DJ Khaled, The Roots, Big Boi & More Design Their Own NBA Jerseys
The NBA is linking up with all sorts of musical artists to help them put on for their hometown teams. In the upcoming #MyTeamMyCity project,artists from cities around the US design alternate versions of their favorite teams. The whole project is in conjunction with custom t-shirt company Teespring.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 19)
Perhaps trying to match Kim Kardashian’s nude selfie from last week, Amber Rose freed the nipple in a censored Instagram post (she shared an uncensored version of the photo on Twitter). Rita Ora also got in on the shirtless action, as she shared some scantily clad photos of herself during her shoot for a lingerie brand.
DJ Khaled Reveals Upcoming Anthem With Kendrick Lamar
It's been three and a half years since Kendrick Lamar last jumped on a DJ Khaled track, when he appeared next to J. Cole and Big K.R.I.T. on "They Ready," off Khaled's 2012 album Kiss the Ring. Though Kendrick's style isn't exactly suited for Khaled's usual street/club hybrid anthems, there's no star whom the We the Best boss can't inspire, and he's eager to get back in the studio with K. Dot, especially in the wake of the Compton rapper's two consecutive No. 1 albums.
Kanye West & Drake Make TIME's "30 Most Influential People On The Internet" List
TIME, forever trying to crown influential people in the hope that they’ll be considered influential again, has released it’s second annual list of “The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet.” Number one on that list? None other than Kanye West.
Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, & More To Perform At New NYC Festival Panorama
Goldenvoice, the company that runs Coachella, stirred up some controversy in January when they announced that they were attempting to bring a new festival, Panorama, to NYC. A petition attempting to block the festival circulated but ultimately failed, as the first ever Panorama Music Festival is slated to go down July 22-24 on Randall's Island Park between Manhattan and Queens.
Jay Z Is DJ Khaled's New Manager
Thanks to SnapChat, DJ Khaled's stock continues to rise, and today he's reached another milestone in his career. A new clip posted today shows Khaled kicking it with Jay Z, at which point it's announced that the DJ is the newest client of Roc Nation management -- in fact, it appears that Jay Z will actually be managing him personally.
French Montana Is Dropping A New Mixtape This Week
DJ Khaled just got his own radio show on Beats 1, and he's already making it one to pay attention to. His very first episode saw him premiering Future's EVOL project, and today he's revealed that he'll be giving us French Montana's new mixtape on his upcoming show this Friday.We don't have many details at all, as the announcement was made on Khaled's SnapChat, but we do know it comes with a "Secure Your Bag" alert, so there's that.
Nas Will Join DJ Khaled On This Week's Episode Of "We The Best Radio"
True to form, DJ Khaled kicked off his new "We the Best Radio" show on Apple Music with a bang, premiering Future's new album EVOL. Khaled took to his trusty Snapchat to announce the show's second guest: Nas.
Future Is Dropping A New Album This Friday
Holy shit. According to DJ Khaled, Future is dropping a new album this Friday by way of Khaled's brand new Beats 1 Radio Show.
Rick Ross Says He's "The Biggest L" 50 Cent Ever Took
Rick Ross recently sat down for an interview with Rolling Stone, where he touched on his reignited beef with 50 Cent, as well as his recent album Black Market (which he largely recorded while on house arrest last year), DJ Khaled's lost-at-sea excursion and more.
DJ Khaled Gets New Yeezus Merch Special Delivered To Him
In a series of Snaps sent last night and captured by Twitter account @TeamKanyeDaily, Khaled showed off gifts he received from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. What else would the gifts be except new Yeezus merch? Arriving in blacked out packaging emblazoned with the Yeezus logo, Khaled received the packages with much praise and excitement.
Gain Wisdom From DJ Khaled's New Advice Generator
DJ Khaled's incredible Snapchat has single-handedly redeemed him from I Changed A Lot, one of the worst albums of the year.
Charts Don't Lie: November 4
This week wasn't all that exciting for debuts, as the biggest new album came from DJ Khaled, and didn't manage to crack the top 10. This week we did see a lot of albums continue to hold on to high chart positions with The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, and Drake and Future's project all proving they have some longevity on the charts. Bryson Tiller is also hanging on with his debut, while Game's two albums have slipped considerably.Check out the breakdown below.
Listen To DJ Khaled & Skepta's Mixes From OVO Sound Radio Episode 9
Tonight's Halloween episode of OVO Sound Radio featured some special guests. As usual, Oliver El-Khatib started things off, but he was interrupted by a Londoner, Skepta, who showed up to drop a mini-mix that included three of his new remixes.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know DJ Khaled?
DJ Khaled just dropped his eighth studio album I Changed A Lot, and he's been dropping knowledge in interviews all week -- so by now, you should know a fair bit about the DJ and his successful brand of suffering. We've come up with a few questions to test you on your Khaled knowledge, so if there are an Khaled scholars in the building -- now's your time to shine.
Review: DJ Khaled's "I Changed A Lot"
In DJ Khaled's eyes, he's the hip hop version of George Clooney in "Ocean's 11": a wily veteran with the connections and know-how necessary to bring together a formidable team of specialists. He constructs albums featuring members of his inner circle (with Rick Ross playing Matt Damon's role, Lil Wayne as Brad Pitt) performing alongside legends (Jadakiss as Carl Reiner) and hot new talent (Fetty Wap's vocal gymnastics make him a natural fit as the Chinese acrobat, Yen).
Top Tracks: October 19 - October 25
10. Lil Wayne - Pour Up This Weezy leak continues to amass more hype, even though we can't find it anywhere on the web -- back into Birdman's vault, I suppose. Now in its fourth week, the lean-inspired zero-fucks-given anthem managed to grab the final spot in the top 10. Weezy would be wise to have "Pour Up" as his next single, though that's easier said than done.
DJ Khaled Covers Complex
On the release day of his new album, I Changed a Lot, DJ Khaled has been revealed as the latest star to cover of Complex magazine. The cover shows Khaled holding up an index finger, signaling he's just dropped "another one," and donning his signature "Gold Slugs."
Powerhouse NYC 2015 Recap
Two nights after hosting TIDAL X 1020, Barclays Center played host to Powerhouse NYC, the annual showcase concert put on by NYC radio station Power 105.1. The billing promised Jidenna, Omarion, Jeremih, Meek Mill, Fetty Wap, Big Sean, Future, Kendrick Lamar. But the true measure of such a showcase event is the surprise guests. All those who attended Powerhouse knew this, and they quivered with anticipation as they began to file into the spacious Brooklyn arena.