Veteran actor Danny Aiello played the dozens and talked tough with DJ Whoo Kid for the fantastic Shade 45 2010 holiday show! It got spicy with the language as Whoo Kid and Aiello discuss Danny’s early use of racial slurs, his friendships… Continue
Lil Wayne is finally ready to unleash his lead off single from his highly anticipated, forthcoming album, Tha Carter IV. Weezy shared the information earlier this morning (December 14) during his first full-blown interview since being released from Riker’s Island jail last month for gun…
Hold onto your pink wigs. Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday is coming a little sooner than expected.
The debut album from rap’s reigning diva will arrive a day early on November 22, Rap-Up.com has learned. It will go up directly against releases from Kanye West (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy), Akon (Stadium), Jay-Z (The Hits Collection Vol. 1), and Ne-Yo (Libra Scale), all hitting stores on the Monday before Black Friday. Prior to this… Continue
Apparently, the folks over at Twitter have been working hard on a brand new experience for user ... and it's coming on the 14th, according to a trailer they've posted recently. It boasts an all-new design, the ability to easily see embedded photos and vids from several services and a lot more.
Overall, it looks pretty nice. But will all the new features, take away from what made it so big? The simplicity. What do you… Continue
Alchemist pulled it off once again. Al, who rose to fame with his production for the likes of Mobb Deep, Lloyd Banks and Lil Wayne, has been prospering lately as Eminem's DJ. Em doesn't perform too much, so when a star of his caliber takes the stage, every show is high-profile. This month, Al was in the DJ booth during Em's Home and Home shows with…Continue
Twelve years ago, Jose Saenz was an LAUSD dropout and run-of-the-mill tagger known on the Eastside as Smiley, a nod to how much he enjoyed flashing his trademark brilliant grin. One day at age 22, he sidled up to two Eastside gangsters, pretending to be friend not foe. When Smiley got within point-blank range, he blew both young men away. Eleven days later, worried about a Prizzi's Honor-style scenario,…Continue
Monday, hip-hop fans all over the globe marked the fourteenth anniversary of Tupac Shakur's passing. A larger than life legend in the rap world, Pac has been the subject of numerous documentaries that range from Oscar-nominated to cash grabs. The new one, entitled 'Tupac Uncensored and Uncut: The Lost Prison Tapes,' takes a novel approach by letting the fallen star speak directly and from the heart.