Posts in Category: Rapper Artist

Puff Daddy And Friends Perform A Historic Medley

Sean “Puffy” Combs recently led an all-star group of rap and R&B veterans in a performance that may resound in the annals of popular music. The group came together to musically commemorate the release of “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story,” a new documentary about Bad Boy Records. Led by Combs, who has performed as Puff Daddy and P. Diddy, this group of performers gathered at New York’s Beacon Theatre for the premiere of the new documentary. After the film’s first screening was complete, the performers stormed the stage with great vibrancy and panache. The expertly group performed a medley of Bad Boy hits. Faith Evans and Carl Thomas also performed in this medley, which clearly have excited the music-loving crowd gathered for the event.

Despite the best efforts of Sean Combs, Bad Boy Records really hasn’t had much commercial success as of late. Still, there’s no denying the huge role this record label played between 1993 and 2003. As the head of this influential record label, Combs has had a large influence on the development of urban music. Although Combs has never achieved critical acclaim for his own music releases, he has produced and overseen many records that have awed the critics. Throughout the world, people often listen to Bad Boy releases during the important moments that define their lives.

More than most would-be music moguls, Sean Combs has capitalized on the power of video entertainment and reality television. Whatever one thinks about the artistic merits of Puff Daddy’s Beacon Theatre performance, there’s no doubt that this performance was a major event in modern rap culture. Indeed, most mainstream music publications have reported on this momentous film screening and concert. I hope that the new Bad Boy documentary will give Puff Daddy the impetus to rejuvenate his music career. Although Puff Daddy’s lyrics aren’t exactly literary, he deserves recognition for his contemporary musical sensibility.

J. Cole’s New Documentary About Life In The South

Rapper J. Cole has made a documentary called “J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only.” I wonder why Cole decided to include a misspelling in the title of his documentary. Although this might be seen as a kind of homage to urban films like “Boyz In Da Hood,” using this type of spelling certainly seems a bit stale and contrived in 2017. That said, this documentary is receiving rave reviews from those in the know. According to people with intimate knowledge of this film, J. Cole’s documentary explores serious issues such as race relations, economic inequality and social justice. In this film, J. Cole explores what it means to grow up as an African-American in the American South. In particular, J. Cole’s documentary explores the reality of economic suffering and institutionalized injustice in African-American life. Cole argues that ingrained racial attitudes deeply affect how African-Americans interact with police and the justice system.

In his documentary film, which was directed by Scott Lazer, J. Cole explores African-American life in post-Katrina Baton Rouge and Ferguson, Missouri. Overall, the film seems like an interesting presentation. However, I hope Cole doesn’t make the common mistake of being too pessimistic about the future of race relations in this nation. As a nation, we need to solve a lot of problems before all members of society can feel equally appreciated and valued. Nevertheless, I strongly feel that there is a lot of hope for the United States. I hope that J. Cole and all commentators balance the grim realities of now with the boundless promise of tomorrow.

Rapper Kodak Black Makes Video Under House Arrest

The young rapper Kodak Black made news recently. Just one week ago he was released from prison. In imitation of Gucci Mane, he created a music video while under house arrest. The name of the song featured in the video is “There He Go.” In the video, he is filmed hanging out with friends and dancing around. The 19 year old was born and raised In Pompano Beach, Florida. He appears happy in the video and uses provocative lines that surprise you.

He was released into house arrest after paying $100,000 in bail money to the state of South Carolina. The rapper says that he is happy to be home with his family and friends. He is grateful for the love and support of his fans and wants to focus on creating more music. He is eager for the chance to clear his name and do good work in the future. He has long said that his goal in life is to be the illest rapper alive. Fans can look to his Instagram account for news on a fresh tape that he will be releasing. He says that he is working tirelessly each day to put new music out there. He also stated that “If God Is With You Who Can Be Against You.” You can read more about Kodak Black and his music here.

Rapper Kodak Black Makes Video Under House Arrest

The young rapper Kodak Black made news recently. Just one week ago he was released from prison. In imitation of Gucci Mane, he created a music video while under house arrest. The name of the song featured in the video is “There He Go.” In the video, he is filmed hanging out with friends and dancing around. The 19 year old was born and raised In Pompano Beach, Florida. He appears happy in the video and uses provocative lines that surprise you.

 

He was released into house arrest after paying $100,000 in bail money to the state of South Carolina. The rapper says that he is happy to be home with his family and friends. He is grateful for the love and support of his fans and wants to focus on creating more music. He is eager for the chance to clear his name and do good work in the future. He has long said that his goal in life is to be the illest rapper alive. Fans can look to his Instagram account for news on a fresh tape that he will be releasing. He says that he is working tirelessly each day to put new music out there. He also stated that “If God Is With You Who Can Be Against You.” You can read more about Kodak Black and his music here.

 

Rapper Lil Yachty Shares His Thoughts

The famed rapper Lil Yachty is making news recently. He is finishing 2016 with an appearance in the men’s style section of “The New York Times”. This will be his first time on the cover of a major newspaper section. He is 19 years old, and he models designer shoes. He shows off an impressive collection of outfits that display his personality. The young man has had a rapid rise to fame in the extremely competitive music industry. Those who know him say he exudes unshakeable confidence.

 

In the accompanying interview, Lil Yachty says that he is not just a rap artist. He considers himself to be a brand. He has named himself “king of the teens” and shares his thoughts on why his fans have such a deep love for him. He believes it is because of his authenticity. In his music, he never raps about smoking or drinking. He doesn’t do those things in his personal life, so they have no place in his music. He only puts things in his lyrics that reflect his genuine character.

 

He believes that the youth of America relate to him because they are similar to him in many ways. He wants to extend his reach around the globe. It looks like he just may succeed. He has been featured as a model by Kanye West and appeared in a commercial with Lebron James. All this excitement is occurring as he releases a new song in collaboration with A$AP Ferg to his fans. You can read more about Lil Yachty’s rise to prominence here.

 

Kanye West And Chance The Rapper Songs Are Mashedup

The world has seen Chance the Rapper and Kanye West together on stage. It has not yet been exposed to a mashup of their music. The two men have worked together on songs like “Ultralight Beam” and more. The new mashup of their music was created by DJ Clyde and DJ Critical Hype. They have focused their efforts on making a new mixtape called Chance the Dropout. It is a blend of 23 songs that take Kanye’s beats and put them together with Chance’s songs. For fans of both artists, this is truly a delight. Chance has long been known for his great wordplay. Some consider him to be the wittiest rapper onstage at the moment. Kanye is famous for his smooth and entrancing beats. A new sample has been released to give us a teaser of what the mashup album will sound like.

 

The album took a year and a half to produce. The two DJs involved said that it was a match made in heaven. There has been a long standing feud between young and old Chicago artists. The album is in ways an attempt to bring them together. Kanye and Chance the Rapper will be opponents at the upcoming Grammy awards. Until they face off on that date, this album will bring fans of their music together. At one point in time, Kanye praised Chance the Rapper as “the future of rap.” You can read more about Kanye’s thoughts on Chance the Rapper here.

 

Legendary Rapper Mos Def Continues Farewell Tour

The influential artist formerly known as Mos Def is currently on a whirlwind concert tour that will mark the end of his hip-hop and acting career. Yasiin Smith Bey is also busy releasing final recordings before he retreats into the life of a graphical artist.

 

The New York Times reported that Mos Def will perform at the Apollo Theater before the end of the year and prior to the final dates of his farewell tour. Mos Def is a native of New York City, where some of his best performances have taken place.

 

Mos Def was recently in Miami for the Art Basel festival. While in South Florida, the rapper performed live and introduced new music. It so happens that Mos Def plans to dedicate himself to painting and the study of African culture, and thus his presence at Art Basel served as a glimpse of the near future.

 

Before kicking off his farewell tour, Mos Def had been living in South Africa, where he was detained for several months after a controversial immigration issue. Mos Def was detained at an international airport in Cape Town on his way out of South Africa. The musician was carrying a World Passport, a travel document that South African immigration officials do not recognize.

 

After a lengthy legal fight that culminated in an apology by the rapper, Mos Def was given permission to depart South Africa. He may be allowed to return if he present an appeal. His final concert date is scheduled for January 2017.