By Matthew Bridge Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Being outspoken is Kanye West's claim to fame. Early this year, Beck won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Joking, but just serious, Kanye West pretended to interrupt Beck during his acceptance speech, but held back at the time. 177802
By K.B. Tindal Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Arguably, Beyonce is well on her way to becoming the greatest performer of this generation. She has already begun the transition from being a superstar to an icon and this is cemented with Blue Ivy Carter becoming a star in her show. In some
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Recently, Jay-Z has been on a strong run. Jumping back into the game after a long hiatus, Jay-Z appeared on Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie." In the first quarter of 2013, the song was one of the biggest songs out. Jay-Z has
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Courtesy of "Freaks" with Nicki Minaj, French Montana is the hottest rapper in the game, which could not come at a better time. One month from now, French Montana will release his debut album, Excuse My French. In the months leading up to
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Ever since The-Dream first gained fame, there has been a push/pull relationship between he and Jay-Z. In the late fall of 2007, The-Dream rose to fame with his "Shawty is a 10" single, where he famously exclaimed, "I don't need no hook
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Last spring, Rick Ross held a press conference and laid the outline for Maybach Music over the next year and a half. Rick Ross' plans for Maybach Music were a bit different from what Wale announced when he first joined the label.
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer At the turn of the century, Nelly, Ludacris, Ja Rule, and Eminem were the biggest hitmakers in the game. Various circumstances have led to this not being the case thirteen years later. Still, though, each artist has a comeback on their brain. Lately,
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Known for his music for some time, Tyler, the Creator rose to fame during the summer of 2011. Since 2009, there had been talk of the "New West," but Tyler, the Creator emerged as the leader of this young hip hop scene.