This summer is shaping up to be a blockbuster for music with a jam-packed release schedule. Get your wallets ready for new albums from the most anticipated hip-hop newcomer since 50 Cent (Drake’s Thank Me Later), Eminem’s Relapse 2 replacement (Recovery), a West Coast revival (Game’s The R.E.D. Album and Ice Cube’s I
Am the West), and the return of rap royalty (T.I.’s…
In an effort to separate herself from the pack, Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj is looking to create music that differs from what her fans have heard in the past. She may still be in the early stages of the recording process, but according to Minaj, the new material will reflect where she is right now in her life.
"Mmmmm no, I wish!" replied Minaj when asked if she had recorded any new songs other than her lead single Massive… Continue
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T.I. is setting the bar high for his post-prison album, King Uncaged, comparing it to Tupac’s 1996 classic All Eyez on Me, which was released months after ‘Pac got out of prison. “This is the most significant return from incarceration that the game has had since then,” T.I. says. “Just given the enormous success of that project, everyone’s expecting the same results. I just want to meet the expectations, if not surpass…Continue
Check out the.LIFE Files latest exclusive interview from Jimi Hendrix’s legendary Electric Lady Studio where Big Boi was premiering tracks off his upcoming Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty album. After mixing his drink for the evening Big Boi tells us how this solo project came about, putting out new music with his partner in rhyme Andre 3000, his thoughts on new upcoming… Continue
She reintroduces herself and takes us back to when she first got signed. Teairra Mari takes us into the process when she got dropped and got resigned from a different label. She speaks on her first two singles; "Make Her Feel Good" & "No Daddy" and how it affected her. She tells us what we can expect from her new album "At That Point", speaks on her new single "Sponser" with Gucci Man, Soulja…Continue
With Lupe Fiasco's upcoming album, L.A.S.E.R.S., allegedly finished, many are questioning exactly when the label is planning on giving some type of update on the project and when fans can expect it to…
Cube says his album 'I Am The West' will address a lot of topics including our dependence on modern technology in the song "Man vs Machine". He goes political In "Hood Robbin" where he addresses big government.
He also speaks on improving black and brown relations because in his words "we're all in the same…Continue
It's been a while since we had Curtis Jackson around these parts in Mixtape Daily. Our fellow Queens native has been on the road for a while, making movies and touring overseas. While hollering at our colleagues at MTV UK, Fif revealed that… Continue
It's been a while since we had Curtis Jackson around these parts in Mixtape Daily. Our fellow Queens native has been on the road for a while, making movies and touring overseas. While hollering at our colleagues at MTV UK, Fif revealed that he wants his Black Magic album to drop before summer is over — oh, and the title has nothing to do with…Continue
“Who misses the greatest rapper of all time?” Drake asked a crowded Lantz Arena midway through his 70-minute performance at Eastern Illinois University on Tuesday. But the Canadian-born musician, getting his first solo headlining tour — a 23-city jaunt that runs through May 8th in Plymouth, New Hampshire — off the ground, wasn’t talking about heavily eulogized artists like Tupac or Biggie. The 23-year-old MC was talking about his dreadlocked mentor, Lil Wayne, who is…Continue
The plot thickens when it comes to the record "Afrika Bambaataa." Weeks ago, before he went to prison, Wayne revealed on his "Nino Brown: The Road To Rikers" DVD that he was shooting a video to a song called "Afrika Bambaataa" for Drake. Everyone speculated that the song in question would be part of Weezy's contribution to Drizzy's Thank Me…Continue
Jay-Z has named Michael Jackson's 'Off The Wall' as his favorite record. Revealing his fave albums to 'On The Record with Rhapsody', the '99 Problems' rapper stated the late singer's 1979 LP as his personal highlight.
"'Off The Wall' was one of those albums that was timeless, that didn't have a genre," Jay explained. "It was colorless. It was ageless, like me and my mom listen to it. I listen to it.
The recently freed T.I. said his next album (due August 24) will be more about "feelings" than his last project, Paper Trail, which he described as driven by "thoughts." The Atlanta rapper has said fans can expect "classic T.I."…