Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"

2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into...

  • Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"
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    2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into mainstream Hip-hop/R&B, New Orleans singer August Alsina delivers his Def Jam debut album, Testimony. In 2013, Alsina released the radio-buzzing single “I Luv This Shit” featuring labelmate...
  • Kanye West's Home In Los Angeles Robbed
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    Kanye West's L.A. home has reportedly been burglarized. Reports say that the someone from Kanye's camp was at Yeezy's home this morning, and called the LAPD to report a break-in. At the moment it's unclear what, if anything, was taken from his house. However, people on the scene say the burglars dropped some of Kanye's possessions on the way out.Kanye's not in Los Angeles right...
  • 2 Chainz Single Featuring Drake "No Lie" Artwork Revealed
    We knew a 2 Chainz and Drake collaboration was coming sooner or later. Today 2 Chainz revealed the artwork for the song, called "No Lie."The record will be dropping tomorrow, May 1st. 2 Chainz says our ears will change. See the artwork below.  MAY 1st ,,,ur ears will change.....— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) April 29, 2012
  • Drake And Lil Wayne Announce Co-Headlining Tour
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    Summer tour season is upon us. While Drake served us one of the biggest tours of last year, he's decided to one-up the "Would You Like A Tour?" with a new co-headlining set of dates with Lil Wayne. The tour is titled "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne", which makes it seem as though the rappers may be going back and forth, Watch The Throne-style rather than performing separate sets.The 31-date tour kicks off...
  • Kid Cudi Reveals Kanye West's Reaction To His G.O.O.D. Music Departure
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    Kid Cudi officially left the G.O.O.D. Music team last week, and while the decision came as a shock to many, his departure from the collective has been greeted with understanding from fans and labelmates like Big Sean. While it seemed as if his parting from the label was on good terms, G.O.O.D. Music leader and longtime friend and collaborator to Cudder, Kanye West had yet to...
  • Wale On WWE Incident: "I Just Kind Of Mushed Him A Little Bit"
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    Wale can not seem to hold back from responding to his haters. While attending a WWE event in Washington yesterday, the MMG rapper was taunted on Twitter by a user claiming to be in the same building, and it wasn't long before the rapper sought him out. Some grainy footage of the altercation shows a bit of a scuffle, before Wale was pulled away. You can watch the footage, and read their full...
  • Rick Ross' "God Forgives, I Don't" First Week Album Sales
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    The numbers are in for Rick Ross' album, God Forgives, I Don't.According to HitsDailyDouble, the LP moved 215,000 units in its first week, landing it at #1 on the charts.Congrats to Ricky Rozay.
  • 50 Cent Says He Would Fight Floyd Mayweather For $5 Million
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    We recently reported on the Celebrity Boxing Promoter and his partner, who teamed up to offer Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent $5 million to get in the ring together. This was following the two's public (fake) beefing on Twitter, and the after-effects of that.Now 50 Cent has said on his Twitter account that he would indeed fight former friend and boxing champ Floyd. Although the two investors...
  • Official Cover Art For French Montana's "Excuse My French" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    French Montana’s studio album with Bad Boy is coming, eventually.  After multiple setbacks, but giving the fans a slew of mixtapes and features, the Moroccan born rapper has not pushed his tape back to April 16th, but has started marketing the album so that is a promising sign for fans.  Now he drops the official artwork for Excuse My French. Releasing the cover art comes...
  • Review: Chris Brown’s "X-Files" EP
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    Chris Brown's new X-Files EP features six brand new tracks that didn't make the final cut for his highly anticipated yet perpetually delayed album X. Although the singer has attempted to distance himself from the media lens and his missteps outside of entertaining, for many listeners, the line between his personal life and his music will remain forever blurred. The EP dropped...
  • Tyga Reveals New Album Titled "Hotel California"
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    For those lucky enough to be in San Bernadino this weekend, you may have had the pleasure to catch YMCMB's Tyga on stage. Following his set, during a livestream backstage, he announced the name for his follow up to this year's Careless World: Rise of the Last King. He's calling it Hotel California, and considering he's a native of the state the pride filled title is an intriguing one.We...
  • Kanye West Tapes Interview For Kris Jenner's Talk Show [Update: Kanye Reveals Photo Of North West On Show]
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     We know how Kanye likes to keep things in the family right? Well it seems that the G.O.O.D. Music boss will give a rare televised interview to Kim Kardashian's mother, Kris Jenner, for the finale of her talk show.  Kanye stopped by the set of "Kris" on Monday to tape an hour-long interview, which will air this Friday, August 23rd. Friday's episode will act as the finale for "Kris",...
  • Nicki Minaj Says Queen Latifah "Paved The Way" For Her
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    Despite not releasing an album this year, Nicki Minaj is at the top of her game. She's turned in some pretty hard features, and most notably, placed within the top 5 hip hop earners of the year. These are some pretty impressive feats in the male-dominated industry of hip hop, and while the Queens emcee has accomplished a lot by herself, she's also been vocal in her...
  • Meek Mill Blasts Donald Sterling, Calls Him "The Definition Of Racism"
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    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling came under fire this week, after a recording that finds him telling his girlfriend not to "associate" with black people or bring them to his games surfaced online. Meek Mill has now spoken out on the subject, calling Sterling "the definition of racism" before protesting Las Vegas' alleged opposition to rap performers. Meek argued that people with...
  • Chief Keef Arrested For DUI
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    Rehab apparently didn't have a lasting effect on Chief Keef. TMZ reported today that the rapper was arrested for a DUI on March 5th, under two weeks after his release from the facility. Sosa was apparently pulled over for "having expired tags on his 2010 Jeep Cheroke", but sources indicate that the officers detected the scent of marijuana pretty quickly after approaching the vehicle. In...
  • Game Changers: Kanye West Edition
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    Last week we profiled N.O. spitter Lil Wayne, but today we're taking a look through the catalog of Chi-Town legend Kanye West.Kanye West doesn't do small-scale. Many talk of his humble beginnings as the young rapper who said “everybody self-conscious I'm just the first to admit it.”, but fail to mention the fact that he was calling himself a prophet AT THE SAME DAMN TIME. But that's part...
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