Nicki Minaj has been announced as a star of the new film, "Barbershop 3".
August Alsina Gets Into Fight Backstage At Anti-Violence Concert [Update: More Details On Brawl] Jan 20, 2015 at 09:29am 62,964 Views
We've seen August Alsina lash out when he thinks necessary in the past, and this past weekend while performing in St. Louis, August got into a bit of a scuffle backstage with the show promoters.
Valentine's Day can be rather annoying in reality, with roses, teddy bears, and cards being shoved in our faces.
Earlier this week we heard from a source inside the legendary Stankonia Studios that Big Boi and Andre 3000 were working on respective solo albums which they would possibly be dropping this year. That wasn't all, word was that the two would reunite for a new OutKast album following their reunion festival tour and release of these solo efforts.
Killer Mike Reacts To Kendrick Lamar's "Hood Politics" Shout-Out Apr 7, 2015 at 02:23pm 19,907 Views
There was certainly a lot to process on the first listen of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly, but one very immediate lines came in "Hood Politics," where K-Dot rapped "Critics want to mention that they miss when Hip-Hop was rappin’/ Motherfucker if you did, then Killer Mike’d be platinum”.Mike was quick to give thanks for the nod on social media, but in a new interview w
Despite tensions running high between Lil Wayne and Birdman, and by extension, Young Money and Cash Money, YM is still keeping business alive and well, signing a new singer to their roster.
Quran Powell, a 27-year-old New Jersey native, was arrested in connection with a recent shooting at PNC Bank Arts Center following a J Cole show.
Emmis isn't having the best year. The company which owns both Hot 97 in the New York and its sister station in L.A., Power 106.1, has already lost one of the biggest names in the (hip-hop) radio business, Angie Martinez, as well as Mister Cee, and more recently, Cipha Sounds left.
Despite Offest still being behind bars, Migos' debut album is still looking like it's going to drop without any additional delays on July 31st. Songs from the project continue to drop at a consistent clip, with the latest ("Recognize") arriving mere hours ago.
Even if you don't recognize his name, you can't miss TM88. His beats under the 808 Mafia umbrella are unavoidable at this point, first fueling the South's recent reinvention of trap music, then appearing on projects by everyone from Meek Mill to Machine Gun Kelly.
Since launching earlier this month, Apple Music has swept the rug from under TIDAL’s feet and made a markedly successful splash, delivering a diverse catalogue of options for their new Beats Radio 1 feature. Providing 24/7 entertainment and quality-listening for such a large market can be challenging, but Apple has pulled it off-- especially when it comes to options for hip-hop fans.
Stephon Marbury To Play Himself In Chinese Play Called 'I Was Marbury' Aug 19, 2014 at 06:14pm 2,375 Views
As funny as it seems, Coney Island's Stephon Marbury is actually beloved in China, where he is still playing ball for the Beijing Ducks. He's become idolized to the point that he's getting his own play dubbed "I Was Marbury." Marbury will reportedly play himself in the theatrical play, which will chronicle his championship winning season in 2011-12 with the Beijing Ducks.
The other month Bangladesh's name was in the news for calling his fellow producer, Swizz Beatz, irrelevant. When the words of the "A Milli" producer launched into the internet stratosphere, Bangladesh was quick to say he never actually said that, and he blamed it on the journalist.
Robin Thicke Arrested For Marijuana Possession In New York City, New York Feb 18, 2012 at 12:29pm 9,483 Views
R&B crooner Robin Thicke was arrested in New York City, New York on marijuana possession. According to NYDN, the blue-eyed soul singer was arrested at 12:25 p.m. after patrol officers spotted him smoking a joint in a Cadillac Escalade. He was in the vehicle with another person, but was the only one arrested and charged with weed possession.
Goodbye G.O.O.D. Music, hello Warner Bros.! Common signs a deal with Warner to release his next album. It looks like Consequence may not be the only artist to jump ship from Kanye West's label. Now, one of G.O.O.D. Music's earliest and biggest successes Common may have left the label, recently signing to Warner Bros. Records.
Pharrell To Receive Golden Note Award At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards Jun 13, 2012 at 11:46am 1,803 Views
Producer Pharrell Williams will be receiving a Golden Note Award from ASCAP during the 25th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards. Pharrell will receive the award during a invite-only ceremony taking place on June 29th at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California, Los Angeles.The prestigious award is bestowed upon singers, songwriters or composers who have achieved exceptional success.
Not that Beyonce needs the money, but the pop star just inked a major deal with Pepsi for $50 million. The deal, which Beyonce addressed in a recent statement, is a hybrid project set to include commercials, as well as a multimillion dollar fund to support Bey's creative endeavors. Beyonce says of the new venture: "Pepsi embraces creativity and understands that artists evolve. As a businesswom
In an interview on RapFix Live, Curren$y says he’s backing away from a lawsuit he filed in March against Damon Dash. The suit was for $1.5 million for releasing two of Spitta’s albums without consent. Now the two have started talking again, and Curren$y feels they can settle the issue without taking the matter to court, “I rolled that up too, that's in the
XXL spoke to DJ Khaled about Rick Ross' album, God Forgives, I Don't, and supposedly there will be two Rick Ross albums dropping in 2012. "We about to give you a [release] date real soon. He was actually in the studio three days ago putting the final touches." DJ Khaled said of God Forgives, I Don't.
The league's MVP, Kevin Durant, is currently preparing to take on the world at the FIBA World Cup which will take place at the end of this month in Spain. Durant, who is a shoe-in to make the squad, is certainly more focused on that upcoming tournament than he is about his pending free agency in 2016. That hasn't stopped the speculation though.
Big Sean Speaks About Sophomore Album, Says It's "Eighty Percent" Done Jun 28, 2012 at 11:07am 2 Views
Bootleg Kev chopped it up with Big Sean on the phone recently, and they talked about his upcoming sophomore album.The G.O.O.D. Music member spoke on his second album, and how far along he is with it.
The promoters behind Compton, Calif. rapper Game's ill-fated Canadian tour now claim that the controversial MC was detained at the Canadian border due to suspicions of gang activity.
Although we can't always take a Tweet seriously, Lil B dropped an announcement on his Twitter account today.The Bay area rapper says he'll be trying out for Golden State Warriors next month, "I wanna let you know ima be trying out for the nba golden state warriors in october lets stay #based and positive," he tweeted.Do you guys think he'll follow-through?
Brooklyn's own, Lance Stephenson, has joined the swarm of rappers to freestyle over Bobby Shmurda's 'Hot N*gga,' and he makes sure to give his new team owner, Michael Jordan, a shout on the track. No mention of ear-blowing, though he does mention his former team the Indiana Pacers.
Chris Brown Talks On His Comeback After Rihanna Assault & Breaking Up With Karrueche For Rihanna Apr 2, 2013 at 11:52am 10,342 Views
We hope you're not getting sick of Chris Brown just yet, as the r'n'b singer isn't quite done what seems to be like interview after interview.
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