Royce 5’9″ – Layers ft. Pusha T, Rick Ross

Royce 5’9″ delivered a standout project in Layers, which showcases his personal growth and lyrical depth. It also produced an unexpected yet impressive title track that includes Royce, Pusha T, and Rick Ross flexing their lyrical chops. That collaborative efforts receives the proper visual treatment Wednesday, with Royce and crew planning out a robbery and kidnapping of what looks to be a sleazy politician. It’s a timely theme given the recent climate of the political landscape in America, and there’s [...]

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A$AP Ferg – Back Hurt ft. Migos

The Shomi Patwary-directed visual opens up like an old school film on Ferg and Migos who are soaked in a blacklight backdrop and retro signs projected behind them. From there, the rappers, decked in adidas and diamonds, struggle to physically lift their bags of money. The whole thing is a sleek and gives us an excuse to see what happens when all these guys get together, which we imagined looks a lot like the below whether they’re on a music [...]

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Jim Jones Interview at The Breakfast Club

Interview: Jim Jones Discusses Fallout With Dipset, New Music and Hip Hop Beefs SHOW MORE

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Adidas & Kanye West Announce New Long Term Partnership

The Kanye West x adidas line is here to stay. On Wednesday morning, the brand went public with details of a long-term relationship with West that will include the creation of sneakers, apparel, gear, and retail stores for his Yeezy line. The new partnership between the two will form an entity called “adidas + KANYE WEST.”

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Kid Cudi Teases His Pharrell Collaboration

Kid Cudi has been on a hot streak with his recent music releases, winning over fans with his songs “Goodbye,” “All In,” and “The Frequency.” Now, ahead of the upcoming release of his new album Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin, Cudi took to Twitter to reveal that he has new music in the works with none other than Pharrell. “Got some magic from Pharrell last nite,” he wrote. “New collabs, new energy, new frequency.”

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Birdman Says He Sleeps on Millions, Lil Wayne Gets P*ssed

On Tuesday afternoon, Cash Money boss Birdman appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable to talk about sleeping on a million dollars and playing Madden with Lil Wayne. The entire interview was pretty entertaining, especially the part about sleeping on that much money, because who does that? Well, Birdman does. However, most of the reaction to the interview is coming from Lil Wayne’s end when he tweeted shortly after it aired that the entire episode was “Hiiiiiighly questionable.”

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Future Doesn’t Want Desiigner’s Name Next to His

Future appears on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone, and he wastes no time showing his true feelings for Desiigner. Asked about the similarities between the two artists’ styles, Future declines to even discuss him. “I never worried about anyone else… I don’t even want his name in the article,” he said. Desiigner has long been accused of jacking Future’s style. His breakout hit “Panda” is often mistaken for a song by Future, and he’s courted controversy [...]

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Travi$ Scott Will Drop New Album Sooner Than Expected

Fans have been waiting on news about Travi$ Scott’s new album, and he finally delivered. This past weekend, Travi$ previewed some new music during one of his concerts. While doing so, he also casually slipped in a huge announcement. “My album is coming out in a week, right?” he said. “So I’m gonna play a couple of joints on there.”

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Meek Mill & Joe Budden Beef Seems to Be Escalating

It looks like the beef between Meek Mill and Joe Budden might be about to take off in a major way. On Wednesday, Meek previewed lyrics on his Instagram to a song that seemingly references Budden. “Petty niggas wanna mention my name to get acknowledged …. Hoping I react like a fool and give em violence…. I rather kill em wit success and give em knowledge…. Before I throw it all away for a sucka cuz we the hottest…” he [...]

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Joey Bada$$ Freestyles on Flex

Funk Flex Freestyle Session #3 featuring Joey Bada$$. Joey never fails to heat up the mic!

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Pusha T on Linking With Jay Z for ‘King Push’ & Kanye’s ‘Famous’ Video

Complex News caught up with Pusha T on the 2016 BET Awards red carpet, where the G.O.O.D. Music president chatted with us about his energetic new signee Desiigner, his reaction to Kanye West’s shocking visuals for “Famous” and connecting with Jay Z on “Drug Dealers Anonymous.” He explained that the collaboration sets the tone for his anticipated sophomore album King Push, which arrives this fall, and he reminded us that the competition is slim if we’re really talking about rappers [...]

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Skepta Teams up With Makonnen on “Coming Soon”

Skepta has definitely surprised us with his newest track, “Coming Soon.” The release finds him teaming up with Makonnen and Céon on the super-airy track that uses whistles and an almost toy-like carnival beat to set the summer stage.

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Desiigner – New English (Mixtape)

Out of nowhere, G.O.O.D. Music’s Desiigner just released his debut mixtape, New English, on Tidal. While the sudden release of the project doesn’t come as a total surprise since the Brooklyn rapper held a listening session for the project earlier in the week, it is unpredictable that he decided to drop it in the middle of the night. Still, this is the project that people have been waiting for from Desiigner, as most are curious to hear what he has [...]

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Young Thug Shares New Track “Turn Up”

Young Thug is easily one of the hardest working artists in rap, and on Tuesday afternoon he backed up that narrative with the release of his new track and video for the banger “Turn Up.” The video, which is directed by Garfield Larmond, serves as a collaboration between Thugga and his fiancée Jerrika Karlae, as the two stroll around their Atlanta mansion while Thug raps the lyrics to the infectious and banging trap love song. It’s unclear why Thugga picked [...]

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Gucci Mane Is Reportedly Getting His Own Reality Show

It looks like Gucci Mane is coming to television. The rapper is reportedly getting a deal sorted with Oxygen to star in his own reality show alongside his girlfriend Keyshia Ka’oir, according to BET. Bad Girls Club’s Judi Jackson all but gave away the news when she took to Instagram to express her excitement in a since-deleted post. “Never will forget my first Gucci concert. #OnStage. He’s such a great artist!” she captioned the post. “That man is not a [...]

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Are Desiigner & Lil’ Kim Dating?

Celebrities dating each other isn’t something new at all, but the rumored couple of Desiigner and Lil’ Kim is seriously out of left field. In fact, up until Sunday night, when Kim posted three photos of her and Desiigner on Instagram together, nobody even really knew that they were associated in any way. Well, by the looks of her posts, which went up after Desiigner performed at the BET Awards last night, it seems like they might be more than [...]

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DMX Interview at The Breakfast Club

DMX Changes His Mind About Drake, Has Health Scare And Burring Beefs

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‘Fan’ Trolls Iggy Azalea In Person

Iggy Azalea had a pretty terrible encounter with an alleged fan. During a rare post-breakup outing at the airport, someone approached Iggy Azalea pretending to be a fan to get some face time with the rapper before letting her know how he really felt about her. “Are you Iggy Azalea?” the fan asked. “I’d just like to thank you so much for ruining hip-hop.” Azalea is visibly displeased and shocked by the comment, but keeps herself composed as she walks [...]

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A$AP Ferg – World Is Mine ft. Big Sean

The setting for the visual is luxe, with Ferg and Big Sean taking in the comfort of a nice hotel and plotting how they’re going to make their next major move. There’s also some noticeable product placement—what up 1800® Tequila—but the visual all goes down smoothly like the track. At the very least, the video for “World Is Mine” delivers a cinematic vibe that showcases why Ferg is out here gettin’ it and then some.

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Cash Out “Flood The Streets”

Directed by iNightLyfe. Bases Loaded Records.

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Don’t Try To Kiss T.I. Without Permission

One thirsty T.I. fan wanted to show the rapper how much she loved him with a big kiss, but things didn’t turn out as she hoped. In the video, which the rapper posted on his Instagram, she grabbed his face and went in for his lips, but T.I. masterfully swerved his head so fast that that she had no chance of success. “Maaaaan I don’t know what da fuq made Shawty think she was just Gon get some Sugar!!!!! Not [...]

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Jesse Williams BET Speech Caused Backlash For Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake tweeted out an apology after causing controversy with his response to a fan’s accusations of cultural appropriation. Timberlake claimed he felt “misunderstood” and said that his reply to one person wasn’t meant to be construed as a general response to the issue. On Sunday night, Justin Timberlake was one of the many people to take to Twitter and give props to Jesse Williams for his powerful speech at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Shortly after JT sent [...]

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Chris Brown’s Tour Manager Quit After Reported Threats

Chris Brown’s female tour manager allegedly quit on the spot after a drug-fueled outburst from Brown left her feeling unsafe back in May. According to TMZ, it all went down during Brown’s European tour, which is when Nancy Ghosh claimed Brown cursed her out over the terms of her employment, which led her to jump off the tour bus and quit the job altogether.

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Tru Life Interview at The Breakfast Club

Tru Life Discusses Prison Bid, Relationship With Future and Roc-A-Fella Holding Him Down

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21 Savage “Motorcycle” Feat. Dreezy

Download 21 Savage’s “Slaughter King” Produced by Zaytoven. Directed by Will Hoopes.

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Lil’ Wayne is Being Investigated for Assault

A doorman at the Hyde Nightclub in Los Angeles is reportedly suing Lil Wayne for battery. According to a report from TMZ, the doorman says Wayne punched him while at a club after the BET Awards. The report claims several members of Wayne’s crew were turned away at the door to the club, where he and 2 Chainz were hosting a BET Awards after party. The report claims Wayne then punched the doorman in the face, causing him to be [...]

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Ray J’s Manager Says Kanye ‘Better Watch His Motherf*cking Mouth’

A reporter from TMZ tried to ask Ray J about his likeness appearing in Kanye West’s “Famous” video, and Ray J’s manager Wack 100 had quite a bit to say about it. “If they didn’t show Ray J with his dick in Kim Kardashian’s mouth, then tell Kanye to go back and reshoot that shit,” he said. “Tell that n*gga he’s a long way from Chicago, he’d better watch his motherfucking mouth.” Ray J himself later spoke out to Entertainment [...]

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50 Cent Was Arrested in the Caribbean for Using Profanity

50 Cent was reportedly arrested last night after performing a show in the small Caribbean country St. Kitts. The reason? The “In Da Club” rapper reportedly used the word “Motherf—-r” during his set. According to a source that spoke to TMZ, “50 had been warned not to use profanity during his performance in front of 40,000 people. We’re told the DJ didn’t have a clean version of his set, and 50 didn’t pull the mic away from his mouth when [...]

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Lil Uzi Vert Drops “Stole Your Luv” After Announcing His Breakup With Longtime Girlfriend

Lil Uzi Vert is now a single man, but it doesn’t sound like he’s happy about it. In fact, he sounds straight up heartbroken. On Saturday, the Philly rapper hit up Twitter to announce his breakup with longtime girlfriend Brittany Byrd, and, only an hour later, decided to release a new track called “Stole Your Luv,” in which he gets personal about the split.

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The Internet Reacts to Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Music Video

On Friday night, Kanye West revealed the visual for “Famous” in front of an audience of thousands at The L.A. Forum, and many more sitting at home watching the live feed of the event on Tidal. Most people were expecting West to pull out something unexpected, but even then, the tableau that The Life of Pablo rapper put together for his latest visual creation was something else.

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Michael Jackson Interview Reveals His Thoughts on Prince

The Daily Mirror obtained a set of recordings that were made to help craft Jackson’s 1988 autobiography, Moonwalker, and recently revealed for the first time the singer’s real thoughts about Prince.

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Virgil Abloh Responds To Brawl Between Ian Connor, ASAP Bari & Theophilus London

Yesterday, a group of fashionable hip-hop personalities gathered at the colette boutique in Paris, which became the unlikely site of two heated brawls, both involving 19-year-old model Ian Connor, who has served as a creative consultant for both Kanye West and A$AP Rocky. Connor, various members of the A$AP clan, and Theophilus London were there for the joint launch of the new clothing lines of both Off-White, the high-fashion label of Kanye’s creative director, Virgil Abloh, as well as VLONE, [...]

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Major Lazer – Night Riders (ft. Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T, & Mad Cobra) (Official Music Video)

It’s been over a year since Major Lazer first dropped “Night Riders,” and equally over a year since their album Peace is the Mission impacted. Still, chances are you can revisit any of the nine hip-hop-laced-electronic bangers and they’ll still carry you through the summer turn-up months. Case in point, “Night Riders,” which has the A-list line-up of Travis Scott, Pusha T, 2 Chainz and Mad Cobra. Today we’re unveiling the record’s official music video, which features Travis Scott heavily, [...]

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Gucci Mane Announces New Album, ‘Everybody Looking’

Gucci Mane has officially announced a date for his new album titled Everybody Looking, along with the artwork via Instagram. This might go down as the quickest album turnaround from an artist after being set free from prison and if you’ve been following Guwop throughout his career, you’ll know his timing is impeccable. Good example was the Mike-Will Made It-produced single “First Day out Tha Feds” moments after his release from prison. Check out the announcement below. This what ya'll [...]

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Tidal is Streaming an Exclusive Documentary About Jay Z’s Debut Album ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Jay Z’s seminal debut album Reasonable Doubt. While many have chimed in this week about their own recollections and opinions on the record, Hov himself has decided to get in on the celebration with a documentary titled RD:20, which is now up and streaming on (where else) Tidal. The impact of Reasonable Doubt can not be understated. The album is a 14-track masterpiece featuring guest turns from some of the biggest [...]

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50 Cent Went In on Puff Daddy and Cîroc On Instagram Likening Him to Satan

Earlier this morning, with little warning whatsoever, 50 Cent decided to go in on Puff Daddy and his signature drink Cîroc in a series of harsh Instagram posts. As he recounted, Puffy caught 50′s ire last night at a club in Orlando, Florida. “A guy comes to me and says puffy’s guy James Cruz told him they are gonna put me out of business. I looked at the guy

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Desiigner Freestyle – XXL Freshman 2016

Desiigner delivers his 2016 XXL Freshman freestyle. The 10 MCs in the 2016 XXL Freshman Class are Kodak Black, Desiigner, Dave East, Lil Dicky, Denzel Curry, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, G Herbo, Anderson .Paak and the winner of the fan-voted 10th Spot, Lil Yachty.

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Dj Esco – Project E.T. (Esco Terrestrial) (Hosted By Future) [New Mixtape]

Listen to DJ Esco’s unbelievably stacked mixtape “Project E.T.” Hosted by Future. Future’s exuberant right-hand man DJ Esco is best-known for his residency at Magic City and for inspiring the seminal mixtape 56 Nights. Anyone who watches Esco’s vlog knows that he is truly The Coolest DJ In The World. Today, DJ Esco releases an unbelievably stacked compilation mixtape Project E.T. (Esco Terrestrial). The tape is hosted by Future and features plenty of Nayvadius, as well as appearances from Drake, [...]

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ScHoolboy Q Drops Short Film “By Any Means” and Previews New Music With Kendrick Lamar

ScHoolboy Q continues to tease his sophomore album, Blank Face, by following up Thursday night’s tracklist reveal by dropping a short film Friday morning titled, “By Any Means: Part (1).” The clip follows Q and his friends on what seems like a usual day hanging out around the neighborhood as they walk the streets, and smoke blunts at the house before getting kicked out and shopping for some new chains. Eventually the nine-minute video transitions into a music video previewing [...]

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Big L’s Accused Murderer Fatally Shot in Harlem

The lead suspect in the murder of Big L in 1999 was fatally shot in Harlem. Sources tell DNA Info that Gerard Woodley, 46, was in front of 106 W. 139th St., near Lenox Avenue, when someone shot him in the head Thursday night. The incident occurred at about 11:17 p.m., according to NYPD officials. Woodley, who lived at the building on W. 139th Street, was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital, police said. There have been no arrests in connection [...]

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Wiz Khalifa Interview at The Breakfast Club

Wiz Khalifa Discusses Relationship With Amber Rose and Beef With Kanye West.

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Rich The Kid “Got Rich”

Rich The Kid’s “Rich Forever Music” out now. Directed by Keemotion

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Kylie Jenner Stars in PARTYNEXTDOOR’s New Music Video ‘Come See Me’

Directed by Adrian Martinez Produced by Lauren Dunn and Daniel Yaro Assistant Directed by Xavier Sotomayor DP’d by Dillon Schneider Edited by Adrian Martinez and Ben Wolin Aerial Cinematography by Ivor McCray VFX by Alex Oh

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Bernie Sanders Will Vote for Hillary Clinton

Even though Bernie Sanders has not officially dropped out of the Presidential race, he admitted that he probably won’t be the Democratic Presidential nominee during a C-SPAN interview on Wednesday. So during an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, Sanders was asked if he plans on voting for Hillary Clinton in the general election in November, and he revealed that he will be giving his vote to her.

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