hip hop news.

Snoop Dogg Speaks Out After Facebook Bans Minister Louis Farrakhan

Many people aren’t taking the news lightly after Minister Louis Farrakhan was banned from Facebook today, one in particular being Hip-Hop veteran and West Coast icon Snoop Dogg.   View this post on Instagram P. S. A. @louisfarrakhan23 A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on May 2, 2019 at 12:49pm PDT   Advertisement According to […]

Eminem Stans Hint At December Release of ‘Revival’ Physical Copies

While participating in some joyous Black Friday shopping at Target, an Eminem stan came across a very interesting sighting-the label for Eminem’s patiently awaited 9th studio album, Revival. Out of excitement, the fan took to Reddit to share his findings with fellow hip-hop heads. With the DPCI number (Target’s inventory checker) being exposed, another Em […]

Is Tupac’s Estate Now In Good Hands?

After Afeni Shakur’s sudden and unexpected death on Monday night [May 2, 2016] there has been an increase in concern about Tupac’s estate. Before Afeni’s death she was the principle decision maker on behalf of her late son’s estate. One major cause of concern is due to the fact Afeni had just filed for divorce […]

The Return of the Girl Group: Three New Acts To Watch

The 80s was the introduction of Hip Hop to the world. With each new artist and each new song, we were discovering the true depths of Hip Hop and realizing how powerful this sound was, and more importantly how an entire culture was being created. The early 90s was the era of revolutionary Hip Hop […]

[Watch] A$AP Ferg Enlists Future On Track “New Level”

In a futuristic, minimalist space surrounded by flames, a white Lamborghini and a dramatic scuffle, A$AP Ferg and Future keep things 100 in the music video for Ferg’s “New Level.” Directed by Shomi Patwary, the visuals go well with “New Level” which pays tribute to the hustle, and also features cameos from athletes Cleveland Browns wide receiver […]

Rockie Fresh Reveals Cover Art For New Mixtape, “The Night I Went To…”

Rockie Fresh is poised to release his new mixtape, The Night I Went To…. Fresh debuted the cover art work and track list on Twitter: New Mixtape: “The Night I Went To…” [Cover Art + TrackList] pic.twitter.com/9y9kBxJB21 — Rockie Fresh (@rockiefresh) January 12, 2016 The mixtape is a prequel to his 2016 studio album, set […]

Fellas, Heads Up: Coach Debuts Its A/W16 Menswear Line

Coach showed its Autumn/Winter 2016 collection this past weekend at London Collections Men [LCM]. The line features peacoats, leather coats with shearling trim, biker jackets and ready-to-wear items in earth tones and black. “East Coast style meets New York Hip Hop,” tweeted the Dazed Digital Fashion Team. East Coast style meets New York hip-hop at […]

Live Nation Announces New Security Guidelines

According to HITS Daily Double, Live Nation has announced new security guidelines in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris last November. Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. The plans […]

Jennifer Lopez Scores A Win With ‘Shades Of Blue’ Premiere

Jennifer Lopez‘s new cop drama, Shades of Blue, premiered on Thursday (January 7) on NBC, posting a 1.8 rating/6 share and attracting 8.6 million viewers (18-49), to take first in the 10pm ratings race. According to The Wrap, J Lo’s Shades of Blue was the most-watched NBC Thursday debut in seven years. Lopez plays the role of Harlee Santos, […]

Nicki Minaj Talks Grammys, Adele, Drake, + More With Hits Daily Double

Rapper Nicki Minaj sat down with HITS Daily Double for their series of Q&As with this year’s Grammy-nominated artists. Minaj was nominated for three awards, including Best Rap Album. The conversation touched upon the long road to fame, Adele, Drake, the making of The Pinkprint, and more. Excerpts from the interview are below. Q. In […]

Kanye West Announces ‘Swish’ Release Date

Kanye West has announced the release date for his 7th studio album, Swish. Swish February 11 16 — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 9, 2016 Yes, West’s highly anticipated seventh LP will be out on February 11, 2016, his first since 2013’s platinum-selling Yeezus. It’s been a busy week for West, who dropped a new song earlier today, the […]

NBC Orders Comedy Pilot From Marlon Wayans

NBC has ordered a new comedy pilot starring Marlon Wayans, titled “Marlon,” which is inspired by the actor/comedian’s life. The series will follow the escapades of an “inappropriate but loving father who is committed to successful co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife,” as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Chris Moynihan will pen the script and […]

Major News Announcement From Netflix At CES® 2016

The world’s leading Internet television network, Netflix, announced that its service is now available in more than 190 countries. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. Hastings said: “Today you are witnessing the birth of a new […]

All Star Lineup Of Speakers At CES® 2016, Including Nick Cannon, Shaq & Mark Cuban

CES® 2016 will feature Hollywood stars, professional athletes, TV personalities and celebrity chefs discussing and promoting technology that is revolutionizing the way consumers live, work and play. CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and will run January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. Here’s a […]

Comedian Arsenio Hall Will Host “BET Honors”

Comedian Arsenio Hall will host the ninth annual BET Honors premiering February 23rd on BET. The star-studded night will honor five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. The ceremony will be taped on Saturday, January 23rd at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. […]

Jennifer Lopez To Headline The Axis Theater At Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas

Jennifer Lopez is set to headline her first ever Las Vegas show. The highly anticipated “Jennifer Lopez: All I Have” residency begins January 20, 2016 at the Axis Theater inside of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. “All I Have” bears the eponymous name of her number-one hit single which features hip-hop legend, LL Cool J. […]

Rapper Azealia Banks Stars In RZA-Directed Musical Drama “Coco”

Rapper Azealia Banks is ready for her close up. The Harlem native will make her big-screen debut in the hip-hop film, Coco. In the Brooklyn-set drama, Banks portrays the title character — an aspiring Hip Hop artist who discovers the world of slam poetry. The ‘spoken word’ develops her verbal strength and propels her toward her […]

Matt Barnes Launches Suit Collection With Malibu Clothes

NBA star Matt Barnes has partnered with Malibu Clothes Beverly Hills to launch a new line of suits bearing the name The Barnes Collection. Barnes’ signature collection includes high-quality suits, trendy sportcoats, and modern and classic fits. The trendsetting line aims to bring high-fashion to the menswear market at affordable prices. The Barnes Collection is […]