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  • Cover of Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour
    Popular hip-hop/R&B franchise the Scream Tour is returning this spring with the "Scream Nation: The Reintroduction Tour," a 24-city romp that will feature Jeremih, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf as its headliners. Check out the dates below. 
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Joey Bada$$ & Lupe Fiasco
    Just yesterday we saw the release of two highly anticipated albums, one from a veteran in the game, and one from a relatively new artist. Joey Bada$$ delivered his long-awaited debut album, while Lupe Fiasco delivered his final album on Atlantic, his fifth LP. Who will sell more?
  • Cover of Mick Jenkins & Kirk Knight Announce Joint Tour
    Chicago's Mick Jenkins and Pro Era's Kirk Knight may hail from different cities and run with different crews, but after they linked up on Jenkins' "Jerome," it was clear that they're birds of a feather. The duo's just announced a joint tour for February. Check out the dates below.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 12- Jan. 20
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what’s new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Jennifer Lopez Covers Complex
    J Lo is having a career resurgance of sorts, although it's not the first time. The multi-talented singer/actress/dancer released a new album last summer, A.K.A., and with a new movie on deck she nabbed the new cover of Complex magazine's February/March issue. 
  • Cover of Curren$y Reveals Art For "Pilot Talk 3"
    While there is no exact release date scheduled for the project as of yet, Curren$y took to Instagram to reveal "just a sample" for Pilot Talk 3. Spitta's Instagram post contained the following caption :
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Featured On The Cover Of Two New Marvel Comics
    Over the last couple of months, we've seen hip hop invade a couple of Marvel comics covers, first with Rae Sremmurd making their way into Captain America, and then Birdman boolin' in the bondo with the Kingpin for Spider-Man.
  • Cover of The-Dream Announces Two New EPs "Crown/Jewel"
    The-Dream recently rolled out two new singles through the traditional methods (radio), and now the Radio Killa has announced the project attached to the two songs, as well as another to follow it.
  • Cover of Running The Jewels & The Game: An Argument For Killer Mike As The Top MC Of The Past Three Years
    Ask most Hip-Hop fans who’s been running the rap game the past three years, and the answers would mostly be the same; Kendrick Lamar…Drake…maybe some J. Cole. Even with somewhat of an agreement, there’s no science to this. There’s no exact formula of determining who is on top.
  • Cover of Rae Sremmurd Projected To Land Billboard Top 10 Debut With "SremmLife" [Update: First Week Sales Are In]
    Rae Sremmurd have already received enough co-signs to make any new artist happy (among them, Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper), however, there's even more good news coming their way as Billboard projects that they will land within the top 10 next week.
  • Cover of Photos: Jeezy Purchases New Georgia Mansion
    When it comes to buying a home, celebrity rappers like to show off what their worth. In September, we heard about Diddy purchasing a crazy home for $40 million. Dr. Dre did the same a few months prior. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian spent $20 million on their L.A. mansion.
  • Cover of Review: Fabolous' "The Young OG Project"
    Fabolous has always done a solid job at blending in with his environment. Whether he’s cutting with DJ Clue and The Neptunes in 2001 or jiving with Rich Homie Quan in 2015, he’s done a phenomenal job at adapting to change and staying relevant, something that is easier said than done.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 1 (Fabolous Edition)
    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 First Week Sales For Fabolous' "The Young OG Project" [Update: Final Numbers Arrive From Billboard]
    Fabolous has sort of made a tradition out of dropping projects on Christmas day, and this year was no different with his new album The Young OG Project hitting iTunes on December 25th.
  • Cover of Hottest Albums Of 2014
    In terms of sales, hip hop albums did not do very well this year. As of press time, J. Cole is the only rapper with a gold album this year, and he just sneaked into the fourth quarter with a surprise release. Most of this boils down to a simple lack of "event" albums.
  • Cover of Best Album Covers Of 2014
    In many ways, it's surprising that we're still doing a list like this in 2014, as we've reached a point where music has, almost, gone entirely digital. No one's actually buying physical albums, but we still see album artwork with each release, and we certainly had some compelling examples in 2014.
  • Cover of Stream Fabolous' New Album "The Young OG Project"
    Fabolous released his new album, The Young OG Project, on iTunes yesterday. If you haven't purchased it as a Christmas gift to yourself yet, you can stream it first via Spotify below.
  • Cover of Secret Santa For Your Favorite Rappers
    Christmas is finally here and no doubt you’ve already finished your shopping.
  • Cover of Fabolous Says He "Could’ve Signed To G-Unit In ’05 Or ’06”
    Fabolous took his career to the next level when he signed with Def Jam in 2006, but we've just learned that he could've opted to go a very different route. In a new interview with Hot 97, Loso reveals that he rejected an offer from G-Unit around the same time. 
  • Cover of Tyga & Kylie Jenner Deliver Christmas Presents To Children's Hospital
    With the holiday season upon us, now is the time for artists to give back.
  • Cover of Fabolous Reveals Official Cover Art For "The Young OG Project" [Update: Tracklist Added]
    Fabolous is prepared to give his fans a gift on Christmas day, with his Young OG Project slated to drop on December 25th. The New York spitter already dropped off an image for The Young OG Project when he first announced it, but he's decided to go with something a bit different for the final cover art.
  • Cover of Jeremih Reportedly Arrested After Attempting To Board A Plane Late
    Jeremih been having a lot of trouble with the law lately. The Late Nights singer is still facing possible charges for an incident at a Fuddruckers a couple months back, and an unfortunate event today ended with him getting arrested at the Newark Airport in New Jersey.
  • Cover of Weapons Charges Against Jeezy Have Been Dismissed
    It's been a while since we got an update on the gun possession case that Jeezy plead "not guilty" to back in September, but now, the CTE rapper case breathe easy once again. TMZ reports that the illegal weapons charges were thrown out this morning by the Orange County D.A.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
    Thus far in 2014, no one in hip-hop has been able to top the first week that Rick Ross' Mastermind had in March (selling 179,000 copies), but now J. Cole's been predicted to best it by quite a substantial margin.
  • Cover of Project Pat Reveals Why Juicy J Is No Longer Working With Three 6 Mafia [Update: DJ Paul Responds]
    Fans of Memphis' Three 6 Mafia were undoubtedly excited back in 2013 when DJ Paul announced that five of the original six members would be reuniting for a series of new releases.
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