Jeezy scoops up a mansion in Georgia, Atlanta. Check out some photos of his new digs.
This past Sunday (August 22), New York City's B.B. King Blues Club & Grill played home to the 2010 Underground Music Awards, which highlights the best unsigned and independent artists within the urban music scene. The event honored rappers including J. Cole, Tiye Phoenix, Travis Porter, Fred the Godson and Statik Selektah, among others.
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell & More To Perform At iHeart Radio Music Awards Apr 21, 2014 at 02:35pm 5,143 Views
iHeart Radio took to NBC's Twitter account today to announce a big line-up of performers at their forthcoming iHeart Radio Music Awards.
MC Ren Announces Reunion With Ice Cube, Lashes Out At "Bullshit" Modern Rappers May 30, 2014 at 03:14pm 10,400 Views
Along with fellow NWA members Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, Arabian Prince and Ice Cube, MC Ren set the world on fire in 1988 with the classic album Straight Outta Compton. Since collaborating on the D.O.C.'s 2003 track "The Shit," Ren and Cube haven't worked together at all, but that's soon to change.
For an artist that's just turned 21, Mac Miller has a discography that would have taken many years to garner. It took some time to sort through 7 mixtapes, 3 EP'S, and an independent album. But, after some extensive research and hours of listening to the Pittsburgh rapper, we've broken down 25 of his top songs.
Kanye West has been a busy man this past year. He has opened up a new company Donda, got Kim K pregnant, bought a new home, and just this past Sunday, won three Grammy awards for “N*ggas In Paris” (Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance) and “No Church In The Wild” (Best Rap/Sung Collaboration).
Snoop Dogg just had a terrible time in Sweden, enough that he claims he'll never be back in the country again. After performing a show, Snoop was apparently pulled over by police, later being brought into custody where he was drug tested.According to Snoop, he came out clean, and was arrested for no reason whatsoever.
Could Blac Chyna and Tyga be getting back together? Tyga and Blac Chyna reportedly broke up in August, which was one of several rap couple break-ups we've seen in recent months.
Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed Oct 14, 2013 at 05:25pm 1,761 Views
Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape. The project will feature five cuts from the mixtape, and two new joints, "My Jeep" and "My Yout." Slated for an October 29th release date, the Summer Knights EP will feature 7 tracks. This borrows its name from a cut off Joey's fantastic 1999 mixtape.
Jay-Z's First Week Sales For "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Surpass Projections Jul 16, 2013 at 03:53pm 184,232 Views
The numbers are in, and Jay-Z pulled through, as expected, with the #1 debut on the charts this week. Magna Carta Holy Grail actually moved more units than expected-- selling a whopping 528,208 copies opening week, according to HitsDailyDouble. The album was projected to move 350-400k, which Hov easily surpassed. Just 500,000 more units and the album will be double platinum already.
Top Dawg Entertainment's CEO Speaks Out On Label, Signing Kendrick Lamar & More Aug 27, 2013 at 10:57am 20,381 Views
Top Dawg seems to be the independent label that's next up, with four rising rappers who all have their own niche in the rap market. The man who gave these four Black Hippy members a record deal, Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith, has remained relatively quiet while Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock all make a name for themselves, and thus put Top Dawg Entertainment on the map.
There are wedding bells in the air for Usher. The 36 year old R&B superstar is reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel according to US Weekly and several other reliable sources. The two have been together since 2009, following his divorce with ex-wife Tameka Foster. He recently told Billboard in October,
Stream Three New Albums From Gucci Mane: "Breakfast", "Lunch" & "Dinner" Mar 17, 2015 at 11:59pm 38,043 Views
Gucci Mane continues his absolute onslaught of new releases. With three projects already on deck this year, the ATL native decides to come through tonight and surprise fans with THREE more new albums called Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
With two tentative King Push release dates (Spring 2015, then June 30) coming and going without any new music. Pusha T has us all holding our breath in anticipation of his new project. While he hasn't spoken on the upcoming album in quite some time, he did drop off a hint about new music during a recent interview with Revolt TV.
Wiz Khalifa was so charmed with a photo of Drake occupying his phone lockscreen that he screencapped it and tweeted it out Friday for all the world to see.
Chris Brown, as we reported this morning, was the victim of a home invasion. Although he wasn't at his San Fernando Valley home at the time the robbery went down, his aunt was, and she was held at gunpoint and shoved in a closet while the three man ran through Brown's home.
Max B Explains Beef With Jim Jones & The Byrdgang During Interview From Prison Jul 21, 2013 at 06:06pm 23,466 Views
For those unfamiliar, Max B (aka Charles Wingate) is an emcee from Harlem, New York City signed to Amalgam Digital, who rose to prominence through his affiliation with The Diplomats, particularly Cam'ron and Jim Jones.
Kendrick Lamar Explains "The Blacker The Berry", "Mortal Man" & More Apr 1, 2015 at 04:56pm 16,934 Views
Yesterday, MTV released Part 1 of their interview with Kendrick Lamar, in which the Compton rapper revealed the meaning behind the To Pimp a Butterfly album title and the initial title of Tu Pimp a Caterpillar (acronym for Tupac).
Let's get this out of the way-- no, Robin Thicke's new album cover is not a picture of Paula Patton. You may have expected it to be, after Thicke essentially turned the record into a concept album about winning back his estranged wife. Perhaps he felt the title, Paula, and lead single, "Get Her Back" were clear enough, or maybe he just couldn't get clearance to use a photo of the actress.
Last night Rich Homie Quan dropped off a new track with frequent collaborator Young Thug, "Homie," however those frequent collaborations may slow down a minute as Rich Homie says in a recent interview that he's going to be focusing on his solo music.
Last year Mac Miller and Pharrell announced that they would be joining forces for a collaborative project titled Pink Slime. They proceeded to roll out two singles from the EP, "Onaroll" and "Glow" both of which were very well received. The two artists even dropped the artwork for the EP-- yet the project itself never surfaced, due to obligations from either party.
Holy beef. This week saw arguably more online clashes in the rap game than any other week in the past five years, with Nicki Minaj v. Taylor Swift, Meek Mill v. Drake, Boi-1da v. OG Maco, Ghostface Killah v. Action Bronson, and Bruno Mars v. Ed Sheeran (lol) all clashing. Those dominated the headlines and Twitter alike, so this week's edition of 140 Bars features some of the spillover.
Jay-Z Reveals "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Tracklist [Update: Features Listed] Jun 27, 2013 at 12:46pm 367,925 Views
According to HipHopDX, the tracklist for Jay-Z's imminent Magna Carta Holy Grail album has been revealed via a viral Hip Hop scavenger hunt in Brooklyn, part of his #NEWRULES marketing campaign with Samsung.
Stream/Download James Fauntleroy's Free Album "The Warmest Winter Ever" Nov 27, 2014 at 10:56pm 12,687 Views
James Fauntleroy has been working as a songwriter behind the scenes for some time, but in the last year or so we've really seen him come into the foreground of the music industry. Appearing on tracks like Drake's "Girls Love Beyonce", J.
Chris Brown Cites Friendship With Rihanna As Reason For Split With Karrueche Tran Oct 4, 2012 at 12:53pm 20,243 Views
Chris Brown and Rihanna have been in the news recently with photos of the two surfacing at various events, including Jay-Z's fifth concert at the Barclays centre last night.Many have speculated what will become of Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran, his current girlfriend.
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