(AllHipHop News) At one time Troy Ave and 50 Cent were not on the same page, but the two New York rappers eventually settled their differences and even collaborated on the “Bang Bang” track. One of Troy’s BSB Records artists sat down with Mikey T The Movie Star to talk about 50. [ALSO READ: Troy Ave… Read more »
During his performance at SXSW, Nas premiered an unreleased track he was featured on with J. Dilla over instrumentation made by legendary Stones Throw producer, Madlib. The track, titled “Sickness”, was announced to be releasing off of a new Dilla compilation titled The Diary, which planned to show more of Dilla’s rhyming skills outside of… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa has been facing a lot of heat in the press over allegations he molested several young men in the 1980’s. Shot 97 host Troi “Star” Torain is one of the most outspoken people to address the controversy, and the longtime radio personality has now turned his attention toward rap legend KRS-One…. Read more »
While D’Angelo has helped inspire a new generation of music from albums like Brown Sugar to Black Messiah, he takes a couple of minutes to honor the late legendary singer, Prince. Recently, the soul singer played a soothing cover to the Purple One’s single ” Venus D Milo.” D’Angelo’s performance is a brief and random performance in the… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Presidential candidate Donald Trump has had some trouble gaining support from African-American voters. Polls have shown the billionaire real estate businessman only pulling in between 4%-12% of the black vote. [ALSO READ: YG Says The Secret Service Contacted His Label Over “F-ck Donald Trump” Song (VIDEO)] Revolt spoke to Trump during the Time 100 Gala… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Grammy winning R&B star D’Angelo honored Prince last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Black Messiah album creator covered the late icon’s “Sometimes It Snows In April” off the 1986 LP Parade. D’Angelo was joined by Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum’s cover band Princess. [ALSO READ: Saturday Night Live Dedicates Last Night’s Episode To Prince] Watch D’Angelo… Read more »
(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) 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) 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) 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 »
ALTERNATIVE PICK: BRODERICK BATTS HAS SOUL RAPS
A$AP Ferg Drops Another Dope Video!
(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) 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 »
(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) 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 »
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(AllHipHop News) R&B star Aaliyah lost her life 15 years ago after the airplane she was traveling on crash in The Bahamas. At the time, the “One In A Million” singer was dating music executive Dame Dash. The co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records was a guest on The Real this week, and he spoke about how… Read more »
Peep the latest visual from D12’s Bizarre, “Outer Space.” It’s from his forthcoming mixtape, Tweek Sity 2. Be sure to check it out when it drops!
(AllHipHop News) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was not the only guest to take part in the Run The Jewels performance at Coachella this year. Killer Mike and El-P also got their Mass Appeal Records boss Nas to grace the stage during the set. The Hip Hop legend ran through his classic cut “Made You Look.” [ALSO READ: Bernie Sanders… Read more »
Yesterday, the Young Musicians Foundation had their first “Yeethoven” concert at the Arabian Theatre in Los Angeles. According to HYPETRAK, the Foundation’s Orchestra combined six pieces from classic music legend, Beethoven, with Kanye West. The free show, lead by conductor Yuga Cohler and arranger Stephen Feigenbaum, breaks boundaries with an interesting blend of orchestral pieces with Yeezus. Someone managed to… Read more »
Last night, Ice Cube was on stage performing in front of a crowded audience at Coachella, and manage to reunite NWA in the process. Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella was present to perform a couple of classic tracks including “F*ck the Police” and “Straight Outta Compton” without the former producer of the legendary rap… Read more »
Coachella as officially kicked off in Indio, California, and with new music and presidential introductions already making news, there’s so much stuff to talk about at this year’s popular music festival. Today is Day 2 of Coachella, and features a lineup of several rap artists including Ice Cube, ASAP Rocky, and Vince Staples. If you’re… Read more »
Yesterday, Lil B released a very weird video for his track “Finesse Em.” While the Based God’s video features his “based” rhymes, it’s pretty weird. The video features Lil B rapping in what seems to be a traphouse. While the rapper sits in cluttered rooms with a gun on the floor and empty kitchens, he… Read more »
BERNIE SANDERS INTRODUCES RUN THE JEWELS AT COACHELLA!
Lido is a producer who has received a lot of attention in recent years. Along with his popular 2014 single “Money.”During his set at this year’s Coachella Music Festival, the Norwegian artist brought out Jaden Smith to perform a new song off of the upcoming album, Everything. According to Complex, Smith performed on a piano, rapping… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Drake is preparing to release his next album Views From The 6 in the coming weeks, but VladTV sat down with Quentin Miller to discuss Drizzy’s last solo project If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Miller was heavily involved in the making of IYRTITL. Meek Mill even accused Q.M. of being Drake’s ghostwriter for… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Atlanta’s 2 Chainz and New Orleans’ Lil Wayne took the time to show love to a few of their rap forefathers. The creators of the ColleGrove album sat down with Genius to discuss the impact the Dungeon Family’s Goodie Mob and OutKast had on their careers and southern Hip Hop as a whole. [ALSO… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The music industry has often seen a struggle between creatives and corporate. That dynamic was on display when 300 Entertainment head Lyor Cohen and Atlanta rapper Young Thug appeared on the CNBC program Follow The Leader. [ALSO READ: Lyor Cohen Is In Better Shape After Suffering From Lung Issues] In a clip from the episode, Cohen can be… Read more »
MMG DROPS NEW SINGLE BY ARTIST KRIS KELLI
(AllHipHop News) Last week, Christian Combs announced he signed a new label deal with Bad Boy Records/Epic Records. The youngest son of Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is grabbing the baton from his father as he steps into the role of being a music artist. [ALSO READ: Puff Daddy’s Son Christian “King” Combs Signs Deal With Bad… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) It has been nearly 15 years, but the classic battle between Nas and Jay Z is still brought up in discussion to this day. Recently, Fat Joe spoke with ThisIs50 about his part in the beef, and the Terror Squad leader expressed his frustration over Esco eventually joining Hov at Def Jam without… Read more »
Daye Jack returns in a new but retro video for his single “Finish Line.” No but for real, this song is as funky as it gets and could double as an ALTERNATIVE PICK of the day. This is too cool though, we need yall to bump this one. In the mean time Daye Jack will… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Even though Nicki Minaj is known to have been involved in very public spats with other female entertainers such as Lil Kim, Mariah Carey, and Miley Cyrus, there was no drama with her fellow leading lady cast mate on the set of Barbershop: The Next Cut. Co-star Eve stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about the… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) NBA legend Kobe Bryant is set to hang up his basketball sneaks this week after 20 seasons in the league. As Los Angeles and the rest of the world count down the final moments of Kobe’s career, many people are reflecting on the legacy of the 37-year-old future Hall of Famer. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Shaq Talks… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) At one point it seemed like the Kanye West/Taylor Swift conflict had died down. Then after the release of Kanye’s new album, The Life Of Pablo, the feud reignited because of Ye’s lyrics about at Taylor on “Famous.” [ALSO READ: Taylor Swift Responds To Kanye West’s “I Made Her Famous” Remark During Grammy Speech (VIDEO)]… Read more »
Problem keeps the Diamond Lane train rolling with his newest cut “Best P***y.” This song is without a doubt just in time for your Summer fling and is available on Problem’s new mixtape Hotels 2: The Master Suite.. Video direction is from Joseph Kindred on the Problem produced track .
Last Friday, Kanye West performed his first live show since the release of “The Life Of Pablo” in the Philippines at the Paradise International Music Festival. During his time on stage, Yeezy performed a few T.L.O.P. cuts, shouted out Wiz Khalifa and spit a new freestyle “I Don’t Want To Be Liked.” Watch the full performance below.
The young Boston MC Token is planning on releasing his upcoming full length project with a world tour to follow. The young spitter recently stopped by Sway’s Universe and leaves nothing behind as he crushed their Friday Fire Cypher. The video has amassed 1.4 million views on Facebook with over 25,000 shares. Watch below. @TokenHipHop
(AllHipHop News) It has been well reported that Jay Z was interested in signing fellow Brooklyn rhymer Joey Bada$$ to his Roc Nation company at one time. Joey even rapped about it on A$AP Rocky’s “1 Train” and his own track “Ready.” The RN deal never happened, and the Pro Era front man decided instead to just build with… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Many television watchers first became familiar with Michael K. Williams because of his portrayal of Omar Little on the classic HBO series The Wire. However, it may not be as well known that a legendary emcee played a big part in Williams eventually becoming a star. [ALSO READ: Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson & Michael K…. Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Rick Ross recently sat down with Tim Westwood to talk about some of the things happening in his career at the moment. Part of the discussion centered around his MMG crew’s upcoming compilation album. [ALSO READ: Rick Ross Remixes Kanye West’s “Famous”] “Get ready for some new music. We’re dropping Self Made 4,” said… Read more »
Toronto’s STK Rax drops off a fresh new single “Ride” featuring counterpart AyFiF and fellow emerging Canadian artist Tory Lanez. STK is picking up some major buzz after his latest freestyle was features on OVO Radio. He is set to release his upcoming mixtape Suicidial Thoughts in early May under his label GDS (Grind Don’t Stop). Watch below.
As promised, TDE finally unleashes ScHoolboy Q’s highly-anticipated visual “Groovy Tony.” Production handled by TDE-housed producer Tae Beast. Watch below.
One quarter of the slaughter Joell Ortiz is back with a new visual off his latest effort “That’s Hip-Hop.” Watch the official video for the Domingo-produced track “Last Man Standing.” Purchase the LP on iTunes now.
HIGH TIMES magazine recently chopped it up with West COast rapper Kid Ink at Silika Glass’s flagship West Hollywood shop. Ink talks the art of rolling, dabbing, the right way to ‘shroom in the studio and much more. Watch the full interview below.
(AllHipHop News) Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been dating for over a year. With Nicki posting photos of a ring to her Instagram page, some of her followers began to wonder if the Queens rapper is engaged to her Philadelphia beau. Miss Minaj addressed her relationship status during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. [ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE:… Read more »