Kanye West’s Yeezus and J. Cole’s Born Sinner were the focal points of conversation in recent weeks. Then came the announcement of Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, which is an entirely different animal. Not to be denied, Wale keeps his name in the mix with a live stream of his third studio album, The Gifted, exclusively through iTunes.
In what should be a surprise to no one, Kanye West’s highly anticipated new album, Yeezus, sprung a leak today. The 10-track project has been trending ever since it hit the Internets and the opinions have been flying all over social media.
Last night, J. Cole held a listening session in New York City for his sophomore album, Born Sinner. Unfortunately, someone took advantage of Cole’s eagerness to present his work and leaked the album online. Rather than rage against the machine, the Roc Nation rapper has made the album available via a full stream.
A$AP Rocky still feels a ways about that song that leaked late last week. During the red carpet prior to last night’s BET Awards, Hip-Hop Wired asked the Harlem rapper if he was cool with the Kickdrums, who he told to “SUCK MY D-ICK” via Twitter. For those unaware, the Kickdrums produced “Ridin’,” featuring Lana […]
With the comeback season officially coming for Young Money’s Drake, it would only make sense that the Canadian rapper be given the routine treatment and face some leakage. Recently dropping the first single “Over” for his debut album Thank Me Later, the Internet has already gotten its hands on another track “Shut It Down” featuring […]
“Here I am, out of my protective external bubble, and into my own. I have made mistakes, angered some, confused others, fought guidance and embraced chaos.” While immersed in the life of entertainment, success is the finish line, but some have fallen short in their journey towards conquest. Whatever the case may be, once down, […]
Although Lupe Fiasco may have disappointed many fans by cancelling the Christmas mixtape Friend of the People, Hip Hop may still be in store of a fresh tape from the Chicago native on the way. Alongside DJ Absolut, there will be a tape released featuring 12 unreleased songs within Fiasco’s career before he became the […]
“Young Money will be on the Monique show 2nite!!!!!! Check ya local listing for specific times!!!!!…RT @KarenCivil: Leaked 09 Rebirth isn’t going to be 2010 Rebirth..” Back in 2008, Lil Wayne had to deal with something unthinkable that would have never crossed his mind. His album Carter III was leaked in its entirety for the […]
Lil Wayne’s rap career has been synonymous with dealing with early leaks. With The Rebirth album being pushed back to 2010, the rapper has been prepping music videos to accompany the songs that have already been dropped to the public. Weezy may have sprung one leak all too soon, however, as “Drop This World” recently […]
“I had to fight to get that on the album because I don’t think a lot of people at the label understood it.” No person can imagine the magnitude of emotion an artist will endure when he/she finds out that his/her album has been leaked. In the case of D.C. rapper Wale, part of the […]
“I feel good that it was leaked in its entirety, in sequence so people can hear my vision.” For a man such as Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to have such ongoing hate since his 2003 debut, it must leave a nice taste for the rapper to know that Falling victims to the same circumstances as […]