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  • Cover of According To Offset, Migos' Debut Album Will Be Out In Spring 2015
    In Migos' cover story for The FADER last year, a hot topic of discussion was their forthcoming commercial debut. They've seen unprecedented levels of success for a group with only free releases to their name, and so the question of producing and selling a debut album looms ahead.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Has Drake On His Album, Will Appear On Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Remix
    Rich Homie Quan's biggest gig yet may be his work with Young Thug on the latest Rich Gang mixtape, but he's got big plans for his first solo album due out in 2015. Closely working with Birdman and the rest of the Cash Money team, Quan has already done songs with some of the label's biggest names.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Shuts Down Rumors He's Gay
    Recently Rich Homie Quan spoke to rumors regarding Young Thug's sexuality. With Thugga's penchant for painting his nails and calling fellow rappers his "lovers" on Instagram, he has done little to quell rumors that he is gay, but nonetheless these rumors were denied by BFF Rich Homie. 
  • Cover of Royce Da 5'9" Doesn't Think J. Cole's "Fire Squad" Was An Eminem Diss
    It's a combination of rap fans' thirst for beef and media's thirst for clicks that often turns ordinary statements into "shade". In the case of J. Cole's "Fire Squad", the speculation around a line made the rounds before many even heard the song themselves.
  • Cover of LL Cool J & Canibus Squash Their Longstanding Beef
    LL Cool J and Canibus have been sworn enemies since 1997, when they took shots at one another on LL's crew track, "4,3,2,1". Further diss tracks followed, and while things have certainly calmed down between the two in recent years, it seemed the rapper's relationship would never officially be mended.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Reveals Release Date For Rich Gang's "Tha Tour Part 2" & New EP Due Out January
    Last week quite a bit of Rich Homie Quan music hit the net, some of which was released officially, and some of which was leaked.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Responds To Rumors Concerning Young Thug's Sexuality
    Some rap fans can't help but question any behaviour from male artists that doesn't fit into a very basic view of masculinity. Young Thug, who has never been one to be put in a box, strays pretty far from this archetype -- from wearing vibrant colors, to calling his male friends "lovers".
  • Cover of A Bunch Of Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug Songs Leaked, Including Drake-Featured "Tell Me Why"
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: December 11 (J. Cole 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 Migos & Chief Keef Squash Their Beef
    The Atlanta group Migos and Chicago crew GBE have been beefing over the past month, where the beef stemmed from has never been clear, but its resulted in death threats from Fredo Santana and Quavo getting his chain snatched.
  • Cover of Trick-Trick Suggests Banning J. Cole From Detroit Following Eminem "Diss"
    Trick-Trick may be a rapper, but he's primarily known as the creator of the "No Fly Zone" policy that he enforces in his hometown of Detroit. Trick has been known to ban rappers from the city if they do not actively support the Detroit rap scene or collaborate with artists from the region.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 24- Dec. 2
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Crew Love: Quality Control
    The sensational trio Migos have let loose over five projects since their liftoff back in 2011. After linking with Quality Control Music founder and previous manager to Jeezy and Gucci Mane, Coach K, the Atlanta-based squad became one of the hottest commodities nationwide.
  • Cover of Migos Allegedly Jumped, Quavo Robbed Of Chain In DC [Update: DC Rappers Claim To Have Chain]
    Migos have been involved in a few altercations at shows recently, but things seem to have become more serious during their most recent appearance in DC.
  • Cover of Quavo Calls Migos "The New Young Beatles In The Flesh"
    "Migos > The Beatles." You've probably seen that statement, or others like it, on your Twitter feed in the past month or so. What started as a joke to piss off rockists has snowballed into an internet-wide movement, and one that's caught the ears of the ATL trio themselves.
  • Cover of Tinashe Announces "Aquarius" Tour
    Tinashe's had a big year of highlights, not the least of which her debut album, Aquarius. Now, the singer's announced a brief string of tour dates for December, all presented as the "Aquarius Tour." 
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Tinashe's "Aquarius" & Keyshia Cole's "Point Of No Return"
    We anticipated the first week sales for both Tinashe and Keyshia Cole last week, with projections looking like Keyshia Cole's Point of No Return would outsell Tinashe's Aquarius.
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night.
  • Cover of Tinashe & Keyshia Cole First Week Sales Projections
    Tinashe released her debut album, Aquarius, this past week, while Keyshia Cole, on the other hand, released her sixth studio album Point of No Return on the same day. So who will outsell who? The newcomer or the veteran singer?
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Flame Shares "Flockaveli 2" Artwork
    Hear that? That's the sound of hip-hop's loudest MC crafting a sequel to his most aggressive project to date. Yes, though it's been reported that Waka Flocka Flame has been hard at work on Flockaveli 2 for quite some time, today brings new hope for that project in the form of artwork.
  • Cover of Review: Tinashe's "Aquarius"
    It's funny how music comes full circle. Tinashe was just eight years old when Aaliyah Haughton tragically died in a plane crash, causing the music world to mourn and R&B to be reconstructed in her wake. 
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan's Father Reportedly Shot, Currently In Critical Condition [Update: Quan's Label Releases Statement]
    Sad news from Atlanta on the day of Rich Gang's mixtape drop: Rich Homie Quan's father was reportedly shot four times this morning, and is currently in the hospital. He's in critical condition, but according to TMZ, is expected to live.
  • Cover of Tinashe's Debut Album "Aquarius" Available To Stream
    Tinashe's debut album Aquarius doesn't actually hit stores/online retailers until October 7th, but today the singer has been kind enough to upload the entire project to her Soundcloud page. 
  • Cover of Rich Gang Announce "The Lifestyle Tour"
    Rich Gang, the trio comprising of Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan and Birdman, named their debut mixtape after a tour, and now they've named their tour after one of their tracks. On the same day that Tha Tour Part 1 drops, they've announced the "Lifestyle Tour," a thirteen date romp though the Southeast.
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Green Carpet: Interviews With Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Lil Boosie & More
    The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards went down in Atlanta this past weekend, although viewers don't actually get to see the event until it airs on BET on October 14th. Nonetheless, we have some green carpet exclusive coverage from the past weekend that you can check out prior to the awards show airing.
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