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mandela-cover-580The hip-hop world is mourning the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.  On Twitter, Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons calls the human rights leader

“an angel walking on this Earth…he was one of the greatest teachers this world has ever known.”

In addition, popular magazine The New Yorker paid tribute to the fallen leader as well.  See what other members of the Hip Hop community had to say about the loss of this great leader below. READ MORE

Hennessy-VS-Presents-Nas-at-Art-Basel-12-of-164Nas must be loving this Hennessy run. He’s has performed at Hennessy sponsored shows all of the US but the show last night at Art Basel on Miami Beach was the place to be.  Check out some video and pictures inside. READ MORE

PICTURES: Second Annual Global Spin Awards

On Monday, November 18, 2013 at The Times Center, in New York City, the second annual Global Spin Awards honored countless DJ’s and industry innovators. The GSA’s spotlighted the ground breakers that have ushered in the new and those who preserve the DJ culture and legacy. You can’t have a party without a DJ!

Benny Boom Honored as Director of the Year

Benny Boom doesn’t stop WORKING!  Benny has directed videos for Nicki Minaj “High School”, Juicy J feat. Wale and Trey Songz “Bounce It”, Kat Graham “Wanna Say”, TGT “I Need”, Wale feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J “Clappers”, and that was just a few from this year.

“I’ve been in the game for so long and I’m truly honored to have won both of these awards this year.”

Benny Boom has been in the industry since 2000 and is known for heavily influencing the visual landscape of popular music, crafting memorable clips for platinum artists such as, Diddy, Keyshia Cole, Akon, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Monica, Ciara, Trey Songz, and many more.

Benny Boom is not only known for directing music videos, he has also directed commercials for Jeep, Honda, Gatorade, and Sears as well as two feature films. Most recently, Benny Boom has directed the hit TV series 90210 on the CW.

He’s definitely grinding and we ain’t mad. Check out some of our favorite Benny Boom videos:



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Myx Co-Owners Nicki Minaj and Mona Scott-Young Host Swanky 4th of July Event.



Cash Money Records has a new compilation album with the YMCMB & Friends called “Rich Gang”.

Cash Money promises that Summer 2013 is going to be HOT!

Check it out!


Busta Rhymes and Pharrell Williams are facing accusations of copyright infringement over their latest track “Twerk It.”

busta-rhymes-homophobic-ran-12Busta Rhymes is accused of hurling homophobic slurs at an employee at a Miami burger joint. According to the “Miami New Times,” Busta entered Cheeseburger Baby around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. He was reportedly hostile from the get go and jumped in front of other customers to get his food faster. When the restaurant told himthat he had to wait, owner Stephanie Vitori says Busta became “very upset.” READ MORE