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  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here
    The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.?
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Singles He Produced
    The other week we got producer Jahlil Beats to do some of our work for us, and list his Top 10 producers of all time.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For The Game's "Year Of The Wolf"
    The Game's new album, Year of the Wolf, was supposed to be a compilation with his Blood Money crew members, Dubb and Skeme. While those two still appear on the record a few times, the driving force of the album is The Game and a stack full of features-- not his artists though.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Producers Of All Time
    Jahlil Beats came through the office the other week, and sat down for a quick interview to let us know what exactly he's been up to these days, as he's been a bit absent on the producer circuit.
  • Cover of Stream Mila J's "M.I.L.A." EP
    The last we heard from Mila J was in late August when the singer-songwriter recruited the power of Ty Dolla $ign and DJ Mustard for her hit single "My Main." The track, well-received by our readers as well as the mainstream radio, paved the way for M.I.L.A.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea's "Husband" Files For Divorce [Update: Iggy Responds On Twitter]
    A lot of Iggy Azalea's exes seem to be coming out of the woodwork nowadays. In a bizarre story reported by TMZ, Iggy Azalea's "husband," who no one knew existed, has officially filed for divorce from the rap star (or pop star, according to some people).
  • Cover of Model Calls Cops After Drake Threatens Her Via Text
    While Drake is still under investigation for allegedly threatening a stripper earlier this week, now it appears another woman is out making similar claims.
  • Cover of Tinashe & Keyshia Cole First Week Sales Projections
    Tinashe released her debut album, Aquarius, this past week, while Keyshia Cole, on the other hand, released her sixth studio album Point of No Return on the same day. So who will outsell who? The newcomer or the veteran singer?
  • Cover of Bishop Nehru's Next Album To Be Executive Produced By Nas
    Bishop Nehru may have just dropped his new album with MF DOOM, NehruvianDOOM (which we reviewed here), but he's already got his next project lined up, with assistance from one of rap's living legends.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Producer Sues Young Money Over 2011 Single "Mirrors"
    Seems like Young Money/Cash Money get lawsuits thrown at them every other day. Earlier this summer YM faced a lawsuit over their domain name. The latest one is targeting Lil Wayne and his 2011 record "Mirrors", which appeared on his Carter IV album.
  • Cover of Stream Flying Lotus' Upcoming Album "You're Dead!"
    Producer Flying Lotus is awaiting his album's release next week, but before then, he's giving fans a preview of what to expect with a live album stream.
  • 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 50 Cent's "Dream School" Reality Program Airs Second Season
    Back in 2010, 50 found himself reflecting on his contributions to society. "I started assessing my legacy and how I want people to remember me," he told Rolling Stone at a press event earlier this week for the second season of SundanceTV's education-based reality show Dream School.
  • 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 Top 10: Hottest Young Producers In The Game
    Over the last few years, the hip-hop producer has taken a huge step into the spotlight. With their credits often being seen in the song title, and their tag placed at the beginning of their tracks, they've become hard to miss.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Chris Brown's "X"
    Earlier today we received a full album stream for Chris Brown's new album X, which just dropped today. Now we've received the first week sales projections for X as well.
  • Cover of Lecrae "Anomaly" & Jhene Aiko "Souled Out" Sales Projections
    The first week sales projections for Lecrae's Anomaly and Jhene Aiko's Souled Out are in, and they're not what you might imagine.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Jeezy's "Seen It All"
    Jeezy just dropped off a crazy remix to "Holy Ghost" with Kendrick Lamar, which will definitely do a good job at increasing the awareness of his new album Seen It All. Although, if you're not already aware of it, where ya been? 
  • Cover of Joey Fatts Reveals New Project With 9th Wonder
    Joey Fatts is fresh off the release of his new mixtape Chipper Jones Vol. 3, but that's not stopping him from talking about his next project.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Wiz Khalifa's "Blacc Hollywood"
    Wiz Khalifa's new album Blacc Hollywood just hit the stores and the net yesterday, and today the first week sales projections have arrived. 
  • Cover of 10 Collaboration Albums We Need
    Art is often a collaborative process. Hip-hop is no exception. You know that feeling you get when two of your favorite artists work together? It’s amazing, right? We need to pursue that feeling. Some people were just meant to work together, and sometimes they need us to remind them of this.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces "B4.DA.$$" Tour
    Joey Bada$$' hotly-anticipated debut album, B4.DA.$$, is supposedly arriving before the end of 2014, and today the Pro Era rapper has announced a tour in support of the project. The 36-date run begins on September 26th, touches cities in both USA and Canada, and ends on November 11th in NYC.
  • Cover of Track Breakdown: Talking To QuESt & 6ix On "Lost Niggas"
    Our Track Breakdown series has been on a hiatus recently but we're bringing it back this afternoon for Visionary Music Group's newest signee QuESt and their in-house producer 6ix.
  • Cover of Problem Announces "354: Lift Off" Tour And Mixtape
    Diamond Lane's Problem has some big things planned for the coming weeks, namely a tour and an accompanying mixtape, both titled 354: Lift Off. Bad Lucc and Jon Connor will join him on the 21 date tour, the full schedule of which is below. You can buy tickets here.
  • Cover of Pete Rock Worked With Kendrick Lamar On His New Album
    Any details we can get on Kendrick Lamar's new album are welcome, as it is being kept tightly under wraps. Today we get word that Pete Rock made a contribution to the LP, which is as of yet untitled.
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