With news of his recent split from Roc Nation released in August, Wale spoke with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club about moving over to 77 North Management—the same team responsible for the management of LeBron James—and feeling like Jay Z’s company is “going in another direction.” While on the show, Wale also spoke about plans for his next album, a soured business relationship with Mark Ronson, his recent spat with Meek Mill, and more.
According to former Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP) rapper Shawnna, she was blocked from taking part in the BET Hip Hop Awards and a cypher for the awards show by her former label. While speaking exclusively with AllHipHop.com, the Chicago lyricist revealed that she took a trip down to Atlanta last weekend to promote her new single “Gettin’ To It” and to take part in the festivities for the BET Hip Hop Awards.
Fans know Shady Records is set to release SHADY XV, a compilation double album that is slated to feature the imprint's greatest hits and new material, but little else has been made public about the project. Royce Da 5'9, who is scheduled to appear on the album, says he doesn't know too much about it, either.
Nick Cannon has denied being involved in Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's divorce, according to TMZ.
Childish Gambino made waves when the rapper/actor called out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Schoolboy Q during a concert in July. Earlier this month, CG explained why he targeted those particular emcees, telling The Breakfast Club, “I said those rappers in particular because I feel like they’re the best. I’m sure they’re fine with it.”
NBA champion LeBron James has always shown his love for Hip Hop. The four-time league MVP has even been known to spit some rhymes like when he jumped on the “F**kWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” beat.
In a rather unexpected move, after just a year of marriage Amber Rose has reportedly split from husband Wiz Khalifa. There were no signs of problems when the soon to be former-Mrs Khaifa was twerking in celebration of her husbands #1 album debut.
Following the premiere of his new single, "i,"Kendrick Lamar spoke with Los Angeles, California radio station Power 106's Big Boy's Neighborhood regarding his new material.
It’s that time of year again. Forbes magazine has released their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and the 2014 installment sees a new man at the top. Dr. Dre slides into the number one position over perennial top earning contenders Jay Z and Diddy.
The Hip-Hop Cash Kings list tracks pretax earnings for living artists whose work is primarily classified as hip-hop or rap. To form the list, we considered income from touring, record sales, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures. Management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted. Earnings are calculated from June 2013 to June 2014 and based on data from Pollstar, the RIAA and Nielsen SoundScan, and from interviews with numerous managers, lawyers, music executives and some of the artists themselves.
During a recent appearance on New York radio station Power 105's The Breakfast Club, K. Michelle said the following about Soulja Boy.