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Lil B "The BasedGod" - Stab You When Dead (Prod. by Doc Heller)


<i>“Tell me,everybody, one more time what I said.</i> <i><br>Without an education,</i> <i><br>We might as well be dead…” JAMES BROWN “Don’t Be A Dropout”</i>


<b>Q-Tip and Janet Jackson</b><p>Champions.

Fela Soul - Stakes is High

Handbook "Angels"

Dela - Stakes Is High

Rihanna to make concept album for DreamWorks animated film

The pop star will voice the character of Gratuity ‘Tip’ Tucci and release an accompanying album for alien invasion film<p>Rihanna is poised to take her music into the world of children’s movies. The Barbadian pop star has been cast as a voice actor in the animated film Home, and is due to drop a …

Rick Ross Defends Controversial Trayvon Martin Lyric

"I'm never going to let the world forget that name," says rapper after lyric criticism<p>Rick Ross has been forced to defend a controversial lyric …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle music playlists copyright lawsuit

Playlists based on dance brand’s compilations will be removed from streaming service’s search engine<p>Dance brand Ministry of Sound and streaming service Spotify have reached an “amicable” out-of-court settlement in their legal battle over music playlists.<p>Ministry sued Spotify in September 2013, …

Club Welfare5-1.mp3

Kanye West's lawyers attempt to block Coinye currency

Kanye West has made attempts to shut down the virtual currency that uses his name. The anonymous programmers behind the Bitcoin alternative Coinye West have reportedly received lawyers' letters accusing them of infringing on the rapper's trademark.<p>Billed as a "PROPER and FAIR ... [currency] for the …

Could Tupac Shakur have been a Jedi Master?

According to Death Row Records' Rick Clifford, Shakur was in talks with George Lucas for a role in Star Wars: Episode I<p>Tupac Shakur could have been a Jedi. According to one of Shakur's recording engineers, the late rapper was in talks for a role in Star Wars: Episode I, playing the part later taken …

Drake and Noah Shebib cancel posthumous Aaliyah album

An album that was to feature vocals from the deceased R&B singer Aaliyah, produced by the rapper Drake and his collaborator Noah '40' Shebib, has reportedly been cancelled following a vocal public backlash.<p>"The world reacting to Drake's involvement so negatively, I just wanted nothing to do with …

Clipse comeback album could be produced by the Neptunes

Clipse have reunited to record their first album in five years. Fresh from his internationally acclaimed solo debut, Pusha T has indicated that he and No Malice are back in the studio and working with the Neptunes.<p>According to a post on Pusha T's official Facebook page – and confirmed on the …

The Al. B (Can You??)

Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band playing Baby's; Kelis signed to Ninja Tune for new Dave Sitek-produced LP

<i>Kelis</i><p><b>Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band</b>, the newish band of TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, did a Union Pool residency not too long ago, and …

Kanye West Addresses Grammy Album of the Year Snub: “What Are They Trying to Say?”

It’s not like the Grammys has ever been particularly welcoming to hip-hop (it’s 2013 and they’re still not broadcasting the rap categories on TV. …

Beat Gates - Diggers Anthem (from ''Bangalang'' album) - 12'' Limited Vinyl + Digital = OUT NOW!

Ella Fitzgerald's Early Years Collected In A Chick Webb Box Set

Drummer Chick Webb's 1930s orchestra terrorized competitors in band battles and sent dancers into orbit at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom. They could be similarly explosive on record, but only rarely. Early on, they did have some hot Edgar Sampson arrangements that Benny Goodman would soon turn into hits, …