Celebrations are in order for newcomer J.Cole whose album has hit the #1 spot in the entire country. J. Cole,Â a Jay Z protege, took the industry by storm andÂ not fromÂ top charting singles but from hardwork and dedication. According to Hits Daily Double, J.Coleâ€™s debut, Cole World: The Sideline Story has sold an estimated 217,324 copies in its first week. Not so bad for a first timer huh? READ MORE
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Young Jeezy announced back in July that his long awaited album, Thug Motivation 103, would drop September 20th. However, that is no longer the case. The Atlanta rapper is experiencing yet another delay for the album. While a lot of hype has been created for the project including two mixtapes (The Real Is Back and The Real Is Back 2) and a video for his song Ballin which featured Lil Wayne, it seems things are not yet in order for Jeezy. In an interview with Jenny BoomÂ Boom, Jeezy tells fans the reasoning behind the delay of the album: READ MORE
Rapper Bow Wow’s Cash Money debut will come out this upcoming December. Previously, fans had been told this November but now the album has pushed back. Reasoning behind the setback sounds like the typical statement that most artists release when their album gets pushed back.
Typical (Business Sh**) no biggie. This album is more important to me than anything. For the last 2 years I have been working on this album since the day I signed. Even while working on Lottery Ticket and Madeaâ€™s Big Happy Family. I want this to be perfect not just for myself but for yall as well. No I’m not tryna build hype I believe the hype will build as we get closer to December and if you ask me the hype is already building.â€ READ MORE
We’ve been seeing a lot of Christina Milian out in the public and now I’m starting to figure it out. While news reports did say that she is supposed to be starring in a new comedy called Maid In Media, the songstress has come forth and told fans that she is working on a new album. She told reporters, “I’ve been working with [producers] Young Yani, The Interns, this guy named Sham, a lot of really good, local producers here in L.A. A lot of great writers like The Writer’s camp and stuff, and it’s exciting.” I’m sure this comes as exciting news to all of her fans. READ MORE
This is something I definitely didn’t see coming. Toronto native Drake is taking his upcoming album Take Care to a whole different level. According to Drake, he’s been in the studio working on R&B music with the legendary Stevie Wonder. Who would have ever thought that Stevie Wonder would serve as musical mentor to Drake? Stevie Wonder will be featured on a song called Doing It Wrong. Drake had this to say about the experience, READ MORE
Dirty Money singer Dawn Richards is ready to branch out on her own.Â The vocalist tells Rap-Up.com that she’s planning on releasing three solo albums that will serve as a trilogy.Â The first record, which will be titled “GoldenHeart,” is slated to drop in late 2011 or early 2012.Â The other two albums, “BlackHeart” and “RedemptionHeart,” will arrive at a later date.Â Dawn says she’s really excited to release her upcoming records, noting that they will represent her passion “for this music thing.”Â The hip-hop star adds that she’s finally finding her identity in music, and is “in love” with the direction her career and sound is taking.
Dawn Richards spent four years in the group Danity Kane before joining Kalenna Harper and Sean “Diddy” Combs to form the ensemble Diddy-Dirty Money.Â The trio released their debut album, “Last Train To Paris,” back in December and just recently wrapped up a U.S. tour.