Happy Birthday, The-Dream!

Angela Weiss, Getty s Happy Birthday to The-Dream! The hitmaking songwriter/producer/artist turns 40 years old today (Sept. 20). The-Dream is one the more accomplished individuals in the biz. He wrote Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” and Rihanna’s “Umbrella,” then became a star in his own right with hits like “Falsetto” and “Walkin’… Read More »

Offset Is Raising $500,000 for the American Cancer Society

In honor his late grandmother, Migos rapper Offset is raising $500,000 for cancer research. Money raised the American Cancer Society will go towards care, promoting cancer prevention, and a grant focused on bladder cancer research. Back in 2012, following the death his grandmother, Sallie Ann Smith, from bladder cancer, Offset became involved with the organization. “It was… Read More »

Bobby V Secures Record Deal With Universal, New Album Coming in 2018

This is totally unexpected. R&B singer Bobby V has secured a multi-million dollar recording pact with SRG-ILS Group/Universal Group, reports Singersroom. The partnership comes through his relationship with longtime friend and producer Tim Kelley, who is now head A&R at SRG-ILS. Kelley is also one-half the production duo Tim & Bob who produced Bobby V’s… Read More »

Kevin Hart Apologizes to His Wife, Kids for ‘Bad Error in Judgement,’ Twitter Reacts [VIDEO]

Kevin Hart is not in a laughing mood. On Saturday (Sept. 16), the comedian went on his Instagram page to apologize to his pregnant wife Eniko Parrish and his children (from a previous marriage) for his “wrong behavior.” Hart wouldn’t go into specifics, but apparently someone is trying to seek “financial gain from his mistakes.”… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Swizz Beatz!

Larry Busacca, Getty s Happy Birthday, Swizz Beatz! The heatmaker turns 39 years old today (Sept. 13). Whether he was sampling soul or fiddling with the keys, Beatz was gifted at making hits that were tailored for the streets but accessible enough for the Billboard charts to latch on. Beatz was versatile in his prime;… Read More »