Lil B set to speak at UCLA this week.
Lean is by no means a new craze in hip-hop. Since the early days of DJ Screw, promethazine mixed with codeine and Sprite has been the recipe for many southern classics. Though purple drank originated in Houston, it has slurred its way into Atlanta, New Orleans, and just about every other hip-hop metropolis in the country.
ASAP Rocky's A.L.L.A. is set to hit stores next month, but we still don't know a whole lot about it. At this point, we're taking any news we can get, and some tweets from HOT 97's Deanii Digital have given us a couple of clues as to what to expect from Rocky's sophomore outing.
Nicki Minaj & Beyonce's "Feeling Myself" Video Is Available Exclusively On TIDAL May 18, 2015 at 05:07pm 44,030 Views
As many of you are still on the fence about TIDAL, what better way to lure you in than with a screenshot of two of the hottest women in the world side-by-side in a kiddie pool. After the jump, unfortunately, you'll need to roll out the credit card details to see Nicki and Bey in action.
Iamsu! is headed out on his Eyes On Me tour later this year, and while he already has plenty of material to perform, from his 2014 debut album, Sincerely Yours, to his large catalog of mixtape work, the Bay Area rapper has decided to share one more project before he takes off.
We're in midst of a major shift in hip-hop right now, where rappers are taking matters into their own hands. Major labels like Interscope, Def Jam, and Atlantic Records seem to be having less control over their artists. The tide is changing, and the result is a mainly positive one. Fans are receiving music how they want, when they want, from their favorite artists without the major-label hassle.
Dom Kennedy has taken a back seat when it comes to music, after releasing Get Home Safely just over a year ago. He's been keeping himself busy by touring in support of the album, but still, fans are fiending for some new music from the chilled out L.A. rapper.
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.
See The Tracklist To Jamie Foxx's "Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses" May 3, 2015 at 02:50pm 16,913 Views
If you didn't get enough of Jamie Foxx's chops on the national anthem before last night's #MayPac fight, the 47-year-old Renaissance man has a new album on the way: Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses."
Despite the fortuitous shift in the music industry, the status of Jay Z and Kanye West remains unblemished. For over a decade, Hov and Ye anchored the remaining bits of Roc-A-Fella by extinguishing rays of doubts with timeless material. Since Reasonable Doubt, nobody questioned Jay’s lyrical prowess. He embodies consistency and longevity.
Toronto Sounds: A Look At The Relationship Between Drake & The Weeknd Sep 10, 2013 at 12:19pm 60,405 Views
Since 2011, Drake and The Weeknd have dominated the thriving hip-hop/R&B scene in Toronto, though their relationship hasn't always been squeaky clean. Now, with The Weeknd's new album out today, and Drake's following soon after, the spotlight has never been brighter. Will Drizzy and The Weeknd continue to feed off each other? Or will the two finally go their separate routes.
Both Ab-Soul and Isaiah Rashad have been noticeably absent from our lives. TDE definitely embraces the motto, "quality over quantity," often taking their time between project releases. Since Soulo's These Days...
Over the past couple months, Fabolous has been treating our Friday nights with vicious freestyles over some classic 90’s themed instrumentals. Looking to capitalize off all its success, Fab has decided to compile all of his recent freestyles into a new mixtape simply titled Friday Night Freestyles of course.
King Louie speaks the truth: “They say you can make it anywhere, if you make it in Chicago.” The city notoriously known as Chiraq has been long overshadowed by gang violence, and those fortunate enough to make it out the trap are considered heroes. You know the statistics; Chicago has more murders than the war in Iraq. To cope with the violence, the city’s youth created drill music.
Azealia Banks' career has been stagnating lately, as she hasn't released any new music since last October and often seems more focused on starting Twitter beef than working on albums. Much of that is due to her dissatisfaction with her record label, Universal Music Group, which became known in January after she tweeted some less-than-positive things about her deal.
A Bunch Of Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug Songs Leaked, Including Drake-Featured "Tell Me Why" Dec 11, 2014 at 02:08pm 62,081 Views
Someone's got a leak. Rich Homie Quan already popped up with two new records today, one, his official remix of "Blah Blah Blah" with Ty Dolla $ign, Fabolous and DeJ Loaf, and the other, a collaboration with Young Thug "Ain't Trippin." Now a slew of records with Thugga and Rich Homie have hit the web, all labeled as leaks off the forthcoming Tha Tour Part 2 project from Rich Gang.
Stream Drake's Surprise Mixtape "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" Feb 12, 2015 at 11:25pm 1,031,588 Views
The rumors were indeed "kinda" true. Instead of a free mixtape though, Drizzy Drake decided to come through and surprise us with a brand new album called If You’re Reading This Its Too Late.
Last month, paparazzi caught some pictures of Machine Gun Kelly and Amber Rose hanging out together, which led to inevitable dating rumors, and now MGK's spoken on the matter on Hot 97. Read an excerpt of his interview belwo, and watch the full thing at the bottom of the page.
If you thought Meek Mill's Dreams Are Worth More Than Money would never come out, Meek posted eleven Instagram videos during his studio session last night. Nice to see Meek in the studio putting in work, and also nice to get a taste of what we'll be hearing when DAWMTM drops (allegedly) this summer.
Juelz Santana, who is no stranger to hiatuses, dropped off his first project in years this January. In a recent interview, the Dipset rapper shared some thoughts on Dr. Dre's similarly delayed release, Detox."I'm sure he's scared of dropping [Detox]" said Juelz, explaining that the Compton legend is "competing with greatness", and has "put a hard weight on his own shoulder".
Underrated Audio is back on our mission to supply you with exciting new music you may have missed upon initial browsing, from artists who haven't quite broken the mainstream. The talent is there, the quality uncut.
Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
Last July, L.A. rapper Joe Moses saw pretty big success with his free "street album" All Out, and now, he's ready to release a more official full-length. Brackin is out now, and you can stream it and check out the tracklist below, via Spotify.
A couple week ago, Chief Keef announced that he’s working on a new album titled The Cozart, which is shaping up to host quite the lineup of features. With recent photos surfacing of Sosa in the studio with Jeremih, Yung Berg, and Lil Durk, we now have footage of what appears to be Lil Wayne on an upcoming record.
Ticket Giveaway: Joey Bada$$'s "World Domination" West Coast Leg May 19, 2015 at 02:18pm 3,178 Views
Joey Bada$$ is going to be very busy this summer, taking his talents to the Left Coast and then to other parts of the globe. Joey's "World Domination" tour with Mick Jenkins and Denzel Curry kicks off with "Phase 1: Westside Connection," for which we'll be giving away tickets. We've got 1 pair of tickets to give away for each stop on the list below.
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