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Havoc Tells Swizz Beats He’s Down To Battle Any Producer on Instagram

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“I’ll battle anybody you put me against,” Havoc said. The latest “Verzuz” battle on IG LIVE between Babyface and Teddy Riley had almost half a million viewers at one time (almost shutting down Instagram), and it doesn’t seem that they’re stopping anytime soon. “Verzuz” battles have been the source of much entertainment during the lockdown, […]

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland are the Kings of Quarantine

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The kings of quarantine. The sultans of sequester. The icons of isolation. Swizz Beatz and Timbaland are making our social distancing bearable by hosting Instagram live battles between some of the greatest living creatives in the music industry. On Saturday night, fans watched T-Pain and Lil Jon go track for track playing the songs that […]

Swizz Beatz Announces T-Pain vs Lil Jon Battle on April 5

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Swizz Beatz is continuing the series of artists going head to head with their 20 biggest hits. Next on the list, T-Pain and Lil Jon. The battle will take place on Instagram Live Saturday, April 4th. Lil Jon was the voice of Atlanta in the early to mid-2000s dropping classic records like “Yeah” performed by […]

Big Sean Lists Top 3 Favorite Rapper/Producer Duos

Big Sean sat down with Billboard on Thursday to talk about producer/rapper relationships as part of Remy Martin’s Producer series with Big Sean and DJ Mustard. When asked to list his favorite emcee x producer combination, the Detroit Spitter had an interesting response. “I’d pick DMX and Swizz Beatz because I really loved that era […]

Hip-Hop Still Asks #BringBackOurGirls, Is The Demand Loud Enough?

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Four years ago this weekend, 276 schoolgirls were abducted by an African Islamic-Terrorist group called Boko Haram in the middle of the night from their dormitories in the Borno State of Nigeria. This kidnapping prompting international outrage and the widely popular #BringBackOurGirls hashtag, a campaign shared by leading celebrities such as Michelle Obama and Ellen […]

Clothing Giant H&M Blocks Swizz Beats On Instagram

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In America, the ability to protect artistic intellectual property through copyrights and trademarks is guaranteed right, yet if H&M gets its way how that protection is interpreted may be changed forever. Backstory. H&M is embroiled in a heated lawsuit with street artist Jason “Revok” Williams. Revok attracted major headlines when he took Roberto Cavalli to court […]

Joey Bada$$ Teases New Collaboration With Swizz Beats

Joey Bada$$ is cooking up something, and it sounds great. The Amerikkkan Badass took to Instagram to preview a nameless track featuring Swizz Beatz. The track gives you a jazz feel, and Joey does what he does best over the beat. badmon x @therealswizzz A post shared by joZif BADMON [??] (@joeybadass) on Oct 5, […]

Alicia Keys Releases Heart Warming Video For ‘Blended Family’ Single

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A couple of weeks back, Alicia Keys released her sixth studio album ‘HERE‘ which has landed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 charts, trailing behind Bon Jovi‘s ‘This House Is Not For Sale‘ album. Keys garnered much attention for this album beginning with her “no makeup” campaign vowing to no longer hide her insecurities […]

Alicia Keys Gets Back To The Music With “In Common”

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Alicia Keys has finally made her return to music. Keys has been out of the musical spotlight since her last album Girl On Fire released in 2012, but fans have seen her consistently these past few years on social media as she maintains being a mother to two gorgeous children and holds down half of […]

Alicia Keys Asks Speaker Of The House Paul Ryan To Be Her Valentine?

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Alicia Keys has a special Valentine’s Day message for someone and it’s not Swizz Beatz, it’s Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. In a new spurious flirtatious video directed at the Republican leader, Keys calls for his action on the criminal justice reform; and suggests Ryan show her how “cool” he is by backing the issue’s bipartisan action […]

Listen to Alicia Keys’s New Song “28 Thousand Days”

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Alicia Keys just released her brand new single “28 Thousand Days.” The title “28 Thousand Days” references the average life span of a person which is 76 years.  The song is all about living life to it’s fullest, and Seizing the day. Here’s a closer look at the lyrics: “There’s only 28,000 days. Who would you […]

Hip Hop History made in Haiti!

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On June 26, 2015, internationally renowned, multi-platinum selling hip hop artists Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne performed at a free concert for over 100,000 people which was the first time this had ever been done in Haiti! The concert was put together by Swizz Beatz in collaboration with Haitian music production company, Big […]