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  • Cover of Nas Announces Release Date For Mass Appeal Compilation Album
    Back in May, we announced that Nas' new Mass Appeal record label imprint would be releasing a compilation featuring the label's first signees.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Says Drake Will Be On His Debut Album
    Rich Homie Quan's buzz has definitely died down a bit since the hype surrounding "Type Of Way", but nonetheless he's now cemented himself as one of the new Atlanta rappers to watch out for, alongside the likes of Young Thug and Migos.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q In Sydney Freestyle
    Childish Gambino has never been one for fighting words, but apparently something was in the air this weekend in Australia. The California-born rapper performed at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on Sunday night (July 27th) and left attendees with a show worth remembering.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright To Release Collaborative Project With Logic
    Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright might be fresh off of a joint project with Bishop Nehru, but it seems the emcee shows no sign of slowing down.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Explains Why Miley Cyrus Won't Be On "Blacc Hollywood"
    From earlier interviews, it seemed like a sure thing that Miley Cyrus would appear on Wiz Khalifa's upcoming album, Blacc Hollywood. However, when the official tracklist arrived, the singer's name was nowhere to be found.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Pose Gets Photoshopped Into Famous Paintings
    Nicki Minaj has a tendency to get the internet going crazy, but when she revealed the artwork to her upcoming single, "Anaconda", she took it to the next level.
  • Cover of 20 Of Nicki Minaj's Best Booty Moments
    Nicki Minaj almost broke the internet when she unveiled the artwork for "Anaconda" at the end of the week, and with that came headlines galore, as well as Nicki's own criticism of said headlines.
  • Cover of Review: Common "Nobody's Smiling"
    A mostly levelheaded veteran who’s open about his distant relationship with Chicago, Common is the only 30-plus rapper who could’ve made a Nobody’s Smiling.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Responds To "Anaconda" Coverage, Rates Asses "Acceptable" & "Unacceptable"
    Nicki Minaj had the entire internet extra thirsty yesterday when she dropped off the bootyfull single art for her upcoming record "Anaconda", due out on July 28th. The artwork was picked up by hip-hop sites, of course, but it was also picked up by a ton of non-hip-hop publications, like Huffington Post.
  • Cover of Common Is No Longer On G.O.O.D. Music
    Common's new album Nobody's Smiling was a joint effort with producer No I.D., but it seems their relationship has gone even further than that, and in the process, G.O.O.D. Music was sidetracked. Common revealed to MTV News that he's no longer officially on the G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Boldy James Talks Signing With Nas, Authenticity, & Detroit
    It’s been a great year so far for Detroit’s Boldy James, not to be confused with saxophonist and jazz musician Boney James. The Midwest rapper, born James Clay Jones III was one of the first three artists signed to Nas’ new imprint, Mass Appeal Records.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Hire North West Body Double For $500k
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have been very protective of their child, North West, since her birth last year. While the Kardashians are known to put all their family members in the spotlight thanks to their reality TV show, North West is one of the few family members that has stayed clear of reality TV.
  • Cover of Common Reveals "Nobody Smiling" Tracklist [Update: Stream The Entire Album]
    Common is getting ready to release his long-awaited follow-up to The Dreamer/The Believer later this summer, and while we've already been given the artwork and release date for the project, today Com shares the full tracklist.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Reveals Collaboration With Your Old Droog
    Your Old Droog made quite a splash with the release of his self-titled EP earlier this year. The rapper's well-crafted style of underground rap was enough to garner some attention, but the uncanny resemblance to Nas' voice was what got people really talking.
  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda Signs With Epic Records
    Bobby Shmurda has been taking over the NY streets these past few weeks with his record “Hot Nigga”, and its Shmoney Dance. While doing some promotion runs earlier this week, Bobby revealed that he was in talks with some record labels, and it looks like he’s already picked a home.
  • Cover of Can Hip-Hop Stop The Violence In Chicago?
    Back in 2011 Kanye West rapped the chilling statistic "314 soldiers died in Iraq, 509 died in Chicago," in his verse from "Murder to Excellence" from the Watch The Throne album, and yet three years later 80 people were shot over July 4th weekend in the city that's come to be known as "Chiraq." Common even makes referen
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell"
    Lil Boosie was planning to drop his first LP since getting out of jail, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, on July 15th. Well, today is July 16th, and with no signs of the album, Boosie has announced a push back on the release date.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Speaks On Crowd Booing Him At Total Slaughter Battle
    Even if you're not too deep into battle rap, you're probably aware of the fact that Joe Budden lost his battle against Hollow Da Don at the Total Slaughter event this past weekend.
  • Cover of Bone Thugs To Record Final Studio Album, One Copy To Be Printed
    Apparently RZA is still the trendsetter today that he was back in the early 90s. Just a few months after the Wu recorded and pressed one copy of their new studio album (reportedly bid upon for $5 million), all five members of Cleveland's Bone Thugs N Harmony have decided to follow suit.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyonce's "On The Run" Tour Coming To HBO
    For those of you who are unable to attend Beyonce & Jay Z’s “On The Tour” this summer, today is your lucky day. HBO has just announced that they will air a special television concert of the show this Fall called "On The Run Tour: Jay Z and Beyoncé."
  • Cover of Stream Bodega Bamz And The Martinez Bros' "Sunday Service" EP
    Bodega Bamz has been rolling out goodies from his new collaborative Sunday Service EP with The Martinez Bros for the last few months, dropping "Fuck Dat Shit" with Raekwon, "93 Acura Legend" and a video for "Going To DR." The full project arrives today, and Bamz is letting us stream it for free on his SoundCloud p
  • Cover of The First Single From Lil Durk's Debut Album Will Feature Chris Brown And French Montana
    This past weekend, we met up with Lil Durk to discuss his delayed mixtape Signed To The Streets 2, his past beef with Game and his upcoming debut album. During the interview, Durk gave us some exclusive news that pertains to the first single from his commercial debut.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Says He And Common Have "BIG THINGS TO COME"
    50 Cent and Common aren't exactly two rappers whom you'd expect to collaborate, as Fif once had a much-publicized feud with Common's longtime pal Kanye West, and the subject matter that they rap about couldn't be more different.
  • Cover of French Montana Signs Velous To Coke Boys
    French Montana has added a new artist to his Coke Boys roster, the multi-talented Velous. Velous is a Kingston, New York native who can sing, produce and rap. He impressed French when he visited the rapper's studio earlier this year, and soon a deal was in the works.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Brought Out Bobby Shmurda And GS9 At His Show In Miami Last Night
    Ten days ago, you'd be lucky to find someone on the street in Brooklyn who knew the name Bobby Shmurda. But thanks to the speed and reach of viral Vine videos, Shmurda and his Shmoney dancing crew are now almost guaranteed "next big thing" status from the amount of attention and co-signs they've attracted. 
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