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Top 5 French Montana x Chinx Collabs
Top 5 French Montana x Chinx Collabs May 19, 2015 at 05:52pm
Last Sunday (May 17), tragedy struck the hip-hop world as Chinx, FKA Chinx Drugz, was shot and killed in his home borough of Queens, NY. Chinx was hitting his stride in 2015, preparing to release his debut album. He left behind a young family and countless friends in the rap world who had helped put him on a path toward a promising career. 
R.I.P. Chinx Playlist
R.I.P. Chinx Playlist May 18, 2015 at 01:58pm
As you know by now, we lost one of Queens' finest over the weekend. Chinx, real name Lionel Pickens, was murdered in a drive-by shooting at 4 am on Sunday morning. He was 31. The news put the hip hop world into shock, with rappers across the country mourning for the gone-too-soon Coke Boy on social media, and some of his closest friends dropping tribute tracks in his memory. Today, we're looking back on his all too brief legacy with a Soundcloud playlist curated in his honor. 
Hip-Hop Reacts To Chinx's Murder
Hip-Hop Reacts To Chinx's Murder May 17, 2015 at 10:50am
Today, May 17, Chinx was shot and killed while driving on Queens Boulevard. A member of French Montana's Coke Boys crew and label, Chinx, age 31, was preparing to release his debut album, Welcome to JFK, later this year. No suspect nor motive has yet been identified.  As news of Chinx's tragic murder continues to spread, many hip-hop artists have taken to social media to express their regret and condolences to Chinx and his family. 
Chinx Murdered In Queens
Chinx Murdered In Queens May 17, 2015 at 09:17am
Today, May 17, Queens rapper Lionel "Chinx" Pickens has been declared dead. Chinx was reportedly shot at 4am in the passenger's seat of his car while driving in Briarwood, Queens.  The management companies associated with the Coke Boys' rapper have released a statement on his death:  "It is with a heavy heart that The Legion Media Group and 4 Kings Management announce the passing of Lionel 'Chinx' Pickens this morning. He was 31. 
Stream DJ Clue's "Banned From CD 2015" Mixtape
Stream DJ Clue's "Banned From CD 2015" Mixtape May 10, 2015 at 09:39am
We've hear DJ Clue in the booth every Friday night spinning for Fabolous during his Friday Night Freestyles. Now the renowned NYC DJ is back with his own project, Banned From CD 2015, and it's stacked with features Clue has earned from years in the industry. 
French Montana Says Kanye West & Miguel Will Feature On "Mac & Cheese: The Album"
French Montana Says Kanye West & Miguel Will Feature On "Mac & Cheese: The Album" May 9, 2015 at 03:08pm
This might be French Montana's year. A day after releasing his new mixtape, Casino Life 2, French lets us know the best is yet to come. Casino Life 2 was a star-studded affair, featuring Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, and Migos, to name a few, and French's next album, Mac & Cheese: The Album, will pose a couple of exciting features as well, namely: Kanye West and Miguel. Just a couple, though.
French Montana Shares Artwork & Tracklist From "Casino Life 2"
French Montana Shares Artwork & Tracklist From "Casino Life 2" May 3, 2015 at 10:22pm
French Montana just shared the artwork and tracklist for his upcoming mixtape Casino Life 2: Brown Bag Legend and holy shit it is absolutely stacked with guest features. The tape will feature appearances from: Chinx, Chris Brown, Migos, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Travis Scott, Lil Durk, Will.I.Am, and Curren$y. It will also feature production from the likes of TM88, Young Chop, ChopSquadDJ, Cool & Dre, and Southside 808 Mafia.
10 Raunchiest Rap Music Videos Of All Time
10 Raunchiest Rap Music Videos Of All Time Apr 22, 2015 at 09:13am
In the world of rap, “raunchy music video” is almost always code for “ass-shaking fiesta.” Thus, when narrowing down this list from 30+ videos to 10, I was forced to take multiple criteria into consideration. Is the song any good? Was it popular?
50 Cent & French Montana Clown Each Other On Instagram
50 Cent & French Montana Clown Each Other On Instagram Mar 30, 2015 at 01:45pm
In 2015, it's common knowledge that beefs between rappers spill over onto social media more often than not, bot in the most recent case of this, branded alcohols got dragged into the mix as well. What began with 50 Cent using the hashtag #noPuffyjuice in a post promoting his new vodka, Effen, soon attracted the attention of Bad Boy signee French Montana, and then shots were traded between the two NYC rappers. 
Raekwon Premieres New Song "Wall To Wall" With French Montana
Raekwon Premieres New Song "Wall To Wall" With French Montana Feb 22, 2015 at 10:00pm
Raekwon just stopped by Shade 45's Street Sweeper Radio to promote his upcoming album F.I.L.A., which stands for Fly International Luxurious Art. He ended the show by giving fans a sneak peek of "Wall to Wall," an unreleased single off F.I.L.A. featuring French Montana. On the snippet, we only hear French's hook, and not Rae's raps, though the beat sounds banging. Watch Rae wile out to the song in the clip below. 
Chris Brown Denies Brawl Involvement At Meek Mill's Grammy Party
Chris Brown Denies Brawl Involvement At Meek Mill's Grammy Party Feb 10, 2015 at 11:00am
Grammy weekend is synonymous with an award ceremony, brunches, musicians across many genres mingling and parties, parties, parties. It seems like everyone hosts either a pre-Grammy bash or a post-Grammy shindig. This year Meek Mill joined in on the festivities and threw an event the night of Grammy Awards.
French Montana Wins Celebrity Bowling Competition
French Montana Wins Celebrity Bowling Competition Feb 2, 2015 at 03:17pm
One word comes to mind when you're given the news that French Montana won a bowling competition; HAAN? It's not exactly common knowledge that the Coke Boy rapper is a regular Roy Munson, but after his triumph at the PBA Celebrity Invitational this weekend, we won't forget.
French Montana Has Recorded 100 Songs For "Mac & Cheese"
French Montana Has Recorded 100 Songs For "Mac & Cheese" Jan 12, 2015 at 11:55am
French Montana is just now preparing his sophomore album, but he's by no means a new artist. The rapper has been putting in work on the mixtape circuit for years, working with the legendary Max B, and kickstarting his Mac & Cheese mixtape series before seeing any label money. The Bronx rapper is now taking that approach widescreen, naming his new album after those mixtapes, and recording as much as he possibly can.
French Montana & Lil Boosie Will Both Be Starring In Movies This Year
French Montana & Lil Boosie Will Both Be Starring In Movies This Year Jan 3, 2015 at 10:25pm
The phrase "it's a movie" is used pretty often in the rap game to describe an epic or cinematic piece of music, but less often do rappers actually produce films themselves. When plans for a biopic are announced, they seldom come to fruition (Rick Ross has announced a couple of features that never made it off the ground). However, a few hip hop artists have managed to get their foot in the acting game, with YG releasing his film "Blame It On The Streets" just a month or so back.
Khloe Kardashian Says She Dated French Montana When She Was "Lonely & Destructive"
Khloe Kardashian Says She Dated French Montana When She Was "Lonely & Destructive" Dec 30, 2014 at 03:22pm
We know this is the news you've been dying for today. Why was Khloe Kardashian dating French Montana? We can finally answer the question that's sure to have been bubbling in your mind for awhile now. Or not. Either way, Khloe revealed why during last night's episode of "Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons," and given how slow the news cycle is this holiday season, well, here you go.
Khloe Kardashian's Family Reportedly Wants Her To Break Up With French Montana
Khloe Kardashian's Family Reportedly Wants Her To Break Up With French Montana Nov 29, 2014 at 12:58pm
Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have had their ups and downs in their relatively new relationship. After appearing to break up at the end of the summer (their adventures from the summer are currently being aired on "Kourtney & Khloe Take the Hamptons"), French remained vague as to whether or not they were still together, just friends, or done for good.
Hudson Mohawke Shares Interactive Video For His "Chimes" Remix
Hudson Mohawke Shares Interactive Video For His "Chimes" Remix Nov 25, 2014 at 02:18pm
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.