Hip Hop / Rap News

Lil Wayne Claims Cash Money Owes Him Millions Over Tyga's Contract
Published 06 November, 2017

Rapper Lil Wayne and his lawyers continue to battle with Cash Money Records, over back royalties.

Lil Wayne has filed new court documents, and this time he is seeking information on a financial...

Kxng Crooked Announces New Social Justice Album 'Good Vs Evil 2: The Red Empire'
Published 29 October, 2017

Kxng Crooked has a lot to say about the current state of affairs in the world. The Long Beach spitter will speak about social and political issues on his forthcoming album Good Vs Evil 2: The Red...

Eminem Teases New Music With Faux Campaign For Drug 'Revival'
Published 29 October, 2017

Eminem has increased speculation of a new album with a viral campaign linking him to fake drug Revival.

According to reports, billboards for the drug have been popping up across the U.S., and...

Drake's More Life Not Submitted For Grammy Consideration
Published 29 October, 2017

Rapper Drake has reportedly ruled himself out of the running for the 2018 Grammy Awards after failing to submit his More Life project for consideration.

A source tells The Associated Press the...

YoungBoy Never Broke Again Talks Signing With Atlantic Records & Trying To Avoid Going Back To Jail
Published 11 October, 2017

Kentrell "YoungBoy Never Broke Again" Gaulden is only 17 years old, but the rapper is already gaining a lot of attention. The Fader even selected YoungBoy to appear on the cover of its latest...

Yo Gotti Announces 'I Still Am' Album & Tidal Documentary
Published 11 October, 2017

The Memphis rapper's sequel to the 'I Am' project is now available for pre-order.

Memphis rap legend Yo Gotti is set to release two new projects. His I Still Am album will arrive on October...

Diddy, Drake and Jay-Z Dominate Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists
Published 28 September, 2017

Diddy has done it again. But it looks like Toronto rapper Drake is on his way to the top.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has topped Forbes’ latest highest-paid hip-hop artists list.

The hip-hop mogul’s $130...

Kevin Gates Reveals 'By Any Means 2' Tracklist
Published 19 September, 2017

Kevin Gates has revealed the tracklist of his upcoming mixtape, By Any Means 2.

The incarcerated rapper unveiled the tracklist with an Instagram post showing each song title being engraved in...

Game Reps Warn Fans Not Fall For 'Fake Tour' In Australia
Published 14 September, 2017

Either there is some sort of confusion or Game is being ripped off. Either way, a tour going down in Australia isn’t legit.

Reps for Compton, California Hip Hop star game is urging his fans in...

Tyga Announces 'B*tch Im The Sh*t 2 Tour' Featuring Chief Keef, Honey Cocaine & RJ
Published 03 September, 2017

Tyga is headed on tour in support of his 2017 studio album B\tch I'm The Sh*t 2*. Starting in New York City on September 22, the West Coaster will cross the continent for shows in Los Angeles,...

Ice Cube Sued For $250 Million For Allegedly Stealing BIG3 Concept
Published 03 September, 2017

Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league is drawing rave reviews, but the rapper could face a different challenge on a different court.

The owners of the Championship Basketball League (CBL) filed a...

Cardi B Reveals Album Release Date
Published 03 September, 2017

Cardi B Is Coming! The Atlantic Records' Superstar Is About To Drop Her Debut Album.

Cardi B is ready to drop an album after already releasing a pair of mixtapes this year, the rapper revealed at...

Meek Mill Gets Felony Charge Reduced
Published 21 August, 2017

Rapper Meek Mill will reportedly only face a misdemeanor charge after his initial arrest for felony reckless endangerment in New York City last Thursday (August 17).

The 30-year-old MC, real name...

DMX Gets A Break In House Arrest Under This Crazy Condition
Published 21 August, 2017

The judge is giving DMX a break in his house arrest, so the rapper can perform at a highly anticipated show.

DMX was sentenced to full house arrest, after violating the terms of his bail...

Rae Sremmurd Celebrates Swae Lee's Birthday By Performing 'Swang' On 'The Tonight Show'
Published 14 August, 2017

Rae Sremmurd is still in the process of promoting the group’s sophomore album SremmLife 2.
Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday to perform...

Drake Invests His Rap Money In Matched Tea Brand
Published 06 August, 2017

Rapper Drake has swapped Cristal for matcha tea, as the rapper has been revealed as a major investor in a rapidly expanding energy drink brand.

According to editors at Esquire magazine, the...

DJ Jazzy Jeff Talks Fresh Prince Reunion
Published 06 August, 2017

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Will Smith

DJ Jazzy Jeff hopes talks for a “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” TV revival are successful.

Jeff, who played Jazz, the best friend of Will...

Vic Mensa Discusses 'The Autobiography' Album, Addiction, Depression & More
Published 28 July, 2017

Four years after his breakout project Innanetape hit the internet, Vic Mensa’s debut studio album is now in stores and on streaming sites.

The Autobiography is Mensa’s 12 track audio memoir...

A$AP Ferg Declares Kendrick Lamar The Hottest Rapper Right Now
Published 28 July, 2017

Hip Hop has been having a hot summer 17.

Albums by Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, DJ Khaled, and 21 Savage control the five highest spots on this week’s Billboard 200 album chart.


Rick Ross Addresses Backlash Over His 'Insensitive' Comments About Not Signing Women To MMG
Published 28 July, 2017

Rick Ross found himself in critics’ crosshairs this week after the Miami rapper’s appearance on The Breakfast Club.

The radio show’s Angela Yee asked Rozay why he has not signed a female artist...