For the Toronto Raptors, having Drake as their global ambassador comes with some perks. Not only do you get to rub elbows with one of hip-hop’s favorites but you also get first dibs on his new music. Just ask Raptors small forward DeMar DeRozan. During an appearance on NBA TV he revealed that he will be hearing Drake’s newest mixtape soon, which he said is dropping at the top of 2015.
“I talked to [Drake] the other night. He actually said he wanted to give me his mixtape. It come out in January,” he told to Chris Webber and co.
After premiering at Sundance’s NEXT Fest in August, Kahlil Joseph’s Kendrick Lamar commissioned short film m.A.A.d. is set to air at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
The 14-minute documentary is a companion to Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d. city album and is the second of Khalil’s films to be honored at Sundance, the first of which was a collaboration with Flying Lotus called Until The Quiet Comes.
Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner, Big Sean headed back to his hometown of Detroit to make sure that the less fortunate were taken care of.
Thanks to him and his nonprofit organization, the Sean Anderson Foundation, turkeys and canned goods were given to 1,000 people at Detroit’s River Rouge High School at their second annual turkey drive. From the looks of the pictures and video, Sean and co. put smiles on many people’s faces.
Rick Ross released his second album of 2014 yesterday (November 24) when he dropped Hood Billionaire. As opposed to Mastermind, Ross' earlier effort, the album didn't contain as many Maybach Music Group features, something Ross attributed to timing and artist availability.
Recently speaking with HipHopSince1987, the MMG headman explained his feature selection for the album, which had a lot to do with Meek Mill's recent unavailability.
When Pusha T’s brother changed his named from Malice to No Malice and decided to shift his music, many were unsure of what led him to step away from the music that jump started his career. It was a surprise to the fans and they were forced to accept that there would never be another Clipse album because of it. Now, No Malice is now releasing a documentary that will detail what sparked his spiritual journey and what made him change his life. In the trailer for The End of Malice, No Malice narrates an account of what led him to step away from fame as he knew it. Pharrell and Pusha T also make appearances. A release date has not been revealed.
TMZ’s latest run-in with Kanye West didn’t end in a scuffle as his previous confrontations with photographers have, and when asked about his travel plans, Kanye revealed that he’s travelling to China to work on his next sneaker release.
After being peppered with questions about his next project, his reaction to Kim Kardashian’s nude magazine spread, and more, a paparazzo asked the emcee/producer what’s behind his trip to Asia as he walked through the airport.
A Reddit user has uploaded a picture of what appears to be the tracklist for Chance The Rapper’s upcoming album, Surf.
The Reddit user posted links to two separate images. One image shows a whiteboard with “Surf” written on it and what’s assumed to be the tracklist, covered by the word “censored.” In the other image, another whiteboard is shown with the Surf album title and a list of songs.
Snoop Dogg recently made light of the controversy surrounding comedian/actor Bill Cosby in a picture uploaded to his Instagram account this week.
On Instagram, Snoop reposted a meme featuring a picture of Cosby with the words “Webbie – ‘Gimme That’ feat. Bill Cosby” placed over the picture. The Long Beach, California rapper did not add his own caption to the Instagram post, which was featured on Vlad TV.
After gaining attention from Hip Hop fans with the mixtapes 1999 and Summer Knights, Joey Bada$$ is ready to share his debut studio album with the world. Joey revealed the release date for B4.DA.$$ in a trailer for the project uploaded to YouTube.
The video ends with the words “B4.DA.$$ 1.20.15″ on the screen. The Pro Era member also added a message with the visuals. Joey wrote
The Billboard 200 chart has served as the official authority for the weekly album rankings in the United States since 1956. In 1991, the magazine has listed the top-selling LPs in the nation based off Nielsen SoundScan sales numbers. The New York Times reports Billboard and Soundscan will start adding streaming numbers to the total album sales as well.