NAV Releases Details Of His ‘Reckless’ LP Featuring Quavo And Travis Scott, Due Out Today

Rapper NAV is set to deliver a new record, titled Reckless, today (May 18) through XO/Republic. The LP will deliver 12 new tracks, and also features the previously released “Wanted You,” which features Lil Uzi Vert. Reckless is also set to feature Quavo on a track titled “Faith,” while Travis Scott appears on “Champion.” Gunna rounds out the short list of guests with contributions to a song titled “Eat.”  NAV posted to Instagram and revealed that Reckless was co-produced by himself and Amir “Cash” Esmailian. You can find his posts of front and back covers below. NAV is nearing the end of “The Freshman Tour” alongside 88GLAM.

Nav Unveils “Reckless” Cover Art & Tracklist

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“The Rapture” Soundtrack Drops Today With New Music From T.I., Dave East, & More

The official soundtrack for Netflix’s recent documentary series, The Rapture, has been announced and will be dropping today, May 18 on Def Jam Records.  The soundtrack will feature new music from artists focused on the show, including T.I., Killer Mike, Dave East, G-Eazy, 2 Chainz, and Nas. The project will be short, at only 6 songs, with one of them, Logic’s “State of Emergency” featuring 2 Chainz, already appeared on his Bobby Tarantino II mixtape. Check out the tracklist and cover art in the linked article below.

“Rapture” Soundtrack To Feature Nas, G-Eazy, T.I., Rapsody & More

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XXXTentacion Drops Defamation Suit Against Assault Accuser

XXXTentacion is dropping his defamation lawsuit against a girl who claims the rapper physically assaulted her. The video of the incident leaked on Reddit, where the rapper is seen dancing in the camera before slapping the girl toward the end of the video. X claimed that the move by his accuser was an extortion attempt, however the accuser originally stated that she never posted the video because she was “terrified” for her life but following the defamation suit she then changed her story to state that the two were kids joking around and she was not injured as a result of the incident. XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jaseh Onfroy, has been fighting an ongoing case against him with charges related to assault and witness tampering, which led to Onfroy being incarcerated and released on bail in December.  In the meantime, X has promised to release two more albums in 2018 one of which might be a joint album with Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$.

XXXTENTACION Drops Defamation Lawsuit Against Alleged Assault Victim

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T.I Arrested For Disorderly Conduct Outside Of His Own Gated Community

T.I was arrested early Wednesday morning for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after getting into an argument with a security guard outside of his gated community. According to reports, T.I had attempted to get into his gated community but could not find his keys. He and a friend then began to argue with the security guard, which led to police officers being called. An arrest was made at around 4:00 AM. The rapper has since been released and took to Instagram live to show fans he’s still in good spirits. “I guess y’all been hearing all the nonsense,” he said, wearing the same shirt he wore in his mugshot. “I’m looking like yesterday, man. I was inconvenienced and arrested.”

Rapper T.I. arrested outside his gated community near Atlanta

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Jaden Smith Debuts Unreleased Track During Rolling Loud Performance

Jaden Smith performed an unreleased track during his set at Rolling Loud on Saturday. “This song is unreleased,” Smith said before jumping into the song. This unreleased track is expected to be part of his sophomore album ERYS, which Jaden said in December would be dropping sometime in 2018. The announcement was made less than one month after SYRE was released. ERYS is the title of his 2017 debut album SYRE in reverse. Smith also revealed in December that he planned to release a “Full Acapella Bonus Album” of SYRE in addition to ERYS this year. 

Jaden Smith Debuts Unreleased Track at 2018 Rolling Loud Festival

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Wiz Khalifa And Rae Sremmurd Co-Headline ‘Dazed And Blazed Tour’

Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd have announced a co-headlining tour kicking off this summer. Dubbed the ‘Dazed & Blazed’ tour, the 27-date trek will make stops at amphitheaters across North America. Lil Skies and OT Genasis will serve as support on the tour. The tour begins in Detroit on July 21st and heads to Cleveland before making one Canadian stop in Toronto, ON. The summer leg winds back through the Midwest and East Coast before heading south and wrapping on August 30th in Phoenix, AZ.  VIP packages from both artists are available on Tuesday, with general tickets going on sale on Friday. You can see the full list of tour dates in the article below.

Wiz Khalifa & Rae Sremmurd Heading On Dazed & Blazed 2018 Summer Tour

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Kevin Gates Gives A Preview Of New Music

Kevin Gates was released from prison back in January and since his release he’s appeared on a number of songs, most notably on Mistah F.A.B. and The Jacka’s “Ridah,”  Now it looks like he’s finally gearing up to release some new music.  On his Instagram, Gates teased not just one, but three previously unheard songs. He hasn’t given anything in the way of a release date just yet, but he did announce his first live shows not long after getting out of prison. Last year, Gates was given a 30-month sentence in an Illinois penitentiary after pleading guilty to a felony gun possession charge relating to an incident that took place in 2013. He’s currently under “mandatory supervision” and is forbidden from the possession of firearms.

Kevin Gates Teases New Music On Instagram

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Drake Announces “Aubrey & The Three Amigos Tour” With Migos

Drake announced Monday morning on Twitter that he’ll be heading on tour with Migos for the “Aubrey & The Three Amigos” tour.  The trek will take them across North America, from July-November. After back-to-back hits with “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What,” Drake holds the title of being at the #1 spot the longest on the Hot 100 Billboard charts this decade for a male. His upcoming album Scorpion is set to drop in June, right before his tour.  Pre-sale tickets go on sale May 15 with general release available on May 18. Purchase tickets on Drake’s website.

Drake Sets Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour With Migos

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Cardi B Deletes Instagram Account Following Rift With Azealia Banks

On Friday, Azealia Banks appeared on the popular radio program “The Breakfast Club, and the conversation turned towards fellow rapper Cardi B.  Banks was blunt when speaking of Cardi, likening Cardi to an “illiterate, untalented rat” and a “caricature of a black woman.”  To quote Banks: “Two years ago, the conversation surrounding black women’s culture was really reaching an all-time high. There was just this really, really, really intelligent conversation going on nationally and then everything just kind of changed and then it was like Cardi B.” 

 In response, Cardi B. shot back at Azealia, in a now-deleted Instagram post.  Cardi defended the persona and musical style, saying, in part: “I’m from the hood. I speak how I speak I am how I am. I did not choose to be famous people choose me! People followed me on Instagram and the people gave me a platform to introduce my talent. I never asked to be a example or a role model I don’t want to change my ways because I’m famous that’s why I just mind my business.”  Cardi B also took issue with Banks’s “illiterate” jab. “Just because I mix a few words up forget to use commas or misspell a few words,” she wrote, “doesn’t make me illiterate and doesn’t make me stupid.”  Cardi then deleted her Instagram account. 

Cardi B Deletes Instagram & Locks Twitter After Slamming Azealia Banks

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André 3000 Celebrated Mother’s Day By Releasing Two New Songs

André Benjamin, aka André 3000 of Outkast, celebrated Mother’s Day by signing up for Instagram and releasing two new solo tracks. André 3000’s Instagram is all about his mother, Sharon Benjamin Hodo, who died in 2013. He’s posted screenshots of their last text message exchanges and lyrics for “Me&My (To Bury Your Parents),” a lovely musical snapshot of both his parents. His second new track, “Look Ma No Hands,” is a jazz instrumental with James Blake playing piano while André 3000 plays bass clarinet. 

Andrè 3000 Drops 2 New Songs In Honor Of Mother’s Day

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