A shooting broke out at a Chris Brown concert early Sunday morning that left five injured and many shaken up.
Performing at Fiesta nightclub in San Jose, California, the singer was on stage trotting out his hit song "Loyal" when a fight broke out. After seeing what was going on Brown said, “Oh them niggas is getting it in over there.” Those would be some of the last words spoken before gunfire exploded as fans darted for the exit.
Is Kanye West finished with his highly anticipated seventh solo album? According to Revolt, Ye' stopped by Def Jam headquarters in New York City yesterday (January 8) to play some new music off the album.
While they can not confirm what was played, photos of West and his wife, Kim Kardashian, leaving the building serve as evidence he was there.
While both Swizz Beatz and DMX himself have disputed the authenticity of a recently announced album set to be released in his name, the CEO of Seven Arts Entertainment has released a statement claiming that the album is the second to be built from "52 masters acquired by Seven Arts from DMX and his producers in 2012."
"DMX and his team fully cooperated on the production of this album," the statement continues. "Redemption of the Beast was the second album planned for release with DMX in September of 2012, following the release of Undisputed. These new masters represent the best of this legendary artist and offer production by some of the best in the industry. All fans are invited to listen to the music, which is the real thing, the ‘rough and ready’ of DMX. The music and artistry speaks for itself.”
Migos is at the forefront of Atlanta's revitalized Hip Hop movement. Along with Rich Gang's Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug, the fast-rapping trio is "creating the new Atlanta."
In a recent interview with Vulture, Migos explained how although their counterparts are from different areas in Atlanta, they're each breaking ground on a new scene within the capital of Georgia.
Rick Ross has taken being a Miami Heat fan to another level. He won’t be court side at every home game, like Spike Lee at the New York Knicks games, or becoming the teams’s global ambassador like Drake did for the Toronto Raptors. Nah. Rozay has gotten the Miami Heat logo tattooed on his face.
The authenticity of DMX's forthcoming Redemption Of The Beast album has been called into question.
Yesterday (December 6), an album cover bearing a shirtless, grimacing DMX surfaced online, alongside a purported tracklist and release date.
After surprising his longtime girlfriend with a mile-high marriage proposal, Ludacris had more surprises in store. The Atlanta spitter took his new fiancee, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, to dinner at a Georgia restaurant after the proposal and when they got home, he reportedly had a wedding dress, that was picked by his mother, laid out for her. The two got married on the spot during a private ceremony at their home.
Both Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been named in a lawsuit filed against Beats By Dre by their headphone rival, Monster.
In the lawsuit, Monster CEO Noel Lee stated that Monster was the co-designer of Beats By Dre and invented the technology behind the headphones. Lee added that Dr. Dre and Iovine "committed fraud in pirating the headphones away from Lee and Monster."
A couple months after speaking out about the issue in November, a member of the Chicago Hip Hop group Hotstylz has filed a lawsuit against Eminem and Shady Records over what he claims is an uncleared sample of the group's 2007 track "Lookin Boy" on the emcee's 2013 hit "Rap God."
Raymond Jones, one third of the trio Hotstylz, is reportedly suing Eminem and his label for $8 million over the sample clearance issue according to TMZ. The site put together a short video clip comparing a 25-second portion of "Rap God" to the original Hotstylz record from which it borrows heavily.
Shortly after Lil Wayne sent out a series of tweets expressing his frustration with Cash Money, Vlad TV caught up with Long Beach, California rapper KXNG Crooked to get his thoughts on Weezy calling out his label home.
Prior to Vlad revealing that sources close to Lil Wayne who are normally quick to shoot down false stories went quiet after being asked about Wayne’s tweets, Crooked share his belief that those at Cash Money were going to say the rapper was hacked.