND” First Week Sales Projections

Faiyaz will take on Bad Bunny’s “Un Verano Sin Ti” for the top spot this week. Plenty of newcomers hit streaming services this weekend, from Burna Boy’s Love, Damini and the luxury cut of Chris Brown Costs at the Westside Gunn 48 hour marathon, Peace “Steal” God and August 08 …

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Trick Daddy ‘allows’ his ex-wife to date, calls his men ‘handsome friends’

Although they have been separated for some time, Trick does not want a divorce and says his wife is “going to hell with me” for “adultery”. He made some crazy claims in his day, but Trick Daddy’s take on his marriage stunned many of his fans. It’s increasingly common for …

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Iconoclast secures Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc masters for $300 million

Irv Gotti said Iconoclast by Oliver Chastan bought the master recordings from Murder Inc. over the BET weekend. The veteran music businessman has revealed a $300 million deal in which he sold a 50% stake in his master recordings and received additional cash for a number of film and TV …

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Halsey Describes Having 3 Miscarriages, Says ‘Abortion Saved My Life’

Halsey shared her experiences with abortion in an open letter. On June 24, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, marking the end of the right to choose American women. The decision sparked massive protests, with many celebrities weighing in on the issue. One celebrity who has been …

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Boyz II Male Member Says R&B Artists Have “Lost Their Identity”

One of the founding members of Boyz II Men, the Philadelphia supergroup that broke every possible record with solid harmonies and crossover appeal, said R&B music had lost its soulful side and tried too hard to be like rap artists. In a series of tweets, Shawn Stockman addressed the latest …

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Full list of winners and nominees revealed

The 2022 BET Awards ceremony airs Sunday night live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with Doja Cat, Drake, Kanye West and more nominated for some of the network’s most coveted honors. Doja Cat leads all artists with six nominations, giving her a chance to walk away with wins …

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VIEWPARK X SOUNDPARK PARTNERS WITH ZUAY THOMPSON and BYO for

New York, NY, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIEWPARK X SOUNDPARK, New York-based global virtual media companies, have announced a partnership with Brooklyn’s own modern crypto artist, Zuay Thompson. Zuay’s new single, BUY THE DIP, represents the new wave of hip-hop with deep, melodic musical vocals backed by powerful, …

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Big Sean receives the community service award at the June 19 honors ceremony

Big Sean’s efforts have not gone unnoticed. When Big Sean isn’t trending around the world as an international rap star, he usually uses his downtime to help improve his community. On Sunday, the Detroit rapper’s efforts were recognized at the June 19 honors ceremony. Theo Wargo/Getty Images Sean was in …

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Hip hop hits the streets as Philly celebrates Juneteenth

It was a festive Sunday in Philadelphia, as people celebrated June 19 in several parts of the city. Downtown, the African American Museum of Philadelphia, or AAMP, held a block party on June 19 where hundreds of people gathered to listen to hip-hop and dance classics like “The Wobble and …

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‘America’s Got Talent’ on NBC: Who are Urban Crew? Meet the hip-hop dance group from the Philippines

After uncovering hidden gems like Lindsey Stirling, Terry Fator and Grace VanderWaal in previous seasons, “America’s Got Talent” is back to delight viewers with some of the best talent in the world. The long-running NBC competition has proven to be an effective way for aspiring musicians and dancers to enter …

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CMA Fest reaches finale highlighted by new stars, classic vibes and a bright future

The 49th Country Music Association (CMA) Festival opened three days ago in a bold attempt to declare country music open again as a community experience. The event also wanted to celebrate how the genre eventually adjusted to match America’s post-COVID social evolution. It took 72 hours for the genre to …

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“He does good, honestly, he gave me advice”

From the sounds of things, Thugger remains calm and chooses to keep smiling, even in such unfortunate circumstances. Young Thug, 30, is set to remain behind bars for the foreseeable future after being denied bail in the ongoing YSL gang arraignment case, and while we likely won’t get a direct …

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Drake cheers on J. Cole as he attends the CEBL Shooting Stars game

Drake stopped by J. Cole’s game for the Scarborough Shooting Stars on Saturday night. Drake was in attendance tonight at the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) game between the Scarborough Shooting Stars and the Hamilton Honey Badgers, in which J. Cole played for the Shooting Stars. Sitting courtside, the Toronto …

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Why Maynard James Keenan tapped Moodie Black to open Puscifer’s tour

As a budding hip-hop artist doing everything she could to break into the Phoenix rap scene, Kristen Martinez dreamed of one day performing at the Arizona Federal Theater, even though she knew it by its old name. “I saw so many great acts at Dodge,” Martinez says. “I was like, …

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Nicki Minaj Named MaximBet Global Ambassador | The latest hip-hop news, music and media

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: MaximBET / Maxim queen of rap Nicki Minaj has been named the new global ambassador of MaximBet. In her role, the legendary MC will become an investor and adviser to the sports betting company. Additionally, she has a new role as a special advisor to …

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MTN Hip-Hop Awards 2022 | Full list of winners

The 2022 MTN UG Hip Hop Awards took place on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at MTN Warehouse Headquarters. The night was a show of glitz and glamor at Uganda’s biggest hip-hop event at the MTN UG Hip-Hop Awards as MTN unveiled the winners of this year’s edition. The UG Hip-Hop …

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Fat Joe Reflects on When His ‘Heart Went Black’ After His Best Friend Betrayed Him

The rap icon shares the story on “Origins of Hip Hop” and recalled the time his childhood best friend joined his bullies and jumped on him. We get another look at moments in hip-hop history thanks to A&E’s Origins of Hip-Hop. The series would highlight the origin stories of many …

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Kanye West and Naoto Fukasawa reinvent McDonald’s packaging | The latest hip-hop news, music and media

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Kanye West adds its magic touch to the most famous fast food chain in the world. Him and Naoto Fukasawa reinvent McDonald’s packaging. According to The Grio the Chicago, Illinois native teamed up with a popular channel for a collab that took the …

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Pasco High hip-hop crew invited to audition for AGT

The Pasco High School hip-hop dance crew auditions for America’s Got Talent. Pasco High School Dance Team Pasco, WA A group of high school students from Tri-Cities may soon make their national television debut. The Pasco High School Schwanna Bulldogs dance team was recently invited to audition for the 17th …

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WORTstock Big Finale: Too Hype Crew, 2 SETS!!

Too Hype Crew (or THC for short) is the final act to hit the WORTstock stage on May 22nd, and for good reason! When it comes to live performance, THC delivers. Known for recreating party anthems from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, but often with a family twist, THC …

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That Beatles Thing unleashes a rooftop show

Thursday’s episode of Local Spins’ week-long anniversary party featured an unprecedented Beatles tribute on a downtown Grand Rapids rooftop and a three-act hip-hop affair at the Pyramid Scheme. “Get Back” Over Five Stories Up: Pete, Fritz and James of That Beatles Thing Thursday. (Photo/Chelsea Whitaker) UPCOMING LOCAL SHOWS: Local Spins …

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KashCPT, the poster boy for Cape Town’s new wave of hip-hop

KashCPT, whose real name is Kelsey Minaar, is gradually becoming the poster child for the new wave of Cape Town hip-hop. The 22-year-old rapper, who entered the music scene at the age of 17, released his fiery mixtape Cape Town Radio 2. The talented artist represents the city through his …

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Summer Walker’s Man Lvrd Pharoh Calls Out BBMAs About Doja Cat’s R&B Wins

Awards shows continue to nominate Doja Cat for R&B awards, despite internet complaints. Doja Cat left last night’s Billboard Music Awards with a handful of new trophies to add to her already impressive collection, but as you’ll soon find out, not everyone was happy to see the planet she The …

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Kendrick Lamar and Kodak Black are feeling “Fire Emoji” this week

Post Malone’s latest single has also been added to our rotation. As Kendrick Lamar’s long-awaited fifth studio album finally debuted new music this Friday, few were brave enough to fall by his side, although everyone who did managed to wow their fans. This week fire emoji update, we have a …

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Cardi B Talks DJ Gonna Get ‘Spicy’ At Club, He Says ‘I Never Meant To Be Disrespectful’

After shouting out Nicki Minaj and claiming gang references during Cardi and Offset’s visit, DJ Will issued an apology. It was a bit complicated when Cardi B and Offset had a night out in New York. We recently reported on videos of the Hip Hop couple at a nightclub where …

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Sacramento’s biggest R&B and hip-hop festival returns since pandemic began

Photo credit: Trinity Haynes The Sol Blume Festival returned to Sacramento’s Discovery Park after a two-year hiatus on the weekends of April 30 and May 1. The two-day music festival drew a crowd of over 40,000 or more patrons consisting of Elk Grovians; Sacramentians and foreigners. Foot traffic in the …

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Lil Xlr8’s Compelling Indie-Infused Hip-Hop Track ‘Uh Huh (Prod. Domi)’ Earns The Spotlight

the Nevada rapper spreads the charm with its intense musical number ‘Uh Huh (Prod. Domi)’and the deep musical training of Lil Xlr8 wins the hearts of many. Emerging artist Lil Xlr8 offered brilliantly crafted songs in his career. The prolific aura of his songs leaves a lasting charm on his …

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Benzino addresses Shauna Brooks Diss Track

Benzino calls Shauna’s diss record crazy and dismisses her claims. The feud between Benzino and Shauna Brooks has been going on for quite some time now. Earlier this month, rumors swirled that Benzino was dating the transgender actress. Nonetheless, the 56-year-old quickly put those accusations to rest, saying the two …

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Hip-hop fans Delight: dapphaus teams up with Def Squad Entertainment for metaverse entry

Available in the Decentraland Metaverse, to be released at an exclusive Eric Sermon concert on May 6, 2022. The Def Squad’s iconic varsity jackets, designed, modeled and manufactured by dapphaus, are sold as Decentraland apparel for the first time We’re demystifying the metaverse by making it accessible to the masses, …

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Who owns the death row files? – 30 years of hip-hop label history

Photo Credit: Death Row Music So who owns Death Row Records in 2022? Snoop Dogg owns the label and has big NFT plans for it. Here is a brief history of ownership of Death Row Records. Death Row Records was founded in 1991 by The DOC, Dr. Dre, Suge Knight …

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Hip-hop promoter Bobby Bookings makes big moves in the Midwest

Robert Coates (second from bottom left, clockwise) with the Bobby Bookings team. (Photo courtesy of Robert Coates) Bobby Bookings has made a name for itself in Rochester, Minnesota as the city’s leading promoter of concerts and events. He played a pivotal role in bringing top hip-hop artists to the city. …

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Spotlight on local music: Icy Ike loves the freedom of hip-hop

By Julien A. Luebbers For the spokesperson’s review Icy Ike has been making music since high school, when laid back freestyle rap turned into something a little more serious. Now, with his latest single “When I Fall”, the Spokane artist shows what these last years of practice can create. Before …

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Immerse yourself in the magical blend of soul, hip-hop and R&B with artist Jericho’s stunning tracks

Rising artist Jericho has been following his passion for music for a long time. His diverse talent for playing with multiple genres makes him highly recommended. The music industry is flooded with many hip-hop artists, and I’ve been listening to hip-hop for a long time. Recently, I met an artist …

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what motivates Anne Aly to work

welcome to Quick Q – Monday Media’s weekly Q&A series dedicated to learning more about the personalities who matter most in the Australian media landscape. Every week The Sydney Morning Herald and age asks key personalities from corporate media, business, sports, federal politics, radio, television and culture to answer a …

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Hip-hop, improv comedy and live theater collide with “Freestyle Love Supreme”

By Beth Mac April 21, 2022 Photo: Joan Marcus Before Lin-Manuel Miranda Conceived His Broadway Hip-Hop Hit hamiltonhe helped form a small hip-hop improv group in 2004 called Freestyle Love Supreme (FSL). Overshadowed by the success of the ideas and pieces Manuel created while in this band, FLS mesmerized audiences …

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‘Consider Southern hip-hop’: Teachers bring Southern hip-hop festival to Chapel Hill

Artists and performers from North Carolina and other Southern states will gather this weekend in Chapel Hill for Hip Hop South, a celebration of the region’s unique artistic styles. Starting April 22, the festival will feature two evenings of live music at multiple venues, including Cat’s Cradle. There will also …

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Top 5 Best Rapper x Air Jordan Collabs Ever

Hip-hop has always dominated popular culture. As it stands, it is the most popular genre in the world and as a result, many people seek to emulate the fashion choices of the biggest stars of the genre. Over the decades, hip-hop artists have been huge purveyors of sneaker culture and …

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Things To Do: Snotty Nose Ground Kids, Warehouse Live, April 25, 2022

When we spoke on the phone with Quinton “Yung Trybez” Nyce and Darren “Young D” Metz — the native hip-hop duo known as the Snotty Nose Rez Kids — they were only a few hundred miles away in Austin. for the SXSW festivities. Though they delighted South By audiences with …

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First-ever “Trill on Wheels” hip-hop bike tour takes you on a journey through Houston’s Third Ward

HOUSTON – The City of Houston strongly encourages people to consider using alternate modes of transportation to get out of their car and consider walking, biking, or using public transportation. Trill on Wheels is Third Ward’s new, first, and only eco-friendly pedal-powered hip-hop bar — a great way to get …

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Hip-hop artist King ISO shares the inspiring story behind his name

Photo courtesy of King ISO Rapper King ISO recently spoke with deployment and shared the inspiring story of how he overcame his battles with mental health and transformed into the successful musician he is today. The story behind the name is sure to inspire. Can you first tell me who …

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Newsroom After Hours returns April 15 with Hip Hop Night | News Life & Culture

MANSFIELD – High energy, festive vibe and lyrical are the words artists soon to perform in Richland Source’s newsroom have used to describe their music. Richland Source’s After Hours Newsroom returns in 2022 with shows in April, May, June, August and October. The first show, April 15, will feature five …

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Immerse yourself in abstract hip-hop with Diz’s “ULTRA.VIOLET”

No one embodies the measured IDGAF spirit of Earl Sweatshirt and Wiki more than Diz, an abstract center-left emcee who marries his music with his mentality. Both a battle with demons and a lap of honor, the 19-year-old’s third album ULTRAVIOLET is perhaps the perfect showcase for the new generation …

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In concert, Erica Banks demonstrates that she is a fierce hip-hop force to be reckoned with

Don’t you know the female musical artist named Summer Walker? Well, she’s not a rocker, indie-folkster, rapper, or princess of pop… Put simply, the talented Atlanta-born singer is on her way to becoming a world-famous R&B diva. The pure and unadulterated soul devotees are showing their undying love to her …

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Grammys 2022: How to see the nominees and performers live in concert

Many of the biggest musical artists of 2022 like BTS, Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo will be making appearances at this year’s Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3. While it can be exciting to watch these electric performers on TV, there’s nothing better than seeing them live. Below is a …

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Rapper accuses Dreamville of copying song, label reportedly responds

A rapper claimed that a song on the label’s “D-Day: Gangsta Grillz Mixtape” sounded a lot like his, but he later said he cleared things up with them. It’s always a good day to receive new music from Dreamville, but the label has come under fire after an artist claimed …

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Miami reality star Amara La Negra reveals her boyfriend is the father of her twin girls

Amara La Negra from “Love & Hip Hop: Miami” basks in her pregnancy as she awaits the arrival of twin girls. The reality TV star left fans in awe over the new maternity photos she shared on Tuesday, March 29. After sharing beautiful photos that included her mother, the Afro-Latin …

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History of the Hip-Hop Awards: 30 Milestones – Billboard

Will Smith made history on Sunday, March 27, and not just for the slap he heard “around the world.” He also became the first artist to debut as a rapper to win an Oscar for his acting role. Smith won Best Actor for his performance as Richard Williams, father and …

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Mega-star and hip-hop musical artist Kyai Taylor is turning heads with his unique musical craft

Kyai Taylor survived the worst places to emerge in the best places. Kyai was up for the challenge and overcame the pain, establishing himself as one of the next stars. Kyai, from New York but now living in Los Angeles, has had a great year so far. He made “My …

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Is Hip-Hop the new K-Pop for luxury brands in China?

Hip-hop is a cultural phenomenon that has expanded the possibilities of music through innovative use of language and technology. Like many subcultures before it, more than just a gender, it represents a series of attitudes and perhaps even beliefs. Growing in popularity since its groundbreaking origins, it is now arguably …

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Jay-Z, Drake and more of photographer Shareif Ziyadat’s best shots – Billboard

From legendary rappers who crafted classic albums to groundbreaking moments that changed the genre, hip-hop’s history is storied – and avid photojournalist Shareif Ziyadat has captured countless pivotal moments, one snapshot at a time. A key cog in the culture for over 25 years, Ziyadat has photographed the likes of …

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Machine Gun Kelly teases collaboration with Playboi Carti

Some fans wanted to know if MGK would work with Carti. Machine Gun Kelly has entered the world of pop punk over the past couple of years, and for many, his foray into the genre has been a mixed one. Fans of the genre believe that MGK is a poser …

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Fast Rising Hip Hop Star, 0luxure, ready to conquer the music industry with his unique and distinctive sound

March 17, 2022 – Rising hip-hop star 0luxure is set to take the music industry by storm with his unique and distinctive sound. The phenomenal hip-hop star has been described by fans around the world as a truly versatile performer with an incredible vocal range and exceptional lyrical dexterity. 0luxure, …

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Kelis’ husband, Mike Mora, dies of stomach cancer | The latest hip-hop news, music and media

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: @kelis / Instagram Mike Mora, husband of singer and chef Kelis, has died. He was only 37 years old. Mora lost his battle with stage 4 stomach cancer. Kelis’ management confirmed his death, per ET. “Sadly, it is true that Mike Mora has passed away,” …

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Rick Ross says hip-hop embraces LGBTQ+ rappers

Ross wants all gay rappers to pursue their dreams. With the recent emergence of gay hip-hop icons like Lil Nas X, the topic of the LGBTQ+ community has been a major talking point among fans who are artists. For Nas X, he never felt as accepted or respected as he …

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Big Boi, 9th Wonder, Rapsody and The Soul Council to headline new Hip Hop South festival in Chapel Hill

By Tyler Bunzey March 12, 2022 Carolina Performing Arts has announced an exciting new hip-hop festival at the Triangle in April. The Hip Hop South Festival features an impressive lineup of hip-hop heavyweights over the course of two days (April 22-23) performing at iconic venues like Cat’s Cradle and historic …

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Spotify is experiencing technical difficulties | The latest hip-hop news, music and media

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: NurPhoto/Getty For about an hour and a half on Tuesday, Spotify users were cut off from the world of music and podcast streaming as the platform experienced widespread technical issues, causing its users across the United States to complain about access issues through their app …

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Latto’s secret function is apparently 21 Savage, not Cardi B or Nicki Minaj

Latto and 21 Savage have reportedly been spotted filming a new music video, seemingly confirming that Savage is the secret feature for his upcoming single. Latto fans have guessed over the past few days who the rapper was referring to when she revealed hints of the featured artist on her …

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Belmont Vision – James Cole has the audience singing and sliding into the Hip Hop / R&B Showcase victory

James Cole has won the Hip Hop/R&B Showcase on the very stage he dreamed of performing on. Showcase inspired Cole to perform, but also reinforced his decision to attend Belmont. Doing his young man proud, the eldest did exactly what he came here to do – and since Saturday’s win …

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The best new hip-hop this week

This week’s best new hip-hop features albums, videos, and songs from Cordae, Latto, Pusha T, and more. This impressive week saw the releases of “Head High” by Joey Badass, “Starlight” by Dave, “Still Here” by Morray with Cordae, “Hear Me Clearly” by Nigo with Pusha T, “Sometimes” by Blxst with …

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Hip-hop artist Yikes859’s hugely interesting number ‘Jump Out’ breaks down the walls of conventionalism

Dance to the captivating sounds of ‘Exit from’ number well done and performed by Ouch859, spreading the irresistible and intimidating vibrations of hip-hop music, with its musicality. His musical journey has been extremely encouraging and inspiring for many budding artists. The truthful nature of her voice and extremely powerful songwriting …

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Travis Barker, a “proud” father after his son Landon’s first hip-hop show

Travis Barker said he was a proud father after his 18-year-old son Landon Barker’s first public gig as a hip-hop artist last week. Landon performs and records under the name OTG Landon, which means he is “on the job”. The young musician started releasing R&B-tinged rap tracks in 2018. After …

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Sungura Amuli singer turns to hip-hop

BY AGATHA CHUMA SUNGURA musician Gift Amuli seems to have been charmed by the positive response to his hip-hop single and plans to have more similar tracks on his upcoming album titled Hurongerana. Amuli ventured into the unknown genre when he collaborated with hip-hop artists Leefire and Tatman for a …

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Have they gone too far? Questions arise after a popular figure in the hip hop community was shot dead by bounty hunters in the Fifth Ward

HOUSTON – The death of a man who was shot and killed by bounty hunters in northeast Houston on Wednesday night raises questions about the rules that apply regarding what those who are not the typical law enforcement officers recognized by the public – can and cannot be done when …

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LETTER: Hip hop has a negative effect on culture | Letters

Some people have waited breathlessly for analysis of the elaborate Super Bowl halftime show. NFL and Pepsi have apparently taken over this place because rap music is now the number one genre. Juan Williams, a black co-host on Fox News, wrote a very informative analysis of the hip hop craze. …

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CoaCris, the hip-hop artist, imposes himself with the electrifying song “The Girl Behind the Wall”

Coa Cristhe hip-hop entertainer spreads his musical aura with brilliant songs. “The Girl Behind the Wall” receives a lot of attention for its skillful presentation. Emerging hip-hop artist coacris entertains everyone with its outstanding soundtracks. The young and talented artist has risen to prominence in the music industry by giving …

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Larry Davis killed in Shawangunk prison 14 years ago

Some say he was 50 Cent before 50 Cent. Some called him “the Robin Hood of the Ghetto”, while the establishment dubbed him “the crack city terminator”. In the hood, his solution is seen as the only possible answer to an ongoing epidemic of police brutality. Some of your favorite …

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RZA Opens Up About Losing “More Hip-Hop Artists In The Last Years Than Ever”

During a new interview, RZA shared his thoughts on the death toll in hip-hop. “We’ve lost more hip-hop artists in recent years than ever before,” the Wu-Tang Clan legend told the FinancialTimes. “Growing up in the golden age of hip-hop, we may have lost a few artists, but not a …

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Daily Visuals 2.16.22 | Daily Visuals 2.16.22 | The latest hip-hop news, music and media

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: Bernard Smalls / @PhotosByBeanz A few days ago, Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J released their first collaborative project in The night of the stoners and you all know that with a new project comes new visuals and that’s exactly what you get from both today. …

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Since hitting ‘Sensitive,’ Chicago hip-hop artist Dreamer Isioma has been on a whirlwind of newfound fame | Agriculture

CHICAGO – Dreamer Isioma imagines a new world. Their debut album, “Goodnight Dreamer”, which will be released on February 23, is the embodiment of this vision. “I was like, I’m sick of the world I live in now. My life kinda sucks. full album began in March 2020, just at …

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Snoop Dogg Excited To Add To Hip-Hop Legacy With Super Bowl LVI Performance “Dream Come True”

Snoop Dogg said his upcoming performance alongside Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige at the Super Bowl LVI Pepsi Halftime Show is a “dream come true.” In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Dogg spoke about the halftime gig, which he says is important to the …

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Hip-hop duo The Reminders will work with students in the Salina area,

Reminders. Photo courtesy of Salina Arts &; Humanities”/>Reminders. Photo courtesy of Salina Arts & Humanities By SALINA POST Salina Arts & Humanities has announced a residency for a visionary Denver hip-hop duo performing later this month. Reminders are set to work with students at Salina-area schools Feb. 23-25, through Salina …

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On Beat With Bradley: Hip Hop Writer Visits UA Poetry Center to Talk Music’s Impact on Black Southern Culture | Currents function

Click to enlarge Regina Bradley is a hip-hop scholar who teaches at Kennesaw State University. She is also the author of the books Stankonia Chronicle and Boondock Kollage and co-hosts a podcast, Bottom of the map. She will be in Tucson to discuss Southern hip hop in …

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