Latest Hip Hop News
Earl “DMX” Simmons was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital Monday evening. TMZ cites unnamed sources that claim DMX began complaining of shortness of breath and pain in his chest outside of a Yonkers hotel.
Clipse Member Gene ‘No Malice’ Thornton has come a long way from the days of grindin’ and will chronicle his evolution in a new documentary “The End of Malice.” The documentary features Pharrell Williams and Pusha T.
Young Thug never stops making music. The Atlanta rapper recently released his latest mixtape I’m Up, but has already managed announce that his sequel to Slime Season is still in the works. According to P&P, Thugga informed fans the news via Instagram, post a selfie of himself with a caption about his new project.
Earlier today (Feb. 4), the “man of the hour” Kanye West, dropped by The Neighborhood. A candid over-the-phone interview was granted to Big Boy. Exclusive insight into his thoughts on Wiz Khalifa, his pending album, Waves, and much more were revealed.
By now, much of 50 Cent’s financial situation has become public knowledge. The “In Da Club” rapper famously filed for bankruptcy last year, but a new report by DJBooth suggests 50 is still bringing in nearly $350,000/year from music royalties.
Pusha T is adding several special guests to his “Darkest Before Dawn” tour including Chicago rappers Lil Bibby and G Herbo. The North American leg of the tour opens March 3rd at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, and it wraps up Minneapolis’ Mill City Nights on April 6. Tickets for Pusha T’s “Darkest Before Dawn” Tour are available at www.kingpush.com. Check out the dates/venues below.
The Roots have announced their annual picnic and the line-up is epic.
Future, Leon Bridges and Usher will be the headlining acts, but they are backed by a varied assortment of super stars when it goes down on Saturday June 4 on Festival Pier in Philly.
Majid Jordan, the duo comprised of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman, stopped by Hot 97 to talk about working with Drake. The OVO Sound representatives discussed writing the hit single “Hold On, We’re Going Home” for Drizzy.
Earlier this month, Rick Ross announced he parted ways with his longtime label home Def Jam, and the Maybach Music Group leader signed a new deal with Epic Records. Ross spoke with Billboard about teaming back up with Epic CEO L.A. Reid.