Kurupt – Streetlights

BE Magazine got the chance to sit down and speak with a West Coast LEGEND in the game, one who infamously rocked your speakers throughout the early 90’s. He’s known for always hanging with a group of proven gangsters — from Biggie and Tupac to Snoop and Suge Knight Read More …

J-Futuristic (aka J-Money)

fu?tur?is?tic – [fyoo-chuh-ris-tik] –adjective ahead of the times; advanced: futuristic technology. [source] The above definition should really explain it all, but what could possibly make someone who’s success in a brand-driven market where name recognition is crucial, change their name just as he works to Read More …

Mrz. Smith – Gumbo Pop

We may BE approaching the dawn of a new day when it comes to female representation in the game! Ladies stand up for the new wave of Girl Power when it comes to rocking the stage & while you’re standing, make a little room for Read More …

NO BIRDS, NO PLANES…BUT ARIKA KANE

I had the chance to meet a young lady by the name of Arika Kane, while on Manhattan’s Upper West Side one evening. She was the headliner for the final Friday series of Maria Davis Can’t Be Silenced Talent Showcase at the Sugar Bar.  It’s Read More …