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  • Cover of Jhene Aiko Covers Complex
    Yesterday the latest issue of Complex magazine was revealed, and the cover went to Cam'ron and A-Trak, both of whom are currently working on a joint EP Federal Reserve. The second cover for the magazine was revealed today, and it's gone to buzzing singer Jhene Aiko.
  • Cover of Cam'ron & A-Trak Cover Complex Magazine
    Cam'ron and A-Trak announced mid-January that they were pairing up for a joint EP titled Federal Reserve for A-Trak's Fool's Gold label. The effort has already produced one track, "Humphrey" which had a classic Cam feel.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea's Tracklist For "The New Classic" Is Revealed
     The New Classic has been troubled by production delays, but the young female Australian rapper and model has persevered and her new album marches forth. And now, we have the tracklisting for the album. While the back cover art has not yet been revealed, the tracklisting will be as follows:
  • Cover of YG Announces "My Krazy Life" Tour Dates
    YG is getting ready to drop his debut album, My Krazy Life on March 18th, and the Bompton rapper has just announced another first, revealing he will set out on a headlining tour following its release.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea & Keyshia Cole Are Remaking Biggie's "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems"
    If you're dealing with anything that is Notorious B.I.G. or Tupac-related, there's a fine line to walk when it comes to paying homage/being disrespectful.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q Cover Billboard [Update: Kendrick Planning To Drop New LP In September]
    There's no denying that Top Dawg has come up. With ScHoolboy Q's highly anticipated Oxymoron album about to take over the Billboard 200 and debut at #1, and with Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city still doing numbers on the charts, both rappers have been tapped by Billboard to cover their upcoming issue.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Photographed For The Journal, Says Debut Album Is "Super Eerie"
    With backing from both Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music and T.I.'s Hustle Gang, Travi$ Scott appears to have the game figured out. The rapper-slash-producer seems to be equally talented at both endeavors, and as he curates his often hard-hitting sound, he's also been flagged as one of the more fashion-forward MCs. 
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Announces New Release Date For "The New Classic" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    Iggy Azalea looked stunning on at the Grammys last night, wearing her blonde hair slicked back and donning a white Elie Saab dress. While on the red carpet she took the opportunity to reveal a brand new release date for her push-backed debut The New Classic.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Announces "The New Classic" Tour Dates
    Iggy Azalea's debut album, The New Classic, is finally coming out April 14th, and the Aussie rapper has announced that she'll be setting off on tour just after the release. The New Classic tour will kick off April 23rd in Boston, and will make its way though 14 North American dates, closing out in Seattle May 22nd.
  • Cover of Review: Lil Herb's "Welcome To Fazoland"
    With Chief Keef, King L, Lil Reese and Lil Durk signing to major labels in 2013, Chicago's drill scene saw all of its major stars graduating to more commercial successes, leaving vacancies in the underground mixtape scene that the genre was born from.
  • Cover of Rihanna Covers Vogue Magazine [Update: High-Quality Photos Added]
    While Kanye West continues to fight for future-wifey Kim Kardashian's right to grace the cover of Vogue, Rihanna sweeps in and lands the front page for her third time. The two may be neck and neck for Instagram followers, but as far as respect in the fashion world goes, Rihanna is still on top.
  • Cover of YG Reveals Deluxe Edition Tracklist & Cover Art For "My Krazy Life"
    A day ago YG unveiled the official tracklisting for his forthcoming album My Krazy Life, which itself had followed up the standard edition cover art.
  • Cover of Pharrell Covers Billboard Magazine
    On the heels of his new album announcement, Pharrell has snagged the cover of the upcoming issue of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea & Nick Young Photo Shoot Featured In GQ
    We all saw the Iggy Azalea and Nick Young romance transpire, when the NBA player initially tweeted at Iggy that she was his #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday). It seems Iggy was also crushing on Young, and the two eventually connected in real life, and quickly started dating. 
  • Cover of YG Reveals Cover Art For "My Krazy Life" [Update: Official Tracklist Revealed]
    YG's major label debut, My Krazy Life, is set for a March 18th release, and the project now has official cover art. If Terry Richardson pursued a career in mugshot photography, this simple and iconic image of the Bompton rapper would likely be the result.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Cover XXL
    XXL are preparing for a big issue this month, as they've got Eminem, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine gracing their new cover, which is a first. The magazine is celebrating all things Beats Electronics for the upcoming isssue.
  • Cover of Ex G-Unit Affiliate, Mazaradi Fox, Shot & Killed In Queens [Update: Suspect Arrested]
    Former G-Unit affiliate, Mazaradi Fox (Jamal Green), was fatally shot inside his SUV in Queens this Friday afternoon. Fox was a friend and former affiliate of 50 Cent in the early days of G-Unit.
  • Cover of Young Thug Covers The Fader Magazine
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Claims She's "The Best Female In Hip-Hop"
    Azealia Banks is back at it again. She knows exactly what buttons to push to make controversy on Twitter. Following her recent rant against Universal Records, where she begged someone from Sony to take over her deal, she's been on Twitter today declaring herself as the best female rapper in the game.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Furiously Trashes Universal And 'Begs' To Be Dropped
     She's no stranger to controversy and, indeed, she's quite famously outspoken, but Azealia Banks caused a particularly big splash today when she released a string of twitter posts targeting her current label, Universal, notably referring to them "as a group of old white guys," who don't understand the first thing
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says "People Forget That Jay Z Is From The Projects"
    Kendrick Lamar covered GQ's man of the year issue last year, and he hasn't stopped showing up on the front page of magazines since. This week he'll be appearing on both ESPN and JET magazine's covers, the latter of which contains an interview with the Grammy-nominated emcee.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce Cover Billboard's 2014 "Power 100" Issue, Rank #1
    Billboard has released its 2014 "Power 100" list, and perhaps unsurprisingly, Jay Z and Beyonce were given the #1 spot on this list. This comes after the power couple earned the #1 spot of Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples list. Obviously money and power are connected. 
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Calls Out ESPN Magazine For Retouched Cover
     Even though she may look happy sitting there next to Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, Nicki Minaj is apparently angry with ESPN for their latest magazine cover. Nicki has called out the sports publication for retouching her photo.
  • Cover of Kanye West Covers Interview Magazine, Discusses His Vision w/ Steve McQueen
    Kanye West appears on the cover of the latest issue of Interview Magazine, which includes an exclusive interview between 'Ye and director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave, Shame). Throughout their conversation, they discussed Yeezus, racism, the GRAMMYs, the "Bound 2" video and much more. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 11- January 17
    Underrated Audio aims to bring to your attention several tracks from the last seven days that were overlooked.
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