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  • 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 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 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 Samples Of the Week: July 24
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Busta Rhymes Announces Split From Cash Money
    It seems the relationship between Busta Rhymes and Cash Money was a short-lived one. Today Bussa Bus has announced his departure from the Birdman-helmed record label. 
  • Cover of Common Thinks Black Captain America Is A "Wonderful Thing," Would Still Consider Green Lantern Role
    Marvel recently announced that they're going to be switching some things up for their upcoming series of "Avengers" comics.
  • 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 Cam'ron Reveals "1st Of The Month Vol. 2" EP Artwork & Tracklist
    Yesterday we heard Cam'ron's first collaboration with Nicki Minaj since Roman Reloaded highlight, "I Am Your Leader".
  • 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 Top Tracks Of The Week: July 7-13
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Game Changes Upcoming Album Compilation Title, Signs Skeme & Dubb
    Game's upcoming album compilation which will put his Blood Money label signees on display was originally set to be titled Blood Money La Familia, but it looks like Game's had a change of heart and switched the title to Year Of The Wolf.
  • 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 BTS Photos: French Montana Recruits Khloe Kardashian To Appear In New Music Video
    French Montana is in full promo mode for Mac & Cheese 4, after hitting us with a preview of an upcoming collaboration with Kanye West  today he's dropped off some flicks from a recent video shoot involving his girlfriend Khloe Kardashian. 
  • Cover of Common Disagrees With Lord Jamar's Comments About White Rappers
    While speaking with Vlad TV about the upcoming season of AMC's "Hell On Wheels," Common took a moment to address issues of race in hip-hop culture, going as far to directly address Jamar's comments that white rappers are "guests" in the genre.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Calls Out Wale For Not Promoting His New LP [Update: Wale Responds]
    There could be tensions rising within the Maybach Music Group if Meek Mill's recent tweets are any indication. As we reported yesterday, the MMG rapper announced a release date for his forthcoming album Dreams Worth More Than Money.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Drake Will Be On "Tha Carter V" Multiple Times
    MTV's been getting some good interviews with Lil Wayne on the set of his video shoot for "Krazy." Last week, they broke the news that Weezy's Jay Z shout-out on "D'usse" was out of love, not hate, and now they've coaxed some more info about Tha Carter V out of Tunechi.
  • Cover of Common Admits Drake Beef Started Over Serena Williams
    It's been over a year since the Common/Drake beef went down, with Drake proclaiming near the end of things that he had won.
  • 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 Meek Mill Announces Release Date For "Dreams Worth More Than Money"
    Meek Mill let the world know when they can expect his sophomore LP today through a tweet. The MMG rapper revealed that Dreams Worth More Than Money has locked in a release date of September 9th 2014.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's Young Money Facing Lawsuit, Could Lose Domain Name
    Lil Wayne's Young Money roster could be out of a website if they don't step up on missed payments, according to a new lawsuit. 
  • 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 Webbie Claims 50 Cent Owes Him A Million Dollars
    On top of being a great rapper, Webbie is a pretty hilarious character. The Baton Rouge rapper known for recording plenty of records with Boosie in his early days has one of the most hilarious Breakfast Club interviews out there.
  • Cover of Russell Simmons Calls Cash Money "The Best Company In The History Of Hip-Hop"
    Apparently, Russell Simmons is very impressed by the way Cash Money Records operates. The co-founder of Def Jam just wrote an article entitled "Why Cash Money Is The Best Company In The History Of Hip Hop" for GlobalGrind that is overflowing with praises for the label.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: July 3rd
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
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