It was revealed in a promotional video released earlier today (July 30) that Jay-Z will serve as the executive producer of 2K Sports’ upcoming NBA 2K13 game, which is set for release on October 2.
With his Roc Nation and Barclays Center endeavors at full steam, Jay-Z has added “Video Game Executive Producer” to a constantly expanding resume that also includes multi-platinum selling rapper, minority owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Director of the Brooklyn Arena Firm, and owner of the worldwide 40/40 nightclub chain.
Mac Miller has announced his "Macadelic" tour featuring opening acts Travis Porter and YG.
The 23-date trek begins on September 13th at Louisville, Kentucky's Broadbent Arena. Stops on the tour include Los Angeles, California, Lincoln, Nebraska, Las Vegas, Nevada and New Orleans, Louisiana. The venture concludes at Austin, Texas' ACL Live on October 16th.
Officials in Norway have announced a ban on rapper Snoop Dogg for the next two years.
The ban comes on the heels of the rapper’s arrest in June of 2012, as he attempted to enter the country with marijuana.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper Krayzie Bone was arrested for drunk driving this morning in Los Angeles.
The rapper was driving his vehicle about 12:30 am and police pulled him over in a “routine” traffic stop, according to TMZ.
The Hip-Hop community has fallen in love with “Fela!” again.
The play, which is backed by Will Smith and Jay-Z, celebrates the life and times of legendary Fela Kuti, a Nigerian musician and composer, activist, and political rebel.
Shady Records recording artist Yelawolf has provided updates on a number of projects he has int he works including the Psycho White EP with Travis Barker, Trunk Muzik Returns, Country Cuzins with Big K.R.I.T. and his sophomore album Love Story.
While speaking to The Source, Yelawolf revealed that his Psycho White EP with Travis Barker is complete, and that the final details just need to be “wrapped up.”
A$AP Rocky has announced cities, dates, and supporting acts for his upcoming “LongLiveA$AP” tour which will last from September until late November.
A$AP Rocky’s three-month long tour, which also includes Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q, will hit 41 cities and officially kick off on September 21 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Queens, New York's Nas has been quite candid about his struggles in promoting and releasing his latest album, Life is Good.
The QB emcee has talked about how much divorce, parenting and money issues have all been integral in his growth, allowing him to see the more inspiring parts of life. In being so open about these things, he drew inspiration from another artist who also faced similar issues in his career, Marvin Gaye.
G.O.O.D. Music's debut compilation Cruel Summer has been delayed.
According to a press release, the album, which was originally slated for release on August 7th, has been pushed back to September 4th.
According to reports, Common is allegedly in danger of having his Chicago condo foreclosed. TMZ is reporting that legal documents show the Chicago emcee has not paid mortgage for months.
The reports indicate that Common and Derek Dudley, his manager, have not paid the $2,285 monthly mortgage since March. As a result, the reports state that Bank of America is filing foreclosure documents.