ASAP Rocky shares some thought on his upcoming tour with Tyler, The Creator, and his stoned studio sessions with ScHoolboy Q.
The time has come. The Weeknd’s highly anticipated second studio LP, Beauty Behind The Madness, has officially dropped on iTunes today. Laced with 14 records, the follow up to 2013’s Kiss Land features guest appearances from Ed Sheeran, Labrinth, and Lana Del Ray. Meanwhile, production is handled by the likes of Kanye West, Mike Dean, Max Martin, and more.
Chance the Rapper's collaboration game is on point. After linking up with Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment for Surf, Donald Glover sniping on Twitter that him and Chance have a EP in the works, and his recently announced collab with Kanye West, Chance is now saying he made a whole project with Lil B.
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Chance The Rapper and Lil B's collection of freestyles was released two days ago, for free. Chalk-full of positive moments from both MCs, the tracks are more proof that these are two role models hip hop could definitely use.
The official release of The Weeknd's sophomore album, Beauty Behind the Madness, is right around the corner. With the album hitting shelves and the e-streets tomorrow, we're taking things back today to see how well you remember some of the r'n'b singers early material.
The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness is out today, and there were a ton of talented hands on the project. Of course, you know the megastars like Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, and Lana Del Rey, but there are also a slew of lesser known producers and writers that helped to shape this massive 2015 release.
The backyard patio at Alife in Manhattan's Lower East Side reeked of weed and anticipation as hundreds of fans patiently waited for Jay Rock to come out and share 90059, the culmination of four years of hard work. When he finally hopped up on the mini-stage in a white tee, he wasted no time getting into it.
The I-95 ATL to DC corridor is still alive, as Zaytoven and Shy Glizzy announced today that they have a joint tape coming out soon by the named of For Trappers Only.
French Montana "Mac And Cheese: The Album" Release Date Revealed Aug 28, 2015 at 02:54pm 9,859 Views
French has been making the interview rounds, appearing yesterday on Hot 97 and The Breakfast Club, which tends to signals that new material on the way. Indeed, during the taping of a Rap Radar Podcast episode that will air next Tuesday, he told YN and B. Dot that Mac and Cheese: The Album has a release date of October 30.
Drake was already seen as something of a religious figure in his city even before he introduced the "6 God" pseudonym, but now he's officially been acknowledged by a local church.In what can only be described as an attempt to appeal to youth, C3 Church Toronto has put up a Billboard that references Drake's new name for the city, reading; "For God So Loved The 6".
Talented, eccentric, South Carolina-bred producer Toro y Moi has been dropping tapes left and right and working with a broad assortment of rap artists. He finally dropped on album this afternoon, seemingly on a whim, via a simple Instagram announcement and a link to the files in his personal Dropbox account.
OG Maco & Boi-1da Go At Each Other Over Meek Mill's Allegations Jul 22, 2015 at 12:04pm 42,983 Views
The twitter drama isn't over just yet. We just reported on how Peter Rosenberg went at Charlamagne Tha God for encouraging the Meek Mill/Drake beef, but they're not the only two who are involving themselves in the "does Drake write his own lyrics" debate.
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.
Omarion is gearing up for a new album, Reasons, to follow up his recent release Sex Playlist. The MMG-signed singer found a new wave of success with his hit single "Posed To Be," which he discusses in our recent interview-- despite being around for quite some time, somehow that record turned out to be the biggest one of his career.
Young Buck is getting off pretty easy for his recent attempt at piss forgery. After a recent report that he was looking at five years in prison for faking a drug test in May, a judge ruled that he must complete a treatment program, serve 100 hours of community service, and pay a $7,500 fine, reports TMZ.
Chris Brown has been making some bizarre headlines lately. After getting a pair of huge tattoos on the back of his head earlier this week, he revealed in a segment with US Weekly that he owns 14 Burger Kings.
Chevy Woods Announces "The 48 Hunnid Project" With Art & Tracklist Jul 15, 2015 at 12:18pm 4,949 Views
Recently Chevy Woods dropped off a hard-hitting new single featuring DeJ Loaf, "All Said And Done," detailing stories of street life. The TGOD rapper is following that up today by revealing the details of the project the song is attached too.
The Weeknd's New Album Is Titled "Beauty Behind The Madness," Plus An Expected Release Date Jul 9, 2015 at 02:44pm 56,695 Views
The Weeknd got the excitement and anticipation going for his third album (following up Trilogy and Kiss Land) with recent leaks like "The Hills" (more of the moody, House of Balloons-Weeknd we know and love) and "Can't Feel My Face" (Michael Jackson-esque, leaning towards radio play, but still a jam).
The #FutureHive has proved that internet hype can very much inspire actual album sales, as DS2 soars to number one, giving Hendrix not only his first number one, but doubling the sales of Honest.
Chief Keef finally released his long-awaited album, Bang 3, at the top of the month -- or at least we thought he did. Sosa quickly revealed that the solid project we received was only half of the album, and that a second disc would be arriving soon.
Ice Cube Explains Lil Eazy-E's Absence In The N.W.A Biopic, Casts MC Ren And DJ Yella Roles Jul 30, 2014 at 02:27pm 75,543 Views
Earlier this month, Lil Eazy-E, son of the deceased former member of N.W.A, made quite a fuss about not being selected to play his father in the upcoming N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" (and then later redacted his statement). Well according to Ice Cube, who's executive producing the film, Lil E was given a chance to nab the role, but "it just didn't work out."
We didn't get a new Drake project yesterday, but we pretty much got the next best thing. During OVO Sound's debut Beats 1 radio show, Champagne Papi premiered three new songs (most of them remixes) amidst sets by Oliver El Khatib and Eric Dingus. After the dust settled on all of that, though, we got something a little more cryptic with the potential to be even more exciting.
Wiz Khalifa was arrest Saturday afternoon at LAX for refusing to dismount his hoverboard. Footage reveals Wiz arguing with police before getting slammed to the ground by several cops, repeatedly urging him to "stop resisting."
It's that time of the week again. As we make our way into the weekend hours, literally, it's almost 5 PM here on the East Coast, we've readied a new Staff Picks playlist to jam.
Back when the Common-Drake beef was happening, it was rumored that tennis player Serena Williams played a part-- she was coupled up with Common before the two parted ways, and then she reportedly linked up with Drizzy. Common later admitted that Serena was indeed the fueling factor, saying, "So unfortunately the war might have been over a girl, but at the time I never said that."
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