On May 15, a little over a month before DMX delivers his seventh studio album, Undisputed, the rapper will release a 10-track EP titled The Weigh In.
The Weigh In EP has features from artists such as Snoop Dogg and Tyrese and also includes an interlude featuring Lil Wayne.
Warner Bros. recording artist and Brick Squad Monopoly general Waka Flocka has officially unveiled the tracklisting for his upcoming sophomore solos studio album, Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family. The 15-track follow-up to last year’s Flockaveli, which produced four hit singles for the Atlanta native, is set for release on June 12.
Triple F Life: Fans, Friends and Family feature appearances from Meek Mill, Drake, B.O.B. and Trey Songz.
Outkast rapper Andre 3000 will begin shooting his highly anticipated role as Jimi Hendrix this month in Ireland.
IFTN reports that Andre 3000 is starring in the biopic, titled “All Is By My Side.”
Lupe Fiasco recently revealed that he had completed recording tracks for his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2, the sequel to his 2006 debut.
During an interview with FUSE, the Chicago, Illinois rapper confirmed plans to make the project a double-album and explained that while recording it, he wanted to get back to what made his first record such a hit amongst fans.
DMX is set to make his return to the rap game with the release of his new album, Undisputed, on June 26.
“X is very excited to release this project,” said DMX’s publicist, Domenick Nati. “This album has a lot of hits on it, and his fans will see that it’s been worth the wait. Undisputed will prove to the world that DMX is back!”
Beastie Boys member Adam “MCA” Yauch was pronounced dead at age 47.
The rapper was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node.
After weeks of speculation, Maybach Music Group (MMG) head Rick Ross announced today (May 2) that he has signed former B2K singer and actor, Omarion, to his growing label roster.
The announcement of the Omarion addition was made at an invitation-only press conference at New York City’s Eventi. Label representatives, press, and industry tastemakers were on-hand to welcome the new artist to the roster that includes Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Masspike Miles, Teedra Moses, and others. MMG is distributed through Warner Bros. Records.
Birdman has announced the signing of DJ Khaled's We The Best imprint to Cash Money Records.
During an interview with MTV News on the set of the video for "Take It to the Head," Baby revealed that he has partnered with DJ Khaled to release music from artists under his imprint, which houses Ace Hood and Mavado. The first of the bunch to release music under Cash Money will be Hood.
After receiving a citation for marijuana possession last week, Wiz Khalifa was busted again for having pot on his person, marking the second time in 10 days that he has had a greenery-related run-in with the law.
According to TMZ, Khalifa was ticketed for weed possession after his concert last night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Police discovered 11.39 grams of the stuff during a search of the rapper and his tour bus.
Nicki Minaj is set to embark on her first headlining North American tour this summer in support of her recently-released sophomore studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.
Nicki, who is scheduled to head overseas for a number of dates beginning in June, is back in full-swing as she continues to promote her new album which sold over 250,000 copies in its first sales week. The YMCMB rapper and singer also recently inked a massive endorsement deal with Pepsi.