DJ Drama Is Adamant He Did Not Leak Drake Reference Track
Quentin Miller was thrusted into the rap limelight this past summer, when his name was dragged into the now-infamous Meek Mill and Drake ghostwriting beef. It happened to jump-start his personal rap career, though (perhaps to the ire of those he'd previously been ghostwriting for), and he's since released&nb
DJ Drama's Ex-Wife Says He Gave Drake's Reference Tracks To Meek Mill
Just when you thought the Meek Mill x Drake saga had finally fizzled out, it resurfaces back up on us. On Monday afternoon, ATL producer DJ Drama got into an altercation on twitter with his ex-wife Summer P Walker, when she decided to drop a bomb about the Drake reference tracks that were leaked for Meek Mill over the Summer.
Snoop Dogg Hints At A Halloween Project Hosted By DJ Drama
Snoop Dogg tends to post a lot on Instagram, at frequent intervals, so things get lost in the shuffle. However last night, the D-o-g-g put up something that fans should pay attention too. The veteran rapper hinted at a new project hosted by DJ Drama, for Halloween. It's unclear from this post alone what the project's title is, but Snoop wrote, "The movement. Cd. Hosted by @djdrama Trick or treat," followed by a few important emojis (👊🏾✨🌟🎥).
Post Malone Apologizes For Using The N-Word
A few days ago, an old Vine resurfaced of Post Malone saying the N-word. Malone's poor word choice occurred while he and a friend, also white, were watching a video of cats playing around: "Yeah we watch 'Too Cute,' n*gga," said the "White Iverson" rapper.
Skeme Announces New Album "Ingleworld 2," Shares Tracklist
We've got exciting news for all of you Skeme fans out there today: the L.A. rapper's announced his new album, Ingleworld 2, and shared the star-studded tracklist. Check out the front and back artwork in the gallery above, and take a peek at the tracklist below.
Ranking Lil Wayne's 13 Mixtapes From Worst To Best
Lil Wayne didn't get the nickname "Mixtape Weezy" for nothing. Over the course of hip-hop history, very few artists have used the art of the mixtape to their advantage as well as Weezy F. It's helped to blow up the likes of Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and even Drake over the past decade, but Wayne's 13 mixtapes came when he was already a star. He didn't need the tapes to become a star, but they certainly propelled him in to GOAT territory by simply crushing the output of his competitors.
T-Pain's New Mixtape Will Feature Unheard Aaliyah Vocals [Update: Full Tracklist Revealed]
The newly released "Wait a Minute" with OG Maco has us hyped for T-Pain's The Iron Way. After performing a 42 song set at SXSW, he sat down with VIBE and revealed the other features on his upcoming mixtape. Aside from Maco, The Iron Way will feature Bun B, Big K.R.I.T., and, most surprisingly, Aaliyah.
T-Pain Announces "The Iron Way" Mixtape Release Date
A couple months back, T-Pain announced he would be releasing a Gangsta Grillz mixtape called The Iron Way later this year. The project has now been given an official release date, and will be arriving on March 26th.
DJ Drama Hints That Lil Wayne's "Dedication 6" Will Drop After "Tha Carter V"
We've only just finished digesting Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape, but DJ Drama has alluded that Weezy will bless fans with another mixtape following the release of Tha Carter V, whenever that might be.
Top 10 Gangsta Grillz Mixtapes
Born and raised in Philly, DJ Drama has made a name for himself in the hip hop game over the years. While his career set sail after becoming the official DJ for T.I., he has played a crucial role in the onset of mixtapes in the rap world. The Golden Mixtape Era, which started about ten years ago, is now stronger than ever. During a time when the FBI and ICE were raiding mixtape studios, most mixtape DJs decided to lay low in fear of getting caught. DJ Drama did the exact opposite as he decided to take the leap and push forward with his Gangsta Grillz mixtapes.
Yo Gotti Announces "Concealed" Mixtape With DJ Drama
Back in December, we published an article investigating the "Pulling a Beyoncé" phenomenon, the act of surprise-releasing projects that artists seem to do now more than ever. After D'Angelo pulled one with his phenomenal album Black Messiah, we were wondering who's be the next to do so, and now it appears that Yo Gotti and DJ Drama will be the culprits.
T-Pain Announces New Gangsta Grillz Tape, "The Iron Way"
Pain and Drama, two undeniably powerful forces, will be uniting in a big way later this year. That's right, before we get Stoicville from the one and only auto-tune phoenix, T-Pain, he'll be linking up with DJ Drama for a Gangsta Grillz tape by the name of The Iron Way. Although we don't yet have a release date, the artwork is available for viewing in the gallery above.
Stream Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2" Album
After a long promotional campaign, Kevin Gates' Luca Brasi 2 is finally available in full for online streaming. Hitting iTunes at midnight tonight, the album features guest appearances from August Alsina, Rico Love, Rich Homie Quan, K.Camp and B.o.B., among plenty of others. The record, Gates' second in 2014, is hosted by DJ Drama.
A$AP Ferg Announces "Ferg Forever" Mixtape, Shares Artwork [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
About a month back, A$AP Ferg announced that he was putting in work with DJ Drama on a new mixtape, and now we finally get a look at the presentation. Taking to Tumblr today, Young Fergenstein debuted the artwork for his upcoming project, which will be titled Ferg Forever.
Tracklist, Cover Art & Release Date For Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2"
Kevin Gates has been featured quite a bit on the site lately, as he's delivered a few new freestyles and singles. Yesterday we got his "I Don't Get Tired" anthem featuring New Orleans native August Alsina, a reference to his heavily-used hashtag #IDGT.
A$AP Ferg Reveals He Has A Mixtape With DJ Drama In The Works
Just yesterday, A$AP Ferg confirmed with XXL that his follow up album to Trap Lord is nearing completion. Now, in a separate interview with Ferg, the A$AP Mob rapper reveals he's got another project in the works, to precede his sophomore as-of-now-untitled album.
Review: Childish Gambino's "STN MTN / Kauai EP"
The evolutions of Donald Glover and Childish Gambino appeared mutually exclusive until recently, with the masses not completely sold on either. Glover was either "that guy from that show,” or “Troy!!!!” The Gambino character was viewed as a playful, non-threatening side project, by fans of Glover’s work, and other rappers.
Migos Reveal "Solid Foundation" Mixtape Artwork & Release Date
Migos made quite an impact with their YRN mixtape last year, and while we patiently await the sequel, the trio will be treating us to a new compilation hosted by DJ Drama. The Gangsta Grillz project, titled Solid Foundation, will see release February 2nd, also known as Super Bowl Sunday.
DJ Drama Joins A&R Team At Atlantic Records
DJ Drama is making moves in the industry. The DJ, most famous for his Gangsta Grillz mixtape series that spawned projects from the likes of Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy, has just been appointed to A&R at Atlantic Records. The new gig will find Drama overseeing artistic development of existing Atlantic artists, as well as recruiting new talent. His Mean Streets Studio will also serve as a space for Atlantic artists to lay down their tracks.
Lloyd Banks Announces "F.N.O. (Failure's No Option)" Mixtape Release Date
After announcing the tape way back in January, Lloyd Banks has finally revealed the release date for his upcoming mixtape with DJ Drama. F.N.O. or All Or Nothing Vol. 1: Failure's No Option will officially drop October 31st. Grab it here Halloween night. The tape will include Bank's previously released "Drop A Diamond" track with Raekwon. Listen to it below.