It seems 2010 will be a return to form for rappers from their experimental sides as Kanye West is preparing his Good A** Job, so too is Lil’ Wayne. LWHQ recently conducted an interview with producer StreetRunner, who has worked with Wayne a number of times, and got some info on Wayne’s highly anticipated fourth installment in The Carter series:
LWHQ: We heard you did a ‘crazy’ track for Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV album? Tell us about… Continue
Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest weekends in Miami it was going down 9-11 in the clubs. Pictures of T.I. & Diddy Party at Klutch & Shawty Lo, Ross, and Gucci Mane Party at Mansion club. Via 30MediaNetwork…
This past April, parents were alarmed that T.I. was featured as a guest speaker at Woodland Middle School in Henry County, GA. Last Friday, the rapper appeared on The Wendy Williams Show and responded to the criticism.
“Well to be perfectly honest… speaking freely if I may, I honestly believe that they should more concerned with the message than the guy giving the message. I think they should have asked their children ‘what did you hear,” “what did he… Continue
Damn those pesky pop-up windows. YouTube takes over M.I.A.’s cover artwork for her third album /\/\/\Y/\ (pronounced Maya). The Internet-inspired record, due July 13, has already garnered a 4.5 out of 5 review from SPIN magazine.
M.I.A. will showcase some of her new material at the HARD Summer Music Festival in L.A. on July 17 and New York on July 24.
Justin Bieber teams up with Will Smith’s youngest son Jaden Smith in the video for “Never Say Never” from the soundtrack to The Karate Kid. Bieber sings while the 11-year-old star of the film raps. Does Jaden have a career in hip-hop like his dad the Fresh Prince?
Nick Cannon chauffeured his wife Mariah Carey around sunny Malibu over Memorial Day weekend in their drop-top Rolls-Royce Phantom. The couple of two years is rumored to be expecting their first child.
Adding more fuel to the fire is Mariah’s recent departure from Tyler Perry’s film For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, in which she was to star alongside Janet Jackson.
Training Day director, Antoine Fuqua revealed to Digital Spy that he’ll begin production on a Tupac biopic this fall. There’s currently no release date for the project.
“It looks like we’re doing Tupac Shakur’s movie next in September, that’s what I’ve been starting up and working on now,” he said. “I’ve been working on that for a while with Morgan Creek and Jim Robinson. I just got the greenlight from him and we’re going in… Continue
Rick Ross showed a rarely seen side in his first tweet since joining Twitter.
The Miami rapper’s manager Diddy announced on Saturday (May 29) that Ross had signed up for a Twitter account under the name @RickyRozay. But instead of using his first tweet to plug his upcoming album Teflon Don, the Bawse put his emotions on display.
“My 1st tweet…last nite I cried tears of joy, wut did I do to deserve this?” wrote the humbled… Continue
The Black Eyed Peas are going Hollywood. The foursome provide the theme song “Someday” for the new film Knight and Day starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. They were joined onstage by Cruise while debuting the song at their concert after-party in London.
“It’s just a perfect match, the perfect film for it,” Cruise told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “The music is incredible. … You feel incredible at the end.”
50 Cent kicks off his “Invitation” tour tonight in Eminem’s hometown of Detroit. The slimmed-down star spoke to Rap-Up.com on the eve of his first U.S. trek in three years to discuss what fans can expect, why he chose to perform in smaller venues, which city he’ll play with a live band, and whether he’ll debut any new material.
You’re back on the road. What do you have in store this time around?
I’m excited about it. I went… Continue
Mississippi's David Banner sent over this editorial he wrote over the hypocrisy in America's use of the term "terrorist," as the 15th anniversary of the infamous 1995 Oklahoma City bombing rolled by last month.
Read it below, and make sure to keep an eye out for Banner's upcoming collaborative album with 9th Wonder, titled Death of a Pop Star, due out this year...
April 19th marked the 15th anniversary of the bombing of the… Continue
50 Cent comes home Friday night (May 28) when he starts his first tour in more than three years on U.S. soil.
G-Unit member Tony Yayo said there's no way he's missing the trek. "I'mma go out. I gotta go pick up some money with Fif," Yayo told MTV News last week about the Invitation Tour. "It's too easy with this guy. Stop playing with me, Fif. I'mma go out on the U.S. run. I think [Lloyd] Banks is… Continue
Now that the tracklisting for Eminem’s Recovery album has surfaced, the Detroit native can put his lyrical focus on another musical endeavor—creating a third album with the rap collective D12.
Critics may have questioned whether Marshall Mathers would ever rejoin forces with his rhyming brethren, but one plump D12 member has the answer. “Of course Eminem will be on [the album],” Bizarre explains to Rap-Up.com. “He’s part of the… Continue