Tag Archives: Common

Vashtie Kola: Video Director, Fashionista and Entrepreneur

Music video director, Vashtie Kola, has been challenging the standards of video directing for quite some time. By using visuals rather than words, she has opened up our minds wide enough to see the whole picture. Vashtie’s images reveal what others … Continue reading

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Drake and Common Perform at Sundance Film Festival

This year the Sundance Film Festival, which takes place in Park City, Utah, welcomed documentaries starring music artists like Neil Young, Paul Simon, Luke Campbell and Ice-T. The festival is making a conscious effort to involve elements of music. With … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop’s Top Singles, Albums, Mix-Tapes & Moments of 2011

Gearing up for the end of 2011, all I have been hearing people say is, “2012 is going to be my year!” But plenty actually made a big splash in 2011 especially quite a few of Hip-Hop artists. Some artists … Continue reading

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Yo! MTV Raps Returning For One Night

Suddenly everything old is in high demand once again. Teen Nick brought back all the 90′s children’s shows to their network, MTV brought back the hilarious show Beavis and Butt-Head, and now 80′s babies will get another treat. The popular … Continue reading

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No ID: The Man Behind the Music Earns His Success

There will always be a producer behind the making of an album. For some of those producers, gaining acclaim depends on whether the artist backs you up.  But Grammy award-winning producer, No ID did not need an artist to sing … Continue reading

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eGo Talks to emcBlue on Bringing “Real” to Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop is filled with artists only in it to win it. Fighting their way to breakthrough, as are not looking around to see the type of impression they are leaving behind. Some leave the impression that they are only in … Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Calls Lupe Fiasco a “Pinhead”

It seems as if Bill O’Reilly always has something negative to say about someone. Having a nasty habit of starting trouble with Hip-Hop artists, O’Reilly has started controversy with Jadakiss, Ludacris, Common and many more. This time around, he is … Continue reading

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Nas and Lauryn Hill to Headline the 2011 Rock the Bells Festival

I have been to a few horrible concerts in my time. From bad sound systems to late artists, I have just about seen it all. But the one concert that I will always have good memories about is the Rock … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Face Off Over Common Coverage

And the Common controversy continues…kinda.  After Jon Stewart defended rapper and poet Common on The Daily Show last week, mostly by pointing out the needless hate-mongering of the Fox News “reporters” at the forefront of the scandal, Bill O’Reilly (aka … Continue reading

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Uproar Over Common’s White House Invite

It seems as though someone always has a “sudden” revelation to speak their mind when it comes to Barack Obama and his decisions for the White House. From the disbelief in the location of his birth to his decision to … Continue reading

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