In support of his latest Yeezus tour, Kanye West has opened up a pop-up shop in L.A. According to FSD, the shop, which is next door to Kardashian's boutique Dash, sells exclusive merchandise and apparel of Kanye's Yeezus brand. The store is located at 8422 Melrose and its currently open. Check pics after the jump.
Abdul Hashem, known to many as WGCI's DJ A-OH, has just been named the new Program Director for WMIB 103.5 The Beat in Miami. In a press release, Hashem released this statement below:
"The opportunities and growth I've experienced at CLEAR CHANNEL have truly been a blessing. Working under the outstanding leadership and guidance of the CHICAGO team has been amazing and I am excited for the opportunity to continue my journey. I am thrilled to join CLEAR CHANNEL MIAMI and the exceptional team already at 103.5 THE BEAT, learning from their knowledge and continuing to deliver great radio to MIAMI. THE BEAT is back; and we're ready to win!"
According to All Access, A-OH's transition is set to place effectively Jan. 1, 2014. Congrats Man!!!
Back with his traditional "Po Pimp" sound, Belo of Do Or Die releases his first official single from his upcoming I Plead The Fifth project. Its called "Cum & Go" and it features Twista and John Blu. According to FSD, the album will be released via Po House and Wicked Ent. Stream after the jump.
Earlier this week, Kanye West made news everywhere, when he proposed to longtime girlfriend Kim Kardashian. Now, footage has surfaced and it shows the rapper as he pops the big question, in front of a live orchestra at AT&T Park in San Francisco, CA. HNHH
Keith Cozart, whose known as the rap artist Chief Keef, is released from Cook County Jail. Cozart was sentenced Oct. 15 but was later released after receiving good time credit which cut his time.
Sophia Ansari, a spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's office said the rap star was not released early but rather he earned his release for good conduct while in custody. Inmates arrested on non-violent offenses are eligible for day for day credit if they exhibit good conduct in jail.
Cozart is a free man for now, but he's rescheduled to return back to court on Dec. 10 for an ongoing paternity case. Tribune
Making sure its right, R Kelly pushes his highly anticipated album Black Panties back one month. The LP was originally scheduled for Nov. 11, but now is set for Dec. 10, according to his label RCA.
"It's official, Kellz' upcoming album Black Panties will be dropping on December 10th! Mark your calendars this is going to be an album for the books!"
In support of the upcoming project, the "King of R&B" has already tested new material with radio and blogs with songs like "My Story" featuring 2 Chainz, "Tear It Up" featuring Future and "Genius."
Yeezus! She Said Yes!
Rapper Kanye West surprised the mother of his child, Kim Kardashian, with a huge night for her 33rd birthday. According to E! Online, the rapper rented out AT&T Park in San Francisco and presented his longtime girlfriend with a 15 carat engagement ring, in front of a live orchestra, family and friends.
For more details about Kanye West and Kim Kardashian exciting engagement, go to Eonline.com
This past weekend, Rapper Kanye West displayed his creative genius once again, when he kicked off his Yeezus tour in Seattle, WA. During his set, he brought out a man portraying Jesus Christ, before performing his classic song "Jesus Walks." Has Mr. West gone too far or is he a genius, as he puts it? RR
Packed with mountains, cliffs, masks and a man portraying Jesus Christ, Rapper Kanye West kicked off his Yeezus tour last night in Seattle, WA. According to FSD, this show is on a whole other level.
The tour also features West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar. Check pictures of show after the jump.
With TLC's new biopic being less than a week away, we're dropping exclusive unreleased footage of Drew Sidora talking with WGCI's Morning Riot about playing the role of T-Boz. Videos after jump. Catch the premiere of CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story on Monday, Oct. 21st at 9 pm ET/PT on VH1
Rapper Yung Gwapa returns with a brand new video for the streets called "Bowl Money" featuring KA$H, Blanco Caine and Mojo. Its taken from The Bag mixtape presented by Dough From Da Go.
Also, check out Yung Gwapa's lastest mixtape Tru Liez, which features "Molly Talk Lean Walk."
When it comes to doing interviews, "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H is no stranger to the that. Today, she sits down one-on-one with Say Cheese TV discussing everything from her music to the violence in Chicago. She also speaks briefly about her on going love life with two different guys. Check it out!
This past week (Oct. 9th), Chicago's Urban station WGCI (#1 for Hip Hop and R&B) made a huge announcement for its annual event Big Jam.
This year the event will take place Sunday Nov. 17th and it will feature some of the biggest names in music including Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Wale, 2 Chainz and more. For more info, go to wgci.com
Hosted by DJ Drama, Def Jam recording artist and Coke Boy Lil Durk releases his brand new mixtape Signed To The Streets. It includes production from Young Chop, Paris Beuller, Zaytoven and more. Stream/download after the jump.
Following their recent beef that took place a few weeks ago, Kanye reunites with J.K. to clear the air. During his visit on Kimmel, Ye discuss the feud, fashion and more. Full interview after the jump.
Rapper Vic Mensa stopped by WGCI to chop it up with Tony Sco and Leon Rogers for The Morning Riot Afterparty. During his visit, he speaks on touring with J. Cole, his bad experience with Lollapalooza, new mixtape INNANETAPE and more. Check it out here and see how it all goes down. SR
Stack Or Starve Approved!
Dough From Da Go presents a new collection of music for the streets called "The Bag." Its mixed by DJ Honorz and it features King Louie, Tink, Mikey Dollaz and more. Stream/download after the jump.
Last week, August Alsina recruited Chris Brown and Trey Songz for the remix of his smash hit "I Luv This Sh!t." Now, Jeremih takes his turn to add his vocals to the track. Check it out and listen below.
Have Kellz turned into a cookie monster for the ladies goodies? Check out his new track and find out. Its called "Cookie" and its taken from his upcoming album Black Panties, which drop later this year.
Over the last year, KOKKI has definitely been heating up the scene for his upcoming mixtape Fast Grind. Back in September, he released his twerk video "Cook Up" on Worldstar Hip Hop featuring Chicago's Lanipop. Now, he's dropping the official untagged stream and its ready for download, below.
Get Your Twerk On!
Dir. by Nick Brazinsky, Tommy Mack releases his first single off his upcoming mixtape Go HardSeminar Vol. 2. Its produced by Madjazz and D-51 and it features "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H.