Phonte Coleman

Happy music comes in many shades, but you have to go through some grief to really appreciate it. For their latest music video Phonte Coleman and Nicolay get in some good natured fun with compatriots Eric Roberson and Shana Tucker to bring their song “Better” to life. The clip is from their latest album, “Love […]

From “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air “(Will Smith) to “Degrassi Jr High,”(Drake) seeing rappers on TV shows is hardly anything new. But what about if rappers WERE actual TV shows?  Are the characteristics that make us gravitate to our favorite wordsmiths the same reasons we throw hands over the remote on a given night? Who […]

  In the almost ten years since their debut project, “Connected,” producer Nicolay and rapper/singer Phonte Coleman have defied expectations with each endeavor.  Three albums (not including the remix project “FE Music: The Reworks” released earlier this year) and a Grammy nomination later the duo continue to set standards for musical collaboration (just ask Drake) […]

  In advance of the release of her latest mixtape, “She Got Game,” Rapsody has been leaving a trail of treats for fans to snack on and this latest might break their teeth. With Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse  bringing the discussion of lyricism to main stream rap fans,  the timing couldn’t have been better for […]

Phonte Coleman takes things back to his roots in the new video for “Life Of Kings,” from his solo debut, Charity Starts At Home.  In one of the more genuine hip-hop moments to happen in a long time, Tigallo’s mom fills in for Evidence and lip-synchs his verse. (Kind of reminds us of when Cam’ron […]

Singer and MC Phonte Coleman resurrects his “Movie In A Minute” franchise to give his honest opinion on Red Tails. Packing Playlist: Raleigh/Durham Tigallo doesn’t pull any punches about the flick but did like the character “Lighting”, played by David Oyelowo (who we interviewed here). Does he think you should see Red Tails? Watch the […]

Phonte Coleman of Little Brother and The Foreign Exchange drops some #newtigallo from his first solo project, Charity Starts At Home.  Kenneth Price is on the lens for “Dance In The Reign” and Swiff D is on the beats. (props to What Do J.Cole, Pete Pablo and Little Brother Have In Common? “I do […]

The G-List is’s annual celebration of 40 influential men from various walks of life who define what it means to be a trendsetter with style in their field. Name: Phonte Coleman From: Greensboro, NC Occupation: Recording Artist Affiliations: Little Brother, The Foreign Exchange, The JUSTUS League Phonte Coleman has made multitasking a habit. “Oh […]

Prior to  the release of their latest studio album, Left Back, Phonte and Big Pooh of Little Brother announced that they were breaking up as group.

Yesterday, a 9th Wonder produced Little Brother record leaked online which led to some back-and-forth on Twitter and Phonte Coleman decided to clear the air once and for all.