Rockie Fresh had a pretty incredible 2012. He released a brand new mixtape, “Driving 88,” which continued to build his hype. He also signed a deal with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group, had a music video premiere on BET’s “106 & Park” and went on his first headlining national tour. To kick off 2013, Rockie […]
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2012 was an incredible year for Wale. After releasing his sophomore album and Maybach Music Group debut “Ambition” at the end of 2011, Wale began to emerge as one of the next rap superstars. The album’s lead single, “Lotus Flower Bomb,” featuring Miguel, is up for a Grammy Award this year, and Wale starred on […]
Meek Mill came flying onto the mainstream scene in 2011 after signing with Rick Ross’ label, Maybach Music Group. Through the “Dreamchasers” mixtape series and MMG’s compilation album series, “Self Made,” Mill became one of the rising stars in the industry. After being pushed back two months from its initial release date, Mill’s debut album, […]
Free live music, free food and free beer — what could be better? This was a reality Oct. 13 at The Electric Factory in Philadelphia during the Heineken Red Star Access Concert. The event was exclusive, to say the least; you had to enter to win through Heineken’s website, and if you were lucky enough […]
Rick Ross is arguably the hottest rapper in hip-hop right now and has built up an incredibly successful label, Maybach Music Group, under Warner Bros. Records. Despite putting out his fifth studio album, “God Forgives, I Don’t,” this summer, Ross decided to keep the momentum going with the release of “The Black Bar Mitzvah.” In […]
As an up-and-coming rapper, imagine this nine-month stretch: Release a highly regarded mixtape; get signed to Rick Ross’ label, Maybach Music Group; perform in front of 42,000 people at the first annual Made in America festival; have a music video from your mixtape premiered on “106 & Park”; and go on your first nationwide tour. […]
Almost four months ago, Jay-Z stood at the top of the Philadelphia Art Museum steps and announced that he, along with the help of Budweiser, Live Nation and United Way, would be bringing a brand-new music festival to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Labor Day weekend. At the time, it seemed like the Made in […]
To kick off 2011, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill signed a joint record deal with Warner Bros. and Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group. Since then he has been featured on the label’s collaborative album, “Self Made,” and has released two installments of the “Dreamchasers” mixtapes. With his debut album, “Dreams and Nightmares,” coming Aug. 28, Meek […]
Rick Ross will be releasing his fifth studio album “God Forgives, I Don’t” in the spring 2012. After an amazing year of music, it’s finally time to move on and take a look at what’s next in the world of hip-hop. Hopefully 2012 will bring us as many hits, exciting collaborations and breakthrough albums as […]
2011 was another great year for hip-hop. We had superstar collaborations, incredible debut and sophomore albums and exciting new artists emerging onto the scene. Take a look at my favorite albums, mixtapes and songs of the year. Top albums: 1. Jay-Z and Kanye West – “Watch The Throne” It’s hard to compete with either […]
On Oct. 26, Wale held a private listening party for “Ambition” at the Gansevoort Park Hotel in New York City. His sophomore album is available now in stores and on iTunes. On Nov. 10, 2009, Wale released his debut album, “Attention Deficit,” on Interscope Records. Almost two years later, he is in a completely different […]
A lot has changed over the past two years for rapper Wale. After releasing his debut album, “Attention Deficit,” on Allido Records through Interscope in fall 2009. Wale left the label a year and a half later to sign with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and Warner Bros. Now, he’s gearing up to release his […]
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