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The Ultimate Book on How to Rap for Hip-Hop MCs

The Ultimate Book on How to Rap for Hip-Hop MCs

Feb. 18 | How to Rap: The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC is just one of those books all rappers should read at least once.

A closer look at Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation Deal in 2008

A closer look at Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation Deal in 2008

Jan. 4 | Jay-Z’s US$150 million Live Nation deal was a one of a kind that’s unlikely to be repeated in the coming years. It was even higher than Madonna’s US$120 million 10 year deal. Here’s a breakdown of the $150 million from the New York Times: US$25...

Jay-Z Insulted by T-Pain in Vegas Club

Jay-Z Insulted by T-Pain in Vegas Club

Sep. 8 | Its a battle of the hyphenated rappers, folks. Apparently, the rapper T (hyphen) Pain launched into an attack on Jay (hyphen) Z at a night club in Vegas during a deejay set. As per tweets made by rapper Fabolous, the forever auto-tuned rapper, T-Pain...

Jay-Z Feat. Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town

Jay-Z Feat. Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town

Aug. 21 | Awesome new video of “Run This Town”, the new single by Jay-Z, feat. Rihanna & Kanye West from the new Jigga album, “The Blueprint 3″. I like the video, the song not too much. It’s weak lyrically and the chorus seems...

MTV's "Hottest in the Game" Poll Leaves Favorites Jay-Z, Kanye Out

MTV's "Hottest in the Game" Poll Leaves Favorites Jay-Z, Kanye Out

Aug. 14 |  Not At the Top of His Game... [ad] [ad] The annual MTV’s “Hottest in the Game” poll for the hottest MC on the hip hop scene has thrown up some usual results: Jay-Z, Kanye, Weezy, etc. This year, however, the above mentioned rappers...

Spike's Top 10 Ugliest Rappers: Flavor Flav is NOT No.1!

Spike's Top 10 Ugliest Rappers: Flavor Flav is NOT No.1!

Aug. 4 | [ad] [ad] Yup, he made it... Here’s Spike’s Top 10 Ugliest Rappers list. Jay-Z at no. 10 is somewhat baffling. He ain’t no Brad Pitt, but the guy certainly doesn’t deserve to be no. 10 on a list no body would ever want to be on....

BET Awards a Go on June 28th, To Be Hosted by Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z To Perform Live

BET Awards a Go on June 28th, To Be Hosted by Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z To Perform Live

Jun. 25 | [ad]The BET Awards will be held on the 28th of June Live at 8:00 p.m., ET. Jamie Foxx will be hosting the awards, which isn’t something I’m looking forward to honestly. However, there should be a few good performances, notably those by Beyonce,...

Jay-Z is the Most Powerful Man in Hip Hop

Jay-Z is the Most Powerful Man in Hip Hop

Jun. 10 | [ad] Who’s the most powerful man in hip hop? Jay-Z. Yup, leaving behind Diddy, 50, Eminem, Russell Simmons, the Jigga tops the rankings by hip hop magazine The Source. Nice for Jay-Z. These rankings, of course, mean very little. Eminem might not...

Rap is Dead. Long Live the Auto Tune: Jay-Z's "Death of Auto-Tune" Out

Rap is Dead. Long Live the Auto Tune: Jay-Z's "Death of Auto-Tune" Out

Jun. 8 | [ad] Jay-Z’s got Kanye and company in sight with the release of “D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune) which, as the title suggests is a massive dig at the proliferation of auto-tune in the industry. And its in good time: auto tune was beginning to...