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The Notorious B.I.G.’s Son CJ Wallace Is Working On An Album

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:18pm


Prospectt Gains a Rick Ross Assist on Mixtape “Theory II”

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:51pm

Miami’s own Prospectt drops mixtape, “The Theory 2.”  This is a 7-track tape, with a bonus joint featuring Rick Ross. Other standout collabs includes 1WayFrank and Smash David. The mixtape is a free stream and is something music fans can play without any skips. Take a listen below.   The Theory 2 is a follow up tape to my very first mixtape... Read more »

Toni Braxton’s “Anxious” Over Her Relationship With Cash Money Mogul Birdman

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 3:00pm


Migos And Lil Name Their Picks For The Greatest Rapper of All Time

TheSource Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 2:07pm

During a recent sit down with NME, Migos and Lil Yachty  launched the debate over who is the greatest rapper of all time.

“For me, personally I could give it to [André 3000], man. Because I like him that much as a rapper,” said Offset. While Takeoff responded with: “Since you said 3K…Kendrick Lamar.”

Quavo, on the other hand, picked Jay Z. “I kind of respected the fact that my mans Jay Z is the greatest rapper right now, bro,” he said. “Straight up. You can’t mess with Jay when it’s time to come play. On some real shit, it took me a couple years to grow and understand that Jay is the guy.”

Yachty agreed with Takeoff’s choice, saying, “I ain’t gonna lie, though, I’m giving it to Kendrick, man.”


Watch it all go down below.

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Tidal Loses Third CEO In Two Years

TheSource Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:57pm

Jay Z‘s Tidal has confirmed the departure of Jeff Toig, the music streaming service’s third chief executive in two years. “As part of Tidal’s continued expansion this year we will be announcing a new CEO in the coming weeks,” the company told Billboard in a statement. “We wish [Toig] all the best in his future endeavors.”

Toig became CEO in January of 2016, replacing interim CEO Peter Tonstad, who took over for Tidal’s original exec Andy Chen. Toig came to Tidal after serving as SoundCloud’s chief business officer for two years, and before that was the founder and senior vp of Muve Music, Cricket Wireless’ ­music service, and a founding member of the Virgin Mobile USA team. At the time of his appointment Hov called Toig a “leader at the intersection of consumer ­technology and entertainment for more than two decades.”

The reason behind his departure is unclear, but Billboard is reporting that he left Tidal March


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Fergie Leaves Black Eyed Peas and Taboo Isn’t Feeling It

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:00pm


A Georgia Man Will Spend 10 Years Behind Bars Despite A Not Guilty Verdict

TheSource Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:10am

Ramad Chatman was found not guilty after standing trial for an armed robbery at a Georgia convenience store, but will still spend 10 years in prison.

In 2014, the Lucky Lotto convenience store in Northern Georgia was robbed as an assailant held the clerk at gunpoint.

A dirty storefront and grainy video footage made it virtually impossible to establish any link to the actual robber.

All that witnesses could give investigators was that the attacker was “a black man in dark clothes.”

Sometime in 2015, after scrolling the Facebook, the clerk saw a photo of Ramad Chatman.

“It triggered something in me, and it just made me freak out,” she said of the photo.

Chatman, already on probation following his connection to a previous robbery, soon turned himself in on the pretense of ruling himself out of the investigation, as he professed his innocence.

He was put on trial.

Initially, Chatman attempted to enter an Alford plea deal where the defendant enters a guilty plea, but maintains their innocence because despite this, they feel they will lose at trial.

The judge presiding over the case refused the deal.

By the end of the trial the jury found Chatman not guilty of the charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault, however Judge John Niedrach had a differing opinion.

While the prosecution failed to convince the jury that Chatman committed the crime and there was never any concrete evidence outside of the clerk’s testimony that connected Chatman to the crime, Judge Niedrach was convinced that his implication was likely.

As a result, Chatman’s probation for a 2012 robbery in which a $120 television was stolen was revoked, and he is now serving a 10-year sentence for the original crime.

“Someone is suffering the consequence of this and it might be the wrong person,” said Mark Issa, attorney and legal analyst. “In fact, 12 jurors did not believe it was the right person.”

Had he never been arrested for the Lucky Lotto robbery, Ramad Chatman’s 5-year probation would have been complete in July.

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Diddy Punked Former One Direction Star Liam Payne The First Time They Met

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:00am


Did Papoose Just Sign To Rick Ross’s MMG?

AllHipHop Feed - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:56am


Travis Scott Lands Gig As Face Of New Nike Campaign

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:00pm


Jamie Foxx Couldn’t Believe He Had A Hit With Kanye West and Twista

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:00pm


2017 Art Of Rap Festival Brings Out The Best In Classic Rap

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:55pm


Master P and Essence Make The Stars Align For Kids During Celebrity B-Ball Game

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:00pm


Iggy Azalea Denies Bowling Alley Romance With O’Dell Beckham Jr.

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:00pm


Chicago Lyricist The Boy Illinois Signs With Priority Records

TheSource Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:56pm

Known for signing highly successful artists including Ice Cube, Jay-Z, N.W.A, QC (Lil Yachty & Migos), Snoop Dogg amongst others, The Boy Illinois is another artist to add to the roster. After being on the underground scene and transitioning to touring with major act Lupe Fiasco and sharing the stage with Jay Electronica, Too Short, Big Sean and more.

The Boy Illinois has partnered up with legendary Label Priority Records to develop into becoming one of the greats.

His new Video “Dancing Like Diddy” will be released early June and will be distributed by Born Leaders Inc. /Priority Records. The Boy Illinois is dedicated to taking his music to the next level, working with major producers Soundtraxx, Nascent Beats, JBravo and more. According to Priority Records GM Fuzzy West, “The music and energy of The Boy Illinois fits Priority and we are excited he’s apart of this distribution service. Great to partner up with a solid team. They are independent thinkers”

In a recent interview with COHH.com, The Boy Illinois talks about his grind as an artist and working on major distribution. Following his release, he will be performing at the Taste of Chicago 2017 Festival July 5th on the Bud Light Stage.


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Roc Nation & Grand Hustle’s Brandon Rossi Is Following Kanye West’s Blueprint For Success

TheSource Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:49pm

Artist and producer Brandon Rossi is taking a similar route that Kanye West took year years ago: becoming a producer and then killing the game as an artist.

The Decatur, GA native was first profiled by The Source back in 2014  and like cake in the oven, he’s only continued to rise.

In his interview with The Source back in 2014, Rossi said that a friend once asked him what label he’d sign with if he had the opportunity to choose one. He told him that one day he envision himself signing with Jay-Z or Kanye West. His dreams came true in 2013, when he signed to RocNation as a writer/producer. “You can do anything in life as long as you truly believe in yourself,” he said back then.

Appearing on an episode of Scoop B Radio last week, Rossi expanded more on his growth.

Click here to listen to the whole interview

“I come from a musical background,” Rossi told Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson. “My family played instruments and I kind of took it to college where I met a lot of people who were doing music.”


“I happened to meet Rico Love when I went to college and just from hanging in Atlanta, meeting people like Pierre Medor and began to just study and just nerve people and I used to bother them every day because I wanted to make beats because nobody wanted to give me beats so eventually I just learned to do it on my own. From there I just kept on practicing my skills with people in Atlanta just producing music and working on my skills and I did a couple records with Mase, I got on a couple Gangsta Grillz, I was just going in as hard as I could and eventually it landed me where I’m at right now.” 





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Lip Sevice Podcast’s Stephanie Santiago Says Video Vixens Don’t Exist Anymore

TheSource Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:34pm

Melyssa Ford and Buffy The Body were staples in many of your favorite music videos in the past ten years. In fact they paved the way for many.

Model, Stephanie Santiago believes that she’s the last of a dying breed! 

Named one of the sexiest New Yorkers on Instagram by the New York Post, Santiago co-hosts the Lip Service Podcast alongside The Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee and has appeared in music videos like 2 Chainz’s Birthday Song and Fabolous’ Birthday Song.

Her huge break came in 2013 when she appeared on stage as Bonita Applebum during A Tribe Called Quest’s opening set during Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour at Madison Square Garden. Named by Complex as one of the 25 Hottest Urban Models to Follow on Instagram, shehas range in her young career.

Appearing on a recent episode of Scoop B Radio, Santiago talked about a very popular topic in the entertainment world: plastic surgery.“Well, I don’t think there are video vixens anymore,” Santiago told Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson.

“I think it’s all like bartenders, strippers and free bitches, so I don’t really think you can compare them to like the real ones like myself or Melissa Ford, or even Tahiry, you know what I mean? “Even Buffy the Body, you know what I mean, we’re real video vixens like we’ve done some legendary s**t, but everybody’s getting plastic surgery, man. They’re doing it for cheap I was just watching Maury the other day and they got like commercials. What is it they call it? Sono Bello or some s**t? These b*****s getting lipo from the f******g ads on Maury, my man. Like everybody’s getting surgery.” 

She said a lot! Click  here to hear the interview in its entirety. 

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Disney Teen Star Coco Jones Says Mariah Carey & Celine Dion Were Her Musical Inspiration

TheSource Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:22pm

Disney teen star Coco Jones Jones was all smiles when she talked about her ‘why.’ Her why, meaning why she loves to entertain.

Appearing on Scoop B Radio, Jones said late great Whitney Houston, along with Mariah Carey and more were influential in her development.

“Growing up my mom put me on to a lot of powerhouse singers,” Coco Jones told Scoop B Radio’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson.

“I was into Aretha Franklin, Fantasia, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Cece Winans, my mom told me like if you can sing these songs then you can sing anything, oh and I can’t forget Whitney Houston I was into all the bangers.”

Click here to listen to the interview in its entirety.

She added: “I love singing. I’ve always been this little performer, I was always that extra kid doing the most.” 

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(Video) Miami Dolphins’ Neville Hewitt & Boomtown Fitness’ Eric Salvary Training In Offseason

TheSource Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:05pm

The football offseason workouts sets the tone for the NFL’s regular season. The Miami Dolphins linebacker Neville Hewitt is making moves and has done so quietly every summer. The collaboration of local New Jersey football guru Ron James and Bootown Fitness’ Eric Salvary, while working out with Hewitt’s college teammate, Arnold Blackmon, out in New Jersey.

Hewitt stays game ready!

Hewitt started two games in 2015 and five last season while never missing a game overall. During his first season he played 53 more snaps on defense. But his special teams play must have stood out warranting the extra 67 snaps gained this season.

That’s a testament to a good support system.


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Woman Who Was Beat With A Belt At 50 Cent’s Mansion Drops Lawsuit

AllHipHop Feed - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:00pm