When MTV asks Lupe Fiasco about the recent footage that's surfaced of Justin Bieber using racial slurs, he responds by comparing him to Donald Sterling.
Joe Budden On New Slaughterhouse Album: "We're Not Doing Nothing While Em Is Coming Out" Oct 26, 2013 at 11:07am 18,590 Views
Slaughterhouse are getting ready to drop their follow-up to welcome to: Our House, and while the project is complete, the rap supergroup have no plans on releasing it until Eminem is done with his chart takeover. MTV spoke to Joe Budden about the crew's new record.
Tupac Shakur is easily one of the most beloved figures in hip hop, and has been honored in various ways since his untimely death, including his infamous hologram at 2012's Coachella music festival. The late legend will once again be paid tribute to, as the Hollywood Walk of Fame committee has announced that the rapper will receive a star for recording.
Tracklist & Album Cover Revealed For Lil Durk's “Remember My Name” Apr 30, 2015 at 12:41am 18,571 Views
As we near closer to the June 2nd release date of Lil Durk’s Remember My Name album, more information continues to slowly surface. Last week, we caught the official album cover and release date for the album, and now tonight we have the tracklist and deluxe cover art to share with you.
The Game Announces Release Dates For "Year Of The Wolf" And "The Documentary 2" Aug 28, 2014 at 03:00pm 18,565 Views
By now, you should know that Game plans to release a Blood Money compilation, Year Of The Wolf, and a solo album, The Documentary 2, in the near future. While the former was originally scheduled for a September 16th drop, the L.A. rapper has announced two new release dates for both projects.
Jermaine Dupri Says Ciara's Latest Single Is An Usher "Rip-Off" Mar 14, 2015 at 09:14pm 18,559 Views
Last week, Robin Thicke and Pharrell were ordered to pay over $7 million to Marvin Gaye's family on the basis of copyright infringement. Jurors determined that Thicke and Pharrell's "Blurred Lines", which has become one of the best-selling singles of all time, was guilty of plagiarizing Marvin Gaye's 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up".
NBA Says There Is "No Truth" To Lil Wayne's Claim He Was Banned Feb 19, 2013 at 08:02pm 18,557 Views
Stemming back to last year’s playoffs when the Oklahoma City Thunder denied him special security and courtside seats to a playoff game, Lil Wayne has had a tumultuous relationship with the NBA. Over the weekend, after unceremoniously leaving a Heat game, and being excluded from All Star events, Weezy took out
For years, we have tried to decode the enigma that is Wale. Rather than being lauded for his gift of gab, he's been overshadowed by his shill cries for acceptance. You see, Wale always had the skills to be a special artist in hip-hop. Nobody questioned his motor in the booth. Nobody questioned his scintillating wordplay.
Gucci Mane keeps his finger on the pulse of the rap game, even while locked up. We know the rapper has no trouble releasing heat from jail, and after serving us a few loose leaks (including a reunion Waka Flocka on "Against All Odds") the rapper returns today with a complete EP. The EP capitalizes on Drake's 6 movement, while harkening back to Mr. Zone 6 with the title Views From Zone 6.
Bobby Shmurda has been taking over the NY streets these past few weeks with his record “Hot Nigga”, and its Shmoney Dance. While doing some promotion runs earlier this week, Bobby revealed that he was in talks with some record labels, and it looks like he’s already picked a home.
Kanye West Postpones "Yeezus" Australian Tour To Finish Next Album Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12am 18,545 Views
Take the bad news, for some good news right? Well, it looks like Kanye West’s Yeezus tour out in Australia has been postponed, but only at the expense that ‘Ye wants to finish his next album!
It's no secret that there's a long-standing relationship between hip-hop and comic books. What with Ghostface Killah calling himself Tony Stark, MF DOOM styling his persona after the villain Dr. Doom, Eminem and Busta Rhyme's comic-inspired "Calm Down" artwork, and many, many more instances, the two forms of media have a long, fruitful history of influencing each other.
Following engagement announcements from Big Sean and Naya Rivera, plus Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, the next hip-hop couple to tie the knot are Future and Ciara. According to AP Press the couple got engaged while celebrating Ciara's 28th birthday in New York this past weekend. Future proposed with a 15-carat diamond ring according to his publicist.
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.
Although Kanye West's infamous interruption of Taylor Swift may have seemed like a one-off moment from the rapper, or a a side effect of his huge ego, it turns out, 'Ye has always been one to interrupt a show. In a recent interview with Talib Kweli, the rapper revealed that Yeezy used to interrupt his own shows, back when they toured together, pre-College Dropout.
“I am the struggle. I am the hustle. I am the city. I’m the pot in the kitchen.” Yo Gotti raps on the title track of his latest album, I Am. The self-proclaimed king of Memphis has been involved in the trap game for a while now, and he has much to share, telling stories through out his new album, I Am. Gotti‘s strong southern influence is clearly shown throughout the 13-track project.
Cash Money Sued For $1 Million Over Jay Sean Album "All Or Nothing" Nov 17, 2014 at 11:46am 18,535 Views
Another day, another lawsuit directed towards Cash Money. This one's centered around Jay Sean, who has since parted ways with the label.
Beanie Sigel Reportedly Released From Hospital [Update: Sigel's Lung Is Actually Still In Tact] Jan 9, 2015 at 11:36am 18,533 Views
Exactly a month ago, Beanie Sigel was shot in the torso following an altercation in Pleasantville, New Jersey, and he's been in the hospital ever since. Apart from an early report that the rapper was in "critical condition," we've been kept in the dark about his status, but thanks to his fellow former State Property member Neef Buck, we've got a bit of good news.
ScHoolboy Q Says "Oxymoron" Is Finished & He Turned It In To TDE Sep 19, 2013 at 06:04pm 18,529 Views
ScHoolboy Q has been drumming up a lot of excitement for his upcoming album, Oxymoron, and although he's spoken on what to expect from the album theme-wise, and delivered two singles thus far, what he hasn't given fans is a release date. However, today Q has revealed that the album is definitely on the way.
Audio Of Ray J's 911 Dial Over Girlfriend's Suicide Threat Surfaces Jan 2, 2015 at 12:02pm 18,520 Views
A few weeks back, reports came in that Ray J and reality star girlfriend Princess had ended things, but that 911 was called in the process when Princess had hinted at attempting suicide to her boyfriend. Luckily, no one was harmed, and the two are now back together and seemingly in a good place.
Jay Z and Nas had one of the best documented beefs in hip hop history. Nas' "Ether" has almost been universally accepted as the diss track that won the beef, with it's title even going on to become a verb within the rap community, but there are still many who disagree with this decision-- ScHoolboy Q being one of them.
T.I. Says It's "All Love" Between G Count Of L.E.P. Bogus Boys & Game Following Diss Record May 14, 2014 at 05:33pm 18,509 Views
Following the Lil Durk and Tyga beef, plenty of Chicago natives chose sides, and often it was Durk's side they were choosing. One such rapper was G Count of the group L.E.P. Bogus Boys.
The Save Money crew is still pretty young to the rap game, but if the successes of members Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa are any indicator (both MCs have appeared on the new XXL Freshmen 2014 cover) it won’t take long for them to become a household name.
Tyler, The Creator Writes Gushing Letter About "Camp Flog Gnaw" & Performance With Kanye West Nov 18, 2013 at 06:05pm 18,501 Views
Anyone that knows Tyler, The Creator is familiar with his Twitter account, which is a mix of complete absurdity, extreme profanity, up-typing, and enthusiasm for art of all kinds. His latest stream of consciousness letter, posted to the Odd Future tumblr earlier today, contains every one of those things.
After a near-decade of hustling, Curren$y has finally landed his prominent role in the rap scene. It wasn’t easy work, but anyone who has watched the New Orleans-native go from Lil Wayne’s sidekick to stoner rap’s most consistent contributor will tell you that much.
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