Sep
28
Lil’ Kim Joins Fabolous at New York Show

Lil' Kim

Motherhood hasn’t slowed down Lil’ Kim. In the four months since giving birth to her daughter Royal Reign, the Queen Bee has released a mixtape, performed at Barclays Center, and even come at Nicki Minaj.

On Saturday night, Kimmy Blanco joined Fabolous during his “Soul Tape 3″ concert at B.B. King’s in New York. The Brooklyn rapper treated the hometown crowd to hits including “It’s All About the Benjamins” and “Big Momma Thang.”

Fab performed his 2013 mixtape in its entirety and also brought out fellow Brooklynites Bobby Shmurda and Red Café.

Watch them rep the BK below.

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Sep
28
Video: Young Thug – ’2 Bitches (Danny Glover)’

Young Thug

After getting remixed by everyone from Nicki Minaj to T.I., Young Thug finally delivers the video for his street anthem “2 Bitches (Danny Glover).”

The “Stoner” rapper gives us a peek into his flashy—and strange—lifestyle in the grainy clip. He links with his mentor Birdman in the studio and watches as two women get freaky in the bathtub with some syrupy liquid.

Look for Thugger on the Rich Gang mixtape, which drops tomorrow featuring Rich Homie Quan and Birdman.

The trio also plans to hit the road on an upcoming Rich Gang tour.

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Sep
28
New Music: Stalley f/ August Alsina & Rick Ross – ‘One More Shot’

Ohio

Fresh off his appearance on Rick Ross’ “Everything a Dope Boy Ever Wanted,” Stalley serves up another round on “One More Shot” with Rozay and August Alsina. The MMG rappers come through with tough verses, while August provides the slinky hook.

Stalley’s debut album Ohio arrives October 27 featuring collaborations with Ty Dolla $ign, Nipsey Hussle, and De La Soul.

Pour it up below.

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Sep
28
Jay Z and Beyoncé Perform at Global Citizen Festival

Jay Z and Beyoncé

Their “On the Run Tour” may be over, but Jay Z and Beyoncé brought their show back to life at the 3rd Annual Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday.

During her husband’s set, which aired live on MSNBC, Mrs. Carter made a surprise appearance to perform “Holy Grail.” As the crowd of 60,000 put their lighters in the air, the superstar couple dueted on “Young Forever.”

“Peace and love,” said Jay as he exited the stage with his arm around his wife.

The festival, whose goal is to end extreme poverty by 2030, also featured performances from No Doubt, The Roots, and Alicia Keys, who performed her new single “We Are Here.”

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Sep
27
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd Perform on ‘SNL’

Ariana Grande and The Weeknd

Live from New York, it’s Ariana Grande! The pop diva kicked off the new season of “Saturday Night Live” on a high note.

She joined host Chris Pratt in a skit where fantasy characters came to life, and hit the stage to perform her top 10 hit “Break Free.”

Later in the show, she brought out The Weeknd to perform their collaboration “Love Me Harder” for the first time.

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Sep
27
Rick Ross Shares Photos of Meek Mill in Jail

Meek Mill

Meek Mill is holding up behind bars. The Philly rapper, who was sentenced to three to six months in jail in July for violating his probation following a 2009 drug and guns conviction, is nearing his release date. His MMG boss Rick Ross shared a couple new photos of the incarcerated rapper on social media.

In one shot, Meek poses in gray sweatpants and a sweatshirt with a smile on his face. He also sits in the prison yard surrounded by friends and family.

“Meek in da building all OG’s roun’m,” said Rozay.

Meek was reportedly denied an early release, but Rozay said he’ll be home soon. “Meek almost at the Door #FreeMeekMill Dreams Worth More than $$$$,” he tweeted.

His sophomore album Dreams Worth More Than Money was delayed from its September date. “His album is coming,” Ross assured his fans. “We ask that the fans and the media continue to support him and his music during this time. He’ll be home soon. ‘Dreams Are Worth More Than Money,’ and family is worth more than Everything. MMG FOR LIFE.”

His peers including Drake, DJ Khaled, Sean Garrett, and Stalley have also joined the “Free Meek” campaign.

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Sep
27
New Music: Ab-Soul – ‘W.W.S.D.’

W.W.S.D.

While he continues his 40-city North American tour, Ab-Soul gets introspective on a new song. Over a sample of Jackson Browne’s aptly-titled country-folk record “These Days,” the TDE rapper asks “W.W.S.D. (What Would Soul Do?).”

He reflects on his joy and pain (“Can I win one time?”), his addiction to pills, and shares some words of wisdom: “Can’t achieve success without failure, baby.”

Hear Soulo go deep.

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