Slim Jxmmi Announces Solo Project After Sparking Rumors Of A "Rae Sremmurd Split"

This morning, Slim Jxmmi seemingly made an allusion to quitting Rae Sremmurd whereas they had been on tour. The since-deleted Tweet reads as follows: “I am not Rae Sremmurd I’m slim jxmmi and ima sink or swim on my own.” Jxmmi would finally put out the flames by deleting his posts, however not earlier than inflicting a stir inside his personal fanbase. Many these followers resorted to posting “screenshots” the unique Twitter change in an effort to deliver consciousness to the state of affairs, and the solutions they coveted!

Thankfully, the dire state of affairs would enhance moments later, when Slim Jxmmi posted a “Rip slimJxm” in letter type, this time on Instagram. Next to the posting, Slim Jxmmi captioned this message: “2nd venture Dropping 2k19.” So in abstract, Slim Jxmmi inadvertently places followers in cardiac arrest solely to resuscitate them with pillars pleasure. With an impending PR disaster on their palms, Swae Lee was compelled to put in writing a press release meant to bolster Slim Jxmmi’s harm management efforts.

It stands to cause that Jxmmi could have been saving his announcement for a wet day, however in sensing the tumult he had inadvertently created by deceptive his followers, the Rae Sremmurd rapper had little selection however to strike early. Both messages come to us on the heels a Rae Sremmurd efficiency final night time at FOMO Festival in Sydney, Australia. 


Netflix Hopes "Velvet Buzzsaw" Will Be The Next Sensation: Watch The Trailer

Netflix has made it doable for Jake Gyllenhaal and director Dan Gilroy to reunite underneath one banner. The pair discovered success with Nightcrawler in 2014, receiving its share accolades together with an Oscar nom within the class  Best Original Screenplay. This time round, Gilroy and Gyllenhaal are sticking to the successful method, for a second foray into the horror-thriller style. The new movie, Velvet Buzzsaw, borrows from the same dugout technique: mundanity seen by means of the eyes a delirious particular person. Netflix fered this synopsis in passing. 

The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Morf Vandewalt, an artwork critic with little or no pizzazz to point out for his efforts, at the least on the floor stage. As the story good points greater decision, Vandewalt begins to point out indicators derangement, led to by a sequence unlucky revelations. The ending is meant to shock the senses, Gilroy advised Vanity Fair. Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Daveed Diggs, Zawe Ashton, and Billy Magnussen make up the supporting solid reverse Gyllenhaal. Check out the ficial Netflix-sponsored trailer, and hit us together with your ideas.

EarthGang Share Young Thug's Verse On "Mirrorland:" Listen

EarthGang are fairly confident in relation to their upcoming musical output. Wouldn’t you be, when you’d snagged a Young Thug particularly on your subsequent album? Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot EarthGang did simply that, and so they might hardly comprise their pleasure forward its launch. The choice was thus taken to excitedly share Young Thug’s verse with their Instagram fanbase. Thankfully the entire ordeal was documented, reposted, and later transcribed. This is identical “Prada U” recording they promised in November, in case you had been questioning.

“Prada U” is an element the duo’s imaginative and prescient for Mirrorland, a venture they hope to finalize ASAP between now and the ultimate months 2019. As state in our unique interview with the group, Mirrorland has a fully-interactive idea. Fans are being inspired to help within the album’s cowl artwork design.  Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot additionally boast a slick collaboration with Arin Ray, which they’ve positioned in sequence subsequent to “Prada U” on the coronary heart the album. Keep it peeled for lots EarthGang within the coming months.

Rihanna Toys With Fans Over "Closing Shop" On Her 2019 Album Plans

Rihanna is a crafty particular person in her personal proper. Instead giving her followers the same old tug the arm advertising and marketing pitch, RiRi determined to check their loyalty by pretending to cancel her musical agenda for 2019. To her credit score, the ruse labored to rile up anticipation, and he or she did not even break a sweat. It all went down on Friday evening within the type an innocuous selfie add.


Against the pink glare the picture posted on her Instagram Storyboard, Rihanna makes an attempt a joke that goes somewhat one thing like this: “Where the album?'” she captions the picture. “Me: sorry my connection poor.”

Needless to say, some followers with weaker detection expertise have been fast to imagine the worst. Even the extra measured followers nonetheless felt a tad “gaslit” by the suggestive tone her joke. At the opposite finish the spectrum, followers who’ve been counting the times because the launch ANTI practically three years in the past, view something aside from a “Download Link” as a whole abomination.

Fans will undoubtedly hearken again to December 22nd, 2018, because the day Rihanna promised her followers a brand new album slated for 2019. And although I discover myself in a position to stand up to the distant chance an album postponement, I do empathize with the arid feeling, besides in my case, I am ready for Biggavelli to return from Rikers Island, above anything. To every their very own!

Kodak Black's "DYING TO LIVE" Album Drops December 14

Kodak Black was gushing with delight in his newest Twitter posting. Last evening, Kodak Black introduced his intentions to drop his forthcoming album subsequent month, this after making comparable claims within the month October. But this time, Kodak is not pussy-footing round. His second studio mission will probably be titled DYING TO LIVE and can characteristic contributions from Future, Young Thug, Bun B, Young Jeezy, and extra.

DYING TO LIVE will probably be launched on December 14 Atlanta Records, the label liable for heeding him A&R duties underneath the guise his Sniper Gang outfit. The last draft the album will embrace all of the singles now we have to come back witness in current months: “Take One” and “If I’m Lyin, I’m Flyin” and the viral sensation “ZEZE.”

The mission is ficial follow-up to his different Atlantic-backed full-length album, Painting Pictures, which produced a collection fan-favorite cuts together with the infectious “Tunnel Vision” produced by Metro Boomin. So as a substitute an Autumnal launch, Kodak followers must make do with a flourishing Xmas miracle. News DYING TO LIVE December 14 launch straight coincides with the revealing his “ZEZE” music video with Travis and Offset. 

There Kodak and director Father Steve make use of slapstick to nice impact, besides the scene narrative by no means actually takes f, and we’re left with a blooper reel for a completed product. Are you excited for December 14th?

Nicki Minaj Supports Tekashi 6ix9ine During Time Of Need: "Danny, I Love You"

Nicki Minaj has added her voice to DJ Akademik’s, in declaring Tekashi 6ix9ine’s album pushed again. Nicki posted the next message Instagram, by invoking his pet identify “Danny” as she wished him and his household the perfect in overcoming the best impediment to ever come his manner.

“For causes past music, the document firm will maintain f on placing his challenge out for now,” she wrote on Instagram. “Danny, I really like you and am praying for you, your Mother, daughter & her Mom throughout this time.”

With her message sympathy, Nicki has certainly given credence to the sooner report posted by DJ Akademiks, wherein he acknowledged that Tekashi’s DUMMY can be pushed again till additional discover. Besides this public fering from Nicki Minaj, no ficial announcement on the matter has been from anybody inside Tekashi’s private entourage. 

The tracklist submitted for DUMMY included a bevy excessive prile visitor spots together with Lil Baby, Gunna, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Tory Lanez and even a wire-tap recording Bobby Schmurda from behind bars. Tekashi 6ix9ine is evidently “far too indisposed” to lend any assist to DUMMY’s launch. The New York-born rapper is at present being held in a Brooklyn detention heart whereas he awaits the dissemination his racketeering costs.

Jaden Smith Dedicates His Last Album To "Females": Ex-Lovers, Strangers & Eve

Jaden Smith not too long ago dropped his newest venture entitled The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story. While this launch lands inside his Cool Tape sequence, the brand new assortment songs resonated together with his listeners in a different way compared to his earlier ferings. The inspiration for the 11-track tape is perhaps the supply this distinction.

Smith shared his “imaginative and prescient” for the album which took the shape a dedication to ladies who’ve influenced his life instantly or in any other case. He says thanks to some and apologizes to others, particularly somebody he refers to as “Eve” who is perhaps the identical one talked about in his music “E.”

He attributes his musical output to those female entities and expresses gratitude for his or her contribution to his life.

Juicy J Announces New EP With $uicideboy$: "Who Ready?"

Juicy J is not any stranger to the $uicideboy$, since making them his go-to-option for manufacturing within the post-Triple Six period. Well now it appears, the $uicideboy$ will have the ability to fly the flag at full workers, judging by a Juicy J tweet the place he shared plans to launch a joint undertaking with the ‘Boy$, within the coming days or months, who even is aware of?

The ex-Three Six Mafia frontman tweeted an image himself and Scrim behind the boards with a caption that learn: “therealjuicyj & SUICIDEBOYS EP who prepared?’ Simple sufficient proper? In truth, you’ll have seen this coming, for Juicy, Scrim, Ruby Da Cherry have fairly a bit chemistry on, and f the overwhelmed path music, they usually do share a keenness for one thing I prefer to name “easy hedonism.” Sometimes that fondness will get the most effective ’em, just like the time Scrim consumed an artificial Weed substance and midway choked to demise.

The finest proof their musical compatibility got here when Juicy J was confirmed because the co-executive producer on their main debut I Want to Die in New Orleans. Before that, Juicy J had enlisted the pair to provide his Highly Intoxicated mixtape, a undertaking that included visitor spots from rappers like Smokepurpp, Cardi B, XXXTentacion, and Slim Jxmmi.

Are you intrigued by the information?

The Current Decade Of Hip-Hop & R&B, Ranked From Worst To Best

At a time when our conception music is continually increasing and mutating to accommodate new strategies consumption, the album stays a sacred marker creative excellence. Though the as soon as widespread observe listening to a whole album in a single sitting is being phased out by Spotify’s chart-defining playlists and YouTube’s algorithm, leaning into the obsession our favourite information fers a glimpse into the music trade’s altering requirements for the listening expertise and likewise supplies historic and cultural insights. Nostalgia generally is a bitter capsule to swallow, however wanting again on beloved releases forces one to look at the context, each inside an artist’s profession and the larger musical image. Has an album retained its preliminary replayability? Where does it stack up towards comparable initiatives, each from a style and content material standpoint? And maybe most significantly, has it achieved a long-lasting, even traceable influence, or as an alternative fallen out favor because the years have passed by? These are just some the questions that had been deployed when crafting this record. It’s value noting that the next rankings don’t fake to be complete; there’ll inevitably be releases which are omitted, whether or not realized or not. Rather, the objective in crafting this record was to create an fulfilling and debate-worthy romp down reminiscence lane that was as goal as potential. While albums, mixtapes, and long-form initiatives are the first focus, singles are often referenced.

In any case, the previous decade hip hop and R&B has gifted listeners with an astounding host releases value revisiting in full. The guidelines are as follows:

1.) Each album should have been launched ranging from January 1, 2010 as much as current day
2.) Mixtapes, free downloads, and Grammy-nominated initiatives are all eligible
three.) Each album should be from the hip-hop and/or R&B style(s)

The rankings proceed from worst to finest. 

Tory Lanez Confirms Joint Project With Meek Mill

Tory Lanez dropped Love Me Now? final week and has been making the rounds on radio exhibits to advertise his launch. During his look on The Breakfast Club, the Canadian artist was requested about his future initiatives, together with his potential collaborations. While followers are already anticipating a collaborative mixtape from Lanez and Chris Brown, they could solely be listening to his plans with Meek Mill.

Tory confirms a full-length undertaking with Meek is within the works. He can also be hitting the studio with A Boogie. The collaborations are a means for him to increase his musical universe as an artist.

His group efforts are decided by work ethic.

On prime this materials, he’s additionally prioritizing the discharge a Spanish undertaking in addition to Chixtape 5.

XXXTentacion Unreleased Track With Kodak Black Teased By Sniper Gang

Just a few weeks in the past Kodak Black informed the world that he nonetheless communicates with XXXTentacion after his premature passing. According to his label’s socials, the artist will doubtless share his reference to X by way of a collaboration. His label Sniper Gang pointed to their having one other unreleased joint monitor stashed away.

The particulars this potential launch have but to floor however followers can assume that the monitor would adorn Kodak’s forthcoming challenge if the music does certainly hit the market. Posthumous releases two initiatives X had been engaged on earlier than his loss of life have additionally been rumored. His followers are hoping for the chance to expertise his ferings from BadVibes Forever & Skins.

X can also be rumored to look as a featured artist on Tory Lanez upcoming challenge, though this hypothesis is not mirrored on the tracklist that has been circulating. The Canadian rapper’s third studio album  Love Me Now? drops on October 26 Interscope. Fans must wait just a few extra days to see in the event that they had been onto one thing.

Last 12 months, Kodak Black and XXXTentacion launched a collaborative monitor entitled “Roll In Peace.”

Freddie Gibbs' Plans: First Vacation, Then "Bandana"

While introverted by fashionable hip-hop requirements, Freddie Gibbs has been quietly holding it down. Both this 12 months and final, Gangsta Gibbs has dropped f two stable initiatives, with Freddie and You Only Live 2wice. While followers have accepted his ferings with open arms, many have constantly inquired concerning the standing  Bandanathe sequel to Freddie’s acclaimed Madlib-produced 2014 album. We’ve already acquired affirmation that the album was completed, and whereas that actually bodes properly, Gibbs was in no speedy rush to drop. 

“I’m accomplished with, you understand, that Madlib album so I been sittin’ on that,” he stated, again in July. “I received cash. I need not put it out but. I am good, I am straight. I might put it out when it is time to put it out… I simply wasn’t prepared but. I needed to do one thing else first.” Now, it could seem that issues are about to vary. A current trade between Freddie Gibbs and Madlib make it clear that Bandana is on the horizon. 

In the iMessage dialog, Gibbs reveals that he is heading to Chile for some R&R. “When I get again I am able to push go on all this shit,” he writes. At the underside, Gibbs captions the screenshot with a hype-inducing “PART 2.” You can presently peep the trade on Freddie’s IG story, no less than for now. Ya’ll hyped for Bandana?

Kendrick Lamar's Adaptive Nature Makes Him The Ideal Hip-Hop Feature

Had pure choice run its course any totally different, Kendrick Lamar would have grown up three streets over, with totally different pals, caregivers, mentors, and on some degree, a distinct understanding what it takes to be an lively participant in his personal future.

In hindsight, there’s no causal ladder that begins to explain Kendrick’s journey thus far, not to mention the artwork understanding the place others stand underneath comparable circumstances. It’s that very causal ladder that offers us all power, and for Kendrick Lamar, the uncommon capacity to faucet into the thoughts different inventive varieties with a hive-like reflex.

Kendrick is arguably essentially the most adept rapper his era, and but we have come to find extra room for reward. In mild his current visitor verses and performances, it needs to be famous that he’s additionally, as unfair as it could appear, essentially the most adaptive “characteristic artist” within the recreation. The humbling classes previous experiences solely start to explain the fluid nature he demonstrates in these collaborative exchanges. Memories his mentorship underneath Dr. Dre have clearly paid some dividends inside the unresolved switch time.

I’ve amassed collectively a collection examples by which expertly navigates, integrates and even facilitates a quantity cameo roles. Within that logic additionally lies an assumption that Kendrick has no need to manage something that passes earlier than his nostril. Three specifically chosen data underscore his affect as a contributor on so many ranges: both as the principle curator to a soundtrack or extra merely, the glue that holds a specific music in place. I implore you to put f your critique till you have thought of the numerous plot factors on this editorial.

The first visitor look that involves thoughts is on Travis Scott’s “Goosebumps,” f Birds within the Trap Sing McKnight. What makes Kendrick’s contribution to “Goosebumps” notably attention-grabbing is the best way he justifies his presence. In layman’s phrases, Kendrick defers to the underlying theme expressed (unconsciously) by Travis Scott. 

Travis Scott was sensible to fer his visitor carte blanche on “Goosebumps,” which Kendrick then parlayed into one thing I wish to consult with as “easy effectiveness,” for lack a greater time period. Rather than danger boring us to loss of life by crowding the music with autobiographical info, Kendrick adapts to Travis Scott’s feigned ignorance, however not earlier than placing his inflection over each open syllable. The Compton rapper may have simply fallen sufferer to a disjointed love music narrated by sure, a feller with romantic impulses far totally different from his personal. Kendrick’s adaptive nature allowed him to search out cohesion with Travis when it appeared unlikely on precept alone. 

The subsequent two examples Kendrick Lamar and his forwarded instinct demonstrated a willingness to enter a baton-relay scenario, particularly his visitor position on Lil Wayne’s “Mona Lisa” f Tha Carter V. Weezy begins the proceedings with a concise storytelling arc, leaving Kendrick little alternative however to renew what’s been began with a semblance order. Kendrick, ever-so bold, may hardly say no to the problem.

“Mona Lisa” is one more event the place the visitor is given a free trip, which they, in flip, interpret with a sure degree rigidity. Weezy begins his narrative a Rich the Kid-esque theft, arrange by a deceitful love curiosity, with a graphically understated spillover  free-flowing emotion.

Apparently, Lil Wayne wrote himself right into a stupor with none outlying plan for its execution. He had no concept how the “mission” could be packaged, or with whom. Inevitably Kendrick Lamar was the title that popped into Lil Wayne’s thoughts as he visualized the penultimate part its completion, however deep down there was by no means an expectation that anybody not to mention Kendrick may realistically fill the void. Worst case state of affairs, Wayne would have to complete what he rightfully began. This was again in 2014 when he was double-fisting initiatives, one belonging to the storied Carter assortment, the opposite largely forgotten as at the moment.

But to his shock, Kendrick delivered the ultimate reduce full with a becoming endnote, inevitably arriving upon the emotional gravitas insinuated by Wayne all through his story. Kendrick’s suicidal endnote to “Mona Lisa” survived the ultimate collection minor edits. It could be one other 4 years earlier than the remaining the World turned obliged to hear, the irony being, the music solely took three days to finish.

The closing Exhibit C if you’ll, is Kendrick’s most up-to-date collaboration with Anderson .Paak, an artist that shares his multidisciplinary report employment, and in addition an affiliation with Dr. Dre. “Tints,” launched at the moment as a prelude to Anderson’s upcoming Oxnard mission, might very be the broader musical effort which has eluded him up to now. Anderson implicitly stays underneath Dr. Dre’s wing till he chooses to not be, whereas Kendrick has since departed from the nest, however seems to have one factor widespread together with his musical peer: an unwavering capacity to retain first-hand data, from Dre all sources.

Kendrick, like Anderson .Paak has crossed the brink into maturity as a 30+-year-old, but in contrast to different artists with lesser accomplishments, they’ve each select a monklike pose over self-idolatry. Their trainer Dr. Dre solely solutions to a couple males or ladies on a legendary scale, nice fashionable songwriters like Quincy Jones and Junie Morrison.

Dre wields his popularity like an enforceable rule in the direction of those that search his approval. Even his followers tirelessly await “millennium” mission that’ll by no means be heard exterior his studio property. Many his washpan initiatives had been discarded typically over a minor imperfection as minute as a dent within the panel.

Invariably, pupils like Kendrick perceive that perfection is in the end a subjective expertise. The causal ladder that introduced Kendrick Lamar to Dr. Dre’s doorstep within the first place can be what helped him to a medley efficiency on Anderson .Paak’s new single “Tints,” and is more likely to open many doorways for years to return.

Kodak Black Is Hard At Work At His Upcoming Album

Kodak Black has been going by means of adjustments. Upon getting back from a stint in jail, the younger expertise discovered himself struggling to adapt. Amidst cries for assist and drunken rabblerousing, many felt that Kodak’s profession was in jeopardy. Recall that previous to his incarceration, Kodak was releasing music at a prolific price; whereas that did not all the time work to his profit, it helped solidify his presence as a fixture within the recreation. Now, nevertheless, it looks like Kodak is on the surface wanting in. 

Granted, all that’s liable to vary with one easy album. Even successful will work wonders, ought to Kodak discover himself sitting on some fireplace. Though some have questioned his mindstate, it might seem that the rapper is targeted on crafting his subsequent album, as evidenced by a brand new IG publish. Taken outdoors his wheels, Kodak actually holds the undertaking in his arms; in a single, a pocket book presumably containing the majority his lyrics. In the opposite, a laptop computer, little doubt stuffed with the work in progress.

We’re unsure when this one is slated to drop, however there is definitely greater than just a little bit driving on it. Keep your head up, Kodak.

SZA Previews New Songs In IG Videos Ahead Of Upcoming Album Release

SZA is revving up into the next chapter her career. After the substantial success her studio album entitled CTRL, fans have been fiending for a new project from the singer. 

She let her fans know that her next full-length release called A is already completed. Excerpts new music were also shared shortly after. Video clips captured snippets two different tracks and were uploaded to her IG story.

The first is a smooth song that seems to be built on the theme being completely caught up in somebody else. The phrase “Stuck in the feelin'” is repeated multiple times in the preview.


The next one leans towards the existential. SZA seems to express her desire to break away from external expectations and live a life free society’s failings.


While waiting for the drop, her fans are finding ways to keep busy by analyzing her social media posts. After SZA shook everyone with a neon green hairdo, she also had her following buzzing with photos that prompted speculations about plastic surgery. They clearly need this music, ASAP.