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  • Cover of Victim Of 1999 Shooting Involving Diddy & Shyne Opens Up On Instagram
    15 Years ago today, a shooting at an NYC nightclub took place, leading to the arrest of Diddy, Jennifer Lopez, and Shyne. An altercation with Matthew "Scar" Allen ended with shots being fired, and three people being seriously injured.
  • Cover of Review: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's "Piñata"
    On paper, stone cold gangster Freddie Gibbs and alt-hop producer Madlib have little in common. But after releasing several highly enjoyable EPs beginning in 2011, it quickly became apparent that the duo were capable of vibing off one another.
  • Cover of Stream Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's "Piñata" In Full
    Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's collaborative album has been in the works for some time. Originally titled Cocaine Piñata, The album eventually lost the more controversial part of its name, and was released as simply Piñata today. Along with its release 
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs Reveals Cover Art & Tracklist For "Pinata" With Madlib
    The other day Freddie Gibbs almost pulled one over on us when he revealed what many deemed to be the cover art to his joint effort with Madlib, Pinata, on Instagram. He quickly clarified that it was not the official art, rather, just a poster to keep the word circulating.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Announce EP & LP Release Dates [Update: "Piñata" Gets New Date]
    Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have become frequent collaborators, and their joint output is not coming to a halt anytime soon. The duo have two projects in the works, and have now revealed the release dates for both.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs' "Eastside Slim" Album Due Out This Year
    Freddie Gibbs has been one of the most consistent artists in the game over the last few years, but he's never had the break he really deserved. Much of this was caused by his public fallout with Young Jeezy, whose CTE imprint was originally set to house Gibb's major label debut.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Art Campus To Open In The Bronx
    As reported by HipHopWired and The New York Daily News, hip-hop forefathers Afrika Bambaataa, Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz and Grand Wizzard Theodore have come together to raise funds for the new "Windows Of Hip-Hop" art campus in New York City's Bronx borough, the undisputed birthplace of the genre.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For M.I.A.'s "Matangi"
    M.I.A. is following the route many artists take nowadays, offering a full album stream of her new effort, Matangi, prior to it dropping on November 5th. Matangi only features The Weeknd, while production comes courtesy of Illangelo, Hit-Boy and more. Give it a spin in full below.
  • Cover of Cover Art Revealed For M.I.A.'s "Matangi" Album [Update: Tracklist With Features Added]
    M.I.A. has been in headlines recently when it was revealed the NFL are attempting to sue the artist for a staggering $1.5 million because she gave the middle finger to Super Bowl viewers. She's cashing in on all her headlines today by choosing to reveal the cover art for her upcoming album, Matangi.
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