Who's Going On Tour? Spring/Summer Tour Round-Up
A lot of big artists are going on tour this spring and summer. You have mega-stars like Beyonce, Rihanna, and Drake. You have rising stars Anderson .Paak and Bas. You have established vets like Snoop Dogg, Maxwell, and Cam'Ron. And everybody in between. It looks like some legendary tours are going down towards the end of the calendar year. Gucci Mane & Friends tour is scheduled to go down when La Flare gets released from prison in September and Kanye West is also shooting to kick off his The Life of Pablo tour in September as well.
Drake Reveals "VIEWS" Features Using His Own Memes
Of course Drake was gonna do something sneaky with the VIEWS album artwork, which has already been meme'd more than any record cover in recent memory. There's a tool online that even lets fans take the Little Drake who originally appeared atop the CN Tower and make a new album cover using any photo of one's choosing (see our best efforts here).
Drake's Tour Meet & Greet Package Includes 6 God Candle, Incense Holder & More
Fans are excitedly waiting for Drake's VIEWS album, which happens to drop the same day as tickets for his "Summer Sixteen" tour with Future go on sale, no coincidence we're sure.
Drake & Future Add 8 Shows To "Summer Sixteen" Tour
After announcing their Summer Sixteen tour on Monday, Drake and Future have already added eight more shows to meet what is surely sky-high demand. The tour now includes second dates in New York, Washington, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Oakland, and Vancouver, as well as a third date in L.A. date.
Future Teases New Zaytoven Collaboration
It's safe to say, Future's always working. The Atlanta rapper is often seen in the studio with fellow ATL beatsmiths, and after giving Metro Boomin a next-level push, his most recent studio session finds him connecting with mainstay, Zaytoven, or as he refers to him on the Snap, "Zaytiggy."
Jermaine Dupri Says Desiigner's "Panda" & Future's "Commas" Have "Exact Same Beat"
Everybody knows that there's a curious likeness between Future and 18-year-old Brooklyn rapper Desiigner. Most listeners immediately hear hints of Future in Desiigner's voice, though legendary Atlanta producer Jermaine Dupri recently discovered that the similarities may not end there.
Drake & Future Announce "Summer Sixteen" Tour Dates, Plus OVO Fest
After reports circulating last night that it was highly probable Drake and Future would be teaming up for a "Summer Sixteen" tour, the full list of tour dates have arrived, acting as confirmation.
Drake & Future Likely Joining For "Summer Sixteen" Tour
As was just reported, Future sent out a few tweets confirming the continued alliance between Freebandz Gang and October's Very Own. It was initially assumed that he intended to hint at a feature on Drake's Views from the 6, which drops this Friday, but it has now been rumored that Future will join Drake on his "Summer Sixteen" tour this summer.
Future Hints At Feature On Drake's "Views From The 6"
Five. More. Days. This Friday, if all goes according to plan, Drake will release his fourth studio album, Views from the 6. As if there wasn't enough anticipation already surrounding the release, the man with whom Drake teamed up for What a Time to Be Alive has just hinted that he will make appearance on Views.
Future Took Jabs At Desiigner & Ciara Last Night In Syracuse
The media has enjoyed pitting Desiigner against Future, though it's obvious the former is greatly influenced by the latter. Desiigner has responded to all those who consider him a Future knock-off with a troll-ish strategy that seems to only incite his detractors and make the FutureHive more angry.
Future Covers GQ's "Most Stylish Men" Issue, So Does Drake
GQ magazine declares Future "Lord of the Brim" in their new May issue. The rap superstar covers the May issue which serves as the ever-important "Most Stylish Men Alive" issue.
Future, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne Appear On Ariana Grande's "Dangerous Woman" Tracklist
Ariana Grande's third studio album, Dangerous Woman, is out next month, and the singer has shared the official tracklist for her new effort on Instagram.
Who Had The Better Reference: Kobe Bryant Vs Steph Curry
Tonight's Jazz/Lakers game will mark the end of an era as the door closes on one of the most dominant careers in NBA history. In the 20 years Kobe Bryant's been in the league, he's shattered records, led some of the strongest squads of the 21st Century, and won five championships, making it clear that he'll be voted into the Hall Of Fame as soon as humanly possible. Before he takes the court for his 1,565th and final game, we're taking a look back on the influence his career's had on the rap game by weighing it against that of one of his heirs apparent, Golden State's Steph Curry.
Future Reportedly Files Countersuit Against Ciara
Future was reportedly considering countersuing Ciara after she sued him for slander and libel in February. Two months later, it appears that he is following through with the countersuit.
Ciara Wouldn't Say Future's Name While Announcing Billboard Awards Nominees
Ciara was recently announced as host of the upcoming 2016 Billboard Awards alongside Ludacris, and while the show has not even begun, tension between the singer and her ex, Future, is already in the air.Today, Ci and Luda appeared on ABC to give a preview of the nominees for the show, but midway through announcing the rap categories, Ciara briefly fell silent, before her co-host interjected and read the card name she refused to -- "Future!"
Future & Jay Z To Release Single With DJ Khaled
Stop the presses!! Future and Jay Z have a song together... with DJ Khaled. This revelation comes courtesy of 808 Mafia producer Southside, who mentioned the record during an interview with DJ Whoo Kid. "I got the new single with Future and Jay Z too," Southside said. "And Khaled. That shit's crazy."
Miami Rapper Zoey Dollaz Signs To Future & L.A. Reid
Miami rapper Zoey Dollaz started to blow up with "Blow a Check," the hit single he released last August that was remixed by Diddy and French Montana and included on Puff's November mixtape MMM. In February, Zoey joined both Ciroc Boys in the "Blow a Check" music video.
Desiigner Teases New Mixtape Coming Soon
Desiigner's journey to fame began a couple months back, when the then-little known Brooklyn rapper signed to G.O.O.D.
Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” Record Sales Skyrocket Thanks To Taylor Swift’s Apple Commercial
Well it turns out Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” record has seen a massive spike in record sales over the last week ever since Taylor Swift did her infamous treadmill fall for Apple Music’s latest ad.
Meet Atlanta Wildman ManMan Savage
I've never seen a rapper with as much leftover energy after an all-day press run as ManMan Savage. Considering his high-intensity brand of street music -- the heavy metal aggression of last year's "Takin Shots," quite possibly the heaviest tune ever released on the eclectic Brooklyn label Fool's Gold -- this shouldn't have been surprising. In person, ManMan is all smiles, though the Savage persona he takes on in the studio was brewing below the surface throughout our interview.