• Review: Fabolous' "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape
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    In November, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James caused a firestorm with comments he made while performing in Brooklyn, New York City. After multiple rappers (most notably Maino) called him out for stating that ATL rappers run NYC musically, the Def Jam signee finally admitted he chose the wrong venue. Veteran Brooklyn rapper Fabolous chose not to respond to James publicly, instead choosing to let...
  • Ice Cube Helps Charity & Gets His Name On A Goodyear Blimp
    In Ice Cube's classic 1992 hit "It Was A Good Day" the rapper told a story of an ideal day in his life, from dawn to dusk. The day finished with Cube spotting the words "Ice Cube's A Pimp" on a Goodyear blimp. Yesterday, on January 20th, twenty two years later, his lyrics became a reality. Ice Cube participated in a fundraising activity in L.A., in an effort to raise money for a charity called A...
  • Tracklist Revealed For Kelly Rowland's "Talk A Good Game"
     With her 4th studio album, Talk A Good Game, less than a month away, Kelly Rowland decides to deliver the tracklisting for the project this evening. Kelly's upcoming album, Talk A Good Game, will be released on June 18th, and will host 15 new tracks. It will feature guest appearances by Beyonce, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, The-Dream, Michelle Williams, and more. It is available now on iTunes for...
  • Big Sean Speaks On Being Called "The Beyonce Of Rap" By Kanye, Bringing Back The "Supa Dupa" Flow
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    Big Sean released his sophomore album last month, and we keep learning more about it. In a recent interview with VIBE, Sean explains a few more details of the album, including the role he had in production. He also speaks about Kanye's declaration that he could be the Beyonce of rap, and the possibility of reintroducing his "Supa Dupa" flow (better know as the "Hashtag rap" that was endorsed by...
  • ScHoolboy Q Says "Oxymoron" Is Finished & He Turned It In To TDE
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    ScHoolboy Q has been drumming up a lot of excitement for his upcoming album, Oxymoron, and although he's spoken on what to expect from the album theme-wise, and delivered two singles thus far, what he hasn't given fans is a release date. However, today Q has revealed that the album is definitely on the way. The Black Hippy rapper tweeted that he's finished the album and turned it over to the...
  • Karrine "Superhead" Steffans Talks Usher, Diddy, & Ja Rule In Life After
     Karrine "Superhead" Steffans was featured on Life After last night where she discussed sleeping with industry men including Usher, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and Ja Rule. She says that Ja Rule was the first star she met while out partying in Los Angeles. After the two met at a nightclub, Superhead described what happened as, "And it was 5 days of non-stop sex!" She...
  • The Weeknd Reveals Origin Of Name, "House Of Balloon" Whereabouts & More On Reddit
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     Following the likes of Chance the Rapper and Big Boi, The Weeknd was the latest artist to partake in Reddit‘s AMA (Ask Me Anything) segment. An open forum, where fans can ask questions directly and get a personal response. During his session earlier today, Abel talked about where his name “The Weeknd” came from. He also answered questions regarding House Of Balloons and its real...
  • Diddy Apparently Lost $1 Million To Rick Ross In A Dice Game
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    It looks like Diddy may have went a little to hard on the Ciroc last night, and possibly gambled away 7 figures to Rick Ross. In a video uploaded to both Puff and Rozay's Instagrams, we see some footage of a million dollar makeshift contract made out to Ross, and the final roll in a "double or nothing" dice game. Ross' caption reads "I had Puff write me a contract for the 1million $$ I won from...
  • Hopsin Debating Whether Or Not To "Smash The Hell Out Of Soulja Boy & His Whole Career"
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    As Hopsin's fanbase continues to grow, the outspoken rapper has taken his music overseas to the U.K., and brought with him Funk Volume label mates Dizzy Wright and Jarren Benton. While talking to Tim Westwood, Tim asked him about current beefs with Hopsin, as the rapper has been known to take shots towards a lot of the mainstream stars.  The only beef...
  • Lola Monroe & King Los Have Baby Boy [Update: Los Reveals Name & Photograph Of Newborn Son]
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    A lot of rap couples seem to be becoming parents lately. Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose gave birth to their new son in February. Of course, Kanye West and Kim K have one on the way. Most recently, King Los and Lola Monroe became parents. Taylor Gang's femcee, Lola Monroe, gave birth to her son yesterday.Lola tweeted the news, welcoming her and Los' baby boy to the...
  • Migos Reveal "Solid Foundation" Mixtape Artwork & Release Date
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    Migos made quite an impact with their YRN mixtape last year, and while we patiently await the sequel, the trio will be treating us to a new compilation hosted by DJ Drama. The Gangsta Grillz project, titled Solid Foundation, will see release February 2nd, also known as Super Bowl Sunday. The atlanta group will not be the only ones featured on the tape, which will showcase their Quality Control...
  • Samples Of The Week: March 20
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    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh...
  • Timbaland Apologizes To Chris Brown Over Comments On Working With Aaliyah Posthumously
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    Timbaland is known to be protective over collaborations with Aaliyah. When rumors started swirling about a posthumous Aaliyah album, to which Drake was attached, Timbo questioned its authenticity, and whether or not it would work. The rumored album seems to have gone into non-existence though, following one leak which featured Drizzy, "Enough Said." Nonetheless, people are continuing to...
  • Kendrick Lamar Explains His Criteria Behind Doing Features
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    Kendrick Lamar has definitely been on his feature game this year. Appearing on songs from Miguel, 50 Cent, Robin Thicke, Dido, and more, sometimes it wasn't clear whether or not K. Dot was entirely excited about the appearances, or was well-deservedly cashing in on his popular demand. In a new interview with Life + Times, Kendrick argues for the former, revealing that he will not do a feature if...
  • Chris Brown Recalls Losing His Virginity At Age 8
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    Chris Brown is getting ready to release his new album X, and has been making the promotional rounds, most recently sitting down for an interview with the theguardian.com. The singer covered familiar topics, such as the infamous Rihanna incident, his questionable tattoo, the paparazzi, and more. One strange new tidbit that he let go was the story of how he lost his virginity at an extremely...
  • Bun B Launches New Food Blog YouGottaEatThis.Com
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    Bun B has been working on his own food-oriented website for awhile now and today he's announced the launch of the site YouGottaEatThis.Com. Bun B's new website definitely caters to today's constant-food-sharing culture. While talking about the new endeavor with NewsFix the rapper explained, "One of the great features about the site. It's a place where you can show us a picture of what you ate...
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