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  • Ice-T's Body Count to release new album, 'Bloodlust' 

    Ice-T's Body Count to release new album, 'Bloodlust'

    Leave it to the ever-outspoken and legendary musician-rapper Ice-T to say the things others are afraid to say. Just as he did on Body Count's debut album back in 1992 with the controversial song "Cop Killer," Ice-T and his band Body Count are making a similar statement once again on their...
  • Big Sean debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums with 'I Decided'

    Big Sean debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums with 'I Decided'

    Rapper Big Sean released his latest album on Feb. 3, and following the tracking week which ended on Feb. 9, he's claiming a second No. 1 album. I Decided debuted at the peak position on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart as reflected on the Feb. 14 refresh. I Decided opens with a strong 151,00...
  • Chance The Rapper announces 2017 tour dates

    Chance The Rapper announces 2017 tour dates

    After a very productive Sunday evening, Chance the Rapper has unveiled a 2017 North American tour, opening on April 24 in San Diego and hitting arenas, theaters and festivals in major cities through spring, summer and early fall. The tour wraps on Oct. 3 in Los Angeles. Chance will appear at...
  • Desiigner bringing ‘The Outlet’ tour to South Side Ballroom in Dallas

    Desiigner bringing ‘The Outlet’ tour to South Side Ballroom in Dallas

    Desiigner has come a long way since Kanye West helped him break into the big time by covering his song “Panda,” helping to make the teenager a hip-hop star. Concert Fix reported that Desiigner is now heading out on a huge 2017 North American tour and he will be hitting Dallas for a big show on April...
  • Desiigner shares schedule for headlining North American tour

    Desiigner shares schedule for headlining North American tour

    For his very first major headlining tour, Desiigner will be hitting the road in April and May for “The Outlet Tour.” The six-week tour will kick off in Seattle on April 2 and close out May 16 in Toronto, before the rapper hits the overseas festival circuit in July. Tickets for the tour go on sale on...
  • Christian rap star NF bringing 2017 ‘Therapy Session’ tour to Dallas

    Christian rap star NF bringing 2017 ‘Therapy Session’ tour to Dallas

    Christian rap star NF (Nate Feuerstein) is preparing the second leg of his North American tour in support of his sophomore album Therapy Session. Concert Fix reported on Friday that NF has added a Dallas date to this leg of his tour. NF will play at the House of Blues in Dallas on April 23. Therapy...
  • Kendrick Lamar's 2015 album, To Pimp A Butterfly, will reportedly be one of four albums to be archived in the library at Harvard University.

    Kendrick Lamar’s award-winning ‘To Pimp A Butterfly' to be archived in Harvard's library

    Pimp pimp, hooray!   Kendrick Lamar’s 2015 rap album, To Pimp A Butterfly, will reportedly be one of four hip-hop albums set to be forever immortalized and kept in Harvard's library to help educate future generations. It will be joined in the prestigious library alongside Nas’ Illmatic, A Tribe...
  • Migos 'Bad and Boujee' spends third week at No. 1 on Hot 100

    Migos 'Bad and Boujee' spends third week at No. 1 on Hot 100

    It's the final chart update of the first month of 2017 and Migos are continuing to spend another week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. "Bad and Boujee" featuring Lil Uzi Vert locks in its third week on the Jan. 31 refresh following the tracking week ending Jan. 26. The song stays at No...
  • Aristophanes releases hot new collaboration with Grimes

    Aristophanes releases hot new collaboration with Grimes

    Taiwanese rapper Aristophanes released a hot new single yesterday and it features production and vocals from her old collaborator Grimes. The song, titled “人為機器 (Humans Become Machines),” has a jittery electro-pop backing track that is reminiscent of the pair’s first collaboration “SCREAM,” which...
  • Lupe Fiasco returns with new track 'Tranquillo'

    Lupe Fiasco returns with new track 'Tranquillo'

    Although he announced that he was retired from making music last month and reiterated that fact two weeks ago, Lupe Fiasco has returned with a new single. On Jan. 27, Fiasco released “Tranquillo,” a relaxed track that features verses from Big K.R.I.T. and Rick Ross. As opposed to some of his...
  • Migos' 'Bad and Boujee' returns to No. 1 on Hot 100 songs chart for second week

    Migos' 'Bad and Boujee' returns to No. 1 on Hot 100 songs chart for second week

    It's another week on the Billboard Hot 100 and a former No. 1 hit is returning to the top slot on the Jan. 24 chart refresh. After having one previous week reaching the peak position, Migos' "Bad and Boujee" climbs back to No. 1 for a second non-consecutive week for the tracking week ending Jan. 1...
  • NF announces spring dates for Therapy  Sessions tour

    NF announces spring dates for Therapy Sessions tour

    ON Jan. 23, Michigan-based MC Nathan “NF” Feuerstein announced that he’s added 37 new dates to his Therapy Sessions tour. NF added the dates as the result of the response the 2016 leg of the tour received, which included sellout headlining and festival performances throughout the country. The...
  • Young Thug releases surreal video for 'Wyclef Jean'

    Young Thug releases surreal video for 'Wyclef Jean'

    Atlanta-based rapper Young Thug has released a new video for his song “Wyclef Jean” and it’s a bit unusual, to say the least. Directed by filmmaker Ryan Staak, the clip begins with some on-screen text explaining that things didn’t go as planned during the video’s production. Initially, Thug gave...
  • 5 things you didn't know about PartyNextDoor

    5 things you didn't know about PartyNextDoor

    PartyNextDoor is a Canadian rap star, songwriter, and producer who has made a huge name for himself not only with his own music but for music he has helped others make. After working with names like Rihanna and Drake over his short career, PartyNextDoor has finally reached a level of success that...
  • J. Cole released a new song on Monday titled "High for Hours," detailing his experience meeting with President Obama.

    Listen to J. Cole’s new, President Obama-inspired song, ‘High for Hours’

    Back in April, J. Cole, along with other musicians including Busta Rhymes, Alicia Keys, Common, and Chance The Rapper to name a few, were invited to the White House to meet with President Obama to discuss opportunities in creating support programs to help young men of color fight racial injustice...
  • Big Sean bringing ‘I Decided’ tour to Dallas in March 2017

    Big Sean bringing ‘I Decided’ tour to Dallas in March 2017

    Big Sean is heading out on a 2017 tour which will kick off one month after he releases his fourth studio album I Decided. The South Side Ballroom in Dallas sent out a tweet announcing that Big Sean will be hitting the DFW area for a concert on March 18. Tickets for this concert went on sale on Jan...
  • See 'Run The Jewels 3' in a whole new light with the ARTJ app

    See 'Run The Jewels 3' in a whole new light with the ARTJ app

    Always on the cutting edge, Run The Jewels is perpetually reinventing what musical promotion looks like. Their latest attempt comes in ARTJ, an augmented reality app that virtually interacts with album art. Specifically Run The Jewels 3, which physically drops today.   After picking up the vinyl, CD...
  • A$AP Mob to celebrate second annual Yams Day at Madison Square Garden

    A$AP Mob to celebrate second annual Yams Day at Madison Square Garden

    In 2015, music executive and A$AP Mob founder Steven “A$AP Yams” Rodriguez tragically passed away at the age of 26. A year later, the A$AP Mob honored the life of their fallen member with a sold-out concert at New York City’s Terminal 5 that was dubbed Yams Day. Later this month, A$AP Rocky, A$AP...
  • Watch: Big Sean shows he has the 'Moves' in new video

    Watch: Big Sean shows he has the 'Moves' in new video

    Continuing the promotional build up for his forthcoming album, Big Sean dropped the visuals for his latest single, “Moves.” The video directed by Mike Carson features the rapper rocking some modern-day parachute pants and showing that he does, in fact, have the moves.   His project, I Decided is due...
  • 5 best OutKast music videos

    5 best OutKast music videos

    During their 16 year career, Atlanta-hailing rap group OutKast established themselves as one best duos in the history of the genre. The group not only played a seminal role in establishing the South is one of the hip-hop’s great wellsprings, they also pushed the genre boundaries in bold new ways by...
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