Diddy is expanding his alcohol empire to include tequila.
Billboard.biz reports that Tupac's virtual appearance at Coachella led to a spike in sales of his albums.His Greatest Hits album re-entered the Billboard 200 Chart, and Snoop Dogg, his partner on stage, experienced a jump on the Social 50.Tupac's 1998 Greatest Hits album returned to the Billboard 200 for the first time since 2000, it lands at no.
Just a week before Pharrell releases his highly anticipated G I R L album on March 3rd, he teams up with iTunes Radio to allow fans to stream the entire album for free.
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.
Jay Z & Beyonce's Album Reportedly "Nearing Completion," Will Be TIDAL Exclusive Apr 22, 2015 at 05:00pm 18,681 Views
Tidal is not doing well. Earlier today, it was reported that Kanye West may actually be distancing himself from the celebrity-owned streaming service due to its poor performance on the app store. Certainly, the "exclusive" content they've been offering hasn't been enough to sway users into paying for a subscription, or perhaps, the content simply hasn't met the desires of its audience.
Kendrick Lamar Addresses "good kid, m.A.A.d. city" Comparisons To "Illmatic" Oct 22, 2012 at 07:14pm 18,681 Views
Today Kendrick Lamar officially released his overwhelmingly anticipated and hyped major studio debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city and first look at the critical response is that the album has potential to become a classic. Some people have even described the album as
Petition Launched To Stop Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury Mar 18, 2015 at 10:49pm 18,676 Views
Don’t ask me why, but there’s an online petition trying to stop Kanye West from headlining Glastonbury this summer. And it has over 53,000 names on the list. Neil Lonsdale, a man from Norfolk, was upset that Kanye got the nod to be the headlining act, so he decided to do something about it. Taking to Change.org, Neil started this petition and wrote:
Senator Marco Rubio Demanding President Obama Explain Beyonce & Jay-Z's Trip To Cuba [Update: Rubio Calls The Couple's Trip "Hypocritical"] Apr 15, 2013 at 01:06pm 18,672 Views
Recently Beyonce and Jay-Z visited Cuba to celebrate their anniversary, for what turned out to be a very controversial visit, with congresspersons demanding an investigation into the power couple's visit. Soon after, it was reported that their trip was actually sanctioned by the U.S.
ScHoolboy Q Addresses The Assumption That He Has "No Substance", Says New Rappers Are "Too Nice" Mar 3, 2014 at 05:26pm 18,670 Views
Beyond the singles, ScHoolboy Q's new album, Oxymoron is gangsta rap through and through. In a new "CRWN" interview with Elliott Wilson, Q took some time to explain why he felt this particular sub-genre has fallen out of favor, the assumption that it has "no substance", as well as his belief that rappers are just too nice these days.
Let's get this out of the way-- no, Robin Thicke's new album cover is not a picture of Paula Patton. You may have expected it to be, after Thicke essentially turned the record into a concept album about winning back his estranged wife. Perhaps he felt the title, Paula, and lead single, "Get Her Back" were clear enough, or maybe he just couldn't get clearance to use a photo of the actress.
With a wealth of new music, including two collaborations with Paul McCartney, surfacing in conjunction with the release of his "Yeezy: Season 1" line with adidas, Kanye West has been back in the spotlight and bigger than ever.
Birdman Gives Ace Hood & Future Gold Plaques For "Bugatti" & Lil Wayne's "IANAHB2" Goes Gold Jul 4, 2013 at 03:01pm 18,664 Views
In the news of things going gold, both Lil Wayne and Ace Hood hit the 500,000 mark in sales recently.
Since it's evolution from the late 1980s, hip-hop music has gone from strength to strength. Nothing tells the story of this success better than seeing the facts by numbers. We often hear about first week album sales, and then there's always Forbes annual break-down of the wealthiest celebrities, but after that, we forget about it.
Yung Gleesh Reportedly Charged With Sexual Assault [Update: He's Been Arrested] Mar 26, 2015 at 06:50pm 18,657 Views
According to a local news report from KXAN, Yung Gleesh has been charged with sexual assault stemming from an incident that took place in Austin, Texas last week.
Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day Aug 22, 2014 at 02:50pm 18,654 Views
The artwork for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single certainly turned some heads, but it seems the video for the track made an even larger impression. The official clip for Minaj's "Baby Got Back" inspired romp hit the net Tuesday night, and accumulated 19.6 million views over the following 24 hours.
Lil B is known for surprising people, and most recently he surprised fans (and those who aren't fans) by tweeting about the possibility of working with Toronto rapper, Drake.He tweeted last Thursday, "I want to work with "THE BASEDGOD" again he is the only one i herd rumors "THE BASEDGOD" will be working with drake."FuseTV has since reached out to the BasedGod to clarify the vague tweet, and Lil B
Future just released his new album, Honest, this week, and while it's got its share of ballads, much of the record has a more aggressive tone than fans may have been expecting from it's pre-delay rollout. Turns out, Future scrapped the album that was meant for a November release and started fresh, though it seems we will be hearing much of the material in a new album released later this year.
Shortly after it was officially announced that Dwight Howard would be leaving the Lakers to join the Rockets, Kobe Bryant took to Instagram to respond to the news. Kobe posted a picture of himself and Pau Gasol along with a message in Spanish: #Vamos #Juntos #Lakercorazon and #Vino which means "let's go" "united" "Laker Heart" and his latest nickname "Vino". Take it he is already over the big man?
Over the course of his career, Lupe Fiasco has time and time again made his stance on controversial issues clear. Most recently, he responded to the violence in his hometown's music scene by dramatically announcing his retirement, and though he claimed that his new album would stay away from politics, he's just gone on the record making another controversial statement.
Joe Budden On New Slaughterhouse Album: "We're Not Doing Nothing While Em Is Coming Out" Oct 26, 2013 at 11:07am 18,613 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.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Chief Keef After No-Show At Child Support Hearing Sep 12, 2013 at 01:49pm 18,611 Views
Chief Keef's arrest tally just keeps mounting, and he'll soon be adding another one. The reckless rapper had a child support hearing at the beginning of September, and neglected to show up. The hearing was scheduled for Keef to explain why he hasn't been making his court-ordered child support payments,
Yesterday we reported how Jay Z copped 100 copies of Nipsey Hussle's $100 album Crenshaw. Jay had posted an image of all the 100 hard copies he received, while Nipsey posted an image of the receipt for S. Carter Enterprises.
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.
Much has been made about the feud between veteran Chi-town rapper, Lupe Fiasco, and young Chicago upstart, Chief Keef. With the recent surge of violent crimes throughout the city, Lupe had offered some misdirected words saying he was “scared” of what Chief Keef represented. While he may not have been trying to directly insult him, Chief Keef took the statement personally.
The Game Announces Release Dates For "Year Of The Wolf" And "The Documentary 2" Aug 28, 2014 at 03:00pm 18,605 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.
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