“The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show“ was voted “The Best Hip-Hop Radio Show of All-Time” in 1998 by The Source magazine. After 20 years, Stretch and Bobbito might just still have that title.
The fallout from Meek Mill's decision to start a rap beef with Drake has had an impact on The Pink Print Tour's bottom line. Meek may have raised his social profile and gained followers, but ticket prices for his girlfriend's tour are dropping at an abnormal rate.
Rapper 50 Cent may soon learn that even millions of dollars don’t put him above the law. He may think he can dodge paying for a big debt by filing for bankruptcy, but the ploy probably won’t work.
There has been a lot of talk in the urban business community about 50 Cent’s recent financial situation and him filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy. 50 Cent has been seen as one of the more intelligent artists who transitioned into business and became a role model but his recent filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy also poses some questions.
Throughout his four-decade career, Russell Simmons has had success investing in music, film, television, fashion, video games, the Internet, and financial services. Now, Simmons hopes to transform the energy drink industry with a strategic investment in a product called Celsius.
It has been almost 20 years since professional skater Paul Rodriguez received his first skateboard from his famous father as a Christmas gift. Now he's sharing how Jay Z inspires him, as well as what can be learned to make it in life!
According to new data released by Billboard, Drake's music, has taken over Major League Baseball...
T.I. is one of the few rappers who has managed to transition from a career in music, to the big screen, with success. Take a look at this interview where he explains the difference between both industries!
Marion "Suge" Knight recently appeared in court, where his lawyers argued that murder and attempted murder charges against the onetime head of Death Row Records should be dismissed. Suge is in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant, where he ran over two people in his pickup truck as he fled the scene.
The Pope is using a strategy some rappers have employed throughout the years, to boost his popularity in certain countries.
Listen to Dr. Dre discuss the upcoming movie “Straight Outta Compton,” which centers around the group and the making of their landmark 1988 album of the same title. According to Dre, if it were not for the experience Ice Cube has as a filmmaker, the movie about the group would never have seen the light of day.
The term R&B or "Rhythm and Blues," was formerly introduced to the world by Billboard magazine. And it was coined by a founder of ATLANTIC RECORDS!
Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker have invested their money in "Dope" and judging by the buzz, they are going to come up.
Shawn Prez decided to issue a little business advice to General Mills and Wheaties, after their reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's new pictures...
It's Black Music Month and we have some great stories lined up for you to read all month. Start with this story about PRINCE's debut in the United Kingdom in 1981!!!
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are two of the highest paid athletes on the planet. Check out a break down of both of their business structures and investments!
"I used to hear people say nobody can prepare you for fame, and it's actually very true," said "Empire's" Jussie Smollett.
Rob Base is taking that "It Takes Two" money and investing it into a new stage play titled "Unequally Yoked!"
Berklee College of Music Professor John Kellogg was watching the movie "Next Friday" when he heard his music being sampled. That led him to teach a FREE course from Berklee on the music business.
Snapchat's new Snapcash service is really cool, especially if you can figure out a way to monetize it. And you know the strippers are on it!
What’s wrong with Wall Street’s portfolio managers? The numbers govern everything – at the expense of common sense. They just don’t keep it real…like Snoop Dogg.
David Geffen has made a lot of money and some of it has come from Hip-Hop. He just donated $100 million bucks to a performing arts organization.
Vladimir Putin's OFFICIAL DJ, DJ FENIX discusses a number of interesting subjects with CollegeHipHop.com.
In April, Common and his mother Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines will speak on how to revolutionize education at a summit in Arizona this April.
At long last, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve its highly anticipated open-Internet rules, but don’t expect your HBO Go to stop choking up anytime soon.
Rev. Al Sharpton and the NAACP are accused of conspiring with Comcast to stop AFRICAN-AMERICANS from getting into the TV biz!
Signing screwed up contracts haunted Jimi Hendrix until he died in 1971. His sister has put in the work to get back the rights to some rare recordings by one of the most pioneering musicians in modern history!
Whoaa! Could Jay Z's Deal Be In Jeopardy? Shareholders want some answers regarding Aspiro's sale!
The fashion industry has a new FREE education portal, thanks to the presenters of the MAGIC trade show that takes place in Las Vegas.
Bunny Ranch owner Dennif Hof wants to legalize prostitution in Cuba, where it is already a problem. Is he on to something?
Advertisers spent $4.5 MILLION bucks on a :30 spot for Super Bowl 49!! Johns Hopkins University marketing expert Haiyang Yang weighs in on the big game. Is that amount of money worth it?
Ever wonder what goes into the kinda deal that Jay Z just made for streaming platform Aspiro? Millions of dollars, multinational corporations and more cool info on Jay's company Project Panther!
Rapper Rick Ross should get that chicken over Super Bowl weekend. Read why.
A new film series being funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen aims to up the awareness and educate the public about economic issues and policies via a new short film series titled "WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss." The series connects famous filmmakers with a variety of economic advisers, who discuss the global economy and how it impacts you as an individual every day.
Don't sleep if you're in the streaming business, because BET founder Bob Johnson is getting into the game!
The new Dean of the Houston Law Centre is looking for students who want to change the globe's legal system.