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2013 BET Hip Hop Awards and Red Carpet in Atlanta, GA

BET held their 2013 Hip Hop Awards at the Atlanta Civic Center in downtown Atlanta, where hip hop and rap stars, along with actors and more walked the red carpet prior to the show. Hosted by Uncle Snoop (formerly known as Snoop Dogg), the show featured artists like Diddy, Rick Ross, Future and many more who entertained both industry vets and fans alike. Along with the performances, awards were presented to a number of recipients including Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz and MC Lyte.
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A$AP Ferg Signs To Polo Grounds Music / RCA Records

Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records has signed another standout member from the A$AP Mob collective – A$AP Worldwide artist A$AP Ferg. With his energetic single “Work,” Ferg is currently taking mixshow radio airwaves by storm, including New York City’s Hot 97.1 …
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Vocal Powerhouse Midian’s New Single “Too Bad” To Be Featured On Season Premiere Of VH1 TV Show “Love and Hip Hop”

Recording Artist Midian’snew single, “Too
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Hip Hop Golden Child A$AP Rocky To Release Highly Anticipated LONG.LIVE.A$AP

Prominent hip-hop rising star A$AP Rocky will release his highly anticipated Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records debut album, LONG.LIVE.A$AP on January 15th, 2013. The album will feature the buzz worthy “Goldie” and the Noah “40” Shebib produced hit, “F**kin’ Problems” featuring …
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J Nics and DJ Burn One Release DarkSide

J NICS has established himself as one of the South’s most promising emcees, while DJ Burn One has emerged as one of the region’s most sought-after producers. So it was only right that the two joined forces for their new …
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Wiz Khalifa Readies Music, Marriage, Fatherhood

Rapper Wiz Khalifa says preparation for becoming a first-time father and husband has helped put him in a more mature musical state of mind. But that doesn’t mean Khalifa will refrain from his weed-smoking, rock star-like ways. “I’m at a …
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The HipHopGods Classic Tourfest Revue Takes A Trip Across the USA

HipHopGods.com, the premier destination for classic rap fans, will launch the inaugural HipHopGods Classic Tourfest Revue next month with a series of concerts featuring Public Enemy and a revolving lineup of allstars from the Golden Age of hip hop including …
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2012 Bet Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta

The 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards were held at the Atlanta Civic Center in the southern capital, where some of the genre’s top stars came out to honor the best in the industry with the awards. Attending artists included T.I., Busta Rhymes, Uncle, Luke, Diddy, Miguel, Akon, Fat Joe, Wiz Khalifa and many more. Stars walked the red carpet before heading in for the show, which was hosted by actor/comedian Mike Epps. The 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards will be aired on BET on October 9th. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
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A3C Lineup Continues To Grow

The line-up is almost complete for the 2012 A3C Hip Hop Festival which will take over the city of Atlanta October 11-13, 2012. A3C 2012 will feature live performances by more than 300 artists including Raekwon, Twista, Tech N9ne, GZA …
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Introducing TJ Boyce

Houston native TJ Boyce admits that he is having a rough time handling some of the promotional duties in support of his latest single, “No Panties.” The sensual lyrics of the song call for him to pose with several amazingly beautiful women for publicity shots, and have caused many of his female fan following to get into the lyrics at his concerts. “It’s hard. It’s really tough,” he tells MNN with a laugh. “Somebody has to do it, so I just take one for…
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A Conversation With Teen Hip-Hop Sensation Jacob Latimore

Teen sensation Jacob Latimore, a rising hip-hop star, recently sat down with Dan Harr at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA, and talked about his music career, acting and what’s coming next in the singer’s future. Latimore is gaining national attention and is currently performing as part of the #1 Girl Tour with Mindless Behavior. Along with his music, Jacob has acted in film and television including the feature film “Vanishing on 7th Street” as well as TV’s “One Tree Hill” and more. Latimore was nominated in 2012 for BET’s “Young Stars” award.
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#1 Girl Tour at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA

The #1 Girl Tour, headlined by hip-hop stars Mindless Behavior, made a stop at the Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, GA. Joining Mindless Behavior on the tour were teen sensations Jacob Latimore, Lil Twist, Kayla Brianna, Lil Niqo and Young Marqus, all up-and-coming hip-hop stars of tomorrow. The theater was packed with young fans who sang and danced along with their favorite songs. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
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Artists Get Educated At Atlanta’s A3C Hip Hop Festival

July 16, 2012) In addition to more than 200 live performances, the annual A3C Hip Hop Festival October 11-13, 2012 provides extensive educational and professional development content. There will be close to two dozen panel discussions on topics including marketing, …
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Rapper K-Flay in Atlanta

You may not expect one of the most compelling new voices in hip hop to wield dual psychology and sociology degrees from Stanford University or find inspiration in the buttoned-up world of indie rock, but for K.Flay, defying expectations is simply part of the game. The singer/songwriter made a stop on her tour in Atlanta and performed for a wildly enthusiastic crowd of fans. Photographer Chris Eason was on hand to capture the concert in photos for Music News Nashville.
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K-Flay- Spreading The Music!

How does one define the music of style of K-Flay? The artist herself says those words are hard to come by. “Sometimes, I don’t really know how to describe it,” she tells MNN. “It definitely has a hip hop / rap foundation to it, with a little bit of indie rock and electronic music. It’s still evolving. On the last EP, we started to hone in on the sound I wanted, but it’s still a work in progress,” she says. K-Flay, who is currently on the southern swing of her tour, will be hitting Atlanta’s Drunken Unicorn on Monday. She says she’s excited to come back …
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Come To The Well Tour With Casting Crowns And More

Christian supergroup Casting Crowns brought their Come To The Well tour to the First Baptist Church in Woodstock, GA., where over 7500 fans packed the sold-out house to catch the award-winning group and their support acts. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Lindsay McCaul, followed by the hip-hop/pop group Royal Tailor. Next up was hit singer/songwriter Matthew West. The songs were interspersed with messages of faith and inspiration as each act spoke to the crowd about their own relationship …
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Rhema Soul Releases New Music Video And Prepares Pilot TV Series

The hip-hop group Rhema Soul has released their first music video from their critically-acclaimed album, RED (Universal Christian Music Group/220 Entertainment Group/Good City Music). The song entitled “Break Out” was written by the three members of Rhema Soul and the …
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers with Santigold In Duluth, GA

Hit rockers The Red Hot Chili Peppers, along with pop artist/songwriter Santigold, made a stop on their tour at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA, where they performed their hits and more for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. Santigold opened the show with her unique brand of pop music tinged with rap and hip-hop flavors. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer rocked the house and put on a fantastic show with high-tech lighting and continuous movement on stage. Music News…
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First Round Of Performers Announced For Lineup On 54th Annual Grammy Awards

Current GRAMMY® nominees Jason
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Grammy-Winning Producer RedOne Amasses More Chart-Topping Credits

RedOne, the multiple GRAMMY-win
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