Thu 8 Dec 2016
Thu 8 Dec 2016
Thu 1 Dec 2016
Wu Tang is going through more inner turmoil as U God just filed a lawsuit against the group for he claims are unpaid royalties from his work on Wu Tang songs. According to court documents, the Staten Island rapper is seeking millions for his contributions to over 170 tracks for the group since 1993 — and seeks over 2.7 million dollars.
Fri 18 Nov 2016
Kanye West, who has never shied away from speaking his mind, finally addressed the outcome of the Presidential election last night, but it wasn’t what most of us wanted to hear. During his Saint Pablo tour stop in San Jose, CA, Kanye admitted he didn’t cast a vote in last week’s election, but if he did, he would have voted for Donald Trump.
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Fri 4 Nov 2016
Either Meek Mill is trolling (which didn’t work out so great in his beef with Drake last summer) or he’s just wanting to make up for lost time, but less than a week after dropping his long-awaited DC4 album, the Philly rapper has announced he’s got a new project on deck called DC4.5, and it’s “dropping any day.” Meek took to Instagram last night to share the cover art for the project, which will presumably be made up of DC4 leftovers.
Check out the DC4.5 cover below…
Tue 11 Oct 2016
Azealia Banks has kept a low profile after being banned from Twitter earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been busy.
The Harlem rapper took to Facebook over the weekend to update her fans on her latest movements, announcing that she’s signing with the legendary RZA. The specifics of the deal are unclear, but Ms. Banks, who released her latest mixtape Slay-Z independently, says she and RZA “have an excellent work chemistry” and are planning to make music together.
The pair have been working together on the upcoming musical drama, Coco, which is directed by RZA and stars Banks as a “twentysomething female rapper named Coco.” The film also features Common and Jill Scott.
Read Azealia Banks’ full post below…
Tue 6 Sep 2016
Tue 2 Aug 2016
As rumors continue to circle around a potential joint album between Jay Z and Beyoncé, it looks like the other half of The Throne has found a new running mate, too. Kanye West was one of a handful of special guests to join Drake at last night’s OVO Fest in Toronto, where he all but confirmed a full-length collaboration between Yeezy and Drizzy.
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Mon 1 Aug 2016
Perhaps this is another sign that Frank Ocean is really ready to debut some new music for the world. Or maybe not…
Over the weekend, the crooner debuted a visual stream on his Boys Don’t Cry site, which was sponsored by Apple Music. The stream featured a looped video art project by Francis Soriano.
Watch the live stream here.
Fri 13 May 2016
“The subject in the video seen singing loudly was detained briefly to avoid any further disturbances,” a spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department told NME about a recent arrest gone viral. Apparently, the Beyonce stan was belting out her “Formation” single at the top of his lungs in a mall when cops came in to apprehend him. According to the reports, the man was off his psychiatric meds at the time of the incident.
Happy Friday, yall.
Fri 6 May 2016
After a quick trip to the U.K., Desiigner returned to the Big Apple for a club performance in NYC on Thursday night (May 6). The Brooklyn native, whose hit-song “Panda” sits at No. 1 on the Hot 100 for two straight weeks, is known for his wild dances and antics during his live show. It appears during the appearance at 1 OAK nightclub, Desiigner’s high energy was too much for Justin Bieber. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper’s performance spilled into Bieber’s VIP area reports TMZ, after getting stepping on a few times, Justin had enough as he’s seen pushing Desiigner out of his way.
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