Several weeks ago, it was alleged that Jay Electronica and stic.man of dead prez ghostwrote significant portions of Nas' Untitled album.
Now, Jay Electronica is vehemently denying those claims.
After announcing the official tracklist for his G.O.O.D. Music compilation just yesterday, Kanye West took to Twitter to ponder the vocabulary used in Hip-Hop as well as his recent song inspired by Kim Kardashian called “Perfect B*tch.”
West has also used the word ‘b*tch’ before on the Watch The Throne album for the song, “That’s My B*tch.”
G.O.O.D music’s tracklist for Cruel Summer has finally been revealed on Tower record’s and HMV Japan’s websites. Besides features from the current roster of artist at G.O.O.D music, the 12-track album also features some frequent collaborators like Jay-Z and DJ Khaled, as well as some new but veteran collaborators like R. Kelly and Ma$e.
The album, which will be released September 18, has been shrouded in secrecy by G.O.O.D music leader Kanye West, according various artists on the label, including rapper Pusha T and in-house producer Hit-boy.
Lupe Fiasco, has released the tracklist and blacked out on his album art for his new album, Food and Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, due in stores and on Amazon on September 25. The album cover is pitch black with no title except a mandatory “parental advisory explicit content” label.
Chris Lighty is dead, according to multiple sources.
The Hip-Hop manager, who managed artists like 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, LL Cool J, Mariah Carey, Diggy Simmons and numerous others.
A New Jersey court has upheld the conviction of Harlem rapper Max B.
The state appeals hearing upheld the conviction stemming from Max B’s role in a Fort Lee hotel murder.
B.o.B. has released his new mobile game B.o.B.'s Strange Clouds: The Game, created by Atlantic Records and GLOW Interactive for iPhone, iPad and iTouch.
The game, which is currently available in the App Store today, "takes users on a journey with B.o.B as he travels through space, learning the secrets of a new alien race," according to a press release. Players earn fuel for their "rocket ships while slicing shapes out of strange clouds." Gamers earn more fuel depending on how fast and accurate the shapes are carved, pushing the rapper higher into space.
A concert featuring superstar rapper DMX has been canceled at the urging of police in New England, over concerns of violence.
DMX was supposed to hit the stage at Whites of Westport on September 7, but a number of incidents in the area moved police to urge Whites, as well as the local promoter Hurricane Promotions, to cancel the concert.
Jim Jones is set to star in a leading role and executive produce the soundtrack for the film Vampire Life: The Movie. The Dipset Capo has partnered with CMG Entertainment in a multi-million dollar deal to produce and distribute the film, which will be released in December of this year.
Inspired by Jones’ Vamp Life movement, the film is described to be an action film with a similarity to the 2002 movie State Property, according to Brandi Hunter of MediaHunter Public Relations.
Much has been made of Kendrick Lamar's upbringing in California's notorious city Compton. Now, in a recent interview with VEVO and McDonald's, the Black Hippy rapper explains how his family anchored his music and life in the CPT.
K. Dot explained that not only did his parents raise him on a variety of Hip Hop and R&B acts, but they also instructed him to maintain a positive and socially conscious outlook. He said that it's because of them that he's been able to make the kind of music he now makes and preach his message.