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Kendrick Lamar Releases The Title, Artwork & Tracklist For His New Album

For the last several weeks, Kendrick Lamar has apparently dropped cryptic social media posts and lyrics surrounding his next album. Initially, his March social media posts with "IV" had many fans believing K-Dot may be using a numeral title for what would be his fourth major label release. That week,... Read more

Brother Ali Reveals The Title & Release Date Of His New Album & Releases Its 1st Single (Audio)

Yesterday (February 27), a Brother Ali video called "Pen To Paper" emerged. It revealed that the Minneapolis, Minnesota veteran MC is plotting his return. One of the most respected, recognized, and successful members of the Rhymesayers crew dropped poignant bars in a track that was less than three minutes long.... Read more

F A Feature. J. Cole Is Rolling Solo Again

Less than a week after a fourth J. Cole album was announced, fans have more information. This week's 4 Your Eyez Only (December 9) will be a 10-track effort, as originally reported after a pre-order posted. Based on the rear album artwork insert, it appears that like 2014 Forest Hills... Read more

A Tribe Called Quest’s Album Artwork Shows The Naked Truth About Hip-Hop’s Generation Gap

Update: Since A Tribe Called Quest member Jarobi White posted the album artwork discussed below at approximately 11am EST, Q-Tip has since posted a variation that he is calling the official album artwork. While the background is similar, the naked woman taking a selfie and the ATCQ tribal woman looking... Read more

Common Releases The Artwork & Tracklist For His Black America Again Album

Common has taken one of the defining singles of his career and extended it to an album title. Black America Again is the name of Comm's 11th album. Common Speaks On Why He’s Not A Conscious Rapper. He’s a Human MC (Video) To be released in less than one month... Read more

Tupac Approved The Artwork For Makaveli’s Don Killuminati A Day Before He Was Shot (Audio)

Twenty years ago this month, Tupac Shakur was confirmed dead seven days after a Las Vegas, Nevada drive-by shooting. At the time, Shakur had released one of the biggest albums of 1996 care of double LP All Eyez On Me. However, the Death Row Records artist had recently completed an... Read more

Ras Kass Reveals Intellectual Property: SOI2 Tracklist, Features & Artwork

Veteran lyricist Ras Kass is completing his latest solo album, Intellectual Property: SOI2. Releasing September 9, the album finds the wordsmith returning to his own catalog, after an acclaimed 2014 project with Detroit, Michigan producer Apollo Brown (Blasphemy) and a Semi Hendrix collaboration (Breakfast At Banky's) with Grammy Award-winner Jack Splash.... Read more

ScHoolboy Q Takes A Popular Meme & Makes Major Album Artwork

June 16 UPDATE: ScHoolboy Q has revealed that the previously reported Michael Jordan-inspired cover to Blank Face LP, as well as a since-revealed Donald Trump "Deluxe Edition" cover were purely promotional. Instead, the Los Angeles, California veteran took to Instagram to reveal his forth album's actual release artwork: OFFICIAL -... Read more

Pusha T’s King Push: Darkest Before The Dawn Tracklist Features Beanie Sigel & Kanye West

In one week, Pusha T will release his sophomore studio album, King Push: Darkest Before The Dawn (December 18). After promoting King Push, the follow-up to 2013's My Name Is My Name for more than one year, the Clipse and Re-Up Gang co-founder noted that he would release an album... Read more

It’s Official. The Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Joint Album Has a Release Date and the Tracklist is STRONG (Artwork)

After teasing us for years with songs here and there, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have released the artwork and tracklist for their forthcoming joint album and they have set a retail date. The album, Pinata, will feature guest verses from Raekwon, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt, Scarface, Mac Miller and... Read more

Check Out Schoolboy Q’s New Alchemist-Produced Song & the Artwork for Oxymoron (Audio & Photos)

OXYMORON is just over a month away (February 25th), and it’s taking shape. ScHoolboy Q has released the artwork for the album (pics below) and he teams with Alchemist on the latest release from the project. Q turns up on Alchemist's haunting strings. Check out Break the Bank. Here's the... Read more

Eminem Releases the Tracklist for the Marshall Mathers LP 2

Eminem has released the tracklist for his forthcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2. Unlike most current day rap albums that read more like compilations than solo albums, Em sticks to a select few guests, including Rihanna and Kendrick Lamar. Check out the tracklist and the album art below. Related: Eminem –... Read more

The Foreign Exchange – Love in Flying Colors (Artwork + Tracklist)

The Foreign Exchange (aka Phonte & Nicolay) have a new album that is slated to hit stores on 9/24. You can take a look at the artwork and tracklist below. Related: The Foreign Exchange – So What If It Is (Audio) Here's the tracklist: 01. If I Knew Then 02.... Read more

Goodie M.O.B. – Age Against the Machine (Album Artwork + Tracklist)

Goodie M.O.B. have a new album called Age Against the Machine that will be in stores on 8/27. You can check out the cover art and tracklist below. Related: Goodie M.O.B. – Special Education ft Janelle Monae (Audio) 1. U Don’t Know What You Got (Intro) 2. State Of The... Read more

Talib Kweli Discusses the Prisoner of Conscious Album Artwork (Video)

Talib Kweli's Prisoner of Conscious album is in stores now. Here's a video of Talib Kweli talking about the album's artwork. Related: Talib Kweli – Prisoner of Conscious (Full Album Stream)... Read more

Big Boi – Artwork for Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors

Big Boi drops off the artwork for his forthcoming album Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors. You can also listen to all the singles that have been released from the album below. The album is in stores on 12/11. Related: The making of Big Boi’s She Said OK video (Video)... Read more

Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (Artwork)

Kendrick Lamar's album Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, m.A.A.d City drops on 10/22. Here's a look at the artwork. The top photo is for the standard edition and the bottom is the deluxe version. The countdown is on. Related: Kendrick Lamar – Westside, Right On Time ft Young Jeezy (Audio)... Read more

The Man With the Iron Fists Soundtrack (Tracklist)

The buzz is growing about RZA's upcoming Man With the Iron Fists film, and with good reason. Today, he released the artwork and tracklist for the soundtrack. The album will feature RZA, Kanye West, Pharoahe Monch, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Pusha T, Method Man, Talib Kweli, M.O.P., Kool G Rap and... Read more