After releasing a song in response to the shooting of Michael Brown called “Don’t Shoot” featuring Rick Ross, Diddy, Wale, and more, Game spoke with Hot 93.7 in Hartford, Connecticut about the making of the track.
Explaining the motivation to release the track, Game compared the song to the 1990 anti-violence anthem “We’re All in the Same Gang.”
The Hip-Hop Police are seemingly going hard against rappers and have claimed their latest in Nipsey Hussle.
However, the West Coast G has denied any wrongdoing and a rep says he was treated unjust.
Nipsey was arrested on August 29 in Los Angeles after the raid of a clothing store called Slauson Avenue Clothing.
Former co-host of “The Star & Buc Wild Morning Show” on WWPR-FM Star took to his "Live & Direct" online radio show to chastise Snoop Dogg for his recently donning whiteface in a series of Instagram posts. Snoop posted several images and videos of himself in a blonde wig playing a character he calls Todd. In one of the posts Snoop also promotes a dating website called White Guys Connect and says his interests are paintball, crotchet, and spoken word.
Nicki Minaj is slated to release her The Pinkprint album November 28, according to Billboard.
The follow-up to 2012’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded will likely feature the singles “Pills N Potions” and “Anaconda.” The former peaked at #7 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while the latter is the #2 cut on the Billboard Hot 100.
Jeezy’s out and he’s ready to tell his story. Last night (August 28th), Jeezy posted his $1 million bail in connection to a gun possession charge over an illegally owned AK-47.
Five other people arrested in association with gun possession charge posted bail along with Jeezy according to A&R President of CTE Records Steve “Steve-O” Carless. Hours after being released, Karen Civil released a photo of Jeezy with Carless on her personal Instagram account.
G-Unit have been making their rounds to different radio outlets to promote the new The Beauty of Independence EP.
The crew stopped by Power 106’s The L.A. Leakers to discuss the project, and of course other topics related to G-Unit’s leader 50 Cent were brought up.
Nas is one of the most legendary rhymers to ever pick up a microphone. The Queens emcee is also a well established businessman.
After taking part in the creation of Mass Appeals Records (Bishop Nehru, Boldy James, Fashawn, & Run The Jewels) and providing capital to over 40 start-up companies, Nas is adding another brand to his portfolio.
Wale is no longer being managed by Roc Nation according to reports. The Washington, DC area native has split with the company founded by Jay Z.
XXL is reporting the decision to part ways was amicable. Wale is now teaming with Leonard Brooks, Maverick Carter, and Rich Paul at 77 North Management which is also the management home of NBA superstar LeBron James and NFL rookie Johnny Manziel.
Back in 2005, The Game burst onto the mainstream Hip Hop scene with his debut studio album The Documentary. A decade later the Los Angeles emcee is ready to release the sequel to his multiple platinum selling LP in the form of The Documentary 2.
Days after Atlanta rapper Jeezy was arrested for possession of an assault rifle, fellow artist Drumma Boy has spoken out about the incident. According to the producer, he spoke to Jeezy just days before the arrest.
Drumma then commented on Jeezy’s “homeboys” and those associated with the rapper stepping up to “take that charge.”