DJ Khaled is slated to join Cool & Dre as co-executive producers on Game’s upcoming fifth album F.I.V.E.
Breaking the news on Twitter, the production team confirmed that Khaled will have a hand in the project. “Just got off the jack with @thegame and I’m proud to announce @djkhaled will be joining forces with us on FIVE! Oh it’s a problem now!” they wrote.
In an unexpected turn of events, Nicki Minaj has deleted her Twitter account that has over 11 million followers.
Making the move after a fan site leaked her music, Minaj took to Twitter to discuss her displeasure with the fan site in what are likely her last Tweets.
Daz and Kurupt of The Dogg Pound are teaming up with Los Angeles’ DJ Nik Bean to release a new series of mixtapes called D.P.G.C.’ology. The collective have decided to drop the first project on April 20 (4/20) at exactly 4:20 pm EST.
“This is what me and Daz live for – music – forever and a day,” said Kurupt about the new series. “I’m excited to be a part of this new mixtape series. I’ve always had a great rapport with Daz and Kurupt and I look forward to many more successful projects,” added DJ Nik Bean.
A man by the name of Quamine Taylor was arrested on April 1 at Sean “Diddy” Combs’ home in the Hamptons, after breaking into the mansion to enjoy the luxuries of Diddy’s lifestyle.
According to the New York Post Taylor accessed Diddy’s home by sneaking through an unlocked basement door and secretly enjoyed the mansion for nearly 24 hours.
President Barack Obama recently shared his opinion on his taste in Hip-Hop music and had some unflattering words for Kanye West.
President Obama was attending a fundraiser at Daniel, an upscale gourmet restaurant on Park Ave. in Manhattan, when a reporter for The Atlantic quizzed him on his Hip-Hop tastes.
Despite having two new albums already in the cards for 2012, Lil Wayne recently revealed to Amanda Diva of MTV’s new show “Hip-Hop POV” that he had recorded a full album of “love songs” while he served time for a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island. ”I was recording an album at the same time called ‘Devol,’ spelled D-E-V-O-L, ’cause that’s ‘love’ spelled backwards.
South Side Chicago rapper, actor and philanthropist, Common, has a big weekend planned. The rapper will throw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox home opener at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday.
But the highlight of the rapper’s weekend will be later that evening, when Common hosts his yearly charity gala at the Ritz Carlton, in Chicago.
Debuting at #1 on the charts last fall was no small feat for Mac Miller and his independently released debut album, Blue Slide Park, which dropped via Rostrum Records.
Mac Miller entered the record books for being the first independent artist since Tha Dogg Pound to debut at #1 in over a decade and this year, he’s planning to top himself with the release of not one, not two, but three full-length projects for his fans.
Legendary rapper Q-Tip has inked a deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint and will release his fourth solo album titled The Last Zulu.
Kanye and Q-Tip already have a working relationship, as Q-Tip produced tracks on West’s last album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch the Throne with Jay-Z.
Wiz Khalifa has revealed that his sophomore album O.N.I.F.C. (Only Nigga In First Class) is set for release on August 28th.
According to 96.1 Kiss (via Complex), Wiz will follow his debut Rolling Papers with a late summer release. In anticipation of the LP, he will premiere his new single “Work Hard,” produced by pop masterminds Benny Blanco and Stargate, on Monday, April 23rd around 7 p.m. on 96.1.