After years and years of delays, Jay Electronica has finally delivered his debut album. Titled A Written Testimony, the project features 10 tracks and guest appearances from The-Dream, Travis Scott and lots of JAY-Z.
Indian-American rapper and singer-songwriter Raja Kumari has signed to Mass Appeal India, the label announced on March 9. The Grammy-nominated rapper-singer-songwriter-dancer is the first female rapper to sign with the label.
On March 5, the rollout for a company titled pgLang commenced, complete with a colorful visual mission statement featuring cameos from Kendrick, Baby Keem, Jorja Smith, Yara Shahidi.
Lil Baby returned to Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia on March 4 where he donated $150,000 for the newly established My Turn Scholarship fund.
For four years, YG has successfully branded his 4Hunnid imprint as a record label, fashion tag and a catchphrase. On Feb. 26, the Bompton-bred rap star entered a joint venture with Epic Records to exclusively release, distribute, and market new music from the Los Angeles-based independent record label.
Eminem wants to see if anyone can replicate his rapid-fire delivery from the song “Godzilla.” Slim Shady has launched the #GodzillaChallenge on the Triller app, daring anyone to match his breathless flow while spitting bars from the third verse of his single.
Drake surprised fans with the release of two new tracks on Feb. 29. The OVO leader’s song “When To Say When” and “Chicago Freestyle” showed up on SoundCloud late in the evening, but Drizzy also shared a video for his latest work via YouTube.
Cash Money Record’s legacy spans 25 years and is now on display for the world to watch. Spotify has released the four-part docuseries New Cash Order in collaboration with Cash Money Records’ co-founders and brothers Bryan “Birdman” and Ronald “Slim” Williams.
As promised, Royce Da 5’9" has delivered The Allegory, his follow-up to 2018’s Book Of Ryan. Boasting 22 tracks, the project includes contributions from Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher, CyHI The Prynce, T.I., Vince Staples and G Perico, among others.
Sikander Kahlon is back with an urban punjabi banger called "Munda Shakeen". Directed by Gagan Randhawa, the music video is presented by Desi Hip Hop Inc.
The late Los Angeles Lakers icon’s most famous teammate of his career, Shaquille O’Neal, paid tribute in his latest freestyle “Kobe Bryant Tribute”.
Rapper Pop Smoke was reportedly shot and killed during a home invasion on Wednesday Feb. 19. According to TMZ, the 20-year-old Brooklyn native was at a Hollywood Hills home when two men dressed in hoodies and masks broke into the house around 4:30 a.m. local time.