Michael Jordan's son responds to Yeezy's claim that he "jumped over Jumpman."
Kanye West had a lot to say on his surprise New Year's banger, "Facts," but his main target was Nike, the company he left in late 2013 in favor of a new partnership with adidas.
Good Lord, the man doesn't stop. Two weeks after his latest album, In My Feelings (Goin Thru It), which focused on his recent battle with kidney cancer, Boosie Badazz has announced he has a sequel ready for imminent release: Out My Feelings (In My Past).
Well, this is exciting news, if we can believe it. According to many users on Twitter, Young Thug made a big announcement on Periscope yesterday, sharing that both Drake and Kanye West will be featured on his upcoming project Slime Season 3 (which hasn't been cancelled, by the way).
Joey Bada$$ was just one of the many artists & celebrities to make it out to Madison Square Garden Thursday afternoon to witness Kanye West debut his new album The Life Of Pablo, along with his new Yeezy 3 clothing line as well.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and if you left your card shopping to last minute (cause really, who doesn't?), we've rounded up some hip-hop-themed Valentine's Day cards for you and your girl/boy.
"Empire" may be flashier, and definitely gets more media coverage, but "Power" is really where it's at. The TV show, which is executive produced by 50 Cent and stars the rapper as the malicious gangster (who may or may not get his just desserts), Kanan, is set to return this summer.
Young Thug's Slime Season mixtape series is currently two projects deep, with releases that were relatively close to each other, the first being in September and the second one at the end of October.
BJ The Chicago Kid's major label debut, In My Mind, doesn't actually drop until next week, but the singer has given NPR the greenlight to stream the album early. We've heard several leaks along the way, including "Church," "Man Down," "Love Inside" and more. The album contains appearances from Chance The Rapper, Buddy, Big K.R.I.T., Kendrick Lamar and more.
Well it turns out Wiz Khalifa’s new self-titled project isn’t dropping today (1/22) after all. Instead, Wiz made the project available for pre-order purchase on iTunes tonight, ultimately revealing the official artwork, release date, & tracklist in the process.
In recent years, hip-hop artists have become more and more tatted as the trend continues to grow. Once upon a time, the average rapper may have had a few selective tats on their bodies, but it's now a usual sight to see emcees with fully tatted chests, sleeves, backs and even tattoos on the face. Artists such as 50 Cent, Tyga, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa exhibit this perfectly.
Instagram thots and selfie abusers rejoice! In an effort to increase their already burgeoning Instagram video ad sales, Instagram will track and display the number of views a video receives on Instagram.
With Super Bowl 50 pitted as a matchup between dabbin', swaggin' Cam Newton and Papa John's franchise-havin' Peyton Manning, it was no surprise that the majority of the hip hop community threw its weight behind the Carolina Panthers. It is also no surprise to see that some rappers put huge stacks on the game, confident that the 17-1 Panthers could deliver one more W.
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
Wiz Khalifa may have made headlines this past week when he and Kanye West had some choice words for one another on twitter, but what better timing for all that to go down than just days before the release of his new album Khalifa.
150k Plays Later, Here's The Song That Follows Kanye West's "Real Friends" On SoundCloud | 125,291 Views
The release of Kanye West's "Real Friends" was a great moment for everyone, but it was especially important for one person in particular -- and it wasn't Ye. If you listened to West's new track all the way through on SoundCloud, the services "autoplay" function would have directed you to another "recommended" track.
Drugs are everywhere in hip-hop. Whether they're mentioned on the radio, seen in music videos, or smuggled into concerts, drugs are pretty much unavoidable in the genre. Weed, lean, pills, coke, booze, shrooms, you name it, dope's not to hard to find. Many rappers, like Juicy J or Lil Wayne, have made it clear in their music that they love getting fucked up.
Great news for any Yeezy Boost fans, not so great news for any any sneaker resellers. According to SneakerNews, the Pirate Black Yeezy Boost 350 will be re-releasing in February. The shoe originally released in August of 2015, and over $3 million was spent on eBay alone re-selling them.
Master P is getting ready to release his new album, Empire, sharing some info on the project today.
As time continues to edge its way further, a rapper's career seems to warp underneath the passing moments. For some, greater success or second stages have come to them only after years of hard work. Others have stagnated, or maybe the years have just caught up to the reality of their talent.
Drake loves to play tastemaker, especially when he's broadcasting the up and coming sounds of his hometown for all of the hip hop world to hear. Social media and now OVO Sound radio are his primary platforms for spotlighting promising Toronto artists.
Slaughterhouse emcee KXNG Crooked is just the latest artist to link up with prolific producer/DJ Statik Selektah. They've been ramping up to their collaborative album STATIK KXNG with a pair of icy freestyles reminding fans the release date -- "February 12 (Part 1)" & "February 12 (Part 2)" -- and now they release the album in full.
I know we’ve been down this road already earlier this year, but the internet is freaking out right now about what could possibly be a Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill engagement.
In the last 24 hours, rumors that OG Maco suffers from HIV or AIDS have spread across the internet. This afternoon, Maco released a statement via Instagram denying that he is living with any sort of "degenerative or deadly diseases."
The Weeknd rose up as a largely anonymous kid from Toronto who released three epic mixtapes in 2011. March, August and December each held a release date for this dude who was mixing sounds of electronica, hip-hop, dubstep, R&B, downtempo and soul in a way that had never been done before.Well, it worked.
It's been 28 months since Danny Brown released his last album Old. Like Brown, the album has aged well. But his fans are getting impatient. We've heard about Old Danny Brown. Where is the NEW Danny Brown?
Kanye West has been continuously teasing the evolving track list for Waves after news came out that the whole album would be streamed along with the reveal for Yeezy Season 3 at a live performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
There is somewhat of a divide between a club banger and a mainstream, popular hip-hop song, however, often times, the two overlap. The ever trust-worthy Urban Dictionary describes “club banger” as a term “used to describe a song to get all da bitches in the club movin.
Standing 5'5" and skinny as a rail, Connor is not your typical model ("I'm literally shaped like a 10 year old boy"). Indeed, the 22-year-old also moonlights as a creative consultant, fashion guru, social media maven, member of A$AP Mob, roommate of Fredo Santana.
Louisville's Bryson Tiller came out of nowhere at the end of last year with his breakout hit, "Don't." The song began really blowing up this year, but not before Tiller had received cosigns from artists such as Drake and Timbaland. Before releasing his debut album, T R A P S O U L, which reached No.