Drake leaks continue to hit the Internet.
Last Thursday (May 21), a leak of Drake and Beyonce's "Can I" hit the Internet, instantaneously ramping up the hype for Views From the 6, though that was just the beginning. Three more Drizzy leaks have found their way onto the web, two that could potentially be VFT6 material.
Meek Mill is still getting over his beef with Drake, but it isn't stopping him from going at Wale in a very similar fashion today. Taking to Instagram, Meek attacked Wale for comments he made on the Breakfast Club this morning, where he discussed Meek's beef with Drake as well as his own struggles with depression.
UPDATE: The album, untitled unmastered., has landed on Spotify (see above screenshot), but the stream isn't working...yet. Many are expecting the stream to become available at midnight, as was the case with To Pimp a Butterfly.
J. Cole Takes Shots At Iggy Azalea, Eminem & Macklemore On "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Leak | 190,834 Views
J. Cole is going a unique route with his upcoming album 2014 Forest Hills Drive. He's shying away from traditional promo and album campaign, instead getting the fans directly involved by hosting a listening session at his childhood home (which the LP is named after) and inviting fans to come through. He's also not dropping any singles leading up to the December 9th release date.
Lil Wayne On Cash Money: "I'm In A Bad Situation, But I Will Be Out Of It Soon" [Update: Wayne Says There's "Nothing Else" But Young Money] | 190,279 Views
When Lil Wayne took to Twitter earlier this week to announce the delay of Carter V, it wasn't all that surprising. What was surprising was his vocal frustration with both the label and his mentor/father figure Birdman. Wayne expressed that he wanted out of his deal as soon as possible, but it wasn't clear whether he'd attempt to see the threat through.
The HNHH audience was shocked and scintillated a few days ago, when the latest cover of the French fashion magazine Lui was unveiled, on which 25-year-old British singer Rita Ora appeared completely topless.
You probably heard about Stitches when his absurd song and video, "Brick In Yo Face," went viral. Chances are, you didn't hear much about him after that. Well, the Miami rapper has been doing his best to push himself back into visibility by attempting to start a beef with Tyga, inventing rumors he had slept with his girlfriend - Kylie Jenner.
Some of the more brutal memes that sprung up in the wake of Drake's Meek Mill diss tracks were the ones shouting "R.I.P." or insinuating that Meek's career was dead.
Rap fans have been talking about Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole's promised collaborative project for years, and just when it seemed all hope was lost for the album, some major hints have arrived. Yesterday, K.Dot and Cole remixed one another's songs for Black Friday, and right at the end of his track, Cole shared a vague promise: "When you and K. Dot shit dropping?
Wiz Recently ran into some trouble with the law, getting arrested for (what else?) marihuana possession earlier in the week. Luckily, the arrest seemed to result in nothing more than some hilarious tweets from Wiz, as well as a promise to release his 28 Grams mixtape upon release.
The numbers are in, and Jay-Z pulled through, as expected, with the #1 debut on the charts this week. Magna Carta Holy Grail actually moved more units than expected-- selling a whopping 528,208 copies opening week, according to HitsDailyDouble. The album was projected to move 350-400k, which Hov easily surpassed. Just 500,000 more units and the album will be double platinum already.
Max B enthusiast Wiz Khalifa didn't take kindly to Kanye West changing the name of his album from SWISH to WAVES last night. "Max B is the wavy one," Wiz wrote. "He created the wave. There is no wave without him. Please don't take the wave." Kanye has now caught wind of Wiz' comments, and clapped back on Twitter with some serious disses of his own.
It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium. He was hip-hop's greatest hopes and society's biggest fears all in one.
Amber Rose Files For Divorce From Wiz Khalifa [Update: Rose Allegedly Walked In On Wiz With Another Woman] | 182,718 Views
Amber Rose is breaking off another relationship with a rapper. The model/actress/recording artist, who previously dated Kanye West from 2008 to 2010, has filed from divorce from her husband of one year, Wiz Khalifa.
Staying true to his word, Future’s newly-announced album, EVOL, was just made available for pre-order on iTunes tonight, ultimately revealing the tracklist and features in the process.
On November 14, J. Cole shocked the rap world with the announcement that his third solo album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, would be hitting stores before the end of 2014. Ladies and gentlemen, the day foretold has finally arrived. Available for streaming now on Spotify, the new record features no credited guest appearances, almost guaranteeing that the release is the emcee's most personal to date.
It looks like the beef between Meek and Drake still continues. While in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday night for “The Pinkprint Tour,” Meek decided to take time out his “opening” set to spit a brand new verse directly aimed at Drizzy.
Chief Keef Beefs With Katy Perry On Twitter, Says He'll "Smack The Sh*t Out Of Her" [Update #2: Both Artists Apologize] | 179,190 Views
This is pretty random. Chief Keef seems to have some beef with Katy Perry, and vice versa. The singer heard Keef's single "Hate Being Sober" on the radio this week, and she was so unimpressed by it she had to take to Twitter to express her feelings.
Kanye West's "No More Parties In L.A." was a pretty exhilarating first listen, but there's one cool Easter egg on the track that wasn't immediately evident (unless you happen to be the world's biggest Drake stan).
The XXL Freshman list is always a huge conversation piece in the rap world, and this year should be no different. While the wait has seemed a little longer than usual, the full list and cover has now been revealed.
With all the anticipation surrounding Beyonce's "Lemonade" special on HBO, which was announced earlier this week, it was expected to be something spectacular. Those who just tuned in to the premiere got to witness a "visual album," with a bevy of new music to go along with the arresting acting, cinematography, and overall narrative.
With "Album Weezy" being put on hold throughout the year (Tha Carter V's now expected to drop in early 2015), is "Mixtape Weezy" soon to return? When similar setbacks befell Tha Carter IV, Tunechi dropped off an aptly-titled Sorry 4 The Wait mixtape, and now members of his squad are hinting that a sequel might be on its way.
Opening for Nicki Minaj at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sunday, Meek Mill had some harsh words for Drake in his first public appearance since Drake released diss track "Charged Up," in which he called Meek a "charity case" and more.
Lil Wayne Says Cash Money Is Refusing To Release His Album [Update: Pusha T Responds] | 168,277 Views
In his lengthy career, Lil Wayne has rarely (if ever) publicly said anything about Birdman, the man he often calls "daddy," so with that in mind, the tweets he just sent out are shocking.
As if Kendrick Lamar’s surprise untitled unmastered project wasn’t enough for you, Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz’ new joint effort, Collegrove, was also just made available for purchase on iTunes as well.
Philadelphia Rap Icon Cool C To Be Executed In January [Update: Execution Put On Hold] | 165,815 Views
Cool C has spent the last 18 years in prison following a 1996 murder conviction. The Philadelphia rap legend was given the death penalty when he was found guilty for the murder of police officer Lauretha Vaird in a robbery attempt assisted by Steady B, a fellow member of his rap group, C.E.B.
Joe Budden Loses "Total Slaughter" Battle Against Hollow Da Don [Update: Watch The Battle] | 165,711 Views
Tonight, the very first edition of Eminem's Pay Per View rap battle series "Total Slaughter" took place, and while plenty of matches went down, everyone was waiting on the showdown between Hollow Da Don, and Slaughterhouse rapper Joe Budden.
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
Some very tragic news arrives this Sunday morning, as we learn that 26-year-old A$AP Mob founder ASAP Yams has passed away. No details are yet known of the reasons for his death, but many friends and collaborators -- including ASAP rocky and ASAP Ferg -- have shared their condolences on social media.
Last night, Meek Mill announced to the world that Drake's verse on their collaboration "R.I.C.O." was in fact written with the help of someone else. This isn't "news" per se, as Quentin Miller (the writer in question) appears in the song's credits, but Meek said he had only recently found out, or else he "woulda took it off my album."