Tupac Shakur Hologram Bolsters Album Sales
Not only was the Tupac Shakur Hologram a hit at the Coachella Music Festival, it also boosted sales of the late rapper’s posthumous albums. Buoyed by his virtual performance, Tupac’s 1998 album Greatest Hits returned to the Billboard 200 album chart for the first time…
Lil Wayne Settles $20 Million ‘Lollipop’ Lawsuit
It’s no secret that rapper Lil Wayne and his music empire, Cash Money/Young Money Records, are knee-deep in lawsuits from producers who claim the label swindled them out of money. However, it look as if Weezy is trying to make amends and resolve some of these court cases.
Drake’s Father Explains Why His Son Is So Musically Gifted
Drake‘s knack for making hot beats and rhymes is the result of being a chip off the old block. You see, Drizzy’s dad is Dennis Graham, a former drummer for rock ‘n’ roll piano king Jerry Lee Lewis. So the musical apple didn’t fall so far fr…
Jay-Z Launches Facebook Game App
We know that Jay-Z doesn’t play games when it comes to his business. That’s why he’s among the wealthiest rap moguls in hip-hop. But if you ever wondered how Jay flips his business deals — there’s an app for that.
B.o.B + Nicki Minaj Go Crazy on New Track ‘Out of My Mind’
B.o.B is one insane rapper. He is so crazy that he grabs one of most insane emcees in the game Nicki Minaj for the song ‘Out of My Mind.’ The recently leaked ‘Strange Clouds’ track was produced by Swedish hit-maker Eshraque “iSHi&CloseCurlyDoubleQuot…
Drake Says ‘Take Care’ Follow-Up Will Be More Upbeat
For most people, Drake‘s ‘Take Care’ album was a somber listen about the downsides of fame. In particular, songs like ‘Marvin’s Room’ and the title track were heartbreaking odes about love. In an interview with Billboard, Drizzy says …
Kanye West Filming Top Secret Project in the Middle East
Despite reports which surfaced that Kanye West was a little slow in getting a secretive movie project off the ground, it looks like everything is on schedule. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Yeezy was in the Middle East last week shooting a music video with fellow G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid…
Usher Secures His 12th No. 1 With ‘Climax’
Usher‘s heartbreaking ballad ‘Climax’ has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard R&B / Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song is the first single from his upcoming album ‘Looking for Myself,’ which arrives in stores on June 12.
Nicki Minaj Wants to Collaborate With Adele
Outside of her Young Money family, Nicki Minaj has worked with some of the biggest names in music including David Guetta, Rick Ross and Madonna. However, there’s one major superstar that Harajuku Barbie would love to collaborate with — pop songbird Adele.
Chris Brown Delays ‘Fortune’ Album Release
Bad news for Team Breezy. Chris Brown has pushed back the release date of his fifth album ‘Fortune’ until the summer. The R&B crooner went on his Twitter page today (April 22) to announce that he will delay its release by two months.
How the Tupac Shakur Hologram Worked at Coachella
As we previously reported, the virtual Tupac Shakur that performed at the Coachella Music Festival on Sunday (April 15) was a 2-D image and not a hologram, which is in 3-D. Not that it made Tupac’s resurrection any less spectacular. In fact, it was clearly one of the most amazing per…
Beyonce Writes Heartfelt Letter to Michelle Obama
Undoubtedly, Beyonce loves being a mom to Blue Ivy. So it’s only right that she salutes fellow mom Michelle Obama for her exceptional job at juggling motherhood and managing duties at the White House.