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  • 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.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Announces New Single "Mission," Shares Artwork [Update: New Artwork Revealed]
    Ever since Lupe Fiasco announced plans for an album entitled Tetsuo & Youth last summer, excitement has been building for the new project.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals Interscope Paid Him $23 Million Upon His Departure
    50 Cent's departure from Interscope was a long time coming, as the rapper reveals in a new interview with Business News Network, it took four years to negotiate. 50 says he received a payout of $23 million upon leaving Interscope.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 7
    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 Lupe Fiasco & S1 Announce Joint Album, "Black Vietnam"
    Earlier this year, Young Thug and Bloody Jay came together to form Black Portland, and it now looks as if Lupe Fiasco and producer Symbolyc One will be claiming some international territory, with the announcement of their upcoming project, Black Vietnam.
  • Cover of Review: Future's "Honest"
    Future is lightyears ahead of his time. Since touching down in 2012 with his Epic Records debut album Pluto, the Freeband Gang founder has continued hustling as an artist. The sloppy, melodic flow Future introduced on Pluto has been used by virtually every trapper who’s poppin’ today, and U.O.E.N.O. it.
  • Cover of Ranking Nas' 12 Albums From Worst To Best
    Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window.
  • Cover of K Camp Signs To Interscope Records
    K Camp currently has a few singles that are buzzing in his native Atlanta, and as their buzz continues to grow, we're sure to see them takeover the airwaves in more and more locations. It appears Interscope Records caught wind of the rising rapper, and they've signed him.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Regrets Signing To A Major Label
    ScHoolboy Q has been doing the interview circuit since the release of his major label debut, Oxymoron, and his most recent sit down with hot937.cbslocal.com, found him reflecting on his choice to go to Interscope, his many offers to do a line of bucket hats, and TDE's approach to releasing music.
  • Cover of Emerging Chicago Rapper RondoNumbaNine Has Been Arrested For Murder
    As reported by the Chicago Tribune, 17-year-old emcee RondoNumbaNine, whose real name is Clint Massey, has been arrested on murder charges stemming from the fatal February shooting of dispatch driver Javan Boyd.
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