Monthly Archives: April 2016

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  • Best Coast Member Claims Chris Brown’s Song “Perpetuates Rape Culture”
    (AllHipHop News) Chris Brown has faced a lot of scrutiny throughout his career. The R&B singer is now being slammed by a member of the band Best Coast. Vocalist Bethany Cosentino took to Twitter to call out CB for his Top 20 hit “Back To Sleep.” [ALSO READ: Chris Brown “Throws Shade” At Kehlani & PartyNextDoor In... Read more »
  • 2Pac’s High School Love Letter Is Up For Auction
    (AllHipHop News) Another piece of Tupac Shakur memorabilia is up for sale. In March, Moments In Time offered some of 2Pac’s music and handwritten notes to the highest bidder, and now the website is selling a love letter written by the iconic rapper. [ALSO READ: 2Pac’s Handwritten Notes & Unreleased Music Are Up For Sale] According to… Read more »
  • Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Future To Appear On Ariana Grande’s ‘Dangerous Woman’ Album
    (AllHipHop News) Pop singer Ariana Grande is loading her third studio album Dangerous Woman with rappers. The former Nickelodeon star recruited Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Future for the upcoming project. [ALSO READ: Ariana Grande Dumped Big Sean Over “Billion Dollar P*ssy” Lyric?] Grande is not a stranger to working with Hip Hop artists. 2013’s Yours Truly featured Big Sean and… Read more »
  • The Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra Blends Kanye West and Beethoven
    Yesterday, the Young Musicians Foundation had their first “Yeethoven” concert at the Arabian Theatre in Los Angeles. According to HYPETRAK, the Foundation’s Orchestra combined six pieces from classic music legend, Beethoven, with Kanye West. The free show, lead by conductor Yuga Cohler and arranger Stephen Feigenbaum, breaks boundaries with an interesting blend of orchestral pieces with Yeezus. Someone managed to… Read more »
  • Post Malone Covers Nirvana’s Song “Lithium” During Coachella
    Today, Post Malone had an odd performance at Coachella. The “White Iverson” rapper wasn’t on the official bill, however, he did perform his hit single during Jack U’s set as a special guest last night. However, the more memorable performance was his surprise cover of the Nirvana song “Lithium.” Someone managed to record him performing the… Read more »
  • Swizz Beatz’ Son Is Working With Q Tip
    Swizz Beats son, Egypt, is pretty good at making beats. The young producer even has a credit working with Kendrick Lamar on his latest project Untitled Unmastered. The surprising thing about Egypt is that he’s only 5 years old, earning a credit for work producers four times his age only dream about. Today Swizz, Beatz recorded his… Read more »
  • The Week Ahead in Hip-Hop: April 18, 2016 – April 24, 2016
    As the saying goes, “You don’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.”  Here is a look at notable events that took place in Hip-Hop culture this week from years past. If you’re having trouble viewing this Stackerdecks post: Click Here
  • Ice Cube Brings Back NWA At Coachella
    Last night, Ice Cube was on stage performing in front of a crowded audience at Coachella, and manage to reunite NWA in the process. Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella was present to perform a couple of classic tracks including “F*ck the Police” and “Straight Outta Compton” without the former producer of the legendary rap… Read more »
  • Watch Day 2 Of Coachella 2016 (Live Stream)
    Coachella as officially kicked off in Indio, California, and with new music and presidential introductions already making news, there’s so much stuff to talk about at this year’s popular music festival. Today is Day 2 of Coachella, and features a lineup of several rap artists including Ice Cube, ASAP Rocky, and Vince Staples. If you’re… Read more »

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  • Lil Yatchy Drops Official Video For “Wanna Be Us”
    After announcing that he will be going on tour with Young Thug last week, Lil Yatchy releases an official set of visuals for his single “Wanna Be Us.” Produced by Burberry Perry, “Wanna Be Like” features both Yatchy and Perry jamming to their song in front of what seems to be a view of Atlanta… Read more »
  • Dr. Dre Plays Unreleased J Dilla Song In Latest Episode of ‘The Pharmacy’
    Earlier today on Dr. Dre’s Beats 1 Radio show “The Pharmacy,” the legendary producer managed to play an unreleased J Dilla beat since 2002. The track, named “Gangsta Boogie” also featured Snoop Dogg and rapper Kokane, and was originally planned to release on Dilla’s album, The Diary, back in 2002. However, the project will finally be releasing in… Read more »
  • Fabolous and Jadakiss Release New Collaborative Freestyle
    There has been rumors going around about New York rappers Fabolous and Jadakiss releasing a collaborative project. After teasing fans with a picture of the two together a couple of days ago, the two emcees have now released a single to show that they’re serious. The new track is a freestyle over Future’s track “Wicked,”… Read more »
  • Zulu Nation Replies To Accusations That Afrika Bambaataa Molested Teen
    (AllHipHop News) Representatives of The Universal Zulu Nation are pushing back against child molestations accusations made against its founder, Afrika Bambaataa. Earlier this week, a former New York politician identified as Ronald Savage recounted the charges in an emotionally charged interview with radio personality Star’s Shot97.com radio show. Ronald Savage originally made similar allegations in… Read more »
  • Young Thug Releases The Official Version Of Single”Digits” Featuring Meek Mill
    Earlier  this week, Young Thug was a little concerned about the release of his anticipated mixtape Slime Season 3. Although the mixtape finally successfully, it featured a wrong version of the song “Digits.” According to Complex, the ATL rapper tweeted out that the real version of “Digits” was actually supposed to feature Meek Mill on the track. Thugga… Read more »

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  • Tyler, The Creator Performs His Remix Of Kanye West’s “Freestyle 4”
    Tyler, the Creator has already shown his love for Kanye West’s track “Freestyle 4” through several videos and clips of him turning up to the song on social media. However, the Odd Future founder has made his own version of the track, and performed it for the first time in a recent performance in LA…. Read more »
  • Things Get Way Too Real In Tory Lanez’ “LA Confidential” Video
    Canadian singer Tory Lanez has been making a lot of moves lately. Not only has his single “Say It” been garnering critical success, but Lanez has also just announced a national city tour with A$AP Ferg. To celebrate the announcement, the rapper released an official set of visuals for his second single “LA Confidential.” Unlike… Read more »
  • Scooter Braun Said To Be Co-Managing Kanye West
    (AllHipHop News) Earlier this month when Justin Bieber hosted his Los Angeles shows at the Staples Center, Kanye West was pictured on hand for prayers prior to Justin’s show. Also in the picture was longtime music A&R and mogul Scooter Braun who discovered Justin Bieber and helped bring him to stardom. As of yesterday (March… Read more »
  • Pusha T Gives Lecture At Harvard Business School, Professor Spits Pusha T Bars During Q&A
    (AllHipHop News) Life for Pusha T seems to be as G.O.O.D. as it can get with his life as an executive taking off on multiple fronts. Yesterday (March 31st) Pusha T, President of G.O.O.D. Music, pulled up on Harvard University where he conducted a lecture at Harvard Yard & Yenching Library followed by a 45-minute discussion… Read more »
  • Another Drake Leak Hits The Net Featuring Pimp C
    After two new Drizzy songs (“These Days” & “Controlla”) surfaced the other day, another leak hits the net today, featuring the legendary Pimp C titled “Faithful.” Views From The 6 coming soon. Stream below.
  • Roc Nation Signs Michigan Guard Caris LeVert
    (AllHipHop News) After varying reports on his Tidal numbers  this week, Jay Z keeps it moving with the signing his Roc Nation talent Caris LeVert. Caris LeVert is a former University of Michigan Guard standing 6’7 ”and weighing in at 205 pounds. Over the course of his career at Michigan, Caris  became the 49th Wolverine to score… Read more »
  • Recalling That Time Ice-T Taught Us NOT To Trick Off All Our Money
    After Ice T and Coco made it through the turmoil a few years ago, Ice T and Coco appear to be stronger than ever as we saw Ice and Coco party it up last week in Vegas. The two have a young baby Chanel and all seems to be well in Ice-T land. All this… Read more »
  • Former OVO Member Mo-G Allegedly Beaten Up After Incendiary Comments About Drake
    (AllHipHop News) While details are still coming in from the Toronto Police’s media relations department, it appears former OVO member Mo-G was been badly beaten today (April 1st). Despite the fact that it is April Fool’s day, Mo-G appeared on Instagram with a swollen face bandages and in a hospital bed Mo-G captioned the photo saying, “When you… Read more »
  • Tyga Eulogizes Friend And Bodyguard Arlester ‘Punch’ Henderson Killed In Car Accident
    (AllHipHop News) In a shocking turn of events, Tyga’s longtime bodyguard and friend Arlester ‘Punch’ Henderson has been killed in a car accident. Yesterday several news sources confirmed the tragedy after The Daily News confirmed  Tyga was “devastated, shocked and heartbroken.” ‘Punch’ was only 29 years old and died assisting others according to reports. After an accident… Read more »

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  • Broner Vs. Theophane Fight On Tonight In DC. He Got Warrants? So What…
    Adrien Broner’s fight tonight vs. Ashley Theophane in Washington, D.C., scheduled to be broadcast live on Spike TV at 9PM ET/PT, will go on as scheduled despite a warrant for Broner’s arrest in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • HEATER OF THE DAY: Future Lends Rare Verse To Former G-Unit Rapper 3 Zips
    Kansas City, Missouri native dB FRE$H links with ATL heavyweight Future for this loosie produced by produced by Lui Kang, “3 Zips”. The former G-Unit/Dumout signee has started fresh since the death of his family Mazariti Fox, and is running his own label with the release of his next project “My Life Like A Movie”… Read more »
  • Was Birdman Bluffing With Lawsuit Against Tidal?
    According to a Tidal rep, the planned Cash Money lawsuit against Tidal never went through. “No Cash Money lawsuit was ever served and therefore it was dismissed before it was ever started,” the rep tells Rolling Stone. Bryan “Birdman” Williams’ Cash Money Records reportedly was suing Jay Z’s streaming venture Tidal for $50 million, claiming… Read more »
  • Will Kanye West Give In To This Mural Artist’s Demands?
    As Kanye West is quite the narcissist, the photoshopped meme of him kissing himself was pretty funny! An Australian artist named Scott Marsh was inspired by the meme and decided to paint a 20-foot mural on a building wall in Sydney. Apparently Kanye’s camp got wind of the mural and are offering a pretty penny… Read more »
  • Bzzz: Bey-Hive Stings Lululemon After Dissing Bey’s Ivy Park On Twitter
    (AllHipHop News) Lululemon’s now deleted Tweets dissing Beyonce’s new activewear clothing line Ivy Park appear to have left a mark as the BeyHive has again stung an opponent. They buy up her concerts tickets, they attacked Amber Rose weeks ago and now Lululemon is the newest victim of the BeyHive. “Is Ivy Park supposed to… Read more »
  • Iggy Azalea Is “Chillin” On Nick Young
    Photo via Iggy Azalea’s Instagram With yet another week of celebrity cheating revealed, many wondered what would be the end result of Iggy Azalea and Nick Young’s relationship after the infidelity admission video leaked. It looks like Iggy & Nick may be taking a break. Nick admitted on video that he cheated on Iggy wit… Read more »
  • Did Rihanna Curve Diplo’s Collaboration Request?
    In post and delete files, Diplo put up a post that seemed to suggest that bad gal Rihanna curved his suggestion of a collaboration between the two. As we’ve learned over the years, Rihanna is pretty good with the shade, so we wouldn’t be surprised if she let down Diplo with a little bit of… Read more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Smoke DZA Names His Top 5 Pro Wrestlers Dead Or Alive
    (AllHipHop Features) The WWE’s annual Wrestlemania is the Super Bowl, Academy Awards, and presidential election of professional wrestling – an event where icons are etched into the annals of sports entertainment. The 32nd edition of Wrestlemania is scheduled to take place in Arlington, Texas on April 3, and more grapplers will certainly use the occasion… Read more »
  • Action Bronson Releases Statement After Being Dropped From GWU Concert Over “Transphobic & Misogynistic” Content
    (AllHipHop News) Action Bronson has become the latest rapper to face backlash over lyrics in his music. The Queens, New York native was dropped from George Washington University’s Spring Fling after students launched a Change.org petition calling for his removal from the event. The protesters claimed Bronson “promotes rape, his videos promote violence against women, and his social… Read more »

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