According to reports, Chief Keef has named his son’s middle name Filmon Dot Com, after his new record label "Film On."
This year, 19-year-old Canadian singer Alessia Cara has enjoyed an almost absurd amount of coverage and perks in the music industry for someone with only one song to her name. Since releasing the admittedly great "Here" in April, she's been interviewed by everyone from the New York Times to Zane Lowe, signed with Def Jam, and met Drake.
Tyler, The Creator is set to perform at quite a few festivals in Europe this summer, but he won't be able to attend following a letter from the secretary of state that states he can not enter the UK for at least 3 years.Tyler delivered the bad news to fans via Twitter today. "Due to circumstances I won't be playing Reading, Leeds, Belfest, and other shows in the UK.
Featuring appearances from Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa and Jeremih, Krept & Konan's recently-released debut album isn't exactly what you'd expect from a pair of UK rappers. The Long Way Home has proven huge for the duo, breaking sales records in their home country and attracting the attention of first time listeners stateside.
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Billboard sent out a poll to 50 or so of the top music industry execs earlier this year, and they've now begun to roll out the results. So far, the voters have not been kind to hip-hop, with the few categories that involved the genre coming out pretty negative.
Lil B made meme history when he tried out for the Golden State Warriors' D-League team in Santa Cruz a few years back. Unfortunately, he didn't make the cut, but it hasn't stopped him from giving up on his dreams of living the Hoop Life.
Although she passed away fourteen years ago at the all-too-young age of 22, Aaliyah still fervently burns like an R&B sun, atop the solar system of artists that she fuels and influences posthumously. Despite her age, her career lasted nearly a decade.
ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator announced that they'd be heading out on a co-headlining tour a couple weeks back, but with only 13 dates scheduled, many fans were disappointed they couldn't make the shows. The demand seems to be strong enough for Rocky and Tyler to add a few more dates to the schedule, adding stops in Vancouver, Seattle, L.A., and San Francisco.
Socks have become a necessary fashion staple, with a plethora of different styles and brands all reflecting your personal interests. From HUF to Stance to Odd Sox, there are so many different designs to choose from you can probably find a sock for every single one of your hobbies, whether it's food, weed, or rappers.
When Chief Keef fathered his first of many children at the young age of 16 and promptly got served with a request for child support, it was a sign of things to come for him.
The Game's already in quite a bit of legal trouble, as he's currently being sued $10 million for an alleged sexual assault and facing up to three years in jail for punching an off-duty cop, and now he may have to cough up even more money.
MTV snagged Tyga for his own reality TV show, with the recently debuted show "Kingin with Tyga," and now it appears as though the platform is eyeing his former lover, Blac Chyna, for her own reality gig.
On September 4, Travis Scott’s highly anticipated debut album, Rodeo, will finally be made available for the world to hear. Led by the previously-heard singles "3500" & "Antidote," we now know what the rest of the tracklist will look like thanks to a fan who got his hands on a physical copy of the album from Target on Tuesday.
Jay Rock has decided to take a unique approach with the release strategy for his sophomore album 90059. Instead of a concrete release date, Jay Rock & TDE are allowing the fans to determine when we’ll hear the long-awaited album by the amount of pre-orders it reaches on iTunes.
With his album release set for this Friday and plenty of hits on the Billboard chart, The Weeknd is having a pretty solid week. He'll cap things off by performing on the MTV Video Music Awards this week, which should be a pretty eventful night.As we already knew, Miley Cyrus will be acting as the host at this year's event, which is sure to have people talking on its own.
On August 25, 1998 Lauryn Hill released The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The album was a blend of the Fugee sound that propelled her into the spotlight a couple years prior. With the solo record, it was all eyes on Lauryn, and she got very personal with that spotlight.
Drake's "Hotline Bling" appears to be the fan favorite of the OVO rapper's recent string of releases. As the initial hype of "Back To Back" wears off, "Bling" grows ever stronger, moving from 57 to 34 on the Hot 100 last week, officially surpassing his Meek diss track.
This Sunday night, the VMAs will go down in L.A., and although Kanye West has not yet been confirmed as a performer, he'll be present to receive the award show's most prestigious honor. It's just been announced that he'll be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, which was awarded to Beyoncé last year, and artists such as Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake in years past.
The effects of new N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" have been more widespread than anyone could have predicted, with other rappers planning their own origin story films, Dr. Dre saving face by "apologizing" to Dee Barnes, and most importantly, a follow-up to Dre's 2001 finally surfacing.
Unfortunately, the dreaded "back to school" is right around the corner. We've been slowly preparing you with our recent string of quizzes, and we continue the trend today with a quick geography lesson.
The number of questionable life decisions Chris Brown has made now hovers somewhere in the hundreds, and while many of them are too horrible to find humor in, he's also given people plenty of reason to laugh at his expense. His latest "WTF" move is one of the latter.
Since the tragic, racially-motivated shooting at a church in Charleston this June, the U.S. has been embroiled in a debate about the Confederate flag, which has since been removed from many state government buildings.
50 Cent is never afraid to voice his opinion, and on Monday afternoon he did just that on a topic he’s kind of shied away from in the past. Speaking on the Hang w/ app again, Fif was asked about the relationship between him and his former G-Unit “partner” Sha Money XL, among many other things.
Kendrick Lamar's "Alright" Inspires College Scholarship For Students Aug 24, 2015 at 10:44pm 12,503 Views
Inspired by the teacher who used Kendrick Lamar’s TPAB lyrics in his English class a few months back, a Philadelphia website, ogeewoogee.com, has decided to create an annual “Be Alright” scholarship fund for the students at High Tech High School in New Jersey.
After Dee Barnes' essay addressing the exclusion of her assault from Straight Outta Compton, Dr. Dre issued an apology, making it out to "the women I've hurt". As a man with many business ties, it was hard to tell how much of the statement was his own feelings, and how much was an attempt to save face with Apple and the like.
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