Jay Z dropped a TIDAL-glorifying freestyle during last night's "B-Sides" concert in NYC.
Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
So, this TIDAL “hi-fidelity music streaming” thing is actually happening. Not formally acquainted? Well, allow me to introduce you.
What's the most Travi$ Scott way to announce an album release? Dropping hints in an interview with a fashion magazine. That's exactly what the fashion-forward MC/producer has done today, as a publication called CR Fashion Book now holds the answers to a tentative Rodeo release month. According to Scott himself, his debut album will be out in March.
Last week, at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Electronica gave fans a set to remember as he brought out labelmate Jay Z, Mac Miller, J. Cole, and Talib Kweli. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jay is an elusive rapper and producer who joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation roster label in 2010.
This past weekend, A$AP Rocky gave us some pretty hard evidence of his newfound fondness for mushrooms in the form of the hallucinatory artwork for his upcoming album, A.L.L.A. More importantly, it paid tribute to his fallen partner A$AP Yams, showing his face emerging out of the top of Rocky's head.
PARTYNEXTDOOR did his very first interview with FADER a little while back, and now he's shared some more details of his upcoming album with the publication.
Over the years, Rick Ross has made his way from a Slip-n-Slide Records artist to an empirical kingpin. How did he do it? Well, there's a lot of moves you could attribute to his success, but basically, he did it by putting out good music.
Well, it looks like Detox isn't coming after all -- at least not with the title. According to longtime Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker, "He scrapped Detox a couple of years ago and came up with another title. I won’t say what the title is cause I haven’t seen that online or anything yet."
Bow Wow Leaves Cash Money, Is Now Working With Snoop Dogg & Jermaine Dupri May 9, 2015 at 11:45am 41,551 Views
Bow Wow, who's been rapping since age five, is ready for a new stage in his career. Now 28, the rapper just announced his departure from Cash Money Records, to which he signed over five years ago. He posted the video announcement to his Facebook, and he was quick to clarify: "This is a peaceful situation."
Jamie Foxx has been preoccupied with the big screen these past couple years, but it finally looks like he’s getting back to the music. On Thursday night, the actor/comedian/singer announced that he has a new album on the way called Hollywood.
Kanye West Reveals He Was In Talks To Do Joint Album With Drake Feb 20, 2015 at 11:03am 29,373 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.
Today marks the release of Murs' Have A Nice Life, his first since 2013's Yumiko: Curse of the Merch Girl and first as a Strange Music signee. After hearing several tracks from the project, the most recent being "Two Step," we've now got a stream of the full thing, which comprises fourteen tracks.
A couple week ago, Chief Keef announced that he’s working on a new album titled The Cozart, which is shaping up to host quite the lineup of features. With recent photos surfacing of Sosa in the studio with Jeremih, Yung Berg, and Lil Durk, we now have footage of what appears to be Lil Wayne on an upcoming record.
It's been almost a month since Karrueche Tran called it quits with Chris Brown after learning her former-boyfriend was the father of a nine-month-old baby girl. Now, the model has decided to share her feelings about her fallout with Chris in an intimate, emotional interview with life coach Iyanla Vanzan on OWN (Oprah's TV network).
Each year around the beginning of March, artists begin sending in pitches to XXL, hoping to wind up on the magazine’s highly-coveted Freshmen list. Thus far, we’ve seen Lil Herb, Bishop Nehru, Fat Trel, and a few others try to convince us they have what it takes to grace the cover along with eleven of their peers, each turning in a short video clip to the publication.
Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" [Update: Artwork Revealed] Sep 13, 2014 at 07:06pm 71,542 Views
Lil Boosie was planning to drop his first LP since getting out of jail, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, on July 15th. Well, today is July 16th, and with no signs of the album, Boosie has announced a push back on the release date.
Stream Belly's "Up For Days" Feat. The Weeknd, Travi$ Scott & More May 7, 2015 at 05:23pm 25,107 Views
As my Canadian colleague Trevor Smith just reminded me, Toronto's Belly has been around since Scott Storch was a household name, but the latest incarnation of his career might be the one with the most potential to make him blow up.
Swae Lee Of Rae Sremmurd Arrested For Driving With Suspended License Oct 7, 2014 at 10:46am 41,325 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.
We saw two notable debuts on this week's charts, and they tell very different stories. The first comes from underground hero, Tech N9ne, who managed to have his biggest sales week ever, coming in at number 4. Meanwhile, Ciara, who has both a hit and major label backing, only earned a number 17 debut.
We're in midst of a major shift in hip-hop right now, where rappers are taking matters into their own hands. Major labels like Interscope, Def Jam, and Atlantic Records seem to be having less control over their artists. The tide is changing, and the result is a mainly positive one. Fans are receiving music how they want, when they want, from their favorite artists without the major-label hassle.
Project Pat Reveals Why Juicy J Is No Longer Working With Three 6 Mafia [Update: DJ Paul Responds] Dec 9, 2014 at 05:32am 93,531 Views
Fans of Memphis' Three 6 Mafia were undoubtedly excited back in 2013 when DJ Paul announced that five of the original six members would be reuniting for a series of new releases. Rebranded as Da Mafia 6ix, the group's mixtape 6IX Commandments--and the more recent Hear Some Evil--featured a return to their horrorcore roots.
Waking up isn't always easy. Why would anyone want to leave the comfort of their warm bed to enter out in to the world? It almost doesn't make sense when you think about it. But we all have responsibilities, and we can't waste our entire lives away sleeping!
Seven years after Wale released his blazing Mixtape About Nothing, he’s released The Album About Nothing. His alternative hip hop style has come a long way in the time since; he’s inked a deal with Rick Ross, had a #2 album with Ambition, and a #1 album with The Gifted.
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