Apple Threatens TIDAL with $20 Million Lawsuit for Streaming Drake at Lil Weezyana Fest

SOURCE: PAGE SIX The rivalry between streaming services TIDAL and Apple Music just got a little more real. According to Page Six, Apple Music wasn’t happy when Drake decided to perform at Lil Wayne‘s charity event, Lil Weezyana Fest, in Louisiana  on Friday night. Wayne sold exclusive streaming rights to TIDAL for the performance, which … Continue reading


Curren$y Talks Upcoming Album ‘Canal Street Confidential’ with Mass Appeal

SOURCE: MASS APPEAL Mass Appeal catches up with Curren$y while at the Atlantic Records HQ in NYC. In the four-minute interview, the New Orléans rapper talks about his forthcoming project, Canal Street Confidential, Atlantic’s response when they heard it, and more. Stream the interview above and pickup Canal Street Confidential on November 6th.


Nas Appears in US Open Advertisement

SOURCE: FADER To honor the US Open in his hometown of Queens, NYC, Nas lends his vocals for its latest advertisement. The first games will be played this Monday, with the competition concluding on September 13th. Until then, check out Nas in the US Open’s “We Play” commercial above.


Back to Back (Live at Lil Weezyana Fest) – Drake

SOURCE: HOTNEWHIPHOP On Friday, Lil Wayne threw Louisiana’s first Lil Weezyana Fest, a party to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. For the showcase, Wayne performed some of his biggest hits and brought out some of his rapper friends to join the frenzy, including Drake. Before closing out the concert, Drake performed his Meek Mill diss, “Back … Continue reading


Pharaoh Height – Lupe Fiasco

SOURCE: FAKE SHORE DRIVE Lupe Fiasco releases a surprise EP, Pharaoh Height, for the masses to enjoy. The six-track project was released without any information on producers and/or features, leaving the consumer to interpret the project as is. The EP is rumored to be the latest installment of his Fahrenheit 1/15 series, which help put Lupe on the … Continue reading


Drop – DJ Dahi

SOURCE: ILLROOTS After assisting Dr. Dre on his recently released, Compton: A Soundtrack, DJ Dahi continues to invade the music world with the visuals to his first electronic song, “Drop.” The video follows the journey of a professional fencer, embodying the song’s unwavering but dynamic energy. Stream the video in its entirety above and be on … Continue reading


Jay Rock Talks ‘90059,’ Straight Outta Compton, And More on The Breakfast Club

SOURCE: ILLROOTS Jay Rock stops by The Breakfast Club to talk about his upcoming album, 90059, TDE, Straight Outta Compton, and more with DJ Envy, Angela Yi, and Charlamagne Tha God. Before publishing the video, the trio additionally put a “na’mean” counter at the top right of the video. Check out the interview above and pre-order 90059 here.


Comfortable (Freestyle) – Warren G

SOURCE: NAH RIGHT Warren G connects with DJBooth to freestyle over K Camp‘s “Comfortable.” Regulate…G Funk Era Part II EP in stores now.


Easy Bake (feat. Kendrick Lamar) – Jay Rock

SOURCE: MASS APPEAL Jay Rock connects with Kendrick Lamar for a banger, “Easy Bake,” from his upcoming album, 90059. The single finds the two TDE representatives trading bars with some serious heat. Stream the single below and pre-order 90059 here. According to TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, the more pre-orders there are, the sooner it’ll be released. … Continue reading


Nobody Has To Know (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) – Kranium

SOURCE: HIPHOP-N-MORE Kranium and Ty Dolla $ign complement their summer, feel-good track with the proper visuals. The video finds the duo in the California dessert with their latest flings. Stream the video above and check back for more from the reggae artist soon.


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