The Cool Kids Release Long-Awaited Album ‘Special Edition Grandmaster Deluxe’ [STREAM]

Guess who’s back? After a six-year hiatus, the Cool Kids are back with their second album, Special Edition Grandmaster Deluxe. The collection is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and other digital services. Their reunion LP has 16 songs, including the previously released tunes “Checkout” and “TV Dinner.” Guests on the album include Hannibal… Read More »

Wiz Khalifa and PARTYNEXTDOOR Get Raunchy On New Song ‘Rain’

SoundCloud Here’s an interesting collaboration. Wiz Khalifa connects with PARTYNEXTDOOR on their duet track, “Rain.” The horn-blaring single was produced by Sledgren and Cardo. Although the song is called “Rain,” Wizzy and PARTY are not talking about the weather. Instead, Wiz delivers raunchy lyrics about his bedroom prowess, while PND sings the metaphoric hook. “When… Read More »

LaTavia Roberson on Post-Destiny’s Child Journey: ‘I’m Grateful to Be a Part of the Legacy’

Paras Griffin, Getty s It’s been 20 years since LaTa Roberson was dismissed from Destiny’s Child. But don’t hold a pity party for her. The singer-actress have paved her own path and is currently working on various projects. The 35-year-old is writing a memoir, titled I Am LaTa, and producing a docuseries to go along… Read More »

‘The Blueprint’ Revisited: Jay Z’s Ascendance Set a New Standard for 2000s Hip-Hop

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Originally published Sept. 11, 2016 It may be hard for some fans to recognize or recall, but the rise  Shawn Carter aka Jay Z to rap alpha dog status wasn’t immediate or a foregone conclusion. Those who are dismissive Jay’s ascendance tend to reframe it as simply the result Jay Z being able to conveniently squeeze… Read More »