Looking back at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week.
It's been a minute since Jay Z's Rocawear brand was popping, but it looks like the Carter house will be back on top of the streetwear game once again with the announcement of Beyoncé's new venture.
It was yet another big week on Instagram. PartyNextDoor got in the studio with with Noah Shebib, 50 Cent posed with the dude who got pistol whipped by Rick Ross, and Kehlani, Kylie Jenner, Beyonce, and Karrueche were up to their usual bag of tricks. And more! Take a look at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week after the jump.
Six months after dropping his excellent Special Effects album, Tech N9ne comes through with Strangeulation, Vol. II -- his sixteenth (!) studio album and sixth "Collabos" project.
Jadakiss warmed fans up for his new album, the ambitiously-titled Top 5 Dead Or Alive (is it ambitious or is it just Jadakiss?), with his mixtape T5DOA: Freestyle Edition. Since then, he shared the album's artwork, which features a gold bust of the rapper reminiscent of the Greco-Roman era, as well as a release date.
After dropping off various records over the past week, Jhene Aiko’s older sister, bka Mila J, decides to unleash her latest body of work today called The Waiting Game.
Are Future & Mike WiLL Made-It Dropping "Ape Sh!t" On Thanksgiving? Nov 18, 2015 at 09:30am 23,857 Views
Mike WiLL Made-It and Future have been prepping their joint mixtape Ape Sh!t since last December at least.
If you watch ABC's new sitcom Fresh Off The Boat, you'll know that hip-hop plays an essential role in the series. Not only does Danny Brown provide the theme song, the show follows a young Eddie Huang (it's based on the celebrity chef's memoir), who was obsessed with rap throughout his childhood.
Jeremih's 28th birthday got off to an unfortunate start this July when the singer was pulled over in the San Fernando Valley at 2:15 AM, presumably headed in the direction of birthday sex, and arrested for DUI.
It's Weezy season, y'all. Late last night, Wayne announced that his fans shall have to much to be grateful about on this coming Thanksgiving, as he plans to serve up No Ceilings 2, the sequel to his beloved mixtape from 2009, on a platinum platter.
Currently on the "Beauty Behind the Madness" tour with The Weeknd and Banks, Travi$ Scott had a day off between two New York City dates, so he hopped down to the DC area to perform a solo show at the Fillmore. As lit as his shows have become, this one was more of a lituation than usual as he debuted two brand new songs.
Listen To Alex Wiley's New Album "'Village Party 2: Heaven's Gate" Nov 20, 2015 at 10:09am 4,510 Views
Alex Wiley's mixtapes have been just as strong as albums, so given this is a proper commercial release, we're expecting the same quality if not more. After hitting the ground running with Club Wiley, Alex dropped off his Village Party mixtape in 2014. He follows it up today with a second instalment.
Rick Ross' Black Dollar mixtape was a welcome return to the pop-minded elegance of Deeper Than Rap, a decided u-turn from much of the more energetic street rap Rozay had gravitated towards following "B.M.F." From the sounds of the singles, Ross' next studio album Black Market seemed like it may follow suit, and with the announcement of the tracklist today, the hunch has been all but con
E-40 came through, rather quietly, with his new EP Poverty & Prosperity. The prolific Bay Area rapper has not only been prepping his EP, he's been giving out quite a few features-- we heard him on Freddie Gibbs' album Shadow of a Doubt with "10 Times," Ty Dolla $ign's "Saved" off Free TC, not to mention, he makes an appearance on G-Eazy's upcoming album too.
John Legend & his wife Chrissy Teigen shared some exciting news on Monday when the superstar couple announced that they’re expecting their first child together. Taking to Instagram, Chrissy revealed the news by posting a photo of her husband touching her pregnant belly, and a caption that read the following,
Rick Ross just dropped off a new leak from Black Market, "Crocodile Python," which coincides with the album pre-order becoming available for Black Market, as well as his new magazine cover of The Source's holiday issue.
Back in January, Gorillaz's illustrator Jamie Hewlett posted a new Gorillaz cartoon on Instagram, exciting fans with the comment: "Yes. Gorillaz Returns." Since then, we haven't heard a peep out of the duo, but today we get more good news and a confirmation that an album will (really) soon be in the works.
It appears Lil Wayne will just be getting out of recovery mode when he releases the second installment in his No Ceilings mixtape next week. Taking to Twitter Wednesday afternoon, Tunechi announced that he just had successful elbow surgery done by Dr. Kaplan at the University of Miami hospital.
Waka Flocka has made it abundantly clear that Atlantic Records is holding on to his latest album, Flockaveli 2, and that he wants to rid himself of all business with the label even if that means buying out of his contract. Just the other day, he posted Atlantic's phone number on his Twitter and asked his fans to call the label and demand his release.
Today has been very heavy on the album release side, as you've probably noticed by the almost insurmountable number of streams we've posted thus far (and there are more to come). In between this week's long list of new releases, as well as last week's, your iTunes should be busy for a while.
Kid Cudi has been steadily revealing info about his forthcoming album Speedin' Bullet To Heaven via Twitter. Last Friday he shared the tracklist, and on Monday he shared some cover art that indicated he's been doing plenty of recreational drugs lately.
Following behind the likes of Jeezy, Jadakiss is the now latest rapper to grace the cover of Source Magazine.
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