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Today In Hip Hop History: Jay-Z’s Third LP ‘Vol.2…Hard Knock Life’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this date in 1998, Jay-Z and his Roc cohorts dropped his third album Vol.2…Hard Knock Life on their independent Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam imprint. Visit for more information Recorded in some of NYC’s most coveted studio spaces, Vol. 2…Hard Knock Life featured some of the games best producers, including Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beatz, and Timbaland, […]

Charlamagne on Jermaine Dupri’s Calling Out of Brand Not Celebrating Hip-Hop 50 in ATL: ‘JD Could Have Done Something Himself’

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Recently, events celebrating Hip-Hop 50 have occurred across the city, but a major one went down at Yankees Stadium. Following the run of events occurring directly in the birth week, Jermaine Dupri wondered why no one held an event in Atlanta, prompting a reply from Charlamagne Tha God. Visit for more information “Just for […]

Jermaine Dupri Announces So So Def Festival 2023

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In commemoration of So So Def’s 30th anniversary, GRAMMY® Award-winning producer, songwriter, hip-hop artist, author, and DJ, Jermaine Dupri officially announced So So Def Festival, a celebration of hip-hop and R&B music. Visit for more information The multi-day festival will feature performances from world-renowned artists who have collaborated with the mega hitmaker over the last 30 years. The two-day live music […]

The Otis Redding Foundation To Honor Jermaine Dupri At 2nd Annual King Of Soul Music Festival

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The Otis Redding Foundation is proud to announce that songwriter, award-winning producer, DJ, CEO of So So Def, and entrepreneur Jermaine Dupri will be honored with the Otis & Zelma Redding Award of Respect at the highly anticipated 2nd Annual King of Soul Music Festival. Taking place in Macon, GA on September 8-9, the festival serves as a vibrant celebration of […]

Jermaine Dupri and Drake Team for Documentary on Magic City

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Jermaine Dupri is not stopping at Freaknik with his documentary skills. Dupri announced he and Drake have teamed up for a cinematic look into the legendary strip club Magic City. Visit for more information According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, the doc will be called Magic City: An-American Fantasy and will explore the club’s place […]

Diddy and Jermaine Dupri’s VERZUZ Battle Not Officially Confirmed

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Time to press pause on the VERZUZ battle talk between Diddy and Jermaine Dupri. TMZ notes no official plans for the battle are in place, despite the viral video showing the Bad Boy hitmaker hyping up a September date. Visit for more information Check out the footage from the backstage conversation of the forthcoming […]

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y Highlight the Music Process of Their ‘For Motivational Use Only’ EP

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At The Eastern in Atlanta, Georgia, Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y debuted a live demonstration of the music-making process behind their eagerly awaited and collaborative EP “For Motivational Use Only.” Visit for more information Bringing South Side to The Eastern, Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y gave concertgoers a live demonstration of the music-making process behind their […]

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y Release New EP ‘For Motivational Use Only, Vol. 1’

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y Release New EP 'For Motivational Use Only, Vol. 1'

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y have officially released their highly anticipated collab EP, For Motivational Use Only. Visit for more information The new release begins with “So So Jets,” bringing the flow from Spitta to a bounce of a beat from Jermaine Dupri. The single is followed by 2 Chainz’s “Off The Lot” and is […]

T.I. Assists Jermaine Dupri And Curren$y On “Never Fall Off” From New EP

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With the release of their highly anticipated EP For Motivational Use Only right around the corner on April 4th, Grammy® Award-winning producer, songwriter, and rapper Jermaine Dupri and New Orleans-based rapper and founder of Jet Life Recordings Curren$y unveil a brand new single entitled “Never Fall Off” featuring award-winning rap mogul T.I., available today. Visit for more information Listen to “Never Fall Off”HERE Weaving […]

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y Team for New Single “Never Fall Off” Feat. T.I.

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y Team for New Single "Never Fall Off" Feat. T.I.

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y share a brand-new song called “Never Fall Off” with T.I. before the release of their eagerly awaited EP For Motivational Use Only on April 4. Visit for more information Curren$y introduces the song with a catchy hook while fusing a heavenly voice sample with intense bass kicks and sizzling hi-hats, […]

Jermaine Dupri and Curren$Y Announce Concert at the Eastern in ATL on April 7

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Following the release of their debut single “Essence Fest,” Grammy® Award-winning producer, songwriter, and rapper, Jermaine Dupri, and New Orleans-based rapper and founder of Jet Life Recordings, Curren$y, announced their upcoming concert at The Eastern in Atlanta, GA, on April 7th in support of their EP For Motivational Use Only. Doors open at 7:30 PM ET, and the show begins at 8:30 PM ET.  Visit for more information Jermaine […]

[WATCH] Jermaine Dupri Reveals How He Snagged Janet Jackson

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Jermaine Dupri is finally revealing how he pulled the legendary Janet Jackson who he dated in the past for seven years. For years fans looked at the two celebrities wondering how a beautiful beauty like Janet would choose Dupri. Visit for more information The always straight-forward– the Million Dollaz Worth of Game podcast aired […]

Jermaine Dupri And Curren$y Join SXM/Pandora For Playback Series In Atlanta

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On Thursday, February 23rd, Sirius XM and Pandora Music brought back their famous playback series at their new office in Atlanta, Georgia. The event highlighted a conversation with Jermaine Dupri and Curren$y, moderated by Torae.  Visit for more information Dupri discussed his life and musical legacy. He opened up on the significance of tracks […]

Jermaine Dupri Shuts Down Critics Who Say He Isn’t Relevant Anymore

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Jermain Dupri is a legend in both the hip-hop and R&B world and should be treated as such. However, it seems as if he’s heard enough people disputing his relevancy. The legendary producer recently went on the I Am Athlete podcast, shutting down critics who doubted his relevance in 2023. Visit for more information […]

Jermaine Dupri Say’s He’s Not Impressed About The State Of Hip-Hop: “[It’s] Definitely Hurting And Needs Reviving”

Jermaine Dupri on Current State of Female Rap: 'It's Like Strippers Rapping'

Jermaine Dupri recently shared his thoughts on the state of hip-hop in an interview with VIBE magazine. The legendary producer was asked why he’s been focusing more on producing R&B songs instead of rap songs in recent years. Visit for more information “I feel like Hip-Hop is definitely hurting and needs reviving,” Dupri said. […]

Jermaine Dupri Makes Guest Appearance on CBS’ ‘Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All!’

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Grammy Award-winning songwriter, superproducer, visionary, and CEO of So So Def Jermaine Dupri made a guest appearance on CBS’s Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All!, a new two-hour primetime concert special from the Queen of Christmas Mariah Carey. The special aired on Tuesday, Dec. 20 on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount. […]

Jermaine Dupri Says He’s Begun Working On A ‘Freaknik’ Documentary


Jermaine Dupri said in a recent Instagram post that he has begun working on a new documentary based on “Freaknik,” the infamous Atlanta spring break festival that started in the 80’s and attracted college students and young adults from all around the country. Visit for more information Dupri made the announcement in a IG […]