ScHoolboy Q – BLACKS N MEXICANS Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & B-Real VERY HOTTTTTAUDIENCE RATING 100 %(1)HOTTTTTEDITORS RATING ScHoolboy Q is back with a new track featuring Ty Dolla $ign & B-Real. Gully arrives in theatres today, and dropping alongside the film — which stars actors like Kelvin Harrison Jr., Amber Heard, Jacob Latimore, Terrence Howard, and even Travis Scott — is an eight-track original soundtrack that features an impressive […]Read More ScHoolboy Q, Ty Dolla $ign, & B-Real Connect For “BLACKS N MEXICANS” From The “Gully” Soundtrack
Pressa – Second Hand Smoke Pressa returns with his new single and music video “Second Hand Smoke.” One of the biggest names in his city, Toronto rapper Pressa is really starting to come into his own. After years of developing his signature style, the 25-year-old rapper has started to establish an international following with the release of his […]Read More Pressa Releases New Single & Music Video “Second Hand Smoke”
If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)” is a single by Nas featuring Lauryn Hill, released on June 4, 1996. Produced by Trackmasters, with some uncredited input by Rashad Smith, it is based on the 1985 hit of the same name by American rapper Kurtis Blow and samples the beat of “Friends” by Whodini. The single was Nas’s first Top 20 R&B hit, and marked Lauryn Hill’s first […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 4, 1996 NAS RELEASED THE SINGLE IF I RULED THE WORLD FEATURING LAURYN HILL
Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images DETROIT, MI – Federal agents have reportedly arrested a Detroit rapper who goes by the moniker The Big Homie — and it’s all thanks to Instagram. According to Detroit News, The Big Homie (real name Delmarco Craig) was taken into custody after an Instagram Live linked him to seven shootings.null The 22-year-old convicted […]Read More DETROIT RAPPER BIG HOMIE ARRESTED FOR FLASHING GUNS ON INSTAGRAM CONNECTED TO 7 SHOOTINGS
Former agent Phil Carson, someone who served in the Federal Bureau of Investigations for two decades, said he never witnessed a case as mishandled as Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace’s. Carson recalled being involved in the March 9, 1997, drive-by shooting of the Brooklyn rapper to the New York Post and All Hip Hop this Memorial Day Weekend. His story […]Read More FORMER FBI AGENT: SUGE KNIGHT HIRED NATION OF ISLAM SHOOTER TO KILL NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
Kevork S. Djansezian/Getty Images, Prince Williams/Wireimage Juvenile’s third studio album 400 Degreez is a Cash Money Records classic. It’s the best-selling album in Juvenile’s solo career, and it made the New Orleans legend a household name thanks to songs like “Back That Azz Up” and “Ha.” However, one of the most memorable moments about the album comes on the last […]Read More JAY-Z RECORDED A REMIX TO JUVENILE’S ‘HA’ WITHOUT TELLING CASH MONEY RECORDS
Wu-Tang Forever is the second studio album of American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan, released June 3, 1997, on Loud/RCA Records in the United States. Pressed as a double album, it was released after a long run of successful solo projects from various members of the group, and serves as the follow-up to their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 3, 1997 WU TANG CLAN RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM WU TANG FOREVER
Texas rapper Big Jade revealed Offset wanted to sign her to his label but insisted she first gets plastic surgery. Big Jade made the revelation during an interview with Houston radio station 97.9 The Box, reported Hot New Hip-Hop. The Beaumont-born rapper was gracious towards Offset when she recounted the story. “I could have signed with Offset, and he […]Read More Texas Rapper Big Jade Said She Refused to Sign With Offset Because He Wanted Her to Get Plastic Surgery
DaBaby was allegedly involved in a Miami Beach shooting.Getty Images for dcp Rapper DaBaby was allegedly involved in a shooting in Miami’s ritzy South Beach, where two people were injured in a street gun battle, according to multiple sources. Miami Beach Police Department spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez confirmed to Local 10 News on Tuesday that “several possible subjects” […]Read More Rapper DaBaby allegedly involved in Miami Beach shooting
https://content.jwplatform.com/players/8XGRZkAF-Ypvq03GA.html?search=Soulja%20Boy%20Is%20The%20First%20Rapper%20To%20Own%20A%20Lamborghini%20Phone&isAMP=trueSoulja Boy flexes his rare Lamborghini phone. Soulja Boy has been plotting his comeback for years but with a newly signed deal with Virgin Music and the #1 single on TikTok, it feels like it’s fully in effect. His latest press runs have centered around his innovative approach to rap. There’s a long list of accomplishments that Soulja […]Read More Soulja Boy Is The First Rapper To Own A Lamborghini Phone
The police are on the hunt after a mass shooting had a rapper’s record release party in Miami that left over two dozen people injured and two people dead. Police in Miami are looking for a trio of gunmen who opened fire at a rap concert earlier this morning (May 30). Over 26 people were […]Read More Mass Shooting At Rap Concert In Miami Injures 26 And Kills 2
— Ciinco – ATL’s newest break-out Hip/Hop artist – will drop his newest track “That Ain’t True” on May 31, 2021. This track will be the launchpad for Ciinco’s upcoming Summer/Fall tour. “That Ain’t True” will debut on Spotify, SoundCloud and Apple Music and all social media platforms.Continue Reading “That Ain’t True” is Ciinco’s second release for the year (2021). […]Read More Atlanta Rap/Hip-Hop Artist – CIINCO / Launches New Release with Producer, Smoothie / Kicks Off Summer/Fall Tour
They sought talent that fit the mindset of Black Wall Street — musicians who could set aside ego to commemorate their ancestors.Ryan Cash/Fivvish/Courtesy of the artist “But we’re what it looks like when we got our own backs / And we’re what it looks like when we build it back black / We’re what it […]Read More In The Wake Of The Tulsa Race Massacre’s Centennial, A Communal Hip-Hop Album Emerges
Hov spoke about meeting X while Rap battling in the Bronx & he explained how DMX helped him improve his stage performances. We can only imagine the number of stories that Jay-Z has about DMX, and he shared a few of them during his visit on The Shop. The episode is one of the most coveted of the series […]Read More Jay-Z Recalls Boycotting The Grammys For DMX: “They Didn’t Nominate Him”
Boosie Badazz Responds After Shooting Breaks Out At Music Video Scene Fans were worried about Boosie on Saturday after reports surfaced that he was at a music video shoot that fell victim to a shooting. Boosie Badazz was in the middle of a music video shoot in Huntsville, Alabama this past weekend when all of a […]Read More Boosie Badazz Responds After Shooting Breaks Out At Music Video Scene
Nas commemorates a “major milestone” in his career after Mass Appeal ink a brand new deal with Sony Music. Nas continues to make power moves both in and out of the music industry but his efforts behind Mass Appeal have been especially impressive. The rapper’s company recently announced its partnership with Showtime for Hip Hop 50, a series highlighting the […]Read More Nas Signs Deal With Sony Music For A “Full Circle” Moment In His Career
The rap mogul strikes again. If there’s one thing we’ve come to know about JAY-Z, it’s that he knows how to make serious money moves. The rap mogul has his hand in just about any market you can think of, from hard liquor to streaming services. Just this year alone, he finalized a deal with […]Read More JAY-Z’s Marijuana Company Scores Deal To Produce 900,000 Lbs Of Cannabis
The Eminem Show is the fourth studio album by American rapper Eminem. After it had originally scheduled for release on June 4, 2002, the album was released on May 26, 2002, by Aftermath Entertainment, Shady Records, and Interscope Records due to pirating and bootlegging of it. The album saw Eminem take a substantially more predominant production role; most of it was […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 26, 2002 EMINEM RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE EMINEM SHOW!!
Menace II Society (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack for Albert and Allen Hughes’ 1993 teen hood drama film Menace II Society. It was released on May 26, 1993 via Jive Records, and consists primarily of hip hop music. The album is composed of sixteen songs and features performances by Boogie Down Productions, Brand Nubian, Da Lench Mob, DJ Quik, Hi-Five, Juanita Stokes, Kenya Gruv, MC Eiht of Compton’s Most […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 26, 1993 THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK MENACE 2 SOCIETY WAS RELEASED!!!
Looks Like a Job For… is the fifth album by emcee Big Daddy Kane, released in 1993 on Cold Chillin’ Records. After the commercial failure of his 1991 album Prince of Darkness, Kane was able to regain his past acclaim, with an album that was considered as a return to his past greatness. Unlike his past albums, Kane involved a […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 25, 1993 BIG DADDY KANE RELEASED HIS FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM LOOKS LIKE A JOB FOR….
The Art of Storytelling is the fourth and most recent studio album by British-American rapper Slick Rick, released May 25, 1999, on Def Jam Recordings. The album features production from DJ Clark Kent and Kid Capri, among others. Upon its release, The Art of Storytelling proved to be Slick Rick’s highest-charting album, peaking at number eight on the Billboard 200, and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 25TH, 1999 SLICK RICK RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE ART OF STORYTELLING!!
The Sun Rises in the East is the debut album by American hip hop rapper Jeru the Damaja, released May 24, 1994 on Payday Records. Production on the album was handled by DJ Premier. The album features fellow Gang Starr Foundation member Afu-Ra. The album cover depicts the World Trade Center on fire only one year after the 1993 bombing of the North Tower. The Sun Rises in the East was […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MAY 24, 1994 JERU THE DAMAJA RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM THE SUN RISES IN THE EAST
Compton’s Most Wanted (C.M.W.) is an American gangsta rap group and part of the early West Coast hip hop scene. The leaders of the group are MC Eiht and Tha Chill. It’s a Compton Thang! is the debut studio album by American gangsta rap group Compton’s Most Wanted. It was released in 1990 through Orpheus Records. Recording sessions took place at Thllss Studios in Los Angeles with audio engineer Mike “Webeboomindashit” […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MAY 24TH, 1990 CMW (COMPTON’S MOST WANTED) RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM IT’S A COMPTON THANG
Let the Rhythm Hit ’Em is the third studio album by hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on May 22, 1990 The group’s sound develops further, with Rakim adopting a deeper, more aggressive tone of voice, and more mature and serious subject matter. Musically, the production ranges from smoother soulful tracks such as “In the Ghetto” to the hard-edged assault […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 22, 1990 ERIC B. & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM LET THE RYTHYM HIT EM.
Fans seemingly prefer the unreleased version of the song, which had a different beat. Memphis rapper Pooh Shiesty released four new songs last night as part of his “Spring Deluxe” edition of Shiesty Season. The reloaded effort includes tracks with Lil Baby, G Herbo, and more. Fans were arguably most excited to hear the officially released version of “Switch […]Read More Pooh Shiesty Fans Voice Displeasure With New Song “Switch It Up”
Hip hop, hooray. Rap royalty gathered in the Bronx for a Thursday groundbreaking of the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the genre’s birthplace and home borough of rap icons like Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick and Fat Joe. Hip hop “came out of the Bronx like Vietnam,” recounted Fat Joe, who grew up in NYCHA’s Forest […]Read More Long overdue’: Rap royalty gathers in the Bronx at groundbreaking ceremony for Hip Hop Museum
Organix is the debut studio album of American hip hop band The Roots, released on May 19, 1993 by the band, independently. It was originally sold at the band’s shows in Europe. The album earned enough industry buzz to earn The Roots offers from major record labels, after which they signed with DGC Records, which at the time was better known for […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 19, 1993 THE ROOTS RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ORGANIX
Everett Collection) Paul Mooney, a towering figure in the world of comedy and social criticism who brought a sharp eye and sharper humor to the subject of race relations, never better than in his collaborations with Richard Pryor, died today after suffering a heart attack. He was 79. His death was announced by his cousin, Rudy […]Read More Paul Mooney Dies: Trailblazing Comedian, Writing Partner Of Richard Pryor Was 79
Jazzmatazz Volume 1 (An Experimental Fusion of Hip-Hop and Jazz) is the debut solo studio album by American hip hop recording artist Guru. It was released on May 18, 1993 through Chrysalis Records. Recording sessions took place at D&D Studios in New York. Production was handled by Guru himself, who also served as executive producer together with Duff Marlowe and […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 18, 1993 GURU OF GANGSTARR RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM. JAZZMATAZZ VOL. 1
Distant Relatives is a collaborative studio album by American rapper Nas and Jamaican reggae vocalist Damian Marley. It was released on May 18, 2010, by Universal Republic and Def Jam Recordings. The album is Nas’ tenth (third for Def Jam) and Marley’s fourth studio album, respectively. Distant Relatives was recorded between 2008 and 2010, being produced primarily by Damien and Stephen Marley, both sons of the most-known Jamaican […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 18 2010 DAMIAN JUNIOR GONG MARLEY & NAS COLLABORATION DISTANT RELATIVES WAS RELEASED
Come Home with Me is the third studio album by Harlem rapper Cam’ron and it is also his debut under Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was released on May 14, 2002, by Roc-A-Fella Records, Diplomat Records and Def Jam Recordings. It served as an introduction of the Cam’ron-fronted rap group, The Diplomats, to the general public. There are featured guest appearances from The Diplomats, DJ Kay Slay, Daz Dillinger, Tiffany, Jay-Z, McGruff, Memphis […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, CAMRON RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM COME HOME WITH ME MAKING HIS DEBUT UNDER ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS
Fantastic Damage is the first solo studio album by American hip hop artist El-P. It was released through Definitive Jux on May 14, 2002. It peaked at number 198 on the Billboard 200 chart. Music videos were created for “Stepfather Factory” and “Deep Space 9mm”. Fandam Plus: Instrumentals, Remixes, Lyrics & Video was released through Definitive Jux on October 1, 2002. The majority of Fantastic Damage was made […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 14, 2002 EL-P RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FANTASTIC DAMAGE
Stephen Lovekin/WireImage for Island Def Jam Music Group Before JAY-Z was Hip Hop’s first billionaire and an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was the president of Def Jam Recordings. During his tenure, Hov signed The Roots to the imprint where the Philly group would put out several of their albums, including 2006’s Game Theory, 2008’s Rising Down and 2010’s How I Got […]Read More 2001 QUESTLOVE WAS HESITANT TO WORK WITH JAY-Z IN FEAR OF LOOKING LIKE A ‘SELLOUT’
JAY-Z and LL Cool J are among the latest rappers to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. JAY-Z, legendary emcee, entrepreneur, and connoisseur of the letter “B,” can now add another accomplishment to his substantial list. Following his nomination in February, JAY has now been officially inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. […]Read More Jay-Z & LL Cool J Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Adam Nathaniel Yauch (pronounced /jaʊk/; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012), better known under the stage name MCA, was an American rapper, bass player, filmmaker and a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys. Yauch founded Oscilloscope Laboratories, an independent film production and distribution company based in New York City. As a Buddhist, he was involved in the Tibetan independence movement and organized the Tibetan Freedom […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MAY 4, 2012 ADAM YAUCH OF THE BEASTIE BOYS DIED
Down with the King is the sixth studio album by hip hop group Run-D.M.C., released on May 4, 1993 by Profile Records. The album was produced by Pete Rock, Q-Tip, EPMD, DJ Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature, Jam Master Jay, The Bomb Squad, Daniel Shulman, Run-D.M.C., Chyskills, Jermaine Dupri and Clifton “Specialist” Dillon. Showcasing their evolving style, this innovative album boasted invited guests, including reggae star Mad Cobra and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MARCH 4, 1993 RUN-DMC RELEASED THEIR SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM DOWN WITH THE KING.
Diddy has legally changed his name to Sean Love Combs. After filing to legally change his name in October 2019, the legendary music mogul finally can call himself Sean Love Combs. Showing off a copy of his freshly-received new license, Diddy said, “Look what I just got in the mail today… IT’S OFFICIAL!!! WELCOME TO THE LOVE […]Read More Diddy Reveals His New Legal Name
EXCLUSIVE QUANDO RONDOSHOT AT IN GEORGIA Quando Rondo and his entourage were caught in a hail of gunfire at a convenience store in Georgia, and one man in his entourage was wounded. According to law enforcement sources, the shots rang out around 3:20 AM Sunday in Blackshear, while Quando and his crew were in a parking […]Read More QUANDO RONDOSHOT AT IN GEORGIA
KODAK BLACK PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT OF TEEN GIRL, GETS PROBATION Track Kodak Blackon Bandsintown Kodak Black has received his fate in the 2016 sexual assault and battery incident involving a teenage girl, of which he pleaded guilty to in a South Carolina courtroom this afternoon. According to court documents obtained by XXL on Wednesday (April 28), Kodak, whose given name is […]Read More KODAK BLACK PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT OF TEEN GIRL, GETS PROBATION
Capital Punishment is the debut studio album released by rapper Big Pun. Released on April 28, 1998, it is the only album released during his lifetime. The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 charts and #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart for two weeks. It was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 1999 Grammy Awards, but lost to Jay-Z’s Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life. It […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 28, 1998 BIG PUN RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
Two men were sentenced to at least 28 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old British rapper Crosslon Davis, who performed under the name Bis. Davis was killed in Deptford, London in the early morning hours of Dec. 6, 2019, and the attack was caught on surveillance cameras. Elijah Morgan, 20, and Jedaiah […]Read More 2 Men Sentenced in Fatal Stabbing of Rapper
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik is the 1994 debut album of American hip hop duo Outkast. After befriending each other in 1992, rappers André 3000 and Big Boi pursued recording music as a duo and worked with production team Organized Noize, which led to their signing to LaFace Records. The album was produced by the team and recorded at the Dungeon, D.A.R.P. Studios, Purple Dragon, Bosstown, and Doppler Studios in Atlanta. […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 26, 1994 OUTKAST RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM SOUTHERNPLAYALISTICADILLACMUZIK
One of rap’s most respected pioneers has died. There’s a saying that goes “bad news comes in threes” and the rap community is experiencing the adage firsthand. According to sources, rap veteran Shock G of Digital Underground has passed away following the tragic death of DMX on April 9th and Black Rob on April 17th. So far, a […]Read More BREAKING: Sources Confirm Shock G Of Digital Underground Dead At 57
LIL MOSEY CHARGED WITH RAPE, WANTED BY POLICE – REPORT Lil Mosey is reportedly wanted by police in his home state of Washington. According to a report from TMZ on Thursday (April 22), the rapper, born Lathan Echols, has been charged with second-degree rape stemming from an alleged incident in January of this year. And due to his failure […]Read More LIL MOSEY CHARGED WITH RAPE, WANTED BY POLICE – REPORT
The Pretty Toney Album is the fourth studio album by American hip hop artist Ghostface, a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. The album was released on April 20, 2004, by Def Jam Recordings. It is the only album from the artist to be released solely under the title of “Ghostface” (“Killah” is entirely omitted in any reference to his name on the packaging), but […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 20, 2004 GHOSTFACE KILLAH RELEASED HIS FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE PRETTY TONEY ALBUM.
The Who’s the Man? Soundtrack is the official soundtrack to the 1993 film Who’s the Man?. The album was released in 1993 on Uptown/MCA Records. The soundtrack peaked at thirty-two on the Billboard 200 chart in 1993. The album reached number thirty-two on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the eighth spot on the R&B albums chart. William Ruhlmann of Allmusic gave the soundtrack a lowly two-out-of-five rating, stating that the […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 20, 1993 THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FOR WHO’S THE MAN WAS RELEASED.
Operation: Doomsday is the debut studio album by rapper MF Doom, marking his return to the hip hop scene after the demise of his group KMD. The album was released through Fondle ‘Em Records on October 19, 1999, and reissued by Sub Verse Records in 2001 with a slightly altered track listing.Operation: Doomsday has been ranked as one of the greatest hip hop […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 20, 1999 MF DOOM RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM OPERATION: DOOMSDAY
LOS ANGELES, CA – Dr. Dre and future ex-wife Nicole Young have been embroiled in a bitter divorce since last June. As the proceedings grow increasingly messier, Dr. Dre is reportedly now being forced to find new legal counsel.null According to Page Six, a judge has ruled high profile celebrity attorney Laura Wasser and Dre’s other’s lawyer, Howard King, won’t be allowed to […]Read More DR. DRE’S WIFE SCORES MAJOR VICTORY IN $800M DIVORCE
Who Is Mike Jones? is the debut studio album by American rapper Mike Jones, released on April 19, 2005 in the United States. The singles from the album are “Still Tippin’” and “Back Then”. The CD also comes in a “limited edition” version, which includes a bonus CD featuring nearly all the tracks from the album chopped and screwed by DJ Michael […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 2005 MIKE JONES RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WHO IS MIKE JONES
Illmatic is the debut studio album by American rapper Nas. It was released on April 19, 1994, by Columbia Records. After signing with the label with the help of MC Serch, Nas recorded the album in 1992 and 1993 at Chung King Studios, D&D Recording, Battery Studios, and Unique Recording Studios in New York City. The album’s production was handled by DJ Premier, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S. and Nas himself. […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 1994 NAS DROPPED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ILL- MATIC
GettyBREAKING NEWS 4/17/2021 2:35 PM PT Black Rob — a rapper who was once part of Diddy‘s Bad Boy roster — has died … this according to his former labelmates. Rob reportedly passed away Saturday while hospitalized in Atlanta — this after he was apparently battling kidney failure for quite some time … so says NYC radio […]Read More BREAKING NEWS: RAPPER BLACK ROB DEAD AT 51 Bad Boy Family Mourns
With his hard-bitten lyrics boasting of drug-world dominance, gangsta rapper AR-Ab earned a legion of dedicated fans in his native Philadelphia and the respect of hip-hop heavyweights like Drake and producer Swizz Beatz. But it was the truth behind those blistering tracks that sent him to prison Thursday for what could be the rest of […]Read More Philly rap star AR-Ab sentenced to 45 years for running a drug ring implicated in murder
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 […]Read More MONEYBAGG YO ANNOUNCES ‘A GANGSTA’S PAIN’ ALBUM AFTER WINNING WITH ‘TIME TODAY’ SINGLE
Rapper Nasir Jones, known better as Nas, has emerged as an unlikely winner in today’s Coinbase IPO. An early investor in the company, the rapper’s stake is worth at least $40 million. The cryptocurrency exchange was valued at $99.6 billion today when trading began and reached a valuation of over $100 billion in minutes. Jones’ […]Read More A Surprise Winner From Coinbase’s Direct Listing? Rapper Nas
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. 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. One single, “Welcome to the Ghetto“, peaked at […]Read More It was on this date April 14, 1992 Spice 1 Released his debut self titled album Spice 1
Dj Mustard took took to instagram stories to in his words “inform the people of Karrisac Walker is a theif and a liar”. Whom ran up over 50k on his cards He say’s she is not his stylist. And was only a personal shopper He mentions he found out upon today she ran up his […]Read More DJ MUSTARD PERSONAL SHOPPER RAN UP HIS CARD FOR 50K!!!
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 […]Read More CARDI B IS ‘A TERRIBLE RAPPER’ ACCORDING TO FUNK FLEX
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 […]Read More FREDDIE GIBBS & PHARRELL START ON ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2021’
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 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 13, 1993 MOBB DEEP RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM JUVENILE HELL
Pete Davidson, Schoolboy Q, Woody Harrelson & more starring in ‘The Freak Brothers’ animated series Cult comic The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, about the adventures of a trio of pot-loving brothers, is being turned into an animated series with a slightly shortened title of The Freak Brothers. After a three mini episodes were released on YouTube last […]Read More Pete Davidson, Schoolboy Q, Woody Harrelson & more starring in ‘The Freak Brothers’ animated series
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 […]Read More CARDI B LAUNCHES FIRST APPAREL COLLECTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REEBOK
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 […]Read More Kid Cudi’s Saturday Night Live Dress Was a Timely Tribute to Kurt Cobain
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 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 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 10, 1990 RELEASED PEOPLES INSTINCTIVE TRAVELS AND THE PATHS OF RHYTHM
It is finally coming together. Over the weekend, footage surfaced of Lil Wayne reportedly in the studio recording with Young Thug. Per LilWayneHQ.com, Wayne and Thugger were in the studio in Los Angeles after being spotted partying together at King Comb’s 23rd birthday party. There is no audio on the video, but Wayne is seen vibing out at the boards while […]Read More Lil Wayne Appears to Hit the Studio With Young Thug
DMX, the raspy, growling New York rapper who rose to fame with his 1998 blockbuster debut, “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot,” and became a chart and tabloid mainstay for years after, has died at age 50. He was hospitalized on April 2 after suffering a heart attack following a reported drug overdose, and had […]Read More DMX, gravel-voiced hip-hop star who topped charts in late 90s, dies at 50
DIDDYI’m Holding GM Accountable… SPEND MORE ON BLACK BIZ!!! Diddy is calling out General Motors … saying the company needs to step up and open its wallet for Black businesses, claiming GM’s promise to shell out big bucks has fallen short.https://4dc6ec8df89cd1e8f723ba69362a563c.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Diddy penned a scathing letter Thursday, opening with, “The same feet these companies use to […]Read More Diddy Calls Out GM, Wants More Money Spent on Black Businesses
Over a decade removed from the fateful stage crash seen ’round the world, Lil Mama claims that Jay-Z and Alicia ignored her attempted reach-outs. Lil Mama’s fateful decision to crash the stage during Jay-Z and Alicia Keys‘ performance of “Empire State Of Mind” during the 2009 VMAs continues to remain an infamous moment in hip-hop history. […]Read More Lil Mama Claims She Has Been Ignored By Jay-Z
Notorious Medellín Cartel drug lord Griselda Blanco shaped her legacy with the vicious approach she exerted over the cocaine trade in the 1970s and 1980s. Although she was too cunning pull the trigger on her enemies herself, Blanco had no qualms about ordering the bloody murder of anyone who stood in the way of her wealth and […]Read More This Is How Drug Lord Griselda Blanco Was Killed
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 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, APRIL 8, 1987 DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM ROCK THE HOUSE
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 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 5, 1994 THE ROOTS RELEASED AN EP FROM THE GROUND UP
11:37 AM PT — Kodak’s attorney, Bradford Cohen, tells TMZ … the security guard was in a car when he was struck by gunfire, and Kodak was not in the vehicle. The security guard is now in stable condition. Kodak Black and his entourage were ambushed outside a fast food joint in Florida, and the shooting left one […]Read More KODAK BLACKAMBUSHED, SECURITY GUARD SHOT
DMX suffered a drug overdose Friday night and is currently in the hospital … and the prognosis is not good. Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ, the OD occurred at his home at around 11 PM. Our sources say the overdose triggered a heart attack. DMX was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, […]Read More DMX OD’S AND IN GRAVE CONDITION
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, […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 31, 1998 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM MOMENT OF TRUTH
UGK 4 Life is the sixth and final studio album by American hip hop duo UGK. The album was released on March 31, 2009, by Jive Records and Epic Records. This is also the first posthumous album for Pimp C. UGK 4 Life Studio album by UGK Released March 31, 2009 Recorded 2007–08 Genre Hip hop Length 58:20 Label Jive Producer Pimp […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 31, 2009 UGK RELEASED THEIR SIX STUDIO ALBUM UNDERGROUND KINGS FOR LIFE
NLE Choppa was arrested in Davie, Fla. on Sunday (March 28) for multiple offenses including burglary, drug and gun charges. According to inmate records obtained by XXL today (March 29), the Memphis rapper, born Bryson Potts, was taken into custody by the Davie Police Department in Florida on charges of Burglary Unoccupied Structure Unarmed, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, […]Read More NLE CHOPPA ARRESTED ON BURGLARY, DRUG AND GUN CHARGES
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 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 28, 1995 OLD DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM RETURN OF 36′ CHAMBERS THE DIRTY VERSION
Sex Packets is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Digital Underground, released on March 26, 1990 The album is a concept album about “G.S.R.A.” (Genetic Suppression Relief Antidotes), a pharmaceutical substance that is produced in the form of a large glowing pill about the size of a quarter, which comes in a condom-sized package and is allegedly developed by the government […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, MARXH 26, 1990 DIGITAL UNDERGROUND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM SEX PACKETS
LOS ANGELES, Ca (BRPROUD)- Kentrell Gaulden, also known as NBA Youngboy, is reportedly in FBI custody after the Los Angeles Police Department and the K-9 unit attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The vehicle didn’t pull over, prompting a short pursuit, which ended with the rapper trying to flee on […]Read More Louisiana rapper, NBA Youngboy, in federal custody
After Atlanta rapper and singer YFN Lucci released the song “Everyday We Lit,” the track became a mainstay on hip-hop radio in 2017, making it to No. 33 on the Billboard Hot 100. But the song sounded a little too familiar to Paterson rapper Rackboy Cam. His 2016 song “Everything Be Lit,” which had a similar chorus, was […]Read More N.J. rapper awarded $1.7M in lawsuit over ‘Everyday We Lit’ song from YFN Lucci, PnB Rock
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 […]Read More Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon Are Bringing Da Ruckus for the Next Verzuz Battle This Weekend
Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi‘s half-brother has reportedly been charged for the murder of their stepfather, which took place last year. On Wednesday (March 17), TMZ revealed that 19-year-old Michael Sullivan has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of Floyd Sullivan Jr., Michael’s biological father and Rae Sremmurd‘s stepfather. Sullivan is not facing the death penalty for the murder, but he’s looking […]Read More RAE SREMMURD’S BROTHER CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER OF STEPFATHER – REPORT
John “Mr. Magic” Rivas, (March 15, 1956 – October 2, 2009) was a prominent hip hop radio DJ. Mr. Magic Birth name John Rivas Born March 15, 1956The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Died October 2, 2009 (aged 53)Brooklyn, New York City, New York GenresHip hop, Electro Occupation(s) DJ Instruments Turntables Years active1979–2002 Labels MagicProfile Associated acts Marley MarlJuice Crew Career Mr. […]Read More Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog Remembers Mr. Magic, Born on March 15, 1956
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,” […]Read More DaBaby’s chorus of ‘grandmas’ in Grammys performance goes viral
Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog Celebrating 47 years of The youngest genre of music Hip Hop! Where its about the knowledge, The Culture & The Lifestyle!!Read More Nas Wins His First Grammy for Best Rap Album
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 […]Read More KIDD CREOLE TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE BEING CHARGED WITH MURDER
Famous Dex was reportedly the victim of a recent robbery where he was held at gunpoint and relieved of valuables and cash. The Chicago rapper reported the robbery to police in San Fernando Valley, Calif. on Wednesday (March 10), according to a report from TMZ published on Saturday (March 13). Dex told officers he met a friend in […]Read More FAMOUS DEX CLAIMS HE WAS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT OF $50,000 WATCH AND THOUSANDS IN CASH – REPORT
Funhouse (Kid ‘n Play album) Funhouse is the second and penultimate album by rap duo, Kid ‘n Play, released on March 13, 1990 through Select Records. Production was handled by Hurby Luv Bug and The Invincibles. Funhouse Studio album by Kid ‘n Play Released March 13, 1990 Recorded 1989-1990 Genre Hip hop Length 50:06 Label Select Records Producer Hurby Luv BugThe Invincibles Kid […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 13, 1990 KID N PLAY RELEASED THEIR SOPHOMORE STUDIO ALBUM FUNHOUSE
The Untouchable is the fourth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released on March 11, 1997, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Noo Trybe Records. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career with the album; in addition it peaked at the top of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for two weeks, giving Scarface his second […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 1997 SCARFACE RELEASED HIA FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE UNTOUCHABLE
Monster (Killer Mike album) Monster is the debut studio album by rapper Killer Mike. Monster Studio album by Killer Mike Released March 11, 2003 Recorded 2002-2003 At Various Studios In Los Angeles, Miami. Genre Hip hop, Rap rock Length 57:03 Label Columbia Producer Swiffman, Mr. DJ, André 3000, Grover Dill, Cool & Dre, Teeth Malloy, Nikkii “Blue Eyes” Scroeder, KP Killer Mike chronology Monster(2003) I Pledge Allegiance to […]Read More ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 2003 KILLER MIKE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM.
YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s personal life seems complicated to say the least. With multiple children and several baby’s mothers, it’s a miracle he ever has time to record music According to Akademiks, the Baton Rouge-bred rapper missed out on a rare opportunity when he left J. Cole waiting for him at a studio for eight hours. The former Everyday Struggle co-host […]Read More J. COLE ALLEGEDLY WAITED 8 HOURS FOR YOUNGBOY NEVER BROKE AGAIN BUT HE NEVER SHOWED UP TO THE STUDIO
Here Come the Lords Here Come the Lords is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Lords of the Underground. It was released in 1993 by Pendulum and Elektra Records. It was produced by Marley Marl and K-Def. Here Come the Lords Studio album by Lords of the Underground Released March 30, 1993 Recorded 1992–1993 Genre East Coast hip hop hardcore hip hop Length 63:10 […]Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 9, 1993 LORDS OF THE UNDERGROUND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM HERE COMES THE LORDS
With the rise of prominent black, female Hip-Hop artists like Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, a market for more female artists was created as it has become more popular. This new market has blurred the line between expression and marketing. Hip hop arose to reflect not just the artists’ individual selves, but also situations […]Read More The Marketing of Black Women’s Body in Hip-Hop
KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH The 2020 presidential election is over and done with, but Kanye West‘s presidential campaign is still facing scrutiny and possible legal action from the Federal Elections Commission for alleged improprieties. On March 5, The Daily Beast published an investigative report into West’s Birthday Party Campaign, which has been […]Read More KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH
POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS Play Pooh Shiestyon Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) It looks like a rift between Pooh Shiesty and Kodak Black has formed. This afternoon (March 8), Kodak Black posted several videos on Instagram in which he claims that he is the one who invented the spreading money flex that many rappers have […]Read More POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS
Hard to Earn is the fourth studio album by American hip hop duo Gang Starr. It was released on March 8, 1994, by Chrysalis and EMI Records in North America. The album featured the singles “Mass Appeal”, (their first charting single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart), “DWYCK” (featuring Nice & Smooth), and “Code of the Streets”. Guest appearances on the album include Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, […]Read More ON THIS DATE, MARCH 8, 1994 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM HARD TO EARN
Jay-Z is making more power moves. Hov returned to Twitter for the first time in over two years on Thursday (March 4) to announce a huge business deal. Jay-Z is selling a majority stake of his TIDAL streaming service to payments tech company Square Inc. and its owner, CEO Jack Dorsey, who’s also cofounder and chief executive of Twitter. As […]Read More Jay-Z Tweets for First Time in Over Two Years, Sells Majority of Tidal to Tech Company Square Inc.
If you ask 6ix9ine, he’s no snitch. During a recent episode of TMZ Live, the 24-year-old rapper, who infamously acted as a government witness, testifying against his former gang and identifying his former associate as his kidnapper, explained why he believes he is not a rat. “I got kidnapped by my own people,” he shared, adding that […]Read More 6ix9ine Says He’s Not A Snitch: ‘What I Did Was Being Smart’
A Brooklyn woman made the allegations against Fivio Foreign during a recent live-stream. A Brooklyn woman, known publicly as Zendi, has made allegations against rapper Fivio Foreign, claiming that he sexually assaulted her at a party. She made the claims during a live-stream, saying that Fivio forced himself on her and stuck his finger inside of […]Read More Fivio Foreign Accused Of Sexual Assault: Report