Hot97′s Ebro Darden interviews Mr. Cee about the allegations surrounding his latest incident involving an undercover police officer and the evidence that he engaged in some acts with transgender sex workers in the past. This is a witch hunt. Hopefully hip-hop learns from it and becomes safer for people of all orientations.
Kanye admittedly gets a little loose off the Goose at Pusha’s album listening party in NYC and delivers another epic rant for the record books. That beat playing before ‘Ye interrupted didn’t sound too bad either. My Name Is My Name, October 8.
Lupe Fiasco making sharp commentary on the influence of “paper” on the rap greats. In a way, this is a less explicit “letter” to hip-hop legends than Kanye’s “Big Brother” or J. Cole’s “I Let Nas Down.” Greatest rapper alive or greatest rapper to die? The greatest rapper’s a lie. Rhymes after the jump. (more…)
Flatbush Zombies releases their newest project, Better Off Dead. (more…)
Danny Brown at Rock the Bells talks leaking his own album, Gangsta Gibbs bodyin’ him on Old, touring with Action Bronson and creepy hologram performances. After the jump. (more…)
Abel liberates another visual off his Kiss Land album, dropping the video for “Live For” featuring Drake. Kiss Land in stores now.
recently, lifehacker reported on the jobs with the best career outlook over the long-term. among them: bio-engineers, elementary school teachers…and, to the delight of every working girl, strippers. here’s a short list of the rappers who will be sponsoring the next generation’s best and brightest. merry christmas everyone! (more…)
what is cultural memory? news stories and internet videos are 3-minute clips. toddlers of the millennium can use a tablet before they know how to speak; instant fame has shrunk from the designated fifteen minutes to a few. the cycle goes: reality show star to porn debutante to burnt-out addict in 2 years. simply put, we’re tired of remembering so we gave up on it. (more…)
Amidst two years of controversy regarding his sexuality and allegations of soliciting prostitutes, Mister Cee has finally resigned from his post at Hot 97. (more…)
Future Hendrix gets lavish in the official visual for his “Honest” single. Directed by Colin Tilley. Honest, the album, is currently set for a November 26 release.
Fabolous unveils the clip for “When I Feel Like It” featuring 2 Chainz. Hopefully Fab feels like dropping Loso’s Way 2 some time in the near future.
It’s been over a month since Kendrick Lamar shook the Rap world to its very foundations with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control”. If you have been hiding under a rock and have not heard the song, Kendrick claims the title of King of New York while appearing to take shots at J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electronica, Tyler, The Creator and Mac Miller. Rappers from every section of the globe bolted to their Twitter accounts and their soundproof studio booths to respond to the Compton native’s jabs. Some applauded Kendrick for giving rap a much needed shot in the arm, while others took things a bit more personally and made response records. (more…)
The self-proclaimed “King of NY” continued his shade-throwing at tonight’s show in NYC. (more…)
Drake rolls out the official trailer for his Nothing Was The Same LP, which features a 30-second snippet of an untitled Hit-Boy instrumental which we can only assume will appear on the album. Nothing Was The Same drops September 24.
iHipHop Blog Team