A Reddit user has uploaded a picture of what appears to be the tracklist for Chance The Rapper’s upcoming album, Surf.
The Reddit user posted links to two separate images. One image shows a whiteboard with “Surf” written on it and what’s assumed to be the tracklist, covered by the word “censored.” In the other image, another whiteboard is shown with the Surf album title and a list of songs.
Snoop Dogg recently made light of the controversy surrounding comedian/actor Bill Cosby in a picture uploaded to his Instagram account this week.
On Instagram, Snoop reposted a meme featuring a picture of Cosby with the words “Webbie – ‘Gimme That’ feat. Bill Cosby” placed over the picture. The Long Beach, California rapper did not add his own caption to the Instagram post, which was featured on Vlad TV.
After gaining attention from Hip Hop fans with the mixtapes 1999 and Summer Knights, Joey Bada$$ is ready to share his debut studio album with the world. Joey revealed the release date for B4.DA.$$ in a trailer for the project uploaded to YouTube.
The video ends with the words “B4.DA.$$ 1.20.15″ on the screen. The Pro Era member also added a message with the visuals. Joey wrote
The Billboard 200 chart has served as the official authority for the weekly album rankings in the United States since 1956. In 1991, the magazine has listed the top-selling LPs in the nation based off Nielsen SoundScan sales numbers. The New York Times reports Billboard and Soundscan will start adding streaming numbers to the total album sales as well.
In addition to producing Pusha T’s newly-released record, “Lunch Money,” Kanye West also helped with the concept for the record, according to the Clipse lyricist.
Pusha also revealed that he’s always been drawn to Kanye’s “unorthodox tracks” and couldn’t pass on the opportunity to jump on the beat for what would later become “Lunch Money.”
As an artist who both sings and raps, a voice coach was enlisted for Young Money artist Drake years ago. And during an exclusive interview with Jezebel, Drake’s voice coach, Dionne Osborne spoke with the publication about working with Drake, why rappers should take better care of their voices, and more.
Osborne, who previously worked with the likes of former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Teairra Mari and singer/songwriter Keri Hilson, recalled meeting Drake before his first tour. She says she was unsure if her presence would be welcomed since some artists are hesitant towards vocal coaches, but says the rapper greeted her with a big hug.
West coast spitter Jay 305 has been picked up by Interscope Records, XXL reports.
During a NYC visit, Jay told the mag that he is feeling great about his new record deal.
Wale has been keeping quiet for a while but plans to be back on the radar soon. The Gifted MC has just announced that he is going on tour and that his new album is on the way.
The D.C wordsmith is heading on the road to hit up 32 cities for his “Simply Mobile Simply Nothing Tour.” Along the hike, the “Ambition” rapper is making stops in cities like Philadelphia, New York, Detroit, Texas and more. The tour kicks off New Year’s Day in Maryland and wraps up in Norfolk, VA on Feb. 19th. During the tour, his upcoming album, The Album About Nothing, is expected to drop, according his new Complex cover story.
Longtime Aaliyah collaborator Timbaland addresses the controversy surrounding the Lifetime biopic Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B during an interview with Ebro In The Morning on Hot 97 today (November 17).
“Everybody keeps telling me stop blaming Lifetime but blame Wendy and I’m like well…” Timbaland says in a radio interview with Hot 97 host Ebro. “I didn’t follow the story, so I have to believe the fans. It’s just hard for me to believe.”
While speaking with Montreality recently, Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs revealed that he has a new studio album in the works. According to Gangsta Gibbs, the album will be titled Lifestyles Of The Insane and will likely be released sometime next year.
He also revealed that the album is currently 60 percent complete.