Over the weekend Jay-Z joined Jermaine Dupri on stage to perform Money Ain’t A Thing at the So-So Def 20th Anniversary. Where does the time go?
After more than two decades, former hip-hop duo Kris Kross are reportedly reuniting to honor their one-time record label So So Def.
According to reports, Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly and Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith will formally hook back up next month.
Get ready to break out your backwards oversized gear again, because ’90s pint-sized rap duo Kris Kross are all growed up and ready to jump jump back into the spotlight. It’s been 21 years since Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly and Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith became famous for those ridiculous outfits — and their monster hit “Jump” — and they’ve just announced they are reuniting for a 20th anniversary all-star concert honoring So So Def Recordings in Atlanta next month. (TMZ) Continue reading
The most essential part of the present is remembering the past. Without knowing our history, we can’t really understand where we are at presently. Corey Shapiro and The Vintage Frames Company premiers it’s series on The History Of Eyewear In Hip-Hop. Our first episode begins with legendary super producer Jermaine Dupri as he takes us through on a journey through the importance of eyewear in the Hip-Hop culture. From Kris Kross to The Fat Boys, get an insight on where it all began.
Music Mogul Jermaine Dupri talks with iCrossing Chief Strategy Officer Adam Lavelle about the successful growth of Global 14, the social community Jermaine launched in 2011. Jermaine discusses how he has built a loyal network of engaged fans who share his personal passions ranging from fashion to hip-hop. Global 14 provides a lesson in using social media to build a connected brand — or a close relationship with your audience. In Part 1 of this two-part video, Jermaine discusses topics such as how he creates original content for Global 14 members, such as an inside look at Jermaine in the recording studio with Mariah Carey.
Mariah Carey is like the last diva alive, we are convinced. Who else wears shades 7 am in the morning, indoors???
This was one of the highlights of the show. Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Bobby Brown, Jermaine Dupri, and Nelly gave us a taste of what it would be like if they had a show. I am not one to watch “reality shows” but if this came on it would get my weekly views.
Rapper Da Brat has been released from prison after completing a three-year sentence for aggravated assault.
The hip-hop star, real name Shawntae Harris, was convicted for allegedly attacking a waitress at a club in Atlanta, Georgia in 2007, but she walked free from a jail in Alto, Georgia on Monday (28Feb11), according to her mentor and So So Def record boss Jermaine Dupri.
Revealing the news to fans in a post on his Twitter.com blog, Dupri writes, “Happy day for me and all So So Def fans, Da Brat is finally home.”
Looks like Jermaine Dupri has a point about those Grammy Awards that Steve Stoute talked about the other day.
Kevin Hart had a few too many drinks when stopped by JD’s studio.
Quincy Jones to release a new star-studded album, Q: Soul Bossa Nostra, in May/June 2010. The project will feature guest artists and producers performing versions of some of Q’s classic tunes. Covers will range from Quincy’s early jazz hits, to more recent R&B favorites. The first single will be a cover of the classic 1977 Brother’s Johnson hit, “Strawberry Letter 23″, by performed by Akon. Other artists taking part in the project are Usher, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Hudson, Q-Tip, John Legend, and more. More info here…
This right here reminds me of one of those college parties!