After resigning from Hot 97, Mister Cee has announced he's taken up a new position at a different New York radio station.
Yelawolf To Wrap Up "LOVESTORY" LP This Month, Announces First Single Jan 3, 2014 at 06:06pm 8,543 Views
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In a way, Coke Boys 4 is exactly what was expected. Plenty of features, varied production, and a heavy supply of trunk bangers make this a typical French Montana project. This time around, OTF rapper Lil Durk was notably involved after recently joining forces with the Coke Boy family. Even with Durk's contributions, however, the mixtape lacks originality.
When we last heard from CyHi the Prynce, he was cruising around college campuses with his Ivy League: Kick Back mixtape early last year. Now, ready to show us what he’s learned, he takes us back to school with Hystori: Black History Project. His most socially conscious body of work yet, CyHi gives us a history lesson throughout the project.
Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew have been strong on the come-up, but it hasn't been an easy road. Over Christmas, Joey lost one of his best friends and Pro Era crew member, Capital Steez.
The Universal Zulu Nation is an organization created by proto-hip hop icon Afrika Bambaaataa, aiming to use the genre to spread awareness of social and political issues. Many rappers have adopted the cause since its inception in the 70s, with Rakim, KRS-One, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, and De La Soul identifying as members.
It appears that Trina has been hospitalized earlier today (September 23rd) after collapsing in a Florida airport.
Azealia Banks Offended By A$AP Rocky's "Lipstick" Comment, Says He Needs To "Come Out The Closet" [Update: Azealia Accuses Rocky Of Having A Relationship With A Man From Harlem] Apr 12, 2013 at 06:56pm 42,039 Views
Azealia Banks is no stranger to controversy, and many of the ones she's been involved in have sparked from the rapper running her mouth on twitter.
YG is on top of his game right now, along with his producing partner DJ Mustard, the duo are being tapped as the new "Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre." Freddie Gibbs even called YG the "new Eazy-E." Whether or not you believe either of those claims to be true, there's no denying that YG is putting West Coast gangsta rap back in heavy rotation, along with rappers like ScHoolboy Q.
Back in May Wiz Khalifa landed himself in a Texas jail cell for marijuana possession, and used the opportunity to take a "jail selfie" which then went viral. The selfie got the police and Wiz in a bit of trouble, and an investigation was launched as to how Wiz managed to bring his phone into his jail cell.
First Week Sales Projections For J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Dec 9, 2014 at 04:58pm 71,214 Views
Thus far in 2014, no one in hip-hop has been able to top the first week that Rick Ross' Mastermind had in March (selling 179,000 copies), but now J. Cole's been predicted to best it by quite a substantial margin.
Drake Talks "Nothing Was The Same," Being Labeled As Emotional & Toronto Oct 18, 2013 at 10:20am 37,141 Views
Drake recently sat down with Canadian broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi of CBC Radio for an hour-long discussion, touching on his background, musical identity, legacy, the songwriting process behind his new album Nothing Was The Same and much more. How does Ghomeshi's interview compare to Elliot Wilson's CRWN session with Drizzy? Read excerpts from their lengthy exchange below:
Most of us (contributors and readers alike) remember Ashanti on her A game when we were teenagers also listening to Ja Rule, Missy Elliot, Fat Joe, J. Lo, and other millennium superstars. Her biggest hit "Rock With U", produced by Irv Gotti, hit number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2003.LeMarquis is a French producer based in Paris.
HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed.
Rising rapper Joey Fatts grabbed our attention with the release of his mixtape Chipper Jones Vol. 2 last May. He'll be returning soon with a new effort, iLL Street Blues.
Migos' concert in Albany, NY last night ended violently, with reports of six people being stabbed. This evening, Migos tweeted out some more positive news--confirming that their debut album is complete.
Earlier this week we premiered a new leak, "Q & A", off Joell Ortiz's new album House Slippers. Today the Slaughterhouse MC gives fans an even bigger treat, with a full album stream via Soundcloud.
The hype for ASAP Rocky's second album continues to grow, but Flacko's been less forthcoming than most artists when it comes to details. We don't know any of ALLA's rap features, though we know it will feature R&B genre bender FKA Twigs and Swedish pop singer Lykke Li. We also know one of Rocky's main producers, Clams Casino, will be back--and, for now, that's enough to keep us going.
NPR has slowly but surely become a go-to destination for some of the dopest hip-hop around, but they really outdid themselves this time. Scoring the official stream of Big K.R.I.T.'s new Cadillactica album, the national media organization is now allowing viewers to listen to the release in its entirety.
J. Cole Covers ESPN Magazine, Explains Dale Earnhardt Jr. Shoutout Jan 20, 2015 at 01:39pm 17,363 Views
J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album late last year, and he surprised us once again when he achieved the biggest first week sales in hip hop for the year. He did all of this without conventional promotional strategies, but it doesn't mean he'll turn down a magazine cover if it's offered to him.
Kanye West is not an avid Twitter user, but in the past we've seen him use his account for moments of passionate fury. Those days are over (we think), as Ye took to his timeline today to officially apologize to Beck for his semi-interruption, and post-show comments at the Grammys. While he was at it, he decided to also throw an apology Bruno Mars' way.
Kanye West Sex Tape With Kim K Look Alike Reportedly Being Shopped Around Sep 21, 2012 at 11:34am 65,569 Views
It seems like Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian share an affinity for sex tapes, as RadarOnline reports a Kanye West sex tape is being shopped around.The twenty-minute long video apparently features a Kim K.look-alike and was shot in a hotel room. The unidentified female in the video states she's 18 at the beginning.
One of the hottest producers out right now, Mike WiLL Made It has produced beats for some major names like French Montana, and of course Juicy J, and even had a cut on Rihanna’s latest album. Now, just shortly after dropping his last mixtape, Mike WiLL has announced his next project Est. In 1989 Pt. 3. Coming on the heels of his last installment in the Est. In
Yesterday the latest issue of Complex magazine was revealed, and the cover went to Cam'ron and A-Trak, both of whom are currently working on a joint EP Federal Reserve. The second cover for the magazine was revealed today, and it's gone to buzzing singer Jhene Aiko.
Now that Yelawolf is fully recovered from a ruptured spleen, which caused him to cancel shows, he's heading back on the road for another tour.Yelawolf is going on a world tour, hitting stops in the U.S. and Europe.
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