Hot 97’s "Summer Jam" To Expand To Tokyo

New York, NY – New York radio station Hot 97’s “Summer Jam” will expand with a stop in Japan June 5, according to HipHop-N-More. The site says that a combination of United States and Japanese artists will be on the bill on the Tokyo show.  The long-running New York radio …

Action Bronson Kicked Off Bill For College Concert

George Washington University has dismissed Action Bronson from headlining its “Spring Fling” concert, which is scheduled to take place Saturday (April 2). Students at the school started a petition to remove the Blue Chips rapper, whom they decry for being “violently transphobic and misogynistic.” The document cites “Consensual Rape” and the video for …

Kanye West Revises 12 "The Life Of Pablo" Tracks

Kanye West has updated 12 The Life Of Pablo songs, per Rolling Stone. Among the changes: new lyrics from Chance The Rapper and Kirk Franklin have been added to “Ultra Light Beam,” while The Weeknd’s “FML” chorus now includes additional vocals. The beat on “Feedback” has been changed and the …

Ice Cube: "Without N.W.A, There Would Be No Eminem"

Straight Outta Compton was a blockbuster success in 2015, earning more than $161 million at the box office and becoming the highest-grossing film by a Black filmmaker of all time. It also earned rave reviews, but former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller has called the film’s accuracy – in particular his …

Jay Z Taking Former TIDAL Owners To Court For $15 Million

Jay Z is suing TIDAL‘s former owners, claiming they were untruthful about the amount of subscribers the streaming service had upon selling the company to the rapper. According to Music Business Worldwide, Jay Z is seeking $15 million from the former shareholders of Aspiro, the parent company of TIDAL. This translates …

Kanye West Working With Justin Bieber's Manager, Scooter Braun

Kanye West has enlisted the help of Justin Bieber‘s manager, Scooter Braun, as he continues expanding his portfolio. According to Billboard, West does not have a formal contract with Braun for his management services. Rather, they are working as friends and Braun will collaborate with The Life of Pablo rapper’s longtime …

Offset Arrested For The Second Time This Month

Offset arrested in Chattahoochee, Georgia. Mere weeks after Migos rapper Offset was mistakenly arrested, the musician has been arrested yet again, according to TMZ. Early this morning (March 31), while in Chattahoochee, Georgia, Offset was pulled over and arrested for marijuana possession, obstruction of justice, and driving on a suspended …

Tory Lanez Details How He Capitalized Off Of Drake Diss

Tory Lanez explains how he used perceived Drake diss to help his career. According to Toronto rapper Tory Lanez, he took what some may have dismissed as a negative situation and turned into a positive for his career. The negative situation the Canadian musician was asked about in a newly-released …

Pusha T Announces Two New adidas Collaborations

Pusha T says on Twitter that he has new product in the works with adidas. “What I can tell you about the next shoe is that it’s already in the making,” the Virginia Beach, Virginia rapper says during an twitter video post. “I can tell you that of course it’s with …