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.
Young Thug Gets Ice Cream Cone Face Tattoo In Honor Of Gucci Mane
Young Thug has never been shy about his support of and respect for the Gucci Mane, often starting "#FreeGuwop!" chants at his shows and such. Well he just took his support to a whole new level by getting an ice cream cone tattoo on his face nearly identical to the ice cream cone tatted on Gucci Mane's face. The main difference: Thug's got his on the left cheek, Gucci on the right.
Gucci Mane Photo Exhibition To Take Place In Atlanta Church
Gucci Mane has been worshiped as the Trap God since coining the name on his 2012 mixtape, but later this month, the title will take on new life when the rapper's images are displayed in an Atlanta church. Cam Kirk, a local photographer who has documented the ATL scene over the last few years, and took the iconic photo of Gucci for his Trap House 3 cover, will be supplying the exclusive, never-before-seen photos of Guwop, which will be shown as part of an exhibition on May 30th.
The Best Prison-Released Gucci Mane Tracks Of 2015
Gucci Mane has released nine projects this year. We don't have to check-- that's more than any other rapper. He also happens to be in prison. Last year, he released 14 projects from the pen, making a cool $1.3 million, and he's on pace to topple those numbers this year. He's feeding his fans, he's feeding the streets-- though who knows if he's actually the mastermind behind any of this. No matter when these tracks were actually recorded, they're still among the hottest out.
Gucci Mane Pens Letter To Fans On 10th Anniversary Of "Trap House"
Gucci Mane's now been incarcerated for over a year and a half, and although he arguably put out more albums than anyone else last year, we haven't had much actual contact with the 1017 boss. Today, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Trap House (his debut album), GuWop wrote a letter to fans. Read it below.
A Brief History Of The Game's Beefs
Today, The Game became the first major rapper to chime in on the controversy between Lil Wayne and Young Thug. He had to choose Blood over Blood, and, unsurprisingly, chose Carter over Barter, and warned Thugga not to step foot anywhere in the Golden State.
Rap Industry Recap: April
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
Waka Flocka Flame Says Beef With Gucci Mane Is "Under The Rug"... For Now
Waka Flocka Flame has a had a busy week--celebrating his favorite holiday, 4/20, searching through stacks of resumes to hire a personal blunt-roller, and, oh, announcing his presidential candidacy for the 2016 election.
Gucci Mane Announces Upcoming Album With Diplo
Gucci Mane is still behind bars, though he's releasing more music than ever. With his latest tape, Trap House 5 (The Final Chapter), the 1017 boss has now put out nine projects this year alone--seven mixtapes (or digital albums) and two EPs. His Twitter account is still active as well.
Gucci Mane's "Trap House" Essentials
Along with T.I. and Jeezy, Gucci Mane is among the class of ATL rappers who are credited with founding trap music as we know it today. He's done this not only by dropping an absurd amount of music (even from behind bars), but also by locating his city's most promising young artists and grooming them to become the city's next wave.
30 Essential Future Mixtape Tracks
Since releasing his sophomore album, Honest, about a year ago, Future has been on a mixtape tear, sharing Monster last fall and the back-to-back heaters Beast Mode and
Stream Gucci Mane's New "Dessert" EP
After dropping off three new albums last week dubbed Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, Gucci Mane decides to follow that up with some new Dessert for us now.
PeeWee Longway Says Gucci Mane Is Coming Home In A Couple Months
PeeWee Longway recently sat down with Atlanta's Hot 107.9 to talk his recent mixtape The Blue M&M Vol. 2 (King Size). PeeWee was the last guy signed to 1017 Records before Gucci Mane's imprisonment, so, naturally, he was asked when his boss is getting back on the streets, and PeeWee gave listeners a surprising response: "We gonna break your stage in a couple months. I broke the news, man. Guwop a couple months."
Stream Three New Albums From Gucci Mane: "Breakfast", "Lunch" & "Dinner"
Gucci Mane continues his absolute onslaught of new releases. With three projects already on deck this year, the ATL native decides to come through tonight and surprise fans with THREE more new albums called Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Stream Gucci Mane's New Album "Mr. Clean, The Middle Man"
Even though he remains locked up behind bars, Gucci Mane continues to release music at an unmatchable pace these days. A couple weeks ago, Gucci Mane released an 8-track EP called Views From Zone 6, and then shortly followed that up with the release of Brick Factory 3.
Top Tracks of the Week: February 17- February 24
Here it is, our weekly rundown of the best of our Top 20. Please keep in mind this list was culled from the top of our charts, so more popular artists are more likely to be represented. For a look at under-the-radar tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This week was taken over by Big Sean and the City of Atlanta. The top of our chart's features a number of tracks from the Detroit native and the spots he didn't take were filled with the old and new guard of Atlanta.
5 Reasons You Should Be Listening To Peewee Longway
In an Atlanta currently populated with colorful stars such as Migos, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug and Rome Fortune, Peewee Longway tends to slip under the radar. He's not as prolific as his peers, has yet to score a big radio hit and had the misfortune of being signed to 1017 Records just as Gucci Mane went away to prison, all of which make him less visible to the public. But even with those factors working against him, Longway has crafted quite the resume, collaborating with a top-tier rolodex of ATL stars, helming his own MPA crew and dropping three consistent tapes.
Stream Gucci Mane's New EP "Views From Zone 6"
Gucci Mane keeps his finger on the pulse of the rap game, even while locked up. We know the rapper has no trouble releasing heat from jail, and after serving us a few loose leaks (including a reunion Waka Flocka on "Against All Odds") the rapper returns today with a complete EP.
Stream Gucci Mane's "Brick Factory 3"
Whenever a month goes by without a new Gucci Mane project, it feels like something is amiss in the hip-hop world. The East Atlanta Santa's last project dropped on January 3rd, and now five and a half weeks later, he's given us another.