Nicki Minaj made a bold claim with MTV, saying that she is "lyrically better than most of the male rappers out there."
Yesterday, we saw some very comical photos from Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg's Celebrity Beach Bowl game. However, it was not all fun and games, as the last photo in the series had Wayne looking very angry, allegedly in an altercation with an unidentified person.We now have more in formation that the person Wayne was giving a piece of his mind to was in fact a cameraman, filming the game.
Lil Wayne Recalls Being Shot At By A Female Fan & Shooting Himself On Kimmel Mar 15, 2014 at 12:08pm 18,456 Views
Lil Wayne has some pretty crazy stories. The YM leader stopped by Jimmy Kimmel -- who is currently filming his show in Austin for SXSW -- to share a couple of his strangest experiences, both of which happened to involve getting shot at.
Talib Kweli On Drake's "Emotional Raps" & Big Sean's Unique Style Dec 21, 2012 at 12:28pm 11,767 Views
Brooklyn spitter Talib Kweli is a legendary emcee who has been hot since his 1998 collabo album with Mos Def, Black Star. He continues to make relevant music and has taken on an ambassadorial role as a veteran emcee. When stopping by Sway In The Morning recently, the BK rapper weighed in on the styles and influence of modern mainstream artists Drake and Big Sean.
Gunplay Believes Sandy Hook Shootings Were Government Conspiracy Dec 20, 2012 at 04:31pm 24,080 Views
The country is still reeling from last week’s shootings in Connecticut at Sandy Hook elementary, and why most offer their condolences, the always mercurial Gunplay chimed in on Twitter recently and said he believes the shootings were part of an elaborate government conspiracy. One look at the moniker and it’s plain to see where the MMG rapper stands on gun control. After the
We The Best leader, DJ Khaled keeps on his grind and continues to help his label pour out hits. With his new album Suffering From Success due to drop soon, he finds himself on one of the two covers for the June/July edition of The Source magazine.
Kid Cudi has already given us the first single "Immortal" from his upcoming album, and now the tracklist and album art for the project have been revealed. View the album cover in the gallery above, and the titles of all 18 tracks below, along with the features we're aware of. More features likely to come when they are officially announced.INDICUD drops April 23rd.1.
Curren$y's recent leak with Action Bronson, "Godfather 4", has definitely done the trick of getting fans excited for the forthcoming project it will live on, The Drive In Theatre.
Love it or hate it, Kanye's dark, auto-tuned record seems to be appreciated more with age, as it is now warmly regarded when it was once polarizing. Those who loved it are in for some good news as Universal Records is remastering and re-releasing the entire album, just one of the many classic re-releases Universal is planning, all apart of their Respect The Classic's campaign.
Robin Thicke Admits He Was High & Drunk When He Made "Blurred Lines" In Lawsuit Depositions Sep 15, 2014 at 04:41pm 30,894 Views
Last year Robin Thicke found himself embroiled in a lawsuit with Marvin Gaye's children, when he was first targeted by Gaye's family over the similarities between his hit single "Blurred Lines" and Marvin Gaye's musical compositions, namely, "Got To Give It Up." Thicke, alongside "Blurred Lines" co-writers T.I.
Rick Ross made headlines this week, due to the criticism over his lyrics where he alluded to date rape. Ross then dismissed the claims as a misunderstanding, attempting to defend himself with the seemingly irrelevant argument that he never actually used the word "rape" on the record.
Judge Orders Meek Mill To Take Etiquette Classes [Update: Judge Praises Meek's Efforts, But Won't Let Him Move To Miami] Sep 8, 2013 at 04:41pm 59,142 Views
It's too bad From G's To Gents isn't still around, because Meek Mill would have been a perfect contestant. The Philly rapper attended a probation violation hearing yesterday to some surprising results.
Frank Ocean has taken a back seat when it comes to social media and all the drama it entails. He's also been low-key when it comes to music. Today the singer pops up in the news not because of any new music (although we hope that's on the way), but because he wants to legally change his name to Frank Ocean.
Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore Sep 1, 2013 at 10:41pm 20,152 Views
Saturday was the first day of Budweiser's 2013 "Made In America" festival, held at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Noteworthy acts included A$AP Rocky, Solange, Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, and Beyonce, who headlined last night. Unfortunately, the live stream of the event was cut short after Bey performed her singles "Run the World (Girls)" and "End of Time" early on.
Photos: Cam'ron Celebrates His Birthday With Strippers & Dame Dash Feb 5, 2014 at 05:11pm 13,312 Views
Cam’ron celebrated his 38th birthday yesterday, February 4th, and as is only appropriate he threw a private party with a host of strippers and friends, and of course, his girlfriend JuJu. It appears as though shit went down, based off a slew of photos that have hit the web today via JuJu’s Instagram as well as Cam’ron’s.
When Three 6 Mafia won the academy award for best song for a song they did for the film "Hustle & Flow," years back, they quickly delivered what became everyone's favorite Oscar acceptance speech. Now that the final chapter of the Hollywood awards season is upon us tonight, Juicy J offers some advice to the nominees, saying:
Hit-Boy's Hits Since 87 label is an Interscope Records imprint and consists of fellow rapper and producer K. Roosevelt and the Audio Push duo (rapper Oktane and rapper/producer Pricetag). Hit claims there's a "real creative force" when they're all in the same room.
50 Cent Charged With Domestic Violence For Allegedly Kicking Baby Mama [Update: 50 Denies Allegations] Jul 4, 2013 at 07:14pm 24,122 Views
50 Cent just spoke of how Chief Keef was not following his advice to keep out of trouble, but now it seems like Fif has been making some bad decisions of his own. TMZ reports that 50 has been charged with domestic violence for allegedly kicking his baby mama and destroying some of her property last month.
Drake, Jeezy, T.I., Juicy J, Pastor Troy & ScHoolboy Q Will Appear On Remixes Of Future's "Sh!t" Dec 15, 2013 at 09:32pm 23,393 Views
We first heard rumors that Drake would be appearing on an official remix to Future's latest street banger, "Sh!t," but it looks like he won't be the only high profile rapper taking on the instrumental.
Prince Threw A Massive Subtweet At Lil Mo After She Shaded Him On Instagram Jul 6, 2014 at 10:22am 25,613 Views
Lil Mo did not have a great time at the Essence festival yesterday. Despite possessing a VIP pass, the singer had trouble making it to the bathroom backstage, being stopped by police while Prince was making his entrance.
Drake Covers XXL Magazine, Talks "Nothing Was The Same," His Image, Amanda Bynes Aug 7, 2013 at 11:15am 24,580 Views
More Drake for your Wednesday morning. Drizzy nabbed the upcoming XXL magazine cover, for their 16th anniversary and their 150th issue. This is his first solo cover of the magazine. As they point out, when XXL dropped their first ever cover, with Jay Z and Master P on a split cover, Drizzy Drake was only 10 years old. Now they've got him on there with a "Watch The Throne" headline.
Like clockwork, a new EP from Cam'ron materializes on the first day of the month, even if it's a Sunday. Even more reliable than USPS, Killa Cam grants us the fifth installment of his First Of The Month series, which began in July of this year. Featured on the project's five tracks are Wiz Khalifa, Smoke DZA, Hell Rell and Sen City.
Casey Veggies is connecting with Hustle Gang's Travi$ Scott for an upcoming tour "PNCXX". The two are hitting the road May 12th in Dallas, and will continue through til June 3rd in San Diego, California. Check out all the locations and dates below, and head here to cop tickets.
Future Talks On Music Video For Next Single "I Won" With Kanye West, Shot By Hype Williams [Update: Official Single Artwork Revealed] Apr 7, 2014 at 07:14pm 21,397 Views
Future is in full album mode, after releasing the Sonny Digital-produced "Covered N Money" the other week off the upcoming Honest album, he'll be releasing another new single on March 31st. This one is definitely one of the more anticipated cuts, as it features Kanye West, "I Won."
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
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