Dave East is back with an album titled Survival. The 20-song LP (including a bonus track) is his first full-length solo work since last year’s Karma 2 mixtape.
Kanye West has earned his ninth consecutive No. 1 Billboard 200 album with Jesus Is King, tying Eminem’s streak for the longest in the chart’s history.
Lil Nas X's mega-hit “Old Town Road (Remix)”, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), becoming the fastest song in history to reach that status.
At the REVOLT Summit in Los Angeles, Snoop made it clear he started paying attention to what Top Dawg Entertainment has been doing over the past several years.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the class of 2020. As reported by NPR, The Notorious B.I.G. and Whitney Houston are among the 16 artists selected for the honor.
Travis Scott has debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in his career. The multi-platinum selling artist’s latest single “Highest In The Room” has entered the chart at No. 1, which is the highest position any of his songs have reached in their first week.
Apple Music announced the launch of “Rap Life,” a new global playlist focusing on contemporary rap artists and culture. It replaces the former “The A-List: Hip-Hop” playlist. It also plans to leverage Beats 1 to launch a new weekly show and daily segments around it.
Real Sikh is the first Indian-origin battle rapper from Newark, New Jersey and has been thriving in the verbal spar arena, so much so that he is going to battling the South Carolina native S.P.A.D.E on Ultimate Rap League (URL).
The track 'Goonda Gold' is a new school heater. Both the artists have dynamite verses having a very subtle Cardi-B vibe on a monumental trap beat.The triplets on the high hats provide a certain bounce which are accompanied by lyrics highlighting a very rebellious message. The undertone is, 'like it or not, we are here to stay'. The beat has indian instrumentation in bits and pieces and signifies their Indian roots.
2Chainz has made another big business move after purchasing an ownership stake in the A3C Festival. The veteran MC has announced a new partnership between his label T.R.U. and Atlantic Records.
Eminem dissed Tyler, The Creator with some homophobic lyrics on 2018’s “Fall” but the target of those lines wasn’t phased. In an interview with The Guardian, Tyler revealed his unconcerned reaction to the song.
Nipsey Hussle’s life story will be immortalized in a biography. Former Vibe magazine editor Rob Kenner is writing a book titled The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle about the slain MC.