You can see a sense of Darwinism happening in the growing pool of Los Angeles rappers. A certain good kid from Compton currently rests comfortably as the king of all he surveys on his coast, but the list of talented, local wordsmiths span way past him and his TDE Clique. With that, we place a […]

The sunny streets of California are exempt from the bone chilling winter that’s forthcoming to other spaces in the country. Los Angeles’ own Kid Ink takes advantage of this blessing in a visual for “Sunset.”

Kid Ink returns with an upbeat single called “Show Me” set to appear on his forthcoming debut album. He didn’t come alone either; singer Chris Brown assisted with a smooth chorus.

As an independent artist, Kid Ink saw a steady rise in his success that awarded him a place on the 2012 XXL Freshman list. Four mixtapes, including the recently released Rocketshipshawty, and an independent album later, the California native decided to take his talents to RCA Records.

A$AP Rocky didn’t exactly make his affection for Rihanna a secret during the MTV Video Music Awards. The Harlem MC famously grabbed her booty butt cheeks in front of millions of viewers during their televised performance, but he will have plenty of opportunities to cop feels after it was announced that he will join the pop star’s Diamonds World […]

Singer CJ Hilton could have very well chosen to be a poster boy for gospel music, but he opted to go a different route. The son of a pastor, Hilton got his start singing in the church, but his heart was in secular music—R&B to be exact. A meeting with DC-based production company Backwoods (known […]