MMG’s leader claims his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as God Forgives, I Don’t opens in the top spot with his largest opening-week sum.
Hip-Hop’s reigning king of radio, Rick Ross, doesn’t deviate from his proven formula on his fifth album God Forgives I Don’t, released July 31 via Maybach Music Group/Def Jam Records.
Filled with an array of high-profile collaborations that range from hip-hop’s elite Jay-Z and Dr. Dre (“3 Kings”), Nas (“Triple Beam Dreams”), and André 3000 (“Sixteen”) to his MMG cohorts — Meek Mill (“So Sophisticated”), Wale (“Diced Pineapples”), Stalley (“Ten Jesus Pieces”) and Omarion (“Ice Cold”) — God Forgives I Don’t (GFID) has all the ingredients to take crown for hip-hop album of the year; unfortunately for Ross that crown still rests safely with Nas’ recently-released Life Is Good.
Jay-Z has assembled quite the roster for the inaugural “Made in America” festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 1 & 2. Run-D.M.C., Jill Scott and Drake are among the artists added to the bill of the two-day outdoor concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
They join previously announced performers Skrillex, D’Angelo, Maybach Music Group, Odd Future, Passion Pit and Janelle Monae. Jay-Z will headline on Saturday while rockers Pearl Jam close out the festival on Sunday.
Single-day tickets go on sale this Friday via Ticketmaster.
After giving birth to ‘dem babies’ and standing by husband Nick Cannon during his health scare, Mariah Carey will return with her new single “Triumphant (Get ‘Em),” featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill.
Bow in the presence of royalty. Rick Ross links with hip-hop icons Dr. Dre and Jay-Z on “3 Kings.” Produced by Jake One, the ode to opulence will appear on Rozay’s God Forgives, I Don’t, due July 31. Listen below.
Meek Mill pops bottles, wakes up to a bed full of a bad bitches (his words) and spits bars with Drake on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the video for “Amen,” a track from his mixtape Dreamchasers 2 and upcoming debut Dreams & Nightmares, due August 28.
The MMG rapper was recently involved in a heated exchange with a Philly Pastor who promotes “rape” and blasphemes the church.
MMG’s Meek Mill recently came under fire from a Philadelphia Pastor who believes his song “Amen” promotes “rape” and blasphemes the church. The Philadelphia Daily News ran a story yesterday where Pastor Jomo K Johnson says he plans to publish a book about the rapper. Things got heated today as the “Tupac Back” rapper and the Reverend exchanged words on Philly’s Hot 107.9, when Meek called in to respond to the Johnson’s allegations.
Listen to the f-ckery below.