Hip-Hop fans are in for a treat this spring as many rap groups have announced their upcoming tour dates. Slaughterhouse is preparing to take the world by storm with their Shady Records/Interscope debut welcome to: OUR HOUSE. Executive produced by Rap great, Eminem, the 2nd album from Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, and Royce da 5’9” will arrive on May 15.
Are you ready? Controversial West coast rap group, Odd Future is hitting the road for a North American tour this spring. If you’ve ever seen them live, fans are in for more crazy antics from Tyler, the Creator and the rest of hip-hop’s notorious crew. Continue reading
In 1980, Gil Scott-Heron accompanied Stevie Wonder on his “Hotter than July” tour, which supported the album that featured the now classic Stevie rendition of “Happy Birthday.”
Lil Wayne is another entrepreneur featured in Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey as an influential “Game Changer” in music.
One author wrote: “Lil Wayne’s world exists on another level. A different stratosphere… Life on his plane consists of never sleeping and eating MC’s for dinner.” pg.378.
He recently launched his Trukfit clothing line during Market Week in New York. Continue reading
These days more Hip-Hop artists are launching business ventures to add to their professional list of accolades. Wu-Tang producer/rapper, RZA, stopped by the Chelsea Lately show to talk about making his debut as a film director this year.
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Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, hails from the Marcy Projects of Brooklyn New York. The artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, has made an impact not only in Hip-Hop culture, but in the realms of business, sports, fashion and publishing. Continue reading
Rap group, Dipset, which consists of Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Freeky Zeaky, have been influential forces in the music industry and Hip-Hop culture since their first appearance on Camron’s Epic Records release, titled S.D.E in 2000. The early success of the group can be attributed to great production. Continue reading
Ice Cube, born O’shea Jackson in South Central Los Angeles has been an icon in the Hip Hop community since joining controversial Rap group, N.W.A in 1988. With fellow group members Dr. Dre, Easy E, Mc Ren, and Dj Yella, Cube set out to tell the story of urban life in Los Angeles on the album Straight Outta Compton. Continue reading