No outfit is complete without the proper accessories and this week Untapped-Media has chosen to spotlight MELODYSANI’s wonderfully unique collection of earrings.

Melodysani’s ear jewelry is one of a kind of accessories that add flare and flames to any simple outfit. Make your haters see shapes when you pair the SuperNova earrings with jeans and simple tee or turn heads with All The Way Hoops and stunning dress.

Whatever your fashion statement is, Melodysani earrings will help you make it loud and clear. Check out a few of my read more

The Fayetteville rapper has achieved what a lot of rap artists today can’t and that’s going platinum with this third album.

The feature-less album dropped back in December with only three weeks of buzz around it and little to no promotion. Cole’s previous projects, Cole World: The Sideline Story and Born Sinner pushed 735,000 and 720,000 units respectively, but 2014 Forest Hills Drive managed read more

Selena Quintanilla-Perez was born April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas to Marcella and Abraham Quintanilla Jr. Selena’s musical talent ran in the family, as her father was a singer in the group, Los Dinos. At a young age, Selena showed promise of a star in the making at the young age of 3. By the time she was 9 years old, the band Selena Y Los Dinos was started. The band travelled and read more

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Grammy winning Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla. As a tribute, co-host of day time talk show The Real, Adrienne Bailon ended her six year hiatus from the stage to perform Selena’s hit “If I Could Fall In Love”.

“Twenty years ago we lost the woman I consider my idol, she single-handedly read more

With the release of his new album entitled The Album About Nothing , Wale is celebrated with a performance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” yesterday. Along with The Roots, he debuted new song “The Girls on Drugs” which samples Janet Jackson’s “Go Deep”.  Models strut across the stage as he performs the heart felt track.

Later that night, Wale performed at SOB’s where he brought out read more

Every year Hot 97’s Summer Jam is known to have some of the hottest performers of the year grace their stage. This year is no different. Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Meek Mill, Fabolous, Childish Gambino, Omarion and Ty Dolla $ign will all be hitting the main stage.

Kendrick Lamar stopped by Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning on Tuesday (March 31) to announce the line up for read more

It’s been six years since Ciara has last toured and now she’s ready to return to the road.  The month-long U.S. trek kicks off May 3 in Chicago and stops in cities including New York, Boston, New Orleans, Dallas, and Los Angeles. The first round of dates wraps May 31 in San Francisco.

The show is named after her upcoming sixth album named Jackie which has already spawned single “I read more

The release of Migos debut album YRN: Tha Album is fast approaching us. The album drops June 16th. Until then Migos has been keeping up with appearances and dropping mixtapes and having us singing their catchy and infectious hooks and catch phrases. In a recent interview with Hot New Hip Hop they spoke about their new album and their lingo that they use.

YRN: Tha Album isn’t going to be just read more

A$AP Rocky has been making his way back into the lime light after staying low key for the past year. In this interview with Complex Rocky doesn’t talk much, but he says just enough.

Rocky spoke about his album At.Long.Last.A$AP, Been Trill and Hood By Air, Iggy Azalea and more. Also, him and ex-fiance Chanel Iman are still close friends. Rocky also talked about how Psychedelic music helped him get read more

Today is the day that Jay Z’s new music streaming service launches. According to the site, it will be available to the world at 2p.m.. Jay Z has garnered the support of fellow artists and friends such as Rihanna, Kanye West, and Nicki Minaj. The artists have all changed their avi’s to the aqua blue logo and have tweeted positive messages about the service along with the hashtag #TidalForAll. The service will cost $19.99 read more

Well at least at Coachella and Lollapalooza  this year. Two of the biggest summer music festivals have decided to ban what many consider to be an annoying device. So if you need to take pictures be prepared to ask someone to take it the old fashioned way or work those angles to get everyone in the picture. Coachella not only banned the selfie sticks but the “narsisstics” that own them as well. It seems like they are very read more

Not even four months after the release of his sophomore album Cadillactica, Big K.R.I.T. has already released a brand new song. “Chapter One” presents K.R.I.T. reminiscing about the days before the fame. His storytelling skills shine through on this track as he takes listeners back to his days of pain, struggle, and doubt; symptoms we can all relate to. This was a great song from Big read more

I know it’s easy to get lost in the music that’s only played on the radio or on TV but we here at Untapped-Media have come up with a playlist of songs that you need to have in your rotation. From turnt up to chill we’ve included all vibes. Enjoy!

 

1. Devante Swing- Joyce Wrice

2. Wrong- Tinashe

3. F*ck Up Some Comma’s- Future

4.Know What I Want- Kali read more

Anthony Lewis. Remember that name because he is definitely on his way to becoming the new prince of R&B. Finally releasing a visual for previously recorded track “It’s Not My Fault”, Lewis is pulling on our heartstrings as he dances reminiscent of Chris Brown. TI spitting a verse didn’t hurt either.

WATCH the new promo below and tell us what you think.

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Forget new music Tuesdays. Today (Mar.27) T-Pain’s highly-anticipated DJ Drama and DJ hosted mixtape, The Iron Way, is finally available to stream and download in full. And fans won’t be disappointed.

Stayng true to the formula that made T-Pain a success is put back in motion with his latest project having special appearances from Lil Wayne, The-Dream, Bun B, OG Maco, Big K.R.I.T., Migos, Audio Push, read more

Yesterday I attended a fashion event in downtown Los Angeles. As I browsed through the space I happened to stumble upon a 7-foot promotional poster for a movie titled “Sister Code” hidden in a dark corner. That’s not what caught my attention though.  What caught my eye was seeing the oddest cast I had never envisioned. Smiling before me was  “America’s Next Top Model” winner Eva Marcille, Wiz read more

T-Pain is dropping a new mixtape this Friday called The Iron Way. After performing a 42 song set at SXSW he sat down with VIBE and revealed some features off his new project. These features include Bun B, Big K.R.I.T., and surprisingly Aaliyah.

Many artists have been using the late great, Aaliyah’s vocals, but T-Pain says he has unheard vocals from the singer. He calls this song “Girlfriend.” read more

In today’s society almost everyone has a form of social media whether it’s Twitter, Tumblr, or Pintrest. It has become a part of this generations social norm but with it I’ve noticed a trend that is visible on every social media platform.

Validation.

Everyone wants that approval from their peers or sub culture, follower counts represent more than mere numbers, they represent status. The read more

Kendrick Lamar celebrated his album To Pimp A Butterfly hitting no. 1 by taking to the streets of L.A. with a mobile concert. Lamar, in partnership with Reebok’s #GetPumped initiative, rode on top of a sixteen wheeler flat bed truck while performing on Tuesday night.

Lamar sent out a tweet to his fans to meet him a two specific locations and told them to meet him read more

As promised Rihanna’s new single “Bitch Better Have My Money” has dropped today. It first premiered on lip-syncing app Dubsmash. The Deputy produced trap influenced single sounds like the sister to Mike Will Made It produced “Pour It Up”.

” Your wife in the back of my brand new foreign car/Don’t act like your forgot…I call the shots, like blah, blah, blah,” she boasts over the bass driven beat.

Rihanna is read more

Lion Babe release’s their eccentric video for the single “Wonder Woman” which is produced by Pharrell Williams. The visual gives some insight on what we should expect from the duo creativity wise. They are starting off on the right foot in what seems like will  be a good year for them.

The single is available for purchase on read more

At.Long.Last.A$AP. is the name of the rapper’s sophomore album. Rocky released the acronym A-L-L-A a while back, but recently said what it stood for in his interview he did with GQ.

This album following the 2013 Long.Live.A$AP. is executive produced by Juicy J, Danger Mouse, and the late A$AP Yams.

“I’m claiming ownership of my legacy,” Rocky tells GQ. “Look at it: At.Long.Last.A$AP. A-L-L-A. Like slang for ‘Allah.’ read more

Empire stars Trai Byers (Andre Lyon) and Grace Gealy (Anika Calhoun) are dating, a source told Us Magazine. They have been dating since the hit show has starting filming.

The couple plans to keep their relationship on the low. Byers and Gealy are planning to take a trip during their break from the show. This will give them plenty of alone time until they have to start working again, since Empire has read more

King Kendrick has received his first number one album with To Pimp A Butterfly claiming the top spot on the Billboards 200 list. Billboard reports that Compton rapper’s third album which was released early on March 16th, opens with 363,000 units (with 324,000 being actual album sells) in it’s first week.

Kendrick’s previous album, 2012’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, read more

Kehlani address her haters on “How That Tastes” which serves as her anthem. It also serves as the first song off of her upcoming mixtape You Should Be Here. On this song she is declaring herself worth and creating distance between her and all the fake people who might try to enter her life now that things are looking up in her career. “The whole damn fam gon’ touch the sky,” she champions on read more

An hour ago Rihanna quietly dropped the photo above to Instagram with the caption “#R8 #BBHMM #March26″.  Written in braille along the sides, the rumored new single “Bitch Better Have My Money” is set to drop tomorrow.  The album which has been commonly named R8, is set to come out later this year and has yet to receive a scheduled date. All that’s known for sure is that Kayne West will be executive read more

“Forever Real”, the title of the song Kylie is going to be releasing. The song features her rumored boyfriend Tyga and Iggy Azalea. I don’t know what to expect from the song, but hopefully it isn’t anything like the song her sister, Kim, released a few years ago.

The song drops on March 30th. I don’t have high hopes for the song, but the Kardashian and Jenner fans might think otherwise.

Stay read more

Iggy Azalea recently sat down with Vogue for their shape issue and revealed that she has had some work done, though it is not where some might think.  The Aussie rapper admitted that four months ago she got breast implants.

When asked what she would change about her body, Azalea replied: “I did change something: Four months ago, I got bigger boobs! I’d thought about it my entire life.”

She read more

Migos is back with the video for their catchy single “One Time”. The eccentric video showcases what it’s like to party with the lavish trio and the aftermath of hanging out with them. The video is part of a major release of new music videos for the YouTube Music Awards, which also features videos from Action Bronson, Charli XCX, Ed Sheeran, read more

Kali Uchis, native of Columbia and resident of Virginia is  is a singer/song writer and director. Her vibe is very Motown sound over classic bubble gum beats. Sometimes she sings in Spanish just because, throwing in a quick line before jumping back into English. Uchis punching lyrics are sung in her sultry tone, pulling you in and making sure her message is delivered. On songs like “Know What I read more