Lien With It: Artists Who Got Caught Not Paying Their Taxes
For whatever reason, rappers fail to pay their taxes at a rate higher than almost any other profession. In many instances, the IRS issues a tax-dodging rapper a lien, which asserts the rights of the state to their property until they pay off their debt.
Bad Boy To Release 5-Disc 20th Anniversary Box Set
Bad Boy is experiencing a minor renaissance in 2016.
10 Rap/R&B Songs Kylie Jenner Posted To Snapchat That Prove She's A Real One
Follow Kylie Jenner on Snapchat and you'll find her riding in the G-Wagon bumping Bryson Tiller and hamming it up for the camera and not watching the road. With all due respect to Tiller, and Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Drake, Jenner's brother-in-law Kanye West, and all the other hip hop and R&B artists young Jenner bumps on the regular, she sometimes impresses by bumping unexpected artists of quality.
Puff Daddy Announces "Bad Boy Family Reunion" Tour
Puff Daddy is hosting a two-day Bad Boy reunion show this upcoming weekend in Brooklyn in celebration of Notorious B.I.G.'s birthday. That's just the beginning; Puff has now announced a complete Bad Boy reunion tour, featuring Lil' Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas, the Lox, and French Montana
Puff Daddy Leads An All-Star Lineup For Notorious B.I.G. Tribute Show
Perhaps it has to do with the name change, but Puff Daddy has been teasing a reunion tour on radio shows recently. Now that tour is coming to fruition and will kick off with an incredible lineup of artists at a show in Brooklyn on May 20 – one day before Christopher Wallace would have turned 44.
Mase Hit With A Tax Lien
It's definitely a familiar story, at this point you could insert many a rapper name into this headline and the result would be similar. Today the latest hip-hop artist to be targeted by Uncle Sam is none other than pastor Mase.
10 Rappers Who Have Used Ghostwriters
Early yesterday morning, Meek Mill revealed to the world that Drake's verse on "R.I.C.O." was co-written by a guy named Quentin Miller.
Bad Boys Reunite To Perform At The BET Awards
One of the undisputed highlights of Sunday night's BET Awards was Diddy getting the old Bad Boy roster together for an 11-minute performance. Puff and Ma$e got things started with "Feel So Good," then 112 showed up for "Peaches and Cream." Diddy then kicked it up a notch with “I Need a Girl Part Two" before Faith Evans arrived looking fine as ever to bring the house down with "Love Like This."
Daz Dillinger Has Two Unreleased Songs With Biggie Smalls Still In The Vault
In a recent interview with VladTV, Daz Dillinger revealed that he's currently sitting on two unreleased tracks that he made with Notorious B.I.G. during the mid-90's. "I did two songs with him that I got in the vaults somewhere," Daz said. "I gotta pull them out of the final machine... One was a verse and one he did a hook for me." The Tha Dogg Pound rapper said his relationship with Biggie was friendly in spite of the West Coast-East Coast beef of that era, which he perceived to be media-driven.
Ranking Fabolous' Friday Freestyles From Worst To Best
The first time I ever heard Fab was when I was 12. I heard “Can’t Deny It” and realized that he was beyond nice. You see, Fabolous is a gladiator. You can throw him in the octagon and he’ll walk out unscathed. I always refer to him as the Vince Carter of rap because at any moment, he could unleash an array of tricks that could leave you in awe. Fab is an extraordinary talent that can mesmerize you with his pen game. Lyrically, he’s been as consistent as anybody else in the rap game. Every time he drops a bar, you’re liable to do the ugly face.
Mase Sued By Model Over Single Artwork [Update: Mase Loses Lawsuit]
Mase released his comeback single, "Why Can't We", last December, and while it didn't really connect the way "Welcome Back" did, it has earned him a lawsuit. According to Stephanie Delgado, the model who appears on the single's cover art, Mase swiped the picture off her Instagram without asking permission.
Rick Ross Recruits Fabolous, Big K.R.I.T. & Mase For "Supreme" Remix
At the beginning of August Rick Ross let go the official music video for "Supreme", the Scott Storch-produced record off Ross' last album Mastermind. Although Mastermind hasn't performed as well as some of his other releases on the Billboard 200 (at the end of June total sales for the LP had reached 362,000 units), Ross is about to give it another push with an upcoming remix of "Supreme."
Mase Reveals New Single "Billboard" To Feature Kanye West & Rick Ross
Mase is getting back into the swing of things as he prepares to drop a new album, titled Now We Even, in the fall of 2014, which will be his first album since 2004's Welcome Back.
Mase Bans Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife From Church Following Drunk Driving
Back in April we reported on how Pastor Mase and his wife Twyla Betha were filing for a divorce. While the legal battles between the once-couple continues, Mase has decided to ban Twyla from their church's pulpit following a drunk driving incident.
Drake, Puff Daddy, Cam’ron And Meek Mill To Be Featured On Ma$e's Upcoming Album
While we just heard Eric Bellinger get featured on Mase’ latest single “Nothing”, it appears Mase has some more big names for us on his upcoming solo album, Now We Even. On Thursday night, Mase chopped it up with DJ L-NYCE to promote his new single, and he ended up dishing out some information on his new album.
Ma$e Is Evidently Filing For A Divorce From His Wife, Twyla Betha
While there are those who would consider this a bit of a shock, others will see it as a long time coming. After all, according to the alleged documents, the couple split back in 2012 before reconciling and diving into a bout of apparently unsuccessful marriage counseling sessions as the couple is now filing for divorce. Perhaps this isn't the ideal image Twyla and Ma$e want to cultivate for themselves, considering they released a couple of books in a series called, "What You Do After I Do?"
Mase Recalls Wanting To Hit J. Cole
Mase is gradually making his way back into the game, but he still feels a bit of a disconnect with the younger generation of artists. In an interview with Detroit's 107.5FM, he spoke of a few of the younger rappers he's currently listening to, which included Drake and Kanye West, but when he got to J. Cole's name, he brought up a story in which he considered hitting the NC rapper.
Mase Working With Timbaland On New Album, Previews Track
Mase already made a comeback album, but his hiatus since Welcome Back has lasted twice as long as his initial break, so his upcoming Now We Even project will serve as the Harlem rapper's second consecutive comeback album. The Bad Boy legend has already begun work on the album, for which he expressed interest in working with the likes of Lauryn Hill, 2 Chainz, Seal, CeeLo Green, Meek Mill, Beyoncé, Fabolous, Dipset, and Ariana Grande.
Ma$e Denies Alleged Beef With Cam'ron
Shortly after announcing his new album "Now We Even", Ma$e has taken to Twitter to squash any lingering beef between himself and former Children Of The Corn affiliate Cam'ron, pledging to remain loyal because of their Harlem roots. "TO ME @Mr_Camron IS HOMETEAM. SO 'NO' we don't have any beefs. I can only comment on what is factually correct" tweeted Ma$e.
Ma$e Announces Title Of Upcoming Album
After hearing about a comeback for some time now, it appears Mase’s return is really going to happen. The Harlem native announced that he’s working a new album, and decided to reveal the title for it as well.