J. Cole has finally arrived, as the young rapper managed to move over 217, 000 of his debut album.
Cole World: The Sideline Story sold an roughly 217,324 copies in it’s first week, according to industry trade Hits Daily Double.
The Red Bull EmSee competition is hitting the East coast this week, as MC’s will battle it out in Boston, Massachusetts with Bun B hosting and Rakim, Pharoahe Monch and Jean Grae serving as the judges and special guest performers.
The event is part of an eight city tour, that pits competitors against each other, for a chance to compete in the finals in Atlanta this fall, along with an opportunity to record with the headlining producer of his or her choice.
A five minute explicit sex tape featuring Tupac Shakur will be coming to the market.
TMZ.com reports that an unnamed individual is taking offers for the tape, which was shot in 1991.
Soulja Boy may arguably be one of the most divisive personalities in Hip Hop.
On one hand, he’s praised by the Wall Street Journal for his business savvy and use of social media. On the other hand, some critics say his music lacks substance and can be repetitive to say the least. But in his upcoming documentary, Soulja Boy: The Movie, the Atlanta upstart found a fellow artist who endorsed his methods.
Kanye West made his Paris Fashion Week debut Saturday night (October 1), launching a womenswear line with a high-profile show that was sexy, swaggering and, of course, incredibly stylish.
Before an audience that included fashion heavyweights like Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour, designer Alexander Wang and photographer Terry Richardson -- not to mention celebs like Lindsay Lohan, Jared Leto and Ciara -- West paraded a host of different looks, from daringly cut dresses and color-block pants to body-hugging tracksuits and high-end hoodies.
Recently freed rappers T.I. and DMX were the surprise performers at the BET Hip-Hop awards, which took place tonight (October 1st) in Atlanta, Georgia.
A Who's-who in the Hip-Hop community gathered at the BET Hip-Hop awards, where artists like Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Red Cross, and others graced the stage.
T.I. finished his 11-month sentence this week and officially returned home on Thursday.
After almost a year of out of the public eye, he sat down for his first interview with Atlanta's V-103 radio station to talk about family, public perception, and future plans.
BET has added a number of high-profile rappers to the lineup of performers during the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards taking place in Atlanta this weekend.
Miami rap star Rick Ross, Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and Chicago's Lupe Fiasco have all been confirmed to perform at this year's show.
After serving an 11-month sentence for violating his parole on a gun conviction, T.I. is once again a free man.
According to CNN, Tip was released from his halfway house in Atlanta, Georgia earlier this morning. He was initially sent to the house on August 31st, but briefly returned to jail for a short while after prison officials suspected he was conducting business on his bus to the home.
West Coast rap legend Snoop Dogg is out of the doghouse with the IRS, after paying off a half-million dollar tax bill.
On September 15th, Snoop Dogg was released from a $476,338 tax bill, which was filed against him in December of 2008.