50 Cent weighs in on Kanye West's most recent album, "Yeezus".
50 Cent is known to express his opinion with an extreme lack of filter, recently calling Diddyès new single, "Big Homie", "trash", and comparing former collaborators Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks to expired milk.
Suge Knight Allegedly Ran Over A Man With His Car Today [Update: Suge Arrested For Murder] | 28,202 Views
It has not been a good year for Suge Knight. In the past twelve months, he's been shot and been arrested on robbery charges, and now he could very well be facing a count of vehicular manslaughter. TMZ reports that Knight ran over a man with his car in L.A. today, possibly killing him.
The always mercurial Lupe Fiasco has flirted with the idea of retirement for the past five years, and most recently after a dust-up with Chief Keef, Lupe announced on Twitter that he would be retiring. Now, while touring in Australia, Lupe took some time to clarify what his 'retirement' will entail.
At the end of September, 50 Cent announced that a new mixtape would precede the long-awaited and almost mythological Street King Immortal album. He made the announcement by previewing new music, however he didn't reveal the mixtape title.
Kim Kardashian's original claim to fame was her sex tape with one William Ray "J" Norwood. Now, according to Radar Online, her husband Kanye West is sitting on a sex tape of his own, and he has paid a large sum to prevent it from leaking,
Lil Wayne has done a lot of things in his nearly two-decade-long career, but he's never thrown a festival. With the announcement of Lil Weezyana Fest, Wayne can now check that off his long list of accomplishments.
Universal Denies Rumors Of Snoop Dogg & Tupac-centric Sequel To "Straight Outta Compton" | 28,153 Views
With the introduction of a few familiar faces in the film's final third, it seemed inevitable that Straight Outta Compton would spawn some sort of spin-off that followed the likes of Snoop Dogg and Tupac.
Yesterday, The Game surprised us all by announcing that his long-awaited sequel to 2005's The Documentary would span two discs and 38 tracks. Unless you're a ride-or-die Game fan, this news may come as a disappointment.
Tyler, The Creator Cries During N.E.R.D, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q & More Perform At Odd Future Carnival | 28,137 Views
From the beginning, Odd Future's taste has been as visible as their music. When they first hit the scene, we knew they hated west coast jerking trends, and loved The Neptunes and Adventure Time.
Kanye West's most recent G.O.O.D. Fridays track, "No More Parties in LA," actually dropped on a Monday. It appears that another G.O.O.D. Fridays track may be dropping this fine Monday. What's more, it looks like it'll come with a Chance the Rapper feature.
As you've probably noticed, Funk Volume has been going through some things lately. It started the first week of January, when Hopsin revealed his desire to leave FV, citing issues between himself and the label's co-founder, Dame Ritter. Following that, Jarren Benton revealed that he was leaving Funk Volume to link up with Master P and No Limit. The label wasn't have the best week.
Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" First Week Sales Projections [Update: Jay Gets Platinum Plaque] | 28,092 Views
Jay-Z has already acheived platinum status for Magna Carta Holy Grail, even before the LP dropped with the RIAA changing their regulations to accomodate the legendary rapper.
Tattoos have become a pretty popular trend among adolescents and adults in today’s culture, especially within the rap and hip-hop community. While your average person may choose to get a tattoo or two, rappers and other artists in the music industry often adorn their entire bodies with artistic ink, such as Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, DMX, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Kid Ink.
Joey Bada$$ ignited a beef with Lil B earlier this week when he tweeted a Capital STEEZ line directed at the Based God. Since then, both rappers have released diss tracks, but the beef continued to escalate on Twitter, with Lil B's large fan-base (aka the Task Force) apparently harassing young Joey.
In an interview with Hot 93.7 Hartford earlier this week, 50 Cent revealed he's been working on his forthcoming album Street King Immortal with Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Ne-Yo.
Meek Mill has had several probation hearings over the last few weeks, and is awaiting sentencing in February over an alleged violation.
T.I. has been in the game for some time, and in recent years, he found himself becoming something of a peacekeeper. Besides helping strangers from suicide attempts, Tip has also been the voice of reason in some rapper disputes, orchestrating the truce of Jeezy and Rick Ross recently.
As of late, the rap world's been buzzing with opinions about the most alien of the ATLiens, Young Thug. Some have been slow to warm to his offbeat, unorthodox approach to rapping, but others, like recent collaborator A-Trak, see him as a luminary in the rap game.
50 Cent and Jay Z are two of the biggest rappers ever to come out of New York, so naturally they have a bit of a competitive relationship. In a soon-to-air interview with Sirius XM, 50 spoke on his output during Jay Z's retirement, as well as Jay's decision to work with UGK on "Big Pimpin'".
Lola Monroe & King Los Have Baby Boy [Update: Los Reveals Name & Photograph Of Newborn Son] | 28,023 Views
A lot of rap couples seem to be becoming parents lately. Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose gave birth to their new son in February. Of course, Kanye West and Kim K have one on the way. Most recently, King Los and Lola Monroe became parents. Taylor Gang's femcee, Lola Monroe, gave birth to her son yesterday.Lola tweeted the news, welcoming her and Los' baby boy to the world.
Not known for his social media presence, Kendrick Lamar is nevertheless sure to make his posts count. Today, he announced the first annual "Kunta's Groove Sessions" tour via his third Instagram post ever. "8 cities. 8 nights, 8 intimate shows," he wrote.
Mase is gradually making his way back into the game, but he still feels a bit of a disconnect with the younger generation of artists. In an interview with Detroit's 107.5FM, he spoke of a few of the younger rappers he's currently listening to, which included Drake and Kanye West, but when he got to J. Cole's name, he brought up a story in which he considered hitting the NC rapper.
Big Boi was a guest on RapRadar's latest podcast, and shed some insight as to what is currently inspiring him, throwing his rapping partner Andre 3000 into the mix as well.
In music we tend to glorify the debut album, always craving the newest and shiniest thing out. The downside of that is usually we're slightly disappointed in the follow up sophomore album, possibly what led to the phenomenon known as the "sophomore slump".
Most people who bumped Food and Liquor and The Cool were pretty let down when they heard Lupe Fiasco's third studio album Lasers. Disgruntled owners of Lasers are in luck, because Lupe Fiasco is collecting unwanted physical copies of the album so that he can destroy them with a laser on New Year's Day 2016.
You might be thinking "Here we go, yet another dissection into the enigma that is Young Thug." But that's just the thing with Thugger.
Lil Wayne has finally given his two cents on Nicki Minaj pulling out of Summer Jam, while backstage at Hot 107.9's Birthday Bash in Atlanta. The Young Money boss told MTV News, "That's a female; first and foremost Nicki Minaj is a female.
As if Kendrick Lamar's follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city needed any more hype. Having released this decade's most critically acclaimed album (of pretty much any genre), Lamar barely needs any help from the media on the road to his next project, but hype keeps coming, whether in the form of news about Pete Rock and Dr. Dre's involvement, or from breathless praise from his peers.
Following up last week's Top 10 of rappers who were bodied on their own shit, we're moving on to Yeezy's production. Expect a new Top 10 list each Monday going forward, and if there's a subject you want us to tackle shout it out in the comments.
If you're someone who constantly ends up on TMZ for shoving women, getting too drunk at a BET Awards after-party and, y'know, beating up your girlfriend, you might think the best solution is not doing those things, at least in public. But Chris Brown, who as it turns out, has done all of these things, figured the better idea was lashing out at TMZ.