• Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Amazin Amie, Teyana Taylor +More
    A lot of Jordans, a lot of Nikes, and a lot of good looking women. It's Friday, which means it's that time for the weekly #ChicksInKicks Recap.  Teyana Taylor was back this week, rocking the 'Barons' Air Jordan 9, and model Amazin Amie made an appearance in the recently released 'Bleached Turquoise' Air Jordan 3. Hit the slides for the full gallery of the week's best Chicks In Kicks photos...
  • B.o.B Deletes Controversial Tweets About Michael Brown Following Backlash
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    Protests in Ferguson are still going strong following the tragic killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown last week in Ferguson, Missouri. In fact, the marches have stretched all the way to New York City, as Times Square was filled with supporters of justice for the slain teen just last night. Plenty of musicians have echoed similar sentiments toward the situation, with J. Cole and Elle Varner each...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 15)
    This hasn't been a great week in America. Beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams passed away under particularly tragic circumstances at the age of 63. Plus, we saw a blatant violation of the first amendment at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., where unarmed African-American male Mike Brown was slain by cops. Although rappers sometimes don't abide by normal people logic, they're still human beings...
  • Freddie Gibbs Announces "The Lord Fredrick" European Tour
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    Freddie Gibbs is taking himself overseas for his "Lord Fredrick" tour. This tour announcement comes on the heels of his tour with Tech N9ne's Strange Music this summer, so he's definitely keeping himself occupied these days. The Baby Face Killa has announced two show dates in August, with a slew of dates in September. Gangsta Gibbs' European takeover begins August 30th in Scotland, and from...
  • Karlie Hustle Announces Her Resignation From Hot 97
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    New York radio station Hot 97 has lost another employee this summer, as their Music Director Karlie Hustle offers her public resignation today. As you may know, the veteran radio personality Angie Martinez resigned in June to everyone's surprise, and headed to Hot 97's competitor Power 105.1. Karlie Hustle assures us in her letter that she will not be going to Hot 97's competitor, rather, she's...
  • Acronym "YOLO" Added To Oxford Dictionary
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    Drake first brought the term "YOLO" to the masses with his 2011 single "The Motto." While it's a fairly obvious statement-- You Only Live Once-- we'd never before seen it shortened to an acronym which we could hashtag all the time and use on a daily basis. At this point, everyone and their mother knows what the term YOLO means, even the Oxford Dictionary. Reports are circulating today that the...
  • Seven Teens Break Into Ray Allen's Florida Home
    Police are investigating seven teens who broke into the home of Miami Heat free agent guard Ray Allen on Thursday morning, NBCMiami.com reported. According to the report, the teens entered Allen's Coral Gables, Fla., home around 2:30 a.m. after attending a party next door. The teens believed Allen and his family were not home and thought it would be "cool" to see the inside of the house. They...
  • The Baddest B-Sides
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    The term B-sides comes from the vinyl record days, when artists would release a single, then put a little extra something on the reverse side for the fans. The tradition didn't stop when music moved to CDs, as artists would throw an extra track or two that didn't make the album on the singles disc (remember those for $2 at Strawberry's?). Now, in the mixtape era, there a lot more B-sides, and...
  • Method Man & Redman Headline The Smokers Club Tour 2014
    The annual Smokers Club tour announced their line-up along with tour dates yesterday, and this year's headliners are none other than the "How High" duo Method Man and Redman. Alongside Method Man and Redman, Mick Jenkins (who just dropped off The Water[s] which we highly recommend peeping), Berner, and B-Real of Cypress Hill will also perform. The tour kicks off on October 14th in Providence,...
  • Hashtagged Hottie: Laina Rauma
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    Name: Laina Lee Rauma, @lainarauma Hometown: Surrey, BC Canada Age: 29 Occupation: Designer Relationship Status: Very much in love.  Laina, how are you today? I'm great! Pretty chill. Beautiful, sunny day. Can't complain.  How do you pronounce your name correctly? What does it mean? It's pronounced "Lay-na Rou-ma" like round except you take off the "nd" and add a "ma" haha. I...
  • T.I. Sued Over Concert Stage From "America's Most Wanted" Tour
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    Last year T.I. went on tour with Lil Wayne for their joint "America's Most Wanted" tour. The stadium tour included some fancy apparatuses, one of which served as the stage's focal point, an expensive screen known as a "roll drop", which was used to project various videos and photos through out the show. The roll drop screen was rented for the length of the tour, however after the tour wrapped up...
  • Whose Side Are You On? "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Concert Recap
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    I Am Music. The title of Lil Wayne’s 2008-2009 national tour needed no further explanation. Wayne, who had just released his Grammy Award-winning album Tha Carter III, had the rap game on lockdown. Using binoculars, it still would’ve been hard to see stragglers such as actor-turned-rapper Drizzy Drake in Wayne’s rearview. Drake, who hadn’t yet released his 2009...
  • Derrick Rose Wants To Collab With Kanye West
    Adidas recently unveiled Derrick Rose's 5th signature sneaker, the Adidas D Rose 5, and the Chicago Bulls' All-Star guard is already looking forward to future project. Specifically, a possible collaboration with Kanye West. Yeezy left Nike to join Adidas last December, and if Rose has his way, the two Chicago natives will collaborate in the future. “It was great hearing that they signed...
  • Keyshia Cole Reveals Title Of New Album [Update: Release Date Announced]
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    Keyshia Cole's last album was 2012's Woman To Woman, which featured collaborators such as Meek MIll, Lil Wayne, Ashanti, and The-Dream. Cole's upcoming album will also have it's share of collaborators, but according to the singer, she'll be handling the majority of the songwriting this time around. After being asked by a fan on Twitter, the R&B singer revealed the title of the album to be...
  • 50 Cent's SMS Audio On The Verge Of New Partnership [Update: SMS Audio Reportedly Partners With Intel]
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    50 Cent is a proven business man, but his SMS Audio venture has not been able to compete with bigger headphone brands like Dr. Dre's Beats. However, Fif has stuck with it, and has recently announced that the company will be partnering with a major tech brand in the near future. His business partner, Brian Nohe explained the plans for the company to the Wall Street Journal. "We're working with a...
  • T.I. Says Jeezy, Rick Ross, Pharrell, The-Dream, Lil Boosie And More Are On "Paperwork"
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    Though T.I.'s been in the news more this year for his disagreements with Floyd Mayweather than his actual music, the release of his next album, Paperwork, will surely change that. In a new interview with Bootleg Kev, T.I. speaks on the upcoming project and reveals a star-studded guest list. Jeezy, Trae Tha Truth, Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Rick Ross, Pharrell, The-Dream and Lil Boosie will all...
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