• Tracklist, Cover Art & Release Date For Kevin Gates' "Luca Brasi 2"
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    Kevin Gates has been featured quite a bit on the site lately, as he's delivered a few new freestyles and singles. Yesterday we got his "I Don't Get Tired" anthem featuring New Orleans native August Alsina, a reference to his heavily-used hashtag #IDGT.  That single, as well as the previously-released "Out The Mud" will appear on the Baton Rouge native's upcoming...
  • Nas & Russell Simmons March In NYC Protest
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    Yesterday in New York, the "Millions March" protest against police brutality took place. The March comes in wake of the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akair Gurley, and Tamir Rice, all black males who were killed by police officers over the last couple of months. The turnout for the protest was tremendous, with estimates of 50-100,000 people in attendance. Among the activists were Nas,...
  • Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
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    Nipsey Hussle announced last week, to our surprise, that he has a new album in the works, "the album before the album." Mailbox Money would warm-up the fans for the long-awaited Victory Lap album from Nipsey. The album would be promoted in a similar method as his $100 Crenshaw LP, only this time around, the price is a bit steeper: $1000. Nipsey spoke briefly on the concept the other week,...
  • Teen Tased By Police While Waiting For 'Legend Blue' Jordan 11 Raffle Tickets
    This isn't the first and it surely won't be the last story we hear about some sort of chaos happening outside of a 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 release. Most Foot Locker's have implemented a raffle ticket system which took place earlier this week, but that hasn't stopped some rowdy sneakerheads from raising hell.We already discussed the riot that took place outside of Willowbrook Mall in Houston,...
  • Top News Stories Of 2014
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    2014 may have been a terrible year for hip-hop in terms of record sales, but don't let the numbers fool you into thinking the year was uneventful. In this case, the numbers most definitely do lie. Aside from numerous relationship gossip, 2014 saw the return of Lil Boosie, the rise of August Alsina, and the (maybe) beginning of the end for Cash Money Records. The following news stories were among...
  • French Montana Preps "Mac & Cheese: The Appetizer" With Harry Fraud
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    Before we get French Montana's mixtape-turned-sophomore album, Mac & Cheese 4, we'll be getting a little "appetizer." The rapper said in October that his Mac & Cheese album had a tentative release date of December 16th, but obviously that hasn't worked out as instead, the rapper is offering up a mixtape for December 15th. Mac & Cheese: The Appetizer is entirely handled by past collaborator...
  • Jordan Brand Announces Endorsement Deal With Monta Ellis
    Dallas Mavericks' guard, Monta Ellis, has had a stellar year so far as he looks to finally make his first All-Star game appearance- and people are taking notice. If not for his electric play on the court, Ellis has grabbed the attention of casual NBA fans for years as one of the biggest sneakerheads in the game. Ellis, who routinely laces up retro and other Jordans on the court has officially...
  • Stream D'Angelo & The Vanguard's "Black Messiah"
    After Beyonce dropped her self-titled album unannounced last December, ironically enough, a "surprise" album was pretty much expected for 2014's fourth quarter. Bets were on Rihanna, Madonna, and Kanye West, but the ever-elusive D'Angelo was never in the running. Thus, the announcement of Black Messiah was a surprise in the traditional sense, because truly no one saw this coming.Only a few days...
  • Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan On All-Time Scoring List
    Tonight in Minnesota, Kobe Bryant surpassed His Airness, Michael Jordan, on the NBA's all-time scoring list, moving into third all-time behind Karl Malone (36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387). The Black Mamba nailed a free during the second quarter to eclipse the 32,292 mark. Bryant took 1,269 games to reach this milestone, which is 197 more than it took to Jordan to achieve the enormous...
  • 50 Cent Reveals Plans For An Album Called "Beautiful Nightmare"
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    While we're still waiting on updates on Street King Immortal, the album Fif seems to keep pushing to the side, the rapper revealed in a new interview that he's got plenty of other album titles up his sleeve, including one that might be Beautiful Nightmare. 50 spoke to The Guardian about his last album, Animal Ambition, which led in to Fiddy sharing his idea for an album called Beautiful...
  • First Week Sales Projections For J. Cole's "2014 Forest Hills Drive"
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    Thus far in 2014, no one in hip-hop has been able to top the first week that Rick Ross' Mastermind had in March (selling 179,000 copies), but now J. Cole's been predicted to best it by quite a substantial margin. With his 2014 Forest Hills Drive officially dropping today after an extremely short promo run, Cole seems like he'd be at a disadvantage, but HitsDailyDouble is...
  • Rihanna Has Been Named Puma's Creative Director
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    There have been some rumors floating around that Rihanna was set to release a collaborative line with Puma, but it seems her relationship with the brand is a little more official than we thought, as today she's been named the company's creative director. Puma states that RiRi “will work with [the brand] to design and customize classic Puma styles as well as create new styles to add to the...
  • Young Thug Calls Birdman "My Lover" On Instagram
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    Will the public ever stop caring about Young Thug's sexual preferences? Until the rapper himself clears the air about his orientation once and for all, probably not.  The latest indication that Thugger Thugger may not be the straightest branch on the tree comes from an Instagram post in which the ATLien calls Birdman "my lover" in the caption ("Me and my lover dripping!!! Like...
  • Bobby Shmurda Claims Lloyd Banks Never Bought "Hot Nigga" Beat
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    There has been a fair amount of outcry from Lloyd Banks fans over the past few weeks claiming that New York's Bobby Shmurda lifted the G-Unit rapper's "Jackpot" instrumental without giving due credit to the original emcee. Now, Shmurda has finally addressed the issue, claiming that Banks never actually bought the production from Jahlil Beats in the first place. "Really, he never bought the...
  • Carmelo Anthony Unveils 11th Signature Sneaker With Jordan In NYC
    New York Knicks all-star forward, Carmelo Anthony, officially unveiled his 11th signature sneaker with Jordan Brand, the Jordan Melo M11, last night at a special event at Terminal 23 in New York City.  The first colorway of the Melo M11 to hit retailers will be the 'Christmas' edition, which will officially launch on December 24th. Four other colorways which were unveiled at the event last night...
  • Most Educated Rappers
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    With school back in session, we've decided to take a look at some of the rappers with college educations. Ashlee Ray goes through the list of both graduates, and College Dropouts in her latest video. Some of them may surprise you! Check it out below.
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