Chicagoan emcee RondoNumbaNine has been arrested for murder.
Mac Miller's "Donald Trump" has had its fair share of trouble. First, the song's namesake, Donald Trump, seemed pleased with the track, and praised Mac for it, then he switched up his tone completely and wanted to sue Mac over it.
Young Money princess Nicki Minaj will be the subject of a one-hour expose, E! Entertainment Special: Nicki Minaj, this week. The show will feature interviews with Minaj herself along with Young Money boss Lil Wayne, rapper/producer Swizz Beatz, family, childhood friends and an elementary school teacher.
Mixtape Weezy-- somewhat of a legendary title that continues to be cited as the rapper's hungriest and most engaging form. With the release of Dedication 5, the discussion about this particular brand of Wayne was rampant once again. Was Mixtape Weezy back? or was D5 just more of the same recycled punchlines we've been hearing from his last few releases?
A month ago, a man handed Tyga a summons after posing as a fan at Tyga's LA Gear sneaker launch party in Hollywood. TMZ caught the incredibly awkward footage of Tyga getting served (see below), but, originally, we didn't know why the rapper was wanted in court.
A$AP Rocky Says Kendrick Lamar Is "Smoking Crack" If He Thinks He's "King Of New York" Aug 20, 2013 at 12:45pm 90,665 Views
We've certainly heard our share of responses and reactions to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse at this point, but it's largely been from artists who weren't actually mentioned in the bars. A$AP Rocky was among the rappers called upon by name, and in an interview with Funk Flex, he broke his silence on the verse.
Rick Ross & DJ Khaled Talk New Meek Mill Album, Announce "Self Made, Vol. 4" Apr 1, 2015 at 01:25pm 30,135 Views
For most of 2015, MMG has been focused on promoting Wale's latest The Album About Nothing, which dropped yesterday (March 31). We'll be hearing plenty more on TAAN in the coming weeks, though, in an interview with REVOLT, Rick Ross assures us there are plenty more MMG projects coming our way this year.
After lighting up the sneaker world with his exclusive Air Jordan 11 "Pantone" signed by Tinker Hatfield, Usher has finally delivered an encore. The music icon took teaser photos of two 1of1 all-gold Air Jordans. The Air Jordan 3 and the Air Jordan 9 are both doused in a metallic gold, and its not beyond the realm of possibility that they're actually 24 karat.
Back in March, we reported that The Game was involved in a brawl during a Pro-Am basketball game in L.A., allegedly punching an off-duty LAPD officer in the face and threatening to kill him. Now, he's being charged with a felony offense for the incident.
50 Cent Says Chris Brown And Kendrick Lamar Will Appear On "Street King Immortal" Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28pm 27,457 Views
In an interview with Hot 93.7 Hartford earlier this week, 50 Cent revealed he's been working on his forthcoming album Street King Immortal with Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Ne-Yo.
Eminem Is The First Artist Ever To Earn Two Digital Diamond Awards Jun 10, 2014 at 01:33pm 15,596 Views
Eminem is no stranger to receiving accolades, and today he has yet another to add to his growing list of achievements. While his latest album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, is already 2x platinum, his older music continues to rack up sales as well, going way beyond the average.
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.
Redman Announces "Muddy Waters 2" EP & LP Releases [Update: Redman Confirms "Muddy Waters 2" & Announces "Blackout! 3"] Mar 18, 2014 at 06:45pm 17,585 Views
Redman took to Twitter last night to announce the August release of Muddy Waters 2: The Preload EP, a teaser project to be followed by the release of the highly-anticipated Muddy Waters 2 in the fall. Red has apparently been working on the sequel intermittently for the past four years.
Nicki Minaj Raises An Eyebrow To Christina Milian's "Pretty On Fleek" Shirts Mar 2, 2015 at 12:50pm 58,528 Views
Pop culture references sell a lot of apparel these days, to the point that artists such as Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Katy Perry have made a point of shutting down fan-made merch on Etsy and the like. Nicki Minaj is a highly quotable rapper, so when she works an uber-trendy word into one of her raps, chances are it'll end up on a t-shirt.
Today marks the 17-year anniversary of legendary emcee Tupac Shakur's death. Pac passed on September 13th in 1996 at the age of 25 after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas left him hospitalized. We all know the story of his death, so we won't focus on that. Let's focus on his legacy.
First Week Sales For Tech N9ne's "Special Effects" & Ciara's "Jackie" May 12, 2015 at 09:58pm 19,395 Views
The first week numbers are officially in for Tech N9ne’s Special Effects album and Ciara’s Jackie. So who do you think did better?
Meek Mill and 50 Cent have had tension among their crews in the past, mainly involving the beef between Fif, and Meek's bawse, Rick Ross. However, when 50 called Meek mill to the stage at a Mixshow Live Event in Atlanta Saturday night, Meek was actually the one breaking up the beef.
The reality TV show "Road To Total Slaughter" brought battle rap into a spotlight it hasn’t seen for quite some time (if ever). In addition to being a showcase for battling in general, it shined a light on eight battlers in particular (nine if you still want to count Cortez), giving each one a chance to be seen on a much larger stage.
Bobby Shmurda and various GS9 crew members were picked up by police on Wednesday, December 17th, while recording at Quad studios in NYC. At the time, it was unclear just how serious (and how many) charges the were against the burgeoning rapper and his affiliates. Shmurda had been arrested earlier this year, but that was extremely minor in comparison.
Soulja Boy was arrested in Los Angeles the other month for carrying a loaded gun, which the cops noticed when they pulled him over for running a stop sign. Soulja responded later that the police did not have probable cause, in addition, the rapper's manager claimed Soulja had no idea there was a gun in the car.
Tracklist, Cover Art & Release Date For Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2" Nov 17, 2014 at 09:47am 39,958 Views
Kevin Gates has been featured quite a bit on the site lately, as he's delivered a few new freestyles and singles. Yesterday we got his "I Don't Get Tired" anthem featuring New Orleans native August Alsina, a reference to his heavily-used hashtag #IDGT.
Earlier today, we got a couple of clips of The Game sending shots Young Thug's way during a show in New Orleans. Ever the troll, Thugger opts to respond to anger with glee (as he did when Lil Wayne urged people not to buy Barter 6). Read his response below, and watch the Instagram video below that.
Game Explains Why He Posted A Photoshopped Photo Of Him & Tupac Nov 10, 2013 at 11:41pm 57,770 Views
The Game posted a photo earlier this week on his Instagram of him and Tupac, but it was quickly revealed that the photo was photoshopped. This brought some backlash from people that thought the Compton rapper was trying to dupe fans into thinking he had met 'Pac before his untimely death.
YG had a pretty strong debut album, which dropped a week ago today, My Krazy Life. The album brought that new West Coast sound to the masses, with plenty of DJ Mustard production and a cohesive theme tying it all together. Today the first week sales for My Krazy Life have been revealed via HitsDailyDouble, and they're not too shabby.
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