Last week, Drake sent shock waves throughout the internet when he came out of nowhere and released his surprise project, If You’re Reading This Its Too Late. While he dubbed it a mixtape, the project was technically more along the lines of album, being available for purchase only via iTunes.
50 Cent has an opinion on just about everything, and usually it's as controversial and troll-like as humanly possible, however, his thoughts on Lil Wayne and Birdman's current issues were uncharacteristically level-headed for Fif.
PartyNextDoor has quickly become a fan favorite r'n'b singer, thanks to an OVO deal and solid stream of releases behind him. In December, the singer hit fans with four new records as part of a quick Colors EP, which also came with a world tour announcement.
More strange news involving washed up rappers this afternoon. You might have seen that Afroman was arrested yesterday for knocking out a female fan on stage, and now apparently Vanilla Ice has been arrested as well, although he's facing a more serious charge.
With an unexpectedly sample-heavy release from Drake blowing up your newsfeeds all week, we have a wealth of tracks to pick from for Samples Of The Week. We could've easily devoted this entire thing to If You're Reading This It's Too Late, but we thought we'd spare you another feature article on Drake.
Kid Cudi is certainly broadening his horizons on 2015. The rapper has already locked in a couple of movie roles for the new year (one of which he's also supplying the soundtrack for), and has announced today that he'll be joining the cast of IFC improv show, Comedy Bang! Bang!
We've seen Iggy Azalea get herself riled up on twitter a lot lately. She responds to almost every gossip-y headline that surfaces about her with a twitter rant, often times just making things worse for herself.
The New York Times is reporting that Santa Monica tech company, Whalerock Industries, is working on creating internet TV channels for a bunch of celebrities and artists, including Howard Stern, Kardashian sisters, and of course, Tyler The Creator.
It's no accident that most festival lineups are announced in the dead of winter. The thought of seeing your favorite artists performing on a beautiful summer day seems so unattainable during the miserably cold season that buying tickets to an event 6 months away seems like your only escape.
Nicki Minaj delivered some sad news to her fans this afternoon. De'Von Pickett and Eric Parker, who had flown to Philadelphia to assist Nicki Minaj with her tour rehearsals, were both stabbed outside of a bar in the city last night. Pickett died from his wounds, while Parker is still in critical condition.
The rap game is all about your aesthetic. What you do, how you do it, how you look and how you market yourself are all a massive factor in a successful career. Some rappers take their aesthetic to the next level, creating something completely unique out of their brand.
Few artists have managed to disappear off of the face of the earth quite like Charles Hamilton. After a series of unfortunate events that led to his falling out with the music industry, Hamilton has been quiet for a good 5 years.
According to reports, Carmelo Anthony has played in his last game of the season. As expected, Melo will undergo knee surgery and will be leaving the Knicks in a perfect position to land the #1 overall pick in the 2015 draft. Here's looking at you, Jahlil Okafor.
Gucci Mane keeps his finger on the pulse of the rap game, even while locked up. We know the rapper has no trouble releasing heat from jail, and after serving us a few loose leaks (including a reunion Waka Flocka on "Against All Odds") the rapper returns today with a complete EP.
Jas Prince is still trying to get money off Drake's career, a feat he attempted back in 2012 when he sued Drake's management. Now he's coming after Cash Money and Birdman directly. More legal trouble involving unpaid dues for the Cash Money label.