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  • Lil B debuts new mixtape 'Options' featuring remix of 'This Is America'

    Lil B debuts new mixtape 'Options' featuring remix of 'This Is America'

    For NBA fans, it may seem like a bad time for Lil B to be back on the scene. For everyone else, celebrate, because the Oakland rapper is dropping a brand new mixtape. According to Pitchfork, Options is a 34-track. 2-hour marathon of rap fire. As required for all mixtapes these days, Lil B has a...
  • Teyana Taylor taps Wu-Tang members for 'Gonna Love Me' remix

    Teyana Taylor taps Wu-Tang members for 'Gonna Love Me' remix

    Singer Teyana Taylor has shared a remix of her song “Gonna Love Me” featuring Wu-Tang members Ghostface Killah, Method Man and Raekwon. The “Wu-Tey” remix is from a song on Taylor’s 2018 release K.T.S.E.--an acronym for Keep That Same Energy--produced by Kanye West.  All three rappers shine on the...
  • Posthumous Lil Peep album to be released, watch new music video for 'Cry Alone'

    Posthumous Lil Peep album to be released, watch new music video for 'Cry Alone'

    Lil Peep may not physically be here, but his presence on the music world is being felt by the songs he left behind. Now, fans of the late rapper will be gifted with a final studio album, just before the Christmas season rolls around. According to Pitchfork, Come Over When You’re Sober (Part Two...
  • 6LACK and J. Cole release music video for 'Pretty Little Fears'

    6LACK and J. Cole release music video for 'Pretty Little Fears'

    After releasing his critically-acclaimed sophomore album in September, 6lack has shared a video for the East Atlanta Love Letter track “Pretty Little Fears” featuring J. Cole. Matthew Dillon Cohen directed the aesthetically humble video. Lyrically, both 6lack and J. Cole shine on the track and their...
  • Tyler, the Creator home furnishing line 'Golf Home' in the works

    Tyler, the Creator home furnishing line 'Golf Home' in the works

    Tyler, The Creator creates on many fronts - music of course, but also clothing, shoes, television, film and...home furnishings? That’s right. A recent Fast Company feature mentions that Tyler will “likely” launch a home furnishings line in 2019 dubbed "Golf Home." While the details were sparse...
  • Watch: Theophilus London and Tame Impala perform as Theo Impala

    Watch: Theophilus London and Tame Impala perform as Theo Impala

    Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker and New York-based rapper and singer Theophilus London brought their recent collaborations to a stage in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (Oct. 16). As Stereogum reported, the duo--dubbed “Theo Impala”--consisted of Parker playing keyboards and singing, backing London’s...
  • Watch: Erykah Badu DJ and drop a freestyle at the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018

    Watch: Erykah Badu DJ and drop a freestyle at the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2018

    The BET Hip-Hop Awards aired Tuesday night (Oct. 16) and one of the highlights was an all-female cypher featuring Bri Steves, Neelam Hakeem, Sharaya J and Chika. On the ones and twos was the one and only Erykah Badu, who dropped a freestyle of her own. Badu presided over a beat that interpolated the...
  • Lil Wayne honors detective who saved his life during BET Hip-Hop Awards speech

    Lil Wayne honors detective who saved his life during BET Hip-Hop Awards speech

    Lil Wayne received the I Am Hip Hop Award during the airing of the annual BET Hip Hop Awards Tuesday night (Oct. 16). After thanking his friends and family, the rapper took the time to honor the former New Orleans homicide detective who saved his life after a suicide attempt when he was just 1...
  • Watch: Eminem performs 'Venom' atop of the Empire State Building

    Watch: Eminem performs 'Venom' atop of the Empire State Building

    When you’re at the top of the music world, you perform at the top of buildings. It’s just what you do. The Beatles did it, and now Eminem has done it. The rap god was the musical guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Monday night (Oct. 15) while the show tapes from the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard...
  • Ella Mai releases debut album featuring John Legend, H.E.R.

    Ella Mai releases debut album featuring John Legend, H.E.R.

    Following her release of three EPs, singer-songwriter Ella Mai released her debut self-titled album via Summers/Interscope Records. According to Spin, Mai’s debut album was announced earlier in September and was executively produced by DJ Mustard, who’s previously worked with Mariah Carey, Demi...
  • Watch: M.I.A. talks taking a break from music industry in new interview

    Watch: M.I.A. talks taking a break from music industry in new interview

    British rapper M.I.A. is growing frustrated with the music industry and expressed a desire to take a break in a recent interview on Canadian radio. On the radio show "The House of Strombo," M.I.A. criticized the industry and lamented that her music is being "buried" and she cannot freely discuss...
  • Pharrell Williams to host live talk at Microsoft Theater on upcoming book 'A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet'

    Pharrell Williams to host live talk at Microsoft Theater on upcoming book 'A Fish Doesn't Know It's Wet'

    On Nov. 17, Pharrell Williams will be hosting a talk at The Novo at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA to discuss his book A Fish Doesn’t Know It’s Wet. The evening’s interviewer is still to be announced. Tickets for the live talk with the multi-platinum recording artist and 11-time Grammy awards winner...
  • Listen: Tyler, the Creator releases instrumentals of 2015 album 'Cherry Bomb'

    Listen: Tyler, the Creator releases instrumentals of 2015 album 'Cherry Bomb'

    27-year-old rapper Tyler, the Creator released a new version of his 2015 album Cherry Bomb with all of the original tracks as instrumentals. According to Pitchfork, Tyler previously released some of the album's instrumentals, solely through his YouTube series' uploads, but the instrumentals went by...
  • Watch: Andre 3000 in new trailer for sci-fi movie 'High-Life'

    Watch: Andre 3000 in new trailer for sci-fi movie 'High-Life'

    André Benjamin--otherwise known as André 3000 of OutKast--is set to star in the upcoming sci-fi film “High Life” alongside Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche, and today (Oct. 12), Wild Bunch Distribution has shared the first look at the movie. Renowned French filmmaker Claire Denis wrote and...
  • Quavo drops solo album 'Quavo Huncho' featuring Cardi B, Madonna and more

    Quavo drops solo album 'Quavo Huncho' featuring Cardi B, Madonna and more

    After sharing videos for the tracks “Bubble Gum” (watch above) and “Workin Me” (see below), Migos’ Quavo dropped his debut solo album, Quavo Huncho, on Friday (Oct. 12) and the guest list is impressive to say the least. The Atlanta rapper debuted the album on DJ Khaled’s Beats 1 radio show. The 1...
  • RZA-produced series based on the rise of the Wu-Tang Clan coming to Hulu

    RZA-produced series based on the rise of the Wu-Tang Clan coming to Hulu

    The saga continues, or perhaps revisited is a better word. The Wu-Tang Clan are getting a 10-episode series on Hulu. “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” is based on the rise of the legendary hip-hop group from the slums of Shaolin to the height of success. Here’s a description of the series posted by...
  • Anderson .Paak reveals release date and title for new album

    Anderson .Paak reveals release date and title for new album

    Anderson .Paak has announced the title and release date for the follow-up to his Grammy-nominated 2016 album Malibu. Keeping with his California theme, Oxnard--an ode to Paak’s hometown--arrives on Nov. 16. The rapper took to Twitter to reveal the date along with the album’s artwork. You can check...
  • Drake shares vulnerability in new episode trailer for LeBron James’ ‘The Shop’

    Drake shares vulnerability in new episode trailer for LeBron James’ ‘The Shop’

    Drake is one of the featured guests for the second episode of LeBron James’ new barbershop talk-show series on HBO. After debuting on the subscription-based television network last month, “The Shop” returned this week with a fresh new cast of characters in James’ barbershop setting where no topic or...
  • IDK announces The Very Bad Run world tour fall 2018

    IDK announces The Very Bad Run world tour fall 2018

    IDK is about to hit the road again, and this time, he’s going global. According to Complex, the Maryland rapper will kickstart the holiday season by going on the Very Bad Run World Tour, which will take him from the hills of San Francisco to the big city charm of London, spreading his love for hip...
  • Drake and Migos cancel three rescheduled shows on Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour

    Drake and Migos cancel three rescheduled shows on Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour

    Drake and rap trio Migos have unfortunately been forced to cancel a trio of upcoming shows on their Aubrey and the Three Migos North American tour. The three (already rescheduled) shows in Saint Paul, Salt Lake City and Denver will no longer happen, with no real explanation given by the artists or...
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