** FRENCH MONTANA ANNOUNCES THAT HIS DEBUT ALBUM, “EXCUSE MY FRENCH” WILL PUSH ITS RELEASE DATE BACK AGAIN, THIS TIME SHOOTING FOR APRIL 16TH — HOPEFULLY THIS DATE WILL STICK — ALSO, THE BAD BOY MEMBER RELEASED THE COVER ART FOR THIS DEBUT ALBUM — CHECK OUT ARTWORK BELOW:
** JT HAS RETURNED IN FULL FORCE — FIRST, ANNOUNCING THE TITLE OF HIS COMEBACK ALBUM (“THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE”) — THEN RELEASING THE FIRST HIT-SINGLE, “SUIT & TIE”, W/ MAJOR FEATURE JAY-Z — AND FINALLY TODAY, REVEALING THE RELEASE DATE — MARCH 19TH !! **
Rick Ross is working on his sixth studio album and has revealed that it will be titled, “Mastermind”
Rozay also released an OFFICIAL TRAILER for the LP, which you can watch below:
The Weeknd’s debut major label release, “Trilogy”, has been declared certified gold (selling 500,000 units) since being released on November 13th, 2012. The Toronto R&B singer saw early success with his mixtape series, and then decided to turn the tapes into a whole project released as “Trilogy”.
As the numbers climb, we will keep you posted — Congrats to The Weeknd! #OVOXO
Meek Mill released the artwork last night via Instagram for his upcoming mixtape “Dreamchasers 3” — This project will once again be hosted by DJ Drama.
There is no official release date yet — Check out the cover art below:
After delaying the album a couple weeks, Joe Budden releases a new cover for “No Love Lost”.
Originally set for a January 22nd release, Budden announced last week that the album will be pushed back a couple weeks and will now drop on February 5th.
Check out the new cover art below:
** YMCMB’S LIL WEEZY HAS REVEALED A PICTURE VIA HIS WEBSITE THAT SHOWS “BAKED” TATTOOED ON HIS FOREHEAD — SUPPOSEDLY, THIS IS IN REFERENCE TO THE SKATEBOARDING COMPANY, “BAKER” — CHECK OUT PIC ABOVE
Wayne’s next album “I Am Not A Human Being II” is due to drop February 19th.
Two of the biggest tracks off Jay-Z & Kanye West’s joint project, “Watch The Throne” continue to sell as “N*ggas In Paris” goes THREE TIMES PLATINUM, and “No Church In The Wild” reaches GOLD status.
This just shows that classic songs/albums are timeless — These tracks continue to appear on commercials & movies as we speak. We salute Hov & ‘Ye on this flawless project. Hopefully we will see a “WTT2” sooner than later!
2 Chainz solo debut album “Based On A T.R.U. Story” has officially gone gold (500,000 copies sold) — TRUUUUUUU!!!
Talks of a sophomore album are already in the works according to 2 Chainz twitter account.
A$AP Rocky has announced that his debut album, “Long.Live.A$AP” will hit stores January 15th — Check out the album cover below:
Dr.Dre has been named Forbes’ Highest-Paid Musician of 2012.
Thanks to his Beats headphone line, the former N.W.A. member racked up $110 million in pretax earnings.
Check out the full list below — Thanks to Forbes.com
1. Dr. Dre ($110 million)
2. Roger Waters ($88 million)
3. Elton John ($80 million)
4. U2 ($78 million)
5. Take That ($69 million)
6. Bon Jovi ($60 million)
7. Britney Spears ($58 million)
8. Paul McCartney ($57 million)
8. Taylor Swift ($57 million)
10. Justin Bieber ($55 million)
10. Toby Keith ($55 million)
12. Rihanna ($53 million)
13. Lady Gaga ($52 million)
14. Foo Fighters ($47 million)
15. Diddy ($45 million)
15. Katy Perry ($45 million)
17. Kenny Chesney ($44 million)
18. Beyonce ($40 million)
19. Red Hot Chili Peppers ($39 million)
20. Jay-Z ($38 million)
21. Coldplay ($37 million)
22. Adele ($35 million)
22. Kanye West ($35 million)
24. Michael Buble ($34 million)
25. Sade ($33 million)
T.I. RELEASES THE COVER ARTWORK & TRACKLIST W/ FEATURES FOR HIS UPCOMING ALBUM “TROUBLE MAN” — ALBUM IS DUE TO HIT STORES DECEMBER 18TH — CHECK OUT OFFICIAL TRACKLIST BELOW:
1. The Introduction
2. G Season (Feat. Meek Mill)
3. Trap Back Jumpin
4. Wildside (Feat. A$AP Rocky)
5. Ball (Feta. Lil Wayne)
6. Sorry (Feat. André 3000)
7. Can You Learn (Feat. R. Kelly)
8. Go Get It
9. Guns and Roses (Feat. P!nk)
10. The Way We Ride
13. Hello (Feat. CeeLo Green)
14. Who Want Some
15. Wonderful Life (Feat. Akon)
Kid Ink has revealed the cover art for his upcoming mixtape “Rocketship Shawty” — It is due to drop later this month, but no exact date yet — Check the artwork below:
** JOE BUDDEN REVEALS THE TRACKLIST & FEATURES FOR HIS UPCOMING MIXTAPE “A LOOSE QUARTER” — THIS PROJECT IS DUE TO DROP ON BLACK FRIDAY (NOV. 23RD) — CHECK OUT THE BACK COVER BELOW:
J. Cole announced to his fans that his next solo album will be called “Born Sinner”, and that it will be dropping on January 28th. Check out the cover art above.
** NIPSEY HUSSLE RELEASES THE COVER ART FOR HIS UPCOMING MIXTAPE “TM3: THE VICTORY LAP” — THIS PROJECT IS DUE TO DROP DECEMBER 21ST **
Jay-Z’s Live In Brooklyn EP was slightly delayed, but will be released tomorrow. Today, we get a look at the official tracklist and cover art, which includes both audio and visual content.
Check out the tracklist below:
01. Empire State of Mind
02. Run This Town
03. On to the Next One
04. Give It To Me/Big Pimpin’
05. 03′ Bonnie & Clyde
06. Crazy in Love f. Beyoncé
07. Public Service Announcement
08. Young Forever f. Beyoncé
09. Empire State of Mind [Video]
10. Run This Town [Video]
11. On to the Next One [Video]
12. Give It To Me/Big Pimpin [Video]
13. 03′ Bonnie & Clyde [Video]
14. Crazy in Love f. Beyoncé [Video]
15. Public Service Announcement [Video]
16. Young Forever f. Beyoncé [Video]
Eminem covers VIBE magazine as the cast from “8 Mile” is reunited for the ten year anniversary of the film’s release.
Heralded as one of the greatest hip hop movies of all-time, “8 Mile”, depicted a young white rapper on the rise in Detroit city. Obviously, there were some auto-biographical elements between the B-Rabbit character, and the actor playing him, Detroit’s own, Eminem.
To commemorate the ten year anniversary of the film, VIBE magazine was able to reunite the cast and they had Marshall Mathers on the cover. In the interview they talk about what part of the B-Rabbit character was taken from Em’s life, and the process in developing the epic freestyle battle scenes.
Be on the look out for the release of this issue COMING SOON!
** Curren$y & The Jets (Smoke DZA, Young Roddy, Trademark Da Skydiver & Sir Michael Rocks) announce that their 2nd joint project “Jet World Order 2” is droppin’ November 20th — Check out the cover art above!
** Kendrick Lamar gives us a look at the tracklist and features for his highly-anticipated “good kid, m.A.A.d city” LP. Check the tracklist & features below:
1. Sherane a.k.a Master Splinter’s Daughter
2. B*tch, Don’t Kill My Vibe (Feat. Lady Gaga)
3. Backseat Freestyle
4. The Art Of Peer Pressure
5. Money Trees (Feat. Jay Rock)
6. Poetic Justice (Feat. Drake)
7. good kid
8. m.A.A.d city (Feat. MC Eiht)
9. Swimming Pools (Drank) (Extended Version)
10. Sing About Me, I’m Dying Of Thirst
11. Real (Feat. Anna Wise)
12. Compton (Feat. Dr. Dre)
Deluxe Bonus Tracks:
13. The Recipe (Feat. Dr. Dre)
14. Black Boy Fly
15. Now or Never (Feat. Mary J. Blige)
16. Collect Calls
17. Swimming Pools (Drank)
** MEEK MILL RELEASES THE COVER ART & TRACKLISTING FOR HIS UPCOMING ALBUM, “DREAMS & NIGHTMARES”, WHICH IS DUE TO HIT STORES OCTOBER 30TH — CHECK OUT THE TRACKLIST BELOW !! **
1. Dreams and Nightmares
2. In God We Trust
3. Young & Gettin’ It (feat. Kirko Bangz)
5. Believe It (feat. Rick Ross)
6. Maybach Curtains (feat. Nas, John Legend & Rick Ross)
7. Amen (feat. Drake)
8. Young Kings
9. Lay Up (feat. Wale, Rick Ross & Trey Songz)
10. Tony Story, Pt. 2
11. Who You’re Around (feat. Mary J. Blige)
12. Polo & Shell Tops
13. Rich & Famous (feat. Louie V)
14. Real Niggas Come First
15. Burn (feat. Big Sean)
16. Freak Show (feat. Sam Sneak & 2 Chainz)
Wiz Khalifa and his new wife (and expecting mother), Amber Rose grace the cover of the upcoming issue of XXL Magazine. They talk about the new marriage and the baby on the way.
This issue hits stands October 9th!
Kendrick Lamar has decided to reveal the cover art for his highly anticipated debut album “good kid, m.A.A.d city”.
The LP will be dropping on October 22nd through Aftermath/Interscope.
Check artwork below:
Machine Gun Kelly has released the artwork and tracklist for his debut album for Bad Boy Records titled, “Lace Up”.
The standard edition features thirteen songs, while the deluxe edition contains seventeen tracks. “Lace Up” features artists like DMX, Lil Jon, Waka Flocka, Bun B, Tech N9ne, Twista & more! The album drops October 9th. Pre-order is available on iTunes now!! Tracklist below:
1. Save Me (Feat. M. Shadows & Synyster Gates)
2. What I Do (Feat. Bun B & Dubo)
3. Wild Boy (Feat. Waka Flocka Flame)
4. Lace Up (Feat. Lil Jon)
5. Stereo (Feat. Alex Fitts)
6. All We Have (Feat. Anna Yvette)
7. See My Tears
8. D3mons (Feat. DMX)
9. Edge of Destruction (Feat. Tech N9ne & Twista)
10. Runnin’ (Feat. Planet VI)
11. Invincible (Feat. Ester Dean)
12. On My Way
13. End of the Road (Feat. Blackbear)
14. Half Naked & Almost Famous
15. La La La (The Floating Song)
16. Hold On (Shut Up) (Feat. Young Jeezy)
17. Warning Shot (Feat. Cassie)