Cash Money still means business as Birdman announces Trev Rich's upcoming debut album.
Despite ongoing conflicts with the recent Weezy contract issues, the Cash Money train stopped in Denver to recruit their latest protege, none other than homegrown emcee Trev Rich. Likewise, the indie rapper reported back-to-back trips from Mile High to Miami, eventually landing in New York to finalize the deal.
Rich admits that with the Denver Hip-hop scene still considered a work-in-progress market, landing a deal with the major label aspires the young rapper to represent not only himself but his hometown, “I definitely feel like this is fresh,” shares Rich in an interview with HipHopDx.
“It's a new chapter, it's a new slate toRead more
Atlanta rapper 6lack seeks to make a name for himself as he drops his Free 6lack album.
The eleven-track collective marks 6lack's (pronounced “black”) highly-anticipated debut onto the Hip-hop scene, and upon an initial play through, the record proves the Atlanta emcee's got game. The album caters to multiple chart-capable singles, such as “PRBLMS”, “Gettin' Old”, as well as “Ex Calling”, which covers Future's “Perky Calling”.
Signed under Interscope Records, 6lack proudly represents the ATL collective LVRN (LoveRenaissance), and upon years and years of projecting songs through Sound Cloud, 6lack finally punctuates his mark onto the scene with a formidable debut record.Read more
Long after his memorable debut, Termanology follows-up with More Politics, which has recently been made available for online streaming and downloads.
Erupting onto the scene in 2008, Term appeared on a memorable underground hit fashioned under the DJ Premier accolade, “Watch How It Go Down”. With multiple critically-acclaimed singles already circulating within the scene, Term dropped his highly-anticipated debut record, Politics As Usual, which combined an A-class production lineup with Term's braggadocio persona.
The recently released More Politics marks eight excruciatingly-long years in response to his breakout album, and rallied alongside Term is an extensive list of guest artists, including JoeyRead more
A laundry list of Hip-hop artists snag multiple nominations for next year's People's Choice Awards.
Los Angeles—The Microsoft Theater will be hosting the 2017 People's Choice Awards scheduled to premier on January 18. As preparations are already underway, several nominees across an eclectic range of categories have already been named.
While Kendrick Lamar and GOOD Music boss Kanye West are both featured on the Favorite Hip Hop Artist list, Drake is one among other iconic artists contending for the Favorite Male Artist title.
Apart from this, the OVO Sound Star has already racked up a phenomenal year, marking 12 Soul Train Award nominations, 14 BET Hip Hop nominations, as well as surpassing Michael Jackson's record for the most AmeRead more
Sean Price's legacy continues on as Duck Down Records drops the Silverback Gorilla Box Set in memory of the “Monkey Bars” rapper.
Scheduled to release on November 25, Price's long trusted record label will be providing access to said box set, shipped out with a familiar cage door containing a myriad of memorabilia and trinkets that capture the essence of Price's career.
The package includes physical copies of Price's three critically-acclaimed albums: Monkey Barz, Jesus Price Supastar, and Mic Tyson, condensed in a classy 3-CD box kit, a custom magnetic gorilla cage polished with subtle graffiti marks depicting key words relative to the artist, hologram cover art displaying Price battling agaiRead more
As Bay Area funk aficionado Diamond Ortiz rolls out his new full-length album, Loveline, the enthusiasm for the world to hear it must be off the charts. In the course of 15 tracks, Ortiz’s heavy, bounce-laden style carries the album from start to finish, cementing him as California’s heir apparent to the gutter synth funk sound, which originated from Ohio and found an adopted home out West, where it fit perfectly with the cultures of lowriding and pop-locking. According to a press release, his sound is not simply “retro” or “old school,” it has it has a place in the modern day pantheon of electronic music. In Part III of the Diamond Ortiz interview, he talks about the single “In The Cut Like Whaat,” meeting P-Funk’Read more