Summer Jam 2015 Recap
Summer's here, and festival season has arrived. Unfortunately, for hip-hop heads, most of the summer's premier music destinations are filled with laptop DJs or bands that introduced your parents to LSD 40 years ago. Luckily, for all of us on the East Coast, there's Summer Jam. Though it's just one day, the HOT 97-curated concert features over 10 hours of straight hip-hop in Giants' stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
50 Cent Says Summer Jam Security Didn't Want To Let G-Unit In
Hot 97 Summer Jam is always full of surprises, and one of the biggest this year was G-Unit's crash of Chris Brown's set. The last people we were expecting Breezy to bring out were 50 and the gang, but nevertheless, they came through with classic Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Records Like "What Up Gangsta" and "Many Men".
Stream HOT 97's Summer Jam Live
As announced the other week, TIDAL users have the exclusive opportunity to live stream HOT 97's Summer Jam, which is happening right now. Both the Festival Stage and Main Stage are available for streaming, so if you weren't able to cop tickets you can enjoy the performances in the comfort of your home.
Chris Brown Shares Caitlyn Jenner “Science Project” Meme; Kylie Jenner Responds
It's safe to say Chris Brown hasn’t had the best 24 hours. After his highly publicized fight with former girlfriend Karrueche Tran at L.A.’s Playhouse, Breezy is back making headlines for a questionable “re-post” he shared Friday afternoon on Instagram.
Chris Brown & Karrueche Reportedly Get Into A Heated Argument In Public
We've been hearing a lot about Chris Brown and Karrueche's slow and painful breakup over the last couple of months, mostly through social media posts. Karrueche's recent interview with Big Boy was pretty much the first time we'd actually heard either party speak at length about the situation, where she declared the relationship was officially over, but it looks like the last straw may have come last night when the two attempted to talk things out.
Chris Brown's Rep Responds To Rumors The Singer Blew Smoke In Flight Attendant's Face
A story that detailed an event in which Chris Brown acted very rudely towards a flight attendant made the gossip rounds earlier today, but his representative is denying pretty much all the claims.
140 Bars: Tweets Of The Week (May 23 - 29)
Rocky and Boosie finally dropped, new Drake and The Weeknd songs leaked, and we still haven't gotten finally got Donnie Trumpet and Chance The Rapper's Surf. It was a busy week, and as usual, Twitter was popping to match. Read on to get the best, funniest and most interesting rap tweets of the week.
Chris Brown: "I Refuse To Be Petty & Attention-Seeking"
While it's been tough to keep up with, Chris Brown and ex-girlfriend Karrueche have had some serious drama over the last few months, mainly stemming from news that Chris was the father of another woman's child.
Chris Brown's Baby Mama Allegedly Demanding A Lot More Child Support
When Chris Brown isn't entangling himself in social media beef, he's likely facing some sort of legal drama. Today TMZ alleges that Breezy's recently-discovered baby mama is demanding more child support for their daughter together, Royalty.
Tyson Beckford Takes Selfie With Karrueche Tran, Chris Brown Is Pissed
Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran may no longer be an item, after his girl (and Breezy for that matter) discovered that Brown had a nine month old daughter. During an interview in March, Karrueche admitted she was still in love with Brown, and it appears those feelings could be mutual.
Stream Jamie Foxx's "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses"
Led by the Kid Ink-featuring single "Baby's In Love," Jamie Foxx has been rolling out his new album for the better part of 2015, also sharing collaborations with Chris Brown and Wale along the way. Today marks Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses' official release date, so thusly, we've got a stream of Foxx's latest for you. Check out the full tracklist below, stream via Spotify below that, and purchase it on iTunes.
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.
Chris Brown Announces 4 Shows With August Alsina, Omarion & Sevyn Streeter
As August Alsina, Omarion and Sevyn Streeter are all pretty prominent singers who hail from different corners of the R&B world, it's pretty crazy that Chris Brown has managed to release songs with all of them in the past year. First, he and Alsina both appeared on DJ Khaled's "Hold You Down" last fall, then he guested on Omarion's "Post To Be," and finally, he assisted Sevyn Streeter on "Don't Kill The Fun." Now, all four will be playing four shows together in June. Check out the dates below.
Chris Brown Returned Home From Las Vegas To Find Naked Woman In His Bed
Chris Brown has been away in Las Vegas, as we reported on earlier in the week, he had a scuffle during a basketball game that almost turned into more legal trouble. It seems while he was away a very enthusiastic fan aka stalker decided to make herself comfortable in his home. And when we say comfortable, we mean naked in his bed.
Charges Dropped Against Chris Brown After Alleged Basketball Brawl
Yesterday, we got word that Chris Brown was being charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly punching someone during a basketball game over the weekend, but today, charges have been dropped. This comes after his publicist issued the following statement to CNN:
Chris Brown Reportedly Involved In Basketball Brawl
Over the weekend, many celebrities hopped on their private jets and made their way to Las Vegas in order to see the anticipated Mayweather/Pacquiao fight go down. Chris Brown was among the hip-hop royalty that visited Vegas,
See The Tracklist To Jamie Foxx's "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses"
If you didn't get enough of Jamie Foxx's chops on the national anthem before last night's #MayPac fight, the 47-year-old Renaissance man has a new album on the way: Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses."
Kanye West, Rihanna, Jack Sparrow & A Snake Showed Up To Travi$ Scott's Birthday
After doing a lot of production work for artists likes Kanye West and Jay Z, Travi$ Scott is very much establishing himself as a solo artist. The Houston rapper has earned a strong fanbase through his ad-lib heavy style, but much of his appeal also comes from his live show -- which is pretty much just one big party.
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
Chris Brown Settles Lawsuit Over Basketball Fight
Chris Brown can now move on from the "brawl" lawsuit that went down last year at a basketball pick-up game. Chris and his lawyer, Mark Geragos, managed to settle with the alleged victim, for a rather small amount according to TMZ.