Russell Simmons knows musical talent when he sees it. He's also a very astute businessman who knows how to capitalize on golden opportunities. For those very reasons he's getting back into the music game after taking a decade off.
The wait is nearly over. Tomorrow 2 Chainz will release his highly anticipated Def Jam debut album Based On A T.R.U. Story. The album boasts features from Nicki Minaj, Drake, Kanye West, The-Dream, Dolla Boy, Scarface, Chris Brown and more.
They say you only get one chance to make a first impression, but if there ever was an exception to that rule, 2 Chainz is it. True fans might remember the Atlanta MC as Tity Boi, half of the "Duffle Bag Boy" duo Playaz Circle, but now 2 Chainz is getting a… Continue
Lil B's got big time legends doing his "cooking dance" so you know it must be catching on.
The man known around the world as an All-Pro football player and star baseball player gets "Based". Deion Sanders, let off some steam at one of his little league team's cookouts and showed his "master chef" technique while his son Deion Jr…Continue
Pop superstar PRINCE is adamant he will never sell his songs on the internet, insisting web-based outlets will soon disappear because they are no longer "hip".
The Purple Rain hitmaker has long battled to keep his music offline - in 2007 he sued video sharing website YouTube.com as well as eBay.com claiming they "are clearly able (to) filter porn and paedophile material but appear to choose not…Continue
Swizz Beatz's commitments are even more hectic than the last time we featured him in this section — the guy only touches U.S. soil for a brief stint these days. Luckily he stopped by our offices before jetting off to Paris and told us a bit about the next Jay-Z album. Swizz has huge things on the horizon, including a song for Haiti with Jigga…Continue