Top 5 Recent Chief Keef Collaborations
Chief Keef dropped Finally Rich in 2012 when he was just 17-years-old and still very much in the streets. He had long been a household name in Chicago, and he was quickly blasted onto the national stage, where the response was not always welcoming.
Transplant Rap: 9 Rappers Who Blew Up Away From Home
With his debut album Only Way Is Up finally out, rapper K Camp is really able to secure himself as success in the rap game-- or at least, that's the hope. For the past year or two, Kristopher Cambell has been delivering massive hits in Atlanta to great success and everyone's enjoyment. What's funny though, is despite his successes and a particular ear for the desires of the A-Town market, K Camp's origins couldn't be more far from Atlanta; in fact he initially heralded all the way from Milwaukee.
Gucci Mane To Release Autobiography "Within The Next Year"
Gucci Mane plans to immortalize the legend of LaFlare in the form of an autobiography that is "on the horizon and will be released within the next year." At 35 years old, Gucci might seem young for an autobiography, but he's lived more in this 35 years then just about any old person has in their whole life. This autobiography promises to be nothing short of riveting. Guwop has behind bars for a second now and no doubt has had plenty of time to put pen to paper and tell the story of his life.
Gucci Mane Opens LinkedIn Account, Asks For Help Marketing His New Movie
After recently announcing that he'll be releasing his film "The Spot" on 10/17, Gucci Mane took to his newly created LinkedIn profile to ask his fans for advice on how he can best market and distribute the film, emphasizing that there are no ideas too preposterous:
Gucci Mane Has A Movie Coming Out In October
Gucci Mane continues to make moves despite being incarcerated. He announced this week that he'll be releasing his first movie "The Spot" on October 17, otherwise known as Bricksquad Holiday, via iTunes and other digital retailers. A trailer for the "The Spot" was released way back in 2012, meaning Gucci and his team have been sitting on it for a while. The Mr. Boomtown-directed film will star Keyshia Ka’oir, Rocko, OJ Da Juiceman, Young Scooter, comedians Shawty Shawty and Kelly Walker, and LaFlare himself. have roles in the film.
The 10 Best Diss Tracks Of The 2010s
Of the many things that old heads will insist "were better back in the day," diss tracks are among the few that most younger rap fans can also agree upon. Even if you didn't live through them, the 2Pac / Biggie, Eazy-E / Dr. Dre and Jay Z / Nas beefs all produced shot-firing tracks that still loom large today-- Notorious' "Who Shot Ya" is still referenced by rappers all of the time, and Nas' "Ether" is now so baked into the foundation of rap that its title is now synonymous with a devastating diss.
Awesome New Tumblr Page Curates Gucci Mane Tribute Art
Boutique consulting group Electric Circus has released a site called THEBURRPRINT.COM, a collection of Gucci tribute art and portal for all things Gucci Mane on Tumblr. Lots of gems to be had: Gucci as a Pokemon, Aaron Burr, Gucci GIFs, Gucci-related tweets, professional shots of Gucci looking like a boss.
Freddie Gibbs Previews New Gucci Mane Collab, Says New Album "On The Way"
Freddie Gibbs shared a brief preview of an upcoming collab with Gucci Mane on Instagram this morning. Gibbs captions the vid: "Bumpin that new Gucci X Gangsta Gibbs." It's everything you would expect to hear from such a collab, which is to say that it bangs, even though its just a 15-second clip with the audio coming through Gibbs' phone speakers.
140 Bars: Tweets Of The Week (June 27 - July 3)
Whew! We got a lot of great music in the past week. Miguel's WILDHEART, Vince Staples' Summertime '06, King Los' God, Money, War, Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money, Tory Lanez's Cruel Intentions, Gucci Mane's Trapology, a pair of dope tapes from Problem, and too many dope tracks to count.
Gucci Mane Announces "The Stars Of The Trap" Tour
Moreso than anyone else in hip hop, Gucci Mane's proven that you don't need to be a free man to keep the streets sated with mixtape after mixtape. That being said, releasing music (especially if you've got vaults full of it) is much different than performing, let alone touring. GuWop just announced that he'd be touring with some friends through 20 cities on "The Stars Of The Trap" tour, but it's unclear when this will be taking place.
#TBT: Gucci Mane
Love him or hate him, Gucci Mane has been one of the most polarizing members of the rap scene for the past 10 years. With dozens and dozens of albums and mixtapes under his belt, you're better off loving him, because he's always giving his fans new music.
Gucci Mane Does Not Have A Prison Release Date
Gucci Mane's lawyer Drew Findling informed MTV News that, contrary to rumors, the rapper will not be getting out of prison on
"Free Gucci" Anthems: 14 Tracks That Call For Gucci Mane's Freedom
Yesterday, we got wind of a rumor that Gucci Mane might be a free man(e) come July 11th.
Who Had The Better Verse: Gucci Mane Vs. Waka Flocka
It’s always a beautiful thing when Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka get on a record together. Let’s be clear, these two men aren’t the most lyrical cats in the game, but they bring that bravado and street lingo that we all love and appreciate. Obviously, you’re not going to be enraptured by their lyrical wisdom and they won’t have an triple entendres for you to decode like the great Marshall Mathers, but their track record is immaculate. Who can forget about how their Ferrari Boyz project had us wanting to be in the trap?
Gucci Mane Rumored To Be Released Next Month
Rumors are circulating on the web that Gucci Mane's freedom could be closer than you think. Even while he's been locked up, the rapper's presence has been felt simply because he has so much material in the stash that he continues to release music more frequently than some of your favorite free rappers. Case in point, he's dropping a new mixtape Trapology on July 1st.
10 Collaborations We Need
Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.
Stream Deniro Farrar's "Cliff Of Death 2"
Back in 2013, Deniro Farrar linked up with Oakland-based production duo Blue Sky Black Death for the first time on the dope joint tape Cliff Of Death, and today, a sequel has arrived. This time, it's only one-half of BSBD, Young God, who's behind the boards, but the results are no less essential. Check it out below.
Riff Raff Reveals "Peach Panther" Cover Art
The other week Riff Raff unveiled the title to his sophomore album, keeping the color theme alive with the title Peach Panther. He had actually tweeted about this album, and another, Purple Panther, back in December, saying he'd drop both June 1st bu
Gucci Mane Announces New Project "Trapology"
As of right now, it's been two and a half weeks since Gucci Mane shared his last mixtape, King Gucci, and right on schedule, GuWop's announced another. This one's called Trapology and will drop on July 1st.
Gucci Mane Has A New Advice Column
Since being arrested in September 2013, Gucci Mane has been spending his time behind bars. While he's managed to release hundreds of songs from his large cache while incarcerated, he's yet to partake in an interview. While he seems to be having a hard time getting on the phone, Guwop has advertised a mailing address on his Twitter account, suggesting he will answer fan mail as he receives it. As far as we can see, writing seems to be the best way to contact the rapper at this point.