• Pimp C's Wife Reveals Posthumous Album To Feature A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne & More
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    Hip-hop journalist Julia Beverly is currently at work on a book about the life of the late Pimp C. Despite reportedly getting approval from Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, and stating she would share proceeds with Pimp C's estate, the former UGK rapper's wife has spoken out publicly against the biography. At the same time, she's announced that there's a posthumous album for Pimp C in the...
  • Snoop Dogg Posts Iggy Azalea Meme, Iggy Gets Angry On Twitter [Update: Snoop Responds With More Memes]
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    As we learned over the weekend, Iggy Azalea is not to be trifled with, unless you want to invoke her rage. The Australian rapper, who's never been shy about responding to disses, just lashed out at Snoop Dogg on twitter for posting a disparaging meme about her on Instagram. After seeing the picture (below), Iggy responded with three tweets (since deleted) that you can view in the gallery above...
  • Crew Love: Visionary Music Group
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    It's been almost four months since the last edition of our "Crew Love" series, in which we profiled Chance The Rapper's Save Money crew, but this new feature has a twist. Instead of merely researching the careers of each artist in Visionary Music Group, the latest "Crew Love" subject, we got all of them to sound off about their own careers. Their responses paint a vivid picture of the label...
  • Dilated Peoples Announce Winter 2014 Tour
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    After releasing their album Directors Of Photography earlier this year, veteran rap trio Dilated Peoples have announced a brief tour, simply titled the "Winter 2014" tour.  Check out the dates below, and the tour poster in the gallery above. Evidence's tweet announcing the news is also below. November 20 - The Observatory - Santa Ana, CANovember 22 - Mateel Community Center...
  • BET Announces Winners Of Their 2014 Hip-Hop Awards
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    For some reason, BET decided to unveil the winners of 2014's Hip-Hop Awards before the show airs later tonight. DJ Mustard came away with a whopping three of the 18 awards, with Kendrick Lamar, Drake and YG/Jeezy/Rich Homie Quan all snagging two each. Check out the full list of winners below, and visit BET's site for a full list of the nominees. Album of the Year - Drake, Nothing Was...
  • Top 10: Singles Off Highly Anticipated Albums
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    With so much great music already out this year, it's hard to think this year could get any better. But we still have new albums coming from the likes of T.I., Logic, Big K.R.I.T., and Kendrick Lamar, so it will get better, way better. One of the best parts about waiting for a new album is hearing what songs the artist picks from the project to tease us with. It's almost like getting some bomb...
  • XXL's Editor-In-Chief Says There Will Be More Print Editions Of Magazine
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    It appears XXL may not actually end all print editions of the hip-hop magazine, at least, this is according to their Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten. As we reported on in September, XXL was recently bought out by Townsquare Media, and with the purchase of XXL they stated that they would go digital-only, following the G-Unit cover of the magazine. While talking to MTV News, Satten said that...
  • Remix Fix: Grandtheft's Remix Of T.I.'s "No Mediocre"
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    Grandtheft is best known for his work with Keys N Krates on the hit single “Keep It 100”, however as a producer, he’s infamous for having some of the illest remixes out there on the internet. On top of being one of the livest turntablist DJs to check out, his reputation as a remixer has made it’s way to such artists as Drake, Calvin Harris & Katy Perry. The Montreal...
  • Common Announces "Nobody's Smiling" Tour With Jay Electronica
    After Jay Electronica hopped on Common's remix of "Kingdom", the two have followed up to join forces for an entire "Nobody's Smiling" tour. The tour dates aren't extensive, but they hit several key spots across the United States-- no Canada dates this time around though. Common spoke on the upcoming tour, which kicks off on November 21st, saying, "I’m excited to be touring because I...
  • Listen To Devin Miles' New Album "Pixburgh"
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    Over the weekend we had the pleasure of premiering Devin Miles' final leak from his new album, Pixburgh, referencing his home city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We've been following the grinding rapper for a minute now, from single leaks to his free project In Due Time. Today he comes through with a new album release. The cut we premiered on Saturday featured Hardo, "Chess, Not...
  • Hawks Forward Mike Scott Discusses His Emoji Tattoo Obsession
    Atlanta Hawks' forward Michael Scott is known more for his outrageous choice of ink, than for his actual play on the court. Scott did throw down one of the best dunks of the post-season last year, but that isn't enough to overshadow the hoard of smiles faces stamped on his arms. Scott recently did an interview with Mashable in which he went in-depth into his bizarre emoji obsession, and says...
  • Def Jam CEO Says Kanye West's New Album Is "Incredible"
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    The third-party news keeps coming in on Kanye West's new album. Has everyone heard it except for the masses? While 'Ye himself refuses to speak out on the album, his team has been talking every chance they get (kinda). Today we hear from the CEO of Def Jam on what the highly anticipated album sounds like. Steve Bartels, the recently-appointed CEO of Def Jam, spoke on the label's future...
  • DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9" Reveal Cover Art & Tracklist For "PRhyme"
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    Yesterday we received a radio rip of the first leak off DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9"'s highly anticipated collaborative album, PRhyme. When the album was announced a few weeks back, the duo revealed the features on the LP, which were strong in and of themselves. Pair that with Premier and Royce, and how could this album disappoint? Today the rapper and producer pair reveal the official cover art...
  • Chris Brown Says He Thinks Ebola Is "A Form Of Population Control"
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    Chris Brown stirred up a bit of controversy on Twitter the other night, when he tweeted conspiratorial thoughts on the Ebola outbreak that is currently happening. The epidemic began in West Africa but has since migrated to United States. Chris Brown often takes to social media when something is bugging him, last we heard from him he called Harvey Levin of TMZ "the devil." These latest...
  • Tyler, The Creator Covers New Issue Of Mass Appeal With Eric André
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    Mass Appeal, who've seen a resurgence over the past two years, and they've even started their own imprint with help from Nas, have revealed the cover for their new issue. They've tapped Tyler, The Creator and actor/comedian Eric André to fuck shit up on the magazine cover. What else would they do? Of course, the cover shoot comes with a lengthy interview, which you can read an excerpt...
  • Stream The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf" Compilation Album
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    October is turning out to be one hell of a month for hip-hop. Following the release of both T.I.'s Paperwork LP and the latest drop from Mila J, Game's Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf has made its way onto Spotify for purchase-free listening. Being sold as a "compilation album," Blood Moon features an astounding amount of guest features from within Game's Blood Money...
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