Jan 28, 2014
J. Cole has so far clocked up a very commendable discography of 3 mixtapes, 2 EPs and 2 studio albums. For the North Carolina rapper, the grind has been very real, starting off as a young age creating tracks in his bedroom and hungry for a deal. His hard work would eventually pay off, capturing the attention of Jay Z and signing one hell of deal with Roc Nation.Despite this, Cole has not stopped...
Apr 18, 2012
Tyga and Chris Brown will be teaming up yet again for a follow-up to their mixtape Fan of a Fan.Tyga revealed through Twitter that there will be a Fan of a Fan 2 mixtape coming soon--so far that's all the details we have.Tyga just released his album Careless World: Rise of the Last King, while Chris Brown is currently prepping his upcoming album Fortune.
Fan of Fan 2!!!...
Dec 14, 2012
According to HHNM, Lil Wayne's single "No Worries" is apparently still performing well on urban format radio, despite what's being speculated on Twitter. The Young Money boss is now ready to move on to his next single from his upcoming 10th studio album, I Am Not A Human Being II. The single "Rich As Fuck" will feature none other than 2 Chainz, with the video being shot and directed by...
Dec 13, 2013
A couple weeks back, Chief Keef called out Atlanta's Migos on Twitter for "sneak dissin'". Since then, two tracks have surfaced that allegedly address the beef, GBE rapper Ballout's "Goin In," and Migos own, "Jealousy". While the latter of the two songs is not a direct diss by any means, it does address 'sneak disses,' and thus MTV asked the trio about the target of the song in a recent...
Mar 15, 2013
Game may soon be running out of flesh real estate if he continues getting tattooed at his current rate. He also seems to be paying homage to just about everybody in tattoo-form as of late. In February the rapper got The Chronic and The Documentary tattoos, and before that, he got his hometown of Compton tatted across his stomach.His most recent tribute is to President Barack Obama, who's face...
Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
It's no secret that most artists experience creative highs at their personal lows. Sadly, there's nothing like a good travesty to really make someone look deeper and pull meaning from their experiences--unless you're Robin Thicke; then it's just an opportunity to embarrass yourself in front of a nation with an album filled with contradictory...
May 29, 2014
After a four album run with Interscope, 50 Cent is about to release his very first project as an independent artist next week. While we already heard most of the tracks, thanks to Fif’s weekly roll-out plan, we can now stream the entire album for free thanks to the good folks at DJ Booth.
The 11-track standard edition features appearances from Trey Songz, Jadakiss, Kidd Kidd, Yo...
Lil Wayne recently said that rapping is taking a sort of “back
seat” to skateboarding in his priorities these days, but in a recent interview
with the LA Leakers, DJ Drama said Weezy is in a comfortable spot as an emcee
and fans should expect to hear Wayne push himself on their upcoming collabo
Dedication 4 mixtape.
Drama said that although Wayne is comfortable, that his...
Nov 20, 2013
Chris Brown was sentenced to 90 days in rehab earlier today, but the reason for the early end to his initial stay has now been revealed.
According to TMZ, Chris' mother came for a visit while he was serving his time at the facility, where she urged the singer to keep up his treatment. Chris was not happy with his mother's suggestion, and apparently threw a rock straight through her car window in...
Dec 19, 2011
A sextape involving the late Tupac Shakur was sold to a private collector, according to TMZ, although for how much exactly it was sold for is unknown. The tape dated back to 1991, and the background music alone, which was an unreleased, original Tupac song, had reached a bidding price of $1,000,000.
However, a rep for Tupac's estate says that if the sextape ever surfaces they will not...
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.
“Yeah, they working on a few songs for each...
Nov 23, 2011
The numbers are in, and although Drake didn't reach the 700k that was estimated, he did well nonetheless. According to Soundscan numbers he did 631 466 units. He beat his previous album, "Thank Me Later", by almost 200,000 units and he will land the top spot on Billboard 200. Plus he has the second highest numbers for first week sales in rap, coming up behind his boss, Lil Wayne, whose...
May 27, 2014
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.
Fif said of Puff Daddy: "He’s a sucker." There was no further elaboration of what the rapper meant by his comment, in fact, according to the GQ interviewer, the comment came rather out of the blue. Through out the interview...
Jul 10, 2012
Gunplay appears to be steadily gaining a buzz, from appearing on Kendrick Lamar's single "Cartoon & Cereal," to now inking a solo album deal with Def Jam.He spoke to XXL about the recent signing and, although in the past he's been an outspoken rapper on enjoying drugs, he speaks on quitting coke as well.Read some of what he had to say below.On Singing to Def Jam:You...
Apr 11, 2012
Wiz Khalifa's sophmore album, O.N.I.F.C. now has a release date.
O.N.I.F.C., according to 96.1 Kiss, will have a late summer release, hitting stores and internets on August 28th. In promoting the album he will be releasing a new single, "Work Hard," on Monday, April 23rd around 7 pm on 96.1 Kiss. The single is produced by Benny Blanco and Stargate.
Beef between Game and 40 Glocc had seemingly died down after 40 filed a lawsuit against the Jesus Piece rapper for attacking him this summer and publishing a video of it on the internet. Now the beef has become serious again as the former G-Unit affiliate 40 Glocc attacked Game's manager and tweeted about it. 40 took to Twitter to boast about allegedly knocking Dontay "Taydoe" Kidd...