Nov 17, 2014
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.
That single, as well as the previously-released "Out The Mud" will appear on the Baton Rouge native's upcoming...
Nov 20, 2014
J. Cole is currently bringing his album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, to different cities across the country, hosting listening sessions. If that weren't enough, he's personally inviting fans to listen to his album at his childhood home in North Carolina.
J. Cole is once again putting the fan first in his album roll out for 2014 Forest Hills Drive (although there isn't really an extensive roll...
Nov 19, 2014
Eminem and his team at Shady have really stepped up their efforts in the roll-out of their compilation double-disc album, Shady XV. Rightly so, as the album celebrates 15 years of Shady Records. After giving us a cypher with Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf and Eminem, plus some short black and white cartoons, we'll be getting one more piece of content presumably before the album arrives on Monday: a...
Nov 18, 2014
Music fans rejoiced when news broke that Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier were teaming up to create PRhyme, a rapper-producer duo as well as the title of their debut album together. With Royce's undeniable wordplay and Premier's adaptation of music from Adrian Younge's catalog and signature scratches, hip-hop enthusiasts are in for a treat, when the album drops on December 9th.
Nov 20, 2014
What's better than a matte black Lamborghini Gallardo? A matte black Lamborghini Gallardo with the lyrics of 2Pac's "Lord Knows" painted on it, if you're asking Chris Brown. The singer, who let us know his "Thug Life" status a few months ago by saying that he's "cordial" with L.A. Bloods, enlisted tattoo artist Huero to paint the custom text on his whip.
As you'll see in the gallery above, the...
The last few months have been a weird time to be a Jeremih fan. We've seen Chicago singer's Mustard-assisted jam "Don't Tell Em" rise up the charts, peaking at number 6 on the Hot 100, but seemingly nothing has come of the surprise success, with no release date in sight, as well as no video for the hit -- which is pretty much unheard of for a song with such momentum. On top of that, a strange...
Sep 18, 2013
With school back in session, we've decided to take a look at some of the rappers with college educations. Ashlee Ray goes through the list of both graduates, and College Dropouts in her latest video. Some of them may surprise you!
Check it out below.
Aug 17, 2014
Hip-hop dance crazes have become a huge part of our American mainstream culture. These dances, like the “Shmoney Dance” and the “Wobble” have gone viral due to sites like YouTube, Vine and Vimeo streaming artists’ videos containing them.
People all over the world are able to view these dances, learn them and spread the word by teaching others. It’s amazing how...
Migos and Chief Keef have had their differences in the past, but while it seemed like things had calmed down between the two camps, the beef was reignited following an alleged altercation last night in Chicago. An Instagram video posted by Migos member Offset shows the aftermath of what appears to have ben a scuffle between the trio's crew and GBE member Capo.This was later confirmed by some back...
May 2, 2014
2Pac has (allegedly) been dead for close to 18 years, but that doesn't mean that Suge Knight's ready to stop forming theories about the circumstances surrounding his death. In a new interview with TMZ, Pac's former label boss calls Puff Daddy a "bitch ass" and says that he believes that 2Pac is still alive.
Discussing his dislike for snitches and rats, Knight explains that anytime he's been...
Oct 11, 2013
Looking to spice up your Instagram feed? We have you covered. In our latest edition of Hashtagged Hotties, we've compiled a list of 8 beautiful women you can follow right now!
Check out our gallery of vixens featuring Johaniet, Beautiful April, Amy Markham and more. We've also included the Instagram link to each model, so make sure to click follow if you like what you see!...
Flume is one of the most exciting figures in dance-music culture, and it isn't even because he wants to be there. The Australian producer has carved his niche in the beat scene by making tunes big enough to get main stage approval. Not an easy task inn 2014.
Real name Harley Streten, Flume is only 23 this month, but has already worked with the likes of Lorde and Disclosure to bring his unique...
K. Michelle will be following up 2013's Rebellious Soul with a mouthful of an album, Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart, or AWBAH for short.
The singer announced the album title today via a short promo trailer for the upcoming release, which includes the album release. December 9th is turning into a busy date for artists, as Lil Wayne is also dropping (the first part of) Tha Carter V on that day. This...
Nov 17, 2014
There was some speculation made earlier today that J. Cole would be releasing a new album before the year was out. Those predictions have been confirmed. Now available for pre-order on iTunes, 2014 Forest Hills Drive is officially slated for a December 9th release date, putting Cole head-to-head with Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V. No word yet on what music is going to be make the LP, but the iTunes...
Nov 10, 2014
With Chief Keef's new-found freedom, all rules are going out the window. The rapper has been dropping a lot of leaks lately, but he's topped all of those by uploading four new mixtapes to his YouTube today.
There aren't any tracklists or credits listed, so it'll be a bit of a guessing game when you listen. We'll update you once/if tracklists arrive. For now, we've got a stream of a Crashing...
Oct 13, 2014
The American Music Awards generally isn't a heavily rap-oriented awards show, however, the big wigs in hip hop generally do get a nod, and this year is no exception. Drake and Eminem earned multiple nominations, but Iggy Azalea, Beyonce, John legend and Pharrell showed up in the most categories.Iggy, Drake, and Em will battle it out in both the Favorite Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop) and Favorite...