Nadine Graham is a freelance music writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. When she isn't blasting hip-hop or talking to rappers she can be found writing about it all for Townsquare Media. Find her at @MadFreshDaily on Twitter, indulging in random conversations.
B.o.B Talks 2014 Plans, Launching Record Label, Jewelry Line & World Tour [Exclusive Inter…
B.o.B doesn't make New Year's resolutions. It's not that he's above the practice but his motivation doesn't start on the first day of the year. Read on as he speaks on his 2014 plans and pursuing his acting career.
2 Pistols Talks ‘Comin’ Back Hard’ Mixtape, Jail Love Songs & More [Exclusive Interview]
2 Pistols speaks to TheBoombox.com about his return to rap with the forthcoming 'Comin' Back Hard' mixtape.
B.o.B. Boasts ‘Underground Luxury’ Is ‘Album of the Year’
B.o.B. has a knack for pulling off the unexpected. While at the BET Hip Hop Awards Saturday (Sept. 28), the rapper gives some insight on the unprecedented success of the 2012 mixtape cut 'Still in This,' off 'F--- 'Em We Ball.' He also assures TheDrop.fm that he has a few more tricks up his sleeve c…
Nelly Expresses ‘Different Energy’ on ‘M.O.’ Album
On Saturday (Sept. 28), Nelly graced the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards red carpet beaming, donning bright yellow to reflect his mood. The St. Louis rapper has every reason to smile because his new album,' M.O.,' is now in stores.
Rick Ross Admits to ‘Talking S—‘ on ‘Mastermind’ Album
Say what you will about Rick Ross but there isn't a hip-hop fan on Earth who can deny that the Maybach Music general has an ear for music and he knows it. On the BET Hip Hop Awards red carpet on Saturday (Sept. 28), Rozay boasted to TheDrop.fm that his competitors may feel some type of way abou…
10 Things Hip-Hop Can’t Live Without
Hip-hop has grown beyond what it was at its core in the 1970s. These days, the genre is a multi-million dollar empire. It's a multi-faceted industry full of rappers from all walks of life: from the "nerd rap" of folks like Kansas' XV to the super commercialized song-rap of Atlanta's Future…
Top 10 Legendary R&B Singers
The term "legend" is so misused in today's music industry. One great album does not a legend make. No. Not when there are singers like Aretha Franklin and the Isley Brothers still performing onstage at sold-out venues.
Trevor Jackson Offers Five Tips to Save a Bad Date
We’ve all experienced that awkward first date. You don’t feel comfortable for whatever reason and the rest of the evening is just cringeworthy. You may be misreading some signs or overthinking the situation but one thing’s for certain, both you and you…
Baby D, Young Snead Team Up With Gucci Mane For ‘1 Night Sum (Remix)’
Baby D has been laying low on the hip-hop scene for some time now but the Atlanta rap legend is back and this time he's partnered with newcomer Young Snead and the Alliance Music Group for his return to the game.
Chief Keef Hit With Huge Child Support Bill
Chief Keef may have to start putting some of those Brick Squad coins to the side as soon as he starts collecting them.
Eazy-E Planned to Murder Suge Knight, Says Business Partner
Eazy-E may have seen something in Suge Knight that didn't come to light until years after the demise of his imprint, Ruthless Records.
Master P’s Reaction to a Surprise Flash Mob Is Priceless
Master P isn't one for birthday surprises it seems.
President Obama Brings DJ Khaled, Jay-Z to ‘Nerd Prom’
President Obama is getting to be more and more comfortable with his side position as the Capitol's rap ambassador.
Curren$y Talks Fan Appreciation, Returning Home to New Orleans and His Photography Skills
Curren$y possesses a certain confidence unseen in many rappers who tend to reek of mediocrity, veiling low self-esteem with extra jewels and dubbed out buggies.
Coolio Arrested on Domestic Abuse Charges
Coolio's been under the radar for some time now, and after hearing recent news, we're thinking maybe he should have stayed there.
Gucci Mane Back in Jail Hours After Making Bond
Gucci Mane just can't seem to catch a break in those Atlanta streets.
DMX Breaks Hearts on Season Premiere of ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’
On Saturday night (April 13), the world had a chance to see just how real DMX's demons are.
Wu-Tang Clan Announce Their Return With New LP
After six years of laying low, the Wu-Tang Clan have revealed that they'll be releasing their fifth official studio album.
T.I.’s Entourage Among Those Accused of Misbehaving at Universal, Lawsuit Claims
You've got to be a patient individual if you're working in the music industry, whether you're an aspiring artist or someone behind the scenes -- everyone knows that right? Wrong.
J. Cole Tells Story Behind Miguel’s ‘Power Trip’ ‘Murder’
J. Cole has a dark side and on Wednesday (April 11) hip-hop fans had a chance to see more of it than they knew existed within the ultimately laidback Roc Nation emcee.
French Montana’s ‘Excuse My French’ Tracklist Debuts
The clock is finally winding down for French Montana to debut his first official studio album, 'Excuse My French.'
Lil Wayne, Trick Daddy Get Scrappy at Miami Strip Club
There's no way that Lil Wayne could have thought Miami OGs, like Trick Daddy, would let his recent disrespect for the city fly.
Nicki Minaj Launches Pink Pill in Beats by Dr. Dre Commercial
Say what you want about Nicki Minaj but she sure does knows how to market her brand.
Top 10 Brooklyn-Inspired Rap Songs
Hip-hop may have been born in the Bronx but it found its swag in Brooklyn.
The-Dream Reveals ‘IV Play’ Features
If 'IV Play' indeed proves to be The-Dream's last commercial album, he's ending this chapter of his career with a bang.
Nicki Minaj Claims to Be ‘Better Than Most Male Rappers’
Nicki Minaj has always been wary of the ultra-defined gender lines in hip-hop and she's never been shy about putting people on blast behind them.
Beyonce Releases Mysterious Video Teaser
Members of the BeyHive knew their Queen Bey wouldn't let the fourth day of the fourth month go by without a special surprise dropping.
Nicki Minaj Denies Having a ‘Worst’ ‘American Idol’ Moment
Regardless of what the public has to say about Nicki Minaj and her 'American Idol' hiccups, the 'High School' creator says she hasn't had a single incident that she'd classify as being her "worst" while serving on the show's judges' panel.
T.I. and Tiny Return With ‘Family Hustle’ Season 3 Supertrailer
T.I. and Tiny are back on VH1 for the third time with their popular series, 'The Family Hustle.'
Nicki Minaj Debuts Sneak Peek of ‘High School’ Video
Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne are looking pretty cozy in her upcoming video for the track 'High School.'