25 Professional Wrestling References in Hip Hop
Professional wrestling and hip hop – sounds like an odd combination, but the two cultures that have a lot in common and quite a lot of respect for each others craft. Wrestling federations, whether it has been WWE, WCW, or TNA have all dabbled in hip hop. These companies have frequently collaborated with the genre to make some dope theme tunes for wrestlers. You may also recall that some wrestling superstars, such as John Cena and R-Truth, have even dropped a freestyle or two!
Juicy J Says He Has No Beef With Wale, Talks "The Hustle Continues" Album
Juicy J is edging into mainstream popularity, with strip club anthems that spread like wildfire, and a notable feature on Katy Perry's hit single "Dark Horse." The rise in his stock comes with an increase in his fan base, as those who are unfamiliar with Three 6 Mafia discover the rapper as a solo artist alone.
TV Show "Game Of Thrones" To Release Rap Mixtape "Catch The Throne" [Update: Tracklist & Release Date Revealed]
Two weeks back, while speaking to Revolt TV, Big Boi made mention of his love for the TV show "Game of Thrones", and revealed he had a mixtape on the way inspired by the show. The details were scarce at the time, but now we've received more information on the project, and as it turns out, this project is actually helmed by the TV show itself, as they attempt to reach a larger demographic.
Wale Tattoos Biggie & Tupac On His Legs
Tattoos are a big part of hip-hop culture, we've seen many rappers pay homage to their favorite artists or notable figures by way of their tattoos.
Wale Announces "Album About Nothing" For The Fall
Wale was off the Twitter tip for a period time, stemming from all the drama centered around his angry phone call to the Complex offices when they snubbed him on their year-end lists. In the end, Wale wrote an open letter on his blog explaining his hiatus in full, but in recent times the MMG rapper has returned to the Twittersphere.
Justin Bieber Spotted With Rick Ross, Wale, Stalley, Jermaine Dupri & Diddy
When he's not busy getting into trouble with the cops, whether that be in the U.S. or in Canada, or sucking on stripper nipples, Justin Bieber is in the studio with r
Wale Explains Twitter Hiatus In New Letter
Wale was off Twitter for a minute, but he resurfaced on the social media outlet this week. As someone who could easily be described as a hothead, the MMG rapper had a tendency to get a little too caught up in social media slander (you may remember when a harmless question about anime escalated to Wale threatening Sir Michael Rocks).
Wale Speaks On Making It Without Being A "Media Darling" On The Breakfast Club
Wale put out a hit album last year, but his angry phonecall to Complex in wake of them leaving The Gifted off of their year end list ended his 2013 on a weird note. In a new sit-down with the Breakfast Club, Wale elaborated on why the lack of recognition bothers him so much, revealed plans for his next album, and explained how his fans are the key to taking him to the next level in his career.
Wale Talks About Spazzing On Complex
As tends to happen with Wale, he momentarily lost his cool during a phone call with Complex last week, and the phone call itself (which Complex recorded) ended up circulating the web. The reason for Wale's call was due to the fact that the MMG rapper had been neglected from Complex's year-end 50 Best Albums of 2013. Perhaps this was the final straw, as Wale's The Gifted had already been left off other publications' year-end lists as well.
Wale Spazzes On Complex Over Their 50 Best Albums Of 2013 List [Update: Wale Responds]
We're at that time of year when just about every publication is working on their year-end list (count us among them), and while they're not necessarily meant to ruffle feathers, that can happen, when artists feel like they are unjustly excluded from these lists.
Wale Tells Us How To Reject Women Like Mutombo
Dikembe Mutombo has been a mainstay reference for rappers since the 90s. Usually rappers are talking about how big they are, on the block, or how their money is "long like Mutombo." The NBA legend has seen a post-playing career resurgence of late as his trademark blocking prowess followed by his signature finger waving were used in a viral GEIKO commercial.
Rick Ross Reveals Art For "No Games" Remix, It Features Meek Mill & Wale
Rick Ross has been consistently tweeting about a "No Games" remix for several days now. He finally dropped the single art, revealing that fellow MMG rappers Meek Mill and Wale will be on the remix. He also revealed the remix is dropping tomorrow. Peep the single art above, and check back tomorrow for the remix. Mastermind coming December 17th.
5 Rappers Who Should Have Their Own Sneaker Line
It's official. Kanye has left Nike to team up with Adidas and their Y-3 line. In case you were living under a rock for the past 24 hours, Kanye left Nike because he was not receiving any loyalties. Apparently, because he is not an athlete, Nike could not pay him any royalties; which didn't fly with 'Ye.
J. Cole Announces "What Dreams May Come Tour" With Wale [Update: More North American Tour Dates Added]
J. Cole and Wale just released a pretty huge track together, but it seems they have a little bit more up their sleeve. J. Cole just tweeted what appears to be the flyer for an upcoming tour with himself and Wale. Cole has also announced the first wave of dates for the "What Dreams May Come Tour," which kicks off September 10th in Miami. Check out the flyer, and initial list of dates in the gallery above, and listen to the duo's most recent collaboration below.
Meek Mill, Wale & A$AP Ferg Explain The Importance Of Mixtapes
In today's rap climate, even the big dogs drop mixtapes. Releasing free material is becoming a reality of the game, with many artists choosing to promote albums by releasing free projects first, and others, such as Nipsey Hussle and Chance The Rapper, who are taking an independent, mixtape-based route.
Big Sean, Soulja Boy, Wale & More In Celeb Kicks Of The Week
This was a big week for the 11's. Both the Jordan 11 and the LeBron 11 got their fair share of exposure this weekend in multiple colorways.DJ Khaled showed off a pair of Gamma Blue Jordan 11's and his crew was also rocking J's all week; including French Montana in the Jordan 3Lab5. Nate Robinson, who is a known sneakerhead, also posted pictures of his "Bred" Jordan 11's, along with his early release Gamma Blue 11's.
Wale & Sir Michael Rocks Engage In Twitter Beef
This is pretty random, but somehow MMG's Wale and Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids got into a small Twitter beef last night. Wale's no stranger to beef, but we don't usually hear about Mikey getting mixed up in it. Wale had tweeted a question to his fans a few days ago, asking, "Whats the best anime series?" For whatever reason, Mikey Rocks saw this and called him out, tweeting, "Yo u will b super Sus talkin about anime G its not u." It seemed at first Wale didn't realize this was 1/2 of The Cool Kids, but once he did, he told Mikey to watch who he's talking too.
Are Meek Mill & Wale Dropping A Joint Mixtape Today? [Update: They Were Joking]
Meek Mill and Wale are two of the most prominent emcees on MMG. The two have collaborated on plenty of tracks, some of which appear on the recent compilation Self Made Vol. 3, but according to Meek the two have a full tape dropping TODAY. The Philly, who is fresh off dropping Dreamchasers 3 tweeted late Sunday evening that we would be seeing a tape from the Maybach rappers in one day's time.
Hip Hop Meets Skating Culture Through The Nike SB
Some of your favorite celebrities are known for wearing sneakers, today we have a list of some of the best Nike SB kicks that they have rocked over time. While Jordan retros may dominate the majority of closet space for celebrity sneaker heads, many still make room to give the Nike SB some love. We see celebrities like Trinidad James, Wale and even some TV stars rocking the skate shoes. Click through the slides to see a few images we have selected.
5 Signs You're A Celebrity Sneakerhead
With the sneakerhead culture invading American Culture more and more each day, it seems no one is immune from hopping on board the sneaker collecting bandwagon. From athletes to actors, rappers to even pro wrestling star Hulk Hogan, more and more celebrities are taking to social media to share their sneaker collections with the world.