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  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 21)
    The rap game is still buzzing as we head into the final weeks of the year and await for the hearing from Ferguson. While the latter hasn't been announced when this post was published, rappers did find other things to be outraged about.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Responds To Eminem's Mention On "Shady XV" Record
    Eminem's compilation album Shady XV isn't supposed to be dropping until November 24th, but you know how things go on the internet, everything tends to arrive a tad early.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Debut Album "B4.DA.$$" Release Date
    Joey Bada$$'s debut album B4.DA.$$ has been a long time coming. We've known about the album title for ages, but it took a good minute before Joey was ready to start debuting singles off the LP. He then announced a "B4.DA.$$" tour, which recently wrapped up in his native New York.
  • Cover of E-40 Announces New Album "Sharp On All 4 Corners" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    E-40 is back at it again. Following the success of his first tri-album release, The Block Brochure, West Coast OG, E-40, is doing it again.
  • Cover of Shady Records Plans To Drop Huge Mixtape In Support Of "Shady XV"
    Eminem and his team at Shady have really stepped up their efforts in the roll-out of their compilation double-disc album, Shady XV. Rightly so, as the album celebrates 15 years of Shady Records.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Reveals New Cover Art For "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell"
    Back in September Boosie Badazz revealed what was deemed to be cover artwork for his upcoming double disc LP Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, but it looks like he's decided to give the cover art a re-work.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Big K.R.I.T.'s "Cadillactica"
    Late last week, we heard that Big K.R.I.T.'s newly-released album Cadillactica was on pace to sell 35,000 to 40,000 copies in its first week, which isn't bad in 2014. Well, the official numbers are in now, and Krizzle's surpassed those expectations by a hair.
  • Cover of Review: Big K.R.I.T.'s "Cadillactica"
    A weird thing happens when an artist gets signed to a major label. It seems, no matter how talented they are, no matter how much their fans are willing to support, debut albums almost always come up short. There have been exceptions, of course.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Kaytranada Puts His Flip On "Kaleidoscope" By BADBADNOTGOOD
    BADBADNOTGOOD is a jazz trio of young guys who met in 2010 while attending Humber Music College in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Cover of Stream Rick Ross' "Hood Billionaire"
    When Rick Ross announced his second album of 2014, Hood Billionaire, just nine weeks ago, he had many people wondering whether he'd be able to rush out a project so quickly during a year that's seen more than its fair share of album delays and push-backs.
  • Cover of Listen To Havoc's New Album "13 Reloaded"
    Havoc is prepping a new album, 13 Reloaded, for release tomorrow. The album sort of acts as a continuation from 2013's solo effort, 13, although don't let the title fool you, 13 Reloaded is all new material, which also means all-new production from Hav himself.
  • Cover of Rihanna Reportedly Has 10 Songs Ready For New Album
    Rihanna has been hinting to fans lately that the follow up to 2012’s Unapologetic was on the way, but we didn’t think it could be here before Christmas, or could it?
  • Cover of Sales Projections For Big K.R.I.T.'s "Cadillactica"
    Big K.R.I.T.'s new album Cadillactica hit shelves on November 10th, and three days removed from the album's release we have the expected first week sales for the album.
  • Cover of The LOX Announce "3rd Sermon" Mixtape, Dropping At Midnight Tonight
    Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch just released their EP The Trinity: 2nd Sermon last week (stream it here), and now the trio's announced that they'll be surprising us tonight with a third installment, arriving in mixtape form. 
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Covers The Fader, Talks Relationship With Earl Sweatshirt
    Following the unveiling of Migos' new cover of the Fader last week, Tyler, The Creator nabs the second cover of the magazine.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Joey Bada$$ Tracks
    As a 17-year-old just beginning to make waves in the rap game, Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott didn't have the same life as most kids his age. He wasn't thinking about graduating high school to attend a university or enter the work force.
  • Cover of Eminem, Slaughterhouse & Yelawolf To Air "Shady CXVPHER" Tomorrow
    Remember the classic cypher from Eminem and the Slaughterhouse gang a few years back at the BET Hip-Hop Awards? Well good news, the gang is about to do it all over again.
  • Cover of Stream/Download King Louie's New "Soprano" EP
    Well here’s a new treat for the streets. Coming out of nowhere, Chicago's King Louie decides surprise fans and release a brand new freEP tonight called Soprano.
  • Cover of Stream The LOX's New EP "The Trinity: 2nd Sermon"
    The Lox are following up their surprise EP from 2013, The Trinity, with The Trinity: 2nd Sermon. The EP hit the interwebs last night, and the New York rap group have decided to make it available to stream via Spotify (better than no stream at all, right?).
  • Cover of Migos Cover The Fader
    With their new mixtape Rich Nigga Timeline on the way, Migos nab the cover of The Fader's "Now" issue. Atlanta is definitely having a "now" moment in rap music, and Migos are assisting with that.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Calls Out "The Real" Hosts Tamar Braxton & Adrienne Bailon [Update: Brown Reflects On What He Said]
    Chris Brown is back making confrontational headlines. This time around, Breezy is firing back at “The Real” hosts, Tamar Braxton and Adrienne Bailon, after they spoke about him during their recent girl chat on Monday.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets For Joey Bada$$'s "B4DAMONEY" NYC Shows
    After doing a ticket giveaway for the West Coast tour dates as part of Joey Bada$$'s "B4.DA.MONEY" tour, we, of course, had to bring things back to the East Coast for Joey's home show in the coming weeks.
  • Cover of Stream Big K.R.I.T.'s "Cadillactica"
    NPR has slowly but surely become a go-to destination for some of the dopest hip-hop around, but they really outdid themselves this time. Scoring the official stream of Big K.R.I.T.'s new Cadillactica album, the national media organization is now allowing viewers to listen to the release in its entirety.
  • Cover of Willow Smith Releases New EP "3"
    Both Willow Smith and her older brother Jaden Smith have been popping up quite a bit lately, as they've been dropping off some new records on their respective Soundclouds.
  • Cover of #TBT: J. Dilla
    James Yancey accomplished more with his 32 years on this planet than most people could do with 5 lifetimes. He cultivated a sound that has influenced the finest producers of today.
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