40 Glocc Wins Judgement In Game Lawsuit

The sweet smell of victory and a great Christmas present. 40 Glocc has won with lawsuit against Game that award the rapper a $3,000 judgement for an altercation in 2012. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge ...

Remember Kreayshawn? She’s Flat Broke

Breaking onto the scene in 2011 with the viral hit "Gucci Gucci," female rapper Kreayshawn is reportedly in financial troubles. The Bay Area rapper took to the twitter-sphere this week and claimed that the IRS seized her remaining funds in her bank account and...

Music Reflects What NXICON Sees Out In The World Today

“The things that are going on right now. Mass shootings, racial profiling, brothers getting killed, and women too, by the police. Racism is the one thing that's going to destroy us all if it's not truly and f...

Putting In The Work Is What Channel Dark Prescribes To

“Work on it, even when you don't want to. Work on it until your brain doesn't feel right doing something else. From this moment forward you only have less time to make it happen; so dive into it. A wise man o...

Building The Spotlight MVMNT Brand With Rapper & CEO J-Bird

“I think the music scene in my hometown has a lot of potential, but people are only as good as their work ethic. I really like the ideas that a couple people have, but the main problem (and main thing I don't like) is there aren't many people in the area tha...

Lupe Fiasco Now A Free Agent

Free agency in music can be just as lucrative as it is sports. And music artist Lupe Fiasco has obtained the desired status and has big plans for 2016 with the release of 3 albums. His last album under Atlantic Records was the January 2015 release of Tetsuo &a...

Meek Mill Faces Jail Time

Meek Mill could face more time behind bars come February after being found guilty of probation violations on December 17, 2015. During the court hearing the Philly rapper took the stand and pleaded about his...

QNA Is New York City’s Homegrown Band

“I love that it’s New York City. It’s kind of a cultural epicenter. There are always other good artists to draw inspiration from. But definitely one downside is that that big industry people seem very inaccessible. They like to bring in talent from outside N...

Disagreement Between Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q

Lets face it, arguments, and even fights, will always break out between friends and family - especially if it's within a creative team. Word on the street has it that this may of happened within the TDE camp be...

Nate’$avage Knows How The Biz Works

“The streets dictate what you hear, not the suit and tie. That's why the big 3 are scrambling trying to make sure independent companies don't make it. For artists to be more a part of the future they need stay independent minded and focus on the digital aspe...

Thieves Taunting Rapper Big Sean

Thieves are brazen. And the ones that recently robbed Big Sean's Los Angeles home earlier in December are now teasing him with a note left for the rapper to find. The note provided an email address to contact if he should want to receive the stolen goods ba...

Cameen Learns From His Past To Succeed In The Future

“When you're hungry and think there's an opportunity to increase your position, you sometimes move too fast not thinking that the other party has zero interest in you or your product except to get their hands...

Staying Consistent is What Keeps DjWhizPk Progressing

“If I was to point out one of my greatest challenges in the entertainment/music business it has to be the change in today's music trends. The way I deal with it is a matter of being able to meet the resistance with my very own; the idea is to keep moving and...

Pusha T Talks On Birdman/Lil Wayne Lawsuit

In an interview with Report Card Radio, Pusha T, G.O.O.D. Music rapper, said he hasn't respected Birdman for a long time. His comments are in reference to the Birdman/Lil Wayne lawsuit that is currently pending. "If you steal something then that's just corn...

Tora Woloshin Is Livening Up Tuscon’s Music Scene

“The snakes in the industry are harsh and you must avoid them, yet they are chameleon like.” Check out the interview with Tora Woloshin exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able t...

D’NME Stands Out In An Over Saturated Market

“I'm still a firm believer of artists going to the States to make a name for themselves in the music industry. Once you have some experience doing live shows and your craft is mastered, you should travel to t...

Straight Outta Compton Certified Triple Platinum

Popular Rap group N.W.A. lead by legendary rapper Eazy-E and mega producer Dr. Dre had a resurgence with the release of the biopic named after their album Straight Outta Compton that paved the way for the album to reach #4 on the Billboard's top 200 in August ...

ILL Ruckus & Company Taking Over The DMV

"Getting radio play and getting people to listen to music by independent artists is very challenging in today's entertainment business." Check out the interview with ILL Ruckus exclusively on Skilly Magazi...

11 Grammy Awards Nods For Kendrick Lamar

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on February 15, 2016 at 8pm from the heart of the City of Angeles at the Staple Center in Los Angeles. But today is what all artists have been waiting for: the list of nominations. Leading the way in none other th...

Wu-Tang Clan Reunited

Are the rumors true? Is there going to be a Wu-Tang Clan reunion? Rest assured that on December 2, 2015 the Wu-Tang Clan reunited for Method Man's latest track, The Purple Tape, off his latest album The Meth La...

Brandon Ross – Original Success & Dedication

"Stay focused and never let anyone tell you that you can't do something. Chase the dream..." Check out the interview with Brandon Ross exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were you able to sta...

Reggie Mik Fly – The Man Behind The Music

"Just keep going no matter what anyone says or thinks. It's all about how you feel about you. Most of the negative people are the people who are afraid to do what you are attempting to do..." Check out the interview with Reggie Mik Fly exclusively on Skil...

5 BIG Mistakes Every Indie Musician Makes

Skilly Magazine presents our list of the 5 biggest mistakes every independent artist makes. BIG Mistake #1. They think they need a manager You don't need a manager. Managers are for major artists who lite...