Gucci Mane somehow took to Twitter to announce two new projects entitled The Brick Factory Vol. 1 and Young Thugga Mane LaFlare. Both are set to be released April 1st. He also announced that he will drop 2 new tracks tomorrow. Stay tuned.
Young Thugga Mane LaFlare & The Brick Factory vol 1 both droppin April 1st. Tomorrow 2 exclusives will drop ya'll get ready #Burrr
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) March 10, 2014
Meek Mill stopped by Revolt TV to announce that his upcoming album will be titled Dreams Worth More Than Money and will be released in the summer. Watch the announcement here and stay tuned for details.
According to HDD, Schoolboy Q’s latest album Oxymoron is projected to sell 150-160k copies, placing it #1 on the charts. Kid Cudi’s Satellite Flight is projected to sell 90-95k, placing it #2 on the charts. Stay tuned for the official numbers.
50 Cent has left Shady/Aftermath/Interscope and signed with Caroline Records, the independent division of Capitol Records. His first release with the label Animal Ambition drops on June 3rd. Two tracks with videos will be released on March 18th when the project hits iTunes for pre-orders. Then a new song and video will be released every week until the album is released.
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The official lineup for this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival has been released and features Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Wiz Khalifa, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Ice Cube, Chance Th Rapper, Danny Brown, A$AP Ferg and more. The event takes place June 12th through June 15th in Manchester, Tennessee. Tickets go on sale February 22nd.
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Pharrell’s Oscar-nominated single “Happy” has sold 1,318,000 units earning him a platinum plaque. Check him out at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2nd where the track is nominated for Best Original Song. Girl drops March 3rd.
Hot Digital Songs: #1 Happy, @Pharrell Williams 329,000 (1,318,000 total).
— Chart News (@chartnews) February 19, 2014
In celebration of Beats Electronics, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine and Eminem appear on the cover of XXL magazine’s April/May 2014 edition. The issue hits newsstands March 11th.
Drake has announced that his 2014 OVO Fest will take place on August 3rd and 4th at the Molson Ampitheatre in Toronto. Outkast will headline the first day and the second will be headlined by Drake himself. Tickets go on sale February 21st.
On Sunday, Dizzy took to Twitter to announce that he will be releasing a new EP entitled “State Of Mind”. Release date will be announced soon.
I got a EP dropping next month called "State of Mind" I'll drop the date when I drop the cover, Get ready
— Dizzy Wright (@DizzyWright) February 16, 2014
During his performance at the NBA All-Star Weekend, Weezy announed that the fifth installment of his legendary Tha Carter album series will be released on May 5th. Stay tuned for more details.