Karmaloop is in some major financial trouble, and it's caught the attention of Dame Dash and Kanye West.
Tech N9ne Reveals Eminem Collaboration In The Works For "Special Effects" Jan 19, 2015 at 09:53am 18,139 Views
Last week Tech N9ne announced a release date for his upcoming album Special Effects. The album is due out on May 5th, and while Tech may be putting the finishing touches on it right now, he's still missing one very essential verse. During a live show at the Diamond Ballroom, Tech revealed that he's awaiting a verse from none other than Eminem.
Tracklist For "The Great Gatsby" Soundtrack Features New Music From Jay-Z, Beyonce, Andre 3000 & More [Update: Listen To Album Snippets] Apr 16, 2013 at 06:26pm 2,045,373 Views
We heard previously that Jay-Z would have a hand in the highly anticipated film "The Great Gatsby," serving as executive producer alongside the writer/producer/director, Baz Luhrmann, and Anton Monsted, the executive music producer.
2014 is over and done with, and we the hip-hop community are moving onto greater endeavors. After an overall mediocre year for rap albums, 2015 is destined to be different. Hip-hop's biggest names are all scheduled to release albums this year, and the timing could not be more right. Today, who better than Rae Sremmurd to kick off the new year of releases with their debut album, Sremm Life.
Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake Feb 20, 2015 at 11:03am 29,051 Views
Kanye West's highly anticipated interview with The Breakfast Club hit the web this morning, and at 57 minutes long, there's a lot of information and gems packed into it.
Chris Brown Calls Karrueche A "Thot" For Posting Bikini Pictures On Instagram Mar 17, 2015 at 07:17pm 48,739 Views
Chris Brown has a pretty horrible reputation with women, and his breakup with Karrueche Tran hasn't made it any better. After instances in which the singer attempted to air out his girlfriend's business on social media earlier this year, it was revealed that he had a 9-month-old daughter with a model named Nia a couple weeks ago.
2Pac Letter Reveals Potential Supergroup With OutKast, Scarface, E-40 & More Feb 6, 2015 at 02:46pm 41,943 Views
Ah, what could've been. The most recent discovered treasure penned by Tupac Shakur is a letter to his friend Big Lock. Unfortunately, there's no date on the letter, but in it, Pac tells Lock that his record sold five million copies, so it's safe to assume he means All Eyez On Me, which was released February 1996. He would be killed in September of the same year.
Wale Reveals Possible Release Date For "The Album About Nothing" [Update: Rick Ross Confirms Release Date] Feb 10, 2015 at 10:23am 37,034 Views
After gifting fans his Festivus mixtape with A-Trak yesterday, Wale was on twitter responding and interacting with his fans. During his many retweets, he happened to reveal what is presumed to be the release date for the follow-up to Festivus: The Album About Nothing.
Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window.
Travi$ Scott is currently winding down his "Rodeo Tour" alongside Young Thug. The inspiration for the tour comes from actual Texas rodeos--soundtracked by two of the wildest rappers in the game. And Travi$ expects the crowd to be all the way turnt up. During a recent stop in Chicago, Travi$ addressed a particularly lethargic crowd, saying he felt like he was "at a motherfuckin' J.
Timbaland Says Aaliyah Visited Him In A Dream And Called Tink "The One" Mar 21, 2015 at 11:24pm 27,700 Views
At just 19, Tink, Timbaland's latest prodigy, is already one of hip-hop's rising stars. She's in the running for this year's Freshmen class (she made our list), and we're expecting her debut album on Tim's Moseley Music imprint later this year. Tonight (March 21), during the final Fader SXSW showcase, Timbaland told the crowd that his partnership with Tink is meant to be.
An estimated 2,500 fans turned out for Kendrick Lamar's Saturday album signing at a Best Buy in Compton, his first public appearance in his hometown since the release of To Pimp A Butterfly earlier this week. “It feels good to be back in my city, to go out here and see these kids still motivated by my music and by my dreams and aspirations,” he told ABC7.
If Def Jam taught us anything, it's to respect the DJ. The DJ is responsible for the perpetuation of the art form that is hip-hop. Without DJs, there'd be no medium for the streets and masses to access the music they crave.
ASAP Rocky's Album Is Finished, Will Feature FKA Twigs & Clams Casino Mar 20, 2015 at 09:53am 43,576 Views
ASAP Rocky was one of the biggest breakout rappers of the last few years, getting signed and releasing his debut album in an insanely short timeframe after first breaking through with "Purple Swag" and "Peso".
Tyga & Chris Brown Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Fan Of A Fan" Album [Update: Complete Tracklist Added] Jan 28, 2015 at 12:17pm 130,161 Views
Recently we saw some behind-the-scenes photos for Chris Brown and Tyga's lead single from Fan of a Fan 2 The Album, and while we wait on the official music video to arrive, the two have revealed the cover art for the upcoming album plus a release date. It's coming pretty soon, unlike Tyga's The Gold Album which just got delayed.
Wale can not seem to hold back from responding to his haters. While attending a WWE event in Washington yesterday, the MMG rapper was taunted on Twitter by a user claiming to be in the same building, and it wasn't long before the rapper sought him out.
Future's DJ, Esco, Spent 56 Days In A Dubai Jail For Marijuana Possession Jan 28, 2015 at 06:37pm 18,610 Views
Even in more conservative American states, getting caught with marijuana for personal use usually only gets you a misdemeanor offense. In Dubai, it's a different story entirely. Freebandz's DJ Esco (Future's official DJ), recently learned that the hard way when he took the rap for some weed found in a bag at the city's airport, an event that led to him spending 56 days in jail.
Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 was an important mixtape, if only that it was the first time Wayne expressed his frustration with Cash Money on record.
Young Thug On Continuing Lil Wayne's "Carter" Series: "He Did 1 To 5, I'm Gonna Do 6 To 10" Sep 19, 2014 at 12:47pm 44,950 Views
Young Thug has been pretty up-front about Lil Wayne's influence on his music, voicing that pairing with Birdman's Rich Gang team is something of a dream come true for him.
Fabolous released his new album, The Young OG Project, on iTunes yesterday. If you haven't purchased it as a Christmas gift to yourself yet, you can stream it first via Spotify below.
It looks like Curren$y is about to take his talents on the road again. To coincide with his upcoming album Pilot Talk 3, Curren$y has just announced that he will be embarking on a tour to promote the album.
Swae Lee Of Rae Sremmurd Arrested For Driving With Suspended License Oct 7, 2014 at 10:46am 36,129 Views
It's been somewhat of mystery as to the age of the two brothers that make up Mike WiLL Made It's buzzing duo Rae Sremmurd. Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy look youthful, but have joked in many interviews that they're 35-years old. Well, if you didn't know before, you will know now. Swae Lee was caught driving with a suspended license, and the 19-year old rapper was hauled off for it.
Young Thug Confirms His Next Project Is Called "Carter 6," Previews Remix Of Lil Wayne's "Grindin'" Mar 17, 2015 at 02:25pm 68,965 Views
Who knew Carter 6 would come out before Carter 5? Better yet, who knew Carter 6 would be performed by anyone other than Lil Wayne himself.
By this point, you're fully aware that Lil Wayne and Birdman are not on the best of terms, as Wayne has expressed a desire to leave Cash Money, claiming Birdman won't release his completed studio album, Tha Carter V.
Right now (March 21), you can live stream Meek Mill's "Welcome Back" concert in Philly. This is Meek's first time performing in his hometown since being released from prison last December. Meek is currently touring with sorta-girlfriend Nicki Minaj on the "Pinkprint Tour", but he took tonight off to headline his own show in Philly.
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