Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, set social media ablaze with all things Migos on January 8th when he shouted out the Atlanta hip-hop trio and their single “Bad and Boujee” during his first Golden Globes acceptance speech. The big ups to Migos increased Spotify streams of the single by a staggering 243 percent and it didn’t stop there—Glover confirmed an upcoming … [Read more...] about The Zeitgeist of Hip-Hop: Migos’ Culture
Kanye Makes Moves Yeezy seems to making major moves in the music industry as of lately. Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian, announced that the enigmatic rapper would be dropping a new song every Friday and so far he has done exactly that with the releases of "No More Parties in LA" and "Real Friends". Another huge revelation was the release of Kanye’s highly anticipated album, … [Read more...] about The Rap Up: All Eyes On Kanye
Meek Mill Do Not Pass Go It seems no matter how Meek Mill rolls the dice this year, he’s taking L’s. Unfortunately for him he might have just picked up the worst Chance card possible, and if the Philadelphia Courts decide so, Meek will be going directly to jail. Stemming from charges over nine years ago, Meek has officially violated his probation again, which if you … [Read more...] about The Rap Up: 2nd Semester Pull Up!
Adele & Drake Sitting in a Tree R-E-M-I-X-I-N-G?... After going double platinum in three days, Adele is looking to have some fun and remix the song everyone just can’t seem to get enough of “Hotline Bling”. However we know someone of you hate everything about it, and to that we advise stay patient, it’ll all be over soon… let’s just all be thankful UpTown Funk has pretty … [Read more...] about The Rap Up: Final Show of the Fall Semester
Wu-Tang’s Mystery Album Wu-tang has a new album but unfortunately you can’t hear it, not for 88 years at least. Unless of course you’re the private art collector who purchased the album package for a reported “millions” of dollars. The actual number hasn’t been released however the contents of the album package have. Along with a hand carved nickel-silver case, a … [Read more...] about The Rap Up: Calm Before the Storm