Rick Ross is currently prepping the release of his upcoming solo album God Forgives, I Don't, recently pushed from December 2011 to the top of 2012. In an interview with Billboard magazine, Ricky Rozay, who covers the magazine alongside Wale, explained the thought process behind the album title and how he decided on it.
Nelly’s new recording school will open at the end of this month in St. Louis, Missouri.
The rapper’s Vatterott College ex’treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis will begin classes on November 28.
Originally intending to release his new mixtape in December 2009 just in time for Christmas, rapper Lupe Fiasco decided that this year’s Thanksgiving was the perfect time to drop his new 12-track Friend of the People for both his fans and music enthusiasts alike.
Former Cash Money Records rapper BG will stand trial for gun and obstruction of justice charges early next month.
BG, born Christopher Dorsey, was arrested in November of 2009, after police stopped him in a stolen Chevy Tahoe on November.
BBC Radio's Tim Westwood recently caught up with G-Unit's go-to mixtape maestro DJ Whoo Kid.
During the interview, Whoo Kid talked about 50 Cent's new as-of-yet untitled fifth commercial album, telling Westwood that he heard nine new songs from the Queens rapper in the last week that harken back to his 2003 debut Get Rich Or Die Trying.
Drake sells over half a million first-week records, while Childish Gambino and Webbie smash the charts with Top 20 debuts.
For the second week in a row, a Hip Hop album debuted at #1. As reported, Toronto acting sensation-turned-emcee/singer double-threat Drake scored the top of the charts with his sophomore studio album, Take Care. Drake was not alone though, as another actor-turned-emcee, Childish Gambino (a/k/a Donald Glover) nearly grabbed a Top 10 with his independent release.
Following yesterday's news that her second album would arrive in early 2012, Nicki Minaj has announced the album title and release date for the follow-up to last year's Pink Friday.
In a Twitter post, the Harajuku Barbie announced that the title for her sophomore LP will be Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, a nod to her alter-ego. The album is slated for release on February 14, 2012, or Valentine's Day.
LL Cool J may have semi-retired after 2008′s album Exit 13, but the Queen’s rapper has by no means put down the microphone.
LL is currently enjoying airplay with the new song “No More,” featuring R&B superstar Ne-Yo.
Atlanta rappers Ludacris and Big Boi will you song writer/producer DeVyne Stephens at the “Roll Over Hunger” skate party tomorrow (November 23).
The “Roll Over Hunger” skating party will benefit the Hosea Feed the Hungry Foundation, which operates in Atlanta and feeds over 200,000 meals to homeless people during the holiday seasons.
Jay-Z, recently named one of GQ’s “Men of the Year,” attended the 16th annual party held to celebrate the honor this past Friday night in West Hollywood along with his pregnant wife, Beyonce.
The Hip-Hop power couple is expecting their first child in February.