1. Flosstradamus Premieres 'Lighters Up' With NGHTMRE: Exclusive

    November 20, 2015 11:33 AM EST The Chicago-based trap duo continues to expand their Hydnation brand. Flosstradamus has built a steadfast following using their Hydnation brand as the blueprint for their trap releases and hypnotic live performances. There has been significant hype behind their collaboration with NGHTMRE, …

  2. Waka Flocka & Good Charlotte Team Up in 'Game On' Video: Watch

    July 07, 2015 5:51 PM EDT Waka Flocka Flame and Good Charlotte make an unstoppable team in the new music video for "Game On," the latest single from Pixels   - The Movie Soundtrack . Good Charlotte Returns on New Song… With Waka Flocka! A shirtless Flocka raps the song as the  Pixels  characters roam around…

  3. Best and Worst Singles of the Week -- From Lil Wayne to Waka Flocka Flame

    June 12, 2015 5:15 PM EDT Lil Wayne "Glory" Cash Money/Young Money With his album in limbo amid a lawsuit against Cash Money, Lil Wayne raps like his career depends on it on "Glory," released exclusively through Tidal. It's his best song in years, with a choir-sampling beat ­inspiring Weezy…

  4. Rush Limbaugh: If Kanye West Had Sung University of Oklahoma Frat's Racist Song, 'It'd be a Hit'

    March 11, 2015 9:05 PM EDT While a number of media pundits Wednesday looked to blame rap music for the racist chant sung in by University of Oklahoma's SAE fraternity, Rush Limbaugh's put his own unique spin the argument. He's suggested that Kanye West would have a hit if he were to use the same lyrics,…

  5. Waka Flocka Cancels University of Oklahoma Show After Racist S.A.E. Fraternity Video

    March 09, 2015 1:45 PM EDT Waka Flocka Flame is taking a stand against racism. After catching the news that the University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity had chanted disturbing racist slurs, Waka Flocka has canceled his upcoming performance at the school. "I must say I'm disgusted…

  6. Waka Flocka Flame Sifts Through Blunt-Roller Resumes in Funny or Die Video

    November 12, 2014 5:49 PM EST Looking for a job? Need some supplemental income? Well, if you have nimble fingers, a propensity for swearing and a way with joints, Waka Flocka Flame wants YOU to become his professional blunt roller. Finally, something you learned in high school actually turns out to be useful! Waka…

  7. Top 10 EDM/Rap Collaborations Of All Time

    August 15, 2014 2:20 PM EDT EDM and rap have been flirting with each other for decades. Countless EDM remixes of rap songs exist, and producers like Just Blaze and Kanye West have incorporated elements of electronic music into rap. Still, true collaborations between the two genres have been few and far between--until…

  8. Young Thug Is Still Signed to 1017 Brick Squad/Atlantic, Says Source

    March 07, 2014 1:09 PM EST The Atlanta rapper preps collaborative project with Rich Homie Quan. Young Thug, 22, is one of rap's hottest new commodities. His Auto-Tune heavy song, "Stoner," rises 59-58 in its third week on the Billboard Hot 100, and has sold 116,000 downloads, according to Nielsen…

  9. A$AP Ferg Previews 'Trap Lord' In NYC: First Listen

    August 06, 2013 12:43 PM EDT A$AP Ferg is a self-proclaimed "Trap Lord." So it made sense that last night (August 5) the restaurant at NYC's The Darby had been turned into a sanctuary for a listening party of Ferg's debut album, "Trap Lord." A$AP Ferg stickers and lit candles adorned…

  10. Barbra Streisand Set For 32nd Top 10 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 13, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Ultimate diva Barbra Streisand is set to capture her 32nd top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The entertainer's new "Release Me" may sell 40,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, Oct. 14 -- so say industry forecasters. The Columbia Records archival set, which…

  11. Four-Play: Jennifer Hudson, Nina Sky, K'Naan, & Waka Flocka Flame

    March 01, 2012 12:20 PM EST Nina Sky flip the switch, Jennifer Hudson empowers women in the work room, Waka Flocka tells a story of a lost love (oh yes!), and K'NAAN champions community. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Nina Sky, K'NAAN, Jennifer Hudson and Waka Flocka Flame. Jennifer…

  12. Waka Flocka Flame Readies Sophomore Album; Talks DMX & Drake Collabos

    November 29, 2011 10:00 AM EST The past two years have been a wild ride for Waka Flocka Flame . Since the success of his Billboard 200 No. 6, "Flockavelli" (2010), Gucci Mane 's protégé has been busy assembling his sophomore album, "Triple F Life," and calling the shots for his imprint, Brick Squad…

  13. Waka Flocka Flame's Mom Speaks On Bus Shooting

    February 17, 2011 1:15 PM EST Following the shooting at a car stereo store yesterday (Feb. 16), for which rapper Waka Flocka Flame and three other men were questioned, his mother/manager Debra Antney has released a video explaining what took place and defending her son's involvement in the incident. Video: Debra…

  14. Waka Flocka Flame Released From Prison

    January 06, 2011 11:23 AM EST After turning himself in to the police a couple of nights ago following a raid that took place at his house on Dec. 16, rapper Waka Flocka Flame has been released from prison. Gucci Mane Sent To Medical Treatment Center, Waka Flocka Surrenders The rapper posted a $40,000 bond and was released…

  15. Waka Flocka Flame Surrenders to Police on Drug, Gun Charges

    January 03, 2011 9:39 PM EST Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has turned himself in on drug and gun charges. Henry County Jail records show that the rapper, whose real name is Juaquin James Malphurs, surrendered to authorities on Monday. His bond was listed at more than $31,000. Waka Flocka Flame's House Raided, Gucci Mane…

  16. Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars to Headline 2011 Bamboozle

    December 17, 2010 11:58 AM EST Music fans longing for a festival that includes performances by Mötley Crüe , Bruno Mars and Insane Clown Posse have finally found their oasis: New Jersey. Those acts, in addition to a headlining set by none other than Lil Wayne , have been confirmed for the 2011 installment of Bamboozle, the…

  17. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber Movie Poster Revealed, Rihanna Releases New Single

    October 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Poster for Justin Bieber Movie 'Never Say Never' Revealed Justin Bieber recently released the poster for his upcoming 3-D film, "Never Say Never," which is set to hit U.S. theaters in February…

  18. Perry's 'Dream' Persists Atop Hot 100, But Mars Is on the Horizon

    September 16, 2010 11:04 AM EDT K aty Perry holds at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Teenage Dream." While airplay for the track continues to grow (5-4 on Radio Songs, up 9%), downloads trail off by 11% to 197,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan, knocking the title 1-2 on Digital Songs.…

  19. Waka Flocka Flame, Nipsey Hussle Super Group To Drop Album Soon

    September 13, 2010 11:53 AM EDT It's nice to see rappers from different coasts come together for the sake of music. Queens-born, Georgia-raised Waka Flocka Flame is joining forces with Pittburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa , Cali's Nipsey Hussle and Brooklyn's Uncle Murda, Maino and Ra Diggs (not to be mistaken with…

  20. POTW: Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Foxy

    July 30, 2010 11:59 AM EDT Snoop Dogg kicked it with a thugged-out sea lion at Seaworld, Ke$ha banged on sideways drums, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz had some family time, Soulja Boy showed off his tats, Madonna sailed the South of France, Justin Timberlake proved white men can jump, M.I.A. got her Avatar on, Diddy…

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