Following the premiere of his new single, "i,"Kendrick Lamar spoke with Los Angeles, California radio station Power 106's Big Boy's Neighborhood regarding his new material.
It’s that time of year again. Forbes magazine has released their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and the 2014 installment sees a new man at the top. Dr. Dre slides into the number one position over perennial top earning contenders Jay Z and Diddy.
The Hip-Hop Cash Kings list tracks pretax earnings for living artists whose work is primarily classified as hip-hop or rap. To form the list, we considered income from touring, record sales, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures. Management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted. Earnings are calculated from June 2013 to June 2014 and based on data from Pollstar, the RIAA and Nielsen SoundScan, and from interviews with numerous managers, lawyers, music executives and some of the artists themselves.
During a recent appearance on New York radio station Power 105's The Breakfast Club, K. Michelle said the following about Soulja Boy.
50 Cent, who is gearing up to release The Beast Is G-Unit, the second G-Unit mixtape of the year, along with Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck and Kidd Kidd, says the group is going in a new direction with its music.
For her 13th studio album, Mary J. Blige traveled across the pond to record with some of the leading talent in the British music scene. The Queen of Hip Hop Soul collaborated with artists like Disclosure, Emeli Sandé, Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes, and Naughty Boy for the upcoming London Sessions LP.
Jamie Foxx's recent release of "Party Ain't a Party" assumed the role of reintroducing Foxx to the music world. Now, problems have emerged with the track.
Rihanna is one of the latest celebrities who has had personal nude images shared with the public as a result of an alleged hacking, according to TMZ.
Ab-Soul fully embraced battle rap culture when the TDE emcee added a contest between he and Daylyt on his 2014 album These Days. According to a report by Vibe, Soulo shared during his CRWN interview that he is down with his Black Hippy crew taking on Slaughterhouse in a lyrical bout.
This year has seen the reuniting of several top Hip Hop crews. OutKast, G-Unit, and Onyx all got back together in 2014.
Rick Ross apparently had some issues with where he’s been placed on Forbes annual Hip Hop Cash Kings List. In five years, the Maybach Music Group leader has never cracked the top ten of the magazine’s highest earning rappers in the game.