Princess Nokia has released not one, but two albums today. To celebrate, the iconic NYC rapper made her late-night debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden performing a medley of songs from Everything Sucks and Everything Is Beautiful. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please […]
Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated 13th solo studio album, Funeral, debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart. Released via Young Money Records/Republic Records, Funeral marks Wayne’s 5th No. 1 album on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart, joining Tha Carter V (2018), Tha Carter IV (2011), I Am Not a Human Being (2010) and Tha Carter III (2008). Enjoy this audio stream below […]
Whatever you’re looking for in rap music, we’ve got it covered. From debut mixtapes, to 29th studio albums. From the mean streets of Oak Park in Sacramento to the swamps of St. Petersburg, Florida. Our favorite releases of 2019 covered all areas of the ever-expanding rap spectrum, delivering career-best efforts from established stars […]
Delivering athletic rhymes and yawning melodies in an indelibly Southern style, Dallas rapper Mo3 commands a loyal cult following in Texas and beyond. Raising his game to a new level, Mo3 announces Osama, his upcoming mixtape. With appearances from Boosie Badazz and Jazze Pha, the project releases on December 13th via EMPIRE. Enjoy this video stream below after the […]
After winning a 2018 GRAMMY for his collaborative work with Taj Mahal on TajMo, Keb’ Mo’ returns with his 12th career GRAMMY nomination with his album Oklahoma, for Best Americana Album, receiving his second nomination is this category. The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards will air Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. CST.
Delivering melodic rap songs with a rockstar attitude, 24kGoldn is one of the West Coast’s most promising breakout stars. Collecting eight tracks that demonstrate his breadth of talents, Goldn shares Dropped Outta College, his upcoming debut EP. Recorded over the past year, the new EP tells the story of Goldn’s life as a […]
Mary J. Blige, the legendary Grammy and Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, will release an immersive box set of her biggest 1990s hits along with rare remixes, HERstory, Vol. 1, on December 6 via UMe. The collection will be released in three physical […]
The Estate of Michael Jackson/MIJAC Music has reached agreement with Sylvester Stewart to acquire a majority ownership of the U.S. rights to the Sly and the Family Stone catalog and, as part of the arrangement, will retain long-term administration rights. The catalog includes classic songs like Family Affair, Dance to the […]
Packing blunt-force punchlines into bite-sized bangers, Smokepurpp is one of his generation’s most reliable sources of turn-up. Preparing his most ambitious album yet, Purpp announces Deadstar 2, his long-awaited debut album, arriving later this year. Executive-produced by Mike Dean, Deadstar 2 expands and refines Smokepurpp’s winning formula, bursting with sonic detail, but with enough space for […]
As part of his Global Music Takeover, international superstar, Akon, released his highly anticipated full-length Spanish album El Negreeto this past Friday via his Akonik Label Group. In less than 24 hours, the highly anticipated project hit #1 on the APPLE Music Latin Charts, making Akon the first African American to have a #1 […]
Perhaps it sounds like it is the wrong spelling of the month October, but ‘Woptober II’ is Gucci Mane’s upcoming album and to that effect, he has announced the release date which is scheduled for October 17. The announcement came across social media channels along with the album’s cover art. […]
Hip Hop artist Steven Malcolm took home three Kingdom Choice Awards this past Saturday, Sept. 28. His latest LP, The Second City, was named “Hip Hop Album of the Year,” while his song “Fuego” earned “Video of the Year” and “Hip Hop Single of the Year” honors. Now in its tenth […]
A3C has announced that GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist Tauheed “2 Chainz” Epps has purchased a stake in the world-famous A3C Festival & Conference and is now part of the ownership group. The festival, which is celebrating its 15th year, has brought thousands from around the world to Atlanta each year […]
The ‘Bakers Dozen’ comes after the monumental success of #TheBillyDanzeProject. The leading single “Show Me” gives listeners and fans an array of different vibes to rock to. Whether you’re driving through the boroughs of NY, bumping in the clubs, or b-boy grooving on the b-ball courts, “Show Me” is the […]
By Jack Barnes GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum artist Post Malone captures #1 on the Billboard Top 200 with his critically acclaimed third full-length, Hollywood’s Bleeding [Republic Records]. It also delivers “the biggest streaming week for an album in 2019” with 365.4 million-plus on-demand audio streams. Moving over 489K equivalent albums in under a week, this marks his second straight […]
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the nominees for the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, which was exclusively announced via Facebook ‘Live’ today and co-hosted by 22-year-old Dove Award-winning singer and songwriter Jekalyn Carr along with award-winning legendary Christian artists Natalie Grant and Karen Peck.