Showing posts with label Artist Facts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Artist Facts. Show all posts

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Understanding The Beef Between Camron And Jay-Z

 


Now in 1995 Jay Z formed Rocafella Records with his partners Damon Dash and Kareem Burke. The first project that got released by the label was Reasonable doubt in 1996. The project did not do amazing numbers out the gate. Most of the project’s singles like dead presidents and can’t knock the hustle failed to reach the top 40, It debuted at number 23 on the billboard 200 and sold 43000 copies in it is first week. 

What Happened to Amil of Roc-A-Fella Records?

 


Amil burst onto the music scene in the late ‘90s with a sultry voice, a sassy attitude, and rap lyrics about money, independence, and designer clothes. As Roc-A-Fella’s first lady, she was featured on Jay-Z’s most popular songs, like “Can I Get A” and “Jigga What, Jigga Who.”

Friday, September 17, 2021

Beyonce Talks Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Divorce

 


Is Beyonce happy Kanye West is divorcing Kim Kardashian?

After ignoring her husband’s former BFF for years, Queen Bey recently acknowledged Kanye West for the first time in a long time and the fans are saying this could be a sign that Beyonce and Jay-Z are ready to bury the hatchet and end their feud with Kanye.

Why Is 2Pac Case Still Open?

 


In the seventh installment of the"Deep Dive" series, "Murder Rap" filmmaker and co-producer of "Unsolved" Mike Dorsey questions why the Las Vegas PD has never closed 2Pac's murder case. Dorsey points out the mountain of evidence pointing to Orlando Anderson being 2Pac's killer, and he goes on to break down the incidents leading up to 2Pac and Suge Knight being shot. 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

What Happened To #RnB Group 112?

 


They were four ordinary teenagers from the dirty south but, they each had the talent, passion and determination to make it in the cutthroat world of music. After one life changing audition, they were set on the path to platinum record selling and Grammy winning success. However, major drama behind-the-scenes between the members would eventually cause everything to come crashing down. Let’s find out what happened to American R&B group 112.

What Happened To #RnB #HipHop Group Pretty Ricky?

 


Their raunchy take on hip hop and r&b clearly exhibited in their lyrics and dance moves made them instant fan favorites. In fact, within just a few short years, they also became industry favorites when they took the crown as the highest-grossing R&B act, at the time, on their label. However, just as quickly as they ascended the ranks, they fell from the top just as fast. Let’s find out what happened to R&B/Hip Hop group Pretty Ricky.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Whats Happened To Mia Khalifa?

 


Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese-American media personality, webcam model, and former pornographic actress. She began acting in pornography in October 2014, becoming the most viewed performer on Pornhub in two months.

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Is Beyoncé’s Song ‘Crazy In Love’ About Jay-Z?

 


On May 14, 2003, Beyoncé released her song “Crazy In Love,” featuring rapper Jay-Z, into the world. Though this was her first lead single as a solo artist, the track did not disappoint in the slightest as it went on to top the global music charts. While “Crazy In Love” solidified Beyoncé’s spot in the music industry, it also put her budding relationship with Jay-Z on everyone’s radar. With lyrics describing a romantic relationship, it would be easy to assume that the song is about the rapper, but is it really?

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

How Record Deals Really Work

 


In this episode we will uncover The Truth About Record Labels. How Record Deals Really Work & how labels take advantage of the artist. Join me in this episode as we uncover the dark truth about record labels!

Thursday, July 29, 2021

What Happened To Shawn Wayans

 


While Marlon has continued acting, Shawn has turned his full attention to live comedy. In early 2021, he posted dates for his solo stand-up tour via Instagram. Shawn had previously embarked on a successful nationwide stand-up tour with his brothers Marlon, and Keenan and Damon Wayans (via GoodBlackNews) in 2019.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Why Roc-A-Fella Signed Kanye West


The creativity, the energy, the plan of action Kanye West puts into his music is inevitable. How could you not sign a artist with so much to add to the growing music industry.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Rise of Migos

 


The MIGOS consisting of Quavo, Takeoff & Offset, are a group to be reckoned with. Basically blowing up twice, with Versace & Bad & Boujie, they've had nothing but bangers OUT the gate. 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Scottie Pippen’s Terrible Bulls Contract

 


Chicago managed to lock him down long-term at a bargain-basement price.


But how? And how did they get away with it for so long?

Monday, May 31, 2021

What Happened To John Amos On 'Good Times'

 


In 1974 Good Times would premiere showcasing black family life like never before. The series would star Esther Rolle, Jimmie Walker, Bern Nadette Stanis, Ralph Carter, and John Amos. Amos would surprisingly be removed from the show due to a number of issues. 

Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Controversy With 50 Cent And Nas Over Jennifer Lopez - I'm Gonna Be Alright

 


Controversy ensued over the radio and album versions. Epic Records decided to place Nas on the radio version due to his popularity at the time instead of 50 Cent. 50 Cent became angry at "former" friend Nas. Nas threatened him, stating: "So he's like a kid living in a hip-hop fantasy world. J.Lo is a friend of mine, if she wants to do a record, I'm doing a record with her, 50 was like a little brother to me."

Friday, May 14, 2021

The Evolution Of Jay-Z

 


Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z) is an American rapper and businessman. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, having sold more than 100 million records, while receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music. 


MTV ranked him the "Greatest MC of all time" in 2006.

Monday, May 10, 2021

How Eminem Inherited Beef With Ja Rule

 


Unlike some of Eminem’s other feuds, he didn’t poke fun at or diss Ja Rule in a track first. The beef was initially between Ja and 50 Cent, however, the two rap giants can’t even agree on how it began.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

How Lil Wayne Became Lil Wayne

 


Lil Wayne has been rapping since he was a child and has worked his way to the top of the charts. Lil Wayne's career began in 1991 at the age of nine, when he was discovered by Bryan "Baby" Williams and joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label.


Most of Lil Wayne's wealth is from his music and touring. The rapper earns more than $600,000 per show and performs as many as 50 shows each year, according to Forbes. From 2008 to 2009, Wayne's “Tha Carter III” tour earned roughly $42 million.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Understanding Why Michael Jackson Wore A Single Glove

 


Michael Jackson's single glove characterized a certain time in the singer's career. His hands, it seems, had a journey of their own, going from bare to a single glove, then white tapes were placed on his fingertips in the Dangerous era. But the single glove became as legendary as the moonwalk and the Thriller red jacket, though few have truly known the reason why it became part of Michael's 1980s look.


Why did Michael Jackson wear a single glove?

There are various differing accounts for why the glove was worn.


Some have suggested it was due to necessity over Michael Jackson's medical reasons, while others have suggested he used it to 'manipulate' the press.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Key Moments In Hip-Hop History

 


Hip hop is more than music; it’s a cultural movement that incorporates different elements of art. Before there was Lil Yachty, Young M.I.A., or YNW Melly, there was a world of hip hop artist who's name rain supreme even still today.


Back when music was real, artist had the opportunity to shine in their own distinctive way. Rap is one of the most distinctive features of hip-hop. Rappers use rhythm, lyrics, and vocal tone to express themselves. The best rappers are distinguished by their “flow” – the way the words run together without the performer getting tongue-tied.


Take this journey with me into the world of hip hop as we define all the odds to our culture. Note: When I mention hip hop, I don't mean rap music. They do not fit into the same category as each other.

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