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  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 24)
    This week on hip-hop: Labels, labels, labels. Either because the record heads can't get it together or the artists don't want to play the game, the past couple of days saw two rappers at odds with their respective labels. Chief Keef is on the verge of getting dropped from Interscope.
  • Cover of Kanye West Snagged "Feel Good" Instrumentals From S1 For His New Album
    Producer S1 has worked on Kanye West's last two solo albums, having his production work featured on the songs "Power" and "Guilt Trip." After he revealed yesterday that the latter was originally planned for Watch The Throne (and had a Jay Z verse on it), another interview with the DJ Booth has surfaced i
  • Cover of Top 10: Fall Freestyles
    If you're on the East Coast like we are, you probably walked outside in the last few days and noticed something; it's fucking cold out. Where'd that come from? It feels like just yesterday we were riding around with our windows down bumping "Hot Nigga" remixes and enjoying our Summer.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Singles He Produced
    The other week we got producer Jahlil Beats to do some of our work for us, and list his Top 10 producers of all time.
  • Cover of Chris Brown, Trey Songz, T.I., J. Cole Slated To Play Power 106's "Cali Christmas" Concert
    L.A. radio station Power 106 hosts two big annual shows a year: one is the "PowerHouse," which took place in May, and the second is "Cali Christmas," which is going down on December 5th this year. The lineup's just been announced, and it includes Chris Brown, Trey Songz, T.I., J.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 17)
    We live in strange times — times where 42-year-old OGs beef on Instagram with Australian pop rap artists in their 20s. This ain't fiction: Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea were going at it. The "beef" had one artist recalling one that she had with another OG from the south.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's "Trap God 3"
    After momentarily hitting a stumbling block with Big Gucci Sosa, the collaborative tape with Chief Keef that was never released, Gucci Mane returns to his impeccably on-time release schedule for 2014.
  • Cover of 10 Must-Hear Danny Brown Remixes
    Danny Brown has completely exploded in the hip-hop world over the past few years, since his humble beginnings as a Detroit mixtape rapper.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Producers Of All Time
    Jahlil Beats came through the office the other week, and sat down for a quick interview to let us know what exactly he's been up to these days, as he's been a bit absent on the producer circuit.
  • Cover of Top 10: Singles Off Highly Anticipated Albums
    With so much great music already out this year, it's hard to think this year could get any better. But we still have new albums coming from the likes of T.I., Logic, Big K.R.I.T., and Kendrick Lamar, so it will get better, way better.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 11)
    The good news is that this week saw the release of Flying Lotus' You're Dead and Tinashe Aquarius. One is arguably one of the top three albums of the year and the other is a really good R&B album. But good music doesn't stop the world. As such, rappers have to continue to do rapper things.
  • Cover of A$AP Yams Says It's Been A "Stale Ass Year" For Rap
    The A$AP Mob has definitely been quiet in 2014. Recently, that started changing, as the man behind the scenes, Yams, announced they had a renewed focus on the crew's solo albums, rather than the collaborative album L.O.R.D which has been put on hold.
  • Cover of Top 10 Chicago Drill Songs
    King Louie speaks the truth: “They say you can make it anywhere, if you make it in Chicago.” The city notoriously known as Chiraq has been long overshadowed by gang violence, and those fortunate enough to make it out the trap are considered heroes.
  • Cover of Top 10: Hood Grammys Drake Forgot
    As you probably heard last night, Drake started yet another trend with his #HoodGrammys on Instagram. That's all well and good, but he only announced 5 awards, and to be honest there was a slight OVO-family bias with some of them (PARTYNEXTDOOR with mixtape of the year?
  • Cover of Power 105.1 Announces Powerhouse 2014 Line Up: J. Cole, Jeezy, T.I. & More [Update: Chris Brown & Trey Songz Added]
    This morning Power 105.1 announced the line-up for their annual Powerhouse concert in New York City. The radio station has tapped some NYC natives and some West Coast favorites for the big event, which goes down on Thursday, October 30th at the Barclays Center.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Reveals Tracklist & Cover Art For "1st Of The Month Vol. 4" EP [Update: Stream Available]
    It's that time of the month again (or soon enough). Cam'ron has been consistent with his 1st of the Month EP series, and keeps things going with the upcoming fourth instalment in the series.
  • Cover of 10 Things You Need To Know About ILoveMakonnen
    Few names have taken the hip-hop world by storm like ILoveMakonnen has in the last few months. A buzz-worthy mixtape artist came to mainstream fame after signing to Drake's OVO Sound label, along with having Drizzy blessing his single "Tuesday" with a verse.
  • Cover of Beyonce Unveils 2015 Calendar
    With 2015 only a few months away, Beyonce is cashing in on the upcoming holiday season and making her second annual calender available a few months early.
  • Cover of Top 10: A$AP Rocky Tracks
    With yesterday's news from A$AP Yams that the Mob's debut album was officially scrapped, the only positive news was the promise of new music. Yams tweeted that while the compilation album was cancelled, we'd get a mixtape in October from A$AP Nast as well as a new album later this year from Rocky.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (September 26)
    Last week saw the appraisal of one type of love and the destruction of another. Kendrick Lamar finally dropped the highly anticipated "i," and it raised more questions than hype. The song was a tribute to self-love, but he did so in a joint that sounds a bit more of an Andre 3000 song than a Lamar single.
  • Cover of 10 Things We Know About The New Kanye West Album
    Yeezy Season is about to bestow itself upon us very soon, folks. Twenty people in Paris have heard Ye's new album and he also told the students of Los Angeles Trade Technical College that he's now "waiting" for it to come out, implying that it's pretty much in the hands of Def Jam as we speak.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Single "i" [Update: Full Interview With Power 106 Added]
    Kendrick Lamar made sure we started off our day on a positive note, with the release of his new single "i." We say positive note, because even though the song may not be what you were expecting, there's no denying that it contains an inspirational message.
  • Cover of Top 10: Hottest Young Producers In The Game
    Over the last few years, the hip-hop producer has taken a huge step into the spotlight. With their credits often being seen in the song title, and their tag placed at the beginning of their tracks, they've become hard to miss.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (September 19)
    Fall is next week. This means it's about to be that season where it's time to grind as the big album releases come through. Summer has been pretty tame, so you'd think some serious heat is on the way soon. Plus, Meek Mill gets out of jail in the fall.
  • Cover of 21 Dope Rappers 21 And Under
    Rappers from all over the United States are popping up, showing off their talents and making a name for themselves in their cities of choice. Whether it's Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, there are young emcees repping each region.
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