Day: July 22, 2021

RAP ENIGMA YASIIN BEY TO PLAY JAZZ ENIGMA THELONIOUS MONK IN UPCOMING BIOPIC

Fresh off dropping his latest musical effort Negus in Dubai two months ago, Yasiin Bey is back on the scene — but this time stepping into the movie space. According to a report by Variety, Yasiin Bey will be starring as legendary jazz musician Thelonious Monk in the new biopic Thelonious.  Jupiter Rising Film and its co-founders Alberto Marzan and Peter Lord

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NAS SPEWS ETHER BARS AT 2PAC ON UNRELEASED TRACK WITH ‘FAKE THUG, NO LOVE’ SAMPLE

A diss track Nas recorded 25 years ago called “Real N-ggas” has surfaced online. His target? The late Hip Hop legend Tupac Shakur who beefed with the Illmatic mastermind prior to his September 1996 death. About midway through the verse, he spits, “From tube-socks in Timbs to blue rocks and Benz/Who got the ends, the type of n-gga 2Pac pretends/To all

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TINASHE ANNOUNCES ‘333’ ALBUM & REVEALS LOSING JACK HARLOW FEATURE TO CHRIS BROWN

R&B starlet has been putting out a healthy stream of new music this year — from her Outkast-sampling, Buddy-featuring “Pasadena” single to the dance-heavy “Bouncin” video, which has amassed more than a million views since being released a little over a week ago. The end result appears everything will culminate on 333, the newly announced album from the platinum-selling single

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CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD TO BRING HIP HOP CRED TO NEW COMEDY CENTRAL LATE-NIGHT SHOW

Over the years, Charlamagne Tha God has built himself into a media maven with his work on radio and The Black Effect Podcast Network. On Wednesday (July 21), Charlamagne announced his next endeavor in media with a brand new show on Comedy Central.  Charlamagne will join forces with the ViacomCBS channel for Tha God’s Honest Truth With Lenard ‘Charlamagne’

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BELLY, THE WEEKND & YOUNG THUG UPSTAGE ‘FIGHT CLUB’ WITH CINEMATIC ‘BETTER BELIEVE’ VIDEO

Making good on his promise, Belly has delivered his summer anthem with the visual bombshell for his Zaytoven-produced “Better Believe” single featuring The Weekend and Young Thug. The epic Christian Breslauer-directed music video is the first part of a two installment series and features the three rap stars whipping around a metropolis setting in foreign cars leaving a

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