After recent speculation about his involvement and relationship with Maybach Music Group, Chicago’s Rockie Fresh has officially signed with the growing collective housed by Warner Bros. Music and under Rick Ross.
After posting some speculative pictures on Instagram last night, Rick Ross tweeted, “Everyone welcome @RockieFresh to the Maybach Music Group Family!!!”
Last night, news broke that Lord Finesse had filed suit against Mac Miller for $10 million after using his "Hip 2 Da Game" instrumental without permission.
Though he says he wasn't supposed to speak on the issue, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania rapper took to Twitter earlier this morning to speak out on the suit. During a series of posts, Mac explains that he thought everything was cool with Finesse since they spoke with one another an hour after he heard the record and "cleared the air." He says that when he heard there was an issue, he reached out to Finesse to smooth it over but he was met with silence.
Rappers Game and 40 Glocc called into Philadelphia radio station Power 99FM tonight (July 10), to discuss their recent altercation.
The two rappers were featured on Cosmic Kev’s “Celebrity Tuesdays” segment of his long-running, popular, nightly radio show.
At the beginning of June, Kid Cudi announced his third solo studio album indicud, and a week later, he made headlines by announcing it as a “double disc LP” and classified it as his version of Dr. Dre’s Chronic 2001 – in the sense that he would be producing a majority of the album as well.
Today (July 10), Kid Cudi took to Twitter to announce a number of features that the rapper, singer, and now procure has already secured for the album, which is expected to drop before the end of the year.
After releasing his latest mixtape, 50 Cent explained the meaning behind 5. In an interview with MTV, the Queens emcee said he feels good about releasing this free tape for his fans before his actual fifth album Street King Immortal.
He also shared that he feels he now has "full support" from Interscope.
Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center is set to open on September 28 with a high-profile Jay-Z concert, and the center has announced two additional performance dates on September 29 and 30 for the multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning rapper and mogul.
“Jay-Z is Brooklyn and is the definitive artist to open Barclays Center,” said Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “We are thrilled that such an iconic world-class entertainer, not to mention a Brooklynite, will take the borough’s biggest stage on three consecutive nights for what will surely be a historic experience for all fans.”
During one of two performances this past weekend at Atlantic City, New Jersey's Revel, Kanye West took a break from his show to put MediaTakeOut on blast.
The notoriously outspoken rapper said that the site, which often reports on his personal life, is "fuckin' full of shit" and that they try to make everything negative.
Rapper 40 Glocc has commented on an altercation that took place over the weekend between himself and Compton rapper Game.
According to reports, the pair, who are members of rival gangs, ended up at a mansion party together.
Compton, California rapper Game and Inland Empire, California's 40 Glocc (a/k/a Big Bad 40) have had the latest altercation in the pair's ongoing beef.
Following an unspecified Los Angeles mansion party early this morning (July 8) Game and approximately 12 other people attacked 40 Glocc, who was allegedly alone at the time. 40 Glocc's account reveals that as both parties were armed, guns were drawn.
Busta Rhymes released his first album, The Coming, in 1996. Sixteen years later, Busta has announced the title of his ninth album.
Taking to Twitter, Busta confirmed Elliott Wilson's statement that Busta's newest album would be titled Year of The Dragon.