Find out how much Joey Bada$$ and Lupe Fiasco are expected to sell in their first week on shelves.
Last year, Drake made his film debut when he had a cameo in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" alongside Kanye West and many more, and now it looks like he might be popping up in another big-ticket sequel.
Last year, Kanye West took the stage at the first-ever Austin, Texas-set X-Games, and continuing in that tradition, the event has asked Nicki Minaj to headline this year. Minaj promised an especially extreme performance for the occasion, telling TheWrap “I look forward to channeling the energy and spirit from the X Games into a performance Austin will not forget.”
We've seen a lot of tension between Jay Z and HOT 97 over the last few days, exclusively through the bomb-drop-ridden rants of Funkmaster Flex. Now new rumors are circulating that Jay Z is in talks to buy the radio station along with a group of investors, which would contextualize Flex's outburst quite differently.
Cannibal Ox released their debut album, The Cold Vein, in 2001, which quickly gained critical praise, and later became one of the most celebrated rap albums of the decade. Whether or not it had anything to do with the overwhelming reception of the album, Ox never followed it up.
Here it is, our weekly rundown of what’s new and notable at the top of our charts. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
Jim Jones, Murda Mook, Mack Wilds To Play In 'Ballin For Peace' Charity Game Jan 20, 2015 at 04:21pm 1 View
In celebration of of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Ektio is sponsoring a celebrity basketball game in NYC this weekend, with proceeds going towards youth programs. The 'Ballin For Peace' celebrity game will take place on Saturday, January 24th at Baruch College at 5pm.
Pharrell Featured In February Issue Of GQ Magazine [Update: Cover Revealed] Jan 20, 2015 at 04:13pm 3,392 Views
We're about to start seeing a lot of magazine covers, as issues roll out their new cover for the upcoming month. Earlier this morning we saw J. Lo's new cover for Complex magazine, and now we get a new story from GQ magazine's February issue.
Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2" Jan 20, 2015 at 03:16pm 7,478 Views
While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans.
J. Cole Covers ESPN Magazine, Explains Dale Earnhardt Jr. Shoutout Jan 20, 2015 at 01:39pm 17,419 Views
J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album late last year, and he surprised us once again when he achieved the biggest first week sales in hip hop for the year. He did all of this without conventional promotional strategies, but it doesn't mean he'll turn down a magazine cover if it's offered to him.
Earlier this month, Slim Thug announced plans for a Hogg Life documentary and series of albums, with the first, Hogg Life: The Beginning, slated to arrived on February 3rd. Today, the H-Town mainstay has granted us a look at the first album's tracklist. 1. Hogg Life 2. All I Kno (feat. Propain) 3. RIP (feat. Z-RO) 4. 5K1 5. 55 (Z-Ro & M.U.G.) 6. Self Made (feat. Sosa Man)
The 2015 Jordan Brand lineup continues to reveal itself, and it includes a number of 30th Anniversary Js in celebration of the Jumpman's milestone year.
While little is really known about the movements of DONDA and their relationship to hip-hop, it is apparent that through a recent string of album art designs that they are fixed on bringing 'art' back to hip-hop music.
D'angelo dropped his first album in 15 years in December, and since then the world has been waiting to hear the new material in a live setting. Thankfully, the Voodoo mastermind is heading out on tour in February, but not before he stops by SNL for a televised performance.
J Lo is having a career resurgance of sorts, although it's not the first time. The multi-talented singer/actress/dancer released a new album last summer, A.K.A., and with a new movie on deck she nabbed the new cover of Complex magazine's February/March issue.
Trinidad James announced a follow-up album to Don't Be S.A.F.E. a few weeks back, No One Is SaFe which the unsigned rapper is planning to drop for free today.
August Alsina Gets Into Fight Backstage At Anti-Violence Concert [Update: More Details On Brawl] Jan 20, 2015 at 09:29am 62,969 Views
We've seen August Alsina lash out when he thinks necessary in the past, and this past weekend while performing in St. Louis, August got into a bit of a scuffle backstage with the show promoters.
Chance The Rapper Helps Chicago Students Celebrate The Inaugural Get Schooled, Get Connected Challenge Jan 20, 2015 at 05:52am 2,665 Views
Chance the Rapper and an all-star team of celebrities helped Get Schooled and 3000 Chicago public high school students celebrate the raising of $100,000 for six Chicago high schools and six Community Based Organizations which earned the most points in the "Get Connected Challenge."Get Schooled, a non-profit organization launched by Bill and Melinda Gates, along with Viacom, teamed up with Interne
After several setbacks and threats to Atlantic Records from Anonymous, Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth is here. Tetsuo & Youth is Lupe's 5th album, and marks the end of his relationship with Atlantic Records.
The wait is over. After releasing quality products like 1999 and Summer Knights, the young BK emcee Joey Bada$$' debut album B4.DA.$$ is now available for purchase from your favorite digital music sources. With production from DJ Premier, J Dilla, Hit-Boy , Statik Selektah and his Pro Era Brethren Kirk Knight and Chuck Strangers, expectations are understandable.
Chance The Rapper, Nas, Mike Tyson Featured On Madonna's "Rebel Heart" Album Jan 19, 2015 at 06:03pm 9,889 Views
Madonna had the inconvenience of having demo versions of half of her album leak late least year, causing her to rush release 6 tracks well before the release of the album. At the time, Madge had not even secured a final tracklist, but today, she's released the official selection.
A$AP Ant Asks For People To Smile For Yams, Shoots Down Overdose Rumors [Update: Joey Fatts Denies Overdose Rumors Too] Jan 19, 2015 at 05:06pm 65,754 Views
While earlier in the day we were hit with the tragic news of A$AP Yams passing, A$AP Ant talked with Vlad TV, explaining that people shouldn't feel sad. "It's crazy, my grandfather just passed, that shit fucked my head up. But Yams, he wouldn't want nobody to feel sorry for him. He'd want niggas to live it up for him. Throw a party for him or something like that. Smile for him"
A$AP Ferg Speaks On Collaborating With Ariana Grande, Tour With YG & More Jan 19, 2015 at 04:03pm 35,807 Views
Last night, following the sudden death of A$AP Mob's co-founder A$AP Yams, A$AP Ferg paid tribute to his brother and leader by holding a moment of silence during his show with YG. Following the show in the DMV, our host Baker sat down with an interview with Ferg, who was obviously still reeling from the death of his friend.
Amber Rose's Family Didn't Attend Her And Wiz Khalifa's Wedding Because Of His Race Jan 19, 2015 at 03:13pm 49,108 Views
It's now been a few months since Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa's divorce was finalized, with each of them getting over the other in various, highly public ways in the months that followed. While it's clear that their relationship had its problems, Rose has just revealed a shocking tidbit about her family's attitude towards Khalifa that makes the couple's fallout look dignified in comparison.
Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Guest At Game's "The Documentary" 10th Anniversary Concert Jan 19, 2015 at 02:44pm 19,338 Views
Game's debut album, The Documentary just celebrated its tenth anniversary this weekend, and on top of making hip hop heads world-wide feel old, the Compton rapper decided to toast the occasion with a special concert.
- 28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap (Aug 29-Sep 4)3,048 Views4 Comments
- Travi$ Scott Snapped At A Guy Who Mistook Him For ASAP Rocky10,493 Views93 Comments
- LeBron James Is Willing To Send Up To 1,000 Ohio Kids To College For Free2,421 Views0 Comments
- Man Shot & Killed Outside Of Lil Durk Concert In Philadelphia6,067 Views51 Comments
- Kanye West Sends Taylor Swift Flowers13,002 Views64 Comments
- Mac Miller Unveils "GO:OD AM" Alarm Clock App With Exclusive New Music11,773 Views30 Comments
- Quiz: Hip-Hop History4,501 Views21 Comments
- The Weeknd's "Beauty Behind The Madness" First Week Sales Are In53,388 Views173 Comments
- Ty Dolla $ign Is Launching The Pre-Order For "Free T.C." Next Week6,048 Views15 Comments
- Ranking The Features On Travi$ Scott's "Rodeo"33,350 Views115 Comments
- John Wall Reportedly Paid $20,000 For A Graffiti Portrait Of Himself2,730 Views0 Comments
- Stream Scarface's New Album, "Deeply Rooted"5,589 Views20 Comments
- Staff Picks (September 4)2,094 Views6 Comments
- The 7 Best Air Jordans To Have In Your Collection For Labor Day Weekend1,769 Views0 Comments
- Kevin Gates Announces New Album "Islah" 9,403 Views65 Comments