Jay Z’s Tidal CEO Leaves The Company

Jay Z's Tidal CEO Leaves Company

Less than a month into Jay Z’s Tidal reign, the rapper is already effecting major changes. The streaming service has parted ways with Andy Chen, the CEO of Tidal’s parent company Aspiro that Jay Z purchased for $56 million. Former Aspiro CEO Peter Tonstad will replace Chen on an interim basis. Business Insider reports that the Chen departure was the most notable of... Read More

Drake – My Side

Drake – My Side

Drake returns with ‘My Side’. After announcing his new tour ‘Jungle’ earlier today, Drake decides to treat us to some new material. We get to hear his latest offering ‘My Side’. This will appear on the physical edition of his album ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ in stores April 21st. Listen below:  Read More

‘RHOA’ Star Demetria McKinney Inks Major Record Deal With eOne Music

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  With her infectious single “100” (featuring Da Brat) surfing the Billboard charts and latest release “Trade It All” generating buzz, “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” star Demetria McKinney inked a major label deal with eOne music. *Pops into a split* Yasss girl yasss! “This is a dream come true for me,” McKinney says in the official press release. “I’m so... Read More

Trey Songz – Intermission EP

Trey Songz – Intermission EP

Trey Songz surprises us with ‘Intermission’ EP. Keeping up the trend of surprise projects, R&B artist Trey Songz decides to liberate a brand new tape called ‘Intermission’. The EP comes with 6 new songs. He also announces that his next album ‘Trigga Reloaded’ will be available on June 23rd. 1. Intermission (Intro) 2. Don’t Play 3. Boss 4. Good Girls vs Bad Girls 5.... Read More

Snoop Dogg Is Putting Money Into A Weed Delivery Startup

Snoop Dogg Is Putting Money Into A Weed Delivery Startup

Snoop Dogg is investing in a company that prides itself on being “the Uber of weed”. Snoop Dogg has been one of rap’s most prominent stoners for decades, and now that weed is finally starting to be legalized in select states, the OG smoker is deciding to put some money into the industry. D-O double G will be investing in a service called Eaze, a company billed... Read More

The-Dream Is Starting A New Label With Jay Z

The-Dream Is Starting A New Label With Jay Z

The-Dream and Jay Z are starting an “art label” together. After no album last year, The-Dream is busier than ever in 2015. He just released his Crown EP, and he has a follow up EP, Jewel, planned for this summer. He’s also been collaborating, in a few different ways, with Jay Z, whose Roc Nation management company The-Dream is signed to. In an interview with XXL,... Read More

T.I. Speaks On Young Thug & Lil Wayne Beef, Confirms His Appearance On “Barter Six”

T.I. Speaks On Young Thug & Lil Wayne Beef, Confirms His Appearance On Barter Six

T.I. speaks on the situation between Young Thug & Lil Wayne, and confirms he’s got a feature on “Barter Six”. With the controversy surrounding Young Thug’s Barter Six heating up every day, most Southern rappers have been wise to stay removed from any alleged beef between Thug and Lil Wayne. A guy who’s shown Thug past, and current, support is ATL... Read More

Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

  Jurors in the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have found him guilty of first degree murder, which carries a penalty of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Hernandez was also found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. As the verdict was read, the former standout tight end appeared upset... Read More

Young Thug Reveals Release Date & Artwork For “Carter VI”

Young Thug Reveals Release Date & Artwork For “Carter VI”

Young Thug shares the official artwork and release date for “Carter VI”. Young Thug just took to his Instagram a little while ago to reveal the release date and artwork for his highly anticipated Carter VI album. Going shirtless infront of a red backdrop for the cover, Thugger also wrote the caption “4/17”, indicating that the project will be dropping in only 10... Read More

5 Songs You Didn’t Know Frank Ocean Wrote

5 Songs You Didn't Know Frank Ocean Wrote

Frank Ocean has penned tracks for some R&B elites. By now, we all know Frank Ocean best as the Odd Future member who’s peeled off and had arguably the most successful solo career of the whole crew. A ton of that is thanks to his solo material, with Channel Orange especially garnering a ton of positive reception, but Ocean’s also made his mark on the R&B game... Read More

First Week Sales For Wale’s “Album About Nothing” & Ludacris’ “Ludaversal”

First Week Sales For Wale's "Album About Nothing" & Ludacris' "Ludaversal"

Check out the first week sales numbers for Wale and Ludacris. Last week’s big releases came from Wale and Ludacris, though projections predicted that neither artist would hit the 100k mark. The final numbers are now in, and as we were warned, both come in shy of six figures. Wale was very close, coming through with 90,381 traditional sales, and 98,264 with streams included.... Read More

WARNING: Michael Slager Shooting Unarmed Black Man In The Back In South Carolina (Video)

WARNING: Michael Slager Shooting Unarmed Black Man In The Back In South Carolina (Video)

A white South Carolina police officer was arrested and charged with murder Tuesday after video showed him fatally shooting a fleeing, unarmed black man in the back. North Charleston Police Officer Michael T. Slager, 33, can be seen shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott after a confrontation on Saturday, according to The Post and Courier. Slager chases Scott and shoots at him eight... Read More

Frank Ocean’s New Album Will Be Out In July

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Frank Ocean updated his website earlier today with a picture of him with two versions of what a magazine called Boys Don’t Cry. (Some are speculating that it’s the title of his new album, but we’ll see.) The photo is captioned with “I got two versions. I got twoooo versions,” plus the hashtags “#ISSUE1 #ALBUM3 #JULY2015 #BOYSDONTCRY.” Looks like it could be the first... Read More

Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta (Video)

Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta (Video)

After storming the streets of L.A. with his mobile concert last week, Kendrick Lamar took over Times Square on Wednesday. The Compton rapper, in partnership with Beats by Dre, presented the video for “King Kunta” on the Jumbotron in the heart of New York City. Fans gathered to watch the world premiere and posted footage on Instagram. In the X-directed clip, which was shot in... Read More