Hacker group Anonymous claims to have pressured Atlantic into giving Lupe Fiasco a release date.
It comes as no surprise that hacker group Anonymous are fans of Lupe Fiasco. The radical collective are known to take action against those who oppose the right to free speech, often taking similar political stands to the outspoken emcee -- their latest target being Lupe's own label, Atlantic.
On Sunday at 7:30 PM, MTV will air J. Cole's The Warm Up: 5 Years Later, a documentary that looks at J. Cole's mercurial rise to the top, and today they've released some previously-unseen footage of Cole in 2009 saying some pretty bold stuff.
At this point in the Trap-A-Velli mixtape series (and this point in the unkillable career of 2 Chainz) we definitely know what to expect from any new releases.
G.O.O.D. Music singer Teyana Taylor is almost ready for her debut, taking to Twitter to announce the title of her upcoming debut album today. Teyana dropped off her single "Maybe" featuring Yo Gotti and labelmate Pusha T in June, which got us excited for what else she has in store.
DJ Mustard is almost ready to let us hear his debut full length album, 10 Summers. Mustard has been pretty quiet since delivering his single "Down On Me" featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz, but today he breaks that silence with the official album artwork for 10 Summers as well as a release date for the LP.
Dej Loaf got into a fight with two of her former managers during her soundcheck before the BET Awards, reports TMZ.
Filmmaker, writer, and social critic dream hampton (who writes her name in all lowercase) took to social media to defend Jay Z and Beyonce against claims that the couple has remained silent in the midst of protests in Ferguson and Baltimore.
This past October, Juvenile returned to the label he was raised on by inking a deal with Cash Money. A few months later, the turmoil began between Lil Wayne and Birdman, and by extension, Young Money and Cash Money. Weezy has since sued Birdman for a hefty sum, and it doesn't seem like a resolution between the former partners will happen any time soon.
Joining the likes of Rick Ross, Currensy, Jeremih, & Kid Cudi, Bay Area’s own G-Eazy also released a new retail album on Friday called When It’s Dark Out.
The inspiration rappers have drawn from comic book characters over the years is undeniable, whether it be superheroes, villains or relatively normal protagonists who happen to find themselves in extraordinary circumstances.
Nicki Minaj delivered some sad news to her fans this afternoon. De'Von Pickett and Eric Parker, who had flown to Philadelphia to assist Nicki Minaj with her tour rehearsals, were both stabbed outside of a bar in the city last night. Pickett died from his wounds, while Parker is still in critical condition.
Tyler, The Creator, the lead man in the Odd Future collective, got a bit sentimental on Twitter last night as he looked through old photos of the crew on his Golf Wang Tumblr.
What's better than a matte black Lamborghini Gallardo? A matte black Lamborghini Gallardo with the lyrics of 2Pac's "Lord Knows" painted on it, if you're asking Chris Brown. The singer, who let us know his "Thug Life" status a few months ago by saying that he's "cordial" with L.A. Bloods, enlisted tattoo artist Huero to paint the custom text on his whip.
It looks like Tyga isn’t a big fan of paying for a roof over his head. Last year, it was reported that the former YMCMB rapper was kicked out of his Calabasas home for unpaid rent, which he says is completely false, but now more reports are saying the same thing about his other home in the Hollywood Hills.
After killing the charts & airwaves these past six months with hit singles like “Trap Queen,” “679,” & “My Way,” Fetty Wap is finally ready to drop off his highly anticipated debut album next month. To get the ball rolling, the New Jersey sensation decides to come through tonight and share the album’s artwork and title for us.
Dame Dash has been on an Instagram tirade over the last little while, taking every opportunity to industry figures such as Joie Manda, Lyor Cohen, Steve Stoute, and Funkmaster Flex.
Not so long ago it appeared that Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill's fledgling romance was dunzoed. Alas, Nicki brought out Meek to guest star in her performance at the X Games in Austin, TX, putting rumors of their split to rest once and for all.
50 Cent, who recently filed a lawsuit against Rick Ross for his use of "In Da Club," is now returning to another lawsuit in which Rozay is also entangled. As you're undoubtedly aware, 50 Cent was sued by Ross' baby mama Lastonia Leviston for releasing her sex tape online. A judge ruled that 50 had to pay up $7 million to Leviston, which is around the same time Fif filed for bankruptcy.
Childish Gambino's album because the internet had some impressive first week sales, and while his ambitious and conceptual rollout for the album seemed to be quite successful, he's apparently having trouble getting his label on the same page.
Kendrick Lamar has definitely been on his feature game this year. Appearing on songs from Miguel, 50 Cent, Robin Thicke, Dido, and more, sometimes it wasn't clear whether or not K. Dot was entirely excited about the appearances, or was well-deservedly cashing in on his popular demand.
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Wiz Khalifa will be releasing his long-awaited follow up to O.N.I.F.C. in August, and while he's already provided us with the cover and tracklist for the project, Wiz provided some insight on the title of the album during an interview with VladTV.
UPDATE (04/11/2016 | 3:04pm EST): There are a few minor errors in the below text with regard to how Billboard gauged The Life of Pablo's streaming numbers for the week of April 1 to April 7. Firstly, all streams before that increment are not counted toward this week's sales, which are equivalent to 94,000.
Kanye West has been tweeting just about every day over the last few weeks, and pretty much every time he manages to surprise us. Saturday morning, Ye decided to share some news about future releases, both in fashion and music, and let's just say we have plenty to look forward to.According to Ye, he's got another 2 albums coming this year, and 5 more fashion collections.
Dr. Dre is one of the most legendary figures in hip hop history. From his early days with the influential N.W.A. through to his most recent release Compton, the 50-year old artist has conquered multiple industries. For us, his most important contributions have been to rap music.
Fabolous' Loso's Way 2 was first announced back in 2010, and now as 2014 closes out, we've still seen no sign of it. It appears that the many delays the project has suffered inspired Fab to retire the title, announcing a brand new project on Complex's sneaker show Quickstrike today.
In 2008, Beyonce founded her own company Parkwood Entertainment. Since its inception, Parkwood has been involved in everything Beyonce, from her films ("Cadillac Records" and "Obsessed") to her albums and music videos, but it was unclear if Bey intended to use Parkwood to sponsor other artists.
Fresh off the release of his Airplane Mode mixtape, Ty Dolla Sign is already shifting his focus back towards his debut album Free TC. Tonight, he decides to come through and reveal its star-studded tracklist & producers a month ahead of its release.
Weezy’s Carter V may not be the only YMCMB album that’s getting pushed back. According to a press release via Billboard, Nicki Minaj’s album, The Pinkprint, is now looking at another set back.
Chris Brown may have to hop on Chief Keef's new track, "Fuck Rehab". The singer has had a lot of trouble following his court order to remain in the facility, being asked to leave another center back in November, and just last week being kicked out of his second facility.
Despite not releasing an album in 2013, Kendrick Lamar managed to keep his name on the tip of everyone's tongue. Whether through his unavoidable "Control" verse, his opening slot on Kanye West's Yeezus tour, or his much-talked about snub at the Grammys, K.Dot kept his profile up throughout the year.