Soulja Boy comes to the defense of Justin Bieber.
After months of singles, promotion and interviews, yesterday marked the release of Big Sean's hotly-anticipated third album, Dark Sky Paradise. Packing in tons of witty wordplay, Sean Don made what is probably the best album of his young career, and now comes the time to break the whole deluxe edition down in a new edition of "By The Numbers."
YG Talks On Connecting With Drake & Why He Changed His Album Title Nov 27, 2013 at 11:39 AM 22,407 Views
YG's upcoming debut album, My Krazy Life (formerly I'm From Bompton), has been delayed until 2014, meaning you might not get to hear that Drake-featured banger off the LP for awhile. Although, let's hope sooner rather than later.
J. Cole's Born Sinner continues to see success, after topping Kanye West's album in its second week, the LP has already gone gold. Cole's album has already passed the 500k mark in sales, reaching it before Kanye could. Congrats! US album sales: #3 @JColeNC, Born Sinner 39,378 (478,495 total). — Chart News (@chartnews) July 19, 2013 [via]
After Eminem dropped his single "Rap God," which is jam-packed with lyrical content, a familiar criticism arose, when he was called out for using the word "faggot" in the track.
Fat Trel Discusses "GLEESH" Mixtape, Differentiates Himself From Wale Apr 6, 2014 at 11:15 PM 22,373 Views
For those unaware, Washington, D.C. emcee and new Maybach Music Group signee Fat Trel just dropped a mixtape titled GLEESH. The 15-track project features Rick Ross, Wale, Rockie Fresh, Stalley and more, with production from DJ Tree Gotti, Sloan, Harry Fraud, Young Chop and others.
Lil JoJo's Mother Says She Believes Chief Keef Was Behind Her Son's Murder Dec 3, 2012 at 07:42 PM 22,357 Views
In the summer Chief Keef caught some serious heat after he tweeted some insensitive tweets after a rival Chicago rapper, Lil JoJo, was gunned down. Police have since been investigating the young rapper in regards to his involvement in the murder, and now Lil JoJo’s mother has said on record that she believes Keef was behind her son’s killing.
Game Responds To 40 Glocc Lawsuit, Claims Self-Defense [Update: 40 Glocc Calls Game A Coward] Jun 12, 2014 at 11:50 AM 22,357 Views
In March 2013 40 Glocc took his ongoing beef with Game to lawyers, and initiated a $4.5 million lawsuit against the rapper stemming from his beatdown (caught on camera) in July of 2012. Although legal proceedings have been quiet for a minute, they are not over.
Future Says That Being Taken Off Drake's Tour Was A "Misunderstanding" Nov 6, 2013 at 09:43 AM 22,353 Views
Before Drake left for his "Would You Like A Tour?" a small problem arose with one of his guest performers, Future, and it momentarily seemed like Future would not be joining Drake for the tour.
Over the weekend, Blac Chyna, who is Tyga’s girlfriend and soon to be mother of their child, went on Instagram and posted a photo of her wearing a lavish ring on her wedding finger. Speculation and rumors grew that this was her way of announcing that she had become engaged. The two are in a serious relationship together, and even announced last month that they are
Leave it to KanyeToThe to unearth yet another nugget of information about one of the planets biggest rappers. For their latest trick, some of the forum's members unearthed evidence of a Drake video shoot in Toronto that took place last weekend, and now we're left to speculate where the footage will end up.
Nightclub Owner Seeking Compensation From Drake After Private Party Was Shut Down Mar 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM 22,325 Views
TMZ reports that Drake is responsible for large amounts of marijuana smoke at a club in Oklahoma City which resulted in the club being shut down. Now the club owner is looking to Drizzy to compensate him for his troubles.
The details are quite sketchy at the moment, but Three Six Mafia's Crunchy Black, aka Darnell Carlton, was recently shot.Vlad TV has leaked a photo of the rapper, which gives us pretty much all we know thus far: Crunchy has been hospitalized following the gun shot. It's unclear the reason behind the shooting, or where the wound is.We'll keep you updated as the story unfolds.
10:38 AM PST -- Storch tried to hide a baggy of cocaine in a trash can at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Vegas before cops arrived ... this according to the police report, obtained by TMZ. In the report, the arresting officer says cops fished out the baggy after receiving a tip from hotel security ... and discovered it contained 2.7 grams of blow.
On the 13th of September, 1996, Tupac Amaru Shakur died at the tender age of 25, leaving the hip-hop community to mourn one of the most inspiring, talented rappers of our time.
Gucci Mane Announces New Rap Name, Changes Mind After Fans' Reaction Mar 4, 2013 at 09:53 AM 22,303 Views
Rappers continuously reinvent themselves, and usually that involves a name-change. Recently Snoop Dogg has turned to reggae music and thus is now Snoop Lion. How would a change in moniker affect Gucci Mane's music?
Aftermath Entertainment posted this picture today of "Something Big Is Coming" with Eminem's name in the middle of it. A picture speaks a thousand words right? A few weeks back we heard that Eminem will be releasing a new album this year in 2013, but now that project maybe here sooner than we think.
Young Money's new album, Young Money: Rise Of An Empire officially dropped today, without very much buzz or noise. Perhaps the somewhat flat tracklist, with a lack of big names attached to it, is to blame for this. Nonetheless, the album is on shelves and thus we have some sales projections for you to take in.
Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane have had their differences in the past, though they seemed to always reconcile in the end. This time however, it seems as if the Brick Squad partnership is officially over. When asked about Gucci in a recent interview, Waka was instantly dismissive. "Who is that? He don't exist to me," he said. "I don't got time for nobody, my watch stopped on me man."
Kevin Durant Addresses "The Based God's Curse", Says He's "Cool" With Lil B Sep 28, 2014 at 11:01 AM 22,283 Views
The Based God's Curse has been haunting Kevin Durant all year, and now it appears he's finally attempting to break the spell. If you haven't been following, the NBA star has been beefing with Lil B on and off since 2011, when he dissed the rapping skills of the self-deifying emcee.
Jay Z and Beyonce are the power couple of hip-hop, but they dominate all other aspects of business as well. The celebrity couple have found themselves at the top of Forbes' Highest-Earning Celebrity Couple list yet again.
Nicki Minaj Covers The January Issue Of Rolling Stone [Update: See High Res Cover & Excerpts] Dec 30, 2014 at 01:07 PM 22,257 Views
To start the New Year, Rolling Stone Magazine will feature Nicki Minaj on their cover with a feature article titled "Mad Genius, Manic Diva". Rolling Stone Magazine gave Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint, a 4 out of 5, which matches up pretty well with the score we gave her latest project. While relatively critically successful, Minaj's The Pinkprint is scheduled to sell between 155,000 and 165,000.
J. Cole Reveals There's A TLC Feature On "Born Sinner" But No Rap Features May 23, 2013 at 04:48 PM 22,254 Views
J. Cole in full promo mode until his upcoming album drops, he's been doing interview after interview, and it doesn't stop overseas. While in London the Cole World rapper spoke to BBC 1 radio's Charlie Sloth about Born Sinner, and revealed new information on the highly anticipated album.
A horrific story broke last month, in which Wu-Tang affiliated rapper Christ Bearer severed his penis and jumped from a second story Balcony in New York. There were multiple accounts of the situation-- some claiming he was completely sober, and others suggesting he was high on PCP. Last we heard, the rapper was in stable condition, but doctors were unable to surgically reattach his penis.
Headed to a Juvenile Detention Center for 60 days, Chief Keef is a hot topic of discussion in the hip hop community these days as many are arguing the merits of his musical ability, alongside him glamorizing the violent street life of Chicago. Interscope label mate, 50 Cent, has had a lot to say about the Chi Town rapper, and in a
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