The Hip Hop community has been mourning the loss of XXXTENTACION following his unexpected shooting death earlier this week. X’s friend and collaborator Yung Bans has honored the late rapper with a new track titled “So Long My Friend (XXXTentacion Tribute).” The Otxhello and Danny Wolf-produced tune is just over two minutes long and starts with […]

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Deerfield Beach, FL – XXXTENTACION’s mother Cleopatra Bernard got the news that 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams had been arrested for her son’s murder at a memorial event held at her home on Wednesday (June 20), where she announced the arrest to those in attendance. In a video captured of the event, Bernard says, “I just got […]

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YouTube has announced it acquired the new documentary, G-Funk: The Untold Story of Warren G and How Hip-Hop’s Most Iconic Sub-Genre Came To Be. The film tells the story of how the sub-genre rose to prominence in the early ’90s through various accounts of its pioneers. Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Ice Cube, Ice […]

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Two days after being shot to death during an alleged robbery, XXXTentacion has reportedly broken Spotify’s single-day streaming record with his song “SAD!”, according to Variety. The track racked up 10.4 million spins on Tuesday according to Spotifycharts.com, jumping Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do”, which had 10.1 million plays following its release […]

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Los Angeles, CA – A XXXTENTACION memorial held by fans in Los Angeles on Tuesday (June 19) turned rowdy as those in attendance jumped off rooftops, broke into sporadic moshing, and more. Longtime RealStreetRadio contributor Eric Diep captured the mayhem on video and shared it to his Twitter account. In his first post from the memorial, […]

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After the buzz created by the singles “Money Thru The Roof” featuring Hoodrich Pablo Juan and “Digital Dash,” North Miami-native Eman Get Dough releases his 12-song breakthrough hopeful effort Under The Influence. In 2011, Eman and his cousin were involved in a severe automobile accident that caused him temporary paralysis and resulted in his cousin […]

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Pharrell is collaborating with Black-ish creator Kenya Barris on a musical about Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the abolition of slavery. Barris will pen Juneteenth’s libretto (the text of an opera/musical) with fellow Black-ish writer Peter Saji. Pharrell will write, compose and produce the music. “I dream about projects like this,” Pharrell said in a statement. […]

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Pittsburgh, PA – On the heels of XXXTENTACION’s death, Hip Hop has suffered another loss. Pittsburgh-bred rapper Jimmy Wopo was killed in a shooting in his hometown on Monday (June 18), WPXI News reports. Wopo, whose real name is Travon Smart, was transported to the hospital in critical condition and died at the medical facility. […]

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Los Angeles, CA – It appears that Marvin Gaye’s story will be fully realized on the big screen by a hood surgeon who knows a thing or two about blockbuster biopics. Variety has discovered that Dr. Dre himself is taking the reins on a developing Marvin Gaye movie. Prior to this announcement, the likes of […]

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The Artist D, Vanilla Child, and Ray Cotolo rate themselves on the Kinsey Scale. Ray explains how statistics of sexuality are bogus. Vanilla Child explains how past experience can put a damper on your results. The Artist D is just amazed how hedonistic the other hosts on this show are! Do people actually ask who […]

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After several high-profile artists dropped new releases — including JAY-Z and Beyoncé’s EVERYTHING IS LOVE, Nas’ Nasir and Kanye West’s ye — Q-Tip evidently wants in on the action. On Saturday (June 16), the A Tribe Called Quest de facto leader tweeted, “The last Zulu aka the riot diary #ComingSoon.” In a 2012 interview with Vibe, Tip said […]

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