Hip Hop / Rap News

FBG Duck killed in Chicago Gold Coast
Published 12 August, 2020

Two opposite worlds inhabited by the “haves” and the “have-nots” collided last week on a glitzy street in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast.

It isn’t often the two paths cross, which makes it...

Drake Dominates Streaming Charts With
Published 04 May, 2020

It comes as no surprise that Drake has come out on top once again.

Just a couple days after releasing “Dark Lane Demo Tapes,” the streaming god has secured multiples slots on Spotify’s U.S....

Fred the Godson Dies at 35 From Coronavirus
Published 23 April, 2020

New York rapper Fred the Godson (born Fredrick Thomas) has died at age 35 from COVID-19.

The news was confirmed by friend DJ Self, who wrote that Fred "was loved ... never heard one bad thing...

DJ Khaled Helps Doctors In NY And Miami, Providing Hand Sanitizer For L.A.
Published 31 March, 2020

DJ Khaled is providing much-needed supplies to front line health care workers who are fighting a global pandemic.

The producer and his wife Nicole Tuck just announced the We The Best Foundation...

Pop Smoke's Family Releases Statement Since Rapper's Death
Published 29 February, 2020

Pop Smoke was fatally shot and killed at his Hollywood Hills home on February 19.

Pop Smoke, born Bashar Jackson, was only 20-years-old. On Friday, the Brooklyn native’s family issued a...

Post Malone Sends Mark Wahlberg Delicious Treat To Celebrate New Movie
Published 29 February, 2020

Post Malone treated Mark Wahlberg to a delivery of his own signature Wahlburgers as the star walked the red carpet at the premiere of his new movie, "Spenser Confidential."

The 48-year-old...

Meek Mill & Roddy Ricch Release 'Letter To Nipsey' Tribute Song
Published 27 January, 2020

The late Ermias "Nipsey Hussle" Asghedom was repeatedly represented at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. On Sunday, he won posthumous trophies for Best Rap Performance ("Racks in the Middle") and...

Kobe Bryant Dies Following Helicopter Crash
Published 27 January, 2020

The world of sports and entertainment was rocked today (January 26th), with the tragic death of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

According to reports, Bryant died in a helicopter...

JUICE WRLD DEAD AT 21 After Suffering Seizure
Published 08 December, 2019

The Chicago rapper Juice WRLD has died age 21, Illinois’ Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed.

After landing at Chicago’s Midway airport on Sunday morning local time, the...

Rapper Bad Azz Passes Away At 43
Published 12 November, 2019

Rapper Bad Azz has died suddenly at the age of 43.

The rapper was well-known and highly respected as a Dogg Pound affiliate and OG Crip.

Daz Dillinger, Snoop Dogg, Kokane, Glasses Malone and...

Kanye West Surprises Kimmel in Brooklyn
Published 29 October, 2019

Kanye makes a surprise appearance to promote his new IMAX movie and new album “Jesus is King,” and he talks about the transformation he has made over the past year, embracing Christianity, and he...

Wale Reveals Tracklist & Features For 'Wow... That's Crazy' Album
Published 01 October, 2019

After scoring a Top 40 hit with "On Chill" with Jeremih, Maryland emcee Wale dropped off "Love & Loyalty" featuring Manny Wellz. Both records will live on the upcoming album Wow... That's...

Nicki Minaj Retires To Have A Family
Published 05 September, 2019

Nicki Minaj has decided to retire.

The rapper made the stunning announcement on Twitter Thursday and sent shockwaves all over the Internet. 

“I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know...

Nas Reveals Tracklist and Release Date for 'The Lost Tapes 2'
Published 02 July, 2019

Nas has announced that his new album "The Lost Tapes 2" will be released on July 19th.

Check out the trailer and tracklist below

1. No Bad Energy
2. Vernon Family
3. Jarreau of...

Nas Announces ‘The Lost Tapes II’
Published 11 June, 2019

Nas has taken to Instagram today to officially announce his long-awaited album, The Lost Tapes II.

There has been no release date announced for The Lost Tapes 2 at press time.

The first Lost...

Tyga Drops $10 Million Lawsuit Against Birdman
Published 24 April, 2019

Rapper Tyga is voluntarily dismissing his $10 million breach of contract lawsuit against his former label boss Bryan "Birdman" Williams.

Tyga launched legal action in August, claiming rap mogul...

Eminem Celebrates 20 Years Of Slim Shady With New Limited Edition Merchandise
Published 24 April, 2019

Eminem is releasing a limited clothing collection to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of his iconic The Slim Shady LP.

The Detroit-based rapper became a superstar after dropping his 1999 album...

Bun B. Shoots Masked Intruder During Home Invasion In Houston
Published 24 April, 2019

Rap star Bun B. was involved in a shootout with a man who tried to rob him and his wife during a home invasion last night.

According to reports, the incident unfolded when a man knocked on the...

A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$ And The Late Lil Peep On New
Published 11 April, 2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky, country star Maren Morris, and rockers The National have all contributed to an album of music inspired by hit TV show "Game Of Thrones."

"For the Throne" will also feature...

John Legend And DJ Khaled Shot Video With Nipsey Hussle Days Before He Was Shot
Published 01 April, 2019

John Legend filmed a music video with rapper Nipsey Hussle three days before he was shot dead on Sunday.

The 33-year-old rapper, real name Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was killed in a shooting on...