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November 17, 2018
Drake Says That A Viral Campaign To Have Him Perform At A Fan’s Wedding Was A Hoax

Drake Says That A Viral Campaign To Have Him Perform At A Fan’s Wedding Was A Hoax

Getty Image About a week ago, the Instagram account @drake_wedding popped up, and its only post was a screenshot of a supposed DM conversation with Drake. In the messages, the user asked Drake if he would perform at his wedding if he reached a certain number of likes on his post. The image showed...

YG’s Video Of His Daughter Screaming On A Disneyland Rollercoaster Has People Laughing

YG’s Video Of His Daughter Screaming On A Disneyland Rollercoaster Has People Laughing

Getty Image Most people can remember their first amusement park rollercoaster experience. For some, it was a thrilling and joyful ride, filled with twists and turns. For others, rollercoasters are on par with torture. Rapper YG shared a video of his daughter on a rollercoaster at Disneyland and her...

Nipsey Hussle’s Puma Collection Will Arrive In September With All Proceeds Benefitting His Foundation

Nipsey Hussle’s Puma Collection Will Arrive In September With All Proceeds Benefitting His Foundation

Getty Image Though Nipsey Hussle rests in peace following his tragic death, he continues to give back. The late rapper’s clothing brand, The Marathon Clothing, announced Monday that his posthumous collection with Puma will be available next month, on September 5. Nispsey’s clothing brand said the...

SZA’s New Album Is Coming ‘Soon As F*ck’ And Could Feature Brockhampton And Justin Timberlake

SZA’s New Album Is Coming ‘Soon As F*ck’ And Could Feature Brockhampton And Justin Timberlake

Getty Image SZA has been flying under the radar and focusing on her music since the release of her hit debut record, Ctrl, in 2017. She’s featured on a few tracks from the likes of Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled, but she hasn’t had any songs of her own. But the singer recently revealed some excited...

Young Thug Hits The Beach With Gunna In His Seaside ‘Surf’ Video

No one actually surfs in the video for Young Thug’s “Surf” video featuring Gunna but Thugger, Gunna, and their scantily-clad co-stars do ride ATVs on the beach, among other frolicsome seaside activities. The ladies twerk, Young Thug and Gunna rap, and water slides are utilized — mostly by the...

Rapsody Thinks Jay-Z’s NFL Deal Is ‘Dope’ Because It ‘Brings Change From The Inside’

While on press tour to promote her upcoming album, Eve, Rapsody stopped by New York radio show The Breakfast Club and wound up also weighing in on one of the hot topics of the moment. While many public figures have criticized Jay-Z’s much-publicized deal with the NFL in the wake of his support for...

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Regrets Speaking Out Against His Eminem Collab That Dissed Tyler The Creator

Eminem has been involved in a beef or two in his day, and he decided to go after Tyler The Creator on his Kamikaze track “Fall.” He dissed Tyler with the lyric, “Tyler create nothin’, I see why you called yourself a f****t, b*tch.” Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is featured on the song, and at the time,...

YFN Lucci And Trey Songz’s Flirtacious ‘All Night Long’ Video Promises Long-Lasting Love

Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci has been embroiled in an ongoing beef with fellow ATLien Young Thug lately, but in his new video for “All Night Long” featuring Trey Songz, he’d rather be a lover than a fighter. The Edgar Stevens-directed video finds Lucci and Songz taking over a luxury villa with a group...

Blackbear’s Upcoming Single, ‘Hot Girl Bummer,’ Is Making Megan Thee Stallion’s Hot Girls Really Mad

Blackbear’s Upcoming Single, ‘Hot Girl Bummer,’ Is Making Megan Thee Stallion’s Hot Girls Really Mad

Getty Image On the same day that Megan The Stallion’s “Hot Girl Summer” with Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign would debut atop the Rolling Stone‘s 100, hip-hop/R&B singer/songwriter Blackbear announced his single “Hot Girl Bummer” would be released this week (on Thursday, according to Bear’s...

Little Brother Comes To Terms Their Elder Status On ‘May The Lord Watch,’ Their First Album In Nine Years

Little Brother Comes To Terms Their Elder Status On ‘May The Lord Watch,’ Their First Album In Nine Years

Little Brother / EMPIRE Longtime hip-hop fans woke up to a pleasant surprise this morning, as veteran North Carolina indie rap group Little Brother triumphantly returned to the spotlight with a new project. They released their first new album in nine years, May The Lord Watch, at midnight,...

Cardi B Has Linked With Reebok For A Bronx-Indebted Apparel Collection

Cardi B Has Linked With Reebok For A Bronx-Indebted Apparel Collection

Cardi B has made it. Nevermind her three number-one singles, her Grammy Award, seven Billboard Music Awards, and her two Guinness World Records, because now the rapper has her own apparel collection, joining the ranks of all the best hip-hop artists before her who have also linked up with...

Logic Reveals He’s Soon To Be A Dad In His ‘No Pressure Freestyle’ Video

Logic has a habit of freestyling his big announcements and releases and in his video for “No Pressure Freestyle,” he makes the announcement of his biggest release yet. The 29-year-old rapper is soon to be a father, as he reveals in the three-minute long freestyle, backed by his trusty DJ,...

Young Thug’s Colorful Personality Turns ‘So Much Fun’ Into A Vibrant Work Of Art

Young Thug’s Colorful Personality Turns ‘So Much Fun’ Into A Vibrant Work Of Art

Getty Image/Uproxx Studios The RX is Uproxx Music’s stamp of approval for the best albums, songs, and music stories throughout the year. Inclusion in this category is the highest distinction we can bestow, and signals the most important music being released throughout the year. The RX is the music...

Nicki Minaj, Megan Thee Stallion, And ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Debut At No. 1 On ‘Rolling Stone’s New Chart

Nicki Minaj, Megan Thee Stallion, And ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Debut At No. 1 On ‘Rolling Stone’s New Chart

Getty Image Nicki Minaj has finally returned to the No. 1 status she craves thanks to her collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion on “Hot Girl Summer” — even if it’s not quite the way she expected. Instead of hitting No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart — a feat she has yet to accomplish — she and Meg...

Lil Nas X Jokes That His Label Is Going To Drop Him Now That ‘Old Town Road’ Isn’t No. 1 Anymore

Lil Nas X Jokes That His Label Is Going To Drop Him Now That ‘Old Town Road’ Isn’t No. 1 Anymore

Getty Image It finally happened: Yesterday, it was revealed that after spending a record-setting 19 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is no longer the No. 1 song in the country. Taking over the top spot is Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy,” which spent nine weeks...

Vic Mensa Believes Jay-Z’s NFL Involvement Could Get Colin Kaepernick Back In The League

Vic Mensa Believes Jay-Z’s NFL Involvement Could Get Colin Kaepernick Back In The League

Getty Image Ever since the news came out that Jay-Z is getting involved with the NFL, the rapper has had his fair share of both supporters and detractors. Rihanna doesn’t seem to be on Jay’s side, but Freddie Gibbs is all for Hova owning a team. Now Vic Mensa has added his voice to the...

Billie Eilish Thinks Lil Nas X Is ‘Mad On The Low’ About Losing His No. 1 Spot

Billie Eilish Thinks Lil Nas X Is ‘Mad On The Low’ About Losing His No. 1 Spot

Getty Image After a summer spent at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the “Bad Guy” finally came in first. Billie Eilish‘s single “Bad Guy” unseated Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” today on the Billboard Hot 100. Lil Nas X broke the record for the longest time spent on the Hot 100 — he spent an...

Lil Nas X Congratulates Billie Eilish On Dethroning ‘Old Town Road’ On The Hot 100 Chart

Lil Nas X Congratulates Billie Eilish On Dethroning ‘Old Town Road’ On The Hot 100 Chart

Getty Image Lil Nas X’s reign on top of the charts finally came to an end after a whopping 19 weeks, as “Old Town Road” was finally replaced by Billie Eilish’s breakout single “Bad Guy” at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The surprising success of Nas’ breakaway single saw the Atlanta native stave...

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Is No Longer The No. 1 Song In The Country Thanks To Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Is No Longer The No. 1 Song In The Country Thanks To Billie Eilish

Getty Image Lil Nas X has been on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a very long time now, but at some point, “Old Town Road” has to fall from its No. 1 spot, right? That is true, yes, and we have finally reached the end: On the chart dated August 24, “Old Town Road” is no longer the No. 1 song...

The First Trailer For ‘The Vince Staples Show’ Seems To Tease A Hilarious Comedy Series

The First Trailer For ‘The Vince Staples Show’ Seems To Tease A Hilarious Comedy Series

It’s been less than a year since Vince Staples dropped his most recent album, FM!, but he’s already teasing something new. The big question is: What exactly is it? In a tweet that included a clip of an interview between Staples and Jemele Hill, Spotify wrote that the “project” is “coming sooner...

Kanye West’s Sunday Service Performed To The General Public For The Second Time Ever

Kanye West’s Sunday Service Performed To The General Public For The Second Time Ever

Getty Image While there’s no timetable on Kanye West’s ninth solo album Yandhi, West’s Sunday service is running strong. Since the first Sunday of this year, West has been rehearsing gospel-ish versions of his discography with the choir group The Samples, together calling themselves Sunday Service....

Bazzi’s ‘Soul Searching’ Mixtape Establishes Him As A Crossover Pop Force

Bazzi’s ‘Soul Searching’ Mixtape Establishes Him As A Crossover Pop Force

Getty Image In a post-Drake world, a pop star like Bazzi feels inevitable — but the best part about the 21-year-old hip-hop-adjacent crooner is that he doesn’t take his place in the pop world for granted. His second full-length release, a mixtape called Soul Searching, came out earlier this month...

Jay-Z Reportedly Advised Jermaine Dupri To Turn Down The Same Deal With The NFL He Took Himself

Jay-Z Reportedly Advised Jermaine Dupri To Turn Down The Same Deal With The NFL He Took Himself

Getty Image Billionaire rap activist Jay-Z made waves recently with the announcement of a landmark deal with the NFL that would not only grant the rapper and mogul the title of “live music entertainment strategist” but also an ownership stake in one of the NFL’s 32 teams. Over the weekend, claims...

Rihanna Has Apparently Registered A New Song Called ‘Private Loving’

Rihanna Has Apparently Registered A New Song Called ‘Private Loving’

Getty Image As we learned from her 2018 Vogue cover story, Rihanna is hard at work on a reggae album. Rih has been teasing a 2019 release date for a while now, but it looks like the singer is gearing up for a huge drop soon. A new song called "Private Loving" has been registered on BMI....

ASAP Rocky Made A Surprise Appearance During Tame Impala’s Set At Lowlands Festival

ASAP Rocky Made A Surprise Appearance During Tame Impala’s Set At Lowlands Festival

Getty Image ASAP Rocky is back to touring after avoiding any further jail time in his Sweden assault case. He performed his own set at Lowlands Festival in the Netherlands this weekend, then joined Tame Impala onstage during their headlining set after. He performed “Sundress,” his 2018 single that...

All The Best New Music From This Week That You Need To Hear

All The Best New Music From This Week That You Need To Hear

Getty Image Keeping up with new music can be exhausting, even impossible. From the weekly album releases to standalone singles dropping on a daily basis, the amount of music is so vast it’s easy for something to slip through the cracks. Even following along with the Uproxx recommendations on a...

Freddie Gibbs Says ‘F*ck Colin Kaepernick’ And Supports Jay-Z Owning An NFL Team

Freddie Gibbs Says ‘F*ck Colin Kaepernick’ And Supports Jay-Z Owning An NFL Team

Getty Image About a week ago, it was reported that Jay-Z is teaming up with the NFL to become the league’s new “Live Music Entertainment Strategist.” Furthermore, it looks like the relationship will extend beyond just that title, as Jay-Z may acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL...

Meek Mill Unveiled Newly Renovated ‘Dream Chasers’ Basketball Courts In Philadelphia

Meek Mill Unveiled Newly Renovated ‘Dream Chasers’ Basketball Courts In Philadelphia

Getty Image Meek Mill has been giving back to the community. The rapper and ex-convict-turned-philanthropist has been taking part in renovation projects in his hometown of Philadelphia, and this weekend he cut the ribbon during the unveiling of the city’s new basketball courts. Meek joined...

Khalid And His Crew Dressed Up As ‘Sesame Street’ Characters For Clairo’s 21st Birthday

Khalid And His Crew Dressed Up As ‘Sesame Street’ Characters For Clairo’s 21st Birthday

Getty Image Rising bedroom pop star Clairo is currently on tour supporting Khalid. Khalid and his crew gave her a special, and somewhat creepy, surprise for her 21st birthday. Khalid and the rest of his crew dressed up in giant Sesame Street character costumes for the pop singer’s special birthday....

Big Sean Supports His Detroit Boys & Girls Club By Donating A $100,000 Recording Studio

Big Sean Supports His Detroit Boys & Girls Club By Donating A $100,000 Recording Studio

Getty Image Big Sean has decided to generously give back to his Detroit neighborhood. The singer’s philanthropic Sean Anderson Foundation hosted a block party weekend of free events, carnival rides, haircuts and braiding, and a self-care panel. He also donated a $100,000 production studio to the...

Eric Reid Thinks Jay-Z’s Decision To Work With The NFL And Become An Owner Is ‘Kind Of Despicable’

Eric Reid Thinks Jay-Z’s Decision To Work With The NFL And Become An Owner Is ‘Kind Of Despicable’

Getty Image Eric Reid made one tackle in the Carolina Panthers’ preseason loss to the Buffalo Bills on Friday night, but his biggest impact came after the final whistle blew. Reid is a longtime confident of former teammate and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and in recent days, he...

Nicki Minaj Hints She Is Married After Changing Her Twitter Name To ‘Mrs. Petty’

Nicki Minaj Hints She Is Married After Changing Her Twitter Name To ‘Mrs. Petty’

Getty Image Word has been circulating that Nicki Minaj married her longtime friend and recent boyfriend Kenneth Petty. The rapper has not directly responded to the rumors, but she has changed her Twitter name to read “Mrs. Petty,” indicating she is taking her boyfriend’s last name. Minaj changed...

Juicy J Announces A Three 6 Mafia Reunion Tour With DMX And Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Juicy J Announces A Three 6 Mafia Reunion Tour With DMX And Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Getty Image The iconic Academy Award-winning ’90s rap group Three 6 Mafia is back. Juicy J and DJ Paul haven’t worked together in many years and have both gone on to have prolific solo careers. But the two have decided to reunite with their old crew and join forces for The Return Of Three 6 Mafia...

Lauren London Honors Nipsey Hussle In A Heartfelt Birthday Message On The Late Rapper’s Birthday

Lauren London Honors Nipsey Hussle In A Heartfelt Birthday Message On The Late Rapper’s Birthday

Getty Image Family, friends, and fans came together Friday to celebrate the late rapper Nipsey Hussle and honor his memory on what would have been his 34th birthday. Many gathered outside his Marathon clothing store, where Nipsey was fatally shot last March. His girlfriend and longtime partner,...

Tekashi 69 Has Been Accused Of Faking His Kidnapping For Publicity

Tekashi 69 Has Been Accused Of Faking His Kidnapping For Publicity

Getty Image As the story goes, on July 22, 2018, rapper Tekashi 69 was reportedly kidnapped, forced into a car, assaulted, and robbed of hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry. But, according to the lawyer of the man accused of committing the crime, that may not be the whole...

Jean Deaux And Kehlani’s ‘Anytime’ Video Is Sultry And Cinematic

Jean Deaux, Kehlani, and ROMderful have shared the video for their collaborative song “Anytime.” “Anytime” features some seriously smooth vocals from Deaux and Kehlani. The R&B singers waste no time detailing exactly what they want — Deaux sings that she’s available “anytime you wanna get it,”...

Jay-Z Will Reportedly Acquire A ‘Significant Ownership Interest’ In An NFL Team

Jay-Z Will Reportedly Acquire A ‘Significant Ownership Interest’ In An NFL Team

Getty Image Jay-Z has become a major part of the NFL ecosystem this week, as Roc Nation entered a partnership with the league that would make Hov its live music entertainment strategist. It’s a new position, one that has led to Jay-Z receiving a ton of criticism for partnering with a league that he...

Tyler The Creator Will Not Give You Free Camp Flog Gnaw Tickets

Tyler The Creator Will Not Give You Free Camp Flog Gnaw Tickets

Getty Image Earlier this week, Tyler, The Creator announced the stacked lineup for his annual festival Camp Flog Gnaw. Apart from Tyler himself, he’s got all the hottest acts in hip-hop, pop, and R&B, including Brockhampton, Future, Solange, and Juice Wrld. For those who are lucky enough to be...

Rhymefest Says ‘Only Kanye’ Could Have Made ‘Jesus Walks’

In October, AMC will air Hip-Hop: The Songs That Shook America, a documentary series executive produced by Questlove and Black Thought of The Roots, examining and deconstructing the creation and impact of six landmark hip-hop songs from the last 40 years. In the exclusive sneak peek above, Chicago...

Taylor Swift’s Full ‘Lover’ Tracklist Features The Dixie Chicks And A Possible Kanye West Reference

Taylor Swift’s Full ‘Lover’ Tracklist Features The Dixie Chicks And A Possible Kanye West Reference

Republic Taylor Swift is a fan of giving small hints to her fans about what she has coming up, but now she’s done with being subtle: Swift has just shared the full tracklist for her upcoming album, Lover. Lover Friday, August 23. Pre-add, pre-save, pre-order: https://t.co/AdsErGvGS1...

Cardi B Taught One Of Her ‘Hustlers’ Co-Stars How To Give A Lap Dance

Cardi B Taught One Of Her ‘Hustlers’ Co-Stars How To Give A Lap Dance

STX Jennifer Lopez has been a dancer most of her life, but when it came time to pole dance for the stripper-crime drama Hustlers, even the former-Fly Girl struggled. “I can say without hesitation that learning to pole dance was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done,” the multi-hyphenate...

Key Glock And Young Dolph Throw A Surreal Mansion Party In Their Summery ‘Water On Water On Water’ Video

Memphis duo Young Dolph and Key Glock linked up to release the joint mixtape Dum And Dummer at the end of July, giving Dolph a chance to lend his star power to showcase his Paper Route signee Key Glock’s rap talents. While the indie effort may have flown under some fans’ radars, Dolph and Glock...

The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar

The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar

Getty Image Hip-hop is moving as fast as ever. Luckily, we’re doing the work to compile the best music in one place. This week, we had new tracks from Migos, MadGibbs, Jeezy, Denzel Curry, as well as Lil Tecca and Juice WRLD. There were also a slew of memorable videos from Lil Baby & DaBaby,...

Valee And Calboy Show Off Their Exotic Pets In The Trippy ‘Uninvited’ Video

Valee And Calboy Show Off Their Exotic Pets In The Trippy ‘Uninvited’ Video

Up-and-coming Chicago rappers Valee and Calboy link up for the latest video in Valee’s growing collection, “Uninvited.” The GOOD Music rapper and his guest feature in an avant-garde production directed by Stripmall Productions, a pair of brothers who specialize in low-budget videos with trippy...

Megan Thee Stallion, Quavo, And City Girls Unite For An End-Of-Summer Anthem, ‘Pastor’

Atlanta label Quality Control has made a name for themselves by signing up-and-coming rappers who quickly rise to fame like Migos, Lil Yachty, and more recently, City Girls. The record label put out their second iteration of their Control The Streets mixtape which showcases the fresh talent on the...

It Looks Like Rihanna Isn’t Down With Jay-Z’s Deal With The NFL

It Looks Like Rihanna Isn’t Down With Jay-Z’s Deal With The NFL

Getty Image In the days since the NFL announced its groundbreaking, potentially lucrative, and controversial deal with Jay-Z, a number of voices have chimed in to give their opinions. Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick’s partner Nessa Diab both criticized the deal as it seemed to exclude the NFL making...

Nicki Minaj Goes Hard With Pop Smoke On His ‘Welcome To The Party’ Remix

Nicki Minaj Goes Hard With Pop Smoke On His ‘Welcome To The Party’ Remix

Thursday night, Nicki Minaj and Pop Smoke released the remix to “Welcome To The Party.” Minaj’s fanbase is so strong that when she retweeted a fan on Twitter anticipating one more hour until the remix released, Minaj’s barbies inadvertently made #PartyWithBarbie trend. However, the desired...

Young Thug Shows His Versatility On ‘So Much Fun’ Along With Future, Juice WRLD, And Lil Uzi Vert

Young Thug Shows His Versatility On ‘So Much Fun’ Along With Future, Juice WRLD, And Lil Uzi Vert

Getty Image After releasing 18 mixtapes, three EPs, a label compilation, and a slew of hit features, Atlanta rapper Young Thug finally released his official debut album, So Much Fun, today and it lives up to its title. Aside from spotlighting more of Thugger’s quirky delivery and absurdist humor...

Jorja Smith Is Looking For Truth In The Burna Boy Collab ‘Be Honest,’ Her First New Song Of 2019

Jorja Smith released her tremendous debut album Lost & Found last summer, and since then, she’s released a handful of singles from the project. Between then and now, she’s also guested on a bunch of songs from others, but it’s now been over a year since we got a new song with Smith as the lead...

Chance The Rapper Hit The ‘Good Morning America’ Stage With A ‘Big Day’ Mini-Concert

Chance The Rapper Hit The ‘Good Morning America’ Stage With A ‘Big Day’ Mini-Concert

Getty Image It’s probably become clear by now that Chance The Rapper is not only a distinctive presence in hip-hop, but he also wants to push the genre in new and unexpected directions and forums. He did just that earlier today, appearing on television to perform songs from his new album, The Big...

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