Jan 10, 2014
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....
Jan 10, 2014
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...
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?
Jan 13, 2014
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...
Jan 14, 2014
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...
Jan 14, 2014
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...
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...
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....
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...
Jan 16, 2014
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...
Jan 16, 2014
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...
Jan 16, 2014
Beyonce and Jay Z like to keep their personal life under tight wraps, so whenever we get a glimpse at what the power couple has been up too, we usually take it.
This week, Queen Bey shared some flicks on her Tumblr from her New Year's Eve and from Blue Ivy's recent birthday. On NYE, Bey looked killer in her Versace outfit while Hov looked fresh in a satin blue jacket and a bow tie. Even Ms. Ivy...
LeBron James donated 47 pairs of game-worn Nike PE's to his LeBron James Family Foundation; now the massive collection is up for auction.
The hoard of kicks, all in LeBron's size 16, include; Nike LeBron X's, LeBron 9's, Nike LeBron Zoom Soldier 7's, and an exclusive Nike Air Max Hyperposite. A Christmas tree decorated in LeBrons is also part of the collection. You can view the lot on...
Ace Hood started 2013 off with the release of his Starvation 2 mixtape, and he's starting 2014 off in a similar fashion. The We The Best rapper has delivered the highly anticipated new installment in the series, Starvation 3, which finds him handling the majority of the project solo.
He has recruited a few friends to help him out however, enlisting We The Best labelmates Mavado and Vado on...
Today, January 17th, is actor Jim Carrey's 52nd birthday. No, he is not a sneakerhead. But, he did star in the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
Animals are a huge draw in the sneaker world, and have inspired more sneakers than I care to count. This list attempts to narrow down some of the best animal-inspired kicks, by choosing 12 different animals, and their influence on 12 different...
Jan 18, 2014
Kid Cudi got plenty of fans pumped in October when he announced that he would be recording a Man On The Moon 3 album as well as a prelude EP to arrive prior to the album.
He made the announcement during a live show, and didn't reveal the EP's title at that time. Today, Cudder took to Twitter to gives fans the title and word that it's "coming soon," although who knows how soon "soon" is.