Cash Kings 2012: Hip-Hop’s Highest Paid Artists

Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the top earners in hip hop for their 2012 Cash Kings list. All together these top 20 entertainers earned a total of $415 million in the last year.

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Snoop’s New Operating System

So as you’ve probably heard, Snoop Dogg has announced he’s found the path of rastafari while recording in Jamaica and has been anointed Snoop Lion. A documentary about his transformation and reggae album titled ‘Reincarnated’ follows in the next few months and the reception has been very mixed with all kinds of comments are pouring out of people.

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Tupac Back At Coachella In Hologram Form: The Next Wave Of Monetizing Dead Artists?

Back from the dead and reunited on stage with Snoop for the first time since his 1996 death, Tupac was eerily resurrected this past weekend at the Coachella festival opening up a whole new world of opportunities to fans, concert promoters and the estates of the dead.

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RIP Nate Dogg + Tribute Mix from DJ Steve1der

West coast hip hop veteran Nate Dogg passed away yesterday March 15, 2011 from health complications due to a couple of strokes he suffered over the last few years that had left him partially paralyzed.

Best known for his collaborations with artists like Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Dr. Dre, Tupac, Mos Def, Ludacris, etc. he will forever be cemented in musical history. Nate also released 3 albums of his own; G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 [1998, Death Row Records], Music and Me [2001, Elektra] and Nate Dogg [2003, Aeg Digital].

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