Kendrick Lamar has released the tracklist for his debut album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, which is set to release on October 22through Top Dawg Entertainment and Aftermath/Interscope Records.
The highly anticipated, 12-track debut features appearances from Top Dawg label mate Jay Rock, Drake, and fellow Compton Hip-Hop legends, Dr. Dre and MC Eiht.
Philly rapper Meek Mill has dropped the official cover art and track list for his highly anticipated album, Dreams and Nightmares.
Dreams and Nightmares features appearances by Maybach Music cohorts Rick Ross and Wale, while artists like Mary J. Blige, Drake and Nas support the rapper on his debut release.
50 Cent and Fat Joe infamously beefed for years, but they publicly buried the hatchet during a tribute to Chris Lighty at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Speaking with Hot 107.9’s Q Deezy, the Terror Squad leader explained that Lighty had tried to mend fences between the rappers several times, but it took his passing to finally bring them together.
Lil Scrappy was arrested today for violating the terms of his probation, according to reports.
TMZ reports the rapper was arrested and handcuffed for violating probation over a marijuana charge in 2008.
Rapper Lupe Fiasco made an impromptu visit to a Rap Sessions public forum on “Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama/Tea Party Era” in Philadelphia this past week, where panelists, moments before, had been debating his recent Twitter beef with comedian DL Hughley over the importance of voting.
The Chicago rapper joined the stage at the forum after seeing tweets about the discussion in progress while nearby in the city promoting his new album. He responded to DL Hughley’s claim that “when you vote or not vote, you are saying yes or no,” suggesting the rapper promotes political apathy.
Yesturday (September 29), Rick Ross and Young Jeezy were reportedly involved in an altercation backstage at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Funk Master Flex confirmed the “pushing and shoving” going on backstage, taking to Twitter to let his followers know that the altercation was taking place. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired in the parking lot, and the gunman was reportedly apprehended by the Atlanta Police Department.
Big Sean has announced the title of his sophomore album, the follow up to his widely popular Finally Famousproject.
The project will be called Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player, and is projected to release sometime before the year’s close in December.
After a fight broke out at Lil Wayne's 30th birthday party, Game was one of the peopel ejected.
TMZ reports that Game was hanging with Chris Brown, Sean Kingston, and Wayne, when rapper 211 walked up to Game and started talking trash.
Roscoe Dash stirred up controversy last week when he claimed that he was not properly credited for work he did on Wale's "Lotus Flower Bomb" and G.O.O.D. Music's "To the World," from Cruel Summer, which features Kanye West and R. Kelly.
While fans wait for Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city, the Compton emcee has had to field many questions about who will be on the album. In a recent interview with Mr. Peter Parker, another question on the subject came up. This time, Lamar was asked if Eminem would be on the disc and if he admired Eminem.
When asked if Em is "the greatest," Lamar shared that he felt no one could equal Slim.