Thanksgiving 2016: Get Ready With The #UNameItChallenge
In three days, Thanksgiving will grant us all temporary respite from the shitstorm that is life. A Thanksgiving-themed internet meme that has gained sigifnificant traction in the past week is the #UNameItChallenge, which features a clip of gospel singer Shirley Caesar reciting everything she plans to cook for Thanksgiving -- "beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes," and much more -- over a trap beat added by Instagram user RemixGodSuede.
Young Dro Arrested On Drugs & Gun Charges
Young Dro is back in the news, and it's because of an arrest once again. He popped up this past May for his joint effort with Zaytoven, Boot Up, but prior to that we had mostly been reporting on arrest warrants and the like.
Stream Young Dro & Zaytoven's Project "Boot Up"
Zaytoven released nearly a dozen joint mixtapes in 2015, including one with Young Dro called Hell Cat. Though he hasn't been quite as prolific in 2016 (still praying on Beast Mode 2), he unites with Dro once more for a new mixtape/project/album called Boot Up.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Young Dro
It seems as though every time Young Dro has been in the news in the past few months, it has to do with arrests. The rapper was arrested this past January at the Atlanta airport, and now the AJC reports that a new warrant has been issued for the Hustle Gang-affiliated rapper.
Review: Bankroll Mafia's "Bankroll Mafia"
Regardless of your opinion of T.I., you have to admit that the majority of the music on his Hustle Gang tapes fell somewhere between uneven at best, and total jumbled mess at worst. The two G.D.O.D. projects featured a solid enough core of Tip, Young Dro, Shad Da God, Young Booke, Doe B (RIP), Spodee, and Trae Tha Truth, but the many attempts to outfit that already seven-strong crew with a wildly varied array of guests made for "too many cooks"-style chaos more often than not.
Young Dro Speaks On His Recent Airport Arrest
The story of Young Dro's recent arrest is pretty confusing. Yesterday (Jan. 22), Dro was arrested at the Atlanta airport and brought to jail. It was originally thought he was arrested for drugs, as police reported they found a controlled substance on his person. TMZ now reports that said substance was half a pill of Xanax.
Young Dro Reportedly Arrested On Drug Charges
A day after releasing a new video for his song “Hustle Gang,” ATL rapper Young Dro has reportedly found himself in trouble with the law. According to TMZ, Dro was arrested earlier today (1/21) in Georgia on drug charges for violating the controlled substance act.
Stream Young Dro's New Album "Da Reality Show"
Young Dro's new album, Da Reality Show, is here. It's Dro's third studio album on T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records. This year has been a return to form for Dro, as he's dropped two hot singles, "We In Da City" and the Zaytoven-produced "UGH," released last month. The 12-track album includes just one Grand Hustle feature, from Rico Barrino, and there's also a feature from singer Candice Mims. In addition to Zay, production comes from Cheeze Beatz, Mars, and Lil' C.
Young Dro Reveals Artwork For "Black Label" & "Purple Label" Mixtapes
Last year, after a bit of silence, we received two projects from Young Dro-- his Day Two mixtape, as well as his long-awaited sophomore album, High Times. The Atlanta spitter is getting ready to hit us with two more projects just in time for 4/20. The mixtapes, Black Label and Purple Label will be available April 20th.
Charts Don’t Lie: October 27
Nothing too big transpired on the charts this week when it comes to hip-hop. That's not to say there weren't hip-hop releases-- there most definitely were, however, none could top Drake's Nothing Was The Same at #4 on the Billboard 200. And if DJ Khaled's low sales projections are correct, Khaled probably won't top Drizzy either next week.
Young Dro Talks Disappointing Andre 3000, Getting Gucci Mane & T.I. In The Studio Together
Young Dro only just released his sophomore album, but he's far from a newcomer. The Atlanta spitter's second album has been long delayed, but he's kept busy releasing 12 mixtapes in the meantime. With that kind of experience, he's seen a lot go on in Atlanta, speaking of the changes in the scene, disappointing Andre 3000, as well as getting T.I.
Full Album Stream For Young Dro's "High Times"
Young Dro is gearing up to release his sophomore LP, High Times, which follows up his 2006 effort Best Thang Smokin. The album doesn't arrive until October 15th, but today The FADER provides us with a full album stream. Check out the Hustle Gang rapper's new LP below.
Young Dro Reveals Artwork For "High Times" Album [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
Young Dro dropped his Day Two mixtape back in June, and is now readying his long-overdue sophomore album. High Times is due out October 15th, and now has some artwork inspired by the iconic stoner magazine it takes its name from. The album will feature appearances by T.I., Doe B, Problem, Spodee, Lil C, FKi, DJ Mustard and more. Take a look at the cover in the gallery above, and check out Dro's video for "Poppin 4 Sum" below.
Young Dro Announces New Album Title, Fall Release
Young Dro may have just released his Day 2 mixtape last month, and had a prominent presece on Hustle Gang's G.D.O.D. compilation, but it's been a minute since we've got a full length studio project from the Atlanta spitter. 2006's Best Thang Smokin' which found success with the hit "Shoulder Lean" with T.I.
Cover Art & Release Date Revealed For Young Dro's "Day Two" Mixtape
Hustle Gang's Young Dro is getting back into the swing of things with an upcoming mixtape. Dro revealed the artwork, title and release date today. Young Dro will be following up Ralph Lauren Reefa with Day Two. The tape is expected to drop on June 11th. Peep the art in the gallery above. Dro released a new song today, with some very NSFW visuals to accompany it. Check out "Swoop" below.