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Fans of New York rap veteran, DMX, can look forward to a new album from the rapper in 2017.
DMX’s long-time producer, and fellow Ruff Ryders member Swizz Beatz took to Instagram to make the announcement.
Atlanta’s Yung Mazi is recovering after being shot in the chest inside a Buckhead Waffle House early Tuesday morning.
According to police, Mazi was shot shortly after entering the restaurant.
It looks like there was absolutely nothing wrong with Kanye West, when he co-signed Donald Trump during one of his rants, prior to his hospitalization at the end of November.
Kanye drew widespread condemnation after his show at the SAP Center in San Jose, when Kanye revealed that if he would have voted, he “would have voted for Trump.”
Just today, Kanye held an official meeting with Donald Trump at the Trump Towers, after the 39-year-old rap star requested an interview with the new president elect.
It is hard to deny Desiigner is one of the breakout rap rookies for 2016.
The Brooklynite’s “Panda” spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making the then 18-year-old rhymer the youngest male artist to top the tally since 2007.
J. Cole’s fourth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only, is out December 9 via Dreamville/Roc Nation. Now, the North Carolina rapper has revealed the tracklist for the album. Like its predecessor 2014 Forest Hills Drive, which famously went double platinum, there don’t appear to be any featured artists. It also doesn’t include his two recent tracks “Everybody Dies” or “False Prophets.”
December 9 will be a big day for Hip Hop, because four high-profile albums will be released on that date.
After Yasiin Bey, J. Cole, and Tech N9ne revealed their respective projects are dropping on Friday, Ab-Soul announced his DWTW is arriving on the 9th as well.
Back in 1998, DMX pulled off a big feat by releasing two albums in one calendar year.
It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot arrived in May of that year, and it was followed by Flesh Pf My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood in December.
Fader published an article about the creation of Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood.
Rapper Kanye West is fighting back against copyright infringement allegations regarding his song “New Slaves” amid his medical emergency.
Hungarian rocker Gabor Presser filed suit against the “All of the Lights” hitmaker in a New York court in May, claiming the hip-hop star sampled his track “Gyonhyhaju Lany” at the end of “New Slaves” without his formal approval.
Rapper J. Cole gave fans a major surprise, with the prospects of a new album later this month.
A new album titled 4 Your Eyez Only was listed on iTunes with a December 9 release date.