On the 4th anniversary of the track’s release, Lil Baby and Gunna’s 2018 collaborative single “Drip Too Hard” has officially been certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). “Drip Too Hard”, the lead single off Baby and Gunna’s 2018 joint project Drip Harder, peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 100 and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Song/Sung Performance.
Drake and Kanye West lead the nominations for the recently-announced 17th annual BET Hip Hop Awards. Drake earned 14 nominations, and Ye earned 10 noms. This year’s ceremony, hosted by Fat Joe, will be taped on Friday, September 30 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta; and will premiere on television at 9 p.m. EDT the following Tuesday, October 4.
Netflix has shared the trailer for Kid Cudi’s animated project Entergalactic, which will be released along with his new album of the same name. The original animated special is due to debut on September 30th. Upon the release of the trailer, Cudi said on Twitter. “I am so excited for u all to experience it. You have NO idea what ur in for. GET F**KIN READY BABY.”
Usher’s classic album ‘My Way’ celebrates its 25th anniversary on September 16th, and Usher will celebrate the landmark with an expanded edition of the original album, including newly reimagined versions of three tracks.
Vince Staples will star in a self-titled comedy series at Netflix loosely based on his life. Titled The Vince Staples Show, the series is a semi-biographical scripted comedy starring the actor and rapper, set in Staples’ hometown of Long Beach, Calif. Staples will serve as an executive producer in addition to starring, and Kenya Barris — the creator of the hit ABC sitcom Black-ish – is also set to executive produce. No additional cast members have been announced.