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  • Cover of Azealia Banks Announces Spring Mini-Tour
    After Azealia Banks' Playboy issue hits shelves on March 20th, she'll be giving fans a few additional chances to see her in the flesh this spring.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle & Yo Gotti Cover RESPECT Magazine
    RESPECT magazine just unveiled their new cover for their 21st issue, and they've tapped two of hip-hop's street hustlers-turned-business men, Nipsey Hussle and Yo Gotti.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Is Quitting Twitter
    We've seen Iggy Azalea get herself riled up on twitter a lot lately. She responds to almost every gossip-y headline that surfaces about her with a twitter rant, often times just making things worse for herself.
  • Cover of Tink Covers The Fader
    Tink is poised for success. With Timbaland backing the rapper-slash-singer, and a strong buzz thanks to the producer leaking a few records during a Breakfast Club sit-down last year, she has the rap game's full attention.
  • Cover of Rihanna Covers W Korea
    Another day, another magazine with Rihanna on the cover. As the singer preps her eighth studio album, dubbed R8, she's receiving no lack of promotion with a series of recent magazine covers. After getting tapped for Harper's Bazaar and i-D magazine, next up is the 10th anniversary issue of W Korea.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks & Erykah Badu Go Back & Forth On Twitter [Update: Banks Keeps It Up]
    Another day, another Azealia Banks Twitter face-off. While it had been a quieter than normal week for Banks, she couldn't help but respond to a Tweet from Erykah Badu today.
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: The Fugees "The Score"
    The Fugees second album, The Score, has garnered a significant amount of critical acclaim over the years. The LP turns 19 today, February 13th 2015, and we wanted to take a look back at the record’s creation, influence, and above all: music.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Will Cover Playboy's Next Issue
    Azealia Banks returns to headlines today, and once again, it has nothing to do with her music. The rapper loves to stir up trouble on the twittersphere, but today, it's not that either. It's because she's posing nude for Playboy's upcoming April issue.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Beefs With Papa John's Pizza
    It is well known by now that Iggy Azalea's first line of defense in many of her disputes and beefs is... Twitter. The latest target via social media of the raptress, who was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards this year, is the pizza chain, Papa John's.
  • Cover of T.I. Thinks Iggy Azalea Will Win Best Rap Album At The Grammys
    T.I. is one of the lucky rappers to have a couple of Grammys to his name, but he's still not convinced the awards are going to the right people.
  • Cover of Rihanna Covers Harper's Bazaar [Update: More Photos]
    Rihanna is a chameleon of sorts, changing her look every other day especially when it comes to magazine covers, of which she has plenty.
  • Cover of Raekwon Defends Iggy Azalea
    Esteemed journalist Peter Bailey is the host of NiteCap, in which he has intimate discussions with hip-hop stars and pop-culture icons. The YouTube series is now reliable for some of the most authentic interviews on the web.
  • Cover of Gorillaz Creator Confirms Group's Return
    In their heyday, pseudo-cartoon band Gorillaz collaborated with rappers from Del Tha Funkee Homosapien to Snoop Dogg to Andre 3000, and now it looks like they'll be returning after a hiatus.
  • Cover of T.I. On Iggy Azalea's Twitter Beefs: "I Think She Should Focus On What Got Her Here"
    Iggy Azalea has always been pretty vocal towards her haters on social media, but the last few months have certainly spawned more feuds than usual for the Australian rapper.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment Cover The Fader
    Earlier today, GQ unveiled a new interview with Chance The Rapper (in which he reveals that Andre 3000, J Cole and Frank Ocean are on his debut album), and now, the precocious Chicagoan pops up in the pages of another prominent magazine: The Fader.
  • Cover of Rihanna Covers i-D Magazine
    Rihanna, forever on the cover of some magazine or another, adds another cover to her collection today with the new issue of i-D magazine.
  • Cover of Kanye West Reveals Why He Doesn't Like To Smile In Photos
    Kanye West has been showing his face on the web a bit more than usual this past weekend, with a new collaboration with Rihanna and Paul McCartney on deck, and an appearance with Kim Kardashian at the BET Honors, where he took home the Visionary award.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 23)
    What a week it has been in hip-hop. It's a week that got kicked off with tragedy. It's going to take some time for the wound that A$AP Yams left us to heal.But the game still continues just like he would've wanted. The back half of January saw strong releases from Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Calls Out Ebro For "Sparked A Change" Meme
    Hip-hop was once again up in arms thanks to an Iggy Azalea quote this past week. During an interview with GQ, Iggy Azalea was so bold as to say she "sparked a change and inspired some leniency in what people accept in hip-hop." Hmm...
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea On Her Impact: "I Sparked A Change; I Inspired Some Leniency In What People Accept In Hip-Hop"
    Whether you hate her or love her, there’s no denying the fact that Iggy Azalea had a monster 2014 with top charting singles like “Fancy”, “Black Widow”, and other featured records that she hopped on.
  • Cover of Pharrell Featured In February Issue Of GQ Magazine [Update: Cover Revealed]
    We're about to start seeing a lot of magazine covers, as issues roll out their new cover for the upcoming month. Earlier this morning we saw J. Lo's new cover for Complex magazine, and now we get a new story from GQ magazine's February issue.
  • Cover of Jennifer Lopez Covers Complex
    J Lo is having a career resurgance of sorts, although it's not the first time. The multi-talented singer/actress/dancer released a new album last summer, A.K.A., and with a new movie on deck she nabbed the new cover of Complex magazine's February/March issue. 
  • Cover of Ciara Covers L'Uomo Vogue
    Italian men's magazine L'Uomo Vogue had Nicki Minaj modeling for them last month, and in their new issue they get another American pop star to feature inside the magazine as well as the cover.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Announces "Chasing Time" Remix Contest [Update: Winners Revealed]
    A couple weeks ago, Azealia Banks released her album, Broke with Expensive Taste, and to promote the newly release project, Azealia is getting a little creative.
  • Cover of Judge Rules That Iggy Azalea's Ex Cannot Sell Music He Stole From Her
    Amid a rumors of a sex tape, the fact that Iggy Azalea's ex-boyfriend had allegedly stolen music from her laptop and released it as an EP last summer mostly slid under the radar.
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