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JAY ELECTRONICA DISSES 50 CENT & KENDRICK LAMAR IN EPIC PERISCOPE RANT

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Jay Electronica is not holding his tongue. The New Orleans MC’s diss-filled Periscope session leaked on YouTube Friday (Feb. 5) and it features a slew of shots aimed at some of today’s prominent rappers including 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar. “[50] was a good rapper,” said the Roc Nation signee. “Right now, he got the potential to be a rapper, …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* YOUNG THUG FEAT. QUAVO & BOOSIE BADAZZ – “F CANCER”

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Fresh off the release of both their latest mixtapes, “I’m Up” and “Out My Feelings In My Past” respectively, Young Thug and Boosie Badazz join forces for Thug’s anti-cancer video, aptly-titled “F Cancer.” The Atlanta rapper debuts the lively visual for his Quavo-assisted anthem featuring the now cancer-free Boosie. “Fuck cancer,” rhymes Thugger, clad in pink scrubs. The feel-good clip, …

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*NEW MUSIC & MUSIC VIDEO* BEYONCE – “FORMATION”

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The day before Beyoncé takes the stage during the Coldplay-headlined Super Bowl 50 halftime show, the singer dropped her surprise new single “Formation,” her first new song since her Beyoncé: Platinum Edition album was released in November 2014. After remaining quiet for most of 2015, this is Beyoncé’s second new video — Coldplay recently unveiled the Holi-inspired clip for their …

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*NEW ALBUM DOWNLOAD* FUTURE – “EVOL”

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Just as promised .. Future delivers his latest album “EVOL” via DJ Khaled’s Beats 1 Radio show via Apple Music today (Friday, Feb. 5th). The news of EVOL came not even three weeks after the release of the Metro Boomin and DJ Esco-helmed Purple Reign mixtape, continuing Future’s blistering streak of feeding the streets with new music basically back to …

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KENDRICK LAMAR TO INDUCT N.W.A. INTO ROCK N ROLL HALL OF FAME

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Kendrick Lamar is slated to introduce N.W.A into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this coming April. The Hall announced the list of artists to induct the inductees in the Class of 2016, and Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar is in that lineup. Although the Hall does not identify which artist is introducing which inductee, it makes sense that Lamar …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* MAJID JORDAN – “KING CITY”

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With the support of Drake and OVO and today’s release of their self-titled debut album, Majid Jordan is poised to make a crazy noise in 2016 and hopefully after. By combining chilled out club vibes into pop music, the Toronto duo appeals to a broad audience while retaining a certain musical high ground. Majid Jordan now shares the video for …

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MEEK MILL AVOIDS JAIL TIME AFTER PAROLE VIOLATION

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God shined down on Meek Mill — the Philly rapper has avoided another jail sentence! After taking “Back 2 Back” L’s towards the end of 2015, (getting flamed by Drake in the first half of their beef and then getting burned by a judge for violating a 9 year old parole) Meek’s luck is looking up. He wisely bowed out …

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MOBB DEEP ANNOUNCES “HELL ON EARTH” 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 1996 LP Hell on Earth, Mobb Deep has announced a tour and a new album. The Infamous duo plans to hit the road for a 38-date trek starting March 5, according to Billboard. The U.S. run, set to feature Tha Dogg Pound and Smif-N-Wessun on select dates, will include stops at SXSW and …

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TINASHE & DEJ LOAF ARE THE NEW FACES OF MAC COSMETICS

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M.A.C. Cosmetics has launched a brand new campaign titled “Future Forward.” After working with megastars like Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Lady Gaga over the years, the cosmetics brand has announced a new campaign starring newcomers to the music game in Tinashe, DeJ Loaf, Halsey, and Lion Babe’s Jillian Hervey. “It feels like a great thing to be able to support artists …

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*NEW MIXTAPE DOWNLOAD* BOOSIE BADAZZ – “OUT MY FEELINGS IN MY PAST”

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Boosie is no longer in his feelings. Fresh off last month’s mixtape, the now cancer-free Louisiana rapper unleashes the sequel, Out My Feelings In My Past. The 18-song project, released Friday (Feb. 5), features bangers and introspective cuts like “Problem,” “Wanna B Heard,” and “Who Finished?,” where Boosie brags about longevity. “They said I’d fall off // But I’m never …

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RIHANNA SET TO PERFORM AT THE 2016 GRAMMY’S

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Music’s Biggest Night just got even bigger. Fresh off the release of her platinum album ANTI, eight-time Grammy award winner Rihanna has been added to the lineup of performers for the 58th annual Grammy’s award ceremony on set for Feb. 15 in Los Angeles. “See y’all at the #GRAMMYs February 15 on @CBS at 8e/5p!!” tweeted RiRi, who performed “FourFiveSeconds” …

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*NEW MUSIC* TYGA FEAT. KING LOS – “GET HOME (FREESTYLE)”

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Tyga and King Los partner up for a tag-team style freestyling remix of JR Castro’s “Get Home.” DJ Mustard’s bouncy, uptempo production suits Los’ boastful rhymes about balling and T-Raww’s luxury-filled lines about jewelry. Tyga has been in the studio with Kanye, while Los, fresh off his 2015 album “God, Money, War,” has been in the lab with Justin Bieber. …

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*NEW MIXTAPE DOWNLOAD* YOUNG THUG – “I’M UP”

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It’s been a busy week for Young Thug. After scrapping his Slime Season 3 title and reigniting his feud with Future over releasing too much “trash music” back to back, the Atlanta rapper comes through with yet another mixtape titled “I’m Up.” I’m on my #yeezy shit, fuck ss3….. It’s now “”IM-UP”” tweet up — Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) February …

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*NEW ALBUM DOWNLOAD* WIZ KHALIFA – “KHALIFA”

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Fresh off a war of words and reconciliation with Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa has now released his sixth studio album titled “Khalifa.” The 13-track offering features a star-studded roster that includes Travi$ Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, Juicy J, and Chevy Woods. Wiz and Amber Rose’s three-year-old son Sebastian also makes a cameo with vocals on “Zoney,” where he shouts out …

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*NEW ALBUM DOWNLOAD* MAJID JORDAN – “MAJID JORDAN”

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No need to hold on any longer. Majid Jordan’s self-titled debut album is here. The Toronto-based duo, who first found success by co-writing Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home,” brought their mentor Drizzy along as the 12-track project’s only guest. Their collaboration, “My Love,” was also the LP’s first single. OVO Sound’s tag-team unveils this effort with a message of …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* Sha Cashè – 3RD EYE

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A few months after the release of “VVS (Very Versatile Sounds)  New York native, Sha Cashè is back with a new video for his song “3rd Eye”. Which can be found on Sha’s  “VVS” project (https://soundcloud.com/sha_cashe/sets/veryversatilesounds-vvs) . Also, be on the lookout for his upcoming project “VVS2”, follow Sha Cashè on Twitter and Snapchat for more info on his latest release! Twitter: @Sha_Cashe SnapChat: …

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FAT JOE & REMY MA SET TO WORK ON A JOINT ALBUM

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Lean back and get ready for a Fat Joe and Remy Ma reunion. The Terror Squad affiliates are joining forces for a joint album. “Me and Remy just wrapped up a new album,” an excited Fat Joe told Hip-Hop Wired. “Just me and Remy. I’m super excited about that. The album is ridiculous. So we’ve been working musically like crazy.” …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* YO GOTTI – “DOWN IN THE DM”

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It goes down in the video. Gotti enlists a star-studded cast for his “Down in the DM” visual and, of course, it’s all about those racy direct messages. CeeLo Green, Machine Gun Kelly, YG, Rae Sremmurd, and Snapchat superstar DJ Khaled make cameos in the clip, which is surprisingly all about marriage. The vid takes us from a raunchy bachelor party …

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KENDRICK LAMAR COVERS BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

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Kendrick Lamar wants to make history, and the Compton rapper is well on his way to making that mark. With a whopping 11 Grammy nominations for this year, just one shy of Michael Jackson’s record, but he isn’t shy about his goals. “I want to win them all,” K-Dot told Billboard for their latest cover. But those wins wouldn’t just …

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