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  • Cover of Azealia Banks Criticizes Eminem For Rapping "I’ll Punch Lana Del Rey Right In The Face"
    Eminem's new "SHADY CXVPHER" has attracted a fair amount of attention since hitting the web yesterday, namely because Em is still one of the biggest rappers in the game, and pretty much anything he does is going to get an insane number of eyeballs.
  • Cover of Shooting The Shit With Sir Michael Rocks
    Sir Michael Rocks is not new when it comes to this rapping thing. He's been doing it for almost ten years now, yet he can still be considered a young'n at the current age of 26 (and in fact, he's often grouped in with the young'ns, something we discuss during our interview).
  • Cover of Review: Sir Michael Rocks "BANCO"
    As a member of the Cool Kids, Sir Michael Rocks helped pioneer the current “cool kid” rap and fashion swag, since borrowed by a number of your favorite artists. They were the next big thing, even featured in a nationally aired Rhapsody commercial, with future star Sara Bareilles.
  • Cover of Stream Sir Michael Rocks' New Album "BANCO"
    Sir Michael Rocks brought his new sounds to the fans at Midnight last night with his new album BANCO. After posting a leak yesterday with Chuck Inglish and Too Short, "Ain't Nothing Like", you can now stream the album in full before deciding to make the iTunes purchase.
  • Cover of Sir Michael Rocks Announces "Banco" Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist
    Finally, Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids fame has locked down a release date for his long-awaited solo album, Banco.
  • Cover of The Cool Kids Talk Reunion, & "Shark Week" Album
     At the top of the year, Chuck Inglish dropped some exciting, and long over-due news. The Detroit producer revealed that he and Sir Michael Rocks, bka The Cool Kids, were going to reunite for a new album titled Shark Week, their first since 2011’s When Fish Ride Bicycles.
  • Cover of Chuck Inglish Says New Cool Kids Album "Shark Week" Is Coming Soon
    Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks have been very prolific since their work together as The Cool Kids, but there have been few updates on a new project from the duo. Today, Chuck surprised fans with an announcement concerning new music from Mikey and himself.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: December 14- December 20
    With Christmas approaching soon, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit-- rappers included. On this week's edition of Underrated Audio you'll find two themed tracks that are perfect for the holidays, as well as two other joints that you should feel free to bump any time of the year.
  • Cover of Wale & Sir Michael Rocks Engage In Twitter Beef
    This is pretty random, but somehow MMG's Wale and Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids got into a small Twitter beef last night. Wale's no stranger to beef, but we don't usually hear about Mikey getting mixed up in it.
  • Cover of DMX Runs Naked Through Hotel Hallway For No Particular Reason [Update: DMX Explains Incident]
    DMX was caught in the midst of strange behavior, and of course, TMZ has the footage. Dark Man X was at a hotel in Detroit last weekend, where he decided to run laps around the hallway of the hotel, naked.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: June 4-10
    With the hectic-ness that was HOT 97's Summer Jam UA was missing from the site last week. Nonetheless, today we return in full force looking back at tracks that were posted within the past fourteen days instead of seven, because as usual, more than a few dope cuts have gone overlooked.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: May 21- 27
    This week's Underrated Audio will put you on to five cuts from rising artists all of sorts.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 5-11
    It seems like the lack-of-music we we're talking about on last week's Underrated Audio has finally come to an end. This past week we've seen huge songs drop from Drake, Fabolous, A$AP Rocky, Lupe Fiasco and Ace Hood, just to name a few.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: July 24- July 30
    Last week was kind of under-wheming on the new-music-I-enjoy front, but we have some promising releases in the very near future. See three jams below that deserve a listen.Sir Michael Rocks- Can’t Hide Feat. Rockie Fresh 
  • Cover of Exclusive Interview: Sir Michael Rocks Talks On His Solo Career, The Cool Kids, Signing To Curren$y's JLR & More
    Sir Michael Rocks, also known as Mikey Rocks, also known as 1/2 of the Cool Kids, is probably the freshest motherfucker ever. It's not even a cocky thing, he'll tell you himself, it's just what it is. But not only is Mikey Rocks always fresh, he's always ahead of the curve, music-wise and fashion-wise.
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