For years now, the members of the rap quartet known as Black Hippy (Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock) have been questioned about the possibility of a studio album from the group. Black Hippy lyricist Ab-Soul was recently asked about the possibility of such a project during a newly-released interview with The Stashed.
Before vaguely addressing the likeliness of a Black Hippy album, Soulo revealed that Black Hippy was “creatively” designed to trap all of their audiences in one room.
A running joke in Hip Hop circles is that Erykah Badu has some unexplainable power to radically transform any emcee by just being involved with her. Common, one of Ms. Badu’s former boyfriends, addressed the mystery surrounding why men seem to emerge from a relationship with the singer-songwriter a changed man.
During an interview on the Combat Jack show, Common was asked about the “Badu Box” and the Chicago emcee gave credit to Erykah’s whole aura as a woman.
Wale has been revealed to be a bit different than Rick Ross and Meek Mill. Hours after Meek Mill took to his personal Twitter account defame Wale for not supporting Meek’s latest album news, Wale went to his personal Instagram account to respond to the allegations.
During his set, West also let loose a slightly shorter rant than the previous night. “I work one year on 12 songs ‘cause I’m too shy to put out some bullshit,” he said before comparing himself to a porcupine or blowfish.
Lil Wayne has always been open about being a huge fan of Jay Z. The Young Money rapper even shouted out Hov on his “D’usse” single released earlier this year.
While the two superstars have fired subliminal shots back-and-forth at each other in the past (see “H.A.M.” and “It’s Good”), Wayne reinforced his respect for the Roc Nation emcee in an interview with MTV.
The next Drake and Kanye West collaboration will have to wait. According to Drake will no longer be co-headlining the Wireless Festival with Kanye West due to an illness.
Drake was schedules to perform at the two day festival in London and Birmingham this weekend, with him headlining one of those dates. Drake explains his sudden cancellation is due to doctor’s orders:
Lil Wayne has announced that his daughter Reginae Carter has joined his label.
"She's officially stamped as a Young Money artist," Lil Wayne says in his weekly video series, Weezy Wednesdays. "Yes, Reginae Carter is a Young Money artist."
While Good Kid, mAAd City is Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, 2011′s Section.80 was the first project he released for sale. Today (July 2nd) reports surface that Lamar is being sued over sampling issues for one of its songs.
According to reports, U.K. company Woolfsongs Limited is suing Lamar for an unspecified amount over his song “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)” from Section.80. Woolfsongs Limited alleges that The Alan Parsons Project’s “Old and Wise” is illegally sampled in the song and attempts to resolve the issue with Lamar in April were not returned on Lamar’s end.
50 Cent says he's purchased every copy of Trey Songz's Trigga from a Best Buy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The rapper recorded himself buying the copies on Instagram. 50 Cent later took a photograph of the Best Buy employee who helped him purchase the albums and posted the image on Instagram, also.
Los Angeles rapper Game once again shared his thoughts on the recent G-Unit reunion at Summer Jam last month. He revealed that it was dope that 50 Cent allowed Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, and Tony Yayo to “stack chips” and says that although he’s straight, the idea of reuniting with the other members of G-Unit would be dope.
Game addressed the G-Unit reunion during an interview with Hot 97’s Miss Info, after being asked what he thought about being labeled bipolar by 50 Cent.