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  • Cover of Kanye West Reportedly Backed Out Of Rolling Stone Cover, Resulting In Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cover
    There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Rolling Stone magazine as of late, because they decided to put Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on their August 1st 2013 cover.
  • Cover of Kanye West Attacks A Photographer At LAX [Update: Cher Applauds Kanye For His Actions]
    As reported by the omnipresent TMZ, it looks like Kanye West has attacked another member of the paparazzi after being swarmed by a group of them at LAX. An eyewitness claims that Kanye was leaving a terminal when approximately five of them surrounded him and started snapping pictures.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Jay-Z & "K.Dot" With Bullet Magazine
     In the latest "Wild Issue" of Bullet Magazine, Kendrick Lamar chopped it up with Ben Barna about his new found fame, the success of Jay-Z, and the origins of his nickname "K. Dot". 
  • Cover of Jay-Z Covers NME Magazine
    Jay-Z is doing quite the press run, we've already seen him interviewed on Hot97, The Breakfast Club, Twitter, and then most recently on BBC1. The rapper now shows up on the cover of the NME, who also spoke to artists about the iconic emcee, including REM singer Michael Stipe, whose lyrics were quoted on the record.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q & Mac Miller Cover Mass Appeal
    It's pretty common knowledge, if you follow either rapper on Twitter or any form of social media, that ScHoolboy Q and Mac Miller are friends-- Mac seems to be friendly with a lot of the TDE camp, with Q and Ab-Soul both appearing on Watching Movies With The Sound Off.
  • Cover of The Weeknd Covers Complex Magazine, Does His First Interview Ever
    The Weeknd is known to be a mysterious character, shying away from the usual spotlight requirements of interviews, vlogs, or anything that really shows us who The Weeknd is-- unless it's his music.
  • Cover of John Wall's Teammate Doesn't Want To See Him "Butt Naked" In Magazine
    John Wall and Kenneth Faried shed their uniforms for ESPN Magazine’s “The Body” issue as both players posed for ‘tastefully’ nude photos.  The issue is supposed to help bring awareness to the body, and make people feel more comfortable with who they are. One person who was uncomfortable with Wall’s poses
  • Cover of Lamar Odom Goes Crazy On Paparazzi, Police Investigating
  • Cover of Beyonce Covers Flaunt Magazine
     Beyonce continues to find her way in the headlines as she decides to strip down and bare it all for the cover of Flaunt Magazine.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Covers Billboard Magazine
     By now I'm sure you're aware of Jay-Z's upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail. With a release date only about two weeks away, Billboard Magazine decided to put Hov on the cover of their latest issue.
  • Cover of Slaughterhouse Announce Third Album Executive-Produced By Just Blaze
    Slaughterhouse and Shady Records/Interscope formally announced the release of their third album today, which will be executive-produced by Just Blaze. 
  • Cover of Drake Covers GQ, Talks On Chris Brown, "Nothing Was The Same," Haters & More
    Drake will appear yet again on the cover of GQ magazine, in their upcoming July 2013 issue.  The rapper graced the cover last year, and returns this year to discuss his upcoming highly anticipated album Nothing Was The Same, haters, Chris Brown, love and more. Read excerpts from the interview below (via).
  • Cover of Ciara Covers The Fader Magazine
    Her boyfriend, Future, landed the cover of The Source, and Ciara got the cover of The Fader magazine. The June/July issue, which is also the summer music issue, features Ciara on the cover, sporting a new short haircut. Ciara's self-titled album is due out on July 9th. Peep the cover of the magazine above.
  • Cover of Future Covers The Source
    Future seems to be the preferred rapper for hooks at the moment, and as he continues to pop in a ton of songs, the rapper also nabs the cover of the June/July issue of The Source magazine. In the magazine Future talks about his upcoming LP Future Hendrix, his relationship with Ciara, and more. Peep the cover above.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, T.I. & 2 Chainz Cover XXL Magazine
    Lil Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz are setting out on their "America's Most Wanted" tour this summer, and the three are kicking things off by appearing on the cover of the newest issue of XXL magazine. View the shared cover, as well as the rappers' respective solo poses in the gallery above.
  • Cover of WC & Daz Dillinger Announce Joint Album "West Coast Gangsta Shit" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    WC and Daz Dillinger have decided to collaborate on a new album, which they announced today. The two West Coast artists are teaming up for West Coast Gangsta Shit, they revealed, alongside the artwork.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Cover Respect Magazine
    The popularity of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis continues to rise, and as it does, the two nab the cover of the upcoming issue of Respect Magazine. Peep their cover in the gallery above, the issue hits stands on June 18th.
  • Cover of Photos: Cassie In Esquire Magazine
    Cassie used to model and act before she got into singing, but today we find her returning to her modeling roots for the latest issue of Esquire Magazine. Cassie shot a bunch of photos with Esquire for their June/July issue, check them out in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Will Smith Raps With Jaden & Reunites With Jazzy Jeff & Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton) On The Graham Norton Show
    The May 24th episode of British comedy chat program the Graham Norton Show doubled as a mini Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion. At the end of their interview, guests Jaden and Will Smith were encouraged to rock the mic, which they happily did.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Cover Billboard Magazine
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have been dominating the Billboard charts, whether it's on the Billboard 200 with their album The Heist, or with their singles "Can't Hold Us" and "Thrift Shop" on the Hot 100. So, it's only right that the rapper and producer nab the cover for the upcoming issue of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Kanye West Debuts New Music At Roseland Ballroom [Update: He Also Ranted About The Paparazzi And Celebrity]
    Kanye West has been in New York City this past week, making random appearances and holding private listening sessions for new material off his upcoming album.
  • Cover of Eazy-E & ODB's Families Approve Of Rappers' Holograms Being Used At Rock The Bells
    There were a lot of mixed feelings surrounding the Tupac hologram at Coachella. While many were impressed by the technological achievement, others were left uncomfortable with the posthumous performance.
  • Cover of Eazy-E Planned To Kill Suge Knight, Says Jerry Heller
    Eazy-E founded Ruthless Records with NWA manager Jerry heller in 1986. The two worked together quite closely, and Ellis recently revealed in a radio interview, that he once had to talk him out of killing Death Row records CEO Suge Knight. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Flips Out On Photographer After Hitting Head On Sign
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have been the subject of a lot of paparazzi attention lately, and it appears to be getting to Yeezy.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 30-May 6
    This week continues to be a good one on the hip-hop front. Today alone saw new projects from Logic and Harry Fraud, yesterday we got August Alsina's mixtape, while last week we got projects from J. Cole, Chance The Rapper, and the list goes on.
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