Eminem has filed a lawsuit against New Zealand’s National party for the use of “Lose Yourself,” a song from the 8 Mile soundtrack, in an ad for prime minister John Key. Eminem’s publishers are also seeking damages for copyright infringement in the matter, according to the Associated Press.
Hip Hop superstar Jay Z, WB Music Corp, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Roc Nation, Atlantic and Roc-A-Fella Records are facing a copyright lawsuit for sampling the word “oh” on Jay’s hit record “Run This Town.”
The TufAmerica record label claims Hov illegally took the single syllable word from the track “Hook & Sling – Part 1″ by Eddie Bo.
Gucci Mane pleaded guilty to assault yesterday (September 15).
During an interview conducted by Peter Rosenberg for The Grammy Museum’s Spotlight series last night in Los Angeles, CA (September 15), Childish Gambino explained why he felt the similarities he shares with Drake could have limited his music career. He also stated that he’s a better rapper than the Young Money-emcee.
Stalley is set to release his forthcoming album, Ohio, October 27.
Wale called The Russ Parr Morning Show to discuss his upcoming project The Album About Nothing. While speaking with the radio program’s co-hosts, Wale was asked about Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross’ role in settling his recent social media spat with fellow MMG artist Meek Mill.
Rick Ross released his sixth studio album earlier this year, but the Maybach Music Group leader is already prepping his next LP.
Ross announced on social media that his next album Hood Billionaire is coming. The public can expect the project’s first single today according to Rozay.
Joining dozens of other celebrities and musicians in reacting to recent news of Ray Rice hitting his wife and being subsequently dropped from the Baltimore Ravens and banned from the NFL indefinitely, Los Angeles emcee Glasses Malone spoke with XXL about the incident.
The once long-standing feud between Chris Brown and Drake officially ended earlier this year as the two superstars finally settled their differences. Part of the reconciliation took place at the ESPY Awards when Breezy appeared in a skit with Drizzy.
After Ab-Soul’s “Christopher DRONEr" record was brought up during the TDE rapper’s recent interview with Home Grown Radio, the West Coast artist was later asked to share his thoughts on the death of Mike Brown and the resulting unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.