Producer No I.D. has revealed plans to produce for Eminem's upcoming album.
During an interview with MTV News, the Def Jam executive spoke on his involvement in the project, stating that he and Em have sat down and discussed hitting the lab together. He also said that a collaboration between the two would be "Hip Hop."
On her verse on Lil Wayne's "Mercy," Nicki Minaj supposedly endorsed Mitt Romney, rapping, "I'm a Republican, voting for Mitt Romney / You lazy bitches is fuckin' up the economy." Now, President Barack Obama has responded to the line supporting his opponent, stating that his daughters Malia and Sasha don't listen to the Harajuku Barbie very often before sharing his views on the rap.
Queens, New York rap star Nas has announced a special show for New Year’s Eve. The Queensbridge native is planning an event to celebrate the past year, at Radio City Music Hall on December 31.
Nas will bring in the New Year with opening act Elle Varner, reps for the rapper announced today (September 11).
Drake has worked with some of music's brightest stars, from Kanye West and Jay-Z to Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Still, Drizzy has unfulfilled collaborative desires.
At the MTV Video Music Awards, where Drake took home a "Best Hip-Hop Video" Moonman for "HYFR," Drake explained that he would like to collaborate with Justin Timberlake and Sade.
As "Clique," which features Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Big Sean, makes its rounds online, Big Sean remains amazed that he and the Throne ended up on a track together.
In an interview with MTV News, Sean spoke on the track, which is the latest single from G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer Album, and will be featured on Big Sean's next album.
A number of top rappers were honored during the BMI Awards last night (September 7), in Los Angeles. Top producers, music publishers and songwriters gathered at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Mariah Carey took home top honors of the night, by being named a BMI Icon.
Drake won Best Hip-Hop Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards Video at MTV’s Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Drake’s song “HYFR” featuring Lil Wayne won Best Hip-Hop Video, topping competitors like Big Sean, Jay-Z and Kanye West, 2 Chainz and Pusha T, Nicki Minaj and Childish Gambino.
“Gotta thank Lil Wayne because he killed the song,” Drake said, flanked by Young Money counterparts Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne.
When Jay-Z and Beyonce announced that they were expecting, it was done at the MTV VMAs. This year, a different couple had a similar announcement. Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa confirmed that they are expecting at this year's event, making sure to note their joy.
"Well, Sway, you know you my brother man, so we had to do it with you first and we had to do it with the whole world, and just let everybody know that we're expecting a beautiful young baby," Wiz said to MTV's Sway Calloway.
Toronto rapper Drake will hit New York to support Tyra Banks’ TZONE, a new effort being launched in conjunction with the supermodel and the Lower Eastside Girls Club on Avenue D in Manhattan. Tyra will preside over the The Flawsome Ball, which will be headlined by Drake.
Tyra uses the word “Flawsome” (a mixture of flawed and awesome) to describe the young girls who take part in the TZONE, which was originally launched in 1999 as a weeklong camping experience for young girls in Los Angeles.
B.o.B. says he wants to help aspiring artists. With this in mind, he has teamed up with Coca-Cola for Perfect Harmony. The partnership will allow unsigned talent to perform on BET's 106 & Park's Wild Out Wednesdays and more.
"Teaming up with Coca Cola to do this Perfect Harmony thing, it's just a good opportunity for all aspiring artists," he recently said in an interview with 106 & Park, a show that also helped him early on in his career. "This is really coming around full circle."