Rakim Talks Re-Release Of Classic Paid In Full Album

Visit for more information This past weekend, after Rakim’s performance with The Roots for their Roots Picnic 2012 event in Philadelphia, he told AllHipHop that there’s been talk about re-releasing the classic album Paid In Full. On July 7, 1987 Eric B. and Rakim released the original classic, featuring hits like, “Eric B. Is […]

Lyricist Lounge 20th Year Anniversary Reunion

Visit for more information The Lyricist Lounge showcases, albums and television show serve as legendary elements in the foundation of hip-hop culture.  On Wednesday night, twenty years in, Danny Castro, Ant Marshall and the rest of the family brought it back to the essence. Their 20th year anniversary reunion party was held in Greenwhich Village at Le Poisson […]

Breaking News: Donna Summer Dies At 63

Visit for more information It is officially the last dance for “The Queen of Disco”, Donna Summer. The five-time Grammy award winner died this morning in Florida after enduring a long battle with cancer. Throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s, Summer blazed the disco scene with hot dance hits like Last Dance, Love to Love […]

Jay-Z Introduces D’usse

Visit for more information Jay-Z’s adding his own spirits to the top shelf. He and Pharrell set the scene at New York City’s “The Top of the Standard” last night for the introduction of D’usse (pronounced “dew-say”), a Bacardi produced VSOP cognac. Mama Tina Knowles, Solange, Jake Gyllenhaal, Steve Stout, DJ Kiss, DJ M.O.S. […]