Call it the female version of what The Black Album was originally intended to be.
Seemingly out of nowhere, Beyoncé releases a brand new, self-titled 14-track LP, complete with features from Drake, Jay Z, and Frank Ocean and music videos for each song.
No promotion, no singles, just music.
Tracklisting after the jump.
The homey Khomari Flash directs this new CJ Fly joint, the only video so far from Thee Way Eye See It. Download it if you haven’t yet.
Rosenberg is one of the few interviewers brave enough to question someone whom he also respects, and not make it about his particular taste…but about a whole interest group in hip hop. Here he sits with Kanye West during this now-legendary press run. Then Ebro comes in to fluff himself.
Is there a harder working man in the industry than Gucci?
Incarceration and an impending 20-year sentence can’t slow his roll as Gucci unveils the cover art for the sequel to his 2009 major label debut, The State Vs Radric Davis, which arrives on Christmas.
Your cries are heard, Guwop.
While it didn’t happen first week like he originally predicted, Drake’s third LP, Nothing Was The Same, did officially hit the million mark in album sales this week. The album becomes Aubrey’s fastest to go platinum, hitting a milli just six weeks after its release.
Kanye’s media blitz continued this morning over on the Left Coast at the Power 106 studios. Mr. West appeared on Big Boy’s Neighborhood to speak on a number of topics including his recent engagement to Kim Kardashian, Jimmy Kimmel, run-ins with paparazzi, Kendrick Lamar and more. Ye also spits a freestyle over the “Forever” and “Clique” instrumentals around the 1:09:28 mark.
Nayvadius and Ciara will officially be spending their ‘future’ together.
Future Hendrix apparently popped the question with a 15-carat ring this weekend in New York, where Cici was celebrating her 28th birthday.
No wedding date has been set yet for the couple.
Kanye and Kim are officially engaged.
West reportedly popped the question to his better half in front of friends and family at AT&T Park in San Francisco, which he rented out for the night. Nice to see Kanye kept it lowkey and personal.
Eminem releases the official tracklisting for upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2. Marshall looks to be keeping it relatively light with the guest spots on this one, with King Kendrick being the only rap feature on the project. Unlike most big-budget, stilted sequels, maybe this one won’t suck. Peep the full tracklist after the jump. Read More