Papoose News

  • Papoose Explains Why He Dissed Kendrick Lamar In His "Control" Verse
    Papoose Explains Why He Dissed Kendrick Lamar In His "Control" Verse
    Aug 16, 2013 at 04:54pm
    The last time Papoose was in the headlines was when he seemingly rushed the stage at Summer Jam. It was later revealed that Kendrick played a role in bringing him out, something he did out of respect for Pap's support early on in his career.
  • Papoose Thinks Kendrick's BET Cypher Verse Was Aimed At Him
    Papoose Thinks Kendrick's BET Cypher Verse Was Aimed At Him
    Oct 4, 2013 at 06:20pm
    There's been a lot of talk about Kendrick's BET Cypher verse, and who it was directed at.
  • Top 10 XXL Freshmen Flops
    Top 10 XXL Freshmen Flops
    Mar 25, 2015 at 02:08pm
    With every XXL Freshman Class, there's bound to be MCs included who will eventually flop-- that's just the nature of trying to predict who will break out in the sea of up-and-coming rappers. Since the magazine began the now-prestigious list back in 2008, we've seen several former Freshmen fall off, so we've selected ten that we feel didn't live up to their potential.
  • Remy Ma Released From Prison [Update: Reason For Delay Revealed]
    Remy Ma Released From Prison [Update: Reason For Delay Revealed]
    Aug 1, 2014 at 01:18pm
    Last week Remy Ma gave Angie Martinez over at Power 105.1 a call from prison, revealing she had just ten days to go on her sentence before she was a free woman again.
  • Remy Ma Confirms She's Been Released From Prison [Update: Remy Ma Spotted In The Studio With DJ Khaled]
    Remy Ma Confirms She's Been Released From Prison [Update: Remy Ma Spotted In The Studio With DJ Khaled]
    Aug 2, 2014 at 12:13pm
    While it was initially reported that Remy Ma had been released from prison yesterday, contradictory reports rolled in shortly thereafter. It was said that due to a phonecall violation Ma recently committed (which may or may not have something to do with the interview she did with Angie Martinez last week), she had spent her final week in solitary confinement, and may not be released for another 7 days.
  • Papoose Thinks He's Better Than Jay Z, "Definitely" The King Of New York
    Papoose Thinks He's Better Than Jay Z, "Definitely" The King Of New York
    Mar 29, 2014 at 12:38pm
    Papoose has established a renewed presence in the rap game since his awkward Summer Jam performance last year. He's been consistently releasing new music, dissing rappers, and proclaiming his greatness over the last 9 months, and has thus been making headlines. 
  • Papoose Accused Of "Rushing" Summer Jam XX Stage, But Had TDE's Support
    Papoose Accused Of "Rushing" Summer Jam XX Stage, But Had TDE's Support
    Jun 3, 2013 at 12:33pm
    Many in attendance at Summer Jam XX yesterday were surprised to see NYC emcee Papoose perform a brief two-track set after Kendrick Lamar's exit. Although he was initially accused of "rushing" the stage, it turns out the TDE camp made the appearance happen, as Pap showed Kendrick Lamar support early in his career. The two also collaborated on a track called "Lyrical Gangsta" last year. 
  • Papoose Speaks On New York Rap, Summer Jam Incident, & Passing On Kanye West Beats
    Papoose Speaks On New York Rap, Summer Jam Incident, & Passing On Kanye West Beats
    Jun 25, 2013 at 06:01pm
    Papoose caused quite a stir when he seemingly crashed the Summer Jam XX stage earlier this month. One way or another, the incident definitely got people talking about the rapper again, to the point that his name was trending on Twitter. Pap stopped by the Breakfast Club to speak about the incident, as well as the state of New York rap, and how he turned down some beats from Kanye West.
  • Remy Ma Shares Thoughts On One Year Anniversary Of Her Release From Prison
    Remy Ma Shares Thoughts On One Year Anniversary Of Her Release From Prison
    Aug 2, 2015 at 11:04am
    It's been a full year since Remy Ma was released Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, where she served a six year sentence. Her time spent away for charges of assault, weapon possession and coercion still weigh heavy on the rapper's mind on the anniversary of her freedom, but thanks to her friends and family, she seems to be in a good place. Remy shared some thoughts on the one year mark on Instagram earlier today.
  • Papoose & Remy Ma To Join Cast Of "Love & Hip-Hop"
    Papoose & Remy Ma To Join Cast Of "Love & Hip-Hop"
    Jul 7, 2015 at 11:29am
    Papoose and Remy Ma are finally back together, after Remy's prison stint came to an end last summer. In addition to working on new music individually, the two are making some joint moves. Namely, they've signed up to appear on the sixth season of the reality TV show "Love & Hip-Hop." They announced the new venture on Instagram, as seen below. The VH1 show as seen its fair share of drama (some possibly scripted, some not), so we'll have to see how Remy and Pap play into it. No word on who else will be joining the cast for season six, so stay tuned.
  • Papoose Announces New Album "You Can't Stop Destiny"
    Papoose Announces New Album "You Can't Stop Destiny"
    Jun 9, 2015 at 02:22pm
    In a press release sent out today, New York veteran Papoose has announced a new album complete with artwork and tracklist. The album, titled, You Can't Stop Destiny, is expected to drop on July 17th.
  • Underrated Audio: July 5- July 11
    Underrated Audio: July 5- July 11
    Jul 12, 2015 at 11:01am
    This weekly feature provides you with some of the most-fire yet least-viewed records that we featured on the homepage this past week. Whether they were simply overlooked because the artist name was not familiar, or perhaps they just weren't seen at all, we want to give them a second chance at your iTunes here.
  • Stream Papoose's "You Can't Stop Destiny" Album
    Stream Papoose's "You Can't Stop Destiny" Album
    Jul 15, 2015 at 12:27pm
    It took seven years for Papoose to drop his debut album, Nacirema Dream, but two years later, he's already back with the follow-up. You Can't Stop Destiny assembles a who's who of New York's most respected producers, featuring production from Ron Browz, Havoc, DJ Premier, and more.  As far as features go, Pap is working with his wife, Remy Ma, as well as Ty Dolla $ign, AG, Maino, Red Cafe, and the always divisive Troy Ave.
  • Saigon Reveals Artwork And Tracklist For "GSNT 3"
    Saigon Reveals Artwork And Tracklist For "GSNT 3"
    Sep 10, 2014 at 05:45pm
    On September 30th, Saigon will release the third installment of his Greatest Story Never Told series, GSNT 3: The Troubled Times of Brian Carenard. Today, the NY rapper has given us the album's artwork and tracklist. Check out the former in the gallery above, and the latter below.
  • Erykah Badu Criticizes Papoose For Use Of Unauthorized Vocal Samples
    Erykah Badu Criticizes Papoose For Use Of Unauthorized Vocal Samples
    Mar 30, 2013 at 06:53pm
    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'. Although there's been no official statement from Badu's camp, the First Lady of Neo-Soul recently took to Twitter to accuse the New York rapper of using her voice without permission:
  • Saigon Is Making An Independent Film Starring Papoose & Omar Epps
    Saigon Is Making An Independent Film Starring Papoose & Omar Epps
    Jan 7, 2014 at 12:37pm
    You read it right, folks. Brian Daniel Carenard, AKA New York emcee Saigon, is in the process of shooting an independent "mini-movie" titled SP, starring Omar Epps and fellow NYC spitter Papoose. The Suburban Noize Records / Fort Knocks Ent. artist is excited about the project, to say the least. 
  • Cover Art Revealed For Papoose's Debut Album "Nacirema Dream" [Update: Tracklist & Features Revealed]
    Cover Art Revealed For Papoose's Debut Album "Nacirema Dream" [Update: Tracklist & Features Revealed]
    Feb 23, 2013 at 03:37pm
    While Papoose has an extensive mixtape catalog, he has never released a full-length studio album. Fans of the rapper know that it has been long in the making, and as March fast approaches, Papoose is readying his debut album, Nacirema Dream, for release.Today the NY rapper released the cover art along with a manifesto for the LP. In the manifesto he talks about taking the extremely long time he took to release his debut, and explains the album title. Peep both above.
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