This Sunday the music industry’s highest honor is handed out, but it isn’t always walking up to the stage to get that first golden Grammophone that resonates with its recipients, as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Common[/lastfm] shares here..
For many soul, R&B and hip-hop artists, it is where they first found the inspiration to entertain. Or it was the first place they could perform in front of a national audience. Or it was […]
V-103 midday announcer Ramona DeBreaux interviewed [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kurtis Blow[/lastfm] on the red carpet of the most recent [lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Soul Train Awards, where he talked about being the first rapper to perform on the legendary show.
Hip-hop veteran [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Heavy D[/lastfm] has reportedly died. The rapper born Dwight Arrington Meyers led ’90s Uptown Records act [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Heavy D & The Boyz[/lastfm] – whose combined hits as a group and a solo […]
To Watch The Throne Friday night at its debut at Philips Arena in Atlanta, was to watch hip-hop be so many other genres, well. It was first and foremost pop music, not just because The […]
It’s not always the sight of blood that does it. Or even gyser-like bleeding. It could be the music that plays right before the bloodshed begins. Or silence at the eeriest of moments. What makes […]
A day after his release from the Dismas Charities Atlanta halfway house – preceded by a 10-month stint in an Arkansas federal prison for violating the terms of a previous supervised release – [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]T.I.[/lastfm] […]
Our friends in Atlanta were not only witnesses to – but facilitators of – an admitted FIRST for popular gossip blog Media TakeOut… History happened Friday as renowned gossip site Media TakeOut apologized on V-103′s […]
Had he survived the Sept. 7, 1996 drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, renowned rapper/actor[lastfm link_type=""] Tupac Shakur [/lastfm]would have been 40 today. His mother Afeni (featured in the video for his hit single “Dear Mama”) […]
A glimpse at an Oscar and Grammy Award winner in a setting smaller than an arena is a rarity – but it happens. It’s happening Monday, June 13, when Jennifer Hudson’s free streaming Live On […]