• Jerry Seinfeld Credits Joe Namath And Bill Cosby For His Sneaker Game
    Jerry Seinfeld probably doesn't come to mind when you think of celebrity sneakerheads, and rightfully so. However, the stand up guru happens to know a thing or two about kicks. Looking back on some classic episodes of "Seinfeld," you'll see he showed off a fair share of Nike & Jordan heat throughout the years. During a Reddit AMA, Seinfeld discussed his sneaker stylings, crediting Joe...
  • Musical Based On Tupac Shakur's Songs To Premiere On Broadway [Update: Musical Hits Broadway In June]
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    As reported by Playbill, it seems Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon is directing a new musical based on Tupac Shakur's body of work. The musical will be called "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the title taken from a track on 'Pac's 1993 album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. It's billed as follows: "An original story set in the present day on the inner-city streets of a Midwestern industrial city, the musical...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Jan. 3-9)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Danny Brown, Chief Keef and more!
  • Chance The Rapper Is Moving In With James Blake
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    As Chance The Rapper continues to grow his fan base in 2014, he's making the big move from his home of Chicago to the West Coast, specifically, Los Angeles. However, as he's revealed in a new interview, he's not going at it alone. James Blake will be his roomie. In a new interview with NME, Chance talks on the upcoming move and how he'll be living with his UK friend and past collaborator James...
  • First Week Sales Projections For Kid Ink's "My Own Lane"
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    The first week sales projections are in for Kid Ink’s major label debut My Own Lane, which was released this past Tuesday via RCA Records. According to HDD, Kid Ink's debut album is projected to move anywhere from 40-45K copies in its first week. If that stands, and it should, it will be good enough to land Ink a top 3 spot on Billboard 200. The album shows great growth from the L.A....
  • Jhene Aiko Says "Souled Out" Will Drop In May
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    As promised, Jhene Aiko will be following up her recent EP Sail Out, with a proper full-length album, Souled Out. In a recent interview with VIBE, Jhene reveals when we can expect the studio album to arrive, as well discusses Sail Out and the success its received. After revealing her favorite track on the extended play ("Comfort Inn Ending") she goes on to say that the album will follow in the...
  • Custom Air Jordan 5 OVO Released
    This Air Jordan 5 "OVO" was a private order done up by Sole Clinics. The gold nubuck upper features a black midsole, laces, and black Jumpman on the gold tongue. OVO branding on the inner ankle collar finishes off the clean colorway. What's the word: Cop or Not?
  • Drake Shoots Music Video For "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)" With A$AP Rocky
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    While most of us are still awaiting the audio for "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)," Drake was busy shooting a music video for it last night in NYC. The people over at Noisey happened to sneak in to the video shoot, which took place on a rooftop in Harlem, and snapped a few shots.One includes Drizzy rapping on a platform alongside A$AP Rocky, who was rumored to be on the original, so perhaps he made it...
  • Atlanta's DJ Nando Murdered Outside His Home
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    DJ Nando, a staple in the Atlanta hip-hop community and a popular local DJ, passed away this morning after he was shot outside his own home in Georgia. Nando, real name William Fernando, was reportedly fatally shot outside his Clayton County home early Tuesday morning. The details aren't all clear, at first it was being reported that Nando died in a car accident, however these rumors proved...
  • Action Bronson Announces "Blue Chips 2" Tour Dates [Update: New Dates With Eminem Added]
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    Action Bronson certainly spends a lot of time on the road. Following his co-headlining stint with Danny Brown, Bronsolino has announced a new set of dates in support of his well-received Blue Chips 2 mixtape. Bronson will kick things off January 10th in his hometown of New York, before the round in the US, and closing things off one month later in Hawaii. If you haven't checked out Action's...
  • OutKast To Headline Governors Ball In New York [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
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    The good news concerning OutKast just keeps on coming today. Following the official announcement from Coachella that the duo would be headlining the festival, another concert with the ATL legends has been announced. Andre 3000 and Big Boi will join forces once more for the Governors Ball in NYC, where they will perform in the spring. The event takes place from June 6- June 8 in New York...
  • Artists To Watch In 2014
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    2013 saw many breakout stars. From Chance The Rapper, to Jhene Aiko, to Rich Homie Quan, it was more difficult than ever to predict who would rise to fame at any given moment.  2014 will likely be no different, but we've organized a few artists who could very well have big breaks this year. Some are more visible than others, but all of them have the potential to make a splash in the rap...
  • Stream Jean Grae's New EP "jeannie"
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    We haven't heard from Jean Grae in a minute, but today she's returned with a new EP titled jeannie. There's a stream of the extended play below, which can also be purched via her Bandcamp. She's also shared a few words about the project, "A 6 song EP that’s a little softer, a lot more personal and no one gets murdered. There will be a lyric book for you. Maybe some hidden things. Okay....
  • Jay Z To Headline DirecTV's Super Bowl Party
     With this year’s Super Bowl taking place in NYC for the first time ever, it’s only fitting that Jay Z be a part of the festivities in some sort of way. It’s been reported that Hov will be headlining DirectTV’s Super Saturday, which is an exclusive pre-game party the night before the big game. According to Billboard, Hov will take the stage at the invite-only event...
  • Remembering Aaliyah: 20 Great Tracks From The Late Singer
    13 years ago, Aaliyah was tragically killed in a plane crash at the tender age of 22 when returning from the Bahamas after shooting the video for “Rock The Boat.” Her death deeply affected her fans and the hip-hop community at large. Aaliyah made a name for herself in R&B and hip-hop producing hit upon hit, often blending the two genres together-- something we see a lot of in...
  • Queen Latifah Says That OutKast Are Working On New LP [Queen Latifah Denies It]
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    We were waiting on some information like this. Although it's not very official, and it's not from the mouths of Big Boi and Andre 3000 themselves, Queen Latifah suggests that OutKast are working on a new album in a recent interview with Horward Stern. Yesterday we heard that OutKast are linking up this spring and summer for over 40 different festival dates, which left many of us asking...will...
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