DJ Mustard News

  • HARD Summer Music Festival Taps The Weeknd, ScHoolboy Q, Young Thug & More
    HARD Summer Music Festival Taps The Weeknd, ScHoolboy Q, Young Thug & More
    Apr 22, 2015 at 02:33pm
    If you're in the West Coast and you need plans for the weekend of August 1st, well, HARD Summer Music Festival appears to be where it's at. The event just announced the line-up for their two-day festival, and it's a mix of EDM, hip-hop and rock. On August 1st, the headliner is The Weeknd, who will also be joined by ScHoolboy Q, Young Thug, French DJ Brodinski, Salva, Dillon Francis and more. August 2nd finds Jack U headlining, with performances from RL Grime, Die Antwoord, DJ Mustard & friends, Chromeo, Fetty Wap, ILoveMakonnen, LA Leakers and more.
  • Jeremih Sued Over "Don't Tell 'Em" Artwork
    Jeremih Sued Over "Don't Tell 'Em" Artwork
    Apr 18, 2015 at 02:14pm
    Jeremih's upcoming Late Nights: The Album, originally slated for release in early 2013, just can't make it off the shelf. The Chicago singer has blamed label problems as well as personal issues for the brutal delay of his third studio album, and, now, there's more drama on his doorstep--involving the artwork to the album's lead single, "Don't Tell 'Em". 
  • Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More
    Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm
    Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.  This year's Cash Princes are: Mike Will Made-It, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, DJ Mustard, Young Thug, Nipsey Hussle, Iggy Azalea, Ty Dolla $ign, Hit-Boy, YG, PartyNextDoor, and Kid Ink. 
  • Lollapalooza Reveals 2015 Line-Up
    Lollapalooza Reveals 2015 Line-Up
    Mar 25, 2015 at 09:54am
    Last year Lollapalooza had a headliner that would many most hip-hop fans weak at the knees, with both OutKast and Eminem on the bill. This year they do a 180, with absolutely no hip-hop headliner, although there are rap artists scattered throughout the three-day festival.
  • The Roots Picnic 2015 Announces Line-Up
    The Roots Picnic 2015 Announces Line-Up
    Mar 11, 2015 at 08:57am
    The Roots will be putting on their 8th annual Roots Picnic this coming summer in Philadelphia. They've tapped a dope line-up for this year, with a mix of rap and r'n'b, mainstream and indie, albeit, mostly indie. The Roots Picnic headliners will be The Roots and The Weeknd. In addition, you'll be able to catch A$AP Rocky, Phantogram, Erykah Badu (backed by The Roots), Hudson Mohawke, DJ Mustard, Raury, Bishop Nehru, Marc E. Bassy, Rae Sremmurd and more.
  • DJ Mustard Explains How He And YG Squashed Their Beef
    DJ Mustard Explains How He And YG Squashed Their Beef
    Jan 8, 2015 at 04:52pm
    Last week, we were shocked to see YG and DJ Mustard, the bread and butter of L.A.'s rap scene last year, engaging in some light beef on social media. It didn't last long, as Mustard quickly cleared the air with a post that proclaimed "Jokes on yall dick heads !!!!" and showed him and his lyrical ally back together.
  • YG & DJ Mustard Are Dissing Each Other On Instagram [Update: It Looks Like They've Made Up]
    YG & DJ Mustard Are Dissing Each Other On Instagram [Update: It Looks Like They've Made Up]
    Jan 1, 2015 at 11:08am
    YG and DJ Mustard proved they were an unstoppable team with the former's debut album, My Krazy Life, but many great creative partnerships end ugly, and things may be going that way for these two judging by their recent Instagram quarrel.
  • Game, Tyga & DJ Mustard Take Part In "Millions March Los Angeles"
    Game, Tyga & DJ Mustard Take Part In "Millions March Los Angeles"
    Dec 28, 2014 at 12:35am
    Following the growing number of incidents in which police have killed unarmed black men in the U.S. this year, protesters have gathered nationwide to fight for change. The "Millions March" in New York a couple of weeks back collected a massive turnout, and now other cities are following suit. While we saw Nas and Russell Simmons among the protesters in New York, L.A.'s march today also drew in some rap icons. Game, DJ Mustard, and Tyga joined the thousands who gathered to stand in unison for Eric Garner, Mike Brown, and the many others who's deaths have gone without consequence.
  • YG Says His Mom's A Crip, Covers "The Source" With Ty Dolla $ign & DJ Mustard
    YG Says His Mom's A Crip, Covers "The Source" With Ty Dolla $ign & DJ Mustard
    Dec 16, 2014 at 05:09pm
    2014 hip hop wouldn't have been the same without Pushaz Ink -- the crew made up of DJ Mustard, YG, and Ty Dolla $ign. All three of the artists manage to infiltrate the radio, and influence those around them, and they always sounded best when they were working togethger.
  • Alleged Childhood Friend Of DJ Mustard Sues Him Over Lack Of Producer Credit
    Alleged Childhood Friend Of DJ Mustard Sues Him Over Lack Of Producer Credit
    Dec 2, 2014 at 10:49am
    Once you start getting a bit of a success and fame, the lawsuits start piling in. DJ Mustard is starting to reach that stage in his career, with a new lawsuit claiming he ripped off ideas from a friend by the name of Mike Free.
  • Tyga Announces New Single With Chris Brown: "Nothin Like Me" Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
    Tyga Announces New Single With Chris Brown: "Nothin Like Me" Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
    Nov 15, 2014 at 03:01pm
    Tyga and Chris Brown previously teamed up for a mixtape called Fan Of A Fan in 2010, and though they announced that the second installment would be released as an album, we still haven't gotten it yet.
  • Top 30 DJs In Hip-Hop Right Now
    Top 30 DJs In Hip-Hop Right Now
    Nov 3, 2014 at 02:32pm
    If Def Jam taught us anything, it's to respect the DJ. The DJ is responsible for the perpetuation of the art form that is hip-hop. Without DJs, there'd be no medium for the streets and masses to access the music they crave.
  • 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
    2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
    Oct 15, 2014 at 01:14am
    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night.
  • Stream Mila J's "M.I.L.A." EP
    Stream Mila J's "M.I.L.A." EP
    Oct 14, 2014 at 03:36am
    The last we heard from Mila J was in late August when the singer-songwriter recruited the power of Ty Dolla $ign and DJ Mustard for her hit single "My Main." The track, well-received by our readers as well as the mainstream radio, paved the way for M.I.L.A. (Made In Los Angeles) to finally reach our collective eardrums. Featuring the aforementioned hit as well as new collaborations with B.o.B and Problem, the short five-track EP is now available for streaming in full via Spotify. Give it a listen below and let us know what you think of the project. 
  • Wisconsin Rapper Sues Jeezy, Claims "Me OK" Was A Rip-Off
    Wisconsin Rapper Sues Jeezy, Claims "Me OK" Was A Rip-Off
    Oct 3, 2014 at 05:56am
    TMZ is reporting that Jeezy, who just got out of some legal trouble of his own this past month, is now being sued by a Wisconsin rapper by the name of Big Chris. Chris claims that Jeezy's 2014 hit single "Me OK," produced by Drumma Boy, was a rip-off of his own track "13 Shots." Chris says his single was released a full five years before Jeezy's hit.
  • Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard Sued For "Party Ain't A Party"
    Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard Sued For "Party Ain't A Party"
    Sep 20, 2014 at 12:18pm
    Just a week ago, Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz and DJ Mustard linked up on a song called "Party Ain't A Party" that, in addition to sharing a name with a '90s hit, may be a complete rip off.
  • Jay Electronica, YG, DJ Mustard, Young Thug & More To Perform At BET Hip-Hop Awards [Update: Cypher Artists Revealed]
    Jay Electronica, YG, DJ Mustard, Young Thug & More To Perform At BET Hip-Hop Awards [Update: Cypher Artists Revealed]
    Sep 18, 2014 at 01:32pm
    Earlier in the month we received the full list of nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which will be airing on TV on October 14th at 8 PM. Today Billboard has announced some of the performers we can expect to see at this year's event.
  • Features And Artwork Revealed For Official Remix Of Jeremih's "Don't Tell Em"
    Features And Artwork Revealed For Official Remix Of Jeremih's "Don't Tell Em"
    Sep 15, 2014 at 05:23pm
    Last night, Jeremih celebrated his DJ Mustard-produced single "Don't Tell Em" going gold by sharing the artwork for his upcoming album Late Nights: The Album. What we didn't know (at the time) was that an official remix of "Don't Tell Em" was also on the way.
  • DJ Mustard Says The West Coast Was Dead Prior To His Movement
    DJ Mustard Says The West Coast Was Dead Prior To His Movement
    Aug 30, 2014 at 09:17pm
    DJ Mustard certainly put his region on in a big way, with his recent takeover of urban radio ushering in a resurgence of west coast rap. In a new interview with Elliott Wilson for CRWN, the producer spoke of just how dire the music scene was in California before his rise. 
  • DJ Mustard Recalls Hanging Up On Jay Z Out Of Disbelief
    DJ Mustard Recalls Hanging Up On Jay Z Out Of Disbelief
    Aug 16, 2014 at 10:19pm
    DJ Mustard just released his debut album, but he's already been an unstoppable presence on the charts for some time. The producer scored himself a deal with Roc Nation, and has plans to launch his own label with Ty Dolla $ign and YG in the near future. Despite his success, Mustard was pretty take aback when Jay Z called him the first time, so much so, he hung up out of disbelief.
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