Ty Dolla $ign's album will not be out June 2nd as previously reported.
Lil Bibby teased fans regarding the long-awaited trilogy finale Free Crack 3 by posting the mixtape cover art to Instagram. "Ready???" he asked.
Good news continues to roll in for Mac Miller fans this week. After finding out that his third studio album is “all done,” we now have the title and release date for the anticipated project.
After taking a break last week to let Dr. Dre announce his new album (you know, no big deal), OVO Sound Radio returned to Apple Music yesterday evening. While not quite as big of an event as it was in past weeks (no new Drake tracks this time), the show still managed to dominate the conversation, as it's done since it debuted last month.
Tracklist For "The Great Gatsby" Soundtrack Features New Music From Jay-Z, Beyonce, Andre 3000 & More [Update: Listen To Album Snippets] Apr 16, 2013 at 06:26pm 2,063,447 Views
We heard previously that Jay-Z would have a hand in the highly anticipated film "The Great Gatsby," serving as executive producer alongside the writer/producer/director, Baz Luhrmann, and Anton Monsted, the executive music producer.
PartyNextDoor has quickly become a fan favorite r'n'b singer, thanks to an OVO deal and solid stream of releases behind him. In December, the singer hit fans with four new records as part of a quick Colors EP, which also came with a world tour announcement.
The N.W.A. cart takeover is far from over. this week, nit only did Dr. Dre's new album (and accompaniment to the film), Compton, maintain its position at the top of the rap charts, but both the group's seminal album, Straight Outta Compton, and Eazy-E's effort, Eazy-Duz-It made it into the top 40.
Kevin Gates Could Be Charged For Kicking A Female Fan In Florida Sep 1, 2015 at 12:26pm 12,714 Views
Despite releasing a string of strong projects over the last few years, Kevin Gates has continued to draw attention to himself for the wrong reasons. Most recently, footage of the Baton Rouge rapper kicking a female fan at a Florida show made its way online.The clip showed a woman playfully tug on Gates' shorts, causing the rapper to forcefully kick her in retaliation.
Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella made up one of the most important rap acts of all time, but if you've seen the new biopic, Straight Outta Compton, you know they all had very strong individual personalities.
Visibility is the number one law of rap-- if they can’t see/hear/feel you, you don’t actually exist for a lot of people. But the main concern is how do you keep them interested? Tyga is one of those artists who has been cursed with a struggle between visibility and interest.
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.
CyHi The Prynce Says He Didn't Diss Kanye West On "Elephant In The Room" Aug 8, 2015 at 04:02pm 45,629 Views
We were pretty shocked earlier this week when long-silent G.O.O.D. Music MC CyHi The Prynce let loose a fiery track called "Elephant in The Room" and effectively announced his departure from the label. In a series of new tweets, he took the time to clarify some points he was making on the song, including the fact that he doesn't consider it a Kanye West diss. Read those tweets below.
After dropping No Label 2 and Rich Nigga Timeline last year, Migos have spent the months leading up to YRN The Album sharing their music in a more haphazard, less organized fashion. Plenty of this is due to album delays (and consequently Offset's continued presence in jail), as well as the usual leaks that have plagued patrons of various Atlanta studios this year.
Over the years many rappers have ventured into acting and usually watching them act on the big screen is excruciating or downright funny. But sometimes there are rare gems where that rapper surprises you and goes beyond expectations to show off a stellar performance.
The Game Says Dr. Dre Called "The Documentary 2" The Best Rap Album In 5 Years Jul 6, 2015 at 08:06pm 69,287 Views
While The Game has been promising The Documentary 2 for a while, it seems that it's actually on its way for an August release, and the rapper hasn't stopped boasting about on Instagram over the last few days.Most recently, he posted an onslaught of Dr. Dre content, proving he's got the co-sign from the Compton legend.
Chris Brown may not be an official member of the Bloods, but he's gotten the OK to throw up an L.A. set's gang signs. In response to a video Brown posted on Instagram wherein he references the Fruit Town Piru set with a series of hand gestures, a member of the gang has told TMZ that, while Brown is not an initiated member, he's affiliated enough to use the gang signs without repercussions.
Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window.
The numbers are in for The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty and they do not look good; T-Raww's latest album garnered a paltry 2,200 sales in its first week.
Jay Rock's "90059" Release Date Will Be Determined By The Number Of Pre-Orders Aug 19, 2015 at 07:32pm 21,639 Views
Pretty much every detail of Jay Rock's upcoming album, 90059, has been made available, but so far, the release date has been nowhere to be found. Today, Top Dawg has revealed the strategy behind this choice, revealing that the release date will be determined by the number of pre-orders they get for the album.
The other week, Tinashe revealed a lot of details about her forthcoming sophomore effort. The main thing she didn't reveal, though, was a title. After hitting us with a two-in-one visual yesterday for "Bet" and "Feels Like Vegas," the singer is back today with an official trailer for her new album, titled JOYRIDE.
Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake Feb 20, 2015 at 11:03am 29,966 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.
As if Drake really needs another ego boost, but his surprise mixtape-album If You're Reading This It's Too Late has officially gone platinum.
Tour Bus Shooting Suspect Allegedly Told Lil Wayne He'd "Spray His Bus" Aug 12, 2015 at 03:10pm 27,334 Views
Although we still have no idea when Jimmy Winfrey, the man accused of shooting up Lil Wayne's tour bus earlier this year, will be going to trial, new details continue to emerge in the case. The latest development involves the prosecution adding a charge of domestic terrorism to Winfrey's indictment, thanks to some new evidence of threat he made to Wayne before the shooting.
Travi$ Scott has been a huge supporter of Kid Cudi over the years, and with Rodeo just days away, Cudi thought it was about time to repay him by giving the album a big-time plug on Twitter. "Theres only one young man within the industry whos been a loyal dedicated fan & supporter of mine since day 1, its time we support him too," he wrote.
The XXL Freshman list is always a huge conversation piece in the rap world, and this year should be no different. While the wait has seemed a little longer than usual, the full list and cover has now been revealed.
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