Kendrick Lamar Covers XXL

Seems very fitting to have Kendrick Lamar grace the cover of XXL after the year he has had. As expected he drops quite a few gems throughout including the excerpt below: “It’s funny because I ask other artists about their experience with success. I wanna know what happened to them. Did you feel how I…

YG Covers Fader Magazine

YG is the latest to cover Fader mag and his story is quite a good one. It covers everything from his upbringing in Compton Bompton, the incident in which he was shot over the summer, his upcoming album (which features no DJ Mustard production) and much more. Head over to fader here to catch the complete interview.

Adele Tops Billboard 100 + Covers Rolling Stone Magazine

Congratulations are in order for Adele! Her single ‘Hello’ from her upcoming album ’25’ debuted at No. 1 on the Hot 100, making it her first song to ever debut there. She also has become the first artist to ever sell more than 1 million US downloads in a week. The video for ‘Hello’ recently…

A$AP Rocky Covers The Source Magazine

A$AP Rocky continues his strong year now grabbing the cover of The Source magazine. A$AP Rocky is the cover star for The Source‘s 2015 Summer Issue, following a roller-coaster first 6 months of the year. The Harlem native’s sophomore album,At.Long.Last.A$AP, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, eclipsing his #1 debut album’s first-week sales mark…

Fetty Wap Covers Vibe Magazine

Fetty Wap has been having as good a year as anyone and is now being rewarded with the cover of Vibe Mag. If for some reason you are unaware of his rise the article is a good introduction as they discuss his influences, how his life has changed, family and more. There’s a lot of…

XXL premiers their 2015 Freshman Class

XXL Magazine’s Freshman Class has become a yearly conversation starter for hip hop heads. This year’s list of up-and-comers includes DeJ Loaf, Fetty Wap, GoldLink, K Camp, OG Maco, Raury, Shy Glizzy, Tink, Vince Staples and finally Kidd Kidd who was the winner of the website’s fan vote. For a behind the scenes look into the…

Kid Cudi and Jeremy Piven Cover Complex

With the duo’s film adaptation of Entorage releasing June 3rd Kid Cudi and Jeremy Piven gets a little love on the forthcoming issue of Complex mag. They speak on love for Hip Hop, their budding friendship and more: You represent two different generations in Hollywood. Cudi’s getting in now and, Jeremy, you’ve already experienced so…

Nicki Minaj Covers Cosmopolitan

The always sexy Nicki Minaj shares a bit about her sex life, hustle and where she sees herself years from now with the people over at Cosmo magazine: “Ten years from now, I will have two children, unless my husband wants three. I will be into my fitness a lot more, I will stop yo-yo…

Meek Mill Cover’s Fader

Meek Mill is gearing up for the release of his #MeekSeason mixtape and Fader decided to catch up with the Philadelphia rhyme spitter. Topics discussed include Meek’s battle rapping background, not being engaged to Nicki Minaj and picking a lead single for his upcoming album. The cover story can be read here and is written by Will…

Kenrick Lamar gets the cover of Mass Appeal

Excerpt: The first words heard on the album are a sample that says “Every N*gger Is A Star.” Why did you choose to open with that? It represents how I felt when I first got signed. That’s the first initial state—you get money, you feel like this. But overall, in general it represents those without…