Kanye West has spoken out about the competition between the streaming services.
The rise of Tidal and Apple Music streaming services over the last year has seen the two giants battling for subscribers, with major releases like Rihanna's ANTI and Drake's View From The 6 being held exclusively within their respective catalogues.
Drake's 7th annual OVO Fest begins Saturday night in Toronto, and the massively successful event has Aubrey Graham reflecting back on his career, sharing a letter he wrote just before the 3rd installment of the festival in 2012.
Hillary accepted the Democratic nomination at the DNC last night, delivering an inspiring speech in celebration of the historic moment.
It's closing in on Friday evening, the time of the week when you're finally in the proper headspace to digest all of the new music that's dropped over the past five days. There were a few major releases this week, including: DJ Khaled's superstar-studded album, Major Key, the soundtrack to the Nas-produced indie film "The Land," and new singles from guys like Mac Miller and Tory Lanez.
The connection between rappers and fashion, specifically their sneaker obsessions, has never been stronger than it is today. Guys like Kanye West, Wale, Drake, Fabolous and Meek Mill have all collaborated with different brands to create their own personalized sneakers but this isn't a trend that just started- see Run DMC.
For obvious reasons, much of the rap game has rallied against the GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump. Fewer have been vocal of their support of his opponent, Hillary Clinton, but Pusha T is looking to change that with the latest T-shirt he has put out via his Play Cloths clothing line.
With his last two mixtapes, Lil Uzi Vert has gone from an untested oddball (with a couple of major cosigns) to one of the hottest artists in all of trap. After his breakout tape, Luv Is Rage, released last October, and then April's Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World, Uzi is now hyping up the release of his next project: The Perfect Luv Tape.
Justin Bieber was offered a cool $5 million by the GOP to perform at a Republican event during the GOP Convention, but turned it down- as advised by his manager, Scooter Braun, and some guy named LeBron James.
In early February, Logic kicked off The Incredible True Story World Tour, or is it is colloquially known, the TITS tour. Spanning two months and 40-dates in North America alone, the TITS tour would prove to be a grueling endeavor not only for Logic, but for his entire team.
A video of Inglewood rapper Isa Muhammad went viral when he stopped Rick Ross on the street to give him a sample of his rap skills. In the clip, which is approaching 2 million views on YouTube, Ross is visibly impressed, apparently enough to sign the Cali rapper, who announced his deal with MMG on Instagram Tuesday.
More and more rumors about Kevin Durant's departure from Oklahoma City have been circulating the web in the last week, with the latest report being that KD actually told Russell Westbrook, "I'm coming back, man. Don't worry about it."
Even though The Game dropped off his Streets Of Compton album just last month, that’s not stopping him from releasing more new music for us. With the clock striking midnight, the Compton native decided to make the soundtrack to his Block Wars mobile game officially available on iTunes.
Well the time has finally come. After months of heavy, in-your-face promotion, DJ Khaled’s highly anticipated Major Key album has officially arrived.
It’s safe to say Tory Lanez has been having quite the run for himself over the past year or so; signing a new deal with Interscope Records, going on multiple nationwide tours, & releasing two smash hits in the process with “Say It” & “Luv.” Let’s not also forget that he’s been going back & forth with the 6 God, Drake, & released countless #
It appears The Game is about to take his talents on the road again. On Thursday afternoon, the Compton native took to his IG to announce his upcoming “1992: Block Wars Tour”, which is in support of his forthcoming 1992 album dropping this Fall.
Earlier today, Mac Miller returned with his first single of the year, "Dang!," and it was a good one -- a funky jam that found him as well as Cali auteur Anderson .Paak exploring romance in a refreshingly breezy manner.
6'2, 270 pound Lewis Neal is not your typical college football player, or college student for that matter. In fact, he's far from your average adult.
Gucci Mane follows up the release of Everybody Looking, which is on track to move between 69,000-74,000 copies opening week, with some more promotion. The mane has been everywhere since his prison release, whether it's collaborating with artists, getting into the Snapchat life, or doing press. He was recently profiled by The New York Times.
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A police officer who was present at Sandra Bland's traffic stop claims that the Waller Count district attorney refused to let him testify on Bland's behalf in front of a grand jury.
One of the first Chuck Inglish beats most people heard was track one of The Cool Kids’ breakout EP, The Bake Sale. Its unmistakable use of vocals saying the instrument they’re taking the place of was ingeniously self-aware.
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It's no wonder why 1600+ women showed up for auditions at T.I.'s new Atlanta strip joint, V Live Club. Tip's gentleman's club officially opened their doors about two weeks ago and the women who were lucky enough to land a weekend gig are reaping the benefits.
With 5,000 episodes produced and syndication spanning four decades, "Hollywood Squares" is one of the most popular TV game shows in history. Though its popularity has waned in recent years, that's all about to change. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ice Cube and VH1 are teaming up to produce a hip hop edition of the show called "Hip Hop Squares" slated to premiere this fall.
HNHH recently launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop.
The New York Jets finally agreed to terms on a one year deal with Ryan Fitzpatrick yesterday and nobody was happier than Brandon Marshall. The veteran wide receiver was so thrilled to have Fitzmagic back under center that he immediately challenged Pittsburgh Steelers wide out, Antonio Brown to a bet about who would have the better season.
Nas' Mass Appeal has teamed up with IFC films to produce a film called "The Land," a tale of a gang of Cleveland skateboarders who enter the high-stakes molly game to pay tournament fees. Nas & co have already released a few songs from the soundtrack; now they release the full stream by way of NPR.
Travis Scott's revealed at a performance on Monday night that he will release his album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight on August 5th. Not 24 hours later, he was in the studio with his trusted collaborator Mike Dean working on the album, per Dean's Instagram.
For whatever reasons, Arthur Read the bespectacled aardvark became the latest meme sensation today and they're absolutely hysterical. Now we've all seen some Arthur memes here and there but today the Arthur movement went all the way up.
Earlier this week, Lil Yachty's producer/hype man/BFF Burberry Perry was slapped with a lawsuit from luxury fashion company Burberry for repurposing and profiting from their brand name, logo, and signature plaid print. Yachty nobly accepted blame for coining the term "Burberry Perry." “PUT THE CUFFS ON ME I DID IT,” he wrote on Twitter.
We've been entertained for most of Summer Sixteen by a beef between two of rap's most sensitive MCs, Drake and Joe Budden. Budden, of course, had his peak before Drake had even really established his presence the game. The two seem to, at one time or another, have been fans of each other's work, but Drake's massively-hyped album VIEWS is when things started going south between the two.
We got our first Chance The Rapper x Young Thug collaboration by way of Chance's Coloring Book, with "Mixtape." It was an exciting collaboration from two sangin-ass rappers who often contrast in content and style. The two will link up once again, this time thanks to Jeremih, as the Chi-town singer revealed on twitter early this morning that he's finishing up a collaboration with the two artists.