Drake and Nicki Minaj have both been nominated for TIME magazine’s TIME Person Of The Year 2015. They are also the only two hip-hop artists out of all the 58 people that earned a nomination for this year’s TIME Person Of The Year.
The Barbie was nominated for her live performances at awards shows and on her worldwide tour, as well as her comments on race and sexuality this year. Drizzy picked up a nomination for his If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late project, winning his beef with Meek Mill, and the viral success of “Hotline Bling“.
Click here to vote for either Drizzy Drake or Nicki to be TIME Person Of The Year 2015! Voting will end at 11:59PM on December 4th and the winner of the poll will be announced on December 7th, as well as the magazine’s official TIME Person Of The Year 2015 being revealed on December 9th.
J. Cole brought out Drake during his “Forest Hills Drive” tour at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville, North Carolina on August 29th.
While on stage, Drizzy debuted a new verse for the crowd, as well as performed “Know Yourself” and “Back To Back” live.
You can watch a video of Drizzy Drake‘s live performance at Cole‘s show after the jump below!
Ice Cube and DJ Yella recently sat down with Rap-Up for an interview and to promote the Straight Outta Compton movie, which hits theaters on August 14th.
The N.W.A members spoke on the film, if there will be a N.W.A reunion tour, who their favorite rappers are today, and why they think the Drake vs. Meek Mill beef is good for hip-hop.
You can watch the interview in the clip after the jump below!
Chanel West Coast has announced a 3-day tour titled the “Gulf Coast Tour” that she will be going on later this month. The Young Money artist will be visiting Louisiana and Florida.
On June 18th, Chanel West Coast will be performing live at The Metropolitan Nightclub in New Orleans. On June 19th, Chanel will be performing live at Nite Town in Lafayette. Lastly, she will be performing live at Castaways Restaraunt in Pensacola on June 20th.
If you wish to attend the “Gulf Coast Tour“, click here to order your tickets online, which will cost $20.00 for standard and $40.00 for VIP!
After 12 years of not being allowed in the United States of America, P. Reign has released a vlog of him visiting the country, as well as Drake‘s YOLO Estate in Los Angeles, California.
P. Reign was picked up at the airport and given a tour of Drizzy‘s luxurious house. He also played basketball with the October’s Very Own crew.
You can watch some footage of all of this after the jump below!
Lil Wayne has an upcoming appearance at Echostage in Washington, D.C on May 16th for a stop on his current Sorry 4 The Wait 2 “Release Partiez” mixtape tour.
During the show, Weezy‘s Young Money artist Jae Millz and his homie Juelz Santana will also be performing live. Click here to purchase your tickets if you wish to attend the event!
During her show at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on April 1st, Nicki Minaj brought a young fan named Danny on stage.
While crying, the kid told Nicki that he has been waiting for this moment for so long, but when she hugged him and pressed his head onto her chest, Danny‘s mood changed real quick.
“Get your life from the little boy in this video pls. Look at how he stopped crying wen he laid his head on dem thangz. They have real power beaming out of them that can cure the sick #Belfast I love u so much. Wow. Life tonight. #ThePinkprintTOUR”
You can watch it all go down in the clip after the jump below. The Young Money Barbie will next be performing live at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England later tonight!