Black Music Month

“Do It” singers Chloe X Halle are pushing the release of their new project “Ungodly Hour”.

As we celebrate Black Music Month this June it's important to use our music as a healing tool. Here is a playlist created by our listeners of songs we need right now...

When it comes to leaving an imprint with music, J.Cole is one of the best. Since stepping on the scene, Cole has released five albums. His debut studio album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, and was soon certified platinum, alonh with his next two releases, 2013’s Born Sinner and 2014’s […]

Rick Ross, born William Roberts was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi and later relocated to Carol City, Florida. He had a pretty good High School football career and attended Albany State University on a football scholarship. Ross was initially signed to Suave House Record under the name. Teflon Da Don. His first major appearance was on […]

Rapper Common stared his career as Common Sense in 1992. He released his debut album “Can I Borrow A Dollar” to critical and underground acclaim. After his 1994 album Resurrection, Common dropped the “Sense” from his name and reached new levels. Albums such as like “Be” and “Finding Forever” help Common reach the status as one […]

Jill Scott busted into the music industry with a huge first release Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 in 2000 right in the midst of the neo-soul movement.  Scott grew up in a single parent household in Philadelphia and was known for her poetic talent and writing abilities gaining her the nickname […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: In the short amount of time that Puerto Rican Bronx rapper Big Pun was with us, its safe to say he touched the world. Despite being overweight, it never stopped him from pursuing his rap career which prospered from 1997 until his death at age 28 in 2000. Big Pun […]

Wu-Tang Clan came to rise in 1993 with the release of their debut single “Protect Your Neck.” After being signed to legendary rap label Lound Records, the group released their classic debut album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)” to critical acclaim. To this day 36 Chambers is regarded as one of the greatest rap albums […]

Brad Jordan, better known as Scarface was born and raised in Houston, Texas, growing up in the South Acres neighborhood. Some of your favorite rappers have said that he is one of their favorite rappers of all time. Scarface started his Hip-Hop career as DJ Akshen (Action) and went on to sign with Rap-A-Lot Records. […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Master P helped pave the way for a lot of rappers today. He made it cool to also be an entrepreneur in the 90’s and used his brand to make millions outside of music. He’s responsible for bringing No Limit Records and his hometown New Orleans to the front of the […]

If you are under the age of 30, there really only has been one “female” rapper that has dominated the charts, the streams, and the airwaves, CONSISTENTLY, and that is Nicki Minaj. Man, I tell ya… God said he ain’t done showing off yet. Lol. Walked off stage to find out history was made yet […]

Born in Dallas, Texas, but raised with Atlanta, Georgia swag and flavor, Usher has been a one-of kind heathrob since the he release of his second album My Way in 1997, followed by Confessions in 2004, when he established himself as one of the best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade, selling 20 million copies worldwide. Since then, Usher has sold […]