(AllHipHop News) Since his arrival as one of the biggest current superstars in Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar has been compared to fellow West Coast representative Tupac Shakur. On Ab-Soul’s “ILLuminate,” Kendrick even talked about how some people expect him to fill the shoes of the late 2Pac. [ALSO READ: Charlamagne Tha God Debates Tomi Lahren On Beyonce, The Black… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Prince’s legacy will live on through his music as well as other memorable moments connected to his life. One of those occasions is Dave Chappelle’s classic “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” sketch featuring the tale of the “Purple Rain” singer playing basketball. [ALSO READ: Prince Dominates Album Chart Following His Death] According to The Hollywood Reporter,… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Netflix is set to air a new Hip Hop centered series titled The Get Down. The program was developed by Baz Luhrmann. The director of Romeo + Juliet and The Great Gatsby spoke about the 70’s themed show during a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival. Entertainment Weekly reports Luhrmann revealed Hip Hop legend Nas is heavily involved in the project. [ALSO… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) YG, along with Nipsey Hussle, took a loud stand against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by releasing the song “F-ck Donald Trump.” The West Coast emcee now claims the track has gotten the attention of the Secret Service. [ALSO READ: YG & Nipsey Hussle Say “F*ck Donald Trump”] TMZ spoke with YG at LAX airport…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The Missouri Senate is debating over county sales tax collections. On Monday, Democrat Maria Chappelle-Nadal of St Louis began filibustering an amendment to proposed legislation that would allow voters in unincorporated areas of St. Louis County to impose a sales tax for salary increases for the St. Louis County Police Department. [ALSO READ: 50 Cent Says There Can Be… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Desiigner’s smash hit “Panda” is now the #1 song in the country. The Brooklyn rapper’s debut single leads the Hot 100 chart. At just 18 years and 11 months, Desiigner has become the youngest male artist to hit #1 in 9 years. [ALSO READ: Desiigner’s ‘Panda’ Becomes #1 Rap Song In The Country] R&B star… Read more »
RACHEL ROY CANCELS EVENT AFTER BEYHIVE STINGS OVER JAY Z/BEYONCE SNUB!
SHORRY! Peace Wins Again!
DID LIL KIM BLEACH HER SKIN?
LIL YACHTY WON’T DISS TRUMP
FUTURE DISSES CIARA AND DESIIGNER IN CONCERT!
FANS REMEMBER LISA “LEFT EYE” LOPES
(AllHipHop News) Back in 1989, Prince headed the soundtrack for the Warner Bros blockbuster superhero film Batman. The collection of tunes was also released as a Prince album. Batman the LP led the Billboard 200 album chart for six weeks and spawned the #1 hit “Batdance.” [ALSO READ: Prince Dominates Album Chart Following His Death] The single… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Birdman may have created the quote of the year during his very brief interview with The Breakfast Club last week. After the Cash Money Records head told DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God to “put some respeck on my name” the line was instantly added to countless memes across the internet. [ALSO… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The Queen Bey once again shut down the world with the release of a new album. Beyoncé premiered her latest work, Lemonade, in a stunning one hour film on HBO which became the #1 trending topic on social media for hours. [ALSO READ: Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” Makes Bittersweet Statement On Relationship Issues] Along with the visuals… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Prince is the king of the Billboard 200 this week. The late icon sits in both the #1 and #2 positions on the album chart. The Very Best of Prince lands in the top spot while the Purple Rain soundtrack is right behind in second place. [ALSO READ: 10 Hit Rap Songs That Sampled Music Icon Prince] According… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) It’s officially Drizzy season. Drake jumped on Twitter this morning to announce two big events are coming this summer. The Toronto rapper is heading on a North American tour with his What A Time To Be Alive collaborator Future starting in July, and his seventh annual OVO Fest will begin later that month. [ALSO READ: Drake Sees… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) With Drake’s Views From The 6 album set to arrive later this week, the OVO Sound crew is likely in a celebratory mood. However, one former member of the label is speaking out against Drake and his team. [ALSO READ: Drake Drops Album Cover Of ‘Views From The 6’] Atlanta based performer ILoveMakonnen posted a… Read more »
THE MUSIC WORLD SUFFERS ANOTHER LOSS WITH THE DEATH OF HEAVILY SAMPLED SINGER BILLY PAUL
On Friday, the world will be listening to Drake’s highly anticipated album Views From The 6. To get fans more excited for the project, the Toronto rap star posted the official album cover for Views on Twitter. From first glance, the album looks like a closeup of CN Tower, the city’s most recognized landmark. But, if you look… Read more »
Drake and Future has been a dynamic duo in the rap game, and with Drake’s next album releasing this Friday, the two have possibly collaborated again. Future has tweeted that he might be on Drake’s fourth album Views From The 6. The Atlanta rapper didn’t release any official details, but tweeted that his Future Bandz Gang… Read more »
N.W.A. REUNITES WITH DR. DRE AT COACHELLA!
There has been several artists that have had incredible performances on Saturday Night Live, but very few could match up to Prince’s level. Instead of booking an artist to perform through comedy skits this weekend, SNL dedicated last night’s episode to the singer. Jimmy Fallon started the show off with an emotional speech about Prince’s impact… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn rapper Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron is so dangerous, that a judge has sent him to the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. Ra Diggs was convicted and given three life sentences in June of 2014 for his role in three separate murders in New York. Authorities maintain the rapper, who once recorded records… Read more »
GOODBYE TO PRINCE: SINGER CREMATED
BEYONCÉ PROVES WHY SHE’S THE QUEEN WITH NEW VISUALS AND ALBUM “LEMONADE”
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA SPEAKS TO ED LOVER, ACCUSER WELCOMES LAWSUIT
YO GOTTI’S VIDEO FOR “LAW” IS MAKING THE LAW UPSET!
AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE MAKING OF BRYSON TILLER’S ‘TRAPSOUL’
L.A. REID CONCERNED ABOUT MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING PRINCE’S DEATH
DJ SKEE DROPS AN EXCLUSIVE CLIP WITH ASAP FERG ON AHH!
THE BATTLE OVER PRINCE’S MUSIC CONTINUES
THE LAST KINGS CREW REMEMBER TYGA’S LATE-BODYGUARD, PUNCH
(AllHipHop News) Who didn’t see this coming? Birdman’s under 2 minute interview with The Breakfast Club has become a trending topic on the internet today. The brief sit down inspired photoshoppers to take aim at the “What Happened To That Boy” performer for his unexpected reaction and instant classic quotes (“Put some respect on my name.”/”Y’all… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The condolences from celebrities for the legendary entertainer Prince have been rolling in ever since the announcement of his passing on Thursday. Frank Ocean was one of the musicians to offer his thoughts about the late Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee. The channel ORANGE album creator eulogized Prince in a Tumblr… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Which famous Pablo was Kanye West referencing in the title of his seventh studio album? Ye took time to explain the meaning behind The Life Of Pablo during a visit to Khloe Kardashian’s Kocktails With Khloe talk show. [ALSO READ: Kanye West Lost His Original ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Lyrics] “Which Pablo? Pablo Picasso, Pablo… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The Breakfast Club just experienced their shortest celebrity interview ever. The Power 105 morning crew was scheduled to speak with Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams, but the New Orleans native quickly walked out of the studio after having some choice words for Charlamagne Tha God. #WhatHappenedToThatBoy — Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) April 22,… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) It looks like Music Television is about to start focusing on music again. MTV announced new programming for its fall line-up, and a trio of shows will have a music component. [ALSO READ: 19-Year Old Emcee STRO Pays Homage To Yo! MTV Raps With A New Visual] The network is set to air a… Read more »
SPECULATION BEGINS ON PRINCE’S CAUSE OF DEATH
AR-AB TONES DOWN BEEF, HAS NO RELATIONSHIP WITH DRAKE
PRINCE HAD GANGSTA RAP SONGS AND SNEAK DISSED NWA
RAPPERS REACT TO THE PASSING OF PRINCE
PRINCE HAS DIED AGED 57
(AllHipHop News) As members of the Bey Hive debate on what exactly Beyoncé’s upcoming hour-long HBO special titled Lemonade will involve, the pay cable channel will not prevent non-subscribers from missing whatever the superstar is planning to unveil on Saturday. The network is offering a free preview weekend running from Friday to Monday. [ALSO READ: Common Teams… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Time magazine has released its annual list of the “100 Most Influential People In The World,” and several individuals connected to Hip Hop were selected for the prestigious honor. Platinum rhymer Nicki Minaj, Grammy-winning emcee Kendrick Lamar, and breakout Empire star Taraji P. Henson all made the issue. [ALSO READ: Kanye West Covers Time Magazine’s “100 Most… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The Funky Divas are back. Award-winning R&B group En Vogue has released their first single in five years. Cindy Herron-Braggs, Terry Ellis, and Rhona Bennett reunited to provide their fans the new song “Déjà vu.” [ALSO READ: Three Questions With Glamour] The track will be included on En Vogue’s upcoming album Electric Café. The LP pays… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) BET unveiled its 2016 programming line-up at the Upfront presentation in New York City this week. Among the new series headed to the network include a couple of shows centered around Hip Hop figures. [ALSO READ: Queen Latifah To Launch New TV Series ‘The Best Place To Be’] Music industry insiders Birdman, Dame Dash, Jermaine Dupri,… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) On April 26, Black Thought will host a special film screening of The Last Dragon. The screening is the first in a series of events highlighting classic throwback movies with memorable soundtracks. Each event will benefit Black Thought’s charity, GrassROOTS Community Foundation, which provides health and wellness programs for impoverished women and girls. [ALSO READ: Black Thought Discusses J… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Even though Meek Mill first called out Drake for not writing all of his lyrics, it was actually OG Maco who named Quentin Miller as the alleged “ghostwriter.” During an interview with AllHipHop.com, Maco spoke about his fellow Atlanta rapper working as Drake’s co-writer. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: OG Maco Talks Quentin Miller Writing For… Read more »
COMMON AND CHANCE GET HONOR AT HOME!
2PAC CALLED IT BACK IN ’92!
DJ QUIK AND PROBLEM DROP A SLAPPER WITH WIZ, GAME AND MORE!
DJ QUIK ISN’T LIKING THE NEW KANYE!?
(AllHipHop News) Thanks to Nas’ “Ether” there has been this sentiment among rap fans that Jay Z was murdered on his own song “Renegade” by guest rapper Eminem. Some people may not know that the track was originally an Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ record. [ALSO READ: Eminem Talks Producing For Jay Z, Nas & Redman… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) On September 20, 2015, Hip Hop performer Edward “Prohaize” Minta began running and cycling the 750 mile journey from Atlanta to New York City in order to call for transparency and accountability between police officers and civilians. In particular, Prohaize wanted to bring awareness for the need to implement body cameras on all… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop fans will soon have the chance to once again experience respected 1990’s rap group Digable Planets. The trio composed of Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira, and Craig “Doodlebug” Irving are reuniting for a nationwide summer tour. [ALSO READ: Pharrell Williams Curated Soundtrack For “Dope” Features Tracks By Nas, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Brownsville rapper Young Lito is one of the artists signed to Troy Ave’s BSB Records. The “From The Bottom’” spitter spoke with Mikey T the Movie Star about meeting fellow Brooklyn representatives Troy and his manager Hovain. [ALSO READ: Troy Ave Returns With New Single “She Belongs To The Game” Featuring Young Lito]… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Justin Timberlake, Tyler The Creator, and Chad Hugo were guests on a recent episode of Pharrell Williams and Scott Vener’s Beats 1 Radio show OTHERtone. Video of the conversation has now been uploaded to YouTube. The clip included the entertainers discussing being inspired by A Tribe Called Quest. [ALSO READ: A Tribe Called… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Willie D is a member of one of the greatest Hip Hop groups of all time. The man born Willie James Dennis rose to prominence as part of the platinum selling Geto Boys by releasing authentic and honest street music. [ALSO READ: Scarface Explains Why He Doesn’t Want To Make A Geto Boys… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) More details are emerging in the shooting of Philadelphia rapper Quilly Millz. The rapper was shot at least once in the upper torso area, a source that wished to remain anonymous told AllHipHop.com. The source said that Quilly, who had been staying in Atlanta for a time, was in stable condition, and is… Read more »