This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases. While we can basically guarantee you'll be seeing all three of these cuts in our Top 100, today we're taking a look at the records that flew under the...
Even though N.O.R.E. just dropped off his Good Belt Gang compilation on Tuesday, the Queens New Yorker is showing no signs of slowing down and is already eyeing his next move.
Stopping by MTV’s Rapfix on Wednesday, N.O.R.E. announced on the show that he and Capone, bka Capone-N-Noreaga, will be reuniting for a new EP titled War In One Night. Talking with Sway, P.A.P.I. revealed the...
Last we heard about Young Buck, the rapper had finally got out debt, and he did so without having to pay back 50 Cent and G-Unit. Now here's another good piece of news when it comes to Buck: he's a free man!
The rapper spent over a year locked up on guns charges, but today, he took to his Twitter account to announce his freedom.
Are you looking forward to new music from Buck?
Nov 20, 2013
Though Gucci Mane has made plans to enter rehab and get his life back on track, it seems his conflict with Waka Flocka is far from over. According to TMZ, Gucci has filed a lawsuit against Waka, and his mother, Debra Antney, who was Gucci's manager for some time.
The suit claims that Antney and Flocka put out some of Gucci's music without his permission, and collected royalties from it. It also...
Danny Brown was seen just before his birthday sporting his famous goofy grin and rather alarming bright green hair. However, the critically adored rapper remembers an earlier time at the most famous Austin festival and as he makes clear in his interview with Complex, he likes the old version better.
“The best thing for me was, I remember coming out here years, years, years ago,...
Although Crooked I is in the midst of recording a new Slaughterhouse album with Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5'9" and Joe Budden, he still finds time to get his solo material done.
The rapper is dropping off a solo album on July 30th, Apex Predator. Today the cover art was revealed, check it out in the gallery above.
[UPDATE: Tracklist Revealed For "Apex Predator."]
Soon after unveiling...
R. Kelly created a sensation with his "Trapped In The Closet" series, and while the first 22 chapters stand alone (to some extent), Kellz couldn't help but keep the narrative going.
After releasing a couple more episodes, fans are increasingly anxious for more material, to which the R&B legend has now revealed will be coming within “a couple months.”
The TP-2.COM singer says the...
Sep 22, 2013
This past week The Weeknd dominated the charts, although he was outshone only by country star Keith Urban. The race between the country star and r'n'b star was a close one, with 3,000 units making the difference for the #1 spot on the Billboard 200. The race was so close, in fact, that Drizzy and The Weeknd prematurely celebrated, when Drake congratulated his friend at his recent L.A. show....
Oct 18, 2012
Always a temperamental personality, Flavor Flav could be in
serious trouble as details have surfaced over what happened at his Las Vegas
home when he was arrested for assault and battery, which include Flav using two
knives to chase and threaten to kill a teenager.
TMZ reports, that the altercation began when Flav’s fiancé accused
him of infidelities, and the argument quickly escalated...
Sep 29, 2013
The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards took place in Atlanta, Georgia yesterday, and information about this year's cyphers has been revealed. Footage of the first cypher is already available - it features Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem and Astro flowing over beats provided by DJ Premier. Slaughterhouse, A$AP Mob and TDE (Isaiah Rashad included) each have their own cypher, and Jon Connor, Action...
Nov 19, 2013
It's hard to believe Outkast has been on hiatus since 2007. Ever since putting the project on hold, fans have anticipated a reunion for the duo, but so far there's been no sign of it (or a 3 Stacks solo album for that matter).
According to sources close to Billboard, there is a strong possibility that a reunion could finally happen at next year's Coachella music festival. Word of the...
Jul 15, 2012
In an interview with
Billboard at the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, A$AP Rocky discussed
his diverse fan base. He’s already made
a stir with collaborating with pop singer Lana Del Rey, and he says "I got
supporters from all demographics.”
Rocky then talks about the
eclectic group of fans you will see at one of his shows. He claims that his music is aiming...
Xzibit has revealed the tracklist for his upcoming album Napalm. The rapper, who has not released an album since 2006's Full Circle, decided to take to Twitter to reveal a photo of the songs list. He also tweeted all the producers for the records, and said that fans can expect the album sometime in September.See his photo of the tracklist as well as the complete tracklist (via)...
Last night was the grand opening of Jay-Z's 40/40 Club in New York's Barclays center. The rapper owns a percentage of the Brooklyn Nets, and has done a sufficient amount to re-vamp the team, including a new name and a new logo design.He spoke to MTV News while on the red carpet for the opening, happy with the result. "I walked around here earlier and I just seen everybody...
Kevin Gates doesn't seem to do much talking, but he doesn't really need to when his music says it all. Kevin Gates is a rapper who comes from the streets of Baton Rouge, Lousiana, and chose to focus on his rap life instead of the streets. His music reflects this, and in it he expresses himself in ways not many gangsters usually do.
There's a lot of emotion in Gates' lyrics, there is wordplay...
Aug 30, 2013
Last week we reported on a story of a woman who claimed an entourage member from the "America's Most Wanted" tour had assaulted her on a tour bus. While the assailant's identity had not been confirmed at the time, it has now been revealed to be none other than Young Money president Mack Maine.
Maine allegedly invited two female fans onto his tour bus during the show. He then is said to have...