Top Tracks: November 30 - December 6
We got a wealth of new music last Friday, and, indeed, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, and Jeremih all added tracks off their new albums to this week's Top 10. Lyrically-minded fans are still reeling from the week before, though, when Kendrick and Cole exchanged remixes. Both "Black Friday" tracks comfortably stuck around for this week's Top 10.
Chris Brown Painted A Portrait Of Chinx For French Montana's Birthday
French Montana's 31st birthday went down earlier this week, and while the Coke Boy has a lot to celebrate, the death of his friend and collaborator Chinx this spring still feels pretty fresh. Chris Brown came through with a fitting gift for the occassion, painting a portrait (along with artist Dee Cosey) of French Montana and Chinx -- the latter with angel wings and a halo.
Review: Diddy's "MMM"
As someone who's put out quite a bit of music as a solo artist but will always be better known as a label head and mogul, Diddy seems to use his albums as showrooms for his expansive rolodex and impeccable taste.
Stream E-40's "Choices (Yup)" Remixes Featuring 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, & More
Almost certainly E-40's biggest hit from the past year is his silly and infectious "My Dick"-esque anthem "Choices (Yup)." To commemorate the song's success, Forty Fonzarelli released a deluxe "Choices" remix bundle pack. The bundle features 5 songs, 4 remixes and the original. 40 busted out the big guns, scoring verses from fellow veterans 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross as well as 20-something mainstays French Montana, Migos, and Kid Ink. One of the remixes is Houston centric, with verses from Slim Thug, Z-Ro, and Kirk Bangz.
French Montana & Fetty Wap's "Coke Zoo" Tracklist Revealed
French Montana and Fetty Wap's Coke Zoo mixtape is on its way. After giving us the artwork last week, French has shared the official tracklist on Instagram today -- and it comes with a couple surprises.
Busta Rhymes Announces Holiday Concert With Lil Wayne, Diddy & More
Busta Rhymes is teaming up with HOT 97 for a big event in NYC, which he formally announced during a morning visit to the radio station. He actually leaked the news of the show last night during an appearance at the Revolt TV Music Conference, however he provided all the important details this morning.
Live Stream The TIDAL Concert With Jay Z, Beyonce, Lil Wayne & More
TIDAL is celebrating their 1 million subscribers by putting on a concert with a host of a big names at the Barclays Center in NYC. Their big "10/20" concert goes down this evening, and there will be a live stream documenting all the fun.
French Montana & Fetty Wap Share "Coke Zoo" Artwork
About a week ago, Zack, French Montana's brother, revealed that French and Fetty Wap were planning to release a joint mixtape, Coke Zoo, in the "next week or two." Neither French nor Fetty had spoken on the project until now, as French has confirmed the imminent release in an interview with
Fetty Wap & French Montana To Release "Coke Zoo" Joint Mixtape
Drake and Future's What a Time to Be Alive seems to be inspiring other rappers to team up and drop impromptu projects. The next joint mixtape we'll get to hear comes from French Montana and Fetty Wap.
Top Tracks: September 28 - October 4
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role. "Standing On Ferraris" didn't budge in its second week on the charts, holding strong at #10.
Chris Brown's Recent Tour Bus Assault Case Declared "Inactive"
A couple of weeks ago, Chris Brown was named in an assault case brought forth by a woman who claimed she was forcibly thrown off Brown's tour bus. The alleged incident took place outside of a Platinum 84 gentleman's club in Denver, where Brown, along with his "One Hell of a Nite" tourmates Fetty Wap and French Montana, were shooting a video. The aforementioned woman named Brown and his entourage as the perpetrators of the assault.
French Montana Previews New Future Collab, "Off The Rip" Video With ASAP Rocky
There are a lot of rap albums floating in purgatory right now, and French Montana's Mac & Cheese is most definitely one of them. The album has been rumored to be "coming soon" for over a year, but so far there's no sign of it.
Sanaa Lathan Isn't Denying French Montana Dating Rumors
If you grew up watching movies like Love & Basketball and Brown Sugar, there's a good chance you had a crush on Sanaa Lathan at one point in your life. Seems like French Montana was watching along with us, as he's now rumored to be dating the actress -- now starring in new thriller , The Perfect Guy, and she's not exactly denying it.
Top Tracks: August 24 - August 30
This is a moment to be proud of. A Top Ten filled with almost all new music, and not from a select few artists. Well, there is the matter of one very predictable champion but...you know what? Let's get to it. 10) Tyga - Scandal
French Montana "Mac And Cheese: The Album" Release Date Revealed
French has been making the interview rounds, appearing yesterday on Hot 97 and The Breakfast Club, which tends to signals that new material on the way.
50 Cent's Effen Vs. Diddy's Ciroc: History Of An Instagram Vodka War
Now that 50 Cent and Diddy are two of the richest men in the industry, they conduct their beef via vodka wars, with 50 Cent putting his Effen up against Diddy's Ciroc. With millions of dollars at stake, they both dedicate a substantial portion of their social media posts to pimping vodka, and the primary vehicle by which they both promote their brand and keep the beef alife is Instagram. Let's take a look back at the history of the battle between "David Effen" and "Ciroc Obama." It now rages fiercer than ever, with no end in sight.
French Montana & 50 Cent Exchange More Vodka Jabs On Instagram
Last episode, French Montana incurred the wrath of his old nemesis 50 Cent by throwing out a box of unopened Effen bottles into the garbage. The battle between Effen and Ciroc continues to rage in the public arena of Instagram.
French Montana Enters Fray In 50 Cent Vs. Diddy Vodka War
Followers of 50 Cent and Diddy on Instagram know that they are currently embroiled in a bitter vodka war, with 50's Effen vodka dueling it out against Diddy's Ciroc. Recently things have escalated, with 50 using the hashtag #nopuffyjuice to encourage his fans to boycott Ciroc. Now French Montana has entered the fray and aligned himself firmly in the camp of Puff "Ciroc Obama" Daddy.
French Montana Logs Studio Time With Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey
Maybe it's the Kanye co-sign, maybe it's his past relationship with Khloe Kardashian, hell, maybe it's because "Off The Rip" is so popping, but French Montana seems to always be showing up in the studio with some of the biggest names in music. His latest session had him brushing shoulders with Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber. Mariah and French both shared Instagram flicks from the session, but neither gave any clues as to what they were recording or where it will end up. Start your speculation!