On August 28th, Layzie Bone announced his retirement from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. In a recent interview with HipHopDX.com, group member Krayzie Bone shared his thoughts about the departure.
"It is what it is," Krayzie said. "He has his reasons. We're still going to support him and everything he does. He's
MHz Legacy is the first album to drop from the MHz crew for well over a decade. Via Man Bites Dog Records, the album will be released on October 30th, with the usual crew consisting of Tage Future, Copywrite, RJD2 and Jakki Da Motamouth. After Camu Tao's passing, the original MHz crew changed its name to MHz Legacy
Common hit the ground running back in 2005, with his Be album, featuring production from Kanye West and J. Dilla. In a recent interview with Complex, Common mentioned that he wanted once more to partner with Kanye on a new album to produce some classic tracks together.
"Yes. You know, when the time is right, I
Slaughterhouse have released the tracklist to their album, Welcome to our house, scheduled for a 28th August release.
Cee-Lo Green, Swizz Beatz and B.o.B. all make appearances, along with Busta Rhymes and Eminem.
Royce Da 5'9 recently spoke to MTV where he admitted that the vocals were all complete, but the
Torae's New EP Off The Record will be released digitally on August 28th, and the tracklist has now been revealed.
Off the tracklist, Gettin' Biz will be the first single, produced by Khrysis.
2) New Day - prod. by Da Beatminerz
3) Steady Mobbin' - prod. by 9th Wonder
The up coming tracklist from the album Act II Patents Of Nobility, has been revealed by Jay Electronica. Kanye West, Diddy and Jay-Z are all involved on the album which as yet has no official release date but is expected to be out at the end of the year courtesy of Roc Nation/Sony Records.
Young Buck, on Friday July 13th, was sentenced to three years in prison, after being convicted of weapon charges. Upon leaving court, the ex G-Unit rapper spoke to NBC affiliate WSMV-TV.
"With the judge not considering my history to subtract some time, I'm just thankful for what time I do have" Young Buck told
50 Cent has updated the world on the imminent release of his new album, which he claims sounds better than his 2003 hit, Get Rich or Die Tryin'. The title of the album and guest appearance details are both unknown, but 50 Cent did announce the intended release date via his Twitter account.
"My album is coming out
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Birdman is finally ready to release his follow-up album to his 2006, Like Father, Like Son, according to Brian "Baby" Williams - the Cash Money founder.
The announcement arrived via Twitter, with the star tweeting:
"LikeFather LikeSon 2 Tha Last MOB.YMCMB."
Birdman had previously set a Father's Day 2011
B.o.B. has announced the release date for his new album, Strange Clouds. The album is set to drop on March 13th, but B.o.B. has been busy at work working on the video for the first single also called Strange Clouds, which features Lil' Wayne.
"#StrangeClouds Droppin' March 13th!!!!!!!!!," B.o.B. tweeted from
DMX has rubbished reports made that he was to perform in Sacramento, California, and has accused various promoters' of making fake claims.
"SOME S**T IN THIS INDUSTRY NEVER CHANGES ... I WAS NOT BOOKED FOR A SHOW IN SACRAMENTO ON FEB 18TH !!!" the rapper stated to his fans via his Twitter @DizarkMizanIzex
50 Cent has penned a deal with Pepsi to distribute his Street King energy shot. He recently broke the news on his personal Twitter feed, looking to bring his energy drink into the main stream.
50 launched his energy shot in September, 2011, with the idea to feed a child in need for each and every shot purchased.
Tyler, the Creator has expressed his love for photography and also describes Odd Future as a Punk band, underlining his ambition to join a Rock band. Tyler explained that he did not like being characterised in the same way as up and coming rappers, but viewed his music as punk, and the music of his group, OFWGKTA,
Jay-Z is set to perform two shows at the Carnegie Hall in New York City. He announced the news at a press conference in New York City, stating that he would be performing on February 6th and 7th at the Carnegie Hall in New York City.
"It's every artists dream to play a venue as legendary as Carnegie Hall," he