The New York Giants star was showing out during the Pro Bowl.
The NFL Pro Bowl happened yesterday, although you could be forgiven for not realizing it. Even though the superstar-packed performance may not be the most riveting for fans, players understandably relish the opportunity and the honor. New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
A week ago, back when WAVES went by SWISH, Kanye West shared the tracklist and announced that the album was complete. "So happy to be finished with the best album of all time," he wrote.
Lots of rappers are chipping in to help out with the Flint water crisis. Jon Connor raised awareness with the fiery bars of "Fresh Water For Flint"; The Game went so far as to post a screencap of his bank transfer to prove that he wasn't lying about his (massive) donation. According to Michigan Live, Pusha T made a donation of his own -- and didn't want anyone to know about it.
On Friday night, at the first of two release concerts in support of 50 Cent's The Kanan Tape, the G-Unit boss was able to get a crowd of New Yorkers to chant "fuck Meek Mill!" Last night, at the second show, moving from BB King's to the Highline Ballroom, G-Unit's Kidd Kidd jumped in on the beef, and rapped lines from an MMG diss track he's apparently been working on.
On Wednesday night (Jan. 27), Rihanna's highly anticipated album, ANTI, leaked on TIDAL shortly before its official release. After it officially went live on TIDAL, Rihanna gave away 1,000,000 free downloads of ANTI. She was able to do so because Samsung had apparently already bought that many copies of the album before its official release.
The HNHH audience was shocked and scintillated a few days ago, when the latest cover of the French fashion magazine Lui was unveiled, on which 25-year-old British singer Rita Ora appeared completely topless.
Toronto rapper Jazz Cartier has shared the tracklist to his upcoming debut album, which will be his first project since his breakout mixtape, Marauding in Paradise, released last April. He posted a picture of the album's back cover, which shows the tracklist, on Twitter and Instagram, and wrote, "THIS IS A TRACKLIST FOR AN ALBUM. I'M THE CAPTAIN NOW."
When you blow up in the hip hop game, it's your responsibility to use your shine to put on some younger cats. Dreamville is J. Cole's way of doing just that. After founding the music collective, Cole has grown the talented roster of MCs to include Bas, Omen, and Cozz, along with awesome producers like Cedric Brown, Ron Gilmore, Elite and more.
Chief Keef Asks Twitter Followers To Throw Eggs At Minneapolis Home, Police Intervene | 35,757 Views
We're not sure what to make of this one. On Friday, for reasons unknown, Chief Keef posted an address to a Minneapolis home on Twitter, asking his followers to "throw eggs and shit in a bag and rocks and all that at this address Ima repost it".The tweet soon caught the attention of the three women who live in the house, who subsequently called the police.
It is being reported that Chicago rapper Lil Reese was arrested on indirect criminal contempt charges Saturday. Complex points to an inmate filing that lists the rapper (real name Tavares Taylor) as being held in Cook County jail with no option for bail at this time.Reese has had prior run-ins with the law, including 2013 charges of misdemeanor theft and possession of cannabis.
Kanye West's last minute studio sessions just keep getting crazier and crazier. His latest assemblance of people included 2 Chainz, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Diddy, Kid Cudi, and French Montana, but, as far as we know, they were just around to listen to the final product.Andre 3000 was also in attendance, but he didn't come alone.
For many, Anderson .Paak's consistent presence on Dr. Dre's comeback album, Compton, was an introduction to the multi-talented songwriter, so it's no surprise that .Paak has decided to sign with Dre's Aftermath imprint.
"Me and Nicki watchin' the Sixers, I'm closin' more deals," raps Meek Mill on "War Pain," the new Drake diss track he dropped tonight as part of his new EP, 4/4 Part 2. As luck would have it, Nicki and Meek did attend the Sixers' game tonight, in which the home team lost by three points to the Golden State Warriors.
Drake took no prisoners on his new single, "Summer Sixteen." No singing, no dancing -- just bitter raps directed at anyone whom he might consider a rival. Of course, that includes Meek Mill, whom he deals with in his opening verse.
You gotta be kidding. Have the tables turned? Meek Mill just responded to all the clamor surrounding his "War Pain" Drake diss, which all-too-coincidentally seemed to address the Drake track that premiered MINUTES earlier, by writing, "The ghost writer told me!"
"I'm just a sicko a real sicko when you get to know me, n*gga / I let the diss record drop you were standing right below me, nigga / We must have played it a hundred times, you was going to bed."
Fans got a taste of Views tonight, and they're now eager to get the full vision.
UPDATE: Drake indeed came through with new music tonight, dropping "Summer Sixteen," a new single off his upcoming album Views from the 6. During tonight's episode, he revealed the album in April. October Firm (Drake and Oliver El-Khatib) also played a Nas remix of Future's "March Madness," among other exclusives.
New York generally tends to have 50 Cent's back, and judging by his hometown show at B.B. King's Friday night, they're still backing him in his recent feed with Meek Mill. Footage from the show finds the crowd chanting "Fuck Meek Mill," and cheering on Fif's shots at the MMG rapper.
There is much we can learn from rap Instagram, much to read between the lines as rappers attempt to craft their image without pesky publicists looking over their shoulder. Take a look at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week after the jump.
Drake managed to dominate 2015 without dropping an "official" album, but with a new year upon us, it seems that Views From The 6, the proper follow-up to 2013's Nothing Was The Same, is finally on its way.When Drake comes through with some news in the owl hours of the morning, it's always a good sign, and he did just that around 3AM Saturday.
It's been a weird week on Kanye West's Twitter, but things may finally be winding down. Things got crazy when he rapper decided to respond to Wiz Khalifa's criticism of his album title, which then opened up a tirade on Amber Rose, Wiz's son, Bash, and recently had 'Ye getting defensive about 'butt stuff' accusations.
Blac Chyna was reportedly arrested at an Austin airport on Friday, after she appeared to be "heavily intoxicated" and became belligerent with a flight attendant while boarding a plane.Chyna was said to be headed for London, and was catching a connecting flight in Texas when she was booked by the cops.
All eyes are on Kanye West right now as he currently puts the finishing touches on his highly anticipated upcoming album Waves. On Friday night, the G.O.O.D. Music CEO held a studio session with 2 Chainz, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Diddy, French Montana, and more where he decided to play the album for them in its entirety.
Unfortunately, Mike Will Made-It’s sequel to Ransom won’t be releasing today as originally planned, but according to his excuse, the setback maybe well worth the wait.
About two weeks ago, Meek Mill came through with his first new music since last summer's Dreams Worth More Than Money, his sophomore album. He did not release his long-awaited Dreamchasers 4 mixtape, which was expected to be his next project; instead, he dropped a 4-track EP titled 4/4.
The relatively massive contracts NBA players receive are often the subject of much debate, and rightly so. The thought of a 21 year old kid making millions of dollars is baffling to the everyday American, but their player contracts are not their only source of income. In some cases, those contracts aren’t even their largest source of income.
Only a couple weeks ago Curren$y casually tweeted out that he was working on a second joint project with Alchemist. Now, we have official artwork and a release date for The Carrollton Heist via Spitta Andretti’s Instagram.
The NBA All-Star game is quickly approaching. The festivities will take place on February 12-14 in Toronto. Every year, Nike uses the weekend as an occasion to release a plethora of new product, and this year is no different.
The week is finally, almost, over. That doesn't mean Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa's beef has subsided yet though, with Kanye attempting to clear his name in the #FingersInTheBootyAssBitch scandal, and Wiz continuing to take aim at Ye during live shows. It's amusing and entertaining, to say the least.