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N.E.R.D. Drops ‘Cracked But Unbroken’ Art Piece

Shepard Fairey, an artist renowned for his Obey Giant brand, has linked up with N.E.R.D. for a limited edition art print. Depicting the rap groups iconic brain logo, which was designed by Fairey himself in 2000, the art print showcases both entities signature styles. Crafted to benefit the Southern  Poverty Law Center, the artwork is […]

Art, Beats + Lyrics Event in NYC Was Extraordinarily Dope

We had the pleasure of covering the Art, Beats and Lyrics event at Terminal 5 located in NYC this past Saturday [Oct. 29th]. It was an amazing experience to see art pieces that were relevant to the Hip Hop culture and to hear music from the late 80’s, 90’s, and the early 2000’s spinning by the […]

Alicia Keys, Bill de Blasio & More Celebrate 50 Years Of New York’s MOME

On Wednesday, June 8, New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin launched new initiatives to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Mayor Office of Film at the Museum of the Moving Image. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, or […]

Get Ready For The Panorama Music Festival A.K.A. “Coachella NYC”

Goldenvoice/AEG, producers of the Coachella Festival, announced the launch of the Panorama Music Festival coming July 22-24, 2016, at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. “We look forward to bringing Panorama to New York City and introducing a new festival that showcases today’s top music acts. We’re committed to creating an event that will […]

‘Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart’ Premieres January 23rd On Lifetime

Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart stars newcomer Lex Scott Davis as the seven-time Grammy Award-winning R&B icon. Toni Braxton executive produces the two-hour film, based on her memoir Unbreak My Heart. The biopic follows the singer’s journey from her discovery by producers L.A. Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds to her battle with lupus. The movie […]

Live Nation Announces New Security Guidelines

According to HITS Daily Double, Live Nation has announced new security guidelines in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris last November. Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. The plans […]

Ice Cube, A$AP Rocky & DJ Mustard Will Perform At Coachella 2016

Today was a good day. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as ‘Coachella’ or ‘Coachella Festival’) announced its official lineup for Coachella 2016. The main draw for the hip-hop community will be performances by Ice Cube, A$AP Rocky, and DJ Mustard. Headlining the festival are LCD Soundsystem (rock), Guns N’ Roses […]

Rapper Azealia Banks Stars In RZA-Directed Musical Drama “Coco”

Rapper Azealia Banks is ready for her close up. The Harlem native will make her big-screen debut in the hip-hop film, Coco. In the Brooklyn-set drama, Banks portrays the title character — an aspiring Hip Hop artist who discovers the world of slam poetry. The ‘spoken word’ develops her verbal strength and propels her toward her […]