It looks like Chief Keef is dropping a sequel to "Bang 3" in the coming weeks.
Earlier this week, Chief Keef released a new album titled Bang 3, which featured guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller and Jenn Em. Consisting of 14 records in total, Sosa must've had a hard time narrowing down the tracklist because he just announced that there's a part two on the way.
Hopsin Debating Whether Or Not To "Smash The Hell Out Of Soulja Boy & His Whole Career" | 27,368 Views
As Hopsin's fanbase continues to grow, the outspoken rapper has taken his music overseas to the U.K., and brought with him Funk Volume label mates Dizzy Wright and Jarren Benton. While talking to Tim Westwood, Tim asked him about current beefs with Hopsin, as the rapper has been known to take shots towards a lot of the mainstream stars. The only beef Hopsin acknowledged is that of Soulja Bo
While earlier this week it seemed that things were going south for online streetwear distributor Karmaloop, they may have found a way out of their imminent bankruptcy.
Lil Boosie participated in his first press conference since his release from prison last week, and the rapper took the time to reveal just how much he had accomplished in his 5 year bid. Apparently, not only did the Baton Rouge emcee write over 1,000 songs while he was locked up, he also took care of the script for his own biopic.
Continuing with the madness that is today’s big releases, Ricky Rozay is about to drop off his new mixtape, Renzel Remixes, in the next couple hours. But before he does so, the MMG bawse decided to share the official tracklist with us ahead of time first.
Soulja Boy Says He Inspired The "Every Single Chain" Line On Drake's "Started From The Bottom" | 27,358 Views
One of the most commonly cited, quoted and laughed-about Drake lyrics is the almost impossibly arrogant "I wear every single chain, even when I'm in the house" in "Started From The Bottom." Ringing a little hyperbolic when rapped by Drizzy, the lyric seemed slightly out of character for the usually-relatively-humble rapper, and now we may know why: it was inspired by Soulja Boy.
Jay Electronica, YG, DJ Mustard, Young Thug & More To Perform At BET Hip-Hop Awards [Update: Cypher Artists Revealed] | 27,354 Views
Earlier in the month we received the full list of nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which will be airing on TV on October 14th at 8 PM. Today Billboard has announced some of the performers we can expect to see at this year's event.
Nicki Minaj has had the internets topsy-turvy the past two weeks, what with her "Anaconda" artwork, which was followed by "Anaconda" memes, followed by a leaked version of the track, followed by rumors of a "Flawless" remix, followed by the official "Anaconda" record...you get the idea.
Freeway Ricky Ross takes pretty much any chance he can get to throw dirt on the name of the man who stole his. From lawsuits to boxing match challenges, Freeway has gone at Ricky Rozay in every way possible, but has been unsuccessful in his attempts to take the big man down.
As of yesterday, Bobby Shmurda has pleaded not guilty to all charges laid against him. While it seemed the rapper -- who was taken into custody in late 2014 for charges including gun possession, drug possession, and conspiracy -- would not make his $2 Million bail, new reports indicate that Shmurda could see release as early as this week.
Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne & More Show Up To Alexander Wang's NYFW Show | 27,336 Views
Alexander Wang's show was the big event at New York Fashion Week Saturday night, and as Wang tends to be a favorite among rappers, there were many artists both in attendance and performing at the show and after party.Spectators included Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Christina Milian, Karrueche, and the now very open couple, Tyga and Kylie Jenner.
Young Thug is officially one of the most polarizing figures in the rap game. He's making headlines multiple times a week, releasing tons of music, and whether you love him or hate him, you probably have an opinion. Few dudes have come up to be this prominent, this quick.
Lil Scrappy Speaks On Going To Rehab For Weed Addiction [Update: Scrappy Leaves Rehab] | 27,329 Views
Lil Scrappy is heading to rehab to get his weed addiction in check, after failing his urine test while on probation and proving positive for marijuana. For most people, marijuana is a substance that is easily managed in their daily lives, but Scrappy is taking time away from his family to overcome the addiction in a facility.
Among all the stealthy disses on Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late, the one on "Used To" aimed at Diddy ("Real quick, man, you couldn't have hated that / Let's be real, nigga, you couldn't have made it that") was the most timely, coming mere weeks after the mogul allegedly slapped him over a Boi-1da beat.
Rap is traditionally a young man's sport. Generally speaking, the 'greatest albums of all time' were put out by youngsters. As rappers age, their albums usually become duller than the early work they're best known for. Almost every rapper has fallen victim to this trend.
ASAP Rocky's new album, A.L.L.A., is coming later this month, and while the Harlem rapper hasn't done too much press around the project, his interviews have generally revolved around his taste in music and his experimentation with psychedelic drugs.
Towards the end of last year, we all learned of Nicki Minaj's breakup with her longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels via their very public fallout. One of the most attention-grabbing aspects of that breakup was Samuels' claim that he had previously written some of Nicki's rhymes, which clearly didn't sit well with the Pinkprint rapper.
Lil Wayne has had no problem pushing "Believe Me" featuring Drake as the lead single off Tha Carter V. The song has seen plenty of success on the radio, and continues to grow. With that one officially off the ground, Weezy F is on to the next one.
Derek Wise, real name, Derek Bissue, hasn't really had his break as a rapper yet, and if these charges stick, it'll definitely put a halt on his come up.
When sampling, producers usually try to find obscure and/or rare source material to draw from, both because they don't want listeners to associate their final product with a song they already know, and because they'd likely to avoid copyright issues. But sometimes, out-of-the-box ideas will come to fruition, and lead producers to sample from well-known, but unexpected places.
More than perhaps anyone else this decade, Terius Nash (AKA The-Dream) has been R&B's go-to behind-the-scenes man. Although his solo career has attracted a ravenous, cultish following, The-Dream's biggest smash hits (and paychecks) have come courtesy of his songwriting. He's penned tracks for Rihanna, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Mary J.
As if the promise of an NFL career isn’t enough, adidas has added a pretty hefty carrot to the end of the proverbial stick. The athletic apparel brand is offering a cool $1 million to anyone who can break the current 40-yard-dash record. There’s a catch, of course – the record has to be broken in adidas cleats.
A few months back, T.I. revealed the title of his upcoming LP to be Trap's Open, an album he described as the "unapologetically gangsta" sequel to Paperwork, and the second installment in a planned trilogy. While interviewing for his upcoming role in Ant Man, Tip quietly revealed a change in the title of the album, which will now be called The Dime Trap.
Although the masses seem to have generally positive things to say about Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, one rapper in particular has voiced his dislike for the project. Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter today to let followers know he's not fucking with the album, asking people to "unfollow" him if they "really fucked with Magna Carta."
It's been a big day for Fabolous, who announced a new Christmas project, entitled The Young OG Project, earlier this afternoon. Now, the NY veteran has announced that he's inked a management deal with Roc Nation, whose roster has been steadily growing all year long. Shared via both the Roc Nation Twitter account and an interview with MTV, the announcement can be viewed below.
J. Cole Launches Contest For "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Listening Party In His Childhood Home | 27,259 Views
J. Cole surprised fans this weekend when he announced his new album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive would be available as soon as December 9th. This wasn't the only unexpected news from the rapper, who explained that the title of the record is actually the address of his childhood home, which he recently bought back.
As both Chris Brown and Tyga kick off their "Between the Sheets" tour with Trey Songz, their new album officially hit shelves today. Both artists appeared on Hot 97 yesterday for an interview, and Chris Brown hit up The Breakfast Club solo for some last minute promo.
A couple of days ago, we pitted dueling streaming services TIDAL and Apple Music against each other in a "Game of Thrones," trying to predict which service would win out for dominance of the market (For the record, 81% of you said you'd go with Apple).
T.I. recently brought Iggy Azalea back into the headlines when he, as a guest on Ebro in the Morning, implied that he was sick of "blocking bullets" for the Australian rapper: "Now when I say, 'Go'…go. Don't stand around and talk while I'm blocking bullets.
UPDATE (02/07/15 10:19 AM): "That B.E.A.T." director Chris Black has revealed that Beyoncé's team did try to license footage from his documentary last month, though he maintains a deal was never struck. The film's other director, Abteen Bagheri, apparently denied a request from those involved with "Formation" to gain access to "That B.E.A.T." footage.