2015's breakout star has been proven to be a hit-maker with ease. But will his album keep him at the top?
Azealia Banks is never more than a hair trigger away from firing off a lengthy Twitter rant. After a video of her flipping out at a flight attendant and calling him a "fucking faggot" hit the web, she fired back, writing “I am bisexual. My brother is trans. My employees are all gay men... America picks and chooses when it likes to be offended."
Chris Brown's team claims that the singer has not been denied entrance to Australia, contrary to reports that he was denied an Australian visa due to his 2009 domestic violence case involving Rihanna.
After Khloe Kardashian put her legendary booty meat on display on the last cover of Complex magazine, Justin Bieber snags the Oct/Nov cover. The oft-maligned Biebs is in the midst of mini-renaissance, having recrafted his public image after a slew of PR disasters and spawned two chart-topping hits in "Where Are U Now" and "What Do You Mean."
Joey Bada$$ released his debut album, B4.DA.$$, earlier this year, and it was exactly what fans asked for -- a well-crafted slice of 90 boom-bap-influenced rap.
Kanye West To Perform At Democratic National Committee Fundraiser Sep 28, 2015 at 01:14am 4,617 Views
Kanye West is scheduled to perform at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in San Francisco on October 10, reports NBC. The fundraiser will apparently be an "afternoon concert" at The Warfield, which has a 2,300 seating capacity. NBC also reports that Kanye will perform songs off his upcoming album, SWISH. Ticket prices range from $250 to $10,000.
Watch Footage From Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" Show Night 2 Sep 28, 2015 at 12:42am 7,622 Views
This weekend, Kanye West performed two back to back shows, both live renditions of his 2008 album 808s & Heartbreak. During both nights, 'Ye brought out a few of the album's original collaborators, including Kid Cudi, Mr. Hudson, and Jeezy. There was an elaborate stage curated just for the show, featuring a step pyramid beneath a giant color-changing moon-like ball.
Lil Wayne & Christina Milian Are Still Collaborating Post-Breakup Sep 28, 2015 at 12:01am 17,966 Views
About two weeks ago, it was reported that, after about a year of dating, Lil Wayne and Christina Milian had called it quits. Two days later, Milian released her first single, "Do It," a love song that featured none other than Lil Wayne. Of course, Milian wouldn't want to scrap her new single, as well as a high-quality Weezy verse, but the timing was definitely awkward.
Today, (Sept. 27) Lil Wayne turned 33, and as a good father should, Birdman wished his son a happy birthday. We expect that he wasn't able to do so in person, though, as the two are still in the middle of a $51 million lawsuit that Wayne first brought against Stunna in January.
Ballin' Like I'm Kobe is finally about to drop. After many delays, Lil Herb, aka G Herbo, went on Instagram today to announce that he will release the much anticipated mixtape this Tuesday, September 29.
Yesterday (Sept. 27), the hip-hop world was at a standstill as we received news that Fetty Wap was rushed to the E.R. after getting hit by a car while riding a motorcycle. Luckily, within a few hours, members of Fetty's team said that the 1738 boss was going to be OK.
Young Thug Responds To The Game & Charlamagne's Sneak-Dissing On The Breakfast Club Sep 27, 2015 at 08:48pm 124,215 Views
The beef between Young Thug and Game is officially back on. Thug suspected Game of sneak-dissing him on his recent Breakfast Club interview, and he has now responded to Game (and Charlamagne) on Instagram. UPDATE: Game has chirped back. And they're now going at it on Instagram. See their back and forth below.
Kanye West is still set on a White House run in 2020, but for the upcoming 2016 election, we were surprised to hear that he might support Republican candidate Ben Carson. West praised Carson, calling him "the most brilliant guy," in an interview with Vanity Fair last week. He also said he had tirelessly tried to have a phone call with Carson.
Lupe Fiasco gave us what could arguably be called his very best album this year with Tetsuo & Youth, but many fans still hold the rapper's first two albums in the highest regard. Those day ones will be happy to hear that Lupe Fiasco is working on a sequel to his beloved sophomore album, The Cool -- at least that's how it looks on Twitt
Mike Dean Says Kanye, Kendrick, Pusha T Song Is Not Real, We're "Thirsty" To Assume It Could Be Sep 27, 2015 at 04:04pm 17,546 Views
There's a lot of thirst in the rap world -- from fans and media alike, and when it comes to Kanye West, who's been promising his new album, SWISH, all year, that thirst is particularly magnified right now.
The Underachievers are one of Brooklyn's up-and-coming rap groups. They're most recent album Evermore: The Art of Duality was just released this past Friday, and might just be the duo's best work to date.
Fetty Wap Reportedly Driving Without A License At Time Of Motorcycle Accident Sep 27, 2015 at 02:15pm 14,612 Views
While we're still awaiting official word on Fetty Wap's injuries, the rapper has said to be in stable condition following a motorcycle collision yesterday. The latest update on the incident comes from Paterson Police, with Director Jerry Speziale reporting that Fetty had been issued three summonses following the accident.
Chris Brown Refused Entry To Australia Over History Of Domestic Violence Sep 27, 2015 at 12:12pm 13,721 Views
Tyler, The Creator was recently banned from both Australia and the UK over some of his old lyrics, and Chris Brown is now being refused entry to the former over his own past decisions.
Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" Afterparty Shut Down By Police Sep 27, 2015 at 11:14am 10,958 Views
808s & Heartbreak might be Kanye West's heaviest album (emotionally that is, Yeezus being his heaviest musically), but records like "Paranoid," "Robocop," and "Heartless," can still keep a party going despite their dark themes.
Chris Brown & Trey Songz Reportedly Working Towards Vegas Residency Show Sep 27, 2015 at 09:43am 14,384 Views
Over the last couple of years, we've seen Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, and most recently, Jennifer Lopez sign on for hugely lucrative Vegas residencies, which will find the singers performing regularly at venues such as Plant Hollywood and Caesar's Palace.Britney's latest 2-year deal was valued at $35 million, and that cash seems to have Chris Brown and Trey Songz looking to get in on the ac
It seems that fans chanting "Fuck Meek Mill: is fairly commonplace at Drake shows these days, enough that the OVO rapper decided to address some fans dissing his rival."Don't worry, he's dead already," Drizzy joked at his Landmark Festival performance in DC earlier tonight, which was answered by cheers from fans.
Rihanna has pretty much dropped an album every single year since her debut, but her upcoming, still untitled, eighth studio album is still nowhere in sight, despite Unapologetic dropping way back in 2012.
Beyonce Brings Out Michelle Obama & Ed Sheeran At Global Citizen Fest Sep 27, 2015 at 12:07am 5,422 Views
Beyonce always puts on a memorable performance no matter what, but her set at Global Citizen fest had a few additional surprises to top off her ambitious set. The first came during "Drunk In Love," where she brought out a special duet partner -- but not the one you might expect -- with Ed Sheeran coming through to rework the track.
Fetty Wap's Management Provides Statement On Motorcycle Accident Sep 26, 2015 at 10:02pm 50,675 Views
Earlier in the day, news broke of a motorcycle accident involving Fetty Wap in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. While the initial photos of the crash looked very serious, a report from the rapper's touring DJ, Louie Styles, suggested that Fetty did not face any life-threatening injuries.
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