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  • Cover of Spring 2015's Must-See Tours
    Ahh Springtime--when you can finally leave the house and regain some type of social existence. Some of the hottest tunes of the past few months have been on repeat in the headphones, and now it's time to experience the music as it was meant to be heard--live.
  • Cover of J. Cole Announces "Dreamville Takeover" SXSW Show
    The already-stacked SXSW lineup just got even crazier. Joining a packed schedule of shows is a "Dreamville Takeover" headed up by J. Cole and also featuring Bas, Cozz, Omen and more, and it goes down Saturday, March 21st at Austin's Moody Theater. 
  • Cover of #TBT: The Pharcyde
    The Pharcyde is a Los Angeles hip hop group originally comprised of four members: Imani (Emandu Wilcox), Slimkid3 (Trevant Hardson), Bootie Brown (Romye Robinson), and Fatlip (Derrick Stewart). Today they cary on with just Imani and Bootie Brown.
  • Cover of The Evolution Of Wale
    Seven years ago, a rapper from Washington D.C. captured the nation's attention with a mixtape based on one of the most successful sitcoms of all-time.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 4
    After getting two big albums, Big Sean's Dark Sky Paradise and Chris Brown & Tyga's Fan Of A Fan: The Album, last week, this week has been all about the singles.
  • Cover of The Kanye West x Adidas Originals 'Yeezy Season 1' Pricing Is Outrageous
    If you're in the market for some Kanye West x Adidas Originals gear we have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the Yeezy Boost Low will be cheaper than the $350 high-top version, and will retail for roughly $210.
  • Cover of Stream Audra The Rapper's "Retrospectrum" EP
    D.C. native Audra The Rapper has been on the come up for some years already, working with artists like Rick Ross, Raheem DeVaughn, Mickey Factz, and many more in the process. Looking to solidify her presence in the rap game, Audra released another well-received project on Wednesday called Retrospectrum.
  • Cover of Indie-Cud: A Timeline Of Kid Cudi's Indie Collabs & Samples
    When A Kid Named Cudi first began making the rounds in late 2008, it seemed to appeal to people of all musical backgrounds, with Kid Cudi rapping over a decidedly wide variety of source material.
  • Cover of Ray Allen Announces He Won't Be Playing In The 2014-15 Season
    After learning that Ray Allen was not interested in playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers IF he returned this season, it became more likely that he wouldn't be playing at all. Today, the man who LeBron recently passed on the all-time scoring list has announced that he won't be playing in the 2014-15 season. 
  • Cover of Five Courses Of Action Bronson's Best Food Lyrics
    Hip-hop has always had its fair share of food-related lyrics-- with Outkast repping for fish and grits, Lil Wayne comparing himself to lasagna and MF DOOM releasing an entire food-inspired album-- but it's not often that a rap lyrics sheet resembles the menu of a five-star restaurant.
  • Cover of Chicago Rapper Hollywood Holt Signs With Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music
    With Yeezy Season in full effect, the rapper has added a new rapper to his G.O.O.D. Music roster, who is also a Chi-town native. Hollywood Holt, or just Holt, made the announcement via twitter and Instagram today.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's New Album "Mr. Clean, The Middle Man"
    Even though he remains locked up behind bars, Gucci Mane continues to release music at an unmatchable pace these days. A couple weeks ago, Gucci Mane released an 8-track EP called Views From Zone 6, and then shortly followed that up with the release of Brick Factory 3.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week:  February 24 - March 3
    Here it is, the once-weekly look at the tracks toward the top of our charts that you need to know about.
  • Cover of Big Sean, J. Cole, Atmosphere Head Up 2015 Soundset Festival Lineup
    The Soundest Festival will take place for the eighth consecutive year this Spring, and the lineup for the 2015 event features a characteristically wide range of hip hop artists. Atmosphere will continue their reign as headliners, while J. Cole, Big Sean, Ice Cube, Ludacris, Logic, and Yelawolf round out the big acts.
  • Cover of 7 Air Jordan Masks For Russell Westbrook's Return
    Destroying a pair of Air Jordans is supposed to be reserved for scorned girlfriends and your dog who somehow climbed over the gate and got into your closet. However, Gary Lockwood, better known as Freehand Profit, has shown that ripping apart retro Jordans doesn't always have to be done in vain.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Flame's Top 10 Turn Up Anthems
    Last year, Waka Flocka Flame seemed to be more focused on bar-for-bar lyricism than bellowing on top of gargantuan trap beats, releasing the ironically-titled I Can't Rap Vol. 1 last summer as a culmination of a freestyle series.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Big Sean, Tyga & Chris Brown Are Here
    The numbers have arrived for same-day releases from Big Sean and Chris Brown & Tyga. As expected, the former artist moved more than the duo, even exceeding our expectations, however Breezy and Tyga fall squarely within the sales projections.
  • Cover of The Three A-Migos: Quavo, Takeoff & Offset
    Chances are you've heard the name Migos lately. A lot. Last year, the Atlanta trio scored multiple hits on the Billboard 100, all from their two critically-acclaimed mixtapes. Migos are clocking major label money, and they haven't released an album yet.
  • Cover of Stream The New Album From Lashaun Ellis, "Never Home"
    Lashaun Ellis has been making waves as an exciting new voice from the West Coast, recently pairing with A$ton Matthews for the dark aggression of "Get Em". That record now falls on the rapper's debut album, Never Home, which arrives today, and Ellis has been kind enough to share the project as a free stream.
  • Cover of Top-10 March Sneaker Releases
    February was loaded with sneaker releases including all of the All-Star kicks and the highly sought after 'Oreo' Air Jordan 4s.
  • Cover of Stream G-Unit's "The Beast Is G-Unit" EP
    G-Unit haven't been as heavy on the promo for their second EP since reuniting, The Beast Is G-Unit. They original members of the crew (aka no Kidd Kidd) did stop by The Breakfast Club this morning for some last minute promotion, and expect an HNHH interview with the Unit to arrive later today as well.
  • Cover of 5 Things You Need To Know About Skepta
    Skepta is finally getting some recognition in the U.S., thanks to co-signs from rap's two biggest stars, Drake and Kanye West. Yeezy brought him out, and publicly thanked him, during his "All Day" performance, and Drake used one of his lines, and also thanked him, on his latest mixtape.
  • Cover of ESPN Anchor Says Iggy Azalea Is Killing Hip-Hop, Nick Young Fires Back
    ESPN's Robert Flores just walked into the house of pain, and the resident ass-kicker is Nick 'Swaggy P' Young. The Sportscenter anchor made a sly remark about how Iggy Azalea is killing hip-hop, similar to the way a rogue dolphin once tried to murder Nick Young, and those are fighting words in Young's eyes. 
  • Cover of Rap Industry Recap: February
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
  • Cover of Top-10 March Sneaker Releases
    February was loaded with sneaker releases including all of the All-Star kicks and the highly sought after 'Oreo' Air Jordan 4s.
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