Kim Kardashian Calls Out Taylor Swift For Lying About "Famous" Lyrics
It took Taylor Swift a few years to forgive Kanye West after he famously mortified her at the 2009 VMAs, but until recently, it was thought that they were the best of friends. That was until Kanye released The Life of Pablo and namedropped Taylor on the lead single, "Famous," in a manner that many took to be offensive: "For all my Southside n*ggas that know me best / I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that bitch famous.
ScHoolboy Q's "Blank Face LP" By The Numbers
ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face LP is the kind of album that requires multiple listens, and close listens at that, the kind where you are really doing nothing else besides listening to the music-- that's actually a difficult feat in today's day and age of millennial constantly-wired-multi-taskers.
Jay Z Shares "Songs For Survival" TIDAL Playlist
The recent wave of police shootings and ensuing protests inspired Jay Z to release a new single "Spiritual." He followed that up over the weekend with a 24-track playlist called "Songs for Survival."
Kanye West Reportedly Filmed "Highlights" Video In Iceland
Kanye West's latest album, The Life of Pablo, has dominated the headlines for much of the year, and it's not done yet. Surprisingly, only one track off the album has received a music video.
Kid Cudi Reveals "Welcome To Heartbreak" Hook Was Meant For Jay Z's "Blueprint 3"
Kid Cudi was the most recent guest on Pharrell's OTHERtone radio show, joining Williams and Scott Vener for a discussion that covered his early reaction to fame, as well as some insider info on recording sessions with Kanye West and Jay Z.
Drake & Kanye West React To The Death Of Alton Sterling
Following the death of 37-year old Alton Sterling, who was senselessly gunned down by ANOTHER police officer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, the hip-hop community has once again expressed their incredible outrage & disbelief on the matter.
Ray J Might Be The First Person To Sue Kanye West Over “Famous” Video
It appears Kanye’s “wish” to be sued over the controversial “Famous” video may actually come true. According to reports & the latest edition of Heat Magazine, Ray J & his manager, David Weintraub, are considering taking legal action against the G.O.O.D.
Top 5 2 Chainz Features Of 2016
2012 was a monumental year for 2 Chainz, as the rapper's titular ad-lib was impossible to escape, whether on his countless features or massively successful solo singles. After release of his debut album under his new pseudonym (never forget his long stint as Tity Boi), Chainz became a little less omni-present, instead choosing to broaden his range and make a bid as an album artist. This phase made for some of his best work to date, including the eternally underrated BOATS II, and his experimental Freebase EP.
Gucci Mane Reveals "Everybody Looking" Tracklist
The tracklist for Gucci Mane's Everybody Looking has been made available courtesy of Amazon. The album comprises of 14 songs with features from Kanye West and Young Thug.
Here's Your Chance To Work For Kanye West's Adidas Yeezy Line
Last week Adidas and Kanye West announced a new partnership that will give even more focus to the Yeezy line, with a team of designers and project managers strictly dedicated to all things Yeezy. Naturally, this means Adidas need to hire some people for the new job openings.
4th Of July Playlist
However you may feel about the Fourth of July, chances are you'll be spending at least part of your day off with friends and family, watching some fireworks, and very importantly, listening to music. There's no better way to celebrate than with some great tunes -- as even President Obama will be spending the evening taking in a White House concert performance from Janelle Monae and Kendrick Lamar this evening. As there will be many barbecues to soundtrack today, we've put together a Spotify playlist with some of our favorite summer records from 2016 so far.
Erykah Badu Offers Response To Kendrick Lamar Romance Rumors
Apparently, since Kendrick Lamar dropped the lyric "Um, well cutie, I like your bougie bootie/Come Erykah Badu me/Hell, let’s make a movie," on Kanye West's "No More Parties In L.A." the internets have been abuzz with rumors that this means that K. Dot and the legendary singer are an item.
No One Knew The Answer To This Very Easy Kanye West Question On Jeopardy
Kanye West's 2016 album, The Life Of Pablo, was debuted at a Madison Square Garden listening party, racked up huge numbers in both streaming and illegal torrents, and has created discussion over its perpetual status as a work in progress, but apparently this wasn't enough for any of the contestants on a recent episode of Jeopardy to know (or at least remember) its title.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of June 2016
ICYMI: HNHH recently launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The 40-track playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all supa-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify (e.g. those recent ScHoolboy Q releases). Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop.
The Top 20 Projects Of 2016 (So Far)
In the midst of a year that was already challenging peoples' definitions of mixtapes, albums, and "free" projects, Chance The Rapper asked, "Am I the only n*gga who still cares about a mixtape?" On the surface, it made sense-- Chance is one of the few top-tier artists who've never sold a single copy of his internet-only projects-- but as his latest, Coloring Book, was released exclusively via a deal with Apple Music, both his independent claim and the definition of "mixtape" were subsequently scrutinized.
Tyga Reportedly Leases Mansion One Block From Kanye West
Now that Tyga and Kylie Jenner are once again an item, T-Raww is re-asserting his place in the Kardashian inner circle. TMZ reports that the rapper has leased a mansion one block away from Kanye West's and Kim Kardashian's Bel-Air estate.
5 NBA Players Who Should Be Wearing Adidas Yeezy Sneakers On The Court
Earlier this morning, Adidas officially announced their new long-term contract extension with Kanye West which will see his Yeezy line transcend the lifestyle category and breach the world of sports performance products.
Adidas Makes Major Announcement About Kanye West's "Yeezy" Line
Adidas has officially announced a new long-term contract extension with Kanye West which will include a team of designers and project managers strictly dedicated to the Yeezy line. This new Yeezy Team will be based out of Adidas' Portland, Oregon headquarters and will be responsible for all of the Yeezy branded footwear, apparel, accessories and more. Furthermore, the new contract confirms a new line of Yeezy performance products which means you'll be seeing Yeezy basketball sneakers and cleats in the NBA, NFL, MLB and beyond in the near future.
Sampha Covers FADER, Performs New Song
FADER is getting ready to launch their Summer issue, which -- as is the annual tradition -- features four cover stars rather than the usual two. After revealing the first three featured artists and their accompanying stories (Rae Sremmurd, PNL, and Vince Staples), the magazine has now announced its final cover, which is graced by London singer Sampha.
Actress Lena Dunham Says Kanye West's "Famous" Video Is "Sickening" And Makes Her Feel "Unsafe"
Kanye West knew he would face controversy when he officially unveiled his "Famous" video portraying a number of celebrities naked on a bed (he even welcomed people to sue him) but one of the craziest complaints is coming from someone who wasn't even featured in the video.