Ludacris graces the cover of TWO issues of The Source.
Rick Ross & DJ Khaled Talk New Meek Mill Album, Announce "Self Made, Vol. 4" Apr 1, 2015 at 01:25pm 12,930 Views
For most of 2015, MMG has been focused on promoting Wale's latest The Album About Nothing, which dropped yesterday (March 31). We'll be hearing plenty more on TAAN in the coming weeks, though, in an interview with REVOLT, Rick Ross assures us there are plenty more MMG projects coming our way this year.
T-Pain dropped his new mixtape at the end of last week. After keeping busy with three mixtapes and four studio records in less than a decade, T-Pain went dark with no releases since 2012, until now.
Though only a few seconds long, Beyonce's latest vid with Blue Ivy is the best thing we've seen on Instagram in a long time. The clip shows Bey and baby Blue flossing, literally, with matching floss picks and matching stunna shades to boot.
Reunions are happening more than ever these days, some of them feel unnecessary, but Jodeci's announcement of a new album was welcomed with open arms. They've delivered on the promise rather quickly, with their new project The Past, The Present, The Future dropping this week.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
It looks like Waka Flocka might be the latest victim of an nonconsent sex tape scandal. On Tuesday afternoon a PornHub user uploaded a photo (NSFW link obviously) that shows Waka Flocka getting head from a woman in a green thong. While we all know the internet likes to play jokes (and tomorrow is April Fools after all), this looks to be the real deal.
Kendrick Lamar Reveals Meaning Behind "To Pimp A Butterfly" Album Title Mar 31, 2015 at 07:48pm 33,230 Views
To Pimp a Butterfly is still sitting at #1 on the charts, though two weeks after its release, Kendrick Lamar just shared some revelatory information about his most ambitious project to date.
Last Monday (March 23), both Action Bronson and Earl Sweatshirt dropped new albums. A week later, we've got brand new Wale and Ludacris albums to focus on, but, in such a busy 2015, lets not forget about quality albums when they come our way.
OVO is quickly becoming way more than a label. The OVO clothing brand opened up its flagship store in Toronto late last year, and on Twitter today, they announced they would be debuting their first-ever pop-up store in the U.S. The store will be in Los Angeles from April 4th to the 30th. Store hours will be Mon. - Sat. 11am-7pm, and 12-6pm on Sunday. The official address is:
Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm 25,449 Views
Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.
Are you a lanky, purple-haired smoke enthusiast who raps, or a singer with long dreads and a penchant to wear a bandana? That's the ultimate question we're asking with the release of the new EP from Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign, Talk About It In The Morning.
The Roots have collaborated with nearly everyone in hip hop. As the rap scene's resident band, they've made music with everyone from Jay Z and Kanye to Rae Sremmurd and Miley Cyrus. There's literally nobody they can't pair up with, and their residency on Jimmy Fallon's talk shows has proven that.
In May, Ciara will be releasing her new album Jackie, from which we've already heard the lead single, "I Bet." Today, she's shared the artwork for the upcoming release, and it features her posing topless in some jeans, probably making Future a little regretful. Pre-order the album here. She's also going on tour in May. Dates are below and you can purchase tickets here.
Migos are having a huge year so far. They've already hit us with several loosies as well the Migo Lingo mixtape, which showcases the new talent on their new label, YRN the label. They've promised to shock the world with their upcoming debut album, YRN tha Album.
Tomorrow, Jarren Benton will embark on his "Slow Motion" tour, hitting sixteen cities coast to coast in support of his recent EP of the same name. We're teaming up with the Funk Volume spitter to give away some tickets and meet and greet opportunities at each tour stop (check the full schedule in the gallery above).
Justin Bieber's Next Album Will Have Production From Kanye West & Rick Rubin Mar 31, 2015 at 01:33pm 12,275 Views
Justin Bieber recently got roasted last night by Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, and even Martha Stewart. Judging from a recent interview with USA Today, though, the 21-year-old from London, Ontario, might be having the last laugh.
Hip-hop inspired experimental producer Shlohmo first hit our radars when he put out a banging remix to Jeremih's "Fuck U All the Time". Jeremih loved the mix, and the two soon put out a collaborative EP, No More, one of our favorite projects of last year. The L.A.
Young Dro's been pretty quiet for the past few months, not dropping any new projects since 4/20 lat year, when his dual Purple Label/Black Label tapes dropped on the same day. Today, he pops up in the news, but unfortunately not for music-related reasons.
Summer Jam 2015 Lineup Revealed, Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Big Sean & More Mar 31, 2015 at 09:10am 12,841 Views
It's that time of year again! Ahead of the June 7th festival, Summer Jam has announced its 2015 lineup. The stadium stage will feature performances from Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Big Sean, Fabolous & Friends, Meek Mill, Ty Dolla $ign & Friends, Omarion and Childish Gambino.
After months of heavy promotion, Wale’s new project, The Album About Nothing, has finally arrived. Laced with 14 songs, the Seinfeld-theme project features guest appearances from Usher, Jeremih, J.Cole, and SZA. Led by the hit single “The Body”, the follow up to 2013’s The Gifted can now be streamed in its entirety thanks to Spotify.
Ludacris is having himself monster week here. Along with his appearance on The Roast Of Justin Bieber Monday night, and his "Fast & Furious 7" film dropping this Friday (4/3), Ludacris’ long overdue album, Ludaversal, was just made available on iTunes tonight.
Jay Z Wants TIDAL To "Extend The Album Cycle" & Restore "Fair Trade" In Music Mar 30, 2015 at 07:08pm 21,123 Views
There was no way the announcement of TIDAL was going to go down without a surprise, but while plenty of people thought they had it figured out (an album drop from Rihanna or Kanye West), no one predicted the actual unveiling -- the huge cast of musicians who co-own the service.
Fabolous' latest giveaway is not your average freestyle--it was a major statement. Most rappers, wisely, would shy away from such a beat--"Shook Ones", the lead off Mobb Deep's legendary The Infamous. But Fabo gave it a good shot. The best? You decide.
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