DJ Skee just broke the news that Jay Z and Beyonce will be putting their joint album out through TIDAL.
Rae Sremmurd Bring A Weed Baggie To Their Terry Richardson Photo Shoot Apr 22, 2015 at 01:33pm 27,045 Views
While most of us we're probably stuck in a weed coma on 4/20, it appears that Rae Sremmurd had enough energy to pay a visit to Terry Richardson's studio. Following the weed smoker's holiday, Terry posted a bunch of flicks from a session with brothers Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee, where the two have a baggie of the greens, and multiple blunts.
We've been waiting on Boosie Badazz's Touch Down 2 Cause Hell since last fall, and on May 26th, it looks like we'll finally be receiving it. After sharing updated cover art in November, the Baton Rouge MC has now given us the tracklist. Check it out below.
After providing you with smoke-worthy material on 4/20, we're moving on to the internet's Wednesday obsession, #WCW. In celebration of Woman Crush Wednesday, we've compiled some notable records from a few of our favorite female rappers and singers.
A little over three weeks since its highly-publicized launch, the Jay Z-owned streaming service Tidal is looking more and more like a flop. After the CEO of the company was fired last week, Tidal's popularity and support from celebrities seems to be fading now.
Although Kylie Jenner and Tyga have yet to really let us see any public displays of affection, it's become common knowledge that the two are boo'd up thanks to Kanye West's Breakfast Club interview and T-Raww's not-so-subtle Instagram posts of Kylizzle.
After Migos were arrested last weekend on guns and drugs charges, two-thirds of the group have now been released from jail. Quavo and Takeoff are now free, as per their tweet below, but Offset didn't get the same option for $10,000 bond that they did, as his was denied by the D.A. office.
In the world of rap, “raunchy music video” is almost always code for “ass-shaking fiesta.” Thus, when narrowing down this list from 30+ videos to 10, I was forced to take multiple criteria into consideration. Is the song any good? Was it popular?
Vic Mensa Speaks On Signing With Roc Nation; Reveals Title Of Next Project Apr 22, 2015 at 03:23am 19,067 Views
On Tuesday, we found out that Vic Mensa is now officially the newest member of Jay Z’s Roc Nation label. With the buzz heavy, the Chicago rapper made his way by the Power 106 studios in LA and sat down with Justin Credible for a little on-air chat.
ASAP Rocky Debuts "The Beauty And The Beast" At Tribeca Film Festival; Watch A Teaser Apr 22, 2015 at 01:24am 17,262 Views
While down at Tribeca Film Festival this week, A$AP Rocky decided to sit down with Elliott Wilson and partake in the latest segment in his “CRWN” series.
OG Maco has dropped a plethura of projects in these past few months, and he’s doesn’t look to be slowing down either. On Tuesday afternoon, the ATL rapper announced that he has a new project on the way with hit producer Zaytoven.
Ludacris Will Take Over Phillips Arena For Game 2 Of Hawks Vs. Nets Apr 21, 2015 at 07:30pm 6,337 Views
A month ago, the Atlanta Hawks invited 2 Chainz to announce their starting lineup and perform a total of three times during a game against the Miami Heat. Now, as the Hawks prepare for game two vs. the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA Playoffs, they've invited another ATL rap legend to lead the festivities.
Yelawolf's new album, Love Story, is in stores and online today.
Last week (April 13), we saw two big-time releases that both dropped in surprising fashion. Tyler, the Creator released Cherry Bomb, his fourth studio album, after announcing its release only a week prior. A more contentious project came from Young Thug, who, days before the release date, changed his Carter 6 to Barter 6 due to legal threats from Lil Wayne.
Part of the appeal of OVO's PARTYNEXTDOOR is his mysterious online presence. He rarely tweets, rarely guests on non-OVO artists' music, and until now, has not sat down for official interviews with publications. Today, he shows up on the cover of The Fader, giving an interview while on tour.
Jay Electronica Calls Kanye West A "Black God," Talks Young Thug & O.T. Genasis Apr 21, 2015 at 04:03pm 19,113 Views
We may never get Jay Electronica's "Act II: Patents of Nobility", though last month, we came one leak closer with "Road to Perdition".
Better late than never! Rihanna invited us to stream a track called "James Joint" (which will be an interlude on her upcoming album) on her website, and although she says it's "in celebration of 420," it arrives on 4/21. A brief track, it's nevertheless intriguing, especially because it sounds much more organic and jazzy than most Rihanna songs.
21-year-old Vic Mensa can now look at his haters and say, with impunity: "Oh u mad, huh?" He just signed with Roc Nation Records, the label owned by Jay Z, and that's a big deal for a guy who only has a mixtape and EP to his name (or any guy, really). He'll join J. Cole. Rita Ora, Jay Electronica, Willow Smith, DJ Mustard and Rihanna on the record label.
DUBB Speaks On His New "Perfect Timing" Mixtape & His Relationship With The Game Apr 21, 2015 at 02:00pm 6,902 Views
Around this time last year, we caught up with South Central L.A. emcee DUBB for an extensive interview. If you missed it, or are unfamiliar with the man, you can and should read it here. His new project, titled Perfect Timing and hosted by DJs Skee and Whoo Kid, dropped today, which happens to be his born day.
Another day, another Rihanna magazine cover. The pop singer just added yet another V Magazine cover to her endless array of fashion magazine covers (and non-fashion magazines alike). This one finds Rih Rih in familiar territory, meaning, topless and showing off her tanned physique.
Young Thug's Barter 6 has been surrounded by controversy ever since the would-be title, Tha Carter 6, was revealed, and finally leading up to its ultimate release on April 16th. Now that it’s finally here at long last, listeners around the world are scanning it for possible lashes at other emcees, hard bars, and bangers.
Although he's released mixtapes and collaborative EPs with Ed Sheeran and Travis Barker in the interim, it's been almost four years since Yelawolf dropped his debut album, Radioactive. Today, he finally drops a follow-up, the more rootsy, rock-influenced Love Story.
Here’s a countdown of what HotNewHipHop readers we’re listening to the most this week, according to our Top 100 chart. 10) Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Eyes Above K-Dot collaborated with free-jazz beatsmith and all-around musical madman Flying Lotus on FlyLo’s latest album You’re Dead! with the frantic track “Never Catch Me.”
Rich Homie Quan "Hurt" By Young Thug's "Bitch Homie Quan" Comment Apr 20, 2015 at 08:05pm 78,267 Views
Rich Homie Quan was the latest guest on ESPN's "Highly Questionable", on which the rapper talked about his rough come-up (robbing houses four times a week), sports--he considers himself the rap-game Steve Smith, and his fallout with former Rich Gang partner Young Thug.
You can now see Kanye West on the cover of both TIME and PAPER Magazine. His profile in the "TIME 100" issue was written by the multibillionaire engineer Elon Musk, but in PAPER, Kanye delivers a self-penned essay on his status as a modern innovator.