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10 Aug
Carl "Chucky" Thompson, a music producer who made hits for artists like Notorious B.I.G. and Mary J. Blige, has died at the age of 53. Thompson's publicist Tamar Juda confirmed the news in a statement to USA Today on Monday. She did not disclose his cause of death. In the statement she wrote: It is…
26 Jul
Hip hop music continues to become a multigenerational kind of music across the world. In Africa as the diversity of various music sounds continues to slowly shape up, hip hop music remains as the world class kind of genre that has grown over years. African artists have been on a music release spree over time…
11 Jul
Jerry Ojo Osarose widely known by his stage name JDNero is a rare gem when it comes to indigenous hip hop in Nigeria.
10 Apr 2020
Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent is ready to impart his wisdom with his upcoming book "Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter". As he enjoys the fruits of his ever-growing television empire while also keeping the Instagram feed immeasurably spicy, the Get Rich Or Die Tryin rapper has deemed it due time to impart his wisdom…
10 Oct 2019
BBC Music recently placed “Juicy” at the number one spot on their list of the top 25 hip-hop songs of all time. The list was compiled by polling more than 100 critics and experts, including A Tribe Called Quest, Common, and the Wu-Tang Clan. Biggie's infamous track was released in 1994, as part of his…
10 Aug 2019
Quavo is working something new and it isn't a rap track. The ATL rapper is producing an animated series based on the hip-hop scene of his Atlanta stomping grounds. The untitled Marginal Mediaworks show will be geared toward kids in the 8-12 age range. “I have long seen how hip-hop, as well as our music, really impacts…
9 Aug 2019
In my time in the music industry, one of the crucial skills that I have discovered that people ought to have is to spot the appearance of vanity, as opposed to actual progress.
20 Apr 2019
Literally there is no dispute that women, particularly girls, run the world. In the music arena, when an artiste’s sound inspires the female gender, and his or her songs are on their replay, the success of that artiste is certain...
1 Feb 2019
Forty years ago, hip-hop was little known outside its birthplace, New York -- until the Sugarhill Gang decided to record their rhymes, launching the genre's rise as a dominant cultural and commercial force. The result was the group's 1979 smash "Rapper's Delight" -- which is credited as the commercial start of an unforgettable era in…
15 Sep 2018
Frontline and multiple awards winning disc jockey, Sodamola Oluseye Desmond well known as DJ Spinall has signed a deal with UK music outfit, Atlantic Records. Spinall made the deal known via a post shared on his Instagram Page on Tuesday, September 11, where the DJ also known as ‘The Cap’ (The Crazy Azz Party) shared videos of…
25 Aug 2018
Yesterday marked the release of A Study On Self-worth: Yxng Dxnzl, MI’s long-awaited 8th solo project in 10 years. The legendary MC has spent most, if not all, of those years at the top of Nigerian hip-hop, and has evolved from an artist who over relies on his lyrics to paint pictures, to one who…
7 Oct 2017
At least two schools of thought have emerged on lyricism within Nigerian hip-hop. One lays all the blame for the lack of intelligence in lyrics at the foot of the listener.

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