Yelawolf News

  • Yelawolf Admits He’s An Alcoholic; Discusses Struggling With Sobriety
    Yelawolf Admits He’s An Alcoholic; Discusses Struggling With Sobriety
    Jun 13, 2015 at 06:51pm
    Well unfortunately Yelawolf’s on-going battle with addiction continues to be a real struggle. On Friday afternoon, the Alabama rapper made an appearance of ESPN’s day-time talk show “Highly Questionable,” and opened about his problems with alcohol and sobriety. When asked how Eminem wanted to him to slow down his drinking, Yelawolf responded:
  • Tyler, The Creator, Snoop Dogg, Yelawolf & More To Play Riot Fest
    Tyler, The Creator, Snoop Dogg, Yelawolf & More To Play Riot Fest
    May 28, 2015 at 06:14pm
    Riot Fest has generally been a festival rooted in punk, and while you'll still see many of the post-Warped Tour and OG hardcore bands who don't get calls from Coachella on the lineup, it's also been beefed up with some other genres, namely rap.
  • Charts Don't Lie: May 2nd
    Charts Don't Lie: May 2nd
    May 2, 2015 at 01:02pm
    While Yelawolf managed a big debut this week, topping his previous album peak of 27 by hitting number 3 on the Billboard 200, rap lost a fair bit of ground. While Wale started off strong with a number one debut, he's fallen 10 or more spots every subsequent week, coming in this cycle at 31. Young Thug is also having a pretty rough time, failing to make the top 20 last week, and now falling to 44. Many of the other big albums stayed put for the most part, with Drake being the biggest gainer on account of the physical release of his "Mixtape".
  • First Week Sales For Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    First Week Sales For Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Apr 29, 2015 at 01:49am
    The first week numbers are officially in for Yelawolf’s highly anticipated sophomore album Love Story.
  • Undercover Folk Songs From Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Undercover Folk Songs From Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Apr 24, 2015 at 05:23pm
    If you checked out the review for Yelawolf’s most recent effort Love Story, you may have noticed that there is quite a split on the merit of the record among fans and staff alike. The record is a celestial, immersive journey that does its darndest in attempt to assemble a collage of sounds, genres, and stories in effort to produce something fresh.
  • Review: Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Review: Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Apr 23, 2015 at 05:01pm
    After Yelawolf’s first major-label album Radioactive proved to be, well, just that; and failed to meet the standards set by his 2010 mixtape Trunk Muzik, it felt as though - with his second effort Love Story - an explanation or apology was due. He seemingly traded in his trademark mud-coated country roots for pop-pandering.
  • Yelawolf Speaks On The Making Of "Love Story"
    Yelawolf Speaks On The Making Of "Love Story"
    Apr 21, 2015 at 05:20pm
    Yelawolf's new album, Love Story, is in stores and online today. The rapper has hinted at what to expect from his sophomore album with the "Son's of Anarchy"-featured track "Til It's Gone" as well as "Whiskey In A Bottle" and most recently, "Best Friend." All these songs have a country and southern edge not often heard in hip-hop, and in comparison to Yela's first album, Radioactive, it's definitely a change of pace-- in a good way, though.
  • Stream Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Stream Yelawolf's "Love Story"
    Apr 21, 2015 at 09:31am
    Although he's released mixtapes and collaborative EPs with Ed Sheeran and Travis Barker in the interim, it's been almost four years since Yelawolf dropped his debut album, Radioactive. Today, he finally drops a follow-up, the more rootsy, rock-influenced Love Story. Led off by the singles "Box Chevy V," "Till It's Gone," "Whiskey Bottle" and "American You," the full, 18-track project is now streamable on Spotify.
  • Rap Industry Recap: March
    Rap Industry Recap: March
    Apr 1, 2015 at 08:02am
    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.
  • Yelawolf Releases "Love Story" Tracklist & Tour Schedule
    Yelawolf Releases "Love Story" Tracklist & Tour Schedule
    Mar 18, 2015 at 08:04pm
    Tracks like "Til It's Gone" and "Whiskey In a Bottle" have got us hyped for Yelawolf's next album, Love Story, which is scheduled to be out April 2. Today, he surprised fans by releasing a photo of the album's full tracklist, handwritten by Yelawolf himself, on Instagram. We already knew Eminem was executively producing Love Story, and it's now confirmed that he will rap on the album as well. Yelawolf writes Em's name down as the album's only feature, on the track "Best Friend". Who knew Em and Yelawolf were BFFs? 
  • Yelawolf Announces "Love Story" Release Date, Reveals Cover Art
    Yelawolf Announces "Love Story" Release Date, Reveals Cover Art
    Feb 24, 2015 at 02:25pm
    Yelawolf is preparing to follow up 2011's Radioactive with Love Story this spring.
  • Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
    Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
    Nov 24, 2014 at 06:58pm
    On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure.
  • Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf To Air "Shady CXVPHER" Tomorrow
    Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf To Air "Shady CXVPHER" Tomorrow
    Nov 6, 2014 at 11:10pm
    Remember the classic cypher from Eminem and the Slaughterhouse gang a few years back at the BET Hip-Hop Awards? Well good news, the gang is about to do it all over again.
  • Eminem Shares "Shady XV" Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Eminem Shares "Shady XV" Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Oct 29, 2014 at 12:35pm
    Back in August, Eminem confirmed that a new project entitled Shady XV would be dropping later this fall. He also revealed that it'd be a double record, with one disc functioning as a greatest hits collection, and the other as a compilation featuring new music from him, Yelawolf, D12, Slaughterhouse and Bad Meets Evil.
  • Samples Of The Week: September 4
    Samples Of The Week: September 4
    Sep 4, 2014 at 01:59pm
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
  • Samples Of the Week: August 28
    Samples Of the Week: August 28
    Aug 28, 2014 at 03:03pm
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".  This week, we cover a wacky batch of samples from Action Bronson, Yelawolf and Travi$ Scott. This is the weirdest edition of Samples Of The Week yet.
  • Yelawolf To Wrap Up "LOVESTORY" LP This Month, Announces First Single
    Yelawolf To Wrap Up "LOVESTORY" LP This Month, Announces First Single
    Jan 3, 2014 at 06:06pm
    Yelawolf released both his Trunk Muzik Returns and Black Fall EP this year, but fans are still awaiting his sophomore album, LOVESTORY.
  • Macklemore Talks "Control," Getting Called Out By Yelawolf & Method Man
    Macklemore Talks "Control," Getting Called Out By Yelawolf & Method Man
    Aug 19, 2013 at 01:33pm
    Macklemore is not going away any time soon. The rapper has been a mainstay on the charts since his breakthrough single "Thrift Shop," and with that success, he's had both positive and negative attention form critics and fellow rappers.
  • Yelawolf Calls Macklemore Out For Similar Deer Logo
    Yelawolf Calls Macklemore Out For Similar Deer Logo
    Aug 5, 2013 at 07:46pm
    YelaWolf is not happy with Macklemore. This weekend, both rappers performed at the Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal, Canada. All was well until Yela was approached by a fan for a photo. The rapper obliged the fan, but took interest in the festival-goer's shirt. Catfish Billy, who has been pushing his deer logo for some time now, assumed that the shirt was one of his own, but it turned out to be a Macklemore tee, which also happened to use a deer as its logo.
  • Yelawolf Announces Heavy Metal/Rock-Inspired Collaborative Album With DJ Paul
    Yelawolf Announces Heavy Metal/Rock-Inspired Collaborative Album With DJ Paul
    Jul 23, 2013 at 12:11pm
    Yelawolf collaborated with drummer Travis Barker last white for their Psycho White EP, which was a rock-influenced project. The rock influence in Yelawolf's raps will continue, with the announcement of a new collaborative effort, this time with Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul.
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