These days, you can find everything on the ‘Gram. From updates about your favorite artists to discovering the future of the culture in pretty much every corner of the app itself, no moment goes unnoticed in a mass media driven world. Instagram has long been a mainstay for photographers and video lovers alike, but the app also serves a very special purpose for musicians, celebrities and anyone who wants to get their voice heard and connect with each other. This week’s edition of Instagram Flexin’ includes Grammy nominations, new releases and an official drop date for Eminem’s REVIVAL.
And The Grammy Goes To…
The nominees for Best Rap Album are: 4:44by JAY-Z, DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar, Culture by Migos, Laila’s Wisdomby Rapsody and Flower Boy by Tyler, The Creator. JAY-Z and Lamar are also up for Album of the Year, in addition to Awaken, My Love!by Childish Gambino.
Q-Tip Is “Sick Of You Grammy Niggas”
Following the Grammy nominations being unveiled, The Abstract took to IG to voice his displeasure of A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service being snubbed.
Joyner Lucas Delivers Powerful “I’m Not Racist” Video
The Massachusetts rapper’s brutally honest take on race relations has sparked conversations all over social media. Check out the full video here.
JAY-Z Sits Down With The New York Times
For our 2017 Holiday issue, Jay-Z discusses O.J. Simpson, the subject of a song from his latest album, "4:44" — for which he received 8 #Grammy nominations yesterday — as well as a recurring theme throughout his interview with @nytimes executive editor Dean Baquet. The T Holiday issue is out on newsstands inside the @nytimes this Sunday. Click the link in our bio to watch the interview with the rapper and music mogul. Video by @bentgen
Hov discusses marriage, leadership in America, O.J. Simpson and much more.
Miguel Channels Salvador Dali For PAPER Mag
The Skywalker recreated several iconic photos of the legendary artist. Also, War & Leisure is out now!
Roy Woods Debuts With “Say Less”
This is a time that i dreamed of and worked my life off for, i never thought I’d be here at 21 and the fact that my little sister Diana made the cover art means the world to me, i love you guys forever till death and never will Roy Woods stop being Roy Woods EVER . . i love making music and i love my life with all you guys and i can’t wait to see you on tour soon . . s/o everyone that was a part of this project to make this come thru and possible . Time to Say Less and Do more guys Love y’all it’s time #SayLess 🤐🔓✨*Link in Bio 🌐
The OVO signee’s full-length debut has arrived, with features from PnB Rock & PARTYNEXTDOOR.
CyHi Tears Down Power 99 In Philly
Fresh off the release “No Dope On Sundays,” CyHi The Prynce visited Philly’s Power 99 and delivered some serious bars.
Use As Prescribed By Your Doctor
It’s official. Eminem’s REVIVAL drops on December 15.