Acclaimed West-Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar is in high demand these days. After a performance on Saturday Night Live, a remix with Jay-Z and after being named “MTV’s Hottest MC,” Kendrick’s schedule is as busy as it can get right now.
Recently the championed rapper announced a set of nationwide tour dates that concludes in his home town of Los Angeles, California.
The Brooklyn apartment that reared Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G., is up for sale.
The home offers three bedrooms and one bathroom for a listing price of $725,000, up more than $300k when it was sold in 2004.
G.O.O.D. Music veteran Pusha T appeared on Hot 107′s The Q Deezy Show last week, and the “Exodus 23:1″ rapper touched on a range of topics including his reaction to Lil Wayne’s recent hospital stint, whether he’s willing to record with the Young Money leader, his top emcees in the game, and details on his album. As far as creating a track with his long-time rival Wayne, Pusha says that is not something he is interested in doing at this point suggesting that Wayne’s skills are currently not up to par for a worthy collaboration.
Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa is apparently looking for $1 million from a concert promotion company that “damaged his reputation” according to TMZ.
Wiz was scheduled to perform at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virgina on December 6th of last year, but Wiz claims that It’s My Party Inc., the company who booked him for the show, cancelled the concert at the last moment.
When Timbaland decided to seek payment from his insurance company over a missing $1.8 Million watch, the company behind the expensive watch didn't believe his story. Now, Timbo is going from hopefully getting paid to getting accused of insurance fraud.
According to TMZ, the super producer filed a lawsuit against American Home Assurance Company claiming his 2-year-old daughter lost his Jacob & Co. watch containing 30 carats of diamonds.
Lil Wayne either hates or loves his new album.
The rapper conducted an exclusive, heavily circulated interview with Power 106′s DJ Felli Fel and proclaimed his adulation and disdain for his new album, I Am Not a Human Being II.
Lil Wayne has confessed to the reason he’s had so many seizures. The rapper says he’s an epileptic.
On Thursday, Wayne conducted an interview with Power 106 in Los Angeles and admitted that he’s suffered with the ailment for years, including a recent scare he says he “could’ve died.”
Earlier this month the beef between Waka Flocka and fellow Brick Squad 1017 member Gucci Mane went public when Gucci sent out a tweet stating that Waka was dropped from the label.
While Gucci’s management later claimed that his twitter account was hacked, Waka told RapFix Live that the business relationship between the two is still over for good.
Whenever Kanye West releases an album it becomes an event, and as a result the press and fans cannot wait to find out as many details about the project as early as they can.
Unfortunately, this anticipation leads to many rumors and reports that sometime do not pan out as true. For example, there have been numerous reports that West’s 6th solo LP will be titled anything from Black American Psycho to Rich Black American to the most recent speculation of I Am God.
Kid Cudi appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night and performed tracks off his upcoming album Indicud including an a capella version of a brand new song called “Mad Solar.”
During the broadcast the man born Scott Mescudi did renditions of his singles “Immortal” and “Just What I Am” featuring King Chip on an outdoors stage. He also broke into a first-time performance of “Mad Solar,” a sing-song tune about dealing with “haters.”