On paper, hip-hop and opera seem like completely different styles of music, but many producers have shown us otherwise. Using dramatic, often high-pitched vocal samples, they add a theatrical element to rap tracks.
Waka Flocka is not necessarily known for his vulnerability, but our heart has gone out to him since his brother's all-too-recent passing, last December. When he sat down with WKYS, he spoke about how his life is different now, saying:
Waka Flocka has a couple of projects in the works, but the most eagerly anticipated has to be his upcoming sequel to Flockaveli. It looks as if the release date may be approaching, as Flocka has revealed some new tour dates in support of the project.
Young Buck was released from prison last month, and the rapper is definitely taking advantage of his newfound freedom. Buck, who spent 2 years locked up, recently sat down with Fox News to speak on his new outlook on life.
Waka Flocka has not been shy about his support of the EDM genre, he's even touring with electronic DJ Steve Aoki at the moment. We caught Waka on a day off in L.A. and got a quick update on what it's like to tour with Aoki, Flockaveli 2, and his EDM rap album.
Though Gucci Mane has made plans to enter rehab and get his life back on track, it seems his conflict with Waka Flocka is far from over. According to TMZ, Gucci has filed a lawsuit against Waka, and his mother, Debra Antney, who was Gucci's manager for some time.
Waka Flocka's performances are generally rowdy, but ultimately positive experiences, so it comes as a surprise the BSM rapper's show in Santa Ana, CA last night led to a seemingly random act of violence.
DJ Holiday is fresh off dropping the massive single "Miley" with Waka Flocka and Wiz Khalifa, but the seasoned DJ has plenty more up his sleeve. HNHH's newest addition, Kim Johansson had the chance to sit down with Holiday to talk about his recent single, as well as the Atlanta music scene in general.
Waka Flocka Flame has been doing his share of press, generally over the highly publicized Gucci Mane rant. Another thing that he he's mentioned, which has sort of flown under the radar, is the possibility of having a role on the new season of "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta".
Gucci Mane's current behavior has been deemed by most of his fellow rappers as nothing out of the ordinary. 2 Chainz recently said he'd expect nothing less from Gucci. Nonetheless, his behavior seems to get stranger by the day and it doesn't seem like the good ol' GuWop we know and love.
Gucci Mane's lengthy twitter rant was certainly a spectacle, but left a lot of people wondering how much of it was based on fact, and ho much was completely fabricated. Gucci Mane called out plenty of rappers, and got pretty explicit in recalling his sexual history.
Gucci Mane and many of his Brick Squad and BSM affiliates went at it on Twitter yesterday. The argument seemingly began with accusations that GuWop himself had paid the lawyer fees for Slim Dunkin's killer, but quickly progressed into money and label issues within the Squad.
Gucci Mane dropped three mixtapes (WW3: Molly, Gas & Lean) on iTunes three days ago, on the same day he started calling out his rap enemies on Twitter-- Young Jeezy, T.I., Yo Gotti, and lastly, his most recent beefing partner, Waka Flocka.
Debra ATney has quite the track record. She has managed artists such as Nicki Minaj, French Montana, and Gucci Mane, as well as her son, Waka Flocka. While she has had issues with her artists in the past, Debra continues to have kind words for the artists she's worked with.
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka have had an on-and-off relationship throughout their careers to say the least. The peak of their differences occured when Gucci announced that he had dropped Waka Flocka from the 1017 Bricksquad team.
Amanda Bynes has been in the news a lot lately for her strange and erratic behavior, which includes throwing a bong out her window, tweeting at rappers, dissing Rihanna (and various other people), announcing she wants to become a rapper, and just generally looking crazy.
Gucci Mane recently announced a new compilation project for his Brick Squad crew, called Big Money Talk. Many fans were wondering if Waka Flocka would find his way on the project, as Gucci and Waka have recently been at odds, ending their working relationship.