I Got You, Fam: 10 Rapper-Athlete Bromances
The elite class of athletes and musicians share much in common -- wealth, fame, a central role in popular culture. So it should not come as a surprise that there is, generally speaking, a great mutual respect between rappers and athletes. Sometimes this respect engenders friendship. Sometimes it engenders rappers and athletes throwing each other alley-oops... on and off the court.
Mamba Day: A Kobe Bryant Retirement Mix
After 20 seasons with the Lakers, 18-time All-Star and 5-time champion Kobe Bryant plays his final game in the NBA tonight. Whether you're a basketball fan or not, the Lakers home game against the Utah Jazz tonight is worth tuning into, if just to witness a piece of history and celebrate a great career. Since the game only starts at 10:30 PM EST, you still have plenty of time to pre-game for the big event, and we've handpicked a selection of songs to soundtrack your night, putting together 20 of the best Kobe-referencing songs on Spotify.
Meek Mill's "Dreamchasers 4" Is Dropping The Same Day As Drake's "Views From The 6"
Meek Mill is making it a tradition to drop new music at the same time as Drake. Earlier this year, he shared the second 4/4 EP right after Drake shared his "Summer Sixteen" single, upping the ante by directly responding to Drizzy's brand new song on "War Pain" (we're still not sure how he did that), and now he's got another release planned to go head to head with Drake's album, Views From The 6.
Top Tracks: April 4 - April 10
On last week's edition of Top Tracks, Drake locked down the highest two spots with new leaks, and appeared once more as a guest on PartyNextDoor's "Come And See Me," which landed at number eight. If you thought that was impressive, wait til you see this week's. The 6 God controls half of this week's list, despite the fact that all versions that appear on here are unofficial leaks.
Meek Mill Is Now Allowed To Release Music While Under House Arrest
Last month it was reported that Meek Mill was not allowed to record or release music while under house arrest, so it came as a great surprise when his remix of Drake's "Summer Sixteen" arrived earlier this week. Today, TMZ cleared up the confusion, uncovering that Meek has been given the green light to release music while serving his sentence -- on one condition -- that it's released free of charge.
Meek Mill Previews New "Dreamchasers 4" Music On Instagram
Earlier this week, Meek Mill made a surprise return with "Trap Vibes," a two-in-one track that finds Meek rapping over Desiigner's "Panda" and, more notably, Drake's "Summer Sixteen." In February, the judge had included stipulations to Meek's initial sentencing that banned him from recording any music during his three months on house arrest.
Nicki Minaj: "I Don't Even Want To Say I'm In A Relationship"
Nicki Minaj is not one for labels. In an interview with Ellen Degeneres, Minaj stated that she doesn't want to call her relationship with Meek Mill a "relationship." “You know, I don’t know," she told Ellen. "We’re still figuring each other out. And in fact, I don’t even want to say that I’m in a relationship anymore, because I think when people hear that, they go to like the mean place.
Stay Woke: Artists Exposed By Hook-Ups
Social media can be a dangerous place for the rich and famous. Not only can you severely damage your reputation with your own posts on Twitter and Instagram, but you also have to worry about what others might share about you on their own profiles.
Meek Mill Has Remixed Drake's "Summer Sixteen"
At the beginning of the year, Meek Mill held a listening party for his Dreamchasers 4 mixtape, and an attendee was able to leak some footage from the event during which Meek can be heard rapping over Drake's "Back to Back," the second consecutive diss track the OVO boss sent Meek's way last summer. Dreamchasers 4 still hasn't arrived, though Meek has dropped off two separate 4-track EPs in
Young Thug To Drop Version Of "Digits" With Meek Mill; Hear Snippet
Just before midnight on Thursday, Young Thug dropped his long-awaited mixtape, Slime Season 3. Earlier in the day, one of the tape's tracks, "Digits," produced by London on da Track, was premiered by Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio.
Drake & Meek Mill Are Two Of The Most Popular Choices For MLB Walk-Up Songs
Walk-up songs are a very important aspect of the game of baseball. One must choose the perfect song to get them adequately hyped up for their turn batting, and from the looks of a recent tally from Baseball Prospectus (as pointed out by Pigeons & Planes), Drake is probably the way to go.
Meek Mill Reportedly Denies Quentin Miller Assault Occurred
Yesterday, an interview with Quentin Miller got quite a bit of attention when the rapper and Drake collaborator claimed that he was approached by Meek Mill and his crew, before being sucker-punched by one member of the group after he refused to publicly apologize to Meek.
Quentin Miller Admits Meek Mill & The Dreamchasers Beat Him Up In L.A.
UPDATE (03/25/16 5:09pm): Is this meme Meek Mill's response to Miller's story about getting attacked by the Dreamchasers in L.A.?
Behind The Beat: Jahlil Beats
Jahlil Beats' partnership with Meek Mill proved to be the jumping board that launched a thrilling career that includes collaborations with the likes of Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, and 50 Cent. Despite all his success, Jahlil has remained humble, eager to develop his craft and determined to gain recognition as the most versatile producer in hip hop.
Meek Mill & Rick Ross Show Off Matching Ankle Monitors
Meek Mill might not be able to record music while he’s currently serving his 90-day house arrest bid, but that’s not stopping him from seeing his friends. The other day his bae, Nicki Minaj, paid a visit by his crib, and now his fellow boss man, Rick Ross, did the same on Wednesday. While together though, the two MMG counterparts decided to show off their matching ankle monitors. “Meek Milli! Renzel” Rick Ross said in the snapchat video. “God bless the hustlers and the soldiers. We gonna be alright. Stay focused.”
Nicki Minaj Talks Marriage & Having A Baby With Meek Mill
As they're still the hottest couple in hip-hop, it's no surprise that Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been the targets of many sensational rumors, such as those suggesting that Nicki was having a tough time staying by her boyfriend's side during his three months of house arrest. She laughed off those rumors last month, and in a new interview with NYLON magazine, Nicki confirms that she and Meek are doing better than ever, implying that marriage -- and even a baby -- might be on the not-too-distant horizon.
Meek Mill & Chief Keef Are Looking To Face Off In Grand Theft Auto V
As of now, Meek Mill is not allowed to record music while serving his 3 month house arrest, so he's settled for the next best thing-- playing video games with fellow rappers. Meek jokingly taunted Chief Keef on Instagram earlier today, throwing up a screencap of his Grand Theft Auto V squad with the suggestion that he's coming to look for the rapper, who's known to be a big fan of the game.
Meek Mill Reportedly Wants Permission To Record While On House Arrest
Being on house arrest sucks, but if you're a musician, the bright side is usually that you can spend the extended time indoors working on your craft. Unfortunately, Meek Mill's sentence specifically states he can not record any music over the 3 months he's required to stay within his Philadelphia home.
Nicki Minaj Calls Out "Fake" Stories About Argument With Meek Mill
Yesterday, a story went around suggesting that Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been arguing over his house arrest, claiming that tension had arisen over Meek's suggestion that Nicki should be living with him in Philly while he's housebound.Minaj has denied those reports with a simple tweet, writing "S/o to these fake stories ~ who's ready for the show tomorrow?" to her fans Saturday night.
50 Cent Says Meek Mill Is "Not That Bright" When It Comes To Beef
50 Cent hasn't been able to leave Meek Mill alone lately. Ever since Meek took some shots at 50 (in defense of his MMG boss, Rick Ross), Fif has been taking every opportunity to denounce the rapper, whether it be through a constant stream of Instagram memes, or addressing him on stage to the glee of a "Fuck Meek Mill"-chanting crowd.In a recent conversation with DJ Sense, Meek came up once again, with Fif criticizing the way he often brings other people into his feuds unnecessarily.