20 Legendary Rapper Yearbook Photos
As cool as rappers may seem to you now, there was a time when your favorite spitter was in high school, and as dope as they may have seen themselves, we're certain that each one of them dealt with some serious haters. We're gonna take you on a tour of 20 rapper yearbook photos, an expansion of our previous list.
Max B To Be Released From Prison Early
Max B is coming home. Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison after being convicted of murder conspiracy and robbery charges in 2009. According to French Montana, Max's sentenced has been shortened and he will be released in the next two to six years. The original charges on his twelve-count indictment, which included first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, and first-degree kidnapping, will all be dropped in Max's plea deal. Max shared the following statement:
35 More Artists To Follow On Snapchat
In terms of an artist gaining direct access to his or her fans, there's no better social media platform than Snapchat. Indeed, the app has caused artists to blur the line between their public and private personas.
Wiz Khalifa Isn't Here For Amber Rose's Threesome Story
Amber Rose is quite open about her sexual escapades, although she promises they're more PG than others might have you believe. Nonetheless she's not opposed to sharing her experiences, at first on her talk show, and now on the newly relaunched "Loveline" podcast. Amber Rose hosts the podcast, alongside sex therapist Dr. Chris Donaghue.
#TBT: Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa was 16-year-old student at Pittsburgh's Taylor Allderdice High School when he attracted the attention of Rostrum Records president Benjy Grinberg. Over the course of the next several years, he would develop a massive grassroots following that culminated in the release of the landmark mixtape Kush & OJ and breakout smash "Black and Yellow" in 2010.
Diddy Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again, Jay Z Comes In Second
It's that time of the year again. Forbes is back with their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and for the second year in a row, we're finding Diddy sitting comfy at the top of the list. Dr.
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
Power 105.1 Taps Wiz Khalifa, Tory Lanez, Bryson Tiller & More For Powerhouse NYC
After teasing that there would be a "big announcement" on the Breakfast Club last night, Power 105.1 announced the line-up for their annual Powerhouse event this morning, which goes down in October. This year's Powerhouse concert will feature a mix of old and new cats, putting on for New York with Young M.A., Desiigner, Remy Ma and Fat Joe all tapped. You can also expect performances from Bryson Tiller, Wiz Khalifa, Usher and Tory Lanez.
17 Injured Concertgoers Sue Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Over Railing Collapse
42 people were injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert earlier this month.
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.
Over 50 People Suffer Alcohol Poisoning At Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Concert
Over 50 people at last night's Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa show had to be removed due to alcohol poisoning, Page Six reports.
Railing Collapses At Snoop Dogg x Wiz Khalifa Concert Injuring 10-15
A railing collapsed Friday night during a Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ. According to Complex, between 10 & 15 people have suffered injuries due to the collapse, but thankfully none of it appears to be anything serious. A spokesperson from the the Camden police department made the following statement:
14 Rappers Who Play Pokemon Go
Whether or not Pokemon Go is a fad or a permanent institution, it has captured the hearts and minds of people around the globe. Rappers are not immune to its powers, and many have taken to the streets on their quest to catch 'em all. Of course, there are just as many detractors as there are addicts. Charlamagne tha God recently anointed Pokemon Go players his “Donkey of the Day” and many rappers share his sentiment that the game can be dangerous and is a distraction from larger issues at hand.
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.
Wiz Khalifa Gives Album Update, Promises New Music This Week
Wiz Khalifa has already dropped two projects in 2016, starting things off with the solo project Khalifa, and a few months later delivering Rude Awakening, his collaborative effort with Juicy J and TM88. Even with the release of both these projects, Wiz always had plans to release a proper studio project later on in the year, and it seems that's still in the cards according to some recent tweets.
Drake Unveils Full OVO Fest Lineup
Now in its seventh year, OVO Fest has become one of the biggest events and tourist attractions that the Toronto summer has to offer. About a month before the 4-day extravaganza, Drake has unveiled the full OVO Fest lineup.
Rostrum Records Countersues Wiz Khalifa For $2 Million
Earlier this month, Wiz Khalifa filed a $1 million lawsuit against his current label Rostrum Records, founded by his former manager Benjy Grinberg, claiming that Rostrum and Grinberg were "faithless fiduciaries in direct contravention of their obligations to him." In other words, Wiz had signed a 360 deal that his team has now deemed legally unfair.
Top Tracks: June 20 - June 26
Summer officially began this past week, and with it came a whole bevy of huge tracks, most of the biggest ones being collabs. There's something decidedly warm weather about the low-stakes posse cut, and that's mainly what our list consists of this week. All but two of these ten tracks didn't appear on last week's Top Ten, with a bunch of stuff falling off in the past week.
Meet Sosamann: Houston Sauce Guru & The Newest Member Of Taylor Gang
Few artists have made a more dramatic and entertaining entry into the office than Sosamann, leaping out of the elevator with an emphatic “OOOWEEE” and quickly reclaiming the space as HotNewDripHop. I soon learned what the sauce was all about. There was no telling when it would overtake his physical being, making him need to get up and drip it evenly throughout the room.