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  • Cover of Honey Cocaine Reveals Artwork For "Like A Drug" Mixtape, Clarifies Tyga Affiliation [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    On Monday we premiered the first look from Honey Cocaine's recently-announced mixtape, Like A Drug. The female Toronto native got the ball rolling for the mixtape with "Curve Ball" produced by DJ ASAP. Today she's decided to unleash the official mixtape cover art, as we await the tracklisting.
  • Cover of Blac Chyna & Tyga Getting Back Together?
    Could Blac Chyna and Tyga be getting back together? Tyga and Blac Chyna reportedly broke up in August, which was one of several rap couple break-ups we've seen in recent months.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: October 16
    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 YG & A$AP Ferg Announce "BestCoast Connection" Tour
    West Coast and East Coast will soon find a meeting place, with the announcement of YG and A$AP Ferg's short tour, "BestCoast Connection."
  • Cover of Tyga Says Young Money Is "Holding Me Hostage," Threatens To Leak Album
    Tyga is not happy. In a series of tweets fired off just minutes ago, the Young Money (for now) rapper said his album's "been done, and that his label is "holding [him] hostage." He repped his Last Kings brand, quoted 2Pac and responded to Mack Maine in the series of tweets, which you can view below.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Check Out Kygo's Remix Of The Weeknd's "Often"
    Today we're introducing a new weekly series, Remix Fix, which will aim to bring you dope, fresh remixes of some of your favorite hip-hop and r'n'b records, for a little something different each week.
  • Cover of YG Recalls Pulling Out His First Gun At A Church Event
    YG's My Krazy Life is easily among the year's best albums, largely because -- as ever debut album should -- it gives us a good idea of who YG is-- not only as an artist, but as a person.
  • Cover of LAPD Bans YG From Playing Two "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Dates [Update: iLoveMakonnen Fills In]
    In a somewhat shocking development, YG has informed us that he's not allowed to perform at two of the three upcoming Southern California dates of the ongoing "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour. The reason? His local police department.
  • Cover of "Don't Tell 'Em" Goes Gold, Jeremih Reveals "Late Nights" Cover Art
    Jeremih has scored yet another Gold certification with the YG-featuring "Don't Tell 'Em." The singer's fourth solo track to become certified, the single joins "Down On Me" (2x Platinum), "Birthday Sex" (1x Platinum), and "I'mma Star" (Gold) on his wall of plaques.
  • Cover of Tyga Unveils Artwork For Kanye West-Produced Single "40 Mill"
    Back in January we saw a photo surface online of Tyga and Kanye West working together in the studio on what appeared to be new music. Well with Tyga’s new album, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, right around the corner, it appears Tyga is about ready to let the world hear what the two cooked up.
  • Cover of YG Added To Drake Vs. Lil Wayne Tour
    The Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour is definitely all about the friendly competition between the two high profile rappers, but for the remaining dates on the tour, they've decided to recruit a third act for the show. While the setup unfortunately won't be Drake vs. Lil Wayne vs.
  • Cover of Tyga Clears Up Rumors That He's Dating Kylie Jenner
    The gossip mill has been heavy churning out news centered around the recently-single Tyga and the youngest Jenner sister Kylie. The two have been spotted together frequently following T-Raww and Blac Chyna breaking off their relationship, and Tyga even held a birthday party for 17-year old Kylie at his home.
  • Cover of Live Stream Jay Z's "Made In America" Festival [Update: Stream Day 2]
    As of 20 minutes ago, both "Made In America" festivals (one in Philadelphia, one in L.A.) are underway. The Jay Z-helmed festival boasts performances by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, J.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (August 29)
    Isn't this something? Not only is Meek Mill in jail and his sophomore album is delayed indefinitely, but Jeezy also took a trip behind bars after getting caught with an assault rifle. He posted the $1 million bail, but the CTE suddenly got trouble on his head after pleading not guilty. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Aug. 18-24
    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 Tyga Breaks Up With Blac Chyna
    Looks like T-Raww is a single man for the first time in three years. TMZ is reporting that he recently broke things off with his longtime fiancé (and baby mama), Blac Chyna.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign, YG & DJ Mustard Are Planning A Collaborative Album
    Ty Dolla $ign has been having a pretty huge year. He released his first retail release with the Beach House EP, showed up on plenty of hooks for artists as diverse as Lupe Fiasco and Meek Mill, and joined his new Taylor Gang buddy Wiz Khalifa on the Under The Influence tour.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Juicy J, Tyga, & More Live At IleSoniq In Montreal
    The IleSoniq music festival is hitting Montreal, Quebec this month, and we're giving away tickets to the big event! The fest, which will feature performances from the likes of Juicy J, Tyga, Iggy Azalea, araabMUZIK, Mr.
  • Cover of Tyga Announces Release Date For "The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty"
    Though the news of Tyga dropping out of Wiz Khalifa's ongoing "Under The Influence" tour surely made some of his fans pretty disappointed, they've now got something to look forward to as a consolation prize.
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Bodyguard Under Investigation For Allegedly Attacking Fan
    50 Cent's bodyguard finds himself in hot water after allegedly laying hands on a fan of 50 Cent. The bodyguard is now under criminal investigation according to TMZ.
  • Cover of YG Concert In Edmonton Ends Early After Crowd Throws Bottles At Him [Update: Club Promoter Says YG Started It]
    Don't underestimate those Canadian crowds. Though Edmonton, Alberta, Canada doesn't have nearly the rep that YG's native South Central L.A. has had for years, his show in the city last night proved that Edmontonian hip-hop fans still have the ability to wyle out with the best of 'em.
  • Cover of Promoter Blames YG For Concert Riot
    Earlier this week, footage of YG getting hit with a water bottle made its way to the internet alongside fan testimonies that the rapper stormed off stage following the incident.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Says Tyga Dropping Out Of The "Under The Influence" Tour Was "A Wack Move"
    Wiz Khalifa just kicked off the 3rd annual Under The Influence Tour, which features the stacked lineup of Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Mack Wilds, Sage The Gemini, Iamsu! and DJ Drama. The bill also boasted Tyga's name initially, but the rapper has since dropped out of the tour.
  • Cover of Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign & More To Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour 2014 [Update: Tyga Drops Out]
    Wiz Khalifa has successfully turned "Under The Influence" into an annual tour. While the last two installments were co-headlining ventures, with Wiz sharing the large print with Mac Miller and ASAP Rocky respectively, this year will see Wiz as the sole headliner-- though there are still plenty of big names involved.
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