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  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Discusses His Personality, Joining TDE & His Fashion Sense
    ScHoolboy Q may have been the last member to join Black Hippy, but he seems to be the next one coming up on the TDE label. The bucket-hat-wearing rapper has been doing a string of interviews lately, and his most recent one was with The Fader.
  • Cover of T.I. Vents About "Hottest MCs" List
    It seems like just about everybody has given their opinion on MTV's "Hottest MCs" list, but before the topic becomes stale, the Kang of the South, T.I., gets his opinion in.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, & Azealia Banks Among Hip-Hop Artists In Lollapalooza's 2013 Line-Up [Update: Official Line-Up Revealed]
    This year's Lollapalooza line-up apparently leaked online last night, in the form of a snapshot from a magazine ad. The line-up was supposed to be revealed on April 9th.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: March 31
    This week we were extremely impressed by the numbers that Justin Timberlake pulled with his new album, The 20/20 Experience. Within the hip-hop/r’n’b-sphere, we haven’t seen a chart topper sell the amount JT sold in a while. The artist pulled in
  • Cover of Timbaland Sued By Insurance Company Over $1.8M Watch
    The on-going legal battle between Timbaland and his insurance company continues.  Previously, the producer had sued the company for not honoring the insurance he had on his $1.8 million Jacob & Co. watch, that he claimed was misplaced when his infant daughter got a hold of it.
  • Cover of Dates & Stops For Kendrick Lamar's College Tour
    On the heels of his wildly successful studio album debut, Kendrick Lamar has a lot of hype around him with various artists vying for collaborations, and others wanting him to be part of their stage performances.
  • Cover of SneakerHead Freehand Profit: Making Masks Out of Kicks
    In Los Angeles, California you may have seen the work of Freehand Profit, who describes his work as being his own lane, where art & hip hop meet. Inspired by Noah Scalin's "Skull-A-Day, he ventured away from painting and translated his art into the "Mask 365" project in 2010.
  • Cover of Rocko Hints At "U.O.E.N.O." Remix With Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar
    There has been a lot of controversy and following that, publicity, surrounding Rocko's song featuring Future and Rick Ross, "U.O.E.N.O." It was Rozay's lyrics, which were "misunderstood" according to the Bawse, that put the song in the spotlight, and now it looks like it'll be staying there for a while.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Talks Growing Up, Black Hippy's Success, "Oxymoron"
    ScHoolboy Q released a new single last week which served as the first leak off his upcoming album Oxymoron. The single made waves in the blogosphere, and just two days ago, Q saw even more success when he was named a 2013 XXL Freshman, along with fellow Black Hippy/TDE rapper Ab-Soul.
  • Cover of Miguel Announces Kendrick Lamar Will Be On "How Many Drinks (Remix)"
    Miguel revealed the other week that his next single would be "How Many Drinks" and that it would feature a fellow L.A. artist, however he didn't name names.Today the singer reveals that Kendrick Lamar will be the feature on "How Many Drinks."During a Ustream session with fans, Miguel announced the news that K.
  • Cover of Talking To King Los With Producers J. Oliver & Flight Sch. On "Becoming King"
    King Los has released mixtape after mixtape, documenting his journey to 'Becoming King,' as he calls it, and increasing his fan-base with the release of each project.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea, Beyonce, Timbaland & John Legend To Perform At Benefit Concert For Women’s Empowerment
    Chime for Change is a global campaign that raises "funds and awareness for girls’ and women’s empowerment." The committee includes Beyoncé, actress Salma Hayek and Frida Giannini, the creative director at Gucci.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 19-25
    Well, today is the day that Lil Wayne's album I Am Not A Human Being II officially dropped. Although we're positive it will sell given Weezy's huge fanbase, we're not so sure about the content there within.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Announces New Album Title, Kendrick Lamar Collaboration
    Chris Brown is no stranger to the headlines, usually appearing for his antics and legal trouble rather than his music. Chris most recently popped up for throwing a temper tantrum on a valet in Los Angeles, and being subjected to the ongoing lawsuits from the W.i.P. nightclub brawl.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 18-24
    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 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 24th
    This week we await the official numbers for Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience, which is projected to sell huge amounts (750-800k),  and will no doubt take over Charts Don’t Lie for a period of time. Next week will also have Lil Wayne’s I Am Not A Human Being II dropping, which is also sure to make a
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reveals He Wanted A Nas Feature On "Sing About Me"
    While good kid, m.A.A.d city has gotten its share of its praise for Kendrick's perfectionism, The Compton rapper revealed recently that there was one final touch he wished he had added to the record."The idea was to have Nas on 'Sing About Me,'” said K-Dot, who recently collaborated with Nasir's former riva
  • Cover of Jay-Z Pictured In Studio With Timbaland, Rick Ross & DJ Khaled
    Jay-Z has once again been caught in the studio, which hopefully means he's working on new material for his 12th studio album, although no word has confirmed this yet. Three days ago a photo surfaced of the rapper accompanied by Timbaland and Mike WiLL Made It.
  • Cover of Future And Nicki Minaj Collaborating On Track For "Future Hendrix"
    According to YMCMB president Mack Maine, Nicki Minaj and Future recently collaborated in the studio. He revealed the information during an interview with RapFix Live yesterday, after relating the personal story behind his track "Celebrate".
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Lack Of Dr. Dre Production On His Album & No Longer Feeling Pressured
    Kendrick Lamar was under a lot of pressure when he dropped good kid m.A.A.d. city. The expectations for the project were impossibly high, but Kendrick ended up delivering a final project that satisfied his fans, and definitely scored him some new admirers.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill & More Featured In GQ Style UK
    Hip-hop and fashion have always been linked in some shape or form. Currently, some of the biggest names in the rap industry, as well as some of the up and comers, are considered style icons and extremely influential.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Says He Finished & Turned In His Album "indicud"
    We are one step closer to hearing all the new material Kid Cudi has been working on for his upcoming album indicud.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 12-18
    As we near the end of March we've been getting more good-ass music coming in each and every week. This past week we saw the underground circuit drop several dope tracks (from King Chip to the Flatbush Zombies), and we've rounded the best five cuts for you to check out here.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It, Jay-Z & Timbaland Pictured In The Studio Together
    Mike WiLL Made It is quickly becoming the most in-demand producer of the moment, and now the man behind "Bands A Make Her Dance", "Turn On The Lights" and "Marble Floors" seems to be working his way up to the big leagues. The producer shared a photo on his Instagram which appears to be a studio session with legends
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks "Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)" & Being #1 On MTV's Hottest MC's List
     After releasing "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)" featuring Jay-Z earlier today, Kendrick Lamar called up Funkmaster Flex on Hot 97 to talk about the big record, and his #1 spot on MTV's recent 'Hottest MC List'.During his interview with Flex this evening, Kendrick spoke about the big record featuring Jay-Z
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