• Drake Ties The Beatles' Record Of 14 Simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 Hits
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    In recent months, The Beatles have popped up in hip-hop discussions thanks to Migos and Kanye West, but Drake is perhaps the only rapper who's currently competing with their run of dominance in the mid-to-late 1960s. In the wake of releasing If You're Reading This It's Too Late, he's already gotten each of the tape's 21 tracks onto Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart,...
  • Lionel Richie Disapproves Of Kanye West's "All Day" Performance
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    Kanye West recently debuted his newest single "All Day" at the 2015 Brit Awards. The Awards ceremony, which was streamed live in the U.K. via ITV, was supposed to be censored for television. Censor Kanye West? Never a good idea. Though reports say Kanye was told to perform a T.V.-friendly version of "All Day," he instead performed the song in its entirety, expletives and all. Though ITV...
  • Vic Mensa Responds To Oasis Singer Liam Gallagher's Kanye West Insults
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    Kanye West recently debuted his latest single "All Day" at the 2015 Brit Awards in London. Most of the audience, including Taylor Swift, appeared to be blown away by the performance, which featured flamethrowers and a posse of about 100 people dressed in all black. Part of that group was Vic Mensa, who recently featured on "Wolves," Kanye's latest single before "All Day." One Brit who did not...
  • 8 Crucial Injuries That Have Shaped The NBA Season
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    Injuries are an inevitable part of pro sports, but they’ve become an increasingly glaring issue for the NBA in past years. The athletic strain placed on players who have to spend so much time on the court, playing up to 40 minutes a game on both sides of the ball over 82 games, has forced the discussion of a shortened season. 2014-15 has been no exception, with players falling left, right and...
  • Tink Announces Timbaland-Produced "Ratchet Commandments" Single, Shares Artwork
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    Tink is someone who we've had our eyes on for a while, and 2015 is shaping up to be her big year. After being signed by Timbaland last year and nabbing a Fader cover this month, the Chicago MC has now announced the first single from her forthcoming debut album. "Ratchet Commandments" is produced by Timbaland and will be released next week, according to Tink's Instagram. The artwork was...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (February 27)
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    Kanye wept. Drake reigned. Dark Sky Paradise happened. This week in hip-hop can be summarized in those three tersely worded sentences. It makes sense because this week has been weird everywhere else. There's something going about a dress and llamas. Hip-hop was a small bubble this week, but it's still an existing bubble. So, of course, we got that 140 Bars Or...
  • NFL Draft Prospect Blows His Opportunity To Win $100,000 From Adidas
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    As a new wave of NFL talent is set to take the league by storm, all of the major brands are looking for ways to lock down the NFL's future stars. Adidas came up with the idea that they would pay $100,000 to the three fastest 40-yard dash times, so long as the players followed two simple rules.The first rule: Run the 40-yard dash in Adidas cleats. In the player's suite at the NFL combine,...
  • Top 5 Ridiculous Stunts From MTV's "Pimp My Ride"
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    Recently, we felt our childhood selves get pimp slapped back to reality with the forthcoming allegations that MTV's "Pimp My Ride" is guilty of deceiving both its viewers and contestants. The monitors on the back of each headrest rarely worked, high-tech contraptions were added just for TV, and contestant reactions were exaggerated. Indeed, some were even prepared for Xzibit's arrival at their...
  • Azealia Banks Announces Spring Mini-Tour
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    After Azealia Banks' Playboy issue hits shelves on March 20th, she'll be giving fans a few additional chances to see her in the flesh this spring. Announcing a mini-tour that begins with two Coachella appearances in April and concludes with a May show in Boston, Banks has only shared info on six total shows thus far, but more might be coming. Check out the current dates below.  April 10 –...
  • Derrick Rose Undergoes Successful Surgery, Could Return For Playoffs
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    After Derrick Rose tore his medial meniscus in his right knee again, many feared that his 2014-15 season was in jeopardy. However, D-Rose underwent successful surgery today and a timetable for his return has been pegged at 4-6 weeks. If he takes his time returning and sits out for six weeks, he'll still be able to play in three regular season games before the playoffs get underway. While it's...
  • Nipsey Hussle & Yo Gotti Cover RESPECT Magazine
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    RESPECT magazine just unveiled their new cover for their 21st issue, and they've tapped two of hip-hop's street hustlers-turned-business men, Nipsey Hussle and Yo Gotti. The magazine will focus on how they turned their street savvyness into an CEO position. The issue will also feature content from Drake, Big Sean, Nicki Minaj, Nas and more. A few days back we spoke to Gotti on the album...
  • Former Contestants On MTV's "Pimp My Ride" Reveal How Fake The Show Was
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    We all know that reality TV is usually pumped up to be a bit more glamorous than things actually are IRL, and this was apparently the case with the old MTV show "Pimp My Ride," hosted by Xzibit. Although the show stopped airing in 2007, it recently returned to the news when two of the seasons' participants did a Reddit AMA. Following that up, Huffington Post investigated the authenticity of the...
  • Stream Cannibal Ox's New Album "Blade Of The Ronin"
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    Cannibal Ox announced their return to the rap game at the end of January, with a new album Blade of the Ronin due out in March. They quickly began the roll out, releasing singles like "Iron Rose" with MF Doom and "Harlem Knights." Although it's been over a decade since their last album, The Cold Vein, they sound like they never left. Blade of the Ronin isn't due out until March 3rd, but the...
  • Kanye West Gets North West and Donda West's Birthdates Tattooed On Him
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    Since we've known him, Kanye West has never been afraid to express his feelings for either his mother and/or daughter, so for him to get 2 new tattoos in their honor shouldn't come much as a surprise.  On Thursday night (or more like Friday morning overseas), Kanye West did just that though, and got his daughter and mother's birth dates tattooed on his wrists. However, Yeezy was apparently...
  • Missy Elliott & Pharrell Spotted In The Studio
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    Missy Elliott’s new comeback album must be coming further along than we know. A couple weeks ago, we caught Missy and her longtime partner, Timbaland, cooking up new material in the studio, and now today another photo has surfaced online, and this time its with Missy and Pharrell. Taking to twitter Thursday night, Missy posted a black & white pic of her and Skateboard P with the...
  • Kanye West Apologizes To Beck & Bruno Mars On Twitter
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    Kanye West is not an avid Twitter user, but in the past we've seen him use his account for moments of passionate fury. Those days are over (we think), as Ye took to his timeline today to officially apologize to Beck for his semi-interruption, and post-show comments at the Grammys. While he was at it, he decided to also throw an apology Bruno Mars' way. Apparently Ye had "hated on" the singer in...
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