Top Tracks: January 25 - January 31
One month into 2016, and a whole lot of crazy shit has taken place in the hip-hop world.
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
Rick Ross Throws Shade At Birdman & Lil Wayne On Snapchat
Yesterday, news broke that the long-standing feud between father and son aka Birdman and Lil Wayne finally came to an agreeable ending.
Birdman On Lil Wayne: "This My Son, And I'mma Die For Him"
The Birdman v. Lil Wayne beef appears all but over. The duo appeared on stage last night at Club LIV in Miami, where Birdman attempted to pour his drink on Weezy less than six months ago. This time around, Birdman stood on stage and spoke to the crowd, brandishing a red solo cup with Wayne at his side.
Tony Yayo Jumps In On The Meek Mill/50 Cent Beef
Meek Mill dissed 50 Cent on his new 4/4 track "Gave Em Hope," and 50 clapped back quickly today by sharing several of the Internet's pettiest memes clowning the Philly rapper.
Meek Mill Disses 50 Cent On "Gave 'Em Hope"
Meek Mill finally dropped some new music tonight, and it came in the form of a 4-track EP titled 4/4.
Rick Ross Signs With Epic Records
Rick Ross is no longer a member of the Def Jam family. Earlier today, it was revealed that the MMG boss has signed a new deal with L.A. Reid and Epic Records.
50 Cent Takes Apparent Shot At Rick Ross: "I Will Have His HEAD"
50 Cent likes to have the final word. Just ask Vivica A. Fox, The Game, French Montana, Diddy, or anyone who's ever taken shots at the Queens rapper-turned-mogul -- it's not a question of if he'll clap back, but when.
Rick Ross Says He's "The Biggest L" 50 Cent Ever Took
Rick Ross recently sat down for an interview with Rolling Stone, where he touched on his reignited beef with 50 Cent, as well as his recent album Black Market (which he largely recorded while on house arrest last year), DJ Khaled's lost-at-sea excursion and more.
Rockie Fresh Shares "The Night I Went To..." Cover Art & Tracklist
Since announcing The Night I Went To... in November, MMG's Rockie Fresh has let loose a barrage of, each one hotttter than the next. Today, The Chicago rapper gets even closer to the project's release as he unveils the cover art and tracklist.
50 Cent Doesn't Want To Pay Rick Ross' Baby Mama $7 Million
50 Cent, who recently filed a lawsuit against Rick Ross for his use of "In Da Club," is now returning to another lawsuit in which Rozay is also entangled. As you're undoubtedly aware, 50 Cent was sued by Ross' baby mama Lastonia Leviston for releasing her sex tape online. A judge ruled that 50 had to pay up $7 million to Leviston, which is around the same time Fif filed for bankruptcy.
Lira Galore Confirms Split With Rick Ross
Rick Ross' and Lira Galore got engaged early in their relationship, but it didn't take long for things to get rocky.
Hottest Mixtapes Of 2015
This year, it became increasingly difficult to discern the difference between mixtapes and albums. When the year's bestselling rap release (Drake's If You're Reading This, It's Too Late) was announced as a "mixtape" but was immediately sold on iTunes, the waters become a little murky for everyone.
50 Cent Reportedly Suing Rick Ross Over "In Da Club" Sample
The 50 Cent/Rick Ross beef has produced numerous entertaining moments over the course of the last few months.
Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
A$AP Ferg Reveals Missy Elliott, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross & More Will Be On "Always Strive & Prosper"
Ferg had been off the map for most of this year, but he's recently come back into the spotlight in a big way.
Did Rick Ross' Donald Trump "Threat" Get His Album Pulled From Walmart?
If you listened to Rick Ross' new album Black Market, you probably caught the line “Assassinate Trump like I’m Zimmerman," on track 1. If anything, you may have been a bit weirded out by Rozay's choice to use Zimmerman's name in the punchline, but it was actually the Trump portion that media analyst Mark Dice took offense to, going as far as calling it a "terrorist threat".
Charts Don't Lie: December 16th
This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.
Rick Ross Is Making A Gangster Movie
Many rappers have made the transition to film as actors or producers, but few have made the transition via writing the actual screenplay. Rick Ross is hoping to do just that.
Top Tracks: December 7 - December 13
We're quickly approaching the holidays, which means the year-end lists are in full effect. While many of us are looking back at the abundance of great music that's dropped over the past 50 weeks, some of our favorite rappers are showing no signs of showing down. Shortly after dropping his Black Friday remix package with Kendrick Lamar, J.