Young Thug News

 
  • Cover of Pusha T, Young Thug, YG Among 30 Rappers Recruited For "Rap Monument" Track
    Crew tracks are commonplace in rap today, but unless we're going back to The Game's legendary "One Blood" remix, they rarely feature more than 5 or 6 rappers.
  • Cover of Heat In These Streets:  Atlanta's New School
    Heat In These Streets will give you the low-down on choice rappers putting on for a specific city and advancing the sound of hip-hop at the same time. For the first edition, we profile rappers making noise for Atlanta, a current hot-bed for auto-tuned, unique (sometimes weird), and creative rappers.
  • Cover of What's New In Battle Rap (November 14)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of Birdman & Young Thug Cover RESPECT Magazine
    Birdman continues to take Young Thug under his wing, although he may or may not be actually signed to YMCMB. Nevertheless, after doing a photo shoot together for Complex, they once again come together for the cover of RESPECT magazine's latest issue.
  • Cover of DeJ Loaf Speaks On Signing With Columbia, Reveals She May Do An EP With Young Thug
    DeJ Loaf is starting to capitalize on the success of "Try Me," by releasing her new mixtape Sell Sole and singing to a major label, Columbia Records. Still, she has a lot more she wants to do in the game and she's just getting started.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Watch The Duck Take A Stab At T.I.'s "About The Money"
    If you're unfamiliar with these guys parading around with a duck mascot, they go by the name of Watch The Duck. The very talented trio is best known for their unique sound which bring together soul, trap & dubstep. Although they produce their own music, they are no stranger to the remix game.
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night.
  • Cover of Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    T.I.'s hotly-anticipated new album Paperwork arrives a week from tomorrow on October 21st, and today iTunes Radio is letting you stream the whole thing ahead of time. Head over here to launch the player. the tracklist is below.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 On The Prevalence Of Singing In Rap: "It’s Just A Progression"
    From early on. it was clear that Andre 3000 wanted to do more with his voice than just rap. Even before he went into the experimental realms of The Love Below, he was incorporating melody into his vocals, but according to him, he got a lot of flak for it.
  • Cover of Rich Gang Announce "The Lifestyle Tour"
    Rich Gang, the trio comprising of Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan and Birdman, named their debut mixtape after a tour, and now they've named their tour after one of their tracks. On the same day that Tha Tour Part 1 drops, they've announced the "Lifestyle Tour," a thirteen date romp though the Southeast.
  • Cover of Young Thug On Continuing Lil Wayne's "Carter" Series: "He Did 1 To 5, I'm Gonna Do 6 To 10"
    Young Thug has been pretty up-front about Lil Wayne's influence on his music, voicing that pairing with Birdman's Rich Gang team is something of a dream come true for him.
  • Cover of Birdman, Young Thug And Rich Homie Quan Announce Rich Gang Mixtape
    From the trio that brought you "Lifestyle" comes... a mixtape? Yes, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and their generous benefactor Birdman have announced a joint tape under the name Rich Gang. Tha Tour Part 1, as it's titled, drops on September 29th.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates & Young Thug Engage In Instagram Beef [Update: Gates Did Not Call Thug "Gay"]
    It seems that hip-hop has moved on from Twitter beefs to the much more visual world of Instagram. Taking to his personal IG account, New Orleans-born emcee Kevin Gates released a video calling out Young Thug for answering his calls, prompting Thugger to come back and challenge Gates to "pull up" and accept the fade.
  • Cover of Young Thug Calls Birdman "My Lover" On Instagram
    Will the public ever stop caring about Young Thug's sexual preferences? Until the rapper himself clears the air about his orientation once and for all, probably not. 
  • Cover of Stream Young Thug's "1017 Thug 3: The Finale"
    Today, Young Thug releases 1017 Thug 3: The Finale, the third and final installment in a mixtape/album series that began last year. Gucci Mane, Young LA, MPA Duke, Metro Boomin, DJ Mustard and C4 all show up to contribute. A tracklist and stream is below, and you can head over to iTunes to buy the album.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free]
    Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Announces Eight More 2014 Releases
    Whatever your opinion of Gucci Mane's music is, you have to consider his output in 2014 (the first seven months of it, that is) remarkable. Even from behind bars, GuWop has dropped enough material to warrant an in-depth guide to all of them, and now he's announced that we've only seen the tip of the iceberg in 2014.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Digest
    Now that July has officially been taken over by the 1017 July Take Over, we’ve been left with a total of six mixtapes, one collaborative album and one studio album that Gucci Mane has released this year so far. (Trap God 3 is scheduled for September 13th).
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Is Considering Signing With Cash Money
    Rich Homie Quan was dismissed by many as a one-hit wonder early on, but with three radio hits this year alone (that's two more than Future, who he's often been compared to) he's solidified himself as a force to be reckoned with.
  • Cover of Young Thug Announces New Single With Mike WiLL Made It [Update: New Artwork Revealed]
    Two of the biggest names in Atlanta's trap scene are about to team for a big single. Very soon, Young Thug and Mike WiLL Made It will unveil their collaborative track "Take A Picture," and today they've unveiled the artwork. Check it out in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa On Young Thug Mixtape Cover: "That Was Funny As Hell"
    Young Thug has a ton of unreleased material, and it seems much of it happens to be in Gucci Mane's possession. Thus, Gucci and his team have been releasing music from Thug's Brick Factory sessions as mixtapes over the last little while.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Addresses Young Thug's Photoshopped Cover Art For "1017 Thug 2"
    Young Thug dropped off his follow up to his 1017 Thug mixtape the other week, 1017 Thug 2. The album contained ten new records available to stream, as well as some conversation-starting cover artwork. 
  • Cover of Stream Young Thug's "1017 Thug 2"
    Gucci Mane promised us a Brick Squad-heavy July, and though he's been known to be unreliable at times, he and his crew have delivered thus far. Following GuWop's Trap House 4, which dropped last week, here's a stream of Young Thug's 1017 Thug 2, which officially drops tomorrow.
  • Cover of Young Thug Says He's Already Recorded "A Million" Songs With Lil Wayne
    Young Thug's label situation was a complete mystery, until an in-depth Buzzfeed investigation (inspired by a Noz complaint) concluded that the rapper was trapped in an Atlantic deal he wanted no part of.
  • Cover of Apparently Young Thug Is Signed To Lyor Cohen's 300 Label
    Young Thug seems to be signing deals with just about everyone these days. Today it's being reported that Thugga is signed to the independent label 300, helmed by Lyor Cohe and Todd Moscowitz. This just muddies the water even further when it comes to Thug's label status.
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