Music News - Rap/Hip-Hop


Drake-052311.jpg Big Sean shares the screen with Drake and Kanye West in his new music video for "Blessings," taken off of his new album Dark Sky Paradise. In the smoky black and white clip, Sean, Drake and Kanye trade verses in a large empty black space, with Sean spitting lyrics in a confessional, lying a large white stairway, and in the back seat of a car in the rain.

rapperT-I.jpg T.I. has confirmed that a sequel to the 2006 movie ATL is currently in the works. "#ATL2 Get Ready," Tip tweeted, while also posting a photo of him with director Chris Robinson and co-stars Jackie Long, Albert Daniels and Jason Weaver.

RobinThicke-101409.jpg Details from Robin Thicke's copyright case surrounding the song "Blurred Lines" have revealed just how much money the singer made off of the world-wide smash. The figures have leaked as part of the ongoing copyright battle between Thicke and soul legend Marvin Gaye's kids . . .

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown has been revealed as the child of a nine-month-old baby girl. Breezy reportedly fathered the child during an affair with a model named Nia and though the news may come as a surprise to fans, the singer has reportedly known about the baby for months. According to a report from BET.com, Brown is on good terms with Nia and will likely have a relationship with the child.

kidcudi-030415.jpg Kid Cudi has released a new song called "Love," an unreleased cut from his Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon. "Don't be so down, come on young homie / You'll be OK, you'll find real love / All of the stories the hero gets lonely / Now is the time to show what you're made of," raps Cudi on the Dot Da Genius-produced cut.

TreySongz-112309.jpg Chris Brown and Trey Songz brought out R. Kelly during a Between the Sheets tour stop in Atlanta on Monday, March 2. Breezy and Trigga were joined by Kellz for a rendition of "12 Play." Kelly went on to play "Ignition (Remix)" and "Bump N' Grind," toting a cigar all the while.

christinamilian-072214.jpg Christina Milian has released a new single, "Rebel," which landed on the heels of the finale of her E! reality show, Christina Milian Turned Up. The cut, which Rap-Up.com calls a "baby making jam," features Milian wooing her man. That Grape Juice notes that the tune is "carved in the vein of today's trend of mellow 'turn-up' cuts."

rapperT-I.jpg T.I. and Jeezy hosted a Charlotte, North Carolina concert that ended when two people were injured by gun fire. The injured parties, one man and one woman, had to be hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened at Charlotte's Label nightclub. After the scene cleared the club re-opened and hosted a concert from Diddy.

KanyeWest-09292009.jpg Kanye West has announced that the title of his new studio album will be So Help Me God. Kanye made the announcement on Twitter, and also tweeted out a very Illuminati-esque album cover. While no release date has been announced, the album is "80 percent done" and will feature "bars, songs, cookout—music that just feels good," according to the rapper.

beyonce-102212.jpg Kid Rock is facing backlash from Beyoncé fans over comments he made about the hitmaker in a recent interview. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Kid Rock said, "Beyoncé, to me, doesn't have a f***ing "Purple Rain," but she's the biggest thing on Earth. How can you be that big without at least one "Sweet Home Alabama" or "Old Time Rock & Roll"?"

JenniferHudson-042611.jpg Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson get into "Trouble" in the new music video for their latest track off of Azalea's Reclassified album. After unwittingly assisting in a bank robbery, Azalea finds her boyfriend placed behind bars, which doesn't last too long once Azalea devises a plan for his escape. Hudson plays a sassy cop in the new clip.

Neva-052411.jpg Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys have shared the first photos of their new baby boy Genesis Ali Dean. The family posted the photo to Instagram on February 27 and it shows the couple flanked by the producer's previous son Kasseem, 7, and their first child together Egypt, 4. They posted the photo on Instagram sharing the note, "Blessings and love!! #GenesisAliDean."

Ludacris-051314.jpg Ludacris and his wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue have confirmed that they are expecting their first child together. The pair tied the knot three months ago and broke news to fans sharing a photo of Luda smooching Eudoxie's growing baby bump while out on the beach. The rapper and Fast & Furious star added a note to the picture reading "beautiful day on the beach."

Common-070811.jpg Common opened up to Jimmy Kimmel about his Oscar win and noted that Jay Z had one good suggestion about what to do with the trophy. Speaking with the host, the "Selma" theme song co-writer said that Jay encouraged him to always keep the award by his side. "Jay Z told me don't put it down though. He said, 'Carry it everywhere,'" said Common.

beyonce-102212.jpg If you ever wanted to know how Beyoncé keeps her body intact, the singer is giving you the opportunity after posting a sped-up video of her workout routine. Bey posted the video to her Instagram with the caption "Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Let's Move! #Gimmefive @michaelleobama." Set to the styling of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger," the singer gets her sweat on.

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