Nas Discovers the Slave Owner Who Purchased His Ancestors

Nas Discovers the Slave Owner Who Purchased His Ancestors

These days when Nas says, “Owe me back,” it has a whole new meaning. Appearing recently on the TV show Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Queensbridge kid-turned-multi-platinum artist not only learned the name of the slave owner who purchased his ancestors, but also saw the bill of sale for exactly how much his third-great-grandmother Pocahontas was... Read More

Nicki Minaj Ft Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown – Only

Nicki Minaj Ft Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown – Only

Nicki Minaj rounds up Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown for ‘Only’. Nicki Minaj is ready to deliver the follow up to her last single ‘Anaconda’. The YMCMB representer calls on an all-star lineup of Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown for her latest offering ‘Only’. It marks the first time Drake and Chris Brown have appeared on a record together since squashing their beef.... Read More

Lil Wayne Ft The Lox – Gotti

Lil Wayne Ft The Lox – Gotti

  Lil Wayne’s Carter V just saw a recent set back, so Weezy decided to keep the fans happy tonight and release a public service announcement on the status of the album, as well as this new song called “Gotti” featuring The Lox. Pushed back for quality control issue, Weezy explains that he recorded so many songs for the album that he wanted to try and give fans every... Read More

Theophilus London – Can’t Stop Feat. Kanye West

Theophilus London - Can't Stop Feat. Kanye West

Stream Theophilus London’s collaboration with Kanye West “Can’t Stop.” When a snippet of Theophilus London‘s highly anticipated record with Kanye West surfaced the other month, it was quickly taken down. Now, a week before Theophilus’ Vibes album is expected to arrive we get to hear the full version of the song thanks to a full album stream... Read More

Funk Flex Working With Karen Hunter On New Book About Notorious B.I.G.

Funk Flex announces that he has a new book in the works about Notorious B.I.G.

Funk Flex announces that he has a new book in the works about Notorious B.I.G. Funk Flex has definitely been a part of some key pieces of hip-hop history, including moments with the legendary Notorious B.I.G. While Funk Flex already has several gigs he’s juggling right now, including his own website and DJing at Hot 97, he’s about to take on another job. Funk Flex has... Read More

Original Demo Of Kanye West’s “New Slaves” Surfaces

Kanye West – Drunk In Love (Remix)

“Yeezus” collaborator Benjamin Bronfman shares the demo he sent to Kanye West that went on to become “New Slaves.” For his last album, Yeezus, Kanye West took an approach to composition that was rather of unheard of at the time. Getting in contact with former collaborators, old friends and promising fresh faces, West asked a bunch of different entities... Read More

Nicki Minaj’s “The Pinkprint” Release Date Pushed Back To December

Nicki Minaj Working On New Album For 2014

Nicki Minaj’s “The Pinkprint” is now looking at December release date. Weezy’s Carter V may not be the only YMCMB album that’s getting pushed back today. According to a press release via Billboard, Nicki Minaj’s album,The Pinkprint, is now looking at another set back. With an original release date set for November 24th, The Pinkprint will now be hitting... Read More

The Game – Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf (Album Stream)

The Game – Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf (Album Stream)

The Game brings out just about everyone for his new compilation LP. October is turning out to be one hell of a month for hip-hop. Following the release of both T.I.’s Paperwork LP and the latest drop from Mila J, Game’s Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf has made its way onto Spotify for purchase-free listening. Being sold as a “compilation album,” Blood Moon... Read More

Stalley – Ohio (Album Stream)

Stalley – Ohio (Album Stream)

MMG’s Stalley is finally set to release his debut album ‘Ohio’ on October 27th. It comes with 12 tracks and features from Ty Dolla $ign, Nipsey Hussle, Rick Ross, August Alsina, De La Soul and Rashad. Here is an early stream of the entire thing, which is available for pre-order on iTunes. listen to the album below:  Read More

Shy Glizzy Ft 2 Chainz & ASAP Rocky – Awwsome (Remix)

Shy Glizzy Ft 2 Chainz & ASAP Rocky – Awwsome (Remix)

Shy Glizzy’s single ‘Awwsome’ has been generating some buzz so it is only right that he unleashes the official remix. He gets some help from 2 Chainz and ASAP Rocky on the updated version. You can also check him out tomorrow night performing at SOBs. Listen to track below:  Read More

Meek Mill Ft Lil Boosie – Fuck You Mean

Meek Mill Ft Lil Boosie – Fuck You Mean

Meek Mill and Lil Boosie collaborate on ‘Fuck You Mean’. It appears that MMG rapper Meek Mill might have been released from jail as he tweeted something for the first time since July. It is still not clear if he is a free man but to celebrate, here is a brand new record he did with Lil Boosie called ‘Fuck You Mean’. He previewed this earlier this year but this is the full... Read More

Taylor Swift Set To Be The Only Platinum Artist of 2014

Taylor Swift Set To Be The Only Platinum Artist of 2014

This week, pessimistic record-industry observers hit a particularly Dystopian low point. “Not One Artist’s Album Has Gone Platinum In 2014” was how Forbes initially framed a report on the state of the top of the U.S. charts this year. Which is not untrue: Besides the soundtrack to Disney’s Frozen, no musician in 2014 has reach the increasingly rarefied status of platinum,... Read More

Hip hop/ Afrobeat Artist kNERO Set To Release A Memoir (Homeless With A Record Deal: The Moments Of Luxury)

Liberian Artist kNERO Set To Release A Memoir (Homeless With A Record Deal: The Moments Of Luxury)

  In the state of mixed emotions, sick of the financial sea-saw ride. Along with the potential of prosperity, achieving a record deal with Universal Records. kNERO Lapaé finds himself, wife, their three kids and little brother homeless. Seeking means for survival, from hotel to hotels, check to checks, hustle to hustles, nevertheless he still possess the drive and ambition... Read More

Meek Mill Calls August Alsina From Jail

Meek Mill Calls August Alsina From Jail

  While he serves out the remainder of his jail sentence, Meek Mill’s peers have been holding him down. Rick Ross, Drake, and Stalley have all shown their support for the incarcerated rapper. Rozay recently shared photos of Meek behind bars and today August Alsina received a phone call from his friend. “Squad kalled from that shit hole… Good to hear & feel a smile... Read More