Anderson .Paak is a part of the Aftermath family.
For many, Anderson .Paak's consistent presence on Dr. Dre's comeback album, Compton, was an introduction to the multi-talented songwriter, so it's no surprise that .Paak has decided to sign with Dre's Aftermath imprint.
The Billboard 200 Chart shifted considerably over the past week, leaving artists like Tank in the dust as the likes of Rihanna and Kevin Gates rose to take the #1 and #2 positions, respectively. Rihanna's album, which debuted at #27 last week, claimed the #1 position we all expected it to have.
Congratulations are in order for Kid Ink and his fiancé, Asiah Azante, who welcomed their first child together last night, a baby girl named Aislin Parvaneh Collins, aka “Ace” as she’ll go by.
Last week, tickets began selling for a simultaneous worldwide streaming event for Kanye West’s Swish/Waves/So Help Me God album release and Yeezy Season 3 fashion show. However, US tickets were not yet available. Today, that happened.
The Crying Jordan meme is having a moment right now. Stemming from Michael Jordan’s tearful (yet ungrateful) Hall of Fame acceptance speech in 2009, his tearful face has been used to illustrate painful moments since the first meme popped up in 2012. However, this year is when it finally picked up steam after being featured on numerous mainstream publications.
Looks like LeBron James’ All-Star sneakers aren’t the only pair of LeBron 13s releasing this weekend. King James also has a lifestyle-focused pair set to release on the same day as the official All-Star pair.
Kanye West has never been shy about his love for iconic fashion designer Ralph Lauren. He has referred to Ralph Lauren as “the god” in past interviews, and his love for Ralph goes all the way back to his College Dropout days when he was rocking Ralph Lauren and Polo rugby shirts.
Tomorrow, John Tory, the current mayor of Toronto, will present Drake with the key to the city. He made the announcement today via a video post on Twitter, in which he explained why the OVO rapper is worthy of "the highest honor we can give." Tomorrow I’ll give out the Key to the City. This is why. @Drakehttps://t.co/dfdIVQW3yk — John Tory (@JohnTory) February 11, 2016
Rapper T-Wayne found a nice slice of the viral fame pie with his single "Nasty Freestyle," however today he's in the news for all the wrong reasons. The rapper is being accused of raping a woman, and is reportedly under investigation.
The rap and fashion worlds seem to intersecting more than ever these days, and that trend continues with the announcement of Alexander Wang's upcoming campaign. Creating an Instagram for the "WANGSQUAD," the brand announced a collection of 21 figures who would be contributing to the Wang image.
After a 10 month stint during which the word “marriage” was thrown around, Sage the Gemini and Jordin Sparks have split up. US Weekly confirmed the rumor via a source close to the two.
The time has come. After weeks of promotion, which included a new pre-order song every Friday, OVO production duo, Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman b.k.a Maijd Jordan, have finally released their highly anticipated self-titled debut album today on iTunes.
Kevin Gates is about to drop his debut album, Islah, later this month, and today the Baton Rouge rapper has shared the official tracklist for the project. Among the 15 tracks on the LP are singles "Really Really," "2 Phones," and "Kno One".The most surprising takeaway from the tracklist is the lack of features.
Drake is about to get into host mode for this weekend's All-Star weekend in Toronto, and what a better time to launch OVO's collaboration with Air Jordan.
Last night, Young Thug abruptly announced a change in plans, from Slime Season 3 to I'm Up. The project is still set to arrive on February 5th, and while we've yet to see any new cover artwork for the newly-titled album, Thugger has just not shared some back cover art (which falls in line with the original SS3 cover art).
Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz To Perform First Single Off "Collegrove" Next Week On Jimmy Fallon | 22,516 Views
A couple months ago, 2 Chainz gave fans something to get excited about when he announced that he’s working on a joint project with Lil Wayne called Collegrove, which obviously is a combination of both the rappers' hometowns of College Park, Atlanta & Hollygrove, New Orleans.
Hopefully people haven’t forgotten already, but Tracy McGrady was once one of the most exciting offensive players in the NBA. Just watch this video of him scoring 13 points in 33 seconds versus the San Antonio Spurs if you don’t remember or don’t believe us.
If you've been paying attention, you'll know that Lil B and Metro Boomin have already worked together, teaming up for the surprisingly stacked Hoop Life track, "NBA Live" (co-produced by Young Chop and 808 Mafia), but according to the Based God's Instagram, they've got more music coming.Lil B threw up a photo of himself and Metro working on some music yesterday, and we couldn't be more excite
In the last 24 hours, rumors that OG Maco suffers from HIV or AIDS have spread across the internet. This afternoon, Maco released a statement via Instagram denying that he is living with any sort of "degenerative or deadly diseases."
Earlier this week, SoundCloud published a financial report that led many onlookers to posit that the company is headed toward imminent failure. The report showed that SoundCloud brought in far less than it spent ($17.35m to $44.19m) in 2014. During that time, the company also saw its administrative expenses increase by almost 68 percent.
Just hours after I heard it blare from speakers behind the counter of a Subway on my lunch break, The Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face" has officially achieved the benchmark that we've all been expecting it to reach: the top spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Billboard reports that the song just dethroned OMI's "Cheerleader," which spent four weeks at the top.
Earlier this month, the Dreamville crew surprised fans with the release of a new collaborative album, Revenge of the Dreamers 2, and they will keep the new music coming soon into 2016, as Cozz has just announced that he will release a new mixtape, Nothin Personal, on January 4.
Kanye West has been continuously teasing the evolving track list for Waves after news came out that the whole album would be streamed along with the reveal for Yeezy Season 3 at a live performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
Nike and adidas have both been going all-in on Canadian-inspired apparel ahead of this weekend’s NBA All-Star game, and these Nike Foamposites might be the best pair yet. They have been dubbed the “Northern Lights” after their Aurora Borealis inspired colors and patterning.
Curren$y and producer Alchemist are readying a Valentine's Day release, The Carrollton Heist. The joint effort was only announced a month ago, quickly followed by artwork and release date.
The other day, we reported on how Kobe Bryant gifted a pair Nike Kobe 11s to opposing player Paul George, and the trend continues with his latest gift being received by Lebron James.
Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media. Hip Hop icons like Eminem and Snoop Dogg have put on events for the battle scene and at this rate things can only continue to expand.
Remember Zola? The internet moves fast so you can’t be blamed for missing it, but she was the source of one of the more entertaining stories to ever come directly from Twitter last October. You can read the whole thing here.
Now that Drake, Pharrell, and most recently, DJ Khaled have their own Beats 1 Radio shows, Chance The Rapper has decided sign on with Apple for his own segment.Announced on Skateboard P's OTHERtone today, Chance has a new show -- most likely called WorldWideChicago -- coming to the fast-growing network, and while we have no info on what the SURF emcee will be focusing on in his new venture, i