Nadine Graham is a freelance music writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. When she isn't blasting hip-hop or talking to rappers she can be found writing about it all for Townsquare Media. Find her at @MadFreshDaily on Twitter, indulging in random conversations.
20 Janet Jackson Songs That Made You a Fan
In honor of Miss Jackson's (if you're nasty) return to the stage, The Boombox has compiled a list of the 20 Janet Jackson Songs That Made You a Fan.
Tweet Talks ‘Charlene’ Album, Missy Elliott’s Friendship and Choosing God Over Men [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Singer Tweet is taking it back to her roots -- all the way to the day she was born -- for her new album, 'Charlene.'
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Janet Jackson
From the nickname her big brother Michael Jackson gave her to piercings in surprising places, check out 25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Janet Jackson.
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Weeknd
You have to respect an artist for leaving his music at the forefront, even as people clamor for personal details. Take a look at 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The Weeknd.
Essence Music Festival 2015 Day Four: Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Ma$e & More [EXCLUSIVE]
From Kendrick Lamar to SZA and more, check out what went down during day four of the 2015 Essence Music Festival.
Essence Music Festival 2015 Day Three: Usher, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott & More [EXCLUSIVE]
The third day of the 2015 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans featured plenty of fireworks at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday night (July 4).
Essence Music Festival 2015 Day Two: Slick Rick, India Arie, Charlie Wilson & More [EXCLUSIVE]
The Essence Music Festival in New Orleans is in full swing. On day two, Friday (July 3), artists such as Slick Rick, India Arie and Charlie Wilson performed great sets. Here's our top seven moments on the second day of Essence Fest.
Trey Songz Kicks Off Day One of 2015 Essence Musical Festival [EXCLUSIVE]
Trey Songz performed on the first night of the 2015 Essence Music Festival, which took place at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Thursday evening (July 2).
John Legend Joins Meghan Trainor for Soulful ‘Like I’m Gonna Lose You’ at 2015 Billboard Music Awards [VIDEO]
Meghan Trainor was the first artist to bring some heartfelt lyrics to the 2015 Billboard Awards and she brought crooner John Legend along for the ride on Sunday evening (May 17).
2015 Billboard Music Awards Winners
Artists like Sam Smith have racked up an astounding 13 nominations at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Find out which categories he came out victorious in at the awards show as well as entertainers such as Iggy Azalea, J. Cole, John Legend and more.
A$AP Rocky Steals the Show While Shameik Moore Makes Geeky Look Cool in ‘Dope’ [EXCLUSIVE]
A$AP Rocky may be headed for a long career in Hollywood after his charismatic role in the new movie 'Dope.'
25 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About August Alsina
He's definitely not one to be played with, but even with all of his honesty, there's still more to learn (and love) about the crooner. Check out 25 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About August Alsina.
Ludacris Gives Back to Atlanta with 9th Annual LudaDay Weekend [EXCLUSIVE]
Ludacris gives back to Atlanta with his 9th annual LudaDay Weekend.
Mike Jones Talks Paul Wall ‘Misunderstanding,’ Weight Loss & New Album [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
A decade ago, Houston rapper Mike Jones struck gold -- better yet, platinum, multiple times -- when he dropped his first single ‘Still Tippin’’ from his debut album, ‘Who Is Mike Jones?’ The track was released through Swishahouse Records and featured Slim Thug and Paul Wall, who also had strong ties with the H-Town rap mainstay. But for every big win, sometimes there’s an even more substantial loss.
2 Chainz Hosting AEBL’s Back-to-School Drive in Atlanta
2 Chainz is hosting the Atlanta Entertainment Basketball League's Back-to-School Drive for local kids in the community.
Cash Out Talks ‘She Twerkin’,’ Touring With Ty Dolla $ign & Grabbing Wiz Khalifa for ‘Let’s Get It’ [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Cash Out discusses his new track 'She Twerkin',' going on tour with Ty Dolla $ign and collaborating with Wiz Khalifa on 'Let's Get It.'
Mary J. Blige Shares Her Drama-Free World at 2014 Essence Music Festival [EXCLUSIVE]
Mary J. Blige delivers a drama-free set at the 2014 Essence Music Festival.
Prince Gives Electrifying Performance at 2014 Essence Music Festival [EXCLUSIVE]
Prince entertained the crowd with a hit-heavy set at the 2014 Essence Music Festival.
Young Thug Talks Drugs, New Collabs & Young Money/ Cash Money [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Young Thug’s story is a complicated one. The Atlanta rapper is no newcomer to the industry, having been at work in the studio long before the success of ‘Stoner.’ In fact when this writer suggested 2011 as his first year, Thug quickly responded in his signature murmur, “Nah, before that, when you noticed was probably in 2011...
Que Talks Having ‘Jungle Fever,’ ‘Who Is Que’ EP and Mixtape [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Get familiar with Atlanta rapper Que, the man behind the banger 'OG Bobby Johnson.'