MONEYBAGG YO ANNOUNCES ‘A GANGSTA’S PAIN’ ALBUM AFTER WINNING WITH ‘TIME TODAY’ SINGLE

Prince Williams/Wireimage Moneybagg Yo is ready to build on his momentous 2020 which saw the release of his Time Served deluxe edition and Code Red joint album with Blac Youngsta. On Wednesday (April 14), Big Bag announced a new album where he’ll be putting his affliction on wax with A Gangsta’s Pain. The LP is slated to drop on April 23. A […]

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It was on this date April 14, 1992 Spice 1 Released his debut self titled album Spice 1

Spice 1 is the self-titled debut album by American rapper Spice 1, released April 14, 1992 on Jive Records. It was certified gold by the RIAA.[4] The album was produced by Ant Banks, Blackjack, E-A-Ski & CMT and Spice 1. It peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at number 82 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers.[5] One single, “Welcome to the Ghetto“, peaked at […]

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CARDI B IS ‘A TERRIBLE RAPPER’ ACCORDING TO FUNK FLEX

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Funk Flex has made a career out of delivering his often polarizing opinions on Hip Hop culture. During a recent sit-down with the Cigar Talk podcast, the longtime Hot 97 radio personality stayed in character and reiterated his disdain for Cardi B’s music, questioning why nobody has informed her just how weak her bars are. “I do think Cardi […]

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FREDDIE GIBBS & PHARRELL START ON ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2021’

Instagram On the heels of releasing his 2020 HipHopDX Album of the Year Alfredo, Freddie Gibbs is already plotting his next LP and he’s got high expectations for his Grammy-nominated follow-up.null After teasing another run at “album of the year” in an interview with MixMag earlier in April, Gangsta Gibbs posted a photo to Instagram on Monday (April 12) locked in […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 13, 1993 MOBB DEEP RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM JUVENILE HELL

Juvenile Hell is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Mobb Deep. It was recorded when they were still in their late teens and released on April 13, 1993 through 4th & B’way Records. The album features one guest appearance from fellow rapper Big Noyd. Juvenile Hell Studio album by Mobb Deep ReleasedApril 13, 1993 Recorded June 1992 – January 1993 Studio Unique Recording Studios(New York City) Genre East […]

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CARDI B LAUNCHES FIRST APPAREL COLLECTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REEBOK

CARDI B LAUNCHES FIRST APPAREL COLLECTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REEBOK Today, Reebok is proud to announce its first-ever apparel collection with the legendary Cardi B. The Summertime Fine Collection, officially dropping on April 23, will launch alongside matching footwear colorways of the Cardi B Club C, and aims to empower women to remain true to […]

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Kid Cudi’s Saturday Night Live Dress Was a Timely Tribute to Kurt Cobain

CELEBRITY STYLE Kid Cudi’s Saturday Night Live Dress Was a Timely Tribute to Kurt Cobain From his early days as a Kanye West protegée in a camo jacket and bandana neck scarf, to his regular appearances at Paris Fashion Week walking for the likes of Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton, Kid Cudi has always been one of the most stylish […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 10, 1990 RELEASED PEOPLES INSTINCTIVE TRAVELS AND THE PATHS OF RHYTHM

People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm is the debut studio album by American hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, released on April 17th, 1990[1] on Jive Records. After forming the Native Tongues collective and collaborating on several projects, A Tribe Called Quest began recording sessions for People’s Instinctive Travels in late 1989 at Calliope Studios with completion reached in early 1990. The […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 8, 1987 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ROCK THE HOUSE

Rock the House is the debut album from the hip hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. The album was released in April 7, 1987 in Europe and on April 7, 1987, in the United States, and was subsequently re-issued in 1988 in Europe and the United Kingdom. Three tracks from the album were released as singles: “The Magnificent […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 5, 1994 THE ROOTS RELEASED AN EP FROM THE GROUND UP

From the Ground Up is an EP released by the Roots in 1994. It was the group’s first album on a major label, having recently signed with Geffen Records. It featured four songs that would appear on their album, Do You Want More?!!!??! From the Ground Up EP by The Roots Released April 5, 1994 Recorded 1994 Genre Hip hop Length 32:50 Label Geffen […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 31, 1998 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM MOMENT OF TRUTH

Moment of Truth is the fifth album by hip hop duo Gang Starr, released on March 31, 1998 by Noo Trybe Records and Virgin Records. Gang Starr recorded Moment of Truth in sessions at D&D Studios. It is widely regarded as Gang Starr’s magnum opus, and one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. Moment of Truth Studio album by Gang Starr Released March 31, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 28, 1995 OLD DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM RETURN OF 36′ CHAMBERS THE DIRTY VERSION

Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is the solo debut album of American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard, released March 28, 1995 on Elektra Records in the United States. It was the second solo album, after Method Man’s Tical to be released from the nine-member Wu-Tang Clan following the release of their debut album. Return to the 36 Chambers was primarily produced […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 25, 1997 THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G RELEASED HIS SECOND & FINAL ALBUM LIFE AFTER DEATH

Life After Death is the second and final studio album by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released on March 25, 1997, on Bad Boy Records and Arista Records.  A double album, it was released sixteen days after his death. It features collaborations with guest artists such as 112, Jay-Z, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Too $hort, Angela Winbush, D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C., R. Kelly, The Lox, and Puff Daddy. Life After Death exhibits The Notorious B.I.G. further delving into the mafioso […]

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon Are Bringing Da Ruckus for the Next Verzuz Battle This Weekend

Clan in the front, all others to the back! The ever-popular party-at-home Instagram Live series Verzuz will be taking it back to the streets with its next music battle, Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon are set to face off against each other this weekend.ADVERTISEMENTnull Billboard reports that after the soulful debut of D’Angelo and Friends, Verzuz […]

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Kanye West Is Worth $6.6 Billion — and More Than Half of It Is Thanks to His Yeezy Brand

The rapper’s sneaker and apparel business Yeezy is worth between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion Kanye West is raking in the dough! The 43-year-old rapper is worth $6.6 billion, a significant increase from the amount that West was reported as being worth back in April 2020 by Forbes, PEOPLE confirms. Led by his sneaker and apparel business […]

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DaBaby’s chorus of ‘grandmas’ in Grammys performance goes viral

Whoa, baby! DaBaby’s performance with Roddy Ricch at the Grammys quickly went viral Sunday thanks to a singing and dancing chorus that featured older vocalists. Many on social media affectionately referred to members of the chorus as “grandmas” as they raved about their performances. “I swear I just saw my grandma performing with DaBaby #GRAMMYs,” […]

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KIDD CREOLE TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE BEING CHARGED WITH MURDER

By Nass Metcalfe As the Kidd Creole, an original member of the legendary hip hop collective, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, he is a respected, influential early pioneer of the culture. Today, he is Nathaniel Glover, a man battling in two different courts—the court of law and of that of public opinion. “The Boat”—also […]

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RODDY RICCH, CARDI B, DABABY, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY AND MORE SET TO PERFORM AT 2021 GRAMMYS

AFF-USA/Shutterstock RODDY RICCH, CARDI B, DABABY, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY AND MORE SET TO PERFORM AT 2021 GRAMMYS The biggest night in music is this coming Sunday. The Grammy Awards will air on March 14 and performers are beginning to emerge. During the night performers include Cardi B, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Killer Mike, Lil […]

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BIG LATTO EXPLAINS HEARING GUCCI MANE’S VOICE ON HER SONG: ‘IT’S DONE FOR THESE BITCHES’

‘I’M REALLY THAT BITCH FROM THE SOUTH,’ Big Latto will be the first to tell you her success was “far from overnight.” The 22-year-old MC — who grew up rhyming at block parties, eventually rising through the local scene in Atlanta and opening for bigger rappers when she was still a teenager — is finally bubbling […]

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Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Goes Diamond

More than 20 years after its release, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has reached diamond status. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) shared the news on Tuesday night, confirming Lauryn Hill’s debut album had sold more than 10,000,000 units since its 1998 release. It marks an increasingly rare milestone as on-demanding streaming has caused pure album sales to plummet. Hill has no joined […]

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CJ: New York drill’s newest star looking to inspire like Pop Smoke

Responsible for viral smash ‘Whoopty’, the Staten Island rapper is determined to raise the energy in his home cityByLuke Morgan Britton13th January 2021 Facebook Twitter Each week in Breakout, we talk to the emerging stars blowing up right now – whether it be a huge viral moment, killer new track or an eye-popping video – these are the […]

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