Mar 23, 2012
The XXL 2012 Freshman class shows and proves their skills in the Freshman cyphers
Kid Ink, Macklemore, Don Trip, Iggy Azalea :
Hopsin, Roscoe Dash, MGK, Future, Danny Brown :
Aug 21, 2014
It's been well over a decade since Eminem reveled in the center of seemingly every fiery controversy in popular culture. Never before had an artist dragged so many bystanders into his path of destruction. His assaults were ghastly, yet outstanding displays of rhyme, cadence and character. In the years of his prime, many would step foolishly into his crossfire, while others simply had it coming....
Tragedy strikes the Pro Era camp today, with news that Junior B, a member of Joey Bada$$' crew has passed away. While details are not yet known, word of Junior's condition was reported by fellow crew member Swankmaster Raw last week, who tweeted that his friend was "recovering" from a "near fatal accident".
While Twitter has erupted with condolences for Junior, Pro Era leader Joey...
Feb 14, 2013
It seems the lawsuits stemming from Chris Brown and Drake's brawl that took place at W.i.P. Nightclub are never ending. Recently, we heard about Tony Parker using Brown's Frank Ocean altercation as new evidence for his own lawsuit against the two, and now both artists are suing each other.TMZ reports that they've obtained legal documents filed by each artist, and they are...
Nicki Minaj's new The Pink Print single "Anaconda" was originally supposed to be released on July 28th, but following the artwork hype the rapper announced a pushback, saying that it would arrive on iTunes on August 4th. Well, three days before that time, a low-quality version of the single has sprung a leak.
Da Internez and Polow Da Don grab a Sir Mix-A-Lot "Baby Got Back" sample for the...
Aug 15, 2014
I Am Music. The title of Lil Wayne’s 2008-2009 national tour needed no further explanation. Wayne, who had just released his Grammy Award-winning album Tha Carter III, had the rap game on lockdown. Using binoculars, it still would’ve been hard to see stragglers such as actor-turned-rapper Drizzy Drake in Wayne’s rearview. Drake, who hadn’t yet released his 2009...
Jul 18, 2012
After coming under fire from a local Philadelphia pastor for
his lyrics on âAmenâ, Meek Mill has apologized for offending anyone on the hit
single, saying it was never his intention to be blasphemous. Pastor Jomo K. Johnson had called for a ban
on the track, citing it as sacrilegious, and in an interview Meek responded by
accusing the pastor of using this as an opportunity to...
Apr 21, 2013
Earlier this month, Aftermath Entertainment posted a text-based imageÂ on Facebook that read "Something Big Is Coming." It includedÂ Eminem's name, and was followed by another post that read "New Eminem Album is coming very soon". Now, as reported byÂ DDotOmen, it turns out he may be dropping his next album in early July.Â
DetroitâsÂ Channel 955Â FM station posted two statues updates this...
Soon after announcing The Money Team had disbanded, 50 Cent started taking shots at boxing champion and former friend, Floyd Mayweather via Twitter.Fif started the Twitter spat by saying his new boxer, Yuriorkis Gamboa, who is now signed to 50's SMS Promotions team, wants to fight Floyd.Check out his string of tweets below, via HipHopDX. Soon, Floyd was responding to 50 on Twitter,...
Aug 31, 2014
Kid Cudi is known to be a pretty active performer, and it seems like his live show got the best of him last night in Chicago. The Cleveland rapper lowered himself to the photo pit level below stage at the show, interacting with fans and signing an autograph before collapsing quite suddenly.
Security helped him out right away, but fans were still concerned for Cudder's health until he reassured...
Oct 14, 2012
Wiz Khalifa announced today via Twitter that he plans to drop Cabin Fever 2 before his album O.N.I.F.C. comes out. Check out the artwork and tracklist for the new mixtape below. Cabin Fever 2 drops tomorrow (October 16th) and features Juicy J, Problem, Chevy Woods and more. O.N.I.F.C. hits stores December 4th.
Mar 22, 2012
Drake has announced a second leg of his Club Paradise tour with supporting acts J. Cole, Waka Flocka, and 2 Chainz. The tour starts May 7th, for 27 stops. Check the dates below. Purchase tickets here.
May 7 – Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord (J. Cole will not be appearing)
May 8 – Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10 – Phoenix, AZ...
Jun 20, 2012
TMZ reports that the rest of Young Money wants Drake and Chris Brown to end their beef. Sources close to Drake say that Lil Wayne, Birdman, Mack Maine and more from the YMCMB crew have talked to Drizzy about ending the beef with Chris Brown which was sparked at an NYC nightclub last week.Sources say that Lil Wayne doesn't want the feud to affect business, since Chris...
Sep 15, 2013
In a recent interview on MTV's "RapFix Live", producer Mike Will Made It revealed that Andre 3000 recorded a verse for a remix of Juicy J's inescapable strip club banger "Bandz A Make Her Dance".
"I'm a big Andre 3000 fan, so when he called me... we talked on the phone and he was telling me like, 'Yo man, I'm a fan of your music,' and [I had to make sure] 'This is Three Stacks right?" says...
Feb 17, 2014
Jhene Aiko seems to have got closer to Drake since they've toured together for Drizzy's "Would You Like A Tour?", although not as close as recent rumors might suggest (Jhene recently confirmed she is NOT pregnant with Drake's baby).
In a new interview with Rap-Up, the talented singer speaks on her forthcoming album, Souled Out, and how she thinks of Drake as her "musical soulmate."
Oct 21, 2013
Childish Gambino is back. The actor turnt rapper announced earlier this month that his sophomore album, Because The Internet, would impact in the winter, but that was the closest we'd come to an official release date. Now in a new press release, Gambino has given us the date we can expect the album, which will be fairly early in the season.
BTI will drop December 10th on Glassnote records. The...