Latest Hip Hop News
Ashanti and Ja Rule are reportedly hitting the road for a headlining tour.
While future dates are coming, a single tour date at a casino in California has been announced.
Drake is all set to release his latest album ‘VIEWS’, formerly titled ‘Views From The 6′, on April 29th. Here is a look at the official artwork and tracklist for the project, which will come with 20 tracks.
Netflix is set to air a new Hip Hop centered series titled The Get Down. The program was developed by Baz Luhrmann. The director of Romeo + Juliet and The Great Gatsby spoke about the 70’s themed show during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival. Entertainment Weekly reports Luhrmann revealed Hip Hop legend Nas is heavily involved in the project.
It’s officially Drizzy season. Drake jumped on Twitter this morning to announce two big events are coming this summer. The Toronto rapper is heading on a North American tour with his What A Time To Be Alive collaborator Future starting in July, and his seventh annual OVO Fest will begin later that month.
Early reports are confirming that legendary singer Prince has died at estate in Minnesota.
The news from TMZ comes on the heels of Prince being hospitalized after his plane made an emergency landing less than a week ago so that he could seek medical attention.
Pop singer Ariana Grande is loading her third studio album Dangerous Woman with rappers. The former Nickelodeon star recruited Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Future for the upcoming project.
Grande is not a stranger to working with Hip Hop artists. 2013’s Yours Truly featured Big Sean and Mac Miller. 2014’s My Everything featured Sean, Iggy Azalea, Childish Gambino, and A$AP Ferg.
After news that Kanye West’s T.L.O.P. project was streamed over 99 million times in the first week and that 11 tracks from TLOP debuted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, reports are surfacing of a lawsuit against Kanye West and Tidal.
The class action lawuit filed in San Francisco’s U.S. Distric Court says that Kanye “fraudulantly promised fans that his album, ‘The Life Of Pablo,’ would be only available on Tidal.”
It has been nearly 15 years, but the classic battle between Nas and Jay Z is still brought up in discussion to this day. Recently, Fat Joe spoke with ThisIs50 about his part in the beef, and the Terror Squad leader expressed his frustration over Esco eventually joining Hov at Def Jam without informing him.
Atlanta’s 2 Chainz and New Orleans’ Lil Wayne took the time to show love to a few of their rap forefathers. The creators of the ColleGrove album sat down with Genius to discuss the impact the Dungeon Family’s Goodie Mob and OutKast had on their careers and southern Hip Hop as a whole.