Top Tracks Of The Week: August 4-10

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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood...

  • Top Tracks Of The Week: August 4-10
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    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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This...
  • Tyga Breaks Up With Blac Chyna
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    Looks like T-Raww is a single man for the first time in three years. TMZ is reporting that he recently broke things off with his longtime fiancé (and baby mama), Blac Chyna. Though the tabloid reports that it's unclear why Tyga ended the relationship, it also alleges that Chyna "isn't acknowledging the breakup" and is "in denial." TMZ also claims that T-Raww has thrown two pool parties at...
  • Ludacris Announces New Single "Chance To Win" Produced By Pharrell
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    The roll out for Ludaversal has been a lengthy one, to say the least. Luda gave us glimmers of hope that he'd get the ball moving when he dropped "Party Girls", however following it's release all we've received is radio silence. Today we get word that he's got his next single planned, and we can expect it (hopefully) within two weeks time. While backstage for the TV show "Rising Star", in which...
  • Joell Ortiz Shares Artwork, Tracklist And Release Date For "House Slippers" Album
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    Joell Ortiz has been gearing up for the release of his solo project House Slippers for a few months now, signing to Penalty Entertainment and explaining the album's concept in an interview. Now it seems like everything is finalized, as Ortiz has shared artwork (in the gallery above), a release date (September 16th) and the tracklist (below). 1. House Slippers2. Cold World (Feat. Lee...
  • Because The Internet: How The Consumption Of Hip-Hop Has Changed
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    As much as we think times change, they really don't. We like the music we like, regardless of what our parents think. Then something even newer comes out, and we say it isn't as good as the old days. It's the circle of life, and the music industry should've seen it coming. Why wasn't the industry, for the most part, ready for the internet, and all the challenges that came with it? If we know that...
  • Problem Announces "354: Lift Off" Tour And Mixtape
    Diamond Lane's Problem has some big things planned for the coming weeks, namely a tour and an accompanying mixtape, both titled 354: Lift Off. Bad Lucc and Jon Connor will join him on the 21 date tour, the full schedule of which is below. You can buy tickets here. Sept. 3 - Santa Barbara, CA - Velvet JonesSept. 4 - Turlock, CA - Turlock FairgroundsSept. 5 - Oakland, CA -...
  • Nas Announces "Illmatic" Tour Dates & Documentary Screening
    The people aren't done celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Nas' Illmatic just yet. The rapper is prepared to take Illmatic XX on the road for a tour, alongside a screening of his Illmatic documentary. The North American tour kicks off in October in Rochester, NY, and heads to Washington D.C., Toronto, Seattle, Los Angeles and more before wrapping in Oakland on October 19th. Before each show...
  • Pharrell Announces Soundtrack For NBA 2K15
    By now, most of you know that Kevin Durant will grace the cover of NBA 2K15, with Pharrell Williams handling the musical stylings. Last year, LeBron curated the entire playlist and in 2012 it was Jay-Z who provided the tunes for NBA 2K. Today, Pharrell's track list for the highly anticipated video game was revealed;  The NBA 2K15 soundrack, via @NBA2K —...
  • Listen To A Snippet Of Kanye West's Upcoming Single, "All Day" [Update: Long Snippet Surfaces]
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    In a recent interview with GQ, Kanye revealed that "All Day" would serve as the lead single from his upcoming seventh studio album. Later we learned that French Montana would appear on the record, and that it was produced by Coke Boy affiliate, Velous.While we still have no idea when to expect the track, a clip of what sounds like an early demo of the song has surfaced online. Ye raps "All Day"...
  • Pete Rock Worked With Kendrick Lamar On His New Album
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    Any details we can get on Kendrick Lamar's new album are welcome, as it is being kept tightly under wraps. Today we get word that Pete Rock made a contribution to the LP, which is as of yet untitled. While talking to XXL, the veteran producer spoke on connecting with the TDE camp, and K. Dot specifically. "Kendrick Lamar, I worked with him on his new album," he told XXL Magazine. He...
  • Drive-By Shooting Occurs On Set Of N.W.A Movie
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    It looks like the filming for the upcoming N.W.A movie "Straight Outta Compton" got off to a rocky start when a drive-by occurred as the film crew was setting up in Compton. TMZ reports on the incident, which occurred outside of the Compton courthouse last week. Apparently a few locals (not actors involved in the movie) threw up gang signs to a passing car, which resulted in the car returning to...
  • Maison Martin Margiela Designed A 'Yeezus Tour' Sneaker For Kanye
    Belgian fashion designer, and long time Kanye West supporter, Maison Martin Margiela have created an extremely limited Future High Top as a tribute to Kanye's 'Yeezus Tour.' The kicks are as unique as Yeezy himself, constructed on genuine pony hair, and featuring a padded velcro strap.  As ugly as these furry sneakers are, they sold out within a matter of moments at French retailer, Anrosa....
  • Listen To A Full Stream Of Wiz Khalifa's "Blacc Hollywood"
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    As we approach the release date for Wiz Khalifa's new album Blacc Hollywood, Wiz has been steady dropping off leaks from the album via MTV. Yesterday the official leak for Wiz's "High" record featuring Ghost Loft was released, which was quickly followed up by "True Colors" featuring Nicki Minaj. Now we are able to give the full Blacc Hollywood album a listen, thanks to MTV releasing a stream of...
  • Rick Ross Recruits Fabolous, Big K.R.I.T. & Mase For "Supreme" Remix
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    At the beginning of August Rick Ross let go the official music video for "Supreme", the Scott Storch-produced record off Ross' last album Mastermind. Although Mastermind hasn't performed as well as some of his other releases on the Billboard 200 (at the end of June total sales for the LP had reached 362,000 units), Ross is about to give it another push with an upcoming remix of "Supreme." The...
  • Soulja Boy & Gillie Da Kid Threaten To Slap One Another On Twitter [Update: Soulja Boy Sends More Shots]
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    The other day, Gillie Da Kid posted an image to his Instagram, calling out rappers who wear fake diamonds. While the post seemed to be a fairly general casting of shade, the final hashtag in the rapper's caption pointed to one person in particular, where Gillie wrote, "N I Got 1 N I'm Lookin 4 U Niggaz!!!! #HideNseek #Ctfuuu #ImaCatchUniggaz #souljaboyassniggaz." It was not long before...
  • Top 10: Albums We Can't Wait To Hear
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    Just as a disclaimer, you won't find Detox on this list. We gave up on that a long time ago. We can only assume at this point that Dre is swimming in a literal pool of Apple money somewhere, Scrooge McDuck style. What you will find on this list however is a whole bunch of projects that we cannot wait any longer for, we need them. The anticipation is killing us, and we're tired of the...
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