Playboi Carti

Brawl overshadows Yams Day festival

A$AP Yams deserved better.<p>A night of recognition, ended up taking a rough turn. For the past two years, the <b>A$AP</b> squad held the annual tribute concert …

Lil Yachty

ASAP Mob’s Yams Day Concert Was Shut Down Early Due To A Reported Brawl

The ASAP Mob’s annual remembrance celebration at The New York Expo Center in Bronx, New York for fallen member and manager ASAP Yams was shut down early amid reports of brawling, gunshots, and what the NYPD called a “crowd control situation.”<p>Set to feature performances from French Montana, Playboi …

ASAP Mob’s Yams Day gig was cut short after fighting broke out

Witnesses say they heard sounds that resembled gunshots<p>A$AP Mob’s annual Yams concert celebrating the late ASAP Yams was cut short yesterday (January …

Lil Yachty

NYPD Cuts Yams Day Short Due to 'Crowd Control Situation'

Thursday night's Yams Day tribute show at the New York Expo Center was reportedly cut short after an incident involving unknown parties.<p>A New York …

Lil Yachty

Robert Christgau on Joey Bada$$'s Timely Consciousness

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Brooklyn rapper's 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$,' Playboi Carti's self-titled mixtape, and Eminem's much-maligned 'Revival.'<p><i>The self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics," Robert Christgau was one of the pioneers of music criticism as we know it. He was</i> …

Music

Violence Breaks Out At Yams Day, Show Shuts Down Early

"Y'all f**kin this up. This supposed to be Yams Day" -A$AP Rocky

Music

French Montana and Playboi Carti Added to 2018 Yams Day - XXL

The upcoming Yams Day 2018 festival was already shaping up to be a great event and now, the lineup gets even bigger.<p>French Montana, Playboi Carti and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2018 Nominees! Vote Here!

It's back! Help us pick the winners for our 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards! You can watch it LIVE Sunday March 11th on TBS, TNT, and TRUtv 5pm PT! Who …

Luis Fonsi

ASAP Mob Links Up With New Era on an Exclusive Cap Design for Yams Day 2018

In celebration of Yams Day 2018, New Era and ASAP Mob have joined forces on a limited edition cap collection that will benefit a good cause.<p>The New …

Kendrick Lamar

What’s going on Thursday?

You can browse our full <b>NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…<p><b>Yams Day with A$AP Mob & Friends with A$AP Rocky,</b> …

Music

Waka Flocka Flame on Bitcoin, Gucci Mane and Why Vegans Are Like Cops

Waka Flocka Flame (born Juaquin James Malphurs) is an Atlanta rapper (by way of New York) whose 2009 singles "O Let's Do It," "No Hands" and "Hard in da Paint" put him on the map as one of the hottest and hardest rappers in the mainstream. His debut album <i>Flockaveli</i> was released shortly after Waka …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pi’erre Bourne Is a Hit-Making Rap Producer Who Wants to Be the Next Kanye West

Here’s How Prada Is Spearheading a Revival of Milan Fashion Week

Few fashion designers working today are considered as influential or pioneering as Miuccia Prada. The designer has lead the Milanese house since …

Fashion

Palm Angels Tease Upcoming Collaboration With Playboi Carti

Fans of Milanese label Palm Angels may be in for a treat this year after an upcoming collaboration between the brand and rapper Playboi Carti was …

Fashion

Cardi B & Post Malone Make ‘Forbes’ Hip-Hop’s Future Moguls of 2018

<i>Forbes</i> just released their Hip-Hop’s Future Moguls Class of 2018. Formerly known as Hip-Hop Cash Princes, the publication says “it was time to change …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Check Out The Hip Hop And R&B Nominees

The 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to take place on Sunday, March 11th at the historic Forum in Los Angeles. For the fifth straight year, the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Boy Bye: Playboi Carti’s Ex Says He’s Not Really With Blac Chyna For Her Peanut Butter Cakes

WENN.com<p>Playboi Carti Using Blac Chyna For Fame?<p>Blac Chyna has been rolling around Hollyweird with her magical rapper boyfriend but is his affinity …

African-American Culture

Shaky Beats Music Festival Hosts Ludacirs, ZEDD, Kygo and +50 Artists in Downtown Atlanta

Louis The Child, Dillon Francis, Space Jesus, Marshmello Set to Perform at Shaky Beats 2018<p>Electronic energy is going to fill Central Park in …

SXSW

Watch ASAP Ferg Perform ''Plain Jane'' on 'The Tonight Show' - XXL

A$AP Ferg's latest hit record, "Plain Jane" is becoming a big anthem amongst music fans for the winter season, and now he's taking it to a major …

The Tonight Show

Is Bonnaroo's 2018 lineup an improvement over last year's?

With more than 100 musical acts listed, there’s a lot to unpack from Bonnaroo’s 2018 lineup.

Festivals

Bonnaroo Revealed Its Stacked 2018 Lineup, Featuring Eminem, Future, Sturgill Simpson And Bon Iver

The parade of festival lineup reveals continues. Today, Bonnaroo has pulled the curtain off their annual event down at the farm in Manchester, Tennessee and it’s pretty stacked. Headlining the festivities this year, as he is from everywhere to Gov Ball, Coachella, and Boston Calling, is Slim Shady …

Music

These 10 Artists Will Be Hip-Hop's Future Moguls, According To Forbes

Just several weeks after naming 2017's highest-paid musicians, <b>Forbes</b> has returned to give us its definitive list of <b>hip-hop's future moguls.</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Eminem, Future, The Killers, Muse, Bassnectar & More to Play 2018 Bonnaroo Festival

Khalid, Bon Iver, Sturgill Simpson, Paramore and many more on tap for June 7-10 fest.<p>The bomb cyclone hangover might still have you frozen onto your …

Sturgill Simpson

Eminem and Future Join Bonnaroo Lineup

Eminem is about to go on a festival run. After announcing headlining appearances at Coachella, Governors Ball, and Boston Calling, Slim Shady has …

Kendrick Lamar

10 Things You Need to Know About Cleveland Music in 2018

Cleveland is a music town, even if the sports and restaurants take center stage in the national headlines.…

Cleveland

Post Malone, Cardi B, and 21 Savage Among Forbes' Hip-Hop's Future Moguls List

In 2017, <i>Forbes</i> revealed its annual Hip-Hop Cash Princes, a list that includes alums like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and ASAP Rocky. Staff members Zack …

Music

Bonnaroo Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Eminem, Future, and Paramore

Bonnaroo announced its 2018 lineup Tuesday. Eminem, Future, Paramore, Playboi Carti, and many more are joining the annual Tennessee throwdown this …

Music

Yo Gotti and Cardi B Have a Collab in the Works - XXL

After teaming up with Nicki Minaj in 2017 for "Rake It Up," Yo Gotti is tapping another female rap star for his next single.<p>The Memphis rapper …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bonnaroo Boasts Epic Lineup Featuring Eminem, Virtual Self, Alison Wonderland, Mija + More

<i>Photo Credit: Nathan Zucker Photography</i><p>One of our favorite inaugural festivals is back with an epic knockout 2018 lineup. <b>Bonnaroo</b> had a heavy task …

Music

Eminem, The Killers, Future & More to Headline Bonnaroo 2018

This year’s edition of Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is set to take place June 7-10 in Manchester, Tennessee. The lineup has just been announced, …

Kendrick Lamar