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.
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.