The last entry in Lil Wayne's heralded Dedication series came out in 2008. Four years later, the long-awaited Dedication 4 is now a reality.
On Sunday (July 22), Lil Wayne confirmed the release of the DJ Drama-hosted project to his fans on Twitter:
Telephone maker HTC has sold back half of their stake in Beats Electronics, the company co-owned by producer Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.
According to the Chicago Tribune, HTC sold 25% of their shares back to Beats Electronics for $150 million.
With the recent release of his eight studio album’s newest single, “Go Get It,” T.I. has revealed a number of other collaborations that listeners can expect when Trouble Man drops on September 19.
“I got a record entitled ‘Trouble Man” with R. Kelly… that’s dope,” T.I. told XXL‘s Shaheem Reid. “I got a record called “Wave Hello” with Cee Lo. I got a record called “Who Shall I Be Sorry” for with Andre 3000. I got another record called “Guns and Roses” with a surprise feature; it’s out the genre and it’s through the roof. That’s another dope record.”
Kendrick Lamar has teamed up with BET’s Music Matters campaign for an upcoming fall tour in support of his major label debut, good kid, m.a.a.d city, which is currently set for release on October 2 via TDE, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.
“Kendrick is one the most prolific and phenomenal artists emerging today,” said Kelly Griffin, Senior Director of Music Programming at BET.
Earlier this month, Frank Ocean spoke of a track he recorded with Nas, "No Such Thing as White Jesus." According to Ocean, the digital session was lost.
In an interview with MTV News, Nas spoke on the cut, but would not say that it was "No Such Thing as White Jesus."
BG, a rapper that helped build Cash Money Records, was sentenced to 14 years for possessing a firearm, conspiring to obstruct justice and other changes.
BG, Christopher Dorsey. was sentenced on Wednesday in New Orleans by U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan. Judge Berrigan also gave BG three years of supervised release at the end of his jail terms.
The legal battle over the name “Rick Ross” rages on between “Freeway”and rapper Rick Ross, who owns the trademark to the name.
On Tuesday (July 17), a federal judge ruled that the case could continue in court.
Rap staris getting business in order as he prepares his new album.
Kanye West has inked a new deal with Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Following the announcement that Wu-Block, which consists of members of both Wu-Tang Clan and D-Block respectively, would be performing the album in its entirety at this year’s New Jersey stop of the “Rock the Bells” tour during Labor Day weekend, dates and cities have been announced for a full trek across the United States.
The 22-date tour will kick off on August 1 at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Wu-Block Tour will then hit cities like Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Austin and Las Vegas over the course of a month and a half, before coming to a close on September 14 at Upstate Concert Hall in Albany.
When Nas revealed the cover art for his latest album Life is Good, he revealed that he was posing with his ex-wife Kelis' wedding dress in the image.
The R&B songstress later responded that it was "awesome" that Esco was so open and honest about his life, though her feelings weren't so calm at first.