Chief Keef Announces "Bang 3" Release Date [Update: New Date Announced]
Chief Keef announced in November that there would be a third Bang mixtape, revealing the cover art which he says was inspired by Lil Wayne's Dedication series.
Chief Keef Is Paying For Infant Jakariah Patterson's Funeral In The Wake Of Unbelievable Tragedy
According to his instagram, Chief Keef is paying for the funeral of Jakariah Patterson. If you haven't been aware of this case, Jakariah was a two year old who was found beaten to death earlier this month. It is a heartbreaking story, especially for Chicago - a city that has seen too much tragedy in the recent years. According the Tribune, the father is being held without bail as he is charged with viciously killing his infant daughter after she had an accident.
Chief Keef Reportedly Taken Into Custody Following Shooting
Chief Keef seems to be back to his old ways, after a brief rehab stint (followed by a single called "Fuck Rehab"). Last week we reported on his arrest for DUI, and today another incident has reportedly led to Keef being in police custody. However, it appears that this one may have simply been a case of bad timing.
Chief Keef Arrested For DUI
Rehab apparently didn't have a lasting effect on Chief Keef. TMZ reported today that the rapper was arrested for a DUI on March 5th, under two weeks after his release from the facility.
Lil Debbie Says Chief Keef Hit Her Up, Accuses Iggy Azaelea Of Having Butt Implants
Female rapper of former White Girl Mob fame, Lil Debbie sat down with Bossip to discuss her latest EP, California Sweetheart and her opinions and experiences with some other famed artists. On the subject of similar artist, Iggy Azalea, Lil Debbie had this to say:
Chief Keef Reveals Artwork For New Single "Fuck Rehab"
Chief Keef is (hopefully) getting his act together for his two upcoming releases, his Bang 4 EP and his sophomore album on Interscope, Bang 3.
Fredo Santana Announces Joint Album With Chief Keef
Fredo Santana dropped his iTunes project Trappin Ain't Dead (which featured the stand-out Kendrick Lamar-featured "Jealous") back in October, which he followed up in December with his mixtape It's A Scary Site 2. Santana already has his sights set on a new release, which he revealed via Twitter would be a joint effort with
Samples Of The Week: February 27
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh huh honey." This week, see who Cyhi the Prynce, Blue Sky Black Death and Chief Keef chose to sample in their recent releases, all of which you can find on HNHH.
Chief Keef To Release "Bang 4" EP Before "Bang 3"
Chief Keef is getting ready to drop his Bang 3 album on March 3rd, but not before he releases a warm up EP, called... Bang 4? That's right, Keef is so ahead of his time, so truly incapable of giving a single fuck that he will release the Bang 4 EP PRIOR to Bang 3. No word on a release date just yet, but we know that it will be arriving before March 3rd, so it could be any day now.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 15-21)
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities.
Chief Keef Says His Last Two Mixtapes Were Mistakes
It's common knowledge that Chief Keef's raps have gone downhill, especially with the release of his past two mixtapes, Bang Pt. 2 and Almighty So, which were less than sub-par, and we're not even sure they even satisfied the biggest of Keef's fans.
Chief Keef Reveals "Back From The Dead 2" Mixtape Artwork
Chief Keef just announced that his Bang 3 project will be an album rather than a mixtape (a fate similar to that of French Montana's Mac & Cheese 4), but we will be getting some new free music from Sosa very soon in the form of Back From The Dead 2, which Keef has now revealed the art for.
Kanye West Has "Several" New Songs With Chief Keef, Will Appear On "Bang 3"
A photo of Kanye West and Chief Keef working together surfaced a couple weeks back, but there was never any clarification on what the two were cooking up. Many assumed that the collaboration would land on Kanye's album, but according to Keef's manager, Peeda Pan, it seems as though there may be a variety of material in the pipeline.
Chief Keef Sued For Bailing On Charity Event
Chief Keef is once again in the hot seat, no doubt a familiar place. The rapper is facing a new lawsuit today, for neglecting to show up for a charity event for breast cancer last June, but taking the event organizer's deposit nonetheless.
Kanye West And Chief Keef Spotted Working On "Bang 3"
What do you get when a photo on Instagram (which can be seen in the gallery) crops up with Kanye West, Chief Keef, and Interscope A&R, Larry Jackson? Well, you get a torrent of news and speculation. Although, to be fair, it seems most likely that the trio are working on Chief Keef's much anticipated Bang 3.
Album Stream: Young Chop Presents: YB- "Life Of A Boss"
Young Chop made his name with Chief Keef, but following the GBE rapper's debut album, Finally Rich, Chop has been focusing on developing his own team of artists. One of the rappers he's putting on is fellow Chicago native, YB.
Chief Keef Discontinues Glory Boyz Entertainment In Favor Of Glo Gang, Calls For New Artists
For those unaware, Chief Keef is currently in the midst of a 90-day, court-ordered stint in a Southern California rehab facility, having been sent there for substance abuse treatment after a string of minor offences, drug related and otherwise. He was moved to a new location last month after receiving "too much media attention" at the original facility, which was apparently impeding his progress.
Migos On Alleged Chief Keef Diss: "If The Shoe Fits..."
A couple weeks back, Chief Keef called out Atlanta's Migos on Twitter for "sneak dissin'". Since then, two tracks have surfaced that allegedly address the beef, GBE rapper Ballout's "Goin In," and Migos own, "Jealousy".
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Dec 5-11)
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
Chief Keef Calls Out Migos For "Sneak Dissin"
While the weather is getting colder, the streets are heating up. Not long after Chief Keef took to twitter and blasted Soulja Boy with a fake phone number, Sosa decided to call out Migos for a "sneak diss".