A Tribe Called Quest get the #TBT treatment.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
The Game Facing Felony And Misdemeanor Charges For Punching Off-Duty Cop Jul 1, 2015 at 01:54pm 9,625 Views
The Game appeared in court Monday to face charges related to an incident in which he punched an off-duty cop in a pick-up basketball game; Page Six reports that he was charged with one felony count of making criminal threats and one count of misdemeanor assault and battery. The rapper pleaded not guilty.
Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm 34,937 Views
Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.
Game has been getting us hyped for his upcoming album, The Documentary 2, with big collabs with DeJ Loaf and Meek Mill. Though we've long missed the initial January 18 released date, Game tells Revolt TV that the album will be out this summer, still in time for the 10th anniversary of The Documentary. The album will be out on June 30, which also happens to be his son's birthday.
Very few tracks were able to hang on to their Top 10 spots this week. Fetty Wap was one of few artists to prove he has staying power, if his BET Awards performance didn’t do it for you. Let’s get to it. 10) Chris Brown – Liqour
Iggy Azalea Shades Britney Spears Over Lacklustre "Pretty Girls" Single Jun 29, 2015 at 03:22pm 13,990 Views
Girl power united on Britney Spears new single "Pretty Girls" which features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. The song was pretty horrible, even our audience gave it a "NOT FEELING IT" rating (only thing worse is "MAKE IT STOP").
Bobby Shmurda has been appropriately quiet on the new music front since his lock-up. Being a relatively new rapper at the time he was pinched, it's understandable that he doesn't have hoards of unreleased music in the stash a la Gucci Mane.
Who Had The Better Verse: Chris Brown Vs. Tyga ("Fan Of A Fan 2" Edition) Jun 15, 2015 at 02:38pm 12,890 Views
It’s always a joyous occasion when Chris Brown and Tyga link up. The two party boys aren't here to strain your mind necessarily, rather, they're here to ensure you have a good time with easy-listening, pop-leaning music.
Rich Homie Quan Bailed On BET Awards After He Was Cut From Main Stage Jun 29, 2015 at 03:43pm 24,046 Views
Rich Homie Quan has one of the biggest rap songs in the country right now, so it only made sense that he was scheduled to perform his hit, "Flex" on the main stage at the BET Awards. However, when he arrived at the event, he was told that he'd been downgraded to headlining the small stage at the red carpet, and naturally, it had him feeling some type of way.
Kendrick Lamar Reveals Meaning Behind "To Pimp A Butterfly" Album Title Mar 31, 2015 at 07:48pm 45,689 Views
To Pimp a Butterfly is still sitting at #1 on the charts, though two weeks after its release, Kendrick Lamar just shared some revelatory information about his most ambitious project to date.
Young Thug & London On Da Track Announce "Slime Season" Mixtape Jun 22, 2015 at 10:36am 13,094 Views
Young Thug leaks have been popping up every other day lately, while the rapper preps his official debut album, Hy!£UN35. Although the Atlanta native doesn't appear too bothered by the leaks, he's taken to Instagram to reveal more official releases are on the way, with a joint mixtape produced by London On Da Track.
It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium. He was hip-hop's greatest hopes and society's biggest fears all in one.
Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake Feb 20, 2015 at 11:03am 29,602 Views
Kanye West's highly anticipated interview with The Breakfast Club hit the web this morning, and at 57 minutes long, there's a lot of information and gems packed into it.
Rick Ross Arrested After Allegedly Pistol-Whipping Groundskeeper Jun 24, 2015 at 09:33am 27,628 Views
Rick Ross was reportedly arrested Wednesday morning in Fayette County, Georgia on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery charges.
Well this is unfortunate. G-Unit member Kidd Kidd was arrested and taken into custody Tuesday night before the XXL Freshmen concert in New York City.
ScHoolboy Q Says He's Dropping His Album "After Jay Rock" On Twitter Jun 20, 2015 at 01:36pm 30,334 Views
ScHoolboy Q has been uncharacteristically quiet since the release of his debut physical album, Oxymoron, last year, surprisingly not even making an appearance on Kendrick Lamar's recent album, To Pimp A Butterfly. The lack of features we've heard from Q may have something to do with his focus on a follow-up LP, which he briefly spoke on in a Twitter Q&A today.
J. Cole Talks About How Sha Money XL Tried To Get 50 Cent To Sign Him Aug 28, 2013 at 11:32am 14,775 Views
J. Cole collaborated with 50 Cent this past year for "New York Times," a bonus track on Born Sinner. This was our first taste of a 50 x Cole collaboration, but what would it have been like if Cole and Fif were frequent collaborators? In a new interview with VIBE, the rapper talks about how Sha Money XL had tried to get 50 to sign J. Cole before Cole went with Roc Nation.
ASAP Rocky decided to surprise his fans Monday night and release his highly anticipated sophomore album, At.Long.Last.ASAP, a week earlier than the expected June 2 release date.
Lil Wayne Claims That Drake & Nicki Minaj Might Leave Young Money Because Of Birdman Jun 22, 2015 at 10:04am 73,868 Views
The Lil Wayne/Birdman drama is far from over, although it's quieted down for a minute. Weezy has still been taking every opportunity possible to distance himself from his Cash Money affiliates, and he recently announced a release date for the Free Weezy Album, a non-apologetic jab at Birdman and CM, whom Wayne previously said was holding him prisoner.
In 2013, Eminem set the record for the most words used in one song, due to his blindingly fast verses on "Rap God". Unfortunately, his 1560-word record has now been bested, and chances are you've never heard of the guy who did it.
Joell Ortiz is currently prepping a new project with storied producer !llmind, but as soon as their album Human drops next month, it looks like he could be right back into rollout mode with Slaughterhouse. In a new interview, the crew member revealed that the foursome's highly anticipated album Glass House has been completed.
If Def Jam taught us anything, it's to respect the DJ. The DJ is responsible for the perpetuation of the art form that is hip-hop. Without DJs, there'd be no medium for the streets and masses to access the music they crave.
It appears that Childish Gambino was in the studio last night working on a new album. According to the Twitter account of Los Angeles singer Aaron Michael Gutierrez, the rapper brought in a 50-person choir to cut five brand new songs. Sounds promising!!
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list.
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