Rap/Hip Hop

RIAA certifies Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Platinum

RIAA certifies Jay-Z's "4:44" Platinum

The TIDAL exclusive comes to CD on July 7th Jay-Z’s 13th studio album, 4:44, is officially certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), recognizing one million albums sold and/or streamed in the United States. With the certification, Jay-Z…

Rapper Prodigy dead at 42

Prodigy

The rapper died in Las Vegas following a Mobb Deep performance Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy has died at the age of 42, his publicist confirms. The rapper died “a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for…

ASCAP honors Notorious B.I.G. posthumously

Notorious B.I.G.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 30th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 22nd at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The exclusive event will honor hip-hop legend, Christopher “Notorious…