Would you believe me if I said J. Cole went platinum? Well read it and weep, J. Cole’s single assisted by Miguel from Born Sinner has officially crossed the 1,000,000 digital sales mark. Born Sinner should be gold any day now. US certifications (@RIAA): @JColeNC Feat. @MiguelUnlimited, Power Trip Platinum (1,000,000). — Chart News (@chartnews)…Details
Big Sean has released the official instrumental to the new single from his sophomore album, Hall Of Fame. Sean Don decided to give any rappers who’s up for the challenge to drop their best verse (16 bars or more) for a chance to be acknowledged by him. Here’s where we come in. After speaking to…Details
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.Details
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.