• August Alsina's First Week Sales For "Testimony", Debuts At #2
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    August Alsina's debut album Testimony seems to have been well received by the fans, and that has translated into sales for the budding r'n'b singer. The first week sales for Testimony have arrived via HitsDailyDouble, and while these are just the initial numbers, August has definitely locked down a #2 debut on the Billboard 200, second to the Frozen soundtrack which just doesn't want to let go...
  • J. Cole Announces Second Annual "Dollar & A Dream" Tour
     It looks like J. Cole is hitting the road again this summer, and at a bargain rate again. The Roc Nation artist announced late Tuesday night that he will be embarking on the second annual “Dollar & A Dream Tour.”   Expected to hit major cities across the U.S., this summer’s tour celebrates the 5 year anniversary of Jermaine's breakthrough mixtape The Warm...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: April 13-20
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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...
  • Hit-Boy Announces New HS87 Album, "We The Plug" [Update: Release Date Revealed]
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    It didn't take long for Hit-Boy to affirm his status as a super-producer, and he's now looking to cement a place for himself in his crew in the rap game. The HS87 imprint released their All I've Ever Dreamed Of compilation mixtape around this time last year, and it appears that they now have a retail album in the works. Hit-Boy tweeted today that the crew will be releasing a project titled...
  • Chance The Rapper Recovers From The Flu & Tonsillitis; Cancels More Shows
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     Just hours before his performance during the second weekend of Coachella on Sunday, 21-year-old Chicago rapper, Chance The Rapper, was forced to cancel his show due to an undisclosed illness. While Chano may have been released from the hospital on Monday, the Chicago artist isnt’ quite feeling better yet. His manager, Patrick Corcoran, decided to post a...
  • Kanye West Asked James Franco To Do "Bound 2" Parody Live At His Wedding
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    Kanye West is usually fairly sensitive when it comes to parodies of himself, but it seems like he's actually a fan of James Franco and Seth Rogen's infamous parody of the "Bound 2" video.  'Ye liked it so much in fact, that he's hoping that the two comedians can recreate the sketch live at his wedding with Kim Kardashian this spring.  According to Franco, on an interview with The...
  • Real vs. Fake Air Jordan 6 'Carmine'
    The Air Jordan 6 "Carmine" will be releasing next month, on May 24th. The highly coveted Jordan will sell out instantly at all major retailers, leaving some of you to purchase via resellers.  As we all know, buying sneakers online is stressful; you never truly know what you're buying until you have it in your hands. Fortunately, there are some ways to differentiate an authentic pair of...
  • Future Plans To Drop Another Album In 2014
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    Future only dropped his sophomore effort, Honest, today, but he's already setting his sights on another album, to also drop in 2014. It's hard to believe, since Honest itself took so long to roll out (two years), but this is what Future says in a new interview with Atlanta’s V-103. During an interview with the ATL radio station, the rapper reveals he's planning to drop two albums in...
  • Review: Future's "Honest"
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    Future is lightyears ahead of his time. Since touching down in 2012 with his Epic Records debut album Pluto, the Freeband Gang founder has continued hustling as an artist. The sloppy, melodic flow Future introduced on Pluto has been used by virtually every trapper who’s poppin’ today, and U.O.E.N.O. it. Throughout the past twelve months, Future has kept the spotlight on him by hosting...
  • Top-10 Ankle Breaking Crossovers Of The Year
    So far in the month of April alone we've seen three ankle breaking crossovers that have brought defenders to the ground. We're looking at you Quincy Miller, Trey Burke, and Paul Pierce. The final games of the regular season are tonight, and although we wouldn't be surprised to see one, or two, more diabolical moves from the likes of Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, or Kevin Durant, we've compiled the...
  • CyHi The Prynce Announces New Tour Dates
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    Almost three months after dropping his mixtape Hystori: Black History Project CyHi The Prynce is ready to take the mixtape on the road for a quick 12-date tour run. The tour announcement came today along with a new music video for one of the mixtape cuts, "Is It Me", which you can take a look at here. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper's tour will kick off on May 25th in L.A., and will continue for a...
  • Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign & More To Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour 2014
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    Wiz Khalifa has successfully turned "Under The Influence" into an annual tour. While the last two installments were co-headlining ventures, with Wiz sharing the large print with Mac Miller and ASAP Rocky respectively, this year will see Wiz as the sole headliner-- though there are still plenty of big names involved. Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, Mack Wilds, Rich Homie Quan, IamSU!, Sage the Gemini, and...
  • Migos Discuss "Streets On Lock 3", "YRN2", Features And More
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    Atlanta's Migos trio dropped their new Streets On Lock 3 mixtape with Rich The Kid on Sunday, which will ultimately be a six-part series if all goes well. The 26-track project is feature heavy, to say the least, with guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, K Camp, PeeWee Longway, Ty Dolla $ign, Chinx, Soulja Boy, Skippa Da Flippa and Chill...
  • Ranking Nas' 12 Albums From Worst To Best
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    Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window. That kid, who would initially start out as Kid Wave and then adopt the moniker Nas, gradually became molded and hardened by the effects of the crack era and Rudy Giuliani's...
  • Eminem & OutKast To Headline Austin City Limits Festival
    Eminem teased us recently about a big Texas-related announcement coming on 4/22, and as we hypothesized, the announcement is that the rapper will be headlining this year's Austin City Limits festival. Alongside Em, OutKast will be headlining as well-- if you're located in Austin, that in and of itself sounds like something not to miss out on. ACL have also lined up a range of other performers,...
  • Engineer Attempts To Extort Jay Z For 100k Over Master Recordings [Update: Engineer Responds To Accusations]
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    Jay Z was under the impression that he'd lost some very important masters from 1998-2002-- until he was recently approached by a sound engineer to buy them back. The recordings-- which are valued between $15-20 million --had been missing since 2002, but it turns out a man named Chauncey Mahan had possession of many of them at his storage facility in Northridge, Ca.  Mahan, who worked...
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