Aug
30
Amber Rose Twerks to Celebrate Wiz Khalifa’s No. 1 Album

Amber Rose

In honor of his first No. 1 album, Wiz Khalifa received a special gift from his wife Amber Rose. The voluptuous Mrs. Khalifa posted an Instagram video of herself twerking to her hubby’s song “Ass Drop.” While wearing blue lingerie, she made it wiggle in front of a portrait of Wiz.

“In honor of my Hubby’s #1 Album #blacchollywood #AssDrop,” said Amber, who celebrated her first wedding anniversary in July.

Wiz’ album Blacc Hollywood sold 90,000 copies in its first week, becoming his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

“Number 1 album and Jay Z never tweeted me. Im proud of that,” tweeted the Taylor Gang boss.

Watch Amber shake it for the ‘Gram.

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Aug
30
Tinashe Performs ‘Pretend’ in Paris

Tinashe

With her DJ Mustard-produced single “2 On” already a hit in the U.S., Tinashe brought her campaign overseas to Europe.

In addition to performing at the Reading Festival and XOYO in London, the L.A. singer staged a showcase at Paris’ La Maroquinerie. She treated her European fans to the first performance of her A$AP Rocky-assisted single “Pretend,” along with her mixtape cuts “Midnight Sun,” “Vulnerable,” and “Boss.”

During her trip overseas, she also busted out some dance moves to Rae Sremmurd’s new single “No Type” in front of the Eiffel Tower.

Her debut album Aquarius arrives October 7 featuring contributions from Future, Dev Hynes, Jasper, and Stargate. Check out the cover art and tracklisting here.

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Aug
29
New Music: Fat Joe – ‘Hot Ni**a (Remix)’

Hot Nigga (Remix)

It’s Crack, bitch. Fat Joe serves up the Crack mix to Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Nigga,” which has been remixed by everyone from Mavado to Lil Mama. Joey bodies the beat and shouts out former Terror Squad member Remy Ma on his grimy verse.

Just last month, he reunited with Jennifer Lopez on his Rico Love-produced single “Stressin.”

Meanwhile, TMZ reports that Bobby Shmurda may soon be Shmoney dancing behind bars. The Brooklyn rapper was arrested on June 3 after police found him with a 9mm Glock pistol. He was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon and faces up to 15 years in prison.

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Aug
29
New Mixtape: Lil Bibby – ‘Free Crack II’

Free Crack II

Just in time for Labor Day weekend, Lil Bibby feeds the streets with his new mixtape Free Crack II. Hosted by DJ Drama, the sequel to 2013′s Free Crack features the rugged storytelling that helped earn the Chicago MC a spot on XXL‘s Freshmen list.

The 18 tracks include appearances from T.I., Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Jadakiss, Anthony Hamilton, and Lil Herb, with production from Bangladesh, BranNu, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Needlz, Sonny Digital, and Black Metaphor.

Bibby, who is featured on Juicy J’s single “Low,” will join Ty Dolla $ign on his upcoming “In Too Deep” tour, starting October 1 in San Antonio.

Get your fix below.

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Aug
29
Snoop Dogg Becomes a White Guy Named Todd

Snoop Dogg as Todd

Snoop Dogg is pretty fly…for a white guy. For his latest incarnation, the rapper has transformed into a white man named Todd. Snoop, whose past alter egos have included Snoop Lion and Snoopzilla, debuted his whiteface on Instagram, donning a blond wig, glasses, and face makeup.

It’s unclear what he’s doing it for, but he appeared to be on a set and was advertising a website called WhiteGuysConnect alongside Nia Long.

Todd’s hobbies include crocheting, paintball, and spoken word poetry.

Earlier this year, Nick Cannon sparked controversy after introducing his whiteface persona Connor Smallnut.

See more pics from Snoop’s transformation below, bro.

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Aug
29
New Music: T.I. – ‘Don’t Tell ‘Em (Remix)’

T.I.

While he prepares his album Paperwork, T.I. jumps on a remix to Jeremih’s YG-assisted single “Don’t Tell ‘Em.” The King spits a grand verse over the DJ Mustard-produced beat.

The song can be found on DJ MLK’s upcoming mixtape Clubs, Studios, Airports.

Meanwhile, Paperwork drops October 21 featuring Rick Ross, The-Dream, Lil Boosie, Jeezy, and Pharrell, who executive produced the album.

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Aug
29
Nas Returns to His Roots in ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary [Trailer]

Nas

Twenty years after the release of his groundbreaking debut Illmatic, Nas takes a walk down memory lane in his documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic.

The hip-hop icon returns to his childhood home in Queensbridge and shares stories of his rise to stardom and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing at age 20.

The 74-minute film features interviews with his Illmatic producers including Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, and DJ Premier, as well as his musical peers Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, and Busta Rhymes.

Nas: Time Is Illmatic opens at the Tribeca Film Festival and select theaters on October 1 and will be available on demand and iTunes beginning October 3.

On October 2, Nas will embark on a 14-city fall tour. Before each show, he will screen the film and perform Illmatic from start to finish.

Watch the official trailer below.

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