Are Wiz Khalifa and Rita Ora the next hip-hop power couple?
Skipper has always been one of the most consistent members of HBK, but he's generally operated just below the radar compared to the crews biggest names. His new project, The Thrill, could bring the rapper into the lanes of Iamsu and Sage The Gemini, as he continues to fine-tune his incredibly catchy brand of West Coast-infused rap.
Cash Money don Birdman was recently hit with a $200,000 lawsuit by producer DVLP, who claims he was never paid for his work on Lil Wayne's music and music by other Cash Money artists. Despite assurances of "I'm getting yu paid" and "I'm working with yu fam," Birdman never delivered the goods.
Pusha T Reveals Producers On "King Push," Reacts To Praise From N.W.A. Aug 17, 2015 at 06:40pm 21,187 Views
Dr. Dre's co-sign has affected the careers of rappers like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, and Kendrick Lamar, so praise from the legendary producer is quite an honor. In a recent interview with Billboard, Dre, along with the surviving members of N.W.A.
Lil Bibby teased fans regarding the long-awaited trilogy finale Free Crack 3 by posting the mixtape cover art to Instagram. "Ready???" he asked.
Tyga Reveals "Fuk What They Talkin Bout" Mixtape Art & Release Date Aug 17, 2015 at 03:22pm 23,801 Views
Tyga's been teasing fans with a few recent visuals, he even dropped one this morning for "BuSSin Out Da Bag." If you're feeling his recent outpouring of videos, then we have some good news, there's more where that came from.
At a 90059 listening party in LA over the weekend, Jay Rock revealed that the album would feature a brand new Black Hippy posse cut called "Vice City." There hasn't been such a collaboration since 2013's "U.O.E.N.O.
Ice Cube Discusses Whether Acts Like N.W.A. & Tupac Could Exist Today Aug 17, 2015 at 02:19pm 34,025 Views
Between "Straight Outta Compton," and Dr. Dre's accompanying soundtrack, N.W.A. has definitely been the hot topic of the last couple of days. We've heard a bit about the film from Dr. Dre recently, and now Ice Cube is reflecting on his former group.
Father doesn't sit still for long. The Awful Records rapper gave us his best work to date earlier this year with the Who's Gonna Get Fucked First LP, but today he's already back with some new material, sharing the Papicodone EP.
Jay Rock held a listening session for his upcoming album, 90059, out in L.A. over the weekend. The listening session proved to be a fruitful source of information regarding the new album, with bits and pieces about the features, sound and more making their way online.
Although Apple Music's new streaming service seems to be winning the competition, TIDAL hasn't given hope just yet. It's definitely hard to compete with Apple's Beats 1 radio show, especially when they have original radio programming hosted by Dr. Dre, Drake, Pharrell and others. Today TIDAL comes through with a new exclusive of their own, helmed by their own star power: Jay Z.
A$AP Rocky Is Being Sued By Fan Who Was Injured At A$AP Ferg Show Aug 17, 2015 at 10:37am 15,001 Views
Everybody's looking for a piece of the A$AP Mob wealth. A new lawsuit has surfaced against A$AP Rocky, it seems mainly because he's the richest member of the Mob.
It's a story as old as time: artist links with Cash Money, artist creates music for Cash Money, artist is never paid for said work, artist sues Birdman/Cash Money. That's exactly what's going down in the latest Birdman-targeted lawsuit, filed by producer DVLP, who worked with Lil Wayne.
With an estimated net worth of $350 million, Master P is one of the most successful rappers and businessman in the history of hip hop. Now he's taking his rags-to-riches story to the silver screen. Produced in-house by No Limit Forever Films, "Ice Cream Man: King of the South" is slated for a spring 2016 release.
Styles P's eighth studio album A Wise Guy and a Wise Guy was originally slated to drop on October 9. He just dropped the project's lead single "My Party" feat Jadakiss and presumably planned to roll out a couple more singles periodically in the lead up to the release date. But after the album leaked last week, the L.O.X. veteran decided to go ahead and throw it up on iTunes.
Pharrell Premieres Unreleased N.E.R.D. Track On His Beats 1 Radio Show Aug 16, 2015 at 08:17pm 8,087 Views
Pharrell's solo career is going rather well, but he hasn't forget about his N.E.R.D. days yet, as he aired an unreleased N.E.R.D. track called "Locked Away" during tonight's episode of his "OTHERtone" Beats 1 Radio show.
"Straight Outta Compton" Rakes In $56 Million In Historic Opening Weekend Aug 16, 2015 at 06:12pm 38,499 Views
After garnering $24.2 million at the box office on Friday, "Straight Outta Compton" closed out its opening weekend with $56.1 million in sales.
A Charlotte Radio Station Has Been Playing Nothing But Drake For The Last Two Days Aug 16, 2015 at 04:49pm 32,071 Views
A radio station in Charlotte may have taken Drake's "Back To Back" a little too seriously, as they've been playing Drake songs nonstop for the last couple of days. What was once said to be a gospel station has now adopted the name Drake 92.7, and so far, they haven't played one song that didn't at least feature the OVO star.
Amir Obè is a fresh voice in hip hop. Taking on the melodic, ethereal sound that has been spearheaded by Drake, Obè is poised to be one of the big names in a world that continues to embrace that sound.
Dr. Dre On Meeting The Actor Who Portrayed Him In Straight Outta Compton: "It Freaked Me Out" Aug 16, 2015 at 01:00pm 84,028 Views
Straight Outta Compton is a certified hit, but its also a critical success -- with plenty of praise for the new faces who played the iconic group. It's one thing to impress fans through a portrayal of a beloved icon, but if you're "freaking out" the artist themselves with your likeness, you're definitely doing something right.
This weekly feature provides you with some of the most-fire yet least-viewed records that we featured on the homepage this past week. Whether they were simply overlooked because the artist name was not familiar, or perhaps they just weren't seen at all, we want to give them a second chance at your iTunes here.
Janelle Monae "Today Show" Performance Cut Following Comments About Police Brutality Aug 16, 2015 at 09:47am 16,197 Views
Janelle Monae took the Today Show stage on Friday morning to perform alongside Jidenna and her other Wondaland signees, but after the gleeful energy of "Classic Man" and "Yoga," Monae took things in a more serious direction with her political new single, "Hell You Talmbout".
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. This week was an eclectic one in the hip hop world, as Diddy headed to the strip clip, Talib Kweli put on a free concert in St.
"Straight Outta Compton" Garners $24.2 Million In Opening Day Sales Aug 15, 2015 at 07:02pm 25,910 Views
"Straight Outta Compton" had a strong opening day, garnering $24.2 million in ticket sales in 2,754 North American theaters. Thursday night screenings raked in an estimated $4.96 million alone. The film is now projected to net $59.4 million over the course of its opening weekend, according to Deadline.
While Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint Tour has been running pretty smoothly thus far, it may have hit its first major hiccup in Concord, California. The show was reportedly came to a halt after multiple fights broke out within the audience, with at least one fan getting maced by security in the process.Nicki apparently stopped the set and invited injured crowd members up to the stage.
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