Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor Partners with Toyz Electronics

Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor Partners with Toyz Electronics Merging music and technology for the next generation Toyz Electronics, LLC, a Carnegie Mellon University startup, is a technology solutions company focused on democratizing next-generation technologies to the urban and multicultural markets domestically, emerging markets globally, and global audiences with an affinity for urban culture. We provide connected hardware capable of integrating Artificial Intelligence and produce developer conferences to maximize capabilities of the hardware and next generation … Continue reading

Los Angeles to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

It was announced on Monday, July 31, that Los Angeles will be hosting the 2028 Olympic Summer Games. The West Coast city had been in a bidding war with Paris over who would host the 2028 games, and it was decided that France will host in 2024. This will be the third time that Los Angeles has hosted the Olympic Games, with the first being held in 1932 and then again in 1984. SOURCE: VLADTV

Travis M Delivers The Struggle with ‘Meanwhile’ @TravisMjustM

Houston, Texas – July 10, 2017 – Life after college for many is a time of self-exploration. It’s the first time in their life they are facing an adult reality that’s made of where they want to be and where they have to be. Houston-based emcee Travis M explores that on his upcoming release, Meanwhile. He takes listeners on a journey through the duality of his reality like no other. Writing songs since the fourth … Continue reading

Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew Dead at 53

Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew Dead at 53

Fresh Kid Ice, a founding member of influential hip hop group 2 Live Crew, has died in Miami, according to TMZ. Fresh Kid Ice, along with DJ Mr. Mixx, Amazing Vee, and Brother Marquis, represented an early incarnation of 2 Live Crew. The trio later linked with Luther Campbell when he signed them to his record label. According to 2 Live Crew’s manager, Fresh Kid, born Chris Wong Won, died at 7:50 AM Thursday in … Continue reading

Kevin Gates Back in Jail on Day He Was Supposed to Get Out

Kevin Gates Offered Plea Deal

Today, rapper Kevin Gates completed his sentence for kicking a woman at a concert in 2015 and was scheduled to be released from jail. But as Gates was being processed out of jail, authorities discovered an outstanding weapons-related warrant. Gates was re-arrested and led back inside the jail. SOURCE: VLADTV

Tupac Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Tupac Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, along with Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, and Yes. The induction ceremony will be held on April 7th, 2017, at Brooklyn‘s Barclays Center. Tupac Shakur will be the sixth hip-hop act to join the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run D.M.C., the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, and … Continue reading

Kevin Gates Sentenced 180 Days in Jail

Kevin Gates Sentenced 180 Days in Jail

A jury of six women took less than two hours to find a rapper guilty on Wednesday of kicking a woman during a performance at a Lakeland, Fl club in 2015. County Judge Sharon Franklin sentenced Kevin Gates to 180 days in jail, three times more than what prosecutors requested for the misdemeanor battery conviction. The sentence came after Gates’ lawyer, Jose Baez of Orlando, requested that Franklin refrain from sentencing Gates to any jail … Continue reading

[Sports] MLB’s José Fernández Dead

[Sports] MLB's José Fernández Dead

José Fernández, an extremely talented baseball player for the Miami Marlins, has died in a boating accident. Fernández career includes, making an All-Star game in both 2013 and 2016, and winning the 2013 Rookie of the Year award. In a statement from the Marlins organization, they have canceled today’s game against the Atlanta Braves. R.I.P José Fernández. SOURCE: VLADTV

Shawty Lo Dies in Car Accident

Shawty Lo Killed in Car Accident

An Atlanta rapper was killed Wednesday in a fiery crash on I-285 in south Fulton County, according to his official Twitter account. While the Fulton Medical Examiner’s office has not identified the victim in the crash, the rapper’s brother and a manager confirmed Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker, known for the hit “Dey Know,” died in the accident on the I-285 southbound ramp to Cascade Road. Shawty Lo was also a member of the Atlanta rap … Continue reading

Kimbo Slice Passes Away at 42

Kimbo Slice Passes Away at 42

Kimbo Slice, born Kevin Ferguson, has passed away. He was 42-years-old. The famed MMA fighter Kimbo Slice was admitted to a hospital in a “dire” condition earlier today (June 6) in Florida. Reports TMZ: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice was hospitalized in Florida earlier today … and multiple sources tell TMZ Sports the situation does not look good. Law enforcement sources tell us … Slice was admitted to a hospital near his home in Coral Springs, … Continue reading