DJ Akademiks Theorizes Kendrick Lamar Will Drop Two New Albums

DJ Akademiks says he thinks Kendrick Lamar is going to employ a strategy used by Frank Ocean with his new album. DJ Akademiks says he thinks Kendrick Lamar may employ a similar strategy used by Frank Ocean to release his final album with Top Dawg Entertainment. Ocean famously released his album, Endless, as the last part of … Read more

Freddie Gibbs Reacts To Gunna’s Diss On Upcoming “DS4” Track

Gunna said that Freddie Gibbs will have the “biggest moment of his career” when “DS4” drops. Freddie Gibbs has been at war with the industry before he even got in the game. During his early days — pre-Pinata — the rapper was practically blackballed after dissing on anyone that he could, hence the alleged scuffle with Jim Jones … Read more

Freddie Gibbs Fires Back At Uncle Murda & Akademiks Over “Rap Up 2021”

Unlce Murda shouts out Akademiks and references Freddie Gibbs & Jim Jones’s Miami altercation on “Rap Up 2021.” On Jan. 1st, Uncle Murda returned with “Rap Up 2021,” the latest edition in his annual installment of yearly recaps. Murda dived in on a plethora of topics from Lil Nas X to Donald Trump, and more. However, … Read more

Fetty Wap Explains Why He Bought 72 Cars For His Friends & Loved Ones

There aren’t many people who would go this length for those they care about. Following his latest arrest at a New Jersey airport,Fetty Wap is ready to reflect on his life and career. The “My Way” rapper recently sat down with DJ Akademiks on the Off The Record Podcast to speak openly about his rise, and … Read more

NBA YoungBoy On If He Listens To Lil Baby, Polo G, 21 Savage, & More: “F*ck No”

YoungBoy Never Broke Again is very much a lone wolf. While he operates his Never Broke Again label with artists including Quando Rondo, NoCap, Rjae, P Yungin, and more, the Baton Rouge-raised rapper has proven over the years that he enjoys his alone time, usually coming through with featureless albums and mixtapes. When he does … Read more

Wack 100 & Akademiks Claim Suge Knight Fed 6ix9ine Info About Snoop Dogg

There was a time when the music industry, especially the Hip Hop sector, was intimidated by Suge Knight. There are dozens of stories from celebrities and rappers about their dealings with the towering Death Row icon, and for as many who have tales of him taking over the genre under his reign, there are those … Read more

Wack 100 Breaks Down Partnership With Tekashi 6ix9ine

Wack 100 detailed the partnership on DJ Akademiks’ “Off The Record” podcast. Earlier this year, many questioned the partnership between Tekashi 6ix9ine and music executive Wack 100.  It wasn’t clear if Wack 100 was managing the “Gummo” rapper or just passing along some advice to the controversial 25-year-old, but what was clear, is that Wack had 6ix9ine’s … Read more