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  •  Joey Bada$$ announces Amerikkkana Tour with Buddy and Boggie

    Joey Bada$$ announces Amerikkkana Tour with Buddy and Boggie

    As reported by Billboard on Feb. 15, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based rapper Joey Bada$$ announced plans to tour North American beginning this April. The Amerikkkana tour will take Bada$$ to venues in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, San...
  • Watch the season two trailer for Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

    Watch the season two trailer for Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

    FX revealed another glimpse of the highly anticipated second season of Donald Glover’s hit series “Atlanta” on Tuesday (Feb. 13). As Pitchfork pointed out, the new trailer once again features the song “Gap in the Clouds” by singer-songwriter Yellow Days. You can watch the trailer for the new season...
  • Kendrick Lamar and Cozz team up for new track 'Hustla’s Story'

    Kendrick Lamar and Cozz team up for new track 'Hustla’s Story'

    Does Kendrick Lamar sleep? Fresh off releasing the highly anticipated and seemingly labor-intensive “Black Panther” soundtrack, Kendrick Lamar is already back on another project. We’re starting to think Kung Fu Kenny might be a superhero himself.  As Pitchfork reported, Kendrick recently hopped on a...
  • The 'Black Panther' soundtrack has dropped, here are 5 reasons why we love it

    The 'Black Panther' soundtrack has dropped, here are 5 reasons why we love it

    "I got loyalty, got royalty inside my DNA." That's the first line Kendrick Lamar raps on his Grammy-winning 2017 masterpiece DAMN. Black Panther can relate. King of the fictional African country Wakanda, Black Panther made his first appearance in "Captain America: Civil War" and will become the...
  • Watch BROCKHAMPTON make Times Square 'BOOGIE' during their performance on 'TRL'

    Watch BROCKHAMPTON make Times Square 'BOOGIE' during their performance on 'TRL'

    If you’re going to make an entrance in Times Square, you better make it flashy. And LA-based hip-hop collective BROCKHAMPTON did just that for their performance on MTV’s TRL. Emerging from a van apparently dressed as Smurfs--decked out in blue paint, red pants and white hoodies--the “best boy band...
  • Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland 'Get It' on new single

    Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland 'Get It' on new single

    Busta Rhymes has teamed up with Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland for a new single. Elliot announced “Get It” on Thursday via Twitter. With Rowland handling the hook, Busta and Missy showcase their lightning-quick skills on the upbeat track. “Get It” is the rappers’ first collaboration in 20 years...
  • J. Cole, Travis Scott and Future set to headline Rolling Loud 2018 with Migos, Cardi B and many more

    J. Cole, Travis Scott and Future set to headline Rolling Loud 2018 with Migos, Cardi B and many more

    One of the country’s biggest mostly all hip-hop festivals has announced its 2018 lineup. Headlining Rolling Loud this year--taking place May 11-13 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL-- are J. Cole, Travis Scott and Future.  But the rest of the lineup is looking great as well with performances...
  • Migos drops 'Culture II' and performs 'Stir Fry' on 'The Tonight Show' (Watch)

    Migos drops 'Culture II' and performs 'Stir Fry' on 'The Tonight Show' (Watch)

    To celebrate the release of Culture II, Migos stopped into 30 Rock where they performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Surrounded by white roses and a giant red roman numeral two, the trio performed the Pharrell produced track “Stir Fry.” You can watch Migos’ performance in the video...
  • A$AP Rocky releases two tracks in two days; teases new solo album

    A$AP Rocky releases two tracks in two days; teases new solo album

    A$AP Rocky has shared two new songs in as many days. On Tuesday (Jan. 23), the rapper released the emoji anthem “☆☆☆☆☆ 5IVE $TAR$.”  The track--shared on A$AP Mob’s AWGE SHIT SoundCloud account--came with a caption that read: “TESTING COMING SOON.” The caption led many to believe that Rocky was...
  • ZanMan Trippin's "Bitcoin" will drop on Jan. 26.

    ZanMan Trippin readying 'Bitcoin'

    Rapper ZanMan Trippin's next single, "Bitcoin," doesn't drop until Jan. 26, but the riotous track is already heating up nightclubs. The New York native turned Atlanta representer has a dedicated fan base, and has kept them captivated with video clips and cover art on social media for the upcoming...
  • Watch Team Salut's slick music video for 'Wagon'

    Watch Team Salut's slick music video for 'Wagon'

    Recently, London-based AfroWave group Team Salut of released a slick music video for their new track “Wagon.” Featuring an appearance from Nigerian rapper Naira Marley, “Wagon” is a braggadocios statement of purpose that announces Team Salut as the hottest thing in UK music right now. Accordingly...
  • New music from Childish Gambino expected in 2018 after new record deal

    New music from Childish Gambino expected in 2018 after new record deal

    Fans can expect some new tunes from Childish Gambino to arrive at some point this year. Donald Glover’s hip-hop persona made headlines on Monday, when he, his management company/creative agency and RCA Records announced a newly formed partnership that should allow for the singer to release new music...
  • Migos share synth-laced track 'Supastars' from their upcoming album 'Culture II'

    Migos share synth-laced track 'Supastars' from their upcoming album 'Culture II'

    Hip-hop trio Migos have released another track from their upcoming album Culture II. “Supastars” comes on the heels of previous singles “Stir Fry”--produced by Pharrell--and “Motorsport” featuring Nicki Minaj and Cardi B. The track is a shimmering, synth-laced trap number and at just under five...
  • Kendrick Lamar plots The Championship Tour with SZA, ScHoolboy Q and more

    Kendrick Lamar plots The Championship Tour with SZA, ScHoolboy Q and more

    Kendrick Lamar is a busy man. In 2017 the rapper released his critically acclaimed album DAMN., which received seven Grammy nominations, second only to JAY-Z’s eight. Kenny was also tapped to helm the soundtrack for Marvel’s "Black Panther" superhero flick. Most recently, Kendrick announced that he...
  • Interview: Dominique Young Unique shares struggles and inspiration

    Interview: Dominique Young Unique shares struggles and inspiration

    Florida-based artist and model Dominique Young Unique may be a rising star, but she can already count Kanye West, Diplo and Cara Delevingne among her collaborators. Dominique's talent has drawn fans across all levels of celebrity and from around the world, with YouTube views topping half a million...
  • Is 'The Autobiograpy of Gucci Mane' headed to the big screen?

    Is 'The Autobiograpy of Gucci Mane' headed to the big screen?

    Rapper. Actor. New York Times bestselling author. Director? It appears that way. Wednesday (Jan 18), Gucci Mane took to Twitter to announce his plans to turn his memoir, "The Autobiography of Gucci Mane," into a film. What’s more, #DirectorGuccimane is a thing. Gucci also revealed his intentions to...
  • Afroman coming to Denver's Gothic Theatre on—you guessed it—4-20

    Afroman coming to Denver's Gothic Theatre on—you guessed it—4-20

    Simply put, Afroman's 2001 hit "Because I Got High" is a stoner classic, even if it's really more of a cautionary tale than a celebration of the chronic. Today, the rapper and guitarist announced a Spring concert at the Gothic Theatre in Denver and we'll give you one guess as to the day on which it...
  • Taylor Bennett announces 2018 Restoration of an American Idol Tour

    Taylor Bennett announces 2018 Restoration of an American Idol Tour

    On Jan. 8, rapper Taylor Bennett announced via Twitter that he plans to tour the United States beginning in late February. The “Grown Up Fairy Tales” hitmaker is hitting the road in support of his second studio album The Restoration of an American Idol, which was released last February. As part of...
  • Dave East announces 2018 tour in support of 'Paranoia 2'

    Dave East announces 2018 tour in support of 'Paranoia 2'

    Earlier this month, rapper Dave East announced via Twitter that he will launch a 15 date North American tour beginning in mid-January. The Def Jam Recordings MC is touring in support of his forthcoming mixtape Paranoia 2, which is due out Jan. 16. As part of the tour, East will be playing shows in...
  • Watch A$AP Ferg's powerful perfromance on 'The Tonight Show' ahead of tour

    Watch A$AP Ferg's powerful perfromance on 'The Tonight Show' ahead of tour

    A$AP Ferg nearly toppled 30 Rock Tuesday night when he dropped into “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The Harlem born rapper delivered a powerful performance of his single “Plain Jane,” which was recently certified platinum and continues to climb the charts. Backed by a live band, Ferg paced...
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