HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Road Trip Playlists: Soul Town

According to Soul Town programmer B.K. Kirkland, “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning a good route.” We’d like to add to that by saying “A road trip is not a real road trip without planning … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/23/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Drake rises from number four to number one with 0-100. Schoolboy Q and BJ The Chicago Kid are up from number three and claim the number two spot with Studio, shifting T.I. and Young … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

It’s #WizKhalifaWednesday! Let’s celebrate by watching Wiz Khalifa perform We Dem Boyz LIVE

Happy #WizKhalifaWednesday! Yep, you heard us right. Wiz Khalifa has just dropped his fifth studio album, Blacc Hollywood, and we’re releasing all kinds of performance clips from his recent SiriusXM Underplay concert at Webster Hall to celebrate. First up, watch … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/16/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Lil Wayne and Drake rise from number two to claim the top spot with Believe Me, while T.I. and Young Thug are at number two with About The Money. Schoolboy Q and BJ … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC, POP

Watch Nico & Vinz perform Am I Wrong

Nico & Vinz, comprised of Nico Sereba and Vincent “Vinz” Dery, stopped by SiriusXM’s Hits 1 to perform their hit single Am I Wrong. Sereba, whose mother is from Norway and father is from Côte d’Ivoire and Dery, whose parents are Ghanaian, are … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, NBA

Shaquille O’Neal names his emcee starting 5

The Big Aristotle, aka The Big Cactus, aka Shaq Daddy, aka Shaq Fu, aka Superman, Shaquille “Diesel” O’Neal, knows hip-hop. And this week on Shade 45’s Sway in the Morning, Shaq shared with Sway his five favorite emcees … with … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/9/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Schoolboy Q takes the top spot with Studio, sending Lil Wayne and Drake down to number two with Believe Me. T.I. and Iggy Azalea move down to round out the top three with … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MOVIES, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (8/2/2014)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Lil Wayne and Drake continue at number one with Believe Me. T.I. and Iggy Azalea are certainly not mediocre with No Mediocre at number two, while Drake rises from number four to round out … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Music Meeting Top 10 (7/25/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation Music Meeting Top 10, Lil Wayne and Drake take number one with Believe Me, shifting Schoolboy Q and BJ The Chicago Kid down to number two. T.I. and Young Thug’s About The Money rises from number four to … Continued