Rapper Soulja Boy has apologized for comments he made about the U.S. military on a new song titled "Let's Be Real."
The rapper cursed the FBI, along with the U.S. military, for their roles in fighting in various wars around the world.
Brooklyn rapper Papoose will be on hand in his hometown to assist students as they prepare to return to school.
Tomorrow (September 7th), Papoose will hit Bedford Academy High to hand out school supplies and encourage students.
Even before Lil B decided to title his album I'm Gay, the topic of homosexuality in Hip Hop has been a growing talking point.
Joining in on the conversation was West Coast rapper Game, speaking about the matter on Atlanta's Hot 107.9 radio station.
On this year’s Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang, Raekwon suggested that he would release the third installment of Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, but that there were no immediate plans set in stone.
Speaking with Wall Street Journal, the Wu-Tang Clan member explained that he’s still mulling over recording the album, and that it all depends on timing. “The fans are really calling for this album, so we still deciding, he said. Everything's gonna happen when it’s time. Right now I’m just trying to continue to move forward in a great way. The next project that I drop out as an album will be powerful.
For Pittsburgh's Mac Miller, the independent game has been kind, even allowing him to travel overseas to sold out shows, like a recent date he had in London.
While there, Miller spoke with DJ Semtex about a variety of topics including his goals for going platinum independently. Miller also talked about how much Big L and A Tribe Called Quest influenced his rhyme style and gave some more information regarding his upcoming album, Blue Slide Park.
In this digital age, album leaks are an accepted part of the music industry. So when Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV was illegally pushed onto the Internet five days before its official drop, the Young Money honcho wasn't worried in the least.
"We did real good this time, real good," Wayne told MTV News after his show-closing performance at the VMAs in L.A. on Sunday. "It just means people want to hear it," he said. "I mean, 'cause there're people's albums that come out that can be leaked and don't leak, so I'm glad mines leaked."
Jay-Z's famed 40/40 Club in New York City is undergoing remodeling, but not everyone is happy about it.
The New York City District Council of Carpenters erected giant inflatable rodents outside of the club, protesting the fact that it is not using union workers for the job, according to TMZ.
Mobb Deep has opted to take the independent route for the release of their 9th studio album, which will be released on their own label, Infamous Records.
Infamous Records inked a deal with RED Distribution today (September 2nd) to distribute their upcoming self-titled album.
Rapper T.I. is back in a federal prison, just one day after being released from a Forrest City, Arkansas prison for violating his probation.
T.I. was taken from a halfway house earlier this morning, for allegedly misleading prison officials about his mode of transportation from prison, to the halfway house.
Eminem and Royce Da 5' 9" collaborative album Bad Meets Evil: Hell The Sequel has struck gold sales status.
Royce make the announcement online, and received accolades on various social networks.