The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is tapping G.O.O.D. Music’s Pusha T, Redman of Def Squad, and east coast rap legends Erick Sermon and Parrish J from EPMD to headline their 9th annual event. Other acts that have been announced include 2013 XXL Freshman member Dizzy Wright and the musically eclectic band Soul Understated.
The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) began in 2005, and has since grown to become one of the largest musical events in New York City. In past years over 20,000 people attended the outdoor concert that takes place under the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.
Snoop Lion's (a/k/a Snoop Dogg) 4/20 party in Hollywood California was shut down — even before the rapper could arrive.
TMZ reports that the "Snoop Lion 420 Festival," a party designed ostensibly to celebrate marijuana, began at 11:00 AM, but hit a roadblock early on.
Lil Scrappy is wanted by authorities in Atlanta because he’s refused to give them a sample of his urine.
The rapper was require to give up a urine test, an agreement made after he was arrested in 2008 for smoking weed.
While appearing on 93.9 WKYS earlier in the week, Detroit rapper Big Sean remained relatively tight-lipped when asked if there would be a collaboration with Eminem on his upcoming Hall Of Fame album. The Motor City spitter did reveal that fans will eventually be treated to a record that does feature the famed Detroit rapper.
For several months frequent collaborators Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa have been teasing that they would release another joint project called Live In Concert.
During a live stream overnight, the pair revealed that the new mixtape will be dropping in two days on the smokers’ holiday 4/20. Live In Concert will feature seven new tracks.
From Kendrick Lamar opening his critically acclaimed, gold selling album good kid, m.A.A.d. citywith a prayer to Christian emcee Lecrae becoming the first rapper to ever win the Best Gospel Album Grammy award, the discussion of faith in Hip-Hop has become widely accepted on a larger scale again.
Ghostface Killah says he wants to explore the topic in a future project as well. The New York City native has long incorporated the philosophy of The Five Percent Nation into his work, but he tells Fact Magazine that he now wants to do an entire LP focused on his relationship with God.
It seems that Miley Cyrus’ New Years resolution was to enter Hip Hop. In his interview with MTV Hive, the Moroccan rapper confirms that the two have been in the studio together.
According to the rapper, the pair linked up at Clive Davis’ Grammy party back in February and united over shared inebriation
Reebok’s decision to break ties with Rick Ross is allegedly about to set the Maybach Music Group boss back between $3.5 – $5 million according to a report by TMZ.
Apparently, Ross was getting paid every time he wore apparel by Reebok, but after he and the brand started to receive significant criticism for the rapper’s controversial lyrics in Rocko’s song, “U.O.E.N.O.,” the shoe company decided to end its partnership with Ross.
Today (April 15th) a terrorist attack struck the city of Boston on Patriot’s Day during the Boston Marathon.
As of 6 p.m. EST, 2 people are confirmed dead, 6 are in critical condition and more than 100 were injured in two reported explosions.