TDE’s ScHoolboy Q says his confidence is at an all-time high as the release of “Oxymoron” nears. He also discusses the pressure that comes with following the critically acclaimed, platinum-selling “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” from labelmate Kendrick Lamar. As he prepares to release Oxymoron, ScHoolboy Q says he is the most self assured he’s ever been. “I never felt this confident ... Read More »
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Two weeks away from the release of his upcoming album, “Honest” (April 22), Future debut...
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Miller Genuine Draft announced the return of Miller BOOMTOWN featuring international acclaimed rapper Kendrick Lamar LIVE in SA this summer. The three-city South African tour kicks off at the CTICC in Cape Town on the 7th November before moving to Johannesburg Stadium on the 8th November and Durban’s Wave House on the 9th November priced at R350-R1900. Self-professed ‘King of ... Read More »
Grammy Award winning R&B superstar Maxwell will serenade South Africa in December. This talented singer will perform at two concerts: at Grandwest casino in Cape Town on December 5, and then at the Coca Cola Dome in Gauteng on December 7. Maxwell’s music spans the genres of R&B, funk, neo soul and jazz. His debut album Urban Hang Suite, which ... Read More »
J. Cole and Diddy respond to rumors of an altercation that reportedly took place at a MTV VMAs after party. Several outlets reported that a rumored fight took place between J. Cole and Diddy following this year’s MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (August 25). J. Cole and Diddy cleared the air with statements about the alleged fight yesterday (August ... Read More »
UPDATE: DJ Khaled pushes the release date for “Suffering from Success” back. With six albums and a myriad of number one singles to his name, there’s little question that DJ Khaled has established himself as one of rap’s most bankable stars. Now, in a recent video documentary, DJ Khaled announces the title of his seventh album, Suffering From Success. In explaining the album’s ... Read More »
Michelle Obama has helped put together a new rap album in an effort to inspire healthy living. The first lady teamed with the Partnership for a Healthier America to make the record – titled Songs for a Healthier America – as part of her ... Read More »
Walking into FirePlace Studios yesterday (August 13)—or anywhere in New York City, really—the only topic on everyone’s mind was Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s “Control (HOF).” The Compton MC—who declared himself the “King Of New York” and ruffled more than a handful of feathers—had made so many waves that even super-producer 9th Wonder and his protege Rapsody, in town for ... Read More »
Fabolous wanted to let the dust settle before releasing his Chris Brown-assisted record “Ready.” In an interview with DJ Kay Slay, the Brooklyn MC revealed that the track was put on hold because of Breezy’s conflicts with Rihanna. “Even the record that I just released. The joint with Chris Brown… I actually did that record a year and a half ago,” ... Read More »
At yesterday’s Mixshow Live Summit in Atlanta Meek Mill played peacemaker between 50 Cent and G-Unit affiliate Trav. Things got ugly for a second after Fif invited the MMG rapper onstage who had Trav in tow unbeknownst to the “We Up” rapper. When 50 saw Trav alongside Meek Mill he said something along the lines of “You, no,” and then ... Read More »
Last night (Aug. 12) served as a normal on Twitter, with the normal banter of $200 dates, Love And Hip-Hop Atlanta, and the upcoming week in football. That is, until we received notice from Big Sean that he would be releasing a cut that was left off his upcoming sophomore album, Hall Of Fame. “Straight rap,” Sean tweeted minutes after Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex unleashed “Control” ... Read More »