Jul
21
New Music: Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, & Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Shell Shocked’

Shell Shocked

Cowabunga! Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign band together for “Shell Shocked,” the official theme song to Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot. In honor of Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael, the hip-hop trio reps the turtle power on the Kill the Noise & Madsonik production.

“Knock knock, you about to get shell shocked,” declares Wiz.

The movie, starring Megan Fox and Johnny Knoxville, opens in theaters on August 8.

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Jul
21
Chris Brown, August Alsina Join DJ Khaled in New Video

Chris Brown and August Alsina

After enlisting Jay Z, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, and French Montana for “They Don’t Love You No More,” DJ Khaled rounded up another all-star cast for his latest video. The We the Best boss was joined on set by Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future, and Jeremih while shooting his new single.

The crew took over a house in the Hollywood Hills over the weekend with Gil Green in the director’s chair.

“Squad gettin money together!” said August as he posed alongside Breezy on an orange Lambo.

The New Orleans crooner shot scenes poolside with a bikini-clad babe, and Pia Mia stopped by to visit her pal Chris.

The song is slated to be the next single off Khaled’s eighth album I Changed A Lot, due this fall.

Go behind the scenes of Khaled’s upcoming blockbuster.

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Jul
21
Video: YG – ‘Bicken Back Being Bool’

YG

It’s just another typical day on the block until all hell breaks loose in the video for YG’s “Bicken Back Being Bool,” the DJ Mustard-produced cut off his debut My Krazy Life.

Decked out in their Bloods gang attire, the Bompton rapper and his homies kick back and sip 40s in their front yard until shots ring out. They scatter and the cops eventually come calling.

The Alex Nazari-directed clip also features a cameo from Ty Dolla $ign.

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Jul
21
Tinashe Performs ‘2 On’ on ‘Wendy Williams’

Tinashe

With her single “2 On” burning up the airwaves, Tinashe paid a visit to “The Wendy Williams Show” on Monday. Wearing an oversized Hood by Air jersey and Jordans, the L.A. singer served up a hot performance of her DJ Mustard-produced hit, which is No. 1 on Rhythmic Radio.

“Wow, this is a dream come true!!!” tweeted Tinashe.

Her debut album Aquarius is due in September featuring Future and A$AP Rocky.

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Jul
21
Video: Future – ‘T-Shirt’

Future

Time is money. Future documents his jet-setting lifestyle in the video for his Honest album cut “T-Shirt.”

From the private jet to the stage, the Freebandz rapper counts down the 13 hours in a typical day in ATL. He takes a trip to the ‘hood, cops some fresh kicks, and meets up with Mike WiLL Made-It, changing outfits multiple times.

It all leads up to Hot 107.9′s Birthday Bash, where he takes the stage alongside Pusha T and Ludacris.

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Jul
21
Video: Estelle – ‘Conqueror’

Estelle

After parting ways with Atlantic Records, Estelle ventures out on her own with her independent label Established 1980 Inc./BMG Rights. The British songstress proves that nothing can stop her in the inspirational video for “Conqueror,” the lead single off her upcoming album True Romance.

In the black-and-white clip, a male dancer turns his body into a canvas to drive home the powerful message.

“I’d rather stand tall than live on my knees / ‘Cause I am conqueror and I won’t accept defeat,” sings Estelle on the uplifting anthem.

Due November 4, her fourth album True Romance is comprised of four themes—passion, courage, true romance, and the bullshit.

“Every song fits into one of these themes,” said Estelle. “This is a real body of work, just like when you do an art piece, or when you have all these awesome images on your Instagram. You want people to see the full you.”

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Jul
21
Kanye West Talks New Album, Drake, & Family in GQ

Kanye West

Kanye West graces the August cover of GQ. In his first interview since his marriage to Kim Kardashian in May, the rap mogul/devoted father/fashion designer speaks about his new outlook on life, what he’s learned from his wife, and redefining celebrity.

He also opens up about his upcoming album, which he hopes to drop around September, and even shares some of the lyrics from his new single “All Day.”

Kanye admits that Drake is currently the most popular man in rap, but he’s considering taking back his spot. “It’s a real question for me. Do I want to?” he said.

Read highlights from the cover story below.

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