Big Sean and Jhené Aiko both underperform on "TWENTY88."
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.
Staying true to his word, Kanye West just released a new updated version of “Wolves” tonight on TIDAL featuring Vic Mensa & Sia, who were on the original version we first heard at the Yeezy 2 fashion show.
Like many of L.A.'s celebrities, Kanye West was at Coachella on Friday, making a special appearance in both Jack U and ASAP Rocky's sets, the latter of which he actually performed "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1" before he and Rocky's mics were cut off due to time restrictions.
Drake recently earned himself another former client-turned-opponent, as Toronto rapper Mo-G, whom Drake shouted out on "Summer Sixteen," went after the OVO boss in a series of incendiary Instagram posts that have since been deleted. He hit Drake with accusations of being a culture vulture and a "little Forest Hills creature," among others.
Last week, Kanye West raised some good questions about the Grammys on Twitter, most notably, asking why Future and Young Thug were not present at the awards.
It's Views month, so it was only a matter of time until Drake made an appearance on his label's Beats 1 radio show. Tomorrow night at 6pm EST, the duo known as October Firm, made up of Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver-El Khatib, will host episode 19 of OVO Sound Radio.
ASAP Ferg has been speaking fairly candidly about the guests on his upcoming sophomore album, Always Strive & Prosper, in the months leading up to its release, but somehow we still weren't prepared for the large and diverse range of names on the tracklist, revealed today via Instagram.Among those featured on the album are Skrillex, Missy Elliott, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Lil Uzi Vert, Big Sean,
A year ago, Kanye West performed "Wolves" on Saturday Night Live alongside Vic Mensa and Sia. The track was immediately sought after, and, amazingly, the collaboration, produced by Cashmere Cat and Sinjin Hawke, among others, never made it online in any sort of official quality.
Beyonce's thorough roasting of her husband Jay Z on Lemonade raised a few question, chief among them: who did Jay Z sleep with? Who is “Becky with the good hair?”
In case you missed it, Katt Williams was involved in a big brawl Sunday night while attending a Beanie Sigel concert in Philadelphia. Apparently, the comedian had attacked a man on stage, before things turned south on him and he ended up getting stomped out by several men (see footage here).
After announcing their Summer Sixteen tour on Monday, Drake and Future have already added eight more shows to meet what is surely sky-high demand. The tour now includes second dates in New York, Washington, Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Oakland, and Vancouver, as well as a third date in L.A. date.
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
Travi$ Scott is known for getting overly lit during his shows and thus exhibiting highly questionable behavior. The latest cringeworthy on stage moment from the Rodeo rapper came when he felt that certain fans weren't quite turnt up enough and thus insulted them with some homophobic invective.
Kobe Bryant just played the final game of his remarkable 20-year career at the Staples Center Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz, where he put on a 60 point performance for the fans.
Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” Record Sales Skyrocket Thanks To Taylor Swift’s Apple Commercial | 40,398 Views
Well it turns out Drake & Future’s “Jumpman” record has seen a massive spike in record sales over the last week ever since Taylor Swift did her infamous treadmill fall for Apple Music’s latest ad.
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.
Photos as well as footage of Kodak Black (real name Dieuson Octave) being handcuffed and put in the back of a police SUV surfaced yesterday, though the charges against him were unknown. It has now been confirmed that the South Florida rapper was arrested yesterday in his native Broward County for possession of weapons by a convicted felon as well as possession of cannabis.
Malik Yusef is a Chicago-bred artist and producer who has worked with Kanye West throughout his career.
Wale Spazzes On Complex Over Their 50 Best Albums Of 2013 List [Update: Wale Responds] | 5,762 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.
Kanye West Reveals Rolling Stone Cover Shot By Tyler, The Creator [Update: Rolling Stone Says It’s Not An Official Cover] | 42,525 Views
Kanye West's new album is just over a week away. The last we heard, it was called WAVES, but it seems very possible it could change at any moment.
Even though he’s been featured on a ton of new songs these past few months, most notably on the intro for Kanye’s latest album The Life Of Pablo, Chance The Rapper hasn’t released a solo project in a hot minute. But good news fam, that may be changing here later this month.
Opening for Rihanna is a pretty big look, so it's probably worth it to drop some money on a memorable accessory.
Stop the presses!! Future and Jay Z have a song together... with DJ Khaled. This revelation comes courtesy of 808 Mafia producer Southside, who mentioned the record during an interview with DJ Whoo Kid. "I got the new single with Future and Jay Z too," Southside said. "And Khaled. That shit's crazy."
As was just reported, Future sent out a few tweets confirming the continued alliance between Freebandz Gang and October's Very Own. It was initially assumed that he intended to hint at a feature on Drake's Views from the 6, which drops this Friday, but it has now been rumored that Future will join Drake on his "Summer Sixteen" tour this summer.
Kanye West crashed A$AP Rocky's set during weekend 1 at Coachella, but the most entertaining moment he was able to provide occurred outside of the main stage and on the festival grounds, where he and Tyler, the Creator took part in an impromptu footrace. Tyler won by a long shot, though Ye was quick to blame a guy who, in filming the race, had obstructed his path to the finish line.
This weekend, 50 Cent and Rick Ross have been going back and forth on Instagram, taking shots at one another over many of the same topics that have come up over there 6-year long beef -- namely Ross' history as a corrections officer. The newest development was Ross' claim that 50's son had applied for an internship at MMG.
Brace yourself: Dedication 6 is coming.
Five. More. Days. This Friday, if all goes according to plan, Drake will release his fourth studio album, Views from the 6. As if there wasn't enough anticipation already surrounding the release, the man with whom Drake teamed up for What a Time to Be Alive has just hinted that he will make appearance on Views.
"Blac Chyna fuckin' Rob, help him with the weight," rapped Kanye West on "Highlights," poking fun at the surprising relationship between his brother-in-law and the model who has a son with Tyga (who's tryna wife Ye's 18-year-old sister-in-law...it's messy).