ASAP Mob Founder ASAP Yams Has Passed Away

The founder and manager of ASAP Mob has passed away. The cause of his death is unknown. Stay tuned for more details. R.I.P MY BROTHER YAMS. I LOVE YOU FOREVER. I'M LOST FOR WORDS. — The Real ILLZ. (@ASVPXILLZ) January 18, 2015 Hit the jump for more tweets.

#ClevelandsNextUp presents its second annual “Cleveland’s Next Up” group photo. This series serves its purpose to shine the light on underground artists in the city who have potential for a big year in 2015. We take pride in saying that every name on this list has a unique style from each other that makes them Read More...


Nicki Minaj Covers Rolling Stone

Damn, Nicki!


Hopsin Is Quitting Rap & Moving To Australia

Hopsin took to Facebook to say bye bye to his rap career. Read his letter below. I just wanted to take time out to say I appreciate all of u who have supported my music over these past few years. A Lot of u have told me stories about how I have changed your life. Read More...


[Video] Kendrick Lamar Covers XXL

On stands now. Hit the jump for the cover.

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John Adegbuji of Atlanta is the owner and graphic designer of the Brand Yugen. You can check out and cop his shirts here Instagram: @YugenAgain Hit the jump for more.


Fabolous Announces New Album “The Young OG Project”

Surprise! Fabolous announces his new album The Young OG Project which will drop on December 25th. Now further details as of yet. I guess we can expect the first offering soon.

[Video] Drake Explodes In Anger And Drops Stacks Of Cash

Drake threw a whole lot of cash away Sunday … but he wasn’t making it rain — the rapper was rushing into a club he had just left in a fury, looking like he was ready for a fight. Drake was celebrating his birthday at Club Stadium in Washington D.C. Saturday night/early Sunday … and Read More...


Kendrick Lamar Drops New Verse At Prince’s Album Release In Minneapolis

Kendrick’s definitely capitalizing on his upcoming season and garners more ape from his collaboration with Prince. Some say they already have tracks stored in the vault. “Art Official Age co-producer Josh Welton revealed a teaming with Lamar early in the segment when he played a 3RDEYEGIRL song that included a rap verse from the MC. Prince Read More...


[Release Date] DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9″ – PRhyme

The highly anticipated collaboration album from Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier has finally received a release date, confirmed by Royce. Be on the look out for the first single. Dec 9 RT @LiVidWallace: Does this Phryme album have a date? @Royceda59 @REALDJPREMIER — PRhyme (@Royceda59) October 1, 2014

Amber Rose Files For Divorce From Wiz Khalifa

Amber Rose has filed for divorce from husband-of-1-year Wiz Khalifa … and she’s gunning for full custody of their kid … TMZ has learned. In the divorce docs — obtained by TMZ — Amber says they split on Monday and cites irreconcilable differences. Amber is asking for full legal and physical custody of their 1-year-old Read More...


[Video] Big K.R.I.T. Announces “Cadillactica” Release Date

November 11th. Hopefully this time he will stick to the release date… 11.11.14 #CADILLACTICA — Big K.R.I.T. (@BIGKRIT) September 23, 2014 Update: Video added. Check it out above.


Jeezy Arrested For Possession Of An Assault Rifle

Young Jeezy is currently behind bars for possession of an assault rifle … and TMZ has learned the weapon turned up during the investigation into the deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa’s concert Friday night. We’re told Irvine PD executed a search warrant on the rapper’s tour bus Sunday at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in connection Read More...

[Video] Stalley Announces Debut Album Title

To celebrate the announcement of his forthcoming album, titled Ohio, his home state, Stalley releases an in-studio glimpse of his work with producer Rashad (also from Ohio). The pair teamed up on Stalley’s highly acclaimed Lincoln Way Nights project and their reunion is highly anticipated. Stalley’s album is coming soon!


I hope everyone has heard about whats going on in ferguson.. I know we usually stick to music but everyone needs to know about whats going on right now with the “Public Servents” who are suppose to be protecting us not instilling fear with violence and power, we as people need to stand up and Read More...


[Release Date] Tyga – The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty

Tyga takes to Twitter to announce that his upcoming album The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty will hit stores on November 18th. Check his tweet below. #TheGoldAlbum drops Nov 18th!!! — T-Raww (@Tyga) August 6, 2014


[Release Date] Chris Brown – X

Chris Brown took to Instagram to announce that his long awaited album X will be released September 16th. The VP of Def Jam also took to Twitter to announce the news. Stay tuned for more details.


Jeremih Changes The Title Of His 3rd Studio Album

Jeremih has decided to change the title of his upcoming studio album from Thumpy Johnson to Late Nights: The Album. It will serve as a sequel to his 2012 mixtape Late Nights. He also announces that the LP will hit stores on September 30th. Read below what he had to say about the new title: Read More...


[Release Date] Ice Cube – Everythang’s Corrupt

West coast veteran Ice Cube finally sets a release date for his upcoming studio album Everythang’s Corrupt. The LP is set to hit stores on May 13th. Stay tuned for further details. Update: October 21st


[Release Date] Lil Boosie – Touchdown 2 Cause Hell

Lil Boosie’s camp took to Twitter to announce his upcoming album Touchdown 2 Cause Hell will now be released on September 23rd. Stay tuned for details. September 23, 2014 #boosie #album release date #TD2CH — Real BadAzzEnt (@_BadAzzEnt_) July 15, 2014