Everyone deserves a little chill time now and then; just ask 2 Chainz, who dropped his sophomore album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time on September 10 and will pay a visit to "RapFix Live" on Wednesday to fill host Sway Calloway in on what he's been up to. He'll be joined on set by producer Mike Will Made It and Odd Future rapper Mike G.
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Drake's third album Nothing Was the Same arrives on September 24, and after revealing the album cover and tracklist the Toronto rapper is teasing fans with a brief trailer. OVO motorcade? Check it out above. Beat courtesy of Hit Boy and Rey Reel.
Meek Mill and Cassidy have been trading jabs over the past few months, with the MMG rapper dropping "Kendrick You Next" last week and Cassidy immediately returning fire on "Catch A Body." "I just be helping him out really,” Meek told MTV News, laughing, as he addressed the back and forth. Read More...
Gucci Mane went on an all-encompassing Twitter rant yesterday, bashing everyone from Waka to Rocko, Nicki Minaj, T.I.'s wife Tiny, Tyga, Ciara, Young Jeezy and even executives at his (former?) label Atlantic Records. Gucci followed that up with the new track "Say Dat Then" just for good measure. Read More...
For the hip-hop community, Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse was the shot heard 'round the world, provoking a slew of rappers who weren't even called out by name to respond. Meek Mill was named on the track though, and after finally snapping back at K.Dot on "Ooh Kill Em" this weekend, the MMG rapper told MTV News that he just needed to find time to record — but it was coming. Meek said he wanted to let Kendrick know that he meant business, without being too disrespectful. Hear him explain in the video above.
Big Sean just unleashed his sophomore studio album Hall of Fame, and in his new online cover story for Vibe the G.O.O.D. Music rapper gets honest about the struggles in his hometown, his religious beliefs and his past relationships. See the highlights below and read the full interview here. Read More...
We were expecting Schoolboy Q to appear in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' new video for "White Walls," but the additional cameos--from Wiz Khalifa and Trinidad Jame$ to A$AP Rocky--were pretty unexpected. Check out the video above.
Just a few days after dropping the new single "Berzerk" from his upcoming album Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem follows up with the accompanying visuals. Watch above. Shady returns with his 8th album on November 5.
With the official tracklist for Nothing was the Same revealing song titles like "Tuscan Leather" and "Pound Cake," the world can't wait to hear what Drake has in store on his third album. And since the Toronto rapper has "aspirations of being Marvin Gaye," you'd better believe that this will be a memorable LP — and yes, there will be more singing. "My biggest thing is...if you wanna listen to Drake music for the rest of your life — I welcome it, I want you to listen to it, I want you to be a part of it — just don't ever be surprised when I'm singing or using melody," he told MTV News. Hear him explain in the video above.
Sometimes the competitive nature of hip-hop prevents rappers from expressing their admiration for fellow artists, but every once in awhile you've just gotta let it out. It turns out, for example, that Earl Sweatshirt is a huge Drake fan, and he's not being shy about it--all it. During a recent interview with MTV News he admitted that he has some pretty 'wild' ideas about what the Toronto native is like on any given day. For one, that includes dressing with some pretty wild shirt collars and 'tight ass shoes.' Hear Earl gush in the video above.