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  • Lupe Fiasco starts a cool new production company in Hong Kong

    Lupe Fiasco starts a cool new production company in Hong Kong

    Ever since dropping his first album Food & Liquor in 2006, Lupe Fiasco has been open about his interest in martial arts, and now he’ll be showing more of that interest on screen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Chicago rhymer has teamed up with media executive Bonnie Chan Woo to start a...
  • Kendrick Lamar and Nike give first glimpse of ‘Damn’ Cortez sneakers

    Kendrick Lamar and Nike give first glimpse of ‘Damn’ Cortez sneakers

    Having dominated the commercial hip-hop game over the last few years, Kendrick Lamar is finally entering the equally fun and competitive world of brand name footwear with his own line of Nike shoes. The “Humble” singer and the globally famous sneaker brand will soon be releasing a custom-branded...
  • Watch 6lack cover Erykah Badu's 'On & On'

    Watch 6lack cover Erykah Badu's 'On & On'

    After giving an impressive rap performance at the BET Hip Hop Awards earlier this week, singer-songwriter 6LACK is back with an ode to one of his biggest musical influences. The 25-year-old took to Australian radio station triple j's "Like A Version" series to perform "On & On" by heralded...
  • Lil Uzi Vert releases 15 animated videos for his album 'Luv Is Rage 2'

    Lil Uzi Vert releases 15 animated videos for his album 'Luv Is Rage 2'

    It looks like the Philly rapper Lil Uzi Vert has taken a page from Beyoncé’s playbook by releasing a video for every song off his album Luv is Rage 2. It’s something that Bey did both on her 2013 self-titled LP, as well as her Lemonade project. But unlike the R&B star, all of Vert’s videos are...
  • 5 reasons why Gucci Mane is always smiling

    5 reasons why Gucci Mane is always smiling

    Gucci Mane is the hardest working rapper in the hip-hop industry, and there's numbers behind that statement to prove it. The Atlanta-based rapper has had his fair share of issues over the years, but if there's any success story worth telling, it's Gucci's. All artists portray themselves in different...
  • A$AP Rocky teams up with GUESS once again for fashion collaboration

    A$AP Rocky teams up with GUESS once again for fashion collaboration

    A$AP Rocky’s brand is steeped in coolness, plain and simple, and much of that has to do with his dealings in fashion. For the fourth time now, the New York rapper has collaborated with GUESS to release some '90s throwback pieces, and they're all fairly affordable. Hitting the U.S. and U.K. on Oct...
  • Interview: West Coast hip-hop artist Mike Darole goes viral with ‘Hello’ and gets ready to drop new music video

    Interview: West Coast hip-hop artist Mike Darole goes viral with ‘Hello’ and gets ready to drop new music video

    West Coast hip-hop artist Mike Darole’s recent single “Hello" featuring RJ and Compton AV, has been getting some serious play thanks to a viral video called “Cheating On Your Barber.” Made by YouTube comedian Anwar Jibawi, the video features Darole’s title track off of his debut EP. After garnering...
  • Interview: Hoodie Allen on his new album, tour and his fan-first approach

    Interview: Hoodie Allen on his new album, tour and his fan-first approach

    Hoodie Allen is a man of the people. A couple weeks before the release of his new album The Hype, Hoodie was crisscrossing the country to spend time with three lucky fans, who hung out with the 29-year-old rapper before getting an exclusive preview of his new album. That type of up-close and...
  • Chance the Rapper, JAY-Z and Bruno Mars up for Entertainer of the Year for the 49th NAACP Image Awards

    Chance the Rapper, JAY-Z and Bruno Mars up for Entertainer of the Year for the 49th NAACP Image Awards

    The NAACP just announced the nominees for Entertainer of the Year at the 49th NAACP Image Awards, and the competition is stiff. Musicians JAY-Z, Bruno Mars and Chance the Rapper will go up against actors Chadwick Boseman and Issa Rae and director Ava DuVernay for the honor. The winner will be...
  • Cut Chemist to release first album in 12 years

    Cut Chemist to release first album in 12 years

    It has been 12 years since Cut Chemist released a solo album but the hip-hop veteran just announced that there will be new music coming next year. Consequence of Sound reports that the new album will be titled Die Cut, but there is no release date announced and no tracklist for the new music yet...
  • Ghostface Killah starts his own cyptocurrency

    Ghostface Killah starts his own cyptocurrency

    Cream Capital is the name of Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah's new project, but it’s not the title of his next album or mixtape. It’s actually the name of a new cryptocurrency company he co-founded. The New York lyricist is the latest celeb to get into the cryptocurrency game, following Paris Hilton...
  • Lil Pump drops highly-anticipated debut ahead of US tour

    Lil Pump drops highly-anticipated debut ahead of US tour

    Just days ago, Lil Pump announced that he's hitting the road to support his self-titled mixtape, and now he's shared the project with the world. Some of the artists on the tape include A-list rappers like Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross and Chief Keef, while production was handled by beatmakers like...
  • Kodak Black will stop in a slew of US cities on the Project Baby Tour

    Kodak Black will stop in a slew of US cities on the Project Baby Tour

    It’s amazing how fast an artist’s career can ascend in just a few short years. That statement is definitely true for Kodak Black, because in 2014 most people outside of his Pompano, Fla. area probably never heard of him. But now he’s headlining his own major tour this fall, and he’ll be visiting a...
  • Lupe Fiasco heading to Denver's Gothic Theater for one epic show

    Lupe Fiasco heading to Denver's Gothic Theater for one epic show

    Between his debut album Food & Liquor in 2006 and his 2017 Drogas Light LP, Lupe Fiasco has developed an impressive catalog, and he’ll be performing songs from that catalog on Dec. 8 at Denver's Gothic Theater.  In September, Lupe revealed that he wasn’t going to release anymore albums this year...
  • JAY-Z's 40/40 Club to help raise much needed supplies for victims of Hurricane Maria

    JAY-Z's 40/40 Club to help raise much needed supplies for victims of Hurricane Maria

    Shortly after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island of Puerto Rico--and indeed much of the Caribbean--leaving many residents without electricity or clean water, JAY-Z’s streaming platform Tidal announced that their third annual charity concert would benefit those affected by hurricanes in this...
  • Lorde announces Run The Jewels, Mitski and Tove Styrke as support acts for 2018 North American tour

    Lorde announces Run The Jewels, Mitski and Tove Styrke as support acts for 2018 North American tour

    Lorde fans were already sent into a frenzy when the “Green Light” singer announced her Melodrama world tour, which will start out on March 1 of next year. Her fans will have even more reasons to celebrate now, as rap power duo Run The Jewels, indie-pop singer-songwriter Mitski and Tove Styrke have...
  • Kanye’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ becomes first album to reach Gold status in UK solely from streams

    Kanye’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ becomes first album to reach Gold status in UK solely from streams

    The album cycle for Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo may have been one of the more unusual and headline-driven chapters of his career thus far, but like many of his records it has still found a way to make music history. According to Official Charts, Kanye’s seventh studio album has become the first...
  • Action Bronson to serve up new cooking show 'The Untitled Action Bronson Show' on Viceland

    Action Bronson to serve up new cooking show 'The Untitled Action Bronson Show' on Viceland

    These days, it's hard not to admire Action Bronson's work ethic. The acclaimed rapper, who recently dropped his third studio album, Blue Chips 7000, made a triumphant return to his culinary roots with his Viceland show, "F*ck, That's Delicious," last year and the subsequent release of his annotated...
  • Kendrick Lamar announces European dates for 'DAMN. Tour'

    Kendrick Lamar announces European dates for 'DAMN. Tour'

    Kendrick Lamar is heading across the Atlantic and bringing his DAMN. tour with him.  If you’ve ever been to one of the Compton rhymer’s shows, then you know the European audience is in for a unique experience, filled with stunning lyricism, messages of hope and stellar musicianship from the backing...
  • The best NYC concerts for October 2017

    The best NYC concerts for October 2017

    October is here, and for those who are huge Halloween fanatics, the celebrations can finally start. For those looking for a great concerts in New York City, there's plenty to choose from this month. A Massachusetts rock band move on up with a performance at Terminal 5, a Grammy nominated hip hop...
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