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NAACP Image Awards 2012: Adele, Chris Brown Nominated
As Spinner.com reports, last year, 2011, will forever be known as the time that everybody went friggin' nuts for Adele. The singer has spent a record 16 weeks at the top of the charts, tying the record for the 'Titanic' soundtrack -- her heart will go on, and on, and on, and on -- add…
Diggy Simmons Won’t Use Ghostwriters, Talks New LP
Patrick Hoelck
Diggy Simmons can't stop smiling. The fledgling rapper looks like a glossy eyed child staring at presents under the Christmas tree while describing the effort he puts into his stage shows. The debate over whether hip-hop is dead clearly doesn't faze the newcomer; he's re…
Diggy Simmons Releases First Single, ‘Copy Paste’
One year after inking a deal with Atlantic Record, Diggy Simmons is officially ready to get the ball rolling on his rap career, dropping his debut single, 'Copy Paste,' Friday (May 27).
The young rapper opted to follow in the footsteps of his famous father Rev Run, after gaining notoriety o…
Diggy Simmons Recording with Bangladesh
Diggy Simmons plans to make his debut album leave a great first impression. A behind-the-scenes video has revealed that the hip-hop wunderkind -- and son of Reverend Run -- is aiding his goal by hooking up with production impresario Bangladesh...
XXL Freshmen 2011 Celebrate Status With Concert, Mixtape
The 2011 XXL Freshmen Class -- a body anointed by XXL magazine as the game's hottest newcomers -- have had a big 24 hours. After gathering at B.B. Kings Blues Club in New York City Tuesday night (March 22) for a concert, the group of 11 rappers dropped a collaborative mixtape this morning (Marc…
Lil B, Lil Twist, Yelawolf & More Make 2011 XXL Freshmen Class
Around this time each year, hip-hop fans begin to eagerly anticipate and debate the rappers that will make the XXL Freshmen Class list. Usually one has to wait until the magazine's issue hits newsstands to get the full list, but this year the cover has leaked nearly a month early and spread far…
Diggy Simmons Raps in Amy Winehouse Protege’s Video
London native Dionne Bromfield is getting ready to release her second album 'Good for the Soul,' and the teen soul-pop star has enlisted a little help from Diggy Simmons for the album's lead single, 'Yeah Right.'
Bromfield first made headlines in 2009 when she was signed to t…
Diggy Simmons Releases New Mixtape With DJ Premier
Diggy Simmons inked his first deal with Atlantic Records in March, after his freestyle over Nas' 'Made You Look' went viral and perked up some ears in the industry. On Thursday (Dec. 23), the 15-year-old rapper dropped his latest mixtape, 'Past Presents Future,' which is hos…

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