10 Producer Remixes That Were Better Than The Original
With the evolution of producer software, everyone can make beats on their computer. It doesn't take a lot of money or studio time to learn how to chop up samples, loop drum patterns, and create something great. And we're finding more and more beatmakers are making quality tracks.
Is There A Waka Flocka Sex Tape? [Update: It Was A Prank]
It looks like Waka Flocka might be the latest victim of an nonconsent sex tape scandal. On Tuesday afternoon a PornHub user uploaded a photo (NSFW link obviously) that shows Waka Flocka getting head from a woman in a green thong. While we all know the internet likes to play jokes (and tomorrow is April Fools after all), this looks to be the real deal.
Waka Flocka Announces "Salute Me Or Shoot Me 5" Mixtape Release Date
If you've been following Waka Flocka since the "O Let's Do It" days, you probably have a certain amount of nostalgia toward his Salute Me Or Shoot Me mixtape series. The most recent installment came way back in 2012, so we've been well due for a follow-up, but the wait is finally over.
Nardwuar's 5 Most Memorable Interviews
As Drake said after he concluded his first interview with Nardwuar, a Canadian man who rocks a tartan hat and calls himself the "Human Serviette," "this guy is a legend." There's really no better way to put it: this guy's interviewed everyone from Nirvana to N*E*R*D, and always seems to unearth facts that no other interviewer in the game can. His earnest personality can throw some artists for a loop, but it doesn't take long to realize that despite the quirks, this man is one of the best in the business.
Waka Flocka Calls SAE Fraternity's Racist Chant "Disgusting," Pulls Out Of Show At University Of Oklahoma
Footage of members of the SAE fraternity of the University Of Oklahoma gleefully performing a racist chant has gone viral today, and obviously people are pretty upset. Protests have broken out on the University grounds, where they've been joined by media documenting the scene. While many have spoken out on the disturbing nature of the video, Waka Flocka is the first member of the rap world to give his thoughts on the situation, calling the act "disgusting" on Instagram, and announcing that he would be cancelling his show at the university in protest.
Waka Flocka Flame's Top 10 Turn Up Anthems
Last year, Waka Flocka Flame seemed to be more focused on bar-for-bar lyricism than bellowing on top of gargantuan trap beats, releasing the ironically-titled I Can't Rap Vol. 1 last summer as a culmination of a freestyle series.
Waka Flocka's "Flockaveli 2" To Feature Kanye West, Drake, Jay Z, 50 Cent & Lil Wayne?
It looks like Waka Flocka will be adding Flockaveli 2 to the list of albums to watch for in 2015, behind the likes of Kanye, Drake, and Kendrick’s anticipated projects of course. Taking to twitter this afternoon, Waka revealed that the follow up to 2010’s Flockaveli will feature guest appearances from some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including Kanye West, Drake, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, and more. He also captioned 6/1/15 in the tweet, indicating that project is looking at a June 1st release date.
The GuWop Effect: A History Of Gucci Mane's Co-Signs
Gucci Mane has been sculpting talent, and promoting new artists since the beginning his career, but it's only over the last couple of years that he's been recognized as a great A&R. Part of that is because following his most recent incarceration in September 2013, we saw many of the young artists he was working with at the time earn Atlanta the title of rap's most exciting city once again.
Waka Flocka Reveals "Flockaveli 2" Artwork
While a fairly divisive effort upon release, Waka Flocka's debut album, Flockaveli has proved to be one of the most influential rap albums in recent memory. Big Homie Flock has been consistently releasing new and increasingly varied material since, but he always promised he'd get back to his punishing beginnings on Flockaveli 2.
Waka Flocka Flame Arrested For Gun Possession [Update: Waka's Rep Makes Statement]
We all know Waka Flocka Flame goes hard in the paint, but who knew that he considers airports "the paint"? The Brick Squad Monopoly rapper was arrested this morning when TSA in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport found a loaded handgun inside of his luggage.
Waka Flocka Flame Shares "Flockaveli 2" Artwork
Hear that? That's the sound of hip-hop's loudest MC crafting a sequel to his most aggressive project to date. Yes, though it's been reported that Waka Flocka Flame has been hard at work on Flockaveli 2 for quite some time, today brings new hope for that project in the form of artwork.
Waka Flocka Will Pay You $50,000 A Year To Roll His Blunts
Calling all blunt masters. If you consider yourself proficient at rolling up L's, Waka Flocka Flame may have an employment opportunity for you.
Ca$h Out Announces Debut Album "Let's Get It," Shares Tracklist And Artwork
Around two years after he broke out with "Cashin' Out," Atlanta's Ca$h Out is finally ready to release his long-awaited debut album. Let's Get It, as the LP is titled, will drop on August 26th. Check out the collage-featuring artwork in the gallery above, and the tracklist below. The project is now available for preorder on iTunes.
Waka Flocka's Upcoming EDM Album Will Be Called "Turn Up God"
Rappers are constantly deifying themselves, some more specifically than others. Lil B is the Based God, Smoke DZA, the Kushed God, Gucci Mane, the Trap God, Eminem, the "Rap God", and Kanye West is just "a God". With the announcement of the title of his upcoming EDM album, Waka Flocka has joined in on the trend, designating himself the Turn Up God.
It's Yo Birthday: Waka Flocka's Top 21 Tracks
Today Juaquin James Malphurs known better to us as Waka Flocka Flame turns 28. Waka has made quick progress in his career over recent years. The ATL rapper has been releasing music in the game since 2009, clocking up 11 mixtapes throughout the years as well as two studio albums and eight singles. His work has made a name for himself in trap as he consistently has kept his music focused on the genre.
Waka Flocka Reported To Have Eloped With Tammy Rivera
Waka Flocka Flame has been engaged to fellow Love & Hip Hop Hip Atlanta star Tammy Rivera for a minute, but as far as we knew, a wedding wasn't planned anywhere in the near future. Turns out, the Waka and Tammy wed in secret about two weeks back, according to the rapper's mother and founder of MIzay entertainment, Deb Antney.
Review: Waka Flocka Flame's "Re-Up" Mixtape
With Waka Flocka Flame’s newest album set to come out later this year, the Atlanta rapper has released a mixtape to hold us all over in the meantime. The tape, Re-Up features all-star collabs and on-point production.
Waka Flocka To Drop New Mixtape Tomorrow Titled "Re-Up"
Here’s some dope news that came out of nowhere. Waka Flocka will be dropping a new mixtape in less than 24 hours! With little promotion taking place, Waka is expected to release a new mixtape tomorrow titled Re-Up, which will hit the 'net at 8:08PM via livemixtapes.com. The project will serve as an appetizer to his long-awaited Flockaveli 2 album, which we'll hopefully be hearing later this year.
On paper, hip-hop and opera seem like completely different styles of music, but many producers have shown us otherwise. Using dramatic, often high-pitched vocal samples, they add a theatrical element to rap tracks. The vocals can come from samples of actual operas or, more commonly, presets on synths or keyboards, and they've been used by everyone from Three 6 Mafia to RiFF RAFF to Tech N9ne.