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
the curious case of shawn carter took an unexpected turn last week. jay z, probably the best rapper to ever touch a microphone, had a senior moment during a concert at manchester. this is a telling sign of a rapper not long for this stage.
Trademark Da Skydiver is back with the commercial follow-up to his heralded project, Flamingo Barnes. As premiered on HipHopDX, Flamingo Barnes 2: Mingo Royale features an all-star lineup and some extremely dope cover art. FB2 drops November 19th on iHipHop Distribution. Hit the jump to check out the track list.
With A3C Volume 3 hitting stores at midnight, iHipHop Distribution is unveiling the entire compilation for fans across the globe to stream. Hit the jump to check out the entire 54-track album that features some of the dopest new artists in the game, including Deniro Farrar, Cam Meekins, Scotty ATL, Alex Wiley, Azizi Gibson, Black Dave, Hardo, Ken Rebel, and more. Read More
The year’s not even over and Drake is at #11 on this list, with $10.5M banked already. King Kendrick ain’t far off his heels with $9M in total. 50 Cent has also tumbled way down this list as compared to a few years ago. It looks like the young guns are taking their official place and not just some “Saved-By-The-Bell-The-New-Class” knockoffs either. Read the full list after the jump. Hat tip to TSS.
“I know how to make ‘perfect’.” Mr. West is in the building. And he’s doing interviews. Zane Lowe sits down with Kanye for an exclusive talk with the now-public artists. After years of avoiding interviews, it seems Yeezy’s found his stride with careful press appointments like this one. It must be the Dad thing.