Daniel Hamilton – Get Thru (Official Music Video)

New Video! ‘Get Through’. Daniel Hamilton releases the official music video for his hit song ‘Get Through’, a rythmic and catchy merge of RnB and Trinidad & Tobago’s very own Soca music. Check it out!

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“The Twin Island State”-Trailer Trinbago HipHop Documentary

“The Twin Island State” will be released as part of the showcase for the Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival 2018. The screening dates are as follows: Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 8:30pm @ Movie Towne San Fernando and Sunday 23rd September 2018 at 6:00pm @ Movie Towne Port of Spain. The film features some of Trinidad and Tobago’s most talented hip-hop artistes, sound engineers and producers. It also features some well-known radio and television personalities who all give a unique perspective on various topics discussed within the film. Filled with exclusive never before seen footage and performances, the film gives an insight into the past and present of hip-hop culture within Trinidad and Tobago, paying particular attention to some of the pioneers who paved the way for the new and upcoming artistes involved in hip-hop today. So if you are a hip-hop head, an artiste, a music lover or someone interested in learning what happens when indigenous culture clashes with foreign culture, this is definitely your film.

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Rapper Mac Miller is dead at 26

Malcolm James McCormick, known to his fans and the music industry as Mac Miller, died on Friday at the age of 26, according to TMZ. Miller reportedly died of an apparent drug overdose and was found dead at his home in Studio City, California. His death was confirmed by Variety.

Miller is best known for his 2015 album GO:OD AM and songs like “Weekend” and “Self Care.” He was also featured on Ariana Grande’s “The Way,” which the two collaborated on in 2013. He and Grande dated from 2016 to 2018.

Miller’s new album Swimming was just released on August 3, and he was set to go on tour in October. The last message posted to Miller’s official Twitter account was a tweet on Thursday night that expressed his excitement about kicking off his concert series:

Miller never flinched in writing music about his personal battles with rejection and the music industry, or about his struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. That put a spotlight on the life he led in the public eye. In May, Miller was charged with a DUI after crashing his Mercedes into a power pole.

“I used to rap super openly about really dark shit,” Miller told Vulture in an interview this month, when discussing his early music and its allusions to hard drugs and the theme of dying young. “Because that’s what I was experiencing at the time. That’s fine, that’s good, that’s life. It should be all the emotions.”

Source: Vox

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Da Brat Files for Bankruptcy After Falling $7 Million in Debt, Owes $6.4M to Victim

According to The Blast, Da Brat has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling $7 million in debt. She reportedly has $108,700.65 in assets and her liabilities total $7,782,249.57.

Included in her liabilities is a $6.4 million judgment to former cheerleader Shayla Stevens, who Da Brat hit in the face with a bottle in a nightclub in 2000. In addition, Da Brat owes $1,255,128 to Sony Music and $12,000 to Ally Bank. She also listed $2,284 in credit card debt, $2,284 owed to the Georgia Department of Revenue, and an unknown amount to the IRS.

She has reportedly made $75,000 so far this year, $106,000 in 2017 and $92,000 in 2016. Her monthly expenses total $10,506.55, but she brings in $9,319, leaving her $1,187 in the negative every month.

Source: VladTV

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T.I.’s Manager Fined $19,000 for Possession of Marijuana

The manager of American rapper and actor T.I. has been slapped with a 19 thousand dollar fine for possession of marijuana by Scarborough Magistrate Brian Debideen. Cortez Thomas spent the weekend in the Tobago jail after being charged by the Crown Point police on Sunday 29th July, 2018 who were carrying out a road block exercise outside the Pigeon Point Heritage Park where T.I performed for Tobago’s Great Fete event over the weekend . HE was held with a small container of marijuana which he stated would usually be a USD$75.00 ticket in the US without imprisonment. Tobagonian events coordinator and driver of Thomas, Orlando Phillip was also charged $2000.00 for having marijuana in the vehichle. Thomas stated Trinidad & Tobago is moving too slowly to decriminalize marijuana.

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Source: CNC 3

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He’s Back!! Scott Storch- Still Storch

Scott Storch – Still Storch (Vevo Original)

You know him for the most infamous beats in hip hop and RnB for artists such as 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Mario, Terror Squad, Beyoncé to name a very small few. There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride to the top. Storch’s way with crafting hooks and shaping melodies, as well as his knack of being in the right place at the right time, brought him to Cali, where the inspired keyboardist began shaping the sound of pop, hip-hop and R&B, working with an array of artists that stretch from Dr. Dre and Beyoncé to 50 Cent Christina Aguilera. The hits rolled in, the money stacked up, and creativity exploded. A big chunk of the 2000’s best music has Storch’s name on it. Then, through a string of drug troubles and monetary woes, he dropped out of sight for decade. It was the music’s loss. Now he’s back in action, and our intimate profile ‘Still Storch’ paints a portrait of a man who’s seen it all and is still cranking out great tracks. These days his studio hosts artists such as French Montana, Chris Brown, A$AP Ferg as well as talented newcomers like Kyle and Thutmose. A victory come-back. For hip-hop fans, ‘Still Storch’ is a must-see mini-doc, an extended look at talent, addiction, and an unyielding passion for artistry.

A Rollo Jackson Film in Association with Somesuch
Director of Photography: Bobby Shore
Editor: Adam Biskupski
Producer: Tarquin Glass
Director: Rollo Jackson

Executive Producers:
Joseph Patel, Justin Prager, Steve Lobel, Sarah Pearson, Sally Campbell, Tim Nash, Nathan Scherrer, Tom Connaughton, JP Evangelista

-HipHopTT

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BENZINO CALLED ME OUT | SHINEZSTORY VLOG #TRINIDAD

“#loveindehouse to you all. DISCLAIMER this is NOT a Family or community vlog it’s just me doing me
As you know by now Benzino the guy from Love and Hip Hop That’s my personal friend over the past 4 years now. every time he comes to Trinidad,he call me to link up and hang out. He loves Laventille so much one time he says to me Yo shinez how much is a House in laventille son the view is crazy. I was like wah ????? hope you enjoy this video if you did not see the video with me and Benzino in laventille Hit the link: https://youtu.be/rU4-RI7QZJo”

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