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  • Cover of Lloyd Banks Confirms "Cold Corner 3" Still In The Works, Speaks On "Hot Nigga" Beat
    You might recall that two years ago, Lloyd Banks announced Cold Corner 3, and at the time, he said it could drop in two weeks time. Well, two weeks has definitely gone and went, and no sign of Cold Corner 3.
  • Cover of Nike Basketball Unveils 'Rose Gold' Collection
    Nike Basketball has officially unveiled their 2015 Elite Series, which will including this 'Rose Gold' Collection- scheduled to hit retailers on June 5th.
  • Cover of 2014-15 NBA Second Half Preview: Eastern Conference
    NBA fans have been truly #blessed this season. The Western Conference is as loaded as ever. The East is finally making a statement of its own. Young talent like Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and Andrew Wiggins are developing into promising stars.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Will Be The Regular Co-Host Of Comedy Bang! Bang! This Summer
    Kid Cudi is certainly broadening his horizons on 2015. The rapper has already locked in a couple of movie roles for the new year (one of which he's also supplying the soundtrack for), and has announced today that he'll be joining the cast of IFC improv show, Comedy Bang! Bang! 
  • Cover of The Yeezus Blessing: A History Of Kanye West's Co-Signs
    You may not agree with everything Kanye West says--in fact, it would be worrisome if you did--but you can't deny his omnipotence as a tastemaker. If Kanye says it's hot, it's hot. Many of today's household names were once unknowns, and thanks to Yeezy, we can now enjoy their them in their full spotlight.
  • Cover of Photos: The Grammys Red Carpet, Backstage & More
    The Grammys were as eventful as ever last night. The annual awards show saw performances from Kanye West, Rihanna, Beyonce, Usher and more, not to mention, the hoards of celebrities that sat in the audience, accepted awards, and hung out backstage (or at pre-Grammy parties).
  • Cover of French Montana Wins Celebrity Bowling Competition
    One word comes to mind when you're given the news that French Montana won a bowling competition; HAAN? It's not exactly common knowledge that the Coke Boy rapper is a regular Roy Munson, but after his triumph at the PBA Celebrity Invitational this weekend, we won't forget.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Talks Playing A Gay Character In "James White", Cut Kissing Scenes
    While Cudi has seemingly been keeping a low profile from a public standpoint, it turns out he's been working hard on both acting and music in over the last year.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco's Message To Kid Cudi: "Talk To Me, Before I Fuck You Up”
    A couple weeks back, Lupe Fiasco and Kid Cudi had a bit of a back-and-forth on Twitter, following Lupe's support of Kendrick Lamar's views on Ferguson.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Hits Studio With Emile Haynie, Updates Fans On "Man On The Moon 3"
    It appears as though Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon 3 album could finally be getting underway. In 2013, the rapper said he'd be dropping an EP to prelude MOTM 3. That EP turned into the heavily-criticized Satellite Flight album.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Is The New Face Of Coach
    Kid Cudi has never been afraid to be himself and try different business ventures outside of the music industry.
  • Cover of Filming For Kid Cudi's New Movie With Zoe Kravitz Is Complete
    Kid Cudi has proved his acting chops over the years, performing bit roles in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, How To Make It In America and more.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 16)
     Nothing too new is going on in the game this past week. In other words, hip-hop is just going right now.
  • Cover of French Montana Has Recorded 100 Songs For "Mac & Cheese"
    French Montana is just now preparing his sophomore album, but he's by no means a new artist. The rapper has been putting in work on the mixtape circuit for years, working with the legendary Max B, and kickstarting his Mac & Cheese mixtape series before seeing any label money.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reflects On "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
    In the new issue of XXL, we get to hear directly from Kendrick Lamar-- instead of going the typical and sometimes boring interview route, Kendrick Lamar writes about himself in the first person.
  • 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.
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