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  • Cover of Stream Cam'ron's "First Of The Month" Box Set
    From June until December this year, like clockwork, Cam'ron was dropping a new EP on the first of each ensuing month. These six First Of The Month EPs have now been collected into a box set that'll be sold commercially, and today, Killa Cam is allowing us to stream the whole 30 track project via SoundCloud.
  • Cover of Sales Projections For Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    Nicki Minaj's third album, The Pinkprint, dropped this week and even though it's only been out for a little over a day, sales projection numbers are rather optimistic.
  • Cover of Is Lil Wayne Working On "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"?
    With "Album Weezy" being put on hold throughout the year (Tha Carter V's now expected to drop in early 2015), is "Mixtape Weezy" soon to return?
  • Cover of Nas & Russell Simmons March In NYC Protest
    Yesterday in New York, the "Millions March" protest against police brutality took place. The March comes in wake of the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akair Gurley, and Tamir Rice, all black males who were killed by police officers over the last couple of months.
  • Cover of Mack Maine Confirms "Carter V" Is Coming First Quarter Of 2015
    Lil Wayne recently expressed frustration with both Cash Money and his mentor, Birdman following the latest of many pushbacks of his upcoming studio album, Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
    Nipsey Hussle announced last week, to our surprise, that he has a new album in the works, "the album before the album." Mailbox Money would warm-up the fans for the long-awaited Victory Lap album from Nipsey.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne On Cash Money: "I'm In A Bad Situation, But I Will Be Out Of It Soon" [Update: Wayne Says There's "Nothing Else" But Young Money]
    When Lil Wayne took to Twitter earlier this week to announce the delay of Carter V, it wasn't all that surprising. What was surprising was his vocal frustration with both the label and his mentor/father figure Birdman.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Flatbush Zombies & More Share "Rap Monument" Verses [Update: YG & More Added]
    A couple weeks back, "The Rap Monument" -- a project which recruited 30 rappers for one epic track -- was revealed.
  • Cover of French Montana Preps "Mac & Cheese: The Appetizer" With Harry Fraud
    Before we get French Montana's mixtape-turned-sophomore album, Mac & Cheese 4, we'll be getting a little "appetizer." The rapper said in October that his Mac & Cheese album had a tentative release date of December 16th, but obviously that hasn't worked out as instead, the rapper is offering up a mixtape for December
  • Cover of Chris Brown & Tyga Give An Update On "Fan Of A Fan 2," Tyga Speaks On Cash Money Situation
    Tyga has been outspoken about his label situation lately, and Lil Wayne seems to have taken a similar stance against Cash Money, with both rappers tweeting their frustrations. Tyga recently sent out a tweet saying he'd be dropping his album The Gold Album independently, and expanded on this slightly during a
  • Cover of 10 Classic, One-Producer Albums
    Many of hip-hop's most classic albums have one thing in common: they were all produced (mostly) by one man. Dr. Dre, J Dilla, the RZA, Kanye West, Madlib, and many more have all laced MCs with a collection of beats that create a cohesive aesthetic through which full LPs can thrive.
  • Cover of Cortez Bryant Says Everything Is "Good" At Cash Money
    With Lil Wayne and Tyga seeming all but ready to jump ship yesterday, Cash Money Records' stacked roster appears to be in danger of losing a few of its hottest talents.  Cortez Bryant (Weezy's longtime manager), however, insists that everything is "good" inside the label.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Reveals Art For New Album "Mailbox Money" [Update: Hard Copies Will Be Sold For $1000]
    Although we haven't received an update on the long-awaited/long-delayed Victory Lap album from Nipsey Hussle, it is supposed to arrive in 2015. Whatever the case may be with that album, Nipsey is prepping another album to drop before Victory Lap, called Mailbox Money. The rapper revealed the artwork today.
  • Cover of Tyga Says "The Gold Album" Won't Be A Cash Money Release
    Trouble seems to be brewing among the ranks at Cash Money Records. After Lil Wayne, arguably the label's flagship artist, tweeted his dissatisfaction with the label and its CEO, Birdman, Tyga (who pulled a similar stunt a few months ago) has added fuel to the fire.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Cash Money Is Refusing To Release His Album [Update: Pusha T Responds]
    In his lengthy career, Lil Wayne has rarely (if ever) publicly said anything about Birdman, the man he often calls "daddy," so with that in mind, the tweets he just sent out are shocking.
  • Cover of Stream Cam'ron's "1st Of The Month Vol. 6" EP
    With December 1st already upon us, Cam’ron quietly came through and released his 6th and final installment in his 1st Of The Month EP series.
  • Cover of Webbie Threatens 50 Cent Over Million Dollar Boxing Wager
    Back in July, TMZ caught up with an incensed Webbie, who claimed that 50 Cent still owed him a cool million dollars over a boxing bet that went down in April. Now, a still-unpayed Webbie is taking things to the next level, recording a new track that explicitly lashes out at Fif for not coming through on the deal.
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Bank Account Frozen Due To Sleek Audio Lawsuit
    With 50 Cent's net worth sitting near the top of the hip-hop heap at $140 million, you'd think the guy could spare seventeen of those M's like it ain't no thing.
  • Cover of Khloe Kardashian's Family Reportedly Wants Her To Break Up With French Montana
    Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have had their ups and downs in their relatively new relationship.
  • Cover of RZA Invested A Lot Of His Own Money In Wu-Tang Clan's "A Better Tomorrow"
    Wu-Tang Clan's reunion album, A Better Tomorrow, is still awaiting official release, meanwhile we've been fed gritty singles like "Necklace" and "Ruckus In B Minor." The entire group isn't going heavy on the promo route for this album though, so it's likely to impact relatively quietly.
  • Cover of Hudson Mohawke Shares Interactive Video For His "Chimes" Remix
    Have you ever wanted the ability to drag your favorite rappers' faces around a screen while a dope trap/EDM song plays in the background? Well, now you can, thanks to Hudson Mohawke's new interactive video for his star-studded "Chimes" remix.
  • Cover of Stream Money Makin' Nique & Johnny Cinco's "The Extra EP"
    Before Johnny Cinco releases his next solo tape, I Swear, he's teamed up with fellow ATLien Money Makin' Nique for a six track project entitled The Extra EP.
  • Cover of Pusha T, Young Thug, YG Among 30 Rappers Recruited For "Rap Monument" Track
    Crew tracks are commonplace in rap today, but unless we're going back to The Game's legendary "One Blood" remix, they rarely feature more than 5 or 6 rappers.
  • Cover of Ariana Grande & Jessie J Re-Recording Brandy & Monica's "The Boy Is Mine" [Update: Jessie J Says It's Not Happening]
    Brandy & Monica ruled the '90s, and their song "The Boy Is Mine" was a big part of that. Earlier this year when word came out that Iggy Azalea and Keyshia Cole were remaking "Mo Money Mo Problems," the backlash was high.
  • Cover of The Cash Money Timeline
    The story of two brothers who came from nothing, from a city far off the hip-hop radar, and built an empire. But they didn’t do it alone.
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