The Game, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg & More Respond To Birdman's Breakfast Club Walk-Out
This morning, Birdman gave us a healthy dose of drama by pulling up and then quickly backing out of his interview with The Breakfast Club, all within the span of two minutes.
Everything You Need To Know About Desiigner
In two months, Desiigner has gone from virtual unknown, just another anonymous rapper, looking to gain any sort of foothold, to internet sensation. His breakout hit "Panda" has garnered 3.7 million plays on SoundCloud. It has earned him a record deal with G.O.O.D. Music and two appearances on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo.
Drake Seems To Diss Kid Cudi & Pusha T On "Two Birds, One Stone;" Twitter Reacts
Drake celebrated the eve of his 30th birthday by dropping four new songs on OVO Sound Radio, but only one of them caused debate on social media. Within minutes of Drake debuting the track "2 Birds, One Stone," Twitter was full of opinions about the Toronto rapper's perceived disses of Kid Cudi and Pusha T.
Full Album Stream For Pusha T's "My Name Is My Name"
Pusha T isn't delaying his album My Name Is My Name anymore, with a release date of October 8th set. The rapper is setting high expectations for the solo debut, calling MNIMN the album of the year in many interviews.
CyHi The Prynce Released From Def Jam Contract, Disses Kanye West
So this afternoon, we were not only surprised by the Chance The Rapper x Lil B mixtape dropping, but by CyHi The Prynce's apparent diss track, aimed at none other than Kanye West. CyHi has been signed to G.O.O.D.
Review: Desiigner's "New English"
If you, like me, weren't one of the couple thousand people who had pressed play on the Soundcloud link Desiigner's "Panda" by the time you sat down to watch Kanye West's Life Of Pablo livestream this February, you were most likely among the millions who first assumed that the teenaged, "Broads in Atlanta"-touting Brooklyn rapper was actually Future. That's a pretty huge hole from which to exhume yourself just as you're getting started with your career, but Desiigner did it. With that one record out in the world, he signed with G.O.O.D.
First Week Sales Projections For Chris Brown's "Royalty" & Pusha T's "Darkest Before Dawn"
Pusha T and Chris Brown made sure we were covered for the holidays with their respective albums, Darkest Before Dawn and Royalty, both arriving in time to be given as Christmas gifts. With that in mind, we've received the first week sales projections for either album today, via the ever reliable HitsDailyDouble.
Pusha T Comes At Wale On Twitter Over "Festivus" Mixtape
As you may know, Wale got in the holiday spirit with A-Trak and recorded a new mixtape to precede his upcoming Album About Nothing, called Festivus.
Who Had The Better Verse: Kanye West Vs. Big Sean
As we continue to revel in the the season that is Yeezy, it's hard to not consider Kanye West’s body of work as a whole as nothing short of amazing.
Pusha T Cuts Off His Signature Braids
It appears Pusha T has done the unthinkable. After years of harassment, the former Clipse member decided to finally cut off his signature braids. Taking to his IG earlier Monday, Pusha T posted a photo of himself receiving a $2500 dollar facial in Hong Kong with the caption “Just cut my braids off”. Unfortuantely, we don’t get to see the new look, but we’re dying to that’s for sure.
10 Rap/R&B Songs Kylie Jenner Posted To Snapchat That Prove She's A Real One
Follow Kylie Jenner on Snapchat and you'll find her riding in the G-Wagon bumping Bryson Tiller and hamming it up for the camera and not watching the road. With all due respect to Tiller, and Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Drake, Jenner's brother-in-law Kanye West, and all the other hip hop and R&B artists young Jenner bumps on the regular, she sometimes impresses by bumping unexpected artists of quality.
CyHi The Prynce Says He Didn't Diss Kanye West On "Elephant In The Room"
We were pretty shocked earlier this week when long-silent G.O.O.D. Music MC CyHi The Prynce let loose a fiery track called "Elephant in The Room" and effectively announced his departure from the label. In a series of new tweets, he took the time to clarify some points he was making on the song, including the fact that he doesn't consider it a Kanye West diss. Read those tweets below.
Pusha T Announces "King Push: Darkest Before Dawn," Reveals Features
Pusha Season is upon us. Last week we learned that the Virginia rapper would be taking over as President of GOOD Music, which was followed by the release of his gritty single, "Untouchable". If that wasn't evidence enough something was brewing is the Push camp, the rapper gave an official update on his album at a New York event last night.
Stream Pusha T's "King Push- Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude"
Well, we weren't expecting this to arrive today, but it's welcome all the same. Pusha T's new album, King Push: Darkest Before Dawn is dropping tomorrow on iTunes, but Spotify has released the complete stream a day early, perhaps a wise move to stand-out from all the album streams that will arrive tomorrow.
Stream Trey Songz's "Intermission I & II"
Last month, we woke up one morning surprised to find a new, unannounced Trey Songz project on Spotify, and today, he's done it again. Adding to the Intermission EP, Mr. Steal Your Girl has given us a part two today, which adds six brand-new tracks to the existing six on the first edition.
Pusha T Shares Lyrics To "Untouchable," Takes Some Subliminal Shots
Pusha T was just announced as the new President of GOOD Music, so he's very much feeling himself at this moment. What better time to share a new track and take some subliminal shots at his competition?While Push has yet to deliver the audio version of his Timbaland-produced track "Untouchable," he has shared an annotated version of the lyrics via Genius, and while you can't bang it in the whip just yet, it should get people talking.
The 10 Best Diss Tracks Of The 2010s
Of the many things that old heads will insist "were better back in the day," diss tracks are among the few that most younger rap fans can also agree upon. Even if you didn't live through them, the 2Pac / Biggie, Eazy-E / Dr. Dre and Jay Z / Nas beefs all produced shot-firing tracks that still loom large today-- Notorious' "Who Shot Ya" is still referenced by rappers all of the time, and Nas' "Ether" is now so baked into the foundation of rap that its title is now synonymous with a devastating diss.
Best Rapper Ad-Libs Currently In The Game
When used properly, ad-libs can really accelerate the popularity of an artist. Just ask Big Sean or 2 Chainz. These between-the-lines phrases are designed to hype up listeners, adding extra energy to their verses. Ad-libs tend to be funny, serious, or flat-out ridiculous. Recently, acts like Migos have taken ad-libs to the next level. While some rapper ad-libs can be annoying, there are those who've properly honed the ad-lib craft, and the result is usually entertaining. Ad-libs can also function as a tag or trademark for rappers-- the instant you hear one, you know who's on the track.
Chris Brown's "Royalty" Debuts At No. 3, Behind Adele and Bieber
The first-week sales numbers for Chris Brown's Royalty are in, and though Breezy's seventh album performed even better than was expected -- selling 184,000 units -- it did not top the charts. In fact, for the week ending Dec. 24, Royalty made its debut at No. 3, behind Justin Bieber's Purpose, released on Nov.
Pusha T Reveals New Big Sean LP Will Be Among First G.O.O.D. Music Releases In 2016
Pusha T has been doing a ton of interviews in the wake of his new album, Darkest Before Dawn.