Nestled amid the foothills of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and about a hundred miles South of Washington, D.C., the greater Charlottesville region offers visitors a thriving community and vanguard of arts and culture that’s both boldly innovative and grounded in rich tradition. Just beyond city lines, quiet rolling hills and family farms complement city life within […]
If you are tired of hearing about rappers and their money, don’t look for a respite from their bombastic claims anytime soon. Forbes just released their “Forbes Five” list that ranks hip-hop’s top-5 wealthiest for this year. Leading the charge is Diddy, Jay-Z and Dr. Dre, but Cash Money cofounder Bryan “Birdman” Williams and 50 Cent rounded out the rest of the list, according […]
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation recognizes the contributions of those who have significantly impacted the evolution, development, and perpetuation of rock and roll by inducting them into the Hall of Fame. Eric B. & Rakim, War, Donna Summer, Rufus with Chaka Khan, and The Spinners are among those nominated for induction into […]
Michael Jackson‘s much-talked about collaborations with Freddie Mercury of the British rock band Queen are finally being released. Jackson & Mercury teamed up in the early 80s to record three demos that will be finished by the surviving members of Queen.
It’s hard to argue that Prince is one of the most talented and versatile musicians to ever set foot in a recording studio. Since 1978, he’s released over 30 albums, had dozens of hit singles, a few movies, and sold out concert venues from his hometown of Minneapolis to Japan.
If you’re in the entertainment business, in any fashion, it’s safe to say Quincy Jones has had some influence on you. From creating some of the most memorable music in history to founding one of hip hop’s most loved magazines, Quincy Jones has done it all. WBW: Samples of History: Hip-Hop Mines Afrobeat In celebration […]
Forbes put out their list of the wealthiest people in Hip-Hop this week. Can you guess who made the list? 5 & 4: 50 Cent & Bryan “Birdman” Williams The top five starts out with a tie between G-Unit superstar 50 Cent and Cash Money mogul Birdman aka Baby at $100 million. 50 Cent made […]