There’s more room on the executive side of Def Jam. Today, the company announced that producer Dallas Austin will fill the role as the Senior Vice President of A&R at Island Records. “I am truly honored to be working with the most cutting-edge and creative artists in the business,” said Mr. Austin. “I am inspired and excited every day by this amazing and diverse roster and by the leadership and vision of Barry Weiss, Steve Bartels and the IDJ team. […]
[youtube-http://youtu.be/cPa76DrWiUE] It’s politics as usual as Jay-Z gives an endorsement for President Barack Obama’s re-election. The second round of debates takes place tomorrow at 9:00 PM EST. Rock the vote November 6th.
Stuntin to the max with Weezy, T.I. drops his new single produced by Rico Love and Earl & E. The video’s been shot and will be released October 22. Trouble Man arrives December 18.
Maino and his cosa nostra packed Sway’s morning show and invidually took turns rapping over the “Stay Schemin” beat. If you haven’t yet, download The Mafia mixtape here.
Buckle up, ladies. MMG’s Masspike Miles is preparing to take off with his next EP, Skky Miles 2: Cozmic Cloudz, and it arrives today with his new duet featuring Gunplay. xzone
Last month, the “Chopped & Screwed” pioneering record company earned its way to the library of Rice University. As part of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, the memorabilia from the Houston label will display the origins and their achievements for students. “We are delighted to be able to initiate this effort with the materials brought to us by Swishahouse,” Anthony Pinn, the Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies that created and taught a course at Rice on religion and hip-hop culture with […]
Cons recently chatted with the folks over at Montreality and revealed the title of his sophomore set, Start Your Own Business. At the 6:16 mark, he then kicked a rhyme. Movies On Demand 4 coming soon.