Meek Mill Is Out Of Solitary Confinement, Bail Hearing Dropped

Meek Mill has been removed from solitary confinement. Actually, the Philly rapper has been moved to a new prison, and is in general population.  Reports TMZ: Reportedly, Meek will have the choice two jobs—cooking or cleaning jail cells. Meek was thought to be scheduled to go back in front the judge on …

Chromeo Debuts New Single, "Juice", and Accompanying Video

After over three years silence, Chromeo finally released another single! Canadian brothers Dave 1 and P-Thugg have been working together to create funky signature sounds for years.  Some their most popular catchy tunes include “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)“, “Night by Night“, and “Over Your Shoulder“.  Just last week, they announced …

Kickstarter Wants to Destroy Patreon — Starting With 'Drip'

To fight Patreon, Kickstarter has re-launched Drip, a subscription-based patronage platform for artists. Several years ago, rising YouTube musician Jack Conte became frustrated.  While millions watched his videos on the platform, he only received checks for hundreds dollars. So, Conte decided to create a new crowdfunding platform to help struggling …

N.E.R.D.'s New Album Features Andre 3000, Kendrick Lamar and More

reactid=”98″> It’s ficial! N.E.R.D. are back and they are set to release their new album their acronym, No_One Ever Really Dies. On Saturday (Nov. 4), the group treated folks to a listening party/concert at ComplexCon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif. The 11-song LP features cameos from several rap heavyweights including …

Now You Can Buy Concert Tickets Directly from YouTube

What will the YouTube / Ticketmaster deal mean for major labels and the touring industry in the long-run? How much does YouTube truly pay artists when fans stream their music? According to top YouTube executive and former Warner Music Group CEO Lyor Cohen, $3 per 1,000 streams.  Yet, per the …

Ranking Every Drake Album From Worst to Best

The glow promise and potential radiated by the end Drake’s verse on “Ransom.” The classic loosie was my introduction to the Toronto newcomer; Lil Wayne’s feature encouraged the initial listen, but I went back for the kid who said, “Add until they subtract me, I’ll never be your equal.” He …

XXXTentacion Says Migos Jumped Him Outside L.A. Hotel

Another day, another bit drama for XXXTentacion. Taking to IG Live, the controversial Florida rapper says that popular Atlanta trio Migos jumped him outside a Los Angeles hotel earlier this evening (November 13). XXX says that he spared the Migos in Miami during BET Awards weekend last month. An intriguing …

Why VICELAND’s ‘The Therapist’ Could Be Amazing—or Horrendous—for Hip-Hop

When it comes to accurately presenting hip-hop on a mainstream level, VICE magazine, their music site Noisey and their newly-developed VICELAND channel have, for the most part, done an excellent job. A few slips aside (looking at you Noisey: Chicago), VICE’s properties have managed to avoid the type exploitative, one-dimensional portrayal …