It's a battle between the sounds of DJ Mustard and Mike WiLL Made It, two hip-hop producers currently sitting atop the game. Let us know who you're digging the most by voting below, and check out the numbers when it comes to who makes more hit singles.
Donald Glover, known to the rap world as Childish Gambino, is currently promoting a new film he's in ("The Lazarus Effect") and sat down with The Today Show this morning to discuss it. After talking about the movie, Gambino spoke briefly on his rap career and what the current status of it is.
Joe Budden Speaks On Crowd Booing Him At Total Slaughter Battle Jul 16, 2014 at 12:03pm 22,985 Views
Even if you're not too deep into battle rap, you're probably aware of the fact that Joe Budden lost his battle against Hollow Da Don at the Total Slaughter event this past weekend. Although Hollow had initially expressed a fear that the battle would be rigged against him, he came out on top after the audience started booing Joe.
50 Cent dropped his Animal Ambition album as expected on June 3rd, and he promised his long-delayed Street King Immortal would proceed Animal Ambition. He's following through on that promise, having finally announced a release date for the album, which will arrive prior to the G-Unit reunion LP.
French Montana & Lil Boosie Will Both Be Starring In Movies This Year Jan 3, 2015 at 10:25pm 22,968 Views
The phrase "it's a movie" is used pretty often in the rap game to describe an epic or cinematic piece of music, but less often do rappers actually produce films themselves. When plans for a biopic are announced, they seldom come to fruition (Rick Ross has announced a couple of features that never made it off the ground).
Mac Miller is almost done with his third studio album. "It's coming," he said earlier this month.
Valentine's Day can be rather annoying in reality, with roses, teddy bears, and cards being shoved in our faces.
ASAP Rocky's A.L.L.A. is set to hit stores next month, but we still don't know a whole lot about it. At this point, we're taking any news we can get, and some tweets from HOT 97's Deanii Digital have given us a couple of clues as to what to expect from Rocky's sophomore outing.
In these tumultuous and confusing times, it’s good to know we have Lil Wayne. Weezy was just about the only constant in this week’s Top 10, with nearly all other tracks getting washed out in a wave of new music. Let’s get started. 10) Tyga ft. Boosie Badazz – Pleazer
Azealia Banks Tears Into Nicki Minaj's NY Times Magazine Comments Oct 7, 2015 at 03:26pm 22,950 Views
The claws come out once again. Azealia Banks recently took aim at Nicki Minaj, calling her music basic, and a month later she's slandering Nicki once more, this time in regards to comments she made during her New York Times Magazine cover story.
YG just released his debut album today, and the sales projections for the project are already in. My Krazy Life, which was released on Def Jam, is expected to do reasonable numbers this week, predicted to move about 45-55,000 units.
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role.
Cop Punched By The Game Files Lawsuit, Says He May Have Brain Damage Apr 6, 2015 at 06:58pm 22,942 Views
Last month, The Game reportedly punched a man during a pick-up basketball game, and that man happened to be an off-duty cop.
A$AP Rocky Says It Makes Him Upset That Homosexuality "Even Matters When It Comes To Hip-Hop" Mar 25, 2013 at 10:52am 22,941 Views
A$AP Rocky has had a big year, not only in hip-hop but in fashion. The rapper has appeared in countless fashion magazines, including the covers of some big ones, to talk about his fashion-taking risks just as much as his Southern-influenced hip-hop sound.
It's always interesting to see where producers draw inspiration from when crafting their original instrumentals. For DJ Mustard, current "it" producer on the West Coast, inspiration comes from a wide variety of genres--at least according to a new interview with XXL.
Nicki Minaj's third album, The Pinkprint, dropped a few weeks back, so we thought we'd go ahead and compile the best rap references to the female beast. And damn were there a lot. Dropping Nicki Minaj's name in a song seems to be a thing. Of course, not all of the references were about Nicki specifically.
Rihanna Shuts Down Claims She's Snorting Cocaine In Viral Video Apr 14, 2015 at 02:11pm 22,925 Views
Rihanna is a rock star, so news that she had partaken in cocaine use wouldn't exactly be surprising information, but what would be surprising is if she let herself be captured on camera in the act. A clip of RiRi partying with her friends made its way onto Instagram today, with many users jumping to the conclusion that Rihanna was snorting coke in the background.
Stream The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf" Compilation Album Oct 14, 2014 at 04:09am 22,904 Views
October is turning out to be one hell of a month for hip-hop. Following the release of both T.I.'s Paperwork LP and the latest drop from Mila J, Game's Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf has made its way onto Spotify for purchase-free listening.
Tyga has already had a considerable amount of trouble with Cash Money over the last few months, and now he's found himself in something of a legal battle. According to TMZ, the rapper's former management team is suing him $4 million dollars, claiming that they are responsible for his dame and were cut out of the profit prematurely.
Rich Homie Quan Bailed On BET Awards After He Was Cut From Main Stage Jun 29, 2015 at 03:43pm 22,901 Views
Rich Homie Quan has one of the biggest rap songs in the country right now, so it only made sense that he was scheduled to perform his hit, "Flex" on the main stage at the BET Awards. However, when he arrived at the event, he was told that he'd been downgraded to headlining the small stage at the red carpet, and naturally, it had him feeling some type of way.
Jay Z & Beyonce To Reportedly Go On Summer Tour Together [Update: It's Official, "On The Run" Tour Dates] Apr 28, 2014 at 09:55am 22,900 Views
Aside from this past weekend’s Coachella festivities, it appears that Jay Z and wife, Beyonce, will be spending a lot more time together this summer. According to Page Six, Hov and Bey are planning a 20-city stadium tour in the US this summer.
Big Sean Talks About The Benefits Of Recording "Dark Sky Paradise" In His Home Studio Mar 7, 2015 at 01:54pm 22,897 Views
While opinions of Big Sean may still be mixed, one thing people seem to be able to agree on is that Dark Sky Paradise is a major step up from the rapper's previous studio albums.
Schoolboy Q Talks Black Hippy Album And His Brief Break From Smoking May 23, 2014 at 03:20pm 22,885 Views
Last Saturday, Schoolboy Q was one of many performers to take the stage at Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert in L.A., but before his set with Isaiah Rashad, Q chatted backstage with Rap-Up TV. The conversation ranged from the rapper's upcoming project to his decision to stop smoking weed while recently on tour in Europe.
Tech N9ne Talks Visiting Lil Wayne In Jail, Losing A Jay Z Feature, & Devil Worship Jul 29, 2013 at 03:18pm 22,871 Views
Tech N9ne is getting ready to drop his new album Something Else, tomorrow, so the eccentric rapper stopped by Power 105's The Breakfast Club to talk about the project as well as working with Lil Wayne, almost getting a Jay Z feature, and the rumor that he is a devil worshiper.
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