August 28, 2013

Follow the money: investigators trace forgotten story of Britain’s slave trade

- by Sam Jones - In 1791, William Wilberforce assured parliament that he and his fellow campaigners would stop at nothing to bring about the end […]
August 28, 2013

Diddy In Shoving Match With Rapper

P. Diddy was involved in a heated argument at his MTV Video Music Awards after-party on Sunday night. The rapper – real name Sean Combs – co-hosted a star-studded […]
August 28, 2013

Sean Paul feels love in the UK

WITH his new album scheduled for release in a matter of weeks, Sean Paul has made the UK Pop Singles chart with Other Side of Love. […]
August 27, 2013

Cuba: Hip Hop Artists Seek Balance, Artistic Freedom Vs. Government Approval

- By Nico Cervantes - A hip hop festival has highlighted the tensions for Cuban artists seeking a balance between artistic independence and operating with a measure of […]
August 27, 2013

Lil Wayne to Hold Charity Concert in Arizona

Lil Wayne has charity work planned for the upcoming Labor Day holiday. Proceeds from the YMCMB honcho’s show at the Phoenix Celebrity Theater Monday (Sept. 2) will benefit The Carter […]
August 27, 2013

Mike WiLL Brings Miley Cyrus, Juicy J & Wiz Khalifa To Brooklyn For New Video Shoot

Mike WiLL is a busy man. Just a day after the 2013 VMAs—during which his frequent collaborator Miley Cyrus performed “We Can’t Stop,” a track produced […]
August 27, 2013

Caribbean Fever Music Fest Brings Marley Magic To NY

Caribbean Fever Irie Jamboree Music Festival is North America’s largest music festival, featuring music from multiple genres exclusively from the Caribbean region. The festival will showcase […]
August 27, 2013

Jay Z’s Rocawear Sued Over Infringing T-Shirt Design

HoodLove, LLC, a for-profit t-shirt company, is suing Jay Z’s ROC Apparel Group, the corporate parent of the Rocawear brand, over copyright infringement over a t-shirt […]
August 27, 2013

New Ziggy Marley Scholarship For Artistes

LAMA College for Music Professionals (LAMA) president, Tom Alyesbury, recently announced a scholarship in the name of Grammy-winning reggae star Ziggy Marley. According to www.pasadenanow.com, the Ziggy Marley Artist Scholarship is to […]
August 27, 2013

Stylist Sues Drake for $76,000

Drake’s love of “Versace, Versace, Versace,” comes at a hefty price, this according to a lawsuit courtesy of his former stylist. Michael Raphael filed a $76,0000 suit […]
August 26, 2013

Nicki Minaj Jumps On New Mavado Single “Give It All To Me”

  From Jamaica to Trinidad! Nicki Minaj features on Jamaican star Mavado‘s brand new single, “Give It All To Me”. 31-year-old Mavado has a mixtape coming out soon, so […]
August 26, 2013

Beenie Man video for BET 106 & Park premiere

Grillaras Productions and Zojak World Wide have announced the release of the long-anticipated video for ‘Thug Love’ by international dancehall stars Beenie Man and Ce’Cile. Hot off the heels […]
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