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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(Review) Future’s Beast Mode 2

(Review) Future’s Beast Mode 2

Review by: Kwame Manu Sequel albums tend to be hit or miss. Most of the time it seems they come from an artist’s attempt to recreate the buzz he or she received from a high water mark in their career, not because they want to add extension to their prequel’s feeling. Like many of the reboots occurring on tv and film lately, the name itself is almost sure to guarantee views and attract attention. This…

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16-year-old son of Movado Charged with Murder

16-year-old son of Movado Charged with Murder

By:Julia Jackson |Published 7/12/2018| The son of dancehall artist, Movado, was charged with the murder of Lorenzo Thomas three weeks ago. Andre Himes, the boy’s accomplice, invaded Cassava Piece St. Andrew with guns, machetes, and gasoline. The body was found decapitated and burnt. An attorney representing the minor pleaded the court for bond but got unnoticed. “No ruling has yet been made by the judge. Part of the bail application was heard and we are…

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Scorpion: The Record Setter

Scorpion: The Record Setter

By: Lakayla Boseman |Published July 12, 2018| So far in 2018, Hip- Hop has been full of new albums. Established rappers are showing us why they are so successful on the Hip-Hop scene. New rappers are showing us that the future is bright. However, between all of the new albums, no Artist has dominated the Hip-Hop and Rap scene like Drake. With his hit single God’s Plan, and his record-breaking album Scorpion, his ability to dominate…

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Mura Masa’s “Move Me (ft. Octavian)” is the Slept on Song of the Summer

Mura Masa’s “Move Me (ft. Octavian)” is the Slept on Song of the Summer

By: Samuel Rosean |Published 7/9/2018 Beat-smith extraordinare Mura Masa, probably know best for his work with ASAP Rocky, Vic Mensa, and the UK”s own Stormzy, returns with his secret summer anthem, hidden in plain sight. Featuring the up-and coming UK MC Octavian, fresh off his Drake cosign, “Move Me” is the kind of lowkey summer jam that keeps a party moving effortlessly. Working his way amidst the lumbering rhythms and subtle guitar flourishes, Octavian raps…

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1 Zeal releases new Music Video

1 Zeal releases new Music Video

By: Julia Jackson |Published 7/9/2018| Zealous Pikin, songwriter and singer for Dancehall and Reggae, released a music video for his new single Thusday. “I Do” starts with a high angle overlooking the private property Pikin is staying at. It then turns eye-level once Pikin begins singing to his costar on his balcony. The camera ends with a zoom out of the singer staying on his balcony. This video was directed by Scaletone Media and produced…

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Ever been to Havana?

Ever been to Havana?

By: Brynn Rask |Published 7/9/2018| “Havana” peaking number one for Billboard on January 27th 2018 for a full week; and spending 45 weeks on top pop charts “Bad Things” ranking as Billboard’s number four spot on February 11th 2017; and continuing to appear on the charts for 23 consecutive weeks. “Never Be The Same” as number six spot for Billboard on May 12th 2018; and still appearing on charts for 27 more weeks. The artist…

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Grammy Award Winner earns place on the Caribbean Wall of Fame

Grammy Award Winner earns place on the Caribbean Wall of Fame

By: Julia Jackson |Published 7/3/2018| Singer and song writer, Maxwell,received recognition for his extraordinary talent June 29, 2018. Three singles from his four developed albums helped him become a tribute to the Caribbean Wall of Fame. Ascension, the second single to his first album Urban Hang Suite earned Maxwell a gold record and Grammy nomination. Embrya, his second album, had Fortunate featured where he received Hit of the Year for Billboard in 1999. Pretty Wings…

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Chronixx – “Reggae Revival”

Chronixx – “Reggae Revival”

By:Brynn Rask |Published 7/3/2018 Jamar McNaughton, also known as, Chronixx is a Jamaican singer songwriter whose music has been branded as “Reggae Revival”. If you listen closely to his song lyrics they follow the themes of anti-war, love and it’s trials, and strength. Chronixx became popular in 2013 with hits like “Smile Jamaica” and “Here Comes Trouble” after he was featured on “Start a Fire” with Major Lazer. These songs became the fuel for Chronixx’s…

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Former Manager of Gully Bop Writes Autobiography

Former Manager of Gully Bop Writes Autobiography

By Julia Jackson | Published 7/2/2018 Shauna Chyn, prior girlfriend and manager of Gully Bop, will be releasing her published autobiography later this year. I’m Legend: History of the Legend describes the hardships Chyn had to surpass in order to be where she is today. “It speaks about my journey, about me becoming an entertainer. I got bashed and humiliated a lot but I continue to put in the work until it is now starting…

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Cardi B Confirms Secret Marriage to Offset

Cardi B Confirms Secret Marriage to Offset

By: Jennifer Marr | Published: Thursday, June 28, 2018 | After much speculation and swirling rumors, Cardi B took to Twitter to confirm that her and Offset have already tied the knot. “This why I name my album ‘Invasion of privacy’ cause people will do the most to be nosey about your life,” she wrote in the tweet accompanied with a note providing an explanation as to why they kept the news under wraps. In…

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