Kendrick Lamar

Far from a rookie in the rap game, North Carolina’s Rapsody is looking to set herself apart with her latest album, Laila’s Wisdom. The recent Roc Nation signee is releasing her first album with the label on September 22. This past Tuesday (Sept.12), Rapsody dropped a preview for the new project via Instagram, letting […]

Kendrick Lamar covers the latest issue of Rolling Stone with a haunting photo you won't forget.

The 2017 MTV Video Music Award nominations were announced on Instagram Live today.

Over two million records sold for the Compton MC's latest album. Interview Magazine got a two-for-one when Dave Chappelle interviewed Kendrick Lamar for their August issue. The magazine anoints Lamar as the “greatest living rapper” on their cover, and he’s shown draped in designer threads. In the Q&A, Chappelle and Lamar discuss the Compton rapper’s latest album, DAMN, traveling the world, being the best at their […]

In order to provide the perfect soundtrack for our July cover, CASSIUS consulted with our “Kids of Summer” to find out what records they’ll be using to create vibes this season. The result is a kickback-friendly playlist that brings plenty of summertime heat via an eclectic mix of music from the likes of SZA, Mura […]

  H e’s done it again, ladies and gentlemen.   Kendrick Lamar has released new visuals in support of his critically acclaimed DAMN album. The “Element” video, which dropped on Tuesday afternoon, depicts battles in the Black community that most brothers can relate to all too well–perhaps more than some of us would like to […]

Grammy-winning rhymer Chance The Rapper spent a good part of his “Be Encouraged” tour dissing major record labels for their exploitative practices. His hit single “No Problem” featured Chance threatening to have his dreadlocked friends invade label offices if executives continued to take advantage of him and his peers’ creative talent. On Thursday, June 22 […]

When you're the crew's financial MVP, you have to think beyond shutting down haters.

The rookie blamed his low album sales on being misunderstood — proof that the 19-year-old rapper still has a lot to learn about the game.