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Vic Mensa on R.Kelly: “He needs to be locked away forever.”

Vic Mensa is one rapper among many others who isn’t afraid to let anyone know exactly how he feels, pun intended. He’s just released his new album The Autobiography and TMZ who recently caught up with the Chicago rapper asked about two pretty big names in the media, especially right now. When asked about how he […]

Prodigy Mural in Queens Defaced is Now Being Fixed


24 hours later, the late Prodigy’s mural has been completely destroyed. After the unexpected death of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy at the age of 42, two artists came together to pay homage with a mural in Queens to only have it splattered with white paint a day later. Cormega, who is a  friend and collaborator of […]

J. Cole is Bringing his “4 Your Eyez Only” Tour to a city Near You


J. Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only” Tour is about to pop up in your city. The tour features a remaining 27 U.S. dates after already making stops in the following cities: Columbia, SC Jacksonville, FL Tallahassee, FL Jackson, MS Birmingham, AL Baton Rouge, LA Little Rock, AR Kansas City, MO St. Louis, MO Memphis, TN […]

Dej Loaf Shares Snippet of New Single “No Fear”


Dej Loaf’s debut album Liberation might be dropping sooner than you think. Last night Dej took to Instagram to tease her new single “No Fear” revealing that she’d be releasing the track on June 16 via Columbia Records. Along with the snippet of the track, she included the artwork in which she can be seen laying […]

Eminem Donates to Manchester Victims’ Fund


Just a few days after the terror attack on Manchester England that left 22 people dead and many other injured at an Ariana Grande concert, Eminem made a very generous donation to the victims and their families. The Detroit rapper took to Twitter to where the rapper has more than 20 million followers and urged […]

The Game Confirms Kendrick Lamar Is Featured on ‘Westside Story’ Album


When Compton links up… Earlier this morning The Game posted a picture of him and Kendrick Lamar confirming K Dot’s appearance on Westside Story which is said to be The Game’s last album. “Excuse my eyes… I’m high as a giraffe p****,” Game began the caption. He then let fans knows that that collaboration process […]

Tupac Bonds With his mother Afeni Shakur in new All Eyez On Me Film


Two new clips have been released  from “All Eyez On Me” in honor of Mother’s Day. The clips portray the unbreakable bond Tupac and his mother Afeni Shakur shared throughout his livelihood. In the first clip, you can see a festive Christmas for young Tupac. Afeni, played by Danai Gurira, gifts her son with a […]

Childish Gambino’s Redbone is Certified Platinum


Childish Gambino now has a third platinum single. “Redbone” the second single from Gambino’s third studio album, Awaken, My Love! was certified platinum by the RIAA. Peaking at no. 45 on the Hot 100, this makes “Redbone” his highest charting song to date. Gambino’s 2011 single “Heartbeat” and 2013 single “3005” both were just certified […]

Lil Wayne Poses for Pics With Birdman’s Children on Instagram


Have father and son reconciled their differences? Courtesy of Birdman’s Instagram account, Lil Wayne was seen posing for pics with Cash Money CEO and co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams on Friday night. Headlining for the Rolling Loud Festival, Wayne was in Miami, Florida and somehow made it onto Birdman’s feed posing with two of his children, […]

Drake Salutes Kendrick Lamar for DAMN’s Huge Success


DAMN speaks volumes literally and figuratively According to Billboard, Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN debuted No.1 on the Billboard chart by selling 603,000 album units. DAMN’s sales have been the highest first-week sales of 2017 surpassing Champagne Papi’s More Life which moved 505,000 units the week following its March 18 release. Being two of the biggest artists in Hip […]

Lil Wayne Says Tha Carter V is On The Way


The Roc is still alive Eaarlier this month, Lil Wayne confirmed that he is in fact a part of Roc Nation. After saying F Cash Money on numerous occasions, Wayne officially joined the Roc team. The rapper first discussed connections with the Roc at a Slippery Rock University show earlier this month. Shortly after he […]

Meek Mill Teases Three New Tracks off Upcoming Project

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As Meek Mill readies his upcoming project he shared a few previews with fans over the weekend, three to be exact. The previews arrive less than two weeks after Meek previewed a new collab with Young Thug. It’s unclear where these songs will end up but Meek makes it clear that his new music is […]

Nicki Minaj’s “No Frauds” Drops 70 Spots on Hot 100 Chart


Two weeks in and Nicki Minaj’s “No Frauds” seriously plummets down the chart. After debuting the response to Remy Ma’s “SHEther” a few weeks ago, the Drake and Weezy assisted track was number 14 on the Hot 100 Chart last week. This week, the track drops to a whopping 84 in only its second week […]

TLC to Headline “I Love The 90s” Tour, Taps Naughty By Nature


This summer the “I Love The 90s- The Party Continues” tour has a sick line up you probably don’t want to miss. TLC is headlining the second edition of the “I Love The 90’s” tour. This time around, the tour has snagged some pretty dope performers: Naughty By Nature, Biz Markie, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, […]

The Ruff Ryders Announce a Reunion Show


DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, and The LOX announce a Ruff Ryders reunion show The Ruff Ryders are about to shut down the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with a reunion show. In celebration of the imprint’s 20th anniversary, DMX, Swizz Beatz, Eve, The LOX and Drag-On are all on board for the Ruff Ryders reunion show […]

Frank Ocean Taps Jay Z for Beats 1 Radio Show


So this basically means new music, right? We can only hope so. Frank Ocean premiered blonded RADIO on Beats 1 and his guest of honor, Jay Z.  The two discussed topics we don’t usually get to hear them talk about, everything from popular music today to streaming technology. “It’s pretty much an advertisement model…You take […]

Review: Syd’s First Solo Album, “Fin” is Humbly Satisfying


Syd delivers and she’s more confident than she’s ever been. The Internet, whose music has evolved across several different hip hop platforms, from the group’s very first project, Purple Naked Ladies in 2011, to their impeccable comeback on 2015’s Ego Death, has toyed with individual projects since October of last year. “More than anything you’ll see what […]

Congressman Jerrold Nalder takes First Steps Toward Impeachment of Donald Trump


Looks like the impeachment process of Donald Trump may be falling into place Yesterday, while most of us enjoyed a snow day, congressman Jerrold Nadler filed a “resolution of inquiry” against President Donald Trump. What this means: Nadler is requesting information from the executive branch. Nadler’s two specific requests within the inquiry: any communications between President […]

Russel Simmons Discusses Upcoming Hip Hop Musical “The Scenario”


Russell Simmons talks new musical “The Scenario” Set to hit the 2017-18 theatrical season, Russell Simmon’s hip hop musical The Scenario will debut in New York before taking on a 30-city tour across the U.S. The Hip Hop mogul has been carefully crafting The Scenario since 2015 right around the same time, a successful hip hop […]