After plenty of speculation, Birdman tweets that Game is officially YMCMB.
Most rappers tend to wear their money, showing off the goods with flashy jewelry and eccentricity. Many have ventured into actually designing and producing clothing, resulting in meagre results. Only a few have actually been successful at maintaining and managing a retail business long-term. Check out our favorite rapper-owned clothing lines.
Kendrick Lamar Releases "To Pimp A Butterfly" A Week Early [Update: Stream Available] Mar 16, 2015 at 12:20am 135,036 Views
Earlier today (March 15), Kendrick Lamar added to his upcoming album's tracklist by revealing all of the guest features on To Pimp a Butterfly, including: Snoop Dogg, George Clinton, and Ronald Isley, among others.
Reports Surface That Yung Berg Might Be Gay [Update: Berg Responds] Dec 20, 2014 at 06:42pm 133,991 Views
Yung Berg from Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood has been getting a lot of press lately. In the last month, he's been fired from the show, called out for owing over $86,000 in child support and arrested for attacking his girlfriend. Seems like he can't stay out of the news because now Hot 97 reports that Ray J's manager, Cash Jones, has called the rapper out for being gay, or something like that.
Tyga & Chris Brown Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Fan Of A Fan" Album [Update: Complete Tracklist Added] Jan 28, 2015 at 12:17pm 133,757 Views
Recently we saw some behind-the-scenes photos for Chris Brown and Tyga's lead single from Fan of a Fan 2 The Album, and while we wait on the official music video to arrive, the two have revealed the cover art for the upcoming album plus a release date. It's coming pretty soon, unlike Tyga's The Gold Album which just got delayed.
Kim Kardashian is known for her curvacious body, something which she recently had to work to get back after giving birth to North West. Now that she's back to her usual sexy self, she's been back on her Instagram tip, and that means posting selfies.
By this point, you're fully aware that Lil Wayne and Birdman are not on the best of terms, as Wayne has expressed a desire to leave Cash Money, claiming Birdman won't release his completed studio album, Tha Carter V.
Lil Boosie's Prison Term Could End In A Few Months' Time [Update: Boosie To Be Released August 2014] Dec 19, 2013 at 10:38am 132,488 Views
Good new, folks. According to journalist Jeff Weiss, who's been covering Lil Boosie's trial for Rolling Stone, it looks the Louisiana emcee will be coming home in no more than five months' time. Although no official date has been set, the approximation was officially announced by his attorneys.
First Week Album Sales Are Here For Kanye West, J. Cole & Mac Miller [Update: Official SoundScan Numbers Revealed] Jun 26, 2013 at 11:32am 132,182 Views
Here's what everyone's been waiting for. The first week sales for all those albums that dropped on June 18th have come in! Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller all dropped an album last week, and although all three albums had leaked prior, each rapper nonetheless moved a solid amount. The numbers line up with the projections as well.
Over the weekend Drake popped up in our news feed when we found out about Drizzy's desire to do some battle rap, specifically, he told Murda Mook he'd like to battle him. According to Mook, it was in all seriousness.
Here is video footage of the incident from the other night at NYC's W.I.P. Nightclub. The video allegedly shows Chris Brown trying to get out of a headlock. You be the judge.
Erykah Badu Encourages Drake To Respond To Kendrick Lamar's Diss Oct 5, 2013 at 02:41pm 131,463 Views
Outside of Kendrick Lamar's infamous "Control" verse, we're in the no-names era of rap disses. While rappers sub-tweeting each other in their verses can be interestingly cryptic, it's often led to listeners creating beef that doesn't exist.
Kanye West Flips Out On Sway During Radio Interview [Update: Sway Addresses The Interview] Dec 4, 2013 at 10:03pm 131,237 Views
Kanye West is a passionate dude, and while his recent interviews have mostly shown a less confrontational side of his persona, he definitely turned up on Sway this morning. Yeezy stopped by Shade 45 today, and things were off to a good start until Sway asked the rapper why he couldn't "empower himself" in terms of his fashion line, which set 'Ye off.
Nicki Minaj & Ex-Boyfriend Safaree Go Back And Forth On Twitter [Update: SB Tells TMZ "Its Nothing But Love"] Dec 23, 2014 at 02:29am 131,201 Views
Nicki Minaj managed to be the rare celebrity who kept her private life extremely private over the last few years, but following her recent breakup with longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels, and the release of her confessional album, The Pinkprint, Minaj's personal life has come to the forefront.
Amazon was a little ahead of J. Cole in announcing his surprise third studio album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, putting up a pre-order page before the rapper was able to announce it. Once again, the digital retailer is the first to break the news of the album's tracklist, posting an image of the record's back cover today.
Did Young Thug Diss Rich Homie Quan On Stage? [Update: Young Thug Denies Any Beef] Mar 12, 2015 at 02:17am 130,230 Views
Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan have made some beautiful music together, so we were a bit disappointed to hear that Rich Homie Quan was planning to work on solo material rather than further pursuing the Rich Gang project. It seems as though Young Thug may feel similarly, according to a statement he made on stage during his Rodeo tour with Travis Scott.
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.
Wiz Khalifa Says Marriage Was Over Before Amber Rose Walked In On Him With Another Woman Sep 28, 2014 at 07:44pm 128,502 Views
The details of Wiz Khalifa's recent divorce from Amber Rose continue to trickle into the public eye. According to TMZ -- the king of intrusive details -- the Pittsburgh rapper was quoted saying, "I just didn't want to be married to her anymore."
If you haven't heard Jay Electronica's new song over Soulja Boy's "We Made It" track, drop everything and give the play button a twirl. It's that good. However, if you have heard it you probably noticed a bar in Jay Z's verse that seemed to address the OVO meister, Drizzy Drake of Toronto.
Kendrick Lamar Announces Album Title & Release Date [Update: Official Artwork & Title Revealed] Mar 11, 2015 at 01:24am 127,785 Views
Last weekend, we got the title of Kanye West's new album and now we've gotten similar news for another one of the year's most anticipated projects. Kendrick Lamar's new album just appeared for preorder on iTunes with a title and release date. As of now, the album is being called [Untitled] and will drop March 23rd.
Will the public ever stop caring about Young Thug's sexual preferences? Until the rapper himself clears the air about his orientation once and for all, probably not.
Rapper OTF Nunu, Lil Durk's Cousin, Reportedly Shot And Killed In Chicago May 31, 2014 at 07:55pm 127,210 Views
Just three days ago, Lil Durk shared the video for his song "OC," which featured his cousin OTF Nunu spitting two gun-heavy verses that included lines like "These guns they burn like Usher" and "Blowin' that Tec like a ref with a whistle." Now, it seems the violence has caught up with Nunu. The 21-year-old was just shot and killed while seated in his SUV in a strip mall parking lot.
Chief Keef Announces "Bang 3" Release Date [Update: New Date Announced] Mar 31, 2014 at 12:04am 126,742 Views
Chief Keef announced in November that there would be a third Bang mixtape, revealing the cover art which he says was inspired by Lil Wayne's Dedication series.
On 2009's "Successful," a young Drake rapped, "Diss me, you’ll never hear a reply for it," creating somewhat of a mission statement for his career from there on out. In a way, those words were accurate, as Drizzy rarely (if ever) calls out anyone by name in his music, but more accurately, he's become known as the king of the sneak diss, the sultan of the subliminal shot.
There is somewhat of a divide between a club banger and a mainstream, popular hip-hop song, however, often times, the two overlap. The ever trust-worthy Urban Dictionary describes “club banger” as a term “used to describe a song to get all da bitches in the club movin.
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