Top Tracks: September 14 - September 20
Drake didn't get the top spot, but he once again proved why it's foolish to ever count him out. Let's get to it... 10) 2 Chainz - No Off Dayz 2 Chainz and Zaytoven sounded like a can't-miss proposition. The combination of trap's clown prince and it's beatmaking king undoubtedly drew the HNHH masses to this song, but Tity Boi didn't hold up his end.
O.T. Genasis To Release "Rhythm & Bricks" Tomorrow; Artwork & Tracklist
O.T. Genasis is about to release his debut solo mixtape via Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate Records. After releasing his breakout hit, "CoCo," last October, O.T. has stayed afloat with a few hot singles but hasn't yet given fans a full project. Luckily, Genasis has announced that his new mixtape, Rhythm & Bricks, will arrive tomorrow, September 22.
The Game Reportedly Sued Over Cancelled Show
Releasing the characteristically stacked tracklist last week, The Game is getting ready to release his highly anticipated studio album, The Documentary 2, but perhaps not until he settles some of his legal battles.
Official Tracklist Revealed For The Game's "Documentary 2" Album
After a few setbacks, The Game is finally ready to release his long awaited Documentary 2 album on October 9, after originally getting our hopes up with a September 25 release date. At midnight tonight, the project was made available for pre-orders on iTunes, which ultimately revealed the official tracklist and features in the process.
Is The Game’s “Documentary 2” Pushed Back?
It looks like fans of The Game may have to wait a couple weeks longer to hear the highly anticipated Documentary 2 album. Originally set for a September 25 release date, the album may now be dropping on October 9.
The Game Threatens To Knock Out Chris Brown's Friend Wackstar
The Game has been making Instagram moves on Karrueche Tran over the weekend, following her and liking several of her photos. When Chris Brown caught wind of this development, he posted his response to the screenshots, which were posted by The Shade Room: “Someone must have something they need to promote," he wrote, incorporating several *laughing crying* emojis. "It’s sad people need gimmicks to maintain fame. All pub is good pub I guess.”
Glasses Malone Releases "GlassHouse 2: Life Ain't Nuthin But..."
Glasses Malone has quietly dropped his new album, GlassHouse 2: Life Ain't Nuthin But... Though Malone was relatively unknown outside of L.A. before this year, GlassHouse 2 has a star-studded list of guest features. Granted, most of those come from L.A., including The Game, Kendrick Lamar, Ty Dolla $ign and Tyga, but Malone also recruited additional spots from Kirko Bangz, B.o.B and Baby Bash (remember him?).
The Game Shares A Video Of A Man Smashing His Car Windows
The Game isn't in the best of spirits today, and we don't blame him, as one of his nicest whips was just beaten and vandalized. Luckily, he caught the incident on camera, and he's asking for help to find the vandal.
10 Times Rappers Were Banned From Countries
Tyler The Creator recently made headlines because he was banned from going to Australia and the UK, due to his controversial lyrics. Apparently lyrics from tracks like "VCR," "Blow," "Sarah," "Tron Cat" and "French" have been ruled so obscene, that the UK doesn't want him in their country. The craziest part? This is nothing new.
Who Would Be In Kanye West's Presidential Cabinet?
Whether you saw it live on Sunday night or saw it later on the Internet, everyone and their mom knows that Kanye announced he will be running for U.S presidency in 2020.
The Game Reveals "The Documentary 2" Cover & Release Date
The Game took to Instagram to reveal the cover of long-anticipated album The Documentary 2 and let the people know that it will drop on September 25. The sequel has been a long time coming, and The Game seems determined to make this one count, having clocked time in the studio recently with the likes of Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Timbaland, Sevyn Streeter, and Keyshia Cole.
The Game Sued For Copyright Infringement Over "Ryda" Artwork
The Game's already in quite a bit of legal trouble, as he's currently being sued $10 million for an alleged sexual assault and facing up to three years in jail for punching an off-duty cop, and now he may have to cough up even more money.
The Game Says He's Facing 3 Years Of Jail Time For Basketball Fight
Back in March, The Game got into a scuffle during a basketball game with a man who ended up being an off-duty cop, and now he's facing jail time for it.
Nicki Minaj Is Getting Her Own Smartphone Game
Mobile game developer Glu made a name for themselves with the highly lucrative mobile video game "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood." Earlier this week they announced that Nicki Minaj will be the star of their newest game, scheduled for release in 2016.
The Game Accused Of Sexual Assault, Sued For $10 Million
A contestant on The Game's new reality show is leveling some serious accusations against the rapper. Priscilla Rainey claims that Game sexually assaulted her multiple times on the set of "She's Got Game" in May.While shooting at a sports bar, Rainey says that Game "forcefully reach[ed] his hand inside her dress to rub her bare vagina and buttocks," which is just one of a few instances of assault that night.
Everything Dr. Dre Has Produced Since His Last Album
On Friday, Dr. Dre will drop Compton: The Soundtrack, his first project since 1999's 2001. He's kept busy in the 16 years inbetween, executive producing hip hop classics like Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP, 50 Cent's Get Rich Or Die Tryin', & The Game's The Documentary and contributing to the making of hundreds of other projects. He hasn't done it all by himself -- credit must be given to his frequent co-producers, such as Mark Batson, Mel-Man, & Mike Elizando -- but Dr.
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
VH1 Announces Premiere Date For The Game's Dating Show "She's Got Game"
The Game's reality dating show "She's Got Game" is fast approaching, with VH1 setting the premiere for Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. According to VH1, the show's premise is as follows:
The 10 Best Diss Tracks Of The 2010s
Of the many things that old heads will insist "were better back in the day," diss tracks are among the few that most younger rap fans can also agree upon. Even if you didn't live through them, the 2Pac / Biggie, Eazy-E / Dr. Dre and Jay Z / Nas beefs all produced shot-firing tracks that still loom large today-- Notorious' "Who Shot Ya" is still referenced by rappers all of the time, and Nas' "Ether" is now so baked into the foundation of rap that its title is now synonymous with a devastating diss.