Wale delivers what fans expect on "The Album About Nothing," returning to his Seinfeld-loving roots.
Along with T.I. and Jeezy, Gucci Mane is among the class of ATL rappers who are credited with founding trap music as we know it today. He's done this not only by dropping an absurd amount of music (even from behind bars), but also by locating his city's most promising young artists and grooming them to become the city's next wave.
Though we're still awaiting the Free Weezy Album any time now, it appears the situation between Lil Wayne and Birdman isn't as dire as we once thought. Over two months after filing suit, reports now say Wayne has decided to drop the $51 million lawsuit against his mentor and record label.
Vic Mensa got his biggest break to date by singing on Kanye West's "Wolves", which will appear on So Help Me God. The collaboration doesn't stop there, though, as Kanye will also lend a verse to Vic's upcoming album.
If this is true, then we could be in for a real treat here. A brief snippet has surfaced online via YeezyTalk Monday night that features Kendrick Lamar spitting over Kanye West’s “All Day” record.
The wait is almost over fans. Frank Ocean just took to his Tumblr page Monday night and hinted at the possible title and release date for what most likely is his next album.
After previewing the project via uStream on Friday night, Curren$y dropped off his highly-anticipated new album Pilot Talk 3 over the weekend.
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Last month, The Game reportedly punched a man during a pick-up basketball game, and that man happened to be an off-duty cop.
Our Top 100 updates every week with the newest and most-listened to tracks on HotNewHipHop. As of the charts closing this week, here's what readers were listening to. 10) T-Pain ft. Yo Gotti and Snootie Wild - Represent
Tech N9ne Breaks Down "Special Effects" Features, Including Eminem's 24-Bar Verse Apr 6, 2015 at 05:49pm 14,424 Views
While staying independent, Tech N9ne has managed to acquire a large, loyal, and varied fanbase. Like his following, Tech's choice in collaborators has grown increasingly eclectic over the years, and his upcoming studio album, Special Effects, sports the widest range yet
Ticket Giveaway: Joey Bada$$, Lil Herb & More At The Smoker's Club 4/20 Show In NYC Apr 6, 2015 at 04:43pm 2,577 Views
The Smoker's Club is throwing a 4/20 event in New York, and we want to send you there! Joey Bada$$, Pro Era, Domo Genesis, Lil Herb, Young Roddy and more are headed to Terminal 5 on April 19th, and we're giving two lucky people the chance to get their hands on a pair of tickets. All you have to do is follow the rules below, and you could be bringing in 4/20 with the Pro Era crew!
Tech N9ne's "Special Effects" Tracklist Features Eminem, Lil Wayne & More Apr 6, 2015 at 04:00pm 72,336 Views
Tech N9ne is preparing his follow-up to 2013's Something Else for release next month, and today we've been given the official tracklist for the impending project. Like his last album, Special Effects will feature a large range of guests, but this time he's taken the star factor up a notch, recruiting Eminem, Lil Wayne, T.I., Yo Gotti, E-40, 2 Chainz, B.o.B, Audio Push and more for the LP.
We haven't gotten an album from John Legend since 2013, and it's been almost three years since Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dreams. Fans will be happy to know, however, the two R&B sensations just announced they'll be collaborating, not on an album, but for an upcoming on-screen musical.
A-Trak Talks Working With Young Thug & Metro Boomin For Low Pros, Signing Rome Fortune Apr 6, 2015 at 03:35pm 4,423 Views
If you've been following A-Trak over the last couple of years, you'll know that he has a lot on his plate these days. Last year saw him releasing collaborative efforts as Duck Sauce, and Low Pros, as well as plenty of promises for things to come.
Tink is a young, talented MC that, by now, you should be familiar with. With five mixtapes, a few sick features and an album on the way, this young artist has been making tons of waves in the rap game recently.
ASAP Rocky is huge in London. The Harlem rapper recorded his entire upcoming album, At.Long.Last.A$AP (which we might see in May), in the U.K. capital, and this past weekend, he took the stage at one of London's biggest clubs. Rocky was the headlining guest at legendary BBC Radio 1 DJ Benji B's debut residency night at club XOYO.
Kanye West, Ludacris, Ty Dolla $ign & More To Perform At Powerhouse 2015 Apr 6, 2015 at 12:26pm 6,849 Views
HOT 97 revealed it's full Summer Jam lineup last week, so we knew it was only a matter of time before POWER 106, L.A's dominant station, fired back with it's annual POWERHOUSE lineup. Like HOT 97's bill, the event is not shy on big names, pulling a rare headlining spot from Kanye West, as well as support from Kid Ink, Ty Dolla $ign, Nipsey Hussle, Tinashe, and more.
Rap is the most competitive genre in music. For decades, artists reveled in competition because they wanted to prove that they were elite. Whenever a rapper elected to feature his or her peer on a track, both sides were trying to out-duel the other, simply for competitive reasons. Artists knew that for years to come, fans would debate about who outperformed who.
TIDAL is still new, and we'll continue to become aware of its benefits in the coming weeks and months. Rihanna and Beyonce have already debuted exclusive songs on the streaming service, and it's only fitting that de facto leader Jay Z should move his entire catalog to TIDAL--and away from Spotify.
By now, you're probably familiar with la musica de Harry Fraud. Over the past few years, The Brooklyn producer has crafted atmospheric bangers for guys like Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and The Weeknd, and has put out joint full-lengths with Action Bronson, Curren$y, and French Montana.
Kendrick reps the reigning Super Bowl champs with a throwback Patriots varsity jacket in his new "King Kunta" video. Like many people, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones saw the video, and he believes Kendrick could do great things as the Patriots global brand ambassador, similar to Drake's ambassadorship on behalf of the Toronto Rappers.
A 21-year old man alleges that he was robbed by DMX and his entourage at a Newark Exxon station Sunday morning. The man told police that he recognized the 44-year old rapper around 12:30 a.m. and approached him.
If you found yourself on the internet yesterday, you probably heard something about Plies being flung off stage at a recent show. If you're a rap fan, you probably woke up to see memes and vines all over your timeline.
When you have a lot of disposable income, why wouldn't you make bets with your similarly rich friends.
Rihanna Shares New Single, "American Oxygen," Exclusively On TIDAL Apr 5, 2015 at 01:12pm 13,682 Views
The TIDAL exclusives continue to pour in, and Rihanna may have the biggest one yet.
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