Music videos weren’t exactly a new phenomenon when MTV debuted in 1981. French musicians had been making short films to accompany their songs since the invention of the Scopitone visual jukebox in the late 1950s. However, MTV’s launch upped not only the quantity of music videos being produced, but the quality. We racked our brains […]

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Via: As co-founder of Def Jam, it’s natural that Russell Simmons has plenty to say about the fact that two of the storied label’s earliest artists have been nominated to the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame. In a blog post on, Simmons expressed his joy at Hall of Fame nods for LL […]


The list of 15 nominees for the 2011 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is one of the most eclectic yet, encompassing everyone from punk-inspired rap trio the Beastie Boys to one of rap’s most enduring icons, LL Cool J, New Jersey rock warhorses Bon Jovi, original shock-rocker Alice Cooper and gravel-voiced […]

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Via: THE FACTS The television actress has been reportedly arrested twice in the span of one month. THE SPIN The sad story of television actress and daughter of belated author, Bebe Campbell Moore keeps getting sadder. A number of entertainment sites have reported that Maia Campbell has been arrested twice in a single month. […]

Michael Jackson left behind an incredible amount of music, a lot of it not really known by the masses.

Cincy At a launch for his new book titled LL Cool J’s Platinum 360 Lifestyle and Diet: A Full-Circle Guide to Developing Your Mind, Body, and Soul, Cool James hinted on starting to work on his follow up to Exit 13: “I will take my time, and if it takes two more years, it will […]