DMX’s ‘The Best of DMX’ Soars on Billboard 200 Chart

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio […]

Black Rob, Rapper Known for His Hit Single ‘Whoa!,’ Dies at 52

Robert Ross, the rapper known as Black Rob, whose husky, seen-it-all voice powered turn-of-the-millennium hits like “Whoa!” and “Can I Live” for Bad Boy Records, died on Saturday at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He was 52. The cause was cardiac arrest, said Mark Curry, a friend and one-time Bad Boy artist, who added that Mr. Ross had numerous health […]

Rapper Black Rob Dies, Aged 51

Former Bad Boy Records rapper, Black Rob has died, aged 51-years-old. Friends of the rapper, Mark Curry and DJ Self confirmed the news via social media, after TMZ initially reported it. The cause of death is still unknown, however, Black Rob had been filmed in a hospital bed a week ago. In the video, he’s clearly in a lot of […]

Marc Anthony Livestream Concert Will Get New Date

The concert, slated to begin streaming at 8 p.m. ET, had been promoted worldwide, and fans from throughout Latin America and the world had bought tickets for the livestream. The show was slated to be Anthony’s only livestream and only live performance since the beginning of the pandemic. Although official reports on ticket sales were not available, it’s estimated that […]

Dawn Richard Will Find a Way to Be Heard

In 2012, after gradually losing interest, Combs broke up the group over email, and Richard successfully requested a release from her contract. (She and Combs remain in touch.) She met with multiple major labels, which all passed. Undeterred, she committed to going independent, and began working on a trilogy of concept albums with experimental electronic producers such as Andrew “Druski” […]