ARiiE:Twitter | Instagram “I don’t think they cleared the sample, and instead of Lou Reed saying, ‘You can’t use it,’ he said, ‘Y’all can use it, but I get all the money from that…to this day, we haven’t seen a dime from that song.” Lou Reed, of the rock band The Velvet Underground has […]
In one weekend, Patti Pies sold completely out of Walmart. The demand was so high, the store’s bakeries were telling callers they were out before even saying hello. It’s estimated over $2.3 million dollars of pies were sold this past weekend alone. What’s the lesson? There is economic power in the black dollar. With over […]
It looks like the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton has been breaking all types of records since it hit the theaters over the summer! The movie based on the legendary rap group from South Central, L.A. has now become the highest grossed movie by an African-American director in FILM HISTORY. The movie recently surpassed […]
It almost seems as if Fetty Wap’s success happened overnight. The Patterson native was able to dominate the rap game this year, dropping a bunch of chart topping singles, doing crazy numbers with his debut album, and most recently becoming one of the few rappers to ever make it to Jeopardy. Monday night, “Who […]
It’s been almost 16 years since the Hip-Hop game lost one of the greatest, Big Pun. Today (Novemeber 10th) marks what would have been the Bronx emcee’s 44th birthday and while you scroll down your Twitter and Instagram feeds, you’ll most likely come across countless shout outs to the late rapper. One of those […]
Floyd Mayweather is at it again. You might remember a while back he hired some strippers who had a twerk fest in his hotel room. The retired, undefeated boxer decided to throw “a normal house party” complete with more twerking strippers and a whole lotta cash flying.