Sir Michael Rocks puts any The Cool Kids reunion rumors to rest.
Atlanta is a modern-day hotspot for rap music, but before Young Thug, Migos, Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy or T.I. had captured the spotlight, there was a duo named OutKast.
Tyga has done as much to confirm his relationship with Kylie Jenner as he has to deny it. When asked straight up if the two are dating, he'll generally dodge the question and maintain that the two are "just friends". However, loving Instagram posts have made that claim hard to believe, and his new tattoo is his biggest proclamation yet.
Following Lil Wayne's performance at Compound nightclub in Atlanta Saturday night, shots were fired towards two of his tour buses. TMZ reports that the shooting occurred around 3:30 AM, as the buses left the venue.
Last month Freddie Gibbs proposed to his fiancé Erica Dickerson. Today he is a father. Dickerson gave birth to 8 lb, 2 oz Irie Jane Gibbs Saturday evening and Gibbs shared the event with the world via a salvo of Instagram photos featuring him wearing scrubs along with his newborn, who appears to be in excellent health.
Killer Mike Delivers Lecture At MIT On Independent Record Labels, Police Violence, White Rappers, And More Apr 25, 2015 at 09:08pm 4,977 Views
As a part of the second installment of MIT's Hip Hop Speaker Series, Killer Mike spent two and a half hours Friday fielded questions from MIT students and faculty, touching on a wide range of topics from independent record labels to police violence to white rappers to the No Child Left Behind Act.
This week we saw debuts from both Tyler, The Creator, and Young Thug. Neither artist is known to play on mainstream radio (though Thug gets a fair share of rap radio play), but each has a pretty supportive fanbase.
Daz Dillinger Has Two Unreleased Songs With Biggie Smalls Still In The Vault Apr 25, 2015 at 05:50pm 15,536 Views
In a recent interview with VladTV, Daz Dillinger revealed that he's currently sitting on two unreleased tracks that he made with Notorious B.I.G. during the mid-90's. "I did two songs with him that I got in the vaults somewhere," Daz said. "I gotta pull them out of the final machine... One was a verse and one he did a hook for me."
It isn't everyday you sit down to write about a rapper from Sweden, let alone an 18-year-old who's selling out shows across the country with a style completely his own. But Jonatan Håstad, better known as Yung Lean, is quite the anomaly.
Ciara's got a certified hit on her hands with the Harmony Samuels-produced breakup record, "I Bet". However, the last time CiCi hit us with a smash record ("Body Party"), the rest of the album left something to be desired, but a preview of a couple of new tracks from the singer's upcoming LP, Jackie, prove there's nothing to worry about this time around.
Diddy has been among the highest earners in hip-hop for years, but you don't get to that spot without taking a few risks. With the sure-to-be-legendary Mayweather-Pacquiao fight fast approaching, we were expecting some rappers to put some money down on the match-up, but it'll be tough to top Puff's wager.
Coming off the release of his new mixtape Sorry 4 The Weight, Chicago’s Chief Keef is now turning his focus onto a new album.
50 Cent's beef can escalate pretty quickly, but they usually deflate in a similar fashion. We've seen 50 trash the members of G-Unit and reunite the group in the same year, and now, after mocking incessantly mocking FLoyd Mayweather on Instagram over the last little while, he's decided to mend their relationship.
Between the Rich Gang mixtape, and the insane number of leaks, Rich Homie Quan has been pretty inescapable over the last year.
Waka Flocka Flame Says Beef With Gucci Mane Is "Under The Rug"... For Now Apr 24, 2015 at 05:59pm 24,427 Views
Waka Flocka Flame has a had a busy week--celebrating his favorite holiday, 4/20, searching through stacks of resumes to hire a personal blunt-roller, and, oh, announcing his presidential candidacy for the 2016 election.
If you checked out the review for Yelawolf’s most recent effort Love Story, you may have noticed that there is quite a split on the merit of the record among fans and staff alike. The record is a celestial, immersive journey that does its darndest in attempt to assemble a collage of sounds, genres, and stories in effort to produce something fresh.
Waka Flocka Talks "Flockaveli 2," Says Listening To Pop Music Is "Gangsta" Apr 24, 2015 at 04:53pm 8,410 Views
Waka Flocka's debut album, Flockaveli, dropped in 2010, and its influence is still felt immensely in rap today. With the official sequel on the way, it's important for Waka to produce something just as special for his fans.
Last night (April 24), marked the official celebration of the 10th anniversary of BAPE's flagship store in NYC. The hip-hop and fashion worlds collided in SoHo to pay homage to the influential Japanese streetwear brand. The night featured two special from performances from rappers who have been known drape themselves in BAPE, Travi$ Scott and Pusha T.
Chance The Rapper hasn't had good luck with his health over the last couple of years. One year ago (nearly to the day, actually), the Chicago emcee announced that he would be cancelling some shows after suffering symptoms of tonsillitis and the flu. Today, he's once again out for a few shows following a bout of sickness.
The first time I ever heard Fab was when I was 12. I heard “Can’t Deny It” and realized that he was beyond nice. You see, Fabolous is a gladiator. You can throw him in the octagon and he’ll walk out unscathed. I always refer to him as the Vince Carter of rap because at any moment, he could unleash an array of tricks that could leave you in awe.
On Tuesday (April 21), Dame Dash lost primary custody of his two daughters to his ex-wife, fashion designer Rachel Roy, who claimed Dame was unfit to raise their children. We hadn't heard Dame speak on the matter, though it appears his retaliation will come in the form of a lawsuit--for $2.5 million.
Lyrics On Big Sean's "Stay Down" Rumored To Play Part In Break-Up With Ariana Grande Apr 24, 2015 at 12:18pm 44,425 Views
Ariana Grande and Big Sean's break-up is going to be a source of fodder for at least another week, so hopefully you're not sick of it just yet.
You may have never heard of him, but apparently he has the ear of Paul Rosenberg and Eminem. A songwriter and producer by the name of Astray signed with Shady Music Publishing/Universal Music Group Publishing, as announced on twitter by Eminem's manager and the artist himself.
The other day, Blac Chyna trolled Kylie Jenner by taking a selfie with a pair of massive lips. The confusing love triangle between Chyna, Kylie and Tyga continues today with Chyna screenshotting texts from "King's Father" (that would be Tyga) on her Instagram.
Chris Brown can now move on from the "brawl" lawsuit that went down last year at a basketball pick-up game. Chris and his lawyer, Mark Geragos, managed to settle with the alleged victim, for a rather small amount according to TMZ.