It looks like Nas long-awaited return will be a collection of old songs in the form of The Lost Tapes 2.
The rap don put out the original Lost Tapes album in 2012 and it is widely regarded as a classic. Now, Def Jam seeks to replicate that in 2016.
The nominees are in for this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards and artists like Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean lead the pack with the most nods. Drake has snagged the most with 12 nominations. Big Sean has 10 nominations, Nicki Minaj has nine and J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar both tied with eight.
Future has six nominations, with three of those being in the same category of Best Mixtape forMonster, 56 Nights and Beast Mode. Fetty Wap, Wale, Dej Loaf, A$AP Rocky and Kanye West also received nominations.
Lil’ Wayne just lost a lawsuit battle with a private jet company. According to reports, Weezy F. Baby has to cough up $2 million and pay Signature Group, the private jet company where he leased his jet.
Chuck Inglish has recently released an official announcement that his album titled “Everybody’s Big Brother”. The Cool Kids member took to Twitter to announce both the artwork and the release date for his newest project.
Though A$AP Yams has passed on, A$AP Rocky is making sure to keep his memory alive. As he was executive producing Rocky’s album A.L.L.A, Yams was also working on an album of his own, titled the Cozy Tapes. Now, the “Everyday” rapper is working to make sure that the project is released.
“I was mostly working on my album At.Long.Last.A$AP while he was curating and organizing who he wanted for the [Cozy Tapes], ” Rocky told MTV News. “So he put it all in his notebook that I carry around with me every day. I’ve got all of his thoughts and I just plan to execute what he started.”
After supplying the soundtrack for the summer with hits like “Trap Queen,” “My Way” and “Again,” Fetty Wap is gearing up for the release of his self-titled debut album. Before it hits stores, the 1738 rep has unveiled the lengthy tracklist. With 21 album cuts, Wap only called for features from his fellow Zoo Gang spitters Monty, M80 and Gradur.
Three years after making his debut, Machine Gun Kelly is ready to drop his second album, General Admission. The Cleveland rapper took to his Instagram to unveil the cover art and announce the release date, Oct. 16th. The 16-track effort features rock stars like Kid Rock and Lzzy Hale and singers Victoria Monet and Leroy Sanchez.
FutureHive rejoice! During his set at Philly’s Made in America festival over the weekend, Future revealed that he will be dropping a Dirty Sprite 2 follow-up before the year’s end.
“It’s gonna be another album out before the year [over] with. Just know,” the ATLien told the crowd.
Eminem had many doors slammed in his face as he was shopping his demo in hopes of getting a record deal. Fat Joe recently revealed that he was one of the naysayers that decided not to give Em a chance.
“Man I got so many regrets,” the Terror Squad rep told the South China Morning Post. “The biggest is that Eminem gave me so many demos – six different times he approached me and I didn’t sign him. Shame on me.”
Kevin Gates has been stirring controversy lately, but not with his music. After being formally charged with battery for kicking a teenage girl during a Florida concert, The Baton Rogue, LA native is trying to bring the attention back to his music.