Rap star DMX’s come back plans are on track, as the rap star has announced a series of dates in Germany and Switzerland.
The Yonkers, New York rapper is launching the first leg of his “DMX Undisputed Comeback Tour 2012,” which will run through Germany.
Vinson Hardimon, also known by the alias “Young Vito,” was indicted and charged with murder over the shooting death of rapper Slim Dunkin.
Vito was formerly charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
50 Cent has announced the release date for his untitled fifth solo album.
Breaking the news on Twitter, Fif revealed that the oft-delayed LP is scheduled to drop on July 2nd. "My album is coming out july 2. I got some heat trust me I'm ready," he wrote. "My birthdays july 6 so that's a cool date for ME. Its gonna be july2 album, july4 independence day, then july6 my birthday."
After performing at the Warner Sound showcase last week at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, Grand Hustle and Atlantic recording artist B.o.B. has officially unveiled the cover art for his sophomore studio album, Strange Clouds.
The album, which will be released on May 1, has confirmed features from T.I., Andre 3000, Nelly, Lil Wayne, and even Taylor Swift, with production coming from Jim Jonsin, Dr. Luke, A.D., Salaam Remi, and others.
Tyga’s performance last night at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska ended in gunfire, with rapstress Honey Cocaine getting shot in the process.
The concert, which was part of the “Careless World” tour, ended with an argument with audience members, who threw garbage on stage. After Tyga retreated to his bus, gunshots were fired at the vehicle as it sped off.
Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti has announced a nationwide tour that will kick off this May.
The rapper is launching the “Road to Riches Tour,” which will roll through 30 different cities, with more dates to be announced.
Big Sean has joined The Get Schooled Foundation’s “Wake Up” campaign, to encourage students to attend school.
The Detroit rapper joins celebrities Victoria Justice, Brandy, Sean Paul and “106 & Park’s” Terrence J. and Rocsi, for this year’s campaign.
Young Money’s Nicki Minaj recently revealed the tracklisting for her sophomore studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, which is scheduled to hit stores on April 3.
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded features 17 tracks while the deluxe edition will contain 22. Young Money founder Lil Wayne is featured on the album twice, while Drake, despite having crafted several certified hits with Nicki in the past, appears only on the highly-anticipated track “Champion” alongside Nas and Young Jeezy.
Many artists who achieve success on the level of fame, money, and chart-topping albums agree that the urge to stray from what brought them to the table can be a challenge.
However, Questlove credits his former Def Jam boss, Jay-Z, for keeping him and his group, The Roots, musically and artistically intact.
Rapper Lil’ Wayne hit the stage last night (March 15) in Austin, Texas during the annual SXSW music conference.
Lil’ Wayne took the opportunity to introduce pieces from his new clothing line Trukfit.