Mary J. Blige Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Beat 1055 Congratulates and Celebrate Mary J. Blige for getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  The 411 is that  Mary J. Blige was honored on Thursday in Hollywood.  Watch her acceptance speech here. The hip-hop star received her star on the Boulevard during a ceremony... Read more
The Beat 105.5 Artists Nicki Minaj and Quavo’s  release ‘She for Keeps’ Video
The Daps and Quavo-directed the new video for their song, “She For Keeps” featuring Quavo and Nicki Minaj.       The single appears on Control the Streets, Vol.1. This is the first mixtape from the Atlanta-based record label, Quality Control. 00 Read more
The Beat 105.5 Artists Bruno Mars & Cardi B, Daddy Yankee will Perform at 2018 Grammys
The Grammys, music’s biggest night is going bigger!  Bruno Mars and Cardi B will bring their remix of “Finesse” to the Grammy stage when the 60th Annual awards come back to New York City on Sunday Jan. 28 were announced Wednesday (Jan. 10). The Recording Academy revealed that 2018 Grammy nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee,... Read more
Oprah Winfrey Monumental Speech 2018 Golden Globes. Loud roar for Oprah 2020
According to E! News:  After her inspiring speech while accepting the Cecille B. DeMille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes, Oprah’s fans have made one thing clear—they want Miss O to run for President in 2020—and they quickly hopped on Twitter to make their feelings clear on the information superhighway on Sunday... Read more
Bruno Mars and Cardi B Collaborate on “Finesse” Remix
Last week Bruno Mars, released a new song, “Finesse” with a remix featuring none other than “Bodak Yellow” rapper Cardi B.  The video pays throwback homage to “In Living Color”.    Mars revealed via Twitter that one of his all-time favorite TV shows is “In Living Color” and thanked Fox Studios... Read more
DJ Khaled is Weight Watcher’s Latest Spokesperson in 2018
If you need that extra bit of motivation to keep your resolutions, DJ Khaled is here to help you out! Early yesterday, Weight Watchers named Hip Hop’s Ultimate pitchman, DJ Khaled their social media ambassador, and it looks like their combined efforts to assist in slimming down is achieving an active growth! Khaled’s... Read more
105.5 The Beat Rochester Artist of 2017 -Kendrick Lamar
According Rolling Stones: Kendrick Lamar, ‘Damn.’ Rap’s most powerful voice at the absolute top of his game, with nothing left to prove but his staying power. Where 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly and 2016’s Untitled Unmastered exploded rap formally with disparate flows, kaleidoscopic Flying Lotus beats and Afro-delic Kamasi Washington jazz-funk jams, Damn. shows how... Read more
105.5 The Beat Rochester Artist of 2017 – Cardi B
Cardi B is on a career high and enjoying the success of her number one song, ‘Bodak Yellow’.  “Bartier Cardi” follows the emcee’s breakout, triple-platinum hit “Bodak Yellow” and precedes her upcoming debut LP, tentatively due out in early 2018.  Cardi B can now add another milestone,  she recently earned... Read more
105.5 The Beat Rochester Artist of 2017 – Childish Gambino
Multi-Talented – Actor, Singer, Rapper, Producer!  He can do it all – Golden Globe winner, now multi Grammy nominated.  Awaken, My Love! is one of the best in 2017 and beyond! 00 Read more
105.5 The Beat Rochester Artist of 2017 – Jay Z
Vet MC Jay-Z dropped his 13th album this year.   On the album, 4:44 executive produced by No I.D., Jay-Z takes a pro-black stance, addresses inter-generational conflicts in hip-hop and talks about marital and life problems and accomplishments. 00 Read more