Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
Migos Allegedly Jumped, Quavo Robbed Of Chain In DC [Update: DC Rappers Claim To Have Chain]
Migos have been involved in a few altercations at shows recently, but things seem to have become more serious during their most recent appearance in DC. After getting into a scuffle with GBE's Capo, and being hit with subsequent threats from Fredo Santana recently, the trio were allegedly jumped at their show in the nation's capital yesterday -- though it's not clear if the two incidents are related.
Fredo Santana Threatens Migos On Twitter Following Altercation With GBE's Capo
Migos and Chief Keef have had their differences in the past, but while it seemed like things had calmed down between the two camps, the beef was reignited following an alleged altercation last night in Chicago. An Instagram video posted by Migos member Offset shows the aftermath of what appears to have been a scuffle between the trio's crew and GBE member Capo.
Metro Boomin's 20 Best Beats
Metro Boomin just turned 22 in September, and he's already racked up one of the most enviable discographies in modern hip hop. Everyone from Gucci Mane to Drake to Nicki Minaj has called upon the St. Louis-via-Atlanta beatsmith for some work, and it's no surprise that he's been able to find success with such a wide range of artists.
Top 10 Songs To Turn Up To For New Year's Eve
New year's is here, and thus begins the annual ritual. A few trips to the liquor store to grab the bottle. Texting and calling friends to find out where the turn-up is at. Going crazy enough to celebrate the end of one year, while trying to not screw yourself already for the next 365 days. Rinse and repeat a year later.
Drake Calls Rich Homie Quan's "Type Of Way" The "Song Of The Summer" [Update: Quan Invites Drake To Get On Remix]
Drake has more than a couple of tracks that will define many people's summers this year, but according to him, he's not responsible for the best one. The Toronto sat down with MTV to talk about his choice to hop on Migos' "Versace," as well as regretting not getting on the OTHER huge Atlanta single from 2013, Rich Homie Quan's "Type Of Way".
Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free]
Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean.
Chief Keef Calls Out Migos For "Sneak Dissin"
While the weather is getting colder, the streets are heating up. Not long after Chief Keef took to twitter and blasted Soulja Boy with a fake phone number, Sosa decided to call out Migos for a "sneak diss".
Bow Wow Disputes The Origins Of The 'Dab,' Migos Respond
According to Bow Wow, the whole world has been dabbing with incomplete knowledge as to the origins of the dab. Not to worry, Bow is here to explain it to us, much to the dismay of Migos and Rich the Kid. A video began circulating of Bow Wow telling fans, "the whole world dabbin, and they don't even know or understand what dabbin is. First of all, dab is a strong way to smoke marijuana, it's the purest form of marijuana, it's extremely strong. So the dance comes from when you smoke and you cough and the first thing you do is..." He says before doing a dab.
Migos & Chief Keef Squash Their Beef
The Atlanta group Migos and Chicago crew GBE have been beefing over the past month, where the beef stemmed from has never been clear, but its resulted in death threats from Fredo Santana and Quavo getting his chain snatched.
14 Artists That Drake Co-Signed
A Drake co-sign will put you on the map, straight up. It's happened for many artists over the past half-decade or so. The Weeknd was only brought into the mainstream spotlight when Drake appeared on his sophomore mixtape Thursday. Migos stock skyrocketed after Drizzy jumped on "Versace." Even the likes of dancehall star Popcaan has been able to crossover into the American mainstream after garnering attention from Drake.
Behind The Beat: Murda Beatz
Murda Beatz is one of Migos' most frequent collaborators -- the producer behind hits like "Pipe It Up," "New Atlanta," and "Jealousy," who's had multiple tracks on almost every Quality Control mixtape dating back to late 2013. Would it surprise you to know he's a blonde, shaggy-haired 21-year-old from a small Canadian border town?
The GuWop Effect: A History Of Gucci Mane's Co-Signs
Gucci Mane has been sculpting talent, and promoting new artists since the beginning his career, but it's only over the last couple of years that he's been recognized as a great A&R. Part of that is because following his most recent incarceration in September 2013, we saw many of the young artists he was working with at the time earn Atlanta the title of rap's most exciting city once again.
Offset Curses At Judge After Being Denied Bond
After Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff got locked up during a concert at Georgia Southern University, Offset is the lone group member who remains in jail, due to a prior felony conviction in 2013.
5 Things To Know About The Sauce Twinz
If you're a fan of Houston rap, you're likely familiar with the Sauce Twinz, the duo of Sauce Walka and Sancho Saucey. They differ from the classic DJ Screw sound that has stayed in Houston hip-hop through artists like Slim Thug and Paul Wall, though certain elements and lingo from the mid-'90s scene can still be found throughout the Twinz' music. They take influence from the zealous trap sound of Atlanta, and their rampant ad-libbing has earned them comparisons to Migos.
Quavo & Offset Of Migos Arrested During Concert At Georgia Southern University
Migos' concert at Georgia Southern University ended early last night (April 18) when police showed up, stopped the music, and arrested Quavo, Offset, and several members of their entourage. In the video below, obtained by TMZ, you can hear the music come to a stop while police wait backstage.
Migos Allegedly Rob Concert Promoters At Gunpoint
It doesn't seem like Migos are having the best week. Earlier this week we reported on how the trio of rappers got into a brawl during a Nashville show, when one member got his chain snatched. Now more unfortunate news arrives, alleging that Migos robbed concert promoters at gunpoint.
Ranking The Features On Travi$ Scott's "Rodeo"
Rodeo just dropped, and along with Travi$ Scott's virtuoso artistry, there are loads of quality features on the album. From R&B crooner The Weeknd, to the indie icon Toro Y Moi, newer rappers like Quavo and Swae Lee, to established cats like Juicy J, the album boasts a variety of guests who offer their own style to the tracks.
Migos Respond To 2 Chainz Saying They Took Their Flow From Three 6 Mafia
It's pretty common knowledge that Migos became widely popular after Drake hopped on their "Versace" record, and borrowed what many now pinpoint as the Migos flow. It's a choppy flow that we've seen take on different shapes and forms over the past year depending on who borrows it.
5 Things We Want From The New Childish Gambino Album
As we know, Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino's rap career has been one defined by its unexpected moves. These include, but are certainly not limited to, putting "30 Rock" pal Tina Fey on the same track as Alley Boy, tapping a Swedish composer as his go-to collaborator, and packaging his last album with a 72-page screenplay. Needless to say, it's difficult (if not impossible) to predict his next move.