RZA and Kanye West have been working together quite a bit as of late. The Wu-Tang Clan producer made contributions to West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Jay-Z and Kanye's Watch the Throne. More recently, Kanye assisted RZA on the Man With the Iron Fists soundtrack, recording the song "White Dress."
J. Cole has revealed the release date of his next album, titled Born Sinner.
The sophomore release is set for January 28, 2013, where the rapper revealed in a Ustream video and subsequent viral video.
Good kid, m.A.A.d. city artist Kendrick Lamar has been critical of voting in the past, but he recently spoke out to MTV with a different tune – encouraging his peers to get involved.
Lamar, who said he’ll be voting on Election Day tomorrow (November 6), said, “I think that’s one of our biggest failures as a community, as a generation; not wanting to go out and do for ourselves and to sit back and wait.”
While his controversial deposition may have taken up most of the recent spotlight, Lil Wayne has been embroiled in a legal battle with filmmaker Quincy Jones III over his '09 documentary The Carter.
Now, in a recent report from TMZ, it appears that Weezy has lost the suit and been ordered to pay upwards of $2 million in damages.
Hip-Hop legend Snoop Dogg has taken an equity stake in Sanctiond, the automotive brand created by legendary tattoo artist Mister Cartoon.
The Sanctiond brand features 15 different products, including waxes, polishes, car wash, interior cleaners and conditioners and other products to care for automobiles.
It's been a while since there was a high-profile Rap battle, but fans may get their chance to see one soon.
In response to Meek Mill's offer to battle Cassidy or Murda Mook, Cassidy called into Philadelphia's Hot 107.9 to discuss the prospect of battling the fellow Philly emcee.
Port Arthur, Texas rapper Bun B is teaming with BlackCelebrityGiving.com, to raise shoes for those in need this winter.
Bun B and BCG are heading up “The Sole Drive,” with the aim of collecting 20,000 pairs of shoes to be donated to 20 different organizations, around the world.
Ghostface Killah has revealed that he recently hit the lab with RZA to record tracks for a possible Wu-Tang Clan reunion album.
During an interview with MTV News, Tony Starks said that he has heeded RZA's request to have complete creative control over the potential LP. "Me and RZA spoke about that yesterday," said GFK. "He said that November is the 20th anniversary and he's trying to drop something in November. But he knows what it takes to go ahead and get there. He done studied the game now, he been around this shit for 20 years. Longer than 20 years.
Meek Mill’s debut album Dreams and Nightmares will be one of the top five releases in the country next week, by moving between 170-200,000 units.
The numbers are based off one day sales estimates for Dreams and Nightmares, which was released on Tuesday (October 30), just as Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast.
Eminem is slated to executive produce Skylar Grey's upcoming debut album Don't Look Down, due in Spring 2013.
According to a press release, Grey enlists Eminem to sing the hook on the LP's Alex Da Kid-produced first single "C'Mon Let Me ride," which will release on December 11th. The video for the song was already shot in Detroit, Michigan and will be released the same day. On the track, Em reinterpolates the hook from Queen's "Bicycle."