Taylor Swift Brings Out Wiz Khalifa In Houston
Taylor Swift has brought out a special guest on just about every stop on her "1989" tour, including a couple of rappers. Last month, she brought out Fetty Wap (along with Ciara and Russell Wilson) in Seattle, and two nights ago, she brought out Wiz Khalifa in Houston.
Wiz Khalifa Confirms Collaboration With The Weeknd On His New Album
Wiz Khalifa dropped off a new collaboration on his birthday yesterday, "No Social Media" featuring Snoop Dogg.
Juicy J Reveals "100% Juice" Mixtape Tracklist
While we patiently await the arrival of Juicy J's upcoming album, The Hustle Continues, he's decided to drop his second mixtape of the year, and as usual, it looks pretty stacked. The majority of the production comes ut of the 808 Mafia camp, with Tarentino, TM-88 (pre-departure we assume), and Southside all collaborating on beats (so look out for some Kill Bill sirens). Elsewhere there are some more big names from ATL, including Lex Luger, Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin, and Mike WiLL.
Top Tracks: August 24 - August 30
This is a moment to be proud of. A Top Ten filled with almost all new music, and not from a select few artists. Well, there is the matter of one very predictable champion but...you know what? Let's get to it. 10) Tyga - Scandal
Rita Ora Debuts New Song "Religion" With Wiz Khalifa, Fuels Dating Rumors
Still in Los Angeles following his recent hoverboard incident at LAX, Wiz Khalifa stopped by Rita Ora's "Body On Me" tour performance at El Rey Theater.
Wiz Khalifa Arrested For Riding Hoverboard At Airport
Wiz Khalifa was arrest Saturday afternoon at LAX for refusing to dismount his hoverboard. Footage reveals Wiz arguing with police before getting slammed to the ground by several cops, repeatedly urging him to "stop resisting." Wiz was in high spirits as he returned to the United States after a brief European tour, until his run in with the law. He was eventually freed but doesn't seem too happy about the incident. "All because I didn't want to ditch the technogy [sic] everyone will be using in the next 6 months," he wrote on Twitter. "Do what you want kids."
Get LIVE: 13 Rappers That Are Great In Concert
Rappers are generally hit-or-miss in the concert setting. Some MCs can really rock a crowd while others are notorious for being sloppy, tardy, or brief with their shows. If you've been to a solid handful of rap shows, you've definitely been kept waiting around for an obnoxious amount of time waiting for an MC to show up, only to have him phone in a handful of songs and split. We know we have.
Wiz Khalifa & Rita Ora Rumored To Be Dating
Rumors are circulating that Wiz Khalifa and Rita Ora have linked up. By linked up we mean dating. Last we knew, Rita Ora was dating Ricky Hil, with the two featured quite often on Hil's Instagram, however it looks like those posts stopped around seven weeks back. With that relationship derailed, now Wiz is in the picture.
A3C Festival & Conference Announces Second Lineup Of Performers
We’re excited to present the second, of three, lineup announcements for the upcoming annual A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta, aka “Hip Hop’s Annual Pilgramage.” Last month for the first announcement, A3C revealed that De La Soul, Rakim, Cam’ron, Dame Dash, Just Blaze, Curren$y & Jet Life, Jean Grae, Cyhi the Prynce, Pharoahe Monch, among many others will be taking the stage over the 5-day span.
Stream Chevy Woods' "The 48 Hunnid Project" EP
Chevy Woods has released his new EP, The 48 Hunnid Project, today, and as is the standard (unless you're Taylor Swift), it's also gone up on Spotify. For a 7-song project, it's got an impressive list of features, which include Dej Loaf, OG Maco, Post Malone, Rico Love, and of course, his Taylor Gang day-one, Wiz Khalifa. Meanwhile production comes from the likes of Sledgren, Ricky P, Mizfits, and Rico Love.
Stream Lil Debbie's "Home Grown" EP
Bay Area MC Lil Debbie has had a pretty great year thus far, turning in a dope appearance on Bricc Baby's Nasty Dealer highlight "Real One," teaming with Trinidad James and Problem for a slick video, and now, dropping off a new EP. Home Grown b
Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Fetty Wap & More Nominated For VMAs
This year's MTV VMA award show is going down on Sunday, AUgust 30th, and today, the full list of nominees has been announced. View that below. Video Of The Year Beyoncé, “7/11” Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud” Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood” Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Chevy Woods Announces "The 48 Hunnid Project" With Art & Tracklist
Recently Chevy Woods dropped off a hard-hitting new single featuring DeJ Loaf, "All Said And Done," detailing stories of street life. The TGOD rapper is following that up today by revealing the details of the project the song is attached too.
Rae Sremmurd Say 2nd Album Dropping In December, Wiz Khalifa Collab Coming Soon
In a BET Awards red carpet interview, Rae Sremmurd told HNHH's Joshua Baker that they have a "new album coming soon," and that they've got some bangers coming down the pipes with Migos and Wiz Khalifa.
A$AP Rocky & Wiz Khalifa Announce European Tour
Wiz Khalifa is touring all summer long with Fall Out Boy for his "Boys of the Zummer" tour. Once that wraps up, he'll continue his life on the road with another tour overseas, accompanied by Harlemite A$AP Rocky.
Amber Rose Covered Her Wiz Khalifa Tattoo With A Sleeve Of Roses
In the final step of ridding her life of Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose removed her tattoo of his visage from her left arm, reports TMZ. TMZ's goons approached Rose recently as she hopped onto a motorized tricycle with her entire upper left arm wrapped in the type of white bandage typically used after a visit to the tattoo parlor. Rose deflected the reporter's questions, but her silence spoke volumes.
Two Plead Guilty In Murder Of Uncle Of Wiz Khalifa
Two men have pled guilty in the January 2014 murder of Wiz Khalifa's 20-year old uncle Imani Porter, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Wiz Khalifa Gets Off Easy For Last Year's "Jail Selfie" Weed Arrest
Last May, Wiz Khalifa had a run-in with the police that went viral pretty quickly.
Summer Jam 2015 Recap
Summer's here, and festival season has arrived. Unfortunately, for hip-hop heads, most of the summer's premier music destinations are filled with laptop DJs or bands that introduced your parents to LSD 40 years ago. Luckily, for all of us on the East Coast, there's Summer Jam. Though it's just one day, the HOT 97-curated concert features over 10 hours of straight hip-hop in Giants' stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Charts Don't Lie: May 23
This week saw the debut of Snoop Dogg's Pharrell-helmed funk opus, which had a pretty modest opening, placing at number 14. While Tech N9ne blew us away with his top 5 debut last week, he fell considerably this cycle, moving all the way down to number 20. As for the rest of the rap releases, almost everything has been slowly descending the charts incrementally. We're hoping to see another big album over the summer to breathe some life back into the rap charts, and possibly give Drake some competition in the race to be the first platinum rap album of 2015 (or 2014 for that matter).