Hip Hop superstar Kendrick Lamar recently gave an interview with i-D.Vice. The Q&A featured a range of topics including his first meeting with Dr. Dre, what album he has listened to the most, how he connected with Drake for the Take Care LP, and which artist he would most like to work with in the future.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s entrepreneurial empire continues to grow. His latest business venture is a new partnership between his SMS Audio brand and NASCAR’s Swan Racing.
“Swan Racing and its up-and-coming drivers are the perfect match for SMS Audio,” states 50. “They are as passionate for the sport of racing as we are for our audio products, and we’re confident that the music-loving NASCAR fan base is going to enjoy our headphones – whether at track or at home.”
Rick Ross and Jeezy have had an ongoing feud since at least 2010, but the two appear to have settled their differences on an upcoming Mike WiLL Made-It-produced track.
"Rick Ross ft Young Jeezy prod. By Mike WiLL Made-It, Eardrumas... #MadeItMafia #Mastermind," Mike WiLL said in a Twitter update yesterday (February 3).
2 Chainz announced that he is working on a third edition to his B.O.A.T.S. series of albums in a Twitter update made today (February 4).
"Workin on B.O.A.T.S III," Chainz said.
Nas fully understands the historical scope of Illmatic‘s impact and is beginning to craft a 20th anniversary appropriate for such a seminal album. According to a press release from Legacy Recordings, Nas will release a 20th anniversary edition of Illmatic with unreleased songs and remixes.
It has been over a year since Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill released his debut studio album Dreams and Nightmares.
After dropping the Dreamchasers 3 mixtape and appearing on the Self Made Vol. 3 MMG compilation in 2013, Meek is presently working on his sophomore album. According to the Philadelphia native, the currently untitled project is expected to be released sometime this spring.
Kanye West and Chief Keef were photographed together Saturday (February 1) and some publications, including Complex, have reported that this makes "it looks like the two are working together on Keef's upcoming project, Bang 3, which is slated to come out March 3."
The tracklist for Schoolboy Q’s highly anticipated album Oxymoron has been revealed. The set will feature appearances by his fellow Black Hippy members Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock. Other guests set to show up on the LP include 2 Chainz, Raekwon, Tyler the Creator, Kurupt, BJ the Chicago Kid, Sza, and Suga Free.
Hip Hop has been the source for education courses for years. From 2Pac‘s music being analyzed at the University of Washington to The Notorious B.I.G.‘s “Ten Crack Commandments” being taught as an online business class to Nas becoming the inspiration for a Harvard University fellowship, rapper’s cultural contributions are now actively a part of higher learning.
During a conversation with DJ Whoo Kid a few weeks back, Young Buck did not sound too open about formally reuniting with G-Unit. The Tennessee rapper called into Whoo’s radio show again recently, and this time he left the door open to maybe connecting with the Tony Yayo from the Unit for a track.