Tidal will be broadcasting Lil Wayne's upcoming Hot Boys reunion.
It's been a minute since we've heard about a Rick Ross run-in with the police, mainly, we hear about him through various lawsuits these days. Nonetheless, the rapper was arrested this afternoon on a marijuana charge.
Chris Brown's home has been broken into in the past, but nothing quite as serious as this. Early Wednesday morning, Brown's recently-purchased home in the San Fernando Valley was targeted for a robbery.
NPR has slowly but surely become a go-to destination for some of the dopest hip-hop around, but they really outdid themselves this time. Scoring the official stream of Big K.R.I.T.'s new Cadillactica album, the national media organization is now allowing viewers to listen to the release in its entirety.
The Weeknd has killed it two weekends in a row at Coachella. He called last weekend's performance "the greatest night of my entire life," so fans were expecting something special for weekend #2. It was a one-man show the first time around, but for his return show last night, Abel brought out a very special guest.
Chris Brown may be locked up, but his presence in the R&B game is still strong. The singer's Ty Dolla $ign-penned track, "Loyal" is currently tearing up the clubs, and even got the full video treatment. One of many cameos in the clip is from Usher, who revealed in a recent interview that he and Chris will have a collaboration on his new album.
Stacey Dash Says Kanye West Should Go To Prison And Learn What Rape Is Jul 10, 2014 at 03:29am 20,789 Views
In a segment of the Fox News program "Outnumbered," actress Stacey Dash responded to comments made by Kanye West comparing paparazzi attention to sexual assault.
It looks like J. Cole is hitting the road again this summer, and at a bargain rate again. The Roc Nation artist announced late Tuesday night that he will be embarking on the second annual “Dollar & A Dream Tour.”
In a recent interview, Game revealed his philosophy behind paying tribute to others, saying, "From the beginning of my career to the end, it's always gonna be an homage to somebody." The Compton rapper pays homage not only through his music, but also the images he puts on his body. This year alone, he's already inked himself with "The Chronic," "The Documentary," and Barack Obama tattoos.
Gaye Family Seeks "Correction" To Include T.I. On "Blurred Lines" Decision; T.I. Responds Mar 21, 2015 at 04:45pm 20,788 Views
Marvin Gaye's family won $7.4 million from the "Blurred Lines" decision handed down on March 10th, but they aren't done yet. They recently filed a motion to "correct" the jury's verdict by adding Universal Music, Interscope Records, and Star Entertainment, and T.I. to the list of infringers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
As we reported on over the weekend, 50 Cent took over New York Daily News for the day today. We're not sure exactly how involved he was (or is) in the editorial process for NY Daily News, but he was apparently going to help pick the news stories they ran today, choose photos, and attend meetings. Along with those duties, there was a live chat with the rapper on the newspaper's blog.
Summer Jam 2015 Lineup Revealed, Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Big Sean & More Mar 31, 2015 at 09:10am 20,780 Views
It's that time of year again! Ahead of the June 7th festival, Summer Jam has announced its 2015 lineup. The stadium stage will feature performances from Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Big Sean, Fabolous & Friends, Meek Mill, Ty Dolla $ign & Friends, Omarion and Childish Gambino.
Vic Mensa is barely old enough to drink, but that hasn't stopped this 21-year-old MC from livin' the life. After touring with Disclosure earlier this year, Mensa's popularity has been on the steady rise.
This week nothing major dropped in terms of hip-hop. Nonetheless, overall album sales went up by 42%. To what can we blame this spike in sales? It would be safe to say Black Friday, which is basically the commencement of the holiday season/shopping frenzy.
Yesterday it was pointed out that struggle rapper and son of Tom Hanks Chet Haze had been using the N-word in some of his social media posts. While there was no way to explain away his casual use of the word, his reasoning for doing so has only made things worse.
T-Pain's New Mixtape Will Feature Unheard Aaliyah Vocals [Update: Full Tracklist Revealed] Mar 25, 2015 at 09:58pm 20,760 Views
The newly released "Wait a Minute" with OG Maco has us hyped for T-Pain's The Iron Way. After performing a 42 song set at SXSW, he sat down with VIBE and revealed the other features on his upcoming mixtape. Aside from Maco, The Iron Way will feature Bun B, Big K.R.I.T., and, most surprisingly, Aaliyah.
Trick Daddy Talks Current State of Hip Hop; "I Didn’t Leave The Rap Game, The Rap Game Left Me” Apr 12, 2015 at 12:38am 20,755 Views
Trick Daddy is a Dade County legend, but these days his Instagram account depicts the life of a homebody; a lot of cooking, not a lot of music-making. The 41-year old rapper recently sat down with the Miami New Times to discuss his relationship to the current rap landscape. He didn't mince words.
We already knew that Chris Brown's mother believed that the singer's friends were responsible for the recent robbery of his home, but it seems both Chris and the police are on the same page.TMZ reports that police believe members of the Bloods could have been involved in the crime, as well as a club promoter who apparently knew Brown was keeping $50 grand in a safe within his home.
Daylyt Signs To Shady Records [Update: Label Source Says It's Not True] Jun 27, 2014 at 01:16pm 20,728 Views
Daylyt has seemingly appeared at the top of the game from out of nowhere. After making his television debut last week on the Shady Films reality series "Road to Total Slaughter," the battle rapper turned heads on Ab-Soul’s These Days… with an extended verse hidden on the album's closing track. The hype surrounding the rapper, meanwhile, keeps on coming in.
XXL has let go their anticipated XXL 2012 Freshman Class cover! Peep it below and see who made the cut. Here's what XXL had to say:
Jay Rock has decided to take a unique approach with the release strategy for his sophomore album 90059. Instead of a concrete release date, Jay Rock & TDE are allowing the fans to determine when we’ll hear the long-awaited album by the amount of pre-orders it reaches on iTunes.
This week saw the debut of Snoop Dogg's Pharrell-helmed funk opus, which had a pretty modest opening, placing at number 14. While Tech N9ne blew us away with his top 5 debut last week, he fell considerably this cycle, moving all the way down to number 20. As for the rest of the rap releases, almost everything has been slowly descending the charts incrementally.
Harry Belafonte Requests Sit-Down With Jay Z & Beyoncé To Resolve Issues Jul 28, 2013 at 06:58pm 20,706 Views
Social activist Harry Belafonte criticized Jay Z and Beyonce last year, arguing that for a couple with so much influence, they have decidedly "turned their back on social responsibility."
YG's My Krazy Life is easily among the year's best albums, largely because -- as ever debut album should -- it gives us a good idea of who YG is-- not only as an artist, but as a person. The record, which is set up as a day in the life of the self-coined Young Gangsta, we're given many pieces of real events from the rapper's life.
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
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