Latest Hip Hop News
The tracklist has just dropped for Common’s upcoming socially conscious and politically charged album Black America Again.
The new project is stacked with soulful features, wit’s appearances from Stevie Wonder, Bilal, BJ The Chicago Kid, John Legend and more.
Jeezy caught some heat from the public after the Atlanta rap veteran made comments about Donald Trump and Tupac Shakur.
During an interview with the Tax Season podcast, Jeezy stated, “You got Donald Trump. I tell n-ggas, that n-gga’s cold. If he was a rapper right now, he’d be 2Pac.”
Rapper Snoop Dogg has announced a group of Hip-Hop’s most famous stoners will hit the road on the upcoming “Puff Puff Pass Tour Part 2.”
Snoop will be joined by Warren G., Tha Dogg Pound, DJ Quik and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony starting on December 5, in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Hip-Hop artist Nas is honored to be the subject of a mural painted in his hometown.
Nas, real name Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, rose to prominence with his 1994 debut album Illmatic, and has since gone on to sell 25 million records worldwide.
Atlanta rapper T.I. has secured another acting role, as he is set to star in VH1’s upcoming series “The Breaks“.
The rapper will reportedly play the role of attorney Paul Anders, who will defend Wood Harris’s character Barry Fouray after a public scandal, according to a release from VH1.
Rapper Nicki Minaj is considering giving up the microphone to become a full-time actress after three more albums.
The “Super Bass” hitmaker, who studied performing arts in school, made her feature film debut as the voice of Steffie in 2012’s “Ice Age: Continental Drift,” and went on to appear in 2014 romantic comedy “The Other Woman,” as the outspoken assistant of Cameron Diaz’s character.
Even though Lil Wayne is going through a difficult, $51 million dollar lawsuit with Cash Money Records, the veteran rapper continues to give to his local hometown of New Orleans.
Wayne hosted his 2nd Annual Lil Weezyana Fest on August 27. The four-hour concert featured performances by Migos, 2 Chainz, Yo Gotti, Mystikal and of course Lil Wayne himself.
Rap star Snoop Dogg is expanding his cannabis empire into Canada, with the launch of Canadian Leafs By Snoop for the local market.
Snoop is in partnership with Tweed, Canada’s largest legalized producer of cannabis and other products.
The Taylor Gang is joining its leader Wiz Khalifa as part of the Atlantic Records team.
After five years of independent distribution, Wiz announced his imprint is taking the major label route.