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SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS HAS PLANS TO OPEN CHARTER SCHOOL IN HARLEM, NEW YORK

Sean “Diddy” Combs is pushing his influence a step further with plans for his very own charter school this coming fall in the borough that birthed him, Harlem, New York. Aiming to reach kids from the same streets that he once called home, Puff has some major plans for Capital Prep. NY Daily News Reports: The Bad Boys Records head …

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RAPPER FAT TREL ARRESTED FOR REPORTEDLY USING FAKE CASH IN CASINO

Fat Trel might be “Rich as Fuck,” but that didn’t stop police from reportedly arresting him yesterday at a Maryland casino. According to a report from gossip sites including TMZ, Trel was detained after trying to use nine several fake $50 bills to gamble with. The report says that police were able to identify the fake money easily by the …

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*NEW MUSIC* BABEO BAGGINS FEAT. DRAKE – “THINGS I FORGOT TO DO”

Late last night, a Drake song titled “These Days” leaked online, though it was unclear where it came from. Now, up-and-coming singer, Babeo Baggins, just shared the official version, which is actually her song titled “Things I Forgot to Do” that features an appearance from Drizzy. On the track, Drake and Baggins are covering Nico’s classic song, “These Days,” which …

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*ALBUM DOWNLOAD* YOUNG THUG – “SLIME SEASON 3”

Young Thug has been on a mixtape spree over the last six months — he delivered Slime Season 1 & 2 in quick succession last fall then took a brief detour to drop “I’m Up” before finally completing the trilogy with the release of “Slime Season 3” last night. SS3 serves as a prelude to his upcoming studio debut Hy!£UN35, …

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*NEW MUSIC* DRAKE – “CONTROLLA” [FEAT. POPCAAN] & “THESE DAYS”

Two new Drake tracks leaked this morning, “Controlla” feat. Dancehall artist Popcaan & “These Days,” and word is these are the first official tracks of Drizzy’s “View From The 6” album. While “These Days” takes on a more smooth R&B sound, “Controlla” oibviously had the flavor with a downtempo Caribbean rhythm. Drake uses a very subtle amount of Auto-Tune as …

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FAITH EVANS TEASES HOLOGRAM OF THE LATE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.

Biggie lives on. Faith Evans says her long-awaited, oft-delayed Notorious B.I.G. project The King & I is finally in its “finishing stages” and now, a hologram might be involved. “We actually are in development with a hologram [company],” she told “The Dame Dash Show” on Monday (Mar. 28). “I don’t necessarily know to what extent I’m going to perform with …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* WIZ KHALIFA – “ZONEY”

Wiz Khalifa is in his zone. Last week, the Pittsburgh spitter released a Phife Dawg tribute, and now, he unveils his “Zoney” music video, which is filled with adorable father-son moments. After rapping about his own dad and how he can’t be at home much these days, Khalifa spends some quality time with his son Sebastian at his third birthday …

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JHENÈ AIKO & BIG SEAN UNITE TO CREATE NEW DUO TWENTY88

Introducing to the game — TWENTY88. Detroit rapper Big Sean and Cali’s soulful Jhené Aiko surprised fans with the announcement of their mysterious new duo. Now, the frequent collaborators are opening up about what listeners can expect from their joint venture in a cover story for Flaunt magazine‘s May issue. “Music now doesn’t really cater to the feelings of a …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* RICH HOMIE QUAN – “THE MOST” (STARRING KEKE PALMER)

Keke Palmer is doing “The Most” in Rich Homie Quan’s latest music video. The J.A.T.H.A.N.-directed clip features the “Enemiez” songstress portraying a beautiful woman with $30,000 to spend in L.A., courtesy of Quan himself. Palmer’s West Coast trip is full of fun and luxury. After a run through the famous “Urban Light” installation at LACMA in vintage Louis Vuitton, she’s …

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ACTION BRONSON IN PLANS TO RELEASE A COOKBOOK

Plenty of rappers have side hustles – clothing lines, vape pens, vanity imprints. But Queens MC Action Bronson is turning his pre-fame gig into a full-time job again. Mr. Wonderful is now working on a spin-off from his recently launched Viceland cooking/eating show, Fuck, That’s Delicious. It’s a lifestyle cookbook called F*ck, That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well. …

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*ALBUM DOWNLOAD* DVSN – “SEPT 5TH”

Earlier tonight, mysterious R&B act dvsn, whose OVO signing was revealed just late last month, was the special guest on episode 18 of OVO Sound Radio. At the end of dvsn’s mix, Noah “40” Shebib got on the air to announce that dvsn’s debut album, Sept. 5th, would be out tonight (Sunday, March 27) at midnight, a week ahead of …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* FUTURE FEAT. THE WEEKND – “LOW LIFE”

Future is taking “Low Life” to new heights. Fresh off wrapping his sold-out “Purple Reign” tour, the Atlanta rapper blesses fans with the dark and mysterious video for his EVOL collaboration with equally usually mysterious artist, The Weeknd. While rhyming about molly, bad bitches, & such, the Hendrix and Abel hang out in the shadows of an abandoned house. The …

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*NEW MUSIC* BIG SEAN – “GET MY SHIT TOGETHER”

Big Sean turned 28 March 25th, and in honor of growing another year older, the birthday boy does some soul searching on an introspective new song called “Get My Shit Together.” Over the Tommy Brown and Mr. Franks beat, Sean Don wises up and reflects on his journey (“I had a dream I died at 30, n*gga”), while name-dropping Michael …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* FAT JOE FT REMY MA & FRENCH MONTANA – “ALL THE WAY UP”

Nothing can stop them, they all the way up!! And that’s exactly what the music video for Terror Squad’s reunited Hip Hop duo, Fat Joe & Remy Ma presented in their brand new music video for “All The Way Up.” The Eif Rivera-directed clip, which features French Montana, includes some extremely lavish items like helicopters, high-class sports cars, geisha-inspired dancers …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* JHENE AIKO – “B’S & H’S”

Back in January, Jhene Aiko released a new single, “B’s & H’s,” via Soulection’s Beats1 Radio show on Apple Music & like all Jhene Aiko’s tracks — it’s a moody hit. The Fisticuffs-produced song was a welcomed return to the solo circuit for Aiko, who spent much of 2015 being celebrated for her scene-stealing verse on Omarion‘s “Post To Be.” …

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*NEW MUSIC* PARTYNEXTDOOR FEAT. DRAKE – “COME AND SEE ME”

OVO come thru! After performing a surprise SXSW set on Saturday (Mar. 19), PARTYNEXTDOOR unleashed his latest Drake collaboration “Come and See Me,” a single off PND’s upcoming album P3. P3 starts tonight — PARTYNEXTDOOR (@PARTYOMO) March 20, 2016 Produced by OVO’s favorite producer, Noah “40” Shebib, the cut is filled with OVO’s trademark “underwater sound.” Over 40’s ambient production, …

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*NEW MUSIC* ZAYN MALIK – “LIKE I WOULD”

Zayn Malik released his third single off his upcoming album Mind Of Mine, early Thursday morning. Malik tipped off fans that he would be releasing his third single some weeks ago, and along with that promise came “Like I Would,” premiering on his Vevo channel. Just days earlier, the former One Direction singer revealed the tracklist for his first debut …

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*NEW MIXTAPE DOWNLOAD* SREMMLIFE CREW – “TRAIL MIX”

The rap community has come to know just who Rae Sremmurd is. Now, the brother duo of Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee want to do the same for the members of their extended family: D-JaySremm, Riff 3X, and Bo Bo Swae, a.k.a. the SremmLife Crew. And they aim to do so with their first mixtape as a collective, “Trail Mix.” …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* KID INK FEAT. FETTY WAP – “PROMISE”

Kid Ink makes the ultimate “Promise” in the video for his Fetty Wap-assisted single off 2015’s surprise album Summer in the Winter. In the clip, the L.A. rapper meets with two lovely ladies, much to his girlfriend’s displeasure. While she sits at home, viewing TMZ-like coverage of his alleged affair and receiving phone calls and texts of him and another …

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WILLOW SMITH NAMED THE NEW FACE OF CHANEL

Congrats to Willow Smith as the 15-year-old fashionista & artist has been named as the new face of Chanel. Creative director Karl Lagerfeld made the big announcement during Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2016/2017 show at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday (March 8). According to Teen Vogue, Willow joins past Chanel ambassadors including Lily Rose Depp, Kristen Stewart, and Blake Lively. “Thank you …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* BAS FEAT J. COLE – “NIGHT JOB”

Fresh off the release of his second album Too High to Riot, Bas drops the first video — “Night Job” featuring Dreamville head, J. Cole. The video features a very dark vibe, with the setting in a gritty location. The Dreamville signee rhymes about women and his lifestyle, while bashing “old n*ggas” who’re “trying to bite.” Meanwhile, Cole raps about …

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RUMORS SPREAD BEYONCÉ IS SUPPOSEDLY PREGNANT WITH BABY #2

Beyoncé knows how to put on a show, whether it’s at the Super Bowl or an elementary school function. After premiering “Formation” and its video amidst some controversy last month, Queen Bey is back in the headlines thanks to a gala where she performed Whitney Houston’s iconic “I Will Always Love You,” amongst other tracks like “Crazy In Love” & …

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MEEK MILL REQUESTS TO RECORD MUSIC DURING HOUSE ARREST

Meek Mill won’t step away from the mic, not even during this temporary house arrest. The Philly MC, who’s currently serving three months under house arrest, is fighting to appeal a judge’s decision that prohibits him from recording or performing music during his 3-month house arrest. The Dreamchasers boss reportedly has a studio in his home and would like to …

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JOHN LEGEND & CHRISSY TEIGEN “UNCOMFORTABLE” AROUND KANYE & TAYLOR SWIFT BEEF

Kanye West and Taylor Swift’s ongoing feud is making their mutual friends Chrissy Teigen and John Legend “uncomfortable.” That’s what the Cravings author shared during her recent stop at Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” when she was asked about Swift’s Grammy shade towards Westnduring her acceptance speech. “It’s tough when you’re put in the middle like that. It’s tough,” she …

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KANYE WEST TWEETS HE WILL NEVER RELEASE A ‘CD’ AGAIN

Say goodbye to Kanye West CD’ forever as the the hip-hop mogul/fashion designer took his fans by surprise  via social media by vowing to never release another compact disc during his career. Mr. West jumped on his favorite social media platform, Twitter, to make the shocking announcement. “I was thinking about not making CDs ever again… Only streaming,” he tweeted. …

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