Sage Francis: DIY Hip-Hop Maverick

Without a major label push, Sage developed an amazing do-it-yourself (DIY) marketing strategy. He released a series of SICK mixtapes, solidified his reputation as an electric performer, and spread his talents...

Director Q&A: Billy Wright

Fresh off of completing the filming of "Can't Stop Won't Stop," Wright talked to Ballerstatus about the movie, the roll of music in film and what he hopes to achieve by bringing Kody Scott's story to screen.

Master P: It’s Time For Change

Music mogul, Master P, released the following open letter in response to comments made by 50 Cent at a recent BET press conference, in which he called him irrelevant.

Murs: Running For Office

As he gears up for his Warner Bros. album, Murs For President, and the Paid Dues nationwide tour, the rapper sits down to talk about the future, the past, and why no one can say he hasn't paid his dues.
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Q&A: Xzibit Gets Back To The Music

Despite the TV and movie fame, X has a solid history of being one of the West's fiercest lyricists, so he's back on the music type, working his latest release, Full Circle.