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.
Check Out The Full Tracklist For Snoop Dogg's Upcoming "Cool Aid" Album
One week ago Snoop Dogg shared the cover art to his upcoming album Cool Aid. It hearkens back to the artwork for his earlier releases, using an illustrated style and featuring the Doggfather himself in canine form. Now we have the full 20-song tracklist to share.
Wiz Khalifa To Popcaan: "I Know You Gave Drake A Handjob For That Drop"
All in all, this year's Red Bull Culture Clash looked like a good time for everyone involved. On Friday night, four different crews, each with its own soundsystem, took turns on the stage in London's O2 Arena to see who could put on the hottest show and come through with the most exclusives.
The "Suicide Squad" Soundtrack Includes Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Kevin Gates & More
The star-studded upcoming film "Suicide Squad" is currently hogging much of this summer's box-office buzz. Based on the DC Comics team of antiheroes who take the same name, "Suicide Squad" will star Jared Leto, Will Smith, Cara Delevigne, Ben Affleck, and more. The film also happens to have quite the soundtrack, featuring number of hip-hop elites as well as some unexpected cross-genre collaborations.
Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Reach Divorce Settlement, Hit Strip Club Together
It's been almost two years since Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa filed for divorce, with rumors circulating that the cause of the divorce stemmed from Wiz cheating on Amber. Since then, though, they appeared to be on relatively good terms together, even coupling up with their son Bash on special occasions.
10 Essential Ty Dolla $ign Hooks
There is no man more ubiquitous, no man more in demand in hip hop than Ty Dolla $ign. With melodic instincts second to none, he appeared on roughly 50 songs in 2015 outside of his debut album Free TC. A true hook maestro, he is proof that in the music business, the hook is where the money is made. The hook is what butters the bread. Let's celebrate Ty Dolla $ign's supreme hook skills. Click through the gallery to listen to 10 essential Ty Dolla $ign hooks: five on other artists' songs, and five on his own songs.
Stream Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J's "TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening"
Fans have been patiently waiting for the release of Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J’s new joint project, Rude Awakeninig, ever since it was first announced by producer TM88 back in March, and now it’s finally here. After a couple setbacks & delays, the album was just made available for purchase on iTunes at midnight.
Wiz Khalifa Sues Former Manager & Rostrum Records For Unfair "360 Deal"
Benjy Grinberg began managing Wiz Khalifa in 2004, when the rapper was 16, and he signed him to his label, Rostrum Records, soon thereafter. Wiz dropped Grinberg as his manager in 2014, though it seems that his deal with Rostrum has continued to this day. His contract with Rostrum is apparently a "360 deal," and Wiz and his legal team are now arguing that it was initiated against his best interests by Grinberg. Yesterday (May 31), Wiz filed a lawsuit against Grinberg and Rostrum with which he hopes to escape his longtime contract.
Top Tracks: May 23 - May 29
Happy Memorial Day. The past week has been a wild one, what with the chaos at T.I.’s NYC show, Gucci Mane’s release from prison, and a new Kevin Gates tape. Summer’s officially here, so expect things to keep picking up in the rap game— we’ve got a ScHoolboy Q album, SremmLife 2, and a bunch of other heat on the way. On the top tracks side of things, there was quite a bit of turnover in our list this week, with only the bottom and top tracks from the last edition making return appearances.