Although Detroit rap goliath Eminem is arguably one the top rappers in the game, during a recent joint interview with Billboard, his manager Paul Rosenberg recalled a time when Em was struggling to find his voice in his music. Rosenberg said at one point Eminem “was trying to sound like other people,” specifically Nas. In his defense, Eminem said he wasn’t trying to sound like anyone else — it just happened. “I wasn’t trying to sound like other people — I just kinda did. Laughs],” Em explained. “I was a cross between AZ, Nas, Souls Mischief, Redman, all the great Hip Hop that...
Fabolous was the latest "OG" to comment negatively on the new school and their colorful hair. Trippie Redd didn't directly address Loso when he was on Big Boy's Neighborhood today. But he did make a general comment on the criticism his generation is getting. He also spoke on his beef with Teka$hi 6ix9ine. He starts talking OGs around 29:30
Both A$AP Rocky and Nicki Minaj have compared Lil Uzi Vert to Lil Wayne. Fat Joe just did that, too. But he did the comp with one big, negative qualification. As Joe continued, he made it clear he wasn't trying to shade Uzi with his words. Check Joe's words below: As for what Wayne thinks Vert … it wasn't so long ago that he had no idea who he was.
Lil Wayne will be following up his triumphant mixtape return Dedication 6 with Dedication 6 Reloaded. We just got the latest single from that effort, Big Bad Wolf. D6 Reloaded doesn't have an ficial release date, but DatPiff says it's "coming sooner rather than later." What do you think the new Weezy? You can check D6 again while you wait for the full reload.
There hadn't been much new music from Drake in a minute. When he did drop two tracks on Friday, "God's Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity", one them promptly broke a streaming record. "God's Plan" racked up 4,326,679 U.S. Spotify streams in its first day. Which is the most ever, at least according to Drake. As you can see, Drake also used the opportunity to congratulate LeBron James on his 30,000 points — and compared himself to King James in the process. Drake is no stranger to breaking streaming records. His last full project, the playlist More Life, broke...
King Yella sent a message to those on social media who like to talk tough. According to VladTV, one Yella's friends said "fuck Fredo Santana]" on Snapchat, disrespecting the rapper who had just died from a fatal seizure. But it was Yella who responded to the backlash over that rude remark. Why do you think Yella finds it necessary to post these kinds videos?
Last week during an interview, Migos talked about Joe Budden and said they actually don't have a problem with him. According to Offset, Joe has been critical the group, because he's "too deep into Hip-Hop" and is passionate about rap music. In his new, big interview with Rolling Stone, Quavo expressed another theory about Joe and once again said that he didn't have a real beef with him. Do you agree with Quavo's theory on Joe?
Waka Flocka went vegan a few years back and quickly became Hip Hop's leading promoter a diet without animal products. Waka — who first became a vegan to lose weight — is no longer doing that. In an interview with Paper Mag, the 31-year old said he his dropped his V-card but is still "conscious" what he puts in his mouth. He explained why he's not a vegan anymore: He then explained that vegans are like cops: Are you scared vegans?
Kodak Black was arrested last week after police raided his Florida home on tips they partially picked up from Black's IG live stream. When the cops entered they found weed in plain view. That allowed them to get a search warrant. Then they found more marijuana, a Beretta — which had been reported stolen — and a loaded Glock. Black — who has already on probation for a litany crimes — was charged with grand theft a firearm, possession a weapon or ammo by a felon, possession marijuana over 20 grams, neglect a child without great bodily harm, and two...
The cover for Tyga's February 16 album Kyoto features a sexy, naked lady tiger. It's gotten some backlash for being pornographic and for disrespecting the Japanese flag by featuring a rising sun in the background. Tyga addressed both those criticisms in a street interview with TMZ. As for the accusation that the cover is "straight up furry porn" … What do you think? Is this furry porn?