Lil Wayne is reinventing himself again and establishing his world wide brand, through a new collaboration with Bollywood star Himesh Reshammiya.
“Yes, Lil Wayne and I are collaboration,” Himesh told Sify.com. “He has already recorded a remix track with Romanian musician Edward Maya.”
Washington, DC rapper Wale surprised high school students yesterday (November 1) in Prince Georges County, Maryland.
The rapper’s appearance at Central High School was meant to encourage and inspire over 400 students, who were rewarded for their positive behavior, good grades and perfect attendance.
Rare footage of rapper Eminem will be featured in a new documentary titled “The Untold Story of Detroit Hip-Hop,” which is nearing completion, according to the documentary’s director.
The documentary is being produced and directed by Brian “Champtown” Harmon, a fixture on the Detroit hip-hop scene, who helped or worked with several of the industry’s biggest stars in the early days of their careers, including Eminem, Proof, Insane Clown Posse, Kid Rock and others.
Atlanta rapper Lil’ Scrappy has inked a new deal to release his upcoming album The Grustle.
According to reps for Lil Scrappy, the rapper has partnered his G-Sup label with a company named S–Line, which is owned by his manager, Kevin Clark.
Rapper, singer, and actor Scott 'Kid Cudi” Mescudi released a short film for his Man On the Moon II track, 'Maniac.” The film, released appropriately on Halloween, documents 'two serial killers,” played by Cudi and Chris 'Cage” Palko in French mode, and 'their exploits;” however, it does not actually feature music from the song itself. Instead, the film features a score created by Kid Cudi and frequent collaborator Dot Da Genius, along with direction by Shia Lebeouf, who has starred in all three Transformers films.
Though Akon hasn’t been present on the mic or released an album since his 2008 effort Freedom, the Senegalese-American artist/producer remains relevant behind the scenes as he adds gospel rapper Mail Music to his Konvict Muzik imprint.
“He’s a mogul,” Mali Music states, as he gives Konvict Muzik CEO Akon praise. “He’s done so much and it’s just a blessing that he was affected and impacted by the ministry and by the songs.”
Houston rapper Paul Wall has a new rap inspired mobile game called “Battle Rap Stars,”, which is available on iPhones for fans across the world.
By partnering with Jump Shot Media, “Battle Rap Stars” scores and evaluates original rap performances based on a patent-pending voice analysis system.
Atlanta rapper Cee Lo Green is preparing for a busy holiday season, which will see the rapper make several high profile television appearances.
Cee Lo will give a high profile performance during the 85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24 on NBC.
Wiz Khalifa has added a female component to his Taylor Gang label imprint with rap artist Lola Monroe.
“We got it in with Taylor Gang. We Taylored now,” the 25-year-old former model told DJGreg Street of Atlanta radio station V-103. “Wiz is like a positive free individual that’s about his business and that matches everything I’ve created on my side. When he reached out, he was like, ‘I feel as though our movements represent the same thing, so I want you to rep Taylor Gang.’ And I agreed, so it’s only right.”
Rapper Rick Ross missed another high-profile performance last night (October 28), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Rick Ross was supposed hit the stage at during the annual Power 99FM “Powerhouse Concert,” which also featured Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Chris Brown and others as headliners.