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On the 18-year anniversary of the release of Hov's greatest album, we're gonna shout out the BTS folks...

It is 2015. If you haven’t seen Jay Z perform in some kind of live setting yet, you either don’t enjoy music in live settings, or you are not an actual living being. Because Jay Z tours hard. And he tours big. No other rapper has done as many large event shows as Jay Z […]

If you’ve heard Fabolous‘ last, The Young OG Project, then you already know the voice. Abir Haronni appeared on the last track on the album, “Young OG II.” The singer has her own hits, however. A couple of days ago, the Virginia-native premiered a new track via KarenCivil, called “Autumn,” and it’s the first single off her upcoming White Walls EP, […]

The-Dream byke? Weeks after dropping a new song, the T.I.-featured “That’s My Shit,” the R&B singer announced the release date for his new EP, Crown. It’s set to drop on March 31. [MissInfo] Run the Jewels is big time. Killer Mike and EL-P appeared on Cohen to perform “Lie, Cheat, Steal.” Check out the performance. [HypeTrak] Rich Gang’s Jacquees just dropped […]

Wale’s upcoming record, The Album About Nothing, finally has a release date. The album, which features the Jeremih-featured single “The Body,” will come out on March 31. The rapper announced the date on his Instagram, along with the picture you see above. Wale also sent out this tweet below: March 31st 2015. #TheAlbumAboutNothing Believe in us […]

Just because Lil Wayne is going through his own label issues right now, doesn’t mean it isn’t business as usual for Young Money. Wayne has signed a new singer, named Stephanie Acevedo, to his label. Check out the young artist in action above. [HypeTrak] Keri Hilson gets the last laugh? We sure think so. The other […]

There’s a good chance your favorite rapper walked into 320 West 37th Street and took the elevator up to the fourth floor. There stood the greatest hip-hop studio of all time: D&D Studios. This was the studio where rappers like Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Black Moon, Talib Kweli, Slaughterhouse, and more created certified classics. The […]

Hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd dropped the first great album of 2015. And now they will be rewarded with a top ten Billboard chart placement. According to Billboard, SremmLife, the duo’s debut, is expected to sell around 50,000 copies in its first week, putting them in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. [Billboard] Yesterday, we […]

Old-school Philadelphia rapper Cool C, real name Christopher Douglass Roney, was set to be executed today. However Cool C, best known for his 1988 hits “I Gotta Habit” and “Glamorous Life,” was saved by an emergency stay of execution courtesy of Judge L. Felipe Restrepo. This was the second time Cool C has been granted a stay; he was […]

It’s been a long time coming, but you can finally hear Kat Dahlia’s debut album, My Garden. Head to NPR to stream it now. [NPR] It’s been a bumpy ride for Trinidad Jame$, but the Atlanta rapper isn’t giving up. On January 20th, Jame$ will release a new free album called No One Is SaFe. Check […]

Madonna, girl…what the hell you doin’? Moments ago, the singer Instagrammed and tweeted a number of promotional pictures for her upcoming album, Rebel Heart. The pictures feature historical black figures like Nelson Mandela and MLK Jr. with a heart-shaped fenced-in ribbon around their respective faces. This❤️#rebelheart fought for freedom! pic.twitter.com/7OxGT28TuY — Madonna (@Madonna) January 2, 2015 This […]

The Migos are hilariously literal in their latest video for the song “Wishy Washy.” In the visual, we see the three Atlanta rappers kicking it in a laundromat around a bunch of sexy ladies. [WorldStarHipHop] When wishing her fans a Happy New Year on Twitter, rap star Iggy Azalea revealed something interesting: the “Fancy” singer claims she has […]