Mississippi rapper David Banner continues to push forward his 2M1 Movement (2 Million 1 Purpose), a charitable cause aimed at raising money to give back to local communities around the United States.
According to David Banner, his 2M1 Movement has raised over $500,000 to date, since the project was launched in May with his album Sex, Drugs and Video Games.
Kanye West has been notoriously absent from promotional duties for G.O.O.D. Music's new album Cruel Summer, leaving artists like Big Sean, Common, Teyana Taylor and Pusha T to do the work. Breaking his silence on the project, 'Ye released a promotional clip discussing the creation of the album, stating that it spawned from his desire to create something great.
Lil Wayne stirred up controversy when he stated "Flat out, I don't like New York," drawing the ire of many New York emcees and certain radio personalities. Fellow Southern artist T.I. spoke on the matter recently.
"When I first came in the game, it was a feat for a Southern artist, let alone an Atlanta artist, to make his way up to Hot 97 and get himself mix show play, let alone...heavy rotation," said T.I. in an interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez, which naturally led to a discussion of Lil Wayne's words.
This September 25, Lupe Fiasco will release his long-awaited Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1. Now, in a recent interview with Australia's Music Feeds TV, the Chicago rapper gives an update on the second part of the forthcoming album.
Lil Wayne and Pusha T have been sparring for a minute, throwing shots at one another in interviews, on songs and through social media. According to the G.O.O.D. Music rapper, the latter is to blame for fueling their problems.
During an interview with Hot 97’s Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Show, Pusha Ton said that their beef isn’t any “deal.” Stating that he wasn’t feeling Wayne’s Dedication 4 (“It wasn’t that good,” he said), the Clipse rapper explained why their problems escalated.
Memphis rapper Project Pat is releasing the follow-up to his belly on full mixtape with Nasty Mane, titled Belly On Full Part 2.
The release of Belly On Full Part 2 also marks the launch of Project Pat’s own company, Money Train Management. Money Train Management is being distributed by Memphis – based distributor, Select-O-Hits.
American Hip-Hop artists dominate the nominations for the 2012 MTV EMA Awards, which will take place live in Frankfurt, Germany.
Jay-Z and Kanye West landed three nominations each, bested only by Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, who have for EMA nominations.
"American Idol" has announced that Nicki Minaj has officially been added to the roster of new judges on "American Idol."
Wasting no time getting started, the judges hosted their first round of auditions in New York City, amidst the usual frenzy and pandemonium associated with "American Idol."
Compton rapper Game is gearing up to drop his newly-retitled fifth album titled Jesus Piece. Now, in a recent interview with Hot 93.7's Jenny Boom Boom, the Interscope emcee explains the origins of the LP's new title.
Game explained that title actually originated out of his recent baptism and his desire to be more of a family man. In terms of the music, however, he said that rapper/producer Kanye West inspired the album's new sonic direction.
It’s no secret that Queens rapper 50 Cent hasn’t been on the best of terms with his fellow G-Unit members, Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. In numerous interviews, the G-Unit front man has gone on to address the growing separation between the trio and he further commented on the falling out during an interview with Hot 97’s Angie Martinez and DJ Enuff.
50 Cent revealed that while he does occasionally see Tony Yayo during shows, the rapper tends to disappear when it comes time to start making music.