Hip Hop superstar Eminem became the first guest on Zane Lowe’s new Beats 1 Radio show. The Shady Records founder discussed his participation in the soundtrack for the upcoming Jake Gyllenhaal led feature film Southpaw.
Meek Mill’s long awaited sophomore project, Dreams Worth More Than Money, is expected to land in the no. 1 spot of the Billboard 200. The album is projected to sell 200,000 equivalent album units its first week out, Billboard reports. His latest single from the LP, “All Eyes On You,” featuring Chris Brown and his bae Nicki Minaj debuted on The Hot 100 chart this week in the no. 81 slot.
There were lots of jokes when Tyga dropped his new opus.
Tyga’s The Gold Album: The 18th Dynasty was highly a anticipated at one point, but it seems Cash Money label woes have gotten the better of him.
Rihanna has become the first artist to have than 100 million gold and platinum certifications under her belt. The Recording Industry Association of America has announced that Rih has the most Digital Single Awards and is the only artists to reach having 100 million cumulative certified singles.
Before he had a chance to perform at the XXL Freshman Class concert last night (June 30), Kidd Kidd was hauled off to jail by NYPD. A video surfaced last night of the New Orleans spitter being escorted out of New York City’s Best Buy Theater and now there are some details regarding his arrest.
Method Man is gearing up to release his fifth solo album, The Meth Lab, and has released the tracklist and the cover art. The 17-track effort is jam packed with features from Wu-Tang brethren Raekwon, Inspectah Deck along with Hanz On, who appears on 10 tracks, Uncle Murda, Cory Gunz and fellow Staten Island rep Mack Wilds. The Meth Lab hits stores Aug. 21st.
A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa are joining forces to invade Europe for their 16 Day Trip Tour. Kicking off October 13th, Pretty Flacko and the Taylor Gang captain will be performing in London, Manchester, Amsterdam, Paris and then wrap up in Brussels on Oct. 28th.
It has been a big week for MMG rapper Meek Mill. The DreamChasers Records founder released his sophomore studio album Dreams Worth More Than Money, and he performed at the 2015 BET Awards.
Meek’s successful seven-day run also includes the launch of his new mobile gaming app Bike Life. Mobile gaming development company iM3 partnered with Meek for the dirt bike-themed game.
The Game tapped a lineup of heavy hitting producers for his upcoming albumThe Documentary 2. In addition to Dr. Dre, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, DJ Premier, Alchemist, and Mike Will Made It, the West Coast rhymer worked with Scott Storch.
Alongside Kanye, Pharrell also had a set performance at this year’s Glastonbury. During his performance, the iconic performer debuted a new single titled “Freedom”. There’s no word on whether “Freedom” will be on a new album, but it will be debuted via Apple Music.