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As Jay-Z prepares to release the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Great Gatsby, the Hip-Hop mogul sat down with BlackTreeTV to discuss how he got involved with executive producing the project.
The Great Gatsby soundtrack will be released Tuesday, May 7th. The movie will hit theaters May 10th.
Gucci Mane has been released from jail after serving three weeks for a parole violation.
The rapper was in jail for parole violation stemming from an alleged assault of a man with a bottle. In that case, a man allegedly asked Gucci for an autograph is the VIP section of an Atlanta night club. He was then hit over the head, an attack that caused a huge cut on his skull.
In February of this year, Lil Wayne made national headlines for a lyric on Future's "Karate Chop (Remix)." The New Orleans, Louisiana emcee-turned-mogul rapped, "I beat the pussy up like Emmett Till." The crude simile was comparing sex to the 1955 hate-crime murder of the 15 year-old Till, for allegedly winking at a White woman in Mississippi. Following the song's release, Emmett Till's cousin publicly criticized Lil Wayne's racial "pride and dignity" for the deeply insensitive lyrics.
After setting the internet on fire last night by dropping the new track “Cole Summer,” Roc Nation’s J. Cole decided he wasn’t done sharing some of his unreleased music just yet. In an early morning tweet, the Fayetteville, North Carolina native suggested Truly Yours 2, the follow-up to his EP that came out in February, is coming soon.
Pusha T’s debut solo album has an official release date. Fans can expect to see the Clipse member’s My Name Is My Name his stores mid-summer. Last night (April 29th) Pusha shared the news with his 540,000 followers on Twitter.
Two weeks ago Pusha released the Kanye West and Don Cannon-produced “Numbers on the Boards” single. The track will appear on MNIMN.
There are sure to be some surprises on Big Sean's highly anticipated sophomore album Hall of Fame and one of those surprises could be an Eminem placement.
The G.O.O.D. Music rapper was seen in studio with Eminem, Royce Da 5'9 and Denaun Porter from Instagram photos posted recently. Sean and Royce collaborated before on the track "100" from the Detroit mixtape.
Rick Ross finds himself back in According to TMZ, a lawsuit has been filed against Rick Ross by international celebrity procurement talent agency, Total Access Talent for unpaid commission for tour dates the agency set up.
The suit alleges Rick Ross hired the company to book a month’s worth of Florida shows but failed to pay the 10% commission. Total Access Talent asserts that Ross owes at least $171,000.
“I’m riding around my side of town, boxing gloves, I beat the trial.”-2 Chainz on “Spend It”.
Tauheed Epps is a happy man. The Atlanta native better known as 2 Chainz was acquitted Wednesday of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia stemming from a February 14th incident.
Lil Scrappy may have the record for the quickest “Free (Insert Incarcerated Rapper’s Name” ever.
The reality show rapper was released from jail yesterday. He was temporarily put in the bing for allegedly giving a false urine sample for a drug test.