Hip Hop / Rap News

J. Cole Releases His HBO Documentary '4 Your Eyez Only' Online
Published 03 May, 2017

On April 15, J. Cole debuted his 4 Your Eyez Only documentary on HBO.

Fans of the Roc Nation rapper can now stream the 49-minute film online via YouTube.

4 Your Eyez Only is a visual component...

First Week Sales Predictions For Wale's 'Shine' Are In
Published 03 May, 2017

Wale returned last week with his latest music effort Shine.

HitsDailyDouble crunched the numbers and has now published the first-week sales predictions for the MMG rapper’s fifth studio...

Raekwon Announces 40-City 'The Wild Tour 2017'
Published 03 May, 2017

Raekwon is hitting the road this summer for “The Wild Tour 2017.”

The 40-city trek begins in June at New York City’s Governors Ball.

Raekwon will join his Wu-Tang Clan brethren at the Manhattan...

Ice Cube Is Making Plans For New 'Friday' Movie According To John Witherspoon
Published 24 April, 2017

Ice Cube is planning another Friday movie, according to his big screen dad John Witherspoon.

The actor/comedian met the rapper at an airport earlier this month and Cube told him he was developing...

DMX Struggles Through Ruff Ryders Reunion Concert
Published 24 April, 2017

Eve, Fat Joe, The Lox, Cassidy, French Montana and Swizz Beatz impressed during a Ruff Ryders reunion gig, as DMX struggled through his set.

Stars from the hip-hop label took to the stage at...

Kendrick Lamar Reveals Tracklist & Cover Art For New Album 'Damn'
Published 11 April, 2017

Kendrick took to Instagram to reveal the cover art and tracklist for his latest work titled DAMN.

The album features Pop superstar Rihanna on a song called “Loyalty.”

Look for the LP to hit...

Rick Ross Says He Had To Defend DJ Khaled and Lil Wayne From Birdman
Published 03 April, 2017

Rapper Rick Ross lashed out at Bryan “Birdman” Williams in his new song because he doesn’t respect him due to his treatment of Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled.

The hip-hop star released “Idols Become...

Dr. Dre Is Trying To Bring The Olympics To Los Angeles In 2024
Published 03 April, 2017

Dr. Dre has earned hundreds of gold albums in his career, and now he’s after some gold medals.

According to reports coming out of Los Angeles, the Hip-Hop pioneer has joined the 2024 Olympic Host...

DJ Khaled Is Going To Be In 'Pitch Perfect 3'
Published 29 March, 2017

DJ Khaled has joined the star-studded cast of the next “Pitch Perfect” movie.

The hip-hop star teased his new role on social media, as he shared a behind-the-scenes look at the film set.


Joey Bada$$: April 7th Is Officially The New Global Hip Hop Appreciation Day
Published 29 March, 2017

April 7, 2017 could be a big day for Hip Hop fans.

Kendrick Lamar’s recent song, “The Heart Part 4,” left the impression the TDE emcee is ready to return with his next studio album on that...

Kevin Gates Thrown Back In Jail On The Same Day He Is Released
Published 24 March, 2017

Kevin Gates got some terrible news, on what otherwise should’ve been a happy day for the rapper.

Kevin was supposed to be released today (March 24), after serving five months in jail for kicking...

Published 22 March, 2017

Hip-Hop Icon and Wearable Tech Innovators Create Limited Edition Bundle to Celebrate Album Release with New Way to Experience Sound: Flowing Through Your Body...

A true legend in the world of hip...

Tupac Documentary Claims To Have An Unreleased 'Confession'
Published 13 March, 2017

A new documentary claims to have evidence that could blow the lid off of the unsolved murder of hip-hop star Tupac Shakur.

Tupac was gunned down on September 7, 1996 on the Las Vegas strip.


Rap Legend Biggie Smalls Gets His Own 'Biggie Night' This Weekend At The Barclays Center
Published 09 March, 2017

The family and friends late rapper Notorious B.I.G. will pay tribute to the rapper this Sunday (March 12), in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York.

Biggie will be acknowledged posthumously with his...

Tracklist For 'The Fate Of The Furious'
Published 03 March, 2017

We’ve gone from 0 to 60 in 3.5 – the tracklist has just been released for the soundtrack to The Fate of the Furious, the latest film in The Fast and the Furious franchise, and it is straight...

Raekwon Talks Collaborating With Lil Wayne On 'The Wild' Album
Published 02 March, 2017

Raekwon’s next studio album, The Wild, is scheduled to arrive on March 24.

The project will include contributions from CeeLo Green, G-Eazy, Andra Day, and newcomer P.U.R.E.

Young Money head Lil...

Rick Ross Tapped As Host of 2017 MTV Woodies
Published 24 February, 2017

Rapper Rick Ross has been announced as the host for the upcoming “2017 MTV Woodies.”

Rick Ross will host the 13th annual event, which will air live from Austin, Texas during the South by...

Shawty Lo's Posthumous Album 'RICO' Will Drop Next Month
Published 24 February, 2017

A posthumous collection of material from Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo is coming to stores next month.

Shawty Lo’s album RICO will feature guest appearances from performers like Lil Boosie, Ralo, Lyfe...

Drake Gives Surpise Shows In the U.K. With Popular UK Rappers
Published 18 February, 2017

Drake staged a surprise gig for fans in London on Thursday (February 16) when he crashed a concert headlined by fellow rappers Smoke Dawg and Nafe Smallz.

The “Hotline Bling” hitmaker had a night...

Chris Rock Reveals The Release Date For Rick Ross 'Rather You Than M' Album
Published 15 February, 2017

The MMG boss is ready to return with new music.

Rick Ross’ 9th studio album, Rather You Than Me, is set for release next month.

The announcement came via comedic legend Chris Rock’s Instagram...