Behind The Beat: Goose
When one hears “Goose wit another one,” expect to experience the full star quality of whatever rapper comes on the track. Goose has spent much of his young career alongside two particular stars, Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan, whom came to fame together as the duo known as Rich Gang, which dissolved in early 2015. Goose was there for most of Rich Gang’s regrettably short-lived takeover, assisting in the production of several songs on the Birdman-hosted tape, Tha Tour: Part 1, now hailed as a classic.
Rich Homie Quan's Crew Involved In Nightclub Shooting In North Carolina
Last night at around 2:30 AM (Sept. 11), members of Rich Homie Quan's entourage were reportedly involved in parking lot shooting outside of The Diamond Club in the small town of New Bern, NC. It's unclear if the Atlanta rapper was outside during the shooting, as he was there for a club appearance.
10 Essential Jacquees Tracks
Born Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax, Jacquees was discovered in 9th grade after an unprecedented run of Atlanta school talent show dominance. He has since developed into a teen heartthrob with his mixture of '90s R&B, modern rap flows, and panty-melting falsetto. He signed to Cash Money in 2014 at the age of 20, and is now poised to become one of R&B's next stars as soon as he drops his debut album.
Lil' Kim Weighs In On Rich Homie Quan's Biggie Lyric Flub
People are still talking about Rich Homie Quan's botched performance of the Notorious B.I.G.'s "Get Money" verse at the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors last week. The Atlanta rapper has since released a sincere apology to New York, his fans, and the late Biggie himself, but when Lil' Kim, who performed the tribute with Quan, appeared on Sway In The Morning, there were still more questions to be asked.
Rich Homie Quan Explains He Was Done In By Teleprompter Malfunction
Rich Homie Quan is catching a fair amount of flak after he flubbed the Biggie verse in "Get Money" during a performance at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors. He already apologized profusely for his error:
Questlove On Rich Homie Quan's Lyrical Blunder: "We Are To Blame"
Rich Homie Quan has been getting dragged across the internet since he forgot the lyrics to the Notorious B.I.G. song he was performing at Monday's VH1 Hip Hop honors. Questlove took to Instagram on Tuesday to share his perspective on the situation. He aimed to lessen the barrage tomatoes being flung at Quan, imprisoned in digital stocks, and encouraged followers to turn the lens upon themselves.
Rich Homie Quan Apologizes To New York After Forgetting Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics
While yesterday's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors was great for the most part (shout-out Teyana Taylor), the main takeaway from the glorious ode to Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim, and Salt-N-Pepa seems to be the fact that Rich Homie Quan forgot the words to Junior M.A.F.I.A.'s "Get Money" -- specifically, Biggie's verse, which he was meant to be reciting. This certainly isn't the first time something like this has happened -- even at this event (Lupe Fiasco forgot the words to a Tribe Called Quest in 2007).
Rich Homie Quan Forgets Lyrics To Biggie’s Verse During VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
During Monday night’s VH1 Hip-Hop Honors concert, honoree Lil Kim took the stage to perform the classic Junior M.A.F.I.A. anthem "Get Money,” and for Biggie’s verse she decided to bring out ATL rapper Rich Homie Quan to help assist her. However, assisting Lil Kim is something Quan didn’t come close to doing, but rather instead he straight up forgot the lyrics to one of Biggie’s most famous verses.
Top Tracks: April 11 - April 17
Is it just me, or have the past few weeks felt like the calm before the storm? After all of the TLOP hubbub died down (this is the first week in a long time that we haven't had a Kanye solo joint in our top ten list), we've had quite a lack of releases from rap's upper echelon. Teasers, singles, and release date announcements seem to keep flooding in, but this Friday, when A$AP Ferg releases Always Strive And Prosper, things will really get cooking.
How Much Do Rappers & Celebrities Make From A Club Appearance?
Celebrity appearances are a staple of nightclubs these days, elevating the price of entry for clubs and making money for the celebrities that appear. It wasn’t always that way though. Back in the day, record execs like Puff Daddy would have to pay off club owners or DJs to spin an artist’s new tracks. In today’s celebrity-driven culture, the script has been flipped.
DJ Khaled, The Roots, Big Boi & More Design Their Own NBA Jerseys
The NBA is linking up with all sorts of musical artists to help them put on for their hometown teams. In the upcoming #MyTeamMyCity project,artists from cities around the US design alternate versions of their favorite teams. The whole project is in conjunction with custom t-shirt company Teespring.
Rich Homie Quan Says Young Thug Is Still His Best Friend
During a recent concert, before dropping "Lifestyle," still the biggest hit to his name, Young Thug shouted, "Hey, fuck Rich Homie!" -- Rich Homie being the other collaborator on the track, taken off their 2014 joint tape Tha Tour: Part 1, which they released as the duo Rich Gang.
Young Thug Disses Rich Homie Quan At California Concert
A couple of years ago, Atlanta rappers Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug were on similar career trajectories. They often appears on each others songs, most notably with Travi$ Scott on Days Before Rodeo and with Birdman as part of Rich Gang. Since then, Young Thug has further entered the stratospheres of fame while Rich Homie has fallen out of the spotlight a bit.
Rich Homie Quan Addresses Having Sex With His Cousin
"If you talking 'bout them M's, boy I need a dozen/ I ain't know we were related, but I hit my cousin." Eyebrows were raised after Rich Homie Quan rapped these lyrics on "Numbers" in November. Why would Rich Homie Quan have sex with his cousin, and if he did, why would he rap about it?
Find Out How Much Future, Fetty Wap, Rich Homie Quan & DeJ Loaf Are Making On New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is upon us, and the options for where you can party are endless. House parties, clubs, bars, live shows, or Netflix and chill, pick your poison. For artists, it's a night to capitalize on their worth and often means performing at a club.
Timbaland Announces "King Stays King" Mixtape
We're stil waiting on Timbaland to drop Textbook Timbo, the project he promised he'd released before the end of the year, as well as his upcoming album Opera Noir Instead of either of these projects, looks were getting King Stays King, a 16-track mixtape that is slated to drop on December 25th. King Stays King will feature appearances from Mila J, Young Thug, Blaze, & Rich Homie Quan. It will also feature on unreleased track from Timbo's old collaborator Aaliyah.
Rich Homie Quan Namedrops Young Thug At Concert, Thugger Fires Back On Twitter
Remember last month when Rich Homie Quan posted a picture from the Cash Money studios and hinted that Rich Gang was coming back? Well, it seems that whatever reunion he was referring to won't include his former partner, Young Thug. During a recent concert, Quan brought up Thug's name after a male fan had allegedly tried to touch him.
Staff Picks Playlist (November 27)
With Thanksgiving behind us, there's the remaining hours of Black Friday as well as the impending Cyber Monday to slowly (or quickly) transition you into the holiday scene. Over the past day or two you've probably noticed the influx of mixtapes, which we realize, mean you have a ton of new music to keep you busy over the weekend, and hopefully longer than just a weekend.
Rich Homie Quan Countersued By Former Label
Rich Homie Quan ended his relationship with his former label Think It's A Game Entertainment in August when he sued them for $2 million, citing unpaid royalties. Now T.I.G. Ent is countersuing Quan in an attempt to block from releasing any new music or signing with another label.
Top Tracks: November 16 - November 22
There weren't too many big releases this past week, unless you're an Adele fan, but we've got heat coming in December from guys like Curren$y and G-Eazy, who both shared new singles off their upcoming albums. This week's Top 10 also includes two tracks off the soundtrack to "Creed," which will hit theaters on November 25, and three new tracks from Thugger, who is currently prepping his fourth project of the year, Hi-Tunes, his debut album.