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  • Cover of Best Rapper Ad-Libs Currently In The Game
    When used properly, ad-libs can really accelerate the popularity of an artist. Just ask Big Sean or 2 Chainz. These between-the-lines phrases are designed to hype up listeners, adding extra energy to their verses. Ad-libs tend to be funny, serious, or flat-out ridiculous.
  • Cover of French Montana, Chinx Drugz And Jadakiss Get Released From Jail
    French Montana, Chinx Drugz, and Jadakiss don't seem too phased after getting arrested yesterday. In fact, they were released just in time for the SuperBowl festivities. On twitter, Jadakiss had this to say: "Out of all the things in the world to wish on somebody, JAIL isn't one if them... #stop sweating."
  • Cover of French Montana, Jadakiss, & Chinx Drugz Arrested In NYC [Update: Smoke DZA & Buckshot Also Arrested]
    Coke Boys got the feds watchin'. One of many pre-Super Bowl parties was going down last night in New York City, and while the details are scarce, it seems as though it may have got a bit out of hand. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 25- January 31
    As we do every week, we're bringing you some dope records that dropped in the last seven days, each of which deserve more views.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Is In The Studio With Jadakiss & Styles P
    50 Cent seems to be making amends with his former New York rivals. A week or so back, we saw Fif getting on a track with Fat Joe, which many thought would be out of the question, based on their past differences.
  • Cover of Hottie Vs Hottie: Seahawks Vs Broncos (Super Bowl XLVIII Cheerleaders Edition)
    Regardless of who you think will triumph in Super Bowl XLVIII, let's take a moment to see which team wins for having the hottest cheerleaders.
  • Cover of Jadakiss Says “Grammy’s Aint Hip Hop”
    Talking to the Breakfast Club, Jadakiss and Styles P find themselves to be free agents for the first time in a while, after Def Jam was reluctant to give them their full support.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Unveils "Mastermind" Cover, New Single With Jeezy [Update: Deluxe Edition Art Added]
    Rick Ross has had quite the rollout for his 6th studio album, which has suffered some delays, but will finally be arriving (we hope) on March 4th through Def Jam. Rozay gave us a sign today that the date is set in stone, revealing the official (and very pink) artwork for the project.
  • Cover of Drake Gets A Tattoo Of His Dad's Mugshot
    We all know how Game loves to document every tattoo he gets, and in recent months, he's paid homage to many people through tattoos.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It Reveals Collabos With Kanye West, Pharrell, Pusha T On Future's "Honest"
    Future tweeted the other day that we would be receiving the official album art and finally, a release date for his delayed album Honest in the coming week.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Announce EP & LP Release Dates [Update: "Piñata" Gets New Date]
    Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have become frequent collaborators, and their joint output is not coming to a halt anytime soon. The duo have two projects in the works, and have now revealed the release dates for both.
  • Cover of Review: Isaiah Rashad's "Cilvia Demo"
    Isaiah Rashad’s debut EP, Cilvia Demo, is very easily among the most captivating mainstream debut projects from a new artist since the likes of J. Cole, Drake or even label mate Kendrick Lamar.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Spotted In The Studio With Mike Will Made It & Skrillex
     It looks like Chance The Rapper is working on more new music. After performing a never-before-heard Jeremih track the other night, Chano was spotted in the studio with super-producers Mike Will Made It and Skrillex tonight.
  • Cover of Soulja Boy Arrested In L.A. For Carrying Loaded Gun [Update: Soulja Claims Cops Didn't Have Probable Cause]
    Jeezy was arrested last night near Atlanta, and today we get news of another rapper's arrest, this time out in L.A. Soulja Boy was reportedly arrested early this morning for carrying a loaded gun.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Announces "Oxymoron" Tour With Isaiah Rashad & Vince Staples
    With ScHoolboy Q's upcoming new album Oxymoron we will also be getting a new tour, the rapper announced today.
  • Cover of Stream "Jamla Is The Squad" Compilation, Feat. 9th Wonder, Talib Kweli, Jadakiss & More
    Jamla Records, the creation of Grammy-winning producer 9th Wonder, is steadily gaining steam as an independent label. Home to up-and-coming artists such as Rapsody, GQ, Heather Victoria, HaLo, and more, the Jamla roster is looking more solid than ever these days. 
  • Cover of 34 Couples To Be Married During Macklemore's Grammy Perfomance
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are nominated for multiple Grammys tonight, some of which are for their same-sex marriage-promoting track, "Same Love". The duo will also be performing the cut, and they have a fairly ambitious stage setup planned.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Weighs In On The Grammy's Kendrick Lamar Vs. Macklemore Debate
    Yesterday it was revealed that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis almost didn't make it into the rap categories at the Grammys because they've been too successful aka mainstream aka pop this past year.
  • Cover of 11 Recent Rap Fails
    Hip-hop artists stunt exceptionally well at the best of times. Whether it’s dope performances, providing quality albums, or being trendsetters, there’s always a lot to be celebrated within rap music. 
  • Cover of Kanye West To Headline 2014 X-Games
    Kanye West recently announced a string of 2014 tour dates for his "Yeezus" tour, but he's not capping it off there, he was announced today as the headliner for the forthcoming X-Games in Austin, Texas.
  • Cover of Isaiah Rashad Announces Debut Mixtape "Cilvia" [Update: Cover Art & Tracklist Revealed]
    Now that Isaiah Rashad is officially part of the TDE family, he's starting to make moves, one of which is a debut mixtape. Thus far we've heard a few leaks from Isaiah which are solid enough, and soon we'll be able to hear what he's really about on the project titled Cilvia.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs' "Eastside Slim" Album Due Out This Year
    Freddie Gibbs has been one of the most consistent artists in the game over the last few years, but he's never had the break he really deserved. Much of this was caused by his public fallout with Young Jeezy, whose CTE imprint was originally set to house Gibb's major label debut.
  • Cover of Ace Hood Drops Highly Anticipated "Starvation 3" Mixtape
    Ace Hood started 2013 off with the release of his Starvation 2 mixtape, and he's starting 2014 off in a similar fashion. The We The Best rapper has delivered the highly anticipated new installment in the series, Starvation 3, which finds him handling the majority of the project solo.
  • Cover of Isaiah Rashad Speaks On Vibe Of "Cilvia," Says It's An EP
    Isaiah Rashad is the newest signee to the Top Dawg label, and that alone means the expectations are high for his debut proper release, Cilvia. We heard about Cilvia in November, however at that time details were scarce and it was unclear if this was a mixtape or an album. As it turns out, it's an EP.
  • Cover of Jay Z To Headline DirecTV's Super Bowl Party
     With this year’s Super Bowl taking place in NYC for the first time ever, it’s only fitting that Jay Z be a part of the festivities in some sort of way.
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