Producer Swizz Beatz helped raise millions of dollars Monday night (June 3) at a fundraiser sponsored by Samsung.
Swizz attended the #Hope4Children Gala, which took place at the American Museum of Natural History, which is located in New York.
After Nicki Minaj abruptly pulled out of Hot 97’s Summer Jam performance due to Peter Rosenberg’s remarks about “Starships,” Nas stepped up to the plate to fill her time slot and brought out Lauryn Hill during his set.
During an interview with Rap-Up, Esco weighed in on the controversy in the wake of the festival, stating that he’s been there before and that “These things happen.”
Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre have been putting in work together in the studio, most recently releasing the collaborative single “The Recipe.”
During an interview with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, K. Dot explained how he initially linked with the Hip Hop veteran, stating that his buzz caught his attention.
During Watch the Throne's concert in Paris, France, Kanye West stopped the show. Before going into his "Flashing Lights" solo song, the Chicago emcee asked for music to stop.
He directed his attention towards a fan who was apparently pointing a laser at him. He angrily instructed the fan to stop pointing the laser.
Mobb Deep member Prodigy is gearing up for the July 3 release of his new album, H.N.I.C. 3, for which the rapper revealed the cover art and tracklisting of earlier today
H.N.I.C. 3, which is the MC’s third solo studio album, will feature appearances from Willie Taylor of Day 26, Wiz Khalifa, Havoc, Young L, T.I., and more. Production on the album comes from the likes of Alchemist, Beat Butcha, The Columbians, S.C., and Sid Roams.
After a media firestorm, his name becoming a trending topic, and after Young Money artist Nicki Minaj cancelled her performance at Hot 97′s Summer Jam, Peter Rosenberg has taken the time to speak out about his recent comments on the Summer Jam stage.
In an interview with TMZ, Peter Rosenberg elaborated on his comments made about Nicki’s song “Starships”, while introducing Kendrick Lamar on the Summer Jam stage.
G.O.O.D. Music recording artist Kid Cudi has revealed the title for his upcoming third solo studio album – indicud.
The Cleveland native took to Twitter early this morning (June 5) with the following message: “My new album is called ‘indicud’, it will be my version of The Chronic 2001, some songs ill produce, others ill feat &/or play songwriter.”
In its third year, the Toronto-held “October’s Very Own Festival,” which Drake has headlined since its creation, will feature performances from A$AP Rocky, The Weeknd, and 2 Chainz.
Drake tweeted the news out last night: “OVO Fest August 5th. A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, The Weeknd, Drake. A special night we’ve created for the greatest city…Toronto.”
After bailing on Hot 97′s Summer Jam, Nicki Minaj called Hot 97 with Funk Master Flex and explained why she didn’t make an appearance.
“What happened was this, my fans didn’t appreciate his comments,” Nicki Minaj said live on the air. “Like I told you Flex, this was not about 2,000 people that he talking to. This was streamed to the world. that stream was posted on my website”
With last week’s festival announcement including names like Nas, Slick Rick, Immortal Technique, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and a heap of others, Guerrilla Union and Rock the Bells have loaded this year’s roster by adding DMX, Eve, Jadakiss, Future, and Pusha T to the 2012 lineup.
According to a press release, “Four-time Platinum selling artist DMX will play a headlining role at Rock the Bells this summer, performing songs from his six Billboard chart-topping albums. Joining him will be label-mates Eve and Jadakiss, slated to perform their own sets.”