NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: A general view at the New York City protest against Reebok for not firing rapper Rick Ross over sexist and violent lyrics outside the Reebok Flagship Store on April 4, 2013 in New York City.
Rick Ross dropped from Reebok after rape lyrics
has ended its relationship with Rick Ross following heavy criticism of lyrics by the rapper considered by some to be pro-rape.The sneaker brand said in a statement Thursday that "Reebok holds our partners to a high standard and we expect them to live up to Read more »
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Dope new music from Wale “Tired Of Dreaming” Ft. Ne-Yo & Rick Ross.. This will be Wale upcoming album “The Gifted”, scheduled to be released on June 25th and is available for pre-order now on iTunes. To leave a comment, please log in with Get the latest 6/19/13 from Hip Hop Lead Read more »
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Whether you’ve seen “The Bling Ring” or read the film’s track listing, you’ll know that the soundtrack included a few Kanye West tracks. In an interview with Pitchfork, Sofia Coppola and her long-time musical supervisor Brian Retzell revealed that not on 6/19/13 from Indie Wire Read more »
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An Art Dealer Who Specializes in Works by Incarcerated Artists
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John Legend can be deemed the most overlooked artist signed to G.O.O.D Music, but you’d be surprised just by how many of his songs you know. Legend has won nine Grammy Awards and has been featured on a few of your favorite rapper’s tracks from the likes from The Urban Daily Read more »