Fans who weren't able to get a ticket to the first seven of Jay-Z's eight shows at Brooklyn, New York's Barclays Center don't have to miss out on the action.
For his final show in the residency, Hov will take the stage in front of a live stream for viewers across the globe to experience the grand finale, taking place on Saturday, October 6th at 9:30 p.m. PST.
Producer 9th Wonder is gearing up for a busy November with the release of two collaborative albums, with two Hip-Hop veterans. On November 13, 9th Wonder’s production will power The Final Adventure by Murs, as well as the solution, which is being released with Brooklyn rapper Buckshot.
The producer said he took two different sonic approaches to each of the individual rappers’ albums.
Rick Ross has revealed the artwork for his looming mix tape, The Black Bar Mitzvah, which is slated to drop on October 8th.
This latest effort is one of several projects that Rozay has dropped.
Kendrick Lamar has released the tracklist for his debut album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, which is set to release on October 22through Top Dawg Entertainment and Aftermath/Interscope Records.
The highly anticipated, 12-track debut features appearances from Top Dawg label mate Jay Rock, Drake, and fellow Compton Hip-Hop legends, Dr. Dre and MC Eiht.
Philly rapper Meek Mill has dropped the official cover art and track list for his highly anticipated album, Dreams and Nightmares.
Dreams and Nightmares features appearances by Maybach Music cohorts Rick Ross and Wale, while artists like Mary J. Blige, Drake and Nas support the rapper on his debut release.
50 Cent and Fat Joe infamously beefed for years, but they publicly buried the hatchet during a tribute to Chris Lighty at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. Speaking with Hot 107.9’s Q Deezy, the Terror Squad leader explained that Lighty had tried to mend fences between the rappers several times, but it took his passing to finally bring them together.
Lil Scrappy was arrested today for violating the terms of his probation, according to reports.
TMZ reports the rapper was arrested and handcuffed for violating probation over a marijuana charge in 2008.
Rapper Lupe Fiasco made an impromptu visit to a Rap Sessions public forum on “Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama/Tea Party Era” in Philadelphia this past week, where panelists, moments before, had been debating his recent Twitter beef with comedian DL Hughley over the importance of voting.
The Chicago rapper joined the stage at the forum after seeing tweets about the discussion in progress while nearby in the city promoting his new album. He responded to DL Hughley’s claim that “when you vote or not vote, you are saying yes or no,” suggesting the rapper promotes political apathy.
Yesturday (September 29), Rick Ross and Young Jeezy were reportedly involved in an altercation backstage at the BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Funk Master Flex confirmed the “pushing and shoving” going on backstage, taking to Twitter to let his followers know that the altercation was taking place. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired in the parking lot, and the gunman was reportedly apprehended by the Atlanta Police Department.
Big Sean has announced the title of his sophomore album, the follow up to his widely popular Finally Famousproject.
The project will be called Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player, and is projected to release sometime before the year’s close in December.