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2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

Posted by djkayotik on October 10, 2012

Hip Hop Awards ’12: The Ruff Ryders Cypher Hip Hop Awards ’12: The Grand Hustle Cypher Hip Hop Awards ’12: The Man with the Iron Fists Cypher Hip Hop Awards ’12: The West Coast Cypher Hip Hop Awards ’12: The Warm Up Cypher Vol. 2 Hip Hop Awards ’12: The Youngster Cypher Hip Hop Awards […]

Eminem Covers VIBE

Posted by djkayotik on October 9, 2012

  It’s crazy when you think about it, but it’s been 10 years since the release of Eminem’s semi-biopic 8 Mile. And to celebrate it’s anniversary, Eminem returns to the cover of VIBE. Peruse the entire feature here. How were the battle scenes written? Eminem: I think Curtis had a lot of the guys write their own things, and then I […]

Pharrell, Jay-Z & Frank Ocean In The Lab

Posted by djkayotik on October 9, 2012

  Pharrell Williams ✔ @Pharrell Can’t wait for y’all to hear what I’m working on with big bro @S_C_ and lil bro @frank_ocean. We can’t either. Frank Ocean’s facial expression says it all folks. On another note, Beat Billionaire just submitted beats to Jay. New album coming soon, Hov?

The-Dream Appointed Def Jam VP of A&R

Posted by djkayotik on October 9, 2012

  Even on holiday it’s business as usual for the folks at Def Jam. And today, the label’s resident R&B thug The-Dream, was named Vice President of A&R. Says Mr. Nash: “I am committed as I have been previously to bringing the power of belief in the artist back to the forefront. I share a unique […]

Jay-Z Takes Subway To Barclays Footage

Posted by djkayotik on October 8, 2012

It’s been 18 years since Jay-Z rode the subway. True story. In fact, he told Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg that he wished he could’ve rode the train to his Yankee Stadium concerts. Well, he got his wish. Yesterday afternoon, Hov ditched the Maybach and hopped aboard the R line for his final concert at the Barclays […]