The Rebirth of the Digital Divide: How 5G Will Transform Hip Hop

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x74k75l “5G will be the most transformational, because not only will it deliver faster and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) to consumers, it will enable hyper-connectivity between machines, people and things and boost a range of new technologies and industrial capabilities.” Source: Tech Radar Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento host the world’s first 5G networks built with Verizon...

BTS Mobile Game ‘BTS World’ Drops Tomorrow

  BTS is the most popular band in the world, period. Whether you live in the U.S. or you’ve been a day one stan in South Korea determining your bias (favorite member) when the seven member band were still in their training stage, it’s hard to deny the success that Burn The Stage has gained since making the international leap...

The Rise & Power Of Reggaeton With Ray Annes

https://youtu.be/DsRH2yxdp4g Whether you’re streaming popular playlists on Spotify or hearing the latest hits on the radio during your commute, there’s a big chance some Latin music has commanded your attention. Cardi B broke records with her 2018 debut album Invasion Of Privacy and her single “I Like It” earned platinum status. Featuring two of the leading artists on the Reggaeton...

The Marathon Continues: Remembering Nipsey Hussle’s Legacy

The energy of the internet has had a collective shift over the past couple of days due to the passing of Nipsey Hussle. A leader in the West Coast rap scene, Hussle was an artist with the mentality of a businessman. With a career that spans 14 years he told his story through his music and the elevation of...

Dr Dre & YBN Cordae Hit The Studio And Bridge The Hip Hop Generational Gap

Hip Hop is one of the few genres that doesn’t let it’s artists thrive past a certain age. Aside from the legends who can continue to drop critically acclaimed albums and remain relevant in this world of fast food music (consume now, discard when the next big thing drops) most artists aren’t blessed with the longevity of...

Yee Nah: Billboard Blocks Lil Nas X’s Potential #1 “Old Town Road” From Country Charts

The art of a good song has brought people of different backgrounds together for decades. If an artist can deliver timeless lyrics over irresistible production, their music has the potential to be globally praised and over time be deemed a ‘classic’ that will live on for many generations to enjoy. Whether it be through a commercial spot for Target...

B-Legit Highlights Hip Hop In Blockchain ‘Block Movement Competition’

https://vimeo.com/336647810 Blockchain technology and Hip Hop have the potential to be a dream team in creating some innovative waves in the music industry. With blockchain, users have access to secure smart contracts that offer transparent terms between parties looking to establish business transactions and agreements without lengthy documents and pricey third party services. Bay Area rap legend and co-founder of...

Can You Own A Dance?

It’s 1975 and you’re on the A train heading to Brooklyn, New York to see a friend. The subway is covered in graffiti and as your train gets delayed for the second time, DJ Lean Rock’s “Sneak Peak” is blaring from a boombox and a group of b-boys start breaking in the middle of the train. If that scene...

Nipsey Hussle Will Be Honored Today At ‘Celebration Of Life’ Memorial

https://youtu.be/Dnh2vuvh0ZE The outpouring of love and support for Nipsey Hussle and his family continues to grow as the world mourns his death and celebrate his legacy. It’s only been a week since the tragic shooting and as his family, peers and fans reflect on his untimely passing, there has been surge in recognizing the impact the Victory Lap rapper made...

De La Soul Streaming Deal Gets Halted By Tommy Boy Records, Is Blockchain The Solution?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqOo8MCljeg This past sunday De La Soul’s debut album 3 Feet High and Rising reached it's 30 year anniversary. A moment to celebrate an influential album including huge records like “Me Myself and I” and “Potholes In My Lawn” became a reminder that the music industry values money over it's artists and the effects can be severe. The iconic group...