Lil Wayne’s long and tumultuous journey to Tha Carter V’s release has come to an end. After years of delays and label troubles, Weezy’s fifth entry in Tha Carter series finally sees the light of the day. After a bit of confusion that led to some fans thinking it would drop last week, Tha Carter V is now available for streaming and purchase.
Even with the highly publicized beef with Eminem, Machine Gun Kelly’s Binge EP apparently wasn’t on everyone’s wish list. According to HITS Daily Double, the project sold roughly 21,519 total album equivalent units in its first week with 9,000 of those being pure album sales. Albums such as Mac Miller’s SWIMMING, Drake’s Scorpion and — of course — Em’s Kamikaze all reportedly sold more units. By comparison, Slim Shady’s Kamikaze album
Eminem hit a major milestone on Friday (April 20) when he celebrated 10 years of sobriety. Fellow Bad Meets Evil MC Royce Da 5’9 took to Twitter to congratulate Em on his accomplishment. “Happy sobriety birthday to my mentor @Eminem,” he wrote. “Keep fighting the good fight homie … I love you for life.” In 2007, the Detroit
J. Cole has dethroned Taylor Swift in the Spotify record books. The title track from his recently released KOD album set a new record for Spotify’s most opening day streams in the United States, according to Chart Data. “KOD” racked up 4.2 million streams in its first day, surpassing the previous mark of 3.8 million for Swift’s “Look What You
4th Disciple, one of Wu-Tang Clan’s most prominent producers, has filed a lawsuit against RZA and Mitchell “Divine” Diggs over unpaid royalties. According to documents obtained by Vibe, 4th Disciple has allegedly never received any accounting statement or royalties from his production and publishing agreements with Wu-Tang Productions and Diggs Family Music. The deals were originally signed in 1993 or 1994. The veteran