Although Childish Gambino — aka Donald Glover — was noticeably absent from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10), his presence was felt in a massive away.
Not only did his politically daring visual for "This Is America" win in the Best Music Video category, it also earned the gilded trophy for Song of The Year, a first for any rapper.
It also marked only the ninth time in Grammy history the coveted honor had been given to a black songwriter out of the 61 times it's been handed out over the years.
The track beat out “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai, “God’s Plan” by Drake, “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes, “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile, “The Middle” by Zedd & Grey featuring MRead more
Philly radio legend Lady B is back on the airwaves after Radio One’s WRNB100.3FM abruptly fired her in December 2017. Although the station never revealed exactly why she was terminated, civil rights attorney Michael Coard believes the veteran radio host was relieved of her responsibilities for speaking out about socially relevant issues.
According to The Philadelphia Tribune, social media exploded after Lady B was fired. In just three days, there were approximately 13,000 reactions on just one Facebook page in addition to thousands of Twitter and Instagram reactions.
While Coard is grateful Lady B has her position back, he's still not happy about how the whole situation was handled.
“I’m not here to condemn anybody, but I am here to throw a little bitRead more
Ahead of Crumbzilla's forthcoming "SPC SKEATH" album, the seasoned Pittsburgh rapper has delivered a single from the project titled "I Don't Need That." The track features a guest spot from fellow MC Blender and beats from C-Lance.
"SPC SKEATH" boasts appearances from Rittz, KXNG Crooked, Slipknot's Sid Wilson and Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Killah Priest as well as production from Jared Lee Gosselin and Rob Harkness.
"SPC SKEATH" is scheduled to be released in February 2019 under RBC Records & Roger That Records A&R’d by renowned Wu-Tang / Hip-Hop Extraordinaire Matt "M-Eighty" Markoff.
Check out the "I Don't Need That" single below.
Ahead of Big Boi's halftime performance at Super Bowl LIII on Sunday (February 3), the Outkast MC has dropped two new singles boasting guest spots from fellow Dungeon Family members.
On Friday (February 1), Daddy Fat Sax surprised his fans with "Doin It" featuring Killer Mike and Backbone as well as "Return Of The Dope Boi" featuring Sleepy Brown.
Big Boi must be feeling nostalgic as of late. He recently purchased The Dungeon studio in Atlanta, where classics albums such as Outkast’s "Southerplayalisticadillacmuzik" and Goodie Mob’s "Soul Food" were recorded.
Check out vintage footage from The Dungeon below and find the new singles on Apple Music.Read more
Showtime has unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming Wu-Tang Clan documentary, "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mice & Men." The first two episodes of the four-part series were premiered on Monday (January 28) during the Sundance Film Festival.
Directed by Sacha Jenkins, who directed the amazing Burn Motherf*cker, Burn! documentary, the docu-series will explore the cultural history of the legendary hip-hop collective. Interviews with Nas, Charlamagne Tha God and members of the Wu will highlight the series.
"The Wu-Tang Clan is a seminal group that deserves a seminal documentary," Showtime's Vinnie Malholtra said in a press release. "[Director] Sacha Jenkins delivers just that, not only reminding us of their powerful history through vintage footage, but also placing theirRead more
Following Boots Riley's directorial debut, "Sorry To Bother You," it looks like The Coup MC is ready for another one. According to The Wrap, Annapurna Pictures announced they’d signed Riley to a blind script deal for his next film project, although details on his sophomore film haven't been revealed by the studio or director.
"Sorry To Bother You" hit theaters last summer and opened to rave reviews. As of last month, the film has grossed $17.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $374,088 in other territories, for a worldwide total of $17.9 million. The film's production budget production was originally $3.2 million.
The film starred Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny Glover, SteRead more