• Pharrell & will.i.am Reportedly Settle Lawsuit Over "i am OTHER"
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    Pharrell and will.i.am have been in the midst of possibly the silliest legal battle of all time over the last year or so. The disagreement began with will.i.am's claim that Pharrell's "i am OTHER" title was "confusingly similar" to his own artist name. Pharrell responded cleverly to the Black Eyed Peas frontman's claims in the following statement. "I AM disappointed that Will, a fellow...
  • Auto-Tune: Hip-Hop's Rejuvenation
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    People do not like change. Music fans, especially. When the use of Auto-Tune exploded in the mid-2000s, many were skeptical. Today, many still are. Since its creation in 1997, Auto-Tune has crept its way into virtually every genre of music, most notably Hip-hop/R&B. Originally intended to simply change the key of an off-pitch vocal, it is reasonable for one to believe that the...
  • K Camp Signs To Interscope Records
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    K Camp currently has a few singles that are buzzing in his native Atlanta, and as their buzz continues to grow, we're sure to see them takeover the airwaves in more and more locations. It appears Interscope Records caught wind of the rising rapper, and they've signed him. K Camp announced the big move last night by posting a photo of himself chilling at Interscope offices, with a bottle of Moet,...
  • Chris Bosh Has The NBA's Most Expensive Home
    When you think of the most expensive homes in the NBA, you'll probably assume Kobe Bryant, or LeBron James ranks #1. However, it's another Heat star who holds that title. Chris Bosh, and his $12.3M Florida estate, is tops in the NBA, ahead of Kobe Bryant. Who's third on the list you ask? Oh, just Chris Bosh again; his California mansion though. The two locations, Florida and California, are the...
  • Rich Homie Quan Says His Joint Project With Young Thug Is The "Best Collabo Since OutKast"
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    Young Thug revealed that he and Rich Homie Quan would be releasing a joint mixtape in the near future, and while promises of collaborative projects rarely see any results these days, this one may just come to fruition. In an interview with ATL Night Spots, the Atlanta rappers revealed some minor details on the project. “I ain't gonna tell y'all when” said Quan of the release,...
  • 50 Cent Describes "Animal Ambition" & Talks On Tony Yayo's G-Unit Comments
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    50 Cent revealed the cover art for his upcoming album Animal Ambition last night, along with a 'release calendar' for when you can expect new music off the project to drop. The first tracks coming up are "Hold On" and "Don't Worry 'Bout It" with Yo Gotti, both due out on March 18th. In a new interview with Billboard, Fif shares the upside to being independent-- he was able to create the schedule...
  • Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys & Pharrell Contribute To "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Soundtrack
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    Kendrick Lamar just contributed a song to the Divergent soundtrack, and it looks like he's not done making music for films just yet. The upcoming superhero flick, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", will feature a new song from Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar titled "It's On Again". Lamar is said to be taking on a featuring role in the Keys song. Alicia shared some details on the collaboration in a press...
  • ScHoolboy Q Says He Was Denied Entrance To 50 Cent's SXSW Show
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    As you are probably aware, the annual SXSW music conference has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The festival will continue into the weekend, and will give many new and veteran artists alike a chance to perform at various showcases. One such veteran MC is 50 Cent, who took the stage last night. As we saw, Fiddy previewed a new track off Animal Ambition during his SXSW performance, "Hold On."...
  • Stream Young Money's "Rise Of An Empire" Album
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    The sales projections for the new Young Money compilation Young Money: Rise Of An Empire came in yesterday, and unsurprisingly, they were quite low. Only 30k-40k copies are expected to be moved within the first week of the album's release, which is about 100k copies less than the first YM album. Now we've been given a full album stream for the compilation via Spotify, for whomever that might...
  • Tyler, The Creator Announces New Tour Dates
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    For those unable to make the big trek to SXSW in Austin, Texas this year, Tyler, The Creator has added a slew of tour dates (although none for New Zealand), in the upcoming months, in addition to his upcoming festival at SXSW, The Governors Ball, Sasquatch and Soundset. The Odd Future leader posted the dates on his Instagram, you can check them out in full below. 03/12-15 – Austin,...
  • Rockie Fresh Names His Top Five Places To Visit In Chicago
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    There's no denying that since Rockie Fresh connected with MMG, his stock has soared and it's given him the boost he needed to reach a much wider fan base, outside of the Chicago area. Now, we presume that the rapper doesn't get to spend nearly as much time in his home town as he did, he's often out in Los Angeles, plus lately he's been busy touring with G-Eazy and Tory Lanez for the "These Things...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: March 3-9
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    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This...
  • 50 Cent Reveals Album Cover For "Animal Ambition"
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     After making headlines these past few weeks for playing “bully”, 50 Cent is back tonight making noise for his music. As he gets ready to release his new album Animal Ambition, Fif has decided to go ahead and reveal the album’s artwork tonight along with a few track titles as well. Taking to his new website, Fif revealed this fierce lion-esque album cover along with the...
  • Young Money Compilation "Rise Of An Empire" Sales Projections
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    Young Money's new album, Young Money: Rise Of An Empire officially dropped today, without very much buzz or noise. Perhaps the somewhat flat tracklist, with a lack of big names attached to it, is to blame for this. Nonetheless, the album is on shelves and thus we have some sales projections for you to take in. The album, which has plenty of features from Lil Twist and Gudda Gudda, but only one...
  • Fat Joe Gives Sneak Peak At Air Jordan 2 Releases
    Fat Joe, as we've seen time and time again, loves to show off kicks that have yet to drop. In some instances, the kicks don't even have a release date at all, which is the case with the "Night Shade" Air Jordan 2 that Joe Crack showed off today on instagram.  He wasn't satisfied with showcasing just one pair though, Joe also showed off the "Infrared Speckle" (Infrared Cement) Jordan 2 which...
  • First Week Sales Are In For Rick Ross' "Mastermind" & Pharrell's "G I R L"
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    Both Rick Ross' and Pharrell's new albums have been on the shelves for a week now, and so today we've received the first week sales for either LP. While we saw ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi fall slightly short of their projected sales, Mastermind and G I R L surpassed their projected sales. Mastermind was projected to move 145,000-160,000 copies, but ended up doing 184,726 copies opening week,...
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