Lupe Fiasco pens an open letter to all rappers in response to the Meek Mill/Drake controversy.
Drake's inaugural episode of his "OVO SOUND" Beats 1 radio show Saturday lived up to the hype, and then some. Assisted by OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib and PRIME producer Eric Dingus, Drizzy delivered a 2-hour show highlighted by the appearance of 3 brand new songs: his Sweeterman" remix , Wizkid's “Ojuelegba (Remix) feat. Drake & Skepta, & Roy Wood's "Drama" feat.
WWE Reportedly "Looking Into" Meek Mill's Use Of The Undertaker's Entrance Music Aug 1, 2015 at 11:14am 49,605 Views
Meek Mill may have been looking to get under Drake's skin with "Wanna Know," but it looks like the WWE may have taken more offence to the song than Drizzy. According to TMZ, the wrestling organization isn't pleased that Meek Mill used the iconic bells from The Undertaker's entrance music in his track.
More so than any weekend since If You're Reading This It's Too Late dropped, the last few days have belonged to Drake. Between premiering his "Energy" video, debuting his and OVO's Beats 1 radio show, sharing three new features/remixes and hinting at his new album's release date, the 6 God had us on high alert all weekend.
Hype for Drake's forthcoming album Views From The 6 builds up a bit everyday, and today that hype came courtesy of a Drake post on Instagram that featured a picture of songtress Willow Smith accompanied with the cryptic and intriguing caption, "Young muse all on views."
50 Cent Ordered To Pay Rick Ross' Baby Mama $5 Million In Emotional Damages Jul 10, 2015 at 07:30pm 46,543 Views
The Manhattan Supreme Court has ordered 50 Cent to pay Lavonia Leviston, Rick Ross' baby mama, $5 million in damages for uploading her sex tape to the internet in 2009.
Kanye West Is Reportedly The Lone Feature On The Weeknd's Upcoming Album Jul 5, 2015 at 09:42pm 47,986 Views
Kanye West will be the lone feature on The Weeknd's forthcoming album, according to English pop star Ed Sheeran.
Last night, Hot 97 promised listeners a Drake diss record from Meek Mill, to be premiered by Funkmaster Flex. However, the song never came through, and thus it left Hot 97 and Funk Flex in the lurch.
Drake Takes To Instagram To Deliver Heartfelt Message To A Fan Who Passed Away Jul 20, 2015 at 11:08pm 48,603 Views
Here's a story that needs to be recognized and done more often. On Monday night, Drake took to Instagram to deliver a heartfelt message to a young fan who tragically passed away recently.
Danny Brown Weighs In On Meek Mill & Drake's Ghostwriting Controversy Jul 27, 2015 at 03:40pm 42,116 Views
Since Meek Mill went in on Drake and Quentin Miller's "R.I.C.O." verse the other night, we've seen a number of rappers pipe up to share their thoughts on ghostwriters in hip hop. OG Maco, Kid Ink, Earl Sweatshirt, Vic Mensa and Lupe Fiasco have already spoken up, and now Danny Brown has joined the fray.
Since the defection and lawsuit of former right-hand man Lil Wayne at the top of 2015, Birdman has been taking one L after another. He has few if any reputed allies left, and evidence strongly suggests that neither Nicki Minaj nor Drake will be returning to Cash Money once their contracts expire.
50 Cent has recently been in the headlines concerning his filing for bankruptcy, but his recent interview with DJ Semtex was all about the music. During the sit-down, Fif reflected on the various competitions is his career, whether they be with Kanye West, Ja Rule, or Jay Z.
OG Maco & Boi-1da Go At Each Other Over Meek Mill's Allegations Jul 22, 2015 at 12:04pm 38,685 Views
The twitter drama isn't over just yet. We just reported on how Peter Rosenberg went at Charlamagne Tha God for encouraging the Meek Mill/Drake beef, but they're not the only two who are involving themselves in the "does Drake write his own lyrics" debate.
The ongoing Birdman vs. Lil Wayne beef took an ugly turn a few weeks ago, when police documents linked Stunna and Young Thug to a shooting of Wayne's tour bus that occurred on April 26th.
Hussein Fatal, best known as a member of the Tupac-led rap group Outlawz, was killed today today in a car accident. He was 38. Fatal notably appeared on Tupac songs "All Bout U," "Hit Em Up," & "When We Ride." Over the course of his career, he collaborated with a laundry list of esteemed rappers, including Ja Rule, Kurupt, Mac Mall, Tech N9ne, and DMX.
Ghostface Killah Goes In On Action Bronson: "I Gave You A Grace Period" Jul 20, 2015 at 01:07pm 40,215 Views
Action Bronson has been getting comparisons to Ghostface Killah since the beginning of his career, but just as the critique seemed to fade away, it's been reignited by Ghostface himself.
Wale Spazzes On Complex Over Their 50 Best Albums Of 2013 List [Update: Wale Responds] Dec 13, 2013 at 04:45pm 2,810 Views
We're at that time of year when just about every publication is working on their year-end list (count us among them), and while they're not necessarily meant to ruffle feathers, that can happen, when artists feel like they are unjustly excluded from these lists.
Online Petition Started To Force Funkmaster Flex To Resign From Hot 97 Jul 27, 2015 at 11:51pm 47,814 Views
So this happened tonight. A seriously pissed off fan decided to start an online petition trying to force Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex to step down from his position at the station, following false promises that he was going to premiere Meek Mill’s response track to Drake on the air Monday night.
Future president Waka Flocka Flame took to Twitter this afternoon for an extended rant against hotel tycoon and presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump announced his candidacy a couple weeks ago at the Trump Tower in NYC and immediately outed himself as a massive bigot.
It looks like Travis Scott fans are going to have to wait a little longer for his highly anticipated debut album Rodeo. While we thought the album would be dropping before August, which Travi$ had confirmed a couple weeks back, it appears that he’s had a change of heart and is still working on it.
After dropping Free Weezy Album on the Fourth of July, Lil Wayne shares an album bonus track that didn't make the original cut called "Street Chains." Like the rest of the album, the track is a TIDAL exclusive.
With its blunt illustrations of the dangers of life growing in inner city Chicago, drill music has had a powerful influence shaping the sound of hip hop over the course of the last half-decade. Many of the genre's purveyors are active themselves in gang life, and as such some have been killed at an extremely young age.
Of the many things that old heads will insist "were better back in the day," diss tracks are among the few that most younger rap fans can also agree upon. Even if you didn't live through them, the 2Pac / Biggie, Eazy-E / Dr.
Yesterday, Tyga was once again the fodder of gossip sites around the web with an alleged sex-text interaction with a transgender surfaced on B. Scott's website, purportedly showing a dick picture sent by Tyga. The photograph appeared to be real, as T-Raww's stomach tattoos were visible. Now Tyga's lawyer, Lee Hutton, has gotten involved, and responded to the rumors.
Meek Mill's 5 month jail sentence had quite an impact on him, to the point that he came out of the pen rejuvenated and ready to record a whole new LP.
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