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Bobby Brown Reunites With Babyface & Teddy Riley For The Next Movement (Audio)

In the last week, Bobby Brown has been back in the spotlight. BET broadcast The Bobby Brown Story, a follow-up to 2017's New Edition mini-series. Bobby Brown is a producer on the special. While Woody McCain reprised his role as the Boston, Massachusetts chart-topper on the small screen, the real-life... Read more

The First Look At The Bobby Brown Story Is Absolutely Crazy (Video)

Bobby Brown's life story is an inspirational and cautionary tale. The Boston, Massachusetts-bred "Every Little Step" singer who achieved worldwide fame as a solo artist following his departure from New Edition in the mid-1980s. By the '90s, Brown also played a hand in molding Top 40 radio to accept more... Read more

BET’s Executive Producer Explains What To Expect With The Bobby Brown Story (Video)

Jesse Collins is a television-industry veteran whose eponymous production company is responsible for several acclaimed BET programs including the network's Hip Hop Awards. He also features prominently in the production credits for the network's juggernaut 2017 biopic miniseries The New Edition Story, the historic nature of which led to his being named... Read more

Bobby Brown Claims He Taught Michael Jackson How To Moonwalk (Audio)

The moonwalk has become one of the most renowned dance moves of all-time. Its origins are debated by historians, with some tracing it back to Cab Calloway and the 1930s. However, on March 25, 1983, Michael Jackson skyrocketed the maneuver into pop culture consciousness with his televised Motown 25 performance... Read more

Large Pro Details The Bobby Brown & Kool G Rap Album That Didn’t Happen & Why (Video)

In mid-1990, Kool G Rap & DJ Polo released their sophomore album, Wanted: Dead Or Alive. Heavily produced by Large Professor (then of Main Source), the LP is widely considered one of G Rap's best works. The Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros. Records release spawned dynamic singles like "Streets Of New York"... Read more

Johnny Gill Reveals What Was True & False About The New Edition Story (Video)

Singer Johnny Gill joined New Edition in 1987, following the Boston band's firing of Bobby Brown. The Washington, D.C. native who had two solo albums and a collabo with Stacy Lattisaw out prior to 1988's Heartbreak was recently portrayed in The New Edition Story. Part of the group ever since... Read more

New Edition’s Story Of Growth & Evolution Is Told Through This Mister Cee Mix

Last month, New Edition was the talk of television, thanks to a three-night film chronicling their beginnings, meteoric rise, and current state of the group. In conjunction with The New Edition Story, an offshoot of the group, Bell Biv DeVoe also released their first album in more than 15 years.... Read more

Bell, Biv & DeVoe Reveal New Edition’s Fights Were Even Worse In Real Life (Video)

This week, the story of New Edition was told by way of a three-night film mini-series. The lives of Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe, and Johnny Gill are forever bound together. Collectively, there are valleys and peaks, intersections and ejections, and tons of incredible music. The New... Read more

The Cast Of “The New Edition Story” Show Their Real Musical Chops During A Freestyle Battle (Video)

Next week, The New Edition Story, the long-awaited biopic about the collective of Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell and Johnny Gill will premiere. The 6-hour, 3-part mini-series will air on BET on January 24-26, and, by the looks of early footage and reviews, it is... Read more

Teddy Riley Receives 2016 Soul Train Legend Award & Performs A Medley Of Hits (Video)

In the canon of great producers, few stand taller than Teddy Riley. From the mid-80s to the mid-90s, the talented songwriter, artist and trackmaster had such a defining movement, an entire genre was created to describe his sound. New Jack City Is Turning 25. New Revelations From Its Writer Will... Read more

The New Edition Story Pulls No Punches. This Clip With BBD Throws Them.

To say that New Edition has a cinematic history is an understatement. The Boston, Massachusetts group has had a few high profile personnel shifts, reunions, and plenty of hits in its several carnations. Starting in the late 1970s, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivens, and Ricky Bell formed a singing group on... Read more

The First Footage Of The New Edition Biopic Looks Amazing (Video)

Late last year, Michael Bivins, founding member of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe, revealed that he was working with BET to produce a biopic that told the story of Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown, Ronnie Devoe, Ricky Bell, Johnny Gill and himself, as they came together to form arguably the... Read more

Usher Performs A Stunning Medley As A Tribute To L.A. Reid (Video)

Together with his creative and business partner, Babyface, L.A. Reid was one half of one of the most formidable production duos in recorded music history, and a co-founder of LaFace Records. As an executive, Reid's imprint has been on the career's of some of music's biggest stars, having signed Toni... Read more

Here’s A Never Before Released Fugees Freestyle From 1995 That Settles The Score (Audio)

In 1995, The Fugees were in between Underground Hip-Hop obscurity and super-stardom. The year prior, they had released Blunted On Reality. In early '96, they would rake in the multiple platinum plaques with the aptly-titled The Score. According to mentor and producer Salaam Remi, it was in '95 that the New Jersey... Read more

DJ Spinna’s Pharcyde Mix Features A Song They Did With Bobby Brown & Ralph Tresvant (Audio)

DJ Spinna is not your average mixmaster. The Jigmastas alum has been able to go incredibly deep in honoring musicians he admires. He and Bobbito did this exceptionally in their Wonder Wrote It series (and corresponding parties), and now he's turning the (turn)tables onto The Pharcyde. Celebrating the 20th anniversary... Read more

Outkast’s Stankonia Showed Miss Jackson & The World They Were For Real

Year 2000 was forced to be big in Hip-Hop. As the whole world saw the changes that came with a new millennium, the culture used the newness of things to seemingly reset from the troubling actions, tones, and violent mistakes of the late 1990s. Hip-Hop as a whole seemed to... Read more

New Edition’s Story Is The Subject Of New TV Miniseries

The same week that N.W.A.'s biopic, Straight Outta Compton hits theaters (August 14), another game-changing 1980s act is confirmed to be the inspiration of another dramatic retelling. New Edition, the Boston, Massachusetts-based group of Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant, and later Johnny Gill will be... Read more

Like Hip-Hop and 80’s Music? These 2 Mixes Will Blow Your Mind (Audio)

DJ Scene had a love for Hip-Hop turntablism and 80's music. So...why not put the two together? His 2080s Mixes (Vol. 1 & 2) do just that, blending a wide-range of 80's music with some of the illest scratching you'll hear. Volume 1 covers the spectrum including Michael Jackson, Prince,... Read more

50 Cent Taught Everybody How To Rob MCs 15 Years Ago This Week

Months after 50 Cent survived getting shot nine times in his own front yard, the Southside, Queens rapper released one of the decades most memorable diss tracks with the Trackmasters-produced cut, "How To Rob." Fif released the single 15 years ago yesterday (August 10). The jux-meets-jokes record, which was featured most... Read more

Statik Selektah & Lord Sear – Open Bar Classics Vol. 3: New Jack Swing

Statik Selektah and Lord Sear have a dope series of mixtapes called Open Bar Classics which revisit various back in the day R&B classics. Their latest installment, Vol. 3, takes you on a journey of the New Jack Swing era. You'll hear everyone from Boyz II Men to Keith Sweat... Read more

Here’s an incredible video mix of 80’s R&B and Hip-Hop classics from M*Knight. You’ll hear music from Heavy D, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Shelia E, Bobby Brown, Guy, Rene & Angela, De La Soul, Cherrelle and Alexander O’Neal, Cameo, Klymaxx, Michael Jackson…If this was just an audio mix it would be crazy. The fact that it’s a video mix too makes it straight bananas.

Here's a really incredible 80's video mix that was done by M*Knight. It's a great way to get the weekend going. It was done some time ago, but the music is timeless. You'll hear music from Heavy D, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Shelia E, Bobby Brown, Guy,... Read more

Here’s a late 80’s/early 90’s R&B mix for your listening pleasure.

Sometimes you need a palate cleanser to get the most out of a good meal--something to clear your taste buds so you can approach the next serving with a fresh perspective.  We think the same is true for music.  We aspire to rep the best in hip-hop (old and new)... Read more