Hip Hop Single Sales: Yo Gotti & Nicki Minaj's Strip Club Anthem "Rake It Up" Breaks Into The Top 10

Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj’s “Rake It Up” has entered the R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales chart at #10, this week. Cassie also made a huge return after taking a long musical hiatus, earning the highest debut the week with “Love… Continue Reading

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Vote for Kodak Black and Young M.A for Best New Artist at 2017 MTV VMAs

@theinfamousjc/Vivien Killilea, Getty s On Sun., Aug. 27, the lauded and applauded artists in the music world will converge upon the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, with the likes Kodak Black, Young M.A, SZA, Noah Cyrus, Julia Michaels and Khalid… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." Reclaims #1 Spot On Billboard 200

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. was released on April 14 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart, where it remained for the following week. Four months later, the double-platinum album has topped the chart once again for the week ending August 10. With 46,552 total… Continue Reading

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The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations Are Here

New York, NY – The nominees for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards were unveiled on Tuesday (July 25) Instagram Live, an awards show first. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations in categories like Artist the Year, Video the… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: SZA's "CTRL" Debuts On Billboard 200

SZA’s long-awaited CTRL project has made its entrance onto the Billboard 200 chart, sitting pretty in the #3 slot. The long-delayed project was apparently worth the wait, earning the Top Dawg Entertainment artist her first Top 10 album. While Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. continues… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: DJ Khaled Scores Another Top 10 Hit With "To The Max" Featuring Drake

DJ Khaled made another hit record with “To The Max” featuring Drake, entering into the R&B/Hip Hop single sales chart at #8. Khalid had the biggest Top 10 jump this week with “Location” while Kyle and Lil Yachty’s infectious single… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: XXXTENTACION, Gucci Mane & Lil Yachty All Drop

Despite the violent XXXTENTACION show in San Diego last Wednesday (June 7) and subsequent media frenzy that stemmed from X’s onstage knockout, the controversial Florida rapper’s Revenge mixtape still took a significant dive on the Billboard 200 chart. Released on May 16,… Continue Reading

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Sean "Diddy" Combs Is The World's Highest Paid Celebrity

With earnings stacked at a staggering $130 million, Sean “Diddy” Combs is the world’s highest-paid celebrity, according to Forbes’ 2017 list The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities. While this latest feat from the laser-focused Diddy is already impressive enough, the Bad Boy Records mogul… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Single Sales: Burger King Commercial Prompts Revival Of Mark Morrison's 1996 Hit "Return Of The Mack"

Burger King released a fun commercial that boosted the sales Mark Morrison’s 21-year-old hit “Return Of The Mack” all the way to #20 on this week’s R&B/Hip Hop singles chart. Chris Blue won season 12 NBC’s The Voice Tuesday (May 23)… Continue Reading

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Snoop Dogg, Faith Evans & David Banner Limp Onto Billboard 200

The usual suspects continued their run near the top the Billboard 200 album sales chart for the week ending May 25, 2017, with Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and Drake’s More Life continuing their mega-success in the Top 5. The latest crop new… Continue Reading

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