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WATCH: Jay-Z & Warren Buffett Talk "The Power of Luck"

Watch both billionaires Jay-Z and Warren Buffet talk about the "Power of Luck" below:



Watch: 2Pac's Throwback Interview From 1993 [VIDEO]

Watch a throwback interview of Pac back in 1993 below:

Watch: Diddy Gets Privately Mentored By Ray Dalio [VIDEO]

Watch a behind the scenes meeting between Diddy and his mentor Ray Dalio:

Klassic Christmas Joints: Run DMC - Christmas In Hollis [VIDEO]

Get in the holiday spirit with Christmas in Hollis!

Watch Run DMC's Christmas classic "Christmas In Hollis" below:

Watch: Jay-Z Talks Marriage, Politics, Therapy, & More [VIDEO]

Watch rapper and music mogul Jay-Z in a candid conversation about therapy, marriage, politics and more below:

 

Watch: JAY-Z - Big Pimpin' ft. UGK [VIDEO]

Today is Jay-Z's b-day and also the day we lost Pimp C in 2007.

Celebrate the life of both legends with one of the most legendary collabs in "Big Pimpin" below:

Watch: Jay-Z ft. Foxy Brown - Ain't No N*gga [VIDEO]

Watch one of our favorite Klassic Joints by the birthday boy Jay-Z ft. Foxy Brown below:

WATCH: Jay Z Making "The Black Album" In Studio [VIDEO]

Watch Jay Z behind the scenes in studio making one of his klassic joints with "The Black Album."

Guess Which Hip-Hop Legend Is Making Lullabies For Babies?

                                          
   
Snoop Dogg's catalog has spanned from klassic joints, to reggae, to gospel, and now babies!

Snoop is set to reach a brand new audience of babies with the release of his lullaby album.

The album titled "Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Snoop Dogg" will feature soothing instrumental versions of some of his klassic joints.

The tracklist for the project set to be released December 6 is below: 
1. ‘Gin and Juice’
2. ‘What’s My Name?’
3. ‘Beautiful’
4. ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’
5. ‘Lay Low’
6. ‘Sensual Seduction’
7. ‘Young, Wild & Free’
8. ‘Snoop’s Upside Ya Head’
9. ‘California Roll’
10. ‘Trust Me’
11. ‘Slow Down’
12. ‘Doggy Dogg World’

Watch: Pimp C - Get Throwed [VIDEO]

Today we lost the legendary Pimp C in 2007.

Remember the pimp's legacy with his klassic joint "Get Throwed" ft. Jeezy, Z-Ro, and Bun B below:

Jay Day: Watch Jay-Z's "Feelin' It" Video

Happy Jay Day! Watch one of Jay Z's klassic joints in celebration of his 50th with "Feelin' It" below:

Politics As Usual: Watch Jay-Z's Full Interview With The NFL [VIDEO]

Watch Jay-Z's full interview at the NFL News Press conference on kneeling, Kaepernick, & more below:

Watch: Vivica A. Fox Slams "Set It Off" Remake

Vivica A. Fox spoke with ET about the remake of the iconic film "Set It Off."

"Insecure" star Issa Rae is set to remake the film but Vivica advises otherwise.

Watch what the actress has to say about remakes below:

Big Happy Thanksgiving: B.I.G. - Juicy [VIDEO]

˙Happy Thanksgiving from Klassic Joints radio!

We're thankful for you listening and rockin to hip-hop's classics with us.

Cam'ron Mourns Unexpected Death Of...

                               
Our sympathies go out to Cam’ron who is mourning the sudden death of his best friend and girlfriend, Tawasa Harris.
Along with a photo of the two, Cam'ron posted the following caption on Instagram below:
"First off I want to thank my family, friends and fans for their condolences, I really appreciate it. This is not my sons mother (my sons mother is fine) this is someone I went out with years ago, and we got back together a year and a half ago. And I had the best time of my life during that period. She was the person I spent 3-4nights a week with, the person I spoke to on the phone with 7-8times a day, the person I fell asleep on the phone with, the person I spent all summer with, the person that I was planning thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and our birthdays with, the person who put me on to hi-end fashion, my biggest supporter, the person that wouldn’t let u talk about me while she was around, I could go on and on..but..this was really the love of my life!! I had so many close people die, I thought I was numb to death, but this past week has taught me im not. I chose to keep this relationship private because of the same way the media is acting now. Speculating, reporting with out facts etc. but Tee I’m truly going to miss you. You are my best friend.. and the the true definition of HOMIE, LOVER, FRIEND. My condolences go to her entire family. Especially her 3 kids, Mom, brother, and Logan. She loved all of you guys unconditionally. Time for me to get out and get back to it. I know that’s what she would want.. #BestFriends ๐Ÿ’”"
Reports say the cause of death is unknown. 
Rest in peace Tawasa and prayers up for Cam'ron. 

WATCH: Shawn Wayans' Speech At John Witherspoon's Funeral

Watch Shawn Wayans' speech at his former co-star John Witherspoon's funeral below:

Guess Which Rap Group Might Get Their Own Theme Park?

                                   

Wu-Tang Clan fans might be screaming "WUUU" for a major new reason.

According to the VP of Wu-Tang Clan Management, the group might be getting their very own theme park in South Korea.

VP Kang says he is "reportedly in talks to bring a Wu-Tang Clan theme park to his birthplace of Seoul, Korea."

Kang also revealed 
development plans for the park but there is no set date yet. 

Guess What Snoop Dogg & Tupac Items Are For Sale?

                                     
We all know Snoop Dogg loves his Klassic Joints.
Now you can buy the grinder Snoop Dogg used for his joints for about $2,500. 
That is one expensive ass grinder! 
You can also buy Tupac items like signed photos and poems including a photo of Pac and his Outlawz with handguns set to sell for around $3,000. 
Would you spend thousands of dollars on memorabilia from your favorites?

Eric B. Gets Arrested On 17-Year-Old...



Eric B. was recently arrested on a warrant from 2002. 

According to the Associated Press, the bench warrant was issued for failure to appear in court for a sentencing. 

Eric B.'s current attorney says he pleaded guilty to assault that year and wasn't required to appear in court. 

Eric B. is out of jail now after 2 weeks. 

RIP: Rapper Bad Azz Dead At 43

One of Snoop Dogg's closest friends in the game has passed away.

Rapper Bad Azz passed away while being held in custody at a detention center in Riverside, CA.

Police say no foul play was involved in his death. Guards allegedly were performing a security check when they noticed Bad Azz was in need of medical assistance.

His death is unclear but he was picked up on Friday on a domestic violence charge and had an upcoming court date Tuesday.

Faith Evans Surprisingly Smoked Klassic Joints With...

Faith Evans opened up about some of her memories with Biggie and Whitney Houston.

Evans says, "Whitney and Bobby used to live in the same country club as me and my ex-husband and one day they came to our house. We were drinking wine, smoking joints, and they had this thing where they [would] dance and curse at each other.”
Watch the snippet of Faith Evans talking about her relationship with Whitney Houston below:

Watch: Ice Cube Gives Speech At John Witherspoon's Funeral [VIDEO]

Rest in peace to John Witherspoon aka Pops.

Watch Ice Cube's speech at John Witherspoon's funeral below:



Outkast, The Neptunes, & More Nominated For Songwriters Hall of Fame 2020

                                                                                        

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 nominees to be voted on for the its 51st Annual Induction & Awards Gala on June 11th, 2020.
This year's performing nominees include Outkast, R.E.M., Patti Smith, Journey, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, The Isley Brothers, former Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, Mike Love, David Gates, Steve Miller, and Mariah Carey.
This year’s non-performing nominees include solo artists William “Mickey” StevensonRick NowelsSonny CurtisJerry FullerTony MacaulayBob McDill, and Roger Nichols. Non-performing songwriting duos nominated include Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo (The Neptunes), the late Tommy Boyce and Bobby HartLynn Ahrens and Stephen FlahertyL. Russell Brown and the late Irwin Levine, and Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan.
Six songwriters or songwriting groups will be inducted out of the 24 nominees.

Klassic Joints: Belly Releases 21 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]

One of the most Klassic Joints in hip-hop films, Belly, released 21 years ago today.

Watch the scene from Belly where Tommy Smashes right after his side chick calls!

What's your favorite scene from Belly?!



Watch: Total ft. The Notorious B.I.G. - Can't You See [VIDEO]

Watch Total ft. The Notorious B.I.G's klassic joint for "Can't You See" below:

 

Watch: Diddy Gives Howard University Commencement Speech [VIDEO]

Happy 50th Birthday to Diddy!

Watch Sean Combs deliver the 2014 commencement speech at Howard University:



Diddy Is 50: 8 Must-Know Facts About Sean Combs

                                          

Happy Birthday to hip-hop legend Diddy! 

Peep 8 must-know Diddy facts for his 50th b-day below: 

8. In 2019, Forbes estimated his net worth at $740 million, making him the 3rd richest hip-hop rapper.

7.  Combs says he was given the nickname Puff as a child because he would "huff and puff" when he was angry. 

6. After being fired from Uptown in1993, he established his new label Bad Boy Entertainment. 

5. During college at Howard University, Diddy was a doorman at a Marriott Hotel. He says, "I didn't have no ego. Doorman had to wear crazy hats. I looked like Troy, Roman times."

4. He changed his stage name from Puff Daddy to P. Diddy in 2001. 

3. Diddy announced his hit reality show "Making The Band" (2002-2009) will return in 2020.

2. The first complete album he allegedly ever worked on was Mary J. Blige's "What's the 411?"

1. In 2019, he revealed he wants to change his name to Sean Love Combs. 

Watch: Puff Daddy & Mase Perform "Benjmains/Mo' Money, Mo' Problems" In 1998

Watch Puff Daddy & Mase perform "Benjmains/Mo' Money, Mo' Problems" live at the American Music Awards in 1998!



Master P Talks Business & Defends Meghan Markle [VIDEO]

Watch Master P advocate for black-owned businesses, discuss diversity in America's board rooms, and defend the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle:



Dr. Dre To Receive Honor During...

                                     
The legendary Dr. Dre is set to be honored at the Recording Academy’s 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing.
The Grammys announced that they “will pay tribute to the artistic achievements and innovations of Dre.”
Dr. Dre will receive the honor on Jan. 22nd and the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will take place Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 and air live on CBS at 8 p.m.

Master P Is Bringing Snacks To Walmart

                                          

Master P is taking snack time to a whole nother level.

The mastermind rap mogul is expanding his empire of "Rap Snacks" in a big distribution deal with Wal-Mart.

His potato chip brand "Rap Snacks" will now be in over 4,200 Wal-Mart stores nationwide.

Have you tried the snacks?
                                           

WATCH: Mista Madd's Klassic Joint "Down South" Gets 20th Anniversary "Ladies" Version

One of the south's most iconic Klassic Joints has been recreated for its 20th anniversary!

Just months after being featured on 'H-Town For Real," Mista Madd has officially returned to his first true passion...music.

After a 12 year hiatus from the hip-hop music scene, Mista Madd is bringing the H-Town flavor back with a brand new version of "Down South."

Watch Houston's hottest female flavors KenTheMan, Lebra Jolie, and OMB Bloodbath take on the timeless hit of "Down South 2019" below:



Which R&B Artist Did Suge Knight Sign His Life Rights Over To?

Guess Which Klassic Joint Nas Says He's Done Celebrating...

                                         
One of the most KLASSIC joints in hip-hop history is Nas' album Illmatic. 
As the 25th anniversary of Nas' debut album approaches, Nas said in a recent interview it's "corny" to keep praising an album from over two decades ago.
Nas says "I’m very grateful—it’s so crazy—but to celebrate one album when I’ve made over 10, all the things I’ve worked on—and I’ve been working for so long—to celebrate one album over all else is corny to me."
He adds, "I don’t want to celebrate another Illmatic anything. I’m done. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for appreciating that record, but it’s over."
What do you think about Nas' take one of hip-hop's greatest albums of all-time?

Notorious B.I.G. Becomes A First-Time Nominee For...

                                 
The Notorious B.I.G. is still continuing to make history. 
Biggie is a first-time nominee for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class.
Whitney Houston, the Dave Matthews band, Thin Lizzy, the Doobie Brothers, Rufus with Chaka Khan, and more are also among this years nominees. 
Inductees will be announced in January followed by an induction ceremony on May 2, but you can vote today HERE.

Queen Latifah To Be Honored By Harvard University

                                                     
A hip-hop queen is being honored by one of the most prestigious universities in the world. 
Queen Latifah will receive the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal for her contributions to black history and culture.
Latifah is one of 7 honorees who will receive the award on October 22. 

Watch: Lil Kim Speaks On Her Legacy, Jermaine Dupri's Comments On Female Rappers, & More

Lil Kim stopped by Genius to talk about her legacy and Jermaine Dupri’s controversial comments about the current state of female rap.
JD claims there’s no variety in female rap and there’s an overwhelming amount of “stripper rap.”
Check out the full interview below:

Watch: Grandmaster Flash Explains How To Do A Break Mix In 1983

Watch the master Grandmaster Flash explain how to do a mix break back in 1983 below:



Watch: Lil Kim & Junior Mafia Perform On BET Hip Hop Awards

Lil Kim performed a medley of hits before receiving the "I Am Hip-Hop" Award at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

Watch Lil Kim, Junior M.A.F.I.A. and more in their full performance below:

Where Are They Now: Breakin' 1984 Edition [VIDEO]

Watch a special "Where Are They Now" on the stars of the 1984 cult film "Breakin" below:

Watch: The Evolution Of Kris Kross (1992) - (2013)

Watch the evolution of Kris Kross from 1992 up to 2013 below:

Watch: Heavy D, The Boyz, Kool G Rap, Grand Puba, CL Smooth, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, Q-Tip - Dont Curse

Watch one of craziest collabs from Heavy D, The Boyz, Kool G Rap, Grand Puba, CL Smooth, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, and Q-Tip from the 1991 Album: "Peaceful Journey" below:

Watch: Wu-Tang Clan - Da Mystery Of Chessboxin' [VIDEO]

Watch the Wu's video for their klassic joint "Da Mystery of Chessboxin" below:

‘Belly’ Actor Louie Rankin Dies

Louie Rankin known for his role in the movie "Belly" died in a car crash.

According to TMZ, the crash reportedly involved a transport truck and another vehicle.

RIP to the "Original Don Dada."

Will Smith Launches "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"...

Will Smith is back with another business venture.

This time the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air announced a clothing line inspired by the 90's hit show.

Ultramagnetic MC's - Raise It Up [VIDEO]

Watch Ultramagnetic MC's video for their klassic joint "Raise It Up" below:

Klassic Joints: Beat Street Roxy Battle [VIDEO]

It's Movie Monday!

Watch oen of our favorite klassic joints in "Beat Street " epic Roxy Battle below:

Jimmy Spicer - Money (Dollar Bill Y'all) [AUDIO]

Listen to one of Jimmy Spicer's most klassic joints "Money (Dollar Bill Y'all)" below:

Hip-Hop Pioneer Jimmy Spicer Dead At 61

                                        

Rest in peace to one of the early pioneering MCs of hip-hop Jimmy Spicer.

According to the New York Times, Spicer passed away after battling brain cancer and lung cancer. Spicer was 61 years old.

Listen to Jimmy Spicer's full legendary “Adventures of Super Rhyme,” rap below:

Dame Dash Reportedly Paid $1.7 Million In...

                                     
Dame Dash reportedly invested nearly $2 million dollars for Lee Daniels to produce a biopic based on Richard Pryor’s life.
According to the Blast, Daniels was ordered to pay Dame $1,782,500 in total after learning details of the project but he never got his money back.
The two have now allegedly reached a settlement although the details aren't clear. 
Now we'll just have to see if the Richard Pryor biopic ever releases.

Watch: Master P Explains No Limit Records' Business Formula In 1997

Watch Master P explain No Limit Record's business strategy back in 1997.



Master P Announces "No Limit Reunion Tour"

Guess Which Female Rapper Is Now A Professor?

Hip-hop legend and former No Limit soldier Mia X has now added another profession to her rolodex. 
In an Instagram post, Mia X announced she will officially be joining the faculty of Loyola Unviersity as a professor of Hip-Hop Studies.
Congrats to Mia X and check out her caption below:
”Who would have thought that I would indeed become a rapper make a career out of what I truly LOVE,” Mia X wrote. “AND 31 years after high school I am teaching Hip Hop. A genre of music that the world believed was a fad at a major university in my city!!!!! Thank you God and I promise to do my best ❤."

Watch Biggie "25 Years of Ready to Die" Short Documentary

Amazon Music released a short documentary called "The Birth of Biggie: 25 Years of Ready to Die."

The Notorious B.I.G. documentary includes rare interviews, Big's transition to superstardom and more.

Watch the documentary preview below:

Vinyl Records May Outsell CDs For First Time In...

                                   
Vinyl records are on the way to outselling CDs for the first time in over 30 years. 
Records have currently earned $224.2 million off of 8.6 million units sold in the first half of 2019.
CD sales have earned $247.9 million off of 18.6 million units sold. 
Reports say "vinyl revenue grew by 12.8 percent in the second half of 2018 and by 12.9 percent in the first half of 2019 while CD revenue remained practically stagnant."
The last time vinyl records ever outsold CDs was in 1986.

Kurupt Gets Rushed To The Hospital While Filming...

During the filming of "Marriage Boot Camp," Kurupt relapsed on alcohol and was rushed to the hospital. 

Eazy E's Family Unveils New Headstone

Klassic Joints: Outkast - Elevators (Me & You) [VIDEO]

Watch Outkast's video for their klassic joint "Elevators (Me & You)" below:

Maya Angelou's Conversation With Tupac Shakur [VIDEO]

Watch Maya Angelou open up about her conversation with Tupac on the set of Poetic Justice:

Watch: Kids React To 90s Hip-Hop [VIDEO]

Do teens nowadays know about their 90s hip-hop? Watch below to find out!

Don't forget to tune in to all the best klassic joints in hip-hop with Klassic Joints radio.

N.W.A. - Express Yourself [VIDEO]

Watch N.W.A.'s video for their klassic joint "Express Yourself" below:

Watch: Suge Knight's Infamous Speech At The Source Awards

Watch Suge Knight's infamous speech from The Source Awards back in 1995 below:



Klassic Joints: Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Doggy Dogg - Nuthin' But A G Thang [VIDEO]

Tuning into Klassic Joints radio ain't nothin' but a g thang baby.

Watch Dr. Dre's klassic joint for "Nuthin' But A G Thang" below:

Watch: Michelle Obama Sings Carpool Karaoke With Missy Elliott

Watch our forever First Lady Michelle Obama kick it on Carpool Karaoke with a special appearance from Missy Elliott!



Watch: Missy Elliott Performs "The Rain," "Get Your Freak On," & More

Just before receiving the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award, Missy Elliott performed a medley of her klassic joints!

Watch Missy Elliott perform 'The Rain', 'Hot Boyz', 'Get Ur Freak On', and more below:



Watch: Queen Latifah, Naughty By Nature & More Perform Medley

Watch Queen Latifah, Redman, Naughty By Nature, Wyclef Jean, and more perform together below:

Klassic Joints: Grandmaster Flash - The Message [VIDEO]

Watch one of the most Klassic Joints in Grandmaster Flash's video for "The Message" below:

Watch: Fab 5 Freddy Interviews Tupac On Yo! MTV Raps [VIDEO]

Watch a Super Throwback interview between Tupac and Fab 5 Freddy below!

Michael Jackson Samples In Hip-Hop [VIDEOS]

In honor of Michael Jackson's 61st birthday, listen to klassic joints that sample MJ.

Happy 60th Birthday Michael Jackson! [VIDEOS]

Happy 61st Birthday to Michael Jackson the KING of Pop, leader of the Jackson 5, one of the greatest entertainers EVER and so much more.

Remember the times of MJ with a few of his best videos below:

Guess Which Toy Company Bought Death Row Records

                                              
                                   
One of the largest toy companies, Hasbro, has acquired the legendary rap label Death Row Records. 

The $4 billion dollar Hasbro deal to buy Entertainment One means Peppa The Pig, Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head, and more are all under the same family.  

The CEO says it's an opportunity to have a brand "driven by family-oriented storytelling."

What do you think about Pac mixed with My Little Pony?

                                     

Happy Birthday Joey Crack: Watch Fat Joe Freestyle In 1995 [VIDEO]

Happy Birthday to the legendary Fat Joe aka Joey Crack!

Watch Fat Joe freestyle and explain how he got his name below:

Klassic Joints: Discover All The Samples In Nas' Illmatic Album

Check out all the Klassic Joints Nas sampled in his 'Illmatic' album below:



Jay Z Allegedly Will Become Part Owner Of...



Former NFL Star Cedric Benson Dies In Motorcycle Accident


Famed running back Cedric Benson passed away in a motorcycle accident. Benson was 36 years old. 
Benson soared to stardom as a Texas Longhorn then played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Chicago Bears. 
According to Austin police, a minivan was trying to cross an intersection when it ran into the motorcycle. 
Benson and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene. 

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