Latest Hip Hop News

thumbnail
Game Honors Late Father With A Tour
Added: 22 February 2018 | Read 19 times

Compton, California rapper Game is heading to Europe to pay tribute to his deceased father.

The rapper announced the "45 Tour" of Europe, to celebrate the life of his late father George Taylor.

 

 

full story

thumbnail
Post Malone and 21 Savage Announces Tour of North America
Added: 22 February 2018 | Read 17 times

Rap star Post Malone is heading out on the road with 21 Savage this spring.

The rappers are cashing in on the success of their #1 song "Rockstar" with a tour that begins this April in Portland, Oregon.

 

full story

thumbnail
Kendrick Lamar Wins International Male Solo Artist At 2018 BRIT Awards
Added: 22 February 2018 | Read 13 times

American Hip Hop star Kendrick Lamar got love from across the pond last night. K. Dot beat out Childish Gambino, Drake, Beck, and DJ Khaled for the International Male Solo Artist honor at the BRIT Awards 2018.

Lamar also performed during the show with Rich The Kid. Some social media users were upset that parts of the TDE emcee's performance were muted.

 

full story

thumbnail
Big K.R.I.T. Rates Bars By Pimp C, Scarface, Lecrae, Slim Jxmmi & More
Added: 13 February 2018 | Read 370 times

Big K.R.I.T. is the latest rapper to take part in BET's "Rate The Bars" video series. The creator of 2017's 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time album scored lyrics from several southern Hip Hop artists without knowing who wrote the particular bars.

 

full story

thumbnail
Cozz Recruits J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar & Curren$y For 'Effected' Album
Added: 06 February 2018 | Read 358 times

Dreamville Records artist Cozz is getting prepared to drop his studio album Effected on February 13. The California emcee also known as Cody Macc called on some big names for the project.

Cozz teamed up again with his Dreamville head J. Cole for a record titled "Zendaya." They previously collaborated on "Knock The Hustle (Remix)."

 

full story

thumbnail
Eastside Peezy Shot In The Head Over The Weekend
Added: 06 February 2018 | Read 369 times

A man being identified as Eastside Peezy was shot and wounded in Detroit over the weekend.

The rap star was shot and critically injured, while he was leaving a house on the Eastside of Detroit.

 

full story

thumbnail
Migos Release Martial Arts Themed 'Stir Fry' Video Featuring Pharrell
Added: 30 January 2018 | Read 335 times

Migos may have been passed up for Grammys at last night's award show, but the group continued to support their latest LP Culture II this morning with new visuals. Offset, Takeoff, and Quavo decided to go with a mini martial arts movie to represent the "Stir Fry" cut.

 

full story

thumbnail
Tyga announces new album titled 'Kyoto'
Added: 22 January 2018 | Read 478 times

My new Album KYOTO drops FEB 16 ❤️ I been wanting to make this album for a while now but didn’t have the confidence and the story to express my true emotions.I thank all the love and support you have given me over the years. Thru my ups and downs,At My highest and my lowest points.Thru my brightest and darkest hours

full story

thumbnail
Rapper Fredo Santana Dead At 27
Added: 20 January 2018 | Read 567 times

Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana has died in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports.

His close associates Maxo Kream and Lil Durk confirmed the news via their social media feeds earlier this morning.

 

full story



Most Popular Rap News

thumbnail
50 Cent Addresses New York Mets Opening Pitch Criticism

50 Cent has addressed the opening pitch he made at the New York Mets game.

"The sh!t almost hit the camera man damn, if you look close you can see them moving the plate. Lol #smsaudio #animalambition," 50 Cent says in an Instagram caption.

Read 9,403 times

full story

thumbnail
Yelawolf To Release 'Psycho White EP' With Travis Barker Before Shady Album; 'Country Cousins With Big K.R.I.T. Also In Works

Billboard is reporting that before Yelawolf continues work on his sophomore Shady Records album, Love Story, the Huntsville, Alabama, native will be releasing the Psycho White EP with producer, drummer and close friend, Travis Barker.

According to Yelawolf, the Psycho White EP is set to include five brand-new songs: “Every time we would get in the lab we’d knock something out. We just collaborated and… had a meeting of the minds. There’s a lot of cool stuff we came up with.”

Read 8,050 times

full story

thumbnail
Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z And He's Very Happy!

Lil Wayne and Jay Z have sparred lyrically, but now the pair are in business – in some way or another

At KMEL’s Summer Jam in the Bay, Lil Wayne told the crowd. "I just signed a deal with my motherf**king idol, Jay Z."

 

Read 6,995 times

full story

thumbnail
DJ Khaled's New Album Title Drawn From Recent Health Scare

We the Best CEO/Def Jam South President DJ Khaled has announced the title of his upcoming 7th album.

The album title, Suffering From Success, is drawn from a recent health scare that resulted in a loss of hair growth on his beard, associated with the stress of doing business.

Read 6,198 times

full story

thumbnail
A$AP Ant Says Baltimore Is Harder Than 'The Wire'

As an artist who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, A$AP Ant recently shed some light on his hometown, which was depicted on the former HBO television series, “The Wire” years ago. During an interview with Vlad TV, A$AP Ant was asked if what was depicted on “The Wire” was an accurate depiction of the city of Baltimore.

According to A$AP Ant, Baltimore is 10 times worse than what viewers saw on “The Wire.” The A$AP Mob member also spoke on transitioning into a grown man and leaving the petty crimes of his past in the past.

Read 6,191 times

full story

thumbnail
Cash Money Records CoFounder Ronald 'Slim' Williams Pays For $7.15 Million Home - In Cash

Cash Money Records cofounder Bryan “Baby” Williams is well-known for flaunting his wealth, but his younger brother Ronald “Slim” Williams, the other founder of Cash Money, is much more low-key.

But that may be changing, as Ronald Williams recently purchased South Florida’s largest single–family house.

Read 5,382 times

full story

thumbnail
Puff Daddy Calls Jennifer Lopez's 'Booty' Incredible

Puff Daddy recently spoke with Access Hollywood Live about his relationship and praise for Jennifer Lopez. During the interview, Puff was asked to analyze J. Lo’s “Booty” video with Iggy Azalea. Speaking of Lopez, Puff says he’s “lucky” that he’s dated her.

He’s asked why “we are so fascinated with the booty.” Diddy replies: "It’s great. It’s a work of art. It’s something that will go down in history...But also her talent, her drive, her determination. She will never give up.”

Read 5,329 times

full story

thumbnail
DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj With $500,000 Ring

DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.

“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."

Read 5,223 times

full story

thumbnail
Chief Keef's Step Brother Murdered; Chicago Teen Violence Continues

Chief Keef’s step brother Ulysses “Chris” Gissendanner III was fatally gunned down in South Chicago last Wednesday (January 2), according to DNAinfo.com Chicago.

Known by the rap moniker “YPN Boomtown,” the young rapper was related to Chief Keef by marriage after Chief Keef’s father, Afonso Cozart, married YPN Boomtown’s mother Aridecy Tate, and then divorced in 2012.

Read 5,167 times

full story

thumbnail
Jay Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation Medallion

I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five Percent Nation caught the reference.

It appears the Hip Hop mogul’s supposed connection with the Nation of Gods and Earths is now catching criticism. Most notably, the star medallion associated with the group seen around Jay’s neck at a Brooklyn Nets game has publications like the New York Post implying the rapper is supporting racism by wearing the chain.

Read 5,100 times

full story

thumbnail
AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album 'Doe or Die II' For 2013

AZ Announces New Hip-Hop Album “Doe or Die II” For 2013

Queens, New York rapper AZ is returning with a new album this year, the rapper announced today (January 2).

Read 4,959 times

full story

thumbnail
Iggy Azalea Reps Say Alleged Sex Tape Could Be Hers

Breakout star Iggy Azalea could be joining Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Mimi Faust on the list of released celebrity sex tapes if Vivid Entertainment gets their way. According to TMZ, the porn company was approached about possibly buying erotic footage of the “Fancy” rapper.

After first denying that any sex tape with Iggy existed, her lawyers are now claiming if there is a tape it was most likely filmed when the Australian native was underage and without her consent. The attorneys also state the possible sex tape would have only been available to a “spurned business suitor” which TMZ is calling an ex-boyfriend.

Read 4,779 times

full story

thumbnail
Rappers Pitbull, Flo Rida To Host 5,000 Fans During Private Performance In The Bahamas

Rappers Pitbull and Flo Rida have been announced as headlining acts for the Bud Light Port Paradise Music Festival, which will take place in November in the Bahamas.

The Miami rappers will hit the stage along with artists like Far East Movement, Young the Giant, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS and Brad Paisley.

Read 4,504 times

full story

thumbnail
DMX Calls Drake Out For Not Including Missy On Aaliyah's Upcoming Posthumous Album

DMX is flying high off of the release of his seventh studio album, Undisputed, which was released to the masses on Tuesday, September 11.

In an interview, DMX goes off on YMCMB rapper Drake for not including the producers that Aaliyah worked with while she was alive on her upcoming posthumous album, which Drake is executive producing alongside producer Noah “40″ Shebib.

Read 4,266 times

full story

thumbnail
Webbie Addresses Murder and Violence at Shows in Chicago and Alabama

Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Webbie has addressed allegations that stem from concerts in Chicago and Alabama that turned violent.

Addressing the events in his vlog series, A Savage Life Episode 1.1 F*#k No, Webbie denied any involvement in the incidents he was rumored to be involved in.

Read 3,847 times

full story