Does Young MC Kidx_ Have The Blueprint To Success?

"Anyone can rap about anything. It takes metaphors and similes to really take a song to the next level. That is why people love Lil Wayne. He raps using a wide range of similes and metaphors to get his point ...

N.W.A. Is Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Nominees for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and leading the way is N.W.A. The gangster rap pioneers were nominated in 2013 and 2015, but were not inducted. But, they've returned, an...

CanGo – Staying True To His Own Words

"I'll sometimes sit on one beat for days just to create the perfect melody. If I know I've got a hit, I'll perfect it. It's crazy, but some the best songs are made in minutes. It really depends on your mind, body, and soul if that makes sense..." Check out th...

Chinedu – The Future Of “Young” Hip Hop

"My advice is to really think over your day-to-day activities. If most of your time is spent figuring out how you can better your music, then it becomes easy when you finally figure out how to reach people (whi...

Eminem Talks About 2Pac In Paper Magazine Interview

As part of PAPER Magazine's "Nowstalgia" issue, they tap Eminem to pen a piece, paying tribute to the late Tupac. In the piece, Em explains how grateful he is to have been able to work on some of Tupac’s pos...

King $o$a Is Young, Hungry And Determined

"You just have to be hungry for this, not many people locally get big. Niggas be like 30 or 40 years old still rapping locally. They didn't start out young so if you really want that opportunity, start young in your teens. The sky is the limit and just have fa...

Young Robb – Focus On What You Truly Want

"Focus on what you truly want to do. Be unique in your own way, and it will get you farthest. A lion doesn't concern himself with the opinion of sheep, therefore there will be non-believers. It's up to you to p...

Young Rapper Ashton Marton is Driven and Ready for Success

"Believe in yourself, invest in your dreams with a team to back you, and never ever give up! You never know where your dreams will take you. Hard work never goes unnoticed, so if you keep working and obtaining greater things, slowly but surly, you will be ex...

Hip Hop Musician AntGotBarz Is The Real Deal

"I think the future of music is going downhill because everyone talks about the same things. I hope to bring a new light to real music. Artists can become more a part of it by talking about what is real, and ...

Manny Pacquiao Running For Philippine Senate Next Year

While fans await his next move in boxing, Manny Pacquiao announced Monday (Sept. 5) plans to run for a post in the Philippine Senate. Pacquiao says he will run as a candidate for the 24-seat upper chamber in May 2016. "Yes, I'm going to run for (a) Senate p...

KAY.MJ On The Future Of Hip Hop Music

"Work hard and invest in your craft. Stay dedicated and have fun with it. Think bigger than your city or town..." Check out the interview with KAY.MJ exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were ...

Chanel West Coast Was Never Signed to Young Money

Chanel West Coast has been repping Young Money since reportedly signing in 2013, but apparently, the contract was never finalized. As part of Lil Wayne's deal with Birdman's Cash Money Records, he could sign...

Snoop Dogg On Leaving Adidas

It looks like an Adidas endorser wants to jump ship... his name is Snoop Dogg. The rap legend took to Instagram this week, saying he wants to sign with Under Armour. Snoop Dogg posted a photo (since deleted) of NFL legend Deion Sanders, asking him for a ...

Way Is A True Hip Hop Business Successer

"I would tell any artist trying to be successful in the industry to make themselves as easy to access as possible. That means not only should they have multiple social media platforms, but also an official we...

Young Getta – The Key To A Successful Music Career

"Stay focused! Keep chasing that dream and remember why you got started! I can't stress that enough. Don't let anyone or anything blur your vision. Keep your eyes sharp and be aware of everything that is goin...

Bay Area Rapper Sneek Sets The Standard For Success

"NEVER GIVE UP!!!! Keep going. We are all striving for the same dream, but focus, stay humbled and stay hungry until you get what God has promised you..." Check out the interview with Sneek exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able t...

Travis Scotts Gives 14 Year Old Fan His Chain

When it comes to fans, it pays to be a loyal supporter of Travi$ Scott. The Texas rapper recently encountered a die-hard, 14-year-old fan, who inspired him to gift his chain after seeing the fan's Rodeo tatt...

Will Smith Finally Releases A New Song

Will Smith is back... in the rap game. The rapper-turned-actor surprised fans this week by releasing his first new song in more than a decade. Smith's comeback comes in the form of a remix of Bomba Estereo's...

Chris Brown Is Not Being Charged In Assault Case In Colorado

After being named in a Colorado assault investigation last month, Chris Brown will not be charged in the case. If you missed the story, a unidentifed woman claimed she was assaulted on the singer's tour bus in Colorado... after being forcibly thrown off the...

Young Jeezy To Create A New Champagne Company

Jeezy announces plans for the development of a new luxury champagne brand, known as the codename "Project Gold Bottles." If you follow his music, it's also the title of his latest song, off his forthcoming albu...

Drake Earns 100th Billboard Hot 100 Entry

If you doubted Drake's star power, you definitely can't at this point. Eight new songs from the rap star debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, bringing his overall chart appearances to 100. The song...

50 Cent Signs Two Year Deal With Starz

Following the success of the Power series, 50 Cent re-ups with Starz on a new, two-year deal, reports Deadline. Via the new deal, Fif will continue to executive producer Power, as well as develop new projects for the network. "Starz has been the perfect ...

T.I. Clarifies His Relationship With Iggy Azalea

T.I. stirred up some controversy this week, when he told Hot 97 that he hasn't spoken to Iggy Azaleain some time and even stepped back from her situation. Taken back, Iggy herself took to Twitter to respond,...

Tupac Movie Set To Start Shooting This December

A Tupac biopic, produced by LT Hutton, is set to begin shooting in December. Randall Emmett -- who is an established Hollywood producer with credits such as 2012's End Of Watchand 2013's Lone Survivor, as well as 50 Cent’s Starz series Power -- revealed the...
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Rude Boy Clothing Brand Expands To Asia In 2016

New York, NY – Rude Boy Clothing Brand, a west coast based urban and street wear company is set to expand it’s stores and catalog to multiple cities in Asia including Bangkok, Hong Kong and Taipei. It’s clothin...

Rapper La’Major Talks About His Music Success

"Starting from the bottom is never easy. The greatest challenge is building the buzz and getting people to support your movement. Its gonna be a lot of challenges in the future and I'm prepared to face them a...

Mayweather’s Next Fight With Berto Is A Flop

Floyd Mayweather's final fight... against Andre Berto... looks like it may be a flop. With the fight set to take place at the MGM Grand this weekend, word is, there's a ton of seats still left --more than 2,100 seats available, actually. The poor sales h...

50 Cent Building A Massive Home In Africa?

Although he's made headlines for recent financial woes, 50 Cent looks to be building a massive crib in Africa. The rapper took to Instagram to show off what looks to be a massive African estate, in a video t...

The Real Rapper 2Four On The Grind Without Boundaries

Check out the interview with 2Four exclusively on Skilly Online. How were you able to start your journey in the entertainment business? Where did this all start? It started officially in 2011 when I release...

Chris Brown Being Sued Over Nightclub Shooting in San Jose, CA

Five people were shot during a Chris Brown concert in San Jose, Calif. back in January... and now, the singer is being sued over it. According to CBS San Francisco, a man named Paul Briley has filed a lawsuit against Brown and the nightclub over injuries he...

Birdam Gets Hit With Another $350K Lawsuit

Birdman gets hit with yet another lawsuit. An ex-employee named Javier Nuno is suing Birdman for allegedly not paying him his salary for more than two years, reports The Jasmine Brand. In the lawsuit, he ...

Nicki Minaj is Pretting for Her New Mobile Game

Nicki Minaj is the next celebrity to get her own mobile game. Glu Mobile announced a partnership with the rap star, this week, for the creation of a mobile game that will feature her likeness and voice. "...