Jay-Z is the center piece for NME’s latest issue. In the cover story the publication speaks to Michael Stipe of REM, who’s lyrics were referenced on Jay-Z song “Heaven” from Magna Carta Holy Grail. Check out the digital issue below or get the print edition newsstands today. Advertisements
Big Sean (@BigSean) took stage in Olympic Park for this year Wireless Festival. Sean Don decided to share a new song from his sophomore album Hall Of Fame, which impacts stores August 27th. Watch below. UPDATE: This is Fire. He performed it in March.Details
This years MTV VMA’s will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on August 25th. The Moon Man award is designed by KAWS and will be awarded to one of the following rappers for Best Hip Hop video: Drake, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, ASAP Rocky and Macklemore. CLICK HERE FOR NEXT PAGEDetails
Birdman (@Birdman5Star) calls on @KendrickLamar for some assistance on this joint off the Rich Gang album which hits stores July 23rd.
Smarten up Nas (@Nas)? The illmatic rapper has been inducted by the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard for the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship which will serve as a platform for students who display academic excellence and creative abilities. Students will be handpicked by Harvard’s Administration. Nas had this to say at press time: “My…Details
Mario (@MarioSoulTruth) has risen again with a boost from his catchy single featuring Nicki Minaj. The Baltimore raised crooner was on air with Angie Martinez and was able to confirm the release date of Restoration for September 17th. Watch the full interview below.
Tomorrow night @SCIONAV brings @FreddieGibbs and Lil Debbie to the big apple, specifically to Brooklyn at the Knitting Factory. If you want to win a pair of tickets to get in the building with Gangsta Gibbs and Lil Debbie then shoot us an email with your full name to [email protected] Good luck! UPDATE: Contest over.…Details