• 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 18)
    There was no simmering MMG beef to light up the hip-hop conversation this week and unfortunately Meek Mill is still in jail. But life still goes on in this week's 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week. This week's rapper tweets aren't too far from the everyman ones. Their's are funnier and somehow more poetic, however. Ice T laments on how wack MFs manage to get...
  • Photos: Drake Hosts ESPYs After Party At L.A. Mansion
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    Drake hosted the ESPYs on Wednesday night, and he was definitely instrumental in making the night a huge success, complete with hilarious skits involving Chris Brown, Blake Griffin, Bryan McKnight and Drizzy's crush Skylar Diggins. Following the ESPN awards show, Drake made sure the party continued as he hosted an after party at an insane mansion in Los Angeles, owned by an L.A. real estate...
  • Chicks In Kicks Weekly Recap Ft. Taisha Marie
    TGIF- We're back with another gallery of Instagram's hottest #ChicksInKicks. This week is highlighted by sneaker connoisseur, and absolute rocket, Taisha Marie. What more needs to be said? Check out the full gallery of the week's best #ChicksInKicks, enjoy the weekend, and be sure to tag us in your sneaker pics with the #SneakerMob tag.
  • Stream Gucci Mane, Peewee Longway & Young Dolph's "Felix Brothers" Album
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    Gucci Mane will serve time in jail until 2016, but since he was officially sentenced, we've seen his output increase rather than decrease. Not only has Guwop released plenty of his own material over the last few months, he's also unearthed plenty of sessions from his Brick Factory studio, compiling projects from Migos, Peewee Longway, and Young Thug. His latest assemblance of material comes in...
  • New Actress Cast As Aaliyah In Upcoming Biopic
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    A few weeks back the internet got up in arms when it was revealed that Disney star Zendaya Coleman would be playing Aaliyah in the forthcoming Lifetime movie about her life. Everyone seemed to have an opinion on the matter, and although Zendaya originally defended herself and explained why she was perfect for the role, she later decided to drop out, because Aaliyah's family wasn't on board with...
  • Jeezy Explains What Happened With Freddie Gibbs
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    When Jeezy first took Freddie Gibbs under his wing, it seemed like a match made in heaven. However, after some time under the CTE World imprint, Gibbs parted ways with Jeezy. While things seemed amicable at first, Gibbs launched numerous disses at Jeezy after some time had passed. The Atlanta rapper never responded, but in an interview with Elliott Wilson, he explained exactly why the two had to...
  • Review: The-Dream's "Royalty: The Prequel" EP
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    The North Carolina-born and Georgia raised singer-songwriter and producer set out to pay homage to hip hop and his Southern roots on the follow up to his 2013 album, IV Play. Sonically, more like the follow up to his first free release, 1977, which was released under his government name, Terius Nash in 2011 and rereleased by Def Jam for commercial sale the following year. Royalty: The Prequel is...
  • Jay Z Calls Angie Martinez During Her First Show On Power 105.1
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    Angie Martinez shocked most of us when she announced she'd be making the leap from New York radio station Hot 97 to their main competitor, Power 105.1, but everyone seemed to leave on good terms. The famed radio personality had her first show on Power 105.1 yesterday afternoon, and she started out with a bang, getting Jay Z to call in to speak to her for a few minutes. Hov vocalized his support...
  • Cities With Underrated Rap Scenes
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    There is no one answer for why some cities get so much love in the hip-hop industry while others producing loads of talent go unnoticed. Maybe it's because major labels are based in, and focus on the so-called hip-hop meccas of the United States: NYC, Houston, LA, Chicago, New Orleans, and so on. It's time to show appreciation for the underrated cities; the cities that may have bustling locals...
  • LeBron Tops Michael Jordan For Most Popular Athlete
    LeBron James has been voted the Most Popular Athlete for the first time in his illustrious career. According to a Harris Poll conducted last month, which sampled 2,241 people in the U.S, James beat out Michael Jordan who reigned supreme from 1993-2005.  After his decision in 2011, LeBron fell out of the top-10 altogether. Among the 18-36 and 49-67 demographic, James was the most popular...
  • Christina Milian Working On "Tina Turn Up" Mixtape, Possibly Dating Lil Wayne
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    Rumors have been swirling the past few days that Lil Wayne's new boo thing is Christina Milian. The rumors were mainly driven by the two sitting side by side at the ESPYs, and holding hands together as they left the venue. Following this, if we backtrack a little, there is a hint at a relationship with Ms. Milian (or at least, the desire of a relationship) in Weezy's preview of "Tina Turn Up...
  • Manager Of The Roots Rich Nichols Reportedly Passes Away [Update: The Roots Release Official Statement]
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    According to several artists via Twitter, The Roots' manager Rich Nichols has passed away, although the details remain muddled. Artists like Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, Phonte and Questlove each expressed their condolences and mourned the loss of their friend through social media platforms. Questlove shared an old text message with Nichols with the caption "Sharing Memories." However, others,...
  • Pharrell To Curate NBA 2K15 Soundtrack
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    Pharrell season doesn't seem to be stopping ending soon. After contributing to the soundtracks for "Despicable Me 2" and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (which he co-composed the score for with esteemed composer Hans Zimmer), Skateboard P is onto the next big entertainment medium: video games; more specifically, "NBA 2K15." Following in the steps of JAY Z before him, Pharrell has been...
  • Bobby Shmurda Signs With Epic Records
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    Bobby Shmurda has been taking over the NY streets these past few weeks with his record “Hot Nigga”, and its Shmoney Dance. While doing some promotion runs earlier this week, Bobby revealed that he was in talks with some record labels, and it looks like he’s already picked a home. Taking to Instagram Thursday night, Epic Records executive, Sha Money XL, announced that the...
  • "Cut Her Off" Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
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    When K. Camp released his Will-A-Fool-produced single "Cut Her Off" back in November, few recognized the ATL singer's name. Now over eight months later, he's rubbed shoulders with rap greats like Juicy J, Too Short and Lil Boosie, mostly thanks to the success of that single. Though "Cut Her Off" has seen two official remixes that feature a rotating cast of Boosie, Too Short, Juicy and YG, we're...
  • Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
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    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source. Drake's verse on YG's "Who Do You Love" certainly falls into the latter category, though Rappin 4-Tay-- the emcee Drizzy interpolates on the verse --felt he should have been compensated. 4-Tay called...
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