Big Sean has proven that he’s got the moves after releasing his much-anticipated fourth studio album, I Decided. The Detroit rapper is now the holder of the number 1 spot Billboard 200, moving 151,000 units in its first week. Congratulations Sean Don! billboard Read entire story.
Last night the GRAMMY Awards celebrated it’s 59th annual commencement and as always it was a star-studded affair. As far as the awards go, the night belonged to a few individuals. Chance The Rapper surprised everyone walking away with three awards for Best Rap Album Coloring Book and Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance No Problem. He is by far the most successful independent artist of our time at this point. Other notable big time nominees were Beyonce, Adele, Drake, Kanye West and Rihanna who all had multiple nominations. The winners can be found below, so you can see who edged out who for the wins. Album Of The Year: Adele, 25 Beyoncé, Lemonade Drake, Views … Read entire story.
It’s almost a full Def Squad reunion as Keith Murray brings the rhymes and Erick Sermon laces the beat on their new track, No Exceptions. Sermon channels the sounds of Diana Ross/Michael Masser’s “My Hero Is a Gun” on the new song and is starting rumors of a possible project from the veteran New York emcees. Stream the new track below. Read entire story.
The-Dream gave us his new EP, Love You To Death back in December and is ready to headline his own tour. The singer is set to his eight dates across the US including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Chicago and NYC are just a few cities Mr. Nash is poised to hit this year. Look at the dates below, which The Dream posted on his IG. Love You To Death Tour #loveyoutodeathtour2017 To all the fans that hit me and my staff and said in abundance to come to your City, I hear you, I am here for you And nothing without your Voice and Energy. Thank you All for The amazing calls to Relaunch Radiokilla Records… Read entire story.
J. Cole finished off 2016 with a brand new gold selling album called, 4 Your Eyez. To start off his 2017 and celebrate the MLK Jr. holiday, the NC emcee liberates a brand new track to address the hypocrisy we often see in politics here in the US. Check out High For Hours below. Read entire story.
Royce Da 5’9″ takes on DJ Khaled’s 2016 hit song, I Got The Keys in his latest freestyle. Listen to the Detroit veteran attack the beat below. Read entire story.
Dave East goes bar for bar with Chicago’s G Herbo and the Bronx’s own Don Q on this new posse track entitled, No Hook. The title explains itself, as the trio keeps going off spitting bars one after another for some lyrical exercise. Stop saying Hip-Hop’s dead and press play below. Read entire story.
Today, NuLa Ent showcases Howie Dodat, the Spring Valley, NY native who has been hard at work in the studio putting the finishing touches on his debut project and today he unveils the official music video for his single “Gossip.” The track features label-mate Corey Finesse and is produced by Ty Real. Watch the labelmates do their thing in the visual below. Read entire story.
Karen Civil has partnered with Forbes Magazine to put together a swanky, intimate dinner series aimed at honoring a few of Karen’s favorite figures in music, entertainment and sports. To start off the series, Civil selected rapper Jeezy to be honored for his success in entertainment, entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Notable people in attendance were Teyana Taylor, Iman Shumpert, Mack Wilds, Omar Bolden, Stephen Hill, Rotimi and many others. Check out photos from the festivities below and look forward to seeing more honorees being highlighted soon. Read entire story.
PnB and Ty Dolla’s player days are over as they flip of R. Kelly’s classic joint to introduce us to their new collaboration, Hanging Up My Jersey. Check it out below. Read entire story.
Rich the Kid and Famous Dex jump start the new year with a collaboration introducing Rich Forever latest signee ThouxanBandFauni. The track is titled, Gorgeous and is set to land on Rich Forever 3 which drops January 20th. Check out the SoMuchSauce-produced track below. Read entire story.
JiGi Deniro is starting the year off by dropping the visuals for her latest single, Lost Count. The track comes off of her forthcoming album entitled N.S.D. Watch the new visual for the track produced by Bravestarr below. Read entire story.