Rico Richie, the rapper behind the hit "Poppin," was reportedly arrested.
Avoiding a sophomore slump is a hard task; avoiding one after your debut album was crowned as the rap album of the year by many publications is even harder.
Young Thug is facing drug and weapon charges after his home was raided yesterday afternoon, reports Mike Petchenik. Thug was arrested Wednesday morning arrest for threatening to shoot a security guard. This pair of charges is unrelated to his being named in an indictment that alleges he and Birdman were a part of a conspiracy to kill Lil Wayne.
Back in January, Gorillaz's illustrator Jamie Hewlett posted a new Gorillaz cartoon on Instagram, exciting fans with the comment: "Yes. Gorillaz Returns." Since then, we haven't heard a peep out of the duo, but today we get more good news and a confirmation that an album will (really) soon be in the works.
It looks like Travis Scott fans are going to have to wait a little longer for his highly anticipated debut album Rodeo. While we thought the album would be dropping before August, which Travi$ had confirmed a couple weeks back, it appears that he’s had a change of heart and is still working on it.
Young Thug & Birdman Reportedly Named In Indictment In Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shooting Jul 15, 2015 at 11:58pm 67,876 Views
Atlanta reporter Mike Petchenik, of WSBTV news station, just made some major allegations Wednesday night that will definitely shake up the on-going beef between Birdman, Young Thug and Lil Wayne. According to Petchenik, Young Thug and Birdman were named in an indictment that alleges the two’s involvement in a conspiracy to kill Lil Wayne back in April.
The Weeknd Sets Billboard Record With Top 3 Singles On R&B Charts Jul 15, 2015 at 10:00pm 19,298 Views
The Weeknd is slaying the charts so badly right now that he just set an impressive record that’s never been done before. The Canadian crooner has become the very first artist to score the top three slots on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart, thanks to his singles “The Hills” (No. 2), “Earned It” (No.
Police are considering Fetty Wap's involvement in a New Jersey assault Friday evening, after the victim suggested that the rapper may have been one of the four people involved in the attack. According to NorthJersey.com, a man working at ShopRite was slapped by a woman while he was working the checkout. He then alleges that two men and another woman joined in the altercation.
Iggy Azalea Confirms She Gets Sample Money From Jidenna's "Classic Man" Jul 15, 2015 at 07:53pm 20,212 Views
"Classic Man" is yet another radio hit that owes something to DJ Mustard's chunky bass riffs, but unfortunately, it's not Dijon who'll be getting a check out of it. You may recall a similarly-borrowing single from last year, Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," and it turns out, Jidenna's hit is a direct sample of the song.
Chris Brown’s publicist has to be a millionaire.
Toronto mayor John Tory may be a little more competent than the infamous Rob Ford, but he still has his moments. Following the announcement that Kanye West would be performing at the closing ceremonies of the city's Pan Am Games, Tory held a press conference, and ended up making a very ironic statement about Kanye.
Iggy Azalea and Nick Young are getting ready to tie the knot, and they're making sure to make it a night to remember. Young has reportedly been joking about having R. Kelly perform his explicit Black Panties ballad, "Marry The Pussy," at the event, but according to Kelly himself, it might actually be happening.
YG suffered a minor setback in his recording process when he was shot outside of a studio in L.A. last month.
Toronto citizens have been pretty apathetic about their city hosting the Pan Am Games over the last week, but a new announcement could get people a little more interested.
While his music may not being purchased in high volumes, Tyga's celebrity has never been stronger.
Rappers name-drop celebrities all the time. Whether making comparisons about their own skills, referencing films, weaving together careful similes, or just being thirsty, MCs have been shouting out other pop culture entities for as long as we can remember. What's much more uncommon is the celebrities in question hearing the shout outs, and then responding.
Young Thug's Arrest Stems From Threatening To Shoot A Security Guard Jul 15, 2015 at 01:23pm 26,147 Views
Young Thug was arrested this morning in Sandy Springs, after U.S. Marshals acted on an outstanding warrant from the Dunwoody police. He was arrested on "terroristic threats," but at the time we didn't have much information surrounding the original incident.
Chris Brown, as we reported this morning, was the victim of a home invasion. Although he wasn't at his San Fernando Valley home at the time the robbery went down, his aunt was, and she was held at gunpoint and shoved in a closet while the three man ran through Brown's home.
It took seven years for Papoose to drop his debut album, Nacirema Dream, but two years later, he's already back with the follow-up. You Can't Stop Destiny assembles a who's who of New York's most respected producers, featuring production from Ron Browz, Havoc, DJ Premier, and more.
Chevy Woods Announces "The 48 Hunnid Project" With Art & Tracklist Jul 15, 2015 at 12:18pm 3,767 Views
Recently Chevy Woods dropped off a hard-hitting new single featuring DeJ Loaf, "All Said And Done," detailing stories of street life. The TGOD rapper is following that up today by revealing the details of the project the song is attached too.
We just got you hip to Donmonique via our new interview with the Brooklyn rapper, and now we've got some big news to share. Her debut project, Thirst Trap, is set to drop on July 21st, and we've got the exclusive on the artwork and tracklist. View them both in the gallery above.
After her performance at Summer Jam, DeJ Loaf chopped it up with Peter Rosenberg, revealing she had an EP in the works which was due out before July. It looks like that timeline has been delayed slightly, but nonetheless the EP is definitely on the way, with reports saying it'll arrive within the month.
In terms of songs that use the names of caucasian female celebrities to stand in for other white substances, Donmonique's "Pilates" is second only to Migos' "Hannah Montana," the track that may have started the whole trend.
Young Thug, who recently delayed his mixtape Slime Season, is now facing another setback: he was arrested this morning.
Chris Brown's home has been broken into in the past, but nothing quite as serious as this. Early Wednesday morning, Brown's recently-purchased home in the San Fernando Valley was targeted for a robbery.
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