Machine Gun Kelly Talks About Eminem’s Daughter

Apparently, MGK sent out a tweet back in 2012 about the Em's teen daughter, saying she was "hot as f*ck". He says that because of the tweet, some media outlets will not cover his project. "Pictures of that h...

Jay-Z Forgot About A Company He Owned, TIDAL

Jay Z took the stand in court this past week, in a lawsuit over his 1999 hit, "Big Pimpin"... and forgot one of his biggest brands. In the trial, the hip-hop mogul was asked what he does for a living, after ...

Michael Jackson’s New TV Series Information

Warner Bros. has announced a development deal with producer Tavis Smiley that first will see two of his books being adapted for the small screen. One of them includes the upcoming Before You Judge Me: The Triumph And Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days, ...

2015 Top 5 Wealthiest Rappers In The World

Skilly Magazine presents 2015's list of the richest and wealthiest rappers alive. The top five list is compiled of general average stats from each rapper. Each listing is based on career moves, personal assets ...

Jeezy Announces “Church In These Streets” Concerts

It’s been a good run for Young Jeezy lately. First, he announced his new album Church In These Streets. Then, he dropped a surprise EP titled Politically Correct. Now he’s announcing his U.S. tour, which is sla...

DJ Khaled Wants Rihanna’s Number, But He Can’t Get It

DJ Khaled has to be one of the ultimate collaborators of all-time. He's working with everybody, from Rick Ross to Jay Z to Kanye West. But, there's one artists he's yet to work with that he's dying to... and that's Rihanna. In an interview with Complex, Kha...

Namelesz Is The Truth In Colorado Hip Hop

"I can't stand the hate. I understand that competition has been a part of Hip-Hop since the beginning but it gets ridiculous out here sometimes. Every other week there's a new diss-track or a new beef between...

MsTish! The Living Testimony Of Soul

"My life is my inspiration. When I go through something, I grab a piece of paper and write! Everything I have went through in my life are in my songs; lessons learned. Unlike secular rap, which frequently glo...

50 Cent Announces New Mixtape Called The Kanan Tape

50 Cent has been hinting at a new mixtape since August, and now, it appears that tape is coming. Fif took to Instagram on Wednesday (Oct. 14) to reveal that his upcoming mixtape will be called The Kanan Tape... and new music is coming this week. "NEW MUS...

Want To Be A Successful Producer? Talk To Adam Hayman

"The best way is to stay with the times. Listen to current music, watch current videos, and read current articles. Pretty easy, right? The key is to utilize the most popular modern marketing tool, which is soci...

Daz Dillinger Says Suge Knight Is Blocking Dogg Pound Movie

The Dogg Pound 4 Life biopic has hit a snag, as Suge Knight and others are attempting to claim their stake on the project. DPG member Daz Dillinger is spearheading the project, but tells TMZ he's running into a few obstacles. While walking through LAX, D...

Young Thug Does Not Understand The Beef With Wayne

Young Thug addressed his ongoing beef with Lil Wayne recently, admitting that he still don't understand why there are issues. In April, Thugger released his Barter 6 mixtape, which he described as a continua...

Eye’z – The Center For A Masterpiece

"A song that speaks to you makes a great song. As a composer, you know you hit the right keys when a melody with out words can make someone become enthralled..." Check out the interview with Eye'z exclusiv...

Skillz – The Art Of Creating GOOD Music

"The future of music; music has no end. It's a continuous loop. I do believe we are approaching that early 90's era again, and its very exciting to me :) Artists can soak in the moment. Don't let the time be tainted. Put out good music for good people that's...

Does Young MC Kidx_ Have The Blueprint To Success?

"Anyone can rap about anything. It takes metaphors and similes to really take a song to the next level. That is why people love Lil Wayne. He raps using a wide range of similes and metaphors to get his point ...

N.W.A. Is Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Nominees for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and leading the way is N.W.A. The gangster rap pioneers were nominated in 2013 and 2015, but were not inducted. But, they've returned, an...

CanGo – Staying True To His Own Words

"I'll sometimes sit on one beat for days just to create the perfect melody. If I know I've got a hit, I'll perfect it. It's crazy, but some the best songs are made in minutes. It really depends on your mind, body, and soul if that makes sense..." Check out th...

Chinedu – The Future Of “Young” Hip Hop

"My advice is to really think over your day-to-day activities. If most of your time is spent figuring out how you can better your music, then it becomes easy when you finally figure out how to reach people (whi...

Eminem Talks About 2Pac In Paper Magazine Interview

As part of PAPER Magazine's "Nowstalgia" issue, they tap Eminem to pen a piece, paying tribute to the late Tupac. In the piece, Em explains how grateful he is to have been able to work on some of Tupac’s pos...

King $o$a Is Young, Hungry And Determined

"You just have to be hungry for this, not many people locally get big. Niggas be like 30 or 40 years old still rapping locally. They didn't start out young so if you really want that opportunity, start young in your teens. The sky is the limit and just have fa...

Young Robb – Focus On What You Truly Want

"Focus on what you truly want to do. Be unique in your own way, and it will get you farthest. A lion doesn't concern himself with the opinion of sheep, therefore there will be non-believers. It's up to you to p...

Young Rapper Ashton Marton is Driven and Ready for Success

"Believe in yourself, invest in your dreams with a team to back you, and never ever give up! You never know where your dreams will take you. Hard work never goes unnoticed, so if you keep working and obtaining greater things, slowly but surly, you will be ex...

Hip Hop Musician AntGotBarz Is The Real Deal

"I think the future of music is going downhill because everyone talks about the same things. I hope to bring a new light to real music. Artists can become more a part of it by talking about what is real, and ...

Manny Pacquiao Running For Philippine Senate Next Year

While fans await his next move in boxing, Manny Pacquiao announced Monday (Sept. 5) plans to run for a post in the Philippine Senate. Pacquiao says he will run as a candidate for the 24-seat upper chamber in May 2016. "Yes, I'm going to run for (a) Senate p...

KAY.MJ On The Future Of Hip Hop Music

"Work hard and invest in your craft. Stay dedicated and have fun with it. Think bigger than your city or town..." Check out the interview with KAY.MJ exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were ...

Chanel West Coast Was Never Signed to Young Money

Chanel West Coast has been repping Young Money since reportedly signing in 2013, but apparently, the contract was never finalized. As part of Lil Wayne's deal with Birdman's Cash Money Records, he could sign...

Snoop Dogg On Leaving Adidas

It looks like an Adidas endorser wants to jump ship... his name is Snoop Dogg. The rap legend took to Instagram this week, saying he wants to sign with Under Armour. Snoop Dogg posted a photo (since deleted) of NFL legend Deion Sanders, asking him for a ...

Way Is A True Hip Hop Business Successer

"I would tell any artist trying to be successful in the industry to make themselves as easy to access as possible. That means not only should they have multiple social media platforms, but also an official we...

Young Getta – The Key To A Successful Music Career

"Stay focused! Keep chasing that dream and remember why you got started! I can't stress that enough. Don't let anyone or anything blur your vision. Keep your eyes sharp and be aware of everything that is goin...

Bay Area Rapper Sneek Sets The Standard For Success

"NEVER GIVE UP!!!! Keep going. We are all striving for the same dream, but focus, stay humbled and stay hungry until you get what God has promised you..." Check out the interview with Sneek exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able t...

Travis Scotts Gives 14 Year Old Fan His Chain

When it comes to fans, it pays to be a loyal supporter of Travi$ Scott. The Texas rapper recently encountered a die-hard, 14-year-old fan, who inspired him to gift his chain after seeing the fan's Rodeo tatt...

Will Smith Finally Releases A New Song

Will Smith is back... in the rap game. The rapper-turned-actor surprised fans this week by releasing his first new song in more than a decade. Smith's comeback comes in the form of a remix of Bomba Estereo's...