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MAKING "THE CUT" ON MTV'S HIP-HOP COMPETITION SHOW
Music competitions and reality tv had a new tone set with hip-hop in 1998 thanks to Black women like Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.
Is Hip-Hop Ready To Let Black Women Tell Its Stories?
On the struggles of being a Black woman in the male-dominated world of hip-hop journalism.
Chance The Rapper’s "Coloring Book" Hits 1.5 Billion Streams On Spotify
Chance The Rapper’s record-breaking, Grammy Award-winning Coloring Book has just reached another milestone.
The Chicago-bred rap star recently took to Twitter to reveal the “mixtape” hit 1.5 billion streams on Spotify.
I just went platinum on @Spotify 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 https://t.co/FpF2hv9uXR
— Chance Owbum 📅 (@chancetherapper) March 2, 2019
Released on May 13, 2016, the critically-acclaimed project garnered Chance three Grammy wins for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance in additio...
G Herbo Works the Internet to his Advantage
Photo credit: Jolver Cutino
G Herbo was a 16-year-old kid on the east side of Chicago when he received his first break in 2011. After hearing his music on YouTube, the Chicago business mogul Mikkey Halsted flew in from Los Angeles to meet with Herbo, who had been rapping under the name Lil Herb. The significance of their meeting was lost on Herbo at the time. “When I met Mick, I was still a kid in the streets. Some of the stuff he said seemed foreign to me,” explains Herbo. “We had a three-ho...
Migos Keep on Dabbing
Fresh out of jail, Migos rapper Offset talks about why the Atlanta trio doesn’t get the credit it deserves....
On The Timeless Impact Of Tweet's "My Place"
by Charne Graham
Tweet’s sultry vocals were first heard in Sugah, a trio of singers signed to Devante Swing’s Swing Mob imprint that included herself, Susan Weems and Rolita White. While working under Devante, she met fellow Swing mob artists Timbaland, Magoo, Playa, Ginuwine, Renee Anderson and Missy Elliott. When Sugah dismantled Tweet returned home, depressed, suicidal and no longer making music. In 2001 Missy asked Tweet to deliver backing vocals on her album Miss E... So Addictive. A yea...
Mariah Carey's 9 Best Break-Up Songs
Here are 9 of Billboard's go-to Mariah Carey cuts for when tissues and wine aren't quite cutting it....
T-Pain To Have Career Celebrated On Genius Level
New York, NY – Genius announced that the fifth installment of the live conversation series Genius Level will honor Grammy-winning singer and songwriter T-Pain. The series pays homage to iconic artists, producers, executives and songwriters who have made a significant impact in music.
Previous Genius Level guests included influential artists like Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and The-Dream.
a href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1dpWOhtG3Q”>Rob Markman will have an in-depth discussion with T-Pai...
10 Years of 'In a Perfect World...'
by Charne Graham
It’s the year 2009 and you just finished picking out a spandex color-blocking fit with studded heels for the party tonight. Getting dressed to music is imperative before a night out and of course, CDs are still a thing. You press play on In a Perfect World…, Keri Hilson’s debut album.
The fourteen track project from the Decatur, Georgia native is filled with party tracks and sexy deep cut slow jams alike. Set to be released in 2007 but pushed back several times due to issues ...
Interview: La'Britney's Entrepreneurial Spirit Transcends Her Reality Show Hustle
Los Angeles, CA – Detroit’s La’Britney has paved the way for her own lane as a singer, dancer, entrepreneur and mother. These roles were all taken on by La’Britney at a young age giving her the experience to overcome a few different obstacles along the path of her career.
Since 2018, she has starred in Love & Hip Hollywood and released two projects independently including her latest Never Fold.
HipHopDX got a chance to chat with La’Britney about her career and the adjustments she’s made on he...
How DJ OHSO’s Progression and Experiences Have Made Her Brand Shine
One of the most rewarding things about traveling to different cities is being able to take in the musical culture that is offered. Each city has it own unique sound and genre, and being a DJ is one of the best ways to appreciate them. Toronto native DJ OHSO has learned of the impact of personal branding via social media platforms in the past few years. Using different platforms such as SoundCloud, Twitter, and Instagram, OHSO has caught the ears and eyes of many across the globe. I linked up ...
Three Hot Tips for Business Networking Online
Business networking both on and offline is essential to learning more about the growth of your business’s industry. Payline believes that networking is important to our success because it helps expand brand awareness. When networking for your brand, it’s important to keep your online relationships just as strong as your offline relationships. Payline employees network on and offline while showing that we are a genuine and reputable payment processor for businesses. Check...
How to treat your friendly office temp worker - tribunedigital ...
It happens to the best of us. You spend a tremendous amount of money on a college education and when you finally walk across the stage, you're officially a part of the "real world."
Data Security Tips and Your Merchant Credit Card Processing Needs
One of the most unsettling feelings consumers and business owners face is a data security breach that should be kept secure. Recently, prominent and trusted company, Netflix was hit with an email phishing scam that requested private credentials like billing information from loyal and unsuspecting customers. Educating your customers in advance about potential scams is helpful for both you and your customers. Digital security can be a huge concern for companies that r...
Card Processing Services and the Threat of Autofill Hackers
If you rely on credit card processing services at your business, you understand the importance of security throughout your entire system. From your physical security measures to your PCI compliance, customers want a convenient experience coupled with the knowledge that your business is secure. This is particularly important for businesses that operate in the eCommerce space.
Saving time this one of the main reasons your customers love online shopping and mobile apps...