Eve and Stevie JOld school Eve fans will remember the days the former first lady of the Ruff Ryders was engaged to producer and now Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Stevie J.Read More »from Eve Lucky She Ended Relationship With Ex, ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Star Stevie J
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Wed, Aug 1, 2012 8:39 PM EDT
Janet and Paris at Michael's memorial.TMZ's headline "Janet Jackson Did Not Slap or Verbally Abuse Paris Jackson" is arguably the best article title ever.
While I didn't think a confrontation between an aunt and niece was anything out of the ordinary, I didn't want to believe last week's reports that things between Janet and Paris got that out of control.Read More »from Janet Cleared Of Slapping Paris, Lol
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Wed, Aug 1, 2012 6:30 PM EDT
You might not recognize former R&B artist J. Long with his shirt on. In 2008, the La Marque, Texas artist made impressive headway as a fast-rising hip-hop singer, who would eventually team up with fellow bump-n-grind crooners Pretty Rick. The group is featured on the 2010 version of his top 5 hit "Personal Freak."
But J. Long's days of singing about sexcapades and gyrating on stage in front of throngs of young, screaming female fans are behind him. He flips the meaning of R&B on his next album, "R&B (Redeemed & Blessed)" which slated for a 2013 release.Read More »from J. Long Abandons R&B And Goes Gospel With ‘Shake The Devil Off’
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Tue, Jul 31, 2012 1:26 PM EDTDriveway (photo: Zillow)Apparently, vacationing on a yacht in St. Tropez wasn't lavish enough for music power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé. Now that they have the adorable 6-month old princess Blue Ivy in tow, they've decided to upgrade.
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Mon, Jul 30, 2012 5:21 PM EDT
Monica Howse, the 15-year-old daughter of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Flesh-N-Bone, has been reported missing by her family, according to TMZ.
According to the Riverside Press Enterprise, Howse was last seen Monday, July 23, at 4 p.m. at her place of work, Taco Bell in Big Bear Lake.Read More »from Flesh-N-Bone’s 15-Year-Old Daughter Reported Missing
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Wed, Jul 25, 2012 11:39 AM EDT
The creatives at Duracell Powermat got jokes.
Jay-Z makes a hilarious cameo appearance in a new commercial promoting the Duracell Powermat 24 Hour Power System, a portable device that allows users to charge their smartphones while on-the-go.Read More »from Jay-Z Makes Comical Cameo In Duracell Powermat Commercial
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Tue, Jul 24, 2012 3:13 PM EDT
Salvador Santana, son of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Carlos Santana, is working to establish himself as a bonafide musician in his own right.Read More »from Carlos Santana’s Son Releases Linkin Park-esque Rap Track
After all those years grinding to earn a street cred pass in Oakland, including adopting the hood-approved moniker Kreayshawn, Natassia Gail Zolot flips her underground "Gucci Gucci" sound into something more mainstream.Read More »from Kreayshawn Goes Pop On ‘Go Hard (La.La.La)’
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Mon, Jul 16, 2012 3:23 PM EDT
Step Up Revolution
The battle dance movie series, Step Up, has inspired a real-life competition. On Sunday, July 22, Step Up Revolution teams up with the Hip-Hop Chess Federation to host its first-ever Your Own Step hip-hop event.
Youth and young adults will compete in multiple hip-hop styles, b-boy, b-girl, crumping, stepping, turfing and jerking for opportunities to win cash prizes, trophies and apparel.Read More »from Hip-Hop Dance Movie ‘Step Up Revolution’ Sponsors Local Competition
- Billy Johnson, Jr. | Hip-Hop Media Training – Fri, Jul 13, 2012 7:02 PM EDT
Critically acclaimed Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. sits down with The Aftermath hosts, Billy Johnson Jr. and Soren Baker, to discuss his independent grind, featuring original production on his mixtapes, recording with Blues legend B.B. King on his album Live From The Underground, and his song "Rich Dad, Poor Dad."
Camera and editing: Robert GardnerRead More »from Big K.R.I.T. On Advice From B.B. King And ‘Live From The Underground’
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