AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - South by Southwest has always been known as a music festival that flourishes with indie-rock bands, singer-songwriter types, classic blues players, metal acts and even some country artists. But hip-hop? Not so much.[...] Read more!
Cuba Gooding Jr. is to play rapper Marley Marl in a new biopic about New York's hip-hop pioneers the Juice Crew. Rap star David Banner is slated to play Biz Markie in the film and newcomer Keke Palmer will portray Roxanne Shante. [...] Read more!
Rapper David Banner defended his controversial lyrics on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, as fellow hip-hop star Master P apologized for using the word 'bitch' on his past hits. [...] Read more!
There is a version of David Banner's "Speaker" featuring Akon, Lil' Wayne and Snoop Dogg that previously premiered on Yahoo! and has been circulating around the internet for several weeks now. This is not that video! Below is the official final edit of "Speaker," the way David Banner wanted you to see it![...] Read more!
Mississippi hip hop icon David Banner is putting the finishing touches on his much anticipated new SRC/Universal Motown album, Greatest Story Ever Told, preparing it for a fall release. The first single from the charismatic star's fifth studio album, "Speaker," features a select trinity of superstar talent – Akon, Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg.[...] Read more!