Hip Hop / Rap News

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...

Nipsey Hussle Dead After Shooting In Front Of Marathon Store In Los Angeles
Published 01 April, 2019

Police have confirmed Los Angeles rap star Nipsey Hussle was killed today, after being shot multiple times in front of the clothing store he owns.

The tragic shooting took place in the Hyde...

Ciara Bosses Up And Launches Her Own Record Label To Control Her Career
Published 17 March, 2019

Ciara recently launched her own record label because she was tired of other people making decisions about her career.

The Goodies singer announced the launch of a company named Beauty Marks...

Toronto Raptors Name Their Practice Facility In Honor Of Drake
Published 17 March, 2019

Bosses at Canadian basketball team the Toronto Raptors have honored their most famous fan, Drake, by naming their new practice facility after the rapper's OVO brand.

The team's workout venue...

Soulja Boy Hauled Off To Jail For Possessing Ammo
Published 17 March, 2019

Rap star Soulja Boy's love for guns has gotten him in a serious jam.

Big Draco was busted earlier today (March 15) in Los Angeles, when he went to visit his probation officer.

According to...

Khalid Announces ‘Free Spirit’ Album Release Date
Published 28 February, 2019

Khalid has announced the title of his second album and it's release date "Free Spirit" released on April 5th.

For my second album I wanted to do something special for you all so I shot a...

Kanye West Will Explore Christianity On A New Project
Published 23 January, 2019

Kanye West is considering releasing an album of spiritual tunes, according to 112 singer Slim.

God-fearing Slim said Kanye could be developing a big Christian project.

"We talked about a lot...