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  • Cover of A$AP Rocky & Girlfriend Chanel Iman Pose For Vogue Magazine
    A$AP Rocky is no stranger when it comes to high fashion magazine photo spreads, he seems to be knocking them out consistently since he stepped his foot into the game. His boo thing, Chanel Iman, is even more on the high fashion tip, after all, she is a super model.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Says That Jeremih, Wiz Khalifa, YG And Yo Gotti Appear On His "Sign Language" Mixtape [Update: Release Date And Artwork Revealed]
    While on the road for Wiz Khalifa's "Under The Influence" tour, Ty Dolla $ign had the chance to catch up with HNHH and speak on the mixtape that will be his next release. Sign Language has been slightly delayed as of late, but Ty was eager to spill the beans on the reason behind that, as well as some more det
  • Cover of Top 10 Hip-Hop Dance Trends
    Hip-hop dance crazes have become a huge part of our American mainstream culture. These dances, like the “Shmoney Dance” and the “Wobble” have gone viral due to sites like YouTube, Vine and Vimeo streaming artists’ videos containing them.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August  17
    Last week we saw PARTYNEXTDOOR make a relatively strong debut on the Billboard 200, however he has not maintained his ranking this week, having fallen below Billboard's top 100. We've got one new entry this week, coming from the underground crew signed to Tech N9ne's Strange Music, Ces Cru.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Goes On Twitter Rant, Tweets "I Wanna Be A White Rapper"
    Early this morning, Childish Gambino embarked upon one of the biggest Twitter rants of the year. He called his lengthy spiel a "poem," and it seems to have stemmed from someone jokingly calling him a white rapper, but in it, he touches on recent issues of race in and outside of the hip-hop world.
  • Cover of Rihanna Poses For W Magazine Cover
    Having not released music this year, Rihanna has stayed in the news with several bold photo shoots, including a topless one for France's Lui Magazine, but this new one for W Magazine has to be (quite literally) the wildest one yet.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Juicy J, Tyga, & More Live At IleSoniq In Montreal
    The IleSoniq music festival is hitting Montreal, Quebec this month, and we're giving away tickets to the big event! The fest, which will feature performances from the likes of Juicy J, Tyga, Iggy Azalea, araabMUZIK, Mr.
  • Cover of Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs Of The Summer: The 2010s (So Far)"
    In one of the magazine's more random features, Rolling Stone has gone ahead and compiled list of the 20 biggest songs of the summer from the past five years according to data provided by Billboard.
  • Cover of Kanye West Compares Celebrity To Racism In Court Deposition
    TMZ has gotten a hold of Kanye West's court deposition in the case where he's been accused of beating a paparazzi and destroying his camera. Behold some highlights. ""I'm the smartest celebrity you've ever f***ing dealt with," said Kanye under oath. "I'm not Britney Spears."
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Covers The FADER Magazine
    Nicki Minaj puts the more natural look she's been going for these days on full display on the new cover of The FADER magazine.
  • Cover of Remy Ma Wants To Get Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea On The Same Track
    Remy Ma was released from prison only two days ago, and she's already released a huge remix to DJ Khaled's "They Don't Love You No More". Today she did her very first post-prison interview, and it's safe to say, she'll be working at a similar pace for the foreseeable future.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Covers XXL's August/September Issue
    With #CarterVSeason underway, XXL has decided to slap Lil Wayne on the cover of their August/September issue, with the accompanying article entitled "Lil Wayne: Nothing Left To Prove." Check out the cover and some more snaps from the photo shoot (low-res unfortunately) in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Ice Cube Explains Lil Eazy-E's Absence In The N.W.A Biopic, Casts MC Ren And DJ Yella Roles
    Earlier this month, Lil Eazy-E, son of the deceased former member of N.W.A, made quite a fuss about not being selected to play his father in the upcoming N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" (and then later redacted his statement).
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Cast To Appear In "Fast & Furious 7"
    Iggy Azalea is quickly becoming a mega success. The Australian-bred rapper has topped the charts with "Fancy" and her feature on Ariana Grande's "Problems", while her debut album The New Classic has been equally successful on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 27
    This week we find the master of all parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, take over Billboard's #1 spot with his new album Mandatory Fun. There's not much new on here in the way of r'n'b and rap, as we await the debut numbers for Common's new release, Nobody's Smiling.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea To Host Return Of MTV Show "House Of Style"
    Australian rap beauty Iggy Azalea is blowing up, and there's no stopping it. MTV is keeping the momentum going, but tapping the chart-topping rapper to host the re-launch of their TV show "House of Style."
  • Cover of Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," Says Hip-Hop Has "Spread Its Wings"
    Questlove is a man who knows hip-hop music (he even published a book on the subject), so when the legendary Roots drummer speaks, his opinions tend to be held in the highest regard--even when they're not the most popular.
  • Cover of T.I. Addresses Iggy Azalea Ghostwriting Rumors
    Rumors have been speculating for quite some time that Australian emcee Iggy Azalea has been relying on ghostwriters--namely her former label head T.I.--to pen her major hits. Well, now we can put that particular story to rest.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers Complex, Speaks On New Album
    While GQ nabbed Kanye West for their new issue, Complex has taken on West's "Yeezus" tour partner, Kendrick Lamar, as their lead for the August/September issue.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 20
    This week we see Trey Songz maintain a spot within the Billboard 200's top 10, although he fell from the grace of #1. We're also seeing just how quickly Robin Thicke's Paula is going to fall off, as it already finds itself nearing the edge of the top 50.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 18)
    There was no simmering MMG beef to light up the hip-hop conversation this week and unfortunately Meek Mill is still in jail. But life still goes on in this week's 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week.
  • Cover of Clear Channel's "On The Verge" Strategy Helped Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" Top Charts
    Clear Channel Communications is a mass media company that owns over 800 radio stations in the United States, so when they push a song, it gets heard.
  • Cover of Mila J Enlists Iggy Azalea, B.o.B & Problem On "M.I.LA" EP
    Mila J is a face we're becoming more and more familiar with. Her single "Smoke, Drink, Break-Up" continues to receive new remixes, and with a feature on B.o.B's recent mixtape No Genre 2, she's quickly making a name for herself outside of being Jhene Aiko's older sister. 
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Released From Universal Music Group
    Azealia Banks' career has been stagnating lately, as she hasn't released any new music since last October and often seems more focused on starting Twitter beef than working on albums.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Reveals Upcoming Collaborations With T.I. And Brandy
    After releasing his phenomenal Beach House EP in January, Ty Dolla $ign has been enjoying a very successful 2014, thanks in part to charting singles "Paranoid" and "Or Nah." Back in February, he announced plans for a debut album, which he then said would feature YG and Kendrick Lamar, and now he's given us sl
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