Everyday a star is born. And today, J.Cole took his first breath with his debut, Cole World: The Sideline Story debuting at number one on the Billboard Charts. In a statement, Jay-Z saluted his protege. Clap for ’em! “J. Cole’s success is testament to amazing artist development and Cole’s hard work. I want to congratulate him on a #1 album and more importantly a great body of work.” Sidebar: Jermaine Says Thanks
Didn’t Freeway do this before? Anyway, Mimi’s better half dug in his vault and released a collabo with Kanye West. Here’s what he had to say of the track: “If nothing else music is about enjoying the art. I’ve had the opportunity to work with some good friends – and amazing talents – why wouldn’t I share that? Going to liberate a few things from the vault…just because.” vibe
[vodpod id=Video.15509804&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] In Mr. Folarin’s latest vlog, he captures the recording process of his latest single with Miguel. He also explains the meaning behind the track. Ambition, November 1st.
While Jermaine was in New York awhile back, he stopped by DJ Envy’s show on Hip Hop Nation and gave an in studio performance of his album’s title track. If you haven’t copped the number one album in the America, it’s available now!
[vodpod id=Video.15509564&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] This past weekend, Big Sean’s Finally Famous tour took a stop in Asheville, NC. During his set, he decided to debut a new record titled, “I Keep It G” for the crowd. Let’s hope we get the CDQ of this real soon. wkbs Sidebar: Interview With 3 Little Digs
[vodpod id=Video.15509550&w=540&h=350&fv=] Jim Jones recently launched his new site, CapoLife and to kick things off, here’s footage of him in the lab working with fellow Harlemite ASAP Rocky. Not too long ago, Rocky told MTV that he was influenced by the Dips and their movement.
[vodpod id=Video.15509209&w=540&h=350&fv=] While on the red carpet at the BET Hip-Hop Awards this past weekend in Atlanta, K.R.I.T. spoke with MTV on producing T.I.’s new single, “Flexin”. Don’t be surprised to hear a remix on a blog near you. “Tip got out and he reached out to my folks to see what we’re trying to do, as far as Southern hip-hop is concerned,” K.R.I.T. told MTV News on the black carpet for the taping of the 2011 BET Hip Hop […]
Last night in Philly, Mac Miller made a stop by Cosmic Kev’s show. Of course, he had to put on a beat and let Mac spit some fire. Don’t forget, Blue Slide Park hits stores November 8th. UPDATE: Now with video
Nicki Minaj takes the cover of the November 2011 edition of Cosmopolitan. She becomes the second Black woman to grace the front in three years. Rihanna appeared on the July 2011 and March 2008 issues.
What you say Cole ain’t hot? According to Hits Daily Double, Jermaine’s debut, Cole World: The Sideline Story has sold an estimated 217,324 copies in its first week. If the figure holds up, this will be the highest solo hip-hop debut this year. Congrats to the entire Roc Nation and Dreamville teams. Final tally comes tomorrow, but for now, Cole, the floor is yours. So many people to stunt on, fighting the urge to be spiteful. This moment is too […]