On Thursday May 17, 2012 Yo Gotti brought the trap to NYC when he performed at SOB’s on the Road To Riche$ Tour. Gotti was also joined by Zed Zilla, D-Shep, DJ Greg Street and more. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos and videos from this performance. All photos and videos by Bernard Smalls
Shout out to Nipsey Hu$$le for always delivering.
Young Roddy in his Louisiana hometown holding it down for Brooklyn sporting that East New York fitted hat. #Salute
On Tuesday May 15, 2012, Big K.R.I.T. held an exclusive listening session for his forthcoming debut album, “Live From The Underground.” The event took place at Fight Klub Studios in NYC. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos from this intimate event. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Monday May 14, 2012, Curren$y took over Alife in NYC to hold an exclusive listening session for his upcoming album “The Stoned Immaculate.” The event was hosted by Shaheem Reid and numerous guests were in attendance including Stalley, Shiest Bubz, Skyzoo, Audra The Rapper and Miss Info. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos from the night’s event. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
If it aint street it aint heat.
On Wednesday May 2, 2012, Rick Ross filled the conference room at the Eventi Hotel in midtown Manhattan to hold a press conference and make some major announcements on behalf of Maybach Music. Rick and Diddy first announced that French Montana’s album, “Excuse My French,” will drop on July 17th. French’s next single will reportedly feature Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne. It was also announced that Meek Mill’s upcoming mixtape, “Dreamchaser 2” will drop on May 7th and be followed by his debut album, “Dreams & Nightmares” on August 28th. Rozay also announced that the MMG compilation “Self Made v.2,” will drop June 26th and then announced that his next solo album “God Forgives, I Don’t Will” hit shelves July 31st. After weeks of speculations, Ross also announced the latest signee to MMG – Omarion. This needless to say announcement came as a surprise to most. Click through and check out all the photos from the MMG press conference. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
On Saturday April 28, 2012, EA Sports partnered with Virgin Gaming to celebrate the success of FIFA 12, Madden 12 and NHL 12 by hosting a tournament for dedicated gamers at Terminal 5 in New York City. The tournament was hosted by Gerard “HipHop Gamer” Williams. Following the tournament, Jadakiss and Just Blaze took the stage for a set of special live performances. Click through this exclusive slideshow to take a look at all of the action. All photos by Bernard Smalls.