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Big Sean Speaks About His Fears

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 16, 2012
The continued documentation spotlighting Big Sean and his rise to stardom – whose previous installment touched on the idea of “Imagination” – finds the Detroit native speaking about his biggest fears. Despite his larger-than-l...

Lady Gaga – Cake Directed by Terry Richardson (Teaser)

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2012
Controversial pop icon Lady Gaga tried her hand at southern hip-hop’s trap music with the release of “Cake” back in September. No longer trying, but doing, Gaga continues her urban music fixation releasing a teaser to the aforementi...

MTV ‘This Is How I Made It’: Meek Mill

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2012
Having recently highlighted 2 Chainz, the latest episode of MTV’s This Is How I Made It highlights the meteoric rise of Philadelphia native and Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill. Here, the young hip-hop star candidly reflects on his father&#...

Jay-Z Performs “Dead Presidents” & “Can I Live” @ Barclays Center

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2012
Taken from this fall’s run of eight sold-out shows at the newly opened Barclays Center – the home of the rechristened Brooklyn Nets – Jay-Z and his Life + Times present live performance footage of “Dead Presidents” and &...

i-D Magazine: i-N Conversation with Kendrick Lamar Video

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2012
i-D Magazine recently caught up with Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar on the heels of the release of good kid, m.A.A.d city which dropped on October 22 and has already moved a whopping 240k units since its release via Interscope. The rapid-fire Q&A...

GQ Names Rihanna Its “Obsession of the Year” in Latest Photo Feature

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 13, 2012
After GQ’s December 2012 cover featuring Rihanna was unveiled yesterday, the publication today lets loose a few of the images from the editorial feature. Featuring the artist set against various monochromatic backdrops, Rihanna leaves little to...

Rihanna Undresses for the Cover of GQ’s 2012 December “Man of the Year” Issue

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 12, 2012
Each December, GQ’s annual “Man of the Year” issue pays homage to the fairer sex by highlighting at least one female for a cover story in its year-end issue. This year is no different as a nearly nude Rihanna appears on one of the c...

Jay-Z and Coldplay to Headline New Year’s Eve Show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 12, 2012
Hip-hop and rock enthusiasts alike rejoice after hearing that Jay-Z and Coldplay will headline a New Year’s Eve Show at the newly Hova-christened Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. This performance will mark the third time in just tw...

Stalley Breaks Down the Meaning Behind His Verse on “Hammers and Vogues”

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2012
MMG affiliate Stalley recently linked up with Life + Times to speak out on the deeper meaning behind his verse on “Hammers and Vogues.” Speaking on both haters and supporters, Stalley touches on the misunderstanding of his image as well a...

Kitsune Shares Some Words About Its Latest Compilation

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2012
Kitsuné co-founders Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki conceived of their unique blend of fashion and music on a trip to Japan, where the combination of both arts is common. Despite its prominence in the fashion world, the multifaceted brand also boasts...

Jay-Z Performs “99 Problems But Mitt Ain’t One” @ Ohio Obama Rally

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 6, 2012
As the United States readies to either reelect President Obama or seek new leadership under Mitt Romney, longtime Obama ally Jay-Z showed his support by slightly tweaking the words to his Black Album hit “99 Problems.” Using the Rick Rubi...

Joey Bada$$ – Waves (Live on Jimmy Fallon)

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 4, 2012
As is common with the Late Night show with Jimmy Fallon, the TV show host premiers yet another artist to watch out for. Resident NYC rapper Joey Bada$$ does an excellent live rendition of “Waves” from his debut 1999 mixtape, hosted by the...

A$AP Rocky Discusses Bringing Harlem to SoHo

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2012
Fresh off the release of his single “F*ckin’ Problem” and appearances in a FIFA Soccer ’13 commercial, the 10th anniversary party for adidas Originals’ SoHo storefront and the latest episode of The Butcher’s Block...

Nas Behind the Scenes Video for Clash Magazine December “The World is His’” Issue

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2012
After highlighting hip-hip newcomers A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar in issues earlier this year, Clash Magazine’s upcoming December 2012 publication features none other than hip-hop legend Nas. Photographed by Hayley Louisa Brown with a fashion...

Big Sean – Imagination

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2012
As we anxiously await the release of Big Sean’s sophomore album Hall of Fame, the Detroit rapper launches a new web series revealing his uphill journey to stardom. The first installment titled “Imagination” focuses on the creative v...