Stream "Birth of a Nation" Album, Featuring Nas, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Pusha T, & More
"Birth of a Nation," the upcoming Nat Turner biopic, has faced no shortage of controversy and calls to boycott due to a rape scandal surrounding the film's star, director, and writer Nate Parker. Perhaps less controversial than the film is its accompanying album, The Birth of a Nation: The Inspired By Album. 16 tracks in length, it features appearances from Pusha T, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Nas, Gucci Mane, Killer Mike, Ne-Yo, Wale, The Game, Anthony Hamilton, LeCrae, Vic Mensa, Trey Songz, and many more.
Hip Hop Reacts To The Philando Castile Killing
Less than 24 hours after police officers shot and killed 37-year-old black man Alton Sterling on Baton Rouge, LA, a Minnesota cop fatally shot 32-year-old Phlando Castile, also a black man, at at traffic stop on Wednesday night.
20 Hip Hop Artists Who Threw Out The Ceremonial First Pitch
The pitcher's mound is a stage, a very different stage from the one rappers and singers are accustomed to standing upon. The ceremonial first pitch is ostensibly a celebration, and throwing the ball 60 feet in a particular direction may not seem like much of a challenge. But much can go wrong. From Kendrick Lamar to Snoop Dogg to MC Hammer to 50 Cent (!), here are 20 hip hop artists who took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch.
Jadakiss Shares "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" Release Date & Album Cover
We knew Top 5 Dead or Alive was on the way, and Jadakiss has just confirmed that we'll be getting his fourth studio album in three weeks, on November 20. He also shared the album's cover, which shows a bronze bust of Jada himself. It seems the cover is a photo of the same bust that Jada unveiled at a recent Def Jam event in honor of T5DOA.
50 Cent Says Chris Brown And Kendrick Lamar Will Appear On "Street King Immortal"
In an interview with Hot 93.7 Hartford earlier this week, 50 Cent revealed he's been working on his forthcoming album Street King Immortal with Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Ne-Yo.
Meek Mill & Ne-Yo To Perform At BET Awards
BET continues to roll out some of the performers we can expect at this year's event. After announcing Chris Brown and Kendrick Lamar would hit the stage, they've announced two more performers.
Remix Fix: Blonde's Remix Of Ne-Yo's "Coming With You"
Ne-Yo has been topping charts since the early 2000s when we we're all dancing in school gymnasiums to his first breakout hit "So Sick". His latest album, Non-Fiction featured the track, "Coming With You," a song that has become huge overseas.
Charts Don’t Lie: February 8
This week we see Ne-Yo make his grand entrance on the Billboard 200 with Non-Fiction, and we're also analyzing Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$ in their second week out. As we saw last week, Joey Bad started off strong with a #5 debut, much higher than Lupe's Tetsuo & Youth. However was that just hype for his first week out? This week we're seeing Joey make quite steep drop to #41, and although Lupe has dropped as well, he's actually coming in slightly higher than B4.DA.$$.
Stream Ne-Yo's New Album "Non-Fiction"
Ne-Yo's new album, Non-Fiction, finally impacted today after the r'n'b singer delivered a healthy dose of leaks and singles, including "One More" with T.I. and "Coming With You."
Ne-Yo Reveals "Non-Fiction" Tracklist
Ne-Yo is preparing for a first quarter 2015 release. The R&B veteran's sixth studio album (and first since 2012) is due out January 27th, and the singer has now shared the tracklist of the upcoming effort.
Ne-Yo Announces New Album Title "Non Fiction" & First Single [Update: Release Date Revealed]
The last time we heard from Ne-Yo was on Valentines Day when he released his 3-song EP 3 Simple Rules. Ever since then, the R&B crooner has flown quietly under the radar and been busy working on his 6th studio album titled Non Fiction.
Kanye West, Diddy, French Montana And More Show Up To The Weeknd's L.A. Show
The Weeknd's huge, successful "King Of The Fall" tour comes to a close tonight in San Francisco, and last night might have been the tour's biggest show yet. Kicking off with a Schoolboy Q set that included surprise performances from Tinashe and BJ The Chicago Kid, the concert in L.A. brought out a ton of Abel Tesfaye's famous fans.
Ne-Yo Announces "Live In Concert" Tour
Last we heard, Ne-Yo was set to release his next upcoming studio album, Non Fiction, on September 30th.
Top Tracks Of The Week: May 26-June 1
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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
Woman Who Claimed To Be Ne-Yo's Baby Mama Is Now Suing Him
Ne-Yo has had some baby mama drama in the past, and now a woman who once claimed to be his baby mama is bringing the drama once more. Jessica White is suing Ne-Yo for defamation, saying the singer trashed her on T.V.