• Stream/Download James Fauntleroy's Free Album "The Warmest Winter Ever"
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    James Fauntleroy has been working as a songwriter behind the scenes for some time, but in the last year or so we've really seen him come into the foreground of the music industry. Appearing on tracks like Drake's "Girls Love Beyonce", J. Cole's "Born Sinner", and Big Sean's "World Ablaze", Fauntleroy has put in work with some of the biggest names in rap, but it...
  • B.o.B Talks Ferguson, "New Black" Mixtape & Fourth Album
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    Since breaking through in 2010, B.o.B has kept himself busy to say the least. The Atlanta artist demonstrated his versatility on his debut album, The Adventures Of Bobby Ray and has continued to pump out projects since, releasing two more albums and a slew of mixtapes over the next 3 years. Despite putting out his No Genre 2 project earlier this year, the Bobby is not slowing down in any way,...
  • Behind The Beat: Suicideyear
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    James Prudhomme, who produces as Suicideyear, is only 18, though his virtuosity might suggest otherwise. He's a guy who isn’t afraid to let his youth (not inexperience) shine through. He lets his muddled teenage emotions pour into his work. He sounds like he’s 18—innocent, moody, and, ultimately, hopeful—albeit, one of the more talented 18-year-old producers you’ll ever encounter....
  • Stream Wu-Tang Clan's "A Better Tomorrow"
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    Wu-Tang Clan released the thought-provoking title track "A Better Tomorrow" yesterday, and slightly less than a week before the album is expected to drop, Warner (the Germany branch of the label, for whatever reason) has released an official album stream for it. The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes here, and you can peep the full 15-song tracklist below before pressing play. A Better...
  • A$AP Ferg Announces "Ferg Forever" Mixtape, Shares Artwork [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    About a month back, A$AP Ferg announced that he was putting in work with DJ Drama on a new mixtape, and now we finally get a look at the presentation. Taking to Tumblr today, Young Fergenstein debuted the artwork for his upcoming project, which will be titled Ferg Forever.  According to the rapper himself, the logo depicted on the cover was created by his father, to whom Ferg promised he...
  • Artists Give Thanks & Give Back For Thanksgiving
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    Thanks to the omnipresent social media, we often hear directly from the celebrity source. Whether its an artist's opinion on a recent game, a TV show, or what they ate for dinner last night, artists keep their fans in the loop 24/7. On holidays like Thanksgiving, this is no different. Rappers let fans know exactly what they're thankful this year, as we lead into a New Year. Some...
  • #TBT: RUN-DMC's Hottest Tracks
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    In 1981, three Queens, New Yorkers got together to unknowingly change the course of music history. RUN-DMC is inarguably one of the greatest music groups of all time, and most definitely in the upper echelon of contributors to the hip-hop culture. It's safe to say that Hot New Hip-Hop would not exist without the contribution of these men: Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels and Jam Master Jay...
  • Run The Jewels Postpone Show After Their Bus Breaks Down & Merch Trailer Catches On Fire
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    Run The Jewels were forced to reschedule a show planned for tonight, at Montreal's Club Soda, after their tour bus not only broke down, but their merch trailer caught fire.  Killer Mike and El-P offered their apologies on Instagram, and tweeted about the incident. While this is probably the worst of it, their bus has had issues ever since St. Louis according to El-P. In order to make it to...
  • Big Sean Says His New Album Is "Pretty Much Ready"
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    Big Sean continues to tease us about his forthcoming album, which doesn't have a title just yet (at least not one we know of). During a recent interview with High Snobiety, where he claimed that Kanye West's Yeezi 3 are "definitely better" than the Yeezy 2s, Sean Don also spoke on his new album and revealed it's basically ready to go. Big Sean has spoke a bit on the album in the past, revealing...
  • Astro Reveals "Computer Era" Release Date, Album Cover & Tracklist
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    After several years of releasing his music for free to the fans, Astro is finally set to make his commercial debut next Tuesday, December 2nd. Titled Computer Era, the EP is set to feature appearances from Bishop Nehru, Nathaniel, Flash Gordy, Spade, and Noelle Flores. Boi-1da and branUn DeShay handle production duties amongst a host of up-and-comers that Astro wanted to highlight. In...
  • Chief Keef Reveals "Mansion Musick" Mixtape Artwork & Tracklist
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    While Chief Keef never really stopped releasing loose tracks (don't sleep of his 2013 non-mixtape output), his recent departure from Interscope has meant a considerable increase in full length releases. With the largely self-produced Back From The Dead 2 dropping in October, to a number of releases (including his proposed sophomore record, Bang 3) planned for the next couple months, Keef has set...
  • 10 Fashion-Conscious Rappers
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    Fashion has always been a very big part of the hip hop and it is only getting bigger. Today we are witnessing a number of rappers who treat style as an important part of their career and lifestyle. Not only are they wearing the latest collections, they are also being invited into the fashion world. Many of these rappers are frequents guests of Fashion Week whether in New York or Paris. Quite...
  • J. Cole Reveals "Truly Yours 4" & "Revenge Of The Dreams 2" Are In The Works
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    J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, but it's looking like he may have another project or two up his sleeve. The rapper, who isn't a frequent poster on Instagram, took to his account today to let fans have a peak at what he's got in his iTunes. Captioning the photo "it's a process," the rapper revealed a playlist with Truly Yours 4, which...
  • Sales Projections Are Here For Rick Ross, Eminem, Beyonce & Iggy Azalea
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    This week has seen a few big albums drop, all to coincide with the shopping frenzy that will occur on Black Friday. Rick Ross released his second album this year, Hood Billionaire, Eminem dropped his compilation, Shady XV, Beyonce re-released the Platinum Edition of BEYONCE, and Iggy Azalea also re-released her debut album as Reclassified. HitsDailyDouble comes through with projected...
  • Big Sean Says The Yeezi 3 Is 'Definitely Better' Than Yeezy II
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    Big Sean, who has already collaborated with Adidas this year, is one of the few who has seen the much anticipated Yeezi 3 sneaker and he has some high praise regarding Kanye's first product with the Three Stripes. Speaking with High Snobiety, the G.O.O.D music rapper asserted;I actually haven’t seen the image but I have seen the new shoe. I can’t say much about it other than it’s...
  • Rae Sremmurd Reveal Single Art For Collabo With Nicki Minaj & Young Thug, "Throw Sum Mo," Plus "SremmLife" Release Date
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    Rae Sremmurd have been teasing fans about SremmLife quite heavily the past few days on their social accounts, hinting that something could be arriving in the near future. Well, it looks like they've finally locked in a release date, and we'll also be getting a new single in the coming weeks. Rae Sremmurd have really taken off thanks to their incessant "No Flex Zone" single, but, they quickly...
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