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  • Cover of August Alsina Gets Into Fight Backstage At Anti-Violence Concert [Update: More Details On Brawl]
    We've seen August Alsina lash out when he thinks necessary in the past, and this past weekend while performing in St. Louis, August got into a bit of a scuffle backstage with the show promoters. 
  • Cover of Fabolous Went To Ferguson To Meet Mike Brown's Father
    We've seen quite a few rappers do their part by paying tribute to police brutality victim Mike Brown on record, as well as participating in local protests, but only a select few have made it out to Ferguson -- the location of the tragic shooting -- to show their support. Both J.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Lashes Out At Kendrick Lamar's Comments On Ferguson
    Today Kendrick Lamar's Billboard magazine cover, as well as the story that goes along with it, was unveiled in its entirety.
  • Cover of Logic Gives His Opinion On Online Activism
    In an age when rappers seem more focused than ever on the prevailing trends, sounds and news stories of the day, Logic goes against the grain. For starters, his music is intensely personal, focusing almost solely on his daily struggles and come-up, and largely not relying on collaborators to elevate his status.
  • Cover of Hottest R&B Albums Of 2014
    R&B will always hold a special place in our hearts. If not for R&B, that first crush, love, kiss, or more might be that much less special. The fact is, today's R&B is a bit different than our parent's R&B.
  • Cover of Nas: The Fact That The US Is Still Fighting Over Race Is "Embarrassing"
    It's no secret that Nas cares deeply about the "Black Lives Matter" movement that's risen in the wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner's murders, as he was out protesting with Russell Simmons in NYC on Saturday.
  • Cover of Stream Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2" Album
    After a long promotional campaign, Kevin Gates' Luca Brasi 2 is finally available in full for online streaming.
  • Cover of B.o.B Talks Ferguson, "New Black" Mixtape & Fourth Album
    Since breaking through in 2010, B.o.B has kept himself busy to say the least. The Atlanta artist demonstrated his versatility on his debut album, The Adventures Of Bobby Ray and has continued to pump out projects since, releasing two more albums and a slew of mixtapes over the next 3 years.
  • Cover of The Hip Hop Community Responds To No Indictment For Darren Wilson
    The streets of Ferguson are in an uproar tonight after a grand jury determined that Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot unarmed teenager Mike Brown to death in August, would not be facing criminal charges for his actions. Wilson, who is white, became a national figure after he shot the black 18-year-old multip
  • Cover of Chris Brown Announces Three-Date Tour With August Alsina
    Earlier this month, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Tyga confirmed the huge "Between The Sheets Tour," which kicks off in January 2015. Before that, Breezy will be warming up with a mini-tour with August Alsina.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Talks Teyana Taylor, "Lost Cause" And Toronto's Music Scene
    Tory Lanez has worked hard to achieve a successful solo career, one that you think wouldn't necessitate a side gig, but it turns out the Toronto native also has a fairly prolific career ghostwriting for other artists. 
  • Cover of August Alsina Cancels London Concert On Doctor's Orders
    The breathless line of August Alsina fans I saw wrapped around the block outside of NYC's Irving Plaza last month were in for a scare that night when the singer collapsed during his show and subsequently fell into a coma for three days.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Visits August Alsina In The Hospital, Says Singer Is "Doing Better"
    It's been a few days now since August Alsina was hospitalized following multiple seizures at a New York concert, and the singer seems to be well on his way to recovery. With no new reports regarding his health, fans could expect him to be back on his feet in no time.
  • Cover of August Alsina Was In A Coma For Three Days
    August Alsina suddenly collapsed while performing in New York City at the Irving Theatre a few days back, the show was part of his tour with Teyana Taylor. The artist was quickly brought to the hospital, where he's remained for the last several days.
  • Cover of August Alsina Passes Out During Concert In NYC [Update: August Remains Hospitalized]
    While performing in front of a jam-packed sold out crowd Monday night in NYC, August Alsina had himself what appears to be a serious health scare just moments ago when he fell unconscious during the middle of his set.
  • Cover of Usher Announces "The UR Experience" Tour
    In case you missed it, Usher's been gearing up to drop a new album by dropping off the songs "Good Kisser" and "She Came To Give It To You," and now he'll further drum up excitement for his new project with a tour.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Speaks On Ferguson, New York's Police Brutality
    Following the tragic killing of 18-year-old Micheal Brown, Ferguson has been in disarray. Citizens of the town have been fighting for justice, and while their protests have generally been met with excessive force from police, the uprising has been inspiring.
  • 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 also 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.
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