The RIAA strikes out yet again. Today it was reported by Billboard that Gold and Platinum certifications will be awarded based on “authorized online streams” in addition to digital downloads, ringtones and physical units. This is the first time since 2005 that the Recording Industry Association of America has made changes to it’s tracking in…Details
T.I. (@TIP) and Hustle Gang stepped up in Beet & Tacos for the official release party celebrating the release of their G.D.O.D. Mixtape which you can download here. Watch the recap footage of what festivities went down.
MTV Rapfix kindly relayed my question to Birdman while he was seated next to Lil Wayne during the YMCMB takeover edition of MTV Rapfix. First off, for those who are unfamiliar with the #BirdmanHandRub, it is the notorious hand gesture that consists of excessive and sinister rubbing of both palms that Birdman does in almost…Details
Shanell (@Shanell_SNL) delivers the latest in her Throwback Thursday series, taking requests from her fans and doing a spin of classic records. Here’s a cover of Color Me Badd’s 1990 jam, “I Wanna Sex You Up”. http://soundcloud.com/s-n-muthafuckin-l/shanell-cover-color-me-badd-iDetails
As you might’ve heard, Lauryn Hill has been in an ongoing legal battle regarding unpaid taxes. L Boogie managed to pony up $970,000 to Uncle Sam to no avail, and standing before a judge she was still sentenced to three months. Some may consider a slap on the wrist considering she had more than one…Details
@CardoGotWings told me he and @Stalley had some shit in the works, that was months ago. Fast forward to today and here’s the new offering from Stalley’s forthcoming solo debut on BCG/MMG/Atlantic. Listen to the smoothed out silky jam below. [audio:http://www.ddotomen.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Stalley-White-Minks-Gator-Sleeves-Prod.-Cardo.mp3]Details
Kelly Rowland (@KellyRowland) is taking dudes to the cleaners with this new single “Dirty Laundry”. This will be the next offering from her “Talk A Good Game” album which is set for a June 18th release date. Listen to the snippet below.