Kanye West has announced additional "Yeezus Tour" dates set to take place in February.
Although Kendrick Lamar has not been announced as the tour's opener, a role he had last year, West has published additional tour dates on his official website.
Ice Cube has provided an update regarding the N.W.A. film Straight Outta Compton.
"We just tryin' to tell the story of the world's most dangerous group," Cube said in an interview with MTV. "We're trying to tell aspects of our lives that people don't know about, people aren't privy to."
No good deed goes unrewarded , not matter how misguided the deed. Six weeks after Jay Z’s BNY SCC collection debuted to heavy criticism, the collection has reportedly surpassed $1 million in sales.
Before Hip Hop icon Tupac Shakur was gunned down he was steadily building his career as an actor having already worked in films like Juice, Poetic Justice, and Above the Rim. Former Death Row chief engineer, Rick Clifford, is revealing that the 25-year-old rapper was apparently up for a role in George Lucas’ Star Wars prequels as well.
“We always talked about his film career. He was telling me that he was supposed to read for George Lucas,” said Clifford. “They wanted him to be a Jedi. Samuel L. [Jackson] got Tupac’s part.”
A third victim has succumbed to his wounds after a deadly shooting last month, that also claimed the life of rising rapper Glenn “Doe B.” Thomas.
According to WSFA 12, Tim Hamilton, 20, died from gunshot wounds yesterday (January 3).
Ice Cube tweeted the release date for his forthcoming Everythangs Corrupt album today (January 3). "EVERYTHANGS CORRUPT street date: May 13, 2014.” Ice Cube’s tweet said.
During an exclusive interview with HipHopDX in November 2012, Ice Cube discussed the album’s title track, which he released in advance of that year’s presidential election.
Mazaradi Fox, an emcee formerly affiliated with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records, was shot and killed earlier today (January 3) in Queens, New York.
A NY Daily News article reports that the shooting took place shortly after 4:00 pm. The emcee, who was never officially signed to the label, was the only victim pronounced dead on the scene. Three other victims were all rushed to nearby hospitals. Thisis50.com reports that one of the victims, a female in her twenties, is Mazaradi Fox’s daughter and suffered a graze wound to the neck.
Pusha T has released photographs of The Neptunes in the studio.
This hints at a new album by Pusha T, reportedly titled King Push, which is set to be produced at least in part by the production team.
Music piracy has grown from a dirty ignored by the music industry at large, to the top agenda of the RIAA to an engrained part of music consumption. While Macklemore and Ryan Lewis might have been the most streamed rap act on Spotify in 2013, Kanye West holds the crown for the most pirated rapper of 2013.
The new year brings new things for M.I.A. as the singer leaves Roc Nation management.
The singer made the announcement via Twitter.
“[I'm] leaving Roc Nation. Thank[s] to everyone who supported the M.I.A #MATANGI LP. Happy New Year,” she tweeted.