Under Armour and Jeezy are putting together a song inspired by Cam Newton
Cam Newton is quickly solidifying himself as a household name with his engaging antics and high profile friends, as well as his stellar play on the football field.
Who/what is GoldLink? This is the question that led me, one evening earlier this year, to trek through sleet and bitter wind to MoMA PS1 in Queens, where GoldLink was performing in the giant geodesic igloo that stands in PS1’s courtyard. Like most of my fellow concert-goers, I had no idea what GoldLink looked like, or where he was from.
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
It's tough to keep up with the massive crop of Atlanta rappers who have skyrocketed into the eyes of the mainstream over the past few years. Today's lesson is on a fringe persona by the name of PeeWee Longway, a rapper who's been red-hot in the city for a few years now. And as he's still honing in on his unique brand of googly-eyed trap, 2016 looks to be his most successful year yet.
Azealia Banks has voiced her concerns about many issues of race through her Twitter account, and today she decided to criticize black media for the way they cover her, as well as their refusal to play her music. Banks argued that outlets like BET and HOT 97 allow male artists to "fuck up, rape people, murder people, have sex with underage people," without losing their support, meanwhile, Bank
It's Super Bowl week in the Bay Area. Despite the enormous amount of weed , things are not going well for Snoop Dogg. According to TMZ, a thief broke into Snoop's SUV Monday night and stole "a bunch of laptops, luggage, and concert gear."
After a few delays, Kevin Gates is ready to let fans hear Islah in full. The album, which is named after his daughter, finds the Baton Rouge rapper adopting some more mainstream practices through out-- it is his first album released via a major label, Atlantic.
Rihanna's ANTI felt imminent for months now, but rumors of a new single with Drake mean that the project could finally be on its way. RiRi's rabid fanbase has managed to put together some solid evidence that the singer filmed a music video with Drake Saturday night in L.A., producing clips from the alleged set, as well as a casting notice.
In the barrage of projects dropping this Friday, don't sleep on Dizzy Wright, who stands to benefit the most from the recent collapse of his old label Funk Volume. Indeed, Dizzy continues with to radiate positive vibes with Wisdom and Good Vibes EP, his new 8-track project.
C-Sick has been one of Chicago's hardest working producers for quite a few years now, and within the last little while, his name has begun to catch up with his impressive body of work.
There is much we can learn from rap Instagram, much to read between the lines as rappers attempt to craft their image without pesky publicists looking over their shoulder. Take a look at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week after the jump.
Welcome to the first installment of Mixtape Corner, a feature that will focus on the free projects that don't get reviewed, but still warrant your attention.
Well it turns out Wiz Khalifa’s new self-titled project isn’t dropping today (1/22) after all. Instead, Wiz made the project available for pre-order purchase on iTunes tonight, ultimately revealing the official artwork, release date, & tracklist in the process.
In case you missed it, the RIAA updated their formula for calculating Gold and Platinum Album certifications yesterday. While it helped a few artist reach Platinum, today we see if it has shaken up the charts in any significant way.
Justin Timberlake and Timbaland have been working together since the former's debut album Justified, but by the time FutureSex/LoveSounds dropped, it was clear that they were an inseparable creative force.
"I'm just a sicko a real sicko when you get to know me, n*gga / I let the diss record drop you were standing right below me, nigga / We must have played it a hundred times, you was going to bed."
The stage is set for Kendrick Lamar to dominate the Grammy Awards in a way few hip hop artist have been able to. His 11 nominations are the most for a hip hop artist in a single year, and publications like Billboard have taken note. He appears on this month’s cover of Billboard magazine.
Drake took no prisoners on his new single, "Summer Sixteen." No singing, no dancing -- just bitter raps directed at anyone whom he might consider a rival. Of course, that includes Meek Mill, whom he deals with in his opening verse.
In similar fashion as Boosie Badazz, Trae Tha Truth decided to make his new album, Tha Truth Pt. 2, available to be streamed in its entirety before it officially drops later tonight on iTunes.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is mostly known for two things: suing the hell out of everyone for downloading music and giving out gold and platinum awards for best-selling records. Thankfully the news today only involves the latter.
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.
The past couple months have been pretty rough to say the least for Boosie Badazz, who’s coming off successful kidney surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. So to better explain what he's been going through, the Louisiana veteran decided to release a new album today on iTunes called In My Feelings (Goin Thru It).
Rap fans have been talking about Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole's promised collaborative project for years, and just when it seemed all hope was lost for the album, some major hints have arrived. Yesterday, K.Dot and Cole remixed one another's songs for Black Friday, and right at the end of his track, Cole shared a vague promise: "When you and K. Dot shit dropping?
Young Thug has been teasing Slime Season 3 for some time now. already shared the SS3 cover art. He even shared a pretty fire preview by way of a 15-second Instagram video (check that out below.) Finally he has given the people a release date. Slime Season 3 will arrive on February 5.
Constant new music from the game's biggest stars has become the norm. And while it's almost too much to digest, we're not complaining. This week's Top Tracks is dominated by Future, Drake, and Rihanna, and it's likely those names aren't going anywhere -- Future, especially, who's already dropped two projects this year, adding to the four he put out in 2015. And don't let me forget about Meek.
After a successful 2015 highlighted by his triumphant Big Grams EP, Big Boi is gearing up for a big 2016 campaign. The swaggy ATL vet announced that he'll be heading Las Vegas once a month for a year-long residency at the Wynn Hotel.
Good Lord, the man doesn't stop. Two weeks after his latest album, In My Feelings (Goin Thru It), which focused on his recent battle with kidney cancer, Boosie Badazz has announced he has a sequel ready for imminent release: Out My Feelings (In My Past).
You may remember two years ago when Rihanna went tits out for the boys on the cover of 'Lui' magazine. In a fortuitous turn of events, 'Lui' has snagged another high-profile artist for their latest cover: the fabulous Rita Ora.
After teasing us with previews of the big premiere in the preceding weeks, HBO aired J. Cole's highly-anticipated concert film, Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming, last night. The show was filmed in Cole's hometown of Fayetteville, N.C., where he gave his day-one fans some special surprises, including appearances from Drake, Jay Z, Big Sean, and YG.