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.
In episode 21 of his “Weezy Wednesdays” series, Lil Wayne addressed the Battle Rap culture and the battles on the card at Saturday’s (July 12) Total Slaughter.
Speaking generally about the battle culture, Lil Wayne states “it’s very dope” and that “it can’t be done by many.”
Drake took over the hosting job at the 2014 ESPYs awards last night (June 16), and the rapper/actor used the occasion to clown some of his fellow entertainment stars.
One of the noticeable disses was aimed at Macklemore and his controversial wins at this year’s Grammys. A picture of Mack was placed on the screen in the venue as Drake sang the lyrics, “Real talent doesn’t always win championships, like real music doesn’t always win Grammys.”
Jay Z is sharing the love all over New York City. Less than a week after shocking the world and performing at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Z decided to call in to Angie Martinez’s show on during her first day on Power 105.1.
Today (July 17th) was the first day Angie Martinez has done her radio show on a station other than Hot 97 in over 15 years. To commemorate the day, Jay Z called in and congratulated Martinez and discussed her future after making the switch
For a brief time, Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs was signed to Jeezy’s CTE World. As an artist signed to the label, Gibbs would go on to appear on numerous mixtapes with Jeezy and join the rapper on tour, but the relationship between the two artists would eventually go downhill following Gibbs’ departure from CTE World in December 2012.
Gibbs' exit from CTE World would soon be followed by various diss records and other verbal shots taking aim at Jeezy. Jeezy has remained relatively silent on the matter, but did speak on Gibbs during a newly-released interview with Elliott Wilson of The Truth.