• Spike Lee Wants Drake & Kevin Hart To Star In "School Daze" Sequel
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    We've already learned a lot of things we weren't supposed to from the recent Sony email leak, and as the massive amount of information is sorted through, we keep getting new updates. The latest tidbit scooped from the leak is that Spike Lee is seeking out Drake and Kevin Hart as the stars of the already penned sequel to his 1988 classic "School Daze".Lee's agent discussed plans for "School Daze...
  • OG Maco Drops New EP "Breathe," Stream Available
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    OG Maco blew up off one mindless record, "U Guessed It," but today he shows us he's got more depth than the hashtag worthy single with his new EP, Breathe. The EP comes as a response of sorts to the recent news surrounding Eric Garner and Mike Brown, with protests being led in both Ferguson and New York following either grand jury decision to not indict the police officer responsible for both...
  • Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo To Mavericks
    The Boston Celtics have finally parted ways with all-star point guard, Rajon Rondo. The C's agreed to ship Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, along with Dwight Powell, in exchange for Brandon Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, a 2015 first-round pick and a future second rounder. As part of the deal, the Mavs made sure Rondo was committed to signing a contract extension with the club, which is...
  • Review: D'Angelo's "Black Messiah"
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    After 14 years of waiting, D’Angelo’s surprise album Black Messiah had every right to be the R&B/Soul equivalent of Guns & Roses' Chinese Democracy - a creaky mess that was done no favors by the weight of fan expectations. But that’s not what happened. It might be blasphemy (no pun intended), but Black Messiah is actually better than D’Angelo’s 2000...
  • D'Angelo Reveals "Black Messiah" Tracklist [Update: Album Stream Now Available]
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    Well, that happened fast. After more than a decade of waiting on the follow-up to his undisputed-classic Voodoo album, D'Angelo fans are getting hit left-and-right with new material from the R&B legend. Just a few hours after dropping the project's first single, D has let loose the official tracklist as well as a brief introductory note for listeners. While no guests are...
  • Riot Breaks Out In Houston Over Jordan 11 Release
    Jordan Brand saved two of their biggest releases of the year for the final two weeks of December and, with that, comes our first sneaker riot of the Holiday season!Over 600 sneakerheads in Houston, Texas looking to score the 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11, which launches this Saturday lined up outside of the Willowbrook Mall for raffle tickets which would grant them the opportunity to purchase the...
  • Chris Brown & Tyga "Ayo" Single Coming This January
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    The long-awaited Fan Of A Fan 2 album appears to be on the horizon. Taking to his official Instagram account, Chris Brown has announced that the first single from the project is set to drop on January 6th, 2015. Titled "Ayo," little to no information is available about the track for the time being. If the plan comes to fruition, Tyga and Breezy should be kicking off the new year...
  • Stream J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
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    On November 14, J. Cole shocked the rap world with the announcement that his third solo album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, would be hitting stores before the end of 2014. Ladies and gentlemen, the day foretold has finally arrived. Available for streaming now on Spotify, the new record features no credited guest appearances, almost guaranteeing that the release is the emcee's most personal to...
  • Ne-Yo Reveals "Non-Fiction" Tracklist
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    Ne-Yo is preparing for a first quarter 2015 release. The R&B veteran's sixth studio album (and first since 2012) is due out January 27th, and the singer has now shared the tracklist of the upcoming effort.At an ambitious 21 tracks in length (including two bonus cuts), Non-Fiction boast some high profile features from the likes of ScHoolboy Q, Jeezy, T.I., Juicy J, and Pitbull, among...
  • The Weeknd Receives The Allan Slaight Award
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    If you see the phrase "young Canadians who have the ability to turn their talent into inspiration," you're probably thinking to yourself, "there ain't no award for that." However, it turns out that in Canada, there is. The Allan Slaight Award, named for a Canadian media magnate, was founded in 2010, and given to Drake in 2011. This year, Abel Tesfaye of The Weeknd ha won the award. Below,...
  • Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Coming To Harlem In 2017
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    How long does it take for a music genre to get its own museum? About 40 years, apparently. It's been a long time coming, but the Hip Hop Hall Of Fame will finally open its doors to the public in the year 2017. Located in Harlem and midtown, the site will house various items from hip-hop history including posters, equipment, and wardrobe donated by artists like Salt-N-Pepa, Run-DMC, Young Jeezy...
  • Top News Stories Of 2014
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    2014 may have been a terrible year for hip-hop in terms of record sales, but don't let the numbers fool you into thinking the year was uneventful. In this case, the numbers most definitely do lie. Aside from numerous relationship gossip, 2014 saw the return of Lil Boosie, the rise of August Alsina, and the (maybe) beginning of the end for Cash Money Records. The following news stories were among...
  • Twitter Reacts To 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 Release
    The much anticipated 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 finally launched this morning at 8am EST via all major retailers and it was pure, unadulterated chaos in the internet streets. Most website were overloaded instantly, which isn't a surprise considering people were rioting and getting tased earlier this week just trying to get raffle tickets for the shoes.Sneakerheads across the country, including...
  • Teen Tased By Police While Waiting For 'Legend Blue' Jordan 11 Raffle Tickets
    This isn't the first and it surely won't be the last story we hear about some sort of chaos happening outside of a 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 release. Most Foot Locker's have implemented a raffle ticket system which took place earlier this week, but that hasn't stopped some rowdy sneakerheads from raising hell.We already discussed the riot that took place outside of Willowbrook Mall in Houston,...
  • K. Michelle Announces New Album "Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart (AWBAH)" [Update: Artwork & Tracklist Revealed]
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    K. Michelle will be following up 2013's Rebellious Soul with a mouthful of an album, Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart, or AWBAH for short. The singer announced the album title today via a short promo trailer for the upcoming release, which includes the album release. December 9th is turning into a busy date for artists, as Lil Wayne is also dropping (the first part of) Tha Carter V on that day. This...
  • RiFF RAFF Plans To Drop Two Albums On June 1st
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    World, brace yourselves. We may get not one, but two more albums from RiFF RAFF in 2015. Taking to Instagram, the cornrowed white rapper detailed plans for two projects, Peach Panther and Purple Panther, both dropping on June 1st. Read his lengthy post below:   2 ALBUMS DROPPiNG ON THE SAME DAY JUNE 1ST 2015 THE PEACH PANTHER & THE PURPLE PANTHER ARE 2 TOTALLY DiFFERENT...
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