Now, I’m not relationship expert nor do I have any type of degree in relationships. But, what I do know is this: there are a lot of people in relationships for the WRONG reasons. One reason in particular is that people are more focused on what someone looks like rather than their personality, how they act in public, whether they are going to be great mothers and | or wives in the future, or any other possible reason. I mean it’s great you want to have someone that is attractive, but you shouldn’t want someone that EVERYONE wants or has already been with. Just because a guy has a cute and smile and abs doesn’t quite qualify him as boyfriend material or a female who has big “features” and teeth in place doesn’t quite fit the entire requirement of being your future wife and mother to your children.

Another problem is social media because a lot of you who are in relationships are too focused on who and what is going on in social networking. An example is of guys who are in relationships who posts ANOTHER FEMALE as his Woman Crush Wednesday. I don’t get why any man who is in a relationship would want to post another woman on his page instead of the girl he is with. Just like I have a problem with guys who allow their women to be half naked on social media and think it’s cute. I don’t think it’s sexy for a woman to wear little to no clothing for everyone to see when the focus of the picture should be for your MAN, not to look like you are seeking attention. It’s one thing if you have to post like that for a job, but it’s another for the world to see every part of you and then expect for everyone to not comment on it.

Once again, I’m not an expert at relationships or do I have any statistics. But, what I do know is this: relationships are about being in love and not allowing unimportant people to be a part of your relationship. That means no side females (or men), no “friends,” or people you don’t even know to be a part of your relationship. If you want to show your love for the person you’re with, that’s great. But, there’s more to a relationship than just posting a picture of your boo on Instagram or looking for love in the wrong places.

Toothache Problems

I know this post is meaningless to a lot of you, but I really have to share this story with you all because it is something I HAVE to talk about. This past Monday night began like any normal day for me, just working and handling business for school. Then all of a sudden my left jaw started hurting out of nowhere (PS thank goodness this happened when I was at home and not when I was in public because then everyone would’ve looked at me like I was abused by someone) and I was laying in bed all night, of course interrupting my wonderful sleep, and yes I was sleeping until my jaw was hurting at 3:30 in the morning and not allowing me to go back to sleep until 4:45 AM and then I was awaken AGAIN at 6 AM to get ready to go to work. I then went to work with my tooth hurting and my jaw swollen as if I was in a UFC match with Ronda Rousey and she won. I took some medicine and everything was fine…until I got home and had to take more medicine and sleep.

So in conclusion to this story, my jaw has been hurting all week, along with my tooth, and I have yet to do anything about it. Yeah, it’s horrible. I know.

Love You.

So many of us hear this all of the time, whether it is coming from family, coworkers, or even friends that we are extremely close with. But, when it comes to relationships this is difficult because many people who are in relationships say they love each other when they really don’t. This is an issue because as easy as it may seems to love someone, it’s really not. It not only takes a lot of trust, time, patience, energy, and commitment to a relationship, but it really takes a lot (yes, I do mean A LOT) of love to put into ONE person. Now, saying “I Love You” is great, but when that person means it when they say it, it is extremely beautiful for 2 reasons: they really do love that person AND they’ve been around that person long enough to fall in love with them. Just saying it, however, really doesn’t mean anything. Now, before any of you try to have a negative comment to make, here is why: saying you love someone means that you actually have to mean it. Someone telling you they love you (or vice versa) is like getting a Christmas gift: if they didn’t put any meaning or heartfelt sincerity to it, then what is the purpose of it coming from that person at all?

Bottom line is this: If you truly love someone and you show it and say it, then you’re all good as well as vice versa + the relationship going great. But, like the old saying goes “Action speaks louder than words” so don’t say “I love you” if you really don’t mean it.

Top Five Best Make Up Artists In LA

So, I am always on Instagram checking out who does the BEST make up and even though I do not live in Los Angeles anymore (I know, it’s horrible) for all of my ladies (and fabulous gents) who want to get their make up done by the best in LA, I thought I would write a top five list of those people who are the best at being artists with brushes and foundation.

Now, before I begin, this is NOT to say who is the best of the best. These are just my top five favorite ladies (and men, of course) who are amazing at make up.

1. Angel Merino (IG: mac_daddyy)

His make up work is so AMAZING! Not only has he worked with Mel B, Christina Milian, but he has even worked with Cassie and so many other celebrities and made their make up come to life. If you are into make up and you want to see how to do it, you’ll definitely want to check it out.

2. Etienne Ortega (Twitter and IG: etienneortega)

If you have ever wanted to get your make up done like his clients, including The Kardashian sisters, Paris Hilton, Lilly Ghalichi, or anyone who is well known in the entertainment business, you would definitely want your make up done by Etienne Ortega. Although he’s been doing make up for a long time, Ortega’s artistry through his make up is just simply amazing.

3. Jessica Quezada (Twitter & IG: makeupbyjq)

Her make up work is amazing and not only can you tell her passion through her make up, but she studies her work very well. Quezada’s make up work has gotten her to work with many different people, including well-known hairstylist Yaya.

4. Brittany (IG: MsBrittanyDuet)

With her experience in make up, Brittany definitely showcases her talent through make up. Not to mention her work on many models and celebrities, who wouldn’t want to go to her to get their make up done and looking beautiful?

5. Jackee (IG: JackeeGee)

No rookie into the world of make up, Jackee has definitely proved that she is definitely one make up artist that can make anyone feel beautiful and make the ladies and gets even more flawless. Did I ever mention that she also did make up for celebrities, including Blac Chyna and now is working for Chyna’s beauty bar?

Work Hard + Play Hard


Hi everyone!

I know that I haven’t updated in a LONG time and I really do feel bad. I’ve been super busy with school and not to mention working + other things in my life that I haven’t been able to update.

But, to the topic at hand, shall we?

Many people believe that if you don’t work hard, you’ll get success and everything you want. In my opinion, this is bullshit. No, it’s really a lie. Working hard for any reason, whether it is for money, success, etc., that is what is going to get you success. You shouldn’t expect to work less than someone else or not work at all, and then expect to get a lot of success. Life doesn’t work that way. You have to put a lot of effort into what you really want in life if you want to accomplish goals and do everything you’ve been wanting to do.

Now, I’m not saying the road to success is easy. This is where shit gets real, like REAL. There’s going to be a roadblock (or two, maybe three or more) and you are going to get to a point where you are going to be frustrated and you are going to want to give up. Many people, probably including celebrities, have gotten to this point. Do not and I repeat DO NOT GIVE UP. If you give up, someone should slap the living shit out of you. Giving up means two things: 1) the next person is going to take your spot and success away from you and b) you are throwing away what truly matters for reasons that shouldn’t matter.

Once you get to the point of where you are working hard and putting EVERYTHING into what you love, you are going to have so many rewards coming your way. Everything you have ever wanted and dreamed of is going to be right in front of you, not to mention you can also celebrate your success. Yes, this means treating yourself to dinner, going to movie, having a fun night out, whatever it is you consider celebrating.

But, celebrating your success doesn’t mean you have to stop working and not working hard for what you really want. Just because you got your start doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t finish.

Bottom line is this, ladies and gents: play hard, but work even harder.

Nicki Minaj Releases Date For Album

For those who are patiently waiting on her new album, you don’t have to wait any longer.

Nicki Minaj’s upcoming album, The Pink Print, will be everywhere to the world in the fall/winter time and it is definitely everyone is looking forward to hearing. Although it was not her that was the one who spilled the beans about the album date, Billboard posted information about not only the album date, but also had this say about her album:

“After her stint on American Idol and a film debut in The Other Woman, Minaj is raring to defend her crown by duplicating the No. 1 success of her two previous albums, Pink Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. The new set already boasts two hits: “Pills N Potions” peaked at No. 7 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100, while follow-up “Anaconda” currently sits at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. — Gail Mitchell”

The Pink Print will be taking over the world on November 28.

New Music: T.I. – “Don’t Tell Em”

T.I. has been doing many remixes lately, including his “Hot Nigga” freestyle. Now, he is about take on another track, which is Jeremih’s “Don’t Tell Em,” which also features YG. Going with the beat so smoothly and easily, T.I. simply gives bars and does it effortlessly. The DJ – Mustard – produced original single also allows T.I. to talk about how a woman shouldn’t be with the man she is with and how he should be with him and he can give her better sex.

The single is one of many from DJ MLK’s upcoming mixtape, Goodnight Don’t Exit In ATL: Clubs Studios Airports. Until then, check out the brand new single by clicking here.

New Music: Jermaine Dupri ft. Ty Dolla $ign & Migos – “Pull Up”

Jermaine Dupri is back with new music for the world to hear, including a brand new hit called “Pull Up.” In the record, he is pulling up to talk some game to females who catch his eye and try to get them to come with him. Along with some help from Ty Dolla $ign and Migos, they do the same thing and all three talk about how the man they with is no good and how the women need to be with them.

While no word on when his EP will be released or even the name, check out the brand new single below:

Video: “Time Is Illmatic” The Documentary (Trailer)

20 years ago, many of us fell in love with Nas’s Illmatic album. Flash forward to 2014 and Nas not only released Illmatic XX back in April, but he also showed his documentary, Time Is Illmatic, at the Tribeca Film Festival. The one hour and 18 minute documentary shows not only the life of Nasir Jones, which is Nas’s real name, but also takes a look at his life in Queensbridge, New York and how he was living before he became well known and famous and taking his life + music from being a young street poet no one really knew to one of the greatest living rappers in history.

With commentary from many people, including Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Q Tip, Pharrell Williams, and many more, many of us will get to see a behind the scenes look of what Nas’s life REALLY was like and how he became a hip hop legend.

Time Is Illmatic will be available on DVD October 1 and will be on iTunes and VOD October 3.

While waiting, check out the official trailer for “Time Is Illmatic”

Music Video: Rico Love ft. Future – “He Got Money”

While the title may seem like it relates to the Vine video that has been circulating around the Internet, the concept behind Rico Love + Future’s music “He Got Money” is much different from that. The Parris Stewart – directed video is all about the two making money and living the life they worked hard for. Along with beautiful women and the two talking about how much money they have and them being inside of a warehouse, it is definitely a video to keep your eyes out for.

Love’s album, I Sin, is available now.

Check out how Rico Love + Future make money and spend it in “He Got Money” simply by clicking here.

New Music: Young Thug ft. Gucci Mane – “My Bitches Get Money”

Young Thug has new music for the fans and for everyone, which is his single, “My Bitches Get Money.” He also teamed up with Gucci Mane, which means the single is definitely one to turn up to or just simply chill to. The song also talks about getting money and the women that makes their own money.

Turn up with Gucci Mane + Young Thug in “My Bitches Get Money”

The Game Releases Album Date

The Game is currently working on his album, The Documentary 2, and has fans patiently waiting for the sequel to The Documentary, his first album that was released only 10 years ago. The album will not only be released on the same day of when his album was released, but it will have brand new music that will remind you of why we fell in love with the “Celebration” rapper.

He also took to Instagram to post this picture along with a caption about the album:

“Hood morning (no typo): Spent the last 48 hours in the studio putting the final touches on #YearOfTheWolf & even though the date is pushed until Oct 14th I can promise my fans this #BloodMoney album will be better than anything else dropping this year ! Thanks for everyone who was apart of it & shout to my hittas @OfficialYonni &@MoussaGArt for grinding with to make the last minute changes to put this album in the can….. #YearOfTheWolf is finally done !!!!! Now on to “The Documentary 2″ dropping January 18th…. Exactly 10 years from “The Documentary”….. Nobody is fucking with 2 !!!!!!!!! So don’t drop nowhere near me….. You’ve been warned ! For the people out there like me…. I salute all who are relentless at defying the odds to ensure their own success. Those who dream while still awake…. It is us that hold the keys to the future, keep grinding.. #BloodMoney”

However, things aren’t so great for the Year of the Wolf album because that album is pushed back to October 14, although the original date was for it to be September 30.

Stay tuned here for more information about the album.

Tinashe Reveals Album Cover


Many photos have been floating around of what will be Tinashe’s album cover for her upcoming album, Aquarius. She recently released the official album cover, which features the “2 On” singer rocking an all white outfit and an all white jacket while it seems to be that she is underwater. With features from Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, and many more, the album will be one to listen to.

Check out the official tracklist for Aquarius below:

1. Aquarius
2. Bet On It
3. Cold Sweat
4. Nightfall (Interlude)
5. 2 On (Feat. ScHoolboy Q)
6. How Many Times (Feat. Future)
7. What Is There To Lose (Interlude)
8. Pretend (Feat. A$AP Rocky)
9. All Hands On Deck
10. Indigo Child (Interlude)
11. Far Side of the Moon
12. The Calm (Interlude)
13. Feels Like Vegas
14. Thug Cry
15. Wildfire
16. Deep In the Night
17. Bated Breath
18. The Storm (Outro)

Childish Gambino Announces New Mixtape

Although he is currently the new face as the new Spiderman on Disney X D, Childish Gambino is also currently working on a brand new mixtape.

He went to his website to announce it to the world, along with the title, S T N M T N/Kauai. While the DJ Drama + Gangsta Grillz – hosted mixtape will be one to listen to, the concept behind the title is yet to be discovered. While fans believe S T N M T N comes from Atlanta’s Stone Mountain, there are also fans who believe the Kauai title could come from a short film with actor Jaden Smith.

The official date for the mixtape has yet to be released.

Stay tuned for more information.

Video: Mila J ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “My Main” (Lyric Video)

Mila J and Ty Dolla $ign team up together to talk about friendships and love in their single, “My Main.” The LA natives collaborate on the record to explain how life and love can all be good with the right people. Mila J sings about how her main is her best friend, while Ty Dolla $ign sings about how the record is about having the one woman in his life that is there for him through the good and bad in his life, even when he makes bad decisions.

Mila’s upcoming album, M.I.LA., will here to the world sometime soon.

For now, check out Mila J + Ty Dolla $ign hit, “My Main”

Stalley Releases Date For Album

For a very long time, many fans have been wanting to have an album from artist Stalley. Now, they are finally getting what they want.

The MMG – artist will be releasing his upcoming album, OHIO, sometime in the fall, and the album will be definitely one to listen to, along with features from many different artists. The Midwest native also made this statement about the album:

“I’m at my audible and visual best! I’ve had my hands in every detail of this album, from the original artwork to production. ‘OHIO’ the album is a full representation of all things Midwest and paints the picture of where I’m from.”

OHIO will be everywhere October 28 and fans can pre-order on September 9.

Music Video: Rick Ross – “Drug Dealer’s Dream”

Rick Ross takes in the good life of being a boss in his music video, “Drug Dealer’s Dream.” While being on vacation, he decides to take a jog and cool off in the ocean while having a beautiful woman sitting next to him.

The Dre Films – directed video also shows the MMG President performing for everyone and getting a massage while on vacay. But, there is no video for Rick Ross without him having Bel Aire.

Masterminds is available now.

Watch the day in the life of Rick Ross in “Drug Dealer’s Dream”

New Music: Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”


While their record, “No Flex Zone,” is the single of the summer, they decide to make a brand new one called “No Type.” Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee come together once again to make a single about women they would prefer to have, along with talking about how much weed they smoke and how much money they are making.

With the collaboration of producing from Mike WiLL Made It and Lee, this one will definitely one to have you dance and chill all at once.

Check out Rae Sremmurd’s newest single, “No Type”

Game ft. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swiss Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharoah, & TGT – “Don’t Shoot”


The Game is known in the hip hop community for not only expressing his emotions, but he is also someone who can turn a simple song into a hot track, in addition to him giving back to the community. It is no surprise, however, that the West Coast rapper grabbed a lot of rappers to create a tribute to Mike Brown, who was gunned down by officers in Ferguson, Missouri.

The track not only features artists such as Rick Ross, TGT, and Wale, but he also grabs assistance from 2 Chainz, Diddy, Problem, and many more to create a powerful track and a record that is meant to be for a positive cause.

Check out the record below and be sure to buy the song on iTunes to donate to the Justice for Mike Brown fund.

New Music: Stalley ft. Ty Dolla $ign – “Always Into Something”


Stalley teams up with Ty Dolla $ign to create some type of trouble in their new single, “Always Into Something.” The Rashad of Elev8tor Music – produced single simply is dedicated to those who are always on the go and grinding day and night to get what they truly want in life. With showing some love to NWA and no love for the cops + Feds, this is definitely one to listen to.

Stalley’s album, OHIO, will be everywhere on October 8.

See how these two take over in “Always Into Something”

Drake + Nicki Minaj Go Snack Shopping On Set of “She Came To Give It To You” Music Video

Drake and Nicki Minaj have been in the media lately because of her giving Drake a lap dance in her Anaconda video. Now, while on set of Usher’s “She Came To Give It To You” music video, Drizzy decided to take his YMCMB labelmate to go shopping for snacks for her and her friend.

Minaj posted the video to her YouTube page of the video of her linking arms with the “Believe Me” rapper while walking through a liquor store of getting any type of candy she want. The “Bang Bang” female emcee was also calling him zaddy while getting anything and everything.

Check out the hilarious + cute video right here:

T.I. Releases New Album Cover


T.I.’s brand new album is about to be released sometime soon, and he recently released the official album cover.

The image shows the Grand Hustle leader with his crown on and rocking some shades, as well as him looking out at something. He also posted the picture via his Instagram to his fans.

This was also the caption in the photo:

The Wait Is Over!!!!! #PaperWork #10-21-14 #Hustlegangovererrrrthang

Paperwork will be hitting stores everywhere and on iTunes October 21.

Karrueche Issues Statement After 106 & Park Incident

Things got bad for Karrueche when she was a guest host for BET’s 106 and Park and made a joke about Blue Ivy Carter during Beyonce’s big performance at the 2014 Video Music Awards. This is the statement she made:

“I really did wake up like this, because my parents never comb my hair. Sorry Blue! Love you!”

Just minutes after the incident, many people on social media attacked the model about the comments. Only 2 days after the incident occurred, she issued a statement via Instagram about how she felt. This was her statement:

“Past two days have been extremely draining.. As I geared up for a big day for myself – hosting a live show.. I never expected things to turn out this way.. I apologize to any and everyone who felt offended in any way by the comments made by BET executed through me.. I would never disrespect anyone’s child in any way and anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE Beyoncé. My comments have been in complete shambles.. yes I am human too and yes I do make mistakes.. But all this negativity and death wishes are quite a lot.. Definitely a lesson learned from here forth.. Again, on behalf of MYSELF, my sincerest apologies ❤️ #BeyHive”

Even BET Executive Vice President Stephen G. Hill had to step in:

Drake & Lil Wayne Bring Out Bobby Shmurda During Tour

Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N—a” has been the hottest song all summer and has been remixed by many different rappers.

During the Drake VS Lil Wayne Tour, everyone was already on their feet because of the concert. But, everyone starting going nuts when Bobby Shmurda was brought out by Drake and Lil Wayne. The New Jersey concert was also getting even more crazy when the crowd started singing along to the words of the lyrics.

Watch everyone hit their Shmoney dance during the Drake VS Lil Wayne concert:

Sway Announces New Label

Sway Calloway is a very known music journalist and has interviewed many artists, including Kanye West, Chris Brown, Ciara, and many more. Now, he is about to put his hand in the business pot within the music industry when he recently announced that he is starting his own music label called OverDeliver Entertainment.

While he announced all over social media about his brand new business venture, in addition to teaming up with music executive Kelly Jackson, he already has his first artist, G.L.A.M., who is a singer, producer, and a rapper hailing from Oakland.

Calloway had this to say about his new artist:

“It was important for me to find the right artist to support and introduce to the world,” Sway said in a statement. “I believe G.L.A.M. is that artist who will bring value to the game through her music and what she represents.”

Be sure to tune into G.L.A.M. and many more artists who will be a part of his music label!

New Music: Lil Kim – “No Flex Zone”


After controversy surrounding Lil Kim saying how Nicki Minaj stole her identity, she comes back and releases a freestyle to Rae Sremmurd’s “No Flex Zone.” In her own way, she lets everyone know who is really taking over the rap game and who is the best. She also talks about how many cars she’ll own and how her street cred is still good in the hood.

Check out Lil Kim’s version of “No Flex Zone”

Kid Ink Releases Mixtape


Kid Ink is back with brand new music for pretty much… everyone. The BatGang leader released his brand new mixtape, 4Bs, just recently, which simply proves that he is still the rapper everyone remembered before “Show Me” “Main Chick.” The DJ Tech + Adrian Swish – hosted mixtape also has features from Hardhead, King Los, Travis Porter, and many more. The 16 track EP also has many songs that will have you wanting to chill, party, and smoke something all in one mixtape.

4Bs is available on DatPiff now.

Check out Kid Ink’s mixtape right now by simply clicking here.


Music Video: Usher ft. Nicki Minaj – “She Came To Give It To You”

Just after their MTV VMA performance together, Usher and Nicki Minaj teamed up once again for the music video of their single, “She Came To Give It To You.” While in the beginning Usher is walking through a mini mart to go through the back, he also goes on stage to perform the hit single for the party crowd and those in attendance who came out to have a good time. In addition to showcasing his skills, he also shows some old school skills by grabbing a mic as if he was performing in a 1940’s club.

Nicki also makes her appearance in the video with a fierce walk and showing her girly side, but also proving that she isn’t just any female.

His upcoming album, UR, will be released sometime soon.

Check out how Nicki + Usher party in “She Came To Give It To You”

Childish Gambino As Spiderman in Disney XD Series

Childish Gambino will be taking on the role as Spiderman in a brand new Disney series. Gambino, whose real name is Donald Glover, will be playing the role of Miles Morales, who is currently the new Peter Parker.

LeakyNews reported this recently about the comic book series:

Newcomers to the Spider-Man Disney show as well as the current run of comics may find themselves confused at the above clip. In the Ultimates run of comics, Morales becomes Spider-Man after Peter Parker dies, but despite the show being titled Ultimate Spider-Man, the lead is played by Peter Parker. The series will ‘see Parker travelling between realities on the trail of the Green Goblin as the villain collects DNA from various Spider-Men,’ in what will match up with the ‘Spider-Verse’ story set to take place in the comics.

The role of Morales will definitely be the first character replacing Parker, since he is Black and Latino.

Congratulations to Childish Gambino on his new role!

Chris Brown Releases Statement After Shooting

During the MTV Video Music Awards weekend, Chris Brown hosted a party at 1Oak Nightclub in Los Angeles to promote his album, X. In the midst of things, however, things went 0-100 when shots were fired and although reports were made that the intended target was Brown, one victim was hip hop mogul Suge Knight. Knight was then taken to a local hospital, along with two other victims.

A statement was made via Breezy’s camp about the entire situation, including how Brown was only hosting the event to promote his upcoming album and he is cooperating with officers.

“Chris hosted an event in Los Angeles last night to celebrate the upcoming release of his album X, during which an incident occurred,” the rep explained to Billboard. “This incident did not involve Chris; he was merely the host of the event. He has and will continue to cooperate with the investigation.”

Knight is currently out of the hospital and is currently resting.

Music Video: Juicy J ft. Wiz Khalifa – “Smoke A Nigga”

Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa takes things to a whole new level in the music video for “Smoke A Nigga.” While the two men are dressed in all black, they go from club wear to suits and trading in blunts for cigars. They also have women painted in all black and dancing on each other, in addition to having an orchestra play for them.

See how they live the high life in “Smoke A Nigga”

Ty Dolla $ign Announces Tour

Fresh from his time on the Under The Influence tour, he is already heading back on the road, only him being the headliner. Ty Dolla $ign announced recently that he would be going on tour, only his tour, In Too Deep. He will not only be performing old hits, but also brand new records and singles from his album, Beach House, in addition to his most recent mixtape, $ign Language.

Tickets + more information, as well as concert dates are available now via Dolla Sign World.

Check out the available dates below of when he will be going to cities across North America:

1 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
2 Austin, TX  @ Empire Control Room
3 Houston, TX  @ Warehouse Live Ballroom
4 Dallas, TX @ Tree’s
6 New Orleans, LA @ Republic
8 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
10 Gainesville, FL @ Club Levels
11 Kennesaw, GA  @ Kennesaw State University * (w/Wiz Khalifa)
12 Miami, FL @ Florida International University * (w/DJ Tiësto)
13 Nashville, TN @ Anthem
15 Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend
16 Winston Salem, NC @ Winston Salem State University * (w/YG)
17 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
19 Carrboro, NC @  Cat’s Cradle
20 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
22 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
23 State College, PA @ Levels Nightclub
24 Toronto, ON @ Guvernment
25 Montreal, QC Petit Olympia
26 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
28 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
29 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
30 New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place

1 Los Angeles, CA @ Hard Day of the Dead Festival*
2 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza * (w/Mack Wilds)
4 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
6 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
7 Oxford, OH @ Brick Street
8 St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
9 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theater
11 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
12 Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose Tap House
13 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Loung

14 Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze

15 Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theater

16 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
18 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
19 Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
20 Denver, CO @ Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

New Music: Jennifer Lopez ft. Iggy Azalea – “Booty” (Remix)


Jennifer Lopez continues to show off ass-ets in her current smash hit, “Booty.” In the song, J.Lo talks about how much she got and gets the crowd ready to party. Instead of keeping Pitbull, who was in the original record, she tags team with Iggy Azalea and the two gets the party started and have every girl moving their behind throughout the entire night.

A.K.A. is available now.

Check out how Iggy and J.Lo move in the remix for “Booty” by listening here.

Drake Accepts VMA Award in Boston

Drake was on the road when he won the award for “Best Male Video” for “Just Hold On We’re Going Home” during the 2014 Video Music Awards. But, that didn’t stop him when he decided to give his speech live in Boston during his VS Tour. During his speech, Lil Wayne stood in as Common, who was the presenter for the award.

This is the speech he gave during the show:

“Because me and Lil Wayne are out on tour I never got to give my speech. “Thank you Common I appreciate it. First of all I want to thank God. I’d like to also thank my mother because I love her very much. I would also like to thank Lil Wayne because none of this would be possible without him. And I’d also like to say, I know this is a hip hop award and I know a lot of you out there are frustrated like, ‘this is not a hip hop song’ and you know what you’re right. I tricked you all. Rappers, better luck next time.”

Check out Drake’s VMA speech below:

New Music: Busta Rhymes ft. Everlast – “Calm Down 3.0″


Busta Rhymes released his brand new EP, along with some fresh music for everyone, including the fans. His brand new single, “Calm Down 3.0,” adds the same concept from the original single, “Calm Down,” which features Eminem, but with brand new sound, as well as getting some assistance from Everlast. With them going head to head in this single, the battle is definitely on!

The Clash is available on iTunes and everywhere else right now.

Listen to Busta Rhymes and Everlast battle in “Calm Down 3.0″ by listening here.


Music Video: G – Unit – “Ahhh Shit”


With much spreading around surrounding the death of Mike Brown, G – Unit released the music video for their single, “Ahhh Shit.” While this video is turned into a video game, the message is as real as it gets and it spreads the anger the G-Unit crew has about police and their brutality against African Americans. They also add many clips against those who have been victimized against the law enforcement, including Eric Garner, who was choked by an office to his death, as well as protests in Ferguson and many more.

Watch how they express their anger in “Ahhh Shit”

New Music: Lil Bibby ft. Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J – “For The Low 2″


Lil Bibby has his mixtape out now, and he is already releasing more and more music for the fans. In fact, he teamed up with Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J for his new single, “For The Low 2.” His new single is not only from Free Crack II, Lil Bibby simply re-introduces himself to the rest of the world and lets everybody know that he don’t play any games. With the help from Wiz and Juicy, he also lets the world know that his shooters are here to stay.

Free Crack II is available now.

Check out Lil Bibby + Wiz Khalifa + Juicy J’s record, “For The Low 2″

New Music: Justine Skye ft. Tyga – “Collide”

Justine Skye learns what love truly feels like in her new single, “Collide.” The DJ Mustard – produced record simply explains that being in love means having some type of love collison in order to really have the relationship you want. Grabbing help from Tyga, Skye also sings about how the physical collison between her and the man she loves can lead to something.

Check out how love goes for her in “Collide”

Please Watch This Video!

OK so usually I don’t recommend people watching a lot of videos, but this one, a lot of females need to watch. I mean, this video is so powerful. The message is not only beautiful, but the concept behind the video is so incredible. This is definitely one that needs to be played because there are a lot of females who are insecure about themselves and many young women who are getting told they are not beautiful, for a lot of things. This video is dedicated to the many women who have ever been victimized and been told at one point in their lives that they aren’t even beautiful. To every female in the world, you are beautiful. No matter what age, shape, size, color, race, height, or anything else you are, you are beautiful and never let anyone tell you that you are not. Believe in yourself no matter what and always believe that you are beautiful because you are.

Suge Knight Shot During Chris Brown’s Pre-VMA Party

Things went south for Suge Knight when he was shot during Chris Brown’s Pre – VMA party last night at 10ak Nightclub in West Hollywood. According to TMZ, Knight was shot at least once in the arm and stomach and after he was found by an officer, he was then rushed to Cedars Sanai Hospital in Los Angeles, in addition to two other victims with one in critical condition.

Although there is no confirmation on what started the entire shooting, but witness and reports are made that the shots were for Brown instead of Knight being shot. In addition, many people believe that Brown is gang affiliated, although according to an Instagram post made by Brookyln Projects owner Dom DeLuca that Chris is not a part of any gang.

Chris also posted this tweet via Twitter earlier this morning:

Here is footage via TMZ of last night’s shooting.

Music Video: Teyana Taylor ft. Yo Gotti & Pusha T – “Maybe”

The video is finally here and it is definitely one to watch and be on the watch for.

Teyana Taylor recently released the visuals for her music video, “Maybe,” which shows her going into a side of her that no one has ever saw before. Taylor plays the roles of an assassin to seduce her men into giving her whatever she wants and needs. With the assistance from  Jacquéline Mercury and Greyla Greathouse, the First Lady of G.O.O.D. Music also wears a blonde wig for her initial target.

Her album, VII, will be out on shelves and on iTunes on October 21.

Check out Teyana Taylor’s official music video for Maybe:

New Music: Tinashe ft. A$AP Rocky – “Pretend”

Love gets complicated for both Tinashe and A$AP Rocky in their new single, “Pretend.” Tinashe sings about how things are complicated in her relationship and how she is trying to make the best out of it. But, despite it all, she shows how much she loves her boo and is willing to do whatever she can to make it work. She also has assistance from A$AP Rocky, who raps about being with the woman he loves and putting up the friend zone boundaries for his friend.

Her album, Aquarius, is set to be released on October 7.

Check out the hard times of loving someone in “Pretend”

RUMOR: Mariah Carey + Nick Cannon Heading For Divorce

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon maybe heading towards the end of the road for their relationship as they might be heading towards divorce.

According to TMZ, the celebrity couple are heading towards having a divorce and are currently separate and have been for months, in addition to living in separate homes. Rumors also report the two also have been living in their own homes since May of this year.

The reason for the split? During an interview on Big Boy, Cannon was asked who he has ever had sex with, and he stated not only his wife, but he also stated his exes, Christina Milian, Selita Ebanks, Nicole Scherzinger, and Kim Kardashian. The mention of Kardashian’s name out of the “Wild N Out” star is what made the two split apart.

After the interview, Nick Cannon made this statement during an interview with radio host and America’s Got Talent judge Howard Stern:

“She doesn’t care when I talk about our sex life, because our sex life is amazing. She’s one of the most beautiful women in the world,” he explained. “But when we bring up – I’m not gonna do it – other people’s names, she’s like, ‘Why would you even do that?’”

However, the name dropping wasn’t just the reason why they are now separated. Another thing was due to him working too much and not being home enough.

Watch the interview between Big Boy and Nick Cannon right here.


Video: K. Michelle’s “Rebellious Soul – The Musical”

K. Michelle recently debuted her very first musical, which had many tuned into the musical recently on VH1. “The Rebellious Soul, The Musical” was one that told a story about a lot of things, from working in a strip club to being in love to getting hurt in a relationship to breaking away from someone you thought loved you but don’t. The Idris Elba – directed production also shows K. Michelle giving a little bit of a striptease to introduce the beginning of her musical. The music from the three act musical was also all from K. Michelle’s album, Rebellious Soul.

Check out K. Michelle’s hit musical, Rebellious Soul – The Musical, right here by clicking or simply watching below.


New Music: Ariana Grande ft. Big Sean – “Best Mistake”

Recently Ariana Grande have been in the news for rumors of her and Big Sean being in a relationship together. But, they did collaborate on a brand new single, “Best Mistake,” which will be on her album, My Everything. The Key Wane single explains how she made the “best mistake” she’s made in her life, while Big Sean talks about the regrets and mistakes he has made.

Their collaborated record is the first time since their hit single, “Right There,” in 2013.

Check out Big Sean + Ariana Grande’s brand new single, “Best Mistake” by clicking here.

New Music: Chris Brown – “X”

Along with “New Flame” and “Loyal” and many other hits, Chris Brown has a brand new song for the fans, along with reintroducing EDM music. Brown released a brand new single called “X,” which is a song meant for those who want to dance and have a good time. The Diplo – produced record is definitely one to listen to and have a lot of fun to.

X will be in stores and on iTunes September 16.

Check out Brown’s new single, X:

Music Video: Kirko Bangz –

Kirko Bangz released a brand new music video for his single, “I Ain’t Gotta Lie.” While Kirko is taking a cruise in his car, while rapping and singing. While spitting some bars and rapping over a smooth, he also mentions how he has “upgraded his standards” and moved on to bigger and better things. He also proves to many people how he isn’t just any rapper and that his music is definitely worth listening to.

His album, Bigger Than Me, will be released sometime this year.

Take a ride with Kirko Bangz in “I Ain’t Gotta Lie”

T.I. Responds To Mike Brown Murder With Letter

T.I. has been showing a lot of respect and support for Mike Brown, who was gunned down by officers and body was left in the street for four hours, and has been very angry about how officers weren’t arrested nor charged with any type of crime for Brown’s murder. After protests, rallies, and many different people getting injured and killed, including officers using rubber bullets, tear gas, and many more, T.I. is speaking out.

T.I. wrote a letter to the general public about his response to the murder of Brown. He also expresses his anger about what’s occurring in Ferguson, but also how there are people not standing up for themselves.

Check out the letter below and let me know your comments below!

Look at us….America has created a monster. The result of ignoring & mishandling an already fragile spirited, recently enslaved, presently oppressed race/generation of people. Look at us. We’re the monster that now refuses to be dismissed, overlooked and ignored. We were brought to this place, unaware of our own cultures, religion & traditions therefore, we created our own. Now look at us.

For years we’ve been crying out for the nation to address the substandard education systems & disparaging treatment of our citizens in communities across America. Our people have had an increasing lack of opportunities for generations. There have been homes broken, lives shattered and futures lost on your watch….unanswered. Look at us. How long can u expect a nation/race/generation of people to be blatantly disrespected?

Spoken to and treated with arrogant tones of insignificance. Our fathers, uncles, brothers and role models were killed and imprisoned more often than educated. Now look at us. Our friends and relatives murdered and cast aside without thought, as though your human life is more valuable than ours. How long can that go on without consequence? Now Look at us.

How long can u continue to pass the buck & make excuses of why u can’t do today what should have been done yeste-year? Although I DO NOT support the negative responses & actions of my people in light of this tragedy….I WILL NOT condone your lack of effort to show any urgency to improve the treatment of our people, nor the living conditions in our communities.

Your refusal to address these life altering issues makes events such as these seem inevitable. Although I too am at fault to a degree and I admit that I may not have all da answers… I do have a fun fact for you. Insanity is…Going about things the same way, expecting a different result. U wanna different result? U must take different action. What else do u expect? Look at us!!!

- Clifford “T.I.” Harris

Drake + Lil Wayne Honors Meek Mill at Concert

While Meek Mill is currently in jail serving a three month sentence for violating his probation, Drake and Lil Wayne are showing their respect for Meek in New Jersey, during their concert. The Young Money artists stopped in Camden, which is close to Meek Mill’s home, Philly.

Drizzy and Lil Tunechi honored Meek Mill by playing his single, “Dreams and Nightmares (Intro),” and getting the crowd hyped. Drake also was wearing “Free Meek Mill” shirt for the “I’m A Boss” during the tribute for Meek, in addition to getting the crowd hyped by everyone singing along to the record.

Check out the video below:


Music Video: Juicy J ft. Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, and Young Thug – “Low”

Juicy J teams up with Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, and Young Thug for the premiere of the music video for “Low.” While in the middle of a car show, Juicy J has a twerkin session for the ladies, including showing that there are girls who can make it go low. With the absence of Young Thug for the video, Nicki Minaj and Lil Bibby also show up and do their thing for the video. If you are into women who can twerk and cars or if you are fans of any of these artists, this video is perfect for you.

His upcoming album, Pure THC: The Hustle Continues, will be released sometime in September.

Check out how Juicy J makes a car show into a twerk show in “Low”