This month’s issue of XXL features rap superstar Lil Wayne, who is currently prepping the release his if 12th studio album, Tha Carter V. That LP is arguably the most anticipated hip-hop album in 2014 and Wayne’s first single, “Believe Me” featuring Drake, currently sits at the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.Shot […]
Wiz Khalifa stopped by Terry Richardson’s studio to shoot a handful of new shots. Check out a couple posted up on Terry’s blog.
Says Questlove via Vulture: How can you make any sense of a life ending? Richard Nichols, who managed the Roots since the beginning, since before the beginning, passed away on July 17 after a long battle with leukemia (CMML). Rich was 55. Our culture calls for certain forms of expression in the wake of an […]
Check Out the New Beastie Boys Mural Painted in Conjunction with the 25th Anniv. of ‘Paul’s Boutique’
The 25th Anniversary has arrived for the Beastie Boys’ acclaimed album, Paul’s Boutique, and there is now a mural to celebrate. The mural is at the corner of Ludlow and Rivington here in NYC and painted by Brooklyn-based artist Danielle Mastrion. The storefront was once home to Lee’s Sportswear, which appeared on the cover of […]
Jeezy has officially unveiled his album cover for his upcoming offering, Seen It All, due out September 2nd.
Single out 7/28. No other words.
Minister Farrakhan wrote an open letter praising Jay Electronica for his support of The Nation of Islam. Check out the letter now.
As always, Complex does a glorious job with their feature roll out. This time around, Kendrick Lamar scores the cover of the magazine. Click here to check out the full feature over at the site.
GQ formally unveiled their exclusive interview with Kanye West this morning, which had West commenting on everything from his new music to marriage. A few Cliffs Notes in case you don’t want to dive in to the whole article: -Kanye West’s upcoming single is called “All Day.” Sampling of lyrics: “All day, nigga, it’s Ye, […]
Great news as Wale and PARTYNEXTDOOR allegedly hit the studio yesterday to record some new music together. PND will be dropping an album at the end of the month while Wale is currently in full album mode. Can’t wait to hear what came out of this studio session. Did a song with @PARTYOMO today… Talented […]
Via Vulture: For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” the 28-year-old singer allowed photographer Charlotte Hornsby to follow her around for four days, as she headed to an Airbnb rental in the Louisiana countryside to work on her upcoming album, then traveled to another one in Austin for SXSW. Click here for the full […]
Here’s a clip of a reality show that never came in to fruition of Kanye West’s travel agent.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t make it out there yesterday to catch the craziness that was Jay Electronica’s set (among others), but photographer Mel D. Cole was in the house to capture the festival. Click here to head on over to his site, Village Slum, to check out his photo gallery.
Meek Mill is currently overreacting via the social networking service Twitter as a result of Wale not tweeting about his album release date announcement yesterday. Here’s what the Philly spitter had to say: “When u young and successful..U experience a different type of racism.and it brings jealousy,hate & a new level of people tryna bring […]