Top Tracks: August 21 - August 28
Can we finally breathe a sign of relief after what's proven to be a crazy August?
Mike Dean Is Still Mixing "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight"
Bad news for Travis Scott fans: it appears that Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight will not come Friday, August 26th as scheduled. The album release the hands of Scott's close collaborator Mike Dean, who is currently mixing the project and announced that he would have the final say on when it is complete. "I'm still mixing this album not letting Travis drop until I'm done," he wrote on Twitter.
Top Tracks: August 15 - August 21
Last week was a funny one for album delays. On one hand, Frank Ocean delivered not only his first, but also his second album since 2012's Channel Orange, but on the other, we didn't get the projects that we'd been expecting from French Montana, Young Thug, and Travis Scott.
Travis Scott Debuts New 90210 Merch, On Sale Now
Travis Scott is looking to capitalize on the popularity of his song "90210," and the newly released video, with a new line of merch that features a couple of tees and hoodies, all of which feature... you guessed it, "90210" branding.
Young Thug Only Changing Name To "No, My Name Is Jeffery" For One Week
Young Thug confirmed that he is changing his name to "No, My Name Is Jeffery" in an interview on Travis Scott's .WAV Beats 1 show. The silver lining: the name change is temporary. "I'm Jeffery for one fucking week," he said. "If I don’t sell a 100,000 copies." Young Thug is on the verge of releasing his Jeffery mixtape, which now sounds like it will be sold on iTunes and be available on streaming platforms. Though Lyor Cohen has insisted that it is coming out on August 26th, Thug is still implying that it is coming out today, August 16.
Top Tracks: August 8 - August 14
In terms of the calendar, summer is winding down, but someone forgot to tell that to the rap game. We've only seen things heat up in the past week, with SremmLife 2 providing more than enough turn up fuel for the next few weeks, and P3 reminding us to squeeze every last bit of fun out of summer flings before cuffing season arrives.
Travis Scott Drops Kanye West's Remix Of Desiigner's "Timmy Turner" At .Wav Party
Last night, Travis Scott held a party in LA to celebrate his new ".Wav" radio show on Beats 1, to hype up Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight -- set for release on Aug. 26, and to premiere the videos to both "Pick Up the Phone" (watch here) and "90210," the latter which still hasn't been officially released.
Travis Scott Shares New Tour Dates
Travis Scott has been a busy man today. He dropped off a pack of new music -- including a new single, "Hooch," his remix of Usher's "No Limit," and his and Kanye's remix of Alicia Key's "In Common" -- on the inaugural episode of his new Beats 1 radio show, ".Wav." And he also unveiled his new website.
Travis Scott Announces New "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight" Release Date
After sharing three new songs on the inaugural episode of ".WAV" and announcing that Kendrick Lamar, Kamaiyah, and Kid Cudi will appear on his upcoming album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, Travis Scott has given the album a (new) release date. "AUGUST 26 2016," Scott wrote on Twitter. "BITTSM. SEE U THEN."
Travis Scott Says Kendrick Lamar & Kid Cudi Will Be On "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight"
Though fans have had to watch another Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight release date come and go, Travi$ Scott did debut some new music on the inaugural episode of his ".Wav" radio show on Beats 1. He kicked off the show with a new BITTSM track, "The Hooch," produced by Boi-1da.
Travis Scott Is Getting His Own Beats 1 Radio Show
If you've been wondering what the hell Travis Scott's ".WAV" party this Friday is referring to. Now we know. Scott is getting his own Beats 1 radio show, and the the title of the show is ".WAV." Scott announced the show during an interview today with Zane Lowe.
Travis Scott Announces ".Wav" Party For Friday In LA; Says Details On Album To Come At Party
The on-going delay of Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight has been quite frustrating for Travis Scott fans to say the least, but be patient y'all, it's definitely right around the corner. Moments ago, Travis took to IG to announce that he and fellow homie/DJ Chase B will be throwing some sort of listening party or viewing party in LA Friday night in support of the album and/or singles "Pick Up The Phone" & "90210", which we presume will have videos for.
Travis Scott Is Still Working On "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight"
Travis Scott's revealed at a performance on Monday night that he will release his album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight on August 5th. Not 24 hours later, he was in the studio with his trusted collaborator Mike Dean working on the album, per Dean's Instagram.
Travis Scott Announces Release Date For "Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight"
Now that his deal with Apple Music is in the bag, it looks like Travis Scott’s long-awaited new album, Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, is finally ready to see the light of day. On Tuesday night in NYC, Travis was performing a show at the Ford Amphitheatre in Coney Island where he decided to announce to the crowd the release date to his highly anticipated album.
Travis Scott Confirms Apple Music Deal; Says He’s Working On Short Film For New Album
As we expected & reported last week, Travis Scott is indeed the latest rapper to sign with Apple Music. On Monday, the Houston rapper called into Shade 45’s The Whoolywood Shuffle & confirmed the news live on-air.
Ty Dolla $ign's "Campaign" To Feature Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Migos, Wiz Khalifa & More
Since releasing his excellent debut album, Free TC, in November of last year, Ty Dolla $ign has appeared on a number of features but hasn't yet given fans a project in 2016. Last month, however, Ty announced two upcoming mixtapes: Beach House 3 and Campaign. Earlier today, he premiered the title track of the latter project. "Campaign" is a heavy club anthem featuring Future that finds each of the melodic hitmen at his most ratchet.
Travis Scott Signs A Deal With Apple Music?
It looks like Travi$ Scott might be joining team Drizzy & company over at Apple Music. On Thursday night, the Houston trapper posted a cryptic message on Instagram, presumably announcing his new deal with the streaming service.
4th Of July Playlist
However you may feel about the Fourth of July, chances are you'll be spending at least part of your day off with friends and family, watching some fireworks, and very importantly, listening to music. There's no better way to celebrate than with some great tunes -- as even President Obama will be spending the evening taking in a White House concert performance from Janelle Monae and Kendrick Lamar this evening. As there will be many barbecues to soundtrack today, we've put together a Spotify playlist with some of our favorite summer records from 2016 so far.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of June 2016
ICYMI: HNHH recently launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The 40-track playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all supa-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify (e.g. those recent ScHoolboy Q releases). Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop.
Travis Scott: "My Album Is Coming Out In A Week"
We have heard many promises regarding Travis Scott's upcoming project, and we're unsure what to believe at this point, but according to a statement made at a show over the weekend, Scott's album is very close.