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  • Cover of Drake Ties The Beatles' Record Of 14 Simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 Hits
    In recent months, The Beatles have popped up in hip-hop discussions thanks to Migos and Kanye West, but Drake is perhaps the only rapper who's currently competing with their run of dominance in the mid-to-late 1960s.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 27)
    Kanye wept. Drake reigned. Dark Sky Paradise happened. This week in hip-hop can be summarized in those three tersely worded sentences. It makes sense because this week has been weird everywhere else. There's something going about a dress and llamas.
  • Cover of McDonalds-Inspired Air Jordan 7 'Sweater' To Release This Year
    Sneakerheads are going to be blowing the rent on Jordan Brand's 2015 lineup.
  • Cover of #TBT: Nate Dogg Originals
    Last month we took a look at Nate Dogg's dopest features, but the late legend put out some incredible work of his own too. We felt it was only right to take a look at 10 originals Nate Dogg put out, including ones released by 213, his group with Snoop Dogg and Warren G.
  • Cover of Jordan Brand's 2015 Holiday Lineup Revealed
    We finally have confirmation regarding some of our favorite sneaker rumors. According to Nike's PR Director, Heidi Burgett, Jordan Brand will be coming on strong this Holiday season with the Jordan 8s, as well as some other classics and new-looks Js.
  • Cover of Kanye West Accepts Visionary Award At BET Honors 2015
    On Monday night, the 2015 BET Honors aired, paying tribute to African-Americans making an impact in art, music, theater, business, and more. Taped last month from Washington D.C., 2015 honoree list included Usher, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Phylicia Rashad, John W.
  • Cover of Air Jordan XIV Low 'Laney' Rumored To Return This Year
    We've already learned that the 'Chrome' Air Jordan 8s, along with the 'Aqua' 8s and a new-look pair of 11s will be releasing later this year.
  • Cover of J. Cole Announces "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Tour [Update: Tour Dates Announced]
    J. Cole's new album may be his most successful one yet, not only that, it could very well be his best project since his mixtape days. 2014 Forest Hills Drive has already gone gold, and is quickly en route to achieving platinum certification, as it hovers near the 800k mark in total sales. 
  • Cover of Nike Air Foamposite Pro 'Pearl' To Return In 2015
    According to @BaltSneakerShow, there's more to look forward to in 2015 besides the remastered 'Chrome' Air Jordan 8, Aqua 8, and Laney XIV Low.This year has already featured a few new-look foamposites including the 'Obsidian' and 'All Star' colorways, but Nike is also prepared to retro some all-time favorites, just lik
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 20)
    Things turned down a few notches after last week, which isn't a bad thing considering how crazy that week was. Kanye West returned to The Breakfast Club, and that was pretty much the biggest thing. We're still on the look out for his album and Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise.
  • Cover of 2015 Air Jordan 11 Revealed
    Rumors are swirling that this new pair of Air Jordan 11s, which looks like a cross between the 'Bred' and 'Space Jam' colorways, will be Jordan Brand's holiday release at the end of this year. The kicks are said to be a tribute to the Chicago Bulls' epic 1995-96 season in which they won an NBA record 72 games en route
  • Cover of 'Double Nickel' Air Jordan 10 Returns Next Month
    As part of Jordan Brand's 'remastered' lineup, the Chicago Bulls styled Air Jordan 10 is set to retro, yet again, with a bit of a twist.
  • Cover of Assassin Details His Contribution To Kendrick Lamar's "The Blacker The Berry"
    Kendrick Lamar's new song "The Blacker The Berry" once again put the internet topsy-turvy, with the rapper dropping it the day after The Grammys and managing to take the spotlight away from the awards show, instead placing it on his powerful record.
  • Cover of Review: Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late"
    When Drake released his newest mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, a few days ago, it took the internet by storm. Falling in line with Jay Z, Kanye and Beyoncé before him, he dropped it almost completely out of the blue, with no real warning.
  • Cover of  140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 13)
    This week featured one of the craziest news cycles all around in recent memory. If you used Google or have been alive the past week, you're fully aware hip-hop has turned up. In fact, some are arguing this year is already better than all of 2015.
  • Cover of 'Gym Red' Air Jordan 10 Releases Tomorrow
    An all red Air Jordan 10 is on the menu for next month and it features the clean tumbled leather upper that will be the focal point of many 'remastered' Jordans this year. The all red 'Bulls Over Broadway' 10 is highlighted by an alternating red/black combo on the eyestay, and a cement printed outsole beneath the red
  • Cover of Jaden & Willow Smith's Top 10 "WTF" Moments
    When the world was first introduced to Jaden and Willow Smith, the children of celebrity power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, they seemed pretty normal for famous kids.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's "Brick Factory 3"
    Whenever a month goes by without a new Gucci Mane project, it feels like something is amiss in the hip-hop world. The East Atlanta Santa's last project dropped on January 3rd, and now five and a half weeks later, he's given us another.
  • Cover of A Tale Of Two Kendricks: "i" Vs. "The Blacker The Berry"
    On paper, the two new Kendrick Lamar songs we've received in the past six months couldn't be more different.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 6)
    This week has been a mixed bag, which is unfortunate since it started off good. Missy Elliott came back, messed around and stole Iggy Azalea's Super Bowl performance. Will this put impetus on Missy E to put out a new album soon? One can hope.
  • Cover of FKA Twigs May Have To Change Her Name... Again
    FKA Twigs made her major breakthrough last year, which means a good chunk of her fanbase never knew her under her original pseudonym, Twigs.
  • Cover of Vinylz Talks About Creation Of J. Cole's "Tale Of 2 Citiez" & Big Sean's "Blessings"
    Vinylz already had a pretty big 2014, but he's setting himself up to have an even bigger 2015. You probably saw the name Vinylz in 2014, or at least you might recognize it, but you probably aren't super familiar with who he is a producer.
  • Cover of 0 To 100 Moments In Hip-Hop
    With technology at the forefront of our lives, any and everything that has happened in the world of hip hop over the course of 2014 spread through the webosphere in no time.
  • Cover of Big Boy Reportedly Trying To Leave Power 106, Emmis Fights Back
    Emmis isn't having the best year. The company which owns both Hot 97 in the New York and its sister station in L.A., Power 106.1, has already lost one of the biggest names in the (hip-hop) radio business, Angie Martinez, as well as Mister Cee, and more recently, Cipha Sounds left.
  • Cover of Kanye West Going On Tour In 2015? [Update: Rihanna To Join Him?]
    It appears as though Kanye West is planning a North American tour for 2015, this, according to the Diamond Ball auction, which we know about thanks to a Rihanna tweet.
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