ANOTHER Kendrick Lamar Album This Year??

The biggest news in hip-hop this week so far is Kendrick Lamar’s surprise album “untitled unmastered.“, consisting of leftovers from his grammy winning album To Pimp A Butterfly. Now in an interview with Complex, K. Dot’s producer Sounwave says there are still more leftover songs that didn’t make the cut for either album and they still very well could see the light of day – sooner than later. Hit the jump.


Kendrick Lamar’s “untitled unmastered.” Album Was Inspired By Prince

TDE’s co-president Punch details that Kendrick Lamar’s latest unexpected album “untitled unmastered.“, was actually inspired by Prince and some previous work that he’s done comparing the two to “freedom”. Every artist’s dream. Hit the jump.


(Video) Kevin Gates Says Apple Told Him He Outsold Rihanna’s “ANTI”

According to Apple, Kevin Gates’ album Islah outsold international pop star Rihanna’s 8th studio album ANTI. If that’s true, this has been the week for the underdogs. Hit the jump.


Fetty Wap Talks Grammy Nominations: “I Already Knew I Wasn’t Going To Win”

After coming off a great year in 2015, Fetty Wap’s time for 2016 is already lining up to be even better. The Zoo Gang General kicked off the year with two nods from the Grammys, his debut self-titled album just went certified platinum and he’s currently on tour with Post Malone. Recently, Fetty Wap found the time to sit down for an interview with XXL Magazine, where he revealed although he didn’t win any Grammys, he’s just thankful for the opportunity. He even admitted he didn’t expect to win at all. Read more below.


(Video) Lil Wayne Is Executive Producing Rich Homie Quan’s Debut Album

In a sit down interview with Acton Entertainment, Rich Homie Quan reveals his continually delayed debut album will be available sometime this year, and Lil’ Wayne will serve as executive producer on the project alongside Ryan Leslie. Hit the jump.


Macklemore Reveals He Regrets Not Warning Iggy Azalea About Name Dropping In ‘White Privilege II’

At the top of the year, Macklemore released his record “White Privilege II”, off his recently released album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made. In the nearly nine minute song he explores the the racial injustice happening in America, Black Lives Matter and more.  At one point, Macklemore suggests artists like Miley Cyrus, Elvis and Iggy Azalea have “exploited and stolen the music, the moment/ The magic, the passion, the fashion, you toy with/ The culture was never yours to make better.” The Seattle rapper’s bars only lead to drama stirred up by Iggy Azalea who took the name drop personally and tweeted, “he shouldnt have spent the last 3 yrs having friendly convos and taking pictures together at events etc if those were his feelings.” Looking back at the situation, Macklemore has reflected and admits that while he stands by what he said, he should have let her know about the name-drop before the track was released. Read more below.


(Video) Anderson .Paak Confirms Dr. Dre Is Working On New Music

The latest Aftermath Entertainment signee, Anderson .Paak stopped by BBC Radio 1Xtra for an interview with Yasmin Evans. Thought out the interview .Paak revealed that fans can except more new music to come from his mentor Dr. Dre in the near future. Dr. Dre came out of a several years-long hiatus with last year’s release of the Compton album and according to Anderson .Paak there’s more where that came from. He said, “He’s doing a lot of work right now,” the singer says. “I can’t really speak on it.” .Paak released his own album Malibu, back in January where he worked closely with Dre on several songs. The two have become quite close it seems, as Anderson .Pakk spoke so highly of the famed producer. “He’s one of the realest,” he says. “I don’t know too many dudes in the position where he’s at that still really just care about the music. They don’t care about none of the camera stuff, none of the fake stuff. He’s just all about the music and just working.” Check out the full interview below.


Troy Ave on Capital STEEZ Lyrics: “I got friends that’s killing sh*t, his friends are killing themselves”

Yesterday morning, Troy Ave released a diss track to Joey Bada$$, and many say he crossed the line when he threw a shot at Joey‘s deceased group member, Capital STEEZ. STEEZ committed suicide in 2012 after a serious battle with depression – something Troy feels makes them “suckas forever.” He first shared his thoughts on Instagram in multiple posts, then called in to Sway In The Morning to explain further. “This is real versus fake. This is the dealer verses the user,” he said. “I was like aight, I could bust his head or I could make a song. Or both. Depends how I feel.”


Nas’ Daughter Destiny Talks Lipgloss Line, Her Boyfriend Meeting Her Dad + More In Teen Vogue

Nas’ daughter, Destiny Jones, launched her own lipgloss line just a little over a year ago. Named with her dad’s classic album in mind, Lipmatic features 12 organic lip glosses, and they’re available on their site, as well as on Karma Loop. Destiny recently sat down with Teen Vogue to discuss her venture into becoming an entrepreneur, and we learned some pretty interesting things about Nasir’s first born! Hit the jump to get the 411.


(Video) DJ Khaled Interviews Nas For We The Best Radio

As previously announced, Nas was DJ Khaled’s latest interviewee on his new We The Best Radio. Hit the jump to watch this exclusive in depth interview with one of the greatest MC’s of all time.


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