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Even as little as nine months ago, no one would have really expected Birdman and Lil Wayne to beef.
Kanye West Reportedly Played His New Album "On Repeat" In Toronto Aug 6, 2015 at 09:25am 44,088 Views
At some point, Theophilus London appointed himself the official spokesperson for Kanye West, as once again, he's delivering album updates on Twitter.
OVO’s newly-signed artist, Roy Wood$, has built a major buzz over past couple weeks thanks in part to Drake’s co-sign and feature on his single “Drama,” which was premiered on the OVO Sound Beats 1 Radio a few weeks back. Today, the Toronto artist looks to take the next step in what looks to be a long career by releasing this new EP titled Exis.
Dr. Dre's iconic Beats headphones have been banned from appearing on camera during any NFL broadcast, according to a new deal between the football league and Beats rival Bose.
It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium. He was hip-hop's greatest hopes and society's biggest fears all in one.
Kevin Gates Talks On Prison Life, Tattoos & The Time He Got A Brick With Elvis' Face On It Apr 2, 2014 at 05:20pm 126,397 Views
Kevin Gates recently dropped off By Any Means, a free album that was also available on iTunes and managed to debut at #17 on the Billboard 200. Gates is very open in his lyrics, and so if you are a fan you probably know quite a bit about his personal life just from listening to his music. Nonetheless, there is still some mystery surrounding Gates.
How the hell did we make it through fifty percent of 2015 already? June has seemingly crept up out of nowhere, marking the halfway checkpoint of a year that, so far, has been ripe with exceptional releases from some of hip-hop’s brightest emcees.
It's 2015 and grime is buzzing. One of the genres leading MCs, Skepta, is releasing fire new tracks every other week, and popping up everywhere from New York City's MoMA PS1 party to Drake's OVOFest. His recent remix of Jamie XX's "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" is nothing short of 2015 pop gold.
Lil Eazy E Disappointed He Will Not Appear In NWA Biopic [Update: Lil Eazy E Is Coaching The Actor Playing His Father] Jul 3, 2014 at 04:55pm 27,941 Views
Man, it's difficult to make a rap music biopic. Just a few days after Lifetime's upcoming Aaliyah project was almost sunk by their lead actress dropping out and the singer's family refusing to offer music rights, now we have yet another biopic controversy--although admittedly a less threatening one.
ScHoolboy Q Says He's Dropping His Album "After Jay Rock" On Twitter Jun 20, 2015 at 01:36pm 38,895 Views
ScHoolboy Q has been uncharacteristically quiet since the release of his debut physical album, Oxymoron, last year, surprisingly not even making an appearance on Kendrick Lamar's recent album, To Pimp A Butterfly. The lack of features we've heard from Q may have something to do with his focus on a follow-up LP, which he briefly spoke on in a Twitter Q&A today.
Drake's inaugural episode of his "OVO SOUND" Beats 1 radio show Saturday lived up to the hype, and then some. Assisted by OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib and PRIME producer Eric Dingus, Drizzy delivered a 2-hour show highlighted by the appearance of 3 brand new songs: his Sweeterman" remix , Wizkid's “Ojuelegba (Remix) feat. Drake & Skepta, & Roy Wood's "Drama" feat.
After putting out dozens of loose tracks over the course of his meteoric rise, Fetty Wap is finally ready to release his debut album. According to ABC News, it will drop on September 25. "I'm just waiting for it to get mixed and mastered," he said. "The album been done for like two months now."
Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free] Aug 18, 2014 at 08:15pm 61,664 Views
Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean. But early this morning on Instagram, Scott surprised fans by sharing pictures of the front and back covers of a project entitled Days Before Rodeo, both accompanied by the word "Tomorrow."
Dr. Dre & Ice Cube File Motion To Be Excused From Suge Knight's Wrongful Death Lawsuit Aug 19, 2015 at 09:43am 25,189 Views
After Suge Knight ran over two men (killing one) while fleeing the "Straight Outta Compton" set earlier this year, a wrongful death lawsuit was levied against him, charging him with the murder of Terry Carter and the attempted murder of Cle "Bone" Sloan. Also named as defendants in the suit were Dr.
The co-headlining tour is a more popular option than ever, and we're now starting to see some strange combinations of artists. Today, ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator have announced some shows together on the aptly titled "Rocky & Tyler" tour.If the two headliners haven't convinced you to grab tickets, perhaps the openers -- Danny Brown and Vince Staples -- will.
Dr. Dre's First Week Sales Numbers For "Compton: The Soundtrack" Aug 14, 2015 at 07:21pm 90,839 Views
First week sales numbers are in for Dr. Dre's Compton: The Soundtrack. The album moved 278,558 units, slightly surpassing the projected number of 260,000-275,000 units. Expectations were high for the album, driven by Dre's musical reputation, 16 years of anticipation, and star-studded features. It has not disappointed.
DJ Mustard Calls "Fancy" & "Classic Man" "Rip Offs" Of His Sound Aug 19, 2015 at 10:30am 20,584 Views
Over the past two years, DJ Mustard certainly hasn't been hurting for hits, with hip hop stations on both coasts continuing to blast his ratchet, slightly hyphy-inspired tunes, regardless of whoever's singing or rapping on them.
Taking a page out of Nipsey Hussle's very successful book, Curren$y is planning an unorthodox release strategy for his upcoming mixtape Pilot Talk III. In addition to releasing the tape for free online, the New Orleans rapper has made a $100 package (which includes the tape on a custom USB drive, an exclusive shirt and a look book) available for pre-order.
Drake loves to play tastemaker, especially when he's broadcasting the up and coming sounds of his hometown for all of the hip hop world to hear. Social media and now OVO Sound radio are his primary platforms for spotlighting promising Toronto artists.
Yesterday, a rumor courtesy of DOTR spread like wild fire that the opening track on Jay-Z and Kanye’s joint effort Watch The Throne will be a song called ‘Lift Off’ featuring heavyweights Beyoncé & Bruno Mars. Now Jeff Bhasker has confirmed the existence of the song on Twitter and revealed that it was co-produced by Kanye & himself. Will it be the next single?
The Game Says He's Facing 3 Years Of Jail Time For Basketball Fight Aug 14, 2015 at 03:36pm 32,085 Views
Back in March, The Game got into a scuffle during a basketball game with a man who ended up being an off-duty cop, and now he's facing jail time for it.
Tinashe may have burst into the mainstream with her infectious summer hit, "2 On," but she's been building a loyal following through independent mixtapes for the last few years now. Before that, she was acting alongside Charlie Sheen in Two & A Half Men.
Young Thug's Stylist Explains The Inspiration Behind His Wardrobe Jun 10, 2015 at 06:31pm 25,205 Views
One of the main reasons Young Thug is so controversial is simply the way he dresses; "I swear every time I dress myself, it go motherfuckin' viral" is now one of his most famous lines. Just look at him at the end of the "Check" video-- wearing a skintight Hooter's tank that even the restaurant's most underendowed hostesses would have trouble fitting into. And that's tame for Thugga.
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