Atlanta’s perennial prince of punchlines 2 Chainz is storming through 2016. His long-rumored, word-heavy collaboration LP with Lil Wayne, ColleGrove, debuted at Number Four last month; his brief and satisfying Felt Like Cappin mixtape continued a career rooted in independent hustle; and he even promises that there’s more music on the way in the form of
Rob Base (left) and DJ E-Z Rock during 2005 VH1 Hip Hop Honors Gold Carpet at Hammerstein Ballroom on September 22nd, 2005 in New York City. Rodney Bryce, who made his mark on hip-hop under the name DJ E-Z Rock, died Sunday, a spokesperson for Bryce’s friend and collaborator Rob Base confirmed to Rolling Stone.
Rolling Stone confirmed that the trapper – real name Malik Taylor – passed away on Tuesday. An official statement is yet to be released by the band or Phife’s family. Meanwhile several members of the music industry have already paid tribute to Phife upon hearing the sad news. Rolling Stone confirmed that the trapper –
Miss Robbie, the star of “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” on OWN, is mourning the loss of her grandson … who was shot and killed in St. Louis, and she believes he was set up. 21-year-old Andre Montgomery was found in a house, unconscious with a gunshot wound Monday night. Police say he was pronounced dead
LL Cool J has had an interesting month. He kicked things off by delivering a rant about his place in hip-hop as the G.O.A.T. and fired aimless subliminals. Now, he adds another odd chapter to his social media antics. “Today I officially retired from music,” he tweeted. Not too long after, he returned to Twitter
The general consensus has been that Future is going to respond to the engagement of his baby mama Ciara to chaste QB Russell Wilson by dropping some fire. That still may happen, but for now he’s taking the subliminal word play route in reacting to Ciara saying yes. Of course Ciara fans smacked the IG
Katt Williams had a rough time in Philly on Sunday, getting jumped at a Beanie Sigel show. It happened after Williams threw punch at a man on stage. There were rumors that the dust up had to do with a dice game. Beanie has decided to address that. His long Instagram post debunks the rumor
We know Lebron James likes to hang with Drake. But when it comes to his headphones, Lebron can’t get enough Kendrick Lamar. Earlier this week, the Cavs superstar jumped on Twitter and asked TDE Boss Anthony Tiffith to release the ‘Untitled’ K.Dot tracks which he’s performed in concerts and during various late night TV appearances.
Empire is halfway through their second season. We’ve seen some star studded guest cameos including Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and even the return of Petey Pablo. Add Xzibit to the list, as he is set to play a rival to Luscious Lyon. X’s Leslie ‘Shyne’ Johnson character is described as someone who has did
The Young Thug vs. Plies beef continues. Toward the end of January, Thug threatened to smack Plies, after the Florida rapper made a joke about Thugger’s daughter. Yesterday, Plies responded in an interview with Complex and called Thug a “lower tier artist.” Today, Thug got on Twitter to fire off a bunch of tweets aimed