Soon after a week of legal hangups that almost threatened its arrival, Megan Thee Stallion's Suga is here as promised. The nine-track project — which Meg has clarified is not her debut album — dropped at midnight on Friday (March 6) and includes collaborations with Kehlani and Gunna, along with production from Timbaland and Pharrell. The release comes immediately following the H..

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G. Herbo's new album, PTSD, comes immediately following the rapper was clinically diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and realized that he had serious mental health issues. His music often reflects on the turbulent situations that he had to go through growing up, so right now that he sees it in hindsight, he realizes just how much that his upbringing affected him. He sough..

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Ask anyone who's up around 3 a.M. And turns on the TV: There's never anything good to watch on — unless you're into those hour-long advertisements for overpriced products that you can't find in stores. Swae Lee's new video for "Someone Said," a song built around his famed lyric from Travis Scott and Drake's 2018 teamwork, "Sicko Mode," pays homage to these cringeworthy clips, pict..

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Lil Tecca may be hoppin' out of a Rolls-Royce Ghost and into a Rolls-Royce Phantom right now, however before he was the "Ransom" rapper with "a lotta shorties" trying to pull up to his place, Tecca was an aspiring lyricist who persevered up until he struck gold. Right now that his success is finally here, a rap line written by the MTV PUSH artist for March 2020 at just eight years ..

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Immediately after topping the Billboard Hot 100 for seven back-to-back weeks (and counting), Roddy Ricch's ubiquitous hit "The Box" finally has a music video. The Compton MC released the action-packed visual on Friday (February 28), plus it opens on a Fast & Furious-style street race with Roddy in back of the wheel. Although before we find out how it ends, the vid cuts to a basketba..

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The search for the ever-elusive "bop" is challenging. Playlists and streaming-service suggestions can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn't discriminate by genre and can add anything — it's a snapshot of what's ..

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Swae Lee has finally done it. Soon after being inspired by fans to create his "someone mentioned line from Travis Scott and Drake's "Sicko Mode" into a song of its own, the rapper has released a tune of the same name that takes the lyric and builds a body around its beating heart. Every bit as buoyant and spaced out as its original "Sicko Mode" placement, "Someone Mentioned follows th..

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There’s the old, well-worn adage that you’re the author of your own story. As soon as you could roll your eyes any time once you hear it right now, Trinidad James doesn’t find this way of thinking to be boring or cliché. Case in point, he’s thoroughly invested once he thinks about his page-turning, eight-year rap career for now. “This chapter is titled ‘Kill Mode,’” h..

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Eight days before Valentine’s Day, Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats were seemingly beefing on Instagram and Twitter. Kenny was in the midst of a Instagram Live session whenever Curry invaded his broadcast, angrily berating the producer for something he wouldn’t explain. “I don’t even got to mention shit, bro. I’m just fitting to come through and smack the shit out of you,” Cur..

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By Virginia Lowman For Houston rapper Tobe Nwigwe, the secret to success is simple: Be consistent. This guiding principle has transformed the tenacious spitter from an internet sensation into a hip-hop powerhouse with a fan base that includes Jidenna, Sway Calloway, Erykah Badu, and Michelle Obama, to name a couple of. Nwigwe’s music isn’t just about mental release; it’s a move..

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I wrapped my first durag in front of my washroom reflect any time Once I was eight. Then, I sprinted to my dad’s closet and put on one of his Dallas Cowboys caps. A couple of minutes later, I was sitting on my bed, grinning, watching the video for 50 Cent’s “Wanksta.” In it, he cruised down the street in the backseat of a Hummer, sneering at the competition while delivering br..

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Rising New York rapper Pop Smoke, who'd spent the last year carving out his own path as he also collaborated with hip-hop A-listers like Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, And also a Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, was reportedly shot and killed early Wednesday morning (February 19), TMZ reports. He was 20 years old. The artist, place on Earth Bashar Barakah Jackson in Brooklyn, was apparently at a ho..

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