In an article for the New York Times, Frank Ocean reveals he had a song with Nas which has since been lost.
Kendrick Lamar Has The First No. 1 Album Ever With "Pimp" In Its Title Mar 27, 2015 at 02:19am 25,090 Views
Kendrick Lamar’s sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly, has just set another record… kinda. According to Billboard, To Pimp A Butterfly is the first album with “pimp” in its title to be No. 1 on the charts. Previously, the highest charting album was Pimpalation by Pimp C, which landed him a No. 3 spot in 2006.
Waking up isn't always easy. Why would anyone want to leave the comfort of their warm bed to enter out in to the world? It almost doesn't make sense when you think about it. But we all have responsibilities, and we can't waste our entire lives away sleeping!
The first Luca Brasi Story, released last February, put Kevin Gates on the map. Soon after, he quietly inked a partnership with Atlantic and a management deal with Young Money. He put out another excellent mixtape, Stranger Than Fiction, months later, and he’s had a similar 2014 in terms of output: two mixtapes, both excellent.
50 Cent Thanks Eminem For Giving Him A Shot, Describes Him As One Of His Favorite People Apr 6, 2014 at 08:45pm 25,042 Views
In case you hadn't noticed, it's been a slow news day, folks. As such, we thought we'd bring this moment of homage to light, given Ferrari F's recent departure from Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope / Shady Records.
Where Is Frank Ocean? Tracking His Movements Since "Channel Orange" Aug 4, 2015 at 09:19am 25,037 Views
For his 2012 debut album Channel Orange, Frank Ocean won himself a GRAMMY and the hearts of music lovers across the world, establishing himself as a generational talent and R&B heavyweight for years to come.
Ludacris Shares Artwork For "Burning Bridges" EP [Update: Tracklist Revealed] Nov 23, 2014 at 08:45pm 25,032 Views
Before we get to hear Ludacris' upcoming album, Ludaversal, the veteran Atlanta artist will be dropping an EP entitled Burning Bridges on December 16th. Announced back in October, the EP is thus far spotty on details, but today we received the somewhat literal artwork.
Kanye West Makes A Surprise Appearance At Dave Chappelle's Show Friday Night Jun 21, 2014 at 12:34am 25,029 Views
Kanye West is at it again. On Friday night, Yeezy made a surprise appearance at Dave Chappelle's show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. According to reports, Kanye got on stage and performed three songs, "New Slaves," "Gold Digger," and "Jesus Walks."
Last we checked Gucci Mane was still serving a 6 month jail sentence for a probation violation, but apparently the cops are still looking to seize his firearms. According to TMZ, a federal indictment has been filed, requesting that Big Guwop surrender a 40 caliber Glock and a 45 caliber Taurus, as well as the accompanying ammunition for the weapons.
Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2013 Line-Up Includes Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q, Meek Mill & More Sep 13, 2013 at 09:48am 25,009 Views
Power 105.1 are rounding up some big acts for the return of their Powerhouse concert series, which has been on the hiatus for three years. This year the radio station has announced a line-up that includes the self-dubbed King of New York Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, ScHoolboy Q, Meek Mill, Big Sean, Trey Songz and K. Michele.
Top Dawg Entertainment, or TDE for short, is one of the biggest success stories in hip-hop in recent memory. Founded in 2004 by Anthony Tiffith, the label didn't release its first mixtape until 2008, and its first album until 2010, but since then, has reached commercial and critical heights the likes of which most other independent labels couldn't imagine.
Jay Z & Beyonce Are Getting The Boot From Their Holmby Hills Estate In L.A. Sep 10, 2015 at 05:08am 24,976 Views
About eight months after moving into their 16,000 square foot Holmby Hills Estate in Los Angeles, The Carters are having to pack their bags again, and not under their own will.
Kid Cudi Reveals “Speedin' Bullet To Heaven” Is A Double-Disc Album Sep 29, 2015 at 01:13am 24,975 Views
Back in July, Kid Cudi revealed that his new album, Speedin' Bullet To Heaven, was already 98% completed, which left many of us wishing for a Fall release date.
Logic May Scrap "While You Wait" EP, Will Have No Features On Debut Album Jun 7, 2014 at 11:01am 24,971 Views
Logic has a very loyal fanbase, but with a lot of stans, comes a lot impatience. The Maryland Rapper was planning to drop an EP as a warm up for his debut album, but his fans can't seem to wait for the full length project.
After a long wait, SURF is finally here. The debut LP from The Social Experiment (aka SOX) is billed as Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment despite the fact that the band’s biggest star is obviously Chance The Rapper. The album features, although they aren’t listed on the iTunes version of the free album, the likes of J.
Young Thug's Arrest Stems From Threatening To Shoot A Security Guard Jul 15, 2015 at 01:23pm 24,941 Views
Young Thug was arrested this morning in Sandy Springs, after U.S. Marshals acted on an outstanding warrant from the Dunwoody police. He was arrested on "terroristic threats," but at the time we didn't have much information surrounding the original incident.
Kanye West Takes Over "Made In America" Festival In Philadelphia Aug 31, 2014 at 09:59am 24,939 Views
Kanye West's set at Philadelphia's Made In America festival was surely the most anticipated of the night. Rumors from "multiple sources" claimed that Ye, who has been vocal about working on his new album, would be premiering some new material at the event.
Nas Reveals Details Of New Album, Collaboration With Jay Z & Justin Timberlake Oct 18, 2013 at 03:47pm 1,910 Views
2012's Life Is Good was well-received by fans and critics alike, and despite being released almost 20 years after his classic debut, still stands as one of the rapper's strongest efforts. Following the success of the project, the anticipation has grown for its follow-up, though Nas has remained fairly tight-lipped about the record.
Chris Brown & Tyga Give An Update On "Fan Of A Fan 2," Tyga Speaks On Cash Money Situation Dec 8, 2014 at 11:39am 24,925 Views
Tyga has been outspoken about his label situation lately, and Lil Wayne seems to have taken a similar stance against Cash Money, with both rappers tweeting their frustrations. Tyga recently sent out a tweet saying he'd be dropping his album The Gold Album independently, and expanded on this slightly during a joint interview with Chris Brown for Power 106 in L.A.
No album in 2014 left some A$AP fans disgruntled, but last night, Rocky took to his tumblr, Flacko Jodye Season, to answer any, yes any, and all questions that came his way. "Dashboard Confessions" was followed by the release of the "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2" video. The Q&A features revelations on Rocky's personal preferences in many areas of interest, including: weed, sex, and music.
When hip hop 'It' couple Jay Z and Beyonce recently showed up courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat game amidst major controversies. the buzz of the pairs appearance was carried around swiftly.
Ray J has had some truly odd interactions with police recently. A few months back, he kicked out the window of a cop car, and spit in an officers face, and this Wednesday, he was asked to take a few photos with some LAPD officers-- which landed them in quite a bit of trouble.
Mixtapes have long been effective for staying grounded in the modern landscape of hip-hop. Borrowing popular beats and enlisting a roster of peers for guest verses are mainstay mechanisms for sustaining relevancy in the rap game. Another pillar of the mixtape hustle is the project's original (debatable) cover art, a historically adventurous creative expression.
The first week numbers are officially in for Yelawolf’s highly anticipated sophomore album Love Story.
Fans of the music coming out of Atlanta in the mid-2000s are no doubt familiar with Bone Crusher. While known most prominently on the solo tip as the man behind "Never Scared," the emcee was actually a fairly stable act in his prime, appearing on tracks with Ludacris, T.I., Kelis, and even a young Jeezy (no pun intended).
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