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XXL’s Songs of the Week (May 2 – May 8)
As spring turns into summer, we promise to not say things are "heating up," because this is 2015 and we've moved beyond that. In any event, Long Beach's Vince Staples announced that he will follow last year's Hell Can Wait EP with his official Def Jam debut,&nbs…
The Game Wants to End the Lil Wayne and Young Thug Beef
Well this is interesting.
A day after Rich Gang Affiliate and The Game's cousin Jojo Capone squashed the beef between the West Coast native and Young Thug both artist took to Instagram to apologize to each other. With the beef done, Thug posted a video on Instagram apologizing to Game …
Fetty Wap Defends His New Dreads
Fetty Wap got fake dreadlocks.
The New Jersey rapper of viral "Trap Queen" fame debuted his new hairdo on Instagram recently and received mixed reviews from his followers. While some were all for the Paterson native's new look, some fans emerged in Fetty's comments to hate…
Spotify Plans to Start Streaming Videos
The digital music streaming world is an arms race. As Jay Z's maligned but well-funded Tidal throws exclusives and live shows at the wall to see what sticks, and while Apple attempts to squeeze competitors out of the game altogether, Spotify is attempting to clutch onto its number-one spot. Acc…
Boosie BadAzz Protests Police Brutality in “Hands Up” Video
With chilling images of the riots and protests across the country stemming from police brutality, Boosie BadAzz provides the backing music with the powerful "Hands Up." Spawning from Baltimore; to Ferguson; to New York City, the raw footage features protesters talking to the camera…

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