Dr. Dre tops the highest-paid hip-hop artist list with $620 million in earnings.
Mary J. Blige Announces New Album "The London Sessions" [Update: Tracklist & Artwork Revealed] Sep 23, 2014 at 01:19am 12,955 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.
Seth Rogen & James Franco Detail Kanye West's Reaction To "Bound 2" Parody Sep 22, 2014 at 12:05am 17,420 Views
Seth Rogen and James Franco are out and about promoting their highly-controversial new film The Interview. Talking backstage at "The Tonight Show," Franco detailed Kanye West's reaction to the parody video that he and Rogen produced late last year.
Bow Wow (now going by his government name, Shad Moss) and Erica Mena have officially announced their engagement. Shortly after Mr. Moss cryptically posted an image with an engagement ring on his Instagram account, Erica confirmed with ThisIs50’s Jack Thriller that the wedding is definitely taking place.
"Yeezy taught me" has gone from a quote to a job description for Mr. Kanye West. According to reports, Kanye is now serving his court-ordered 250 hours of community service at L.A. Trade Technical College, sharing personal anecdotes about his experiences within fashion with some aspiring artists.
Woman Assaulted By Keyshia Cole Reportedly Works For Cash Money Sep 21, 2014 at 03:27pm 14,227 Views
A strange story made headlines the other day, alleging that R&B singer Keyshia Cole had assaulted an unidentified woman at Birdman's condo. While it was hardly common knowledge, Birdman and Keyshia were said to be dating, which could have been the root of the attack.
Rihanna Reportedly Latest Victim In Phone Hack, Alleged Nude Photos Leak Sep 21, 2014 at 02:02pm 104,672 Views
A few weeks back, a number of celebrities were targeted in a widespread hack that saw many famous women's private photos leaked to the web, many of them nude. Despite legal action being threatened towards the culprits, it seems a similar situation has arisen once again, with another wave of leaked photos turning up this weekend.
Joell Ortiz changed this album’s title from Yaowa, basically because this is him at his most comfortable. In Hip Hop, getting too comfortable can sometimes lead to a decline in effort due to loss of hunger. Anyone familiar with Joell Ortiz would probably find it hard to imagine him not putting effort into a project, comfortable or not.
Pusha T may be in a bit of trouble following what seems to be a misunderstanding with a club in Miami.
Usher Debuts 'Liquid Gold' Air Jordan 11 At iHeartRadio Festival Sep 21, 2014 at 12:12pm 3,817 Views
Forget Trinidad James. When it comes to gold, Usher is establishing himself as the obsessed rapper in the game. Performing during the first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Usher broke out a very Vegas-friendly pair of Jordan PEs.
Lecrae is on the way to becoming a household name, which is a feat for a rapper, let alone a Christian rapper. The rapper made an impressive debut this past week, with Anomaly topping the Billboard 200 and selling just under 100k, with 88,000. While the sales projections indicated it'd be a close race between Jhene Aiko and Lecrae, Lecrae came out the clear winner.
Childish Gambino Says "STN MTN / KAUAI" Is "The First Concept Mixtape Ever" Sep 21, 2014 at 01:02am 30,595 Views
Childish Gambino isn't afraid to get conceptual. The actor turnt rapper had an insanely elaborate rollout for his sophomore album, because the internet, which hit its peak with the release of a full accompanying screenplay.
YG's My Krazy Life is easily among the year's best albums, largely because -- as ever debut album should -- it gives us a good idea of who YG is-- not only as an artist, but as a person. The record, which is set up as a day in the life of the self-coined Young Gangsta, we're given many pieces of real events from the rapper's life.
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