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Bigshot Nation presents: "Royals Uncut" Episode 3 (Lyric Influences). It's a Reality Show that takes place at a barbershop and they cover hot topics & current events.  Follow using the links below and subscribe to catch more episodes on their YouTube channel. Links: Twitter Facebook YouTube
Check out this dope video by producer ToeJam! Be sure to follow him and subscribe using the links below. Links: Facebook  Soundcloud YouTube Twitter Bandcamp
"Everything Alien" is Alpar Fendo’s extra-terrestrial puppet comedy for both the young and old and it is currently being performed in Germany. It was founded by Alpar Fendo, a ventriloquist, magician and stand up comedian. The show combines all three of Fendo’s skills into one very unique extraterrestrial show. Here’s the show’s story line: After earth can be found in many of the...
Check out Cooper's Color To Canvas in the Philadelphia area! They are a "BYOB canvas paint studio where everyone creates a masterpiece". This place is perfect for private parties, corporate events, singles, families and even fund raising!  Be sure to follow and check out the links below: Links: Official website Facebook Instagram Twitter
"May the odds be forever in your favor, may the Gods smile upon you, smile Olympus". Smile Olympus offers a unique way to keep your teeth white, without using potentially harmful micro-beads and flouride. Learn more at www.smileolympus.com
This is the music video for that hot joint "Hula Hoop" by Karizma.  Be sure to support and check out the links below! Links: Facebook Twitter Instagram
Check out the music video for "That's How I Came Up" by ParkaBoi Featuring Aroc. Definitely check out the links below and be sure to subscribe! Links: Picbi Facebook Twitter  
Check it out, Nico Rooney and JadataMusic from Code Ninety drop a little freestyle called "Come Over" (produced by Cla$$ical).  Be sure to check out the links below! Links: Official Website Twitter @NicoRooney Twitter @JadataMusic
Check out this beat made by producer Bias!  This one is called "07:42 In the Morning". If you need beats, his email is "biasproducer@gmail.com" and make sure you follow and subscribe below! Links: Twitter Instagram YouTube
Check out Am-Bess as she performs this unique version of "Hello" by Adele. Make sure you follow & subscribe using the links below! Links: Facebook Twitter Instagram
Checkout the official music video for the song "Renovation", the first single from the album "Renovation" by Ezert.  Be sure to follow and subscribe using the links below! Links: Official Website Facebook Twitter
If you are into all things hip hop music, then this is the TV show for you.  The first episode of "The Rap Game" aired on January 1st, 2016 on the Lifetime Channel. In this show, Jermaine Dupri gets to choose 5 child rappers to compete with each other and the winner gets a contract with So So Def Recordings.   Written exclusively for RobLunaMusic.com
Check out this choreography by "JLynn Productions".  This performance is set to "Undone" by Haley Reinhart.   Be sure to follow & subscribe using the links below! Links: Facebook YouTube Twitter
Check out NukeBoy's latest mixtape called "Welcome To NukeTown Vol 1".  It features collabs with Cambatta, Boont Dollaz and production by various producers. Show support and follow using the links below! Links: Facebook Twitter
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV4INc2TORA?rel=0] There is no stopping Viktor Rasiia.  This is the official music video for his joint "Revival",  directed by Errand Boy.  Also, if you haven't got it already, go cop his latest mixtape "Lightning Flashes, Thunder Crashes" straight off his website, links below.   Links: Available at: iTunes | Google Play | Amazon Mp3 Official Website Twitter Facebook
David Bowie was a british singer and songwriter who has been making music over 50 years. He released 26 albums and was known for songs like "Space Oddity", "The Man Who Sold The World", "Heroes", "Let's Dance", "Modern Love" and many more hits. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4d7Wp9kKjA?rel=0&w=100&h=360] Bowie died from liver cancer on January 10th, 2016.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1EYxB3fno8?rel=0] LMFAO! This has to be the craziest video I've seen in a while. Sick track too! A bootylicious, wild journey over a bass-pounding Intergalactrix beat! Single-handedly directed and animated by Anton Servetnik.  Go check out the links below! Links: Get It on iTunes YouTube Channel
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cjwd6uEKyXA?rel=0] Check out this video, it is a beautiful song written by Mindy Mickevich, called "King Benjamin". It is about a woman falling in love with a great man that wants peace, love, hope and faith.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JUZZTTg_OU?rel=0] A nice remix from Dutch DJ Reyer, well known for his top EDM mixes across the world. Reyer is a truly talented producer and DJ!
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-F7BJSWbaw?rel=0] Psyco Sid is back and once again he delivers pure heat!  This new joint is called "AM.I" and it features a collaboration with V12 and was produced by Sound Clique.  Definitely do follow using the links below! Links: Official Website Facebook Twitter Instagram
Salt Lake City Ever since 2000, Salt Lake City in Utah has had a thriving rock music scene and has brought us bands like "Neon Trees" and "Imagine Dragons". Miami If you are into electronic music, look no further than Miami, Florida. It is also a hub for DJ's, rappers, singers, producers and much more.  This is mainly due to the large club...
Chicago Hip Hop is known for 3 main styles, Chopper (which is about fast flows), Chipmunk Soul and Drill music (southside Chicago thuggish style). Many famous established artists have come from here, such as R. Kelly, Da Brat, Kanye West, Twista and Lupe Fiasco. Recently, the list is expanding thanks to Chance The Rapper, King Louie, Vic Mensa, Lil Bibby, Lil...
Introducing the Instrumental Hub! A brand new website for singers, rappers, producers and content creators alike to find instrumental music for their projects. The site carries different styles and genres perfect for songwriters, YouTubers, video editors, TV commercials, movies and much more! All purchases are delivered automatically via email. Check it out today, go visit InstrumentalHub.com
Kenneth Brian Edmonds, better known as Babyface, is an iconic singer-songwriter, and record producer from Indianapolis, Indiana. Babyface has had over 26 number 1 hits throughout his career, 10 solo albums, 5 group albums and has won 11 Grammy Awards. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDKO6XYXioc?rel=0&w=100&h=360] Many of his hits were written for artists like Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Boyz II Men, Beyonce, Lil Wayne and...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pleRJuLTa1w?rel=0] This is an anti smoking song aimed at preventing children from starting to smoke. Nothing to do with adults. Just teenagers, (kids telling kids) telling kids 'Don't smoke because if you do 'You Don't Look Cool'.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJBNp7aF6EA?list=PLC8x06vZfrhJ-ku0PveDehRfiQ0OVWYeU&w=100&h=360] Another hot joint from Florida rapper Trill! This one is called "Low" featuring Berger Boy and it's straight off "Trill Talk". Show some support, check out the links and follow! Links: Soundcloud Twitter
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l503wz-VEGI?rel=0] Check out this dope banger from Trill called "Never Be The Same". It is track 4 off the "Trill Talk" EP and be sure to check out the links and follow! Links: Soundcloud Twitter
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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msEabgHAuhI?rel=0] This video covers the unfairness of Sony's Playstation 4 platform and how it lacks true backwards compatibility with previous PS3 and PS2 hard copy games.  Check out Retrobro's official website and be sure to subscribe to his channel below. Links: Official Website YouTube Channel
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUK5Z4uMFo8?rel=0] This Rant video is about the recent news of Kojima being blocked by Konami from going to the gaming awards to receive the rewards for Metal Gear Solid 5. Also a talk questioning Konami as well as a few other companies ethics. Links: Official Website YouTube Channel
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xnEQo8ptZE?list=PLR1BgvSJKZ8TTYHaPSpafCiDmkdao_N4T] Path To Ethics gave us this sneak peek to their song "Dishonestly", straight off their new upcoming album, "To See The Light". The album is expected to drop sometime in 2016, so be sure to click the links below and follow! #‎PickYourCause Links: Official Facebook Soundcloud
As an upcoming broke musician, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do. These days many musicians are almost always on a tight budget, so because of this, they find themselves looking for "freebies". Some might jack beats from sites such as Soundcloud,  Soundclick or YouTube by utilizing 3rd party websites or manually downloading and altering the audio protection. Others may download cracked audio software such as Pro Tools or...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrR0MIycQys?rel=0] Check out Psyco Sid coming straight out of  3rd ward, aka The Tre in Houston, Texas.  This is an artist that you definitely don't want to sleep on. Show some love, be sure to follow using the links below! Links: Official Website Facebook Twitter Instagram
To get signed with a record label, all you basically need is great music, good presentation and persistence.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxqr-w0sJt4?rel=0] Check out Lauren Tyler from ATL on her latest joint called "Psyche Vibes".  This record definitely captivates you with her tight lyrics and rapid flow on a dope beat. Be sure to check out the links below and follow! Links: @MoneyDreamEnt @LaurentylerFlow
Here's a cool virtual mixer game where you can select from different pre-made tracks, beats and loops to create your very own mix! This is more of a game to kill some time than an actual mixer for serious producers and DJ's but it's a pretty cool game nonetheless and fun to play around with. It's called "DJ Sheepwolf Mixer 5"...
This time we we catch up with East Coast hip hop producer, "The Gentleman".   He is a beatmaker, recording engineer and he is affiliated with "It's A Wrap! Music". This producer really puts in hard work into his beats and you can hear the quality right away as it has a clean, well produced consistent sound. He's big into making east coast genre type beats and...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pleRJuLTa1w?rel=0] Check out this important message for anti-smoking.
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/154189507" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Viktor Rasiia is a monster, if you haven't heard his work yet then you're sleeping on him. Check out his latest mixtape called "Lightning Flashes, Thunder Crashes". Be sure to follow using the links below: Links: Official Website Twitter Facebook  
Hip Hop is a genre filled with talent from every part of the world. Here are the 8 greatest white rappers of 2015 and some have really helped in contributing to a genre that is still holding strong. Eminem Marshall Bruce "Eminem" Mathers III, is a rapper and hip hop icon from Detroit, Michigan who was discovered by Dr Dre and he is part...
Juelz Santana Laron Louis James, better know as "Juelz Santana", is half-Dominican (from his father's side). He is a rapper from Harlem, New York, that rose to fame back in the early 2000's and was part of a group called "The Diplomats". So far in his career, he has released about 9 mixtapes and 4 solo studio albums. As of recently, he appeared on the TV show...
Undoubtedly the most famous song in the world, "Happy Birthday to You", goes way back to the 1800's. It started with 2 sisters who used to sing "Good Morning to All" in a kindergarten class. Warner/Chappell Music bought the rights to the song, in which they were able to collect millions each year in royalties. They were able to claim copyright for...
The music industry is filled with outdated and often confusing terms when it comes to getting paid.  Sync is short for "Synchronization" which in music licensing, it basically means combining music with video. OK, so when you create a song or an instrumental beat, copyright protection is automatic.  In other words, you created it so you own it 100%.  Of course the...
No party is complete without some spirits to bring a little cheer. Chances are, if you like your rap, you like your booze. The Wall Street Journal actually did a study, and 38% – that's over one third – of charting rap songs mention some sort of liquor at some point. Which ones get play? The favorite picks for getting slizzard are below.

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American Top 40 is a song countdown program that has been around since 1970. It is currently hosted by Ryan Seacrest but before that, it was hosted by legends like Casey Kasem and also Shadoe Stevens. The show airs on weekends over hundreds of radio stations and lasts about 3 hours. They get their song rank data from Mediabase.         [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYt_ipmKCLA]     Written exclusively for RobLunaMusic.com
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[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218145567" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] New joint called "The Man" by StevenG Featuring Ridik. Be sure to follow using the links below: Links: Facebook Twitter Instagram
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/users/4851188" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Check out the sounds of Geoffrey Dean, better known as Baraka, an electronic music producer from Washington, DC.  Click the links below and be sure to follow! Links: Facebook Instagram YouTube Twitter
Straight Outta Compton was finally released on August 14, 2015.  Overall, it is a great movie and highly recommended, but it is almost hard to understand how some important things were left out. **SPOILER ALERT** Dee Barnes Being Attacked by Dr Dre Anyone that knows about 90's Hip Hop will remember when when Dr Dre brutally attacked Fox TV host Dee Barnes. The movie...
Becoming a successful mainstream musician is even harder today. The underground music business is tough and there are hundreds of thousands of artists all trying to stand out. But most of these underground artists have no clue on how to make their dreams come true. The honest truth is that at least 99% of them will never make it, and that's because...
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/users/32134394" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] This is one of the hottest producers in the east coast, The Gentleman. Check out his work and be sure to follow using the links below! Links: Official Website Facebook Instagram Twitter
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2NC6h0EUzs] Viktor Rasiia is back with his latest single "Mary" (beat produced by Rob Luna). Follow using the links below. Links: Official Website Twitter Facebook
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/212745657" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Straight from Nashville, Worldwide Groove Corporation drops one of their latest hits called "Human", an epic chill song with a very cinematic feel.  Make sure to follow! Links: Official Website Facebook Twitter Soundcloud
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/206808881" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /] Ez Flow's 3rd single track "Kilo" for the upcoming mixtape "The Comeback" This is the last single that will be posted on soundcloud till the mixtape release! Links: Official Website Twitter YouTube
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/users/32568618" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Listen to the sounds of Just Jay Productions, straight from the boogie down Bronx, NY.  Be sure to follow him, check out the links below. Links: Website Facebook Twitter YouTube N1M
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/206969533" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Check out Wafeek, an artist out of Los Angeles, California and his new take on the "Game Of Thrones" theme song. Be sure to like, repost and follow below! Links: Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube
Not every successful musician can also make it big on both TV shows and Movies. Being a musician generally means that you're a very creative and emotionally in tune person, but that may not be enough if you don't have the acting skills or personality to go with it. In the beginning, this was first achieved by legends like Elvis and Frank Sinatra....
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCovxuoNoxs?rel=0] Check out our sponsor Beauty Essentials. This video covers eyelash extensions, the "Fysiko Eyelash Growth Serum" and "Younique Moonstruck 3D Mascara".  Purchase these great products today and be sure to check out the links below: Links: Facebook Buy Fysiko Eyelash Growth Serum Buy Younique Moonstruck 3D Mascara
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/202667525" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Viktor Drops a POWER track called "Revival" (Prod By Tone Jonez). It is from his upcoming mixtape release "Lightning Flashes, Thunder Crashes". Follow using the links below. Links: Official Website Twitter Facebook Instagram
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPa01I3gvsY?rel=0] Check out this video from Mone, an R&B singer from Atlanta, Georgia who has been fighting cancer. This video illustrates the start of her journey. Follow using the links below! Links: Official Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
The IPI is a 9-digit identification identification number that is assigned to songwriters (and publishers) to keep track of rights. IPI literally means "Interested Parties Information" and in 2001, it replaced the older standard called "CAE" (from Switzerland and it meant Compositeur, Auteur and Editeur). How To Get an IPI Number The assignment of the IPI number is done by the PRO (such as...
If you are committed to learning the guitar, it is very important that you consider taking lessons. Of course, learning on your own through tabs and repetition is one way to do it by playing some of your favorite songs.  But learning from a real expert is one of the best ways that you can understand things like music theory, reading music and finding...
Billboard is a music magazine based out of New York City and has been around since 1894 but it became about music around the 1960s. They are very well known and respected in the music industry for maintaining weekly record charts, like the "Hot 100" and "Billboard 200". Billboard exists primarily for record label professionals, radio station DJs, artists and also...
Music quotes have been passed down from generation to generation. They inspire everyone from the music lover to the music maker. Some of these quotes have withstood the test of time. There are many music quotes out there, but we went ahead and put together a list of some of the best ones for you to know about: "A painter paints pictures on...
Elton John is a singer-songwriter from the UK. He is also a pianist, record producer and has been around since 1964. Elton has won 6 grammys and created over 40 hits. Some examples of his most popular songs are "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle in the Wind 1997", "Rocket Man", "Crocodile Rock", "I'm Still Standing" and "Circle Of...
Check out the most Google seached musicians from March 2015
If you are looking to gain followers and likes on Instagram, here are some very popular hashtags that will definitely help. Keep in mind that Instagram has a limit of 30 tags, so we're only giving you these 25!   #love #instagood #me #tbt #cute #follow #followme #photooftheday #happy #tagforlikes #beautiful #girl #like #selfie #picoftheday #summer #fun #smile #friends #like4like #instadaily #fashion #igers #instalike #food   Here are all the tags from above, all bunched up, so you can easily select all, copy and paste: #love #instagood #me #tbt...
Tidal is a music streaming service like Pandora or Spotify and it started in October 2014. The company is owned by rapper Jay Z and also other artists like Beyonce, Kanye, Rihanna, Jack White, Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, Daft Punk, Madonna, J Cole, DeadMau5, Calvin Harris, Drake and a few more. This service is intended to help artists earn more in...
Action Bronson is a rapper from Queens, NY. His real name is Arian Arslani, he used to be a chef and he has been rapping since 2008. He has a sound similar to Ghostface Killa from Wu-Tang and is signed with Atlantic Records. Action mainly raps to sample-based beats and so far, he has 3 released 3 albums.  He also has a few...
Geto Boys are a hip hop group out of Houston, Texas. Group is made up of Bushwick Bill, Scarface and Willie D. They are best known for hits like "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" and "Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta". So far to date, they have produced 8 albums. Past members include Big Mike, Prince Johnny C, The Sire...
The Beatles are a legendary band from the 60's and 70's. They were made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They are the best selling artists ever in history and have inspired thousands of artists in every genre.  They left behind a huge influence on pop culture. They are known for hit songs like "Yesterday", "A...
Lip Sync Battle is a new show on Spike and it is hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen. This show is a spin-off from a sketch back from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Be sure to check it out. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LguStmm8bRk&w=100&h=315]
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Lil Wayne is a rapper, businessman and hip hop icon from New Orleans, Louisiana. He's won 4 Grammy awards and is affiliated with several record labels like Young Money, Cash Money Records and Republic. So far, Lil Wayne he has released over 20 mixtapes, 12 albums and hundreds of singles. He is well known for having numerous hits like "6 Foot 7 Foot", "How...
We all have those days, even weeks or months where nothing comes to mind. You know. Those days where there are no more creative juices flowing, and it happens to everyone. But fortunately, there are things you can do to help overcome this. 1. Take A Break You're probably trying too hard and not giving yourself enough breaks. Leave your studio or place where you normally write or...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXvErq_Uvto] RoroLife Presents "Double O" by Touchamill Featuring Junior Ahh.  The video was directed by "Picture Perfect". Beat produced by "Beatknocka" and "Rob Luna". Links: Touchamill Beatknocka Rob Luna
Rock music started in the US and UK and has been around for over 6 decades and has both evolved and maintained longevity. It is a genre that should definitely be respected, as it helped pave the way for so many other genres we have today. There are hundreds of Rock genres, it is very cluttered, but we narrowed it down...
Whether you are a singer, a band or a rapper, there are a handful of ways to release & package your music and it largely depends on how many songs you have ready to release and if you decide to use the common tradition that promotion companies generally do. Traditionally, for new artists, a "promotional single" is typically released first and the closely followed...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9k4YXCA9BM] Check out Jae Luis on this acoustic cover of Sam Smith's "I'm Not The Only One". Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube channel! Links: YouTube Facebook Twitter Instagram
It's easy to audition for The Voice, all you need to do is follow this simple audition process. Step 1: Setup Your Artist Account Sign Up On The NBC Website When you first sign up, you will get a confirmation email.  Once you click to confirm, you will get a chance to setup you "Artist Profile". Step 2: Choose A City For Audition After you set...
The music awards season starts every year in January, where we get to hear about the nominations and see the many artists and producers receive accolades for their hard work. We put together this list of music award shows you should be watching, all nicely categorized by month. JANUARY People's Choice Awards  recognizes the people and work in pop culture and winners are based on public...
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Christopher Wallace, better known as The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was a rapper from Brooklyn, New York. He was signed with Uptown Records and later Bad Boy Entertainment. He also started the rap group Junior M.A.F.I.A.

Hip Hop ain't going anywhere, so here goes the list of the top 15 cities that keep hip hop alive.  This is based on information collected from sites such as Google and Soundcloud from 2014 to present.

Hip Hop is here to stay.  The music, the styles and culture have been around since the 1970's and spans across all countries and different races.  We put together this list of the best hip hop community websites to help you stay tuned in!