Though he's heavy on promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer, Pusha T is carving time into his schedule to finish up his full-length solo debut for Def Jam.
A legal dispute is broken out over the rights to distribute the latest album by Hip-Hop superstar DMX. Seven Arts Entertainment recently filed a lawsuit against music industry executives Craig Sussman and Charles Gullo, of In The Zone Entertainment.
The lawsuit claims Sussman and Gullo are interfering with Seven Arts’ rights to the Undisputed album by DMX, since the pair are also claiming distribution rights to the release
Nas and Lauryn Hill will hit the road together for the “Life is Good/Black Rage” tour, which will kick off this October. The 18-date tour what kickoff October 6 in Columbia, Maryland and will wind down December 31 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
The tour takes its name from Nas’ latest #1 album Life is Good, as well as Lauryn Hill’s upcoming single “Black Rage,” which is due out this Fall.
Mississippi rapper David Banner continues to push forward his 2M1 Movement (2 Million 1 Purpose), a charitable cause aimed at raising money to give back to local communities around the United States.
According to David Banner, his 2M1 Movement has raised over $500,000 to date, since the project was launched in May with his album Sex, Drugs and Video Games.
Kanye West has been notoriously absent from promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's new album Cruel Summer, leaving artists like Big Sean, Common, Teyana Taylor and Pusha T to do the work. Breaking his silence on the project, 'Ye released a promotional clip discussing the creation of the album, stating that it spawned from his desire to create something great.
Lil Wayne stirred up controversy when he stated "Flat out, I don't like New York," drawing the ire of many New York emcees and certain radio personalities. Fellow Southern artist T.I. spoke on the matter recently.
"When I first came in the game, it was a feat for a Southern artist, let alone an Atlanta artist, to make his way up to Hot 97 and get himself mix show play, let alone...heavy rotation," said T.I. in an interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez, which naturally led to a discussion of Lil Wayne's words.
This September 25, Lupe Fiasco will release his long-awaited Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1. Now, in a recent interview with Australia's Music Feeds TV, the Chicago rapper gives an update on the second part of the forthcoming album.
Lil Wayne and Pusha T have been sparring for a minute, throwing shots at one another in interviews, on songs and through social media. According to the G.O.O.D. Music rapper, the latter is to blame for fueling their problems.
During an interview with Hot 97’s Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Show, Pusha Ton said that their beef isn’t any “deal.” Stating that he wasn’t feeling Wayne’s Dedication 4 (“It wasn’t that good,” he said), the Clipse rapper explained why their problems escalated.
Memphis rapper Project Pat is releasing the follow-up to his belly on full mixtape with Nasty Mane, titled Belly On Full Part 2.
The release of Belly On Full Part 2 also marks the launch of Project Pat’s own company, Money Train Management. Money Train Management is being distributed by Memphis – based distributor, Select-O-Hits.
American Hip-Hop artists dominate the nominations for the 2012 MTV EMA Awards, which will take place live in Frankfurt, Germany.
Jay-Z and Kanye West landed three nominations each, bested only by Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, who have for EMA nominations.