Bow Wow Returns With New Single Called ‘Yeaahh’

After some time away from making music, Bow Wow (a.k.a. Shad Moss) is back with his new single, “YEAAHH.” The rapper-actor references Gucci Mane, Magic City, and even the Bow Wow Challenge. This self-deprecating line is a jab at himself: last year, Bow Wow bragged about taking a private jet with a promo shot from a private jet company’s website. He was then spotted on a commercial flight and ridiculed for lying online. From then on, fake stunting was referred to as the “Bow Wow Challenge.”  “YEAAHH” is a single off Bow Wow’s upcoming Greenlight 6 project. The previous installment, Greenlight 5, dropped in 2013. Bow Wow, who can also be seen on WE TV’s “Growing Up Hip-Hop,” is slated to perform “YEAAHH” for the first time on MTV’s “TRL.”

Bow Wow Is All About His Paper in New Song, ‘Yeaahh’

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Janelle Monáe Debuts Two New Singles And Videos

After recently announcing her new album, Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe unveiled two new songs “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane,” out April 27th. Both tracks arrived with music videos. Alan Ferguson directed the “Make Me Feel” clip and Andrew Donoho, Chuck Lighting and Lacey Duke co-directed “Django Jane.”  Dirty Computer is available to pre-order and marks Monáe’s first solo LP since 2013’s The Electric Lady. Monáe is also prepping a narrative film to accompany Dirty Computer, though a release date and title have yet to be announced. 

Janelle Monae Drops Two New Songs and Videos, Reveals Release Date For Upcoming ‘Dirty Computer’ LP

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Lil Yachty Announces Release Date And Cover Art For “Lil Boat 2”

Lil Yachty took to social media to reveal that the sequel to his debut 2016 mixtape, Lil Boat 2, is dropping on March 9. He accompanied the reveal with album cover art, which features Lil Yachty standing in a body of water.  Yachty has been teasing that Lil Boat 2 was “coming soon” since last August.  Lil Boat 2‘s release became imminent when Yachty said that the project was done during an Instagram Live session in early January.  Lil Boat 2 has plenty to live up to, as the original debut mixtape featured “1 Night,” which is still Lil Yachty’s biggest hit. Lil Boat also included the “Minnesota” remix featuring Quavo, Skippa Da Flippa, and Young Thug. Lil Yachty is also expected to star in more projects this year in addition to Lil Boat 2, namely from the Yachty/Migos/Gucci Mane supergroup and a Lil Pump collaboration.

Lil Yachty Set to Drop New ‘Lil Boat 2’ on March 9th

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The Migos Reflect On Their Journey In ‘Culture’ Documentary

The Atlanta trio Migos is currently at the top of the music game following the release of their Culture II album last month, and now they’re showing us how far they’ve come in their new documentary. The streaming service Tidal unveils Migos’ CULTURE documentary, an 18-minute short film that follows the record-breaking group’s journey to major success. Fans can get an inside look at the moment that changed Quavo, Offset and Takeoff’s careers and made them superstars, leading up to the release of their Culture album that dropped last year.  Watch Migos’ CULTURE documentary on Tidal in the stream below.

Watch: Migos ‘Culture’ Documentary

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Snoop Dogg Debuts New “220” EP

Snoop Dogg has returned with a new EP, 220. The surprise eight-track EP features Goldi Loc and Kokane among others. Kokane revealed that Snoop is “always coming with surprises” and also revealed that there’s a video on the way for the project as well. According to Kokane, the video “was the biggest all-star event ever— Snoop was DJing, Floyd Mayweather was there. It’s a who’s who in the video. Different actors are a part of the video,” he shared. In a couple of days Snoop will be in L.A. hosting the 6th annual Spin Awards. Among the multiple-nominated artists for the Global Spin Awards include DJ Drama, DJ Envy, DJ Khaled, Funk Flex, DJ Self, Diplo, Calvin Harris and many more. Listen to Snoop’s EP in the link below.

Stream Snoop Dogg’s New EP ‘220’

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JAY-Z Spent Nearly $100K On Champagne At Manhattan Lounge

JAY-Z spent nearly $100,000 on champagne on Monday, February 19, according to Page Six.  Jay treated Juan “OG” Perez, president of Roc Nation Sports, and other Roc Nation execs to a lavish night out on the town to celebrate Perez’s birthday. A photo of JAY’s bill at Playroom Lounge, which was uploaded to Snapchat by his server, shows he purchased 40 bottles of Ace of Spades. The bill also shows a jaw-dropping $11,100 tip.  And before JAY splurged on nearly $100,000’s worth of Ace of Spades (a brand he owns), he and his guests dined at Zuma and Made in Mexico. The tab for dinner at Zuma totaled $13,000, while the money spent at Made in Mexico was slightly cheaper at $9,000. JAY reportedly picked up the tab at all three locations.

Jay-Z Racked Up an Insane $91,135 Bar Tab at a Manhattan Nightclub

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Snoop Dogg’s Team Takes the Win Against 2 Chainz’s Lineup In 2018 Hip-Hop All-Star Game

Team Snoop Dogg and Team 2 Chainz matched up in the inaugural 2018 Hip-Hop All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Friday, 2/16, and Snoop and his lineup took home the win.  After some last-minute changes to the rosters, 2 Chainz’s lineup consisted of Quavo, Wale, Jadakiss, Lil Bibby, Young Dolph, Short Dawg, Key Glock, Machine Gun Kelly, YFN Lucci, Mozzy, Skooly, Trinidad James, Young M.A and Lil Dicky.  Snoop’s gang had Chris Brown, The Game, Kamaiyah, Snap Dogg, K Camp, Daylyt, Hitman Holla, Joe Moses, David Banner and TDot IllDude. Sponsored by Adidas, the game featured commentary from Michael Rapaport.  Standout players in the game included Chris Brown, Wale and Lil Dicky, but Snoop Dogg filled up the stat sheet with 15 points, 25 rebounds and five blocks, to earn MVP honors.  Check out footage from the inaugural 2018 Hip-Hop All-Star Game below.

Snoop Dogg leads West Coast to Hip-Hop All-Star win

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N.E.R.D Team Up With Migos For 2018 NBA All-Star Halftime Performance

The NBA All-Star Game was held on Sunday night, and hip-hop put its mark on the weekend with Migos and N.E.R.D teaming up for the halftime show performance. Things kicked things off with an extravagant showing that included an array of dancers, musicians, props and even mascots. They got the Staples Center on their feet with a medley such as “Lapdance,” “1000” and “Rock Star.” Next, Quavo, Offset and Takeoff joined the show and, with the help of Pharrell, belted out a stirring rendition of their collab, “Stir Fry.” N.E.R.D closed the show out with the lit single “Lemon.”  See footage from the 2018 NBA All-Star Game halftime show performance featuring N.E.R.D and Migos below.

WATCH: N.E.R.D Brings Out Migos At 2018 NBA All-Star Halftime Show

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‘Black Panther: The Album’ Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200 Chart

Black Panther: The Album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, according to Nielsen Music. The album, which features music from and inspired by the blockbuster Marvel Studios film Black Panther, garners the biggest week for a soundtrack in a year-and-a-half. The last soundtrack to score a larger week was Suicide Squad: The Album. The Black Panther album includes a number of songs by Kendrick Lamar, who curated and produced the hip-hop-heavy album.  It also includes contributions from The Weeknd, SZA, Khalid and James Blake, among others. Black Panther is the second soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2018, following The Greatest Showman, which spent two weeks atop the list.

On the Charts: Kendrick Lamar-Curated ‘Black Panther’ Opens at Number One

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R. Kelly Is Being Evicted From Georgia Mansion

R. Kelly is on the verge of losing his Georgia mansion; he was recently served with an eviction notice on Tuesday (Feb. 13). The notice reveals the artist is behind $23,084.90 in rent and owes an additional $2,308.49 in late fees. The monthly rent on the property is $11,542.  Back in December, Kelly claimed both of his Atlanta homes had been broken into, with an associate taking many items including furniture, TVs and his washer and dryer.  Kelly has been downsizing due to a dip in revenue last year, due to the accusations last year that he was running an abusive sex cult. Despite numerous allegations, he maintains his innocence and has yet to be charged with any crime. Criminal charges are expected, however, to be levied against the singer due to the damage done to the house.

R Kelly Has Been Evicted From His Georgia Home

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