DJ Khaled, Kanye West, Rick Ross Get Trill in Haunting ‘I Wish You Would / Cold’ Video
DJ Khaled gives us a two for one special with video for ‘I Wish You Would / Cold’ featuring Kanye West and Rick Ross. Directed by Hype Williams, the six-minute-long clip will make you dizzy because of the very, very shaky camera shots of Khaled, Yeezy and Rozay in a brick-layered tunnel.
B.o.B + Nicki Minaj Take You Behind the Scenes of their ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
We all know that rappers B.o.B and Nicki Minaj have crazy skills on the mic, but the duo are taking it to the next level in their video for ‘Out of My Mind.’ The song is one of the standout tracks on Bobby Ray’s second LP ‘Strange Clouds.’
Missy Elliott + Timbaland Not Participating In Aaliyah Posthumous Album Says Manager
Contrary to previous reports, Missy Elliott and Timbaland are not involved in the posthumous Aaliyah album. Missy and Timbo’s manager issued a press release (via Billboard), stating they “will not be participating” on the Drake and Noah “40″ Shebib executive-produced project.
50 Cent Disses Kanye West’s ‘Perfect B—-‘ Kim Kardashian
50 Cent is known for being honest, but he may have been a too forthcoming with his comments about hip-hop’s newest “It” couple — Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The hip-hop toughie gave an interview with XXL Magazine and offered his opinion about KimYe.
Kanye West Records Music in Hawaii With Kim Kardashian, Delays ‘Cruel Summer’ Album
Kanye West and his perfect, um, girlfriend Kim Kardashian was spotted in Hawaii Kai on the island of Oahu, engaging in their daily exercise of walking together. The couple were dressed all in black and sweating it out on the tropical island.
2 Chainz + Drake Make History on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
At this moment, 2 Chainz and Drake are the kings of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. That’s no lie. No lie, no lie, no lie-ee-i-ee-i.
Missy Elliott Not Informed About Upcoming Aaliyah Project
It seems like everyone knows about the upcoming posthumous Aaliyah album … except for Missy Elliott. The veteran rapper who has collaborated with the late songbird seems to be out of the loop when it comes to the project that Drake and his producer Noah “40″ Shebib are co-executive producing.
Eminem Working on Follow-Up to ‘Recovery’
Eminem has remained relatively quiet in the past few months, but don’t worry, he’s busy in the studio plotting on his next album. The Detroit rhyme-slinger has confirmed to MTV News that he’s in the early stages of his new project.
Wiz Khalifa Talks About His Dad’s Swag on ‘Chelsea Lately’ [VIDEO]
Wiz Khalifa talks about Snoop Dogg and where he got his swag from on a recent episode of E! Online’s late-night talk show ‘Chelsea Lately.’ The Pittsburgh rapper offered the host Chelsea Handler his views on Snoop’s recent transformation as reggae artist Snoop Lion.
Eminem Thanks Fans for Helping Him Get Through Bad Times
Eminem has been through plenty of ups and downs in his career and most of it was well-documented in the media. From his bitter divorce with his ex-wife, Kimberly Scott, to his bout with drug addiction, his life was an open book. During his surprise set at the G-Shock 30th Anniversary event in New York, Em thanked his fans for their support.
Ne-Yo Drops $5,000 on Drake + Sean Kingston’s Ex at a Strip Club
When Ne-Yo is not swooning the ladies, you can find him making it rain at the strip club. The R&B crooner was spotted at Atlanta’s premier gentlemen’s club Diamonds throwing greenbacks at Drake‘s ex-girlfriend Maliah Michel.
2 Chainz + Lil Wayne Song ‘Yuck’ Hits the Internet
Following the release of his the Nicki Minaj-assisted banger ‘I Luv Dem Strippers,’ another 2 Chainz track leaks online called ‘Yuck’ featuring Lil Wayne. As the title suggests, the song is nasty… lyrically.
Aaliyah Family Not Co-Signing Posthumous Album Project
Ever since it was rumored that Drake is executive producing Aaliyah‘s posthumous album, fans have been wondering what the late songbird’s family thought of this idea. According to Rolling Stone, they don’t want no part of it.
Wiz Khalifa Unveils ‘O.N.I.F.C.’ Album Artwork
Although Wiz Khalifa‘s album ‘O.N.I.F.C’ won’t hit stores until Sept. 18, the Pittsburgh rapper did share with his fans the cover art to the album on his Twitter feed. Wizzy always said he’s a rockstar and the artwork looks like some vintage ’70 rockstar-type s—.
Snoop Dogg Gets Paris Hilton to Chug Her First 40 Oz of Beer
Snoop Dogg flipped his alter ego from Snoop Lion to anchorman Nemo Hoes so he can entertain his good friend Paris Hilton on an episode of the GGN News Network. ‘The Drop It Like It’s Hot’ rapper interviewed Hilton about her business ventures and forced her to drink beer for the first time. Say what?
Rick Ross Talks Success + Ideal First Date
Rick Ross‘s latest album ‘God Forgives, I Don’t’ is projected to sell close to 250,000 copies this week according to music insiders. Those are respectable numbers in an industry where there aren’t too many rappers selling albums. But Rozay isn’t looking at the first-week sales totals when it comes to his goals.
Posthumous Aaliyah Album Will Involve Timbaland
After Drake released his Aaliyah duet ‘Enough Said‘ over the Internet, many are still wondering if Timbaland would be involved in the anticipated posthumous album. Well, the answer is yes, Timbo will be working on the project.
Kanye West Plays ‘Cruel Summer’ Songs for NYC Clubgoers
Kanye West surprised New York clubgoers Saturday morning (Aug. 4) when he decided to preview tracks from his G.O.O.D. Music compilation album ‘Cruel Summer.’ According to the New York Daily News, the rapper showed up at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge to hang out with his buddy Leonardo DiCaprio and decided to take over the DJ booth.
Drake Responds to Critics Who Say He Had a ‘Rich’ Upbringing
In his music, Drake often raps about his humble beginnings while growing up in his hometown of Toronto. But some critics have questioned Drizzy’s authenticity when it comes to his upbringing since he was raised primarily in an upper middle-class neighborhood. Drake scoffs at any notion that he grew up as a rich kid.
Drake, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Waka Flock Flame + Others Perform at OVO Festival 2012
After debuting his posthumous duet with Aaliyah, Drake entertained a sold-out crowd at his third annual OVO Fest in his hometown of Toronto on Sunday (Aug. 5). According to Billboard, a bevy of hip-hop luminaries joined the Canadian superstar onstage including Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, the Weeknd, Rick Ross and Waka Flocka Flame.