• Drake is Hitting Europe for a Tour, Then Vegas

    Drake is Hitting Europe for a Tour, Then Vegas

    February 2, 2019 Penny

    Mr. Champagne Papi — aka Drake — is hitting Europe for a five-country tour. The news hit a few days after the Hot Line Bling singer announced a Vegas residency at XS Nightclub. Drake’s 2019 European Tour This month, via an Instagram post pulsating with throw-back Miami Vice vibes, Adonis’s baby-daddy announced his 2019 Assassination…

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  • No Kanye at Coachella: Port-a-Potties Triumph Over Design Dreams

    No Kanye at Coachella: Port-a-Potties Triumph Over Design Dreams

    January 23, 2019 Penny

    Edge-lord-artist Kanye West huffed-and-puffed his way out of Coachella after learning that a port-a-potty problem would scupper his design dreams. Kanye West: No Dome for Me Means No Ye! For this year’s Coachella concert, West envisioned himself performing in an elaborate dome positioned smack in the middle of the fairgrounds. So he and a trusted…

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  • Lil Uzi Vert Swears To Be Through With Music

    Lil Uzi Vert Swears To Be Through With Music

    January 17, 2019 Penny

    Lil Uzi Vert – a.k.a Symere Woods – has announced his retirement at the ripe age of 24. However, it’s unclear if it is a legitimate industry split, or if the rapper is drumming up publicity before his new album drops. Lil Uzi Vert: “I’m Done With Music” “I’m done with music,” vowed Lil Uzi…

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  • Kendrick Lamar is Almost Certainly Releasing New Music in 2019

    Kendrick Lamar is Almost Certainly Releasing New Music in 2019

    January 13, 2019 Penny

    Kendrick Lamar “claims he hasn’t been working on a new album,” explained Los Angeles Times reporter Jeff Weiss last month. But a recent IG post has people convinced that the DAMN artist will drop another LP this year. Kendrick Lamar LP Tease: Marketing Ploy or Genuine Mistake? For a short time on Christmas Day, Polydor…

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  • Putin Is Poised To “Take Charge” of Rap in Russia

    Putin Is Poised To Take Charge of Rap in Russia

    December 27, 2018 Penny

    Russian President Vladimir Putin champions censorship, and recently his despotic attention was turned towards the rap scene. Putin’s Plan to “Take Charge” of Rap “If it’s impossible to stop something,” stated Putin at a recent meeting of Russia’s Council for Culture and Art, “you’ve got to take charge of it!”. At issue was rap music.…

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  • Grand Jury Slaps Ty Dolla $ign With Two Felony Indictments. Fair or Overkill?

    Grand Jury Slaps Ty Dolla $ign With Two Felony Indictments. Fair or Overkill?

    December 20, 2018 Penny

    A Georgia grand jury indicted artist Ty Dolla $ign on two felony drug charges. If a judge slaps him with a maximum sentence, the “Love U Better” singer could land behind bars for the next 15 years. Small Amounts of Marijuana and Cocaine Lead To Arrest It was 4:55 p.m. on September 5, 2018; Ty,…

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  • Jay-Z Played Drakes Diss Track On Double Date with Meek Mill

    Jay-Z Played Drakes Diss Track On Double Date with Meek Mill

    December 13, 2018 Penny

    Does Jay-Z traffic in Degrassi-High-level drama? Or does Hov just forget feuds? “Championships” artist Meek Mill may have some insight. Meek Mill Talks Jay-Z: Blind Dates and Diss Tracks As he tells it, several years back, Meek Mill thought he’d arrived. His tracks were blowing up, fellow up-and-comer Nicki Minaj was by his side, and…

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  • EarthGang: Atlanta's Sonic Time And Genre Travellers And Dabblers

    EarthGang: Sonic Time And Genre Travellers And Dabblers

    December 6, 2018 Penny

    Rooted in the fertile creative crescent of late 1990s Atlanta, EarthGang’s music is a non-conformist sonic exploration of soul, rap, pop — and life’s organic soundtrack. EarthGang: The Who, What, When and Where Back in the noughties, Olu Fann and Eian Parker met on a school field. The two audiophiles formed a fast friendship and…

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  • ATF Arrested 6ix9ine And Judge Refused Him Bail

    ATF Arrested 6ix9ine And Judge Refused Him Bail

    November 29, 2018 Penny

    Dan Hernandez — aka “6ix9ine” or “Tekashi69” — is, once again, in heaps of legal trouble. In fact, the “Gummo” singer may spend the rest of his life in lockup. 6ix9ine’s Racketeering, Drug and Firearms Arrest On the night of November 18, ATF agents rounded up 6ix9ine and five of his fellow TreyWay gang members.…

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  • Lorde Tries To Shade Kanye and Cudi - And Fails Miserably

    Lorde Tries To Shade Kanye and Cudi, and Fails Miserably

    November 22, 2018 Penny

    There’s no denying that Kanye West can be a messy and controversial provocateur. However, it’s also undeniable that he’s often — and unfairly — the target of questionable tantrums thrown by virtue-signalling pop stars. Lorde Accuses Kanye West and Kid Cudi of Stealing Ye and Kid Cudi recently performed “Kids See Ghosts” together at a…

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