Kanye West Reportedly Has Production On ASAP Rocky's "A.L.L.A"
ASAP Rocky's A.L.L.A. is set to hit stores next month, but we still don't know a whole lot about it. At this point, we're taking any news we can get, and some tweets from HOT 97's Deanii Digital have given us a couple of clues as to what to expect from Rocky's sophomore outing. The biggest takeaway from Deanii's report is that Kanye West has production on one record. Apparently, most of the other songs are provided by Danger Mouse, who's previously worked with DOOM, Gorillaz, The Black Keys, and Beck.
Top Tracks: May 10 - May 17
Another week, another fresh crop of songs raiding our Top Ten. Let’s get to it. 10) Omarion ft. DeJ Loaf, Trey Songz, Ty Dolla $ign and Rick Ross – Post To Be (Remix) This re-working of Omarion’s hit was smart enough to keep its most famous, meme-spawning line. And like that line, it’s hanging around for another week.
A Timeline Of A$AP Rocky's Business Moves
While anticipation grows for A$AP Rocky's second album's release, At.Long.Last.ASAP (A.L.L.A), Rocky has been up to a lot more than just rapping. Since the release of Long.Live.ASAP in 2013, Rocky has been on hiatus, at least, from the rapsphere. Even before he dropped his debut album, he started experimenting in the business of fashion. He's since taken on new roles as a director, producer, and model, all the while remaining a corporate fashion connoisseur.
A$AP Rocky Shares Alternate "A.L.L.A." Artwork
This past weekend, A$AP Rocky gave us some pretty hard evidence of his newfound fondness for mushrooms in the form of the hallucinatory artwork for his upcoming album, A.L.L.A. More importantly, it paid tribute to his fallen partner A$AP Yams, showing his face emerging out of the top
Top Tracks: May 4- May 10
After a relatively stable week, the top of the HNHH Top 100 became the Wild West once more. The week was dominated by newcomers (even if several of these are new takes on tracks we’ve all heard), with only a few stragglers holding on to top spots. 10) Belly ft. The Weeknd – Might Not Canadian rapper Belly proved that he’s willing to take a backseat on his own track with “Might Not.”
See The Artwork For ASAP Rocky's "A.L.L.A."
Flacko season in effect. After getting A$AP Rocky's latest single, "Everyday," a wild collab with Miguel, Mark Ronson, and Rod Stewart, the hype for Rocky's A.L.L.A. continues as we get the album artwork.
Drake Explains What Happened To The "Wu-Tang Forever" Remix & Video
Drake's Nothing Was The Same was chuck full of Wu-Tang references, from getting Timbaland to interpolate the iconic "C.R.E.A.M." hook, to shouting out ODB, and yes, even Cappadonna. However, the biggest homage to the crew was Wu-Tang Forever, a song which was rumored to be remixed with several members of the Clan, but for some reason, never came to fruition. In a recent interview with Vulture, Drake finally cleared things up.
ASAP Rocky Announces New Release Date For "A.L.L.A."
A$AP Rocky participated in another exclusive interview at the Red Bull Academy in Harlem Thursday night and spilled some news about his sophomore album A.L.L.A. Clearing the air on its release date, Rocky reportedly announced that he’s had a minor set back unfortunately.
ASAP Rocky Talks About His Craziest Experiences On Mushrooms
ASAP Rocky's new album, A.L.L.A., is coming later this month, and while the Harlem rapper hasn't done too much press around the project, his interviews have generally revolved around his taste in music and his experimentation with psychedelic drugs. Some new outtakes from his Billboard interview broach the same subjects, but his candid recounting of his experiences taking mushrooms are definitely worth tuning in for.
Drake, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky Among Austin City Limits 2015 Performers
The annual Austin City Limits music festival will be taking place once again this October, and the lineups for both weekends have been revealed today.The fest isn't exactly heavy on rap performers, but there are certainly some heavy hitters in the mix, with Drake, The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels, and the quickly ascending Kehlani confirmed as performers.
Review: Raekwon's "Fly International Luxurious Art"
It’s tough to get 100 percent behind the Wu-Tang Clan these days. No one can deny their influence and run of classic records in the 90s, but drama, stylistic confusion, and album delays have plagued the crew for the past half-decade.
ASAP Rocky Covers Billboard, Confirms "A.L.L.A" Release Date
There have been a couple of reports regarding ASAP Rocky's release date for his sophomore album, A.L.L.A., giving us enough information that the album is indeed set for a May release. However, Rocky had yet to make an official announcement, but his new Billboard interview confirms Hits Daily Double's hunch that the record was coming May 12th.
Top Tracks: April 20- April 26
Last week was a game changer at the top of the Top 100. After a few weeks of relative consistency, the Top Ten was washed out in a wave of new music. Keep track of how those songs are doing below. 10) The Game ft. Dej Loaf – Ryda
ASAP Rocky Debuts "The Beauty And The Beast" At Tribeca Film Festival; Watch A Teaser
While down at Tribeca Film Festival this week, A$AP Rocky decided to sit down with Elliott Wilson and partake in the latest segment in his “CRWN” series.
Top Tracks: April 13 - April 19
Here’s a countdown of what HotNewHipHop readers we’re listening to the most this week, according to our Top 100 chart. 10) Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Eyes Above K-Dot collaborated with free-jazz beatsmith and all-around musical madman Flying Lotus on FlyLo’s latest album You’re Dead! with the frantic track “Never Catch Me.”
Kanye West: "I Am An Innovator," Not A Musician
You can now see Kanye West on the cover of both TIME and PAPER Magazine. His profile in the "TIME 100" issue was written by the multibillionaire engineer Elon Musk, but in PAPER, Kanye delivers a self-penned essay on his status as a modern innovator.
ASAP Rocky Settles 2013 Assault Case
In October 2013, a woman named Lisa Wade sued ASAP Rocky for allegedly slapping her while he was in the crowd during an A$AP Mob performance at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Her lawsuit also extended to Live Nation, Roc Nation, and the festival's security team.
New Release Date For A$AP Rocky's "A.L.L.A." Surfaces
Back on Easter Sunday, news surfaced that A$AP Rocky’s highly anticipated A.L.L.A. (At.Long.Last.A$AP) album would be dropping on May 26th, according to Amazon’s pre-order page. While nothing has been confirmed since, we now have reports of a new release date, which is actually sooner and better for us fans.
Everything We Know About A$AP Rocky's "A.L.L.A."
With A$AP Rocky debuting the new track "M's" just hours ago, excitement for his upcoming album has never been higher. A few weeks ago, we got a title, A.L.L.A. (At. Long.La$t.A$AP), and then a potential release date, so we're in the full-swing of what was once called the "album release cycle," before Beyoncé upended that shit in December 2013.
ASAP Rocky Brings Out Yasiin Bey In London
ASAP Rocky is huge in London. The Harlem rapper recorded his entire upcoming album, At.Long.Last.A$AP (which we might see in May), in the U.K. capital, and this past weekend, he took the stage at one of London's biggest clubs. Rocky was the headlining guest at legendary BBC Radio 1 DJ Benji B's debut residency night at club XOYO.