1. Stream Yo Gotti and Mike WiLL Made-It's Surprise Project Gotti Made-It

    June 01, 2017 11:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a night crowded with rock and pop, Yo Gotti   and Mike WiLL Made-It have come through with a surprise project, Gotti Made-It. Aside from the lone Nicki Minaj feature on “Rake It Up,” the project is purely production from Mike WiLL and bars from G ...

  2. Meek Mill Releases 'Left Hollywood' Video, Unveils Joint Tour with Yo Gotti

    May 09, 2017 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I had to get out of Hollywood, get back to the trenches. They said they need me," says Meek Mill at the top of his new video for "Left Hollywood." In the Will Ngo-directed clip, the Philadelphia MC returns to the 'hood with ...

  3. Wale on Fatherhood, His Rap Legacy & Fifth Studio Effort 'Shine': 'Nobody Can Tell Me I Made a Bad Album'

    May 09, 2017 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 1 After torching Atlanta and Raleigh with fiery performances for his Shine tour, Wale is brimming with confidence. Instead of recharging on his day off, the 32-year-old rapper born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin was fulfilling press obligations -- inclu ...

  4. Rick Ross Delivers Star-Studded Track 'Dead Presidents' Feat. Future, Jeezy & Yo Gotti: Listen

    March 15, 2017 10:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 With Rick Ross ' Rather You Than Me release date looming, the Maybach Music general is unleashing a myriad of tracks to build anticipation for his new album. On Wednesday (March 15), Rozay released a star-studded new song, "Dead Presidents ...

  5. Watch Marshmello's Tour Antics With Justin Bieber, Skrillex, DJ Snake & More

    January 31, 2017 10:41 AM EST 0 0 0  Don't listen to what Marshmello says. When the sugary dance star hits the road, he's anything but “Alone.” His latest tour recap video captures cameos from Skrillex (he's hiding next to the CNN reporter) and DJ Snake , plus he's ...

  6. Destructo Bumps the Bass With E-40 & Too $hort 'All Nite:' Listen

    January 27, 2017 12:42 PM EST 0 0 0 HARD father Destructo recently brought Bay Area rap icon Too $hort on his famous Holy Ship party, so you know the pair was gonna link up in the studio for something massive. Of course, when you throw a big party, you've got to invite some reall ...

  7. Producer Ben Billions on Making Hits for The Weeknd, Belly & Beyoncé: 'If The Artist Loves It, I Love It'

    January 16, 2017 4:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Ben "Billions" Diehl, the producer behind hits for The Weeknd and  Beyoncé , among others, is a self-effacing beatmaker in a world that tends to reward a more assertive approach. Producers often stamp their work with a beat tag ("If y ...

  8. Big Sean's 'Bounce Back' Becomes His 10th Top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    January 05, 2017 12:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Meanwhile, Rihanna notches new top 10 and Yo Gotti’s “White Friday (DM9)” arrives Big Sean earns his 10th top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with his latest single “Bounce Back,” climbing 11-10 in its eighth week on the list (chart dated Jan. 14). ...

  9. Yo Gotti Signs to Roc Nation, Recruits Kanye West, Big Sean, Quavo & 2 Chainz for 'Castro': Listen

    December 15, 2016 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 After teaming up with Kodak Black on "Weatherman",  today,  Yo Gotti delivers his booming record "Castro." The drug-laden track features an All-Star lineup of guest stars including Kanye West , Big Sean , 2 Chainz , and Quavo .  ...

  10. Kodak Black & Yo Gotti Make It Rain on 'Weatherman': Listen

    December 13, 2016 10:57 AM EST 0 0 0 After igniting his comeback with the sizzling record "There He Go" last week, Kodak Black returns with his new song featuring Yo Gotti titled "Weatherman."  On their new collaboration, the Florida rapper and the Memphis MC flaunt ...

  11. Yo Gotti, T.I., 2 Chainz and More React to Death of Manager Mel Carter

    November 28, 2016 10:16 AM EST 0 0 0 Yo Gotti paid tribute to his manager, Mel Carter, who died on Friday (Nov. 25), by praising Carter's dedication to Gotti's visions and dreams. Carter, who also ran Gotti's CMG label, was instrumental in fostering the careers of a numb ...

  12. Meghan Trainor Deserves 'Better' in New Music Video, Feat. Yo Gotti

    September 15, 2016 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shying away from her classic uptempo, foot-tapping hits, Meghan Trainor  called upon rapper Yo Gotti for her single "Better" -- from her latest album Thank You --  and on Thursday (Sept. 15), the singer released an emotional video to compl ...

  13. 6 Highlights From G-Eazy & Logic's Endless Summer Tour in Brooklyn With Yo Gotti & YG

    July 27, 2016 4:54 PM EDT On Tuesday night, hip-hop heads flocked to Brooklyn and took in the hits from a loaded lineup headlined by  G-Eazy and  Logic  for their  Endless Summer Tour with support from   YG and Yo Gotti . G-Eazy Brings Light to His Struggles On 'When I ...

  14. Meghan Trainor Asserts Herself on 'Better' With Yo Gotti: Listen

    April 22, 2016 9:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meghan Trainor gets assertive on her new Yo Gotti -featuring song "Better," which was released Friday (April 22) as an instant grat ahead of her upcoming album Thank You .  How Sam Smith Helped Meghan Trainor Through Her Vocal Surgery  ...

  15. Yo Gotti, G-Eazy, Logic & YG to Set Out on Endless Summer Tour

    April 14, 2016 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Summer is looking lit like Bic thanks to the upcoming Endless Summer Tour from YG , Yo Gotti , G-Eazy and Logic . There's no shortage of anthems given the roster's individual catalogs: YG with the  Krazy Life  gems "Who Do You Love&qu ...

  16. Rapper Yo Gotti Gives His Tips for Getting 'Down in the DM'

    March 28, 2016 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Suitors used to court would-be lovers with romantic letters and flower bouquets; in 2016, it’s all about direct messages on social media. Just ask Memphis rapper Yo Gotti , whose “Down in the DM” peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in March, b ...

  17. Yo Gotti's 'Hustle' Bows at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

    March 03, 2016 5:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, Desiigner’s "Panda" arrives & Migos leaps on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Yo Gotti earns his first No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (chart dated March 12) with his latest set, The Art of Hustle , selling 45,000 copies in the wee ...

  18. Adele's '25' Scores 10th Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 28, 2016 3:00 PM EST 13.386 k 0 193 "25" is just the fifth album released since 2000 to achieve 10 weeks at No. 1. Adele ’s 25 rules the Billboard 200 albums chart for a tenth nonconsecutive week, as it earned another 100,000 equivalent album units in the week endin ...

  19. Yo Gotti Finds Validation in the Streets on His New Album 'The Art of Hustle'

    February 19, 2016 9:01 AM EST 0 0 0 Yo Gotti is the hardest working rapper. You don’t have to look further than his extensive catalog, comprised of 19 mixtapes and five albums, including his latest set, The Art of Hustle,  out today (Feb. 19). Yo Gotti has been in the game for over a ...

  20. DJ Khaled, Cee Lo Green & Machine Gun Kelly Cameo in Yo Gotti's Hilarious 'Down in the DM' Video

    February 04, 2016 1:47 PM EST 0 0 0 After debuting his remix with Nicki Minaj , Yo Gotti continues to campaign hard for his No. 1 Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop hit "Down in the DM" with an entertaining new visual. Yo Gotti's 'Down In The DM' Hits No. 1 on Mainstr ...

  21. Nicki Minaj Delivers Flame Emoji-Worthy Remix to Yo Gotti's 'Down in the DM'

    February 04, 2016 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj gets down with Yo Gotti  for take two of his explicit thirst bucket anthem "Down in the DM." The Head-Barb-in-Charge seasons the Schife Karbeen and Ben Billions beat with her witty punchlines, even sprinkling in references to K ...

  22. Rapper Yo Gotti on His Snapchat-Inspired Hit 'Down in the DM': 'It's the Reality of the Time'

    January 08, 2016 2:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Yo Gotti talks to  Billboard  about how his hit "Down in the DM" came together and why he thinks it's exploded. "Down in the DM" is about social media's more risque side. What inspired it? It was a true-life situ ...

  23. Rae Sremmurd Announce First Annual SremmFest With Yo Gotti, DeJ Loaf and More: Exclusive

    November 10, 2015 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Rae Sremmurd has had quite a year so far. In January, the duo, made up of brothers Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee, released its debut album SremmLife on Interscope/Ear Drummer Records, which debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and earned three BET Award ...

  24. Two Injured at T.I., Yo Gotti, Young Jeezy Party After Shooting

    February 28, 2015 9:56 PM EST 0 0 0 Two people were injured after multiple gunshots were fired at a Feb. 28 party in Charlotte, N.C. hosted by rappers T.I., Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti and Young Dolph, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Police told THR that two individuals were shot at L ...

  25. B.o.B, Bun B & 2 Chainz Take Over 2014 A3C Festival

    October 15, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Hip-hop fans flocked to Atlanta this past week for the 10th annual A3C Festival, which proved to be bigger than ever. Over the course of five days (Oct. 8 through 12), the festival held keynote interviews, panels, showcases and tribute shows acros ...

  26. The Game Assembles All-Star Hip-Hop Crew for Michael Brown Tribute, 'Don't Shoot'

    August 27, 2014 7:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of the killing of the unarmed black teenager Mike Brown at the hand of a white police officer and the civil unrest that's followed in the town of Ferguson, Mo. we've seen an outpouring of engagement from musicians voicing their ...

  27. Rick Ross Releases Lil Wayne-Assisted 'Thug Cry' Video: Watch

    May 05, 2014 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Ross and Lil Wayne team up for the video to the Bawse's latest "Mastermind" single, "Thug Cry." The video follows a prisoner, played by actor Wood Harris, as he steps out of jail after serving time. Flashbacks reveas Ha ...

  28. Yo Gotti Debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    November 29, 2013 6:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Yo Gotti's "I Am" debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 47,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, his biggest weekly sales figure to date. His previous best came on Jan. 28, 2012, when "Live From the Kitche ...

  29. Bubbling Under: Basic Vacation Gets To Work

    November 22, 2013 10:28 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents 'Bubbling Under,' a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Vice, Basic Vacation, the Cadillac Three and Jabo Basic Vacation Basic Vacation may ...

  30. Yo Gotti Talks 'I Am' Album & Epic Records Partnership

    November 18, 2013 1:13 PM EST 'I ain't making decisions based on just checks and money anymore - the situation has to be right.' The title of Yo Gotti's new album, "I Am," due Nov. 19 through a new partnership between his CMG imprint and Epic Reco ...

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  32. 2 Chainz Talks 'Based on a T.R.U. Story' Album & Success

    August 06, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Chainz glides effortlessly across a wide Midtown Manhattan sidewalk looking like he just strutted out of central casting for the world's coolest hip-hop star. In fact, he plays the part with vigor: a crisp fedora hat, designer shades, a T-shi ...

  33. 2 Chainz Takes The Throne

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Chainz glides effortlessly across a wide Midtown Manhattan sidewalk looking like he just strutted out of central casting for the world's coolest hip-hop star. In fact, he plays the part with vigor: a crisp fedora hat, designer shades, a T-s ...

  34. Drake Doubles Up Again in R&B/Hip-Hop Top 10

    January 19, 2012 9:27 PM EST 0 0 0 D rake earns his 22nd top 10 on R&B/Hip-Hop Song s as "The Motto" (featuring Lil Wayne), the anthem that preaches the way of the Young Money assemblage, jumps 13-9. The song earns the Greatest Gainer/Airplay award with an increase of 3 ...

  35. Publishing Briefs: 'Sleigh Ride' Most-Played Holiday Song In 2011, ASCAP Says

    December 06, 2011 5:05 PM EST ASCAP: 2011's 'Sleigh Ride' Most-Played Holiday Song -- For the second year in a row, "Sleigh Ride" is ASCAP's No. 1 most-played holiday song, the organization says. Since Oct. 1, "Sleigh Ride" has aired 64, ...

  36. Young Jeezy Is 'Ballin' with Lil Wayne on New Single: Listen

    April 12, 2011 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Young Jeezy fans await the release of his long-delayed fourth full-length, "TM 103," the rapper has issued the album's next single. "Ballin'," featuring Lil Wayne , was unleashed online today (April 12) and boasts ha ...

  37. Charges Against Rapper Yo Gotti Dropped

    January 21, 2011 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 The aggravated riots charges against rapper Yo Gotti , stemming from a fight outside a nightclub in South East Memphis, have been dropped. Rapper Yo Gotti Charged In Nightclub Brawl Video: Charges dropped against Yo Gotti On Wednesday (Jan19), Gotti ...

  38. Rapper Yo Gotti Charged In Nightclub Brawl

    December 14, 2010 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Yo Gotti turned himself in yesterday (Dec. 13) after being charged with a felony following a Thanksgiving weekend shooting. Arrest Warrant Issued For Rapper Yo Gotti Yo Gotti, born Mario Mims, and ten other men are charged with agrravated rio ...

  39. Arrest Warrant Issued For Rapper Yo Gotti

    December 13, 2010 11:39 AM EST 0 0 0 An arrest warrant for rapper Yo Gotti has been issued in connection to a Thanksgiving weekend shooting in Memphis, Tennessee, in which six people were shot and injured. According to allhiphop.com, Yo Gotti and friend/rapper OG Boo Dirty were involve ...

  40. Bun B Reps for Texas on 'Trill OG' Album

    August 02, 2010 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers have a propensity for christening themselves with royal titles to promote their standing in hip-hop (e.g., King of the South, Prince of Rap). But for rapper Bun B , "Trill OG," while less regal than most, was the most fitting. &quo ...

  41. Jeezy Sets 'TM103' Release Date, Calls It His 'Best' Album Yet

    July 19, 2010 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 After numerous delays, rap star Jeezy announced today (July 19) that his fourth studio album, "TM103," will be released on Sept. 28. The album's first single, "Jizzle," is produced by longtime collaborator Shawty Redd and fe ...

  42. Peas Persist on Hot 100 with "Imma Be"

    March 04, 2010 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas hold at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Imma Be." The track returns to the top of Digital Songs for a second frame after abdicating the lead spot to "We Are The World 25: For Haiti" by A ...

  43. Best Of The 2000s: By-The-Numbers

    December 30, 2009 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  44. Update: TVT To File For Bankruptcy

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottli TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard' ...

  45. Cash Money CEO Williams Back On The Mic

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cash Money CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams will release a new album, "5*Stunna," Dec. 4 via the label. The follow-up to 2005's "Fast Money" is led by the single "Pop Bottles" featuring Lil Wayne. Cash Money ...