G-Unit rapper, Kidd Kidd, a.k.a. Nutt Da Kidd, takes it back to the Sqad Up days, on his new freestyle, “You Don’t Even Know It,” over Rocko’s new banger, “U.O.E.N.O.” (more…)
Brooklyn emcee Maino is taking his talents and hitting the stage but it’s not one he is known for. The “That Could Be Us” rapper is set to star in the upcoming hip-hop musical Freedom. (more…)
If you are watching closely, there has been a major push behind the BMF Entertainment music label, with the recent release of the label signed artist “Tabius Tate” hit radio single “One More Shot”. The well seasoned rapper Bleu Davinci hits back hard today with a very enticing track titled (Blowing Money Forever..in which most cases, we know is true). (more…)
Once again, Sean Combs reigns supreme as Forbes wealthiest hip hop mogul with an estimated $580 million net worth.
Sean “Diddy” Combs rose to mainstream fame in the late 1990s rapping about his desire for Benjamins, otherwise known as $100 bills. A decade and a half later, he might need to consider some larger denominations—McKinleys, Clevelands and Madisons, perhaps—to express his wealth.
Diddy ranks No. 1 on this year’s Forbes Five, our list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists, with an estimated net worth of $580 million. The bulk of the Bad Boy Records founder’s wealth comes from non-musical ventures, namely his deal with Diageo’s Ciroc. The agreement entitles him to eight-figure annual payouts and a nine-figure windfall if the brand is ever sold—and Ciroc’s value has never been higher.
“It is one of the fastest-growing brands within vodka,” says Jack Russo, an equity analyst at Edward Jones & Co. “Consumers are feeling a little bit better about their situation, and with that, they’re willing to spend more on premium products.”
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This feud doesn’t look like it will be ending anytime soon. A few weeks ago, Gucci Mane tweeted that he was dropping Waka Flocka Flame from his label, 1017 Bricksquad. Flocka, who isn’t one to hold his tongue, responded to Gucci in a series of hateful tweets and retweets confirming that he was going rogue. Now, it seems Waka had a little bit more to say. (more…)