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Tyler, The Creator raps the new Dr. Seuss book

This week, a long-lost Dr. Seuss book, <i>What Pet Should I Get?</i>, was finally published 50 years after it was originally written. To celebrate, Jimmy …

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Chief Keef Hologram Concert Craziness Continues With Lawsuit Threat, More

<i>Photo by Erez Avissar</i><p>Chief Keef's intent to perform as a hologram at a memorial concert for a slain toddler has turned into quite a debacle. First, a planned show in Chicago was postponed, then moved to Hammond, Indiana, only to be shut down by the police. As <i>Billboard</i> reports, Chicago Mayor Rahm …

Future Gets High During Confession in His "Kno the Meaning" Video

Future's <i>Dirty Sprite 2</i> track "Kno the Meaning" has a new music video. Directed by Vincent Lou˚ Film, it shows Future sitting in confession across the screen from DJ Esco. Both men get high, and in the process, Esco makes reference to his arrest for marijuana possession in Dubai.<p>Embedded content is …

Meek Mill Responds to Drake's "Back to Back Freestyle" with Latest Diss Track "Wanna Know"

<i>Drake photo by Pooneh Ghana; Meek Mill photo via Instagram</i><p>Drake and Meek Mill are currently embroiled in a conflict over the latter's claims that the former used a ghostwriter for his verse on "R.I.C.O.", which appeared on Meek's new album <i>Dreams Worth More Than Money</i>. <i>Noisey</i> reports that Meek Mill …

Meek Mill Fires Back at Drake With 'Wanna Know'

Following a pair of diss tracks aimed in Meek Mill's direction, the Philadelphia rapper finally fired back at Drake Thursday night with his …

Lil B, DOOM, GZA Get Marvel Comic Book Covers

Last month, Marvel Comics announced they would pay homage to hip-hop through a series of variant covers inspired by classic and contemporary hip-hop albums. Today, they revealed a handful of covers inspired by Lil B's <i>Black Flame</i>, DOOM and Madlib's <i>Madvillainy</i>, and GZA's <i>Liquid Swords</i>, as <i>Billboard</i> …

Drake and the Game Shut Down Compton in "100" Video

<i>Photo via Drake's Instagram</i><p>Drake and the Game's new collaborative single "100" is set to appear on the Game's new album <i>The Documentary 2</i>. Today, the track's video surfaced. Directed by Theo Skudra, it features footage of the two rappers amid huge crowds in Compton, along with shots of the …

Drake vs. Meek Mill: Everything you need to know about hip-hop's latest feud

Rap & Hip-Hop

Meek Mill's Drake Diss 'Is Trash': Sports World Reacts to 'Wanna Know'

If you're reading this, Meek Mill, it's too late.<p>Related<p>The 10 Wildest Rap Beefs of All Time<p>As the Drake–Meek Mill tiff rages on, a look back at …

Chance the Rapper on Lil B Collab Album: "It's All Done. It's a Masterpiece."

Earlier this month, Chance the Rapper and Lil B revealed that they had recorded a "based freestyle album" together. In a new interview with Bootleg Kev on Tampa Bay radio station Wild 94.1, Chance talked a little bit more about the project, as Stereogum points out. He confirmed that it's a …

Kendrick Lamar new music video For Free? (Interlude)

Kendrick Lamar’s music video game has been on point in 2015. He danced his way through Compton in “King Kunta” and assumed superhero powers in the …

Kendrick Lamar

Eminem Reveals How Drug Use Led to Weight Gain, Recovery

Eminem has opened up about his prescription pill addiction and how his habit caused a huge weight gain in a revealing new article. Speaking to <i>Men's</i> …

Kendrick Lamar Shares "For Free? (Interlude)" Video

Kendrick Lamar has shared a video for his <i>To Pimp a Butterfly</i> cut "For Free? (Interlude). Directed by Joe Weil and the Little Homies, the video features K dot chasing a beautiful lady around a stately palace, informing her that "THIS DICK AIN'T FREE!" Later, he dons Uncle Sam garb and lurks through …

Watch Kendrick Lamar Run Amok in Playful 'For Free? (Interlude)' Video

Kendrick Lamar has dropped the new music video for "For Free? (Interlude)," a jazzy, Last Poets-inspired cut off the rapper's acclaimed <i>To Pimp a</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

André 3000 to Co-Star in Season 2 of "American Crime"

André 3000 will star in the second season of ABC's anthology drama "American Crime", <i>Billboard</i> reports. André Benjamin will play Michael Lacroix, an architect and one-half of a power couple (his wife Terri is played by Regina King). The season's arc traces the couple's fight to defend their son when …

Andre 3000 Cast in 'American Crime' Second Season

Andre 3000 has been cast in the upcoming second season of the ABC drama <i>American Crime</i>. On the anthology series, the Outkast rapper will play Michael …

André 3000

WWE Not Happy About Meek Mill Sampling the Undertaker's Theme on Drake Diss Track

<i>Meek Mill photo via Instagram</i><p>On Thursday, Meek Mill responded to Drake's diss tracks with "Wanna Know". The track prominently samples "Graveyard Symphony", wrestling legend the Undertaker's entrance music. As TMZ reports, the WWE aren't happy about the sample.<p>A spokesperson for the company told …

Chance the Rapper Takes Saran Wrap Quiz on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"

<i>Photo by Kristina Pederson</i><p>Chance the Rapper was a guest on today's episode of NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!", which was recorded live in Chicago. He was asked to play a quiz game called "Chance the Rapper, meet Saran the Wrapper". He had to answer three different questions about Saran wrap's …

Dr. Dre Announces Compton: The Soundtrack, Explains Why Detox Never Came Out

<i>Photo by Natalie Kardos</i><p><b>Update</b>: The album's official title is <i>Compton A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre</i>, and it's out on Aftermath/Interscope. It's available for pre-order on iTunes. Find the album cover and tracklist below. Listen to the full episode of "The Pharmacy With Dr. Dre" here on Apple Music's …

Dr. Dre Details Long-Awaited 'Compton: A Soundtrack'

<b>Update:</b> Dr. Dre will stream <i>Compton</i>, uncensored and in its entirety, early on Apple Music. The album will play in a loop for three hours beginning at …

Snoop Dog stopped at Italian airport with $422,000 in cash

Snoop Dogg had a run-in with Italian customs on Saturday, six days after he was briefly arrested in Sweden on suspicion of drug use. According to an</i> …

Snoop Dogg

Dr. Dre's new album, Compton: A Soundtrack is coming Aug. 7

Dr. Dre’s new album is coming soon — very soon.<p>The rapper announced Saturday on his Apple Beats radio show that his third solo album, <i>Compton: A</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza

<i>Photo via Instagram</i><p>Travi$ Scott was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct following his set at Lollapalooza, ABC7 Chicago reports. Police said that Scott encouraged the crowd to climb over security barricades.<p>Scott reportedly took the stage, performed one song, and according to a statement …

Travis Scott Arrested After Fans Storm Lollapalooza Stage

Travis Scott was arrested by Chicago police Saturday after the rapper encouraged Lollapalooza attendees to climb over security barricades and storm …

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