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10 June, 2014 8:23 am

Cage has announced and released a trailer for his Destroy The Archetype tour, which you can see below. Dates for the 40 city North American trek can be seen here. Additional support from Sam Hill, Sadistik, and Maul Skull.

9 June, 2014 3:57 pm

After their performance of Gambino’s “The Worst Guys” at The Governor’s Ball this past weekend, Donald Glover announced via Twitter that he and Chance The Rapper are working on a collaborative EP. Check out the tweet below, along with some smartphone footage of the performance. now that chance finally released his verse on "worst guys", [cont.]

5 June, 2014 4:41 pm

Mike Will Made It’s got a star-studded single about to drop, featuring each Future, Lil Wayne, and Sir Kendrick. Here’s a peek at the cover art.

4 June, 2014 6:36 am

50 Cent speaks with local Philadelphia Fox affiliate Fox 29. He reveals that a G-Unit reunion album will be released this November. “You’ll see an album by late November,” Fifty confirms when asked about the G-Unit reunion album.

4 June, 2014 5:24 am

Two-time Grammy Award®-winning Chicago rapper, actor Common has fulfilled a life-long goal with the announcement of his signing to No ID’s Artium /Def Jam Recordings. “Kingdom” featuring Vince Staples out now, Common’s lead track from his upcoming tenth studio album Nobody’s Smiling, set for July 22nd release. Nobody’s Smiling marks a creative reunion between Common [cont.]

4 June, 2014 12:57 am

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, delivered the second episode of his Deep Web Tour blog, in the form of an animated video, that looks like a cross between Second Life and Grand Theft Auto V. The mysterious animation, is backed by his music, features a character that shares his likeness, and announces “Because The Internet: [cont.]

3 June, 2014 2:10 am

Today, Adult Swim announces the lineup for the 2014 installment of their acclaimed Singles Program. Returning for the 5th year, the Singles Program is Adult Swim’s series in which they offer a brand new song from a variety of artists across the musical spectrum for free download each Monday throughout the summer. This year’s program [cont.]

3 June, 2014 1:45 am

Common recently wrote a piece on his recently passed friend and mentor, Dr. Maya Angelou, for the Daily Beast. Check it out below. Since I was 5 years old I have loved reading good writing. I would read anything that my mother or the teachers I loved gave me. In the 2nd grade I came [cont.]

1 June, 2014 6:05 pm

Ab-Soul surprises us with a solid release date of June 24th for his long awaited new LP, These Days…, and delivers the video for Stigmata, directed by Dave Free and APLUS FILMZ.

29 May, 2014 12:22 am

Slaine has revealed the artwork and track listing for his upcoming studio album “The King Of Everything Else”, which is scheduled for an August 19th release date through Suburban Noize. The album is set to feature collaborations with heavyweights Tech N9ne, Madchild, Bishop Lamont, Vinnie Paz, Reks and Termanology, and La Coka Nostra brethren ILL [cont.]

28 May, 2014 11:22 pm

As we reported a few weeks ago, Apple has released a statement confirming the purchase Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Beats Electronics – makers of the popular Beats By Dre line of headphones and speakers – for $3 billion dollars, marking the largest acquisition in the company’s history. The merger is expected to be completed [cont.]

27 May, 2014 2:48 pm

Update: And the cut is released for preview. Toronto jazz-hip-hop-pop-rock fusion act, BADBADNOTGOOD, whose music you might know from The Man With The Iron Fist soundtrack, have announced a new 10″ vinyl release, which will feature Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown. To be released via Lex Records on June 24th, the tracks are “Six Degrees”, [cont.]

27 May, 2014 2:45 am

French Montana posted the image to his Instagram account over the weekend, but then suddenly deleted it. In any case, we expect to hear the song’s release this week.

27 May, 2014 2:28 am

Here’s a look at the tracklist for the upcoming project from J. Rawls, The Legacy, coming soon. 1. Alpha feat. Barb Fant 2. My People (Prod. By Rashad) 3. Bills feat. Masta Ace (Prod. By Bombeardo) 4. The Legacy feat. John Robinson, Ceezar & Lea Anderson (Prod. By Lakim) 5. Pure Love feat. Keisha Soleil [cont.]

22 May, 2014 8:47 pm

In pretty amazing, yet not surprising reveal, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Sgt. Chris Carroll, the officer on the scene at the time of his death, said that 2Pac’s last words – to him at least – were “Fuck You”, Vegas Seven magazine reported today. Giving an in-depth account of the scene of the shooting [cont.]

20 May, 2014 6:03 pm

Riff Raff revealed the tracklist to his long overdue debut LP, Neon Icon, via Instagram today. The album is due June 24th on Diplo’s Mad Decent Recordings. Peep the tracklist below. He also debuted his “How To Be The Man” video, which you can see below. 1. Introducing The Icon 2. Kokayne 3. Wetter Than [cont.]

18 May, 2014 11:06 pm

… Mr. Wonderful. Action took to Twitter to announce the title of his album, stating: “MY ALBUM BEEN NAMED. THE ONLY THING TO DESCRIBE ME.. MR. WONDERFUL. THATS BEEN ME SINCE I STEPPED IN THIS BULLSHIT.” He spoke to NME about the album and had this to say. “”The album is sounding incredible. The whole [cont.]

18 May, 2014 3:43 pm

Nas has teamed with original Decon co-founder, Peter Bittenbender, to form Mass Appeal Records, an offshoot of the popular Mass Appeal magazine – and one of the first projects on the label will be his long-awaited The Lost Tapes 2 album. “I’m excited to be a part of creating and supporting future careers and legacy [cont.]

15 May, 2014 5:14 pm

Buckshot has teamed up with the platinum-selling producer, P-Money, from Auckland, NZ, for a new album, entitled BackPack Travels. The 10-song project is entirely produced by P-Money, and will be released on June 24th on Dirty Records / Dawn Raid Records / Duck Down Music. BackPack Travelsfeatures Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly of Pro Era, Steele [cont.]

14 May, 2014 4:01 pm

In a recent interview with Life & Times, DJ Premier revealed that he has completed a 9 track, full-length album, based around the samples of one artist, but he cannot reveal who. “I’m doing a project that I can’t mention yet. It’s a full album. I just completed it with an artist and we’re gonna [cont.]

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