Jay-Z’s classic debut turns 15 today and 5 years ago he gave an amazing performance of the entire album in reverse order at Radio City. Here was the closer with the wife gettin’ her MJB on. Sounds so beautiful, don’t you agree?
Seems like The Weeknd got some trust issues of his own, so he decides to give his own take on Drake’s latest track. His new mixtape Thursday is coming soon, please believe it.
Since splitting up with Capone, N.O.R.E.’s getting a fresh start by hooking up with Busta Rhymes’ Conglomerate. Not sure if this is counts as an official signing, but here’s to the next phase of N.O.’s career.
Uncle Murda is celebrating his born day and to commemorate the celebration, he drops a freebie over Meek and Rozay’s collab. Look out for our interview with M real soon. Go Murda, it’s your birthday. FredBear
The whole entire hood embraces Jay Rock and K-Dot, so in return they got their entire city on their back. Directed by Dan Gedman. Don’t forget: Follow Me Home on July 26.
Da Brat’s mixtape, Life After Death apparently did not drop Memorial Day weekend, but we’re getting it tonight. Here’s one of the tracks featuring her fellow Chi City spitta until the whole thing drops.
Yesterday, reports surfaced that Missy was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. Today, she released the statement below indicating that for the past three years, she’s lived with this and is doing just fine. “There have been some inaccuracies reported in regards to my diagnosis with Graves’ Disease, so I wanted to clear things up. I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease about three years ago but it really hasn’t slowed me down at all. I rocked my performance on VH1 Hip Hop […]
Everybody wants a piece of Odd Future and apparently Nas wants some too. A rep from the collective has confirmed with XXL that the group has laid a track for Esco’s tentatively titled LP, Life Is Good. Last month, Esco told MTV that he and Frank Ocean have recorded numerous tracks. No word on if those are in any relation to his album. Hey, an Earl feature would be cool.
Still waiting for the arrival of The Believer? Yea, we are too and XXL has learned from a source that Common has inked a deal with Warner for the album’s release. Not release date set yet, but hopefully we’ll get it soon. Update: Signing celebration flicks. Where are you Yeezy?
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