Nearly one year after Joe Budden battled Hollow Da Don at Total Slaughter , his Slaughterhouse comrade, KXNG Crooked is responding to a challenge from battle rap legend Loaded Lux with a simple answer.
"One million," he told VladTV, alluding to his fee requirement. "One million. Yeah. Other than that I'm gonna stay doing what I'm doing."
The second portion of G-Unit's collection of new music appears to be on the way.
Last year, the collective reunited to release The Beauty of Independence, a six-track EP, stuffed with hard-hitting beats and rhymes just as tough.
DJ Premier has announced a string of six shows later this week in Japan that will debut his new five-piece band replaying some of his classic productions.
Helmed by the producer himself on the turntables, the band features Lenny "The Ox" Reece on drums, Brady Watt on bass, and Takuya Kuroda and Corey King on horns and keys.
Drake’s 2009 mixtape So Far Gone was the project that skyrocketed the Young Money rapper into superstar status. It appears Drizzy is returning to his roots this year. Fellow Canadian rapper P Reign revealed to KarenCivil that Drake is back to work on a new mixtape.
If the reports of the current situation at Cash Money are accurate, Hip Hop probably has not seen a label break up on this level since Roc-A-Fella fell apart. The Roc’s collapse caused artists to choose between going with Dame Dash or Jay Z. It seems Lil Wayne wants to avoid that option. The New Orleans native wants his attempted split from CMB to guarantee all the members of the Young Money roster remain with him.
Big Sean has created a Dark Sky Paradise for us. On Sunday, the rapper announced his follow-up to 2013′s Hall Of Fame with one picture:
The old adage “more money, more problems” seems to be as relevant as ever, especially if you ask Tyga.
Tyga is being sued by his former management team claiming they are owed millions for breach of contract.
We revealed a few days ago that Rae and Ghost would have a major announcement at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Later tonight, in Salt Lake City, UT, the duo will reveal that they will release a documentary on the 20th Anniversary of the seminal album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. While the opus is regarded as a solo album for Raekwon, the documentary is a decidedly joint effort with Ghostface Killah.
Following his previous success with a similar model in 2013, Nipsey Hussle has sold at least 60 physical copies of his album Mailbox Money at $1,000 apiece, according to The Guardian. Two years ago, Hussle sold 1,000 copies of his album Crenshaw for a $100 each. Both Mailbox Money and Crenshaw were made available for free download upon release while the high-priced, limited run physical copies were promoted as a part of Hussle's #Proud2Pay campaign.
“It surprises me,” Nipsey Hussle told The Guardian of his latest rollout. “As much as I believe in it. Every time I get a transaction, I get a text on my phone, and I’ve been hitting them back. The feedback and the connection I have with these people help me understand the psychology of the person paying $1,000 for some songs that, realistically, you could download for free.”
Tyga and Chris Brown have been newsworthy for a ton of things outside their profession as of lately, but today, things are a bit different. Recently, Tyga announced the official release date of Fan Of A Fan: The Album, a collaborative project with singer Chris Brown. The tweet also featured the album artwork, which gives off an old school 90’s vibe.