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.
Real killas schmooze with art dealers, fam. Talkin’ Killa Cam. The Harlemites give Miss Info a walking tour of Poppington Gallery in New York. This kind of culture watching is enough to make a hater so maaaaaad.
Eminem’s childhood home is for sale at auction. Based on some of the topics he covered on that album, and the trauma associated with it, my guess is he won’t be bidding. But there may be some interested buyers in the Detroit area. Details after the jump.