The cherry blossoms are just starting to bloom, which is a sign that spring is finally emerging. But the heat has been coming since the start of the year. With three months already in the rearview, 2015 is moving strong as far as hip-hop news is concerned. Not even two quarters into the year yet and there have already been record-breaking album releases, mogul moves being made, shocking arrests, romantic breakups and more beef.

Although start of the year was marked by two major losses in the hip-hop community, the Grammy Awards and a few major career moves offered a positive twist to the somber start. Every day rappers make headlines, both good and bad. Luckily for hip-hop heads in this fast-paced digital era, has remained of the game's most popular artists and even those under the radar.

We've cooked up a list of the 20 Biggest Hip-Hop News Stories in 2015 (So Far). Peep the gallery above to see everything from Jay Z's music takeover to Migos' bad behavior.