Andre 3000 is pretty much the best person to share a cab with.
Kanye West's last minute studio sessions just keep getting crazier and crazier. His latest assemblance of people included 2 Chainz, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Diddy, Kid Cudi, and French Montana, but, as far as we know, they were just around to listen to the final product.Andre 3000 was also in attendance, but he didn't come alone.
Lil Wayne once called himself the “best rapper alive,” and with good reason. His output combined with the quality of his rhymes for a few years was unparalleled to this day. However, Lil Wayne doesn’t think anyone is even trying to reach that level of lyrical focus, let alone getting anywhere close to it.
We knew Young Thug was something of an oddball. A new in-depth profile in GQ elucidates Thug's various eccentricities, and it appears that he is even weirder than we thought. Here are few standout details:
Drake and Chris Brown have had a weird relationship for a minute now. The two have had on-again-off-again beef, mainly over their respective on-again-off-again romances with Rihanna, but most recently, they've gotten into it over a pre-existing feud between Drake and Tyga.
The tour life never ends. G-Eazy wrapped up his "When It's Dark Out" tour with A$AP Ferg two months ago and Logic performed the final leg of his "The Incredible World Tour" last week in NYC. This summer, Young Gerald and Maryland's favorite son will hit the road together for the "Endless Summer" tour with YG and Yo Gotti in support.
Last month it was reported that Meek Mill was not allowed to record or release music while under house arrest, so it came as a great surprise when his remix of Drake's "Summer Sixteen" arrived earlier this week.
In some ways, Future’s in the most difficult position in hip hop right now. After a year-long, nearly unimpeachable run, everyone expects nothing but brilliance.
"Dedication," the opener on ColleGrove, is a solo 2 Chainz track, and it's a tribute to Lil Wayne, who would go on to feature on 8 of the album's remaining 11 songs.
Top artists have joined forces with the most prominent music streaming services in recent months. Rihanna and Kanye West both released their latest albums on Tidal -- and Ye even kept The Life of Pablo locked on the Jay Z-helmed platform for over a month and a half. It is known that Drake has a deal with Apple Music, though the exact terms of the partnership are unknown.
iLoveMakonnen made his departure from OVO appear amicable in an official statement released last week. "I cannot thank OVO, 40, Oliver, Future & Mr. Morgan, enough for all that they have done for my career," he wrote. "Sorry there’s no beef to report."
Last month, Jhene Aiko celebrated her 28th birthday by confirming to the public that she and producer Dot Da Genius were secretly married, but is it really true? Some of you might’ve been just as confused as we were when you saw the chemistry between Jhene & Big Sean lately for their joint effort TWENTY88.
UPDATE: Noah "40" Shebib has reposted the snapshot of the VIEWS production list originally shared by Drake to his own Instagram. In the caption of his post, 40 acknowledges some additional producers that aren't included in Drake's list. Those names are: Metro Boomin, Vinylz, Hagler (Marvin Thomas), Jordan, OZ, CueBeatz, and Di Genius (Jamaican dancehall producer).
Ciara was recently announced as host of the upcoming 2016 Billboard Awards alongside Ludacris, and while the show has not even begun, tension between the singer and her ex, Future, is already in the air.Today, Ci and Luda appeared on ABC to give a preview of the nominees for the show, but midway through announcing the rap categories, Ciara briefly fell silent, before her co-host interjected and re
Kid Cudi's Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven was a divisive project, but his contributions to Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo have been one of the most universally praised aspects of the album. While it's difficult to imagine the album without his presence, Cudder has explained in an interview with Billboard that his exhilarating hook on "Father Stretch My Hands Pt.
Yesterday (Apr. 22), a day after Prince was found dead in his Minnesota estate, an autopsy was conducted to determine the cause of death. A spokeswoman for the Medical Examiner's Officer in Ramsey, Minnesota, where the autopsy took place, has stated that it could be "days or weeks" until the results of the autopsy are known and released to the public, reports CNN.
Earlier this month, YG and Nipsey Hussle's video shoot for their protest record, "FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)" was shut down police, but according to the rapper, who spoke to Complex at Coachella this weekend, he knew what he was getting himself into with the politically-charged anthem."That’s the type of shit that we was gonna have to deal with.
UPDATE According to ESPN's Chad Ford, Thon Maker has been cleared to enter the 2016 draft and has immediately hired an agent. This ends his eligibility to play college ball and starts what will probably end up being one of the more contentious draft picks of the year. Thon Maker was just cleared by the NBA to enter the 2016 NBA Draft according to sources. Story coming ...
A Drake co-sign will put you on the map, straight up. It's happened for many artists over the past half-decade or so. The Weeknd was only brought into the mainstream spotlight when Drake appeared on his sophomore mixtape Thursday.
50 Cent, who infamously declared bankruptcy in a potential bid to avoid paying damages to Rick Ross’ baby mother for a stolen sex tape (among other debts), may be in additional legal trouble. Bringing all the recent stories about 50 Cent’s Instagram memes full circle, a judge is bringing him back to court because of a few Instagram posts he made over the last few months.
Soulja Boy has been silly rich since he was 17 years old, when his debut single "Crank That" became the No. 1 song in the country. He's still only 25, and in a recent Instagram post, he revealed his net worth to be $25 million. That's also the number that shows up on Soulja Boy's page on CelebrityNetWorth.com.
Drake's "Views From The 6" Will Reportedly Be Exclusive To Apple Music For The First Week | 53,594 Views
Over the weekend, Drake announced during his OVO Sound radio show that his highly anticipated Views From The 6 album will be dropping on April 29, but it appears some listeners may have to wait an extra week to hear it unfortunately.
Writer and former music video vixen Karrine Steffans has received a great deal of fame in the hip-hop world, for her role in music videos as well as her liaisons with certain rap superstars, including Lil Wayne, with whom she had a lengthy and dramatic relationship, documented in her 2013 book "How to Make Love to a Martian." In a new essay published by the online magazine xoJane -- written i
Drake's "Hotline Bling" video has inspired a flurry of memes since it dropped last night, but it's also inspired a lot of discussion around the song's speculated link to D.R.A.M.'s "Cha Cha". It's a complicated story, as an early low-quality snippet of the song is what initially led fans to assume the song was a "Cha Cha" remix.
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In news that will surprise approximately no one, iLoveMakonnen's departure from Drake's label OVO has been confirmed. The Red Dragon, as he refers to himself, has been at odds with the label for a minute, expressing doubts in several interviews (including during our recent cover story sit-down, although none of those quotes made the final story).
Without so much as an announcement, Gucci Mane has taken to iTunes today to drop a new album, Meal Ticket, a combination of his Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & Dessert projects that results in one monstrous tracklist.
Hacking is commonplace in hip-hop today, but it's almost unheard of for a rapper to actually find the person who hacked him and confront the hacker in person. That appears to be the case with Lil Uzi Vert, as the Philly rapper seemingly posted an Instagram video of him tracking down a guilty hacker and proceeding to call him out for all of the Internet to see.
The Game Reignites Beef With Young Thug: “I Will Beat The Victoria Secret Out That Boy/Girl” | 63,277 Views
The on-going beef between Young Thug & The Game continues this week. On Monday, the Los Angeles Confidential decided to take a shot at Thugger Thugger in the comments section of his own Instagram.
Last year's Dark Sky Paradise was a big step up for Big Sean. He culled his finest crop of beats yet, finessed natural-sounding collabs out of some of the biggest artists around, and most importantly, finally let go of his goofiest lyrical impulses in favor of more mature songwriting that still didn't sacrifice any of his characteristic charm.
At some point, Theophilus London appointed himself the official spokesperson for Kanye West, as once again, he's delivering album updates on Twitter.