Kanye West is facing a lawsuit from a former child star over the sample used in "Bound 2."
It's common knowledge that Chief Keef's raps have gone downhill, especially with the release of his past two mixtapes, Bang Pt. 2 and Almighty So, which were less than sub-par, and we're not even sure they even satisfied the biggest of Keef's fans.
Snake Bites "Anaconda" Backup Dancer During Nicki Minaj's VMA Rehearsal Aug 23, 2014 at 10:28am 18,395 Views
Anacondas don't want none unless you got buns, hun -- or at least so it seems from a new report of a snake biting one of Nicki Minaj's booty-ful backup dancers during a VMA rehearsal. TMZ says that a run-through of "Anaconda" before Sunday night's ceremony left a dancer hospitalized after a six foot long snake (allegedly an actual anaconda) bit her "in front of everyone."
The Weeknd Reveals Origin Of Name, "House Of Balloon" Whereabouts & More On Reddit Sep 13, 2013 at 10:15pm 21,034 Views
Following the likes of Chance the Rapper and Big Boi, The Weeknd was the latest artist to partake in Reddit‘s AMA (Ask Me Anything) segment. An open forum, where fans can ask questions directly and get a personal response.
B.o.B Deletes Controversial Tweets About Michael Brown Following Backlash Aug 15, 2014 at 06:31pm 38,029 Views
Protests in Ferguson are still going strong following the tragic killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown last week in Ferguson, Missouri. In fact, the marches have stretched all the way to New York City, as Times Square was filled with supporters of justice for the slain teen just last night.
You may have heard that De La Soul recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their first album in eleven years. The Kickstarter wrapped up today, and the final tally is in: $600,829 from 11,169 backers.
Eminem cleaned up at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, beating out newcomers B.o.B and Drake, and vets the Roots and Jay-Z for Best Rap Album with his chart-topping release, 'Recovery.' Eminem's 'Relapse' album took home the Grammy for Best Rap Album last year, marking Em's second gramophone for Best Rap Album in two years.
According to a report in the New York Post's celebrity news and gossip column Page Six, a source close to Kanye West is making the claim that Yeezus is about ready to put down the mic and focus on fashion.
50 Cent took a recent trip to the hospital, and Funkmaster Flex was able to catch up with him to find out what happened.Fif says he ate some food in London that didn't sit with him in well, and he ended up in the hospital for three days."I ate something in London that wasn't right with me, and I threw up out there, and I had a comfortable flight back, and I ate here and threw up here."He was cont
Apparently Lil Kim's has been rapping tracks that she herself did not write, on top of which, she has failed to pay the men who did. Antonio Walker claims that he has been ghostwriting for Lil Kim, and that she has not filled the monetary compensations for his rhymes. Another rapper, Dutch from Philly rap group Major Figgas also claims that he wrote the Nicki Minaj disses.
Kanye West To Premiere New Music Video On "The Ellen Show" Next Week [Update: "Bound 2" Video Will Star Kim Kardashian] Nov 16, 2013 at 02:59pm 254 Views
It appears that Kanye West is back with another one of his advanced marketing strategies, kind of. Ellen Degeneres took to her twitter account on Friday night and announced that Kanye West will be premiering a new music video off Yeezus next week on her show. No word yet on what record it will actually be, but an educated guess would be for his current radio single "Bound 2"?
Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e. The new tape, showcasing tracks from up-and-comers like Dessy Hinds, Rokamouth and Nyck Caution as well as the crew's more established stars (Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly and Kirk Knight), proves that Pro Era is one of the deepest crews in the game right now.
Shortly after Complex debuted their new magazine cover, which features one-time-enemy Wale and comedian Jerry Seinfeld, Wale has followed up with a press release announcing a new tour.
Lil Boosie Wrote 1,018 Songs In Prison, Including One For Justin Bieber Mar 10, 2014 at 05:48pm 27,029 Views
Lil Boosie participated in his first press conference since his release from prison last week, and the rapper took the time to reveal just how much he had accomplished in his 5 year bid. Apparently, not only did the Baton Rouge emcee write over 1,000 songs while he was locked up, he also took care of the script for his own biopic.
Childish Gambino Confirms He'll Be Playing A Stripper In "Magic Mike XXL" Feb 26, 2015 at 06:00pm 13,781 Views
Before he was Childish Gambino, Donald Glover had a very successful career in comedy. The actor turnt rapper made his way up through Derrick Comedy sketches, later landing a gig writing for 30 Rock, and eventually nabbing his most successful role as Troy in Community.
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Appear Nude On Cover Of French Magazine [Update: Full Photo Shoot Revealed] Mar 1, 2013 at 05:37pm 138,215 Views
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are pretty comfortable in their relationship, as evidenced by a cover shoot they did for French magazine L’Officiel Hommes.The two lovers and parents-to-be appear nude and in an embrace on the cover of the magazine's Spring 2013 issue, which was captured by photographer Nick Knight.For now, we only have a low-quality version of the cover.
Dizzy Wright Talks About Putting Las Vegas On The Map & Major Labels Mar 27, 2013 at 05:01pm 210 Views
Dizzy Wright has been deemed by many to be the next big rapper on the come-up, and last night it was made 'official' in the sense that the Funk Volume rapper was named an XXL Freshman of 2013, just a year after his fellow FV rapper Hopsin.In a new interview with Bootleg Kev, Dizzy speaks on putting Las Vegas on the map for hip-hop, as well as working with the Funk Volume crew and whether or not he
Game Announces New Album "BLOOD MONEY LA FAMILIA" With Release Date Jun 5, 2014 at 04:27pm 33,160 Views
Will major labels become obsolete one day? Today we've received news of mainstream rapper and former major label artist, Game, choosing to go the indie route by inking a deal with distributor eOne for his forthcoming studio album (despite plenty of past rumors he was signing with Cash Money).
Kanye West To Deliver Lecture At Oxford University Today [Update: Read Full Transcript Of Lecture] Mar 3, 2015 at 10:48am 14,573 Views
Kanye West has been keeping his name in the headlines these days, with interviews and performances on various overseas TV outlets, and the unveiling of his new album title/artwork.
In the 90s and early 2000s, smoking marijuana was largely unaccepted and taboo. There was talk that weed was "dangerous," and despite debates and research showing that it was actually safe, and had possible healing properties, it remained banned in every US state.
Mr. Carmack remains a bit of an enigma despite all of the recent success. One of the undoubtable beat-makers of this generation, Carmack hails form Hawaii, which isn't exactly a hotbed for music production.
Even the grittiest of gangster rappers have their mothers to thank for much of their success, and they don't always get the credit or respect they deserve. As such, and in celebration of Mother's Day, we've compiled a gallery of 25 photos of emcees with their moms, from Tupac Shakur to Kanye West.
The First Single From Lil Durk's Debut Album Will Feature Chris Brown And French Montana Jul 7, 2014 at 02:12pm 29,449 Views
This past weekend, we met up with Lil Durk to discuss his delayed mixtape Signed To The Streets 2, his past beef with Game and his upcoming debut album. During the interview, Durk gave us some exclusive news that pertains to the first single from his commercial debut.
Wale Talks Jay-Z, Nas & Kanye Comparisons With Himself, J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar, Speaks On Lil Snupe Jul 11, 2013 at 10:30am 30,341 Views
Wale was praised by Jay-Z yesterday during his Breakfast Club Interview, when Hov named Wale as a rapper who would still be around in ten years from now. Wale seems to be of a similar opinion as Jay, whose label Roc Nation manages Wale. In an interview with Baltimore, Maryland's 92Q radio station Wale discusses comparions to Jay-Z and Nas, as well as how J.
Iggy Azalea's debut album, The New Classic, is finally coming out April 14th, and the Aussie rapper has announced that she'll be setting off on tour just after the release. The New Classic tour will kick off April 23rd in Boston, and will make its way though 14 North American dates, closing out in Seattle May 22nd. Tickets can be purchased starting February 25th.
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