Barbz react to Nicki Minaj announcing retirement from music

    Photo: Urban Islandz   Yesterday (Thursday, September 5) was a sad day for Barbz all over the world. Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to announce her retirement from music. Why may you ask? Well, the 36-year-old is ready to start a family with fiancé Kenneth Petty. “I’ve decided to retire & have my

Dem Franchize Boyz member passes away

    Photo:Revolt TV   If you grew up in Atlanta during the early to mid-2000s, then you know that Dem Franchize Boyz was a crucial addition to the sound of hip-hop down South. Sadly, DFB member Gerald “Buddie” Tiller passed away from cancer, according to the group’s Instagram post. "R.I.P. Buddie you Will be

Flashback Friday: UGK X “Use Me Up” (1992)

    Photo: XXL Mag   UGK aka the Underground Kingz dropped their classic record "Use Me Up," November 10, 1992. The song samples Bill Withers' "Use Me" and highlights the group's use of deep bass and funk. "Use Me Up" is featured on the hip-hop duo's 1992 album release, Too Hard to Swallow.

Twitter reacts to rapper Tay-K’s sentencing in a capital murder case

    Photo: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office/AP   Rapper Tay-K (born Taymore McIntyre) has been sentenced to 55 years for the murder of 21-year-old Ethan Walker. The MC was back in a Texas courtroom Tuesday, July 23 where a Tarrant County jury decided his faith. The sentence includes 30 years in prison and a $5,000 fine

Fans react to Chris Brown’s ‘Indigo’ album release

  Photo: BBC   Chris Brown is back at it again! The arguably “King of R&B” released his double album titled Indigo Thursday, June 27. His LP drops two years after he released the 45-track set Heartbreak on a Full Moon in 2017. Indigo features over 30 songs with a star-studded lineup of guests including