French Montana scored his first #1 single with “Pop That,” featuring Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne a few weeks ago. However, it looks like the rapper that they sample hasn’t been compensated for it yet.
Last night (September 28th), was the grand opening of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in the Brooklyn Nets’ brand new arena, the Barclays Center. Roc Nation clients Rihanna and J. Cole, as well as ?uestlove, Lyor Cohen, Deron Williams and more, were also on hand to celebrate the grand opening of 40/40’s new location, which looks out […]
Roc Nation’s Rita Ora and Shady Records’ Slaughterhouse cover the latest issue of Urban Ink magazine. Chocked full of fly females and rare ink, the artists that grace the cover of this tattoo-dedicated magazine are in demand as they’ve ever been. Rita Ora has just dropped her new album, ORA, which features appearances from J. Cole. While […]
Comedian Martin Lawrence’s Fox Networks television vehicle Martin made its debut 20 years ago today (August 27th). After small roles in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing and the first film of the House Party franchise with rap veterans Kid ‘n’ Play, the Washington, DC Area native made a huge splash with the slapstick situation comedy […]
We’ve all been ridiculed, called names or counted out at some point in our lives. But when you are a rapper who is in – or striving to get in – the public spotlight, it comes from all angles. Fans, haters, bloggers, record execs, DJs and the people in the comment section all have a […]
Drake is a funny (and clearly delusional) guy. October’s Very Own foolishly believes that he is the first rapper to “successfully” mix rapping with singing. His words caused an instantaneous stir in the online atmosphere with commenters hitting up both our Twitter and Facebook pages giving tons of examples of reputable artists who not only […]
Thig guy Funkmaster Flex still can nab those high powered exclusives. The Hot 97 DJ debuts Rick Ross’ highly anticipated “3 Kings,” featuring Jay-Z and Dr. Dre. The good doctor bats lead off with Rozay going second and Jigga closing out this show, and making rappers wish they had more paper. Be clear, this tune is loaded […]
Shawnna can rhyme. For real. Don’t let getting left off Ludacris’ ill-fated Battle of the S-xes album fool you. But that’s probably not going to be the topic of conversation when discussing her new video for “Big And Fat,” featuring Chella H. The song’s chorus will enlighten you to the plumpness that is the tune’s […]
We can think of at least one person who wasn’t looking forward to this video. For everyone else, here is the visual for Meek Mill’s controversial, but increasingly ubiquitous hit “Amen,” featuring Drake and Jeremih. The MMG rapper looks none the worse after a wild night of partying at the club.
Chicago’s rise in popularity has left an unmistakable mark in Hip-Hop in 2012 and King Louie has been right in the middle of that sudden surge. With songs like “Val Venis,” and recently scoring a record deal with Epic Records, Chicago is a hotbed for new Rap talent like Chief Keef, LEP Bogus Boys, Paypa […]
It hasn’t been a full 24-hours but thanks to last night’s premiere of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, producer Stevie J is a certified reality TV villain. The New York native was named “Donkey of the Day,” by Charlamagne Tha God, of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club for his alleged sexual relationship with his “artist,” Joseline Hernandez, whose […]
Kanye West is in high demand—and, so are his shoes. The limited edition Air Yeezy 2 sneakers will not be unleashed to the free world until this weekend, but one clever bidder has already put them up for auction, via eBay. More than 80 people have already placed bids to pre-order the shoes, raising the price […]