WELL$ releases his new album: "The Way I'm Living Makes My Mom Nervous."
The highly talented Charlotte emcee known as WELL$ has released The Way I'm Living Makes My Mom Nervous, his first project since 2014's MTSYD: The Revenge of the African Booty Scratcher, which earned him a spot in our On The Come Up series. His new album is released via his Immaculate Taste label.
Kanye West recently confirmed that, due to the beef between Apple and Tidal, there will not be a Watch the Throne 2 from him and Jay Z. On the subject of collaborative projects, though, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow have revealed that they will be dropping a joint album called Ignorant Shit on Tuesday (Oct. 25).
While it is true that Migos is greater than the sum of its parts, it is also true that Quavo has emerged as the most popular member of the group, and the most likely to be poached for a guest appearance on another artist's songs. In the last year alone, Quavo has contributed to songs by Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih.
It's gonna be one of those nights when Drake decides to have a little fun on OVO Sound Radio and everything else in the rap world gets ignored. He turns 30 tomorrow, and in honor of the momentous occasion, he's decided to host tonight's episode of OVO Sound Radio and make sure the show has more than a few surprises.
Just when you thought everything was cooling down around the beef triangle between The Game, Meek Mill, and Beanie Sigel, some new audio has been shared that relates to the feud.
Ty Dolla $ign has been busy over the last few years, releasing a slew of projects and doing countless features. Somewhere within that prolific stretch, he began to run up a bill with the IRS, who TMZ reports are after him for 180,000 in back taxes.
Tip is one of the most intelligent and articulate thinkers in the game. Recently, he’s been on his socially conscious tip, no pun, promoting his politically charged new EP, Us or Else. He’s made his way through Ebro In The Morning, Power 106 LA, First Take, and the BET Hip-Hop Awards, as well as chastising Floyd Mayweather on Instagram for saying “All Lives Matter”.
There's no event that DJ Khaled won't snapchat. We've seen him document his shower routine, his adventures of being lost at sea on a jetski, and now, the birth of his son. Last night, anyone tuning in to Khaled's Snapchat got a full view into the hospital room where his fiancée, Nicole Tuck, was giving birth to their first child.
Kanye West has been known to go to bat for other artists at award shows -- namely Beyonce -- and now he's throwing his support behind Frank Ocean. Frank's 2016 albums, Blonde and Endless, were not submitted for consideration within the deadline, though it has not been confirmed whether or not Frank chose to withhold them.
It's Drake's 30th birthday on Monday (Oct. 24). This entire weekend has likely been one huge party, but he'll let his fans in on the festivities tomorrow evening, when he'll host a special birthday episode of OVO Sound Radio. He has strongly hinted at new music dropping during the show.
Houston rapper Maxo Kream has been released from jail a day after he was arrested for two counts of organized criminal activity. He was taken to Fort Bend County Jail in Richmond, TX after his felony arrest, which took place while Danny Brown's "The Exhibition" tour, on which Maxo is an opener, was traveling through Texas. His bail was reportedly set at $200,000 ($100K per count).
There's no bi-weekly Saturday night episode of OVO Sound Radio tonight. The next episode will instead air tomorrow evening, the night before Drake's 30th birthday. He'll be hosting the special birthday episode along with the usual host, OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib.
Jay Z is the first rapper to ever be nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Sean Carter is one of a group of 24 nominees for this year's Hall of Fame class. The nominees, announced earlier this week, also include Madonna, Sylvester "Sly Stone" Stewart, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, and Max Martin. Nominees must have spent at least 20 years in the music industry.
At long last James Harden finally has his own signature sneaker, the Adidas Harden Volume 1. Harden and Adidas revealed the Harden Volume 1 at an event today in Houston, a little over one year since the two agreed to a 13-year $200 million deal.
Kendrick Lamar's sophomore album (and his first on a major label), good kid, m.A.A.d city -- the album that posited the Compton rapper as a prodigy in the eyes of much of the rap world, was released four years ago on this day (Oct. 22). Fans are using the occasion to revisit the album and remember just how special it sounded upon its release.
Drake loves to throw out cosigns almost as much as loves the month of October, and today he had the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, wishing buzzing Atlanta rapper 21 Savage a happy birthday. 21 is 24 and shares a birth month with Drake, who made sure to point it out in his message.
Judging by his playlists, we know that Barack Obama has pretty good taste in music for a president, and he lived up to his reputation at BET’s “Love and Happiness” event, hosted Friday night on the White House's south lawn.
Earlier this month, Fetty Wap rolled up to a New Jersey court with $165,000 in cash but was only hit with a $360 fine. It seems the rapper has chosen use the money he managed to save on a brand new smile, reportedly spending $4,000 a tooth for 20 new porcelain veneers, according to TMZ.That works out to $80,000 Fetty's new grin, which he displayed proudly on Instagram.
Eearz shared his debut for Mike WiLL Made It's Ear Drummer Records last year, and today he returns with the follow-up. Eearz To The Streets Vol.
It’s been months since we last heard from Kanye West on Twitter, but on Friday the G.O.O.D. Music CEO decided to change all that when he wished his lovely wife, Kim Kardashian, a happy 36th birthday with a very special, heartwarming video.
Maxo Kream, the heavy-set Houston artist who purveys an even heavier brand of Texan trap music, has reportedly been arrested. According to XXL, he has been charged with two counts of engaging in an organized criminal act, which is a felony offense. He is currently being held at Fort Bend County Jail in Richmond, TX, and his bail has reportedly been set at $100,000 for each count.
Summer's over, but the hip-hop game continues to heat up. Today brought with it new albums from D.R.A.M. and Joe Budden -- not the craziest of New Music Fridays, but looking back at the week, there was a plethora of new tracks that are well worth checking out.
It's official: Donald Glover is Lando Calrissian. Glover has officially been cast as Calrissian in the upcoming, unnamed 2018 "Star Wars" spin-off prequel about the adventures of Han Solo before he encountered Luke Skywalker. Glover was reportedly the studio's top choice for the role. Here is the StarWars.com press release:
Adidas is ramping up their Yeezy Boost releases as 2016 winds down and November specifically will be a big month for fans of Kanye West's Adidas Yeezy Boosts.
Kanye West made a few contentious remarks about Jay Z during the Saint Pablo tour's stop in Seattle earlier this week -- namely, that Hov let "political shit" get between him and the music, and he didn't come by Kanye and Kim Kardashian's house to show support after Kim was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. "Bring the kids by the house. Like we're brothers." Kanye said.
Twitter, Soundcloud, Netflix & Spotify Servers Are Down Due To Massive DDoS Cyberattack | 17,205 Views
In what appear to be two massive cyber attacks in one day, Internet users (AKA humans) across the United States and parts of Europe have lost access to some of the web's most important/entertaining websites for the good part of today. Some of those websites that have lost service include Twitter, Soundcloud, Reddit, Spotify, Netflix, and Paypal.
According to Dave McMenamin, sources close to Tristan Thompson are vehemently denying the rumors that he and Khloe Kardashian are engaged/planning a reality tv series. If you were able to log in to twitter today you probably came across these false reports that alleged the couple, who have only been dating for a few months, were ready to tie the knot in a televised event.
Excerpts from Lil Wayne's jail memoir "Gone 'Til November" have already revealed a multitude of fascinating insights into his lifestyle on Riker's Island. At one point, he officiated a same-sex wedding between two other inmates. The latest excerpt, which arrived this morning courtesy of Rolling Stone, is the most shocking one to date.
Wednesday night, 21 Savage hopped on the back of Meek Mill's bike and the two of them took a joyride through the streets of Atlanta. 21 documented the adventure on Snapchat. It wasn't long before scores of fans took to his comments to call him gay. A very irritated 21 posted a series of Snaps while lying in bed Thursday night in response to those who had questioned his sexuality.
Time to update the memes. J. Cole's last album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, released in December 2014, has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. The album, of course, is still without any features. The announcement was made by Roc Nation, to which Cole is signed. .@JColeNC's 2014 Forest Hills Drive has been certified 2X Platinum by the @RIAA! pic.twitter.com/UB4MuGl9JA