Jay-Z, Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith were at Radio City Music Hall last night as nominees at the 64th annual Tony Awards. The triumvirate’s play, Fela! was nominated in 11 categories including Best Musical. Although the production took home three trophies, it lost the top honor to Memphis. Better luck next year. Additional picture after the jump.
Police are exploring a possible connection between Fabolous and the murder of 22-year-old Brooklyn rapper, G-Baby. The upstart was shot three times in the back last March as he left club Amazura in Queens. Surveillance cameras show Fab leaving the venue moments before the shooting. G-Baby’s mother told the NY Daily News: “My son was going to talk to Fab in a car, and he got shot three times,” grieving mother Roxanne Brown said. “I don’t know what’s going on. […]
Ludacris continues his string of success as his latest album Battle Of The Sexes reaches the half a million mark. This marks Luda’s eighth consecutive RIAA plaque. Hip-hop wins again! idf Previously: Ludacris “My Chick Bad” Hits Platinum
It’s a lil’ before noon in NYC, but here’s a 9 AM freestyle courtesy of Mr. Do Right And Kill Everything. Produced by Boi-1da. ATF Update: Mastered version and listed as a bonus off Thank Me Later. June 15. splash
Diddy along with Rick Ross, Fab, Red Cafe, Busta, Fat Joe and the rest of his Bad Boy fam show some Puerto Rican pride during today’s annual parade in NYC. Boricua, morena.
We hit the ghettos of H-Town as Face Mob drops off visuals for Dopeman Music‘s title track. dgb
Is that the sound of the bottles poppin’? Naw that’s just some new music from the Trill OG and Jazze Pha. Off the Tapemasters Inc. and DJ Envy’s Purple Codiene 30 mixtape. yk2