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  • Cover of DJ Khaled Recruits Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih For New Single
    DJ Khaled has become an expert in crafting the "event" single. Always making sure to assemble an elite group of guests, the DJ has given us unforgettable crew tracks like "We Takin Over" and "I'm On One" time and time again.
  • Cover of Pharrell & August Alsina Win Big At BET Awards
    As usual, this year's BET Awards were full of surprises. Beyonce and Jay Z went into the 2014 BET Awards ceremony leading with four nominations, but this was Pharrell and August Alsina's night. With two wins each, the performers proved that their charting albums were no fluke.
  • Cover of August Alsina Unveils "Testimony Live" Tour Dates
    August Alsina released his debut album, Testimony, earlier this year, and was alos chosen as one of XXL's annual freshmen class. At this point, he's ready to headline his own tour, and is doing just that with the announcement of his "Testimony Live" dates.
  • Cover of August Alsina, Mack Wilds & Ed Sheeran Cover VIBE Magazine
    We've seen plenty of break out R&B artists over the last few years, from Frank Ocean to Miguel, but VIBE has three new artists pegged as the next big thing in the genre. August Alsina, Mack Wilds, and Ed Sheeran appear on the cover of the newest issue, with the three singers described as "the future of R&B
  • Cover of August Alsina Talks Going Up Against Seasoned Artists For Upcoming BET Awards
    August Alsina is an r'n'b artist on his grind, and his grind is definitely starting to pay off.
  • Cover of August Alsina Lashes Out At Crowd After Losing Hat At Concert
    Although his music shows little sign of it, R&B crooner August Alsina has quite the temper. We've already seen it flare up in a beef with Trey Songz and a resulting 106 & Park incident, but last night he also let it loose on some fans at his Little Rock concert.
  • Cover of Trey Songz Breaks Silence On August Alsina “Discrepancy”
    While August Alsina has been constantly faced with questions about his alleged falling out with Trey Songz over the last month (to varying reactions), Trey has been relatively quiet on the subject.
  • Cover of T.I. Says It's "All Love" Between G Count Of L.E.P. Bogus Boys & Game Following Diss Record
    Following the Lil Durk and Tyga beef, plenty of Chicago natives chose sides, and often it was Durk's side they were choosing. One such rapper was G Count of the group L.E.P. Bogus Boys.
  • Cover of August Alsina Says He's Cool With Trey Songz, Talks 106 & Park Incident
    While it's not clear what spawned it, August Alsina has made it clear that he and Trey Songz have not seen eye to eye in the past. Most recently, the topic resulted in a very awkward interview on 106 & Park, where August was asked about the feud after specific instructions not to bring it up.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: May 4
    This week three new rappers entered the Billboard 200, with Future's Honest topping them all sales-wise (we'll let you be the judge on the music). Asher Roth, who has calmed way down from his College Rap days, moved under 10,000 units with his new album RetroHash, released independently.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 27
    We're still awaiting the albums of both Iggy Azalea and Future to enter the charts, but this week we've got two new entries coming from August Alsina's Testimony and Dizzy Wright's State Of Mind EP.
  • Cover of August Alsina's First Week Sales For "Testimony", Debuts At #2
    August Alsina's debut album Testimony seems to have been well received by the fans, and that has translated into sales for the budding r'n'b singer.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 13-20
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"
    2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into mainstream Hip-hop/R&B, New Orleans singer August Alsina delivers his Def Jam debut album, Testimony.
  • Cover of Hotties Vixen Of The Week: Ayisha Diaz
    On Tuesday April 15, August Alsina dropped the visuals for "Get Ya Money" featuring Fabolous on 106 & Park (after shutting down Keshia Chante which you should probably watch). The visuals tell a story of a stripper working for a better life for herself and her family.
  • Cover of Stream August Alsina's New Album "Testimony" In Its Entirety [Update: New Stream Added]
    With August Alsian's Def Jam debut Testimony set to drop next Tuesday (April 15th), he's decided to offer a stream of the project in advance, something that's become increasingly common in the rap game and beyond.
  • Cover of August Alsina Reveals Tracklist For "Testimony"
    August Alsina let go of the official artwork for his major label debut, Testimony, back in February, and now he's given us the official tracklist for the effort. 
  • Cover of August Alsina Details Beef With Trey Songz
    Update: Watch August Alsina shut down a question about Trey Songz today on 106 & Park here.
  • Cover of August Alsina Reveals Cover Art For Debut Album "Testimony"
    We've seen the rise of August Alsina over the course of the past year, with a strong mixtape release The Product 2 as well as an EP, Downtown Life Under The Gun, both of which have given his name some buzz.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Announces "2 Good 2 Be T.R.U." Tour With Pusha T & August Alsina
    2 Chainz is still working on pushing his sophomore album, B.O.A.T.S. II: #METime, and in an effort to give it an extra push he's announced a new solo tour, the "2 Good 2 Be T.R.U." tour, for which he'll bring along Pusha T, August Alsina and Cap 1.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: August 17-23
    We got quite a few new mixtapes this week, including one really big one from Dizzy Wright, The Golden Age.
  • Cover of Talking To August Alsina, Kidd Kidd & His Producers On "Downtown"
    For this week's Track Breakdown, we called upon rising singer August Alsina. August already has a deal locked in with Def Jam, through none other than r'n'b singer and hit-maker, The-Dream. With mentoring from Terius Nash, there is no doubt that August will go far with his music.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 30-May 6
    This week continues to be a good one on the hip-hop front. Today alone saw new projects from Logic and Harry Fraud, yesterday we got August Alsina's mixtape, while last week we got projects from J. Cole, Chance The Rapper, and the list goes on.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 9-15
    This week's Underrated Audio is mainly composed of artists who are on the rise, from Toronto rapper Rich Kidd, to the Def Jam signee, August Alsina.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 22-28
    We're getting quite a bit of G.O.O.D. music this week, with Pusha T and CyHi keeping content coming, and by Sunday we'll have new Curren$y-- so that sounds like a pretty nice week as far as mixtapes goes. Here are few singles that also add some niceness to the week.
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