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Rapper Nas continues to use his HSTRY brand to funnel money into various community based projects.
The HSTRY line has announced an exclusive run of dashikis, as well as graphic tees, sweatshirts and hats.
Nelly himself has stepped into settle the “Nelly vs. Drake” debate that went viral earlier this week.
In an interview with the USA Today, Nelly addressed the Internet argument, which centered around Drake’s current run of hits, versus Nelly’s dominance throughout the 2000s.
Another artist has shared his sexuality with the world.
iLoveMakonnen took to Twitter to officially announce he is gay.
On the final days of 2016, Top Dawg Entertainment Co-President Terrence “Punch” Henderson gave an update on the pending album from one of the label’s stars.
In December, Punch tweeted, “Jay Rock got in a dirt bike accident being a true project baby lol. I joke but it could’ve been bad. He’s great and his album is almost done.”
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.”