Rockabye Baby!'s "'Lullaby Renditions of Jay-Z" reworks Jigga's hits as lullabies.
As previously announced, Weezy F. Baby took the stage at tonight's American Music Awards to debut his brand new Carter V single "Start A Fire." Featuring a chorus from Christina Milian, the track centers on a relationship between the former member of the Hot Boyz and a "hot girl" that catches his attention.
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.
Rick Ross, via his Instagram, just announced there will be a "Double M" new mixtape this weekend. In conjunction with NBA All Star Weekend, MMG will release an All Star mixtape of their own, so expect some big features from Maybach's leading names. The mixtape cover shows an NBA All Star graphic set against a backdrop of smoke and flashing lights.
Wiz Khalifa Talks On "Blacc Hollywood," Says The Weeknd Will Be On It Sep 4, 2013 at 01:44 PM 52,384 Views
Wiz Khalifa has recently been getting back into the groove of things, dropping two new tracks in the past two weeks.
While GQ nabbed Kanye West for their new issue, Complex has taken on West's "Yeezus" tour partner, Kendrick Lamar, as their lead for the August/September issue. Both artists are working on new albums with high expectations having been set by their respective audiences, although Kendrick doesn't reveal too much to Complex when it comes to his GKMC follow up.
Drake Shoots Music Video For "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)" With A$AP Rocky Jan 13, 2014 at 02:54 PM 33,619 Views
While most of us are still awaiting the audio for "Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)," Drake was busy shooting a music video for it last night in NYC.
D'Angelo Announces "Black Messiah" Album, Possibly Coming Next Week [Update: New Single Dropping Tonight] Dec 13, 2014 at 02:29 PM 13,405 Views
D'angelo's last release was his 2000 record Voodoo. The album has been widely agreed upon as a masterpiece in subsequent years, putting extensive pressure on the singer for his long-awaited follow up.
Juvenile is back at it with a mixtape dropping February 1st. Hosted by DJ Smallz, check the artwork below.
Fans have been patiently awaiting a new Ab-Soul project since 2012's Control System, and while 2013 passed by without one, Ab may be making up for it by releasing two new efforts in the new year. The TDE rapper hinted at some new music on Twitter last night, saying "I turned in 2 projects last year, yea I know what your thinking, let's see where this year takes me...".
Could we be seeing an upcoming collaboration between Drake and 50 Cent in the near future? According to 50/50 Konvict Muzik A&R & artist D-Teck, Drizzy and Fif have put together a new song that is a banger.
Killer Mike Says He Thinks That New White Rappers Brought "Self-Pity" To Hip-Hop May 10, 2013 at 12:42 PM 11,495 Views
Recently we've heard opinions from OG rapper Scarface, as well as new-comer Iggy Azalea on old White men running the music/hip-hop industry. Now, another vet rapper, Killer Mike, discusses the ever-changing rap game, although from a different perspective-- that of the rappers in the game. Killer Mike addresses the surgence of White rappers, and how he sees this affecting hip-hop.
Rising ATL rapper, Rich Homie Quan, has been on fire recently with his summer hit “Type Of Way”, and his feature on YG and Young Jeezy’s record “My Nigga”. All this recent attention has brought out all the major labels, and it looks like Quan may have found his home.
Updated Cover Art Revealed For Chief Keef's "Finally Rich" Mixtape Jul 16, 2012 at 09:51 AM 10,649 Views
After signing a lucrative deal with Interscope, Chief Keef is preparing his next mixtape, the aptly titled Finally Rich. Here's the updated artwork for the tape. DJ Victoriouz and DJ Holiday are presenting the tape, which is expected to be released soon. Check out the artwork below.
Kanye West Was Reportedly Rushed To An Australian Hospital After An Intense Migraine Sep 11, 2014 at 12:43 AM 17,392 Views
Kanye West had himself a little health scare Wednesday afternoon when he was rushed to Melbourne’s Epworth Hospital in Australia for an emergency MRI. The Australian media was originally claiming that Yeezy suffered a seizure, but TMZ has just learned that’s not true.
Chris Brown Denied Entry To Canada, Will Not Perform At Sold Out Dates Feb 24, 2015 at 05:06 PM 25,889 Views
Chris Brown's legal troubles have caught up with him once again. The singer was scheduled to perform in Montreal and Toronto this week on his Between The Sheets tour with Trey Songz and Tyga, but will not perform at said dates after being turned away from the Canadian border.
Kanye West Snagged "Feel Good" Instrumentals From S1 For His New Album Oct 21, 2014 at 03:47 PM 17,870 Views
Producer S1 has worked on Kanye West's last two solo albums, having his production work featured on the songs "Power" and "Guilt Trip." After he revealed yesterday that the latter was originally planned for Watch The Throne (and had a Jay Z verse on it), another interview with the DJ Booth has surfaced in which he gives a clue about what Kanye's Yeezus follow-up will sound like.
Kanye West Disses The Grammys, "Suit & Tie," President Obama [Update: Second Rant Mentions Taylor Swift & Beyonce] Feb 24, 2013 at 11:57 PM 116,458 Views
Kanye West performed in London at the Hammersmith Apollo last night, and during the show he had another rant, which is somewhat becoming his signature. In the first of two back-to-back shows at the Apollo, 'Ye expressed his opinion (sometimes while sing-rapping) on business people, the Grammys, Justin Timberlake's single with Jay-Z, "Suit & Tie," and he had some choice words about President O
Boosie Badazz's "Life After Death Row" Mixtape Is Dropping In Two Days Oct 28, 2014 at 03:25 PM 16,752 Views
A few weeks ago, we wondered if Lil Boosie had officially changed his name to Boosie Badazz, and now it seems we've gotten some confirmation in the form of a surprise mixtape announcement. Ahead of his long-awaited album Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, Mr. Badazz will release a mixtape called Life After Death Row on Thursday, October 30th. On its cover, the name "Boosie Badazz" appears.
Earlier today we received a stream for Michael Jackson's latest piece of work, Xscape, and this afternoon another album stream has been released, this one for The Roots' new concept album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. We received the tracklist last week, and now Pitchfork has premiered a stream for the LP. ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin follows up their 2011 effort undun.
It's been close to two years since we got a new project from Ab-Soul, but the TDE rapper told us in January that his official follow-up to Control System was "turned in," and now he's revealed that a new mixtape is also coming soon. Taking to Twitter early this morning, the MC tweeted: I've already begun #LT3 as well... — ab-soul (@abdashsoul) April 11, 2014
Chief Keef Heckles Nicki Minaj On Twitter, Says He's In Love With Her & Asks For Feature Mar 21, 2013 at 11:30 AM 70,009 Views
Chief Keef, who was released from an Illinois Youth Center just days ago, was on Twitter last night getting into some high jinx.
Chris Brown was back in a familiar location this morning, as he headed to court as part of the on-going Washington, DC assault case. Last we heard from Breezy's legal troubles, it appeared as though the plea deal in the assault case wasn't going to work out, as both sides couldn't agree on the details.
Hit-Boy was among the few rappers to take home a Grammy at last night's event. It wasn't his rapping that got him first ever Grammy though, instead his producing.
Birdman Says Young Thug Has The Same Potential Drake & Lil Wayne Had May 12, 2014 at 09:45 PM 38,811 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,
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