Dreamville's Building a Long Lasting Label By Ignoring Album Sales
Few labels are more fan friendly than Dreamville, allowing them to sell out shows even when the album doesn't move units.
Stranded on Death Row: Revisiting Snoop Dogg's "The Lost Sessions" Album
You never knew you needed this unreleased collection of Snoop records from his Death Row days.
Don Trip's "Godspeed" Was One of the Most Overlooked Albums of 2015
Don Trip quietly released one of the year's most emotional albums even if you didn't hear it.
7 Best Leaks from Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' Era
Weezy F. Baby and the F is for great songs we've Forgotten.
Cheat Code Album Review: Freddie Gibbs' "Shadow Of A Doubt"
Gibbs latest project is worthy of his own show on HBO.
Young Thug Goes at Metro Boomin & Future on Twitter
Thug also calls Future the "Tito Jackson" to his Michael Jackson.
Obie Trice Tells Hilarious Story About Akon, Talks Collabs With Detroit Artists
The Detroit veteran hits the Quan dance and says he'd be down to collab with Big Sean.
Kanye West Names Pusha-T G.O.O.D. Music President—Good Idea?
Can G.O.O.D. Music succeed with President Pusha leading the way?
Did You Know Outkast Almost Performed at the '04 Super Bowl?
Andre 3000 was unwilling to compromise on one issue and the opportunity was deaded.
TIDAL to Expand Beyond Music with Comedy & Drama Video Projects
Will two new video series help TIDAL expand it's subscriber base?
G-Eazy's Reveals 'When It's Dark Out' Album Inspiration
The Bay Area native says his sophomore album will also feature his most personal song ever.
Rick Ross Believes "Black Market" Is His "Pinnacle Album"
Will the MMG head honcho be able to top "Black Dollar" with the best LP of his career?
Peter Dougherty, Co-Creator of YO! MTV Raps, Has Died at 59
The man who gave hip-hop a worldwide platform when nobody else would has passed away.
Thanks to Apple Music, Drake's "Hotline Bling" Won't Be #1 on Billboard
Sadly, the chance to be #1 has passed with Adele returning.
Silkk The Shocker Reveals Why No Limit Didn't Sign Eminem
Silkk also name drops another artist who almost signed to the label.
It's Murda! Ja Rule & Irv Gotti Have Plans To Develop Murder Inc. TV Series
Want to relive the historic run of Murder Inc. Records? It's happening.
Young Chop Tells Story About Fight With Security at A3C
The internet's been talking about Young Chop's fight, we now get the story from the man himself.
South Carolina Inmates Record Music Video, Receive 20 Years of Solitary Confinement
Prison officials crack down hard on a group of inmates over their rap video.
Master P Says Tupac, Eminem, Nas & T.I. All Considered Signing With No Limit Records
The hip-hop legend reveals that he talked to some epic names about signing to No Limit Records.
All DJ Khaled Does is Accumulate an Insane Amount of Guest Verses
That's right, over the course of eight albums Khaled's racked up 271 guest verses. 271!
Isaiah Rashad Hints That His Debut Album Might Drop Before 2016
With only two months left in 2015, is a new Isaiah Rashad album really on the way?
A Collection of Hip-Hop's Love For "Back To The Future"
From Jay Z to Hoodie Allen, the classic trilogy has inspired a lot of references.
JAY Z Says He Battled Busta Rhymes in High School & Won
Notorious B.I.G. also attended the same high school, but was notably absent from battles.
Is Machine Gun Kelly Being Blackballed Because of Eminem Tweet?
MGK insinuates that a tweet about Eminem's daughter got him banned from Shade 45 and other media outlets.
From "A Milli" to "Hotline Bling," The Birth & Death of the Rap Freestyle
A dope freestyle used to make serious waves in hip-hop, now they're more like drops in a bucket.
The New Kanye West SoundCloud Account Might be Fake But the Music is Amazing
A mysterious new SoundCloud account emerges containing new Yeezy music. Could it be the real deal?
Where's "Act II"? The Complete Timeline of Jay Electronica's Long Awaited Album
A complete history of hip-hop's most detoxed album since "Detox."
JAY-Z Testifies at “Big Pimpin” Trial & Drops Gems
Timbaland also beat-boxed for the courtroom. Anybody capture footage?
We Called the High School That Banned Macklemore Over "Misogny & Drug Use" Concerns
We called the high school that was so concerned about Macklemore it turned down a $10K grant for its music program.
Why Would The Game Do a Double-Disc "Documentary 2" Album?
Sequels to classic albums are hard. Double-albums are hard. Why would Game do both?
Young Chop Says Kanye West Is "Exploiting Chicago Artists"
In an interview with DJBooth, the Chicago producer explains the situation from the "Don't Like (Remix)" beginnings.
When Will Chance the Rapper Release His New Album?
Chance confirms his new album could drop any day and explains why he's insists on staying independent.
Eminem Writes Heartfelt Tribute to Tupac, Calls Him "True Genius"
"I would put 'Me Against the World' up against anything as far as a classic hip-hop albums go."
Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” First Hip-Hop Video With One Billion Views
Roll one up in celebration, Wiz now has the biggest YouTube video in hip-hop history.
You Need to See These Charts of Hip-Hop Label Success Over the Years
Get ready to spend the rest of your day looking at these charts of label success through the years.
Drake & Future Are Dominating Illegal Album Downloads Too
A new study on illegally downloaded albums confirms Drake and Future are absolutely dominating hip-hop.
Andre Nickatina Raises Over 100K for New Album on Kickstarter
The veteran Bay Area rapper proves indie artists really can bring in big money without a major.
Diddy Wants to Put Bad Boy Back on Top, Signs Deal With Epic Records
Can a new deal with Epic Records revive the former biggest label in rap?
Laws, Hip-Hop's Most Disappeared Rapper, is Coming Back
Four years ago Laws was everyone's future favorite rapper, then he vanished. Could a comeback be on the way?
Snitch B*tch: Empire's Fake Songs Are Becoming Real Hits
Fox's hip-hop soap opera is making waves and resurrecting careers (what up Petey Pablo???)
Bushwick Bill Fundraising for "Geto Boy" Documentary, It Looks Amazing
What really happened the night Bushwick Bill was shot in the eye?
Akon Says He Doesn't Regret Passing on Drake, We Don't Believe Him
Come on Akon, it's gotta sting a little bit to know you could have signed a young Aubrey Graham.
Drake Now Bigger Than the Beatles, Has 100 Top 100 Hits
Drake's not just the most popular rapper right now, he's one of the most popular artists ever.
OverDoz. Details Creating "Last Kiss" With Pharrell (Video Interview)
This is what being in the studio with Pharrell is actually like....
Who Cares About Kid Cudi's Newly Announced "Speedin Bullet to Heaven" Album?
Kid Cudi's upcoming album is as experimental as it gets.
Jay Z, Eminem & More Appear in Amazing Trailer for Stretch & Bobbito Documentary
The radio show that launched a thousand careers is finally getting the documentary it deserves.
Lupe Fiasco Announces "The Cool 2" Album, Continues Massive 2015
Lupe's officially crafting a follow-up to "The Cool," start getting ridiculously excited.