Jamie Foxx drops his new album "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses."
Today marks the release of Murs' Have A Nice Life, his first since 2013's Yumiko: Curse of the Merch Girl and first as a Strange Music signee. After hearing several tracks from the project, the most recent being "Two Step," we've now got a stream of the full thing, which comprises fourteen tracks.
Nicki Minaj & Beyonce's "Feeling Myself" Video Is Available Exclusively On TIDAL May 18, 2015 at 05:07pm 43,177 Views
As many of you are still on the fence about TIDAL, what better way to lure you in than with a screenshot of two of the hottest women in the world side-by-side in a kiddie pool. After the jump, unfortunately, you'll need to roll out the credit card details to see Nicki and Bey in action.
After years of embarking on a grueling journey to stardom, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q, and Jay Rock finally made it. They came up from nothing and are now swimming in the pools of success. Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q both stunned with their respective albums and have forged lanes of their own as Cali's most talented artists.
Miguel's follow up to 2012's Kaleidoscope Dream is due out in just over a month, and just now, the singer/songwriter shared the album artwork. WILDHEART arrives on June 30th, and you can view the nudity-inclusive artwork via his tweet below. #WILDHEART pic.twitter.com/OhOVrw3Bjh — Miguel (@Miguel) May 18, 2015
As you know by now, we lost one of Queens' finest over the weekend. Chinx, real name Lionel Pickens, was murdered in a drive-by shooting at 4 am on Sunday morning. He was 31. The news put the hip hop world into shock, with rappers across the country mourning for the gone-too-soon Coke Boy on social media, and some of his closest friends dropping tribute tracks in his memory.
The 2015 BET Awards go down on Sunday, June 28th, and today, we've got the full list of nominees. Check out the hip hop-related ones below, and the full thing here. Best female R&B/Pop artist BeyonceJanelle MonaeJhene AikoCiaraRihanna Best male R&B/Pop artist Chris Brown Trey SongzThe WeekndAugust AlsinaUsherJohn Legend Best group
Last month, we woke up one morning surprised to find a new, unannounced Trey Songz project on Spotify, and today, he's done it again. Adding to the Intermission EP, Mr. Steal Your Girl has given us a part two today, which adds six brand-new tracks to the existing six on the first edition.
Among all the stealthy disses on Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late, the one on "Used To" aimed at Diddy ("Real quick, man, you couldn't have hated that / Let's be real, nigga, you couldn't have made it that") was the most timely, coming mere weeks after the mogul allegedly slapped him over a Boi-1da beat.
Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Billboard Music Awards May 17, 2015 at 11:47pm 25,035 Views
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards just wrapped up at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. While it wasn’t as eventful as Miguel’s infamous leg drop, it sure was a special night for performances as some of industry's biggest names took the stage.
Rick Ross Facing Lawsuit For Using Old Jay Z Photo In "Movin' Bass" Video May 17, 2015 at 06:23pm 47,757 Views
It looks like Rick Ross is facing another lawsuit from hip-hop photographer Armen Djerrahian. If you remember last year (in May to be exact), Rozay was sued by Armen for using photographs that he’d taken without his permission, and now apparently the same thing happened in Rozay’s latest music video.
Jay Z Brings Out Beanie Sigel, Memphis Bleek, Jeezy & Jay Electronica During "B-Sides" Concert In NYC May 17, 2015 at 04:02pm 19,491 Views
New Yorkers (who happen to be TIDAL users) were treated to a historic performance last night (May 16). Not only did Hov perform rarities from his back catalog, the TIDAL boss also brought out many surprise guests, including the reunion of the early '00s Roc-A-Fella lineup.
Jay Z Disses Spotify & YouTube During Freestyle At TIDAL's "B-Sides" Concert May 17, 2015 at 03:19pm 30,427 Views
Last night (May 17), Jay Z treated TIDAL users to an exclusive "B-Sides" concert in NYC, in which he performed rare tracks from his extensive catalog. Also during the show, Hov kicked a freestyle that touched on just about all of the trending topics in the music world, including jabs at YouTube, Spotify, and Apple, his new streaming competitors.
Jay Z & Beyonce Have Paid "Tens Of Thousands" In Protestors' Bail Money May 17, 2015 at 02:26pm 33,546 Views
Filmmaker, writer, and social critic dream hampton (who writes her name in all lowercase) took to social media to defend Jay Z and Beyonce against claims that the couple has remained silent in the midst of protests in Ferguson and Baltimore.
Young rappers are so exciting to watch. The art form provides the perfect structure for a young person to express themselves, and it never gets old watching another kid come up in the spotlight, releasing bits and pieces of themselves to the public through music.
Rihanna Performs "Bitch Better Have My Money" & "American Oxygen" On SNL Finale May 17, 2015 at 12:22pm 9,314 Views
For the final episode of SNL's 40th anniversary season, host Louis C.K. was accompanied by a very special musical guest, Rihanna, who performed two of her recent hit singles.
Today, May 17, Chinx was shot and killed while driving on Queens Boulevard. A member of French Montana's Coke Boys crew and label, Chinx, age 31, was preparing to release his debut album, Welcome to JFK, later this year. No suspect nor motive has yet been identified.
Today, May 17, Queens rapper Lionel "Chinx" Pickens has been declared dead. Chinx was reportedly shot at 4am in the passenger's seat of his car while driving in Briarwood, Queens. The management companies associated with the Coke Boys' rapper have released a statement on his death:
Bobby Shmurda Reportedly Involved In Bloods Vs. Crips Jailfight May 16, 2015 at 10:34pm 50,327 Views
Bobby Shmurda was reportedly involved in a gang-related jailfight in Otis Bantum Correctional Center in Queens on April 15. Shmurda! According to TMZ, the fracas pitted four Crips, including Shmurda, against two Bloods in a fistfight and ended with jail guards using pepper spray to quell the violence. He described jail as "survival of the fittest" back in February.
If you thought Meek Mill's Dreams Are Worth More Than Money would never come out, Meek posted eleven Instagram videos during his studio session last night. Nice to see Meek in the studio putting in work, and also nice to get a taste of what we'll be hearing when DAWMTM drops (allegedly) this summer.
Memphis Bleek appearend on Shade 45 recently to speak on his upcoming projects and rep TIDAL for his former mentor Jay Z. “TIDAL is worth it," Bleek said. When not shilling for Hova, the Brooklyn rapper talked about his difficulty focusing on music when his business partners are more focused on non-musical endeavors, such as Roc Nation Sports, Dusse, and TIDAL.
We saw two notable debuts on this week's charts, and they tell very different stories. The first comes from underground hero, Tech N9ne, who managed to have his biggest sales week ever, coming in at number 4. Meanwhile, Ciara, who has both a hit and major label backing, only earned a number 17 debut.
Kendrick Lamar made an appearance at Adrian Younge's Linear Labs label launch last night, and while simply performing would have been a blessing in itself, the Compton rapper actually showcased some brand new material.
What's that? Hip hop without the drums? Does that exist? Is it even possible?
While quickly becoming one of the biggest R&B stars in the game, August Alsina has quietly been dealing with a horrible eye disease, one that has left him blind in his left eye, and with deteriorating vision in his right.
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