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.
The Game Decided To Record Part Of "The Documentary 2" On The Toilet
As if there weren't "shittin' on 'em" puns in the rap world, The Game has truly taken on-record bathroom humor to the next level, recording a verse for his new album, The Documentary 2, on the toilet.
A Complete Timeline Of Lil Wayne & Birdman's Beef
Even as little as nine months ago, no one would have really expected Birdman and Lil Wayne to beef. The two Cash Money titans had a bond that seemed more powerful than your run-of-the-mill rapper/CEO relationship, with their father/son dynamic even birthing an album of its own earlier in the 2000s, and a sense of loyalty that seemed out-of-character for Birdman, at least when you considered his relationships with other Cash Money artists.
Top Tracks: July 6 - July 12
As much as everyone loves to hate Young Thug, all that does his push towards the very top of our Top 100 chart. This week Thugger snatches up the first spot, but before we get to that, let’s see what the rest of the top 10 is looking like. 10) Majid Jordan ft. Drake - My Love
The Game Says Dr. Dre Called "The Documentary 2" The Best Rap Album In 5 Years
While The Game has been promising The Documentary 2 for a while, it seems that it's actually on its way for an August release, and the rapper hasn't stopped boasting about on Instagram over the last few days.Most recently, he posted an onslaught of Dr. Dre content, proving he's got the co-sign from the Compton legend. In one clip, Dre excitedly tells the camera "right now, Compton is hip-hop!", while another post quoted super-producer as calling Doc 2 the best hip-hop album in some time.
The Game Facing Felony And Misdemeanor Charges For Punching Off-Duty Cop
The Game appeared in court Monday to face charges related to an incident in which he punched an off-duty cop in a pick-up basketball game; Page Six reports that he was charged with one felony count of making criminal threats and one count of misdemeanor assault and battery.
The Game Ordered To Pay Nanny $200K
The Game has a history of going off on someone in the heat of the moment, and it often results into full-fledged or semi-fledged beefs.
The Game Says "Documentary 2" Is Coming In August, Reveals Huge Producers Involved
It's difficult to do release a worthwhile sequel to a classic album 10 years removed, but it has been done. Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 is one of the few projects of it's kind to live up to the title, but Game's Documentary 2 seems poised to do the same.
5 Things We Want From The Game's "Documentary 2"
In the past few weeks, we've been stoking our curiosity about rappers' new albums by coming up with wish lists of the various things we'd think would ensure dopeness. We've already dreamed up idealized versions of Childish Gambino's upcoming project and Lil Wayne's quickly approaching Free Weezy Album, and now it's time to tackle a long in-the-works sequel to one of Cali's most celebrated albums of the 2000s.
Wrath Of The Based God: A History Of Lil B's Disses & Curses
Never before has a rapper been as inextricably linked to the NBA playoffs as Lil B has been in 2015. Dishing out warnings, curses and pardons like he's a 14th century pope, the Based God's been central to the conversation around the games, interacting with rappers on Twitter, attending games to strengthen his magic and even popping up on ESPN to clarify just who's on his shit list.