New Music From Tiara Thomas, “4Dolla Bill”

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Tiara Thomas gets bad a** on “4Dolla Bill,” which we should have expected from her breakout performance on the hook of Wale’s “Bad.” Fresh off the success of that hit, she’s gearing up to release her debut EP Dear Sallie Mae. On the catchy “4Dolla Bill,” Tiara sets the record straight— She’s not like them […]

Wale Says Interscope Tried To Re-Sign Him After He Was “Dropped”

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The MMG “capo” drops some necessary knowledge on this episode of The Combat Jack Show. Say what you want about Wale. He doesn’t want to hear it. After building up a buzz bigger than his hometown if D.C., the DMv native put out his highly anticipated debut album on Interscope Records, Attention Deficit, to critical […]

Editorial: Why French Montana Should Be Worried About Something

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The best of times, and the worst of times, in a young artists’ career, is their debut album. Just ask Wale, who had about as much control over his debut as Denzel Washington had over his plane in Flight. Ironically enough, Attention Deficit, like Excuse My French will be, was released on Interscope Records. The […]

Joie Manda Goes From President of Def Jam to Interscope

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Today news broke that Joie Manda has resigned as Pres. of Def Jam Records to relocate back to Los Angeles while staying in the Universal Music Group family as the Urban Music Pres. at Interscope Records. The announcement was made today by UMG East Coast Labels Pres./CEO Barry Weiss and Interscope Geffen A&M Pres./COO John Janick.  “Despite […]

Kidd Kidd Says Interscope Took Him Off “We Up,” Not 50 Cent

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Kidd Kidd clears up what happened to his verse on “We Up.” When “We Up” dropped it originally featured 50 Cent with a supporting cast of Kendrick Lamar and G-Unit’s Kidd Kidd. When the official release popped up this month Kidd Kidd was removed and the track gained even more attention.  Plenty of talk had […]

The Source Presents: A Day In The Life With Ab-Soul

The Source had the opportunity to trail Ab-Soul the day of his headlining debut in NYC. We caught up with the Black Lip Bastard to get inside his head earlier on in the day before we hit the streets and then of course we were in the building at S.O.B’s.  Take a look at a […]

Kendrick Lamar’s BET Music Matters Tour Dates

It was announced earlier this summer that Kendrick Lamar would embark on a 23 city tour for BET’s Music Matters. The Compton MC is ready to hit the road this fall with his album, good kid, m.A.A.d city set to be released October 2nd.  No locations have been announced but here are the dates listed […]

Rick Ross Ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings

Flex had the premiere earlier but here comes the CDQ version of Rick Ross’ highly anticipated “3 Kings,” track. Featuring Jay-Z and Dr. Dre, God Forgives, I Don’t is surely shaping up to be something special. For now listen to the cut produced by Jake One   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Exclusive: Kendrick Lamar Talks Friendship With Lady GaGa

During Kendrick Lamar’s Pitchfork Music Festival set tonight there was a Lady GaGa sighting off stage. The two are recently linked through a few tweets a week ago where GaGa praised Kendrick Lamar and his music. Recently caught up on with K-Dot to get the inside scoop of what is going on with the […]

50 Cent Announces ‘Street King Immortal’ Album, For November Release

Many questioned if this 5: Murder By Numbers album would in fact be released today. Well, 50 Cent hit his Twitter today to clear things up a bit. 5 Murder By Numbers will not be an official Interscope Release. Street King Immortal will be the title of the album that is expected to be 50’s final album […]

Watch ScHoolBoy Q Freestyle On Sway In The Morning

TDE’s ScHoolBoy Q dropped by Sway In The Morning for a little lyrical assault over Beanie Siegel’s “The Truth.” The Los Angeles based MC couldn’t quite grab Biggie’s “Dead Wrong” by the horns but instead flipped a little off the top comical freestyle directed at Sway.  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement

Yelawolf Announces Slumerican Tour Dates

If you’re looking for Yelawolf this fall chances are you’ll catch him trailblazing through the United States on his Slumerican Tour. Joining Yipa-Yela is Rittz, Trouble Andrew and DJ Vajra on the trek which starts on September 13th and wraps up November 17th.  Check the tour dates below to help plan accordingly.   – Sean Lynch […]

Video: 50 Cent Speaks On Chief Keef, Beef, And Diddy

In an interview with Power 92, 50 Cent spoke on Chief Keef’s street energy in his music. 50 gave credit to young Chicago rapper describing the sound of his music to have a “hard edge.” And prior to talking about Chief Keef, 50 states he wants to “work with the young kids.” Also, he states […]

Ab-Soul Makes Headlining Debut In NYC

Ab-Soul has made numerous trips to NYC in support of his fellow Black Hippy members. Last night the TDE artist stepped on S.O.B.’s stage for the fist time as a headliner in the mecca of Hip-Hop. Opening acts included, Bleu Friday, Unsigned Hype alumni Mike Jagger, Kris Kasanova and Brooklyn’s own Pro.Era.  Nearly napping just […]

Chief Keef Signs With Interscope

    Chief Keef is taking his talents to Interscope. The Chicago artist has been highly followed by the likes of Cash Money and many other labels. He spoke with MTV at T.I.’s birthday bash. “I’ve been talkin’ to a lot of labels, but I just noticed that Interscope got people like 50, Eminem. They was […]

The Majors: Where Hip-Hop Meets Fantasy Football (Episode 1.)

I personally always said Hip-Hop should adopt a draft format. Well, in a new interactive fun approach, The Majors are doing just that. Watch LowKey, Jas Fly, Mr. Mecc and Jamal square off in a draft, trade, drop format. Commentary from the hilarious Roesenthal’s along with a board which includes Just Blaze, Peter Gunz and Tracy […]