10 Underrated Songs From Classic Albums
What qualifies an underrated song? What defines a classic album? Who makes the rules? These are all important questions as we approach our good-natured discussion.
10 Artists We'd Like Kanye West To Executive Produce Albums For
Kanye West has been juggling a lot as of late. He’s been raising his fashion-forward and absolutely adorable daughter, tearing down numerous Fashion Week shows, designing his capsule collection for adidas and putting the finishing touches on his as-of-yet untitled seventh solo album. Aside from all of that, Ye has also reportedly been busy executive producing forthcoming albums from Tyga and French Montana. If history is any indication, it’s safe to assume that we should have a lot of good music (no pun intended) to look forward to within the next few months.
A Look At The Healthiest People In Hip-Hop
Slinging crack rock, popping glocks, and smacking hoes is not the way to keep it gangsta. In the words of Stic.man of the hip-hop duo Dead Prez, "HEALTHY IS THE NEW GANGSTA." True happiness can be achieved through knowledge, proper nutrition, fitness, and meditation; not guns and drugs. Hip-hop all-stars such as Big Sean, David Banner, 2 Chainz, Common, and Stic.man and business magnate Russell Simmons have all embraced a positive, healthy lifestyle filled with good nutrition, fitness, and positivity to promote knowledge, awareness, and overall well-being.
Snoop Dogg & 50 Cent Post Meme Poking Fun At Wiz Khalifa's Purple Hair
It seems it doesn't matter whose expense it may be at, if Snoop finds an image funny, it's going on his Instagram. Snoop infamously caught some flak when he posted an image making fun of Iggy Azalea's looks, and now he's shared one taking aim at Wiz Khalifa's colorful new hairdo -- though this time it seems a little more light-hearted.
A History Of 50 Cent Beefs
50 Cent has been through so much beef, you could probably dedicate a book to the fights he has picked. Throughout his career, he has never been shy to give his honest opinion about fellow rappers. He has mastered the art of the diss song and pretty much wears the crown for being the king at feuding. His moves to out battle his rivals have been smart, conniving and sometimes just plain deep.
50 Cent Pushes Back "Street King Immortal" To 2015
50 Cent fans, you may want to have your copy of Animal Ambition nearby for consolation after you hear this bad news -- Fif's Street King Immortal won't be out until 2015.
50 Cent's "Dream School" Reality Program Airs Second Season
Back in 2010, 50 found himself reflecting on his contributions to society. "I started assessing my legacy and how I want people to remember me," he told Rolling Stone at a press event earlier this week for the second season of SundanceTV's education-based reality show Dream School. "Not as a guy who made a couple of cool songs or picked a couple of good roles in film and television, but more as someone who helped others the most.
G-Unit Cover XXL's Last Print Edition
Wow, sad day. This is going to be the last one of these posts that we'll ever do. Anyways, XXL's final print edition is about to hit the shelves, and the cover's just been revealed. G-Unit grace that cover. Having previously appeared on there in May of 2008 (sans Kidd Kidd, who made the cut this time), the Unit are here this time accompanied by the headline "Break Ups 2 Makes Ups Of Rap's Ultimate Crew."
50 Cent's Son Takes Photo With Floyd Mayweather
50 Cent's son continues to bro down with his father's enemies. Marquise Jackson seems to have inherited the troll gene from Fif, deciding to take a unique approach to rebelling against his father.
50 Cent's Grandmother Passes Away [Update: 50 Speaks On Her Passing]
If you're a fan of 50 Cent, you know what an important role his grandmother played in his life. 50 has previously spoken on how his grandmother, Beulah Jackson, was the person that cared for him the most. She raised him following the death of his mother, and so she became his mother-figure (50 and his many cousins all called her 'momma' too).
50 Cent's Son Pictured With Slowbucks Again
Months after Slowbucks posted a picture of himself and 50 Cent's son Marquise on Instagram, a decision which may (or may not) have led to his chain getting snatched live on stage on G-Unit's Summer Jam reunion, Slow is back taking -- and posting -- literal shots on Instagram.
50 Cent: "If The Charts Mattered Now, I'd Quit"
Among a bevy of much poppier artists, G-Unit performed at this past weekend's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, and while backstage, the crew's de facto leader shared some of his thoughts on the gradual decline in record sales we've seen in the past few years.
50 Cent's Son Supports Slowbucks On Instagram
50's been known to have quite a few feuds over the course of his career, both with competitors and within his musical family. Now, the rapper may have another bone to pick with a blood relative.
10 Hip-Hop Artists Who Blew Up Off A Mixtape
Mixtapes are like opinions. Everyone has one, but not all of them matter. Your mixtape should be a totally uninhibited creative space. A platform where you can impulsively exhibit your talent for a more focused and passionate audience. The mixtape is a very reliable vehicle for hip-hop, especially in the digital era where free information spreads feverishly. In some cases, artists give away music that is significantly more awesome than their commercial releases. It just depends.
50 Cent Alleges That Olivia Used To Sleep With Missy Elliott
This morning, G-Unit visited Power 105.1 to sit in for The Breakfast Club, during which they discussed their reuniting and their group dynamic. Along with revealing an October release date for The Beast Is G-Unit, 50 Cent also spilled some beans on a past relationship between Missy Elliott and former G-Unit signee Olivia.
9 Rapper Photoshop Makeovers
This is what happens when a graphic designer gets bored. We decided to play around with some of your favorite rappers faces and give them a completely unnecessary makeover, thank you Photoshop. Click through to see what happens when 50 Cent gets a mullet, Kanye West gets a super high top, Jay Z and Beyonce sport identical braids, Ty Dolla $ign gets his head shaved, Action Bronson grows out his hair, Rick Ross adopts an afro, Diddy gets dreads, and other hilarious yet random hairstyles.
50 Cent Speaks On Taunting Floyd Mayweather & Bringing G-Unit Back Together
50 Cent has been poking fun at boxing champion Floyd Mayweather over the course of the last week, claiming that Mayweather is unable to read and challenging him to a read off. The taunting continued for a few days on Fif's Instagram page.
G-Unit Releases A Surprise New EP, "The Beauty Of Independence"
Well, this is a welcome surprise. After releasing a steady stream of quality remixes--and two original tracks--over the past few months, G-Unit now returns with their first project since reuniting in June. Titled The Beauty Of Independence, the brand new EP hit iTunes at 11:30PM EST and features six brand new tracks from 50, Buck, Banks, Yayo, and Kidd. The album's clear highlight is "Changes," which features 50 addressing his breakup with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine over a piano-laced instrumental. Look for production credits to make their way online soon.
50 Cent's Floyd Mayweather Clowning Persists
50 Cent is willing to play dirty. We've seen the G-Unit rapper take things just a little too far in many of his beefs, and his latest tiff with Floyd Mayweather is no exception. Suggesting that Floyd is not a strong reader, Fif recently challenged the boxer to read a full page of a Harry Potter book, to which Floyd replied with posting some pretty substantial checks.
50 Cent Makes Fun Of Floyd Mayweather's Ability To Read; Audio Of Floyd Struggling To Read Gets Released [Update: Mayweather Responds]
The struggle is real. We've seen just about every celebrity, relevant and non-relevant, take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and go on to challenge their fellow celebrity friends to do the same. However, 50 Cent decided to stray from the pack and challenged his not-so friend Floyd Mayweather to read one page from a Harry Potter book without stopping and starting or fucking up. If Floyd accepted said challenge and was successful, Fif said he would donate $750k to a charity of his choice.