Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Kanye West 'Yeezus' Tour Among Highest Gross Tours In 2013

Beside all of the controversy surrounding Kanye West this year, he ends 2013 on a very good note. According to Billboard.com, Kanye's 'Yeezus' tour reportedly grossed $25.2 million landing him at the number two spot behind Paul McCartney, who dominates the number one spot earning $40.6 million.

After the jump, catch highlights of Kanye's Yeezus tour from December, 17th at the United Center.

[New Video] Rick Ross "My Hittas (Remix)" feat Young Breed

With plenty of Wing Stop and Belaire Rose on deck, Rozay delivers a brand new visual to YG's street anthem "My Hittas." It features Young Breed and its directed by Dre Films with cameo from Khaled.

[New Music] Nicki Minaj "Boss Ass Bitch (Remix)" feat PTAF

With 2013 coming to an end, Nicki Minaj takes time to let the competition know she's still that chick, as she spit a new freestyle to PTAF's "Boss Ass Bitch." Stream/download below.

[New Music] Migos "Trophies" feat Drake

When Drake hit the net with his highly anticipated single "Trophies," you knew it was only a matter of minutes before someone made a remix. Here's Migos with their version, which compliments the track very much. Stream/download below.

Monday, December 30, 2013

[Video] Beyonce "Self-Titled" Part 4 Liberation

Back with another installment of her new "Self-Titled" documentary, Beyonce delivers "Liberation." The video takes us behind the scenes and gives us a glimpse into the making of "Partition" visual. Bey also reveals how Jay Z asked for her hand in marriage and more. Watch video after the jump!

[Video] Snoop Dogg And His Family Attend The White House

From LBC to DC, Snoop Dogg makes an appearance at the White House. The West Coast rapper was invited to attend the 36th Annual Kennedy Award Honors, which aired on CBS this past Sunday, and he was accompanied by his wife Shante and daughter Cori B. Watch the video after the jump!

[New Music] Drake "Trophies"

As promised, Drake delivers the official version of the long-awaited track called "Trophies." It was first previewed, by his deejay (Future The Prince), during his Would You Like A Tour concert in Brooklyn and now, its ready for stream/download below.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

[New Music] Drake x Soulja Boy "We Made It (Freestyle)"

With 2013 coming to an end, Drake releases new freestyle to Soulja Boy's "We Made It" to celebrate his success. Drizzy is also scheduled to drop "Trophies" on NYE, which he announced via Twitter.


Grand Hustle Rapper Doe B Passed At Age 22

Sad news strikes the hip hop community. Grand Hustle artist Doe B has passed away, at the age of 22, due to a fatal gun shot wound this morning at a nightclub in Montgomery, Alabama. Right now, details are still ongoing, but label boss T.I., released statement and sent condolences via Instagram.
"RIP to my lil brother Doe B. We gon miss u my nigga. U'll never be forgotten & U WILL NOT DIE IN VAIN. We Love U champ. Always. Just rest now my nigga.... WE GOT IT From here."
#RIP Doe

Thursday, December 26, 2013

[New Music] K. Michelle "V.S.O.P. (Remix)" feat August Alsina

Dropping off a treat for the Holidays, K. Michelle delivers the latest remix to her smash "V.S.O.P." This time it features August Alsina and its ready for you after the jump. Rebellious Soul on iTunes.

[New Music] Murph Watkins "Beautiful"

After releasing "Avenue" with The Boy Illinois, Murph Watkins is back with another new track for your ears. The song is called "Beautiful" and its produced by THEMpeople. Stream/download below.

[Video] Beyonce "Self-Titled" Documentary

Two weeks ago, Beyonce shocked the world, when she released her fast-selling new album, Beyonce with no major marketing or promotions. Now, she take us behind the scene and gives us a glimpse into the entire project with her new documentary called "Self-Titled." Watch visuals after the jump.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

[New Music] Trey Songz "NANA"

Produced by DJ Mustard, R&B singer Trey Songz releases a special gift for the ladies on Christmas Day. Its called "NANA" and its ready for stream/download below.


[New Music] Elle Varner "Rover" feat Wale

It's been a minute, since we've heard from Elle Varner; fortunately, we hear she's working on her sophomore album. Today, she delivers a new joint called "Rover" and it features Wale. Press play.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Kanye West Being Sued by A 70's Soul Group For 'Bound' Sample

Kanye West back in the headlines. According to TMZ, Ricky Spicer, an ex-member of the 70's soul group "Ponderosa Twins Plus One," is suing Ye for sampling their "Bound" track without permisssion. Spicer also demands Ye stop using the track and pay an unspecified amount of cash, TMZ reports.

Is Kanye West "Bound" to pay up? Judge for yourself. Listen to both of the tracks after the jump.

[New Music] Rick Ross "Work (Remix)"

Dropping off an early X-mas present for all his fans, Rick Ross delivers the remix to A$AP Ferg's "Work." Mastermind set for 2014.


Monday, December 23, 2013

[Video] Kanye West Closes 'Yeezus' Tour With Drake In Toronto

After partying in the club together and calling him a "Rap God" the night before, Kanye West closes out his Yeezus tour with Drake in Toronto. After the jump, catch Drizzy and Ye performing "Forever." 

[Video] Drake & Kanye West Spotted In Toronto On Their 'Worst Behavior'

If you ever thought that Drake & Kanye were at odds with each other, you can now put all rumors to rest. Last night, Kanye stopped in Toronto with his Yeezus tour and called Drake a "Rap God" during his show. Afterwards, the two rappers were spotted at The Hoxton in Toronto and they had the party turnt up. Watch Drizzy and Kanye West on their 'Worst Behavior' after the jump!

[New Music] Justin Bieber "Backpack" feat Lil Wayne

With contribution from Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber delivers a brand new track from his latest new project. Its called "Backpack" and its taken from his new album Journals, which is available now on iTunes.


Lord Infamous Of Three 6 Mafia Dies At 40

This past weekend, sad news hit the hip hop community. Lord Infamous, member of legendary group Three 6 Mafia, passed away. Lord Infamous, whose real name is Ricky Dunigan, was found at his mom's house in Memphis, TN. According to bandmate DJ Paul, Dunigan passed from a heart attack.

Ricky "Lord Infamous" Dunigan was 40-years-old.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

[Video] Kanye West Interview With Power 92's DJ Pharris

This past week, Kanye West stopped in his hometown Chicago for 2 nights at the United Center with his Yeezus tour. During his stay home, he also stopped by Power 92 to talk with the Heavy Hitter DJ Pharris about his new deal with Adidas, his new team, Chicago memories and more. Watch after the jump.

[New Music] Lady Gaga "Do What U Want (Remix)" feat R Kelly & Rick Ross

Back with the remix, Lady Gaga recruits Rick Ross for her latest version of "Do What U Want" featuring R Kelly. Gaga's latest album ARTPOP is available on iTunes. Press play after the jump.

[Video] Chance The Rapper On Arsenio Hall Show

Making his way to LA, Chance The Rapper stopped by the Arsenio Hall Show this week to talk about his hometown Chicago, music influences, and more. Chance also performs "Chain Smokers." Watch!

Friday, December 20, 2013

[Audio] Kanye West Talks With WGCI's Morning Riot

This past week, Kanye West stopped in his hometown Chicago, for 2 nights, with his Yeezus tour. During his visit, he made his way to WGCI to talk with the Morning Riot. Ye spoke on his new deal with Adidas, becoming a billionaire by his mid 40's, recent interview with Sway and more. Press play!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

[New Music] Rick Ross "The Devil Is A Lie" feat Jay Z

Rick Ross was originally set to drop his new album Mastermind this week; unfortunately, the project has been pushed back to 2014. For now, check out Ross "The Devil Is A Lie" feat Jay Z. Press play.


The Breakfast Club Announces New Deal With Revolt TV

It's A New Day For Media! Clear Channel has teamed up with REVOLT to bring you Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club live on TV. The event will take place on March 3, 2014, starting from 6am-10am. Meanwhile, see what Envy, Charlamagne, and Angela has to say about the new transition after the jump.

[New Music] ITYLYON "Been A Minute (Hip Hop)"

Straight from Chicago, a new aspiring rapper name ITYLYON delivers a fresh sound of hip hop called "Been A Minute." Stream/download below.

[New Music] Future "Sh*t (Remix)" feat Drake & Juicy J

Throwing a few jabs back at Kendrick Lamar, Drake has a few words for the TDE rapper on the remix of Future's "Sh*t." Its produced by Mike Will Made-It and it features Juicy J. Stream/download below.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

[Video] Kanye West Rants At The United Center In Chicago #YeezusTour

Last night, Kanye West stopped in his hometown Chicago with one of the most talked about tours of the year, Yeezus. The event took place at the United Center and it was packed with excitement.

Throughout the show, Ye entertained the audience with a ton of events, involving lighting, great music, costume masks, and more. Ye also went on one of his loud rants, which he talked about being from Chicago, Kim Kardashian, the media and more. Check pics and video from this event after the jump. 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Target Won't Carry Beyonce's New Album

This past weekend, Queen Bey shocked the world with her fast-selling new album, Beyonce with no major promotion, but one major retailer doesn't seemed too please. According to Billboard.com, Target is opting not to sell the physical copy of Bey's new project in their stores. Check statement:
"At Target we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical CD's, and when a new album is available digitally before it is available physically, it impacts demand and sales projections."
"While there are many aspects that contribute to our approach and we have appreciated partnering with Beyonce in the past, we are primarily focused on offering CDS that will be available in a physical format at the same time as all other formats. At this time, Target will not be carring Beyonce's new self-titled album 'Beyonce.'"
As of now, you can purchase Beyonce's new self-titled album Beyonce exclusively on iTunes. The project includes 14 new songs along with 17 new videos for your enjoyment. Cop yours today!


[New Mixtape] King Louie "Drilluminati 2"

Hitting the streets with a new collection of music, King Louie releases another installment of his Drilluminati series. It features production from Jay Storm, Snapback, BlockOnDaTrakk, and more. Tracklist and stream after the jump.

[Video] R Kelly Talks Jay Z, Tupac, Trapped In The Closet & More On #CRWN (Part 2)

Back with another installment of the CRWN series, Elliot Wilson delivers the second part interview with R Kelly. They talk about Tupac, Jay Z relationships, Trapped In The Closet and more. Watch!

[Video] Minister Louis Farrakhan Defends Kanye West

During another installment of his Time And What Must Be Done series, Minister Louis Farrakhan comes to the aid of Rapper Kanye West for his recent classism comments made on Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club. Although, the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) disapproved, Farrakhan stands behind the rapper's comments and states he shouldn't have to apologize. Watch after the jump!

[New Video] Eminem "The Monster" feat Rihanna

With help from Rihanna, Eminem releases new visual from his latest album, Marshall Mathers LP 2. Watch!

Monday, December 16, 2013

Beyonce New Album Titled 'Beyonce' Soars Past 828,000

Queen Bey has done it again! Three days after releasing her fifth solo album, Beyonce, she tops the charts in a 100 different countries, selling over 800k units with no sign of promotion or advertisement. 

According to NecoleBitchie.com, its the highest first week for a female singer since Taylor Swift's Red album, which sold 1.2 million copies in it's first week back in November 2012. After the jump, catch Bey's new video "Drunk In Love" featuring Jay Z. Its one out of 17 videos from her new project.

[Video] R Kelly #CRWN Series (Part 1) With Elliot Wilson

Back with another installment of the CRWN series, Rap Radar's Elliot Wilson sits down with the "King of R&B" R Kelly.

During their discussion, Elliot gets Kellz to open up about everything from the beginning of his career to the process of making his new album, Black Panties. Kellz also recalls his emergency throat surgery, working with Lady Gaga and how he gets inspiration for songs in McDonald's parking lots.

The interview takes place in front of a live audience at New York's Cutting Room and you can watch it after the jump.

[New Music] Chris Brown "Loyalty" feat Lil Wayne & French Montana

Back with a track to keep you on the dance floor, Chris Brown releases "Loyalty" featuring Lil Wayne and French Montana. Breezy's album X set for 2014 so this should hold you over for now. Press Play!


Sunday, December 15, 2013

[Video] Beyonce Performs "XO" At The United Center In Chicago

This past Friday, Beyonce stopped in Chicago and rocked the house that Jordan built (United Center) with her Mrs. Carter World Tour. During her set, she performed a brand new song called "XO." The track is taken from her latest album Beyonce, which is available on iTunes. Watch after the jump!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Leaders Of Chicago's New School, Hip Hop Talk With Sun-Times

In this recent interview with the Sun-Times, King Louie and Maybach Music's Rockie Fresh talk about the state of Chicago's new school, hip hop. Louie also talks about working with Katie Got Bandz on her new single "Pop Out," which help her land a new deal with New York's eONe Music. Watch after the jump!

[New Mixtape] GLC & Mr. Live "Ism Churchill"

Produced by Mr. Live, GLC releases his brand new mixtape, Ism Churchill. The project includes features from Raheem DeVaughn, YP, King Chip, and more. Tracklist and stream after the jump.

[New Video] Beyonce "Mine" feat Drake

Hitting the net with another visual from her brand new album Beyonce, Queen Bey delivers "Mine." It features Drake and its one out of 17 videos taken from Bey's project, which is available on iTunes.

Friday, December 13, 2013

[New Video] Beyonce "Drunk In Love" feat Jay Z

Earlier this morning, Queen Bey surprised and shocked everybody with an early Christmas present, releasing her fifth solo album, Beyonce. The project contains 14 tracks along with 17 hot new videos. After the jump, catch Bey's new video "Drunk In Love" featuring Jay Z and cop the album on iTunes.

[Photos] Drake Brings "Would You Like A Tour" To The United Center

Last night (December 12), Drake stopped in Chicago with his Would You Like A Tour concert and after leaving the stage, "Nothing Was The Same." The event took place at the United Center and it was filled with lighting, great music, and loud screaming fans. The event also included opening acts Future, R&B singer Miguel, and surprise guests. After the jump, view pictures from the evening.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, and Conan O'Brien Share A Lyft Car

Creeping through the streets of LA, Cube and Kevin Hart share a Lyft car with TV host Conan O'Brien in this hilarious video. During their ride, the guys picks up 40's from 7/11, Wendy's, and more. Watch!

[New Mixtape] Busta Rhymes x Q-Tip "The Abstract & The Dragon"

Hitting you with a collection of real hip hop, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip deliver their new collaborative mixtape, The Abstract & The Dragon. The project includes A Tribe Called Quest, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Redman, and more. Stream/download after the jump.

[New Video] Chella H "All Me"

Balling hard in the snow, the "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H takes on Drake's "All Me" for her latest new visual. Its directed by Rio and its taken from her upcoming mixtape No Filter, dropping NYE.

[New Music] American Knightmare "Telescope" feat Dion Primo

Giving you a clear view of Chicago, the homie Castro, Lungz, Viru, Pha'tal, and Blanco Caine open your eyes with their collaborative piece "Telescope." Its produced by Phonix & features Dion Primo.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

[Video] Kanye West Grammy Nomination Rant

Continuing to entertain fans with his Yeezus tour, Kanye West had a lot to say about the Grammys last night, during his set in Phoenix. Besides being recently nominated for "Best Rap Album" and "Best Rap Song," Ye goes off (9:53 mark) about Yeezus album, being left off "Album of the Year." 

[Video] Mack Wilds Performs "Own It" On Arsenio Hall Show

Fresh off his first Grammy nomination, Mack Wilds kicked off the Arsenio Hall Show last night with his single "Own It." He also stopped to talk about his relationship with Jay Z, his father, and more.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sean Mac Contributes Artwork For Rick Ross & Jay Z "The Devil Is A Lie"

Sean Mac does it again! Not only is he one of Chicago's hottest nightclub deejays and operates his own clothing line "Casket," he's now embarking on another venture for his many talents - designing. 

Yep! Mac has added his art assistance for the cover of Rick Ross and Jay Z highly anticipated single "The Devil Is A Lie." The news broke earlier tonight when Maybach Music and Mac took to Twitter. 

Right now, no one knows when the single is dropping, but you can view the artwork after the jump.

[New Video] R Kelly "Cookie"

In support of his latest project, the "King of R&B" R Kelly releases a brand new visual packed with ladies. Its called "Cookie" and its taken from his Black Panties album, which is available on iTunes.

[New Video] Twista "Ferocious"

Directed by A Zae Production, Twista releases a brand new visual called "Ferocious." Its produced by the Legendary Traxter and its taken from his latest EP, Back To The Basics. Watch after the jump!

Jay Z Nelson Mandela Tribute Finale - Young Forever (Live) Magna Carter World Tour

Last night (December 9), Jay Z stopped in LA with his Magna Carter World Tour at the Staples Center and for the finale of his set, he pays tribute to Freedom hero Nelson Mandela with "Young Forever."

[New Mixtape] Rico Love "El Presidente"

Packed with 11 new tracks, Rico Love delivers his latest mixtape, El Presidente with contribution from Plies and Tiara Thomas. Stream/download after the jump.