Common spoke to Revolt TV backstage at the House Of Blues and announced a new album titled Nobody Smiling. The album will be produced by No I.D. Stay tuned for release dates.
Snoop Dogg, his wife and daughter recently visited the White House for the annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony. While there they met Secretary of State of John Kerry. Check out the cell phone footage above.
Sad news has come through that Grand Hustle rapper Doe B was killed in a shooting early this morning (Dec 28th) at a club in his hometown of Alabama.
T.I. took to instagram to share the sad news. “RIP to my lil brother Doe B. We gon miss u my nigga. U’ll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN. We Love U champ. Always. Just rest now my nigga….WE GOT IT From here.”
Doe B’s management also confirmed the news on his official Twitter page. “On behalf of doe b’s management i would like to thank all of his fans and say Rest in Peace my brother Glenn thomas aka @CBMDOEB.”
On behalf of doe b's management i would like to thank all of his fans and say Rest in Peace my brother Glenn thomas aka @CBMDOEB
— DOE B. (@CBMDOEB) December 28, 2013
Condolences go out to his family and friends.
Slaughterhouse are back with a brand new track called “Party” co-produced by Just Blaze and Cardiak. 2014 is shaping up to be a busy year for the hip hop quartet as they also recently announced their Glasshouse North American tour. Take a listen to their new song below and check out a trailer for the tour and their schedule after the jump.
Beyonce’s self titled album which dropped on Friday 13th has become the fastest selling album in iTunes history setting a new record. The album containing 14 new songs and 17 videos sold 828,773 copies in only 3 days with no promo. The album went to number 1 in 104 countries and is her fifth consecutive No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200. The Queen is back! Hopefully we get a surprise Jay-Z album soon.
Wale called into Complex to raise his displeasure at not being included in their best 50 albums of 2013 list. Wale got very heated even threatening the complex staff member. Take a listen to the recorded conversation above.
UPDATE: Check out Wale’s instagram response below:
Beyonce surprised fans today by releasing a brand new self titled album online. The album features 14 tracks with collabs from Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Drake, Frank Ocean and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. To go with the album she is also releasing 17 videos with directors such as Hype Williams and Terry Richardson. The album is available to purchase on iTunes now.
Check out the Beyonce Tracklist and Video list with previews of the videos below.
Beyonce - Beyonce Tracklist / Video Previews
The nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were just announced and Jay-Z is leading the way with 9 nominations. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell got 7 nominations each with Drake receiving 5 nominations. Check out the full list of Grammy nominations below.
Jay-Z took some time out on his 44th birthday to let the world know what order he would place his own albums. The self aware rapper released the above photo on his Life + Times website and wrote the following numbered list with commentary next to each album. Check it out below.
1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic)
2. The Blueprint (Classic)
3. The Black Album (Classic)
4. Vol. 2 (Classic)
5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive)
6. Magna Carta (Fuckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail)
7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…fuck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…)
8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money))
9. Dynasty (Intro alone…)
10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto)
11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha)
12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me)
Would you agree with Jay-Z?
Kid Ink reveals the cover to his upcoming album “My Own Lane” due out on January 7th. If you missed it, check out our past interview with Kid Ink here.