Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published: 9/17/2018| It seems as if the feud between Meek Mill and Drake has officially came to an end. Even though the two technically squashed the beef when Drake shouted Free Meek Mill at a 2017 Australian concert, fans of the two were not buying into random unity. Drake sensed fan confusion and in early September, shockingly brought out Meek Mill to perform the 2012 hit, Dreams and Nightmares at an Aubrey…

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The Drama Between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj

The Drama Between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published 9/12/2018| Cardi B and Nicki Minaj recently set social media a blaze when the two fought at a New York Fashion Week party in early September. The details at first were unclear but eventually came to light. Cardi B alleged that Nicki Minaj insulted her parenting skills as well as her child, Kulture, directly. While Minaj denies this, it did not stop Cardi B from chucking her shoe at the Super…

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Just Colin

Just Colin

By Lakayla Boseman |Published 9/12/2018| Whether you love or hate Colin Kaepernick, you have to admit that he invokes an intense reaction not only from the sports world, but with the music community as well. Kaepernick began doing something controversial in 2016 when he began to kneel for the national anthem during NFL games. Kaepernick’s kneeling had a snowball effect and he was not offered a single NFL contract during his free agency period. The…

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Lauryn Claps Back

Lauryn Claps Back

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published 9/5/18| Lauryn Hill has finally responded to the allegations of music theft. A few weeks ago, Robert Glasper accused Lauryn Hill of stealing his colleagues music during the production of Hill’s smash hit album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Hill fired back in a Medium article posted Monday night. In this article, Lauryn began with an explanation to why her response was late. She said she wanted the 20th anniversary of…

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Kendrick Lamar: New Music On The Way?

Kendrick Lamar: New Music On The Way?

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published 9/5/2018| Kendrick Lamar rose to the top ranks of the hip-hop scene almost immediately. Why? His albums of course. Kendrick Lamar‘s last four albums became instant classics. Because of that, it makes sense as to why fans would want to hear more music from the iconic rapper. Unfortunately, the fans will just have to wait because according to the label founder, a new album is not in the production. The rumors…

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Banks Wild’n Out?

Banks Wild’n Out?

Azealia Banks is known for her social media feuds with several of hip-hops finest. Luckily for her, it seems as if her feud with Nick Cannon is finally being put to rest. The issue between the two rappers began after Banks taped an episode of Cannon’s wildly popular MTV show, Wild’n Out. There were a lot of segments that Banks took issue with but the main one was the So Petty segment. The So Petty…

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Danny Brown leaks unreleased music on twitch

Danny Brown leaks unreleased music on twitch

“I told y’all motherf****** we gone have fun on Friday, you get what I’m saying?” Danny Brown said to over 2500 live viewers on Twitch. Friday night during Danny Brown’s stream of the JRPG ‘Persona 5,’ the Detroit rapper ceased his gaming session to preview unreleased music by the Bruiser Brigade, his hometown rap collective. Playing 12 songs, the music featured veteran acts ZelooperZ, Dopehead and Brown himself while featuring newer members Kash tha Kushman…

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Are 50 Cent Legal Woes Finally About to End?

Are 50 Cent Legal Woes Finally About to End?

Some good news for Rapper and TV Mogul 50 Cent, also known as  Curtis Jackson, he recently reached a partial settlement with the popular hip-hop news site, HipHopDX. This entire situation began when 50 Cent posted on Instagram that he sold a catchphrase. HipHopDX then posted an article on their website alleging that he did not sell that catchphrase. Jackson was upset and sued the website for using a picture of him illegally. HipHopDx fired…

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Cause of Fredo Santana death revealed

Cause of Fredo Santana death revealed

By: Kwame Manu |Published 8/20/2018| The cause of death of Chicago drill artist Fredo Santana has been released by the Chicago Tribune. Obtaining the autopsy from the Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office, the coroner labeled cardiovascular disease as the reason behind his death January 19. It was revealed Santana also suffered from idiopathic epilepsy which contributed to his death. Although he was prescribed Keppra, an anti-epileptic drug, the report claimed he continued to suffer…

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Rappers Read Mean Tweets on Kimmel

Rappers Read Mean Tweets on Kimmel

By: Kwame Manu |Published: 8/20/2018| The latest episode of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” brought the return of its viral Mean Tweets segment — this time focusing the spotlight on rappers. Over R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts,” Rae Sremmurd, Eve, T-Pain, Yo Gotti, 50 Cent and more sat down to read and respond to the grating comments random Twitter users directed towards them. From unbothered to sarcastic to aggressive, our favorite rappers had their moment to respond back,…

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50 cent’s new lawsuit

50 cent’s new lawsuit

By: Lakayla Boseman  |Published 8/5/18| Curtis Jackson, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is known for his recent financial troubles as much as musical career. Just a few years ago, the rapper filed for bankruptcy to allegedly avoid paying Lastonia Leviston six million dollars regarding privacy concerns. Unfortunately for 50 Cent he lost that battle and was ordered to pay a total of 23 million dollars over a period of five years. 17…

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Rapper in Turmoil

Rapper in Turmoil

By: Lakayla Boseman Published|7/30/2018| Tekashi 6ix9ine is one of the most controversial modern rappers. Whether it’s random rap beef or criminal charges, 6ix9ine seems to always be caught in the middle. Unfortunately the month of July has been no exception for the “FEFE” rapper. Just a few days ago, 6ix9ine claimed he was leaving a music video shoot when he was taken into a black sedan, driven to an undisclosed location, pistol-whipped,dropped off back at…

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Future Fambo is first “Bliss Fest” artist announced

Future Fambo is first “Bliss Fest” artist announced

Reggae artist Future Fambo has been announced for  SUGA 95.7’s “Bliss Fest” event in Port Charlotte, Fl at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds on September 1st 2018. He’ll grace the the stage and perform his songs “I’m Drinking Rum and Red Bull” and “Tonight We Raving”  along with many of his other hits. Stay tuned as other artist are going to be announced! Individual tickets are $25 but become $35 on the day of the event…

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Quavo and 21 Savage’s Educational Goals

Quavo and 21 Savage’s Educational Goals

By:Lakayla Boseman |Published 7/25/2018| Things turned around quickly for the rap group Migos. Even though member Offset was arrested last week and is currently facing four felonies, that didn’t deter member Quavo from spreading positivity via social media. After Offset was released from jail, Quavo released a tweet stating his dream to open up a school for children named Huncho High. His motto was simple. “Leaders are made.” This fits Quavo’s personality and career perfectly…

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Buju Banton Releases New Website

Buju Banton Releases New Website

By: Julia Jackson |Published 7/25/2018| Felon and reggae artist, Buju Banton released his personal website June 2018. BujuBanton.com gives insight to upcoming performances, releases of new music with their prospective videos, merchandise for sale, and social media updates. A hashtag is also encrypted for fans to track Banton’s return. Banton was sentenced for 10 years in a federal prison for the possession of cocaine and an illegal fire arm in 2008. He will be released…

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Offset Arrested Days after Birth of Baby Girl

Offset Arrested Days after Birth of Baby Girl

By:Lakayla Boseman |Published 7/23/2018 Offset, the rapper apart of the Platinum selling group Migos, was arrested on July 20th on four separate charges. Offset was driving along on a Georgia highway when he was pulled over for an illegal lane change. Witnesses say the situation escalated to the point where officers began to search the rapper’s car. After it was searched, officers found at least one gun in his car. He was arrested and charged…

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(Editorial):How Long Can The Chance The Rapper Celebration Go On?

(Editorial):How Long Can The Chance The Rapper Celebration Go On?

By: Samuel Rosean |Published 7/23/2018 Since the far-gone days of 10 Day, or even further back to barely remembered Back To School EP (which is almost a decade old now), Chance has been about the celebration. He’s kept his tones vibrant and his colors primary. Even in the darker corners of something like Acid Rap he would always remember to remind us that there were still be celebrations. A passion which reached its zenith with…

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Michelle Williams Empowers Others Through Action

Michelle Williams Empowers Others Through Action

By: Dannielle Sudeña|Published 7/23/2018 Michelle Williams, formerly known as a member of Destiny’s Child, recently sought help from healthcare professionals for mental health issues. In October of last year, she disclosed that she battled depression and suicidal thoughts while in the group, Destiny’s Child. As a mental health advocate, she has donated countless hours, much energy, and considerable resources in order to encourage others to make their mental health a priority. Recently, she decided to follow…

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Ciara makes a comeback-and she came back ‘Leveled Up’

Ciara makes a comeback-and she came back ‘Leveled Up’

By:Oreauna Vickers |Published: 7/23/2018 CiCi is back on the block, and honey it is hot. Overnight, Ciara dropped her latest single and video “Level Up.” In the video Ciara brought that old thing back. She gave us intensive choreography, throughout the entire video. The video was produced by Ciara herself, and Parris Goebel, also known as Parri$. Dancers featured in the video were the ReQuest Dance Crew. This is Ciara’s first single since her 2015…

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(PRESS RELEASE) SUGA FEST present, BLISS Fest 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) SUGA FEST present, BLISS Fest 2018

Press Release                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         July 19, 2018  “SUGA FEST CONCERT TOUR 2018” PRESENTS “SUGA FEST Labor Day Weekend, BLISS Fest in Charlotte County Fair Grounds Fl”   WHAT: SUGA FEST present, BLISS Fest 2018 inviting everyone from Charlotte County Lehigh Acres and surrounding areas worldwide. WHY: The 1st Annual Bliss Fest ” THE BIGGEST OUTDOOR FESTIVAL OF MUSIC LIFE, FOOD AND THE ARTS!” is for the entire community and our loyal listeners! Sept 1…

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Blaze The Beat

Blaze The Beat

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published 7/19/2018| Busta Rhymes is currently searching for the next big thing in hip-hop. Teaming up with Doritos to create the “Blaze The Beat” Contest, Busta Rhymes is serious about his commitment to give back to the hip- hop community. The Blaze The Beat contest will consist of countless rap hopefuls submitting their own flow on Dorito’s Blaze Beat track. The contest has several prizes. The first place winner will have the…

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(Editorial) IDOLS BECOME RIVALS: YE AND PUSHA VS DRAKE

(Editorial) IDOLS BECOME RIVALS: YE AND PUSHA VS DRAKE

By: Kwame Manu |Published 7/17/2018 It’s pretty irregular for Drake to do the average rapper’s promotion tactics like interviews and freestyles, especially after dropping a successfully selling album (a 25 song album at that). Since his latest album Scorpion has been released and broke streaming records, Drake has gone back to his rap roots and been releasing UK radio freestyles where he seems to take slight shots at G.O.O.D Music’s Pusha T and Kanye West….

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Chacne the Rapper DOES Have the Juice

Chacne the Rapper DOES Have the Juice

By: Brynn Rask |Published 7/17/2018| A lot of people have been following Chance the Rapper starting from his first album, “10 Day”, where on the cover he is looking up at the rap game. Then to “Acid Rap” where he is looking forward at the rap game on the album picture. Then finally to one of his best albums yet, “Coloring Books”, where he is looking down on the rap industry. These are all subtle…

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Brooklyn hosts 9th Season of Reggae on the Boardwalk

Brooklyn hosts 9th Season of Reggae on the Boardwalk

By: Julia Jackson |Published: 7/17/2018| The annual Coney Island: Reggae on the Boardwalk event will be returning August 5, 2018 and September 9, 2018. Over 30 vendors have registered for this year’s event. Some selected are: Jah Wise, Sir Tommy, Selecta Twice, and the Culture Cartel with Vaughn Allstar and Joseph Dimension. The chairman and spokesperson for the event, Carter Van Pelt, has been receiving donations from the Brooklyn Arts Council and VP Records to…

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Cardi B and Offset Welcome Baby Girl!

Cardi B and Offset Welcome Baby Girl!

By:Lakayla Boseman |Published 7/12/18| Rapper Cardi B welcomes her first child with her husband, Migos group member, Offset. The baby girl’s name is Kulture Kiari Cephus and was born on July 10, 2018. Cardi B revealed the baby’s name and date of birth in an early Wednesday afternoon Instagram post. (Via:Instagram) This only makes Cardi B’s 2018 brighter. After Cardi B’s smash single Bodak Yellow, Cardi B has established herself as a top female rapper,…

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