The Game Says His Prince Collaboration Fell Through Over A Curse Word
The music world was shaken with news of Prince's unexpected death last week, and the tributes to the legendary entertainer have continued to pour in. The Game was one of the artists to share a musical homage to the Purple One, and today, TMZ caught up with the rapper to talk about the one time he and Prince met up to work on music.“I wanted him to get on a song and he was down to do the song," said Game. "So we met at Doug Morris’ office at Universal a few years back."
Top Tracks: April 18 - April 24
What a tumultuous last few days it's been. Reports of Prince's sudden passing rocked us on Thursday, but then hours later we got a new A$AP Ferg album. About 48 hours after that, Lemonade arrived, effectively shutting down everything else on the internet at the time.
The Game Claps Back At Stevie J Following Comments Made About His Picture With Joseline
It's safe to say The Game is not a fan of Stevie J. Earlier today, the Compton rapper had some choice words to say about the Love & Hip-Hop reality star, following comments Stevie made about a picture that The Game took with his ex-girlfriend Joseline. Apparently, Stevie got real jealous and left the message "good luck to you both. Be Happy," in the comments section of Joseline & The Game's post on IG, causing The Game to quickly clap back with some choice words of his own...
The Game, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg & More Respond To Birdman's Breakfast Club Walk-Out
This morning, Birdman gave us a healthy dose of drama by pulling up and then quickly backing out of his interview with The Breakfast Club, all within the span of two minutes.
The Game Defends Kesha In Legal Drama With Sony & Dr. Luke
Kesha has been supported by huge stars across the music industry, females especially, but now she has found a somewhat unlikely advocate in The Game.
Who Had The Better Reference: Kobe Bryant Vs Steph Curry
Tonight's Jazz/Lakers game will mark the end of an era as the door closes on one of the most dominant careers in NBA history. In the 20 years Kobe Bryant's been in the league, he's shattered records, led some of the strongest squads of the 21st Century, and won five championships, making it clear that he'll be voted into the Hall Of Fame as soon as humanly possible. Before he takes the court for his 1,565th and final game, we're taking a look back on the influence his career's had on the rap game by weighing it against that of one of his heirs apparent, Golden State's Steph Curry.
The Game Is Releasing A Line Of Cannabis Lemonade
The Game is staking his claim in the booming cannabis industry. The rapper is teaming up with California-based G FarmaBrands to release a new line of cannabis-infused lemonade, as well as line of cannabis cigarettes. “As an award-winning recording artist, star and icon, The Game embodies the true spirit of the marijuana culture,” said Ata Gonzalez, founder of G FarmaBrands. “He understands the plant and is a firm believer in us as a company and our dedication to setting the industry standard through quality and innovation.”
The Game Teases "1992" Artwork, Says It's "Coming Soon"
Back In December, The Game hinted at what appeared to be a new project with rising producer, BONGO ByTheWay, which he suggested would not feature any guest appearances. A few months later, he's deleted the original post, but has now shared a brand new cover inspired by Lil Wayne's iconic Carter III, showing a young Game rocking his now very recognizable L.A. tattoo beside his right eye.
50 Cent Says The Game & Lloyd Banks' Instagram Photo Was For Publicity
The Game recently attended a club party in Hollywood that was hosted by 50 Cent, perhaps a sign that their decade-old beef might finally be coming to an end.
The Game & Kehlani Squash Beef In The Studio
The Game got himself into some trouble a week ago when he was in the club and decided to make a drunk-as-hell Instagram post in which he praised the immediate effects of EFFEN vodka.
The Game Attends 50 Cent's Party In Hollywood
The Game recently made amends with Lloyd Banks, and now, perhaps, he's on his way to doing just that with his primary G-Unit foe: 50 Cent.
The Game Makes Drunk As Hell Instagram Post, Kehlani Claps Back
The Game was at the club last night, and he got pretty drunk. We weren’t there so we can’t exactly be sure, but based on his wild Instagram post last night we think our assumptions are pretty safe. The post has since been deleted, but The Shade Room grabbed a screenshot, which you can see below.
Did The Game Just Get $10M Sexual Assault Case Thrown Out?
The Game tends to perpetually be in some kind of legal shenanigans, and right now is no different. He’s embroiled in a very public dispute with Priscilla Rainey, a former contestant on the VH1 reality show “She’s Got Game.” The Game has vehemently denied her claim that he sexually assaulted Rainey by groping her during a shoot.
Quiz: Compton Hip-Hop History
Compton has long been a creative hub for rap music, from late 80s and early 90s acts like N.W.A. and DJ Quik repping the region, to more recent exports like The Game, YG, and Kendrick Lamar. All artists mentioned play a key role in the history of Compton, and if you've been paying attention to their work and that of their peers, you should have no problem with this quiz on Compton hip-hop.Answer the 10 questions below, and let us know how you score in the comments. Did you know as much about Compton's music scene as you thought you did?
Young Thug Calls The Game's Daughter A "Cutie" On Instagram; Game Responds
Young Thug's illuminating new profile in GQ confirms what we suspected all along: the man gives negative fucks. He burnished his DGAF reputation last night when, out of nowhere, he posted a picture of The Game's daughter to Instagram. “Such a cutie," he wrote. "Wish she was my kid!!”
The Game Forced To Cancel Australian Leg Of Tour
The Game has put out a whole lot of new material recently, dropping two stacked albums in 2015, but unfortunately, he won't be able to tour the new songs in Australia -- at least for now. Game was scheduled to do 4 dates in the country as part of his Documentary 2 tour, but TMZ is reporting that Game was turned away from by The Dept. of Immigration and Border Protection, seemingly after he'd already made the long flight.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (February 20)
It was another busy week on rap Instagram, as last weekend proved a big weekend for flexing, between, All-Star Weekend, both Drake and Kendrick Lamar being presented with keys to their respective cities, and of course, the Grammys. Outside of that, we were still seeing some great photos from Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 event at MSG, The Game and Lloyd Banks seemingly squashing their beef with a pic in Dubai, Teyana Taylor showing off her post-baby body, and Chance The Rapper kicking it with Future.Click through the gallery to see everything that went down in the last week.
The Game Explains Lloyd Banks Photo, Says He Talks To Young Buck Regularly
The Game and Lloyd Banks took a photo together in Dubai last night, and 50 Cent has already shared and deleted some thoughts about it.
50 Cent Reacts To The Game & Lloyd Banks Taking A Picture Together
Wednesday night, The Game gave us a big surprise on Instagram, posting up a photo of himself and Lloyd Banks kicking it in Dubai. Of course, this was a big deal because Game and G-Unit haven't exactly been cool since their falling out about a decade ago.
The Game & Lloyd Banks Reunite In Dubai
It’s been years since The Game has been amicable with his former crew, but it appears it’s not everyone from G-Unit crew that he's had a problem with. While out in Dubai this week, the Los Angeles Confidential ran by his former G-Unit homie Lloyd Banks and ended up taking a picture with him, which he just posted on Instagram. The caption simpy read “Still,” which should make any rap fan from the 00’s very happy to see.