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  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 13 - September 19
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Speaks On "Days Before Rodeo" & Kanye West's New Music
    Travi$ Scott's free album Days Before Rodeo took us by surprise but quickly became a fan-favorite. The banger-packed project solidified Travi$ Scott's position within the rap game, if it even needed solidifying in the first place.
  • Cover of Is "808s & Heartbreak" Kanye West's Most Influential Album?
    In 2014, it's no secret that where Kanye West goes, the rest of hip-hop follows. Starting with him and Just Blaze making "chipmunk soul" a hot sound in Roc-A-Fella's prime, Mr.
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: August 28
    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 Review: Travi$ Scott's "Days Before Rodeo"
    The most gratifying events in music are the moments where you can literally hear the construction in the artist’s mind, the building onto the promise of greatness. While not a guarantee, Days Before Rodeo provides the listener with the glimpses of the incredible, long-ranging capabilities of Travi$ Scott.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
    The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.  
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Is Offering A Personalized One Verse Song For Only $500
    Well this is rather interesting, Lupe Fiasco is offering a 1 verse song tailor made for anyone willing to fork up $500 bucks. Seriously.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free]
    Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 8)
    Remy Ma's home, but not much has really changed. This week was pretty eventful though. Nicki Minaj's Sir-Mix-A-Lot-sampling "Anaconda" dropped, and she was a feature on Juicy J's latest club-burner, "Low," which also featured an excellent verse from Chicago's Lil Bibby.
  • Cover of Jill Scott, Eve, Regina Hall To Star In A Lifetime Movie
    Lifetime has been prolifically in-touch with R&B singers as of late. On top of green-lighting (and then struggling to make) an Aaliyah biopic, the network has now officially announced a brand new original comedy starring two of hip-hop's most successful songstresses: Jill Scott and Eve.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Had To Be Talked Into Doing Kanye West's "Touch The Sky"
    Lupe Fiasco's big break came from his appearance on Kanye West's song, "Touch The Sky", so it's surprising to hear he wasn't exactly jumping at the opportunity to get on a 'Ye record at the time.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reflects On "Kick, Push"
    "Kick, Push" may be the single that brought Lupe Fiasco to solo fame, but that doesn't mean the song didn't have a few haters. Reflecting on the single on SKEE Live, the rapper addresses a lack of support from the skateboarding community during the song's initial run on radio.
  • Cover of Stream And Download Scotty ATL's "OTR2SJ"
    I know, I know, we're all still waiting for the explicit version of Scotty ATL's reader-acclaimed single "Pray Alone." Unfortunately, the wait continues. In the meantime, the edited single is now available for free download alongside five other brand new bangers as a part of Scotty's "OTR2SJ" EP.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne & Justin Bieber's Manager, Scooter Braun, Reportedly Squash Beef
    Last month, Lil Wayne had some strong words for Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals 12 Records On "Tetsuo & Youth," Shares Other Album Details On Twitter
    Last night Lupe Fiasco was interacting with his fans quite a bit on Twitter, asking them who they'd like to see on the album and answering fans' questions about the forthcoming Tetsuo & Youth project.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says Dr. Dre Is Working On His Album, Responds to Troy Ave's "Weirdo" Comment
    While he didn't actually release an album last year, Kendrick Lamar managed to put the rap game in a stir. "Control" kept the rapper in the conversation throughout 2013, but in the new year, the rapper has been a little more low-key.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Compares Justin Bieber To Donald Sterling
    Over the course of his career, Lupe Fiasco has time and time again made his stance on controversial issues clear.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Hints At Release Date, Reveals More Features For "Tetsuo & Youth"
    With its first official single finally seeing the light of day, Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth is now in full-on pre-release season, with the rapper delivering interviews about the project to whip us into a frenzy of anticipation.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 3: The Evolution Of The MC
    Rapper, Lyricist, Rhymesayer. All labels for one person: the MC. The MC not only has many different aliases but comes with many different personalities: the gangster, the conscious individual, the partygoer, the player, the everyperson.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Says Logic & King Los Are Better Lyricists Than Kendrick Lamar
    To promote his new single “Mission”, Lupe Fiasco decided to stop by The Hot 97 Morning Show Tuesday Morning and chat it up with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez. During the lengthy conversation, Lupe Fiasco had a lot of time to speak his mind, and that he did.
  • Cover of Jimmy Iovine Leaves Interscope Records
    Right as Apple confirmed the official purchase of Beats By Dre on Wednesday, Interscope's Jimmy Iovine announced that he would be stepping down from the label.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Is "Taking A Break" From Politics On "Tetsuo & Youth"
    Lupe Fiasco's career has had been through many phases. The rapper started out as a nerdy outsider with a skateboard, later developing into a more dynamic conscious rapper, before putting out crossover album, and then bouncing back by diving headfirst into protest music and conspiracy theories.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Calls Out Justin Bieber's Manager For Talking Shit About Lil Twist
    There may be a beef brewing between Lil Wayne and Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun. Although it seems that the Biebz is not in Wayne's crossfire, the rapper shared some strong words for Scooter in a new YouTube video posted today.
  • Cover of Ranking Eminem's 8 Albums From Worst To Best
    It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Named Music Director For U.S. Soccer Men's National Team
    Lupe Fiasco takes on a new position today, with the announcement of his involvement in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The rapper can now add Music Director to his resume, as he takes on the job for the U.S. Soccer World Cup campaign.
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