Young Chop was attacked by a security guard after Chop called him out during his A3C performance.
Wowww. Tory Lanez has just announced his upcoming "SwaveNation Tour," and he couldn't have picked a better opener. Two HNHH favorites, Fargo and Boogie the Beast, are about to embark on a tour across the U.S. and Canada. You don't wanna miss this.
The Game is a man of contradictions. His long-awaited follow-up to 2005's The Documentary begins with the Compton rapper hopping out of his car to bust some heads, and ends with a cheery hook sung by will.i.am and Fergie that sounds like it belongs in a Mary Kate & Ashley movie set in Los Angeles.
Released 20 Years Ago, GZA's "Liquid Swords" Finally Goes Platinum Oct 9, 2015 at 01:19pm 5,145 Views
It took twenty years, but GZA's magnum opus Liquid Swords has finally gone platinum. In the September edition of their monthly gold/platinum announcement flyer, the RIAA announced that the album officially crossed the threshold of one million units sold on September 15th. LS dropped on November 7, 1995.
Memphis rapper Koopsta Knicca, one of the original members of Three 6 Mafia, died late last night, October 9, following a major stroke he had suffered on Sunday, October 3.
The Game has been promising The Documentary 2 all summer, and while it may have taken a little longer than expected, the project has been made available today. As he's been known to do, Game works with a huge range of producers and rappers on the Doc sequel (which arrives a decade after his debut).
Kendrick Lamar Shares "Kunta's Groove Sessions" Tour Dates, Jay Rock To Support Oct 8, 2015 at 09:45pm 19,262 Views
Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly is still among the very best rap albums released this year, but unfortunately, we still haven't seen a proper tour in support of the ambitious LP. Today, Lamar has shared dates for the "Kunta's Groove Sessions" tour, which he teased as "8 cities. 8 nights, 8 intimate shows" earlier this week. The poster also promised "Music! Dance! Performance!
Earlier today, Young Chop, the 21-year-old Chicago producer, inseparable from the come-ups of young artists like Chief Keef and Lil Reese, posted a series of Instagram videos, in which he called out an unnamed establishment of older Chicago industry folks who have a penchant for taking advantage of Chicago's young talent.
Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna & Pharrell All Suing French Clothing Company Oct 8, 2015 at 06:00pm 29,987 Views
Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Pharrell, aka the leaders of the illuminati, are suing the French clothing company Eleven Paris for using their names, images, and trademarks without permission.
“My nostalgia is one hundred percent Compton and zero percent snitch" - The Game ---------------------
PAPER magazine's "Nowstalgia" issue features self-penned essays by current rap stars dedicated to their late, great forbearers. Two days ago (Oct. 6), Kendrick Lamar shared a letter to Eazy E and now Eminem has paid tribute to his biggest idol, Tupac Shakur.
Karrueche Tran Says Dating Chris Brown Has Made It Harder To Get Work Oct 8, 2015 at 04:18pm 47,865 Views
Karrueche has been struggling to book modeling gigs since she broke up with Chris Brown earlier this year, she told BBC in a new interview, and she feels she is still viewed simply as his ex rather than as her own entity.
Tech N9ne will celebrate his 25th year of being a rap artist in 201. Kansas City MC has certainly accomplished a lifetime's worth of work. Despite not releasing a proper album until 1999, he has put out fifteen full-length commercial releases since.
DMV rapper/singer GoldLink has been single-handedly putting the genre informally known as future bounce on the map. He's just getting started. as he just announced his first full-length And After That, We Didn’t Talk.
Tomorrow, The Game will drop The Documentary 2, the sequel to his much-celebrated The Documentary, an album that immediately established The Game as a torchbearer for LA gangster rap and a heavyweight in the rap game for years to come. Indeed, he's still bringing that heat as every song so far from TD2 has been very, very hottttt.
N.W.A. and Janet Jackson are among the list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2016. The nominations come as both acts have recently gotten back into the spotlight, as N.W.A.'s biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," was a box-office smash and as Janet Jackson just released her first album in over 7 years, Unbreakable.
Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" Becomes First Rap Video To Hit 1 Billion Views Oct 8, 2015 at 11:11am 26,944 Views
Wiz Khalifa is now the only rapper with a music video that has been viewed one BILLION times on YouTube. "See You Again" feat. Charlie Puth hit the mark exactly 6 months after releasing the video in April. Take a bow, Wiz.
Vince Staples & Mac Miller Discuss White Rappers & How They Fit Into Hip-Hop Oct 8, 2015 at 03:50am 15,938 Views
With the emergence of Macklemore, Iggy Azalea, and most recently, Slim Jesus and Post Malone, the topic of white rappers has been a common argument within the hip-hop community. It's a complicated and divisive issue, so the FADER decided to get the equally hilarious and on-point Vince Staples and real live white rapper Mac Miller (or is he just a white dude that raps?
BeatKing has built a loyal fanbase the old-fashioned way over the last few years, independently releasing mixtapes and albums, and contributing to a regional scene.
Rihanna gathered media and fans at an L.A. gallery tonight to unveil details of her new album, and the title has now been confirmed. As some guessed early on in the night, the tentatively titled R8 is now called ANTI, and has some pretty awesome artwork to go along with it. The cover is designed by contemporary artist Roy Nachum, who worked on the concept with RiRi.
Rihanna Is Revealing Details Of Her New Album At An L.A. Gallery Right Now Oct 7, 2015 at 11:25pm 10,984 Views
Rihanna is hosting an exclusive event in L.A., and while it's a rather mysterious gathering, it's rumored that the artwork for RiRi's upcoming eighth studio album will be revealed at some point during the event.
Travis Scott On Ferguson: "I Don't Get Involved In Political Shit" Oct 7, 2015 at 06:27pm 23,191 Views
Recently over in Europe for Paris Fashion Week, Travi$ Scott sat down with French publication Clique for an illuminating interview in which he discussed Ferguson, Rodeo, and his general life philosophy. Watch the full 23-minute interview at the bottom of the page.
As the most popular female rapper since... basically ever, Nicki Minaj faces more than her fair share of hurdles in the media.
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