Wale's next sneaker collab draws on inspiration from the WWE
Last Summer, Wale teamed up with Philadelphia based retailer, Ruvilla, and Asics for a collaboration dubbed the "Bottle Rocket" Asics Gel Lyte III. Now, Wale and Villa are back at it again with a new Asics joint that features a metallic gold construction accompanied by hits of black and blue.
The rap world went into celebration mode when news broke that Gucci Mane had been released from prison yesterday, and the conversation quickly turned into how soon we could expect new music from the impossibly prolific rapper.
After weeks of promotion, which included a new Kendrick Lamar-featured single “Survive,” Bay Area veteran Mistah F.A.B. finally releases his new album Son Of A Pimp 2.
XO's Belly might have received his big break in the industry thanks to his affiliation with The Weeknd, but he’s far from just Abel’s wingman & protégé. Amassing a steady buzz for himself over the past year or so, the Ottawa-born artist recently signed a new deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation and is ready to make his impact on the game.
Sticking to his word, Kevin Gates comes through tonight and releases his newly-announced Murder For Hire 2 project on iTunes.
T.I. has made an official statement following last night’s incident at Irving Plaza where Troy Ave pulled a Cheddar Bob and shot himself in the leg, before turning the trigger on others. Taking to his IG a couple hours ago, Tip had the following message for the victims of last night's senseless act...
UPDATE (05/26/16 | 7:45pm EST): Troy Ave has now been charged with attempted murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, reports the New York Daily News. A source told the outlet that the rapper is "expected" to be charged with murder once the results of a ballistics test have been concluded.
"It's cool to danceBut what about the groove that soothes that moves romance?Give me a soft subtle mixAnd if ain't broke then don't try to fix it" -The Fresh Prince, "Summertime" It's about to be Memorial Day weekend here in the United States, which means that summer has unofficially begun. Time to celebrate.
Sound the bells. Gucci Mane has been released from prison.
Memphis rapper Snootie Wild burst onto the scene in 2014 with a volley of back-to-back regional megahits in "Yayo" & "Made Me". His rapid rise to prominence was the consequence of talent and hustle after years of struggle.
Toronto Raptors Players Hit A Cleveland Casino Until 2AM Before Blowout Loss In Game 5 | 34,994 Views
The Toronto Raptors looked beyond sluggish in last night's crucial Game 5 matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the scoreboard reflected as much. The Cavs dismantled the Raptors from wire to wire, cruising to a 116-78 win and a 3-2 series lead. So what exactly happened?
The identity of the man killed in last night's shooting at Irving Plaza has been confirmed as Troy Ave's BSB affilate Banga. The NYPD reported that a 33-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and transported to Beth Israel Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Soon after, tributes to Banga began pouring in on social media.
R Kelly is 49 years old and still obsessed with sex. Look no further than the cunnilingus-referencing title of his newest album The Buffet.
Violence cut short T.I.'s concert at New York City's Irving Plaza last night. Among the four victims who suffered gunshot wounds was Troy Ave. The shooting resulted in one fatality, Troy Ave affiliate BSB Banga. New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton appeared on WCBS 880's Thursday morning talk show to offer his thoughts on the incident:
More surprising than the Toronto Raptors winning two games against the Cleveland Cavaliers is the fact that the Oklahoma City Thunder have built up a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.
The Weeknd and his XO cohort Belly were scheduled to perform "Might Not" last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The AP reports that they opted to cancel their performance at the last minute because they didn't want to appear in the same episode as Donald Trump, who appeared as a guest on the show last night.
Multiple People Shot At T.I. Concert At NYC's Irving Plaza [Update: Troy Ave Reportedly Shot In Leg) | 36,487 Views
Details are surfacing online right now that gunshots were fired at T.I.’s concert tonight at NYC’s Irving Plaza. While information is still incoming, reports are stating that one woman was shot in the leg and a man was shot in the chest. Meanwhile, another report states three people have been injured.
It looks the sequel to Kevin Gates’ Murder For Hire project is right around the corner. Moments ago, the Louisiana rapper took to his Instagram to announce that it’s dropping this Friday, just in time for the Memorial Day Weekend. “I really apologize for the wait but Murder for Hire  will be dropping Friday on the 27th,” Kevin Gates said in the IG post.
There aren't many albums as great as Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, and there are even fewer sequels as great as Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II, add that to the plenty of other classic material between Raekwon and Ghostface, and you're sure to get a very solid setlist -- and you'll have a chance to experience it very soon.
The Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York just concluded, but not before boasting a number of one-of-a-kind events in the realm of hip hop, dance music, jazz, and beyond. One of the festival's events was a roundtable discussion with three of modern music's most influential producers: Zaytoven, Sonny Digital, and Metro Boomin.
As we've seen from many of his interviews, T-Pain is a hilarious dude who knows how to tell a story, and there's probably no one better to reveal Lil Wayne and Birdman's ridiculous gambling practices to the world. While Pain was participating in a Twitch live stream as he played Doom earlier this week, he decided to share a hilarious anecdote from his time spent recording with Wayne.
Migos have certainly done a lot for the terms "dab" and "pipe it up," but according to Peewee Longway, he's the first person to say each of the phrases on a track. After laying claim to the lingo on Twitter, writing "Who the first one to say piped it up (ME) who the first to say dab (ME)," and hastagging the tweet with "#FACTS".
Derek Fisher and his ex-wife, Candace, are officially done. A judge made their divorce official yesterday, the details from their split have been released, and somewhere Matt Barnes is sporting a smile from ear to ear.
"I definitely contribute to pop culture every year, whether people know it or not."
A new GQ profile has brought new details to light regarding the rise of Bobby Shmurda and the months leading up to the December 2014 arrest of him and his GS9 crew.
Last week Kim Kardashian-West debuted a brand new Adidas Yeezy Boost 750, which was later followed by leaked images of a never before seen Adidas Yeezy Boost 650. Today, we have another mysterious Yeezy Boost on our hands (courtesy of @BaltSneakerShow), one that looks similar to the Yeezy Boost 350 but features a very subtle change.
Chris Brown scored a legal victory against his baby mama Nia Guzman on Tuesday. According to TMZ, a judge denied Guzman's request to restrict Brown's custody of their 1-year-old daughter Royalty. This is not the first time such a decision has been handed down; Guzman attempted and failed to secure sole custody of Royalty last summer.
Looks like Rihanna is widening her already impressive portfolio of clothing collaborations. This time she’s partnered up with luxury fashion label Dior to design a line of futuristic sunglasses, which she’s been rocking and posting to her Instagram lately. The line is simple called “Rihanna.”
Yo Gotti’s so far successful 2016 has been marred by damages to his Lamborghini Aventador. While the luxury sports car was in the shop for repairs, an employee reportedly took the car out for a joyride one morning and crashed it into a tractor trailer. Now Yo Gotti is suing the dealership for damages.
The Lil Wayne x Birdman saga continues. Just a day after footage surfaced of Lil Wayne leading a chant at Denver’s 4/20 rally saying “Fuck Cash Money,” more news has come to light.