The ink isn’t even dry on all the lawsuits still coming out from under the ash of Fyre Festival, and yet here we are a year later with a copycat. XO Music Festival was meant to be held this weekend in Antioch, California, headlined by a mix of golden-age rappers — Biz Markie, Flavor Flav, […]

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Nearly a month after the prolific young rapper XXXTentacion was shot to death in Florida, the New York Times is reporting that he signed a whopping $10 million album deal shortly before he died. Empire, the independent music company that previously released XXXTentacion’s debut album 17, offered him the deal for his third album, per […]

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Top Dawg Entertainment’s roster of rappers has been nothing if not impressive over the years, and their executive branch is chipping in with new music too. TDE co-president Punch follows up his “Of 1 Freestyle” from February with his latest offering: “God Complex (Council of Nicea).” Punch has occasionally dropped singles over the years, and […]

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Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul hopped on Twitter again Monday (June 25) to unleash a tweet calling rappers untalented, desperate and a whole bunch of other insults. “Plz Dont Call Me A Rapper! Its Embarrassing To Be A Rapper These Days! Rap Music Is A #ShitShow Now! No Talent, Targets, Thirtsy, Hungry, Desperate. SMH #MakeRapGoodAgain,” he wrote. He later […]

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The Jackson Hole, Wyoming, resort where Kanye West holed up for months has proved to be a peaceful oasis, but only for him. The owners of the ranch where he held his campfire album-listening party last week considered the event nothing but stress and chaos. Diamond Cross Ranch operator Jane Golliher tells the Blast that […]

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Although it was assumed that rappers Nicki Minaj and Eminem were joking when they “confirmed” their relationship on social media last week, Em recently took the opportunity to shoot his shot with Nicki in front of a crowd of hundreds. During his performance at the Boston Calling Music Festival over the weekend, the Detroit rhymer […]

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The Rare Breeds event on August 18 just got even more interesting. After already building massive hype with the announcement of Murda Mook’s return to battle rap against Aye Verb, the RBE league has announced another MC making his way back: King Los. The King back on the battle stage …. blame @ITSARP for what’s about […]

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