Peep the first of three album covers.
Wale Unveils "The Album About Nothing" Cover [Update: Second AND Third Cover Art Revealed] | 62,450 Views
Before Wale’s The Album About Nothing is made available for pre-order tomorrow on iTunes, the D.C. rapper decides to unveil the project's cover art. Designed by Sue Tsai, this is actually just the first (and most significant) of three album covers, according to Wale. He described the artwork as followed:
Much of the recent Chief Keef news have involved his label FilmOnTV on account of their attempts to stage a Chief Keef hologram concert. So it continues: FilmOnTV has suspended Keef for poor decision making.
As we saw with Freddie Gibbs earlier this year, becoming a father is an event that melts the heart of even the most street-hardened rapper. After posting a picture of a very pregnant belly belonging to an unidentified woman in July, Chance the Rapper announced today that his now the father of a baby daughter.
Dame Dash and Jay-Z were an unstoppabled duo for a time. Years have past, and much has changed, but Dame is still impressed by Jay's output, even if it is paired with feelings of regret. Dame posted a photo to Instagram today, with a caption that both praised the album, and acknowledged the distance that has grown between the two.
Thankfully, friends of YG have asserted that the rapper is recovering well after being shot three times in the hip outside of a studio in the San Fernando Valley Friday morning. According to cops, the Bompton emcee is being "uncooperative" in helping them find the shooter, but new reports indicate that cops may have a lead through footage obtained from the studio.
SZA hit us with the artwork and release date fore her upcoming album, Z earlier in the year, and she's now shared the official tracklist for the offering.
Lil Wayne did a very memorable interview with Katie Couric right around the release of Tha Carter III back in 2008, and this Monday, he'll be joining her once again on her talkshow (hopefully he'll refrain from calling her "Miss Katie" this time).
After making noise with his hit single "Adorn", which has even been getting the remix treatment as of late, and making notable features like singing the hook to Nas' "Summer On Smash", Miguel prepares to drop his sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream, which is set for an October 2nd release. As a early gift to fans, following in the footsteps of Frank Ocean's Channel Orange, which by the way debuted
Recently the Odd Future camp announced the line-up for this year's Camp Flog Gnaw carnival. In addition to many notable members from the OFWGKTA camp performing, including Tyler, Earl Sweatshirt, The Internet and Hodgy Beats, Pharrell will be headlining. Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Murs and Action Bronson were also tapped for this year's event.
French Montana allegedly has an album coming out in March... he also has a movie coming out. The Hanh Man will make his film debut in "The Perfect Match," a romantic comedy that hits theaters on March 11th.
50 Cent and Slowbucks have been entangled in some legal drama ever since Hot 97 Summer Jam went down, and Slowbucks lost his chain thanks to someone snatching it off his neck. That someone is allegedly a member of Fif's entourage (and reportedly the guy was arrested over the weekend).
Not much is known about Eminem's upcoming album, but Shady Records producer Alchemist had a few things to say about the project in a recent interview with MTV. "That's my boss. I deejay for him and I'm not at liberty to speak on much, but you know his caliber and what he does," Alchemist said of the level of secrecy around the album.
French Montana and Fetty Wap's Coke Zoo mixtape is on its way. After giving us the artwork last week, French has shared the official tracklist on Instagram today -- and it comes with a couple surprises.
Nicki Minaj's recent social media antics have sparked rumors of her engagement to current boyfriend Meek Mill, but before she sent the internet into a craze, the Young Money rapper was contemplating the best punchlines in hip-hop. More specifically, she was giving props to Fabolous, who she feels hasn't been given the respect he deserves for his lyrics.
There were a number of high-profile features on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' This Unruly Mess I've Made, but one industry superstar declined an invitation to appear on the Seattle duo's sophomore album.
French Montana, Jadakiss, & Chinx Drugz Arrested In NYC [Update: Smoke DZA & Buckshot Also Arrested] | 64,228 Views
Coke Boys got the feds watchin'. One of many pre-Super Bowl parties was going down last night in New York City, and while the details are scarce, it seems as though it may have got a bit out of hand.
Terius Youngdell Nash is very well-known in the R&B world as a producer/singer/writer. He's worked with just about everyone in the business, including artists such as Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, J.Holiday, Yung Joc & Diddy.
According to the irreplaceable TMZ, Chris Brown was arrested in Washington, D.C. this morning after allegedly attacking a man outside the W Hotel. The two apparently got into an argument around 4:30 AM, which ended with Brown punching the other man. The incident is being considered a felony assault.
Killer Mike & El-P's "Run The Jewels 2" Album Cover & Tracklist Revealed, Plus New Tour Dates | 5,974 Views
A week and half ago Killer Mike and El-P, known together as Run The Jewels, announced a release date for their sophomore self-titled effort Run The Jewels 2, as well as the news that they had signed to Mass Appeal's new imprint.
I'll just go ahead and reiterate what I said on Kanye West's "30 Hours" song-- Yeezy's twitter feed has been a goldmine of news stories lately. The once-reclusive tweeter has been keeping the tweets consistent, on a daily basis. It's almost too much. Nonetheless, here's a tweet all fans can appreciate: an update on the whereabouts of The Life of Pablo.
Last night, hours after rumors that Kylie Jenner had dumped Tyga went viral, the 18-year-old model was spotted leaving a club with A$AP Rocky. Of course, that led to speculation that she had already scored an incredibly quick rebound with another rapper, but Jenner seems to be set on dispelling those rumors via Snapchat.
Here goes the second apology of the day, in an unrelated beef to the Meek Mill/Drake incident. Meek Mill formally apologized to his boo Nicki Minaj during their show last night (although he shouted out Drizzy, he didn't publicly apologize, yet). Now T Swift has hopped on twitter to publicly apologize to Nicki Minaj for misconstruing her rant against the MTV VMAs.
Things were just beginning to slow down, as we had spent enough time arguing over the year's best music with a series of year-end lists and were ready to start thinking about what's in store for 2016. As we approached the holidays, though, some of our favorite artists were feeling particularly generous and gifted us with a wealth of new material.
Yesterday, an interview with Quentin Miller got quite a bit of attention when the rapper and Drake collaborator claimed that he was approached by Meek Mill and his crew, before being sucker-punched by one member of the group after he refused to publicly apologize to Meek.
Things aren't looking too good for Iggy Azalea's attempts to block her sex tape from seeing the light of day. Yesterday we reported on how Iggy's legal team threatened to sue the porn company Vivid Entertainment if they try to release the tape under Iggy's name. Now new developments arise, with Iggy's ex-boyfriend (her sex partner in the tape) revealing a few facts to TMZ (who else).
The BET Awards are always eventful. This past weekend the event rounded up some of the biggest names in the hip-hop industry, to dish out awards, perform on stage, walk the red carpet, and generally keep things hip-hop.
From time, Busta Rhymes has been one of the most energetic performers in Hip-Hop. Anytime you hear of a live performance from Busta Rhymes and Spliff Star, you jump at the opportunity to see one hell of a show. The energy and creativity also translated well when making music videos. With a new album on the way, we hope to see more of his wacky ideas come to life in his visuals.
Before “White Iverson” ruled the airwaves, there was The Answer, more commonly known as Allen Iverson. The inspiration for Post Malone’s breakout single had an up-and-down NBA career, but will go down as one of the best point guards of all time. During his career, he also had a shoe line with Reebok, aptly called the “Question.”
Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run [Update: Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter] | 14,465 Views
A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person.
Although he's been releasing a steady stream of mixtapes in recent years (the latest being 2013's Ism Churchill), Chicago rapper GLC hasn't really been in the spotlight since he guested on Kanye West's first two albums in the early 2000s. He parted ways with GOOD Music back in 2010, but now we've learned that he'll be working with Kanye again (as well as Dame Dash) on his upcoming album.