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27 min ago | Daily Herald

Music notes: Bobby Bare Jr. plays Schuba's

Rapid-fire rap Chicago-born hip-hop artist Twista is known for his dizzyingly fast vocal delivery, a style of rap sometimes referred to as "chopper."


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Pop/Rock, Rap, Black Entertainment, Twista, Celebrities, Hip-Hop

Thu Apr 17, 2014


411 Music Fact or Fiction 4.18.14: For Those About To Retire, We Salute You

I'm your host, Joseph Lee. This week we have myself against Jeremy Thomas : FACT .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Muse, Music, Entertainment


Watch Future And Kanye West Hit The Beach In 'I Won' Video

"We on the water, on the beach, and it's beautiful women," the the Atlanta rapper told Hot 97's Angie Martinez in March.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Hot 97, Angie Martinez


10 Expensive Celebrity Business Failures

We see successful celebrity ventures all the time, but stars aren't immune to dismal profit margins - quite the opposite.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Media, Publishing, New Times, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television, Restaurant Management

Black Enterprise

Kanye West, Common Plan on Raising Funds to Bring 20,000 Jobs to Chicago

By building an alliance with Chicago's Urban League, two of Chicago's biggest Hip-Hop figures want to bring 20,000 jobs to the city streets that are dangerous to countless inner-city youth.


Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Black Entertainment

Broward-Palm Beach

John Legend Performs in Both Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach

For a man who started his career doing session work in the shadows, most notably on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything," Alicia Keys' "You Don't Know My Name," and a gaggle of Kanye West confections, you would think Ohio's John Stephens would have picked a more humble stage name than John Legend.


Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dance, Alicia Keys, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lowell Sun

Big Sean plans to Engage Lowell

Hip-hop star Big Sean will make his debut appearance in Lowell next week as part of the Engage Music Festival at the Tsongas Center.


Related Topix: Big Sean, Hip-Hop, Lowell, MA, Celebrities, Black Entertainment

Contra Costa Times

Outside Lands announces daily lineups

A large crowd fills the Polo Field at the Land's End main stage during the 6th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pop/Rock

New Yorker

The Woman Who Put the Soul in "Sanctified"

When you first hear the opening seconds of the song " Sanctified ," by Rick Ross, your instinct might be to give credit to Kanye West, who co-produced it, for finding one of the most breathtaking vocal samples in hip-hop history.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Betty Wright, Disco

E! Online

2014 Coachella Performer Hotlist: 5 Things to Know About Chance the Rapper

Following the Spring 2012 release of his first mixtape #10Day , the 20-year-old Chicago-born rapper generated a ton of buzz with hits like "Hey Ma" and "Juke Juke" even before the release of his second mixtape Acid Rap in 2013.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop


Michael Jackson: King Of Pop, Rock And Soul--And Hip-Hop?

Though many refer to Michael Jackson simply as "The King of Pop," his full nickname-dreamed up by longtime pal Elizabeth Taylor-was "The King of Pop, Rock and Soul."


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop


Kimye Wedding Location Revealed?

While details are skim, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly scoped out a chateau in France on Monday that was just built in 2008 in Louveciennes, France, according to the Daily Mail .


Related Topix: Wedding, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

ABC News

5 Things to Know About Khloe Kardashian's New Man

In the past few weeks, Kardashian, 29, who filed for divorce from Lamar Odom last year , has been photographed out and about with Moroccan rapper French Montana.


Related Topix: French Montana, Hip-Hop, Beverly Hills, CA, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Introducing Justin Henry, Up-and-Coming Hip-Hop Artist raised in Baltimore, MD

Bursting out of New York's music scene, Justin Henry is taking the hip-hop genre by storm.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Long Island University, Atlantic Records

Business Journal

Storefront has VC firms and even Kanye West loitering

The UpTake : E-commerce sites seeking a pop-up store location may want to hit up Storefront, the so-called "airbnb for retail," which just got a $7.3 million venture round, led by Spark Capital.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment

Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian 'believes the size of her shapely derriere improves her sex appeal'

'She wants an eye-popping booty that everyone notices': Kim Kardashian 'believes the size of her shapely derriere improves her sex appeal' And after being pictured looking more bootylicious than ever as she took part in a rather racy photoshoot on the beach in Thailand last month, Kim Kardashian is said to be intent on plumping up her derriere even ... (more)


Related Topix: Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Hot Chicks, Kim Kardashian, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop


Mimi Faust's Sex Tape News Told Entirely In The Funniest Memes

Yesterday , Vivid Entertainment announced that Love & Hip Hop reality star Mimi Faust and boyfriend Nikko, will be apart of a soon-to-be released sex tape.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop


[Interviews] Pete Rock Recalls Making "The World Is Yours" In Under 10 Minutes

Exclusive: Pete Rock looks back on his work with Roy Ayers, Heavy D and reveals how close Notorious B.I.G. came to rhyming over "The Main Ingredient."


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Pete Rock, Roy Ayers, Jazz, Soul, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas

St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Jimmy Buffett among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 8 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Air Supply, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

State Press

Move over Monogenre, Metagenre's here to stay

Thanks in large part to the Internet, the scope of pop culture has expanded to include more than ever before - including equal parts EDM, folk, country, pop, rock and hip-hop.


Related Topix: The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dolly Parton, Country, Dance, Madonna