1. B.o.B, Bun B & 2 Chainz Take Over 2014 A3C Festival

    October 15, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Hip-hop fans flocked to Atlanta this past week for the 10th annual A3C Festival, which proved to be bigger than ever. Over the course of five days (Oct. 8 through 12), the festival held keynote interviews, panels, showcases and tribute shows acros ...

  2. Amber Rose Talks Upcoming Album & Clothing Collabo; Says Wiz Khalifa 'Inspires' Her

    December 01, 2011 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Amber Rose is following in the steps of her boyfriend, Wiz Khalifa . While on the red carpet at the 2011 MTV Music Awards on Aug. 28, the Philly natives gave us the exclusive news on Amber's musical debut. "We're working on some music ...

  3. The Economy of Mixtapes: How Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. Figured It Out

    September 16, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Feb. 13, 2009, the mixtape paradigm shifted. Aligned with Lil Wayne , the then-unsigned Drake , who'd spent the few years before releasing buzzy mixtapes (rapping over hits), unleashed his almost entirely original mixtape "So Far Gone.& ...

  4. BACKBEAT: A Star Studded Crowd Turns Out For The 14th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 14th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival kicked off on September 16 at the AMC 34th St Theater in New York with radio DJ, FREE ; Dijon Talton from Glee; Kid Capri ; Crazy Legs and more. Hundreds flocked to see the premiere of Mooz-lum, directed by ...

  5. Backstage with Kid Capri

    Backstage with Kid Capri

    June 08, 2010 4:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2010 Hip-Hop Honors Tribute to 'Dirty South' Pioneers honors , Dirty South , Rap , interview , VH1 , kid capri , Hip-Hop , Kid Capri , Dirty South , Interview Videos Kid Capri Dirty South Interview Kid Capri ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Frank Black, Apache, Dru Hill And More

    January 22, 2010 6:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Hip hop pioneer Apache has died, according to an AllHipHop.com report . An original member of Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, Apache best known single w ...

  7. Kanye, Wayne Star; Rihanna A No-Show At Summer Jam

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man and DJ Khaled made surprise appearances yesterday (June 1) at New Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain sta ...

  8. Rakim Resurfaces, Common Drops 'People' At NYC Benefit

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh Seal," this summer, the rapper revealed last night (June 8) at fashion designer Mark Ecko's Save the Rhinos concert in New York's Centr Rakim is preparing to releas ...

  9. VH1 Honors Hip-Hop

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the artists who performed in all-star collaborations last night (Oct. 3) at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC H ...

  10. 36TunesOnTV

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 30 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artist: Kris Kristofferson announces 2004 CMA Awards nominees (also scheduled: Maggie Gyllenhaal ...

  11. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (July 26-Aug. 1, 2004). HEY PORTER, CHECKIT, AIII ? The anomaly that is "Da Ali G Show" -- which rides the fine line between hysterical and thoroughly annoying -- will feature an appeara ...

  12. Grandmaster Flash: Rap Pioneer

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Grandmaster Flash, one of hip-hop's pioneering DJs, will receive the Billboard's 2003 Hip-Hop Founders Award Aug. 8 at this year's Billboard-AURN R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show at the Roney ...

  13. 50 Cent, B2K Top 2003 BET Awards

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent and B2K cashed in as the big winners last night (June 24) at the third annual BET Awards. Each took two honors home from the three-hour event, hosted by actress/comedian Monique at the Kodak T 50 Cent and B2K cashed in as the big winners las ...

  14. Grandmaster Flash Writing Memoirs

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary New York DJ Grandmaster Flash is penning his memoirs with New York Daily News reporter/biographer Chris Coleman. A title and publisher for the biography are still being determined. Legendary New York DJ Grandmaster Flash is penning his mem ...

  15. 7TH ANNUAL JUSTO'S MIXTAPE AWARDS

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Winners of the 7th Annual Justo's Mixtape Awards. Here are the winners of the 7th annual Justo's Mixtape Awards, which were handed out Dec. 3 at the Manhattan Center Studios in New York at a ceremony hosted by DJ Red Alert: Best Graphics O ...

  16. Billboard Bits: MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty The sixth annual MixTape Awards will be held Dec. 11 at New York's Apollo Theater, honoring primarily non-commercial DJs who create underground hip-hop mixtapes. DJ Red Alert will host the event, p ...