Quincy Jones speaks on the latest Michael Jackson album release, ‘Xscape’: “They’re trying to make money. And I understand it. Everybody’s after money, the estate, the lawyers. It’s about money. It’s not my business anymore.”
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Novelist and freelance author Blaze Hemingway says VH1’s hit reality series Love & Hip-hop Atlanta is an accurate portrayal of Black men all over: “the playa, the seeker, Mr. Sensitivity, and the momma’s boy.”
Ne-Yo visited The Breakfast Club today to chat about everything from turning down a chance to play Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Lee Daniels’ forthcoming biopic, his thoughts on the “hollow state” of R&B music, Frank Ocean, Trey Songz, being inspired by Gotye, his new partnership with Malibu Red and more.
Following Frank Ocean’s open bi-sexuality, popular ungerground hip-hop artist Murs premieres a soul-stirring new video for his single “Animal Style” — where the rapper tackles anti-gay rhetoric, religion, identity, love, teen suicide and so much more.
Can Frank Ocean’s honesty in sharing his true self with the world give other mainstream artists who are a part of our community the strength, courage and inspiration to come out as well?
Jean Grae, Phonte and 9th Wonder collaborating with Lil’ B has “real hip-hop” fans really pissed.
As we watch this Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj beef unfold, are we really just looking at a marketing gimmick created to drive sales?