• Jay-Z Producing Music For The Film "The Great Gatsby" [Update: Beyonce & Andre 3000 To Cover Amy Winehouse For The Soundtrack]
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    Jay-Z's at a point in his career where he doesn't only have to do hip-hop to get love from his vast array of fans. The rapper is foraying into jazz territory as a producer for the upcoming flick "The Great Gatsby," directed by Baz Luuhrmann.Apparently Hov was introduced to Luuhrman by, who else, but Leonardo DiCaprio. The introduction resulted in the music mogul becoming an executive producer on...
  • J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Defend Bill Cosby Following Rape Allegations, Say He "Gets A Pass"
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    You may know J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League for their many production credits on Rick Ross' albums, including his "Maybach Music" series. The trio of beatmakers have a very good reputation for making luxurious instrumentals filled with live instrumentation, but as of last night, they may have trouble getting work for a while. While it's unclear which member of the group was handling the Twitter account...
  • Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Jay-Z & "K.Dot" With Bullet Magazine
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     In the latest "Wild Issue" of Bullet Magazine, Kendrick Lamar chopped it up with Ben Barna about his new found fame, the success of Jay-Z, and the origins of his nickname "K. Dot".  The 25-year old Compton rapper also spoke on some other topics in the full article spread, which can be read here. But for now, check out some of the highlighted points from his interview below: On becoming...
  • Ace Hood Drops Highly Anticipated "Starvation 3" Mixtape
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    Ace Hood started 2013 off with the release of his Starvation 2 mixtape, and he's starting 2014 off in a similar fashion. The We The Best rapper has delivered the highly anticipated new installment in the series, Starvation 3, which finds him handling the majority of the project solo. He has recruited a few friends to help him out however, enlisting We The Best labelmates Mavado and Vado on...
  • Stream Devin The Dude's "One For The Road" Album
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    Devin The Dude is back with another slice of his smoked-out everyman rap, and while the project is due out next week, he's made it available to stream in full until the release date. The new project from Devin features guest appearances from Rob Quest, Jugg Mugg, Rum, DNA, Angela Williams and more.  One for The Road hits iTunes October 15th. You can pre-order it here.
  • Joey Bada$$ Named Creative Director Of Ecko Clothing
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     Following the footsteps of other big name artists, Joey Bada$$ is now the latest to be in control of a notable clothing line with Ecko Unltd.Joey spoke of the position unintentionally in a recent interview with Fuse TV while at the Ecko headquarters in New York City. While going over some of his fashion ideas and visions, he accidentally spilled the beans...
  • Nas To Release "Lost Tapes 2" And Posthumous Pimp C Album On Mass Appeal Records
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    When Nas' contract with Def Jam runs out later this year, it appears that the veteran MC won't be without a label to call home. As previously reported, Nas will launch Mass Appeal Records, and now it seems like he'll be releasing projects on the label too.  Billboard reports that the Queens MC will be releasing a compilation of unreleased material entitled Lost Tapes 2, as well as...
  • J. Cole Recorded With Dr. Dre
    Dr. Dre paid J. Cole the ultimate compliment when he said that he was a fan. But this isn’t exactly news to the Roc Nation rapper. Cole reveals to Rap-Up.com that he has met the hip-hop icon before and the two may even have a collaboration in the bag. Without disclosing too much, Cole acknowledges that he and Dre have something brewing. “I did some work with Dr. Dre, without going...
  • DJ Mustard Announces Debut Album Title
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    Album or not, DJ Mustard is more than set up to take over the summer. Building his catalog of hits every day, Mustard already loaded YG with a stack of bangers for his album, My Krazy Life, and his collaborations with Tinashe, Kid Ink, and Jennifer Lopez continue to gain momentum. Still, Mustard will be releasing a full length project this summer, and it now has an official title. Sticking with...
  • Iggy Azalea Reveals Tracklist For "The New Classic"
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    Iggy Azalea is working on her debut album, The New Classic, slated for release in the fall. She's already dropped her single "Bounce" and is gearing up to drop another, "Change Your Life," featuring her Hustle Gang boss, T.I.  Today Iggy revealed the tracklist for her LP, although no features yet. Check out the tracklist below. 1. Walk The Line2. Goddess3. Don’t Need y’all4....
  • Lecrae Says He'd Love To See More Substance In Hip Hop And Responds To Critics
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    HNHH: You were the first rapper to win a Grammy for a gospel album - What was the first thing that ran through your mind when you found out? LECRAE: I was on the red carpet talking to Baron Davis and he was telling me he wanted me to do an interview with Nas and 2chainz and it was getting around the time for my category to be announced. I’m thinking "I’m not about to win this anyway"...
  • Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
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    Nicki Minaj has already been named one of top hip hop earners of the year, and she hasn't shown any signs of stopping on the business front. Following her successful audio ventures with the Pink Pill speakers and urBeats in-ear buds, Nicki has decided to team up with Dr. Dre once again to launch her very own line of Beats Pro Headphones. The "Pink Pros" naturally share the same color aesthetic...
  • Bangladesh Announces Debut Album Title
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    Producer Bangladesh has revealed the title for his debut album.Bangladesh is best known for producing Lil Wayne's "A Milli," and Gucci Mane's "Lemonade." He dropped his first mixtape Passport Music in 2009. His first studio album will be called Flowers & Candy and it's "coming real soon." He released the first single, "100" last week. It features Pusha T, Jadakiss & 2...
  • Gucci Mane: "I'm Writing A Novel About My Life"
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    Though we still haven't gotten "The Gucci Mane Movie" that the rapper's frequently mentioned in his songs since 2009's The State Vs. Radric Davis, a book may be on the way. Though Gucci's currently 11 months through a recently-mandated 39 month jail sentence, he (or one of his associates) tweeted that he is "writing a novel about [his] life."  Im writing a novel about my life "The...
  • Mister Cee To Resign From Hot 97 [Update: Listen To His Final Mix]
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    Mister Cee has come dangerously close to resigning from HOT 97 in the past, with reports that he would do so shortly after allegations of his use of prostitutes came about last year. In the end, Cee decided to stick with the station, but a message from Funkmaster Flex now reveals that the beloved DJ will be officially resigning as of today. No word on the reasoning behind his departure, but Cee...
  • Logic Reveals Artwork And Title Of Debut Album [Update: Deluxe Edition Artwork Revealed]
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    One of the most anticipated albums of the remainder of 2014 has to be Logic's upcoming commercial debut. Today, Complex unveiled the artwork and title of the upcoming album, set to drop "later this year." It's called Under Pressure, and the artwork is above. Logic described the project to Complex thusly: "The album title and artwork came effortlessly but it was a journey getting there. I...
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