Hip Hop / Rap News

Drake Issues Statement Denying He's Against Muslim Women
Published 12 February, 2017

Drake is calling out the media over what he has labeled “fake news” in regards to comments he supposedly made about Muslim women wearing hijabs.

​Reports of Drake being anti-muslim started to...

Young Dolph Says Yo Gotti Should Apologize Or Stay Out Of His Way
Published 12 February, 2017

It looks like two of Memphis’s biggest rappers’ feud will continue for the foreseeable future.

Yo Gotti and Dolph have been at odds for sometime now, reportedly over Dolph’s refusal to sign with...

Migos Announced As Headliners Of Massive #Fest 15th Year Celebration with Young Thug, Waka Flocka and Others
Published 08 February, 2017

Rap trio Migos have been announced as headliners for The 15th Annual #Fest, which is billed as the nation’s largest collegiate music festival.

Organizers for the festival had already announced a...

Tyga Hit With Lawsuit For Ordering His Crew To Beat Up A Process Server
Published 08 February, 2017

Rapper Tyga and his team have been sued by a process server for allegedly assaulting him in November.

The “Rack City” hitmaker was served with court papers as he arrived at Penthouse nightclub in...

Birdman Says He Is Going To Drop 500 Unleased Cash Money Songs Each Year
Published 02 February, 2017

While there’s no release date in sight for Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated Cash Money/Young Money album Tha Carter V, Bryan “Birdman” Williams is planning on releasing a ton of music over the next...

T.I. And Master P. To Put On Epic Performance During 5th Annual Global Spin Awards
Published 25 January, 2017

Grand Hustle CEO, T.I., will play host at the fifth annual Global Spin Awards (GSA), which will take place during 2017 All Star Weekend.

The fifth annual event, which honors DJs from across the...

21 Savage Talks Signing With L.A. Reid's Epic Records
Published 20 January, 2017

21 Savage is starting off his 2017 with a major announcement.

During an interview with the Rap Radar podcast, the Atlanta rapper announced he has partnered with Epic Records.

When asked why he...

Nas Makes New Line Of Clothing With With Pro-Black Twist To Famous Cartoon Characters
Published 20 January, 2017

Rapper Nas continues to use his HSTRY brand to funnel money into various community based projects.

The HSTRY line has announced an exclusive run of dashikis, as well as graphic tees, sweatshirts...

Nelly Loves Drake, But Says He Was Compared To James Brown
Published 20 January, 2017

Nelly himself has stepped into settle the “Nelly vs. Drake” debate that went viral earlier this week.
In an interview with the USA Today, Nelly addressed the Internet argument, which centered...

iLoveMakonnen Announces He's Gay
Published 20 January, 2017

Another artist has shared his sexuality with the world.

iLoveMakonnen took to Twitter to officially announce he is gay.

The former OVO Sound affiliate wrote:

Someone said to me next time they...

Jay Rock Hints New Music Is On The Way
Published 17 January, 2017

On the final days of 2016, Top Dawg Entertainment Co-President Terrence “Punch” Henderson gave an update on the pending album from one of the label’s stars.

In December, Punch tweeted, “Jay Rock...

Swizz Beatz Confirms: DMX Will Release New Music In 2017
Published 07 January, 2017

Fans of New York rap veteran, DMX, can look forward to a new album from the rapper in 2017.

DMX’s long-time producer, and fellow Ruff Ryders member Swizz Beatz took to Instagram to make the...

Atlanta Rapper Yung Mazi Shot Again Inside Local Waffle House
Published 27 December, 2016

Atlanta’s Yung Mazi is recovering after being shot in the chest inside a Buckhead Waffle House early Tuesday morning.

According to police, Mazi was shot shortly after entering the restaurant.


Kanye West Holds Meeting With President-Elect, Donald Trump
Published 13 December, 2016

It looks like there was absolutely nothing wrong with Kanye West, when he co-signed Donald Trump during one of his rants, prior to his hospitalization at the end of November.

Kanye drew...

G.O.O.D. Music COO Steven Victor: Desiigner Is A Rapper's Rapper
Published 13 December, 2016

It is hard to deny Desiigner is one of the breakout rap rookies for 2016.

The Brooklynite’s “Panda” spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making the then 18-year-old rhymer the...

J. Cole Shares '4 Your Eyez Only' Album Tracklist
Published 07 December, 2016

J. Cole’s fourth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only, is out December 9 via Dreamville/Roc Nation. Now, the North Carolina rapper has revealed the tracklist for the album. Like its predecessor 2014...

Ab-Soul Announces Release Date For 'DWTW' Album
Published 07 December, 2016

December 9 will be a big day for Hip Hop, because four high-profile albums will be released on that date.

After Yasiin Bey, J. Cole, and Tech N9ne revealed their respective projects are dropping...

DMX Reflects On Being Offered A $1 Million Bonus To Release Two Albums In One Year
Published 05 December, 2016

Back in 1998, DMX pulled off a big feat by releasing two albums in one calendar year.

It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot arrived in May of that year, and it was followed by Flesh Pf My Flesh, Blood Of My...

Kanye Fights Back In 'New Slaves' Lawsuit
Published 02 December, 2016

Rapper Kanye West is fighting back against copyright infringement allegations regarding his song “New Slaves” amid his medical emergency.

Hungarian rocker Gabor Presser filed suit against the...

New J. Cole Project Listed, Then Removed From iTunes
Published 02 December, 2016

Rapper J. Cole gave fans a major surprise, with the prospects of a new album later this month.

A new album titled 4 Your Eyez Only was listed on iTunes with a December 9 release date.

There were...