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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 […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Jay-Z Dropped His Third LP ‘Vol.2…Hard Knock Life’ 24 Years Ago

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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, […]

Jermaine Dupri Slammed Online For Cheating On Janet Jackson

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Jermaine Dupri is under fire following the premiere of the “JANET JACKSON” documentary. In the four-part series, it was revealed that Dupri and Jackson split up in 2009 because he cheated on the Pop icon. Visit for more information The “JANET JACKSON” documentary had viewers glued to the screen as it chronicles the singer’s […]

Jermaine Dupri Defends Kanye Pushing ‘Donda’ Release Date Back

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Since Justin Laboy’s initial tweets announcing the release of Kanye West’s 10th studio album “Donda,” fans of West have been greatly anticipating the album’s release. Visit for more information In 2 days, Ye sold out the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA, for the albums listening event, which also broke Apple Music streaming records. […]

Jeezy, Monica, Ludacris, and Jermaine Dupri Featured in Biden-Harris ‘Our Voice, Our Vote’ Campaign

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Four of Atlanta’s brightest stars have partnered with the Biden-Harris campaign for the “Our Voice, Our Vote” campaign to encourage voter’s registration and early voting ahead of Election Day. Visit for more information In each of the spots, the stars encourage citizens to carry their right to protest over to the polling booth to […]

Jermaine Dupri to Produce ‘We Are the World’-Inspired Song Featuring Ne-Yo, Miguel, Kelly Rowland, Monica & More

Jermaine Dupri Shares That He Isn't Shocked by J.I. The Prince's Fame Following 'The Rap Game'

Jermaine Dupri is set to produce a charity song inspired by “We Are The World” called “Change.” Visit for more information The featured artists include Johntá Austin, Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland, Monica, Miguel, Gary Clark Jr., JoJo, Eric Bellinger, and Angel. The super producer revealed that people rejected to be apart of the song, but […]

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz in the Works of Having 112 & Jagged Edge Verzuz Battle


The Verzuz Instagram live battles have been keeping us all entertained during this global pandemic. By now, we have seen various industry heavyweights go hit for hit in these battles. Who would’ve known Timbaland and Swiss Beatz would have been holding it down for us as we are encouraged to stay at home and quarantine. […]

Jermaine Dupri and Bel-Air Athletics Partner for Essentials Pack to Support Front-Line Workers

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Jemaine Dupri is partnering with Will Smith’s streetwear brand Bel-Air Athletics for a capsule collection to honor and support front-line essential workers. Visit for more information The collection will be available starting today at 7:00 PM EST through Monday, May 11th on, 25% proceeds of the collection will be donated to Frontline Foods, […]

Jermaine Dupri Says ‘Confessions III’ Preview is NOT About Herpes Allegations

Jermaine Dupri Says 'Confessions III' Preview is NOT About Herpes Allegations

Usher is still pretty tight-lipped about the allegations that he transmitted herpes to multiple women. The preview below of his upcoming Confessions III project led fans to believe that he made a revelation, but Jermaine Dupri squashed the speculations. Visit for more information “I see y’all trippin… CONFESSIONS PART 3 is from a females […]

Jermaine Dupri to Donate Vegan Thanksgiving Meals to Those in Need

Jermaine Dupri Says 'Confessions III' Preview is NOT About Herpes Allegations

For many Hip-Hop celebrities and regular people alike, Thanksgiving is a time not just for celebration, but also for sharing one’s blessings and bounties with others. The first Thanksgiving was reportedly about how the pilgrims and Native Americans shared the fruits from their first year’s crops. This Thanksgiving season, hip-hop icon Jermaine Dupri partnered with […]

Lil Kim Weighs in on Jermaine Dupri’s ‘Stripper Rappers’ Comments

Lil Kim Weighs in on Jermaine Dupri's 'Stripper Rappers' Comments

Fresh off the heels of her dazzling BET Hip Hop Awards performance, Lil Kim stopped by Genius to talk about an array of topics on their For the Record series. Visit for more information Rob Markman and the QB spoke about her legacy, collaborating with the City Girls, and most interestingly, they weighed in […]

At Her Best: Aaliyah’s 25 Greatest Hip-Hop Collaborations

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August 25 will never be an easy day for many music fans across the world, particularly for those who love the late R&B icon Aaliyah Dana Haughton. Visit for more information View this post on Instagram On August 25, 2001 we lost such a beautiful soul. Today we celebrate 18 years without you baby […]