• Drake Has Recorded A New Track With His Dad
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    For those unfamiliar, Drake's father, Dennis Graham, is a musician who drummed for Jerry Lee Lewis in his youth. A TMZ cameraman recently caught up with Drizzy Sr. on the street for a brief interview, and asked if he'd recorded any new music with his son, to which he responded: "I have! We just did a song together." Although he didn't provide any further details, it was reported earlier this...
  • New Orleans Hip-Hop: From Under Water To Underground
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    In 2005, the largest residential disaster in U.S. history hit the South and destroyed the city of New Orleans. 80 percent of the city was flooded, with flood waters ranging from one to ten feet in depth. The city was in ruins, leaving over a million people in the Gulf Coast region displaced. And in New Orleans alone, 134,000 housing units were swept away with the water.   NOLA residents...
  • Stream Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's "Piñata" In Full
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    Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's collaborative album has been in the works for some time. Originally titled Cocaine Piñata, The album eventually lost the more controversial part of its name, and was released as simply Piñata today. Along with its release  The 13-track effort collects some notable features from Raekwon, Danny Brown, Scarface, Ab-Soul, Vince...
  • Rae Sremmurd Tap Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin' & More For "SremmLife" EP, Talk "No Type" Remix
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    Rae Sremmurd are the buzzing duo Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy. The two rappers are one of the first artists signed to Mike WiLL Made It's Ear Drummers imprint (the Two-9 collective was recently added to the roster as well), and thus have had ample assistance from Mike WiLL when it comes to production. They got a hot beat for "No Flex Zone" from their boss, and they were once again blessed with heat on...
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces Debut Album Title, Capital STEEZ Mixtape
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    Joey Bada$$ has been hard at work on his debut album, but we had yet to hear any details on the title or when it was to be released. The NY rapper has taken to twitter to break that silence and announce that his album will be titled B4.DA.$$, and will be available this fall.  Joey also took the opportunity to announce that his former collaborator, and Pro Era member Capital STEEZ, who...
  • Dopest Kicks Lil Wayne Has Ever Worn
    Rapper, skater, sneakerhead? Lil Wayne is no stranger to a unique wardrobe. And his sneaker game is often the icing on the cake to his wild outfits/antics. Supra's, dunks, Jordans, Adidas, you get the idea.He's no amateur when it comes to lacing up a pair of heat at a concert, basketball game, or skatepark. Or maybe even just for some good ole fashion leaning, Wayne's always got something...
  • Three 6 Mafia's Crunchy Black Wanted By Police For Beating Up Fiancee
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    There's a warrant out for the arrest of Three 6 Mafia member Crunchy Black, after the rapper allegedly beat up his fiancee in a hotel room last March. TMZ reports that Crunchy Black and his fiancee were in a hotel room when fellow guests began hearing screams and thuds. They alerted the front desk, and when a hotel employee went to Crunchy's room, they found his fiancee locked in the...
  • Keyshia Cole Reportedly Arrested After Attacking Woman In Birdman's Home
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    A report concerning Keyshia Cole's arrest last night is surprising in more ways than one. The singer is reported to have assaulted a woman when she found her at Birdman's condo in L.A., as her and the Cash Money founder are rumored to be dating (news to us too).  TMZ claims that when Keyshia paid her alleged boyfriend a visit at around 5AM, she found an unidentified woman already there. At...
  • This Is Hot 97: Interview With The Morning Show Hosts
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    In case y'all were wondering about VH1's new reality series "This Is Hot97", our very own Ashlee Ray recently caught up with the principal cast in New York City for an in-depth interview. The program stars the staff from the pioneering hip-hop radio station, with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds at the forefront. They discuss a big career move on Ebro's part, Rihanna's...
  • Top 10: Rap Interludes
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    The interlude has always been an opportunity for an artist to switch up the vibe of their album and transition from one style to another. Sometimes they're musical, sometimes they're a humorous skit (or not so much) thrown in for comic relief. Hip Hop albums have had interludes for a long time, but they're transformed slightly during this current generation of the genre. The skit has almost...
  • Nicki Minaj Calls Out Eric Bellinger For Claiming To Handle Production On "Anaconda"
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    Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" continues to serve up headlines and news-worthy articles. After getting a glimpse at the unaltered version of the single artwork this morning, Nicki took to Twitter to clarify who actually handled the production on "Anaconda." Following the release of the single artwork (the single was intended to drop on July 28th, but has since been delayed until August 4th),...
  • Iggy Azalea On Her Impact: "I Sparked A Change; I Inspired Some Leniency In What People Accept In Hip-Hop"
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    Whether you hate her or love her, there’s no denying the fact that Iggy Azalea had a monster 2014 with top charting singles like “Fancy”, “Black Widow”, and other featured records that she hopped on. Reminiscing on that very success, the Aussie spitter recently caught up with GQ Magazine and conducted an interview for February's upcoming issue, where she talked about...
  • Review: Chief Keef's "Almighty So"
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    "They want that old Sosa… for what doe?" Well, for good reason. Chief Keef ran into some icebergs with Bang Pt. 2, and the ship continues to sink. The same qualities that were present on his last mixtape reappear on Almighty So. Poor mixing and sloppy delivery continue to cloud the highlights. Thankfully the beats were banging, or else this mixtape would have been a lot worse. Almighty...
  • Wiz Khalifa Announces Name & Birth Of Child [Update: Wiz Has Son's Name Tattooed On Forehead]
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    Wiz Khalifa has been talking about his impending fatherhood, and self-delivery of his baby with girlfriend Amber Rose for quite some time now. While Amber was expected to give birth February 24th, the baby appears to already be taking after his father and has come early. The Pittsburgh rapper tweeted a photo of himself in a medical mask, followed by the announcement of the birth two...
  • Common Is No Longer On G.O.O.D. Music
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    Common's new album Nobody's Smiling was a joint effort with producer No I.D., but it seems their relationship has gone even further than that, and in the process, G.O.O.D. Music was sidetracked. Common revealed to MTV News that he's no longer officially on the G.O.O.D. Music label when it comes to business, rather, he's signed to No I.D.'s Artium imprint on Def Jam. Talking to Sway, Com revealed...
  • Waka Flocka's Mother Debra Antney Recalls "Laughing" At Her Son's Raps, Says French Montana Is "Not Loyal"
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    Debra ATney has quite the track record. She has managed artists such as Nicki Minaj, French Montana, and Gucci Mane, as well as her son, Waka Flocka. While she has had issues with her artists in the past, Debra continues to have kind words for the artists she's worked with. She talked to the Breakfast Club about her experiences with the industry. Deabra started things off by setting some things...
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