Justin Timberlake performed live for the first time in almost 5 years at the DirecTV Super Bowl Party in New Orleans last night.
Well here’s another Friday night treat for fans. Out of nowhere, a new Kanye West record has surfaced online tonight called “Midas Touch”, and its pretty dope.
Lil Boosie is just about everywhere these days, and following interview with The Breakfast Club and Hot 97, Boosie's next stop was visiting BET's 106 & Park last night.
Stream The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf" Compilation Album Oct 14, 2014 at 04:09am 22,902 Views
October is turning out to be one hell of a month for hip-hop. Following the release of both T.I.'s Paperwork LP and the latest drop from Mila J, Game's Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf has made its way onto Spotify for purchase-free listening.
Ariana Grande Reveals “Yours Truly” Album Cover & Track List w/ Features From Big Sean, Mac Miller & Fabolous Aug 4, 2013 at 02:41pm 43,250 Views
Teenage actress/singer Ariana Grande has revealed the cover art and tracklist for her debut studio album Yours Truly. Along with Nathan Sykes, Demi Lovato and Justin Bieber, it features Big Sean, Mac Miller and Fabolous. Hype surrounding the album has been built by its chart-topping single "The Way", which features Miller and samples Big Pun.
There is much we can learn from rap Instagram, much to read between the lines as rappers attempt to craft their image. This week was an eclectic one in the hip hop world, as J Lo busted out the goods for her 46th birthday party, Akon hit the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, & Drake played kickball for charity.
Logic's Debut Album Earns Comparisons To Kanye West's "Graduation" And Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Jul 10, 2014 at 06:57pm 55,606 Views
Maryland MC Logic is one of the game's most talked-about rappers at the moment, and with good cause. His rapping skills are unparalleled by most of his peers, and with two solid mixtapes in the Young Sinatra series behind him, anticipation is very high for Logic's upcoming debut on Def Jam.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" Goes Gold [Update: Album Goes Platinum] Aug 28, 2013 at 01:21pm 10,356 Views
We're not sure if we can still call Macklemore and Ryan Lewis underground anymore-- the duo have now not only gone 5x platinum with their lead single "Thrift Shop" but the album it's off, The Heist, has gone gold as well.
Only a few months removed from The Album About Nothing, and yet Wale is already working on his next album. During a press conference at this past weekend’s Essence Festival, the MMG rapper revealed that he’s currently working on a new “go-go” album at the moment.
After months of anticipation, Chief Keef finally released Bang Pt. 2 on his 18th birthday, August 15th. Bang Pt. 2 is Sosa’s first project following the release of his major-label debut album Finally Rich, and much has happened since that time.
Rick Ross & MMG Members Facing Lawsuit For Backing Out Of Concert Oct 3, 2013 at 05:32pm 10,843 Views
This isn't the first time we've heard about Rick Ross facing legal trouble because he backed out of a concert (not before taking the concert promoter's money, though). The MMG crew aka Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Stalley and Omarion were all tapped for a huge concert in London, and now all five are being sued for allegedly backing out.
Chief Keef Sued Over London Performance No-Show [Update: Keef Ordered To Pay $230,000 In Damages] Aug 4, 2013 at 05:32pm 33,734 Views
Chief Keef continues to run into trouble with the law. The 17 year old behind street anthems "I Don't Like" and "Love Sosa" is hot off the heels of being jailed for a recent probation violation, and is now reported to have a brand new lawsuit on his hands.
We're now five days removed from the annual Fool's Gold Day Off in New York, when Fool's Gold takes over the city streets to bring fans together with some great live performances. This year included headliners Danny Brown and French Montana, while AraabMuzik, New York OGs The Lox, World's Fair and more took the stage.
K.E. On The Track Accused Of Stealing Beat For "The Devil Is A Lie" Dec 20, 2013 at 09:32pm 260 Views
On Thursday, Rick Ross released his highly anticipated Jay Z-featured single “The Devil Is A Lie”. When the record was released, production credit was being given to K.E. on the Track, but wait just a minute says producer Major Seven.
Lil Bibby gained a lot of regional hype through his collaborations with Lil Herb in 2013, but he capped the year with his most popular release yet, solo effort Free Crack. Since then he's managed to land himself on 2014's XXL Freshmen cover, pushing him even further into the public eye.
Patrons of a nightclub called Whiskey River in Macon, GA trashed the joint after Boosie Badazz was unable to show for a scheduled performance on Friday night.
This week three new rappers entered the Billboard 200, with Future's Honest topping them all sales-wise (we'll let you be the judge on the music). Asher Roth, who has calmed way down from his College Rap days, moved under 10,000 units with his new album RetroHash, released independently. Future and Iggy Azalea also came in neck-and-neck with their respective albums Honest and The New Classic.
Stream Main Attrakionz "808s & Dark Grapes III" & Read Our Interview With The Duo Jun 29, 2015 at 04:25pm 6,082 Views
Four summers ago, Squadda B and Mondre Man hit pay dirt with 808s & Dark Grapes II, a tape with a reputation that would very quickly outgrow its Kanye-referencing name. The duo, known collectively as Main Attrakionz, had noticeably progressed beyond the series' first installment, honing an ethereal, blunted sound with a handpicked roster of fairly unknown producers.
Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ghostface Killah will be the next hip hop artist that we get to witness work through his tumultuous relationship on national television. VH1 just announced that Ghostface will be on this upcoming season of its reality show "Couple’s Therapy" along with his significant other Kelsey Nykole.
Joey Bada$$ has been known to be pretty vocal on Twitter, so when Joe Budden threw a jab at him in his new "Control" freestyle, a response was expected. Joey didn't let us down, but showed a little more restraint than he usually does on the platform (he often finds himself deleting the evidence after an impassioned rant). The line in question found Budden denouncing the fellow New York emcee.
As we approach the date for Casey Veggies and Rockie Fresh's collaborative effort, FreshVeggies, on December 16th, we've received a new leak as well as the tracklist.
J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Debuts At Number One On The Billboard 200 Dec 16, 2014 at 04:55pm 70,626 Views
Rick Ross, move over -- J. Cole just topped your first week sales record for 2014. Rozay's Mastermind moved 179,000 units in its first week back in March, but now his tally's been handily topped by that of Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The official numbers just came in, and it looks like Cole sold a whopping 361,120 copies of his new project.
Like his former collaborator 50 Cent, Game comes from a time in rap where calling rappers out was commonplace. On his most recent single, "Bigger Than Me", the Compton rapper takes aim at the entire Freshman class, accusing them of being "soft", and not of the same caliber as emcees he came up with.
Drake called in to Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show today for an illuminating 24-minute interview, in which he revealed that his own Beats 1 Radio show "OVO Sound Radio" will premiere Saturday at 6 ET. He'll be joined on the show by OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib. The announcement came around the same time his "Energy" video dropped on Apple Music. Drake X Apple Music = juggernaut.
This week we see a few fluctuations within Charts Don't Lie, however Nicki Minaj keeps the #2 spot on lock with The Pinkprint. It's not a bad resting place per say, although we're sure #1 would have felt that much better. Nicki's numbers have been better than we expected, however, they're no Taylor Swift. In her second week out, she brought her total sales to just over 300k-- J.
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