Jadakiss is set to release his fourth studio album Top 5 Dead or Alive on November 20. The discussion about which emcees should be listed as the greatest of all time has been debated in Hip Hop circles for decades. Kiss took it to the urban congress known as the barbershop to continue the conversation about rap music’s Top 5 of all time.
New York rapper Fabolous took part in The Die-Hards with Rolling Stone. Fab’s addition is the final installment in the 4-part series which features celebrities discussing sports. The Brooklyn Nets fan addressed how certain athletes changed the culture of the NBA.
Genius, formerly known as Rap Genius, has teamed up with another one of hip-hop’s elite. After partnering with Nas and Pharrell, the lyric-hub has now joined forces with Eminem, Billboardreports.
Eminem’s annotations will replace the explanations provided by the fans for his new tracks while Genius will serve as the official lyric engine for Eminem.com
As fans await Lil’ Wayne’s Tha Carter V, he continues to supply free music until the album gets a release date. Tunechi took to Twitter to announce that he is dropping the sequel to his 2009 mixtape No Ceilings, titled No Ceilings 2. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26th.
Young Jeezy went into the Halloween weekend a happy camper, as he won a major victory over a friend that was looking for $5 million.
Detetrius “Kinky B” Ellerbee said he and Jeezy were best friends and business partners, entitling him to half of Jeezy’s earnings. He pleaded his case stating they formed two record labels and several mixtapes.
Two years after it was announced, Jadakiss is finally ready to unleash his album Top 5 Dead or Alive to the world. His fourth album is set to drop on Nov. 20th.
The Yonkers, NY emcee had name dropped rappers like Lil’ Wayne, Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa and Rick Ross as features back when he planned to drop the album in 2013. Further details about the release are scarce.
Curren$y has unveiled the tracklisting for his eighth studio album, Canal Street Confidential, which drops Dec. 4th. The 13-track effort boats features Future, Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa and K Camp. The lead single “Bottom of the Bottle” features fellow New Orleans natives August Alsina and Lil’ Wayne and also dropped the second single “Boulders” earlier this week.
DMX was arrested for failing to pay child support again, according to USA Today. He was arrested on Tuesday (Oct.27) at his home in Westchester, N.Y on a contempt of court charge after not paying his ex-wife, Tashera Simmons, $10,000 a month in child support.
Luckily for X, he was released later that day after explaining to the judge that being incarcerated would further prevent him from paying the child support.
Master P is set to drop his album Empire next month. The No Limit boss is giving fans the chance to purchase an “Album Value Package” which includes over $350 worth of memorabilia. Early customers can order the package during the pre-sale for $99.
The proceeds from the sales will serve as donations to purchase gifts and toys for Christmas toy drives serving underprivileged kids. This year is the 19th Anniversary of Master P’s “Toys For Kids.”
Ther ehas been some chatter surrounding the sophomore release of ASAP Ferg’s sophomore project but the details have been scarce. While on the black carpet at the Tidal X: 10/20 concert, he revealed the album’s title, Always Strive and Prosper, which is what ASAP stands for.
“It’s my rags to riches story for those who don’t know where I come from or how I got signed or my story, you’ll find out on this album,” he told Hot 97.