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  • Cover of Kid Cudi Lashes Out At Chuck Inglish For Leaking Old Record
    Over the weekend, an unreleased track from Kid Cudi & King Chip, who went by the duo The Almighty GloryUS, was leaked onto the internet Friday night by the song’s producers Chuck Inglish & Blended Babies.
  • Cover of Pulling A "Beyonce": The Surprise Album Phenom
    The trend of surprise albums has definitely caused a shift in the traditional method of releasing music. Interviews, music videos and singles are still protocol (well, usually), but we’ve watched the likes of Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, Skrillex, J. Cole etc.
  • Cover of French Montana Preps "Mac & Cheese: The Appetizer" With Harry Fraud
    Before we get French Montana's mixtape-turned-sophomore album, Mac & Cheese 4, we'll be getting a little "appetizer." The rapper said in October that his Mac & Cheese album had a tentative release date of December 16th, but obviously that hasn't worked out as instead, the rapper is offering up a mixtape for December
  • Cover of Stream Red Cafe's "In Us We Trust" EP
    As he prepares for his upcoming album ShakeDown, NY veteran Red Cafe has shared a compilation EP entitled In Us We Trust before rolling out details and content for the larger project.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "m.A.A.d" Film To Air At MOCA In 2015
    Kendrick Lamar's debut album, despite being just over two years old, is well on its way to becoming certified classic rap material. The Compton native's story-telling and concept intertwining the entire project gave the album a vivid sense of reality.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi & Method Man To Appear In CBS Drama "Scorpion"
    As a musician, Kid Cudi's been called a lot of things, but "pop genius" might not be one of them. As an actor, that's a different story entirely, as he's just been tapped to appear as a "brilliant musical prodigy" in the CBS show "Scorpion."
  • Cover of French Montana & Jeremih Announce "Set It Off" Tour
    French Montana revealed a tentative release date for Mac And Cheese 4 the other day. Now that the album is completed and awaiting sample clearances, he's announced a new tour alongside r'n'b singer Jeremih, for their "Set It Off" tour.
  • Cover of French Montana Announces Tentative Release Date For "Mac & Cheese 4"
    Since French Montana began dating a Kardashian earlier this year, he's been in the news so much for his personal life (the relationship, subsequent breakup, and then a divorce on top of all of that) that it's easy to forget that he's been hard at work prepping his next album.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Tells Crowd To "Suck My Dick" At OutKast's "ATLast" Show
    This past weekend OutKast took over Atlanta for three days with their homecoming "ATLast" show. For each show, a different set of openers were called upon, with Kid Cudi, Childish Gambino and Raury opening for the Friday show. 
  • Cover of 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Green Carpet: Interviews With Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Lil Boosie & More
    The 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards went down in Atlanta this past weekend, although viewers don't actually get to see the event until it airs on BET on October 14th. Nonetheless, we have some green carpet exclusive coverage from the past weekend that you can check out prior to the awards show airing.
  • Cover of SZA Says Kendrick Lamar's Storytelling Is "On A Grander Scale" On His New Album
    As if Kendrick Lamar's follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city needed any more hype.
  • Cover of Lil Kim Reveals New "Hard Core" Mixtape Release Date [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    When Lil Kim released a freestyle this week, rehashing her beef with the currently hotter than ever Nicki Minaj, it seemed like an announcement may follow soon. Right no time, Kim has given us a new release date for her oft-delayed project, Hard Core 2k13. 
  • Cover of Curren$y Announces New Jet Life Compilation Mixtape "Organized Crime"
    Curren$y may have just blessed fans with his Saturday Night Car Tunes project slightly more than a week ago, but the Jet Life general already has another free project lined up.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Inspires A College Course
    Inspiring college courses is rarely thought of as a benchmark for songwriters, but with the works of Jay Z, Bruce Springsteen and 2Pac all being the focus of past classes at accredited universities, maybe it's time we start doing so.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Faints At Chicago Show
    Kid Cudi is known to be a pretty active performer, and it seems like his live show got the best of him last night in Chicago. The Cleveland rapper lowered himself to the photo pit level below stage at the show, interacting with fans and signing an autograph before collapsing quite suddenly.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
    The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.  
  • Cover of French Montana, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross Have Recorded A Song Called "Gucci Mane"
    French Montana is currently preparing his sophomore album, Mac & Cheese, and in a new interview with Billboard, he's explained what we can expect from the new record.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar To Debut "m.A.A.d" Short Film Next Month
    Though hip-hop artists are currently prone to using the phrase "it's gonna be a movie" when talking about their next project, Kendrick Lamar's semi-autobiographical good kid, m.A.A.d city was one of the few to actually fit that description, detailing a day in the life of a South Central teen.
  • Cover of Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Expecting Second Child
    It looks like Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz will be adding another member to their family. The power couple announced early Thursday morning that they are expecting their second child together.
  • Cover of Rihanna Parties With 2014 FIFA World Cup Winners
    If you follow Rihanna on Twitter, you know she's actively been involved in all things World Cup, watching each match and tweeting whatever goes down, showing her support for a variety of countries.
  • Cover of French Montana's "Mac & Cheese 4" Dropping In November, Will Feature Kanye West And will.i.am
    This year, French Montana has seemed to focus more on mentoring younger artists like Chinx and Lil Durk than on his own music, but that's soon to change. Speaking with MTV yesterday while standing next to Durk, Montana revealed that his next album, Mac & Cheese 4, is scheduled for release in November.
  • Cover of French Montana Reveals Upcoming Single From "Mac & Cheese 4" Album
    Yesterday you might have noticed our list of "Top Hip-Hop Club Bangers From The Past Decade"-- unsurprisingly, French Montana was on there multiple times with hits like "Pop That" and "Ocho Cinco." Now that French is gearing up for his sophomore album, which is going to be the fourth instalment of the Mac & Cheese
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Plans Short Film For His Song "Balmain Jeans"
    After acting in two films this year, "Need For Speed" and "Goodbye World," it seems as if Kid Cudi has caught the Hollywood bug.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi & Snoop Dogg To Headline North Coast Music Festival In Chicago
    The festival news keeps pouring in. While we learned earlier today that Murs' Paid Dues festival is cancelled this year, North Coast Music Festival in the Chi is going strong on their five-year anniversary.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Gives His Opinion On Justin Bieber's Recent Behavior
    Kid Cudi recently gave his opinion to Esquire magazine on a number of random topics, including Justin Bieber's bad boy behavior.
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