NBA Youngboy ‘Sincerely, Kentrell’ First Week Sales Projections

NBA Youngboy has a unique fan base which is always hungry for new music from the rapper.For some reason, a lot of folks from the music industry are still trying to figure out the science behind the Baton Rouge rapper’s appeal. Whatever it is, it’s surely working. NBA released his latest album Sincerely, Kentrell on Friday after a few delays. Like most projects from him, it doesn’t have a single guest appearance.Today, we have the first week sales projections for the album. It is expected to move about 135-155k copies in the first week according to HDD and it’s no surprise that almost the entire of it will come from the activity on streaming services.This should be enough to have a chance at the number one spot of Billboard 200 ahead of Drake but the final verdict will only be known at the end of the charting week.

Netflix Releases Trailer for Kanye West Documentary ‘JEEN-YUHS’: Watch

There have been rumors about a new documentary about Kanye West coming to a streaming platform.Today, the streaming king Netflix has made the news official. A three part documentary around Kanye called JEEN-YUHS is coming to the platform which will cover his life and career over the past two decades. JEEN-YUHS “is an intimate and revealing portrait of Kanye’s experience, showcasing both his formative days trying to break through and his life today as a global brand and artist” according to the company.It is directed by Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah, better known as Coodie and Chike, who are longtime collaborators of Kanye’s. The documentary is set to premiere later this year but an exact release date has not been announced yet. The first teaser has been unveiled today where ‘Ye and Mos Def can be seen rapping their song ‘Two Words’ from his debut album The College Dropout.We’re definitely eager to see how this turns out. Kanye released his latest album DONDA late last month which received mixed reviews from fans and critics.[embedded content]

Drake Addresses J. Cole “Bronze” Line on ‘Pipe Down’ Freestyle at Off-Season Tour Kickoff

J. Cole kicked off his Off-Season tour in Miami tonight (Friday) and definitely made the night memorable.The Rapper, who has had a great year with his critically acclaimed album The Off-Season and other business ventures, brought out Drake as well as Future as special guests during the concert. When Drizzy came out, he performed songs like ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’ and ‘Knife Talk’ with 21 Savage.But the real highlight was when Drizzy paused for a couple of minutes to give flowers to J. Cole. As we know, Cole recently dropped a freestyle called ‘Heavens EP’ over Drake’s song ‘Pipe Down’ where he rapped about having the Bronze position behind Drake and Kendrick Lamar.“Some people say that I’m running third, they threw the bronze at me / Behind Drake and Dot, yeah, them ni**as is superstars to me,” he rapped. Drake told the Fayetteville star how he felt about it, telling Cole that he’s “one of the greatest rappers to touch the mic.”Watch the epic moment below.

Eminem Launching ‘Mom’s Spaghetti’ Restaurant In Detroit

Some fans might remember that in 2018 when he headlined Coachella, there was a pop-up called Mom’s Spaghetti which served festival goers spaghetti. Of course, the name is a reference to his classic line from ‘Lose Yourself’. Many weren’t aware of it at the time, but that was Eminem’s own creation. The year before there was a pop-up and last year, he fed frontline workers at hospitals with it. Now, it’s been announced that he’ll soon be opening up a restaurant in Detroit.Commercials are airing in the city which feature Em and reveal that it’s coming soon and can be reached at 313-888-8388. The restaurant will live at 2131 Woodward Ave. and will open on the 29th of September at 5PM local time.You can check out the commercial for it below.Um, this is airing on local television. #MomsSpaghetti— Adam Graham (@grahamorama) September 24, 2021

New Benny The Butcher & Drake Song ‘Buffalo Freestyle’ Surfaces Online

Benny The Butcher has had a Drake collaboration in the tuck for a while and after confirming it and talking about it in multiple interviews, not too long ago at The Summer Smash Festival, he played a portion of it for the crowd. You can check out that clip here.Fans have been patiently waiting for the release but today, the record has made its way onto the internet unofficially. Leaks are never fun for artists so hopefully this can still see a proper release sometime soon to combat it. They both go in though.It’s called ‘Buffalo Freestyle’ and you can listen to it below. Benny has mentioned in the past that the two have worked on more than one song together but only time will tell what all comes out for the public.Drake (feat. Benny The Butcher) – Unknown— NoOne (@MacMMMMMMM) September 24, 2021

Canadian Rapper Versvs Joins Forces with Italy’s Enigma for ‘Certified Rap’: Listen

Canadian-Italian rapper Versvs has been grinding in the underground for a few years now, gaining fans of lyrical rap all over the world.The passionate rapper has already done some interesting collaborations with the likes of Royce 5’9″, Futuristic, KXNG Crooked and more. Now looking to experiment a bit, Versvs recently dropped a single called ‘All Right Now‘ with a rapper from back home, Clementino.The talented emcee is making it two out of two as he travels back to Italy for another collaboration with a popular rapper from that culture, Enigma. They join forces on the track ‘Certified Rap’ which has both of them spitting some crazy bars.‘Certified Rap’ has already been picked up by multiple playlists on Spotify and Tidal — take a listen below.

21 Savage Charged with Gun & Drugs Possession Related to his ICE Case

There is some bad news for 21 Savage. The rapper is facing new charges, stemming from his ICE case in 2019.21 is facing 2 new charges related to his arrest in Atlanta back in Feb. 2019: possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of a gun. Earlier this month, a local judge had signed a warrant authorizing his arrest on suspicion of felony drug possession and weapons possession.He had turned himself in to local authorities Thursday night to face allegations. His attorneys claim that he was not aware of the warrant, which was sought by DeKalb County authorities on Sep. 7 until Thursday.“Last night’s manufactured charges are yet another example of how our justice system, from ICE down to the local level, unjustly targets young Black men who seek to exercise their rights. There is no legitimate basis for these charges nor for ICE’s continued antics, and we will fight until Mr. Joseph is justly vindicated,” said his lawyer Charles Kuck in a statement to TMZ.The rapper was taken into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers on Feb. 3, 2019 but was later released on bond following a lot of attention over the arrest. He reportedly has an immigration status hearing regarding the case scheduled for Nov. 1.The authorities allege that during the arrest in 2019, 21 threw a bottle of liquid that had codeine in it out of his car, and a handgun was found inside the vehicle which has led to these new charges reported today.

Ne-Yo Shares New Single & Video ‘What If’: Watch

Ne-Yo returns with a brand new single and music video.The R&B singer drops his first song of the year, ‘What If’ along with a black and white visual. On the track, Ne-Yo reflects on a failed relationship, and questions what would’ve happened had they stayed together. As always, the smooth crooner shows off some solid dance moves in his video.“What If” droppin this Friday!!!— NE-YO (@NeYoCompound) September 23, 2021While fans are certainly looking forward to more new music from the R&B star, he recently celebrated the 15-year anniversary of his debut album In My Own Words, by releasing a deluxe edition with 6 bonus songs. Ne-Yo’s last full-length project, Good Man, which dropped in 2018, was well-received by critics, and even peaked at the top spot of Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart.Within the past few months, Ne-Yo has appeared on several tracks, including ‘U 2 Luv’ with Jeremih, and D-Nice’s ‘No Plans For Love’ featuring Kent Jones.Check out ‘What If’ below.[embedded content]

21 Savage Turns Himself in to Police in Connection with Immigration Case

21 Savage turned himself in to local authorities on allegations of drug and weapons possession in connection with a 2019 immigration incident when officials arrested him.
According to Buzzfeed, he was released on bond Thursday evening.
The rapper, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was initially taken into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers on Feb. 3, 2019. He was later released on bond after his arrest gained international attention.
The government has pursued his deportation on the grounds that he overstayed his visa after coming from the U.K. at the age of 7.
Earlier this month, a warrant was issued for his arrest on suspicion of felony drug possession and weapons possession in Dekalb County.
His attorneys claim that he was not aware of the warrant, which was sought Sept. 7, until Thursday.
The warrant alleges that during a stop on the evening of his ICE arrest, the rapper threw out a bottle of liquid that later tested positive for codeine. A handgun was also reportedly found inside the car.
“The warrant appears to have been sought at the behest of ICE, as the warrant was issued in the eve of an Immigration Court hearing in Mr. Joseph’s deportation proceeding, and is based upon events that transpired on the evening that ICE arrested Mr. Joseph over 2 and one half years ago,” said Charles Kuck, who represents 21 Savage in his immigration case.
A hearing on his immigration status is scheduled for Nov. 1. Kuck said ICE officials refuse to terminate the case.
21 Savage is expected to join J. Cole on “The Off-Season Tour,” which kicks off tonight in Miami.

Run The Jewels Share ‘Ooh La La’ Remix with Lil Wayne: Listen

After some tease, Run The Jewels have released the deluxe edition of RTJ4 released last year, which features a new remix of ‘Ooh LA LA’ featuring none other than Lil Wayne.Weezy has been on a great run with his features this year and he does it once again with an impressive performance on this boom bap track. Listen to the new song below. The deluxe edition of Run The Jewels 4 also includes remixes from Royal Blood, What So Not, and more.Run The Jewels also released a Cannabis line of the same name last year.[embedded content]

Westside Gunn Releases ‘Hitler Wears Hermes 8’ Side B Feat. Jay Electronica, Tyler, The Creator, More

Westside Gunn dropped his Hitler Wears Hermes 8: Sincerely Adolf project in late August, right in the midst of Kanye West releasing DONDA and all of the drama with Drake.For many, that overshadowed this release. But as the Griselda rapper has acknowledged, many also felt that it was the best project of the bunch. He wrote on Instagram, “had the best album, Some say AOTY or Top 3, ALOT say classic and it’s the best of the series and that was just Side A”.Tonight, he’s back with 20 new tracks for the B side of the album. The features are crazy. Jay Electronica, Tyler, The Creator, 2 Chainz, AZ, Benny The Butcher, Conway The Machine, Stove God Cooks and many, many more appear on it. You can listen to the album below.Tracklist with features:Brodie LeeEnd How You Start (feat. AA Rashid)Hell On Earth Part 2 (feat. Benny the Butcher & Conway the Machine)Free Kutter (feat. Jay Electronica)Richie’sJulia Lang (feat. Trap-A-Holics)Celine Dion (feat. Chase Fetti, Flee Lord & Heem)Best Dressed Demons (feat. Mach-Hommy)Forest Lawn (feat. 2 Chainz & Armani Caesar)Why I Do Em Like That (feat. Billie Essco & Keisha Plum)RIP Bergdorf (feat. Mach-Hommy)TV BoySurvivor Series 95 (feat. Jay Worthy, Larry June & TF)Eddie Kingston (feat. Rome Streetz)Ostertag (feat. Stove God Cooks)Munch (feat. Tiona Deniece)99 Avirex (feat. AZ & Stove God Cooks)The Fly Who Couldn’t Fly Straight (feat. Tyler, The Creator)Big AL (feat. Rome Streetz)BYE BYE (feat. Keisha Plum)

New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Big Energy’

In the summer, Andre Gaines’ The One And Only Dick Gregory film was released to a stellar reception. It takes viewers through the life of the comedian and activist and features appearances from Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Harry Belafonte, Chris Rock and more appear in the film.Tonight, an album inspired by the film has been released and on there is a solo Lupe Fiasco song called ‘Big Energy’, which is essentially a tribute to the legend. You can hear it now. A Lupe feature also dropped tonight, the details of which can be found below.When Lupe announced that he would be on there earlier today on IG, fans got excited thinking it was him announcing his album. That is called Drill Music In Zion and should be out in the next few months.[embedded content]It’s been years now since Lupe Fiasco has publicly said that he is not doing any more features. Since stating it, he’s only done a small handful for the likes of Nikki Jean and Billy Blue. The last one we got was three years ago, though. His justification as of late has been that he’s said no to so many of his close friends, that now he can’t say yes to anyone. But tonight, he seems to have made an exception.Lupe appears on a song with Cimafunk’s, an Afro-Cuban artist. The title of the track is ‘Rómpelo’, which loosely translates to “break it”. Due to the nature of the song and collaboration, you might think that Lupe’s verse comes in Spanish like it did on ‘Drogas’, but you’d be wrong. You can check out the collaboration below.

Logic Officially Releases ‘Perfect’ Remix Feat. ASAP Ferg & Lil Wayne — Listen

On Logic’s No Pressure is a short song called ‘Perfect’. A little while after the album dropped, Logic announced that he had a remix of the song featuring Lil Wayne and A$AP Ferg. However, bad news followed, with the Maryland rapper revealing that Def Jam were refusing to pay Wayne for the feature, stopping it from coming out.I feel you, Def Jam ain’t tryin a pay @LilTunechi his fee so I guess the perfect remix aint coming out…. owe a few of my folks they money honestly.— BobbyBullet (@Logic301) September 17, 2020On one of his Twitch streams, he called it “one of the craziest records ever”, which got fans hyped for it. It ended up leaking unofficially a short while later, but it wasn’t the release that the song deserved. Tonight, Logic make the situation right and puts it out officially. Check it out below.[embedded content]

Gunna Connects With Future For New Song ‘Too Easy’: Listen

Two of Atlanta’s biggest rappers are teaming up once again!Gunna and Future release their brand new collaboration ‘Too Easy’, which is both artists third single together. The rapper surprised fans with the announcement on his social media on Thursday. The post is an image of a video game display that features Gunna as Player 1, and Future as Player 2.#TooEasy ft @1Future drops tonight at Midnight but hear it early on @hiphopnation every hour! @siriusxm ch44— WUNNA (@1GunnaGunna) September 23, 2021Needless to say, both rappers flow effortlessly as they take turns spitting some hard bars over the beat. Produced by Wheezy and Sean Momberger, the track will be featured on Gunna’s upcoming third studio album Drip Season 4, which is set to be released later this year. It will be the fourth installment of the rapper’s Drip Season series.As for Future, he was recently seen partying with collaborator and friend Drake in Miami this week. The two rappers along with Young Thug, earned the No.1 spot on the Billboard  Hot 100 chart last week, for their single ‘Way 2 Sexy’ off Drake’s Certified Lover Boy record.Listen to ‘Too Easy’ below.[embedded content]

NBA Youngboy Finally Releases New Album ‘Sincerely, Kentrell’: Stream

After months of wait, NBA Youngboy has finally released his new album Sincerely, Kentrell.Earlier this month, the Baton Rouge rapper announced his own record label Never Broken Again in partnership with Motown. Apart from a compilation album featuring artists on his roster, it was announced that NBA Youngboy would be putting out his new album Sincerely, Kentrell on Sept. 24th.The album is here tonight for our listening pleasure and includes the previously released ‘On My Side‘ single. The album features 21 songs in total and as expected, has zero guest appearances.Shortly before the release of the album (via Atlantic Records), NBA Youngboy wrote a letter from jail which you can see above. The rapper is currently in prison at the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office jail in St. Martinville, La. He will remain custody until his trial date following an arrest in California for illegally possessing a firearm.Stream the new album below.