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Iggy Azalea Is Back in the Studio for Her Next Album
Iggy Azalea has been in the news frequently over the past handful of months, and often not because of her music. The Australian rapper, long a lightning rod for complaints about racism and cultural appropriation, has retreated from social media after a series of highly publicized spats...
XXL Rewind: Juelz Santana Speaks on Dipset Tension (2008)
Everyone was over-joyed when Dipset announced their reunion in Jan. and even more hyped when they kicked off their reunion tour on Feb. 24 at BB Kings in NYC. However, as hip-hop heads know all too well, it took awhile for Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Cam'ron to reach this point...
8 Rappers’ Kids With the Dopest Instagram Accounts
Back in the day, musicians were very protective of their kin. And while that still happens to some degree (remember how long we had to wait to see Blue Ivy?), today's rappers are proud to show off their kids online. Now it's even extended to rappers' kids flexing their inherited riche…
Global Music Release Day May Be Changed to Friday
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) officially announced the global release date will be Fridays and not Tuesdays starting this summer. Here's the statement, “The compelling logic of Friday is that it is the day that best suits consumers … the…
Jas Prince Demands Birdman Pay Him for Discovering Drake
Birdman has been under fire lately, from his very public split with his longtime friend, protege and flagship artist, Lil Wayne, to fielding menacing "courtesy calls" from Rap-A-Lot founder J. Prince. Now, Prince's son, Jas Prince, has told TMZ that Birdman only gets one warni…
6 Recent Times Will Smith Made a Hip-Hop Comeback
Will Smith is making a comeback in hip-hop. Over the past couple of days the megastar has been performing some of his most memorbale songs. Most recently he was on Jimmy Kimmel Live performed his classic DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince track "Summertime," from 1991. He...
8 Remixes of Fetty Wap’s Hit Single ‘Trap Queen’
Atlanta rapper Da Brat became the latest MC to remix Fetty Wap's smash hit 'Trap Queen.' The single, which was co-signed by Kanye West during All-Star Weekend, is starting to pick up across radio stations in the U.S. and being remixed by some of the biggest names in hip-hop...

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