Tuesday 02nd September 2014,

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Michael Brown, Activism & Where Hip-Hop Fits In

Michael Brown, Activism & Where Hip-Hop Fits In

In the wake of chaos centered around Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, many people have expressed their opinions about the teen’s death, racism, and the rioters. Being that my hometown is St. Louis, MO, this news of Brown’s death has left me emotionally paralyzed and I have been able to avoid discussing [...]

August 18, 2014 @shyniecef Featured 0

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Dunson Talks “Dope A$$ Broke A$$” Single & Leaving His Financing Job

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Dunson Talks “Dope A$$ Broke A$$” Single & Leaving His Financing Job

In an industry obsessed with luxury, DMV rapper/producer @KentonDunson is brutally honest about being a “Broke A$$ Dope A$$.” He exclusively premieres his new single with Sway’s Universe and talks about recording his upcoming EP Outlier, leaving his financial job, and getting recognition for his music. Recently, I did an interview with the rapper for our [...]

July 1, 2014 @shyniecef SU Spotlight Comments Off

The Queen of Hip-Hop: Is That Important Right Now?

The Queen of Hip-Hop: Is That Important Right Now?

Written by Shyniece For the past few months, public opinion about female rappers have been on fire. In recent news, Ms. Minaj crowned herself the Queen of Hip-Hop after a fresh makeover and a more rap-rather-than-pop-focused career. Forbes magazine also stirred some controversy with their article titled, “Hip Hop Is Run By A White, Blonde, [...]

May 21, 2014 @shyniecef Featured Comments Off

Maino Calls “Lights, Camera, Action” W/ Meek Mill & Troy Ave

Maino Calls “Lights, Camera, Action” W/ Meek Mill & Troy Ave

Maino teamed up with rappers Troy Ave and Meek Mill for his new song “Lights, Camera, Action.” The song will appear on his King of Brooklyn mixtape that will be released later this year. Does this song make you want to call “Lights, Camera, Action?” Listen below! Check out Maino interview with Sway below! [...]

January 24, 2014 @shyniecef Music Comments Off

Chris Brown, Lil Durk, & Tyga in the Studio (Video)

Chris Brown, Lil Durk, & Tyga in the Studio (Video)

Singer Chris Brown and rappers Tyga and Lil Durk have been rumored to be working together for a new song, but it seems to be official since Lil Durk posted an Instagram video of the them together listening to the track. No word on the name of the new song and when it will be [...]

January 18, 2014 @shyniecef Music News Comments Off

Friday Fire: Mibbs, Vic Mensa and Tokyo Kick FIRE Freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Friday Fire: Mibbs, Vic Mensa and Tokyo Kick FIRE Freestyles on Sway in the Morning

We’re a fan of true MCs on Sway in the Morning, that’s why we invite the worthy up-and-coming rappers to prove their skills, live for the world to hear. On our latest edition of Friday Fire, Mibbs, Vic Mensa and Tokyo took turns kicking FIRE in our in-studio cypher. Missed it this morning on Sway [...]

January 17, 2014 Nicky Geezy Freestyles 1

G-Eazy “Been On” W/ Rockie Fresh & Troy Lanez

G-Eazy “Been On” W/ Rockie Fresh & Troy Lanez

The Oakland native G-Eazy is back with the remix to his song “Been On.” Up and coming rappers, Rockie Fresh and Troy Lanez join Eazy on the track. Take a listen below! [...]

January 16, 2014 @shyniecef Music Comments Off

Chi-Ali Releases Visuals for “G-Check” Featuring Jadakiss and Holleywood

Chi-Ali Releases Visuals for “G-Check” Featuring Jadakiss and Holleywood

Chi-Ali releases the visuals for his new track, G Check featuring Jadakiss and Holleywood. The Mike D’Angelo directed video depicts the familiar story to many rappers and G’s everywhere. Watch and weigh in below. [...]

January 15, 2014 @shyniecef Music Comments Off

Travis Porter Ft. Future “Don’t We”

Travis Porter Ft. Future “Don’t We”

Future has made many appearances on the hottest songs this week and he just keeps the hooks coming. The newest song is from Travis Porter. Atlanta’s trio is back with the party song “Don’t We.” It seems like a few of the members and of course Future experiment with auto-tune for this track. Listen below [...]

January 15, 2014 @shyniecef Music Comments Off

Jay Z & Rick Ross Link Up Backstage in Florida (Video)

Jay Z & Rick Ross Link Up Backstage in Florida (Video)

Rick Ross just dropped some footage of him and good friend Jay Z backstage in Florida. Diddy, Meek Mill, and French Montana were in attendance as well. The two rappers have collaborated once again for Ross’s new song “The Devil Is A Lie” on his new album Mastermind. Enjoy the footage below. [...]

January 6, 2014 @shyniecef Music News Comments Off