Kendrick Lamar speaks on getting the Isley Brothers' blessing for the sample on "i."
Tech N9ne found himself amid mainstream rap stars today on Forbes' annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. The decidedly underground rapper pops up on their list at #16, earning $8 million. Considering how much this guy tours, it's kind of unsurprising. With that being said, here goes a slew of new tour dates from the Strange Music head.
Chris Brown can't seem to avoid having his name attached to incidents like this one. The other week a fight broke out in a club, and once again Breezy's name was brought up, but he quickly denied having any part in it. The singer was also associated with the shooting of Suge Knight earlier this month, as the shooting occurred during a party he hosted.
For all of those cringeworthy 'prank' videos where dudes go around stepping on people's Jordans and shit, we finally have one that is worth the watch. BigDaws, of BigDawsTV on Youtube, went to Compton and instead of walking around looking for an ass-kicking, he simply handed out free Air Jordans.
Until now, Big K.R.I.T. has been pretty cryptic about the exact release date for his upcoming album, Cadillactica. A few months ago, all he would say was, “It’s gonna be still hot enough outside to ride with your windows down and your top dropped, trust me,” but now he's taken to Twitter to give us the actual drop date.
Keyshia Cole Reveals Tracklist & Artwork For "Point Of No Return" Sep 23, 2014 at 12:34pm 6,277 Views
Keyshia Cole made headlines when she allegedly attacked a woman she found at Birdman's mansion over the weekend. Unbeknownst to us, Keyshia Cole and Birdman are apparently dating, and thus the singer was none-too-happy when she discovered another lady in Baby's crib at around 5 AM.
Forbes unleashed their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list today, and although Diddy topped the 2013 list last year, he's been dethroned by Dr. Dre in a big way. Of course, most of us knew this was coming as Apple buying out Beats Electronics put a sizeable amount of cash in Dre's pocket.
Another one of LeBron's old whips is up for sale, and it could be your for just under $90,000. After James' customized 2010 Jeep Wrangler went up for auction, his bleached white 2010 BMW 760Li is up for sale, courtesy of Marshall Goldman Motor Sales in Warrensville, Ohio.
Rich Homie Quan Reveals He's Recorded Multiple Tracks With Drake Sep 23, 2014 at 10:11am 14,551 Views
Rich Homie Quan was very open about wanting to lock down a Drake feature for his debut album (in fact, he was adamant it would happen), and while speaking to MTV News at the BET Hip-Hop Awards this past weekend, the rapper made it clear he achieved his goal and then some.
Andre 3000 Speaks On Jimi Hendrix Role & Possibility Of OutKast Movie Sep 23, 2014 at 09:52am 5,528 Views
Andre 3000 is set to play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie "Jimi: All Is By My Side," centered around one important year in the guitarist's life, from 1966-1967. Following a preview of the film this past Sunday in L.A., the rapper took part in a panel discussion alongside the writer-director and the producer of "Jimi: All By My Side."
Nicki Minaj Visits August Alsina In The Hospital, Says Singer Is "Doing Better" Sep 23, 2014 at 05:38am 53,294 Views
It's been a few days now since August Alsina was hospitalized following multiple seizures at a New York concert, and the singer seems to be well on his way to recovery. With no new reports regarding his health, fans could expect him to be back on his feet in no time. For one friend, however, waiting to see Alsina after he returns from care wasn't quite soon enough.
A few weeks removed from Soulja Boy claiming he had relations with K. Michelle, the former "Love & Hip-Hop" star has denied the comments live on The Breakfast Club. “You can giggle on these nuts," said Michelle. "Let me tell you something, Soulja Boy, cause I know you’re gonna hear this. What you’re not gonna do is lie on my hot pocket.
Mary J. Blige Announces New Album "The London Sessions" [Update: Tracklist & Artwork Revealed] Sep 23, 2014 at 01:19am 12,953 Views
Last fall, UK dance duo Disclosure released a brand new version of their track "F For You" that featured none other than Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer had recently taken the stage alongside the group at a show in NYC, and now it seems like their musical partnership will continue on. In a new interview with The Guardian, Blige announced that her new album, Mary J.
There’s no denying the talent that's been coming out of Atlanta these days. Aside from new artists like Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd, & Raury, another rapper that’s been making some serious noise down in the ATL lately is Key!, of the former Two-9 collective.
Over the last few years, the hip-hop producer has taken a huge step into the spotlight. With their credits often being seen in the song title, and their tag placed at the beginning of their tracks, they've become hard to miss.
Townsquare Media Buys XXL Magazine, Shuts Down Print Publication Sep 22, 2014 at 05:27pm 14,280 Views
Just a week after VIBE magazine officially shut down their print edition, XXL magazine follows suit. As you may know, VIBE magazine was bought out by SPIN Meda last year, and although it kept print editions of the magazine alive for most of the year, they finally called it quits the other week.
Last week, we learned that Dr. Dre's veritable unicorn of an album, previously thought to be titled Detox, will probably arrive under another title, and today comes the news that you may not be able to stream said album on Dre's own streaming service.
Freddie Gibbs has been behind two great releases this year: a collaborative album with Madlib called Piñata and a joint EP with The World's Freshest called The Tonite Show. Now, after returning from a European tour (awesomely titled the "Lord Frederick" tour), the Gary, Indiana rapper is prepared to play nine shows in the US and Canada for his new tour.
Brooklyn's own, Lance Stephenson, has joined the swarm of rappers to freestyle over Bobby Shmurda's 'Hot N*gga,' and he makes sure to give his new team owner, Michael Jordan, a shout on the track. No mention of ear-blowing, though he does mention his former team the Indiana Pacers.
Chris Brown's new album X is currently in stores, and now that the singer is out of jail, he's been getting back into the usual artist routine, which includes things like interviews. The singer sat down with Mario Lopez for Extra recently, and spoke about the weight gain many people noticed, as well as his prison stint experience.
Twice a year the DJ Service Pack let's us know what's really going on with hip-hop in every major hub by way of a detailed infographic.
Among a bevy of much poppier artists, G-Unit performed at this past weekend's iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, and while backstage, the crew's de facto leader shared some of his thoughts on the gradual decline in record sales we've seen in the past few years.
Usher Lights His Air Jordans On Fire After Performance With Chris Brown Sep 22, 2014 at 10:32am 7,709 Views
Usher took the stage with Chris Brown over the weekend to perform CB's new single, 'New Flame,' in Las Vegas at the iHeartRadio Festival. Usher caught the attention of sneakerheads by rocking an eye catching 'Liquid Gold' Air Jordan 11 PE, and also by lighting a pair of 'Oreo' Js on fire after a brief dance off with Chris Brown.
Jay Electronica To Appear On Common's "Kingdom" Remix [Update: Remix Debuts At AAHH!Fest] Sep 22, 2014 at 02:33am 5,923 Views
Jay Electronica has emerged from hiding to appear at AAHH!Fest in Chicago alongside some of hip-hop's finest. Prior to his set, Elec spoke briefly with Revolt TV about the festival and his upcoming work, specifically a remix he recorded alongside AAHH!Fest's co-sponsor Common.
This has been a pretty heavy news day for Mr. West. In the past 24 hours, his wife's nude photos leaked to the internet, photos of his fashion class in Los Angeles hit Instagram, and James Franco revealed the details of the rapper's reaction to his "Bound 2" parody on The Tonight Show.
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