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Sean Hannity: Ban Rap Albums Alongside Confederate Flag

June 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Sean Hannity advocated for the banning of rap CDs alongside the confederate flag Rob Kim/Getty Sean Hannity raised his hand on his radio show Thursday to ask a question regarding the decision of many major retailers to stop selling the Confederate flag: “Can you still buy a Jay Z CD at Walmart? Does the music department at Sears [...]

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On the Charts: ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Hits All the Right Notes

May 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

2015 continues to be the Year of the Soundtrack on the Billboard 200 as Pitch Perfect 2 became the third soundtrack to reach Number One after debuting atop the charts with 107,000 total album sales. While the sequel already made more at the box office in its first week than the original made in its entire [...]

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Eminem Continues Career Victory Lap With 10-LP Box Set

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Eminem has just compiled every album he has put out since his major-label debut, The Slim Shady LP, into a limited-edition vinyl box set with the perfunctory title The Vinyl LPs. The 10-album set — including his 8 Mile Soundtrack, his greatest-hits collection Curtain Call and his Eminem Presents: The Re-Up compilation — features a [...]

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Eminem Shares Career-Spanning ‘Shady Classics’ Mixtape

November 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Daniel Kreps | November 22, 2014 Eminem‘s Shady XV compilation, which collects two discs worth of music to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Shady Records, is out on November 24th, but the set’s 28 songs isn’t enough to fully tell the story of the rapper’s label. Eminem has remedied that by releasing a free [...]

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Q&A: Dave Grohl on Austin’s Musical Wizards, Gentrification

November 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Jason Newman | November 8, 2014 For the fourth episode of the Foo Fighters‘ musical travelogue Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl and Co. headed to Austin, Texas Friday night to explore the history and culture of, as Grohl put it, “some of the weirdest, freakiest stuff in the city that inspires people all over the world.” Delving [...]

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AutoFail: Grandmaster Flash Dominates Grandmas’ Facebook Statuses

September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

“My dad would often offer his two cents, shaking his head in disappointment with that jigga-jigga-jigga noise he was hearing,” Quest wrote. “He added in that I needed to “spend more time on them drums instead of destroying all them good records,” ’cause “ain’t no future in these records people done already made.” I should [...]

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50 Cent ‘Stars’ in New Film ‘MaleFiftyCent’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

June 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

50 Cent‘s release of his fifth album Animal Ambition this week has thrust the multihyphenate back to his original career as rapper. The businessman’s recent promotional run for the album — his first since 2009′s Before I Self Destruct — has found him life-coaching journalists and throwing terrible first pitches (blaming the later on “excessive masturbation,” natch). Now, as 50 [...]

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50 Cent: ‘I’m Not a Professional Baseball Player’

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> 50 Cent made headlines (and SportsCenter) earlier this week, after his disastrous first pitch at a New York Mets game. And, once you watch his wayward toss – which went up the first-base line, rather than taking the traditional route towards home plate – you can sort of understand why. Striking Out: The [...]

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T.I. Allegedly Brawls With Floyd Mayweather at Las Vegas Fatburger

May 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> T.I. was reportedly involved in a brawl early Sunday morning with professional boxer Floyd Mayweather. According to TMZ, the Atlanta rapper took a swing at Mayweather at a Las Vegas Fatburger, resulting in a grand chair-throwing melee. Floyd Mayweather and 17 Other Pro Athletes Who Support Same-Sex Marriage The cause of [...]

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50 Cent Leaves Interscope Records to Release New Album on Indie Label

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> 50 Cent has severed ties to Interscope Records, as well as its Eminem- and Dr. Dre-helmed imprints, in favor of an independent distributor. All future Fiddy releases, as well as those by artists on his G-Unit label, will now come out via Caroline. Where Did 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die [...]

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