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  • Cover of Joe Budden Talks About His Drug Addiction & Feud With Consequence
    Joe Budden has had ongoing struggles with addiction. The most recent one came in a relapse in the summer of 2012, where he used the popular drug Molly excessively. In an interview with Fuse, Budden spoke of how friends like Eminem helped him get through his problems, as well as his issues with Consequence.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Featured In Interview Magazine, Interviewed By Erykah Badu
    Kendrick Lamar is featured in the new issue of Interview Magazine, where he has a photo spread and an interview, conducted by singer Erykah Badu. The personal interview touches on Kendrick's new-found stardom, his style of rap, his top ten favorite rappers, what is in his tour rider and more.
  • Cover of Trick Daddy Takes A Shot At Lil Wayne While Discussing Possible Sit-Down
    Lil Wayne first offended Florida native Trick Daddy when he went on his hateful rant against Miami. Following this, when the two happened to be at King Of Diamonds strip club at the same time, Weezy F became angry when a member from Trick Daddy's crew apparently flicked a cigarette at the rapper's dreads.
  • Cover of Funeral Set For Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly
    Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Kris Kross passed away a few days ago, from what may have been a drug overdose. The rapper was found dead in his Atlanta home by his mother, who said he'd been taking a combination of cocaine and heroin the night before.
  • Cover of Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything" Goes Gold
    Trinidad James' break-out single, "All Gold Everything," has finally caught up with its name, having gone gold.
  • Cover of Brooklyn Heights Park Named After Late Beastie Boy MCA
    Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the loss of Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch. The rapper, who lost his battle with cancer last year at the age of 47, was a beloved figure in the hip hop community and has been remembered in many tributes since his untimely passing.
  • Cover of 2013 XXL Freshmen Class Compilation Mixtape Released
    XXL and DJ Drama have linked up to bring you a mixtape from the XXL Freshmen class of 2013. The compilation features a buch of exclusives from the entire class: Schoolboy Q, Trinidad James, Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Logic, Action Bronson, Kirko Bangz, Travi$ Scott, Angel Haze and Dizzy Wright. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era Discuss Origins, Influences And Debut CJ Fly Project
    Pro Era members Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds, Kirk Knight and A La $ole recently caught up with DJ Hyphen and J. Moore for an interview on Seattle's KUBE 93 Sunday Night Sound Session.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Talks Rick Ross' Lyrics & Working With Def Jam
    Trinidad James made a return to the Breakfast Club this morning.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says He Won't Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour If Billed Below Trinidad Jame$ [Update: Joey Deletes Tweets, Admits Remarks Were "Childish"]
    This weekend the "Under The Influence" tour was announced. The tour sports an all-star cast of rappers, including Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, B.o.B., and more. While most were excited when reading the list of acts on the poster, Joey Bada$$-- who is also set to perform on the tour-- was not one of them. 
  • Cover of Gucci Mane And Young Scooter Are County Jail Cellmates
    According to MTV News, a source close to Gucci Mane and Young Scooter has confirmed that the two rappers are currently sharing a cell at the DeKalb County Jail in Georgia.
  • Cover of Eminem May Be Releasing New Album In Early July
    Earlier this month, Aftermath Entertainment posted a text-based image on Facebook that read "Something Big Is Coming." It included Eminem's name, and was followed by another post that read "New Eminem Album is coming very soon".
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Debut Album Title, Capital STEEZ Mixtape
    Joey Bada$$ has been hard at work on his debut album, but we had yet to hear any details on the title or when it was to be released. The NY rapper has taken to twitter to break that silence and announce that his album will be titled B4.DA.$$, and will be available this fall. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Speaks On Boston Manhunt For Bombing Suspect
    Currently there's a massive manhunt in Boston for one of the two suspects identified by the police as responsible for the recent bombing at the Boston Marathon.
  • Cover of Rocko Clarifies That Rick Ross Is Still On "U.O.E.N.O," There Will Be Multiple Versions
    The controversy surrounding Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." seems to be subsiding, with Rick Ross getting dropped from Reebok and Rocko releasing a new remix to the song without the MMG Bawse. Rocko had previously said in an interview with Hot 97 that he was taking Rick Ross off the song to make it more radio friendly.
  • Cover of Cassie Speaks On Getting Rap Lessons From Los & Working With Wiz Khalifa For "Rockabyebaby"
    Cassie just dropped her first full length project in six years. Rockabyebaby is stacked with features from Rick Ross, French Montana, Meek Mill, and more. It also sports some pretty hard production from Young Chop and Mike WiLL Made It.
  • Cover of Music Executive Freeband Double D Gunned Down In Atlanta
     Music executive Freeband Double D was gunned down in Atlanta on Thursday (4/11) while driving in his Mercedes Maybach.Double D, who's worked with the like of Future & Young Scooter, was gunned down in his vehicle around 5:15 PM on Interstate 20 in Atlanta.
  • Cover of Hashtagged Hotties 6 - Sexiest Ladies On Instagram
    Our "Hashtagged Hotties" epitomize 'eye-candy' via Instagram, and are an eye full. They always seem to have something new to contribute to the evolving world of iPhone photography. Whether traveling, behind the scenes or showing off their new bathing suits, these ladies won't let you down.
  • Cover of LL Cool J Explains Lyrics In "Accidental Racist," Admits Song Is Imperfect
    LL Cool J and country star Brad Paisley have already defended their highly criticized track "Accidental Racist" once, calling the song necessary.
  • Cover of Young Scooter Arrested For Violating Probation
    According to DDotOmen, ATLien rapper Young Scooter, aka Kenneth Edward Bailey, was pulled over by police three days ago for driving with a suspended license, which was apparently a violation of his probation.
  • Cover of Beyonce, Black Hippy, Wiz Khalifa, Among Performers At Jay-Z's "Made In America" Festival
    The lineup for the Jay-Z-curated "Made In America" Festival has been announced. The Philadelphia festival will be headlined By Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails on each of its respective days.
  • Cover of Talking To Dizzy Wright &  DJ Hoppa On "Maintain"
    Dizzy Wright was recently crowned a 2013 XXL Freshmen (by the people's vote, nonetheless), which is sure to make his stock in the rap game rise.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 1-7
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge's "12 Reasons To Die"
    Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge's collaborative effort, 12 Reasons To Die, drops in eight days from now.
  • Cover of Erykah Badu Criticizes Papoose For Use Of Unauthorized Vocal Samples
    Papoose's debut album The Nacimera Dream was stuck in developmental hell for nearly eight years until it dropped four days ago. Unfortunately, he's since run into more red tape, this time over unauthorized Erykah Badu vocal samples on his track 'The Cure'.
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