The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation (TASF) has teamed with Velocity World Media to create and produce a new live experimental concert series, to honor Tupac’s life.
The new concert series, which will celebrate Tupac’s influence on art and culture, will be broadcast live in high-definition to clubs, restaurants and movie theaters around the United States.
Last week, Juelz Santana gave an update on the status of the Diplomats and hinted at the Harlem crew reuniting for a new material. Now, in a recent interview with Fuse, Santana revealed that he, Jim Jones and Cam'ron have a new song in the works.
Chicago rap artist Chief Keef was jailed after a judge determined he violated his probation for a previous gun conviction.
The rapper conducted an interview with a Pitchfork Media that showed him holding a rifle at a gun range in New York, an infraction.
Nas has announced signing a deal with Hennessy for the second year of the company's "Wild Rabbit" campaign.
For the campaign, Nas will perform at a private concert on January 15th at New York City, New York's R Lounge. Hennessy has partnered with Livestream to broadcast the event worldwide and will then make it downloadable on Facebook. Additionally, fans can submit questions to Nas at @HennessyUS during a live Twitter Q&A.
Machine Gun Kelly recently sat down with Montreality to discuss the negative portrayal of DMX in the media as well as his worst injury. During the interview, MGK spoke on the possibility of a collaboration with Eminem, stating that he would want to record something that has a "dark" feel and likened it to his track with DMX.
Pharrell Williams has filed a $5 million suit against Diageo North America for their failed deal on Qream liquor.
Pharrell Williams PW Licensing LLC sued the company for failing to distribute and promote the liquor, which was marketed as a high-end drink for women.
Not one to bite his tongue for anyone, Cleveland, Ohio bred rapper/crooner is sounding off about a lack of promotion via the record label. While Cudi is signed to Universal Republic, the rapper made it very clear that he is not happy with the promotion that he has seen for his new body of work.
“King Wizard 3.4 million views on Vevo, Just What I Am has 4.3 million and my shit is not on regular rotation on radio. Hmmm,” Cudi Tweeted from his account, @ducidni.
Nas only released his chart-topping eleventh studio album Life is Good in July 2012, but he's already onto the next one. During an interview with AP, Esco said that he's already begun work on the follow-up to Life is Good and that he's in the right state of mind to record it. "Yes. It has started. I must tell you. I can’t stop now. I’m in a great zone," he said.
DJ Premier has kept his annual tradition alive by releasing a year-end list of his top 20 favorite albums of 2012.
For this year's shortlist, Primo includes a handul of records for which he produced - Vinnie Paz's God of the Serengeti, Bumpy Knuckles' KoleXXXion, Lil Fame & Termanology's Fizzyology - as well as a handful of others. Making the cut are Roc Marciano's Reloaded, Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city, Rick Ross' God Forgives, I Don't and more.
Game's stepfather Hodari Sababu has released a documentary capturing the history of Hip-Hop in Compton, California, where he reveals that the rapper stripped in his club.
In a Pitchfork documentary, Sababu said that he started a male exotic club where Jayceon Taylor stripped "maybe twice." He said that 50 Cent will not let him forget it, and that he has advised him not to get up in arms about his past being unearthed.