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Migos dropped some hints about their upcoming collaboration with Childish Gambino.

Drake has had a stellar year; he dropped his fourth studio album, Views, in April and it subsequently spent several weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Not only that, but the album also grabbed some Grammy nominations. That, plus a lucrative tour, adds up to lots of success (and money) for the […]

When Kanye West met with Donald Trump, nobody could fathom why he would do such a thing. His actions, and previous comments became a huge topic of conversation, leading people like Common & John Legend to speak out about it. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Headkrack wonders, however, if it’s totally impossible for Kanye’s meeting […]

Three very talented visionaries came by the studio to chat with Headkrack: Ali Shaheed Muhammad from the legendary rap group “A Tribe Called Quest,” music producer Adrian Younge and Cheo Coker, who is the creator of Marvel’s “Luke Cage.” They explain what Netflix’s newest show, which Cheo says is “basically a black hip-hop western,” aims to […]

Gucci Mane wasted no time getting back into the swing of things after his release from a prison sentence that lasted a little over three years. After his highly anticipated and celebrated release, he dropped an album, with another one on the way, as well as a memoir. Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley […]

This past weekend, a lot of violence, especially gun violence, plagued the streets nationwide. Most notably, Toya Wright lost two brothers to random bullets in New Orleans, a rapper by the name of Killa J was shot during an attempt to rob Soulja Boy, and all of this occurs during a time when more and more police […]

Fat Joe & Remy Ma have been missing in action for a while now, with Remy Ma serving time in prison for six years. Fat Joe also disappeared from the public eye shortly after garnering a lot of success from his work with the Terror Squad. Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley Subscribers”] In […]

With the current political climate in the United States, and the black community’s ongoing struggle to protect ourselves from trigger-happy police officers, it isn’t easy to be black in America right now. But public figures, activists and artists everywhere are trying to gather what they can to start to plant seeds for the future. Among […]

Before Future bursted onto the scene, charting hits and breaking records, he and Atlanta-based rapper Rocko used to collaborate together, and clearly planned to take over hip-hop together. But when Future blew up a little quicker than expected, things changed pretty rapidly for the collaborators. Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley Subscribers”] Now, Rocko is […]

It seems likes it’s been a long time since Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa announced the end of their marriage, but the true end didn’t come until today. Their divorce has been finalized, and they can both legally move on with their lives. The couple’s split is, at this point in the situation, totally amiable […]

Lira Galore and Rick Ross were, for a brief moment in time, madly in love, it seemed. They were headed down the isle together, and he even brought her through to the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and gushed about his soon-to-be wife. Sadly, their relationship didn’t quite go the way Rick Ross seemed to envision things […]

According to Headkrack, Mary J. Blige is back in the studio. MJB fans will remember her 12th studio album, The London Sessions that she dropped last year along with a documentary about its making. While the album was chock full of good stuff, it was full of club and dance hits, as well as some material […]