In honor of the 10-year anniversary of J Dilla’s death, Nas has announced a new album from the celebrated producer to be released on his Mass Appeal imprint next month. God’ Son’s revealed the LP, titled The Diary, on Beats 1 radio this morning (Feb. 18), reports Complex.
G-Unit affiliate Kidd Kidd reached a deal after an alleged assault on his girlfriend last year. The 32-year-old rapper pleaded guilty to harassment in court Wednesday (Feb. 10), per the New York Daily News.
Taking a step away from Hip-Hop’s Cash Kings (and Queens), Forbes is betting on a list of money makers on the come up. Fetty Wap, Dej Loaf, and Logic landed on the publication’s list of “Next Richest Rappers.”
With barely two months into 2016, the music industry has already seen a bevy of powerful losses. Maurice White, founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire passed away in his sleep today at age 74.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently introduced new criteria for platinum certifications partially fueled by the streaming successes of Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean’s albums. While the swap means the aforementioned rapper’s can celebrate platinum status, TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith doesn’t approve.
Chicago’s Lil Reese copped his first 2016 arrest Saturday night (Jan. 30) for indirect criminal contempt. Though the details of his bust aren’t specific, Reese is expected to be in jail until sometime next week.
Kanye West isn’t just a rapper/producer extraordinaire, he’s a part-time peacemaker. According to Tyga, Yeezus helped end his beef with Drake.
Nothing was off limits in Young Thug’s new Sway in the Morning interview. Thugger sat down to discusses rap beef, working with Kanye West, family, relationships, and his fashion, during the open-ended talk with host Sway Calloway.
Guess who just went digital? Today (Jan. 25), The Game dropped his very own line of iPhone emojis and they couldn’t be more true to his real life.
Former G-Unit affiliate Bang Em Smurf threw some strong accusations at 50 Cent in a recent radio interview. Smurf thinks the 40-year-old rapper put a hit out on him, and the alleged proof is in his “I’m The Man” music video from The Kanan Tape.
With so many stories following Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond, a forthcoming documentary will examine new information about the case surrounding the former Czar Entertainment head. Unjust Justice, a 10-episode work claims to have “new information and theories in regards to the conviction,” of 50-year-old Henchman.