Skot the Idea Blends Hip-Hop And Electronic Music On New EP 3 to Thrive Through
Skot the Idea is a rising American-Nigerian artist born and raised in Rockville, Maryland. He also lived in London, UK for almost a decade during his early life, where he found a love for electronic music. Blending this with his background in the US and love for hip-hop, his sound is fresh and dynamic, which is showcased on his brand-new EP, 3 to Thrive Through.
Kendrick Lamar and The Big Steppers Tour Make a Stop at Barclays Center
Kendrick Lamar(Instagram) Since the release of his debut album, "good kid, m.A.A.d city," in 2012, Lamar has enjoyed enormous critical and popular success. He has amassed 14 Grammy victories and, for his 2017 album "DAMN," became the first non-classical, non-jazz musician to receive a Pulitzer Prize. Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Lamar's most recent album, was released in May 2022 to positive reviews.
Mari Is Summer Fresh in Real Life
Many get the reality of social media misconstrued with real life and someone who understands that well is Atlanta based rapper and online presenter, Mari. Becoming quite the personality on TikTok, the creator knows that how you invest into yourself is key to maintaining not just longevity but prestige into your brand, overall. Taking his time but not too much time, choosing what to place into the social space and music scene in an overly saturated market can be a stressful process. However, through the grind Mari managed to release several singles ahead of his latest project that also include “Is That Too Much To Ask” where he compares music to medicine to cure all of his problems. As many artists face the challenges of multiple things thrown at them at once, maintaining a stable mindset through it all is difficult but that didn’t stagger Mari’s delivery in his creative ventures.
Omah Lay Brings the Popular Afrobeats Sound to New York
He goes by the name Omah Lay at the workplace. He began as a rapper before developing into an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and record producer with a following throughout Africa.
New York Rapper Jo Marte is Trying to Make a Name for himself in a Billion Dollar Rap Industry
Hip-Hop provided a shelter for young people growing up in 1970s New York City and its boroughs, which were very different from what they are today. Hip-hop music has evolved into a worldwide sound that fans can hear almost anywhere. It has also become a pop cultural phenomenon that affects everything from how we talk and dress to how we engage with one another on social media.
Harry-O has Unfinished Business with Death Row Records
In South Central Los Angeles in the 1980s, Michael "Harry-O" Harris was called the Godfather. Harris was in control of a national drug trafficking operation that took in close to $2 million per day while collaborating with gangs like the Bloods and Crips and the Colombian cartel.
LL Cool J's Rock the Bells Festival is Bringing Something Special to Queens
LL Cool J(Instagram) Next month, LL Cool J's first Rock the Bells Festival will provide hip-hop lovers with a taste of the genre. The festival's "Trill Mealz Food Court," featuring Houston rap veteran and co-founder of Trill Burgers Bun B, will be the first hip-hop food court experience.
JASMINEGOLD Return With Debut Album Serpent
JASMINEGOLD have returned with their incredible debut album, Serpent. The alternative hip-hop duo from North Florida (formed by David Nights and KJ) only burst on the scene last year but have been gaining traction quickly with over 200,000 views on TikTok and great acclaim for their first few singles. And with the release of Serpent, they are set to make an even bigger statement and break new ground.
THISMINORITY Releases New Track "SUNNY BEACHES"
THISMINORITY is a rapper from New Orleans, LA, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. The rap newcomer has just unveiled “SUNNY BEACHES” (feat. Indigo), which is only his second single following debut track “MEDI”, which was released earlier this year. After such an impressive debut, he has remained on form with “SUNNY BEACHES” and looks set to continue his rise.
Bad Bunny Makes It the Best Summer Ever by Performing at Yankee Stadium
Following the release of his most recent album Un Verano Sin Ti, Bad Bunny is "going different," as noted by Drake on Wednesday. With over 10.3 billion listens, Bad Bunny shattered his record for the most significant charting year for any artist in Spotify history, according to Chart Data.
Tuma Basa is the music executive you should know
Tuma Basa is the Director of Black Music & Culture at YouTube. He supports musicians, songwriters, and producers in securing their niches in the market by promoting their work through original video content. In addition to providing music, YouTube Music also includes information on the musicians and their backgrounds.
Post Malone and Roddy Ricch Twelve Carat Tour Makes a Stop in Philadelphia
This fall, Post Malone is going on tour. The 26-year-old rapper said he would join forces with special guest Roddy Ricch for a two-month North American tour supporting his recently released fourth studio album, Twelve Carat Toothache. Fans that live in Philadelphia can catch the show at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx is significant for the Culture
Hip-Hop Museum(Instagram) A hip-hop museum is getting built in the Bronx, and it will feature merchandise and pictures from the iconic culture of hip-hop music. So many unique features make this museum a must-see in the future.
Passport Rav Drops New Music that Lands on LL Cool J's Rock The Bells Radio
New Jersey-born currently residing in Brooklyn, rapper Passport Rav has been building a name for himself for a few years. Some notable mentions include and sold-out SOB appearance and continuous airplay on LL Cool J's Rock the Bells radio. Shade 45 has even supported his music on mix shows.
South Central Los Angeles Rapper Eastside K-Boy Expands as Creative Consultant
South Central Los Angeles native Kenneth Walker, sometimes known as EastSide K-boy, is busy dropping new music and attending to his duties as a creative consultant for Shaka Wear. If you are unfamiliar with this West Coast artist, Glasses Malone realized his gift for lyrics early, and he quickly added him to the Blu Division team and helped him develop his unique rap style.
Steve Lacy Releases “Mercury” Music Video, Album “Gemini Rights” to Follow
Steve Lacy has released the music video for his new single, “Mercury.” This is the first song to release in preparation for Lacy’s second album drop. The video was directed by acclaimed the directing duo Rubberband.
Kid Cudi's Animated Series gets an Official Release Date
Entergalactic Series(Youtube) Kid Cudi said years ago that he was working on an animated Netflix series called Entergalactic and an accompanying record. Entergalactic, Kid Cudi's star-studded animated series, finally has a Netflix premiere date. According to a new video teaser, it will be available on the streaming service on September 30, 2022. The show's cast members are Jaden Smith, Jessica Williams, Timothee Chalamet, Ty Dolla Sign, Vanessa Hudgens, Macaulay Culkin, Teyana Taylor, and others.
Nas Releases Trailer for Showtime Documentary "Supreme Team"
Nas will co-direct Showtime's forthcoming Supreme Team documentary, which will give audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the legendary Queens hustlers of the 1980s. On Wednesday, the first trailer for the documentary gets released (June 15).
Michigan Rapper Joose The Conqueror Shares Latest Single “Pinky Ring” Produced By Sango
Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Joose The Conqueror is a rapper and co-founder/member of the rising artist collective and independent label AGO Music. He’s been rising on the music scene since 2016. Having already accumulated millions of streams across platforms such as Spotify and SoundCloud thanks to hits such as “Bounce”, he’s firmly established himself as an artist to watch, and he has no plans of slowing down anytime soon. The talented artist has just teamed up with frequent collaborator Sango (Frank Ocean, Wale, GoldLink, Smino) for brand-new single “Pinky Ring”.
LL Cool J Unveils Drip Collection with Rock the Bells
LL Cool J Drip Collection(Instagram) LL Cool J has been busy with many new projects, and he recently unveiled his new Rock the Bells Drip Collection. If you are unfamiliar with Rock the Bells, it has at least four major radio stations, and the focus is classic Hip-Hop. LL Cool J singlehandedly made classic Hip-Hop relevant today. All you have to do is search Rock the Bells on Sirius radio, and you can catch some of your favorite old-school music and some new music.