The new Rich Gang compilation album from YMCMB is slated to drop on July 23rd, and today Birdman released the official artwork and tracklist for the project. This LP is not to be confused with the sequel to We Are Young Money, by the way.
Last night, in a Sanford, Florida court room, George Zimmerman was found "not guilty" in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, having been acquitted of second-degree murder and/or manslaughter. The verdict was announced by a jury of six women after they deliberated for more than 16 hours.
Although it always seems like everyone completely stops what they're doing whenever Kanye West or Jay-Z tweet, a new report shows that it's actually Drake who has the most weight on social networking sites.
Here at HotNewHipHop we advocate people getting "Turnt Up!" Sometimes it's going to the club and wildin' out more than usual, getting amped up before a basketball game, or just going nuts in your bedroom listening to big tunes.
Although YMCMB is on a continuous quest to sign more and more artists, it seems like they can't keep the ones they have signed happy. Torion Sellers, a young singer who signed with the label at the age of 13, is asking to be let out of his contract with Young Money.
Yesterday we posted a set of behind-the-scenes photos as well as video footage of Lil Wayne's video shoot for his next single, "God Bless Amerika." The photos and video stirred up some controversy because Weezy F was seen dancing on an American flag during the shoot.
Lil Wayne has picked the next single from his album I Am Not A Human Being II, "God Bless Amerika."
Weezy F hit up his hometown of Hollygrove, New Orleans, with director of Eif Rivera to shoot a visual for the Cool & Dre-produced track.
This week all eyes are Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. But mainly Kanye West. The three rappers are releasing their respective projects two days from now (Tuesday, June 18th) and we will be watching the sales and the charts to see where each artist lands.
YMCMB is know for being a kittle more liberal in its signings than other labels, most recently giving deals to Limp Bizkit and Paris Hilton among others. Another questionable signee in the Young Money roster is Lil Wayne's own 14 year old daughter, Reginae Carter.
Lil Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz are setting out on their "America's Most Wanted" tour this summer, and the three are kicking things off by appearing on the cover of the newest issue of XXL magazine.
View the shared cover, as well as the rappers' respective solo poses in the gallery above.
The relationships between high profile rappers and NBA ball players is well-documented as they often support each other by showing up to their events. Back in February, Lil Wayne made headlines around All Star weekend when he put several members of the Miami Heat on blast while he was on stage.This came after Weezy w
Ace Hood has linked up with Lil Wayne and friends to shoot a visual for his single featuring Weezy, "We Outchea."
Ivan Berrios comes through with photos from the set, peep them in the gallery above.
Ace Hood's album, Trials & Tribulations, is set to drop on July 16th.
Former Hot Boy Turk spent almost nine years in jail, which definitely put a halt on his rap career. During that time, his former group mate, Lil Wayne, became as big as ever, reaching mainstream status.
The Washington Wizards have been out of the playoffs since before John Wall returned from a knee injury that kept him out the first few months. Wall did recover and show that he is an emerging star in the NBA to close out the season, and Wizards fans are generally enthusiastic about next season, so it’s natural tha
For now, rap releases have slowed down, but new ones are on the way. The month of June promises to be one full of album drops-- which all fall under a few different dates. The biggest date by far, is, of course, June 18th.
After giving us the teaser to the video, T.I. releases the cover art for his anticipated track with Lil Wayne "Wit Me."
The two are touring together along with 2 Chainz, and the track is expected to drop this Monday.
Lil Wayne came under serious heat after his insensitive Emmitt Till line on Future's hit single "Karate Chop," which lead to Weezy being dropped from several sponsorships and having to do serious PR work and apologize to fans and the Till family. T.I.
Billboard has started to follow the trend of big collaborations, which seems to dominate urban music, and has set up some monster collabo performances at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Some of the biggest names in hip hop, and in music, will take the stage together as Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj are set
On last week's edition of Rap Fix Live, Birdman controversially revealed that while there would be a new Big Tymers album, it would not involve founding member Mannie Fresh. Even more controversially, Baby hinted that Lil Wayne and Drake may take Mannie's place in the former duo.
The unofficial sequel to 2011's summer smash "I'm On One" is getting some official visuals just in time for the new season. Check out a couple of photos of Ross, Khaled, and as usual, a strangely outfitted Drake (remember DaDa? It's back).