Apr 16, 2013
We heard previously that Jay-Z would have a hand in the highly anticipated film "The Great Gatsby," serving as executive producer alongside the writer/producer/director, Baz Luhrmann, and Anton Monsted, the executive music producer. Now we finally get to see what the three cooked up together for the film, which has an all-star cast including Leonardo Dicaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla...
Sep 10, 2013
The release date for Drake's Nothing Was The Same is quickly approaching, and we've now been given the official tracklist for the project. As previously reported, the 13-track project (15 on the deluxe edition) will feature guest appearances from Jay Z and Detail. No other features are listed, but chances are Drake still has a few more up his sleeve. "Started From The Bottom" will in fact appear...
Jun 21, 2013
Lil Snupe signed to Meek Mill's Dreamchasers imprint earlier this year, and now we have sad news to report about the rising young rapper.
Lil Snupe, 18 years old (he just had his birthday seven days ago), was reportedly shot dead, news which has been confirmed by his manager, Leem7st, on Twitter. Meek Mill also tweeted about Snupe early this morning, obviously in disbelief. There are very few...
Sep 1, 2013
Lil Wayne's highly anticipated Dedication 5 mixtape was set to drop at 5 PM EST, but an announcement from Wayne's camp has confirmed that the project will be pushed back. While a new drop time/date has not been provided, the statement says that Weezy is just putting the finishing touches on the project-- so it could still drop sooner than later.
Read the statement below.
"The release of...
Sep 24, 2013
Drake's highly anticipated new album Nothing Was The Same officially dropped today. Although the album is now available on iTunes and in stores, many people are already familiar with the body of work because it leaked ten days prior to dropping.
For those of you who have been hiding under a rock, there is now an official album stream available through Spotify. Listen below.
Sep 24, 2013
With the arrival of GTA V less than a month away, the extensive official soundtrack has been revealed via a PS3 pre-load. Although it spans most genres, it's hip-hop heavy, featuring new music and classics alike. The various radio stations include cuts from Warren G, Nate Dogg, Outkast, Chief Keef, The Game, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Tha Dogg Pound, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Ludacris, YG, MC Eight,...
Jun 27, 2013
According to HipHopDX, the tracklist for Jay-Z's imminent Magna Carta Holy Grail album has been revealed via a viral Hip Hop scavenger hunt in Brooklyn, part of his #NEWRULES marketing campaign with Samsung.
Hov's twelfth studio album drops on July 4th for the first 1 million people who download a new Samsung App, but it was recently decided that those numbers won’t count for Soundscan. He...
Sep 9, 2013
Gucci Mane and many of his Brick Squad and BSM affiliates went at it on Twitter yesterday. The argument seemingly began with accusations that GuWop himself had paid the lawyer fees for Slim Dunkin's killer, but quickly progressed into money and label issues within the Squad.
Things seemed to have calmed down today, but Gucci has begun to rant once again, this time targeting just about everyone...
Sep 6, 2013
Yesterday the photo above of Hov jumping into the pool with Bey while on vacation in Italy surfaced.
Jay's hands-flailing jump resulted in meme after meme, and we'll undoubtedly be seeing this photo of Hov circulate for awhile.
Take a look at some of the funniest memes of Jay Z's now infamous pool dive!
Jun 29, 2012
We reported when the news first broke that Lauryn Hill faced federal charges for tax evasion, and now Hill has owned up to deliberately not paying her taxes, she faces three years in prison if charged.TMZ reports that Lauryn Hill pled guilty today to three counts of failing to file her taxes, for the years 2005, 2006, and 2007, when she earned more than $1.8...
Aug 13, 2013
By now you've probably all listened to the dope new leak from Big Sean, "Control (HOF)" which features Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica. While all three rappers are undoubtedly talented, K. Dot definitely took all the shine with this one and ran with it.
The verse is the talk of the web this morning, so we've scouted out what some of your favorite rappers had to say about it. Kendrick is,...
Sep 24, 2013
Rihanna's Instagram landed two young men in jail only a few days ago, and the singer has already managed to create controversy over another post-- though this time intentionally.
It all started a couple weeks back, when Teyana Taylor posted an IG video on her own account singing Anita Baker's "Caught In The Rapture". Then last night, Rihanna posted a video of her male hair stylist singing...
Sep 18, 2013
With school back in session, we've decided to take a look at some of the rappers with college educations. Ashlee Ray goes through the list of both graduates, and College Dropouts in her latest video. Some of them may surprise you!
Check it out below.
Jun 26, 2012
Details have surfaced regarding James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond admitting his involvement in the 1994 non-fatal shooting of fallen hip hop legend, Tupac Shakur.
The Village Voice reports that "his confession unfolded as he was trying to carve out a cooperation deal that might lead to a reduced sentence." Rosemond has offered the new information to investigators as a sidebar...
Feb 27, 2013
Lil Wayne's Miami Heat tirade got the attention of more than one Miami native. First Uncle Luke spoke out, then Trick Daddy, and most recently, pop star Pitbull. Lil Wayne has since apologized to the city of Miami (although he did not take back what he said about Chris Bosh and the NBA), and he has now responded to Pitbull, with a tweet acknowledging him.On Pitbull's diss track, "Welcome To...
Sep 23, 2013
If you follow Rihanna on Instagram, you're probably aware of her recent trip to Thailand. The last few days have seen the singer posting dozens of photos of her voyage, mainly consisting of beach poses. It's one seemingly unassuming selfie that has garnered some controversy however, leading to the arrest of two men.
The photo depicts Rihanna posing with a slow loris (a creature you may recognize...