"Poetic Justice" will be the next feature of Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
Kendrick Lamar’s debut studio effort continues to roll along, and had another decent showing on the charts this week. Looks like he’s about to boost sales again as he has announced the next single off good kid, m.A.A.d city will be the Drake assisted track “Poetic Justice”. The Scoop DeVille produced tune is melodic and features a smooth sample from Janet
Near the end of June, Lil Snupe, a rising rapper from New Orleans, was tragically shot dead. The suspect in Snupe's murder turned himself in a few days later, but now cops have arrested a second suspect in the murder of the Dreamchaser artist.
Jay Z's most recent business venture, the streaming service Tidal, has pretty much been a trainwreck up to this point, so he took to Twitter earlier today to ask the masses for lenience. "Please give us a chance to grow & get better," he wrote. Each installment of his lengthy Twitter pitch came with the hashtag #TidalFacts.
Before Juicy J drops off his new album Tha Hustle Continues later this year, the Taylor Gang member will release a new single off it first called “Miss Mary Mack” featuring Lil Wayne and August Alsina. Prepping its release, the trio decided to link up and shoot the official video for it this week, which we have some pictures from.
Not that Kanye West really needs the money, but the rapper reportedly turned down an offer from a Las Vegas casino which would have made him the highest-paid act in Vegas, topping Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dione and Britney Spears. Honestly though, we can't really see Yeezus being the Las Vegas-performing-type, can you?
Earlier this week, Eminem had the internet going nuts when he released his hometown anthem, “Detroit Vs Everybody” featuring fellow D-town artists Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Royce Da 5’9”, and Trick Trick.
While Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint Tour has been running pretty smoothly thus far, it may have hit its first major hiccup in Concord, California. The show was reportedly came to a halt after multiple fights broke out within the audience, with at least one fan getting maced by security in the process.Nicki apparently stopped the set and invited injured crowd members up to the stage.
Birdman's presence is largely felt when he's around, whether he's shit-talking at the end of a track, or simplyrubbing his hands together in a video, the man leaves a strong impression. Naturally, when he shows up on the cover of a Spiderman comic, he can't help but upstage one of the most powerful supervillains in the Marvel universe with his boss status.
Well this is a throwback. All the way back in 2012, Robert DeNiro and Jay Z shared a few unpleasant words (mostly on DeNiro’s part) after Jay Z repeatedly failed to call the movie star back, and never delivered on a promise to record a song for the TriBeCa Film Festival. Naturally, this all happened at Leonardo DiCaprio’s birthday party.
T.I. has been one of the Iggy Azalea's biggest supporters, defending her after Q-Tip gave her a hip-hop history lesson on Twitter and linking up with her for such fine cuts as "No Mediocre" and "Murda Bizness." But some comments he made on Ebro in the Morning suggest that he no longer wants to be affiliated with the controversial Australian rapper.
Nipsey Hussle, we have to hand it to you, you're a marketing genius. After the L.A. rapper announced that he'd be selling physical copies of his December mixtape Mailbox Money (which was available for free in digital form) for $1000, Hussle claims that he's sold 60 copies as of last Tuesday.
Omarion Arrested For Missed Court Appearance [Update: Omarion Released From Jail, Tweets About Arrest] | 27,752 Views
Apparently being a world famous R&B singer can't get you out of a traffic ticket. Omarion ended up with the worst case scenario from such an offense today, as he was arrested and taken into custody when an officer realized he'd missed a court appearance regarding a traffic ticket.
Unfortunately, a fair amount of talented hip-hop artists have passed away over the years. There's no easy way around it, but fame and fortune sometimes take the ultimate toll on an individual. We've seen it happen all too often over the years, and just today, we found out about the passing of an underground MC Pumpkinhead.
Kid Cudi has been steadily revealing info about his forthcoming album Speedin' Bullet To Heaven via Twitter. Last Friday he shared the tracklist, and on Monday he shared some cover art that indicated he's been doing plenty of recreational drugs lately.
Young Money Announce New Compilation Album "Rise Of An Empire" [Update: Artwork Revealed] | 27,731 Views
Following Birdman's Rich Gang compilation earlier this year, which basically comprised of all the YMCMB friends and affiliates, we'll be getting another compilation from their camp, this time strictly from the Young Money crew.
Rick Ross was reportedly arrested Wednesday morning in Fayette County, Georgia on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery charges.
Nancy Grace On 2 Chainz Smoking Expensive Weed: "$800 For An Ounce Of Loud? That Alone Should Be A Felony" | 27,705 Views
When it was announced that 2 Chainz would appear in a TV interview with Nancy Grace concerning marijuana legalization, it was already confirmed classic.
After a first week that yielded only 460 album sales (and 1.47 million free downloads), Rihanna's ANTI has soared to the top of the charts and dethroned Adele's 25. According to Hits Daily Double, ANTI moved 172,235 units (include streams), putting Rihanna well ahead of 25, which moved 112,645 units.
You can always count on Vince Staples to fight for all that is good in the world, and at a show earlier this month, he did just that when he took a heckler to task for hating on Gucci Mane. Strangely, this went down in Atlanta of all places.
A photo of Kanye West and Chief Keef working together surfaced a couple weeks back, but there was never any clarification on what the two were cooking up. Many assumed that the collaboration would land on Kanye's album, but according to Keef's manager, Peeda Pan, it seems as though there may be a variety of material in the pipeline.
When Lil Wayne and Christina Milian were spotted at the 2014 ESPYs, dating rumors instantly ignited. The fact that they left the venue holding hands only fed fuel to the fire. Of course TMZ decided to get to the bottom of things, and approached Milian as she was on her way to a celebrity kickball match.
It's no secret that NYC's Hot 97 and Power 105 radio stations have been competing with each other for years, but just days after Angie Martinez's abrupt switcharoo from 97 to 105, it seems that the beef is about to get even more heated.
A contestant on The Game's new reality show is leveling some serious accusations against the rapper.
Las Vegas isn't exactly the most "peaceful" city in the States, especially in the early hours of the morning. Regardless, Kid Ink was reportedly arrested for disturbing said peace today.
Migos’ style is something like a basketball point guard. The person at the position doesn’t need to master every aspect of the game and probably won’t — rebounding just isn’t his thing. But the person’s shortcomings are hidden by how exceedingly good he is or has to be in a few other skills, whether it’s ball handling or calling plays.
Chris Brown wasn't happy with a TMZ headline that insinuated that he didn't perform at the Atlanta Black Gay Pride Weekend because he is homophobic.
Yesterday Travi$ Scott voiced his opinion on his own freestyle during the BET cyphers, saying he was "underwhelmed" by the beat. Today the talk of the BET cyphers continues, as ScHoolboy Q talks about the TDE cypher with Sway In The Morning.
Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Grammys, Featuring Kanye West, Rihanna & More | 27,593 Views
The 2015 Grammy Awards are underway, and as usual, there are plenty of high profile performances planned for the night. We'll be live-updating with videos of each set as they make their way online, so check back throughout the night to catch some great musical moments you may have missed.
Hot 97's Miss Info has been breaking stories left and right at her BET Awards press table. Yesterday, she managed to get Meek Mill to spill the beans on a track from his thus-far-secretive upcoming album, Dreams Worth More Than Money, and now she's gotten Jermaine Dupri to Chris Brown some of the highest praise possible: a comparison to 2Pac.
Ciara has been showing off her very large belly lately, and it was finally time for her to deliver very early Monday morning. According to the NY Post, Future's fiancee gave birth to a baby boy in Los Angeles in the wee hours of the morning.