According to TMZ, Houston, Texas rapper RiFF RAFF has chosen to give up both cocaine and molly. The publication reports that RiFF RAFF’s decision to give up cocaine and molly comes after a four year-long addiction to the two drugs.
With her Pink Print album now available in stores, Nicki Minaj recently spoke with DJ Whoo Kid about the release, using Jay Z as a source of inspiration, and also addressed the recent rumors of a rift between Cash Money and Lil Wayne.
After several album delays and a recent spat with Cash Money played out on social media, Mack Maine says that Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V will be released in the first quarter of 2015.
Speaking with Miami radio station 99 Jamz, the Cash Money president assured that the release is ready for early next year and addressed the delays.
50 Cent is never shy of expressing his opinion especially when it comes to his contemporaries in any one of his endeavors.
It has been known for some time that Jay Z has been trying to move his Roc Nation Sports management company into the boxing arena, one that 50 has been in for a long time. Confronted with this reality, the Queens native and former Floyd Mayweather companion sounded off about Jay and his proposed move. In a recent interview with BET.com, 50 Cent said that Jay is setting himself up for failure as boxing is like no other sport when it comes to promotion or management.
Nas, Russell Simmons, and former Def Jam VP Kevin Liles joined tens of thousands of protestors in New York City yesterday in a march against the recent deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akair Gurley, and Tamir Rice, who were all killed by police in recent months.
The "Millions March NYC" protest was a mile long and lasted four hours but continued on unofficially throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. The demonstration moved from Washington Square Park to the NYPD headquarters and consisted of as many as 27,000 protesters according to police estimates. Demonstrations in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Boston, and more coincided with the "Millions March NYC" protest yesterday.
Kendrick Lamar's latest song "i" is more than a feel-good record with a catchy chorus.
It promotes self love and touches on social issues, as well. Although the Compton-bred rapper hasn't been overly active in conversations surrounding the recent police brutality cases, Kendrick is frustrated by the incidents.
Gucci Mane wants more fan mail. Earlier this week, the Trap God took to Twitter -- from prison -- to tell his fans to write him.
"Yall write me" Gucci tweeted. He also included his prison mailing information: RADRIC DAVIS #65556019 TERRE HAUTE USP PO BOX 33 TERRE HAUTE INDIANA 47808.
In an NPR interview conducted by an “emotional” Angie Martinez on Power 105.1, J. Cole spoke about the state of race relations in Hip Hop in light of his Late Show with David Letterman performance Wednesday.
“This is that time for the switch in Hip Hop, “ J. Cole says in the Power 105.1 interview. “It’s the system’s fault. There comes a time when the system realizes, ‘I can sell this White person a lot easier.’ Hip Hop is like completely White.”
Jeezy is in the clear on gun charges that could have derailed his career.
The trap star was arrested in Mountain View, CA over the summer for a rifle that he claimed wasn’t his.
The police have dismissed the charges from the August 24 incident, but Jeezy had some comments that suggest bias.
We were all stunned when it was revealed that Diddy gave Drake a few blows earlier this week that landed him in the hospital with a dislocated shoulder. The scuffle was allegedly over Drake stealing the Boi-1da-produced “0 to 100″ track from Puff, but there had been speculation that it was over Drizzy making a move on Diddy’s bae Cassie.