• Charts Don't Lie: September 7
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    We're currently awaiting first week sale numbers for Jeezy's new album, Seen It All, which is supposed to move around 90k-100k. Even though these are just projections at the moment, it's extremely unlikely The Snowman will be able to beat the sales of his last album TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition, which moved 233,000 copies when it dropped three years ago. We'll wait to analyze those numbers once Seen...
  • John Legend Says Kanye West "Doesn't Really Make Beats Anymore"
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    John Legend is currently prepping a new studio album, which sounds like it's shaping up to be his best yet. It's the closest John's worked with Kanye West, his G.O.O.D. Music boss, ever on a project, and so that alone adds to the anticipation. He's released two well-recieved singles so far, "The Beginning," and "Who Do We Think We Are" with Rick Ross, and now he's confirmed on the Breakfast...
  • Fredo Santana Reveals Tracklist And Cover Art For "Walking Legend"
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    Back in May, we learned of Fredo Santana's upcoming album Walking Legend when he released the track "Coming Up." "That's A No No," which featured Lil Reese, followed, and now we've got the full tracklist from the project. The artwork is in the gallery above, and check out the tracklist below. 1. Check Came In (Prod. By Dirty Vans)2. It Don't Make No Sense (Prod. By Zaytoven &...
  • Ryan McDermott Reveals How He Got Signed To G.O.O.D Music
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    Ryan McDermott is G.O.O.D. Music's newest soulful singer, although not much is known about the man himself or how his deal transpired. Ever since it was announced that Ryan was a part of the G.O.O.D. team, he's been putting out music at a steady pace. Today he dropped a music video for "Overflow," as well as an interview which answers some of the questions about his connection with G.O.O.D....
  • Wiz Khalifa Explains Why All Current Rap "Sounds The Same", Talks Future Collaborations With 50 Cent
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    Wiz Khalifa just dropped his collaborative EP with Curren$y, and already has another solo effort planned for this year. While he's as prolific as ever, the Pittsburgh rapper expressed that he wants to move away from the current trends in the rap game on his new music. IN a recent interview, Wiz spoke of how rap is starting to sound the same, his issues with mixing religion and hip hop, and future...
  • Kendrick Lamar Talks Lack Of Dr. Dre Production On His Album & No Longer Feeling Pressured
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    Kendrick Lamar was under a lot of pressure when he dropped good kid m.A.A.d. city. The expectations for the project were impossibly high, but Kendrick ended up delivering a final project that satisfied his fans, and definitely scored him some new admirers. The album continues sell into the new year, with "Poetic Justice" recently going gold. But the question has already now become, can he do...
  • Pusha T, Young Thug, YG Among 30 Rappers Recruited For "Rap Monument" Track
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    Crew tracks are commonplace in rap today, but unless we're going back to The Game's legendary "One Blood" remix, they rarely feature more than 5 or 6 rappers. A new project put together by Noisey and Hennessey plans to raise the bar for posse cuts, featuring 30 different rappers recorded in 3 different cities (Game's track had 23 rappers by the way. We had to count). With studio sessions in rap...
  • Stream JMSN's "†Pllajë†" EP In Its Entirety
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     As promised, Detroit's JMSN releases his brand new †Pllaj놠EP today on iTunes. The 10-track project can be purchased on iTunes or be streamed for free below. Actual physical copies, vinyls and cd’s, are available for purchase over at Spin Shop. The project's cover art can be seen in the gallery above as well. Take a listen to the full project below. 1. Pllajë2. Adá3. Wasted Love4....
  • A$AP Mob Announce Album Release Date For "L.O.R.D."
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    The A$AP Mob has been relatively quiet in past months. We heard in August that there would be an official A$AP Mob album to follow up their mixtape, Lord$ Never Worry, and although it was originally supposed to drop in October, obviously October has came and went without signs of an album from the collective. Now we've received word of a release date for the upcoming A$AP Mob album, which...
  • Wale Announces "Album About Nothing" For The Fall
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    Wale was off the Twitter tip for a period time, stemming from all the drama centered around his angry phone call to the Complex offices when they snubbed him on their year-end lists. In the end, Wale wrote an open letter on his blog explaining his hiatus in full, but in recent times the MMG rapper has returned to the Twittersphere. The DMV native took to Twitter confirm his Album About Nothing...
  • Most Influential NYC Female Rappers By Borough
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    Most people know of the male heavyweights in hip-hop who have inhabited the streets and hoods of hip-hop's birthing place, New York City, since the onsets of their careers. They constantly make references to their stomping grounds in their tracks, paying homage to their homies through shout outs, making sure they never take for granted where they came from. Until Notorious B.I.G.’s death...
  • Childish Gambino Says "Rap Is Done" In Hot 97 Interview
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    Childish Gambino doesn't always open up in interviews, he usually lets people know how he truly feels through his music, poems, or Twitter rants. The only exception however, is when he sits down with his friend Peter Rosenberg, who gets Yung Donald to really explain himself and what he thinks about a wide range of topics. As usual, Gambino's take on most topics is quite polarizing, mainly because...
  • Kanye West Rep Calls Leaked "Paris" Tracklist "Bogus"
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    Yesterday, an image of a purported tracklist for Kanye West's next album began circulating, and like any sane group of people who think they've got a new, legit Yeezy tracklist on their hands, the internet promptly freaked out. Unfortunately, a rep for Kanye has come out and said, straight up, "This is bogus." Reported by Billboard, this news puts a stymie on a tracklist that included...
  • 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...
  • Drake's Opening An OVO Store In Toronto Soon [Update: Store Opens Tomorrow]
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    Drake's OVO imprint has become a brand in and of itself, as most crew/labels are warrant to do these days. OVO has done several capsule collections in the past, most recently, OVO teamed up with Capcom for a street fighter inspired line of clothing. He's also done pop-up shops for OVO-branded clothing in the past, but soon he'll be making OVO a permanent fixture in Toronto with a flagship...
  • 2014 Soul Train Awards Recap & Performances
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    The 2014 Soul Train Awards have come to an end. Viewers who had an opportunity to catch the R&B award show were treated to some great performances from the contemporary genre's best and brightest. Featured below is a complete list of the winners and nominees. Following the list, BET's official player, which features all of the tonight's performances, is now available for streaming. Let...
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