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Rapper Travis Scott has scrapped gigs in Ireland and Scotland due to a delay in the production of his new album.
The 24-year-old, who stormed into the U.S. charts in September of 2015 with the release of his debut album Rodeo, has canceled gigs at the O2 Academy venues in Dublin, Ireland and Glasgow, Scotland on Monday (August 22) and Tuesday (August 23) so he can concentrate on mixing his latest release.
“Make some noise for the greatest rapper to ever get on a microphone,” Drake proclaimed in Detroit tonight.
And then, the Canadian rapper introduced Eminem to a raucous crowd.
Drake hosted a very special guest during the Columbus, Ohio stop of his “Summer Sixteen” tour.
Drake brought out hometown hero LeBron James last night (August 13) at the Nationwide Arena.
Fugees alum and proud Haiti representative Wyclef Jean is currently gearing up top release a new EP September 30 entitled J’overt.
The soon to be released EP finds the inspiration in its name from the official start of Carnival in the eastern Carribean.
Rapper Tyga is scheduled to appear in court today (August 9), over allegations that he failed to pay a $480,000 judgement over damage to a house he rented in Malibu.
The rapper, born Michael Ray Stevenson, is supposed to be questioned about his financial affairs and his assets during today’s hearings in a Santa Monica Courtroom.
Last year Hot 97 morning show host Ebro Darden took issue with Complexnaming Rae Sremmurd’s SremmLife as the third best album of 2015.
Ebro even suggested the duo did not write their own lyrics which sparked a reaction from Rae Sremmurd’s label head Mike Will Made-It.
Kanye West maybe into high fashion, through his associations with haute couture brands like Balmain and of course, Louis Vuitton.
But the rapper is taking the opposite approach to style with his upcoming partnership with Adidas.
Rapper Snoop Dogg has landed a new role as an executive producer on upcoming cannabis comedy “Mary + Jane.”
The “Drop It Like It’s Hot” hitmaker and marijuana aficionado, will also perform the theme tune for the MTV series, and guest star on the first season.
Netflix is ready to present its own Hip Hop drama. The Get Down is a music-based TV series set in the 1970’s starring Shameik Moore (Shaolin Fantastic) and Justice Smith (Ezekiel “Books” Figuero).
Several real-life Hip Hop stars are attached to the Baz Luhrman created program. Grandmaster Flash serves as an associate producer, adviser, and character. In addition, Nas has been called a “huge creative force” for the show.