Emilio Rojas shares his "L.I.F.E." EP as a free stream.
It's the very first Friday that retail albums are being released, switching over from the industry standard Tuesday last week, and quite a few artists are taking advantage of the occasion. Emilio Rojas is one of them, releasing his L.I.F.E. EP today, which features guest appearances from the likes of Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden, Emanny, Chris Webby, and more.
It seems like Tyrese has been around for ever, but the dude is still only 36 years old, young enough to drop a smoldering R&B album. Indeed, today he releases Black Rose, his first solo album since 2011's Open Invitation and his first LP appearance since Tyrese X Ginuwine X Tank supergroup TGT's 2013 project Three Kings.
Dirty South enthusiasts rejoice, today Houston vet Slim Thug releases his new album Hogg Life, Vol. 2: Still Surviving, the sequel to Hogg Life, Vol 1: The Beginning released just back in February 2015. Unlike Vol. 1, which saw features from such Houston staples as Propain and Z-Ro, Vol.
Drake just made his first appearance on Beats 1 Radio, joining Zane Lowe for a short interview, and sharing two exclusives, a new Majid Jordan record, as well as the anticipated video for his mixtape highlight, "Energy".
In one of the more random news stories you'll come across today, power couple Kanye and Kim have teamed up with famed fashion photographer Juergen Teller for a new collection of photos in the book "Kanye, Juergen & Kim." This follows closely on the heels of Kim Kardashian's own photobook, "Selfish."
It'll be almost exactly two years since the release of Kiss Land when The Weeknd's second proper studio album, Beauty Behind The Madness, hits stores, and much has changed in the world of Abel Tesfaye.
We've been seeing an influx of Nina Simone content lately, and that's because of the Netflix documentary centered around the singer ("What Happened, Miss Simone?") as well as the accompanying tribute album, which is available to stream today.
Drake hopped on twitter this morning, apparently in a sharing mood. The rapper from the Six first teased fans about his show on Apple Music's Beats 1 24/7 worldwide radio, and then quickly followed that up with another teaser: he's featured on Future's Dirty Sprite 2.
After taking a one-week hiatus last week, we're back again with another round of Staff Picks from the HNHH team.
It's been a quick roll out for producer Alchemist's new project, Retarded Alligator Beats. The album was announced just last week, with the first single, "Voodoo," featuring frequent collaborator Action Bronson. From there we received "Holy Tabarrnacle" yesterday, and today's the day the album arrives.
OG Maco recently took to twitter to send shots in the direction of Travi$ Scott, over his "3500" single. He later went on to clarify that he just thought Travi$ was capable of something more impressive, but now the XXL Freshman has returned to twitter to air out more rap game complaints, this time referencing Future in the process.
Earlier in the week, Future had fans wildly anticipating his next album move after he tweeted out “I think the world is ready for me to drop my new album”. Staying true to those words, Future is doing just and will be releasing the album Dirty Sprite 2 next Friday, July 17.
The alleged recipient of the alleged Tyga dick pics, 29-year-old transgender model Mia Isabella, released a statement this afternoon to VH1 regarding her stance in the controversy. She neither confirmed nor denied any intimate involvement with the rapper, rather speaking generally on transgender discrimination:
After dominating the majority of the most recent millennium, Free Weezy Album marks Lil Wayne's first foray into generating music without the safety net of the Cash Money Records machine that helped make him. More than that, it’s Weezy’s first opportunity to air a slew of infamous grievances, whether it be his fallout with Birdman or new beefs.
Upcoming N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton" will have a sequel based on Tha Dogg Pound, said Daz Dillinger in a recent interview with VladTV. Daz said the sequel is tentatively called "DPG For Life."
A couple of days ago, we pitted dueling streaming services TIDAL and Apple Music against each other in a "Game of Thrones," trying to predict which service would win out for dominance of the market (For the record, 81% of you said you'd go with Apple).
Despite Offest still being behind bars, Migos' debut album is still looking like it's going to drop without any additional delays on July 31st. Songs from the project continue to drop at a consistent clip, with the latest ("Recognize") arriving mere hours ago.
At first glance, the title of Meek Mill's new album seemed to be a sign of the music that was to come.
Majid Jordan quickly catapulted to the top-tier of the electronic/production game, thanks to a Drake co-sign/OVO deal. The duo, consisting of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman, soon released their first offering under the OVO umbrella, an EP called A Place Like This.
After putting up whopper first week sales numbers, Meek Mill had great cause to celebrate. And celebrate he did, by getting down with Jay Z at Roc Nation HQ Wednesday afternoon, munching on gourmet miniature cupcakes and sipping on Ace of Spades champagne. Him and Jay then linked up with fellow Philadelphian Kevin Hart and Fabolous that night for Hart's show at Madison Square Garden.
The Weeknd's New Album Is Titled "Beauty Behind The Madness," Plus An Expected Release Date | 59,312 Views
The Weeknd got the excitement and anticipation going for his third album (following up Trilogy and Kiss Land) with recent leaks like "The Hills" (more of the moody, House of Balloons-Weeknd we know and love) and "Can't Feel My Face" (Michael Jackson-esque, leaning towards radio play, but still a jam).
You may know 50 Cent from a variety of movies. You may know him for his ventures in the businesses of boxing, energy drinks, or clothing. But if you're like us, you know him for his early 2000s rap bangers.
According to Suge Knight's lawyer, new video evidence shows the rap mogul being attacked by a group of armed men immediately before he ran two men over with his car in January, fatally injuring one. Knight's lawyer Thomas Mesereau cited the alleged video in a new filing seeking to reduce his client's bail, which is currently set at $10 million. The footage has yet to be shown in court.
The Global Citizen Festival has tapped a mix of headliners for their 2015 event. The fourth annual benefit concert, put on by United Nations in an attempt to fight inequality and put an end extreme poverty by 2030, is going down on the Great Lawn of NYC's Central Park on September 26th.
2K Sports announced in a press release that the NBA 2K16 soundtrack will be curated by DJ Mustard, DJ Khaled, & DJ Premier. With 50+ tracks and six new exclusives, it will be the biggest soundtrack in the history of the franchise. Pharrell curated the 2K15 soundtrack.
The annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta is returning this year for its eleventh instalment. The festival isn't until October, but today they've announced their initial line-up, with more artists to be announced in the months leading up to the event.
R. Kelly's big brother, Bruce Kelly, has filed documents with the state labor board (in the State of Illinois) after working for the famous singer for three months, and not seeing a dime.
Vince Staples' debut album, Summertime '06, was definitely a strong piece of work from the Long Beach native, and received mostly rave reviews, including from us. However did that translate into sales for the young Def Jam signee?
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Gunplay has never been afraid to flaunt artillery, as his name might suggest. The rapper is finally getting to release his debut album, Living Legend, at the end of the month, and he's now shared the iconic cover-- as he holds a mic (complete with stand) in one hand, and a round of bullets in the other.