BET is here again for the 2013 Urban music awards. Topping the nominees are Drake, Asap Rocky, Kendrick Lamar. Nigeria’s hiphop artist Iceprince Zamaini and Tuface have been nominated for The Best International Act Africa. Check the full list after the jump Read the rest of this entry
The picture of the fast rising hiphop sensation “Asap Rocky” and Victoria’s Secrete model “Chanel Iman” surfaced some months back and rumours have been circulating that the two are in a relationship Read the rest of this entry
Fashion Killer! Harlem-born rapper A$AP Rocky hits the high seas with GQ in the May issue of the magazine. The hip-hop dynamo, who is currently on tour with Rihanna, shows guys how to sail into style this summer with some dashing seafaring looks Read the rest of this entry
In 2013 rap’s dividing lines have disintegrated. Bitter battles over regionalism are a thing of the past, fans no longer have to opt for either “gangsta” or “conscious,” and the differences between underground and mainstream are ethereal at best Read the rest of this entry
Lord Flacko drops the fourth official video off the Long.Live.Asap album featuring Skrillex. VSVP!
Hot 97′s Peter Rosenberg will be hosting the New York Renaissance SXSW showcase at the North Door in Austin on Thursday. On April 1, he will release a collection of music from the artists and Rocky and Ferg revisit Mad Lion’s intrumental for its first release.
Renaissance SXSW showcase at the North Door in Austin on Thursday, April 1 Read the rest of this entry
MTV brings the eighth instalment of its popular controversial series of “Hottest MC’s In The Game”. The list of MC’s who are making the waves in hip-hop right now. Topping the chat this year is TDE’s lyricist Kendrick Lamar — well deserved K.Dot crossed the black hiphop to being the rap figure for pop artist feature (Dido, Emeli Sande). Followed by Def Jam rapper 2Chainz at No.2. Grammy award winner, Drizzy Drake holding down the No.5 spot and closing the chart at No.8 is the Harlem MC Read the rest of this entry
New York is back. Finally. Harlem’s A$AP Rocky and The Bronx’s French Montana are sure to be two of 2013′s most celebrated MCs, and both grace the March/April issue of XXL– on solo covers, as well as a joint cover.
Rocky’s debut album, LONG.LIVE.A$AP, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in late January. On the day of the release, he sat down with XXL’s editor-in-chief, Vanessa Satten, for a lengthy discussion, which touched on a variety of topics Read the rest of this entry