Brooklyn Hard Hitter Maino is back with a new outlook, a new situation, and plenty of love and support from Grand Hustle. In this exclusive interview with Angie Martinez of the world's #1 radio station Hot 97 FM, he drops the latest and greatest on the life and times of… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on June 28, 2008 at 10:56pm —
Charlotte/Hood Hard Day Conference Feedback Great trip to Charlotte for the third Hood Hard Day conference. Conducted LOTS of interviews, recorded great footage and forged some excellent relationships. Our program director Mr.Shadeed had the opportunity to speak on the panel "How to Make Money As An Artist Using the Internet" which was met with great reviews. He should be posting a blog about it…
Great article written by DJ Fusion ------------------ Excerpt below and link to full article:
Now you may ask, "DJ Fusion, what do you mean?"
I mean, there hasn't been a great Hip-Hop Beef*** on Wax/CD/mp3 in ages (in my eyes, there has not been one since Jay-Z/Nas or LL Cool J/Canibus - the 50 Cent smack talk mixtape fests, while efficent and sometimes amusing, don't count).
News Corp's (NWSa.N) MySpace plans a global redesign next week in an attempt to widen its demographics and boost user engagement on the site, the social networking site said on Friday.
In what it said would be the largest scale relaunch of a website of its size, MySpace will change its home page, navigation, profile editing, search, and MySpaceTV player facilities. Other changes will come during the summer.
GROUP HOME'S LIL DAP ANNOUNCES HIS LONG AWAITED DEBUT, "I-A-DAP," STREETING AUGUST 5th ON BABYGRANDE RECORDS
A founding member of legendary hip-hop crew Group Home, Lil Dap is a product of the renowned New York mid-nineties "golden age" of hip-hop that spawned such classic groups as M.O.P., Gang Starr & many more. Group Home's widely hailed release, "Living Proof," solidified Dap as a frontrunner of this widely renowned… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on June 10, 2008 at 2:50pm —
Wordofsouth.com Announces "The New Digital Music Biz" Partnership with Music Technology Visionary Mr.Shadeed
Florida -- (June 3, 2008) The South's #1 online hip-hop and R&B outlet has recently announced a partnership with New Media Architect and Consultant Mr.Shadeed Eleazer to deliver a series of informative technology related articles entitled The New Digital Music Biz.
Word of South.com is taking its viewers into the… Continue
I recently did a two-part interview with Revolt Radio Show that I’ll post up next for my readers to listen to. The host, B.K., really asked the right questions and got me to talk about many of the trends that affect this industry today and looking forward to tomorrow’s music business.
Although the interview was great, nothing beats the Mr.Shadeed experience live and in- person. I’m confirmed for the Hood Hard Day Conference in Charlotte on… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on June 4, 2008 at 10:00am —
KRS ONE, DJ Premier to headline the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
The headliners of the Main Performance Day of the 2008 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival have finally been announced. Legendary MC KRS ONE and DJ Premier will be leading the charge this year on July 12th along with Brooklyn's own Buckshot.
KRS ONE is widely recognized as one of the greatest MC's of all time with a career spanning over two decades. From 'Criminal Minded' to 'Edutainment' to 'Return Of The Boom Bap' KRS… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:38pm —
CHIBA from VH-1 reality show 'Miss Rap Supreme' lands role in "VAPORS' movie
CHIBA, the stand-out female artist from the VH-1 reality show "Miss Rap Supreme" has landed a part in the upcoming film "The Vapors", based on the '80's seminal rap crew from Queensbridge—The Juice Crew.
The movie "The Vapors" will star Academy Award winning actor Cuba Gooding jr. as Marley Marl and Keke Palmer as Roxanne Shante. The film will be directed by Furqaan Clover-- who recently… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:36pm —
Urban music/entertainment executive Vincent "Young Heartbreak" Tucker launches new voter registration campaign Register To Speak Out!
The regional campaign pledges to register 100,000 new voters for the November Presidential Election.
In an attempt to increase voter participation amongst youth in North Texas, Vincent "Young Heartbreak" Tucker is proud to present the Register To Speak Out!™ campaign. A non-partisan effort, Register To Speak Out!™ plans to help area… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:35pm —
Rap / Hip Hop CEO Launches Social Activism Clothing Line
The Public's overall disappointment in the justice system's acquittal of all three police officers that were involved in firing well over 50 shots that killed unarmed motorist Sean Bell in Queens, NY., has prompted Rap / Hip Hop CEO Roc Cayard, Brand Manager at Hood Certified Clothing to launch a Social Activism Clothing Line.
The Sean Bell story will eventually completely fall off the Television news headlines and from… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:32pm —
WHAT'S UP PEOPLE? I’M RIGHT HERE IN 23-HOUR KEEP LOCK CHILLIN LIKE A VILLIAN IN STATE PRISON. I’VE JUST FINISHED READING THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NELSON MANDELA CALLED, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM. IT TOOK ME A WEEK TO READ IT CAUSE IT’S OVER 600 PAGES.
BUT, IT WAS WELL WORTH MY TIME. MANDELA IS ONE JAIL GOING, TIME SERVING MU’FUCCA. HE’S A TRUE FREEDOM FIGHTER. HE BELIEVED IN THE PRACTICES OF MARTIN LUTHER… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:39am —
Timid's sophomore solo album No Time For The Jibba Jabba hits iTunes World Wide
Timid's anticipated sophomore release, No Time For The Jibba Jabba, was released on his own label, Head Nod Music, and is now available on all iTunes outlets.
No Time For The Jibba Jabba states that Timid has no time for the rampant nonsense in Hip Hop and the world mentality, through that Head Nod music, and shows that lyricism, intelligence, and good Hip Hop isn't dead. The album contains… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:17am —
SCION EVENTS PARTNERS WITH RADIO ONE STATIONS IN DALLAS AND HOUSTON FOR THEIR KEYS 2 THA CITY EMCEE AND PRODUCER BATTLE
Radio One Inc. – KBFB 97.9 The Beat in Dallas and KBXX 97.9 The Boxx in Houston are partnering up with Scion Events for their Keys 2 Tha City Emcee and Producer Battle. This event was designed to promote and expose independent Hip Hop artists and producers by giving them a once and a lifetime opportunity to shine with major market radio stations, at a big event with a… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:16am —
'ILL MIND' WINS RED BULL BIG TUNE PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL MUSIC PRODUCER BATTLE
The city of brotherly love kicked off the 2008 Red Bull Big Tune Tour - the nations premiere music producer program. Twelve aspiring beatsmiths took the stage at Fillmore at The Theater of Living Arts packed deep with nearly 800 audience members in the first of eight regional competitions. Ill Mind of New Jersey was crowned the winner and Ritz- a Philadelphia native, earned runner up. Both will advance to… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:14am —