Joe Budden hasn’t had much luck at concerts as of late. At a recent show in Danbury, Connecticut, a HUGE brawl broke out during a performance of “Pump It Up.” The fight continued to escalate because there was only ONE SECURITY GUARD in the whole place. You can see the chaos in its entirety below.
It's official; the sixth annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival compilation, A3C Volume 6, hits stores worldwide a week from today. With just 7 days to go, A3C and iHipHop Distribution have just released the third single by Mcevoy & SD, and also revealed the track list, plus announced a Statik Selektah remix album!
Last month, it was reported that Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, had been sold for "millions." Bloomberg has revealed the buyer's identity: Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli. Shkreli is the former hedge fund manager (and Collect Records associate) who made headlines this year for increasing the price of Daraprim—a drug used to treat AIDS and cancer patients—from $13.50 to $750. He reportedly paid $2 million for the album. Now in an exclusive interview with HipHopDX, Shkreli revealed that he's planning to bail out incarcerated Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda while also firing off some shots at RZA and the rap industry. Read more after the jump!
In a recent interview with People magazine, President Obama said Kendrick Lamar's "How Much a Dollar Cost"—from this year's awesome To Pimp a Butterfly album—was his favorite song of 2015. Conversely, First Lady Michelle Obama's favorite song was Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk". In case you ever doubted Obama's cool, et it be immediately dispelled with this news. Read the rest of the interview after the jump, via People.