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hiphop, Wu, WuTang -

The U.S. government has released new images of Wu-Tang Clan’s one-of-a-kind album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. In 2015 the album was initially sold to pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli for $2 million. In 2018, Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud, he was then ordered to hand over $7.36 million in assets. According to reports,the album was included in the assets that were seized by US marshals. In July 2021 the Justice Department announced an anonymous buyer had been found. The sale price was not released at the time, but according to The New York Times attorney Peter Scoolidge, a representative of the crypto...

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Billboard, PopSmoke -

Pop Smoke Has Longest-Running No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart Since 1990 The late Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album rides its enduring momentum to a milestone unseen in 30 years on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The set, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, leads the chart for a 17th week, the longest stay at No. 1 since 1990. Moon, released via Victor Victor Worldwide/Republic Records, rebounds from No. 3 on the chart dated March 6 through 43,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Feb. 25, according to MRC Data, up 13% from the previous week. The project, released last...

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JayZ, Square, Tidal -

Square, the mobile payments company led by Jack Dorsey, has announced its plan to acquire a majority of Tidal, the streaming music service owned by Jay-Z and other artists, in a $297 million deal. The original artists will become the second largest group of shareholders with JAY-Z joining the Square board.   I said from the beginning that TIDAL was about more than just streaming music, and six years later, it has remained a platform that supports artists at every point in their careers. Artists deserve better tools to assist them in their creative journey. — Mr. Carter (@sc) March...

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Biggie, hiphop, netflix, rap -

Every legend has an origin story. Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G., remains one of Hip-Hop’s icons, renowned for his distinctive flow and autobiographical lyrics. This documentary celebrates his life via rare behind-the-scenes footage and the testimonies of his closest friends and family.

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