President Barack Obama recently shared his opinion on his taste in Hip-Hop music and had some unflattering words for Kanye West.
President Obama was attending a fundraiser at Daniel, an upscale gourmet restaurant on Park Ave. in Manhattan, when a reporter for The Atlantic quizzed him on his Hip-Hop tastes.
Despite having two new albums already in the cards for 2012, Lil Wayne recently revealed to Amanda Diva of MTV’s new show “Hip-Hop POV” that he had recorded a full album of “love songs” while he served time for a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island. ”I was recording an album at the same time called ‘Devol,’ spelled D-E-V-O-L, ’cause that’s ‘love’ spelled backwards.
South Side Chicago rapper, actor and philanthropist, Common, has a big weekend planned. The rapper will throw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox home opener at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday.
But the highlight of the rapper’s weekend will be later that evening, when Common hosts his yearly charity gala at the Ritz Carlton, in Chicago.
Debuting at #1 on the charts last fall was no small feat for Mac Miller and his independently released debut album, Blue Slide Park, which dropped via Rostrum Records.
Mac Miller entered the record books for being the first independent artist since Tha Dogg Pound to debut at #1 in over a decade and this year, he’s planning to top himself with the release of not one, not two, but three full-length projects for his fans.
Legendary rapper Q-Tip has inked a deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music imprint and will release his fourth solo album titled The Last Zulu.
Kanye and Q-Tip already have a working relationship, as Q-Tip produced tracks on West’s last album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and Watch the Throne with Jay-Z.
Wiz Khalifa has revealed that his sophomore album O.N.I.F.C. (Only Nigga In First Class) is set for release on August 28th.
According to 96.1 Kiss (via Complex), Wiz will follow his debut Rolling Papers with a late summer release. In anticipation of the LP, he will premiere his new single “Work Hard,” produced by pop masterminds Benny Blanco and Stargate, on Monday, April 23rd around 7 p.m. on 96.1.
Atlanta’s King of Crunk, Lil’ Jon, recently spoke about his upcoming plans for the next year, as well as his newfound role as a DJ.
Having recently taken the stage with some of electronic and dance music’s most well known artists at this year’s Ultra Music Festival, Lil’ Jon explained his feelings on house music and the electronic dance festivals.
Promoters in Guyana have issued a statement regarding a canceled show featuring Rick Ross that was supposed to take place on April 9.
The Miami rapper was supposed to hit the stage at the Easter Fest Rozay at Guyana National Stadium, but the show was abruptly canceled.
Shortly after Power 105's The Breakfast Club released an audio clip of Havoc allegedly dissing Prodigy, the Mobb Deep member has denied that it was his voice.
It's been over five years since Missy Elliott last released an album (2005's The Cookbook), but Timbaland assures that her upcoming seventh LP is in the can.
During an extensive interview with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, Tim explained that Missy had to get back in a mindset to be in artist mode and that it won’t be difficult for her to reclaim her relevance.