Gucci Mane says that "Trap House 5" is coming soon.
For those unaware, late Brick Squad Monopoly emcee Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton was shot to death in Atlanta's Zone 6 Studio on December 16th, 2011, after an alleged dispute over candy with fellow rapper Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon. Although a Fulton County jury found Hardimon guilty of gun possession and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in February, they acquitted him of murder and felo
Big Sean has announced the release date for an upcoming mixtape titled Detroit.A short promo clip released in support of the tape reveals that Detroit will be dropping on September 5th.The G.O.O.D. music rapper took to Twitter as well to let go some of the features, which include Juicy J and J.Cole.
Ab-Soul may have been the TDE rapper getting the least amount of shine before Control System dropped. However, with the release of Control System on May 11th he has put himself at the forefront, and he proves why he belongs with the TDE spitters, all of whom seem to be the rappers of the moment. But Ab-Soul is more than just a 'rapper of the moment,' and Control
50 Cent, like the rest of the music industry, is in Austin, Texas for SXSW right now, and after performing a new track, "Hold On", Fif participated in a fairly disorganized interview backstage-- but we did learn some things.
You can now see Kanye West on the cover of both TIME and PAPER Magazine. His profile in the "TIME 100" issue was written by the multibillionaire engineer Elon Musk, but in PAPER, Kanye delivers a self-penned essay on his status as a modern innovator.
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Yahoo! has announced a new tour which will include the likes of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as well as special guest appearances by Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean and Trey Songz.The "Yahoo!
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Its been four days now since the Baltimore Ravens terminated Ray Rice's contract on account of domestic violence charges and the news is still talking about it. Did the NFL go too easy on Rice following the incriminating video's leak? Is the league too lax on criminal offenders? These were the big questions leading up to Rice's dismissal.
On paper, stone cold gangster Freddie Gibbs and alt-hop producer Madlib have little in common. But after releasing several highly enjoyable EPs beginning in 2011, it quickly became apparent that the duo were capable of vibing off one another.
This week is an exciting not only due to a lot of movement in the chart, but the fact that four rap albums take up the top spots on the Billboard 200. Yes, one happens to be a soundtrack, but seeing that the tracklist is made up almost entirely of hip-hop and RnB, it's hard to see it any other way.
King Los left many fans surprised when he announced that he would be parting ways with Bad Boy. Initially, it was unclear if he and Diddy were still on good terms. HNHH was able to catch up with the rapper following his listening party in New York, where he cleared up any rumors about the situation.
Hip-hop was once again up in arms thanks to an Iggy Azalea quote this past week. During an interview with GQ, Iggy Azalea was so bold as to say she "sparked a change and inspired some leniency in what people accept in hip-hop." Hmm...
Just a few days ago, Hit-Boy and Interscope Records provided fans with an opportunity to check out snippets of HS87's new album We The Plug. Now, with the album rolling into retail stores and iTunes, the release is officially available for full streaming via Spotify.
Jhené Aiko Refuses To Perform At Def Jam's 30th Anniversary Concert After A Member Of Her Team Was "Assaulted" Oct 18, 2014 at 10:04am 18,827 Views
Earlier this year, Def Jam unveiled a STACKED lineup for their 30th anniversary concert, with performances by Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, DMX, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih scheduled for the event, which took place Thursday Night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Kanye West Snagged "Feel Good" Instrumentals From S1 For His New Album Oct 21, 2014 at 03:47pm 18,819 Views
Producer S1 has worked on Kanye West's last two solo albums, having his production work featured on the songs "Power" and "Guilt Trip." After he revealed yesterday that the latter was originally planned for Watch The Throne (and had a Jay Z verse on it), another interview with the DJ Booth has surfaced in which he gives a clue about what Kanye's Yeezus follow-up will sound like.
Chris Brown Denies Brawl Involvement At Meek Mill's Grammy Party Feb 10, 2015 at 11:00am 18,801 Views
Grammy weekend is synonymous with an award ceremony, brunches, musicians across many genres mingling and parties, parties, parties. It seems like everyone hosts either a pre-Grammy bash or a post-Grammy shindig. This year Meek Mill joined in on the festivities and threw an event the night of Grammy Awards.
Chris Brown has been known to dip his toes in the visual arts, but his work always seemed more of a personal hobby than a business venture. This week, the singer proved that he could actually generate money from his projects, at least when respected street artist KAI is involved.
Compared to Gucci Mane's onslaught of projects in 2014, Rick Ross releasing two albums in one year may not seem too impressive. However, the fact of the matter is this: Rick Ross is the first major-label rap artist to release two studio albums in one year since 2010, when Lil Wayne released Rebirth and I Am Not A Human Being, respectively.
Jay Electronica Calls Kanye West A "Black God," Talks Young Thug & O.T. Genasis Apr 21, 2015 at 04:03pm 18,772 Views
We may never get Jay Electronica's "Act II: Patents of Nobility", though last month, we came one leak closer with "Road to Perdition".
On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure.
1017 Brick Squad artist Peewee Longway was arrested on Sunday, August 31st, for illegal possession of a controlled substance and first degree possession of marijuana. Reported by XXL, the rapper was booked to perform at The Luxe Bar & Grill in Montgomery, AL, but police officers detained him before he could reach his destination.
If a rapper’s collab. roster is any indication of his talent as an artist, The Notorious B.I.G. reached an astounding level of respect from his peers in his career. Though his 1997 death left behind only two studio albums, colleagues and friends went on to put out three more posthumous albums and extend his legacy well into the present landscape of hip hop.
Gunplay On 50 Cent & French Montana Beef And Says He May Tour Soon Dec 5, 2012 at 07:04pm 18,740 Views
Gunplay has not let his house arrest slow down his musical output, and instead of bemoaning his fate, has embraced the time as an opportunity to gain some perspective and focus on his music. Speaking via webchat the MMG rapper weighs in on the 50 Cent and French Montana beef, and also talks about the possibility of being allowed to travel abroad for a tour. His spat with 50 Cent and
Drake has to be trolling us all at this point. The Raptors' global ambassador, who had been a fixture in the Nets vs. Raptors series, hit up last night's game 7 wearing a pair of women's Jordans. Drake opted for the "Sunset" Air Jordan 5 for the pivotal game 7 at the Air Canada Centre, which ultimately ended in a Raptors loss- and plenty of Drake memes.
While some G.O.O.D. Music members aren't aware of Cruel Summer follow-up, others have seemingly already recorded music for it, Big Sean now included. Kanye West, however, has yet to say word about it, so details are extremely scarce at this point.
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