• Pusha T, Young Thug, YG Among 30 Rappers Recruited For "Rap Monument" Track
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    Crew tracks are commonplace in rap today, but unless we're going back to The Game's legendary "One Blood" remix, they rarely feature more than 5 or 6 rappers. A new project put together by Noisey and Hennessey plans to raise the bar for posse cuts, featuring 30 different rappers recorded in 3 different cities (Game's track had 23 rappers by the way. We had to count). With studio sessions in rap...
  • Lil Wayne Debuts "Start A Fire" At American Music Awards
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    As previously announced, Weezy F. Baby took the stage at tonight's American Music Awards to debut his brand new Carter V single "Start A Fire." Featuring a chorus from Christina Milian, the track centers on a relationship between the former member of the Hot Boyz and a "hot girl" that catches his attention. The preview was just over two-minutes in length, so we can assume that a...
  • OG Maco Accuses Beyoncé Of Stealing "7/11" Video Concept From Him
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    Wylin' out in a hotel seems like a pretty universal concept, but when it forms the basis of two music videos released in the last few months, does it constitute copyright infringement? While he doesn't go as far to suggest legal action, OG Maco is now claiming that Beyoncé took the concept of his "U Guessed It" video and used it for her recent "7/11" visuals.  On Saturday (one...
  • Pear Farmers Thank Rick Ross For The Shoutout
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    If you've been anywhere on the internet in the past month, you may have come across a now legendary vine of Rick Ross giving a shout out to "all the pear". The rapper has recently lost a ton of weight on his self-described "Ross-fit" diet, and was simply describing the benefits of his lifestyle change in the Tim Westwood interview. The quote has become quite a sensation, to the point that...
  • Teen Sentenced To 44 Years For Murdering Student Over Air Jordans
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    It seems like we're seeing a story like this every other week, but people are still doing outlandish things to get their hands on a new pair of sneakers. The latest case of sneaker-related violence features the most extreme of cases; a student was murdered in cold blood for refusing to give up his Air Jordans. A 19-year old Richmond, Virginia teenager named Willie Daquan Lee has been sentenced...
  • Chris Brown Gets 2Pac Lyrics Painted On His Lamborghini
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    What's better than a matte black Lamborghini Gallardo? A matte black Lamborghini Gallardo with the lyrics of 2Pac's "Lord Knows" painted on it, if you're asking Chris Brown. The singer, who let us know his "Thug Life" status a few months ago by saying that he's "cordial" with L.A. Bloods, enlisted tattoo artist Huero to paint the custom text on his whip. As you'll see in the gallery above, the...
  • Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
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    On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure. Below, you'll find a stream of the 27 track, two disc project, featuring contributions from Em himself, Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf, D12,...
  • Lil B Talks Working With Lil Wayne, YouTube Partnership At MIT Lecture [Update: Watch The Full Talk]
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    Lil B delivered his first lecture in 2012 at NYU, which generated a lot of attention, and inspired some very thoughtful pieces. Most of all, Lil B's words were sincere and uplifting, which is why the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (which happens to be ranked as the number one university in the world) asked him to speak to students this week. Addressing the crowd, Lil B had...
  • Rae Sremmurd Reveal Single Art For Collabo With Nicki Minaj & Young Thug, "Throw Sum Mo," Plus "SremmLife" Release Date
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    Rae Sremmurd have been teasing fans about SremmLife quite heavily the past few days on their social accounts, hinting that something could be arriving in the near future. Well, it looks like they've finally locked in a release date, and we'll also be getting a new single in the coming weeks. Rae Sremmurd have really taken off thanks to their incessant "No Flex Zone" single, but, they quickly...
  • J. Cole Shows Up At A Fan's House In Dallas To Play Her "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
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    J. Cole is currently bringing his album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, to different cities across the country, hosting listening sessions. If that weren't enough, he's personally inviting fans to listen to his album at his childhood home in North Carolina. J. Cole is once again putting the fan first in his album roll out for 2014 Forest Hills Drive (although there isn't really an extensive roll...
  • Chief Keef Reveals "Mansion Musick" Mixtape Artwork & Tracklist
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    While Chief Keef never really stopped releasing loose tracks (don't sleep of his 2013 non-mixtape output), his recent departure from Interscope has meant a considerable increase in full length releases. With the largely self-produced Back From The Dead 2 dropping in October, to a number of releases (including his proposed sophomore record, Bang 3) planned for the next couple months, Keef has set...
  • Mister Cee To Resign From Hot 97 [Update: Listen To His Final Mix]
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    Mister Cee has come dangerously close to resigning from HOT 97 in the past, with reports that he would do so shortly after allegations of his use of prostitutes came about last year. In the end, Cee decided to stick with the station, but a message from Funkmaster Flex now reveals that the beloved DJ will be officially resigning as of today. No word on the reasoning behind his departure, but Cee...
  • Nude Selfie Appears To Be Iggy Azalea & Nick Young, Couple Confirm It's Not Them
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    Last night, Twitter was in a frenzy when a nude photo leaked that looked like it could very well be Australian beauty Iggy Azalea and her LA Lakers boyfriend Nick Young. The NSFW naked photo, which you can view here, shows a white lady from the back with a black male poking his head out from the side, both of these people could easily be confused for Iggy and Nick.  While the couple did...
  • 10 Fashion-Conscious Rappers
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    Fashion has always been a very big part of the hip hop and it is only getting bigger. Today we are witnessing a number of rappers who treat style as an important part of their career and lifestyle. Not only are they wearing the latest collections, they are also being invited into the fashion world. Many of these rappers are frequents guests of Fashion Week whether in New York or...
  • Ludacris Shares Artwork For "Burning Bridges" EP [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    Before we get to hear Ludacris' upcoming album, Ludaversal, the veteran Atlanta artist will be dropping an EP entitled Burning Bridges on December 16th. Announced back in October, the EP is thus far spotty on details, but today we received the somewhat literal artwork. With the title referencing Luda (real name Chris Bridges)'s last name, the EP's cover shows a house on fire,...
  • 10 Frequently Sampled Records In Hip-Hop
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    Nowadays, creating new and original music is very much easier said than done. That being said, a huge part of creating dope hip hip music involves sampling. This is exactly how it sounds: taking a portion, or sample (there it is), of a previous song and reusing it in a difference piece, in an effort to create something (almost) entirely unique. This could mean a specific instrument, such as a...
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