50 Cent Announces New Mixtape Called The Kanan Tape

50 Cent has been hinting at a new mixtape since August, and now, it appears that tape is coming. Fif took to Instagram on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to reveal that his upcoming mixtape will be called The Kanan Tape...

Want To Be A Successful Producer? Talk To Adam Hayman

"The best way is to stay with the times. Listen to current music, watch current videos, and read current articles. Pretty easy, right? The key is to utilize the most popular modern marketing tool, which is social media networking..." Check out the interview w...

Young Thug Does Not Understand The Beef With Wayne

Young Thug addressed his ongoing beef with Lil Wayne recently, admitting that he still don't understand why there are issues. In April, Thugger released his Barter 6 mixtape, which he described as a continua...

Eye’z – The Center For A Masterpiece

"A song that speaks to you makes a great song. As a composer, you know you hit the right keys when a melody with out words can make someone become enthralled..." Check out the interview with Eye'z exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were...

Skillz – The Art Of Creating GOOD Music

"The future of music; music has no end. It's a continuous loop. I do believe we are approaching that early 90's era again, and its very exciting to me :) Artists can soak in the moment. Don't let the time be ...

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, and given the massive year N.W.A. has had, they're l...

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, bo...

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 posthumous material, while detailing the impact of hi...

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...

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 prove them wrong which is 100% possible through har...

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 ...

Rick Ross Plans To Own A Percentage Of The Dolphins Team

Rick Ross is a huge sports fans, especially for his hometown Miami teams, including the Miami Dolphins. TMZ cameras caught up with Ross while in NYC, and asked him about the Dolphins, whom recentlyfired head coach Joe Philbin. "We did the best move. We g...

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 and develop talent under his Young Money imprint....

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 delet...

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 going on around you. Be patient and think positive. Yo...

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 Skil...

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 dance hit "Fiesta." The dance group said Smith...

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 songs are from his collaborative mixtape with Future, ...

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 project...

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,...

Hip Hop Artist Phase Is Independent, But Definitely Not Small

"Follow your dreams and be who you are, not what others try to make you become. And whatever you want to do, do it! Nobody knows you like you do. NOBODY..." Check out the interview with Phase exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. How were you able to ...

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 we...
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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...