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Fugees alum and proud Haiti representative Wyclef Jean is currently gearing up top release a new EP September 30 entitled J’overt.
The soon to be released EP finds the inspiration in its name from the official start of Carnival in the eastern Carribean.
Rapper Tyga is scheduled to appear in court today (August 9), over allegations that he failed to pay a $480,000 judgement over damage to a house he rented in Malibu.
The rapper, born Michael Ray Stevenson, is supposed to be questioned about his financial affairs and his assets during today’s hearings in a Santa Monica Courtroom.
Last year Hot 97 morning show host Ebro Darden took issue with Complexnaming Rae Sremmurd’s SremmLife as the third best album of 2015.
Ebro even suggested the duo did not write their own lyrics which sparked a reaction from Rae Sremmurd’s label head Mike Will Made-It.
Kanye West maybe into high fashion, through his associations with haute couture brands like Balmain and of course, Louis Vuitton.
But the rapper is taking the opposite approach to style with his upcoming partnership with Adidas.
Rapper Snoop Dogg has landed a new role as an executive producer on upcoming cannabis comedy “Mary + Jane.”
The “Drop It Like It’s Hot” hitmaker and marijuana aficionado, will also perform the theme tune for the MTV series, and guest star on the first season.
Netflix is ready to present its own Hip Hop drama. The Get Down is a music-based TV series set in the 1970’s starring Shameik Moore (Shaolin Fantastic) and Justice Smith (Ezekiel “Books” Figuero).
Several real-life Hip Hop stars are attached to the Baz Luhrman created program. Grandmaster Flash serves as an associate producer, adviser, and character. In addition, Nas has been called a “huge creative force” for the show.
From the moment Desiigner’s “Panda” spread across the country, some listeners noticed the Brooklyn rhymer had a similar musical presentation as Atlanta’s Future.
Interview magazine spoke with Desiigner, and the Kanye West protégé was asked about how he is not like Future.
Social media kingpin and We The Best leader DJ Khaled teamed with Chelseato become the “Chief Financial Correspondent” for the Chelsea Handler led Netflix talk show.
The segment features Khaled chatting with financial advisor Michelle Tascoe about whether to lease or buy his tour bus, housing his sneakers in “shoe-seum,” and interest rates.
Jay Z has definitely increased his musical output over the last few months.
The Brooklyn legend appeared on the remix to Fat Joe’s “All The Way Up,” teamed with Pusha T for “Drug Dealers Anonymous,” partnered with Future on DJ Khaled’s “I Got The Keys,” and dropped the police brutality awareness track “Spiritual.”