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.
Dreezy has been making her mark in Chicago over the year or so, but she's yet to truly break through on a truly national level. Her new project, Call It What You Want, finds her songwriting advancing even beyond that of her impressive Schizo mixtape. She's also recruited some notable collaborators, working with 1500 Or Nothin, 808 Mafia, K Camp, and Teyana Taylor throughout the 5 tracks.
Expected to arrive August 1, OJ Da Juiceman decided to surprise fans a few days early and release his joint project with ATL producer Zaytoven tonight titled Juice Vs. Zay.
Future's hype seems to be at an all-time high, but while the initial first week sales projections for his new album, DS2, eclipsed those of his previous two albums, the number didn't seem to match the buzz.
It's being reported that Joe Jackson was brought to a São Paulo hospital this weekend after suffering a stroke. The 87-year-old, who is both the father and former talent manager of Michael and Janet Jackson, is said to have been suffering symptoms of blindness and dizziness, though it's not clear how long-term his ailments will be.
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.
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.
Looks like Chris Bridges is returning to the silver screen. Ludacris posted a photo on IG of him posing with Terrence Howard, who stars in "Empire" as mogul Lucious Lyon. The photo is captioned: "This could get interesting... #empireseason2." Luda sports a police officer's uniform (correctional officer?) with the name McKnight on his badge.
Mariah Carey is finally getting her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The singer announced the news on her Instagram, writing: "Super excited and feeling so humbled about my star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thank you so much to the fans for making this happen for me."
Does Drake Season ever end? The rapper continues to keep a chokehold on the rap game, from his participation in Apple Music's Beats 1 radio, to his co-sign remixes, to his features, the rapper can seemingly do no wrong. Following the debut of his anticipated "Energy" music video, he hinted at a Views From The 6 release date which has yet to be confirmed.
That Eminem is executive producing the soundtrack for upcoming boxing film "Southpaw" came as a pleasant surprise. His lead single "Phenomenal" went hard. Shady Records tweeted out the soundtrack tracklist early Friday morning a couple weeks after tweeting out the album cover. Gahdam, its stacked.
Scarface is preparing a follow up to 2008's Emeritus, with Deeply Rooted. The album isn't due out until early September, but 'Face has revealed the cover artwork and tracklist for the project today. This information comes shortly after that of a new Geto Boys album, Habeas Corpus. The album features Z-Ro, Rick Ross, Cee-Lo Green, John Legend, Nas and more. Take a look at the tracklist below.
Last night we had a bit unexpected excitement, when Meek Mill went off on our twitter timelines, dissing Drake in the process. As for what triggered the rant in the first place, it seems like Meek feels as though he's not getting the respect he deserves.
Their album may have suffered a setback, but Migos appear to be on course now to drop their debut effort YRN: Tha Album on July 31st. After revealing the album art a few weeks back, the trio return today with the official tracklisting.
The biggest new this week wasn't about music, but rather beef, and a lot of it. Outside of warring factions like Meek Mill and Drake and Ghostface Killah and Action Bronson, though, we still got a wealth of dope tunes. The dust settled on Future's DS2, opening the door for Dej Loaf, DJ Mustard, Machine Gun Kelly and others to drop attention-worthy projects.
Kool John and P-Lo have proved themselves to be something of secret weapons within the HBK crew, each showing great promise with their respective projects (Shmop City and MBMGC2), but not earning the same level of recognition as the group's frontrunners, Iamsu! and Sage The Gemini.
Eminem Might Be An "Honorary" N.W.A. Member On Their Reunion Tour Jul 22, 2015 at 01:37pm 10,336 Views
With the Straight Outta Compton film right around the corner, there's been a lot of talk about N.W.A. in recent months, and a few of the members even reunited on stage. Apparently, the studio behind the movie is looking to launch an official N.W.A. tour in Europe, this time with all surviving members, Dr.
After dominating the majority of the most recent millennium, Free Weezy Album marks Lil Wayne's first foray into generating music without the safety net of the Cash Money Records machine that helped make him. More than that, it’s Weezy’s first opportunity to air a slew of infamous grievances, whether it be his fallout with Birdman or new beefs.
Earlier in the week Mick Jenkins hit us with "Get Up Get Down," a taste off his upcoming album Wave[s]. The project serves as a follow up to The Water[s], however unlike The Water[s], this will be released commercially via Cinematic Music Group.
To kick off our Independence Day right, Lil Wayne stays true to his word and releases his highly anticipated Free Weezy Album on Tidal.
After starring in the massively successful Furious 7, Tyrese is getting ready to drop another new LP. Not only that, but his new project is set to be accompanied by a book, documentary, and short film (with Jennifer Hudson). For now, we have some news on the musical part of the endeavor, as Tyrese has shared both the artwork and official tracklist for the album.
Chevy Woods Announces "The 48 Hunnid Project" With Art & Tracklist Jul 15, 2015 at 12:18pm 3,797 Views
Recently Chevy Woods dropped off a hard-hitting new single featuring DeJ Loaf, "All Said And Done," detailing stories of street life. The TGOD rapper is following that up today by revealing the details of the project the song is attached too.
Chris Brown may not be an official member of the Bloods, but he's gotten the OK to throw up an L.A. set's gang signs. In response to a video Brown posted on Instagram wherein he references the Fruit Town Piru set with a series of hand gestures, a member of the gang has told TMZ that, while Brown is not an initiated member, he's affiliated enough to use the gang signs without repercussions.
After giving us his 10 Summers album at the end of last summer (which he did release for free via Google Play initially), DJ Mustard is making a return this summer to ensure we have more material to listen too. It's been two years since he gave us his Ketchup mixtape, which was jam-packed with West Coast features.
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