Last year at the BET Awards, Chris Brown stomped and bawled his way through an emotional tribute to his idol, the late Michael Jackson. The performance earmarked a yearlong public plea for redemption that had plenty of highs and lows. On Sunday night, it was pretty clear that at least one audience had embraced the singer.
The 22-year-old was the uncontested man of the evening, collecting five trophies,… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 27, 2011 at 12:16pm —
A prisoner supposedly confessed to being involved in the 1994 robbery of Tupac Shakur on Wednesday, the eve of what would have been the rapper’s 40th birthday.
In a confession posted on AllHipHop.com, Dexter Isaac, who is currently serving a life sentence on unrelated charges, said he was paid $2,500 by James Rosemond to rob the rapper outside Quad Studio in… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 16, 2011 at 8:36am —
Tired of having ideas and cannot get to the studio when you want or studio time is just getting to costly ?? Instead of buying those Jordan Retro 7's that just hit the market heres the best thing you can do INVEST in yourself,learn how to record/mix your own music and save money/make money in the process.The picture above shows 4 steps to help start you on your way… Continue
Rapper Ja Rule is supposed to turn himself in today to start his 2 year prison bid. According to CNN he is supposed to turn himself at 10:30 AM Wednesday June 8th, where he will be sent to Rikers Island before being sent upstate New York to another correctional facility. Rule plead guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon in December. Police found a loaded… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 8, 2011 at 12:39pm —
Twitter accounts have been tweeting the sad news about LRG co-founder Jonas Bevacqua’s passing. Bevacqua, 34 is a southern California native and is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of popular street label LRG (Lifted Research Group)
They are known for their innovative designs and advertisements featuring some of urban music’s most popular names including,… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 6, 2011 at 12:04pm —
Minutes ago, unconfirmed news has hit us that Dancehall recording artist of the Portmore Empire, Popcaan is no longer managed by Vybz Kartel and has removed himself from the Gaza camp, following the dictator and rebel leader, colonel Corey Todd and fellow private Jah Vinci in arms.
Reports are that for the past two week Popcaan has not been seen with Gaza… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 3, 2011 at 7:46am —
Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit and whose case became a symbol of racial injustice during the turbulent 1960s, has died. He was 63.
Pratt died at his home in a small village in Tanzania, where he had been living with his wife and child, according to… Continue
Added by ThisIs80 on June 2, 2011 at 11:54pm —