Hip Hop / Rap News

Kanye West Reportedly Plays New Music For Def Jam
Published 11 January, 2015

Is Kanye West finished with his highly anticipated seventh solo album? According to Revolt, Ye' stopped by Def Jam headquarters in New York City yesterday (January 8) to play some new music off...

DMX 'Redemption Of The Beast' Album Legitimate, Seven Arts Entertainment CEO Says
Published 11 January, 2015

While both Swizz Beatz and DMX himself have disputed the authenticity of a recently announced album set to be released in his name, the CEO of Seven Arts Entertainment has released a statement...

Migos Addresses Chief Keef Beef
Published 08 January, 2015

Migos is at the forefront of Atlanta's revitalized Hip Hop movement. Along with Rich Gang's Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug, the fast-rapping trio is "creating the new Atlanta."

In a recent...

Rick Ross Gets The Miami Heat Logo Tattooed On His Face
Published 07 January, 2015

Rick Ross has taken being a Miami Heat fan to another level. He won’t be court side at every home game, like Spike Lee at the New York Knicks games, or becoming the teams’s global ambassador like...

Swizz Beatz Disputes Authenticity Of DMX's 'Redemption Of The Beast' Album
Published 07 January, 2015

The authenticity of DMX's forthcoming Redemption Of The Beast album has been called into question.

Yesterday (December 6), an album cover bearing a shirtless, grimacing DMX surfaced online,...

Ludacris Married His Longtime Girlfriend Hours After Proposing
Published 07 January, 2015

After surprising his longtime girlfriend with a mile-high marriage proposal, Ludacris had more surprises in store. The Atlanta spitter took his new fiancee, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, to dinner at a...

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Accused Of Fraud In Monster Lawsuit
Published 07 January, 2015

Both Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been named in a lawsuit filed against Beats By Dre by their headphone rival, Monster.

In the lawsuit, Monster CEO Noel Lee stated that Monster was the...

Eminem Target Of Hotstylz Lawsuit Over 'Rap God'
Published 07 January, 2015

A couple months after speaking out about the issue in November, a member of the Chicago Hip Hop group Hotstylz has filed a lawsuit against Eminem and Shady Records over what he claims is an...

KXNG Crooked Says Cash Money Should Focus On Making Lil Wayne Happy
Published 07 January, 2015

Shortly after Lil Wayne sent out a series of tweets expressing his frustration with Cash Money, Vlad TV caught up with Long Beach, California rapper KXNG Crooked to get his thoughts on Weezy...

Game To Hold 'The Documentary' Anniversary Concert
Published 05 January, 2015

In honor of the 10th anniversary of Game’s debut album, The Documentary, the Compton, California rapper will hold an anniversary concert later this month.

The concert is scheduled to take place...

DJ Premier Announces MF DOOM Feature On Upcoming 'PRhyme' Deluxe Version
Published 05 January, 2015

Speaking with New York Observer about the closing of his longtime recording space D&D Studios in Manhattan, DJ Premier announced that MF DOOM is set to appear on a bonus track for the upcoming...

YG Fans Protest 'My Krazy Life' Grammy Snub In Los Angeles
Published 04 January, 2015

Just weeks after YG said his Grammy snub felt like a "slap in the face," fans of the My Krazy Life rapper took to downtown Los Angeles yesterday (January 3) to protest his debut album not being...

French Montana & Lil Boosie Announce New Movies
Published 04 January, 2015

As the visual element in Hip Hop music becomes more and more relevant to an artist's career, acting becomes more and more important.

Recently two of rap's bigger names announced they will be...

Meek Mill Previews New Songs Via Instagram
Published 04 January, 2015

Now that Meek Mill is home, the rapper has wasted absolutely no time getting back to work.

The Philly bull took it to Instagram to let fans see exactly what he was doing.

Check out the videos...

Action Bronson Discusses 'Mr. Wonderful' Project With Alchemist
Published 04 January, 2015

In the latest episode of The Smokebox, Action Bronson and Alchemist join B-Real in his smoke-filled vehicle for a conversation on a wide range of topics.

As they smoke separate joints on-screen,...

Birdman's Miami Condo Set To Be Foreclosed
Published 04 January, 2015

Lil’ Wayne isn’t the only one that wants to cut ties with Birdman.

The Ivy Condo Association, who own the Cash Money CEO’s Miami condo, reportedly filed court documents asking for the no.1...

Watch Gucci Mane Show Off His Boxing Skills
Published 04 January, 2015

As Gucci Mane continues to serve yet another jail sentence, video of him and a boxing trainer going at it in the ring has surfaced.

In footage shot by Atlanta photographer/videographer Cam Kirk,...

Future & Zaytoven 'Beast Mode' Release Date & Cover Art
Published 02 January, 2015

Future and Zaytoven will be releasing their Beast Mode mixtape January 15.

Future and Zaytoven released their “Real Sisters” song yesterday (December 31).

Future is also working with Mike...

Lil Wayne & Migos Pictured In The Studio Together
Published 02 January, 2015

Despite the recent happenings involving his label situation, Young Money rapper Lil Wayne was recently pictured in the recording studio. In the pictures, which were posted to Lil Wayne’s Instagram...