Atlanta rapper Lil Phat died last night in an ATL hospital due to fatal gunshot wounds.Reports say that Lil Phat was found in a car in a parking garage with fatal gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Northside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.Witnesses on the scene say they saw two suspects running from the parking garage, police are reviewing...
Aug 15, 2012
First there were two boys, now there is 2
Chainz. After taking a break from Playaz
Circle, Tity Boi also took a new name. Armed with the extra glossy moniker he hit the
feature circuit and appeared on over seventy-five tracks in two years. Furthermore, he toured with Drake and talked
shop on ESPN, all while promoting the release of his debut solo album. The Real University allowed 2...
Nicki Minaj definitely isn't one to take shit from anyone. Recently, rapper Ransom dropped a song called "Man Alone" which picked up some buzz around the web for one line in particular, which mentions Ms. Nicki.
Ransom has previously collaborated with Nicki in her mixtape days, although he's never quite developed a following like the YMCMB signee. In Ransom's track, he spits, "Before Nicki was...
Jun 18, 2013
Even though the official release date is seven days away, Wale is giving fans the chance to stream his upcoming album, The Gifted, in its entirety.
Wale teamed up with iTunes to allow fans and listeners the opportunity to stream his highly anticipated album, The Gifted, a week early. The album is set for a June 25th release date, but can be heard now. The project hosts twenty records and...
After putting Nike and other designers on blast over the past couple of weeks, it looks like Yeezus may have had a change of heart. In a new interview, Kanye apologized to Nike for his recent outbursts.
During a brief chat with Tallboy, Kanye was asked about his new ADIDAS deal. While answering, an excited Kanye made sure to extend his apologies to Nike and voiced his appreciation for what...
Oct 25, 2012
It seems that Chief Keef's GBE crew can't stay out of trouble. While Chief Keef has been involved in some dubious situations, such as his fellow Chicago rapper's death, Lil JoJo, this time it's his associate Lil Reese who's catching flack for a new video circulating the internet.Footage from a camera has made its way onto YouTube which shows Lil Reese beating down a girl. In the video, an...
Jan 23, 2013
Chief Keef was the rap phenom of 2012, which resulted in him inking a major label deal with Interscope. At the time of his signing, the details of his deal weren't made public, but now they have emerged. It turns out Keef inked an impressive deal for three albums, worth about $6 million.DNAinfo.com reports that the three-album deal the young troublemaker signed could be worth $6 million over...
Jan 27, 2013
Beyoncé has remained rather silent since her much-talked about performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at President Obama's inauguration last week. While other artists have come to the defense of the The R&B legend, who was revealed to have lip-synced the performance, Bey has kept her lips tight. However, as of Saturday night, Beyoncé seems to have made her first statement on the...
Mar 24, 2013
Like father, like son. Both Birdman and his adopted son Lil' Wayne are now notorious for their face tattoos - last we heard, Baby had several large red stars inked on his skull, and Weezy got a variation of the Baker skateboard company logo on his forehead.
Now, shortly after Wayne's release from the ICU, the Cash Money CEO has gotten "GTV" above his left...
May 10, 2013
Rising Chicago emcee, Chance The Rapper, had a major break through recently with the release of his new mixtape Acid Rap. And I'm sure many people have asked themselves what's the correlation between the mixtape's title, and the actual drug itself? Well, in a recent interview with MTV News, Chance talks about how taking acid played a role in the creative process for the...
Lil Wayne did a very memorable interview with Katie Couric right around the release of Tha Carter III back in 2008, and this Monday, he'll be joining her once again on her talkshow (hopefully he'll refrain from calling her "Miss Katie" this time). A few clips from the show have been posted online, revealing excerpts of his sit-down with Couric , in which he talks about dropping out of school, as...
Sep 13, 2012
Never one to mince words, DMX was on Power 105.1’s the
Breakfast Club, and it appears his view on Canadian rapper Drake hasn’t changed
one bit. Earlier in the year, X was very
open about disliking Drake saying “[I don’t] like anything about Drake...the
way he walks..his haircut.”
The Breakfast Club took the recent opportunity to broach the
subject again and get DMX’s...
We've known a film for Yeezus has been in the works for a minute now. In February we got confirmation from the author of "American Pyscho", Bret Easton Ellis, that he'd been working on writing a film with 'Ye, and that was soon followed up with an official trailer for the film was released via Kanye's website. The trailer contained clips of the "Yeezus" tour, finishing off with the music...
Is Yeezy season approaching?
Following his second performance at Wireless Festival, Kanye West reportedly played 20 new songs at a club in London last night. According to information gathered by KanyeToThe, Ye and Virgil took over the DJ booth during a private party at the club and proceeded to play the new music from a laptop.
No cameras were permitted during the...
Jul 23, 2014
Gucci Mane hit us with his collaborative album with Young Dolph and PeeWee Longway the other week, Felix Brothers, and as he is warrant to do, he hasn't remained silent for too long on his next planned release.
Taking to his usual location of Twitter, Guwop announced a new album The Oddfather, to drop on July 28th, which he also tweets is "the day I go to court." The album is entirely...
Aug 22, 2013
You can't escape Kendrick Lamar in hip-hop at this point in time. After claiming to be the King of New York on Big Sean's "Control" and name-dropping a bunch of his colleagues, thus getting the rap world in a tizzy, he continues his domination with the upcoming BET Hip-Hop Awards.
The West Coast native leads the nominations this year with 14, among them, Lyricist of the Year, Album of the Year,...