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Photo: Diggzy/Shutterstock According to TMZ, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are officially parents to a baby boy! The couple announced the pregnancy with a photo shoot of both expecting parents at the end of January 2022. She kept her pregnancy a secret for a while beforehand, she had expressed to the publication E! that it was [...]
Remembering Lil Keed Rapper Lil Keed passed away on Friday, May 13 at 24 years old according to several social media posts, including a tweet from his record label, YSL and Lil Keed's little brother Lil Gotit. A member of our family is gone. Lil Keed was one of the most genuine and heartfelt human [...]
Credit: oklama.com/master The highly anticipated new Kendrick Lamar album 'Mr Morale & The Big Steppers' has officially been released on all platforms. The album dropped at midnight on May 13, 2022 and many are taking to the internet to express their feelings about the new album. According to NY Times, this will be the last album [...]
Kendrick dropped a new music video for his song 'The Heart Part 5'. It featured 'Deepfakes' of well-known people such as: Kanye West, OJ Simpson, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle. Many fans are talking about the verse that many seem to think is from Nipsey Hussle's perspective. Many people talking about this heartfelt [...]
We gonna be alright because a new Kendrick album is set to release according to the press release on May 13, 2022! The first Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar got a lot of people hyped up today when speculation began about a potential new album after a Press Release was posted on his website: He also [...]
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2022 GRAMMY Awards!  The 2022 GRAMMY Awards took place on April 3rd, 2022 after being rescheduled. This was the 64th GRAMMY Awards! Here is a full list of  the Winners: Record of the Year: Leave The Door Open - Silk Sonic Album of the Year: We [...]
Snoop Dogg is the new owner of Death Row Records Snoop Dogg officially owns Death Row Records, he acquired the iconic record company from the Blackstone-controlled company MNRK Music Group. We know the history of Death Row, and it makes a lot of sense that Snoop Dogg now owns it. Snoop Dogg started his career [...]
RIP Queen of Funk Betty Davis   New York Post Betty Davis (maiden name Mabry) has passed away at 77 years old. She created the space for women in music and changed it forever. She was the ex-wife of the late jazz musician, Miles Davis, but she didn't want to be in Miles Davis' shadow; [...]
JANET a two-part documentary on the tying back to the 40th Anniversary of her  self-titled debut album JANET is a new two-part documentary that encompasses many facets of Janet Jackson's life, including interviews, old clips, and more. The documentary premieres Friday, January 28, with the first episode of the two-part series airing on Lifetime. The [...]
The Call | Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show OFFICIAL TRAILER This year's Super Bowl Halftime Show has a SUPER STAR LINE UP!! The Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Trailer has been released and it's LIT. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar are featured in this trailer. This year's halftime [...]
Today would have been the 30th Birthday of rapper, Mac Miller. It's no question that he's made a lasting impact in music and on his loved ones. Many of his close friends and collaborators are paying tribute to Mac Miller today. "I hope that on your birthday, the clarity, and places and spaces that you've [...]
As many of you may know, Young Dolph died on November 17th 2021 after being shot in his hometown. Rapper Key Glock and Young Dolph were close friends, cousins, and business partners. He has been mourning the loss of his dear friend and has taken to Twitter many times to express his feelings. This song [...]
THE DROP 104.7's Top 50 songs of 2021 (LL - Local Love) This year was filled with some straight up FIRE music. Here's our Top 50 songs of 2021! 50. DMX - Bath Salts 49. J Balvin feat. Bad Bunny & Tainy - Un Dia 48. India Shawn feat. Anderson Paak- Movin On 47. A meazy- Laid In [...]
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2021 American Music Awards!  The 2021 American Music Awards was hosted by Cardi B and took place on November 21st, 2021. Here is a full list of Winners: Photo Credit: REUTERS Artist Of The Year: BTS Favorite Male Pop Artist: ED SHEERAN Favorite Female Pop Artist: TAYLOR [...]
Rapper Young Dolph has passed away after being shot in Memphis. Young Dolph got his first big break with his debut album ‘King of Memphis’. He was also the cousin of the late Juice WRLD. While Young Dolph was known widely for his music, he was also a philanthropist. Last year, he donated $25,000 to [...]
Emma McIntyre/Getty Images On Monday, November 8th Hip Hop legend, Missy Elliot received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Missy Elliot has made a huge impact and paved the way for other female artists and rappers. During her acceptance speech she gave a shout out to the female artists who paved the [...]
On Saturday, October 23rd Hip Hop lost a pioneer and activist. General Jeff was active in the 80s and 90s west coast hip hop scene known for being a hype man for rap duo group Rodney O & Joe Cooley and later served DJ Quik's bodyguard. In addition to being in the hip hop scene, [...]
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards! The BET Hip Hop Awards took place on October 5th, 2021. This year was the 16th BET Hip Hop Awards. Here is a full list of Nominees and Winners: Hip Hop Artist of the Year:  Cardi B Drake J. Cole Lil [...]
104.7 THE DROP’s Inaugural BLOCK PARTY We call it a success! No amount of words can quite express how epic a night Saturday was. THE DROP’s 2nd Birthday Block Party featuring Wale was a SOLD OUT EVENT!!! Originally, our goal was 7,000 tickets and according to PD Nikki Swarn, we did nearly 9,000 tickets! Thank [...]
Original Article on goodblacknews.com on December 28, 2020 Written by Marlon West (FB: marlon.west1 Twitter: @marlonw IG: stlmarlonwest Spotify: marlonwest) Here’s a playlist of music artists who died this year. Although their beautiful voices and talents were lost in 2020, we can enjoy them for years to come. Musicians are often our collective voices, sharing ideas [...]

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