Trick Daddy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
This year, 19-year-old Canadian singer Alessia Cara has enjoyed an almost absurd amount of coverage and perks in the music industry for someone with only one song to her name. Since releasing the admittedly great "Here" in April, she's been interviewed by everyone from the New York Times to Zane Lowe, signed with Def Jam, and met Drake.
Atlanta's Two-9 collective are ready to make major moves this year, and they should get the ball rolling on their breakthrough with the release of #AugustTwo9, a new EP featuring five new tracks. Curtis Williams, Jace, FatKidsBrotha, and the rest of the gang all contribute to the new EP, which is the first in a series of releases set to drop on the 29th of each month.
Young Buck is getting off pretty easy for his recent attempt at piss forgery. After a recent report that he was looking at five years in prison for faking a drug test in May, a judge ruled that he must complete a treatment program, serve 100 hours of community service, and pay a $7,500 fine, reports TMZ.
Since the tragic, racially-motivated shooting at a church in Charleston this June, the U.S. has been embroiled in a debate about the Confederate flag, which has since been removed from many state government buildings.
Chris Brown can never seem to get out from under his mounting legal problems. Lawsuits seem to be thrown in his direction every other day. Today a new one surfaced, from a fan who was injured during a Breezy show back in January.
Over the weekend Jeezy made an ominous Instagram post, promising an announcement two days hence. Today he delivers, announcing in a new post that he will drop his next album on November 13th.
If you’re on this website, you probably already love Late Registration. Kanye West’s second album came in a much simpler time of his career. He wasn’t trying to change the world via fashion and design, nor was he married to a reality TV star. In 2005, Kanye was just an up-and-coming superstar with an ear for samples, an MPC to chop ‘em up on and some great lyrics.
The annual MTV VMAs are going down this Sunday, with a slew of performers already announced. MTV isn't done yet though, after tapping The Weeknd, Pharrell, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A$AP Rocky and others, they've announced that Nicki Minaj will open up the awards show. This will be her second year in a row performing on the VMAs stage.
Watch Performances From The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky & More At The 2015 MTV VMAs Aug 31, 2015 at 01:10pm 5,517 Views
As we detailed in our recap of noteworthy moments from last night's MTV VMAs, the event wasn't super hip-hop-oriented, but nevertheless we got a few performances from some of our favorite acts, and Kanye West was there, so, that was cool.
The Travi$ Scott Action Figure From The "Rodeo" Cover Is For Sale Aug 21, 2015 at 12:24pm 24,313 Views
Earlier this week Travi$ Scott unveiled the Rodeo cover, which features his likeness as an action figure. According to Scott, the action figure was not created solely for the cover and will soon be available for purchase.
The effects of new N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" have been more widespread than anyone could have predicted, with other rappers planning their own origin story films, Dr. Dre saving face by "apologizing" to Dee Barnes, and most importantly, a follow-up to Dre's 2001 finally surfacing.
Hip-hop dance crazes have become a huge part of our American mainstream culture. These dances, like the “Shmoney Dance” and the “Wobble” have gone viral due to sites like YouTube, Vine and Vimeo streaming artists’ videos containing them.
With his album release set for this Friday and plenty of hits on the Billboard chart, The Weeknd is having a pretty solid week. He'll cap things off by performing on the MTV Video Music Awards this week, which should be a pretty eventful night.As we already knew, Miley Cyrus will be acting as the host at this year's event, which is sure to have people talking on its own.
“All I believe in is food and myself” “Fuck, That’s Delicious” is a perfect conglomeration of everything that defines Action Bronson-- food, hip-hop, and his true affinity for giving zero fucks.
Kirk Knight seems to be next up from Pro Era, now that Joey Bada$$ has his debut album B4.DA.$$ out of the way. Last night, Ebro premiered Kirk's second single on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio, and this morning, the New York native follows that up with the official album announcement, including the title and expected release.
If Outkast’s debut made the case that Big Boi and Andre 3000 were legitimate rappers, then their sophomore album proved that they were great artists. While the straight-forward gangster-pimpin’ vibe on Southernplayalistic was indeed awesome, the experimental nature of ATLiens was-- no, is-- absolutely mind-blowing.
De La Soul Recruit Usher, Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, Pete Rock & More For New Album Sep 1, 2015 at 03:09am 4,979 Views
After exceeding expectations for their recent kickstarter campaign, De La Soul can now finish up the work on their long awaited album And the Anonymous Nobody. Over the weekend, the Long Island trio decided to give fans an update on it and reveal some of its guest features.
With Slaughterhouse' Glasshouse finished up and presumably coming soon, the gang decided it was time to announce a new tour, kicking off in New York City on September 21.
Featuring appearances from Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa and Jeremih, Krept & Konan's recently-released debut album isn't exactly what you'd expect from a pair of UK rappers. The Long Way Home has proven huge for the duo, breaking sales records in their home country and attracting the attention of first time listeners stateside.
"My Way" may have been the Fetty Wap song Drake chose to bless with a guest verse earlier this year, but it might have more accurate if he had chosen "Again." He was just spotted making out with tennis star Serena Williams in a Cincinnati restaurant, and if you'll recall from his beef with Common a few years back, this wasn't his first encounter with her.
The Game Says Dr. Dre Called "The Documentary 2" The Best Rap Album In 5 Years Jul 6, 2015 at 08:06pm 68,939 Views
While The Game has been promising The Documentary 2 for a while, it seems that it's actually on its way for an August release, and the rapper hasn't stopped boasting about on Instagram over the last few days.Most recently, he posted an onslaught of Dr. Dre content, proving he's got the co-sign from the Compton legend.
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.
CyHi Da Prynce Says Jay-Z And Kanye's "Watch The Throne" Is Done Jun 30, 2011 at 02:29am 4,028 Views
The G.O.O.D. Music signee says Hov and Ye's long-awaited project is good to go. DXNext alum CyHi Da Prynce has revealed that Jay-Z and Kanye's Watch the Throne is finally ready to see the light of day.
Big Pun, a.k.a. Christopher Lee Rios, passed away of a heart attack at age 28, leaving behind three children and a legacy as a prolific MC and a torch-bearer for Latinos in the rap community.
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