Metro Boomin is quickly making a name for himself in this rap game, producing trap-driven beats for some of Atlanta's hottest rappers, from Future to 2 Chainz, to newer faces on the rise like Young Thug and Young Scooter.
The group Two-9 (which consists of two groups- FatKidsBrotha (Johnny & Dave) and Retro Su$h! (CEEJ & Jace) as well as Curtis Williams) have developed a close relationship with Taylor Gang, which has also turned into a working relationship as the two crews are teaming up for a joint mixtape.
Even while behind bars, Gucci Mane has proved that he can produce quality music no matter where he is. His newest mixtape, also available on iTunes, Brick Factory Vol.1, is assumed as one of several compilations to follow, and the series is off to an impressive start.
Lil Bibby gained a lot of regional hype through his collaborations with Lil Herb in 2013, but he capped the year with his most popular release yet, solo effort Free Crack. Since then he's managed to land himself on 2014's XXL Freshmen cover, pushing him even further into the public eye.
Wiz Recently ran into some trouble with the law, getting arrested for (what else?) marihuana possession earlier in the week. Luckily, the arrest seemed to result in nothing more than some hilarious tweets from Wiz, as well as a promise to release his 28 Grams mixtape upon release.
In the hip-hop industry, there are four kinds of artists: those who have crossover appeal, those who don’t, those who choose not to, and those who shouldn’t. Slaughterhouse, as a collective and as solo members, simply shouldn’t.
Well here’s some dope news to kick start your weekend. As Wiz Khalifa puts the final touches on his upcoming album Blacc Hollywood, the Taylor Gang general is also about to release a new mixtape for us as well.
Have you ever seen the viral video of Susan Boyle performing for the first time on Britain’s Got Talent? A superficially unattractive older woman walks out onto the stage to perform a song before hundreds of people and four judges.
Troy Ave just covered the XXL Freshmen list, representing the sole New York quotient of the group. The rapper is only getting more prolific as his profile rises, releasing his crew's BSB Vol. 4 mixtape today.
It’s been a minute since we last heard some new material from Slaughterhouse. While fans anxiously await for their next album, Glass House, it appears they will now have something to hold them over until then.
Mac Miller announced recently during a live show that he would be dropping a new mixtape on Mother's Day aka May 11th. The rapper even debuted new music off the mixtape for the crowd, although didn't reveal a project title at the time.
King Louie is ready to follow up last year's mixtape effort Drilluminati 2 soon, with a new mixtape titled TONY. As you may have guessed, the project is inspired by the movie "Scarface" in both title and in the cover artwork.
Bizzy Crook is probably a name you're becoming more and more familiar with, as he makes his way across the U.S. alongside Kid Ink and King Los for the "My Own Lane" tour, not to mention recent leaks like "Bands In A Depression" featuring OVO's OB OBrien.
Chinx (formerly Chinx Drugz) is next in line for the Coke Boys crew, and he's already begun his plans to break through. The rapper spoke with XXL concerning his debut album, as well as how he's selecting his label.