Day: March 17, 2017

Birdman Not About That "Hoe Shit" In Response To Rick Ross' "Idols Become Rivals" Diss

Birdman Not About That "Hoe Shit" In Response To Rick Ross' "Idols Become Rivals" Diss

Within the space three verses and an extended outro, Rick Ross expressed exactly how he felt about Cash Money Records CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams in his new track, “Idols Become Rivals,” which comes from Ross’ ninth studio album, Rather You Than Me. Of course, with lines like  “Catholic record labels, niggas gettin’ raped, boy /Birdman’s Continue reading Birdman Not About That "Hoe Shit" In Response To Rick Ross' "Idols Become Rivals" Diss

Doe B's Mother Opens Up About Controversial "No Life After Death" Album Cover

Doe B's Mother Opens Up About Controversial "No Life After Death" Album Cover

It’s been about three years since Doe B was murdered in a 2013 shooting. Last week, memories the incident were put on full display when the album art for his posthumous release, No Life After Death, was shared by his manager Frank White on Instagram. The cover sparked controversy due to a photo used the eye-patch-donning rapper laying Continue reading Doe B's Mother Opens Up About Controversial "No Life After Death" Album Cover

Police Making Progress In Charlotte Shooting Linked To Young Dolph

Police Making Progress In Charlotte Shooting Linked To Young Dolph

Charlotte, NC – The 100-round shooting that apparently involved rapper Young Dolph‘s SUV last month in Charlotte, N.C. is still shrouded in mystery. While the Memphis rapper remains mostly silent about details surrounding the February 25 shooting, police say they are nearing arrests in the case. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they’ve made some connections in their investigation Continue reading Police Making Progress In Charlotte Shooting Linked To Young Dolph

Chance The Rapper Explains How He Stayed Independent Even With $500K Apple Deal

Chance The Rapper Explains How He Stayed Independent Even With $500K Apple Deal

Chance The Rapper has widely been applauded for his work as an independent artist. The Chicagoan won three Grammy awards this year, including Best Rap Album for Coloring Book, which he had dubbed a mixtape and didn’t have available for purchase. In the wake his success (and just a few weeks after donating $1 million to Continue reading Chance The Rapper Explains How He Stayed Independent Even With $500K Apple Deal

Drake's "More Life" Gets Delivered Just In The Nick Of Time

Drake's "More Life" Gets Delivered Just In The Nick Of Time

While the world has already been patiently waiting on Drake’s highly anticipated album, More Life, it looks like his fans might finally get it on schedule. (Or at least the latest schedule — not all those other schedules.) OVO Sound producer/engineer Noah Shebib took to Twitter Friday afternoon to announce the project was delivered. At least we’re Continue reading Drake's "More Life" Gets Delivered Just In The Nick Of Time

Did Rick Ross Reveal That DJ Khaled's "They" Is Actually Birdman?

Did Rick Ross Reveal That DJ Khaled's "They" Is Actually Birdman?

Twitter – DJ Khaled has established himself as one the top motivators in Hip Hop thanks to his inspirational encouragement about the sinister “they” — shadowy figures who don’t want you to succeed. Fans now think they know exactly who “they” is after hearing Rick Ross’ Birdman diss track “Idols Become Rivals,” which was released today Continue reading Did Rick Ross Reveal That DJ Khaled's "They" Is Actually Birdman?

Stormzy Launches Twitter Tirade After NME Puts Him On Magazine Cover Without Permission

Stormzy Launches Twitter Tirade After NME Puts Him On Magazine Cover Without Permission

Stormzy is one the United Kingdom’s most popular grime artists at the moment, so naturally every media outlet wants a piece him right now. It’s only been a few weeks since the 23-year-old dropped Gang Signs And Prayers but ever since then his star has continued to rise meteorically. Stormzy’s ever-increasing popularity hasn’t been without its drawbacks, Continue reading Stormzy Launches Twitter Tirade After NME Puts Him On Magazine Cover Without Permission

Young M.A Explains Tightrope Walk Between Underground & Mainstream

Young M.A Explains Tightrope Walk Between Underground & Mainstream

Austin, TX – Young M.A has been making her way to the top as one the best female rappers in the game. In fact, Wednesday night (March 15), the “@hennynhoes” headlined the Monster Energy Outbreak House at SXSW, taking the stage after Ugly God, 24Hrs, and Mod Sun. HipHopDX had the pleasure speaking with her Continue reading Young M.A Explains Tightrope Walk Between Underground & Mainstream

DX Digest: Remembering Sean Price With "Definition Of God" While Rick Ross Continues To "Trap Trap Trap" In New Video

DX Digest: Remembering Sean Price With "Definition Of God" While Rick Ross Continues To "Trap Trap Trap" In New Video

Friday (March 17) has finally arrived and not only is it St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s also the late Sean Price’s birthday, who would have turned 45 had he not tragically lost his life in 2015. In his honor, we’ve placed his posthumous track, “Definition Of God,” in the DX Digest’s top slot while Rick Continue reading DX Digest: Remembering Sean Price With "Definition Of God" While Rick Ross Continues To "Trap Trap Trap" In New Video