New music Friday: Lil Baby drops single in wake of new documentary

Lil Baby is still going. Days after his “Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby” Amazon Prime documentary, directed by Karam Gill, premiered, the Atlanta MC dropped his new single, “Detox.” The popular rapper Yeat released “Talk,” while EST Gee, NLE Choppa and Tyga also released singles. Freddie Gibbs, known mostly for his traditional lyrical collaborations with […]

T$AN explains why he references drug abuse in his music

Rapper T$AN’s music will be a great addition to the 2022 hip-hop capsule. The instrumentals he raps over are hard-hitting, the flows are unique and the melodies are occupied by autotune with music videos of him either by himself or in the throes of a party. He recently spoke with rolling out about the subject […]

Playboi Carti needs to speak up and protect Rico Nasty, Black women

It’s been a social media phrase used extensively over the past half decade. Protect Black women. The premise is simple. Be kind to Black women, respect Black women and love Black women. It is now time for Playboi Carti to protect a Black woman and fellow artist Rico Nasty on his “King Vamp Narcissist Tour.” […]

Rico Nasty rips Playboi Carti fans in Twitter rant

Rico Nasty might just have to smack a Playboi Carti fan today. The DMV-rapper took to Twitter to voice her frustrations with the crowd’s reaction to her opening performance for Playboi Carti in Inglewood, California on Nov. 6. “Anti black a– crowd,” Rico Nasty tweeted. “Weak a– little boys wit blonde pubes . Ugh . […]

Lollapalooza opens with star-studded talent and thousands in attendance (pics)

Lollapalooza launched its first day with thousands in attendance in Chicago. The pandemic and the rise of the delta variant seemed to do little to deter those who were ready to come outside and experience life as it was before the pandemic. The festival has specific protocols when it comes to attendance. Those who attended […]

Playboi Carti jailed after cops allegedly find guns, drugs in his Lamborghini

Photo: Clayton County Jail

Atlanta-based rapper Playboi Carti was jailed after being detained on Thursday evening. Carti, whose real name is Jordan Carter, was stopped over an expired tag, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. At some point, officers searched Carti’s car and allegedly discovered 12 bags of marijuana, three guns, Xanax, codeine and oxycodone. Carti was charged with marijuana […]

Lil Uzi Vert and H.E.R. rock WGCI’s Big Jam 2017

WGCI in Chicago closed the year out with the biggest concert in the Midwest, Big Jam 2017 at the United Center. The line-up was jam-packed. The stand out performances from the evening were from H.E.R., Lil Uzi Vert, and Chris Brown. H.E.R.’s performance was possibly the most compelling because she worked her magic between the […]

Playboi Carti, J. Cole and more attend Interscope’s pre-party during BET Awards

Interscope Records continued its reign as one of the top pre-parties during BET Awards weekend. The event, whiich was held at ROKU/Blind Dragon in West Hollywood, featured several of the top musicians and tastemakers in the industry. Attendees included Playboi Carti, A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, Lana Del Rey, Steve Rifkind, Big Baby D.R.A.M and Tina […]