KillerHipHop recently had the opportunity to pick the brain of entertainment attorney and owner of The Source Magazine, Londell McMillan. The iconic hip hop brand has celebrated 25 years of influencing the culture, and anticipates to continue doing so, so long as hip hop lives. In light of sustaining longevity in the ever-so-fickle media industry, Londell and his dedicated team at The Source are leveraging their influence to bring together all participants in the hip hop community to celebrate the culture at the inaugural Source 360 Annual Expo. The 3-day event kicks off this Friday 9/19 in Downtown Brooklyn’s Cultural Center, touching terrain from LIU to Barclay’s and all that’s in between. The festivities are to include a film festival, block party, panelists discussing topics from politics to technology, a concert headlined by all living members of The Wu-Tang Clan…need we say more? Hit the jump to hear more of what Londell and his team at The Source have in store for all attendees this weekend, and head on over to thesource360.com when you’re done.
M.O is an upcoming RnB trio hailing from the UK made up of Frankee, Annie and Nadine. They are set to take the music industry by storm and we were lucky enough to get an exclusive interview with the group.
During our interview they spoke about how they came together, their musical influences, how their name was inspired by a Drake song and much more. Check out the full interview below.
New Jersey’s hip-hop scene is very limited right now. Joe Budden & Redman are the only relevant rappers still walking around this game. As the new generation is emerging onto the scene, a Cuban by the name of Willy Gonza from the streets of North Bergen, New Jersey has been the talk of the town lately.
Scholarich Music Group and Lyfestyle Clothing held their 2nd annual Toy and Book Drive on Dec 12 at Santos Party House in New York City. The event fulfilled a dual purpose – to promote a great cause and celebrate talented artists alike. 600 books and 50 toys were collected over the course of the evening, all of which were donated to a Brooklyn-based Help USA shelter.
Scholarich’s CEO Kamau “Moose” Harper and Australian media personality Simone “Boss Lady” Amelia did the honors of hosting us, and KillerHipHop’s DJ Eric Kidd provided the tunes. This year, Scholarich enlisted a slew of acts to entertain all in attendance, including SMG artists themselves – SongBird, Von Rich, Money Meech and Chewy Garcia – along with songstress Lydia Caesar, G4SHI, Skyzoo, Slim Dollars, SheIsRyan and Grammy nominee Mack Wilds to headline the festivities.
Behind the scenes, KillerHipHop’s Alana had the opportunity to chop it up with the artists who graced the stage. Take a look at our exclusives with the incredibly talented lineup of performers above, and hit the jump for a video recap of Scholarich and Lyfestyle’s successful event.
You’ve seen his name grace our killer pages before, and for Bizzy Crook, the year 2013 has been something like what 1984 meant to Michael Jordan. The Miami native is on the brink of materializing his dreams. We had the pleasure of choppin it up with Bizzy during one of his most recent trips to New York City, a frequent destination for the rising artist. We talked about his latest mixtape ’84, his recent single “No Reason,” his experience working with the connoisseur of Country Grammar himself, Nelly, plus Jermaine Dupri, Pharrell, and much more. Bizzy’s slated to drop a follow-up to his latest mixtape entitled ’84: Off Season – a compilation of tracks that didn’t make the cut for ’84 - on 12/27, along with his next major installment P.S. I’m Sorry 3: No Hard Feelings come February-March of 2014. We’ll keep you posted, but til then check out our exclusive interview below, and thank you again to Bizzy and his team for linking up with us.
By: Alana (@TheLadyLana)
KillerHipHop recently caught up with the upcoming rapper and actress Paigey Cakey for an exclusive interview. She spoke about her influences, being signed to Chip and her new single “Same Way”. Check out the interview below.
On a beautiful night in November, KillerHipHop.com‘s DJ Eric Kidd had the wonderful and talented Gabbie Giftsz come perform at #OneNiteBash in Nevada Smith’s (L.E.S. NYC). As the crowd was settling in, the time of performance approached. Gabbie did three songs out of her collection of great music. She started off with “Yeah Hoe!”, then took the audience away with “Beg For It”. Last but not least, Gabbie performed her hit-single, “Fly As Fuck”. The audience was dancing and cheering as Miss. Giftsz glorious set was coming to an end.
Every Saturday, DJ Eric Kidd provides the platform for great artists to showcase their talent in NYC at #OneNiteBash. If interested, leave a comment below or hit him up on his twitter or instagram.
After the jump, check out the gallery from Gabbie Giftsz’ performance at #OneNiteBash
Shoutout to The Gold Mine Music Group
Photo Credit: The One & The Only – Natasha Campis
by Eric Kidd
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MMG’s 22 year old Chicago signee Rockie Fresh sat down with KillerHipHop while on tour in London, UK for an exclusive interview. He spoke about his upcoming album, advice from Rick Ross, Self Made Vol 3, his love of movies, what he likes about the rap game and much more. Check it out above.
On 26th September 2013 Wiz Khalifa took his tour to the UK where he performed at the O2 Academy in Brixton, London. He was supported by Trinidad James. KillerHipHop was lucky enough to be in the building to watch his performance go down and get an exclusive interview with the man himself. Check out our exclusive review and video interview after the jump.
EXCLUSIVE: Wiz Khalifa Interview – Speaks On Blacc Hollywood, Working With Adele, The Forbes Rich List & More
We managed to sit down with Wiz Khaifa backstage at his recent show at the O2 Academy in Brixton, London. Wiz Spoke about working on his new album Blacc Hollywood, working with Adele, the music industry, advice for upcoming rappers and more. He revealed that he has a new single coming from the album and will announce the release date soon. Check out our exclusive interview above.