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#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’

photo credit: Power 106 Vin Rican Showcases Classic Samples Used On Common’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ album. Celebrating the release of Common‘s fourth studio album, which dropped 19 years ago in 2000, Rican flips through the album which featured hits “The LIght” and also featured production from the late J Dilla, DJ Premier, D’Angelo, and…

R. Kelly’s Former Hairstylist Details Alleged Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly’s Former Hairstylist Details Alleged Sexual Abuse

Another woman has come forward to speak up against R. Kelly’s alleged sexual abuse. She had chosen to remain anonymous in recent court documents, but has since been identified as Lanita Carter. Carter has chosen to share her truths about the singer with CBS This Morning. According to Carter, she was Kelly’s former hairstylist for…

T.I. Filming “Family Hustle” Again Following the Passing of His Sister

T.I. Filming “Family Hustle” Again Following the Passing of His Sister

T.I. has gone back to the grind following some time off after the passing of his older sister, Precious Harris. Harris passed away last month after an asthma attack caused her to hit a telephone pole while she was driving. She passed away a week after the incident, Precious was on life support in the…

Ray J’s Raycon Company Made $10 Mil in Sales in Just 12 Months

Ray J’s Raycon Company Made $10 Mil in Sales in Just 12 Months

Ray J is quickly becoming a force in the tech world. In about a year, Ray J’s company Raycon just hit $10 million in sales which is astounding for the amount of time it’s been working. However, this isn’t new for the singer, as Ray J has always been a hustler. The singer has sold…

KDAY DJ’s Share Their ‘1 Minute Opinions’ On Ja Rule

KDAY DJ’s Share Their ‘1 Minute Opinions’ On Ja Rule

photo credit: Getty Images Ja Rule has been making major headlines lately, some for his recent Sacramento Kings performance, his throwback hits, and of course a lot of his controversies. The KDAY crew is back again to share their ‘1 Minute Opinions’ on the New York rapper. While PJ Butta ran down the list of…

Eminem Breaks Another Stadium Attendance Record

Eminem Breaks Another Stadium Attendance Record

Eminem continues to be a major force in the rap game worldwide. With multiple classic albums and platinum songs, Eminem’s influence has the ability to pack stadiums and break records. This happened Saturday night at the WestPac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand where he broke an 18-year old attendance record. According to NewHub, the Detroit…

T.I.’s Floyd Mayweather Diss Track Goes #1

T.I.’s Floyd Mayweather Diss Track Goes #1

T.I.’s new diss track against Floyd Mayweather has reached the top of the charts. The rapper decided to go against the boxer after Floyd was caught by TMZ wanting to go into the Gucci store following up the brand’s blackface scandal. Tip’s “F*** N****” track has since continued to trend upward on the tracks, ultimately…

Mary J. Blige Talks Women in Music and Cardi B/Nicki Minaj Beef

Mary J. Blige Talks Women in Music and Cardi B/Nicki Minaj Beef

Even after winning the Grammy for Rap Album of the Year last weekend, Cardi B still seems to have critics in her corner doubting her work. Many have mentioned others that they believe deserved it more than her, one of the names included was Nicki Minaj‘s. Now, in a recent interview with The View, Mary…

50 Cent Celebrates New Television Show

50 Cent Celebrates New Television Show

50 Cent has been experiencing a lot of success with his television production and screenwriting endevours. Recent reports have announced that ABC would be acquiring two new TV pilots, one of which will be executive produced by 50 Cent. The show’s script will be written by creator/executive producer Hank Steinberg and 50 himself. The plot…

#WAXONLY: Celebrate The Life Of Big Pun w/Classic Samples Used on ‘Yeeah Baby’

#WAXONLY: Celebrate The Life Of Big Pun w/Classic Samples Used on ‘Yeeah Baby’

photo credit: Power 106 Marking the 19th anniversary of the death of late rapper Big Pun, Vin Rican celebrates Puerto Rican rhymer Christopher Lee Carlos Rios, better known as Big Pun. Only 28-years old when he passed away, the Pun camp dropped his sophomore album Yeeeeah Baby, which was the follow up to his platinum…