Music, St. Louis

Bates Talks New Album; Strange Woman

She’s been in the industry for over a decade. And she’s been solo for four of those years. Formally known as Norma Bates, rapper Bates ditched the Norma once her friends started calling her Bates. Embracing the name, she figured it…

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Quick Tips From Chris ‘Gotti’ Lorenzo

Chris ‘Gotti ‘Lorenzo co- founder of the hit making iconic record label Murder Inc., came down to St. Louis this past Monday to join in on the premier of iHeart Radio and 100.3 The Beat’s Behind the Beat series. Hosted…

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bring it live

Bring It! LIVE at Peabody Opera House

Peabody Opera House will be hosting Miss D and the Dancing Dolls for the Bring It! LIVE tour. In 2016, the elite world of hip-hop majorette competition was brought to the main stage with an inimitable energy that took the country by…

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essence fest
Art + Culture, Fashion

Essence Fest 2017

Every year, the most cultured and anticipated music festival arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Coined as the “Party with a Purpose”, artists and supporters the same gather in the city to celebrate, embrace, and live it up for the weekend long event. The…

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dru hill

Dru Hill 20th Anniversary at The Pageant

Dru Hill was founded in 1992, originally as 14K Harmony. The group, discovered by manager Kevin Peck, evolved to become Dru Hill in 1996, engraving itself into the legacy of R&B music and bringing a dynamic sound to the ever-changing…

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Fashion, Fashion + Style

Style of Shakur

Now it’s all about Versace, you copied my style… – Tupac Amaru Shakur   Celebrating the life and legacy of Hip Hop’s greatness, today marks Tupac Shakur’s 46th birthday. An iconic artist and impactful trendsetter, his influence not only evolved music,…

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