Steve Stoute, a Hip Hop mogul often regarded as one of the more important people in the industry, dropped by Revolt’s Drink Champs alongside Tone (from the production duo Trackmasters) to spill a healthy amount of tea for Hip Hop heads.
The entertainment world is mourning the loss of beloved actress/singer Della Reese, who passed away on Sunday (November 19) at the age of 86. Though many fondly remember Reese for her role as Tess in the ABC show Touched By An Angel, many in the Hip Hop community best know her for playing the role of Vera in the film Harlem Knights.
It’s been almost six years since “Rappa Ternt Sanga” T-Pain has released a complete body of new work. His latest effort, OBLiViON, succeeds in delivering what’s expected from an artist of his caliber with a few moments of sparkling brilliance, but still tends to blend in with the minions he helped create over all these years.
JAY-Z, who’s been incredibly vocal about Meek Mill‘s recent prison sentence as the result of repeated parole violations, penned an op-ed for New York Times — published Friday (November 17) — calling for reform and panning probation as a “trap.”
Immediately after news of the announcement broke, fans and industry peers took to social media to pan the sentence and show support for the rapper.
The question is, should we feel sorry for Meek? It’s important to understand the full spectrum of Meek’s situation and the timeline that has led to this latest sentence.
If we’re keeping it all the way 100, the schtick of rhyming in a car is beyond played out. Whatever “cool” factor it did possess probably decimated after Carpool Karaoke became your mom’s fav thing to share on Facebook. At least that’s what I thought, until I stumbled onto E-Class (21-years-old) and his younger brother Young Poppa (11-years-old). Collectively known as The Hoodies, they’ve taken a stale concept and (with sheer quality bars) spun it into national viral fame.