Machine Gun Kelly talks about the title of his upcoming mixtape, as well as the song "Peso" off it.
Keyshia Cole Reportedly Arrested After Attacking Woman In Birdman's Home Sep 19, 2014 at 06:46pm 26,384 Views
A report concerning Keyshia Cole's arrest last night is surprising in more ways than one. The singer is reported to have assaulted a woman when she found her at Birdman's condo in L.A., as her and the Cash Money founder are rumored to be dating (news to us too).
Childish Gambino Talks Instagram Posts, Being "Depressed", & Relationship With Jhene Aiko Nov 4, 2013 at 09:25pm 35,562 Views
Donald Glover, or in this case, Childish Gambino, recently caused concern amongst his fans after he posted several notes on Instagram last month which expressed some of his feelings, doubts, and concerns.
Birdman Says Young Thug Has The Same Potential Drake & Lil Wayne Had May 12, 2014 at 09:45pm 49,716 Views
Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman was on set at the Young Thug cover shoot with Complex magazine recently and decided to take some time out to speak with the magazine about his hopes for the young rising Atlanta rapper. Before relating to Young Thug’s upbringing, Birdman stated that Cash Money has embraced Young Thug as a little brother. Birdman says,
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.
Wiz Khalifa Announces Name & Birth Of Child [Update: Wiz Has Son's Name Tattooed On Forehead] Feb 23, 2013 at 09:40am 70,812 Views
Wiz Khalifa has been talking about his impending fatherhood, and self-delivery of his baby with girlfriend Amber Rose for quite some time now. While Amber was expected to give birth February 24th, the baby appears to already be taking after his father and has come early.
About a week ago, The Game Instagrammed a picture of his newest tattoo: Mike Tyson's face, inked on the back of one of his hands. Writing that he could now blame Iron Mike for whooping "40 glock ass" if he's ever brought to court for that earlier dispute, The Game might now have to try that defense in another case.
Kid Cudi Says He Will Work With Plain Pat & Emile For A "MOTM3" Album [Update: Expect "MOTM3" In 2015] Aug 19, 2013 at 11:59am 23,076 Views
Kid Cudi has constantly been growing and re-inventing his sound as he matures as an artist. His maturation included doing a rock album, WZRD, and leaving the G.O.O.D. Music label to focus on his own imprint. Although Cudder may continue to change, for fans, nothing really compares to the classic Cudi we were introduced to back in the day with his A KiD Named CuDi mixtape.
Cover Art Revealed For Future's "Honest" Album [Update: Release Date Revealed] Mar 9, 2014 at 10:10pm 26,533 Views
Future decided to unveil his official album artwork for his oft-delayed album Honest in a very unique way. The rapper took to his Instagram account, and posted various pieces of his artwork puzzle in separate posts, before joining them all together to create the actual cover art.
Nappy Roots' Rapper R. Prophet Tasered, Pepper Sprayed & Arrested On 4/20 Apr 24, 2013 at 11:05am 399 Views
We heard about Snoop Dogg's problems on 4/20 over the weekend, with the rapper's party celebrating the day getting shut down by the cops. Now, more news comes in about 4/20 debacles, this time involving Nappy Roots rapper R. Prophet.
Meek Mill Calls Out Wale For Not Promoting His New LP [Update: Wale Responds] Jul 8, 2014 at 02:17pm 119,024 Views
There could be tensions rising within the Maybach Music Group if Meek Mill's recent tweets are any indication. As we reported yesterday, the MMG rapper announced a release date for his forthcoming album Dreams Worth More Than Money. He was heavily promoting it on Twitter, and undoubtedly some of his MMG counterparts followed suit-- except one. Wale.
First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here Oct 22, 2014 at 01:38pm 45,187 Views
The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.?
No, Tahlia Bennett, the artist formerly known as Twigs is not actually Aaliyah — I would never pigeonhole her artistry with such a blanket comparison. I also could never put Aaliyah’s entire legacy and everything she’s worth to my generation into a nice, neat, compartmented box.
Lil Wayne Reportedly Suffers From Multiple Seizures, Hospitalized Again Mar 14, 2013 at 01:41pm 63 Views
Lil Wayne suffered from seizures this past year, resulting in his hospitalization and now once again he has landed in the hospital from what's reported to be multiple seizures.The rapper was filming a music video in L.A. on Tuesday night, and after the shoot was over it is reported that he suffered from seizures and was brought to the Cedars-Sinai hospital.
Lil B & Joey Bada$$ Trade Jabs On Twitter, Send Diss Tracks To Each Other Jan 30, 2013 at 09:22am 10,480 Views
This beef escalated quickly. Recently Joey Bada$$ tweeted a line from his song "Survival Tactics" which just happened to be about Lil B.
Lupe Fiasco Sued By Drug Kingpin's Estranged Wife For Reportedly Hiding Millions Of Dollars [Update: Lupe Clarifies, Sort Of] Sep 3, 2013 at 02:23pm 46,108 Views
Here's a connection you might not have assumed existed-- Lupe Fiasco and drug kingpin Charles Patton. In a new lawsuit from the estranged wife of Patton (who is currently locked up in jail serving a 44-year sentence over a heroin enterprise), Lupe, of all rappers, is being accused of hiding millions of dollars from the wife.
Chaining days have always been a great ritual in hip-hop. So much so, that Kanye West made it the grande finale of his music video for "Through The Wire", his first major single. Last night bossman Jay Z of ROCNATION presented J. Cole with an original Roc-A-Fella chain. A sign of respect and gift for the 29th birthday of the rapper. Do you remember who else has a Roc-A-Fella chain?
Social media has become inseparable from today's society. Outlets such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are used constantly worldwide, and have become the main methods of direct communication between individuals the world over.
Gangsta Boo Says New Three 6 Mafia Album In The Works, With Juicy J Mar 11, 2014 at 12:41pm 6,950 Views
When news initially broke that rap group Three 6 Mafia was re-forming, fans were definitely excited. However, once it was revealed that the group would not have the same moniker let alone the same line-up, fans were slightly less excited. Nonetheless, Da Mafia 6ix successfully released their mixtape 6ix Commandments.
Last week we saw several independent rappers make their debut on the charts (sort of-- some of them didn't sell enough to actually chart, yet), but this week we return to the big guns, like Drake and DJ Khaled. Khaled is an interesting case, because while he is definitely considered among the 'big guns' aka mainstream stars, he didn't move mainstream numbers.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has decided to take on 21-year-old Soulja Boy’s case, after the rapper was arrested in October of this year in Temple, Georgia. Soulja Boy, born DeAndre Cortez Way, was pulled over on Interstate 20 for a traffic violation.
Dom Kennedy and Skeme had quite the successful North American leg of Dom's "Get Home Safely" tour, and now the West Coast rapper is enlisting Krondon to join him on the second leg of his tour in Europe. Dom announced the new string of dates overseas today, check them all out below. If you missed our recent joint interview with both Dom and Skeme, you should watch it below.
Fall is in full swing, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases.In this week's Chicks In Kicks recap we saw the one and only Jen Selter repping for both Converse and Nike, with the Chuck Taylor's and Roshe Runs.
The sensational trio Migos have let loose over five projects since their liftoff back in 2011. After linking with Quality Control Music founder and previous manager to Jeezy and Gucci Mane, Coach K, the Atlanta-based squad became one of the hottest commodities nationwide.
Omarion Arrested For Missed Court Appearance [Update: Omarion Released From Jail, Tweets About Arrest] Jul 19, 2014 at 12:02pm 27,573 Views
Apparently being a world famous R&B singer can't get you out of a traffic ticket. Omarion ended up with the worst case scenario from such an offense today, as he was arrested and taken into custody when an officer realized he'd missed a court appearance regarding a traffic ticket.
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