Wednesday, April 30, 2014

[New Music] A$AP Ant "Face Tat" feat Soulja Boy & PeeWee Longway

Exclusively from DJ Nick, A$AP Ant teams up with Soulja Boy and PeeWee Longway for his latest track called "Face Tat." Its produced by Protege Beatz and its ready for stream/download below.


[Video] T.I. & The Game Standoff With LAPD & Club Bouncers

T.I. and The Game were in a super-intense standoff with the LAPD early Wednesday morning, after a fight broke out between their mutual friends and club bouncers at an L.A. nightclub. TMZ reports, the incident occurred after T.I. and The Game acquaintances were denied entrance into Supper Club. 

Check footage of brawl and standoff below.

[New Music] Busta Rhymes "Move That Dope (Remix)" feat O.T. Genasis

Dropping in for a quick freestyle, Busta Rhymes takes on Future's track "Move That Dope" for your enjoyment. Its features O.T. Genasis and its produced by Mike Will Made-It. Stream/download below.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

[News] Donald Sterling BANNED From NBA For LIFE

This past weekend, the Urban community were in a uproar, after audio, obtained by TMZ, hit social media outlets displaying L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist declarations towards his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, after she posted a picture with NBA Legend Magic Johnson on her Instagram.

UPDATE: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has released a statement today (April 29th) to banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life after making racist comments and fined him $2.5 million. 

[Photos] Rihanna Poses Nude For LUI Magazine

Showing everything, except for her money spot, Superstar singer Rihanna poses nude for LUI's cover. According to, Rihanna joins the likes of legendary entertainer Grace Jones who went topless for her June 1979 cover and supermodel Kate Moss, who appeared nude on LUI's March 2014 cover. Check more photos from Rihanna's LUI Magazine spread after the jump. Warning: Nudity 

[New Video] Ludacris "Party Girls" feat Jeremih, Wiz Khalifa, & Cashmere Cat

Back doing what he does best, Ludacris hits the scene with his brand new visual called "Party Girls." Its directed by Hype Williams and it features Jeremih, Wiz Khalifa, and Cashmere Cat. Watch!

[Video] Future Performs & Talks On The Arsenio Hall Show

Still promoting his new album Honest, Future stopped by the Arsenio Hall Show last night for his first late night interview. During their discussion, Future spoke on his new album, days with the Dungeon Family, and his relationship with Ciara. Later, Future hit the stage to perform "Honest" and "I Won." 

DJ Khaled "They Don't Love You No More" feat Jay Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, & French Montana

Following up his last album Suffering From Success, DJ Khaled is gearing up for new project. Today, he releases new track called "They Don't Love You No More" and it features Jay Z.  Its produced by Mike Zombie and it also features Meek Mill, Rick Ross, and French Montana. Listen below.


Monday, April 28, 2014

Al Sharpton Set To Organize Boycott If NBA Doesn't Suspend Sterling

This past weekend, the Urban community were in a uproar, when audio, obtained by TMZ, hit social media outlets displaying L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist declarations towards his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, after she posted a picture with NBA Legend Magic Johnson on her Instagram. 

Now, Reverend Al Sharpton speaks about the incident and mentions he plans to contact the NBA's major advertisers, if the leagues does not suspend L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, immediately. 

Watch video of Al Sharpton and listen to audio of Sterling after the jump. Leave your comments.

[Events] Jay Z & Beyone Set To Hit The Road With 'On The Run' Tour

We Knew It Was Coming!

After making various surprises on each other's past tours, Power couple Jay Z & Beyonce are ready to hit the road together this summer with 'On The Run' tour. The tour is set to kick off in Miami, FL on June 25th and tickets are scheduled to go on sale April 29th at 10 am. Check dates after the jump.

[News] DJ E-Z Rock Passed Away At Age 46

This past weekend, the hip hop community suffered another loss with the passing of another legend, DJ E-Z Rock. Rock was best known for his 1988 classic hit "It's Takes Two" with emcee Rob Base. Right now, its no indication cause of death but Rob Base did express his concerns via Facebook.
"RIP Skip (DJ EZ Rock) friends since 4th grade, I'm really going to miss you." 
DJ EZ Rock was 46

Nicki Minaj 'Other Woman' Tops Box Office

This past weekend, Young Money's 'First Lady' and former American Idol judge Nicki Minaj came up big at the box office for her debut role in the Other Woman. Its reported the movie brought in $24.7 million taking down Captain America: The Winter Solider, which held the number #1 spot for 3 weeks.

Congrats to Nicki and the Barbz


[New Music] Twista "It's Yours" feat Tia London

Getting back to the basics, Twista delivers his first single from his forthcoming album, The Dark Horse. It features Tia London and its produced by The Legendary Traxter. Stream/download below.


Saturday, April 26, 2014

[New Music] Lil Boosie "Show The World (Remix)" feat K Michelle

Since being released from Louisiana State Prison, Down South rapper Lil Boosie has been on the grind to regain his spot in Hip Hop. Now, Boosie releases the remix to his latest single "Show The World" and this time it features R&B songstress K Michelle. Stream/download below. Press play.


[New Music] Meek Mill "Off The Corner" feat Rick Ross

Gearing up for his sophomore album Dreams Worth More Than Money, Meek Mills gets the weekend started right with a new joint. Its called "Off The Corner" and it features Meek's MMG labelmate Rick Ross. Meek also delivers "Off The Corner" visual directed by Dre Films, which you can watch [here.]


Friday, April 25, 2014

[Video] Common Aims To Empower Chicago's Youth

In this recent interview (below), Grammy-winning rapper Common talks one-on-one with CNN's Brooke Baldwin. During their discussion, Common speaks on his appearance on CNN's Chicagoland series and his new non-profit foundation, Common Ground, which is an initiative to help Chicago's youth.

Watch below!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

[Video] Future Talks With Elliott Wilson #CRWN

Back with another installment of the CRWN series, Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson travels to Atlanta, GA to talk one-on-one with Future, in front of a live audience. During their discussion, Future opens up about everything from his relationship with Drake to talking about his new album, Honest. Future also clears the air with his involvement of Beyonce's "Drunk In Love" song. Watch interview after the jump.

[Audio] Keke Palmer Talks New Talk Show & Possibly Working With R Kelly

In this recent interview (below), Actress Keke Palmer called Chicago's number #1 Urban radio station 107.5 WGCI to talk with her buddies on the Morning Riot. During their discussion, Keke opens up about her new upcoming talk show, possibly working with R Kelly, and more. Press play and listen!

[New Music] Bruza The General "DON DADA"

Hitting the scene with his "Backpack Trap" music, Bruza The General delivers his Jamaican inspired joint called "DON DADA." The track is the first of many releases coming from his upcoming mixtape due out this Summer. Also, be on the lookout for Bruza on the A3C Circuit City Tour this June in Chicago. Stream/download below.

[New Video] Beyonce "Pretty Hurts"

Following her new cover on TIME's 100 'Most Influential People In The World,' Beyonce premiere's her brand new video, "Pretty Hurts." Its taken from her self-titled album Beyonce, which is available now.

Watch Beyonce's "Pretty Hurts" video after the jump and share your thoughts and comments below.

Beyonce Covers TIME

Coming off her successful Mrs. Carter World Tour, along with having a top charting album, Beyonce continues to reign supreme over her peers and the music industry. Today, Queen Bey covers TIME Magazine latest issue as one of their 100 "Most Influential People In The World." Watch video below.

[Video] Future Performs "Move That Dope" On The Tonight Show

Continuing his promotion run for his latest album Honest, Future stopped by The Tonight Show last night to take the stage. He performed "Move That Dope" and he was joined by Pusha T. Watch!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

[New Video] Kaye Fox "Here I Am"

In this new visual directed by Gravitii Films, Singer/songwriter Kaye Fox take us on a ride through the City of Chicago with "Here I Am." The video is the titled track for her latest EP called Here I Am and its followed by her last video of the project "Used To Love You," which features Chicago rapper YP. 

Watch Kaye Fox "Here I Am" video after the jump and don't forget to download her Here I Am EP.

[Video] Lupita Nyong'o Named PEOPLE Magazine's Most Beautiful

Over the last few months, Actress Lupita Nyong'o has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood. First, winning an Academy Award for her supporting role in 12 Years A Slave, and now, she graces the cover of PEOPLE Mag's 'Most Beautiful.' Watch video below to hear Lupita's words.

[New Video] Katie Got Bandz "Chi-Raq (Freestyle)"

Directed by Nick Brazinsky, Chicago rapper Katie Got Bandz releases her rendition to Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq." Also be on the lookout for Katie's Drillary Clinton 2, dropping next month.

Watch Katie Got Bandz "Chi-Raq" video after the jump and leave comments and share your thoughts.

[New Video] Pharrell Williams "Marilyn Monroe"

After having much success with his Oscar nominated song "Happy," Pharrell returns with a new visual called "Marilyn Monroe." It features a cameo appearance from former Dancing With The Stars contestant Kelly Osbourne and its taken from P's latest album G I R L, which is available on iTunes.

Watch Pharrell's "Marilyn Monroe" video after the jump. Also make sure to comment your thoughts.

[New Music] Boots "Dreams" feat Beyonce

After working on Beyonce latest new album, Singer/producer BOOTS releases his latest new single called "Dreams." Its taken from his upcoming WinterSpringSummerFall mixtape and it features the queen herself, Beyonce. According to our source, the Roc Nation signee, who real name is Jordy Asher, released the single on Facebook and revealed that all proceeds will go to charity. Press play.


[Video] Katie Got Bandz Talks Chicago Drill Music & Murder Rate

In this interview, Chicago's female emcee Katie Got Bandz sits down one-on-one with VLAD TV. During their discussion, Katie speaks on the origins of Drill music and the senseless killings that's going on in her hometown, Chicago. Check out the full interview below and tell us what you think.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

[New Music] Yo Gotti "Been Thru It All"

Gearing up for his upcoming mixtape Chapter One, Rapper Yo Gotti releases his first offering from the project called "Been Thru It All." The Chapter One project will also include contribution from CMG's Snootie Wild, Zed Zilla, Wave Chappelle. Until then, check out "Been Thru It All" below.


[New Video] Scarface "No Problem"

Hey! Mr. Scarface is back! This time the legendary rapper returns with a brand new visual called "No Problem." Its produced by Jaime Clark and its directed by Mr. Boomtown. Track available on iTunes.

Watch video after the jump.

[New Video] Sicko Mobb "Lamborghini Girl"

Making their way to the finish line, Sicko Mobb releases their brand new visual for "Lamborghini Girl." Its produced by Cicero and its directed by Slate House Productions. Watch and get your bop on.

The Boy Illinois "Dress Accordingly (Man of the Year Freestyle)"

Gearing up to drop his final visual from his project Jean Baptiste, The Boy Illinois releases some hot bars to Schoolboy Q's "Man of the Year" track, which is produced by Nez and Rio. Stream below.

[Video] Ice JJ Fish Gets Recognized By Superstar Singer Rihanna

He's not the most talented singer/rapper in the world, but he's definitely getting all the attention with his hilarious videos. Today, Chicago rapper Ice JJ Fish gets recognized by one of the biggest names in music, Rihanna. The Superstar singer shared his latest video on Instagram, showcasing to her 12 million followers. I wouldn't say its a cosign, but its definitely flattering to see him get recognized. 

Check it out after the jump.

[Video] DJ Moondawg Talks To Tink About Upcoming Project With Timbaland, New Single & More

In this recent interview (below), Chicago female rapper Tink stops by 107.5 WGCI to talk with radio jock DJ Moondawg. During her visit, Tink speaks on her upcoming project with Timbaland, her new single with Jeremih and more. Check out the full interview below. Get In Tune, Stupid!!!

J Lo "I Luh Ya Papi (DJ Khaled Remix)" feat French Montana, Big Sean, & Tyga

With DJ Khaled's direction, Jennifer Lopez returns with the remix to her latest single "I Luh Ya Papi" and it features French Montana, Big Sean, and Tyga. Stream/download below. Press play.


Monday, April 21, 2014

[Events] R Kelly, Trey Songz, J Cole & Yo Gotti Set For WGCI's Summer Jam 2014

Things are bout to heat up in Chi City this summer. 107.5 WGCI is set to host Summer Jam 2014 starring R Kelly. The announcement was made earlier today with WGCI's Morning Riot and the lineup includes R&B singer Trey Songz, J Cole, Yo Gotti, K Camp, Ty Dolla $ign, & Chicago's Bop Kingz. 

The event is set to take place at the United Center on June 22. Click [here] for more details. Also, check out footage of R Kelly performing at WGCI's Morning Riot party this past week. Video below.

[Video] Drake Throws A Shot At Jay Z During NBA Playoff Game

This past Saturday, the 2014 NBA Playoffs kicked off in Canada with the Toronto Raptors hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1. During the game, Drake, who is the Raptor's Global Ambassador, joined Canada's TSN broadcast team, where he took a shot at former Brooklyn Nets minority owner, Jay Z. 
"Jay Z is somewhere eating a fondue plate... It's our time. We got to keep it competitive." 
It seems as though the Drake/Jay Z beef is heating up. Check video after the jump.

[Video] Lauryn Hill Joins Nas On Stage For Coachella

Returning for his second weekend at Coachella in Cali, Nas brought out a huge surprise to join him on stage to celebrate Illmatic XX. Last week, he was joined by Jay Z and this time, Nas had the honor of bringing out former Grammy Award Winner Lauryn Hill for their classic track "If I Ruled The World." 

Watch video after the break. 

[Video] Pharrell Brings Out Jay Z At Coachella

Back for his second weekend at Coachella, Pharrell hit the stage with more surprises. This week, in California, Pharrell brought out Pusha T, Usher, T.I., Busta Rhymes, and last but not least, Jay Z. 

Watch performance after the jump.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Sevyn Streeter & Angela Simmons Promotes 'Beautiful Textures' In Chicago

Yesterday (4/19), in Chicago, wasn't your average day shopping at Walmart on a Saturday afternoon. This past weekend, shoppers got the opportunity to meet and greet with two of the most popular girls in entertainment, Sevyn Streeter and Angela Simmons. The two were on location to promote a new hair product called 'Beautiful Textures' and it was hosted by WGCI's radio personality, Loni Swain.

Throughout the event, Simmons and Streeter sold shoppers on buying the new hair product, while interacting with the crowd, taking pictures and signing autographs. Sevyn Streeter also hit the stage to perform "It Won't Stop" and her latest single "nEXt," which you can view after the jump with pics.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

[Video] August Alsina Addresses BET's '106th & Park' Incident

Promoting his debut album Testimony, R&B singer August Alsina recently stopped by Shade 45 to chop it up with Sway In The Morning. During his visit, he opens up about his recent incident on BET with 106th & Park co-host Keshia Chante, when he was asked about his beef with Trey Songz.

Watch interview after the jump.

[New Video] Tyga, Nicki Minaj, & Lil Wayne "Senile"

Directed by Colin Tilley, the crew from Young Money has teamed together to release their latest new visual called "Senile." It features Tyga, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne and its taken from the YMCMB's latest compilation album, Rise Of An Empire, which is available now on iTunes. Video after the break.

Friday, April 18, 2014

[Video] R Kelly Rocks WGCI's Morning Riot 5th Year Anniversary Party

Last night, Chicago's number #1 urban radio station, 107.5 WGCI, put on a huge party for the Morning Riot's 5th Year Anniversary, being on-air. The celebration took place at Transit Nightclub, in the City's West Loop, and it featured performances from Kam, Que Mr. OG Bobby Johnson, Rico Love, and the one, who stole the show, R Kelly. Check footage and exclusive pics, from the event, after the jump.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

[New Video] Future "I Won" feat Kanye West

Its less than a week away before Future drops his brand new album Honest, until then, check out his new visual to his latest single, "I Won." Its features Kanye West and its directed by Hype Williams. 

[New Music] Future "Honest (Album Stream)"

Gearing up for his upcoming album Honest, Atlanta's rapper Future releases an early stream of his entire  new project. It features contribution from Pharrell, Kanye West, Drake, Andre 3000, Pusha T, Lil Wayne, and more and its ready for you to check out below. Honest drops in stores April 22nd. 


[New Music] Tiara Thomas "Money Don't Change"

Its been awhile since we've heard from Tiara Thomas, but now, the singer/songwriter is back with a brand new single. Its called "Money Don't Change" and its produced by Boi-1da. Stream below.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

[Events] Jay Z & Beyonce Are Rumored To Do A 20-City Tour Together

Could it be true? The most powerful couple in music hitting the road together. According to PageSix, Beyonce and her husband Jay Z are set to announce a 20-stadium US tour that would start in late June. This comes to no surprise, after the two have both appeared on each other's tours this year.

If the rumors are true, this will be history in the making for fans and the music industry. Both, Bey and Jay have a lot of songs together, including "Drunk In Love," which they performed on this year's Grammys. 

Keep your fingers crossed and keep your eyes open to LiveNation updates, if the rumors are true.

[Video] August Alsina Snaps On BET's 106th & Park Co-Host

If an artist ever informs you not to ask them particular questions, sometimes its best to respect their wishes. On yesterday (April 15), BET's 106th & Park host Keshia Chante witnessed that first hand with August Alsina. While promoting his new album Testimony on the show, Chante tried to get the R&B singer to open up about his rumored beef with Trey Songz, and lets just say, it was a major fail. 

Watch August's response after the jump.

[Video] Bella Knox Talks Doing Adult Films To Pay College Tuition

In this recent interview with, Adult film star Belle Knox sits down one-on-one with Jack Thriller to talk about doing porn to pay her college tuition. See what she has to say after the jump.

[Video] Future Host "Honest" Listening Party In Chicago With WGCI

Showing love to his fans, ATL's Future stopped in Chi-town last night (April 15th) to host an exclusive listening party for his upcoming album, Honest. It was held in Chicago's South Suburbs at EPIC and it was hosted by WGCI's U.B. Rodriguez, along with DJ V-DUB turning up on the one's and two's. 

Throughout the night, Future performed a long list of songs from his upcoming album, Honest, along with some of his hits like "Sh*t" and "Karate Chop." He also premiered a new song featuring Drake, which received a lot of love from the ladies in attendance. Check out footage and pics after the jump.

Honest drops April 22nd

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

[New Music] Murph Watkins "Juug"

Back with something new for the streets, Murph Watkins releases his latest offering of today called "Juug." Its produced by Christian Loux and its set to appear on his upcoming project, Yun. Press play.