Kodak Black was reported missing yesterday after missing a performance at House of Blues in Boston but apparently he was in custody all along. While many felt that the 21-year-old rapper’s disappearance stemmed from his controversial week of high-profile beefs, the mystery has been solved. It’s now been revealed that Kodak Black was arrested on drugs and weapons charges while entering the United States from Canada. Details below… (more…) Related PostsMugshot Mania – Restaurant Owner Accused of Forcing Disabled Black Worker into Slavery…Mugshot Mania – Georgia to Execute 1st Female Prisoner Since Lena Baker (1945)… [PHOTOS]Mugshot Mania – #LHHATL&#… Read entire story.
Emerging in the mid-80’s as one of the most prolific writers in his native Copenhagen, Bates has since made his mark across the world. With his swooping patterns, vibrant abstract shapes and masterful manipulation of letters, he has attained legendary status. Here in NYC to celebrate his birthday, he has graced the Lazy Susan Gallery with a selection of works fashioned largely with spray paint, acrylic and roller paint. Several more images from his solo exhibition Bates New York Bash— that opens tonight and will remain on view through Thursday — follow: Bates on Blue with Yellow Bates with Gold Outline Camoflauge You can meet the Great Bates and celebrate his birthday with him tonight &#… Read entire story.
It was live steamed across the world for five minutes but felt like an eternity. A less than enthused crowd at Ultra were treated to a terrible act of advertising over reach when KFC worked alongside Ultra Music Festival to organise an advertisement style DJ set by Colonol Sanders. The backlash from the community has been strong with a number of big name artists including Alison Wonderland, Black Madonna, Alex Metric and Marshmello condemning the blatant disregard and sell out of their art to ad executive committees. Cringe trigger warning for the video below! Real talk, although Ultra have an obligation to turn a profit, does it… Read entire story.
The Music Industry is one of the most fluid and reactive in the world. Over the past two decades alone, the advent of the internet, social media, downloads and streaming have changed its face forever, not to mention the explosion of digital music making tools that have made it easier than ever to get into making music. With each seismic shift, the industry has had to adapt, and to succeed in the industry today’s managers, agents and label heads must master skills no-one would even have heard of just a generation ago. That said, opportunities are rife, and it is perhaps easier to get your foot in… Read entire story.
Jermaine Dupri and Killer Mike hit the stage last night as they celebrated the Codes of our Culture for (404) Day in Atlanta last night (April 4, 2019). Curated by AT&T, (404) Day, was a one-night only immersive Atlanta event showcasing the constant evolution and innovation across music, food, technology and arts, and brought together cultural leaders to celebrate and pay tribute to Atlanta’s famous area code – a dreamland for making futures a reality. Dupri, the self proclaimed “Mayor of Atlanta” served as emcee and DJ throughout the night while Atlanta’s own Chloe x Halle, Gunna and 2 Chainz each took to the stage performing a melody of hits. The official Mayor of Atlanta… Read entire story.
Another day, another Real Housewives of Atlanta star is behind on taxes. [FLASHBACK: Paid in Full! Nene Leakes Clears Massive $824k Tax Debt… *RECEIPTS*] Nene Leakes, Sheree Whitfield and KKKim Zolciak-Biermann are just a few past & present Atlanta ‘housewives’ who have been in the new with tax issues but this time, Porsha Williams is in the hot seat with Uncle Sam as she’s accumulated a huge tax debt. Apparently the new mom owes several owes more than $240k in unpaid taxes spanning an eight year period and now Uncle Sam is demanding for her to pay up! Details below… (more…) Related Posts#RHOA Nene Leakes Explains Why … Read entire story.
While they’re still making the interview rounds for The Beast Is G-Unit EP, G-Unit stopped and chatted with Angie Martinez on Power 105, as well as the crew over at HOT 97. A lot of topics get touched on, including music, money, business, Fif bullying, and a lot more. Read entire story.
Shady Records is celebrating their 15 year anniversary. In celebration, we get a documentary out of the blue. It features sit down interviews with Eminem and long time friend/business partner/manager Paul Rosenberg. 50 Cent has a big role and Russell Simmons makes appearances. It’s quite candid and really entertaining to see these heavyweights discuss the inception and creation of an empire. It’s well worth the 30 minutes. Read entire story.
Son Little has returned once more with a brand new single that pushes his artistry to even greater heights. The Philadelphia soul artist has already logged collaborations with The Roots and RJD2, but the vocalist-guitarist can by all means stand on his own merits, and with the politically-minded new single “O Mother” he doesn’t just stand tall, but marches against injustice. In step with Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On, “O Mother” blends a sunlit, upbeat soul sound with lyrics that beckon at the very core of injustices. Little’s pleas “Why do they treat me like I’m not a man… Read entire story.
As the ‘blackballing’ saga continues between Mo’Nique and Lee Daniels, Gabourey Sidibe is finally breaking her silence on the matter. Mo’Nique has been making the rounds since writing her Hollywood Reporter revealation about being blackballed (click HERE if you missed that) and at least one other actress she’s worked with has chimed in on her story. [READ: Sheryl Lee Ralph to Mo’Nique: Sometimes You Have to Just SHUT UP… (VIDEO)] While Mo’Nique commiserates in her ‘blackballing’ she’s making the best of it by telling her story to anyone who’ll listen. Mo’nique and director Daniels have been even gone head to head in interviews over her being blackballed from the industry after winning… Read entire story.
There’s a war going on outside, to quote Mobb Deep. Actually, on the latest episode of Empire that battle is between Empire Records and Creedmoor Records thanks to Anika going rogue, and the drama got real. Of course Lucious and his Lyons went to battle, all types outlandish f*ckery went down in the aftermath. See what went down in the latest Empire on the following pages. — Photos: FOX The post Empire Recap: Boo Boo Kitty At War, Ep. 9 [Photos] appeared first on Hip-Hop Wired. Read entire story.
Whatever happened to the good old days when people conned you outta your cash from the sidewalk? These day’s all anyone has to do to get their ‘fix’ is have an active internet connection… where’s the fun in that? [FLASHBACK: WTF?! Cheating Man Seeks 10,000 Facebook ‘Likes’ To Reunite With Wife… ] If you’re active on any type of social media it’s hard to miss the many links to “donation” sites that have been popping up lately. While many were created for causes by those genuinely in need, it seems nowadays “needy” has … Read entire story.