Beyonce surprised party goers, in Williamsburg New York at the Brooklyn Bowl, when she showed up to party with them. Beyonce showed up to support her little sister Solange, who was the DJ of the event at the club Friday night (August 6th).
Fabolous is planning to take fans back to the '90s with his upcoming album The Young OG Project, due out on Christmas day. With the '90s era of hip-hop sitting heavy in his mind, we got Loso to reel off his top five reasons on why he loves the '90s.
2014 may be remembered as one of the weakest years for rap in recent memory, but there were, however, some definite highlights, especially when it came to newcomers. Bobby Shmurda had one of last year’s biggest rap records, DeJ Loaf had one of last year’s most remixed rap records and Young Thug was one of last year’s most talked about rap artists (even if for all of the wrong reasons).
Childish Gambino Goes On Twitter Rant, Tweets "I Wanna Be A White Rapper" Aug 14, 2014 at 06:04pm 29,928 Views
Early this morning, Childish Gambino embarked upon one of the biggest Twitter rants of the year. He called his lengthy spiel a "poem," and it seems to have stemmed from someone jokingly calling him a white rapper, but in it, he touches on recent issues of race in and outside of the hip-hop world.
After Drake made a weak 'recruitment' of Kevin Durant during a show at his annual OVO Fest in Toronto, the Raptors received a $25,000 fine from the league for tampering. The NBA has since offered to drop the fine, on the condition that the Raptors fire their Global Ambassador, Drake. The Raptors refused to strip Drizzy of his title.
Although he's been passed over by the Grammys for the second consecutive year, Rick Ross is taking his latest snub in stride.
Hotel Employee Who Leaked Solange/Jay Z Footage For $250k Fired May 15, 2014 at 11:12am 24,709 Views
The Standard Hotel in NYC was looking for the culprit who leaked the now infamous elevator footage of Solange attacking Jay Z, and after a few days, they've discovered who the employee is and fired him.
Flying Lotus has been making brain-melting beats for about a decade now. The LA-based producer lives in the underground, but as the electronic music world has exploded, his music has gained the acclaim of critics and casual music listeners everywhere.
Two weeks back, Mobb Deep dropped a remix of their classic track "Survival Of The Fittest" (originally included on their debut album The Infamous Mobb Deep), and now comes an accompanying EP. It features five additional, new tracks, including "Hide Away." Stream it below, via Spotify.
After a Performance in Sao Paolo, Brasil, Tony Yayo (of G-Unit) re-ignited his "beef" with Rick Ross by publicly calling him out on twitter, saying "F*ck ricky rozay its tony rozay !!!!!!! Sau paulo brasil !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get a stamp international tony yayo."
Hip-hop star SHAWTY LO has changed the name of his record label D4L to distance himself from snap rap music - because he wants to be taken more seriously. The Atlanta, Georgia-based MC founded D4L Records with rappers Fabo, Stuntman and Mook B. in 2003, and formed hip-hop group D4L.
During the making of Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late (which just surpassed J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive in sales, by the way), his friend Travis Savoury was locked up on human trafficking charges.
Ludacris is a veteran in the game. Lyrics, beats, hit songs, a unique style; over his 10-plus year career he has obviously shown why he has been one of the most respected and successful stars in hip hop.
Here is something u won't wanna miss. Make sure you tune into the show early so you don't miss it. Eminem is getting ready to take centre stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. The rapper - who is nominated for eight trophies - will open Sunday's ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in LA, which has been transformed with a sprawling white set.
Although Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been looking cozy all over Instagram, and they were seen just about everywhere together over NBA All-Star Weekend in NYC, Nicki has yet to confirm that they're officially boo'd up. Nonetheless she's been documenting their time together way more than we ever saw her document her relationship with her ex Safaree.
Kanye West 'Power' video: Rapper brings painting to life in highly-anticipated comeback music video Aug 6, 2010 at 12:43pm 627 Views
In a Michael Jackson-esque move, Kanye West turned the debut of his "Power" music video into a bona fide TV event. In addition to a high-profile "Jersey Shore" episode lead-in to ensure maximum viewership, the video was interrupted with mini-commercials roughly every fifteen seconds on MTV.
Killer Mike Reacts To Kendrick Lamar's "Hood Politics" Shout-Out Apr 7, 2015 at 02:23pm 19,520 Views
There was certainly a lot to process on the first listen of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly, but one very immediate lines came in "Hood Politics," where K-Dot rapped "Critics want to mention that they miss when Hip-Hop was rappin’/ Motherfucker if you did, then Killer Mike’d be platinum”.Mike was quick to give thanks for the nod on social media, but in a new interview w
Bobby Shmurda has been locked up for the last few months, and it's become clear that his label EPIC Records, will not come rushing to his aid the way many, including the rapper himself, assumed. While EPIC continues to generate revenue from Shmurda's gigantic single, "Hot Nigga", they have yet to provide any support in paying his $2 Million bail.
It's been just a little over eleven months since Lil Durk announced his debut album and shared the title with us, and now we have official artwork and a release date. Remember My Name will be out on June 2nd on Def Jam. The artwork's in the gallery above.
Back in February, Hodgy Beats surprised us with Dena Tape 2, the much-anticipated sequel to his Dena Tape, released six years earlier. As the Twitter ramblings of Tyler & Earl have implied the end of Odd Future as we know it, Hodgy has quietly reminded us he's still making new music, dropping three brand new tracks on his soundcloud.
Lyrics On Big Sean's "Stay Down" Rumored To Play Part In Break-Up With Ariana Grande Apr 24, 2015 at 12:18pm 43,740 Views
Ariana Grande and Big Sean's break-up is going to be a source of fodder for at least another week, so hopefully you're not sick of it just yet.
We sensed this was coming, but now it's confirmed: Migos won't be dropping YRN Tha Album on the originally announced release date of June 16th. In a new press release, they announce that it's now scheduled to arrive on July 31.
Several independent rap releases made their way on to the Billboard charts this past week, with Ab-Soul, RiFF RaFF and G-Eazy all dropping new albums in recent times. The debut numbers for each artist have arrived today, and G-Eazy's These Things Happen LP managed to come out on top of the others. Surprised or nah?
A Track-By-Track Guide To Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" Mar 16, 2015 at 07:17pm 71,282 Views
Last night, Kendrick Lamar, or someone at Interscope, perhaps, released To Pimp a Butterfly a week ahead of its initial March 23 release date. Already the most anticipated album of the year, Kendrick's follow-up to Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City is unlike anything he's ever done, though it could've only come from the man himself.
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