Quick Index
 Adult Industry News
Search AINews Database
Type Keyword or Phrase Here
Advertise with AINews Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world
   
 

Front Page
Film News
Media News
Business News
Clubs & Appearances
Law & Politics
Internet & Mobile News
Lifestyles Arts Health Charity
Letters to the Editor
Columns
Movie Spotlight Reviews
Interviews
Pornstar Pages
AINews Staff
Ad Rates
PR 101: Press Release Service

Porn for GEEKS! Meet me & my friends!

PumaSwede.com

August 22, 2002 01:25pm
News From AVN: Porn And Hip-Hop Growing Closer
Source: AVN
by: Company Press Release

(CHATSWORTH, CA) -- Hip-hop, which has long flirted with porn in raunchy music videos, is going XXX-rated as growing numbers of hardcore rap superstars are starting to host hardcore adult videos, according to Adult Video News, the porn industry's leading trade journal.

"Movers and shakers in both multi-billion-dollar industries say it's a natural merger, one which appeals to a huge consumer demographic and as a result, has racked up big numbers and big bucks for Hustler Video and has the potential to do the same for other porn producers," Associate Editor Dan Miller writes in the cover story for AVN's September issue.

"I think this thing could get real big," says multi platinum-selling rapper Snoop Dogg, whose smash hit video for Hustler, "Doggystyle," is a high water mark in the porn/hip-hop movement. "I just think it's a perfect marriage, as far as good music with good sex. It all needs each other so it's a good thing it's actually happening."

"Doggystyle," more than any other porn/hip-hop synthesis, awakened the adult industry to the immense commercial possibilities of the genre, Miller writes. The tape, in which Dogg introduces the sex scenes but doesn't have sex on camera, has sold more than 150,000 units worldwide, garnering AVN's Top Selling Tape of 2001 Award in January. Today, largely due to the success of "Doggystyle," more and more rappers are appearing in porn videos with no fear of alienating fans.

The magazine notes that hip-hop videos regularly feature porn stars such as Jenna Jameson in Eminem's "Without Me" and India in Ja Rule's "Livin' It Up." Jill Kelly Productions' contract actresses attended the 2001 Cypress Hill Smokeout, an outdoor hip-hop/rock concert, where they introduced acts such as Busta Rhymes, Redman and Method Man, and signed autographs at the JKP booth.

Hip-hop/porn parties have started popping up in places like West Hollywood, where adult performers/directors Mr. Marcus and Max Hardcore joined forces with promoter Marcus Smith earlier in the year to host two events at The Addiction Lounge nightclub, featuring adult and music luminaries and live rap performances.

Some adult stars, such as India and former Vivid Entertainment contract actress Heather Hunter, are pursuing singing careers while rapper Chaos is trying her hand at porn, performing a hardcore scene in Liquid City, produced for Hustler Video by New Orleans-based Inner City Squad.

In addition, chart-topping rapper Mystikal hosted a video that takes viewers behind the scenes of Chaos' album release party. In the tape, Chaos performs the exclusive song "In Da City" with Mystikal in a live concert setting, steps off the stage and goes directly into a sex scene with John E. Depth. Mr. Marcus, who has appeared in hip-hop videos with top performers, has also begun rapping himself and is now writing raps for a new series he hopes to produce called "Mr. Marcus' F***ing Neighborhood."

Treach, the front man for Naughty By Nature, dis-robed for a three-way sex scene with Obsession and Sinnamon in the Mojo Home Video/Bedbugs Films release "Treach's Naturally Naughty Porno Movie." The final edit of Treach's scene was soft-core. Suave, a friend of the rapper who directed the video and also performed in it, says, "They're not trying to be porn stars, they're just trying to show people that 'We get freaky, too.' The fans know what's going on. These aren't gospel singers. These are rap stars. It's the music industry. It's sex, drugs and rock n' roll and now it's rap. They all coincide."

In addition, says AVN, rap group Digital Underground appears to have found a unique concept with "Sex and the Studio," an X-rated video magazine that is set for release this month. There also will be an R-rated version for the record stores. "Porn stars, rappers and groupies all in one tape," the producers say. "We've had interest from a lot of mainstream stores already. I don't think anybody's ever done anything like this before." AVN has learned that the series could evolve into a variety show similar to an adult Saturday Night Live with hip-hop celebrities.

Another adult company, West Coast Productions, has also jumped on the porn/hip-hop bandwagon, last year releasing the appropriately titled "Hip-Hop & Porn Stars," which was produced in association with Ghetto Sex Productions. The video features director/performer Wesley Pipes hanging with rappers Dru Down and MC Eiht in the studio in between sex scenes performed by professional porners. WCP general manager Terry Burton tells AVN the video continues to sell.

"Both industries are always pushing the envelope," Burton says. "I don't think you have to be a scientist to see there is a connection."


About AVN: Adult Video News is the leading independent authority in adult entertainment. The company publishes the monthly magazines AVN and AVN Online along with an industry newsletter, operates the leading adult industry trade shows Adult Entertainment Expo and Internext, provides content through the Websites www.avn.com, www.avnonline.com, www.avninsider.com and www.avnlive.com, owns the fast-growing consumer expo Erotica LA and hosts the annual AVN Awards ceremony every January in Las Vegas. For more information visit www.avn.com.

Contact:
For interviews with Associate Editor Dan Miller
Patti Rogers,
212-338-0050,
pr@avn.com

Advertise with AINews

Related Stories

Related Sites - WARNING! Graphic Content

RavenBay01.3gp

2018 Gentlemen’s Club EXPO and Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show

Top Stories

Being a Pornstar

Sexual Harassment Trailer

HardArt Lauches Website

OneStone Hub

E11EVEN, Nova Win at ED Expo

HardArt Rejects Director Sally Forth

MWA: 08/19/18

Stokely Cherry OTM

August Taylor MILF PoY Nom

Phoenix Divina Hooking

ED Expo Opening Party

Vickie Jay on VNALive

HardArt 3 Pic Deal

Iron Girls 6

Carmen Valentina NightMoves Nom

Dillion Harper at Expose

Texas, Monroe, Valentien to SEXPO

The Puppeteer

Urban X Voting Open

Brooklyn Chase in Madison

HardArt's Hypersexuals a Success!

TES Affiliate Conference

Jessica Johnson Hooking

MWA: 07/27/18

Vote Olive Glass, NightMoves

Attn: Club Owners, Managers, Staff, Entertainers

2018 Inked Awards

Hard Art's Hypersexual

MWA: 07/25/18

Johnson Hosts Urban X

Dee Wallace at Horrorfest

MWA: 07/19/18 - XRCO

AirBnB Discriminates Against Sara Jay

Hard Art Shoots First

MWA: 07/21/18

Holly Hendrix at Exxxotica

Karen Fisher at Exxxotica

Carmen Valentina at Exxxotica

DomCon Registration Opens

Luna Star at Exxxotica

Elvira Receives Price Award

BSF Media Welcomes Sabrina Deep

MWA: 07/18/18

Jenevieve Hexxx Site Launch

Sex Expo NY 2018

MWA: 07/16/18

MWA: 07/15/18

Bush 7

Hard Art Signs Director

Pulse Inks Hard Art

MWA: 06/28/18

New Studio: Hard Art

XRCO Changes Venue

The Roast of April O'Neil

McCullough, Rai on Inside

Morgan, Foxxx CoHo XRCO

Big Ass Rubdown ~ Reviewer Rated

MWA: 05/03/18

MWA: 04/29/18

MWA: 04/28/18

Natasha Nice Free Agent

Holly Hendrix Self Booking

CDC: Undetectable HIV

2018 XRCO Nominees

YummyGirl

Natasha Nice Gangbang

Amateur Introductions 26

Sex Expo NY 2018

2018 XRCO Awards Announced

Anal Violation of Bonnie Grey ~ Reviewer Rated

Eros, a Short Film

Lee Signs Victoria June

Maxine X Voted #1

Czernich Releases Heavy Rubber 37

Legal Panel: Weinstein, #MeToo

Consent Checklist

Nice Girls Swallow 10

Paradise Wins Best Condom

Paradise, Astroglide StorErotica Nom

Paradise Marketing New Website

Dennis Paradise Inducted

More
Stories From

Media News

Texas, Monroe, Valentien to SEXPO

August Taylor MILF PoY Nom

Urban X Voting Open

Jessica Johnson Hooking

Carmen Valentina NightMoves Nom

Vote Olive Glass, NightMoves

Johnson Hosts Urban X

2018 Inked Awards

XRCO Changes Venue

AirBnB Discriminates Against Sara Jay

Sex Expo NY 2018

Sex Expo NY 2018

Shay Evans, Getting Off!

Kelli Roberts' Novel Bad Night

Kenzie Taylor's New Boobs

Misty Stone Goes Mainstream

Paradise Wins Best Condom

Christy Canyon to Vivid HOF

Alexis Amore to Hall of Fame

2018 AVN Awards Nominees

Farrah Abraham Fired for Porn Return

Farrah Abraham's Vaginal Tightening

OJ Picks 'Nicole Brown' Escort

Reid Mihalko MC Sex Expo

Eva Lovia Co-Ho's XRCO

Exxxotica 2017 Dates, Locations

Exxxotica Best Show Ever

Exxxotica Opens Today

Lamar Odom's Prostitute Talks

2017 AVN Show

NightMoves Sponsors

Exxxotica Dirty 30

Layla Sin to Venus

TEAs Schedule Change

Angela White Nightmoves Noms

Exxxotica College Discount

Amy Schumer's Black Book

Media News Section Index

Donald Trump as a Lover

Sarah Vandella NightMoves Nom

Zoom in on Seth Gamble

BBWcon Takes Over Vegas

TexXxas Fan Event

New From Rodney Moore

Venus Anniversary 20

Alana Evans on MTV

Bee, Evans at Sexpo

Sexpo Cosplay

Paul Fishbein Awarded

Nikki Phoenix 3 AVN Noms

Gia Nova Vivid Radio Segment

BBWcon 2016

Laff K Featuring Maryjean

1st AFFLV Hits Cashman

Maryjean on Stern

Real Housewives Get Pipedream

Maryjean on Ink Master

Angel, Albrite AVN Awards Hosts

Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit

Mercedes Carrera NightMoves Nom

Tyga's Transexual Affair

Raven Bay on Sunset Billboard

     
Copyright © 1998 - 2018 Adult Industry News (AINews.com)
All materials constituting text, articles, press releases, stories, columns, photographs, graphics, and code on the AINews.com domain are protected by copyright, and either owned by Adult Industry News (AINews.com), or reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. It may be downloaded and printed for personal reference, but not otherwise copied, altered in any way, or transmitted to others, without the written permission of Adult Industry News (AINews.com).