With less than three weeks until the 2012 South By Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival kicks off in Austin, Texas, the artists and groups involved continue to grow.
Rapper Flo Rida is expanding his record label, International Music Group, with the addition of Canadian pop singer Tyler Medeiros.
Flo Rida inked Tyler Medeiros, 16, to his IMG label, through a joint venture with Canadian-based label CP Records, which is co-owned by rapper Belly.
Compton, California rap star Game was forced to cancel a date on his Australian tour today (February 22), after coming down with a mystery illness.
Game was supposed to perform in Cairns, Australia tonight at the Velvet Underground, as part of a stop on his “Game Red Tour 2012.”
Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist, B.o.B has released his new single, “So Good,” today via iTunes.
The song is already at #5 on the iTunes charts, less than 24 hours after being released.
The Odd Future gang has officially revealed the tracklist for their upcoming compilation entitled The O.F. Tape Vol. 2, scheduled for release on March 20.
All members of the OFWGKTA collective are present on the follow-up to 2010′s The Odd Future Tape including Tyler, the Creator, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Frank Ocean, The Internet, Mike G, Syd, Taco, Jasper Dolphin, and The Internet.
It seems as if Game’s DVD “Stop Snitching/Stop Lying” is catching up to him, as a North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled in favor of five police officers, awarding each $1 million.
The officers claimed their appearance in Game’s DVD was defamation of character. The officers arrested Game just hours before his scheduled performance in Winston-Salem.
Maybach Music’s Bang ‘Em Smurf is preparing for the release of his upcoming mixtape Black Listed, which is due in stores next month.
The mixtape is 80% finished, as Bang ‘Em Smurf awaits vocal tracks from a few artists within the Maybach Music camp.
J.Cole has announced that he will headline the Campus Consciousness Spring 2012/Sideline Story Tour, in support of his critically acclaimed album Cole World: The Sideline Story.
J.Cole will hit the road with Big K.R.I.T. starting this April.
News regarding DPG's forthcoming project Alumni has started to leak since late last year.
According to Kurupt, the project will be overseen by Dr. Dre and guided by Snoop Dogg as the longtime collaborators will continue their work together. In an interview with Cam Capone, Kurupt also explained what it's like to work with Dre.
Hip-Hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to tackle the business world of cable TV with a new channel called Revolt.
Diddy will announce Revolt during a press conference that supposed to take place later today (February 21).