Kanye West is running for president, he did a rambling four-hour interview with Forbes, and his family is concerned that he is going through a bipolar episode.  And that's not it… On top of the interview, Kanye also dropped off three new freestyles with Forbes, and all of them were political in some sense.  The […]

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Artists all around the world do their best to support local organizations that fight the Covid-19. American Greed, a contemporary rock band, joined the movement and decided to donate all of the proceeds from streams of their new single and music video titled ‘Together.’ The single is included on their album Together, dropped back in […]

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West Coast native Problem has a story for almost everything. After initially breaking through with his “Like Whaaat” single in 2013 and a guest appearance on E-40’s “Function,” Problem found himself part of one of another breakthrough record in 2013, Childish Gambino’s “Sweatpants.” In a sitdown with HipHopDX, Problem detailed not only how the song […]

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Calboy wasn’t pleased to learn he was cut from Pop Smoke’s posthumous album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon. The RCA Records artist criticized the team behind Pop’s new LP for removing him from the King Combs-assisted song “Diana” yet leaving his adlibs on the track. “On Wesley grave y’all bogus asf for […]

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Los Angeles, CA – Eric Holder doesn’t want the transcripts from the grand jury hearing in the Nipsey Hussle murder case to be made public. According to the Los Angeles Times, a judge denied the demands of the alleged killer’s lawyer Lowynn Young, who was arguing to keep the documents sealed, on June 27. The […]

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Smokepurpp embraced the reality of his poor album sales on Thursday (July 2). The Alamo Records artist mocked the disappointing performance of his Florida Jit LP and teased a follow-up project in an Instagram post. “another free project otw,” he wrote with a few emojis. “drop a [heart] in the comments.” View this post on […]

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Soulja Boy could end up paying big time for ignoring a lawsuit. The “Pretty Boy Swag” rapper has yet to respond to a suit from ex-girlfriend Kayla Myers and now she’s seeking a default judgment. According to documents obtained by The Blast on Friday (July 3), Myers is requesting the court award her just over […]

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Tekashi 6ix9ine’s post-prison music videos have made a few things clear: he has a formula for his visuals and a weird affinity for milk. After reaching the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with his Nicki Minaj-assisted “TROLLZ” single, the controversial rapper has delivered a new song and video titled “YAYA.” Unlike his previous two […]

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Editorial – Hip Hop is once again proving itself to be one of the most valuable genres in the history of American music. As 2020 – which can pretty much be summed up with the phrase “What now?” – reaches its halfway point, rap artists have brilliantly soundtracked the times of the pandemic, protests and […]

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New York, NY – Pop Smoke’s posthumous Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon has been the talk of New Music Friday since its release on Friday (July 3). The buzz has been sparked by a feverish aftermath over controversial cover art and high-profile features. However, album executive producer 50 Cent is currently engaged […]

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With co-signs from Arrested Development MC Speech and Digable Planets luminary Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Twan Mack is living the dream. After dropping off “Marvelous” in April, Twan is back with a new video for “Born 4 This,” something he calls “Adult Contemporary Hip Hop.” Described as an “introspective, self actualization of a middle aged MC/producer,” the […]

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After social media-bending hoopla over a botched Virgil Abloh design promised improvements, Pop Smoke fans still weren’t satisfied when the Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon cover art hit DSPs on Friday (July 3). The final image was devoid of Pop Smoke’s likeness and instead, featured a metallic rose atop an all-black backdrop […]

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The Weeknd is transported into an animated world for his new video featuring Doja Cat. The two’s collaboration “In Your Eyes (Remix)” gets some trippy visuals under the direction of digital artist Jeron Braxton. Despite the switch from live-action to animation, the “In Your Eyes (Remix)” maintains the psychedelic aesthetic of Weeknd’s past After Hour […]

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Meek Mill is reportedly being accused of jacking two songs from another artist and passing them off as his own. According to Bossip, Dream Rich Entertainment has filed suit against Meek’s record label Dream Chasers and its parent company Atlantic Records for civil conspiracy to commit copyright infringement. Dream Rich claims Meek stole their copyrighted work […]

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