Suspect arrested in the murder of rapper Chinx Drugz

Lisa Evers breaks news of one of Hip Hop music’s biggest unsolved murders. More details will develop during the day.

Nikki Minaj: ‘Lil Kim is the Best that Ever Did It’ (June 2008)

I really am not too interested in this beef between Lil Kim and Nikki Minaj because it seems pointless. But I thought it would be fair to post this interview of Nikki saying Lil Kim was the best to ever to do it. Drake has recently said that he has seen Nikki give Lil Kim her due time and time again.

I actually ran across the interview a few weeks back when showing a friend some of Nikki’s earlier work with The Come Up DVD. The interview was posted on Youtube June 2008. Now after seeing this will Kim leave this petty beef alone and make some hot records?

Boardroom: The Brain Behind Lil Wayne, Sylivia Rhone…

Source : NYTimes, Musicians Guide

Ms. Rhone became the first African American woman to command a major record company when appointed as president/CEO of Atlantic Records division Eastwest Records in 1990.

If behind every great man is a great woman then Sylvia Rhone is definetly amazing! Rap superstar Lil Wayne doesn’t hesitate to thank his boss, Ms. Rhone who is President of Universal Music Group’s Motown Records/ VP of Universal Records, for aiding in the breakout success of the Carter III, which sold over 1 million copies in its first week.

“He stayed connected and nurtured his audience,” said Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal Motown Records. “He was always working. And I think the rabid following he’s cultivated is reflected in those sales numbers.” Universal Motown is also responsible for heavy-hitting artists such as Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Akon, Erykah Badu, Ashanti and Nelly.

If you’re looking for success in the music industry then Sylvia Rhone is more than a role model she is a living legacy. Ms. Rhone became the first African American woman to command a major record company when appointed as president/CEO of Atlantic Records division Eastwest Records in 1990. In 1994, she was appointed as chairman/CEO of Elektra Records where her roster included talent such as Missy Elliott, Metallica, Fabolous and Yolanda Adams.

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