Nicki Minaj Announces UK Arena Tour Dates For 2015

In support of the impending release of her new record, The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj has announced that she will be heading on a full European tour early in 2015. The tour will start in a smaller venue in Sweden, continue on to other parts of Europe, and eventually make its way to arenas in the UK and Ireland.

Trey Songz will be supporting the rapper on all of her tour dates, and tickets will be available on Friday, December 12.

The Pinkprint, under Young Money/Cash Money, will officially be released on December 15, a few weeks later than …


Mixtape: Jae Millz – ‘1990+’

Young Money’s Jae Millz has released a new mixtape celebrating the sound of early 90s hip-hop.

Titled 1990+, the first offering from Jae Millz of 2014 finds the YMCMB up and comer going in over instrumentals you may not have heard in years. It’s a collection of classics being given new life thanks to Millz’ gruff delivery. You can stream and download the album, which features thirteen tracks and no guest features, below.

Jae Millz has been poised for big things since 2012, but for one reason or another he has not cracked the code of mainstream attention. I …


Young Thug Allegedly Signs With Young Money

The hype surrounding up and coming Atlanta emcee Young Thug has risen to a deafening point of insanity in recent months. Now, according to at least one major hip-hop blog, the “2 Cups Stuffed” rapper is poised for even bigger things thanks to a new deal with Young Money Records.

According to Mass Appeal, who briefly spoke with Young Thug following a recent performance, Thugga Thugga has confirmed he is now a member of Young Money Records. When asked point blank about the truth behind rumors of the deal, Thug allegedly replied “Yeah I signed.”

Young Money has yet …

Rich Gang

MUSIC VIDEO: Rich Gang – “We Been On” Feat Lil Wayne, R Kelly & Birdman

Rich Gang is a supergroup that was formed by Young Money and Cash Money, and features artists from both labels. They released their album back in July, and it’s had moderate success in that time. One of the popular singles off the album, “We Been On,” recently made its music video debut. The song features Lil Wayne, R Kelly and Birdman, and if you haven’t checked it out yet, now’s your chance. You can watch the video by taking a look below the jump.

If you haven’t picked up the Rich Gang yet, the deluxe edition is available for purchase …

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Birdman And Mannie Fresh To Reunite

Birdman sat down to discuss recording in the studio, featured artists, and more with Sway on RapFix. The man running YMCMB also talked about the possibility of reuniting Big Tymers. Watch the interview through the jump and read the statement below.

Read our review of the team’s Rich Gang‘s album by heading right here.

I’ve been talking to Fresh a lot. We talk every other day, we been talking about doing music; so matter of fact we gonna get in. Me and Fresh ain’t got no problem, we never had no problem. It’s been a minute and we


Lil Wayne Releases “God Bless Amerika” Video

Young Money CEO Lil Wayne has released the official video for his latest single, “God Bless Amerika.”

Hitting the net just a month after filming in the streets of Louisiana, “God Bless Amerika” attempts to paint Weezy as an American icon who speaks for the people. This may be true for the first verse of the track, but like many of Wayne’s recent tracks the song quickly reverts to talk of smoking, fucking bitches, and being richer than anyone can imagine. It may be what some fans want to hear, but it’s beginning to feel a bit tired to us. …


Drake Reveals ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Street Date

After months of anticipation, YMCMB heavyweight Drake has finally revealed the release date of his insanely anticipated new album, Nothing Was The Same.

Following hot on the heels of four new song premieres, Drake announced through OVO last night that Nothing Was The Same will arrive in stores September 17 of this year. No official tracklisting has been made available, but rumors abound that at least “The Motion” will indeed make the final cut.

Just like our wall of Drake news in the last day, UTG is dedicated to covering this album to the best …

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Drake Announces North American Tour

Drake announced plans for his “Would You Like a Tour?,” which travels throughout North America. The YMCMB favorite will be touring with direct support from Miguel and Future.

This tour starts in Portland and includes stops in Chicago, Philadelphia, Vancouver, Boston, New York, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami and everywhere in between. Check out the full itinerary for Drake’s gigantic tour and let UTG know if you plan on heading out to a date or two.

Details for his forthcoming album, Nothing Was The Same, still have not surfaced but count on a late summer release.

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Birdman Talks About Signing Paris Hilton To Cash Money Records

Among all of the crazy music industry updates we have heard lately, nothing really matches up to the disturbing news of Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman signing heiress Paris Hilton. He recently opened up to The Los Angeles Times about signing Hilton to a major deal.

Excuse us while we take a second to ready the puke bucket.

“Controversy and all of that, it works for your benefit,” he said. “[Her Cash Money deal] being so talked about shows the strength of her popularity. I’m very excited. I’m very appreciative that she’s part of the team. She’s very talented, and

Lil Wayne, Birdman, Future, Mack Maine & Nicki Minaj – "Tapout"

MUSIC VIDEO: Lil Wayne, Birdman, Future, Mack Maine & Nicki Minaj – “Tapout”

Lil Wayne brings the entire crew together today for the release of his new “Tapout” music video. This video was directed by Hannah Lux Davis and features Birdman, Future, Mack Maine and Nicki Minaj.

Not only does the Rich Gang take the cake for an elaborate video but we even find special cameos from Paris Hilton, Christina Milian and so many more. Paris and Christina are aiming to spike the rich guy’s drink while they steal all of his valuables. Classy. Look out for appearances from Bow Wow and DJ Khaled as well.

YMCMB compilation drops on June 25.


Lil Wayne Issues Apology to Emmett Till’s Family

Lil Wayne has issued a direct apology to the family of slain Chicago teenager Emmett Till for using insensitive lyrics in Future’s song “Karate Chop (Remix).” Read the statement to Till’s family and comment if you think changing the lyrics was the right thing to do.

Wayne acknowledging the family’s feelings on the matter was a good move.

Dear Till Family:

As a recording artist, I have always been interested in word play. My lyrics often reference people, places and events in my music, as well as the music that I create for or alongside other artists.

It has come …

Tyga Ft Wiz Khalifa 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Tyga Ft Wiz Khalifa, Mally Mall – “Molly”

Young Money rapper Tyga hits us hard today with the long-awaited visual release of his single “Molly.”

The single features Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa as well as Mally Mall and takes us into the futuristic side of their track. Get ready for the ride of your life as you trip through upside down clips, robots, and tons of glowing objects.

“Molly” will be appearing on Tyga’s forthcoming album, Hotel California, which can be pre-ordered on iTunes. Lookout for an April 9 (Tuesday) release date.