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It has been nearly 15 years, but the classic battle between Nas and Jay Z is still brought up in discussion to this day. Recently, Fat Joe spoke with ThisIs50 about his part in the beef, and the Terror Squad leader expressed his frustration over Esco eventually joining Hov at Def Jam without informing him.
Atlanta’s 2 Chainz and New Orleans’ Lil Wayne took the time to show love to a few of their rap forefathers. The creators of the ColleGrove album sat down with Genius to discuss the impact the Dungeon Family’s Goodie Mob and OutKast had on their careers and southern Hip Hop as a whole.
Is Birdman reconnecting with Lil Wayne and the rest of the Cash Money Records roster for another Rich Gang release? Or is the CMR head teaming back up with Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan for a sequel to Rich Gang: Tha Tour Pt. 1? Or could Birdman be recruiting a whole new team for his next music project?
Kanye West already earned the #1 album in the country thanks to his The Life Of Pablo being streamed over 99 million times in the first week after its wide release. The Hip Hop superstar is now dominating the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and he has a great showing on the Hot 100 chart as well.
As the Future, Ciara, “Baby Future” saga continues on, so does the legal battle.
According to TMZ, Future is suing Ciara back after she filed a $15 million defamation suit against the What A Time To Be Alive rapper.
‘Dedication’, the intro to ColleGrove, is a 2 Chainz solo in which he comments on his relationship with his album collaborator Lil Wayne. He shares some heart-warming words in his bars, and when Weezy heard it, he cried a little bit.
Although fans have been waiting patiently for Drake’s highly anticipated albumViews From The 6 to drop, they can now mark down the date when the album will drop. Today on the Toronto rapper’s Beats 1 Radio show, OVO Sound Radio, he announced that his album will be dropping April 29th.
Diddy is setting up the official reunion for the Bad Boy Family. Recently, the legendary music executive appeared on DJ Khaled’s We The Best Radio show to announce the big news, and even stated that the reunion is set to happen at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. According to Complex, the reunion would feature several former Bad Boy acts including 112, Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, French Montana, The Lox, and many other artists formerly from the roster or affiliated with it.
Chance The Rapper arguably had the standout verse on Kanye West’s latest album The Life Of Pablo. The Chicago rhymer stole the show on the opening cut “Ultralight Beam.” With that major mainstream look under his belt, fans of the SAVEMONEY member may be getting brand new Chance music soon.