In addition to offering his thoughts on Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar as part of Complex’s newly-released cover story with the TDE lyricist, Nas also spoke on the West Coast musician in a separate feature story released by Complex.
The Queensbridge emcee was questioned about Kendrick’s good kid, m.A.A.d city album and the pressure the rapper faces on the album’s follow-up. He also discussed his debut album Illmatic and its follow-up, 1996’s It Was Written.
Common was recently asked about how he feels regarding Hip Hop.
“I love where Hip Hop is," Common says in an interview with Rap-Up. "There’s future in Hip Hop. I can appreciate the aspects of the quality Hip Hop and the freedom that I get out of artists, whether it’s Ab-Soul or Kendrick Lamar. Their whole team does unique things.
Many Hip Hop fans were surprised when New York rap legend Busta Rhymes announced he had joined the roster at Cash Money Records. And now, after several years, the partnership between Busta and YMCMB has come to an end.
Busta recently appeared on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning and revealed that he is no longer with the label. Creative differences were the main reason his upcoming E.L.E. 2 (Extinction Level Event 2) will not be released on Baby and Slim’s imprint.
The life and times of Percy Miller will be “greatest trilogy since the Godfather” according to the press release for Master P’s upcoming biopic trilogy starting with The Ice Cream Man.
The Master P biography will be broken up into three separate movies The Ice Cream Man, TRU and No Limit The Empire. The Ice Cream Man will cover Master P’s early upbringing prior to forming No Limit Records in 1990 with TRU and No Limit The Empire covering the labels formation and commercial dominance in the mid to late 90s, respectively.
For the last several months producers, collaborators, club goers, and others have all commented about Kanye West’s upcoming studio album, and now the man himself is speaking out about the project. During an interview with GQ, Ye provides some details about the follow-up to Yeezus.
It may not seem like it, but it has been two years since Kendrick Lamar released his debut major label album good kid, m.A.A.d city. That’s partly due to the fact that Kendrick dominated 2013 from just one verse off Big Sean’s “Control” and his seven Grammy nominations kept his name in the news in 2014.
During an interview with GQ, Kanye West says he is not the most popular rapper in Hip Hop.
"Currently that spot is taken," West says. "Let's be honest—he got last summer...You know. There's only one person...Yeah. [Drake] got last summer. And I'd never given it up 'til last summer."
The feud between 50 Cent and Slowbucks continues. The latest round of attacks come in the form of Instagram posts. Slowbucks fired first with subliminal IG picture. The photograph featured the Slow Bucks Over Everything (SBOE) crew hanging out at 50′s old Queens stomping grounds.
Floyd Mayweather says that comments he made at a Thursday (July 17) press conference were not reported correctly.
"At the press conference, I said “… he thinks I was f*cking his b*tch”. I DID NOT say “… I was f*cking his b*tch”. I've never been with Tiny sexually. I respect her situation and I thinks she's a good person. I would never disrespect a marriage. #Mayhem on September 13th.,” Mayweather posted on Instagram today (July 19).
A judge has rejected Meek Mill’s request to get out of jail early, which was submitted through his lawyers.
The rapper has been in jail since July 11 after violating the terms of probation rooted in a 2009 gun conviction.