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Drake, Avicii, 2 Chainz and More Headlining Australia's Future Music Festival for 2015

Oct 2014 08:58AM EDT

Australian hip-hop fans will get a treat as Drake will go on tour in the smallest of continents and, according to Billboard, it will be his first stop ever in the land down under. He'll be the primary headliner for the Future Music Festival. Among the other acts included on the bill will be Avicii, The Prodigy and 2 Chainz.READ MORE

DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled Hospitalized In Miami

Oct 2014 21:10PM EDT

Word on the web is DJ Khaled was taken to Aventura Hospital in North Miami Beach Monday night (October 20). He shared an update with fans via Instagram following a high blood pressure scare last November.READ MORE


T.I. Opens Up About Snoop Dogg Beef, Apology to Iggy Azalea

Oct 2014 20:55PM EDT

After the bizarre beef between Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea, the Aussie rapper's mentor, T.I., stepped in and rumors were squashed. Many began to wonder just what was said to make Snoop wave the white flag and now Tip is opening up the apology, which he says he had nothing to do with.READ MORE

Chance the Rapper

Chance The Rapper to Drop New Music for Free By the End of 2014

Oct 2014 20:41PM EDT

Chance the Rapper and Social Experiment are hard at work on new music, and in a recent interview, the artist said he'll prove it by year's end.READ MORE

Dej Loaf

DeJ Loaf Releases New Mixtape 'Sell Sole' [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 20:26PM EDT

On the heels of the success of her fan favorite "Try Me" and a remix with Ty Dolla $ign and Remy Ma, DeJ Loaf just released her new mixtape Sell Sole.READ MORE


PARTYNEXTDOOR Brings Drake Out For 'Recognize' During Montreal Performance

Oct 2014 20:17PM EDT

PARTYNEXTDOOR recently kicked off his PND Live tour in Montreal and he brought Drake out for a live rendition of "Recognize." The first performance on his North American headlining tour follows the release of a remix to "Thirsty" with Wale.READ MORE

South Park is putting out a seven-inch vinyl for Record Store Day

The 'South Park' Kanye West 'Hobbit' Parody Will Be Released On Record Store Day

Oct 2014 17:23PM EDT

Last year, South Park brought back rapper Kanye West for their season 17 finale when Yeezy adamantly defended then-fiancée Kim Kardashian against remarks that she resembled a hobbit. The joke will get new life on Record Store Day's Black Friday (Nov. 28) when the show puts out a special seven-inch vinyl single of the parody tune "My B***ch Ain't No Hobbit."READ MORE

Mac Miller

Mac Miller Signs $10 Million Deal with Warner Bros., Shares New Song [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 16:38PM EDT

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has signed a deal with Warner Bros. Records, which is reportedly worth $10 million, "Fader" reports. In celebration of this deal, Miller has shared a new song through his Soundcloud page called "Just Some Raps, Nothing to See Here, Move Along," which you can check out below.READ MORE

Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky Shouts Out Eminem, Beyoncé And Lil' Wayne For Name-Dropping Her Over The Years

Oct 2014 16:08PM EDT

Monica Lewinsky made her first public address this weekend at a "Forbes" summit in Philadelphia. The monologue was mostly about cyberbullying and how she fits into the broader picture — she was essentially the world's first cyberbullying victim after her relationship with then-President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s. She also gave a shout-out to the artists who have name-dropped her in songs through the years, including Eminem, Beyoncé and Lil' Wayne.READ MORE


T.I. Shares Music Video For 'King' from New Album 'Paperwork' [WATCH]

Oct 2014 15:44PM EDT

T.I. has shared the music video for his "Paperwork" track “King,” which you can check out below. Directed by T.I. and Phillyflyboy, the music video features T.I. paying homage to the famous restaurant-shooting scene from "The Godfather," and he’s got some pretty good acting chops to back it up. He’s no Al Pacino, but he makes it work.READ MORE

Chief Keef

Chief Keef Dropped from Interscope Records, Plans to Release Album on His Own

Oct 2014 14:45PM EDT

Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been dropped by his label Interscope Records, "AllHipHop" reports. According to an anonymous source, the split occurred about two weeks ago in relation to the numerous legal troubles Keef has faced in the last two years, including drug charges and a shootout that occurred in Chicago in March. He nonetheless plans to release an album on his own.READ MORE

Joe Budden

Joe Budden Announces 'Some Love Lost' Tour Dates with Emanny, Emilio Rojas [FULL SCHEDULE]

Oct 2014 13:49PM EDT

In support of his upcoming EP "Some Love Lost," which is set for release Nov. 4, rapper Joe Budden has announced a string of tour dates, which you can check out below. As reported by "Hot New Hip-Hop," the tour kicks off in New York Nov. 4 — the same day as the EP release — and though the last date currently listed is Nov. 24 in Providence, Rhode Island, more dates will be announced soon. Joining the "Love & Hip-Hop" star on tour is New York R&B singer Emanny and Rochester rapper Emilio Rojas, both of whom have collaborated with Budden before.READ MORE

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa Shares Interactive "Stayin Out All Night" Music Video, Starring Tia Carrere of 'Wayne's World'

Oct 2014 13:00PM EDT

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has shared the music video for his "Blacc Hollywood" party anthem “Stayin Out All Night,” but it is unlike most music videos you have ever seen. Though it starts off normally enough, with Wiz waking up in a zoo next to a gorilla and trying to figure out what he did last night — probably a typical morning for him — it eventually becomes interactive, allowing the viewers to choose which crazy situation they want to see Wiz get himself into. It is basically a choose-your-own-adventure book in the form of a music video. The video stars Khalifa alongside actress Tia Carrere, who you may recognize as Cassandra from "Wayne’s World."READ MORE


Drake, iLoveMakonnen Drop "Tuesday" Remix Video [WATCH]

Oct 2014 12:56PM EDT

The off-beat artist has pretty much made Tuesday the best day of the week, and now we have clear video evidence.READ MORE

Now & Later Cover Art

Chief Keef Teams With Tyga On New 'Thot Breaker' Track "Now & Later" [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 12:24PM EDT

Chief Keef and Tyga have teamed up on a new track called "Now & Later," the second release of Keef's upcoming Thot Breaker mixtape. The Da Brain-produced track shows the two rappers reflecting on their "now-and-later" hook-ups.READ MORE

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