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Saturday 27 June, 2015

Chance The Rapper To Star in Slice: A Film by Austin Vesely

Chicago rap star Chance the Rapper will play out a role directed by friend and director, Austin Vesely.   Chancelor Bennett has movie credits, people! The man who brought us the visuals for ‘Sunday Candy‘ is also working on a 2016-release murder mystery/comedy entitled Slice starring the Chicago rapper.   IMDb information gives us a movie [...]

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Friday 26 June, 2015

Trailer: Jeremy Scott | The People’s Designer

Fashion designer Jeremy Scott will get his own documentary that will look into his life as a creative director of Moschino.   The documentary will also shine light on some of the starts JS as friends with musicians like Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, A$AP Rocky and more.   ASAP Rocky was one of the first [...]

Friday 26 June, 2015

Pharrell, JAY Z & Kanye West Named GQ Most Stylish Men Alive

Three of the most biggest names in Hip-Hop — Pharrell Williams, JAY Z & Kanye West has been named amongst GQ’s The Most Stylish Men Alive.   Gentleman’s Quarterly composed 20 men for their ‘Most Stylish Men’ which also includes Brad Pitt, A$AP Rocky, Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling. Cleveland Cavaliers’ star Lebron James made [...]

Friday 26 June, 2015

Drake, Pharrell, Dr. Dre, Jaden Smith and more joins Beats 1 Radio for Apple Music

Apple music is making major moves in the streaming and internet radio world.   In conjunction with Apple Music, Beats 1 is a curated radio network that will host DJs like HOT 97′s Ebro Darden, Zane Lowe — and most recently Drake, Dr. Dre, St. Vincent, Disclosure, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Jaden Smith, [...]

Friday 26 June, 2015

Rihanna To Launch Clothing Label | $chool Kills

Earlier this week that Rihanna’s company, Roraj Trade, LLC, filed an application with the US Patent and Trademarks Office last month for her new clothing accessories fashion line, titled “$CHOOL KIlls.”   After successfully becoming creative director for PUMA, campaigning for Dior and successful collaboration with River Island — Rihanna is branching off to create [...]

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Friday 12 June, 2015

Kanye West Talks Family Life, Rumors and ‘SWISH’ on HOT 97

New York City’s hip-hop DJs Ebro Darden and Nessa of HOT 97 speaks to Kanye West about rumors regarding him kicking kids out of Chuck E. Cheese, his upcoming LP which is tentatively titled ‘SWISH’ and being a father on the air waves of NYC. Listen to the interview on the player below.    

Thursday 11 June, 2015

Drake x Sotheby’s | ‘I Like It Like This’ Art Exhibit

Drake collaborated with Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department to curate an art exhibit entitled “I Like It Like This” in New York City.   The exhibition is about giving “songs visual representation” through art. Drake discusses the idea behind the collection of art that include artists like Kara Walker, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Glenn Ligon and many more. [...]

Thursday 11 June, 2015

Save Art: Project 004 | Grady Brannan

Tour photographer Grady Brannan collaborates with Project Save Art on their fourth project with special assistant from KODAK. Grady Brannan offered artistic insights and lessons learned by telling stories from his life on tour with artists such as G-Easy and A-Trak. Grady also handed each student a customized 35mm Kodak disposable camera featuring a collage of his photos [...]

Thursday 11 June, 2015

Kehlani ‘You Should Be Here’ Tour with Pell Sells Out

Oakland-native and rising star Kehlani sells out her solo “You Should Be Here” Tour will special guest Pell.   If you’re not up on the next star in R&B, you will soon hear more about the rising songstress in the near future. Kehlani sold out 18/22 shows of her first solo tour kicking off July [...]

Thursday 11 June, 2015

Ebro Darden, Zane Lowe & Julie Adenuga Joins Apple Beats 1 Radio

  Apple just changed the music-streaming service game.   New York City’s radio DJ of HOT 97, Ebro Darden, will join Zane Lowe who will be in Los Angeles and Julie Adenuga in London for a radio collective started by Apple for Beats 1 Radio. Beats 1 Radio will be included with the new Apple [...]

Sunday 07 June, 2015

Vic Mensa Announces Summer Tour With Towkio

Vic Mensa is coming to a city near you.   New Roc Nation signee will be embarking on a Summer trek of seven dates with Towkio as a opening act. Vic will start part one of his Traffic Tour on June 19th in Dallas, TX. Vic Mensa’s upcoming LP Traffic is due out this year. [...]

Sunday 07 June, 2015

HOT 97 FM 2015 Summer Jam Will Stream Exclusively on TIDAL

Today is the day.   New York City’s famed Hip-Hop and R&B station HOT 97 teams us with TIDAL to exclusively stream their 25th annual concert 2015 Summer Jam.   Beginning 2:00 p.m. EDT, on Sunday, June 7, TIDAL will broadcast an exclusive livestream of this year’s HOT 97 Summer Jam, in partnership with seminal [...]