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Producer Spotlight: Statik Selektah

Producer Spotlight: Statik Selektah

Patrick Barel, better known to the world as Statik Selektah, is a hip-hop DJ and producer who hails from Lawrence, Massachusetts, a small city about 30 minutes north of Boston. This is where young Patrick developed his craft and love for music at a young age. Playing with his parents’ 8-track machine and recorder as […]

Run The Jewels Take on “Control”

Run The Jewels Take on “Control”

When Kendrick Lamar declared on a recent track that he was the “King of New York” and the offspring of Makaveli, the Hip-Hop community went into an uproar. But when he followed those lines by saying that he wants to delete his rap peers fan bases, he incited a riot. For the past few days […]

Producer Spotlight: Jahlil Beats

Producer Spotlight: Jahlil Beats

Jahlil beats is one of the fastest upcoming producers in the music game. Born Orlando Tucker, many recognize his work by his famous tagline “Jahlil Beats Holla At Me,” recorded by his niece, which is sometimes confused with “Jungle Beats Holla At Me,” nonetheless; his music floods mix tapes and radio airwaves.Hailing from the projects […]

Diddy’s New Revolt TV

Diddy’s New Revolt TV

He’s known to the world as one the best marketers and entrepreneurial minded individuals in the music industry. He introduced us to some of the best artists of our generation. Hip Hop artist Biggie Smalls, one of the greatest rappers that ever lived. Janel Monae, a soulful and sensational singer to have graced every stage […]

Producer Spotlight: Pete Rock

Producer Spotlight: Pete Rock

The timeless sound and inspiration Pete Rock, also known as the “God-father of Hip-Hop,” has provided hip-hop music has paved the way for so many recording artist today. His Jazz horn and sample chopping gave people music that hit both the soul and the charts. He grasped how to innovate sound and give people a […]

Nicki Minaj and Myx Fusions Moscato

Nicki Minaj and Myx Fusions Moscato

There is only one female hip hop artist who takes the top spot these days, and she goes by the name Nicki Minaj. EVERYONE, fan of hip hop or not, knows the name Nicki Minaj. Minaj has found a way to insert her brand into just about every facet of American life, not just the […]

Producer Spotlight: Just Blaze

Producer Spotlight: Just Blaze

Known to you as Just Blaze, hip-hop guru Justin Smith can be looked at as one of the top producers in the game. Starting off as a DJ then producer and then Entrepreneur, he’s accomplished working with the hottest artists in the hip-hop and R&B world. He’s worked with artist such as Kendrick Lamar, TI, […]

“Born Sinner” by J. Cole

“Born Sinner” by J. Cole

Kanye and Jay-Z asked us to watch the throne. But after two highly anticipated albums left fans feeling very underwhelmed and disappointed, someone needed to step up and fill the void. Luckily for us, Hov already signed him to his label. J. Cole’s sophomore album, Born Sinner, is the summer’s hip-hop album that we have […]

“Magna Carta Holy Grail” by Jay-Z

“Magna Carta Holy Grail” by Jay-Z

It’s been about a year since we heard new material from Jay-Z but only five years since those materials came from a single album. Earlier this summer, Samsung bought almost three minutes of air-time during the NBA Finals to debut their partnership with Jay-Z by releasing a Magna Carta Holy Grail app in anticipation of […]

Producer Spotlight: Angela Winbush

Producer Spotlight: Angela Winbush

Angela Winbush is an American singer, songwriter, and dynamic producer from St. Louis, Missouri. If her name doesn’t sound familiar, perhaps, samples of her hits will. Winbush’s music has been sampled by some of today’s hottest artists, such as Notorious B.I.G. featuring Jay Z, who sampled her hit “I Love You More” for his song […]

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