Whitney Houston dead at age 48

Publicist Kristen Foster stated  Whitney Houston had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unknown. From the middle 1980s to the late 1990s, she was one of the world’s best-selling artists. She wowed audiences with effortless, powerful, and peerless vocals that were rooted in the black church but made palatable to the masses with a pop sheen. Her success carried her beyond music to movies, where she starred in hits like “The... Read More

"Hold Up…Waiiiiiiit" Nate Dogg Died?

Word spread around Twitter late Tuesday night (March 15) that Long Beach, Calif. music legend Nate Dogg has passed away. The rapper (real name: Nathaniel D. Hale) was just 41 years old. At press time, details regarding his death were unknown. However, longtime collaborator and Dogg Pound member, Daz Dillinger, confirmed the news. Long Beach’s Press-Telegram also confirmed the news from Nate family. “R.I.P. TO MY HOMEBOY NATE DOGG DPGC... Read More

[GWI Feature] Get Wit Super producer Monstarr

Perth Amboy, NJ music producer Monstarr Beatz gave Get Wit It a chance to get more familiar. Monstarr Beatz obtained his Associates Degree in recording arts and Bachelors Degree in music business. His goal is to surface a distinctive sound to the music industry. While doing so, he had the opportunity to collaborate with and produce for such artist as LiL Chuckee from Young Money, Dub from South Central as well with local artist from his home... Read More

Will He Be The Next Hip Hop Mogul? *J Hatch*

Jay Z, Diddy, 50 Cent- Someone is coming for your spots. When it comes to the rap game, you may think this sounds like the beginning of a new beef, however J Hatch isn’t looking to pick up the microphone and battle these artists, he is looking to move past them on the Forbes list. Jason Hadshian aka J Hatch, is a mogul in the making with a clear vision of what it takes to be a major player in the music industry. Co Owning and Operating... Read More

[VIDEO]Jay-Z Top Producer Young Guru Breaks Down How Music Artist Enslave Themselves

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[PICTURES] 106 & Park 10 years reunion

“Who would have thought that this little show that began September 11, 2000, with nervous producers and even more nervous first time hosts would turn into this highly successful, influential, game-changing daily energetic program about, from and to youth culture?” said Stephen G. Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials.  “We are proud to reflect and represent every day for our incredible audience that still, after... Read More

Fat Joe Offered $100,000 To Broadcast Live 50 Cent Diss

Fat Joe may soon have the last laugh against his nemesis if the New York rapper accepts the bid of a social networking site that’s offering him $100,000 to broadcast a live diss against 50 Cent. XUMANII, a social networking/ media site that allows artists to live stream their concerts and sell digital tickets, is offering to shoot and stream Joe live on their website. According to the site Joe will be guaranteed an offer of at least 10,000... Read More

SOUNDSCAN WEDNESDAY ALBUM SALES  Read More