Ryan Trey caps off cuffing season along with his new single “Nowhere to Run” that includes Bryson Tiller.
Over the mellow Vinylz manufacturing, Trey exudes late-night vibes whereas wooing his lover (“Know you need an actual one, child”), whereas the Trapsoul crooner swoops down along with his sultry vocals.
Speaking to Billboard, Tiller praised his 19-year-old collaborator. “He jogs my memory loads of myself, truly,” he stated. “Very hands-on along with his music, has head on his shoulders, [he] stays out of bother and solely desires to make his family and friends proud, and I feel he’s doing simply that.”
As the primary artist off Neil Dominique’s #JUSTAREGULARDAY label, Trey has been constructing buzz following the discharge of his 2018 debut mission August, profitable followers together with Tiller, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James, who co-signed him on Instagram.
Tiller is now engaged on his long-awaited third album Serenity. In December, he revealed that the mission is delayed till he’s “proud of it,” including, “I perceive that individuals today like to have new music like each four months however that’s simply not how i work.”
The model is robust, as Desus and Mero have been having fun with the spoils their comfortable Showtime improve. Now, somewhat over a yr faraway from their iconic feud with DJ Envy, the pair have come ahead with an replace. “A yr in the past, DJ Envy walked out our look on The Breakfast Club,” begins Desus. “This week, to rejoice his walkout anniversary, we despatched him a peace fering and he cherished it,” chimes in Mero. The announcement proceeds to chop to a Breakfast Club clip, which finds Envy talking about receiving a present from the Bodega Boys.
“Shout out to Desus and Mero,” says Envy, to the shock Charlamagne and Angela Yee. “They ship me a present final week man. Appreciate you guys, man,” says Envy. Angela comes by with the query we have all been questioning: “have been you on the bathroom?” Envy neglects to reply, although he does declare the reward in query was a banana. Not happy with Envy’s sarcastic response, Yee doubles down on her requests, solely to be rebuffed. “It’s non-public,” says Envy.
Yet Desus appears completely happy to spill the beans. “We bought him an edible association that claims completely happy anniversary from Dickhead and Pussy,” he grins, affirming that cash is now not a problem given the Showtime cheques. Check out the clip beneath, and take a second to replicate on the hilarious tilt that discovered Desus and Mero going through the unmitigated rage an Envy scorned.
Last evening Young Thug and YFN Lucci discovered themselves scheduling the sport’s first slap-f, with pointed threats coming from both facet. Though Thug has been focused by no scarcity rap challengers, he seems keen to take things beyond wax the place Lucci is anxious. Threatening to “slap the s**t out his lil bum ass,” Thug warned the Lucci that it was on sight upon their subsequent assembly. The slap-happy rapper was met with taunts from Lucci, who went as far as to tug Karlae into the combo. Suffice it to say, the open palms will fly.
During the volley projectile threats, Sauce Walka watched from afar with a disapproving glare. His personal disdain for Young Thug isn’t any secret. Walka previously boasted that “no man in a costume can fade him,” earlier than threatening the chance precise punches, ought to they ever cross paths. Now, Walka has as soon as once more made Thug the article ridicule, fering a judgemental tackle Thugger’s boxing method. In reality, the Sauce King seems to have revisited the narrative dress-superiority, as informed by means of an imaginative mixture emojis and the hashtag “SLAP.”
All issues thought of, stress is brewing, and it might be a disgrace to see this one escalate to some extent no return. Yet Sauce Walka would not appear able to let Young Thug out his crosshairs, and Thugger has by no means been one to again down from a confrontation. In issues Sauce and Slime, which substance has extra consistency?
As R. Kelly‘s attorneys put together his protection for his upcoming trial, the singer’s ex-wife and kids are reportedly set to star within the subsequent season Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. Drea Kelly and her three youngsters will seem on the WEtv present, and in response to The Blast, two their three children are nonetheless minors, and sometimes, when underage youngsters are set to be on actuality tv, each mother and father want to provide permission. However, since Kelly allegedly hasn’t had contact along with his youngsters for years, Drea moved ahead with the contract with out him.
It continues to be unknown how a lot Kelly might be a subject dialog on the present, however The Blast claims that the main focus the household’s storyline might be on 21-year-old Joann, additionally identified underneath her stage identify Buku Abi. The present will give her a platform for her singing profession. Just days in the past Kelly took to Instagram to interrupt his social media silence by singing Joann happy birthday.
Meanwhile, Kelly’s legal professionals have an extended, arduous street forward them. TMZ studies that they are within the midst shaping his protection, and so as to take action, they’re requesting copies the alleged sex tapes that the prosecution claims are Kelly and underage women. Steven Greenberg, Kelly’s legal professional, tells TMZ that he ought to start receiving the prosecution’s supplies as early as subsequent week, nevertheless, they do not know precisely what is going to arrive.
Greenberg additional claims that when he receives the alleged intercourse tapes, he plans on ordering an entire forensic evaluation the supplies if he believes that his shopper is featured on them. If not, then they’ll decide up pace an try to start out the trial as quickly as attainable. It’s additionally reported that Kelly, who cannot depart the state Illinois, has been attempting to book shows overseas to be able to usher in some money.
SOB x RBE member Yhung T.O. closed out 2018 along with his solo challenge Trust Issues. Now, he’s again with a brand new launch titled On My Momma 2.
The challenge is a sequel to his solo debut On My Momma, which dropped in 2017. Fellow SOB x RBE member DaBoii, Lil Sheik and ShooterGang Kony make visitor appearances on the Interscope Records artist’s newest work.
Check out Yhung T.O.’s On My Momma 2 stream, cowl artwork and tracklist under.
2. What I See
three. Plane wit Me
four. Nails Done, Bills Paid
5. The Wave
6. Double Back f. DaBoii
7. Ain’t Worried
9. Ask the Opps
10. Run It In
11. Letter to Myself
12. Slide Bout It f. Lil Sheik & ShooterGang Kony
13. Hold It Down
Amsterdam, Netherlands – Anderson .Paak is on high of the world proper now. Following his current Grammy Award win for “Bubblin’,” the multi-talented artist helped launch the #LoveThyBar marketing campaign with Jameson Irish Whiskey, whereas concurrently touring abroad.
Armed along with his signature smile, the Aftermath signee exudes an air of confidence wherever he goes, one thing he credit to his mom.
“I really feel like I got here up in a assured family,” he tells HipHopDX. “My mother was an entrepreneur developing. She had three ladies and I used to be the one boy. My mother was the boss. She didn’t even have to inform me. I simply watched her and watched how exhausting she labored to get all of us the place we have been at. I didn’t know on the time, however I used to be simply absorbing all of that.”
But Paak didn’t all the time really feel that approach. He admits he didn’t develop up with that sort of assertiveness. It was music that in the end supplied a effectively of shallowness.
“I used to be very shy developing, however I feel the place I gained my confidence was in my craft,” he explains. “Once I obtained into music and located my objective, and I began studying how you can play drums, you couldn’t inform me I wasn’t cute [laughs]. You couldn’t inform me I wasn’t humorous. I knew I used to be placing every little thing into that and that was my basis. I used to be assured in that and that simply spilled over. The extra I developed that, the extra snug I obtained.”
He continues, “Naturally, I feel I’m in all probability extra shy and I’ve extra of a goofy facet and extra of a glance on life that’s like ‘all the time see the humorous elements.’ I feel that’s the place possibly the boldness comes from too. When I see folks which are actually cocky or have a giant ego, that’s an incentive to me in itself. When I got here up, folks used to make enjoyable of me on a regular basis. We used to make enjoyable of one another. I used to be simply chubby with braces. I didn’t assume I wasn’t gonna get ladies. I nonetheless felt like that was what made me, me and that was it. As I obtained older, effectively, I’m 32 now so you’ll be able to’t inform me shit. Being in your 30s was like much more in tune with ladies. You’re extra assured with who you might be and the place and what you might be.”
With Oxnard out, Paak is targeted on releasing his subsequent effort, Ventura, which can mark his second album govt produced by Dr. Dre. When Paak was in highschool, he really informed himself he would work with the N.W.A legend sooner or later.
“I even had this imaginative and prescient in Seoul, [South] Korea that I’d work with Dr. Dre,” he says. “I didn’t know till now how like-minded we’re and the way a lot the identical we’re, however I knew at the back of my head that I used to be going to get there. It’s loopy as a result of all I paid consideration to in my life then was Dr. Dre, Hip Hop, music and sleep.”
When Dre and Paak initially hopped within the studio collectively to work on Oxnard, the Doctor wasn’t even conscious the bold artist needed to do two albums.
“Ventura is a blessing,” he says. “I informed Dre once we have been possibly about 80 % into the Oxnard report that I needed to really do two data and he began scratching his head. I used to be like, ‘Trust me, I obtained a present.’ I knew we couldn’t have 30 songs on one album. But we couldn’t come to phrases.
“I used to be like, ‘Let me do two, man. One will likely be gritty, one will likely be fairly. I gotta inform either side once more from my upbringing. Since I went to highschool and just about grew up in Ventura, I used to be going forwards and backwards between Oxnard and Ventura. My education and the place I used to be really residing was in Ventura. They are two completely different environments, no less than once I was residing on the market.”
Paak says Ventura will differ from Oxnard when it comes to lyrical content material. Based on what he describes, it seems like it will likely be way more introspective.
“I began to see there have been two completely different sides of this story,” he explains. “There was a gaggle of songs that have been extra soulful and one other group of songs that also had the soul and the funk, however they have been simply extra gritty. I’m getting head within the automobile on songs [on Oxnard] and we’re speaking about ‘Sweet Chick’ or we obtained ‘Tints.’ We obtained numerous dangerous subjects on that one.
“It was nonetheless numerous enjoyable and each albums have been superb. Both albums have been made with numerous ambition. I needed to have the ability to inform the opposite facet of somebody that’s a bit extra weak on this album although. I made a track ‘Love Air’ speaking about ‘Yo, is that this only a feeling?’ And I’m nonetheless speaking about relationship points and speaking about social commentary and political issues. We wanted that facet too I felt like.”
On Ventura, Dre additionally loosened up the reins and let Paak take extra management.
“Dre had numerous belief in me with this one as a result of I felt like he needed to be actually fingers on with Oxnard, which he was, and I’m glad he was,” he explains. “I used to be capable of study quite a bit and permit myself to be actually produced by among the best and belief quite a bit with him. That was that. And he was like, ‘Cool man, you are able to do your factor on this one.’ He gave me numerous leeway and belief.”
There’s a way Paak is bursting with satisfaction that his first album with Dre even noticed the sunshine of day. The Aftermath CEO has a historical past of shelving albums, which wasn’t misplaced on Paak.
“I’m ’bout to place an entire album out once more,” he says. “It’s gonna be not even six months aside or one thing. When I signed to Dre, all people stated, ‘You by no means popping out. You gonna miss your likelihood.’ But I’m about to go back-to-back on them and every little thing retains going. Of course, he’s nonetheless Dre and if it has his identify on it, you recognize he works very exhausting on it.
“You understand it ain’t leaving and getting his stamp with out him approving every little thing. But it simply so occurs that we see eye-to-eye on numerous issues. We’re rattling close to birthday twins and I get it. He will get me, I get him. We give one another our house once we want it. Like I stated earlier than, we’re all about working with one another to make one thing that we each respect.”
Paak and his band The Free Nationals are embarking on an enormous nationwide tour subsequent month. It features a cease at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado, which can mark his first headlining present on the historic outside venue.
Like Thundercat — who will likely be alongside for the journey — Paak was a superb good friend of the late Mac Miller. He says he might really feel Miller’s spirit enveloping him whereas he was engaged on his albums and “completely” feels it on a regular basis.
“I heard considered one of his favourite songs immediately after which I simply mechanically felt him,” he remembers. “It all the time simply places a smile on my face. He had such an ideal humorousness and I do know he’s round. I do know he’s been hollering. I do know he’s seeing all of the humorous shit that’s occurring in my life proper now. I do know he is aware of that I can deal with it and I do know he’s simply crackin’ up. And I hope that he’s proud.”
Crime fabricator Jussie Smollett has been the butt of jokes for weeks. Cast members of ‘Empire’ aren’t laughing.
On March 20th, Empire achieved a brand-new low.
In the present’s second episode because the arrest of Jussie Smollett, the numbers for ‘Empire’ had been something however good. It was the lowest-rated episode within the present’s 5-year historical past.
The present was seen by fewer than four million viewers. Even extra troubling, it solely had a 1.1 score within the all-important 18-49 demographic.
By comparability, the earlier week’s episode — which was the present’s midseason premiere — had an viewers of four.four million individuals and scored a score of 1.three. That itself was a poor displaying, however the newest episode misplaced 10% of these preliminary viewers and shed 11% within the rankings.
The present is presently on a decidedly downward arc, with the midseason premiere shedding 14% of its viewers (and 17% in rankings) from the ultimate episode broadcast in 2018.
Before the most recent episode aired, the earlier low for the collection was an episode that aired final Halloween. It had an viewers of four.2 million individuals and a score of 1.2.
So maybe we will’t blamed this all on Jussie.
Largely due to the decline in individuals watching “Empire” that evening, CBS was in a position to tie Fox for first place within the primetime rankings for the 18-49 demographic. The community’s episode of “Survivor” led all exhibits.
Lee Daniels, who’s the creator and showrunner of “Empire,” posted a video on Instagram within the speedy aftermath of Smollett’s arrest. He stated that each he and the members of the present’s forged had skilled what he known as “ache, anger, unhappiness and frustration” due to the arrest.
Smollett, who performs musician Jamal Lyon on “Empire,” was indicted on February 20th for disorderly conduct. The Chicago Police have charged him with paying two males to stage a hate-crime assault, each of whom cooperated with authorities.
The police have additionally accused Smollett of submitting a false police report, and additional allege that the actor staged the assault as a result of he was sad with how a lot he incomes whereas engaged on “Empire.”
According to trade studies, Smollett earns $20,000 per episode. Or, at the least that was his earlier compensation.
After reducing f a couple of strands his personal hair on social media, Uzi lastly confirmed f the outcomes his haircut on his story. Just a few his dreads are nonetheless intact whereas most his head is crammed with his pure curls. Uzi listened to some new Kfee whereas rocking the look, feeling himself to the fullest.
Gone are the times Uzi sporting different-colored dreads. Say hi there to the brand new Lil Uzi Vert.
WWE followers, sneakerheads, and people who double as each will likely be completely satisfied to know that Chalk Line will likely be releasing a number of WWE sneakers tomorrow, March 22, beginning at 12pm ET.
The WWE-licensed sneakers resemble the beloved Converse Chuck Taylor, that includes a canvas higher with a white toe cap and a white midsole beneath all of it.
(Chalk Line x WWE “Shawn Michaels”: Via Chalk Line)
Thus far, solely the Shawn Michaels colorway has been revealed however Chalk Line has introduced that there will even be sneakers impressed by “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, the Ultimate Warriors and NWO.
With Wrestlemania 35 scheduled to happen on April 7 at MetLife Stadium, the timing the discharge comes on the good time to rep your favourite WWE legends. Of course, we’re hoping there will even be sneakers for Razor Ramon, The Undertaker, Sting, Macho Man, and so on. within the close to future, however for now we’ll take what we are able to get.
Stay tuned for a take a look at the Chalk Line x WWE kicks as soon as they’re unveiled.
This week, R. Kelly shocked the world as soon as once more when he broke his social media silence, singing “Happy Birthday” to his estranged daughter in a video. Joann Kelly, who goes as Buku Abi, has allegedly not spoken to her father in years and lots of are seeing the video as an affordable try to achieve sympathy from the general public earlier than he heads to trial. Kelly is at present going through ten counts prison sexual abuse and he is been clowned all around the web for each this submit and his interview with Gayle King. Young Dolph is not with that although, as a substitute selecting to depart him alone and name out all of the blogs which have been talking in poor health on Kelly’s identify.
“R. Kelly determined to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to his daughter, and all y’all blogs wish to make enjoyable him. That shit lame as hell,” mentioned Young Dolph in a clip posted to his Instagram story. “Let that man stay his life. Let that man get pleasure from his youngsters, dawg. Y’all tremendous lame.”
While Dolph is not totally supporting R. Kelly, he does look like drained listening to about each little transfer the singer makes. Especially about one thing so simple as a birthday message to his daughter. Dolph didn’t deliver up the abuse allegations made towards R. Kelly within the video, solely the birthday video.
Over the previous couple of years, the NCAA has come beneath fireplace for the way in which it treats their athletes. College sports activities herald thousands and thousands yearly and it all the time results in the fingers the faculties and the coaches, however by no means the precise college students. Student-athletes aren’t even allowed presents or they may very well be topic to suspensions or worse: expulsion. It’s a fairly tough solution to deal with the gamers who’re those bringing so many eyes to their respective sports activities. Due to the NCAA’s stance, the group is not seen favorably by those that have been by means of it. It’s this distaste for the NCAA that led to the hilarious Twitter reactions former faculty athletes after the group posted a “day within the life” a student-athlete video.
The video itself is fairly primary. It takes the viewer by means of the totally different levels an athletes day as they juggle their courses. While the intentions had been most likely good, it was clear that the NCAA was performing some embellishment. In the video, it makes it appear as if the athlete has a fairly happy-go-lucky life, though as many student-athletes can attest, the portrayal within the Twitter video is not correct within the slightest. In truth, it is much more hectic than the NCAA would love you to assume.
Here are some the most effective reactions to the video.
There’s no stopping Jennifer Lopez. Having simply introduced her engagement to Alex Rodriguez a pair weekends in the past, the singer is again to enterprise and has already introduced a sunglass collaboration with Quay Australia. Today, nonetheless, Jennifer has now dropped f the ficial teaser for a brand new tune that includes French Montana referred to as “Medicine.”
The tune arrives on April fifth, however followers can pre-save the tune on their Spotify to have the tune routinely added to their library. “I CAN’T WAIT for you guys to listen to it,” Jennifer captioned the picture on Instagram. Jennifer and French have beforehand collaborated on 2014’s monitor “I Luh Ya Papi.”
“We’re actually completely happy,” Jennifer recently explained for the primary time since her engagement. “We have an] appreciation for the place we’re in our lives at the moment, and that’s what we’re having fun with essentially the most,” added Alex.
“Everything that we do, we do collectively,” she added. “He is aware of my goals and I do know his goals, and collectively we really feel like we’re stronger.We’re continuously supporting one another in our particular person endeavors and fascinated about all of the issues that we are able to construct collectively.”
March 21, 1966 – DJ Premier is undoubtedly probably the most gifted turntablists/producers to ever do it. Born Christopher Edward Martin in Houston, Texas, Preemo and his household quickly settled in Prairie View the place he attended Prairie View A&M University. In reality, he was nonetheless technically a university scholar when “Words I Manifest” — the primary Gang Starr single — was launched in 1989.
Armed with an ironclad work ethic, Preemo ultimately relocated to Brooklyn and steadily rose to prominence as one half of the legendary Hip Hop duo. Along with the late Guru, Preemo pumped out six official studio albums beneath the Gang Starr moniker, together with 1994’s Hard To Earn and 1998’s Moment Of Truth.
Over the course of Preemo’s illustrious profession, he’s crafted beats for numerous artists — from Anderson .Paak, Mobb Deep and Big Daddy Kane to Big L, The Notorious B.I.G. and JAY-Z.
In 2017, the 52-year-old Hip Hop vet teamed up with MC Eiht for the Compton’s Most Wanted OG’s Which Way Iz West album and final yr, he reunited with Royce Da 5’9 for PRhyme 2. Most lately, De La Soul’s Maseo confirmed with HipHopDX Premier and Pete Rock are engaged on two new albums with the group — a follow-up to 2016’s And The Anonymous Nobody and a 3rd installment of the Art Official Intelligence collection.
Simply put, Preemo stays working.
Due to his deep information of every kind of music, Preemo’s innate means to meld funk, soul and jazz into Hip Hop magic has at all times been his forte. He’ll additionally pattern an artist’s previous music to create a brand new observe for a similar artist.
As a end result, he’s laid the groundwork for a lot of to comply with in his footsteps. In a 2017 interview with RAPstation, Statik Selektah spoke about his admiration for the beat magician.
“People at all times ask me if I like DJing or producing extra, however the perfect factor is DJing whereas I’m enjoying a tune I produced, so doing my radio present is ideal for that,” he stated. “The entire purpose I began DJIng is I heard DJ Premier enjoying songs he produced in 1995 on Hot 97.
“I used to be like, ‘Yo this dude is scratching the data he simply produced that ain’t even out but.’ I used to be like, ‘This is what I wish to do’ and I actually adopted that path.”
As Preemo continues to paved the way, HipHopDX needs him a really completely happy birthday. You know his steez.
It’s secure to say that Will Smith is not thought-about a rising film star. He’s secured himself two Oscar nominations, will all the time be the beloved Fresh Prince Bel-Air and he is had individuals in tears from his comedy movies and dramatic movies – living proof: The Pursuit Happyness.
On the latest episode his Facebook Watch Series Will Smith’s Bucket List, the Focus actor took half in a half-marathon in Cuba the place he defined how at one level in his life he would have been a lot more durable on himself concerning his consequence finishing it in two-and-a-half hours. “I believe all of the bucket lists that is the one I’m most involved about,” he mentioned. “Like, in my deepest honesty with myself, I actually am undecided if I can run 13 miles.”
In preparation for the run, Will needed to bear some routine bodily checkups and he defined how he is not used to not liking what he sees within the mirror.
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“Being this far out form is form a little bit bit new for me,” he mentioned. “I didn’t drink for over a decade. You know, throughout my rise as a film star, I used to be, like, wildly disciplined, so being on this place in my life, even one thing so simple as taking my shirt f whereas I’m out form, like, you realize this for me now permitting myself to be seen lower than optimally is new.”
Back within the day, nothing was extra necessary to Will than turning into the most important film star. But these ideas and intense emotions in opposition to himself are all prior to now.
“I’m actually in a special place in my life as I’ve gotten older I don’t really feel the stress residing as much as the billboard picture myself like I used to, and residing with these imperfections and accepting my weaknesses has introduced me a lot freedom. I’m the happiest I’ve ever been in my life,” he added.
Nike has been teasing a pair colorways their Nike SB x Air Jordan 1 High OG collab not too long ago. The two pairs will reportedly be popping out on May 25th and followers each manufacturers could not be any happier. If you are a fan Nike SB and Jumpman, you will be joyful to know that there’s one other Jordan 1 collab within the works, this time with the “low” mannequin. As reported by @pyleaks, two colorways the Nike SB x Air Jordan 1 low are purported to launch this Summer for $110 USD.
The two colorways which are being teased each function blue and are listed as “Dark Powder Blue/Dark Powder Blue/White” and “Midnight Navy/Metallic Silver/White.” While no ficial photographs have been proven f to date, it seems as if we now have a recent take a look at what the “Midnight Navy/Metallic Silver/White” colorway will appear to be.
As you possibly can inform by the photographs, the higher is constructed with white leather-based and navy blue suede overlays, all whereas a silver swoosh attire the aspect panel. Meanwhile, there may be an infrared Jumpman emblem stitched into the toebox.
There isn’t any ficial launch date for these simply but so keep tuned for updates.