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XXL Freshmen Cover (2011)

A little under a month before it hits newsstands here is the much anticipated  XXL‘s 2011 freshman class. Here’s a roll call from the top. Starting at the the left: Lil Twist, clinic CyHi Da Prynce, v...
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Pill Signs With Maybach Music Group

Up and coming rapper Pill has jumped ship from Asylum Records and signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group. Earlier this month, site the label acquired free agents Meek Mill and Wale. These rappers are b...
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Juelz Santana Confirms Deal With Interscope

Harlem's mighty rap collective The Diplomats have been teasing a potential deal with industry veteran Jimmy Iovine and his Interscope label since last year. Now, it looks like things are a little more certa...
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Rick Ross Takes Maybach Music Group To Warner Bros.

After weeks of speculation, decease it is now official that Rick Ross has signed his Maybach Music Group with Warner Bros. Details are still scarce but it’s pretty much confirmed that Ross will remain si...
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Cory Gunz Reality Show On Hold ?

Cory Gunz’s reality show, patient  Son Of A Gun is set to premiere this April, but it seems the show may have been put on hold. According to TMZ, MTV and executive producer Nick Cannon were served with a c...
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Drake, Rihanna, & Cee-Lo Performing At Grammys

Hip-hop continues to take over the 53rd Grammy Awards. Yesterday, ed it was announced that Drake and Rihanna will perform at this year’s ceremony. In addition, cialis Cee-Lo will recite his hit “Fuck Y...
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EMI Record Label Group Now Taken Over By Citi Group

A label conglomerate purchase that could potentially affect artists like Snoop Dogg, Raekwon and Twista has taken place. The famed EMI Music Group, which includes labels such as Virgin, Capitol, Priority, ...
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Curren$y Signs With Warner Bros. Records

Curren$y confirmed to XXL that he has inked a deal with Warner Bros. Records. Terms of the deal include his own label Jets International, which will house Fiend and Young Roddy as well as debut his upcoming...
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Swizz Beatz x Reebok (Gray Colorway)

Swizz is not only creating things for the rich folk, capsule but also things for us regular folk. Not only that, stuff but there’s also a contest to name the shoe and win a pair plus $1,500 cash on his s...