The beef between rappers and Funkmaster Flex of Hot 97 continues. After Iggy Azalea got on Hot 97 and cleared up her issues with the veteran New York DJ just the other week, it seems Funk has made himself another foe, this time Atlanta's 2 Chainz.
Though DJ Rashad was a more well-known figure in the dance music world, he had his fair share of friends and admirers in the hip-hop sphere. Yesterday, the 35-year-old DJ was found dead in his apartment, with narcotics and drug paraphernalia allegedly found near his body.
Well here’s an official club banger for your weekend. Lil Jon and DJ Snake decided to add some hip hop flavor to their international club hit “Turn Down For What”, and recruit 2 Chainz, French Montana, and Juicy J for the official remix.
On Friday, Funkmaster Flex appeared on the ESPN show "Highly Questionable" with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones to answer questions about partying with J.R. Smith, wanting to meet Kirstie Alley, and the worst freestyles that have ever been featured on his show.
2 Chainz already told us he was working on his next album, which continues the B.O.A.T. theme with a title of B.O.A.T.S. 3. However, before that time comes (we've yet to receive any concrete updates on it), we'll be receiving an EP to hold us over.
DJ Mustard is undeniably on top of his producer game right now, having multiple hits on the Top 100 for various artists. His sound is definitely in demand, and for an in-depth interview with Hardknock TV the producer breaks down how he created one of his chart-topping hits, Kid Ink's "Show Me" with Chris Brown.
Last June, we reported that 2 Chainz was nabbed by L.A.X. security for having marijuana and promethazine in his checked baggage. Now, TMZ reports that the Atlanta rapper has been charged with one count of codeine possession, an offense punishable by up to three years in prison.
Looks like Rick Ross has added a verse out of nowhere to K. Camp's beloved track, "Cut Her Off," featuring 2 Chainz. He must have recorded it recently, because Ross referenced Benzino's Shooting in his bars.
TeeFLii has sung over his share of Mustard beats. His tape from last year, Fireworks was full of them, and he also recently showed up on YG's "Do It To Ya", which of course, also found the condiment-named DJ behind the boards.
"Talk Dirty" was released in the summer, but has only just recently peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. Jason is thus getting his album out while the track is still hot, releasing his new project, also called Talk Dirty on April 15th.
When sampling, producers usually try to find obscure and/or rare source material to draw from, both because they don't want listeners to associate their final product with a song they already know, and because they'd likely to avoid copyright issues.
March has been a damn good month for Baton Rouge hip-hop, and for fans of the genre as a whole. The release of Kevin Gates' highly anticipated mixtape By Any Means comes just weeks after southern icon and fellow Louisiana native Boosie was released from prison.