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Motown RecordsOn Friday, KEM released his fifth studio album, Love Always Wins.  The father of three, who says parenting is the “most challenging and the most rewarding thing” he’s ever done, says a song or two from the album were inspired by his oldest son, Christopher. “Having children exposes your vulnerabilities,” KEM tells ABC Audio. “[It] exposes things about myself, things that I wasn’t even aware […]

On Wednesday’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadesksa, Wayno and DJ Akademiks kick off the show reviewing Tyga’s album, ‘Legendary.’ Ak and Wayno share their favorite tracks off the album and discuss whether or not this latest effort from the West Coast artist will bring him the same success he had in 2018 with the single ‘Taste.’ […]

Motown RecordsAfter his romantic duet Toni Braxton, R&B singer KEM is preparing to release another powerful duet with gospel vocalist Erica Campbell. He previously said the track “perfectly reflects the energy I want to send out into the world today.” Turns out the track is suitable for any setting, whether played in church, or while having a night out with some friends.  “You […]

On Tuesday’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks kick off the show discussing Page Six’s recent report on DJ Khaled, whose planning to reportedly sue Billboard for allegedly disqualifying more than 100k sales of a bundle package of his ‘Father of Asahd’ album. The crew then shares their review of Tee Grizzley’s latest […]

Ross Gilmore/Redferns via Getty ImagesRapper Nas delivers his new album, King’s Disease, executive produced by Hit-Boy.  The legendary rapper brought his A-game as always on the album that reunites 90’s rap supergroup, The Firm. Veteran emcees AZ, Cormega, and Brooklyn icon Foxy Brown joined Nas on a track titled “Full Circle.” Mentioning her debut album Ill Na Na, Foxy came through with a killer verse, as one of hip hop’s leading ladies.  […]

Prince Williams/WireimageWith the formidable success of women in hip hop and rap taking over airwaves and music charts, why not add one more to the list? Introducing Atlanta rapper Mulatto and her music video for “Youngest N Richest” from her debut album, Queen of Da Souf. Laced with Mulatto’s confident raps about her expensive taste in designer bags, her preference […]

Johnny Nunez/WireImageThe Lox and DMX join forces for a Ruff Ryders reunion on their latest track, “BOUT S***.” D-Block fellas Styles P, Jadakiss, and Sheek Louch made an extraordinary impact on hip hop in the late 90s and now they’re back to do it again. DMX brought his signature growl and dog-bark ad-libs, rapping “…talk battling but ain’t battle Dog. My rap sheet longer […]

On Thursday’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks kick off the show with a brand new segment called ‘Big Facts or B.S.,’ where the hosts give their opinion on random thoughts made by rappers on social media platforms. For this week, the crew highlights tweets from Bas and Nav and share their thoughts. […]

Columbia/LegacyMariah Carey‘s nostalgia campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of her debut album has apparently culminated in a double album of goodies. Just minutes after midnight on Wednesday, the “Fantasy” singer announced that she’s releasing a compilation album called The Rarities, in honor of her dedicated fan base. “This one is for you, my fans. It’s […]

Alex HarperTwo-time Grammy-winner Lecrae is on The Road to Restoration. The hip hop artist shared behind-the-scenes clips of the making of his new studio album, Restoration. In the YouTube videos, he revealed his battle with clinical depression, anxiety, and unresolved issues from his childhood, crediting his wife, Darragh, for reminding him “what his priorities are.” “I used […]