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Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q & More To Perform At 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Sep 23, 2013 at 10:31am 10,732 Views
Around a month ago BET revealed the nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which go down in Atlanta on September 28th.
Back in the early ‘00s, the head of Benzino got involved in a feud with Eminem and Shady Records, and what followed was an exchange of diss records between the two. Benzino had used The Source magazine, which at that time was the authority on album reviews, to promote his own artists while disparaging some he had beef with. Although the beef has been inactive for quite some time,
Earlier in the month we were given the tracklist for Crooked I's Apex Predator, and anticipation for the project has built steadily since. The project officially dropped today, and the Slaughterhouse rapper has been kind enough to offer fans with a free stream to sample the project before purchasing.
Delays and pushbacks are becoming more and more commonplace, and fans recently learned that Tyga would be releasing his upcoming studio album Hotel California, a few weeks later than earlier reported. Now, T-Raww reveals that it was pushed back just to give extra time to clear some important samples he felt needed to make the LP.
Eminem's promo time isn't finished just yet. The rapper nabbed another magazine cover, this time for Rolling Stone's December issue. In the issue Eminem talks about channeling the Beastie Boys in his "Berzerk" single and how hip-hop saved his life. For now read exceprts of the interview below, and you'll be able to pick up a copy when it hits news stands on November 22nd.
Frank Ocean's Cousin Reportedly Suing Chris Brown Over Studio Brawl [Update: Lawsuit Is For $3M] Dec 4, 2013 at 10:53am 8,332 Views
The Frank Ocean and Chris Brown legal issues are not over just yet-- it seems like Brown can't escape any problem. While Frank posted an open letter on his Tumblr looking to forgive Breezy, Ocean's cousin doesn't feel the same way. The r'n'b singer's cousin is reportedly suing the other r'n'b singer over the brawl, saying he was beat up during the altercation.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
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Detroit rapper on the come-up, Boldy James, will be releasing his debut full-length album through Decon on October 15th. M.1.C.S.: My 1st Chemistry Set is entirely produced by The Alchemist and showcases Boldy's unique style and lyrics.
Lil Kim Reveals Tracklist & Features For "Hard Core 2K13" Mixtape Nov 30, 2013 at 12:36pm 11,702 Views
Lil Kim was supposed to drop her new mixtape, Hard Core 2K13 on Black Friday, but it looks like it will be suffering a delay. The good news is that the project now has an official tracklisting, so chances are it'll be coming sooner than later. The tape will feature guest appearances from fellow New Yorkers, Jadakiss and French Montana, as well as Yo Gotti, and the ever-divisive Miley Cyrus.
In July A$AP Rocky was charged with assault and grand larceny when a passerby was snapping photos of him and A$AP Bigga Bars engaging in a verbal argument. Rocky and Bigga quickly turned their attention to the man photographing them, and the man he was with, and snatched the camera from them. The two men were treated for cuts and bruises at a hospital in Manhattan.
Macklemore Defends The Use Of "Wing$" For NBA All-Star Commercial Feb 22, 2013 at 01:18pm 11,680 Views
Macklemore has become known for his loyalty to his independent label and the idea of not selling out.
Meek Mill & Cassidy Exchange Shots Over Twitter Concerning Battle Rap Nov 15, 2012 at 09:55am 47,533 Views
Although many would like to see a rap battle between Meek Mill and Cassidy, that's not necessarily what Meek wants to give you.A misunderstanding had led people to believe that Meek had said he would battle Cassidy or Murda Mook for $100,000. Meek later clarified that he actually wanted to see Cassidy and Mook battle each other.
Back in May, police were called to the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, when it was reported that Ray J had "made contact" with a woman's rear end, against her will.
Allen Iverson Returns Kids To Wife, Judge Rules He Did Nothing Wrong Jun 18, 2013 at 04:20pm 5,485 Views
A positive has emerged in the on-going issues of Allen Iverson’s post-playing career. His ex-wife Tawanna Iverson, had filed documents alleging that he had abducted their children after taking them on vacation, but now the kids have been returned.The Sixers legend showed up to court and explained to the judge that the kids were simply staying with him, and his ex could have came to visit or pi
Nas sat down with music site NPR for an in-depth interview, discussing his latest feat, Life Is Good. He talks about all the personal content on his new album and why he decided to open up, his record with Amy Winehouse, starting to rap and more. Check out some excerpts from the interview below.
Birdman lands the cover of RESPECT magazine, the issue hits stands March 1st. SOURCE
Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, & Azealia Banks Among Hip-Hop Artists In Lollapalooza's 2013 Line-Up [Update: Official Line-Up Revealed] Apr 1, 2013 at 01:53pm 10,484 Views
This year's Lollapalooza line-up apparently leaked online last night, in the form of a snapshot from a magazine ad. The line-up was supposed to be revealed on April 9th. Nonetheless, this year sees a range of acts as usual, from indie rock to hip-hop.For the hip-hop camp Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Azealia Banks, Chance The Rapper, and Angel Haze will be performing.
Kanye West To Perform At 1st Annual Roc City Classic In NYC During NBA All-Star Weekend Feb 5, 2015 at 09:36am 6,155 Views
The NBA All-Star Weekend is going down in New York this year, and with the weekend arriving shortly, Roc Nation has announced a new event to take place during the weekend, their first annual Roc City Classic.
Dr. Dre Says He's Inspired To Get Back In Studio, Eminem's Album Is Almost Finished Mar 22, 2013 at 02:55pm 31,261 Views
Dr. Dre is not often seen or heard from, so when he does an interview, even the smallest one, it's sure to make headlines.
Game's Ex-Fiance Files For Restraining Order [Update: Details Emerge] Apr 11, 2014 at 06:34pm 26,272 Views
It has not been a great week for love and hip-hop. Just days after Big Sean and Naya Rivera called off their engagement, TMZ reports that Tiffney Cambridge has gotten a restraining order against Game, her ex-fiancee.
Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame are prepping to bring their antics to a small screen near you. According to reports, the rappers are shopping around their very own reality show. The show will work to contrast their public personas, which they believe have been misrepresented due to their explicit lyrics.
Trae Tha Truth Among Five Injured In Shooting At Houston Club, Three Dead Jun 20, 2012 at 08:25am 18,456 Views
A shooting occurred outside a southwest Houston nightclub where Trae Tha Truth was performing, leaving five people injured and three dead.A rep for the police, Victor Senties, says it is unclear what sparked the incident around 3 a.m. outside the Scores Cabaret strip club in Houston.Trae Tha Truth was shot in his shoulder, but he's expected to make a recovery.
Childish Gambino Talks About His Collaboration With Riff Raff On "Neon Icon" Jun 3, 2014 at 01:29pm 20,154 Views
Childish Gambino blessed Hot 97's Summer Jam Festival stage this past weekend, and following his set he spoke to our host Ashlee Ray about his performance inside the Beats By Dre press tent, his collaboration with Riff Raff which lives on Neon Icon, being independent and more.
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