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CHANCE THE RAPPER IS KILLING TWITTER…LYRICALLY THAT IS!
(AllHipHop News) The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color hosts its 2016 Gathering of Leaders for its national membership and K-12 school leaders, featuring informative workshops on cultural pedagogy, trauma, school-to-prison pipeline, rites of passage and more; influential speakers; tours of successful NYC schools and historical sites; and a recognition event to applaud a… Read more »
DRAKE & BEYONCE BATTLE FOR THE TOP SPOT
STEPHEN MARLEY GETS ALL-STAR HIP-HOP CAST FOR NEW ALBUM
THE COMEDIAN/ACTOR DISCUSSES HIS LATEST WORK & MORE
DIDDY IS TAKING BAD BOY AROUND THE COUNTRY WITH REUNION TOUR
CHANCE AND CHILDISH GAMBINO WILL UNITE!
CHANCE’S NEW ALBUM COLORING BOOK COMING TO SPOTIFY AND TIDAL…
YG SETS A DATE FOR “STILL KRAZY TOUR AND ALBUM
MACKLEMORE SITS DOWN WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA DISCUSSES DRUG ADDICTION
STREAM THE CHICAGO RHYMER’S NEW PROJECT
THE CHICAGO NATIVE & ‘HAMILTON’ CREATOR LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA SITS DOWN WITH COMPLEX
GET FAMILIAR WITH THE SELF-DESCRIBED “KING OF BALTIMORE”
THE LABEL REPS TWEET ABOUT THE SINGER…
THE CHICAGO RAPPER DOES NOT SEEM TO BE BACKING TRUMP OR HILLARY
AESOP ROCK HAS A MESSAGE FOR POLITICIANS IN NORTH CAROLINA!
BELLY ISN’T WASTING TIME SINCE SIGNING TO ROC NATION! NEW ALBUM AND A TOUR TO GO WITH IT!
ICE-T TALKS “ART OF RAP” AND UNVEILS THE LINE UP FOR ANNUAL FESTIVAL!
Pittsburgh rapper/activist Jasiri X will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the Chicago Theological Seminary on May 13th at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. The artist who had dedicated his life to keeping the voice of the people alive world wide announced the achievement on his Face Book page… Read more »
THE MARYLAND EMCEE TALKS NEW ALBUM, COLLABS, GOD & MORE
THE CHICAGO RHYMER IS SET TO RETURN WITH A NEW BODY OF WORK
(AllHipHop Features) If there was ever any doubt that Lupe Fiasco is capable of captivating a crowd, one would have only had to experience his “Tour For The Fans” appearance at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta on Monday night. Over an hour into the Chicago native’s set, Lupe was still able to mesmerize his audience with the nearly… Read more »
KANYE WEST SPEAKS IN POSITIVE TONES WITH STEVE HARVEY
(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Chief Keef and Atlanta producer Zaytoven have connected on songs together such as “Let Me Know” and “Flattered.” But Sosa fans should probably not expect to hear the rhymer on any other Zay tracks in the near future. [ALSO READ: Chief Keef Releases Surprising Collaboration With Cee Lo Green and Tone Trump] Footage of… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Over the past year, two up-and-coming rappers lost their lives due to gun violence. Atlanta’s Bankroll Fresh was murdered in March, and Chicago’s Capo was gunned down in July of last year. Fellow Chitown native G Herbo (fka Lil Herb) spoke with DJ Smallz about both tragic deaths. [ALSO READ: Twista Speaks On Capo Passing] Herbo… Read more »
Did You Ever Expect Chief Keef Working With Cee Lo Green? Well, it definitely just happened. Earlier today, the “I Don’t Like” rapper released the new single “Violence” featuring Cee Lo and Philadelphia rapper Tone Trump via YouTube. Unlike most of his music that features a hard trap beat to follow his dill-inspired rhymes, “Violence”… Read more »
SO MANY STRUGGLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH
King Louie is heading to your television screen. The Chicago rapper is set to appear in the new BET scripted series The Yard. The show centers on a newly elected president (played by Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose) of the fictional Georgia A&M as she deals with the college’s freshman class. It is still unknown as to what… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) The city of Toronto has birthed some of the biggest hit makers over the last several years. With a new breed of artists such as Drake, The Weeknd, and Tory Lanez leading the way, “The 6” has become a hotbed for finding acts likely to takeover playlists throughout North America. It is from… 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 »
RIP Damond Dawson. Something Must Change.
KING LOUIE RAPS ABOUT GETTING SHOT
(AllHipHop News) Kanye West declared his recent release The Life Of Pablo was a “living album” that would be altered periodically. After listeners began to notice the Chicago bred entertainer’s Yeezus appeared to be different on Apple Music than other streaming sites, questions of whether Kanye was also altering his 2013 album began to arise. [ALSO READ: Kanye West Sets… Read more »
D.C and Chicago rap come together as Shy Glizzy enlists G Herbo for his latest track Too Far. Produced by Goose, Shy Glizzy uses the thunderous beat to rap about his boss status. “Ok I’m with a sexy bitch and she come straight from D.R/Living on that Sunday, bottles glow in the dark/My youngest underage,… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) During an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago rap legend Twista discussed his upbringing in the city and his plans for the future. Twista explained how violence has impacted his family growing up in the Chicago. Over the course of his career, Twista has lost three bodyguards. A car accident claimed the life… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Lupe Fiasco announced last year that his fans would get three new albums from him in 2016. The Chicago emcee has now revealed he switched up the names for the projects, and Lupe insists the efforts will be the last musical releases of his career. [ALSO READ: Lupe Fiasco Plans To Release 3 Albums In 2016]… Read more »
(AllHipHop Features) Last August, promising Hip Hop artist Jason “Jay IDK” Mills let loose his latest music collection. Subtrap is a 15-track excursion through the mind of several characters created by the Maryland-raised wordsmith. The world was introduced to King Trappy III, Jon Jon, Matt, Ed, and Chris as each fictional individual offered his own tales… Read more »
All Hip Hop movie review of ” Barbershop: The Next Cut,” from Warner Bros. Pictures starring Ice Cube, Cedric The Entertainer, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Common, Deon Cole, Eve and Nicki Minaj.
(AllHipHop News) Kanye West already earned the #1 album in the country thanks to his The Life Of Pablo being streamed over 99 million times in the first week after its wide release. The Hip Hop superstar is now dominating the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and he has a great showing on the Hot 100 chart as… 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) 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 »
(AllHipHop News) Kanye West made history. The Chicago rhymer’s The Life Of Pablo became the first album in music history to land at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart off mostly streaming numbers. [ALSO READ: Spotify Adds Genius Annotations For Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’] The publication reports TLOP earned 94,000 equivalent album units. Only 28,000… Read more »
(AllHipHop Rumors) Many Hip Hop fans have been waiting for Andre 3000 to finally follow after his OutKast partner Big Boi by releasing an official solo studio album. Despite rumors and innuendos for years, that 3 Stacks LP has never arrived. Last night, comedy legend Chris Rock reignited some people’s hope a musical body of work… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Nick Grant’s 2016 is set up to be a huge year. After becoming the flagship artist for Jason Geter’s Culture Republic, the Atlanta-based emcee has now earned an opening slot on Dave East’s North American “Hate Me Now” tour. [ALSO READ: PREMIERE: Nick Grant Releases Cinematic Visuals For “The Plan” (VIDEO)] “As someone who’s… Read more »
Ice Cube talks one on one with AllHipHop’s Kylie Krabbe about his new movie “Barbershop: The Next Cut” and a new album in the works titled “Everythang’s Corrupt.”
(AllHipHop News) Chance The Rapper arguably had the standout verse on Kanye West’s latest album The Life Of Pablo. The Chicago rhymer stole the show on the opening cut “Ultralight Beam.” With that major mainstream look under his belt, fans of the SAVEMONEY member may be getting brand new Chance music soon. [ALSO READ: Common, Queen Latifah, Chance… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Today it was revealed via Snoop’s MerryJane.com that Wiz And Snoop are headlining a 33-city tour called ‘The High Road Summer Tour” Also included on the tour are Kevin Gates, songstress Jhene Aiko, Casey Veggies and DJ Drama. The tour kicks off in July in West Palm Beach making its way up to… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) Last night Def Jam recording artists Jeremih celebrated the RIAA Gold certification for his project Late Nights. The Grammy nominated singer was surprised with a dinner party to celebrate his third studio album becoming RIAA Certified Gold. Jeremih’s manager, J. Erving, gathered the singer’s friends, family, and business associates for an intimate dinner to… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) On April 8th Ice Cube and N.W.A. take over Brooklyn, NY for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Joining N.W.A. in the 2016 Class are Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and Bert Berns (Non-performer Category) according to the Rock Hall’s website. As his induction to the Rock Hall draws… Read more »
AllHipHop’s Kylie Krabbe interviews Mike Epps and Zulay Henao about their starring roles in “Meet The Blacks,” a comedy horror spoof based on the popular “Purge” movies. “Meet The Blacks”opens wide in theaters on April 1, 2016.
THE RAPPER & THE BUSINESSMAN WERE VOTED TO “EAT A D*CK”
CAM’RON JOINS THE SMOKERS CLUB THIS SUMMER!
Filmmaker Spike Lee endorses Bernie Sanders in a 60 second radio spot set to air in South Carolina during the South Carolina Democratic primary.
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TECH N9NE AND THE TOP ARTISTS ON STRANGE MUSIC ARE HITTING THE ROAD
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Lollapalooza is marking it’s 25th anniversary this year and are calling for the biggest names in the music industry for the special event. Headlined by Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundystem, and J. Cole, other performances will include Future, ASAP Ferg, Danny Brown, Vic Mensa, Skepta, Vince Staples, Flatbush Zombies, Jazz Cartier, G-Eazy, Bryson Tiller, and… Read more »
Get Ready West Coast!
SLUM VILLAGE HONORS DILLA WITH NEW TRIBUTE TOUR!