As an artist both signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group and also managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Philly rapper Meek Mill has received feedback on his debut album, Dreams & Nightmares, from some of Hip Hop’s most notable artists.
While appearing on MTV’s Rap Fix Live yesterday (October 24), the Philadelphia emcee spoke on his relationship with Jay-Z who he says has never been afraid to tell it like it is when it comes to his input on Dreams & Nightmares.
Alicia Keys and her husband Hip-Hop producer Swizz Beatz have entered into a contract to purchase Eddie Murphy’s mansion in Englewood, New Jersey.
According to the New York Daily News, the powerful couple entered into deal to buy the house for $12 million, but the closing has been delayed for unknown reasons for a few months.
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has been tapped to headline “The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards.”
Nicki Minaj will join Taylor Swift and Linkin Park as the featured performers of "The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards."
Black Thought and ?uestlove of The Roots will unveil the design of “The Roots Mural Project” this weekend in their hometown of Philadelphia.
The award-winning rappers/musician will be joined by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Ernel Martinez, lead artist of The Roots Mural Project and Jane Golden, Director, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and others.
Game most recently unveiled the controversial cover art for his upcoming album Jesus Piece, and he's planning on ruffling feathers with the LP's content. During an interview with Rap-Up, Jayceon Taylor spoke on a cut he has with Trey Songz for which he's hoping to get a Nicki Minaj verse.
On the cut, he talks about walking out of the back door of a church and immediately hitting up a strip club.
Gunplay was released on $150,000 bond earlier today and is on house arrest in connection with the robbery of a man at a Miami, Florida tax business.
According to NBC News, the Maybach Music Group rapper is out of prison and is facing charges of second degree aggravated assault with a firearm and armed robbery.
Rapper Game revealed the artwork for his upcoming album Jesus Piece this weekend.
According to Game, Jesus Piece will land on shelves December 12.
During an interview Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa didn’t hesitate in speaking on everything from his mom’s turkey spaghetti to his upcoming album, O.N.I.F.C.
And while the rapper didn’t shy away from revealing that his favorite cartoon character is Donatello of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, sharing his love for Honey Bunches Of Oat, or boasting on his video editing skills, the rapper also spoke on wanting to work with fellow lyricist Nas.
Memphis rap group Three Six Mafia will be among the first artists to ever be inducted into the Smithsonian’s new Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
Three Six Mafia is among the initial 25 musical legends from the state, who will be honored in a ceremony this November.
Rapper Curren$y and his Jet Life crew of rappers have released the artwork and track list for Jet World Order 2.
The 17-track album features Jet Life members Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Smoke DZA, Sir Michael Rocks, in addition to CornerBoy P, Fiend, Killa Kyleon and Dee Low.