Ultimate Rap League has announced the third battle for their first event to be held overseas, in Summer Madness 8 in London. The tried and test veteran that is New York’s Iron Solomon who has a very strong year... Read Article
Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, which will have no stores open.
Weed enthusiasts in Newfoundland and La... Read Article
The five nominees for Australia’s industry voted annual Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards have been announced for “Best Urban Release." Familiar hip-hop faces in Hilltop Hoods, Esoterik of... Read Article
Strong album debuts on the Australian Urban Album Chart by both Lil Wayne and Logic were not enough to knock Eminem’s Kamikaze off the top spot, which he has occupied since debuting their five weeks ago. Tha Ca... Read Article
Melbourne’s Pegz has released a long-awaited new 9-track album with producer Silent Titan titled Equilibrium last week. The impressive 38-minute offering released on Brisbane’s legendary Hydrofunk Records (Resin Dogs, Blunted Stylus) features Jace XL, DJ Cost ... Read Article
Canada’s talented and imposing yet hilarious Pat Stay is set to battle URL’s top gunner, Tay Roc on SMACK/ URL’s Summer Madness 8. This card will be the league's first ever abroad event held in London on Saturd... Read Article
Afrobeats music is becoming insanely popular and the support behind the genre can assist in bringing resources for the music industry that it derives. Quartz Africa details the Nigerian stars such as Wizkid and... Read Article
The head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, has reportedly been missing since a visit to China last week.
Meng has not been seen or heard from since his trip at the end of September and French authorities have now opened an investigation into his whereabouts, accor... Read Article
Pussy Riot member Peter Verzilov has been released from a German hospital following two weeks of treatment for poisoning.
The activist was hospitalized in a critical condition after falling ill in Russia ear... Read Article
Talented LA singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko has made her way down to New Zealand and Australia this week for a string of major shows. Having collaborated extensively with the likes of YG, Kendrick, J.Cole, Vince S... Read Article
This week Strange Music Inc’s Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko make their way to Australia yet again for a string of shows across all major capital cities. Just last week both of their New Zealand shows were sold out in advance, highlighting just how popular Tech ha... Read Article
Rapper / Actor Bow Wow aka Shad Moss is about to embark on an extensive 13-date tour of Australia and New Zealand, taking in all major cities and many regional centers over September and early October with Luck... Read Article
HOT 97’s On Da Reggae & Soca Tip is back on Friday, August 31st at The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island!
New York’s biggest reggae, dancehall and soca party of the year for 20 years running! Featuring perf... Read Article
With reality show regular DJ Self and web series star/comedian Majah Hype on your team, is losing even an option? Red Bull reggae sensation Kranium thinks not.
As a matter of fact, the Frequent Flyers crew pulled off an upsetting victory against hometown fa... Read Article
Melbourne-based producer Royalz has recently released his debut album Live 95 on local imprint GRHYME Productions. The impressive debut features the likes of Conway aka Conway The Machine of Shady Records / Int... Read Article
Australian producer Ghosts In The Room earlier this month released the four-track joint EP with G-Unit’s Young Buck titled Until Death on Mudd Music. The short but sweet release builds on the single in which th... Read Article
Millennial dancehall artist Kranium says what everyone else is afraid to say.
In his prep for Red Bull's Annual Culture Clash in Atlanta this upcoming weekend, the soft-spoken twenty-something sat down with The Mind Squad before the anticipated event dubbed... Read Article
Grammy-awarding winning R&B star Eric Bellinger returns to tour Australia and New Zealand, playing 11 shows across the stacked fortnight for his Eazy Call tour promoting his fourth studio album of the same ... Read Article
Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state where they destroyed 50 tons of methamphetamine.
Marines found the lab after i... Read Article