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

Friday, February 16, 2024

Tupac VS Mobb Deep - What Really Happened

 


Everybody knows about Tupacs Beef with Biggie, Jay-Z, Nas, Bad Boy etc. But there's very little coverage on what went down between Pac and Mobb Deep. This was the era that made me fall in love with hip hop as a child.

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Did T.D.E. Fall Off?

 


Back in the early 2010s no one would believe T.D.E by now wouldn’t be the top rap label in Hip Hop. They had a roster of hungry, young and capable talent, and what made it even more special was they weren’t some gimmicky rappers surviving of one popular song, or social media plant famous for a Tik Tok dance or one hit wonder that disappeared after a failed debut album. 

Monday, February 5, 2024

Did No Limit Records Peak Too Soon?

 


Today’s feature is a record label that is one of the most influential in urban entertainment history. There’s no questioning No Limit’s greatness throughout the 90s and their peak and dominance specifically toward the end of the decade. 

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Behind the Lyrics with Eminem

 


Having sold over 100 million albums worldwide, he is regarded as one of the best selling artists in the world and has been previously ranked as the best selling artist of the 2000's. 

Monday, November 20, 2023

The Story of Three 6 Mafia

 


Three 6 Mafia is one of the greatest and most influential rap groups of all time. From the streets of Memphis to the bright lights of Los Angeles, I will tell the story of Three 6 Mafia.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

What Happened to DJ Envy?



The Breakfast Club host is facing accusations that he aided a New Jersey house-flipper who lost investors millions. He says those claims are false and defamatory.

Five months after an Instagram account first accused New York City radio host DJ Envy of being complicit in a multi-million dollar real estate investment scam in New Jersey, the situation has turned into a sprawling web of lawsuits, countersuits, bankruptcies and media coverage.

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Why Did Jay-Z Hate Tupac?

 


Billboard Magazine's recent declaration that Jay-Z is the greatest rapper of all time, surpassing legends like Tupac and Biggie, has sparked significant dissent among hip-hop enthusiasts. Some fellow rappers have joined the controversy, asserting that Billboard's list is biased. 

Friday, November 10, 2023

Black Child Actors That Disappeared From The Spotlight

 


In today’s video, we will be taking you down memory lane to some of your favorite black child actors. We’ll also be looking at where these famous black child actors are and what they’re doing right now.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Rise of 50 Cent

 


50 Cent - one of the biggest names in rap and entertainment today. From a dark life on the streets of New York, 50 Cent overcame adversity and achieved success as a musician, actor, and entrepreneur. Learn from 50 Cent's life lessons and discover how you too can overcome your obstacles and pursue your dreams. 

Thursday, May 18, 2023

How The Crack Era Changed Black America Forever

 


The 1985 CRACK era was not a mistaken identity drug for Black Americans; It was an intentional target against the chosen people. Although Nixon declared the war on drugs on June 17, 1971, the U.S. already had lots of practice imposing drug prohibitions that had racially skewed impacts.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

What Happened to Boyz II Men?

 


In the early '90s, rap was huge. Then came four boys from Philly who wanted to sing. They called themselves Boyz II Men. Boyz II Men is a highly popular and successful group that formed in Philadelphia in the late '80s.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Understanding Mississippi - The US Explained

 


How did a little state that rests alongside the banks of a mighty river make so many contributions to American letters and literature? "There's so much that you can learn about the world, and I would say about this country, from studying what Mississippi writers have done and written about this place, which I think telescopes onto our larger national issues, and even some of our larger international ones."

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Who Was King Von?

 


King Von was born in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood of Chicago in 1994, and though he retreated to Atlanta to find peace and escape his hometown, his trouble with the law never truly escaped him. Many of his most popular songs paid tribute to Chicago; he was best known as a chronicler of street life, building narratives of tense nights on the streets and his desire to escape the gangster's mentality.

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Beyonce and Taylor Swift - The Untold Story Of The 2009 VMAs

 


It’s been over 10 years since Kanye famously interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. The Kanye West incident at the 2009 Video Music Awards made both BeyoncĂ© and Taylor Swift cry.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

What Happened To 'Freaknik' In Atlanta?

 


'Freaknik' is considered one of the most talked about festivals to happen in Atlanta. Universities and historically black colleges would mostly attend and help grow the event's popularity. The last official Freaknik would be in 1999, but why?

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

The Real R-Kelly Story

 


During his recording career, R-Kelly sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him the most commercially successful male R&B artist of the 1990s and one of the world's best-selling music artists.

The Mobb Deep Story

 


This documentary touch on the legendary rap group Mobb Deep’s career from beginning to end. Dark Clouds is the first Mobb Deep documentary! We take viewers inside of Queensbridge projects and explain why Mobb Deep is great.

Sunday, February 19, 2023

What Happened to Playboy Magazine?

 


Ben Kohn, CEO of Playboy Enterprises, penned an open letter revealing that its Spring 2020 issue will be the last. In the letter, Kohn explained that the current halt in production (due to the coronavirus pandemic) prompted the final decision.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Things You Didn't Know About Jay-Z

 


In this Alux.com video we'll try to answer the following questions:

How rich is Jay-Z?

Where does Jay-Z live?

What cars does Jay-Z drive?

Things You Didn't Know About Roc Nation

 


In this Alux.com video they'll try to answer the following questions:

What is Roc Nation?

Who founded Roc Nation?

Who owns Roc Nation?

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