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...
May 15, 2014
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. A song that makes you jump at a party.” These so called club bangers are played excessively at night...
A couple of days ago, rapper and "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" star Yung Berg was arrested after allegedly beating and choking his girlfriend -- the charge was "obstruction of breathing." Now, the incident has led to him being fired from his TV gig.
TMZ reports that the Chicago native instigated the fight after his credit card was declined "during a night out on the town," and that...
Rick Ross has wasted no time in getting into the Hood Billionaire promo, and really, he doesn't have any time to waste considering it drops on November 24th.
After delivering his single with R. Kelly "Keep Doin' That (Rich Bitch)," he follows up today with the official album artwork for Hood Billionaire. Apart from the leaks "Elvis Presley Blvd" and "Keep Doin' That," Rozay recently...
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...
Jun 18, 2014
Here's some news you most definitely need this Wednesday morning. According to gossip site Radar Online, Dr. Dre was feeling uber generous during a night out the other week, so much so that he left a waitress a $5,000 tip for some tequila shots.
As we all know, Dre made some extra pocket cash recently when Apple acquired Beats By Dre, thus he's been spending a bit extra these days, including the...
As a 17-year-old just beginning to make waves in the rap game, Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott didn't have the same life as most kids his age. He wasn't thinking about graduating high school to attend a university or enter the work force. As a matter of fact, before he even graduated high school he had formed a collective with classmates that would come to be known as Pro Era.
He's snagged production...
Mar 20, 2014
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.
The choice of...
Sep 12, 2014
Iggy Azalea has reportedly been offered a seven-figure sum for an alleged sex tape, however, the main issue is the fact that Iggy says it's not her in the tape.
Vivid Entertainment boss Steven Hirsch, whom you may or may not recall was the man behind putting out the infamous Kim Kardashian and Ray J sex tape, tells TMZ that he has seen part of the alleged Iggy footage. He claims it shows what...
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...
Apr 16, 2013
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. Now we finally get to see what the three cooked up together for the film, which has an all-star cast including Leonardo Dicaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla...
Nov 10, 2014
Back in August, Trey Songz and Chris Brown teased us about an upcoming joint tour from the two, and now today we got the official announcement, plus an added guest. With Tyga also joining in on the fun, the trio announced on Monday they will be starting 2015 on the road as part of the “Between The Sheets” Tour.
The 25-date tour will kick start on January 28th in Virginia and...
Jul 23, 2014
It seems the relationship between Busta Rhymes and Cash Money was a short-lived one. Today Bussa Bus has announced his departure from the Birdman-helmed record label.
Busta Rhymes first connected with the large roster in 2011, but during a recent visit to Shade 45's Sway In The Morning, he confirmed he's left the label. He assured fans they left on good terms.
"For me, with this...
Oct 21, 2014
Well today’s the big day. Logic’s highly anticipated debut album, Under Pressure, was finally released via Def Jam, and thanks to his camp, Visionary Music Group, fans can now stream the entire thing for free (below).
The standard edition comes with 12 records of just Logic, while the deluxe version receives an additional three records (15 all day) and two features from Childish...
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...
Sep 4, 2014
Will the public ever stop caring about Young Thug's sexual preferences? Until the rapper himself clears the air about his orientation once and for all, probably not.
The latest indication that Thugger Thugger may not be the straightest branch on the tree comes from an Instagram post in which the ATLien calls Birdman "my lover" in the caption ("Me and my lover dripping!!! Like...