Music News - Rap/Hip-Hop


Beyonce-110217.jpg Beyoncé will reportedly collaborate with Elton John for the upcoming soundtrack to the new Lion King reboot. The rock legend was previously confirmed to make contributions to the soundtrack and Queen Bey will provide the voice to the female lead Nala.

KendrickLamar-020618.jpg The new video for "King's Dead," which features Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake, has been released. The song is taken off of Black Panther: The Album.

Drake-092017.jpg Drake has dropped the new music video for his single "God's Plan," which he is calling the 'most important thing he has ever done in his career.' Drake posted a photo of a clapboard from the set of the video with the song title on it on Instagram earlier this week. He captioned the image, "The most important thing I have ever done in my career...drop a ???? if I can share it with you."

ChrisBrown-101917.jpg According to the RIAA, Chris Brown's latest album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon, has gone Platinum, despite having faced harsh criticism at the time of its release in 2017.

Prince-082317.jpg For the low low price of $490,000, you can purchase a real songwriting credit for Prince's first solo single, "Soft and Wet." Chris Moon, a record producer and former owner of the Minneapolis studio where Prince recorded his first demo tape, is offering up his percentage of the "Soft and Wet" songwriting credits via eBay, the Star Tribune reports.

FrankOcean-102717.jpg Frank Ocean has offered up a cover of the 60's classic "Moon River." The track was originally released as part of the soundtrack to the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's and was penned by legend Henry Mancini.

Khalid-102517.jpg Khalid had dropped his new track "Love Lies" featuring Normani of Fifth Harmony. The track is featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming release Love, Simon and finds the rising star apologizing if he sends off the wrong signals in a new romance.

eminem-092316.jpg Eminem has dropped his new video for the track "River" featuring Ed Sheeran. The track is pulled from Shady's most recent release Revival and the video features the rapper in a flawed relationship as depicted through cell phone images, security cam footage, and hotel room snippets. "With her in the womb, we can't bring her in this world/ Shoulda knew . . ."

Wale-111417.jpg Wale has dropped his newest effort "All Star Breakup." On the track the emcees tells the tale of a woman who is so in love with NBA stars that she drops her boyfriend just before Valentine's Day.

FantasiaBarrino-090717.jpg Fantasia is mourning the loss of her nephew Tyquan Von Ricco Washington. The 18 year old was found with multiple gunshot wounds in front of his home in Greensboro, South Carolina earlier this week. Medics on the scene attempted to resuscitate the man but he later died of the wounds.

Mary-J-Blige-110817.jpg Mary J. Blige continues to pile up her acting credits, most recently landing a co-starring role in Umbrella Academy, a television adaptation of Gerard Way's comic series. Blige will join the cast in what sources say is a one-year deal.

Rickross-093014.jpg Rick Ross is joined by a host recognizable faces, including Kodak Black and T-Pain, in the new video for his track "Florida Boy," the first single from his forthcoming 10th studio album, Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill. The new clip, which was directed by Ryan Snyder, finds Ross hitting the Florida highway in a pink convertible with a few beautiful women in tow.

ToniBraxton-011618.jpg Toni Braxton has dropped her new single "Long As I Live." The track is pulled from Braxton's newest release Sex and Cigarettes and finds the sultry crooner incensed as the object of her affection has been stepping out behind her back. "Everybody's talking about you and her together," she sings. "How could you do that to me?"

SwizzBeatz-110217.jpg Swizz Beatz has connected with Jadakiss and Fabolous for a new video for the track "Theme Music." The track appears on the collaborative release Friday on Elm Street and the vid riffs on the album's initial theme of the classic horror characters Freddy and Jason.

BrunoMars-072817.jpg Bruno Mars has announced plans for some additional North American tour dates in support of his release 24K Magic. He will be joined on the run by hit maker Cadri B. The new dates are set to kick off on September 7 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

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