hip-hop

Top Selling Albums of 2016

Drake’s Views sold 4.14 million equivalent album units last year and was crowned the top selling album of 2016 according to Nielsen.

 

Top Selling Albums of 2016

“Drake caps a banner year, as his smash album Views finishes 2016 as the most popular release of the year in the U.S., according to Nielsen Music. The data tracking company… read more

Rae Sremmurd Autographed Vinyl Record Giveaway

Happy Holidays! Rae Sremmurd ‘SremmLife II’ Deluxe Vinyl LP giveaway!

We want to thank all of  the music fans who subscribed to Rockstardreams.com this year! Your continued support of our music community is greatly appreciated and we couldn’t have shared so many rad back stories of major and emerging artists without you! To thank you all,… read more

Tupac Inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

“COMPLEX.  PERSONAL. FEARLESS. TUPAC IS AUTHENTIC AND LARGER THAN LIFE.” – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Tupac Shakur will officially be immortalized along side Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Journey, Nile Rodgers, YES and the Electric Light Orchestra on April 7th, 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. 

One of the most influential artists and icons… read more

Oxymorrons Have Been Through It All

The alternative hip-hop group Oxymorrons are navigating their way through the music industry and uniting people along the way.

I’ve had this band on my radar for a while and finally had a chance to see them live in our backyard at Thee Parkside in San Francisco. All around genuine dudes and talented musicians, they combine… read more

Rae Sremmurd Crack Top 10 on Billboard

One of our favorite hip-hop duos to come out in the last few years Rae Sremmurd, just cracked the Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts once again with their single, “Black Beatles” featuring Gucci Mane.

Rae Sremmurd made up of brothers, Swae Lee & Slim Jimmy  have been building a solid fanbase the last few… read more

Eminem Slays Donald Trump on “Campaign Speech”

Eminem drops “Campaign Speech” just as the presidential election comes to a close.

There are lyrical assassins and then there is Eminem, who stands alone as the greatest lyricist in the history of hip-hop in our opninion.  Slim Shady is no stranger to controversy and just slayed Donald Trump and George Zimmerman to name a couple… read more

Kid Cudi Drops “Surfin”

Hip-hop artist, actor and advocate – Kid Cudi does not shy away from controversy in his latest song “Surfin”

After calling out the music industry, Drake and Kanye West for pushing him to the waste side, Kid Cudi releases his latest song in an effort to shed light on his emotions.

Produced by Pharrell Williams, the uptempo… read more

Oxymorrons Are Complex But Basic

Over the last few years, Oxymorrons have carved out their own brand of hip-hop by blending fresh beats with thought provoking lyrics

Founding members Demi, Kami, Matty Mayz, Jiggity and Mr. November do not fit into the typical box for what constitutes a “hip-hop group”  by industry standards.  That’s exactly what makes them different and why… read more

Travis Scott ‘Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight’ Hits #1

Travis Scott hot off the success of his melodic single “Antidote” debuts at Number One on the Billboard Hot 200 Album Charts with his smash album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight.

Don’t let the album title fool you, this record is no joke. In less than 10 days the album released through Grand Hustle… read more

Chance The Rapper Continues To Elevate His Game

Chicago hip-hop artist, Chance The Rapper continues to evolve as an artist and redefine the ever changing music landscape.  After being photo bombed during an interview by super star Beyonce’  at The MTV Music Awards, Chance aptly uttered, “This is my life right now.” Indeed it is.

After rising to fame after his sophomore mixtape Acid… read more