Roc Nation Announces New Partnership With Jaden Smith’s MSFTSrep Collective

Roc Nation and MSFTSrep have teamed together for a new partnership. The JAY-Z founded entertainment company and the lifestyle brand represented by Jaden Smith will work together on the MSFTS Music label and more. “The collaboration between Roc Nation and MSFTS Music is empowering for the youth and flat out legendary,” says Smith in a statement. “Having the support… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels!

Mike Coppola, Getty s They still wanna be down with the King! Happy birthday to Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. The Devastating Mic Controller turns 53 today (May 31). Of course, Run-D.M.C.‘s legacy is well-documented. With Run as the slick-talking rhymer, DMC was the booming, larger-than-life King Rock, Run-D.M.C. and Jam-Master Jay took the charts by storm… Read More »

DJ Khaled Gets A Big Look For BET Experience Weekend

DJ Khaled will celebrate this chart topping success during The BET Experience weekend next month. DJ Khaled & Friends will grace the stage at The Staples Center, when Khaled will bring out a number special guests for his set. Other artists who will hit the stage during the evening include Snoop Digg, Wiz Khalid’s, Schoolboy… Read More »

Logic Predicted J. Cole & Black Thought Album Features Six Years Ago Article

On numerous occasions over the past few months, we've tackled the concept speaking it into existence. The idea here is simple: speak (or tweet) what you want until you get what you've spoken (or tweeted). For example, long before Terrace Martin, Steve Lacy and Teddy Walton earned production credits on DAMN., the three producers were tweeting about… Read More »

Meet All 11 Producers on Logic’s ‘Everybody’ Album Article

Def Jam emcee and YouTube gaming channel owner Logic is gearing up to release his third full-length studio album, Everybody, tomorrow, Friday, May 5. (Read our 1-Listen review here.) But while everyone is chatting about the big name guest features (Killer Mike, Black Thought) on the album and his Alessia Cara and Khalid-assisted crossover hit-in-the-making “1-800-273-8255,”… Read More »

SZA Thanks Travis Scott for “Being Committed to Freedom of Sound” Article

We still don't have our hands on a confirmed release date for SZA's forthcoming, supremely-delayed debut, CTRL—though, I have been told by several sources it will arrive next month—but last week, the TDE (and now RCA) songstress did release her new, Travis Scott-assisted single “Love Galore.” While the song's accompanying visuals feature a scorned SZA hiring a large,… Read More »