Tag Archives: Hip hop

14Sep/20

BMI Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of Its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Honoring The Genre’s Best Songwriters, Producers And Music Publishers

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, recognizing the genre’s top songwriters, producers and publishers of the previous year. BMI’s Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, Publisher of the Year and 2020’s Social Star were announced across BMI’s digital and social channels to commemorate the remarkable achievements of these music creators. For the complete list of winners and to view exclusive content, including video messages, performances, and a look back on the last 20 years of the award show, go to bmi.com/randbhiphop2020. Read more

28Jan/18

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 25, 2018) (REUTERS) – After several near misses and heaps of outrage, this could finally be hip-hop and R&B’s year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 28) where rappers Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dominate nominations for the top prizes on the biggest night in music. Continue reading

07Nov/17

Brother Love? Puff Daddy? Call me what you want, says Sean Combs

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Two days after declaring he had changed his name again, this time to Brother Love, rapper and producer Sean Combs says it was all just a joke. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Rapper Nelly arrested on sexual assault allegation

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (ANGEL BALL) – Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday (October 7) after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said. Continue reading

30Sep/17

Coolio and Vanilla Ice take part in ‘I Love the 90’s’ UK tour

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (SEPTEMBER 29, 2017) (REUTERS) – After a successful run in the US, the 90’s-inspired series of concerts arrive in the UK. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Rapper Young Dolph shot in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (NBC) – Young Dolph was shot and critically wounded in Los Angeles on Tuesday (September 26). The rapper was shot near the Hollywood and Highland complex, a shopping center and the site of the annual Oscars ceremony, according to local media. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Cardi B makes music history

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” is officially the No. 1 song in the US on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. This makes her the first solo female rapper to top the chart since Lauryn Hill in 1998 and only the fifth female rapper to ever have a No. 1 hit.

07Apr/17

A Tupac inspired pop-up cafe opens in New York City

Tupac fans line up to buy merchandise featuring the late rapper and eat food at a pop-up cafe derived from his 20-year-old notes on an anticipated restaurant.

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09Feb/17

Nicholas K puts the glamour in streetwear from fall/winter

Nicholas K revisits and revamps the ’90s for its new collection. Fashion fans brave a snow storm on the first day of New York Fashion Week.

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23Jan/17

Australia police probe shooting death during making of hip hop video

Australian police probe the death of an actor who was shot during the making of a hip hop video in Brisbane.

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