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  • Cover of Top News Stories Of 2014
    2014 may have been a terrible year for hip-hop in terms of record sales, but don't let the numbers fool you into thinking the year was uneventful. In this case, the numbers most definitely do lie.
  • Cover of "Hate Speech" Causes Facebook To Temporarily Deactivate Lil B's Account
    Apparently free speech does not exist on Facebook because last night Lil B got his profile disabled for 30 days by the powers that be for a post. Yes, that's right. A teeny-tiny, one sentence post against America was enough to incite Facebook to block the Bay Area rapper.
  • Cover of Stream E-40's "Sharp On All 4 Corners 1 & 2"
    E-40 only announced his new album less than two months in advance, and now the Sharp On All 4 Corners 1 & 2 release date has arrived. You can stream the full two-disc project below, via Spotify.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Targets Racism, Social Media In Lengthy Facebook Post
    Odd Future firebrand Tyler, The Creator has never been one to shy away from a controversial issue, and with all of the negativity and racism in the media recently, he took to Facebook to make his opinions clear.  Check out his lengthy post in full below.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction, Reps Attempt To Scrub It From Web
    When your parents can afford to have Iggy Azalea perform at you Bar Mitzvah, you and your friends are going to want to document the occasion.
  • Cover of Read Up: 10 Good Rapper Biographies
    Rappers are not only given a talent to create stunning lyrical masterpieces, but often times, they've also survived incredibly rough upbringings and dangerous circumstances.
  • Cover of E-40 Announces New Album "Sharp On All 4 Corners" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    E-40 is back at it again. Following the success of his first tri-album release, The Block Brochure, West Coast OG, E-40, is doing it again.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Reveals New Cover Art For "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell"
    Back in September Boosie Badazz revealed what was deemed to be cover artwork for his upcoming double disc LP Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, but it looks like he's decided to give the cover art a re-work.
  • Cover of Stream Rick Ross' "Hood Billionaire"
    When Rick Ross announced his second album of 2014, Hood Billionaire, just nine weeks ago, he had many people wondering whether he'd be able to rush out a project so quickly during a year that's seen more than its fair share of album delays and push-backs.
  • Cover of Top 10: Fall Mixtapes
    A couple Mondays ago, we counted down the best freestyles of the Fall so far, and now that we're into November, we figured we'd stay with that theme.
  • Cover of Boosie Badazz's "Life After Death Row" Mixtape Is Dropping In Two Days
    A few weeks ago, we wondered if Lil Boosie had officially changed his name to Boosie Badazz, and now it seems we've gotten some confirmation in the form of a surprise mixtape announcement. Ahead of his long-awaited album Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, Mr.
  • Cover of Funk Flex Working With Karen Hunter On New Book About Notorious B.I.G.
    Funk Flex has definitely been a part of some key pieces of hip-hop history, including moments with the legendary Notorious B.I.G. While Funk Flex already has several gigs he's juggling right now, including his own website and DJing at Hot 97, he's about to take on another job.
  • Cover of Let's Make A Movie: 10 Urban Films That Were Books First
    Authors like Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Terry McMillan have proven that black lit can make for great film.
  • Cover of Is Lil Boosie Officially Going By "Boosie Badazz" Now?
    Since getting released from prison earlier this year, Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie has made guest appearances on big albums by Jeezy and T.I., but his name did not appear on the official tracklists of either album.
  • Cover of Pimp C's Wife Reveals Posthumous Album To Feature A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne & More
    Hip-hop journalist Julia Beverly is currently at work on a book about the life of the late Pimp C. Despite reportedly getting approval from Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, and stating she would share proceeds with Pimp C's estate, the former UGK rapper's wife has spoken out publicly against the biography.
  • Cover of 5 BadAzz Moves Lil Boosie Has Made Since His Release
    #FreeBoosie may be the latest hash tag to be retired, but that doesn't mean he's been forgotten. Torrance Hatch, aka Boosie BadAzz, has capitalized greatly on the momentum of his prison release this past spring.
  • Cover of Prodigy & Boogz Boogetz Announce Collaborative Album "Young Rollin Stonerz"
    Infamous Records have announced today that Mobb Deep's Prodigy is connecting with his Infamous signee, Boogz Boogetz, for an entire collaborative album.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Disapproves Of Glorifying Prison Time
    Lil Boosie took an admirable stance against the glorification of his prison time earlier this week, claiming that imprisonment should never be used as marketing material.
  • Cover of Diddy Says Jennifer Lopez's Booty Will "Go Down In History"
    Diddy offered plenty of praise for his ex-girlfriend's backside during a recent interview with Access Hollywood. The music mogul was asked about the singer's new visuals for her "Booty" remix with Iggy Azalea, and had nothing but nice things to say about his former girlfriend and bidding competitor.
  • Cover of A Guide to Atlanta Producers
    Someone once remarked that Chicago and Atlanta had replaced New York City and Los Angeles as the capitals of modern rap music. As blasphemous as that claim might seem, it’s 100% true in 2014. Atlanta has been a dominant force in hip-hop for over a decade now, but since 2010, it has experienced a lot of change.
  • Cover of Future Announces "Monster" Mixtape With Release Date
    In August Future was teasing fans about a new single titled "Monster," as well, it was reported that he was working on a mixtape titled Evol.
  • Cover of Hottie Vs. Hottie: The Big Bootylicious Battle
    Jennifer Lopez came through last night with her highly anticipated music video for her "Booty (Remix)," featuring equally-blessed-with-booty Iggy Azalea. The visual comes on the heels of Nicki Minaj's over-the-top "Anaconda" music video, and so comparisons were inevitable.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    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 Future Announces New Single "Monster," Also Allegedly Working On A Mixtape Called "Evol"
    If you believe the headlines, it's been a rough week for Future, who reportedly called it quits with his fiancé, Ciara. But like any great artist, Future knows that heartbreak and loss can be some of the best stimuli for great music, and it sounds like he's been holed up in the studio lately.
  • Cover of Jennifer Lopez Shares Sexy Single Artwork For "Booty"
    A few months ago, Jennifer Lopez released A.K.A, her eighth studio album, which contained a song that addressed her history as a Butt Icon. Yes, "Booty" was a long time in the making, and now it looks as if it'll be the next single to drop from the project.
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