| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:16 AM
UPDATE: Timbaland gave the go-ahead to release the full version of the Tink-assisted original version of the new Rick Ross and Jay Z song "Movin' Bass" and the good folks at Fake Shore Drive ripped it for your listening pleasure. Listen below.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:07 AM
One of music’s hottest up-and-coming rappers is headed for a regional venue.
French Montana, whose 2013 debut “Excuse My French” topped the rap and R&B charts and hit No. 4 on Billboard’s overall albums chart with the platinum...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Update: Keef posted a text conversation with Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ to Twitter that if accurate, reveals he's officially no longer on Interscope and hasn't been for a week now:
¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿Bro ass is LuckilySlow pic.twitter.com/7g8C1NwLrn —...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:40 PM
More than guitars, more than drums and certainly more than the shirt guitarist Dave Navarro characteristically went without, nostalgia was crucial to Jane's Addiction's hometown concert Saturday night in Los Angeles. Fortunately for the band — if...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:42 AM
A combination of gruff rap and beats that sound like "Tetris" on crystal meth, Mykki Blanco is equal parts Marilyn Manson and DMX. She is also the female alter ego of 28-year-old California native and former Chicagoan Michael Quattlebaum Jr., and you...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Music producer Shannon “Slam” Ridley remembers the day former Bull Carlos Boozer stepped into a downtown Chicago studio in early 2011 to lay down a rap track called “Winning Streak.”
“He had on a walking cast. He had never...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:01 PM
After more than a year of delays, Chris Brown is set to issue his long-gestating album “X.”
The new disc, his sixth, will arrive on Sept. 16.
Brown’s comeback album has been bogged down by the embattled R&B singer’s legal woes....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film.
In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Rapper Rick Ross was arrested Friday night in North Carolina following a concert, according to the News-Record.
Authorities in Greensboro arrested "The Boss" after they say he failed to show up to a court date stemming from a marijuana possession charge...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Rick Ross built his career rapping about his exploits as an above-the-law drug kingpin, a front he kept up even after it was famously revealed that in a previous life the Miami MC had once worked as a Dade County corrections officer.
The news might...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Jay Z and Justin Timberlake dedicated their last song to Trayvon Martin at their packed concert Friday night at Sun Life Stadium.
It was a cover of "Forever Young," a theme that applied to the two artists who have held a long career in the often ADD-...