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Tupac’s Bullet-Hit Medallion & Handwritten Lyrics Donated To Temple University

Tupac’s Bullet-Hit Medallion & Handwritten Lyrics Donated To Temple University

Tupac’s belongings have been selling for high prices at auctions. Earlier this year, unpublished notes from his The Don Killuminati: The Seven Day Theory album sold for $30K. The liner notes dissed the likes of Faith Evans, Biggie, Mobb Deep, Jay-Z, De La Soul and many more. Now, according to reports, Temple University was recently…

Prince’s Estate Will Drop One Of His Unreleased Music Videos Weekly

Prince’s Estate Will Drop One Of His Unreleased Music Videos Weekly

With recent news that Ava DuVernay will be directing Prince’s Netflix documentary, more news relating to the singer have surfaced. Prince’s estate will reportedly be releasing never-before-seen weekly music videos from his 1995 to 2000’s catalogue for fans to enjoy. The first release happened on November 2nd, which included “Gold,” “Eye Hate U,” “Dinner With…

Janet Jackson To Receive Global Icon Award

Janet Jackson To Receive Global Icon Award

Janet Jackson is an icon in the music industry. Now, she is set to receive one of the most important awards to add to her already-prestigious list. Jackson will be heading to Bilbao, Spain on November 4th to accept this year’s Global Icon Award at the MTV EMAs. She will also perform some of her…

Slash of Guns N’ Roses Disses Hip Hop For Being “Generic” & “Top 40”

Slash of Guns N’ Roses Disses Hip Hop For Being “Generic” & “Top 40”

In a recent interview with USA TODAY, Slash was asked what his thoughts were on Hip Hop/R&B becoming the dominant genre of music. “Rock isn’t mainstream anymore, and in some ways, I like that,” he says. “As far as hip-hop is concerned, it’s become so generic at this point. It’s definitely taken on a very…

#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Flips Through Classic Samples Used On Kool G Rap’s ‘4,5,6’

#WAXONLY: Vin Rican Flips Through Classic Samples Used On Kool G Rap’s ‘4,5,6’

A certified G Rap classic has made its way to the latest installment of Vin Rican‘s Wax Only series. Flipping through the classic samples used on Kool G Rap‘s “4,5,6” solo debut album, Rican showcases the sounds used on the 1995 Cold Chillin’ Records project. Much known as an underground classic for many hip-hop heads,…

Kanye West Offered To Produce Paul McCartney’s Album

Kanye West Offered To Produce Paul McCartney’s Album

In a recent interview with GQ, Paul McCartney talked about working with Kanye West and even said that Ye asked him if he could produce Paul’s new album, Egypt Station. “[Kanye West] did very kindly offer to produce this album,” McCartney said. “And then I thought, no, I kind of knew what direction I wanted…

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples On Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die (Remixes)’ Album

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples On Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die (Remixes)’ Album

photo credit: Power 106 On the 24th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s “Ready To Die” album release, Vin Rican delivers yet another classic Wax Only showcasing the project’s mash up of notable samples featured on the Remixes. Taking us through the already iconic debut album from Biggie Smalls, the Remixes special release brings up classic tracks…

Kobe Bryant Offers To Train Shaq’s Youngest Son

Kobe Bryant Offers To Train Shaq’s Youngest Son

Since retiring from the league, Kobe Bryant has been known to give advice and help out rising stars in the NBA. However, he’s not done yet as he is offering his insights outside of the NBA as well, even offering to help train Shaq’s kids. In a recent TMZ talk with Shaunie O’Neal, she explained…