Sep 19, 2013
Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics. If you aren't familiar with the rapper's discography, which includes the stand-out album Stranger Than Fiction, we're about to make you...
Nov 30, 2011
According to the Jamaicain Observer, prisoners, including Vybz Kartel did not escape from the New Horizon Adult Remand Centre. Assistant Commissioner of Police Les Green stated early this morning "I know nothing about that. If that had taken place I would would certainly have known,"
The police also dispelled rumours that an officer died of a heart attack and twelve...
May 19, 2013
Kanye West took the world by storm this weekend when debuting his lead single off Yeezus, "New Slaves." The innovative rapper decided to premiere it by playing it on 66 different buildings worldwide. Thus, it was hard for 'Ye to go unnoticed. Kendrick Lamar definitely took notice of 'Ye's guerilla marketing style, he reveals in a new interview with MTV News, and the Compton native also speaks on...
Sep 22, 2013
Drake joined RapRadar's Elliott Wilson at NYU for his CRWN interview series earlier tonight, and while the footage of the hour long discussion has yet to surface, we've been able to piece together much the interview through the consistent live tweeting of press attendees.
Drake spoke of his rumored collaboration with the Wu-Tang clan, confirming that he had recorded a song with the group,...
As yesterday's flash mob in NYC proved, the A$AP name can still send fans into frenzied riots.
A$AP Rocky was the first member of the crew to blow up, doing so with his 2011 mixtape Live.Love.A$AP, but the world was eventually introduced to the colorful cast of characters who make up his Harlem-based A$AP Mob crew. With fashion endeavors, guest spots, production credits, and eventually...
By now most of you are aware that Kid Cudi surprised everyone last week and released his new album Satellite Flight: The Journey To The Mother Moon. For those who haven’t been able to cop it yet or even listen to it, today’s your lucky day as Spotify gives users a free stream of the entire album.
The new album comes with 10 tracks and a lone feature from Raphael Saadiq. It was...
May 30, 2013
J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar have been "friendly competitors" for some time now, with plans to drop a collaborative project even before their major label debuts hit the shelves. While the joint-material has still yet to surface, both artists remain adamant that they will release something soon. In a recent interview, Cole didn't say much about any upcoming work with K-Dot, but he did shed some...
Jul 11, 2012
Missy Elliott is having some trouble getting a Lamborghini from the Illinois car dealership she purchased it from, TMZ reports.The rapstress filed a lawsuit in Florida against Fox Valley Motor Cars. According to the lawsuit, Missy claims she entered into an agreement with the car dealership to purchase a 2012 Matte White Lambo Aventador last year for $376,000. The lawsuit says that...
May 29, 2012
50 Cent has spoken on his relationship with Lloyd Banks recently, and while on "Big Boy's Neighborhood" on Power 106 he revealed that the two haven't spoken in almost a year, approximately nine months.50 says that sometimes Lloyd Banks just withdraws himself and only communicates with very few people."He goes through these things where he goes and there’s no communication...
Oct 14, 2012
Tyga is being sued by his landlord for failing to pay rent on his Malibu mansion.A man named Gholamreza Rezai filed a suit against the YMCMB rapper and his label saying he leased the mansion for one year in June. Tyga apparently agreed to pay $16,000 to live in the house, but stopped paying the rent last month, according to TMZ. Rezai has said that Tyga told him he wanted to move out by...
Aug 17, 2013
Game has been teasing his Operation Kill Everything mixtape for some time now. With no forseeable release date for the project, it was hard to guage when we'd be seeing it. In a recent interview, Game has clarified that it will be coming sooner than we expect, and his subsequent 6th album is also in the works.
"Me and Ski about to drop this OKE Mixtape in like a week or so." Game revealed. "It's...
Lil Wayne hasn’t stood center stage since Tha Carter IV dropped.
Furthermore, he hasn’t released a mixtape since Sorry For The Wait. So when
Dedication 4 was announced the excitement went into a fever pitch. Now after an
array of delays Wayne and Drama have unleashed the latest chapter on the world.
Similar to the volumes before, number four is a collection of beats, both new
Jan 10, 2014
Jay Z has accomplished a lot in the last year, but a new video that surfaced online today is probably one of the few things he couldn't pull off in 2014.
The clip, which was unearthed by Reddit earlier today, finds Jay Z being interviewed in promotion of his second album, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, but the focus is shifted mainly to the two women who are engaging in oral sex just beside Jay...
Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
It's no secret that most artists experience creative highs at their personal lows. Sadly, there's nothing like a good travesty to really make someone look deeper and pull meaning from their experiences--unless you're Robin Thicke; then it's just an opportunity to embarrass yourself in front of a nation with an album filled with contradictory...
As the summer approaches, we've been receiving new festival line-ups almost every week. Last week we found out who would be headlining Hot 97's annual Summer Jam, and today we've found out the line-up for the opposite coast's Powerhouse 2014 festival.
The radio station made their festival announcement with a YouTube video, counting down all their headliners. There is some overlap with Summer...
Jul 11, 2013
Although the masses seem to have generally positive things to say about Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, one rapper in particular has voiced his dislike for the project.
Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter today to let followers know he's not fucking with the album, asking people to "unfollow" him if they "really fucked with Magna Carta."
Earl tweeted, "i hope that opinions on...