Meek Mill requested that his DJ stop playing Future during his set at Made In America.
A video of Meek Mill performing at Made In America fest is travelling around twitter real quick today, and so far, the knee jerk reaction is that Meek dissed his regular collaborator, Future. While that seems like an overly simplistic reading of what Meek said during his set yesterday, the way he talked about Future's music did seem a bit dismissive.
After a four album run with Interscope, 50 Cent is about to release his very first project as an independent artist next week. While we already heard most of the tracks, thanks to Fif’s weekly roll-out plan, we can now stream the entire album for free thanks to the good folks at DJ Booth.
GoldLink just shared his new record "Dark Skinned Women," and just when you felt his new album And After That, We Didn’t Talk couldn't get any closer, he's bumped up the release date.Originally scheduled to drop on November 13th, the album will now impact this Friday, November 6th.
The other week a report surfaced that Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, had to cancel a string of U.S. tour dates because he was not allowed to re-enter the United States.
Every now and then we get a peak at how rappers are truly living, when their tour riders leak online. Recently, Future's rider revealed that the rapper makes approximately $150,000 for a 45-minute performance, and we saw that Rae Sremmurd demand a stripper pole in their backstage room.
Future is one of the hottest rappers out, and part of that has to do with the sheer volume of music he's released in the last year -- but it wouldn't mean anything if the quality wasn't there too.
Diddy has been taking secret singing lessons to prepare for his first record release with new group Diddy Dirty Money. The Bad Boy Records boss has teamed with singer Kalenna Harper and former Danity Kane member Dawn Richard to form the new trio, which is set to debut its first album, Last Train to Paris, in September.
The BasedGod curse is a powerful thing. Just ask James Harden, whose poor performance tonight helped contribute to Houston's third consecutive loss of over 20 points. Though he hasn't quite delivered another spell just yet, Lil B has recently directed his disapproving gaze upon a musician.
Atlanta Hawks' forward Michael Scott is known more for his outrageous choice of ink, than for his actual play on the court. Scott did throw down one of the best dunks of the post-season last year, but that isn't enough to overshadow the hoard of smiles faces stamped on his arms.
Juvenile’s 400 Degreez was released in 1998, 16 years ago today. Solely produced by Mannie Fresh, it was Juvenile’s third studio album and first album released on a major label. 400 Degreez was the follow up to the NOLA artist’s previous 1997 release, Solja Rags.
Taylor Bennett is an up-and-coming artist, but many still know him primarily as the younger brother of Chance The Rapper. The Chicago emcee was arrested on Thursday after turning himself in for the beating of a man at a college party last month.
Travi$ Scott is not only opening for The Weeknd on a stadium tour every night, he's getting turnt even further at shows that follow his opening sets, in whichever city he happens to be in. In some cases, these are shows in between "The Madness" shows.
L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is catching quite a tongue-lashing from rappers, after a recording of him expressing extremely racist views hit the internet earlier today, telling his girlfriend that she should not bring black people to his games. While Meek Mill leveled Sterling with the title of the "definition of racism", Snoop Dogg may have just one-upped him in terms of name-calling.
The most gratifying events in music are the moments where you can literally hear the construction in the artist’s mind, the building onto the promise of greatness. While not a guarantee, Days Before Rodeo provides the listener with the glimpses of the incredible, long-ranging capabilities of Travi$ Scott.
Kevin Durant was unable to help his team on the court last night as they put on an atrocious offensive display and fell to the Rockets, 69-65. That said, KD was still doing his best to help out his squad by getting in the head of Dwight Howard, repeatedly telling him 'You're a p***y. '
TDE hosted their second annual holiday concert yesterday at Nickerson Gardens, the Watts, CA housing projects where Jay Rock and TDE head honcho Anthony "Top Dog" Tiffith grew up.
Future just released his new album, Honest, this week, and while it's got its share of ballads, much of the record has a more aggressive tone than fans may have been expecting from it's pre-delay rollout. Turns out, Future scrapped the album that was meant for a November release and started fresh, though it seems we will be hearing much of the material in a new album released later this year.
It looks like we’re that much closer to hearing Jay Rock’s highly anticipated sophomore album 90059. Tonight, the project was made available for pre-order on iTunes, which ultimately shared the album’s cover art and official tracklisting as well.
EarthGang is a breath of fresh air coming out of the Atlanta scene, a duo that veers into the experimental as a means to make sense of their reality.
At a 90059 listening party in LA over the weekend, Jay Rock revealed that the album would feature a brand new Black Hippy posse cut called "Vice City." There hasn't been such a collaboration since 2013's "U.O.E.N.O.
There has been no artist in our culture that has had a more storied four years than The Weeknd. The Scarborough, Canada native currently sits in a pop music position that he probably never had imagined himself in. When House Of Balloons dropped in March of 2011, no one knew who or what The Weeknd was.
Most of the key roles in the upcoming N.W.A biopic, Straight Outta Compton, were filled last summer, but it now appears that the film will feature smaller appearances by other noteworthy rappers of the day.
Followers of 50 Cent and Diddy on Instagram know that they are currently embroiled in a bitter vodka war, with 50's Effen vodka dueling it out against Diddy's Ciroc. Recently things have escalated, with 50 using the hashtag #nopuffyjuice to encourage his fans to boycott Ciroc. Now French Montana has entered the fray and aligned himself firmly in the camp of Puff "Ciroc Obama" Daddy.
Rick Ross just got off house arrest, and while he's happy to be a free man, the time spent in seclusion gave him a lot of time to reflect -- ultimately inspiring the material for his upcoming studio album Black Market.
Close to two decades after Tupac Shakur was murdered on the Los Vegas strip, the rapper's murder remains unsolved.
This was hard. This was really hard. Mostly because we love all of Kanye West's albums. They've each played a unique role in the progression of hip-hop (and music in general), each pushing the boundaries of his sound and offering something new to the table.However it's fun to really dissect a great artist's work, and Kanye's is no different.
The rapper was pinched and released several hours later on suspicion of making terrorist threats. Juelz Santana was arrested earlier this week in New Jersey on suspicion of making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct.
In two days time, UK fans of the veteran singer were expecting her to perform at London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire. Ms. Hill, who recently did a few covers for the Nina Simone tribute album Nina Revisited….A Tribute To Nina Simone, has cancelled the show after apparently being unable to travel to London for legal reasons.
Some people have been upset by Kylie Jenner's use of cornrows, claiming that it constitutes cultural appropriation. In his recent appearance on "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," The Game firmly distanced himself from that line of thinking. "Personally, I think that it's really ignorant when people get mad because someone cornrows their hair," he explained.
While quickly becoming one of the biggest R&B stars in the game, August Alsina has quietly been dealing with a horrible eye disease, one that has left him blind in his left eye, and with deteriorating vision in his right.