Jay Z and Dame Dash ran into each other at an event last night.
Rumors started circulating last week about Big Sean and potential girl, Naya Rivera, (who stars in the T.V. show "Glee"), when the two hit the red carpet together for the premiere of the movie "42."The rapper, who recently dropped off a new cut, "Switch Up," confirmed that the rumors are true while talking to WKYS’ Urban Informer.
Kendrick Lamar & Mary J. Blige To Headline Essence Festival 2015 Feb 18, 2015 at 04:01pm 3,423 Views
It's no accident that most festival lineups are announced in the dead of winter. The thought of seeing your favorite artists performing on a beautiful summer day seems so unattainable during the miserably cold season that buying tickets to an event 6 months away seems like your only escape.
Chance The Rapper Cancels Coachella Appearance After Hospitalization [Update: Chance Released] Apr 21, 2014 at 04:42pm 63,024 Views
While Chance The Rapper delivered a memorable performance (complete with Justin Bieber) last weekend at Coachella, he was not able to perform today. The rapper's management informed fans that Chance had been admitted to hospital today via his twitter account, saying “On behalf of @chancetherapper and our entire team- We sincerely regret to have to cancel our 2nd weekend at coachella”.
Wu-Tang Clan Plan To Auction Off "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" Online Jan 7, 2015 at 06:07pm 4,928 Views
It's been a while since we've gotten an update on The Wu-Tang Clan's purportedly one-of-a-kind album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, but now that the buzz from December's A Better Tomorrow has died down, it looks like the crew have rethought the strategy by which they'll release the new project.
There are wedding bells in the air for Usher. The 36 year old R&B superstar is reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel according to US Weekly and several other reliable sources. The two have been together since 2009, following his divorce with ex-wife Tameka Foster. He recently told Billboard in October,
The Alchemist Reveals Cover Art, Tracklist & Release Date For "Rapper's Best Friend 3" Sep 16, 2014 at 04:49pm 3,560 Views
The Alchemist always has something cooking. The talented producer announced today that he's got a new instrumental project on the way, Rapper's Best Friend 3: An Instrumental Series. The project is being readied for release on September 30th.
// Tomorrow, Ca$h Out will drop Let's Get It, his long-awaited debut album. His label, eOne Music, has decided to stream the project in full on SoundCloud a day early. Check it out below. For some reason, the SoundCloud tracks don't mention any features or producer credits, so we've put the complete tracklist (as we know it) below.
Chris Brown Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder; Ordered To Remain In Rehab Feb 28, 2014 at 09:59pm 19,848 Views
It looks like Chris Brown will have to extend his stay at the Malibu Treatment Facility.
Tyga has already had a considerable amount of trouble with Cash Money over the last few months, and now he's found himself in something of a legal battle. According to TMZ, the rapper's former management team is suing him $4 million dollars, claiming that they are responsible for his dame and were cut out of the profit prematurely.
Eminem's "Shady XV" Album To Be Double Disc, More Details Emerge Aug 25, 2014 at 12:21pm 19,610 Views
Over the weekend rumors began to fly that Eminem had a new album up his sleeve, and shortly thereafter, the man himself confirmed that Shady XV was a reality. The new album has already locked down Black Friday as a release date, aka November 28th.
Eminem Reportedly Working On Rap Battle Reality TV Show With Jack Thriller [Update: Royce Da 5'9" Chimes In] Jan 16, 2014 at 03:02pm 22,939 Views
Eminem got his start as a battle rapper in Detroit, and it looks like he'll be going back to his roots with a new TV show centered around battle rap. ThisIs50 host Jack Thriller took to his Instagram to reveal that Em hit him up to be the host of said battle rap reality TV show. That's basically all we know right now, but this will definitely be something to keep an eye out for.
Kanye West Announces Australian "Yeezus" Tour Dates With Pusha T [Update: European Dates Added] Mar 24, 2014 at 10:20pm 8,743 Views
Kanye West is in the middle of the second leg of his ambitious Yeezus tour, but he's apparently not ready to wrap it up just yet. Once Yeezy is through with his current string of dates, he'll be heading down under for five more shows.
T.I. Introduces Travi$ Scott As Hustle Gang Member, Talks On "G.D.O.D." Mixtape Apr 19, 2013 at 05:05pm 8,900 Views
T.I. seems to be putting more effort into his roster these days, as he curates the careers of rappers like Trae Tha Truth, Iggy Azalea and Travi$ Scott. Along the same lines, the Atlanta native is following in the footsteps of many crews before him, and releasing a Hustle Gang collaborative project in the near future.
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Soulja Boy "Mad As Hell" Over Actavis Discontinuation, Petitioning To Bring It Back Apr 26, 2014 at 04:56pm 19 Views
Actavis announced last week that they would be taking their promethazine-codeine cough syrup off the shelves, citing the "unlawful and dangerous use" of the product as the reasoning behind it.
Kendrick Lamar Gave Michael Jackson's Son A Preview Of His New Album Feb 26, 2015 at 12:58pm 19 Views
Kendrick Lamar has been kind of stingy with sharing new music this year, leaking tracks off his untitled album sparingly. The two official singles he has shared, "i" and "The Blacker the Berry," are enough to get most of us hype for what's to come, and fiend for more (so the plan is working).
Trinidad Jame$ Talks Drug Culture In Hip Hop, Says "Don’t Blame No Rapper" For Lack Of Self-Control May 24, 2013 at 03:31pm 7,719 Views
There are more than a few quotables from Trinidad Jame$' hit single "All Gold Everything", but one line stands out in particular. Between the catchiness in his delivery and the trendiness of the subject, "Popped a molly, I'm sweatin'" quickly became more inescapable than the song itself.
It's hard to believe that last week marked the 18th anniversary of Eazy-E's untimely death. The late rapper is remembered often for his influence, but not much is known about his death, which was reported simply to be due to "complications from AIDS" only a month after diagnosis. E's daughter, E.B.
Eminem found his way back to #1 on the Billboard 200, after spending a week at #2. The rapper sold the same amount that some rappers do opening week (if not more) and he's in his third week on shelves with MMLP2.
Most people choose an exotic location for their honeymoon -- The Caribbean, Hawaii, Europe -- but for Xzibit, (at least part of) his first night as a married man was spent behind bars. After the rapper and former star of MTV's "Pimp My Ride" married Krista Joiner on Saturday, he partied at a reception until early on Sunday morning, then sped away from the Laguna Beach reception.
Drake has unveiled the line-up for his third annual OVO Fest which takes place in his hometown of Toronto.He took to Twitter to let go the names that will be performing at this year's OVO Fest, which include, Drake himself, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz & The Weeknd.
B.o.B recently dropped off the sequel to his highly acclaimed mixtape No Genre, and now he's announced an accompanying tour. Joined by recent "Lambo" collaborator Kevin Gates, the "No Genre" tour kicks off on October 21st in Pensacola, Florida. View all the dates below.
TDE Announces Ab-Soul's "Black Lip Pastor" Coming Soon [Update: Once Again, Ab-Soul Says "Black Lip Pastor" Not The Title] Feb 5, 2014 at 12:12pm 30,390 Views
When we first heard about Ab-Soul's upcoming project, the rapper clarified that the effort would not bear the title Black Lip Pastor as many assumed from his tweets. Now it appears that he may have reconsidered, as the TDE camp has confirmed that BLP is coming soon.
Artwork & Tracklist Revealed For Bobby Shmurda's Upcoming EP "Shmurda She Wrote" Oct 13, 2014 at 11:41pm 20,777 Views
Bobby Shmurda became an over night sensation this past Summer when his anthem ”Hot Nigga” swept the streets of every neighborhood across the states. Due to all the success, Bobby inked himself a deal with Epic Records a few months back and is now finally readying the release of his first EP, Shmurda She Wrote, for November 10th.
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