YG has reportedly been arrested at his San Fernando Valley home. According to TMZ, the Compton-bred rapper was awoken around 4 a.m. local time by L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies who had a search warrant related to a robbery case. He was transported to Men’s Central Jail in L.A. where he was booked on robbery charges. This […]

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New York, NY – From 2003–2007, Ashton Kutcher set a precedent by hilariously pranking celebrities on MTV’s Punk’d. Now, Chance The Rapper is poised to engage in similar assholeness thanks to the latest revival of the show Quibi — the highly anticipated mobile media platform. “Punk’d is one of MTV’s most iconic franchises,” Chance said […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Ousted Recording Academy president/CEO Deborah Dugan  — the first female to hold that role in its 62-year history — recently appeared on Good Morning America with her attorney Doug Wigdor to discuss the bombshell allegations she made earlier this week. On Tuesday (January 21), Dugan filed a discrimination complaint against the Academy […]

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With the STARZ hit Power drawing to a close, Michael Rainey Jr. a.k.a Ghost’s son Tariq claimed he received 326 death threats in his social media direct messages. The Power actor posted on his Instagram with a series of incredulous facial expressions questioning fans’ reactions. Rainey wrote, “Me going through my DM’s tryna figure out […]

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Safaree is typically making headlines for everything except his music. Now, he’s aiming to change that with the release of his first studio album, Straitt. The Love & Hip Hop: New York cast member’s debut LP is comprised of 11 tracks. Papoose, Phresher, Sean Kingston and Verse Simmonds are among the guests featured on the […]

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Lil Wayne’s long-discussed Funeral album is finally set to arrive in 2020. Weezy’s next studio LP is scheduled to drop on January 31. The Young Money boss announced the release date and shared a snippet from the upcoming project social media on Thursday (January 23). He also unveiled a link to his online store for […]

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Dundee, Scotland – A Scottish rapper named Darren Stewart thinks Eminem could’ve stolen the concept for Music To Be Murdered By from him. According to the Evening Telegraph, Stewart says he released a single called “Music To Be Murdered By” five years ago that also samples Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock — just like Shady’s new album. […]

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Slum Village member T3 has released Mr. Fantastic, an eight-track EP produced entirely by Teeko and Ruckazoid. The veteran MC’s new solo project includes collaborations with Frank Nitt, Illa J and the late Baatin, among others. “Working with Teeko and Ruckazoid was amazing,” T3 said in a press release. “It was like when I first […]

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) once again gave The Notorious B.I.G. a political shoutout, this time during President Trump’s ongoing impeachment trial. The New York Democrat quoted a famous line from Biggie’s hit single “Juicy” on Tuesday evening (January 21) after defense attorney Jay Sekulow asked the room why they were gathered there. […]

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RealStreetRadio Premiere – Boston Hip Hop stalwart Slaine is back with a new video for “Do Wha You Love” featuring Cyrus DeShield, which serves as the album closer on his latest LP One Day. Directed by SandoFilms, the visual tackles Slaine’s journey to sobriety, beginning with several people revealing how long they’ve been sober. Slaine  — who’s […]

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Roddy Ricch’s “The Box” is cruising along to its second consecutive week at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but he’s not slowing down with release of the sultry “Boom Boom Room” video. The stripper-clad video utilizes a dark and dim-light approach as Roddy escapes a car crash and immediately begins throwing an […]

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Slaughterhouse is no more, but Lupe Fiasco is giving fans a glimmer of hope regarding their return. Although a reunion seems out of the question due to Joe Budden’s retirement, Lupe has thrown his hat into the ring to be the rapper-turned-podcaster’s replacement if the supergroup attempts a comeback. “Yo @joebudden Lemme get yo slaughterhouse […]

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Diamond-selling singer The Weeknd debuted his latest video “Blinding Lights” on Tuesday (January 21). The Anton Tammi-directed short film continues the plot from his “Heartless” visual. The gory project displays The Weeknd racing and dancing through the West Coast streets. Eventually, he approaches a lounge singer — played by Miki Hamano — and causes the […]

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Dave East’s contribution to #TheBoxChallenge isn’t getting a warm reception. After the star of Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga previewed his remix of Roddy Ricch’s hit single “The Box” on social media, the Harlem-bred MC was bombarded with negative reactions. Twitter users posted a variety of videos and gifs to detail their disdain for East’s […]

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Chicago, IL – Juice Wrld’s cause of death has officially been determined after he shockingly passed away last month. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, the late rapper died from an accidental overdose of oxycodone and codeine. The Interscope Records artist, whose real name was Jarad Higgins, went into cardiac arrest at the Chicago […]

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