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T.I. & Russell Simmons Are Developing A Video Game Together
Not only has T.I. teamed up with hip-hop vet Russell Simmons to develop a new video game, but the Atlanta-bred MC has also made his latest business venture a family affair. As T.I. and his kids, including Domani and Major, will be assisting their dad and Uncle Russ in designing digital characters...
Rick Rubin Reflects On Being White In The Early Days Of Hip-Hop
When Rick Rubin first came on the scene, things were a lot different in hip-hop especially in terms of racial barriers. As Rick assisted in taking the genre to new levels alongside Russell Simmons and other hip-hop heavy weights, the renowned producer recently spoke on his earlier days telling that …
Best Hip Hop Tweets Of The Week 12/1-12/7
With the passing of world icon Nelson Mandela, hip-hop had a bit of a heavyhearted tone this week. As many bid the African revolutionary a heartfelt farewell, the hip-hop community managed to turn this moment of grief into one of uplifting and prosperity...
Hip-Hop Reacts To The Passing Of Nelson Mandela
As today marks the untimely death of world icon Nelson Mandela, the hip-hop community wanted to bid the noble leader an appropriate farewell. Celebrating the life of the African statesmen who led South Africa out of decades of apartheid, the world may never again witness a fighter with a strength qu…
Dr. Dre To Feature In Upcoming VH1 Hip-Hop Documentary
Vh1 has a documentary on the way and it's revolutionary for hip-hop. Titled The Tanning Of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop, the movie will reflect on how the genre gravely affected our economy, further closing the racial gap that was heavily prevalent in America prior to its existence...
Hip-Hop Is Not Feeling The Government Shutdown
Although hip-hop was portrayed in a comical light a fews day ago on Saturday Night Live, now that many of hip-hop's leaders have spoke out on the matter, it does not appear that the rap game is finding the situation funny at all. Diddy, Nelly, Papoose and other hip-hop heads have all spoken out…
Odd Future’s MellowHigh Are Dropping A New Album On Halloween
MellowHigh, the Odd Future spinoff comprised of Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis and Left Brain, are dropping a new project that should be out on Halloween via Odd Future Records. The album doesn't appear to have a name yet, but the trio do have a snippet of their first single "Yu," …

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