Rich Homie Quan opted out of performing on a smaller stage at the BET Awards.
Freddie Gibbs has recently opened up about his split with Young Jeezy and his CTE label. After a long period of remaining uncharacteristically tight-lipped about the situation, Gibbs is now making up for it by bashing Jeezy every chance he gets.
Waka Flocka Flame Says Beef With Gucci Mane Is "Under The Rug"... For Now Apr 24, 2015 at 05:59pm 24,410 Views
Waka Flocka Flame has a had a busy week--celebrating his favorite holiday, 4/20, searching through stacks of resumes to hire a personal blunt-roller, and, oh, announcing his presidential candidacy for the 2016 election.
Over the weekend Jeezy made an ominous Instagram post, promising an announcement two days hence. Today he delivers, announcing in a new post that he will drop his next album on November 13th.
As you're probably aware by now, Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in Las Vegas, and quickly transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.
Macklemore Discusses His Job Before Rapping, "Jimmy Iovine" & More Dec 3, 2012 at 01:59pm 4,615 Views
Although Macklemore has been making waves in the pool that is rap, he isn't getting caught up in any major label deals as of yet. Macklemore's independently released album with Ryan Lewis, The Heist, managed to debut at #2 on the charts. Quite a feat for a rapper who did not have much radio play prior to that time.
We've seen a lot of tension between Jay Z and HOT 97 over the last few days, exclusively through the bomb-drop-ridden rants of Funkmaster Flex. Now new rumors are circulating that Jay Z is in talks to buy the radio station along with a group of investors, which would contextualize Flex's outburst quite differently.
DC native, MMG emcee Wale releases his latest project, Festivus with assistance from A-Trak. The Seinfeld influenced project is a holdover for Wale's upcoming album, The Album About Nothing, which now has a scheduled release date of March 31st. Festivus includes features from Chance the Rapper, Ab-Soul, ASAP Ferg, Pusha T, and Fat Trel, among others.
Scarface recently made headlines for venting about the music industry executives who control hip-hop, saying they don't really care about the culture or the craft. Well, it looks like the Houston legend will be taking control of his own music and will be releasing a new album soon.
Frank Ocean made the news recently when he bravely wrote an open letter to his fans coming out. Since then, he's released two singles off his upcoming album, including "Pink Matter" last night, which features the elusive Andre 3000. Shortly after, Frank Ocean decided to release the entire album stream for Channel Orange.Listen to the album in its entirety below.
ASAP Rocky's "A.L.L.A." & Boosie's "Touch Down 2 Cause Hell" First Week Sales Jun 2, 2015 at 06:44pm 45,894 Views
ASAP Rocky's first album arrived after "Fuckin' Problems," still the rapper's biggest single to date, so when A.L.L.A. was designed as a vessel devoid of hits, big numbers were not necessarily expected.Nevertheless, Rocky's Dangerdoom and Yams-helmed sophomore effort has moved a considerable number of copies, selling 116,131 units in traditional sales and 143,483 with streams.
August Alsina recently had a show in Louisiana, and he decided to invite one lucky female fan on stage, little did she know just how lucky she was about to get.
Meek Mill Previews "Dreams Worth More Than Money" Tracks On Instagram Jan 2, 2015 at 02:17pm 66,116 Views
Since Meek Mill was freed from jail about a month ago, we haven't heard any new solo tracks, so hopefully that means he's been hard at work in the studio. Today, we get some form of confirmation via his Instagram, where he's been sharing snippets of new songs from Dreams Worth More Than Money, one of which apparently features Chris Brown. Check them out below. #2015
A$AP Rocky Apologizes To Jason Collins, For Seeming Homophobic At MTV VMAs Sep 10, 2013 at 10:57am 240 Views
During the 2013 MTV Video Awards, A$AP Rocky was on stage with Jason Collins – who famously came out to the media this summer – and introduced Macklemore’s “Same Love” which deals with the subject matter of equality and having an open mind towards people of varying sexuality. Inadvertently, the rapper gave Collins a strange look while they were introducing Macklemore, and it instantly b
Cash Money is an indisputable empire, and at the helm, sits Birdman--and, behind the scenes, his brother Slim. In its nearly 25 years of existence, Cash Money has become one of the most successful hip-hop labels of all-time, though many of its living legends look back on their Cash Money days with disdain. When Cash Money and Young Money joined forces, the empire looked to be unstoppable.
The proven businessman seeks to extend his reach and build a network that promotes real diversity.
YG's follow up to his acclaimed debut album, My Krazy Life (which is sure to make it's way on to many year-end lists), is a soundtrack for his short film "Blame It On The Streets."
Idan Ravin, a personal trainer to some of the NBA's biggest names, recently took part in a piece for the New Yorker, in which he gives some funny insight into the lives of your favorite superstars.
When Vibes officially drops tomorrow, it will mark Theophilus London's first project since 2012's Rose Island Vol. 1 tape. Working on the project with Kanye West, who executive produced the album, London had some stories to share with us when he visited our NY office recently.
Back in October, noted marijuana enthusiasts Berner and B-Real linked up for a project called Prohibition, and now they’re back for round 2. Originally intended for release on Monday, 4/20, the two decided to treat fans by offering up the sequel a few days early.
We're seeing a few new rap entries grace the Billboard 200 this week, with new albums out from Lil Durk and Dom Kennedy. Durk's debut, Remember My Name, has been a long time coming, so long in fact, that it appears fans may have lost hope. Even with its release, it's received sub-par reviews. It may not have been a complete flop, but it didn't crack the top 10 for its debut.
Nicki Minaj Felt Disrespected By Tyga Over "Truffle Butter" Leak, Is Banking On Lil Wayne & Birdman Working Things Out Mar 5, 2015 at 03:00pm 102,044 Views
There's a whole lot of drama going on at Cash Money these days, but for the most part, there's only a couple of major figures we've heard from directly. Lil Wayne and Tyga have made their feelings clear, but artists like Nicki Minaj and Drake have been less clear about taking sides (though conspiracy theories suggest Drizzy's whole new tape could be read as a middle finger to Birdman).
What are the necessary ingredients to a great hip hop show? Well, there's a crowd, a good sound system, a capable DJ, a charismatic performer and lights, but then there are the factors that go largely unseen by attendees.
Future Reportedly Suing Drake For $1.5 Million After Being Dropped From Tour [Update: Future Confirms He'll Be On Tour] Oct 17, 2013 at 03:15pm 184,507 Views
It seems like Future's comments about Nothing Was The Same have cost him his opening slot on Drake's "Would You Like A Tour". According to Page Six, Drizzy requested that Future be taken off the tour the day the controversial quote was released.
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