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Tony Burton, most famous for his role as Tony “Duke” Evers, the trainer of both Apollo Creed and later Rocky Balboa in the Rocky franchise, has died aged 78, according to reports on TMZ. While his cause of death is currently unknown, Burton’s sister, Loretta Kelly, said that he had regularly been in hospital over […]

The day has finally arrived, people! Just shy of three years after the release of his polarizing sixth solo album Yeezus, Kanye West has returned with the release of his latest LP, The Life of Pablo. Following years of anticipation, as well as a string of somewhat last-minute title changes, including So Help Me God, […]

Fetty Wap has teamed with Zoo Gang to release a new project titled Zoo 16: The Mixtape. The 17-track tape, which is hosted by DJ Big L 4 Eva, features guest appearances from Monty and PNB Rock, among others. The project also features a new “Zoomix” of Fetty’s “My Way,” the third single off the […]

Kevin Gates’ debut album, Islah, is now available for purchase and streaming. The 15-track LP, Gates’ first under Atlantic Records, does not feature any guest appearances. Islah features the previously released singles “Kno One” and “The Truth,” among others. Kevin Gates’ Islah can be purchased via iTunes here. Alternatively, the project can be streamed below: […]

Will Smith has revealed that he’s pleased with how “quickly” and “aggressively” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. After outlining such during a newly published interview with the BBC’s Charlie Stay, Smith went on to reveal the reasoning why he spoke out regarding the lack of diversity among […]

Rihanna’s highly anticipated, eighth studio album ANTI is set to be released this week. Citing sources, Billboard reports that the album will be available this week, “likely as a surprise release before Friday.” Regarding the sound of the album itself, one source says, “the album is more diverse than her prior releases, with a wide […]

UPDATE #1 (Jan. 26, 15:00 EST): The Game has shared a photo of the $500,000 that he has pledged to donate to Flint, Michigan amid the City’s current water crisis. The rapper took to Instagram to share a screenshot of the wire transfer to Avita Water. The Game’s post can be viewed below: https://www.instagram.com/p/BBAkr49mosQ/?taken-by=losangelesconfidential This article’s original post can […]

Kanye West took to Twitter late last night to release the tracklist for his long-awaited, seventh studio album, SWISH. The 10-track LP, which is scheduled to hit shelves on February 11, features three previously released cuts including “Wolves,” featuring Sia and Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “Real Friends,” as well as “No More Parties In […]

While doing their promotional run for Ride Along 2 in the United Kingdom recently, Ice Cube and Kevin Hart stopped by The LAD Bible’s offices to participate in an unlikely rap battle with British Grime artist Stormzy. Hart stepped up to the plate first, dropping his rhymes over the instrumental to JME’s “Serious.” Stormzy hit back with […]

While doing their promotional run for Ride Along 2 in the United Kingdom recently, stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart spoke with famed British DJ Tim Westwood about the lack of diversity among the nominees for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards. Both Cube and Hart appeared resolutely unfazed by the all-White list of Oscar candidates, […]

Bang ‘Em Smurf, a former affiliate of G-Unit, claims that 50 Cent put a hit out on him after the pair had gone their separate ways following a disagreement years ago. During a newly published interview with Mikey T The Movie Star & Clark Martin of Report Card Radio, Bang ‘Em Smurf admitted that a […]

While some people love the festivities of New Year’s Eve, others loathe it. Despite the varying opinions, we can all agree that it’s a night ludicrously overpriced and most of the time, grossly overhyped. Nevertheless for some, New Year’s Eve is a big money earner. TMZ has gotten ahold of the checks that Future, Fetty […]