• Beyonce Releases New Self-Titled Surprise Album On iTunes
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     Tis the season for giving and that's what Beyonce has done. Thursday night, Queen B decided to release a new self-titled surprise album via iTunes. The new LP is a little different though, as it is being called a visual album, which includes fourteen records and seventeen videos. That’s right, seventeen music video! Contributions for the LP come from Justin Timberlake, Kelly Rowland,...
  • Talib Kweli Says New York Radio Doesn't Support NY Artists
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     Weeks after Trinidad James bashed New York's radio stations for not playing enough local artists, Brooklyn rap veteran Talib Kweli decided to back James' comments and say the same thing. Not too long ago, Talib Kweli says he was under fire for sharing the same belief on Twitter that New York radio doesn’t always support local artists. The Brooklyn lyricist, who just launched his own...
  • Gucci Mane Included In Slim Dunkin’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
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    For those unaware, late Brick Squad Monopoly emcee Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton was shot to death in Atlanta's Zone 6 Studio on December 16th, 2011, after an alleged dispute over candy with fellow rapper Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon. Although a Fulton County jury found Hardimon guilty of gun possession and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in February, they acquitted him of murder...
  • The Top 12 Air Jordan 12 Moments
    It's 12/12, the Taxi's will re-release in just two days, and there's 12 beers in a 12 pack. All of that can only mean one thing; it's time to compile the 12 greatest Air Jordan 12 moments. The best Air Jordan 12 PE's, the greatest games played in the Jordan 12, and the best moments featuring the 12 will all be revisited on this list. 
  • Danny Brown Talks On The Time He Met Eminem
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    Danny Brown has been relatively quite since releasing Old, and while we haven't really been getting any new music from him (apart from "Sweeney Song"), he's still making the interview rounds from time to time. Yesterday he sat down with Sway Calloway on RapFix and shared some of what he's been up to since Old. Among his adventures, Danny had some involvement in Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling...
  • Hopsin Thinks That "Yeezus" Is Wack But Kanye West Is Not
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    If you've listened to Hopsin's new album, Knock Madness, you're probably aware of his stance on Kanye West's Yeezus album. On "Hop Is Back" the rapper spits, "I was ecstatic to buy Yeezus / But I burned it first / Heard it and snapped in five pieces / Man, Kanye on that bullshit." Hopsin, always one to speak his mind whether in a rap or in an interview, expanded on these lyrics during a...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Dec 5-11)
    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!
  • Dr. Dre Says He Doesn't Listen To His Music After It Gets Released
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    Dr. Dre has been central in several rap careers blowing up, and given the fact that he's been doing this for more than 25 years, he's definitely got some gems of knowledge and interesting experiences to share with the younger generation. He did just that for Esquire this past summer, with his very own "What I've Learned" column, ranging from his music to business to family. Among the...
  • T.I. Will Most Likely Change Album Title Of "Trouble Man II"
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    T.I. was supposed to follow up Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head with a second Trouble Man-themed album: He Who Wears The Crown. We learned recently that Pharrell had hopped on as an executive producer of the album, and with Pharrell, Tip seems to have a change of heart when it comes to Trouble Man: He Who Wears The Crown. Since the two have been in the studio together, the album seems to be...
  • Durant And Westbrook Continue To Have Issues With Fans
    After the game, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, and the enforcer Kendrick Perkins got into a spat with a couple of court side fans. When asked about the fans, Kevin Durant sarcastically said, “He really respected how we played the game. He just wanted to tell all of us one-by-one.” Kendrick Perkins added, “Sometimes they can get a little disrespectful.” This was far from a Malace at...
  • Kid Ink Reveals Cover Art For "My Own Lane" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    Kid Ink is prepping his debut album to drop via RCA. He's still been letting go free records for fans leading up to the release, and today he decided to release the cover art for the album My Own Lane on Twitter. The artwork is black and white with Ink covering his mouth with his tatted up hands. Peep it in the gallery above. The LP drops on January 7th 2014. [UPDATE: Tracklist For "My Own...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Rick Ross, Jay Z, Future, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in...
  • First Week Sales Projections For Childish Gambino's "Because The Internet" & R. Kelly's "Black Panties"
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     This past Tuesday was full of major releases. Alongside Paul Wall and E-40’s new albums, Childish Gambino and R. Kelly released highly anticipated projects as well, and the early first week sales projections are in for those albums. According to HDD, R. Kelly’s Black Panties album is projected to move 90-100k units in the first week which will be good enough to land him a...
  • R. Kelly Announces Christmas Album For 2014
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     R. Kelly's new album, Black Panties, isn't quite the best Christmas present to give to your sister, therefore next year, Kellz plans to give a gift that the whole family can enjoy. The R&B icon is working on his first Christmas album. In a new interview, Kellz revealed that he’s already started recording for next year’s Christmas album. “I’m working on a Christmas album right...
  • ScHoolboy Q Announces "Oxymoron" Release Date
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    Fans were getting thirsty for ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron, especially due to constant pushbacks, and a release date announcement that never came. Finally the date is here, and it's not too far away. In a hilarious new promo clip featuring Q's daughter Joy, the TDE rapper announced that his new project will see release February 25th, 2014. Take a look at the clip below. Y'all excited?
  • Release Date For YG's "My Krazy Life" Announced [Update: New Release Date Revealed]
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    // YG's debut studio album on Def Jam has received various delays and setbacks from when it was originally supposed to drop on November 19th. The album also received a name-change, but it looks like YG is finally headed on the right path as his record label announced a release date for My Krazy Life on Twitter today. YG has gained a lot of buzz for this project, specifically from his single...
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