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Friday, November 14, 2014

Ya Boy Hardheaded - 1st Glances @ 2nd Chances Mixtape


+YaBoy Hardheaded releases new mixtape titled "1st Glances @ 2nd Chances". New Orleans area artist Ya Boy Hardheaded has just releases his 4th studio project . All tracks were produced and recorded by Ya Boy Hardheaded at the Back House Studios. Special thanks to Prospek for the mixing and mastering.


Saturday, October 31, 2015

TWUM Talks Lil Wayne

We are ready to deliver you some of their best "Lil Wayne" moments. Check out some of the post below to see how we like to portray the rapper. Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Joe McKnight Shot And Killed


Ronald Gasser and McKnight's vehicle were stopped side-by-side at an intersection where they reportedly got into an argument. A witness told the Times-Picayune that she saw a man yelling at another man, who was trying to apologize. McKnight was shot multiple times. The witness added that the shooter shot McKnight, stood over him and said, "I told you don't f*** with me."  He then fired again.

“At approximately 2:43 p.m. today we received a call of a shooting that occurred here at Holmes and Behrman Highway,” Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said. “Our officers arrived on the scene and immediately began giving CPR to an individual who was shot, lying on the ground, with EMS and others assisting at this location."

McKnight died of his wounds; he was just 28-years old. Normand says Gasser stayed at the scene and gave his gun to responding officers. Gasser was taken into custody and is being questioned. Sheriff's spokesman Col. John Fortunato says they're anticipating charging Gasser, but it's unclear what he will be charged with.

McKnight is a native of Kenner, Louisiana, and a former John Curtis High School football standout. He played for the University of Southern California, the New York Jets, and the Kansas City Chiefs.


McKnight is the second NFL player this year to die as a result of a possible road-rage incident. The trial is set to begin Monday for Cardell Hayes, who's accused of shooting and killing former New Orleans Saint Will Smith, as well as shooting and injuring his wife in the Garden District in April after a traffic crash and subsequent altercation.

Monday, February 15, 2021

What Is Your Favorite Rap Group?

 


Every now and then, a hip-hop music group breaks through the barriers to the big screen. Run-DMC's place as the most influential rap group and undeniably one of the greatest hip-hop acts of all-time.


Fans Favorite created this thread for hip-hop lovers and viewers of the Wrap Up Magazine to engage on. "We want to know which rap group is your most favorite?"

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

#Throwback Juvenile - Ha #Remix Ft Jay-Z

 


I never knew there was a Jay-Z remix of "Ha." It’s fair to say that Juvenile was one of the main rappers responsible for the rise of the South in the late ’90s.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Marc Payne And Shorty T #NewVideo “Just Gettin Started" @MrMarcPayne @sthug84


Marc Payne x Shorty T bring you “Just Gettin’ Started” from their debut “Thru Hell N’ High Water”. The project is about the perspectives of “The West Kept Secret” - Marc Payne as he lived through the chaos of the Los Angeles Riots, and the viewpoints of Shorty T as he survived the flooding of his city due to Hurricane Katrina and the epidemic of the New Orleans Levee breaches.

Producer @TCTurnerClassic from Los Angeles came together with Instrumentalist @PoundGotit from New Orleans to supply the beats. “Thru Hell N’ High Water” is a blend of Los Angeles
and New Orleans culture as it is rich with “Flavaz” to Sauté The Streets!


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Top 5 Most Stressed Out Cities


The Wrap-Up Magazine did its own survey on the top 5 stressed out cities in America. This is a survey done by recent cities visited in my lifetime. Take a look at what came out of my road travels in The United States.

1. Detroit
 Detroit's historic bankruptcy isn't the only thing stressing Motor City's residents out. Murder and property crime are prevalent in this troubled city, which has had its police force slashed in the past decade for Detroit.

Many residents are also struggling to make ends meet. The metro division's unemployment rate is hovering around 9%, several percentage points higher than the national average. Meanwhile, more than a quarter of Detroit's residents live below the poverty line.

2. Houston

Known for its many oil jobs, Houston, Texas is the place which you can require 80-plus hour weeks in the oilfields. The metro area has the longest average workweek of all 55 places. Getting to work can also be a major frustration due to traffic congestion. Houston's massive sprawl means that residents are often forced to brave the roads.

Blame it on the booming economy. Close to 400,000 jobs have been added to the area in the past four years, said Patrick Jankowski, vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership.

 Brutal winters aren't the only thing raising Chicago residents' stress levels. The unemployment rate is still above the national average. Rush hour traffic is a pain. And with sunny days occurring around half of the year, residents don't often get the mood boost that the sun's rays can provide.

Chicagoans aren't exactly living the healthiest lifestyles. Binge drinking is common here, as is smoking -- and nearly 20% report they are in fair or poor health, according to a Centers for Disease Control survey.

 In New Orleans, Crime is rampant: The city has battled the notorious moniker of "Murder City," with a murder rate consistently among the nation's highest. On the bright side, it's cheaper to live here thanks to below-average living costs. The median home price, for example, is around $160,000.

Health concerns are also weighing on many residents. Almost a quarter of people surveyed by the CDC reported they were in fair or poor health. Smoking and lack of exercise are also common.

5. Memphis
 There can be a lot to sing the blues about in Memphis. Crime is rampant here, with a murder rate that trails only Detroit and New Orleans. Around 20% of the metro area's residents live below the poverty line.


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Top 5 Master P Music Videos


The Wrap-Up Magazine has been changing up the game by switching over to top 5 visual videos of celebrities. This time they come with the icon +Percy Miller of +No Limit Records. Percy Robert Miller known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, filmmaker, record producer, philanthropist.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mardi Gras Celebration Interrupted


The New Orleans Police Department are investigating the shooting deaths of two men just a couple of miles from Mardi Gras activities. A double shooting in New Orleans near the parade route on Mardi Gras injured two men -- one critically -- and left nearby revelers scrambling.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

New York City begins vaccination checks

 


People dining indoors at New York City’s restaurants, browsing art at its museums or sweating in its gyms had to show proof Tuesday that they were at least partially inoculated against COVID-19 as the city began the nation’s largest effort yet to exclude the unvaccinated from public places.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Young Thug Changes Album Title

I still lost all respect for +Young Thugga only due to the fact of whats going on with +Birdman and +Lil Wayne. Young Thug has renamed his upcoming album to the Barter 6. In addition to switching the title, Thugga took to Instagram to announce that his first show, following the album’s release, will be in Hollygrove, Louisiana.

Young Thug is referring to the same Hollygrove neighborhood in New Orleans, Lil Wayne and Mack Maine grew up in. “YSL Carter 6 coming out Friday. First show, New Orleans, Hollygrove fuck nigga, meet me there, better yet beat me there,” Thug says in a new Instagram video, as two men stand behind him waving firearms. Just a few days later, Thug uploaded a video to Instagram that features various clips of him performing while a woman narrates what seems to be shots at Wayne and his imprint.

The “New Atlanta” rapper has been using his Instagram account to fuel his feud with Lil Wayne.After Wayne urged fans to “stop listening to songs of niggas who pose naked on their motherfucking album covers,” Thug responded by saying, “I understand that Lil Wayne is frustrated about his career and I feel him on that, but this is my idol. I would never in my life swap words with him or beef with him about nothing. This is a person that I look up to. Ha Ha.”

Thursday, February 11, 2021

RZA Talks Second Chances and Cut Throat City Film

 


There calling him the leader of Wu-Tang Clan. RZA, or Bobby, as he is known to close friends and colleagues, had a particular way of putting beats to razer-sharp lyrics that made you feel part of a song’s creative process. Fans feel RZA’s music, both from Wu-Tang and his solo and collaborative efforts, on a cellular level.


An urban-bred intellectual who expresses through a mic or camera lens, RZA is considered prophetic to his community and perhaps a unicorn to mainstream culture. With a penchant for Eastern philosophy as is evident in the name Wu-Tang Clan and lyrical nods to Shaolin Kung Fu, RZA shared, “One thing I’m looking forward to doing in the near future… I’ve never been to India, and I have to check that one off,” referring to the top item on his bucket list. I recommended he connect with Indian author and yogi, Jaggi Vasudev, also known as Sadhguru, when he makes the trip. RZA is so well-read and well-versed, it felt novel giving him someone and something beyond his scope to Google.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

How Master P Survived A Decade Of Music


When Master P first entered the music industry, it was never about music. Percy Miller is a business man all the way around the board.

The No Limit Soldiers kept the music industry on lock by releasing new content every month. Upon arrival with his debut album "Bout It Bout It" Master P had the largest movie and soundtrack surfacing during that time.

Back in 2014, in an interview with VladTV, Master P recently claimed to have sold as many as 75 million albums during his tenure with No Limit Records. Having gained immense popularity in his musical career, Master P is also the CEO of P. Miller Enterprises. As of 2018, Master P's net worth is roughly $250 million.

Master P and the No Limit Soldiers was the hottest rap group until Cash Money records hit the scene to slow down their record sales. Master P created a hip-hop empire without registering on any mainstream radar. For several years, he operated solely in the rap underground.

Beginning in the early 1990s, the New Orleans native dominated the landscape for much of the decade with a staggering amount of product. Although many associate P with The Big Easy, he established the No Limit brand in Northern California.

Shifting the label to New Orleans, P signed Mystikal, Kane & Abel, Mia-X, the late Soulja Slim and former Death Row artist Snoop Dogg.

It wasn’t all music with Master P, as the mogul’s film company continues to release films independently in DVD format to this day. P has been engaged in several business ventures over the years and the introduction of the digital-only No Limit Forever record entity only solidifies he’s not going anywhere soon.



Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Truth Behind Hurricane Katrina


The Truth Will Shock You! Hurricane Katrina Conspiracy Documentary. This channel in collaboration with YouTube channel JASON SWIFT, is in search for Truth and Knowledge. What really happened?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

New Adidas All-Star Collection

+Adidas Basketball all-star collection has been released. With various color to fit any style, this should be on evryones must have list. This year's All-Star collection reflects New Orleans. Inspired by both the city and culture of New Orleans are adidas Basketball‘s uniforms for the upcoming 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Featuring a vibrant Mardi Gras color palette with shiny brass and metallic silver accents, the short-sleeved silhouettes don Louisiana’s fleur-de-lis across the chest as “East” and “West” logos come carved out of the iconic symbol.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Young Greatness - BIG TYMER

New Orleans rap artist Young Greatness releases new visual video titled "Big Tymer." Gold-selling critically acclaimed New Orleans rapper Young Greatness unveils his first mixtape, Bloody Summer, since his gold plus selling record, "Moolah."

Produced by Drumma Boy (Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Future) and a host of other extraordinary producers, the hypnotic trap beats gives way to a signature melodic chant from Greatness. Take a look at his latest visual below.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Selling Their New Orleans Home

 


It looks like Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s time in the Crescent City is coming to an end, for now. The Hip-Hop power couple is reportedly selling their New Orleans home.


It’s a mansion actually, and the same crib that unfortunately caught fire a few months ago.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Lil Wayne Releases New #MusicVideo "Uproar"

Lil Wayne
The New Orleans rap legend unloads a new visual for "Uproar," a Swizz Beatz-produced cut that takes inspiration from G-Dep's "Special Delivery" instrumental.

In the video, Swizzy and Shiggy show off their dance moves as they go along with the fluttering instrumental. Throughout the visual, we're taken to the street, and it's there we can see folks pop-locking along to the track. Weezy himself also does a little dancing at different points of the new video.

"Uproar" immediately became a viral sensation, sparking a dance challenge within days. Taking part in the challenge, which saw social media users upload videos of themselves dancing to the track, was Shiggy, who obviously appears in Weezy's new video.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Note$ - What's Next


Note$ releases his latest visual for "What's Next", off his upcoming mixtape titled "Real Rich". Note$ is the latest phenomenon to come out of New Orleans, Louisiana!

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Was I'm Bout It Your First Watch Hood Movie?

 


For those who remember when Master P and the No Limit Soldiers first hit the streets, you know this movie was a big deal back then. Moon Jones and New Orleans rapper Master P wrote, directed, and starred in this tale of growing up in the hood.

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