Hip Hop / Rap News

T.I. And Master P. To Put On Epic Performance During 5th Annual Global Spin Awards
Published 25 January, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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Nelly himself has stepped into settle the “Nelly vs. Drake” debate that went viral earlier this week.
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In an interview with the USA Today, Nelly addressed the Internet argument, which centered...

iLoveMakonnen Announces He's Gay
Published 20 January, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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.

As...

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

Eminem Launches New Collaboration With Carhartt
Published 27 November, 2016
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Rapper Eminem has teased fans about a new collaboration with clothing brand Carhartt.

The “Lose Yourself” hitmaker has previously worked with designers at the workwear firm, based in Eminem’s...

Nas Praises Fidel Castro In Death, Criticism Ensues
Published 27 November, 2016
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Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90. The long-living, former president of Cuba has garnered a number of comments from critics, supporters and people all walks of life.

Some regard him a...

Lil Wayne Misses Major Show; Festival Reps Say Rapper Had A Seizure
Published 27 November, 2016
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It looks like rapper Lil Wayne could be heading for some more legal trouble, after he backed out of a high profile concert over the weekend in Cuaracao.

Lil Wayne is one of the headliners of the...

50 Cent Finally Wins 'P.I.M.P' Lawsuit
Published 19 November, 2016
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Rapper 50 Cent has won another legal spat, this time over his hit song “P.I.M.P.”

Producer Brandon Parrott sued the rap star, real name Curtis Jackson, earlier this year, claiming he was conned...

Method Man Not Sure Wu-Tang Clan Will Ever Reunite Again
Published 19 November, 2016
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Rapper and actor Method Man fears the Wu-Tang Clan may never come together to record another album following the drama linked to their 2014 release.

A Better Tomorrow was savaged by critics and...