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  • Cover of YG's "Who Do You Love" Single Goes Gold
    YG already has a platinum-certified single with "My Nigga" off his debut album My Krazy Life, and now his second single featuring Drake, the equally infectious "Who Do You Love" is catching up.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 26-June 1
    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 YG & DJ Mustard Cover RESPECT Magazine
    The DJ Mustard and YG takeover continues this summer, with Mustard planning to drop his debut album 10 Summers. The producer already unleashed one single off it, the Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz-featured "Down On Me." 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 22
    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 Watch Full PowerHouse 2014 Sets From Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Schoolboy Q And Trey Songz
    Last night, Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert went down in L.A., bringing together a stellar lineup of hip-hop stars for an all-night concert event. If you missed the live stream of the event, have no fear -- most of the sets are now available to watch online.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-11
    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 Lil Durk No Longer Responding To Tyga And Game
    Despite previous plans to retort, Lil Durk's camp is now claiming that the rapper has no intention to respond to Tyga and Game's "Chiraq to LA" diss. At least not yet. 
  • Cover of Lil Durk Plans Game Response, Says Chief Keef Disrespected Chicago By Co-Signing Tyga
    The Lil Durk and Tyga beef continues to snowball, with new rappers getting involved almost every day. So far both Game and Compton Menace have contributed to the beef, and according to Durk, it's not quite over yet.
  • Cover of "What's Beef" In 2014?
      Beef is good for Hip Hop its like high school fights niggas dont really get hurt most the time but when they do? AWW MAN #youngveggiesvoice — Vince Staples (@vincestaples) May 5, 2014
  • Cover of Lil Durk & Compton Menace Respond To Tyga & Game's Diss Track "ChiRaq To L.A."
    If you've been on HotNewHipHop at all today, you've probably noticed the diss record towards Lil Durk and 40 Glocc, sent from Tyga and Game.
  • Cover of YG Describes Average Day In Bompton
    YG is on top of his game right now, along with his producing partner DJ Mustard, the duo are being tapped as the new "Snoop Dogg & Dr.
  • Cover of Tyga Fires Back At Lil Durk In New "Chiraq" Freestyle Clip
    When Lil Durk recently previewed a new "Chiraq" freestyle in which he took shots at Tyga, the reasoning behind the attack wasn't too clear.
  • Cover of Problem Responds To YG Diss
    Earlier this year, YG stirred up some beef on his Hot 97 freestyle, lobbing subtle disses at fellow Golden State residents Tyga and Problem. Now, Problem has spoken on the diss in a new interview, and he doesn't seem that bothered by it.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Explains Why He Dissed Tyga
    Lil Durk surprised many when he decided to come at Tyga in a short clip of his upcoming "Chi-Raq" remix posted last week.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Announces Debut Album Title
    Album or not, DJ Mustard is more than set up to take over the summer. Building his catalog of hits every day, Mustard already loaded YG with a stack of bangers for his album, My Krazy Life, and his collaborations with Tinashe, Kid Ink, and Jennifer Lopez continue to gain momentum.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Disses Tyga In Preview Of New "Chi-Raq" Remix
    Look out Tyga, Lil Durk's got beef with you. Or at least so it seems from a new video posted on Durk's Instagram account, which finds the Chicago MC rapping along with a few choice bars from what seems to be an upcoming remix of Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq."
  • Cover of Tyga's Tiger Has Been Confiscated
    If you follow Tyga on Instagram, you may have noticed an interesting addition to his photos beginning about two months ago: a tiger. Yes, it seems that Tyga thought that keeping his big cat namesake as a pet was a good idea, but California Wildlife officers clearly thought otherwise.
  • Cover of BTS Photos For Kid Ink's "Main Chick" Video Shoot
    Kid Ink's "Main Chick" single continues to hit radio airwaves just about everywhere, and while that's happening the rapper has been busy working on a music video for the cut.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's Bodyguard Found Guilty Of Assault
    Chris Brown's bodyguard, Chris Hollosy, began trial last week for the Washington, D.C. assault case. Hollosy had confessed to punching a man, Parker Adams, in the face outside the W Hotel in D.C. when the man attempted to photo bomb.
  • Cover of YG Reveals He's Starting A Label With DJ Mustard & Ty Dolla $ign
    YG has seen plenty of success with his debut album My Krazy Life, and some of this success is due to the catchy, new West Coast sound provided by YG's partner in crime, DJ Mustard.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 20
    This week on the charts we see a new entry with Top Dawg's lady SZA, who made a strong debut considering it's her first release on the label/first release for sale. Similar to Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo, which debuted at #40, SZA's Z debuted at #39 by moving 7,000 units.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 13
    This week we have a new entry on Charts Don't Lie, with Mobb Deep's new album The Infamous Mobb Deep, celebrating their 20-year anniversary since The Infamous. Their sales are not huge mainstream numbers, but obviously loyal hip-hop heads came through for Havoc and Prodigy as they clock in at #49.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's D.C. Assault Case Will Go To Trial, Judge Denies Dismissal Request
    So here's where we were last time we reported on Chris Brown's seemingly never-ending legal troubles: his lawyer, Mark Geragos, was proposing that the D.C.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 6
    This week we don't have many new entries to speak of, save for Sage The Gemini's Remember Me. Depending on the numbers Smoke DZA's new album Dream.ZONE.Achieve did, we may or may not see it pop up on Charts Don't Lie next week, though.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: March 30
    After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata.
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