A film poster for the upcoming movie from Kanye West, "Yeezus", was revealed today.
Kanye West's "Yeezus" Film Poster Revealed [Update: Roc Nation Confirms It's Not Official] | 30,809 Views
We've known a film for Yeezus has been in the works for a minute now. In February we got confirmation from the author of "American Pyscho", Bret Easton Ellis, that he'd been working on writing a film with 'Ye, and that was soon followed up with an official trailer for the film was released via Kanye's website.
After the awards, the celebration was in full swing around town last night. Highlights include Jay-Z actually drinking from his award, and party photos of Chris Brown, Nas, 2 Chainz, Rihanna, Usher, Trinidad James - all enjoying the festivities.Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards after parties below.
We all know that rappers often get a bad rep with the press. Accusations of criminal activity, encouraging violence, or just plain bad behavior are common for hip hop artists. Selfless and generous acts by hip hop stars seldom get the coverage or attention they deserve.
In 1995, while locked up at New York’s Clinton Correctional Facility on rape charges, Tupac Shakur wrote a letter to Nina Bhadreshwar, editor at Death Row Uncut magazine, on the plight of the young black man in America. “Thug Life to me is dead. If it’s real, then let somebody else represent it, because I’m tired of it.”
Physical Copies Of Kendrick Lamar’s “Untitled Unmastered” Reportedly Dropping This Week | 30,769 Views
While Kanye West may be retiring from the compact disc game, it appears Kendrick Lamar isn’t. On Monday night, TDE CEO Top Dawg pretty much confirmed the news that Kendrick’s latest surprise Untitled Unmastered project would be hitting stores sometime this week.
Vic Mensa's debut album, Traffic, has been a long time coming. In fact, it's been over two and half years since his first and only official project, INNANETAPE. Still, Vic seems to be in good hands with Roc Nation, to which he signed a year ago, as most everything he drops is well-received by his extensive and loyal fanbase.
Amber Rose has been promoting her L.A. SlutWalk -- a charity event meant to protest, slut-shaming, rape culture, double standards and the like -- for months now, and Saturday, the event finally took place. From what we've seen it looks like the rally was a huge success, with women coming out in huge numbers to show support for the cause.
50 Cent, always the outspoken rapper, shared his thoughts on Diddy in a recent interview with GQ, which he managed to sum up neatly into one very short sentence.
Kanye West’s career was a long time coming. He spent years in the late ’90s grinding in Chicago music scene before he finally caught on with Roc-A-Fella Records and made a huge impact with work on Jay-Z’s The Blueprint.
ScHoolboy Q has been doing the interview circuit since the release of his major label debut, Oxymoron, and his most recent sit down with hot937.cbslocal.com, found him reflecting on his choice to go to Interscope, his many offers to do a line of bucket hats, and TDE's approach to releasing music.
This is what happens when a graphic designer gets bored. We decided to play around with some of your favorite rappers faces and give them a completely unnecessary makeover, thank you Photoshop.
The numbers are in for both ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron and Kid Cudi's Satellite Flight albums. Last week, according to projections, Q was on track to move 150-160k, while Cudder was looking like he'd sell 90-95k. As it turns out, both rappers fell slightly short of their projected sales, but nonetheless, each had a successful release.
It is being reported that Chicago rapper Lil Reese was arrested on indirect criminal contempt charges Saturday. Complex points to an inmate filing that lists the rapper (real name Tavares Taylor) as being held in Cook County jail with no option for bail at this time.Reese has had prior run-ins with the law, including 2013 charges of misdemeanor theft and possession of cannabis.
A month ago, veteran pop group TLC made some remarks about pop stars these days wearing little to no clothing, with a subtle shot at the main culprit, Rihanna. Rih Rih, ever the outspoken individual, took to Twitter to throw the TLC girls under the bus and expose them as hypocrites. She even went so far as to make her header an image of the TLC groupmates topless, to help prove her point.
Kanye West Says He Was Joking When He Mentioned Wiz Khalifa's Son During Twitter Exchange | 30,679 Views
Soon before the dramatic release of his latest album, Kanye West entered into a short-lived beef with Wiz Khalifa that rocked the rap world. It all started when Kanye revealed his intent to call the album Waves before settling on the final title of The Life of Pablo.
Young Thug is easily one of, if not the most, interesting artist in hip-hop at this moment. The Atlanta born rapper has been all over the hip-hop headlines these past 12 months, for a variety of reasons; some good and some not so good. The latter referring to his oddly constructed "beefs" with the likes of Lil Wayne, The Game, Rich Homie Quan and most recently Plies.
He maybe a little later than most, but Lil Wayne has finally joined Instagram. Taking to twitter to the other day, Weezy announced that he would be joining the popular social media outlet, and tonight he follows that up with his first official post. With a caption dubbed “Wooooop”, Tune can be seen posted up with a Red Bull in hand and dyed dreads alongside a couple homies.
BTS Photos: Nicki Minaj's Video Shoot For "Only" With Drake & Lil Wayne [Update: More Photos Surface] | 30,660 Views
Nicki Minaj has been heavy drumming up anticipation for her new album The Pinkprint. The YMCMB rapper dropped off a new single featuring Skylar Grey yesterday, "Bed of Lies," which follows up her big collabo "Only" with Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown. Although she's on to the next single, she's not done with "Only" just yet, as she's currently shooting a music video for the cut.
We recently reported on the Celebrity Boxing Promoter and his partner, who teamed up to offer Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent $5 million to get in the ring together. This was following the two's public (fake) beefing on Twitter, and the after-effects of that.Now 50 Cent has said on his Twitter account that he would indeed fight former friend and boxing champ Floyd.
After putting up whopper first week sales numbers, Meek Mill had great cause to celebrate. And celebrate he did, by getting down with Jay Z at Roc Nation HQ Wednesday afternoon, munching on gourmet miniature cupcakes and sipping on Ace of Spades champagne. Him and Jay then linked up with fellow Philadelphian Kevin Hart and Fabolous that night for Hart's show at Madison Square Garden.
Freddie Gibbs made headlines recently for stating in an interview that he considers himself on the same level as artists like J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. Whether or not you agree with him, Reddit user SaucyMustard has pointed out that Gangsta Gibbs may be subtly calling out TDE artist Isaiah Rashad in an Instagram post this morning.
While most of us we're probably stuck in a weed coma on 4/20, it appears that Rae Sremmurd had enough energy to pay a visit to Terry Richardson's studio. Following the weed smoker's holiday, Terry posted a bunch of flicks from a session with brothers Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee, where the two have a baggie of the greens, and multiple blunts.
New Tour Dates Announced For Chris Brown & Trey Songz "Between The Sheets" Tour With Tyga | 30,626 Views
Back in January, fans were excited to learn that two r'n'b stars Chris Brown and Trey Songz were teaming up for a tour together, where they'd be joined by fellow Fan of a Fan rapper Tyga. Unfortunately the tour hit a snag when Breezy legal troubles came back to haunt him.
We don't hear from Frank Ocean very often these days, but much like Yasiin bey earlier today, the attacks in Paris yesterday have moved him to break his usual silence. Actually, it was a particularly ignorant comment from presidential candidate Donald Trump that set Frank off.
Celebrities and artists have always been known to name their children a little off the beaten path, but what Chief Keef has reportedly just done goes up there as one of the worst (or best) we’ve heard yet. According to DNAinfo, Chief Keef has reportedly named his new baby boy Sno “Filmon Dot Com” Cozart, which is named after his new record label, Film On.
The snare and synth-filled beats, the arrogance in the rhymes, and the claims to fame are all reasons why Tyga has gained so many followers, and this shines through on the first three tracks of Hotel California. It's this familiar, blanket sound that has garnered him the success he so rightfully brags about.
Drake is the poster boy for VIBE's year-end Race Issue, his slightly menacing portrait framed by such tag lines as "Are You A Racist?", "Kevin Hart Has White Power", "Taming Rev. Al Sharpton" and "Ku Klux Klan In 2014".
For those lucky enough to be in San Bernadino this weekend, you may have had the pleasure to catch YMCMB's Tyga on stage. Following his set, during a livestream backstage, he announced the name for his follow up to this year's Careless World: Rise of the Last King.
We knew a 2 Chainz and Drake collaboration was coming sooner or later. Today 2 Chainz revealed the artwork for the song, called "No Lie." The record will be dropping tomorrow, May 1st. 2 Chainz says our ears will change. See the artwork below. MAY 1st ,,,ur ears will change..... — Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) April 29, 2012
Well here’s some exciting news. According to Kanye West’s wife, G.O.O.D Friday's are back... sorta.