Pop Smoke

Once Again, NY Drill Rappers Get Pulled From Rolling Loud New York After Pressure From NYPD

The NYPD has requested that drill rappers Ron Suno, Sha Ek and 22Gz be dropped from this weekend's Rolling Loud… Read More

September 23, 2022

Artists Mourn The Death of PnB Rock On Social Media

Hip-hop artists are collectively mourning the death of rapper PnB Rock, who was fatally shot on Monday afternoon in Los… Read More

September 13, 2022

The MTV VMAs 2022 Was A Nicki Minaj Takeover

Nicki Minaj co-hosted the MTV VMAs 2022, also accepting the coveted Video Vanguard Award and performing a medley of her… Read More

August 29, 2022

Lil Tjay Undergoing Emergency Surgery After Shooting

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Lil Tjay was shot in Edgewater, New Jersey. The rapper is now in emergency surgery.… Read More

June 22, 2022

Stream the “I Know NIGO!” Compilation Album, Feat. Clipse, Pharrell, & More

The new compilation album I Know NIGO! is packed with features from Tyler, the Creator, Pharrell Williams, Kid Cudi, Clipse… Read More

March 25, 2022

Kanye West, Fivio Foreign & Alicia Keys Remake “Empire State of Mind” on “City of Gods”

Fivio Foreign and Kanye 'Ye' West share their second collaboration "City of Gods" with a guest appearance from Alicia Keys.… Read More

February 11, 2022

These Were the Top Selling Rap Albums of 2021

Drake's Certified Lover Boy was the best selling rap album of 2021. Doja Cat, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, and more… Read More

December 30, 2021

You Can Finally Stream Kanye West’s Album ‘Donda’ Featuring JAY-Z, Jay Electronica & More

Following three live events, Kanye West has unveiled Donda featuring The Lox, The Weeknd, Fivio Foreign, Baby Keem, Young Thug… Read More

August 30, 2021

14 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of July 16)

This week’s roundup of new albums includes standouts from Pop Smoke, Willow, Cakes da Killa, Phabo and more. We’ve always… Read More

July 16, 2021

The Inevitable Success of Pop Smoke’s ‘Faith’ Proves Posthumous Rap Albums Aren’t Going Anywhere

Faith is the second posthumous album to come from rapper Pop Smoke. Pop Smoke's posthumous debut album, Shoot for the… Read More

July 16, 2021

Pop Smoke’s Fatal Home Invasion Was Orchestrated by a 15-Year-Old, According to Detective

The alleged gunman and four others forced their way into a Hollywood Hills AirBnB home being rented by Pop Smoke.… Read More

May 10, 2021

Pop Smoke’s Family Remembers the Fallen MC on One-Year Anniversary of His Death

Pop Smoke's mother and brother recently spoke about his legacy, an anti-gun violence initiative inspired by him, and more. Friday… Read More

February 19, 2021

Pop Smoke Makes His Posthumous Acting Debut In ‘BOOGIE’ Trailer

Pop Smoke stars in Eddie Huang's directorial debut. Back in September, author, chef, and restauranteur Eddie Huang told The Dave… Read More

January 19, 2021

2021 Grammy Awards Have Been Postponed Until March Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Concerns about travel, COVID-19, and the health of hosts and artists led The Recording Academy to select a later date… Read More

January 6, 2021

Sheff G Conquered Brooklyn Drill; Now What’s Next?

We spoke to Brooklyn drill rapper Sheff G about his new album Proud Of Me Now, his love for Flatbush,… Read More

December 17, 2020

Kid Cudi’s ‘Man On The Moon III: The Chosen’ Is Finally Here And It’s Damn Good

The new release featuring 18 tracks is an exploratory listen, on it, he pays tribute to cult songs like "Solo… Read More

December 11, 2020