Latest Hip Hop News
Run The Jewels was among the winners at last night’s (June 11) A2IM Awards (American Association of Independent Music), which were held at The PlayStation Theater in New York.
Killer Mike and El P scooped up Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year for their release RTJ3, and Video of the Year for their song “Nobody Speak” with DJ Shadow.
Nicki Minaj maybe in an ongoing battle with Remy Ma, but she is more “centered” than ever.
Whoo Kid conducted an interview with Nicki earlier this month for his “Whoolywood Shuffle” Shade 45 radio show and he just released the full version of his conversation with Nicki today (June 12).
2 Chainz called on some big names to appear on his forthcoming album titled Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.
The veteran rapper revealed the tracklist for PGLTM on his Instagram page, and the project has no shortage of guest stars.
Rick Ross’ Snapchat followers got to hear the Maybach Music Group boss break news on Wednesday (May 24). During a live stream, which was reposted on YouTube by HipHop-N-More, Rozay unveiled the title of Meek Mill’s third studio album.
Pharelll Williams praised the younger generation for fighting for gender equality as he collected an honorary degree on Wednesday.
The “Happy” singer received a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts at the Yankee Stadium on Wednesday and delivered a ten-minute commencement speech to graduates in which he praised their generation for helping create change with issues such as social justice, the use of technology, and equal rights.
Kanye West spends 75 percent of his time in the recording studio giving “lectures” to his collaborators, according to pal Chance the Rapper.
The “Stronger” hitmaker is known for his outspoken views and has made a habit of using the stage and his social media platforms to share his rants with fans, and Chance reveals his hip-hop idol is just the same when he hits the studio.
American Epic, a three-part Robert Redford-narrated documentary, will explore the history of early 1900’s music.
“American Epic is a love letter to the United States. It’s the story of one of the great moments in American history – when the voices of working people, minorities, and rural people throughout the country were first heard,” explains director Bernard MacMahon. “It celebrates all I admire about the country – its rich culture, technological innovation,
Hip-hop star DJ Khaled has landed his first ever Billboard Hot 100 number one with his single “I’m the One.”
The track, which features Justin Bieber, Migos rapper Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne, also serves as the first top hit on the chart for Chance and Quavo.
Snoop Dogg is hitting the road with Linkin Park.
The rapper will serve as the rock band’s special guest for six dates on the One More Light world tour in October.