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*NEW MUSIC* TRAVIS $COTT FT. DRAKE – FRIENDS WITH MONEY

“Friends With Money” may be a new song, but it’s a really a Drizzy original. With the new verse from Travis $cott, the track gets  a little bit more interesting. Travis gives a great lyrical work bouncing from discussing women & money while Drake sprinkles his musical greatness throughout. It’s a hot track, so it doesn’t disappoint. This isn’t the first link …

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WARRIORS OWNER SAY HE MOVED FROM RIHANNA BECAUSE SHE “IRRITATED” HIM

The stars were out in the Bay Area this week, including Rihanna, as the NBA Finals officially tipped off from the Oracle Arena. Although Rihanna was in #DubNation for Game 1 and sitting directly next to the Warriors owners, Joe Lacob, she refused to root against LeBron James and the Cavaliers- something that didn’t sit well with Lacob. Golden State’s …

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IGGY AZALEA ANNOUNCES NEW COFFEE TABLE BOOK

You never know what you’re gonna get with Iggy Azalea these days, from beefing with Papa John’s pizza to cancelling her headlining tour, it’s definitely a weird time to be the Aussie rapper. But congrats to her on getting baller Nick Young to propose to her! Today, the consistently controversial emcee made a pretty ordinary announcement by her standards, revealing …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* FABOLOUS – “AWWRIGHT”

Fabolous has taken a little time off the Freestyle Fridays as the Brooklyn rapper recently welcomed the birth of baby boy, Jonas, with long time girlfriend Emily B. Now, back to the freestyles as Fab gives us this time over a more recent beat, over Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” instrumental. Already a day in it’s release, Fab also blesses fans with …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* LUDACRIS -“GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER”

With a new daughter and wife at home, Ludacris is enjoying the life of being a family man. But the rapper revisits his wild past in the video for “Grass Is Always Greener,” the latest single off his 2015 album Ludaversal. The Furious 7 star takes on two roles, that of Chris Bridges — the responsible family man — and …

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*VIDEO* BIG SEAN’S “DARK SKY PARADISE” DOCUMENTARY

Back in February, Big Sean released his critically-acclaimed album Dark Sky Paradise, which debuted in the #1 on Billboard charts and featured guest appearances from Kanye West, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla, Jhene Aiko & so many more. Turns out that during the making of the album, Sean invited cameras into the studio to capture footage for a new documentary named …

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RAPPER YG REPORTEDLY SHOT 3 TIMES IN L.A. STUDIO, SHOOTER CAUGHT ON TAPE

According to TMZ, Compton rapper YG was shot 3 times in Studio City, Los Angeles at approximately 1:45 AM last night. According to the report, the rapper was hit three times in the lower abdomen, nearest to his hip, with none of the wounds being life threatening. After the shots, YG managed to get himself in a car, where one …

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PRESIDENT OF NAACP SPOKANE CHAPTER DISGUISED HERSELF AS BLACK FOR YEARS, BUT IS WHITE!!

The NAACP has released a statement on the controversial accusations against NAACP Spokane Chapter President, Rachel Dolezal: Baltimore, MD – For 106 years, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has held a long and proud tradition of receiving support from people of all faiths, races, colors and creeds. NAACP Spokane Washington Branch President Rachel Dolezal is enduring …

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KANYE WEST CALLS IN TO HOT 97 TO SHUT DOWN RUMORS ON CHUCK E’ CHEESES

Kanye West called into HOT 97 today and spoke to their on-air personality Nessa about a few things. During the phone call, Ye shuts down a rumor that he threw families & their children out of a Chuck-E-Cheese’s, and says that it’s so untrue since he’s never even been inside one. According to Yeezus, he’s actually really boring & a …

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RUMORS WHIRL THAT TYGA IS HELPING 17-YEAR-OLD “GIRLFRIEND” KYLIE PRODUCE AN ALBUM

Well, outside of their basically statutory rape relationship between Tyga & Kylie Jenner, it seems there’s actually business being held between the two with rumors of a possible album. The rumor mill is spewing that Kylie Jenner is working on a “secret” album with the assistance of not-so-secret boyfriend, Tyga. The fact that Kylie is attempting a singing career is …

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*NEW MUSIC* DEJ LOAF – “LIKE A HOE”

Detroit singer-rapper Dej Loaf blew up last year & had everyone replaying her track, “Try Me.” Since then, she’s been working with a lot of big names, popping up on Tinashe, Eminem, & Kid Ink tracks and scoring remixes by Weezy and Atlanta rap royalty Jeezy and T.I. But now she’s back with some new material of her own, and …

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RUMORS FLY ON WHAT THE SEX OF KIM & KANYE WEST’S BABY IS

Since news broke that Kim & Kanye are pregnant & expecting another little baby, it’s been a countdown to the bumps debut. Still, no baby bump just yet but there are already claims on what the sex of the unborn Kimye baby is. US Weekly reports that the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” starlet & rapper hubby are expecting a …

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NICKI MINAJ RESPONDS TO EX SAFAREE’S “LOVE THE MOST” TRACK

If you missed it, Nicki Minaj’s ex-boy friend, Safaree “SB” Samuels, released a new song Wednesday called “Love The Most”, which saw him reflecting on his 12-year relationship with Nicki and putting her on blast, claiming he deserved more credit for her rise to fame, wanting to have his baby, and much more tea. While fans we’re anticipating Nicki’s response …

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*NEW MUSIC* SAFAREE – “LOVE THE MOST”

And the pity party continues for rapper Nicki Minaj’s ex, Safaree Samuels b.k.a. SB Stunts. Also a rapper (apparently all along), Safaree has decided to air out some dirty laundry on he & ex Nicki’s 12-year relationship on a brand new track titled “Love The Most”. Samuels’ single “Love the Most” dropped late Wednesday, and left everyone not only feeling …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* VIC MENSA FT. KANYE WEST – “U MAD”

Vic Mensa got arguably the biggest double take of anyone when the big homie Kanye West produced and rapped on his track, “U Mad,” which debuted back in March. It’ll be the first single on Mensa’s upcoming album Traffic, and today, the hot track gets it visuals, with the real life Kanye cameo too. Featuring red lighting, a jumping mob …

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*NEW MUSIC* T-PAIN FT. JUICY J – “MAKE THAT SH*T WORK”

The weekend’s not over yet. T-Pain turns up with Juicy J on “Make That Sh*t Work,” the first single from his upcoming fifth album, Stoicville: The Phoenix. Over a hype beat, produced by DJ Mustard, an Auto-Tuned T-Pizzle keeps the booties bouncing, while Juicy J makes it rain on his strip club-ready verse aka this is yet another song for …

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*VIDEO* NICKI MINAJ, EVE, COMMON & ICE CUBE STAR IN “BARBERSHOP 3”

The barbershop is open for business once again, but Ice Cube will not opening up shop without hiring some new faces. The cast has some of the original members like Eve & Anthony Anderson, but new additions like rappers Nicki Minaj & Common. In a brand new behind-the-scenes clip Cube takes us back to Calvin’s Barbershop in Chicago for a …

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*NEW MUSIC* TRAVIS $COTT FT. FUTURE & 2 CHAINZ – “3500”

Fresh off the Summer Jam stage, Travi$ Scott unleashes “3500,” the first single off his upcoming album Rodeo. The Houston rapper takes it to the trap with Future and 2 Chainz on the nearly eight-minute track, which he debuted live on the Festival Stage just this past Sunday at Hot 97’s Summer Jam. Check out “3500” below, and it’s also …

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KIM KARDASHIAN-WEST RENTS OUT L.A.’S STAPLES CENTER FOR KANYE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Surprise, surprise for Kanye West from wifey Kim!! Surprise! A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jun 8, 2015 at 7:13pm PDT Kanye West was ballin’ for his birthday thanks to his wife Kim Kardashian. Mrs. West rented out the entire L.A. Staples Center, home to the Lakers and Clippers, in honor of her husband’s 38th birthday this …

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DRAKE SPEAKS AT APPLE MUSIC LAUNCH EVENT

One person that was missing from the long list of TIDAL partners — Drizzy. And now we know why. The Canadian rapper is officially partnering with Apple for it’s own streaming service with Apple Music. Apple unveiled its new streaming service, Apple Music, during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco on Monday. Drake is rumored to have inked …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* FUTURE – “NEVER GON’ LOSE”

After his performance at the Governors Ball and surprise appearance at Summer Jam this past Sunday, Future starts the week off with another #MonsterMonday release. The Freeband Gang leader keeps winning in the video for the Zaytoven-produced track “Never Gon Lose” off his DJ Esco-hosted mixtape 56 Nights. In between sips from his Styrofoam cup, he pours up another round …

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*NEW MUSIC VIDEO* WALE FT. USHER – “THE MATRIMONY”

A few weeks before Wale released The Album About Nothing, the long-awaited conclusion to his Seinfeld-inspired series, he shared “The Matrimony,” a smooth track that featured Usher and hinted at the more mature direction he’d be taking on the album. Today, the track gets a video shot in the most fitting setting: a wedding. Neither Wale or Usher are the …

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HIP HOP’S HOTTEST NEW COUPLE, OMEEKA SAY “I LOVE YOU” @ HOT 97’S SUMMER JAM

This past Sunday (June 7th) Hot 97’s annual Summer Jam music festival was straight mayhem — so many stars, so many surprise guests, and unfortunately, a huge riot proceeding the concert that put the Hip Hop event on every news cast in the tri-state area. One really cool moment during the Main Stage set was when Hip Hop’s latest power …

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*NEW MUSIC* RICO LOVE – “WEAK”

Rico Love gets emotionally honest on “Weak.” He pours his heart out to his partner and then takes the final 1:55 of the track to explain why his music sounds “weak” to some listeners. “Being honest is the strongest thing a man can be,” he says in his most sincere voice. Check it out below, as well as his album “Turn The Lights On” on iTunes.

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JAY Z “MADE IN AMERICA” CANCELS L.A. SHOW, ADDS FREE NEW YORK SHOW

Budweiser’s Made in America Festival will not be returning to Los Angeles, California this year unfortunately, the L.A. Times reports but New Yorkers should be thrilled by a FREE concert in replacement. Last year – the festival founded by Jay Z and Steve Stoute – ran simultaneously in L.A. and Philadelphia during Labor Day weekend. Despite drawing over 71,000 fans …

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