As if hearing Q-Tip's recent hints at future ATCQ music wasn't enough, another veteran emcee just dropped his latest single, which only foreshadows his forthcoming album.
The news was made by Babygrande who announced U-God of the supersonic rap group Wu-Tang Clan would be releasing his fifth album, Venom, early next year, and with a new single premiering today, looks like we finally have a glimpse of what the veteran rapper's been cooking up.
Debuting via Billboard exclusive, the album's lead single “Venom” features magnum opus production from The DJ Homicide and 1200 Warriors, who weave a supercharged, bass-banging background which only compliments a profound backdrop to which U-God utilizes soRead more
Pop Fiction is a Rap Station exclusive segment, catering to the latest news bits and updates in pop culture. Hosted by Josh and Toreno, the show fashions an absolute kick-back vibe with all its “hey, did you hear about this” quirks, loose antics, and humor all around, making Pop Fiction a refreshing addition to learn what's new in pop culture.
This week's episode kicks off with no other than J. Cole, who just dropped his latest album 4 Your Eyez Only, pinpointing the single "False Prophets", which the two mention as Cole's hard-hitting jest lashed straight to rap mogul, Kanye West--who by the way, seems to be facing some issues of his own at the moment.
But speakingRead more
Master P announced No Limit Records' latest recruit: None other than sixteen-year-old Houston artist, Marqus Clae.
The announcement was made via Instagram where the veteran rapper posted a video alongside Clae, who then sampled some edgy lines with no trace of hesitation whatsoever. As pertaining to the young emcee's style, Master P mentioned, “He's gonna be as great as Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole if he keeps working hard.”
“I've never seen a kid with so much talent. He's a great addition to have. Another superstar to the label,” added the No Limit Record boss.
Signing under the new label which houses artists such as Ace B, Moe Roy, Lambo, King Roy, J-Slugg, Nano, and Blaqnmild, Clae&Read more
It's been a phenomenal year in terms of album releases, and among its most anticipated, sits A Tribe Called Quest's final album, We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service.
The idea of the veteran rap group departing the scene with a last album had been teased early in the year, only to be confirmed by tribe member Q-Tip months after, all of course leading up to the record finally being released in November complete with a very sentimental performance during a special episode of Saturday Night Live.
In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1, however, Q-Tip hinted that the tribe would continue making more music, “In 2015, we were celebrating the 25th anniversary of our first album (People's Instinctive TrRead more
This day in hip-hop throws back to a certain Wu-Tang Clan album on the day it struck platinum status, certified by the RIAA—merely two months following its initial debut.
Released under Loud Records on the 21st of November, 2000, the Wu-Tang Clan's third album, The W, featured guest appearances from Isaac Hayes, Redman, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, and Junior Reid—signifying an impressive arsenal of artists rallying alongside the supersonic rap group.
Following a three-year gap since their previous album, Wu-Tang Forever, their third record, The W embodied a memorable comeback for the original crew with several members already releasing solo projects of their own. But that's where itRead more
Desiigner is only a few weeks away from wrapping up a phenomenal year, and that includes striking gold on his “Timmy Turner” single, as well as a Grammy Award nomination for his breakout-hit, “Panda”.
Marking one year since it's initial release in just two days, “Panda” singlehandedly skyrocketed the nineteen-year-old Brooklyn emcee onto instant fame, landing him #1 on the US Billboard 100 as well as garnering RIAA certified quadruple-platinum.
On top of that, Def Jam Recordings announced yesterday (Dec 12) that said single was nominated for a Grammy Award, competing under the Best Rap Performance category, competing against heavyweight starts such as Fat Joe & Remy Ma, ScHoolboy Q and Kanye West, OVO bosRead more