rap

  • JaRule calls out 50 Cent at his show!

    50 Cent and JaRule have been going back and forth on Instagram over the last few weeks after 50 decided to ignite their 15-year-old beef. 50 bought 300 front row tickets to one of JaRule’s shows so it’d look empty. JaRule then challenged 50 to pull up to his...
  • Usher and Zaytoven Drop New Album “A”: Listen

    Earlier today, Usher announced that he would release a surprise new album at midnight. Sure enough, he’s made good on that promise—the new album is here, and it’s called “A”. Listen to the LP, his collaboration with Zaytoven, below. “A” also features Future and Gunna. Also below, check out his previously revealed teaser for the...
  • Quavo New Album Release Is Dominating Social Media And Flooding Out Kanye #Quavo

     Frazer Harrison / Getty Images  Tabatha Fireman / Getty Images Quavo appears to be responding to Nicki’s “Barbie Dreams” with his own song “Huncho Dreams.” Quavo just came through and released his long awaited solo album, Quavo Huncho, and it’s a monster. The project contains a whopping 19 songs in...
  • Meek Mill’s ‘Dreams and Nightmares’ Earned 1.4 Million U.S. Streams on Day After Super Bowl LII

    Meek Mill’s five-year-old song “Dreams and Nightmares” — which was adopted as a de facto anthem by the Philadelphia Eagles for the team’s Super Bowl LII championship aspirations — soared to 1.47 million U.S. on-demand audio and video streams on Monday, Feb. 5, the day after the big game, according to Nielsen...
  • Aux Cord: The Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)

    Kendrick, Carly, Khaled & more! Welcome to AUX CORD, TRL’s weekly playlist feature celebrating the latest and greatest in music. Each week, someone in the TRL orbit will be providing you with a completely custom playlist starring their current sonic faves. This week, TRL’s Senior Director of Social, Terron...
  • Rihanna Shows Off Rap Skills In NERD’s New Song ‘Lemon’

    Pharrell Williams’ olN*E*R*D band NERD makes a comeback with Rihanna in tow for their first single in seven years entitled ‘Lemon’. It’s a pure rap number, with no melodic vocals from the Barbadian goddess, but she proves to be just as good at spoken word as she is at...
  • Read This: Andre 3000 on why he quit rapping, and if he’ll ever return

    Andre 3000 on why he quit rapping, and if he’ll ever return Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images There hasn’t been a proper OutKast release since 2000’s Stankonia. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below was a pair of solo albums connected at the hip, and Idlewild was odds and sods and a great Lil...
  • 21 Savage’s ‘Issa Album’ Is Certified Gold

    21 Savage’s debut studio album, Issa Album, has been certified gold by the by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), reflecting 500,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. It’s the rapper’s first gold-certified album. One equivalent album unit, as recognized by the RIAA, is equal to: one...
  • Future and Young Thug on ‘Super Slimey’ Is the Collaboration Rap Has Been Waiting For

    Since emerging from the underground rap scene, Future and Young Thug have both quickly built rabid fan bases with their unique flows and shout-outs to Atlanta and southern hip-hop culture. Now their first joint mixtape, Super Slimey, is here (released at midnight), giving fans the collaboration they’ve wanted and...