• Stream Bishop Nehru & MF Doom's "NehruvianDOOM" Album
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    Bishop Nehru and MF Doom have collaborated on an entire album, the highly anticipated NehruvianDOOM. The album doesn't actually drop until October 6th, but leading up to the album release, Pitchfork has an exclusive stream of the LP. So far we've received two leaks off NehruvianDOOM, "OM" and "Caskets," but now you can stream all ten records. Head over to Pitchfork to do so, and let us...
  • Juicy J Facing Lawsuit Over "Bandz A Make Her Dance" Music Video
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    The higher up you get, the more lawsuits are filed against you, so it seems. At least, this rings true for celebrity status. Juicy J found a second spurt with solo fame ever since his "Bandz A Make Dance" single became a smash hit, but now he's being sued over the music video for the record, for copyright infringement. Apparently he doesn't own the rights to the music video. As HipHopDX reports,...
  • Original Demo Of Kanye West's "New Slaves" Surfaces
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    For his last album, Yeezus, Kanye West took an approach to composition that was rather of unheard of at the time. Getting in contact with former collaborators, old friends and promising fresh faces, West asked a bunch of different entities for new music, apparently giving very little artistic direction or guidelines. These artists sent him various demos, some of which were taken, played...
  • Review: Iamsu!'s "Sincerely Yours"
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    It only took one day for Iamsu!’s debut album, Sincerely Yours, to reach iTunes’ top album charts, a feat which is, quite frankly, surprising. Though the album is not a flop, it’s not a work of artistic genius either. There is nothing about this album that differentiates it from his previous seven albums, and many of the songs on it sound alike. The Richmond rapper’s...
  • D12 Recording New Music With Eminem?
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     Could D12 be working on a comeback with long-time homie Eminem? According to an article posted in the Detroit Free Press, it appears so. The news article, which breaks down all the recording studios and audio firms in the Detroit area of Ferndale, decided to reach out to the co-owner of F.B.T. Studios Mark Bass. Having worked with T.I., Eminem and D12 in the past, Bass was...
  • You'll Find Usher's "Clueless" Single In Boxes Of Honey Nut Cheerios
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    Artists are finding increasingly inventive ways of releasing new music, as we've seen with Beyonce's suprise album, Jay Z's Samsung partnership, and Kanye West's street projections. Usher may have taken it to the next level with his new single, "Clueless" which will be available to the public through boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios. Back in my day, you'd find a cheap toy at the bottom of your box if...
  • Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Officially Goes Platinum
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    You may remember when Kendrick was preemptively awarded a platinum plaque for good kid, m.A.A.d city back in June. At that point one million copies of the album had been shipped, but it was not until this week that the record's sales finally hit 7 figures. It's likely no coincidence that the album hit platinum a week after K.Dot's monstrous "Control" verse made such an impact, earning...
  • Lil Durk Pleads Guilty On Gun Charges, Receives Probation
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    Lil Durk narrowly avoided jail time in court today, after pleading guilty to gun charges. Fortunately for Durk, he won't be headed the same direction as Gucci Mane (at least not right now), as he's been given probation instead of prison. Chicago Tribune reports that the prosecution had recommended Durk receive at least one year behind bars for gun possession, however Judge Joseph...
  • Wisconsin Rapper Sues Jeezy, Claims "Me OK" Was A Rip-Off
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    TMZ is reporting that Jeezy, who just got out of some legal trouble of his own this past month, is now being sued by a Wisconsin rapper by the name of Big Chris. Chris claims that Jeezy's 2014 hit single "Me OK," produced by Drumma Boy, was a rip-off of his own track "13 Shots." Chris says his single was released a full five years before Jeezy's hit. Unfortunately, neither TMZ nor we...
  • Kanye West Turned Down Las Vegas Residency Worth $4.5 Million
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    Not that Kanye West really needs the money, but the rapper reportedly turned down an offer from a Las Vegas casino which would have made him the highest-paid act in Vegas, topping Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dione and Britney Spears. Honestly though, we can't really see Yeezus being the Las Vegas-performing-type, can you?  TMZ reports that in a written formal offer, Axis at Planet Hollywood offered...
  • Former Cash Money Rapper Stone Passes Away In Louisiana Prison
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    Former Cash Money signee, Stone has passed away in a prison in Louisiana. The rapper, who was a part of Cash Money Degreez, as well as the duo D-Boyz has reportedly died of natural causes.Stone will be remembered not only for his own work, but also for the writing he did for Cash Money behind the scenes, though he remains uncredited. Stone is said to have been responsible for...
  • Happy 4/20: Hip-Hop's Weed Connection
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    In the 90s and early 2000s, smoking marijuana was largely unaccepted and taboo. There was talk that weed was "dangerous," and despite debates and research showing that it was actually safe, and had possible healing properties, it remained banned in every US state. In recent years, more states have come to realize the medical benefits of marijuana, and it has become legal (for medical use only) in...
  • Former Hot Boy Turk Speaks On The Current Lil Wayne, Says He Doesn't Know Him
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    Former Hot Boy Turk spent almost nine years in jail, which definitely put a halt on his rap career. During that time, his former group mate, Lil Wayne, became as big as ever, reaching mainstream status. Now that Turk is out of prison he's been releasing a steady flow of music, and in a recent interview, spoke on the distance between him and Wayne. While talking to G41 Radio Turk spoke on the...
  • Mobb Deep Announces 20th Anniversary Tour Dates [Update: New Dates Added, Alchemist & Boldy James Open]
    After announcing their official reunion, Mobb Deep have now supplied us with the first dates for their 20th Anniversary Tour. That's right, it's been twenty years since the duo's debut album, Juvenile Hell, and Prodigy and Havoc are bringing in the occasion with 17 planned concert dates. The tour will kick off May 9th at Chicago's Double Door, and conclude exactly one month layer at The...
  • Kendrick Lamar Says "People Forget That Jay Z Is From The Projects"
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    Kendrick Lamar covered GQ's man of the year issue last year, and he hasn't stopped showing up on the front page of magazines since. This week he'll be appearing on both ESPN and JET magazine's covers, the latter of which contains an interview with the Grammy-nominated emcee. In the article, K.Dot talks black history, Jay Z, and his writing process. “Hip Hop plays a huge part in Black...
  • Kendrick Lamar Explains Cover Art For "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
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    Kendrick Lamar revealed the cover art for his highly anticipated debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city recently. The creative cover art featuring a childhood photo of Kendrick Lamar, with the deluxe edition featuring an old van in a suburban neighborhood. In an interview with Fuse Kendrick explained why he chose to go with this for the art, as well as explaining where the inspiration for...
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