Stream King Los' new project "God, Money, War."
Vince Staples much-anticipated debut double album Summertime '06 isn't due to drop until June 30, but the Long Beach rapper went ahead and gave NPR a sneak peak!! Thank you gawd.
Love him or hate him, Gucci Mane has been one of the most polarizing members of the rap scene for the past 10 years. With dozens and dozens of albums and mixtapes under his belt, you're better off loving him, because he's always giving his fans new music.
Say what you will about DMX's criminal history, but the man has proven time-and-time-again that he's always willing to help those close to him. According to reports, the Ruff Ryder has taken money out of his personal bank account to save his ex-wife's home from foreclosure. Tashera Simmons, the ex, shares the home with their four children.
Lauryn Hill, Jay-Z, & Timbaland Honored At ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards Jun 27, 2015 at 02:31am 4,005 Views
ASCAP's 28th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards Thursday night honored Lauryn Hill with the ASCAP Golden Note Award, and Jay-Z and Timbaland took home four songwriting trophies apiece.
A$AP Rocky is having a big year. Not only did his sophomore album become his biggest success yet, he also landed a role in the new Sundance favorite, DOPE. The rapper will discuss both his musical endeavors and his budding acting career in the upcoming issue of The Source, covering this summer's issue.
New York-based rapper and performance artist Mykki Blanco shared some troubling news with fans this weekend, revealing not only that he is living with HIV, but that he has been HIV-positive for a number of years."Ive been HIV Positive since 2011, my entire career," Blanco wrote on Facebook. "fuck stigma and hiding in the dark, this is my real life.
Troy Ave has been the topic of hot conversation on social media these past couple weeks thanks in part to his extremely low record sales and attitude towards it all. On Monday, the BSB leader made his way by the Hot 97 studios where he spent about 40 minutes justifying his album sales and self-proclaiming himself the biggest and best independent artist out today.
We've been waiting on a new Missy Elliott album ever since she heralded her comeback by crashing Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show earlier this year, and despite no official news of a release date or title, it would appear that we're getting closer.
The BET Awards may be a few days away, but they're still rolling out the performers you can expect at this year's event. After announcing Chris Brown and Kendrick Lamar would take the stage, and then following that up with Meek Mill and Ne-Yo, the latest pair to be announced are The Weeknd and Alicia Keys.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
Game Blasts His Children's Former Nanny, Claims She Has Been Mistreating Nas' Son Jun 22, 2013 at 03:19pm 48,064 Views
The Game is known to most as a hard-headed rapper, but he definitely went into concerned father mode on Instagram recently. The compton emcee went on a lengthy rant in an effort to warn clients of his children's former nanny, Karen Monroe, that she is a danger to kids.
Pharrell Previews New Song, "Freedom," Ahead Of Apple Music Debut Jun 26, 2015 at 01:04pm 3,460 Views
The streaming war awaits us. While "Tidal exclusives" have managed to infuriate music fans more than entice them, Apple Music pulling into the race means a whole new set of premieres from A-level artists to compete.
Chance The Rapper continues to take on ventures outside of the traditional rap sphere. After putting on a free event for teens in the Chi, his latest move involves acting.
On Tuesday, June 23, reports surfaced that rapper Young Ready was shot and killed in Bogulasa, Louisiana, a small town about 100 miles east of his native Baton Rouge. Young Ready was one of two victims in the shooting, which occurred around 3:30pm. He was 31 years old.
This week proved to be a big one for albums, with Vince Staples and Miguel letting us hear their respective albums early (and early listens are giving positive reviews), plus Tyga's surprise drop of The Gold Album, as well as a big mixtape drop from Boogie with The Reach, not to mention Tory Lanez's (brand new) free EP Cruel Intentions. So we have a lot of new music to comb through, and that
With Trigga Reloaded, Trey Songz is doubling down on his 2014 album Trigga. Laced with 18 tracks, Trigga Reloaded is essentially the same album as the original with a booster pack of banging singles -- among them, "Serve It Up," "Always You," and soon-to-be song of the summer "Loving You" feat.
Chief Keef's Instagram may be 95% pictures of him playing paintball, but he took the time today to post the cover art of long-awaited project Bang 3 and announced that he will release it on July 3rd.
Craig Mack Denounces Rap And Allegedly Living in Religious Community Aug 9, 2013 at 06:48pm 27,815 Views
Former Bad Boy Entertainment rapper Craig Mack has denounced Hip Hop and "wickedness" in an unearthed video from last May 2012. "My name is Craig Mack," the "Flavor In Ya Ear" the former emcee says in the video clip. When asked what he used to do, Mack replies, "wickedness and Rap." When asked what he is doing now, he replies, "righteousness."
Last year, we examined the ever-changing definition of "beef" in hip hop, observing how inter-artist disputes have increasingly unfolded online and perhaps become more petty since the term was coined in the '90s. That's held true in 2015, as we've seen more than a few Twitter or Instagram-based disputes play out in the year's first six months.
Forbes' 2015 "Hip-Hop Cash Princes" Include Migos, Young Thug, YG & More Mar 31, 2015 at 05:55pm 34,792 Views
Since 2007, Forbes has been profiling young rappers who are making major cash money. Each year, the magazine chooses a list of "Cash Princes" who they think could eventually become "Cash Kings", a more exclusive list that includes industry moguls like Diddy, Jay Z, and Dr. Dre.
Veteran of the underground Jean Grae releases iSweaterGawd, the first of TWO EPs she plans on dropping today. The second EP is called Saix. All this is in keeping with Grae's habit of cryptic and random EP titles (check out 2014's jeannie and #5).
YG gave us quite a scare a few weeks back when he was reportedly shot three times outside of a recording studio in Studio City, L.A.
In recent years, hip-hop artists have become more and more tatted as the trend continues to grow. Once upon a time, the average rapper may have had a few selective tats on their bodies, but it's now a usual sight to see emcees with fully tatted chests, sleeves, backs and even tattoos on the face. Artists such as 50 Cent, Tyga, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa exhibit this perfectly.
Coming soon after announcing their joint album Human, Joell Ortiz & !llMind announce they will embark on 13-city "Human" tour this summer. They'll kick it off on July 22 in Stanwick, NJ in suburban Philadelphia, hit Brooklyn real quick and then head west.
- Eminem Debuts Official Video For “Phenomenal” On Apple Music2,337 Views13 Comments
- 10 Luxury Raps Found On Tyga's "The Gold Album"12,896 Views43 Comments
- Childish Gambino's "Atlanta" TV Show Gets A Cast9,743 Views2 Comments
- Rae Sremmurd Say 2nd Album Dropping In December, Wiz Khalifa Collab Coming Soon11,528 Views29 Comments
- Gucci Mane Announces "The Stars Of The Trap" Tour13,463 Views32 Comments
- Real Vs. Fake 'Shattered Backboard' Air Jordan 1579 Views0 Comments
- Kendrick Lamar Responds To Fox News Criticism Of BET Awards Performance34,175 Views120 Comments
- Review: Meek Mill's "Dreams Worth More Than Money"26,935 Views251 Comments
- Future Explains Why He Nixed His BET Awards Performance28,719 Views43 Comments
- Meek Mill Says Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole Don't Inspire HIm31,215 Views206 Comments
- #TBT: A Tribe Called Quest1,455 Views7 Comments
- Chris Brown Files Documents To Establish Paternity 13,234 Views29 Comments
- First Look At The Yeezy 950 Boot Releasing This Fall5,069 Views0 Comments
- First Week Sales Projections For Meek Mill’s “Dreams Worth More Than Money”40,097 Views149 Comments
- Rick Ross Released From Jail After Posting $2 Million Bail37,441 Views95 Comments