Raury's Colbert performance featured a clear shot at Donald Trump.
Raury made his television debut last night on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, and he made sure to make it a memorable introduction.
Watch Billboard Music Award Performances From John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Lopez And A Michael Jackson Hologram | 28,991 Views
The 2014 Billboard Music Awards are currently unfolding at MGM's Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Ludacris holding down hosting duties for the evening, his first time doing so for this particular event.
Three People Injured In Shooting After Nas & ScHoolboy Q Concert [Update: Schoolboy Q's Car Was Shot At] | 34,473 Views
A shooting has taken place in Denver, Colorado, this morning (June 20th) following a concert featuring performances from Nas, ScHoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus. Occurring in the parking lot outside of the concert venue, the shots fired resulted in three injuries. Reportedly found by Denver police, the victims were immediately transported to local hospitals to receive care.
Everyone's been talking about Kendrick Lamar and his much lauded debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, but we decided to give a little more attention to his collective. Black Hippy epitomizes what a hip-hop collective should be: a group of rappers who can flow together as a group and still maintain a strong individual presence.
50 Cent really wants his album to be released by Interscope, and he spoke on Twitter threatening to put out another mixtape, since "the Big 10" was such a success. He also asks if anybody wants to sign him...
Chicago can't seem to catch a break. Although the city reported it's lowest monthly homicide rate in 55 years almost three weeks ago, yesterday seven people were shot during an album release party in the Gresham neighborhood of South Side Chicago.The launch party took place at Mr.
Earlier this Fall, rapper KXNG CROOKED (aka Crooked I) announced on Sway In the Morning that he'd be delivering a hip-hop competition series in 2015. Titled "One Shot," the show will follow Crooked as he travels to eight cities across the United States on the hunt for up-and-coming talent. The winner of the competition will take home a grand prize of $100,000 and a record deal with SMH Records.
First surfacing almost exactly four years ago, A$AP Rocky's "Peso" is wheat broke him to larger, more mainstream audiences after he blew up on the blogosphere with "Purple Swag" earlier in 2011. While he's clearly gone on to eclipse that track's success with future projects, culminating with this year's A.L.L.A., it still remains a fan favorite and a key part of his live shows.
At the end of last week, Black Eyed Peas made a return with their new music video for "Yesterday." As opposed to the pop-leaning music they were making at the height of their popularity (with Fergie), this new song didn't feature Fergie at all and returned to their hip-hop roots.
Underground rapper Action Bronson, from New York, is being hit with a lawsuit over European tour dates that fell through.AllHipHop reports that Action Bronson is being sued for $70,000 by Clockwork Music, who filed the lawsuit May 14th in the Supreme Court of New York.The lawsuit claims that AB entered into an agreement with Clockwork Music to do a seventeen-date tour in Europe.According to the su
Gucci Mane plans to immortalize the legend of LaFlare in the form of an autobiography that is "on the horizon and will be released within the next year." At 35 years old, Gucci might seem young for an autobiography, but he's lived more in this 35 years then just about any old person has in their whole life. This autobiography promises to be nothing short of riveting.
Kid Cudi's last album, 2014's Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon, only had one guest on it: veteran R&B singer Raphael Saadiq, who lent vocals to "Balmain Jeans." For his next album, Cudi will be going even lighter on the guest appearances, announcing today that Speedin' Bullet To Heaven will have no features.
Kanye West has rewarded Pusha T's fire 2013 album My Name is Ny Name and his key contributions to the collaborative album Cruel Summer by naming the former Clipse rapper the new president of G.O.O.D.
We've heard Drake express his love for Aaliyah in the past, and now he's expressing it in a more permanent way: a tattoo. Check the picture below, Drake's on the far right and you can see a tattoo of Aaliyah on his back. Do you guys think that's actually Drizzy though? SOURCE
Two years ago, Jay-Z and Kanye West joined forces and crowned themselves the kings of rap. After an extensive worldwide Watch The Throne tour, the two went back to their separate careers to work on solo projects. Although they both welcomed a brand new baby in the last year and a half, they couldn’t be in more different places musically.
The Weeknd and Bella Hadid have been a rumored couple for a minute, we actually reported on this back in May. However, it has never been confirmed officially by the couple, nor have we ever seen any signs of PDA from the two-- there were just subtle Instagram posts back-and-forth, and the usual gossip mill.
Migos are having a huge year so far. They've already hit us with several loosies as well the Migo Lingo mixtape, which showcases the new talent on their new label, YRN the label. They've promised to shock the world with their upcoming debut album, YRN tha Album.
DMX was arrested outside Radio City Music Hall in New York City Friday night, according to the New York County Sheriff’s Office.
The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards took place in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday, and information about this year's cyphers has been revealed. Footage of the first cypher is already available - it features Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem and Astro flowing over beats provided by DJ Premier.
Last week belonged to Drake and Future, and while their numbers didn't live up to the inflated projections, they still managed to keep Lana Del Rey, Mac Miller, and the persistent Beauty Behind The Madness out of the top spot.
OLD is Detroit emcee Danny Brown's third studio project, released on October 8th via Fool's Gold Records. The audience rating on our review of the album stands at 85%, and we feel it's one of the better offerings of 2013, both sonically and lyrically.
DJ Khaled Responds To President Obama Using His Song: "Obama, I See You, And I Appreciate You" | 1,049 Views
President Obama has been known to make a hip-hop or pop culture reference during various White House engagements. The President has previously compared his life to Jay-Z's during a fundraiser, he's responded to some of Nicki Minaj's rhymes, and he's even given Young Jeezy a shout-out.
Juicy J's second wind has not only been prolific in the musical sense, but also in performance.
In a story we never wish to report, sources are reporting that Andre 3000’s mother was found dead in her Atlanta home early this morning.
Yesterday we got the official cover art from Meek Mill for his anticipated album, Dreams & Nightmares. Today we're giving you the tracklist to the album, which has features from the MMG crew including Rick Ross & Wale, plus Drake, Trey Songz, 2 Chainz, Nas, John Legend and more.Peep the tracklist below, and be sure to cop the album on October 30th. Pre-order it here.1. Dreams and Nightmares2.
Rick Ross and 50 Cent have been at odds with each other for a minute. Their feud started in 2009, supposedly at the BET Awards, and things spiraled out from there. 50 went on to expose Rozay's background as a correctional officer, and got Ross' baby mama involved.
Rihanna nabs two different covers in the same month. That is the power of Rih Rih. After appearing on Elle's cover for a fashion-forward and different look, Rihanna nabs the cover of men's magazine Esquire for a steamy photoshoot.
HBK Gang releases really sneak up on you. Sage The Gemini's debut album seemed to come out of nowhere, and now Iamsu! has dropped his brand new 19-track effort on us without warning.
HNHH is pleased to announce Mark Battles' upcoming "Dreams 2 Reality" tour, which will begin on September 5th in Bend, Oregon, and conclude on October 25th in Dunn, NC. Fellow Fly America artists Derek Luh and Euroz will join him on the road, as will some very special guests who are yet to be announced.
Ab-Soul is a complex artist. The Carson, California native and Top Dawg Entertainment signee has overcome a number of major tribulations throughout the course of his life. And while all artists experience ups-and-downs that become points of growth for them as people while shaping the music they create, Ab-Soul's ups-and-downs are unique to most.