• Bobby Shmurda's Attorney Speaks On Case, Says Bobby's On Rikers Island
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    Since Bobby Shmurda and members of GS9's indictment last week, we haven't gotten much new information about their case, as no news about bail has surfaced. Yesterday, Shmurda's attorney, Howard Greenberg, spoke to The FADER about his client's whereabouts, potential release on bail and the (in his opinion) "bullshit" nature of the charges. Read his interview below. So where is your...
  • Stream DJ Spinz's Visual EP, "Trips"
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    As an Atlanta-based producer, DJ Spinz has been behind some of the city's best tracks of the past year, working with everyone from Young Thug to Kid Ink. Today, he hits us with something that's pretty unprecedented for ATL producers: a "visual EP." Very fittingly entitled Trips, the release consists of four instrumental tracks that come equipped with visuals by DJ Mike Nasty and cover art that...
  • Bobby Shmurda Arrested For Gun Possession
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    Bobby Shmurda and the rest of his GS9 crew began popping off in a big way this June, going from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of YouTube views in just a matter of days. But just before their big break, it seems that the crew's star had a run-in with the law, which we're just learning about now. Today Page Six reports that the "Hot Nigga" rapper was arrested on June 3rd for possession of...
  • Hashtagged Hottie: Laina Rauma
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    Name: Laina Lee Rauma, @lainarauma Hometown: Surrey, BC Canada Age: 29 Occupation: Designer Relationship Status: Very much in love.  Laina, how are you today? I'm great! Pretty chill. Beautiful, sunny day. Can't complain.  How do you pronounce your name correctly? What does it mean? It's pronounced "Lay-na Rou-ma" like round except you take off the "nd" and add a "ma" haha. I...
  • What's Beef: 10 Rappers Who Fired Shots At Their Record Label
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    In the world of hip hop "beef" isn't unusual, in fact it's customary. Some of the greatest and most historical moments in the culture and genre have been produced because of contention. Most disagreements are between two or more artists and/or producers, but from time to time artists have been in dispute with their record labels. And when rappers take to social media, or in some cases to wax, to...
  • Ty Dolla $ign Reveals "Or Nah" Remix To Feature Drake & The Weeknd
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    Ty Dolla $ign's buzz continues to grow more and more with each of his releases, including the recent remix of his "Or Nah" single with The Weeknd. As it turns out, another Toronto native will be hopping on the track for the official remix, you can probably guess his name.  Drake hinted at this over the last week when he tweeted simply "Or Nah...?" Now the news has been confirmed by Ty....
  • 25 Professional Wrestling References in Hip Hop
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    Professional wrestling and hip hop – sounds like an odd combination, but the two cultures that have a lot in common and quite a lot of respect for each others craft. Wrestling federations, whether it has been WWE, WCW, or TNA have all dabbled in hip hop. These companies have frequently collaborated with the genre to make some dope theme tunes for wrestlers. You may also recall that some...
  • Rita Ora Poses For Terry Richardson Photoshoot
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    Rita Ora is huge in the UK, but she's yet to really catch on in North America. However, it looks as though she'll be making a bid for the American audience with her upcoming record, and what better way to catch the eyes of the nation then to do a photoshoot with celebrity photographer, Terry Richardson. Richardson has famously photographed the likes of Rihanna, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP...
  • Migos Preview New Tracks On Instagram, One Featuring Lil Wayne
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    Migos seem to be kicking things into "album mode" right about now. After telling Vulture that the tentatively-titled YRN 2 would be arriving this Spring, the trio have shared two snippets of tracks that will most likely end up on their first commercial release. Oh yeah, and one of them features Lil Wayne, which was hinted at a few weeks ago. "Fantastic" and...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 9)
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    The first full week of 2015 comes with quite a bit of news. First, is the sad news of legendary SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. Then, there was the Charlie Hebdo situation in France. The latter wasn't touched on too much in the hip-hop world (although, it's certainly nothing to take lightly). There were other preoccupations, from the premiere...
  • Kendrick Lamar Says Dr. Dre Is Working On His Album, Responds to Troy Ave's "Weirdo" Comment
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    While he didn't actually release an album last year, Kendrick Lamar managed to put the rap game in a stir. "Control" kept the rapper in the conversation throughout 2013, but in the new year, the rapper has been a little more low-key. One would assume that this is because K.Dot is getting ready to drop his highly anticipated follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city. In an interview with Kube 93,...
  • When Rappers Attack: 10 Rapper/Fan Altercations
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    For as long as hip hop has been a part of popular culture, it has been one of the more interactive genres in music. But while most MCs like to make the crowd a part of the show, fans sometimes go to far in trying to get close to their favorite artist. Whether they're heckling or showing love, the stage has always been an "Enter at your own risk" zone. Rappers more often than not like to settle...
  • 50 Cent's Son Pictured With Slowbucks Again
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    Months after Slowbucks posted a picture of himself and 50 Cent's son Marquise on Instagram, a decision which may (or may not) have led to his chain getting snatched live on stage on G-Unit's Summer Jam reunion, Slow is back taking -- and posting -- literal shots on Instagram. Uploading yet another picture of himself with 50's boy, Slow referred to Marquise as his “lil...
  • Tyga - Careless World: Rise Of The Last King (Full Track List)
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    Last week the partial tracklist leaked online with names of the songs but didn't include all the feature names. Here's the full tracklist: In Stores February 21st!! 1. Careless World 2. Lil Home feat Pharrell 3. Muthafu*ka Up feat Nicki Minaj 4. Echoes Interlude 5. Do It All 6. I’m Gone feat Big Sean 7. For The Fame feat Chris Brown & Wynter Gordon 8. Birdman Interlude 9....
  • 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,...
  • Shooting At Chris Brown Show Injures Five
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    For the second time in the last few months, a Chris Brown-centric event has ended in a shooting. Last year, an event he attended found Death Row mogul Suge Knight shot six times, and last night, a similar incident found five injured in San Jose. While performing his hit single, "Loyal" for a crowd at Fiesta Nightclub, a fight broke out among some attendees. Video footage of the performance...
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