Review: MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2"

Maybach: over a century old now this luxury automobile brand will soon cease production for the second time during its illustrious reign. From tanks to trains, and of course Exelero’s and...

  • Review: MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2"
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    Maybach: over a century old now this luxury automobile brand will soon cease production for the second time during its illustrious reign. From tanks to trains, and of course Exelero’s and Landaulet’s, Maybach has a history to be proud of. That said their legacy in the rap game is just beginning.Rick Ross began utilizing the moniker for his music group in 2008. And though the recession proved...
  • Chris Lighty, CEO Of Violator Records & Management, Passes Away
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    Twitter is often the fastest news source, although not always reliable. Trending this afternoon was the news of the death of Chris Lighty, who is the CEO Violator Records & Management, which oversees many popular rap stars. This time though, Twitter's trending topic was accurate. Chris Lighty has passed away. Chris Lighty managed such artists as Busta Rhymes, Soulja Boy, Mariah...
  • 8 Most Disappointing Teams Of The 2012-2013 Season
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    Each year, 29 teams fall short of the ultimate goal of an NBA championship.  Fans of the franchises that come up short can take solace in their team's performance if they exceed expectations or if a player has a breakout year.  Sometimes, however, there is little to be excited about, as is the case with the unfortunate teams that made this list.  Let's take a look at the most disappointing...
  • Charts Don't Lie: June 2
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    French Montana joins Charts Don't Lie this week, with his debut album Excuse My French. French, Diddy and the whole Bad Boy team went hard with promo for this one, rounded up the biggest features in the game, but the album wasn't able to move more than 50k opening week. With the decrease of hip-hop album sales forever waning, this isn't horrible, but it isn't the "classic" numbers French may have...
  • Talking To Boldy James & Big Duke On "Chirps"
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    Boldy James is not your average drug-talking and dealing rapper. It shows in his musical output, from his above par beat selection, to his descriptive and almost eloquent rhymes, Boldy is far from average. The Detroit player first surfaced on the rap scene with his very dope and album-quality mixtape, Trapper's Alley: Pro's & Con's and while he's had a slow rise, he's definitely built a solid...
  • Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Trinidad James And More
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    Want a glimpse of what it's like to experience the "Under The Influence Of Music" Tour up close? Watch Episode 1 of HNHH and Taylor Gang's behind-the-scenes look at life on the road.  In this segment, Berner gets with the fans, Trinidad James plays hoops, Wiz gets under the influence, Macklemore goes skateboarding and A$AP Rocky just wants to party. As tour sponsors, make sure to subscribe...
  • Underrated Audio: August 17-23
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    We got quite a few new mixtapes this week, including one really big one from Dizzy Wright, The Golden Age. The tape has been getting Dizzy a lot of love, which is definitely a good thing for the Las Vegas emcee on his grind, and the project is probably his most high-profile yet. As another week wraps up, peep five records that dropped over the past seven days which weren't racking up views like...
  • Kanye West's Dopest Kicks
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        Ever since his arrival in the music industry, Kanye West has been a notable figure in terms of style. He has underwent a great deal of change in his fashion and has rocked everything from vans to luxury sneakers with price tags well over a thousand dollars.       As we all know Kanye has had his collaboration with Nike and is solely responsible for the Air yeezy craze in the sneaker...
  • Crazy Ice Cream Sneakers
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    As far as basketball sneakers go, customs have generally been reserved to Jordan's, Lebrons, and foams. AMAC however, took on the low cut KD6 to create his latest ice cream themed piece of art. The sneaker features a melting canvas of colors throughout the upper, as well as on the check. He used multi colored "sprinkles" to decorate the remainder of the upper and the hot pink KD on the heel...
  • 20 References To Horror Flicks In Hip-Hop
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    As we've mentioned in previous features, the inspiration rappers draw from film can't be denied, and horror movies are no exception. Films such as American Psycho, The Omen, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shining, The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby have inspired many of your favorite emcees, and references to them show up regularly in their lyrics. From pioneers such as Public Enemy...
  • Rockets Fans Wore Harden & Howard Jerseys Courtside To Troll OKC, Had To Take Them Off
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    The topic of James Harden is a sore one in Oklahoma City after they traded him away last season only to see him develop into arguably the best two guard in the NBA.  Now teamed with Dwight Howard in Houston, Harden and the Rockets are a formidable for the Thunder in the West. Last night two fans decided to ignore decorum and wore their Rockets jerseys while sitting courtside.  One dude had on...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 28- Dec. 4)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Action Bronson, Chief Keef and more!
  • Underrated Audio: December 21- December 27
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    Although it is the holidays, rappers never stop putting in work. Rappers love to release shit on holidays specifically, and this year was no different. Quite a few artists came through with big records in the spirit of Xmas, but there were also some smaller gems which we're shining light on in Underrated Audio. Have a look through to see what you may have missed in the past seven days.
  • Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "The College Dropout" 10 Years Later
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    There are albums that are important to their specific genre of music and there are albums that change said genre all together. They have the ability to implement a seismic shift both musically and culturally-- what is accepted, what is cool, style, production, method and so on. It is fair to say that Kanye West's 2004 release, and debut effort, The College Dropout is such an album. It is...
  • Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 1)
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    There's a ton of reasons why you may have missed out on SXSW this year, but don't worry, we got you covered! We're bringing all the best of SXSW's hip-hop Instagram posts together for your viewing pleasure. Just cool pics, rappers with fans and even a glimpse at some of the performances. Don't worry we have people taking care of the professional quality stuff, which will be coming soon. In the...
  • Underrated Audio: March 26-April 1
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    Some new tunes for this week's Underrated Audio.       Buddy- Staircases Feat. Kendrick Lamar (Prod. Pharrell) Buddy premiered this track while out at SXSW, and the CDQ version kind of slipped under the radar. It's a chill song, all about getting high. With a feature from Kendrick and production by Pharrell you can't really go wrong.   MayDay-TNT Remix Feat. Black Thought, DJ Khaled,...
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