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Without question, Nas is one of the rappers that Kendrick Lamar looks up to, but now the Queensbridge, New York legend has commented on Compton upstart’s claim to be “The King of New York.”
Nas spoke to Ms. Info of Hot 97 at a Hennessy party and talked about the controversy.
Drake’s follow-up to his multi-platinum, Grammy award winning sophomore album Take Care is beginning to take shape. Rolling Stone previewed the rapper’s album and notes that both Jay Z and Lil Wayne will make appearances Nothing Was The Same.
The official tracklist is still unknown, however the Rolling Stone confirmed the name of a song entitled “Connect” which is said to be a tear jerker. “That one hits you in the heart,” Drake says of the record. “It’s painful and beautiful at the same time."
Papoose is the latest rapper to release a diss song in response to Kendrick Lamar's verse on Big Sean's "Control."
Pap begins the track by acknowledging Kendrick Lamar's assistance earlier this year when K. Dot and TDE allowed Papoose to perform at Summer Jam after his set.
Lil Wayne fans may only have to wait another ten days for the next installment of his Dedication mixtape series. The Young money leader took to Twitter to respond to a follower who is anticipating the release of the project.
Kid Cudi is set to return to television this fall in a guest role on FOX’s new sit-com Brooklyn Nine-Nine. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the former G.O.O.D. Music rapper will play an ex-con named Dustin Whitman on an episode of the cop comedy.
Cudi will join Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen as one of the high-profile guest stars on the Andy Samberg led program. Cudi previously appeared in HBO’s How To Make In America. He also released three solo albums including this year’s Indicud and the joint LP WZRD with Dot da Genius in 2012.
B.o.B. has released "How 2 Rap," a song in response to Kendrick Lamar's verse on Big Sean's "Control." The Decatur, Georgia rapper released the song today (August 13), starting the track off with a flow inspired by Kendrick Lamar's second verse on "Swimming Pools (Drank)."
"Now open your mind up and listen, you niggas," B.o.B. says on the track. "I am the master, the guru, and after I school you, I'm skinning you niggas. You finished. I'm making chinchillas out [of] niggas. You should be embarrassed I'm thinking 'bout rapping. It's killing you niggas."
Dailystar reports that Kanye and Kim have purchased tow Dartz Prombrom armored SUVs from Latvia.
At the Mixshow Live Event, as Meek walked onstage with his entourage, 50 recognized a familiar face amongst the Philly native's crew. Trav, who apparently still has beef with 50 Cent attempted to take the stage trying to blend in with Mill's people.
Bad Boy recording artist French Montana dropped his debut studio album Excuse My French album earlier this year, and now the Moroccan born rapper is ready to give his Coke Boys crew a platform to shine on a collaboration album.