• Chris Brown Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder; Ordered To Remain In Rehab
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     It looks like Chris Brown will have to extend his stay at the Malibu Treatment Facility. Appearing in a LA courtroom on Friday, Chris returned for a progress report update in the Rihanna assault case. Unfortunately for Chris, today was not his day. Los Angeles County Judge James Brandlin ordered Brown to remain in his anger management and drug rehab program for two more months,...
  • ScHoolboy Q Addresses The Assumption That He Has "No Substance", Says New Rappers Are "Too Nice"
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    Beyond the singles, ScHoolboy Q's new album, Oxymoron is gangsta rap through and through. In a new "CRWN" interview with Elliott Wilson, Q took some time to explain why he felt this particular sub-genre has fallen out of favor, the assumption that it has "no substance", as well as his belief that rappers are just too nice these days. "People hear aggressive rappers and they think 'no...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
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    We're back, folks. There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any...
  • Drunk Driver At SXSW Kills Two, Leaves Many More Injured & In Critical Condition
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    We have some really unfortunate news to report on today, concerning the on-going music conference/festival out in Austin, Texas, South By Southwest. Last night a suspected drunk driver drove through barricades set up for SXSW, and hit an astounding amount of people in the process, resulting in two deaths, twenty-three injured, and five in critical condition. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo says...
  • LeBron James Wants The Cavs To Retire His Jersey
    The Cleveland Cavaliers recently hoisted Zydrunas Ilguaskas' #11 jersey into the rafters, and LeBron James dreams that his jersey will one day join. Though he tried to dismiss the question, he entertained the thought of a possible Cavs retirement party. “It’s not for me to really be concerned about or to even think about,” James said. “It’s something we all as...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup Announced With Kendrick Lamar As Headliner
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    It's that time of year again, folks. The lineup for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival has been announced, and it finds Compton's own Kendrick Lamar headlining the event alongside Neutral Milk Hotel and Beck. Other hip-hop and R&B acts scheduled to perform at the event include K.Dot's TDE affiliates ScHoolboy Q, SZA and Isaiah Rashad, as well as Danny Brown, Pusha T, Earl...
  • Freeway & Girl Talk Reveal Artwork, Tracklist & Release Date For "Broken Ankles" EP
    Producer and mash up artist Girl Talk announced last October that he would be teaming up with one of his "favorite rappers of all time", Freeway on a collaborative EP. Since then, we've heard next to nothing about the collaboration, but it seems we on't be waiting much longer. Freeway and Girl Talk have come through with the details of the project, which will be seeing release April 8th. They've...
  • French Montana Discusses His Amount Of Features & Signing Lil Durk
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    French Montana finally dropped his much-delayed debut album, Excuse My French, yesterday. The rapper labeled the album a classic before it even hit shelves, leaving a lot for him to live up too. Nonetheless, French is confident in what he does, and fully represents his single "Ain't Worried Bout Nothin'" in his new interview with Power 105's The Breakfast Club. When asked about his beef with 50...
  • Guy Tries Kobe Bryant "Jump Over Moving Car" - Fails Horribly
    "Don't do it for the Vine!"  Words uttered by a dude who tried to emulate Kobe Bryant's viral video where he jumped over an Aston Martin that was driving towards him.  Inspired by Mamba's sneaker placement video from 2009 where he jumped over the high-end vehicle, a man attempted the same thing, and failed...miserably.   Although the video is four years old, I guess the man in the above clip...
  • M.I.A. Is Being Sued For $1.5 Million Over Giving Middle Finger At The Super Bowl [Update: M.I.A. Reacts To NFL Lawsuit]
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    M.I.A.'s infamous middle finger at the half-time super bowl show, when she performed with Madonna, seems like it happened ages ago. There was a lot of controversy after the fact, but by now, more than a year later, you'd think that would have all subsided. Apparently, that's not the case. M.I.A. made a lawsuit filed by the NFL public today, in hopes of getting them off her back. The NFL is...
  • Jeezy Arrested For Alleged Battery Of His Son [Update: New Details Surface]
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    Jeezy was reportedly arrested Friday for battery, false imprisonment, and making terroristic threats. The charges stem from an alleged incident in 2012 in which Jeezy got into a physical altercation with his son.  Apparently the ATL rapper and his son got into a fight in a bathroom, which resulted in Jeezy throwing his kid through a glass shower door, and caused him to hit his head....
  • Macklemore Tells Kendrick Lamar He Got "Robbed" At Grammys
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    As you are probably aware by now, much to the dismay of the rap community, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song at the Grammys awards last night. This isn't exactly surprising, despite Macklemore himself (among others) asserting that Best Rap Album should go to Kendrick Lamar. After winning four awards at the Grammys last night, Macklemore hit up his TDE friend...
  • Jadakiss Says “Grammy’s Aint Hip Hop”
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    Talking to the Breakfast Club, Jadakiss and Styles P find themselves to be free agents for the first time in a while, after Def Jam was reluctant to give them their full support. Jadakiss also find himself angered at the outcome for "Best Rap Album," as many were when Kendrick Lamar's heralded album lost to Macklemore's. On the subject, Jadakiss says: "60/40, the white man still win," says...
  • The Music NBA Players Listen To Before Games
    Lisa Robinson of Vanity Fair dove deep into the pre-game minds of the NBA stars to get a better understanding of what they listen to before they take the floor. No matter what status of super stardom, players are always rocking headphones before they hit the court, and sometimes even during warm ups. Kevin Garnett revealed he listens to music to calm himself down, not amp himself up. Suppose he...
  • Waka Flocka To Drop New Mixtape Tomorrow Titled "Re-Up"
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     Here’s some dope news that came out of nowhere. Waka Flocka will be dropping a new mixtape in less than 24 hours! With little promotion taking place, Waka is expected to release a new mixtape tomorrow titled Re-Up, which will hit the 'net at 8:08PM via livemixtapes.com. The project will serve as an appetizer to his long-awaited Flockaveli 2 album, which we'll hopefully be hearing...
  • Jay Z Purchases Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting For $4.5 Million
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    Jay Z has been forthright about his love for art, name-dropping the likes of Picasso, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jeff Koons and Jean-Michel Basquiat through out various records. However, he's not so forthright about the pieces of art that he purchases for himself. Recently he added a Basquiat painting to his personal collection, although he attempted to purchase the painting anonymously.  An...
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