O.J. Simpson Is Granted Parole!

    Photo: Fox News   After serving nearly nine years for armed robbery and other charges, O.J. Simpson has been granted parole by a Nevada parole board on July 20.   According to the parole board, Oct.1 is the earliest that the former NFL player is eligible for release.   Ina Jaffe from National Public Radio discussed

Celebrities Respond To Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington’s Death!

    Photo: India.com   The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner's office confirmed the death of Singer Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. Bennington died on July 20 at 41 by suicide.   Bennington's bandmate, Mike Shinoda, also provided confirmation via Twitter: "Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true."   The late singer talked about battling with an addiction to drugs and alcohol in a

Meek Mill’s First Week Sales For New Album ‘Wins & Losses!’

    Photo: Billboard   Meek Mill's first-week album sales are in. Meek Mill sold 37,083 units in pure sales, and with streaming, he sold 86,623. This put him at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart behind Lana Del Rey and Tyler, The Creator. Tyler, The Creator, was upset when TIDAL offered free streaming

Flashback Friday: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony On MTV’s “The Grind!”

    Photo: DeviantArt   Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is a huge reason why I fell in love with writing about hip-hop. Check out this cool throwback video of the group performing "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" on MTV's "The Grind" in the 90s. "Thuggish Ruggish Bone" is one of the group's biggest hits.    

Flashback Friday: Unseen ‘Juice’ Interview In 1992!

    Photo: AllHipHop.Com   Check out the cast of Juice explain what the film was about in 1992. The main cast included Tupac Shakur (Bishop), Omar Epps (Q), Khalil Kain (Raheem), and Jermaine Hopkins (Steel). This is one of my favorite 90s movies that includes my favorite rapper of all time, Tupac Shakur.

Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” Is Now Double Platinum!

    Photo: JUKEBOX: DC   Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” single became certified double platinum by the RIAA on July 10.   The single appears on Gambino's Awaken, My Love album and has remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for 31 weeks. "Redbone" also peaked at #14 on the July 1, 2017, chart.   I first heard "Redbone" on the opening credits

Young Scooter Drops ‘Jugg King’ Mixtape!

    Photo: CViddy TV   Atlanta’s very own Young Scooter has officially dropped his Jugg King mixtape.   The mixtape has 14 tracks and features artists such as Young Thug, Meek Mill, Future, Waka Flocka, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and much more.   Check out the cover art, mixtape, and tracklist below.   Cover Art:                       https://soundcloud.com/youngscooterbmg/sets/jugg-king   Tracklist: 1. Black Migo Story 2. Can’t

Eric B. & Rakim Reunite At The Apollo Theater!

    Photo: Twitter   Hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim reunited at The Apollo Theater in New York City on July 7th for the first time in 20 years to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Paid In Full.   Eric B. & Rakim performed songs from their 1987 album which included classics such as “My Melody,”

Dr.Dre Addresses Dee Barnes Assault!

    Photo: Bossip   HBO's four-part program, The Defiant Ones documentary takes a look at Dr.Dre's and other musical heavyweights careers and how they paved the way for other superstars to get their just due.   Part two of the documentary had lots of people talking about an incident that goes back to the 90s.

Prodigy Talks About Spirituality & Sickle Cell In His Last Interview On Viceland!

    Photo: Vibe   Prodigy's presence has been missed since his death on June 20th in Las Vegas at the age of 42. However, his artistry left an impact on hip-hop fans across the world. He will forever be known as a legend for his contribution to hip-hop.   In his last interview on Viceland’s The