Kendrick Lamar recently spoke about his take on the "Yeezus" tour thus far. The Comton, California rapper also discussed his goals for the tour.
"We'll be going into the middle of December, which is a blessing," Kendrick Lamar said during an interview with Revolt. "A lot of people don't get the opportunity to be on a major stage in front of that many people and be able to learn. I'm just taking it all in stride and being a student of the game because Kanye [West], he's a great performer. I'm not too shabby, like I said, again, but I'm just there really to challenge myself, grow myself and take that next level."
Future has reportedly proposed to Ciara.
Future surprised Ciara with a 15-carat diamond ring over the weekend, according to an Associated Press story, as epr abcnews.
The 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards was a few weeks ago and one of the surprises during event was who took home the award for "Best New Artist for 2013." Apparently, It was so much of a surprise for the winner that he wasn't present at the ceremony.
Young Jack Thriller recently caught up with the award recipient, A$AP Ferg, as he explained why he wasn't at the awards.
Chris Brown has been arrested for felony assault after allegedly attacking a man outside of a hotel this morning (October 27), according to TMZ.
The singer was reportedly approached at approximately 4:30 am by two women who wanted to take a picture with him in front of the W Hotel in Washington, D.C., according to law enforcement, as per TMZ. When two men attempted to get into the photo, Brown allegedly used a gay slur before allegedly throwing a punch at the alleged victim, as per TMZ.com.
Jay Z released a statement today (October 26) saying that he is waiting on facts before deciding how to address his business deal with Barneys, as per Jay Z’s lifeandtimes.com website.
In September, Jay Z revealed a partnership with Barneys titled “A New York Holiday,” which will consist of limited edition pieces by high-end fashion brands and interactive window displays for the holiday season.
Pharrell recently spoke about Beyonce's upcoming album, which he has reportedly been working on.
"B’s album is crazy," Pharrell said during a recent Billboard interview. "Let me tell you what it is. She’s very particular. She’s a Virgo. And she’s not going to put it out until it’s ready and feels like it’s right to her. She’s got a very specific taste. I guess that’s the reason she’s Beyonce. Her name is recognizable around the globe and that’s huge. That comes from someone that has very particular taste. When you know what you want, you won’t stop until you get it. [Other people are hearing her album] and are like 'Whoa.' And she’s like, 'Yeah, I’m almost done.' And she’s the queen."
Before North Carolina emcee J. Cole signed with the Jay Z-led Roc Nation in 2009, the rapper says he spent the time prior to his signing in a home in Jamaica, Queens with a handful of friends from school. During that time, the rapper says he struggled to pay rent, but was fortunate enough to have a landlord who was supportive of his dreams to become a rap star.
In preparation for the December 17 release of his sixth studio album, Mastermind, Miami rapper Rick Ross has revealed that he’ll soon release a single featuring fellow lyricist, Jay Z. Ross, who plans on dropping the single in November, shared the news during an appearance on HOT 97 this week.
“I got the concert coming. The album, December 17. I’m releasing a new record myself. Jay Z, top of next month. We following up with the one that the streets really appreciate right now. So, we doing it big,” said the Maybach Music Group founder.
Eminem, who is readying the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, recently discussed the album's expectations.
"Calling it The Marshall Mathers LP 2, obviously I knew that there might be certain expectations," Eminem says in an upcoming article by Rolling Stone. "I wouldn't want to call it that just for the sake of calling it that. I had to make sure that I had the right songs – and just when you think you got it, you listen and you're like, 'Fuck, man. I feel like it needs this or that,' to paint the whole picture.
DMX has attempted to restructure his finances by filing for bankruptcy, but it may not be accepted because of mass inconsistencies, according to published reports.
In July. the rapper filed for Chapter 11 and claimed that he had over $10 million in debt and under $50,000 in assets.