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  • Cover of Universal To Reissue Classic Albums From Eminem, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne & More On Vinyl
    Vinyl was once an inseparable part of hip hop culture, but as technology has advanced, the format has naturally fallen out of favor (even in the DJ world). Universal Music is making an effort to give collectors another (or in some cases, first) chance to own some of genre's seminal albums on wax.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio:  September 7-13
    With the school year already in session we've been seeing rappers get busy too-- albums are dropping one by one, and there are more to come, with Drake's Nothing Was The Same in ten days, and MMG's Self Made 3 prior to that, Danny Brown's OLD finally on the way, plus Meek Mill's mixtape...You get the idea. Take a brea
  • Cover of 50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
    50 Cent stopped by Funkmaster Flex's evening mixshow last night, and went on air to discuss Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, his relationship with Nas, the status of G-Unit and more. Fif praised K. Dot's verse, as many have already, saying it's good to see the competitive spirit in rap. 
  • Cover of Tracklist Revealed For Young Chop's "Precious" Album
    Young Chop is dropping his debut album tomorrow, and today gives fans a look at the tracklist for Precious. The Chicago producer who was made famous with help from Chief Keef has recruited Juicy J, Johnny May Cash, Freddie Gibbs, SD and more for the album (although no Keef).
  • Cover of Freeway Talks "Roctober" Initiative, "Roc Reunion" Show, New Album & Brother Ali Collaboration
    During a conversation with HipHopDX at the recent Coast 2 Coast Convention in Miami, Florida, Freeway discussed his new album, his collaborative project with Brother Ali and his upcoming "Roc Reunion" show.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: August 31- September 6, 2013
    After a hiatus last week, Underrated Audio returns today to bring you several overlooked records that dropped in the past seven days. We've had an influx of mixtapes recently, which have provided us with most of these tracks-- no Lil Wayne on this feature though. 
  • Cover of Review: The Underachievers' "The Lords Of Flatbush"
    Following the earlier release of their debut project Indigoism this year The Underachievers are back with a solid new mixtape, The Lords of Flatbush reasserting their undeniable spot in the Beast Coast movement.
  • Cover of Jeezy Officially Drops "Young" From His Name
    There was some talk of Jeezy dropping the "Young" from his name a few years back, when the artwork for "Lose My Mind" listed him simply as "Jeezy".
  • Cover of Curren$y Reveals Cover Art For "Bales" Project [Update: Curren$y Says It Will Drop On Friday]
    Curren$y is never one to keep fans thirsty for too long, and he's gearing up to release a new project called Bales with Young Roddy. While Spitta has yet to reveal a release date, he did drop some cover art for the project on Instagram. Spitta always knows how to choose his artwork, peep it in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Police Found Guns & Drugs On 2 Chainz' Tour Bus
    When it was reported that 2 Chainz only charge after last week's tour bus incident was "obstruction of an officer," it seemed like the rapper's vehicle must have been clean. This couldn't be farther from the truth.
  • Cover of B.o.B Is Planning To Start His Own Label "Ham Squad"
    B.o.B is keeping fans waiting on his upcoming album, Underground Luxury, although he says in a new interview the LP is completely finished at this point. Following this album, Bobby Ray is looking to branch out business-wise, with the start of his very own record label called Ham Squad.
  • Cover of Review: Dizzy Wright’s “The Golden Age”
    After a number of impressive leaks, Dizzy Wright, drops his highly anticipated mixtape, The Golden Age.
  • Cover of Episode 5 of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Berner & More (Finale)
    With the Under The Influence tour over, revisit HNHH and Taylor Gang's final vlog episode of life on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road.
  • Cover of J. Cole Talks About How Sha Money XL Tried To Get 50 Cent To Sign Him
    J. Cole collaborated with 50 Cent this past year for "New York Times," a bonus track on Born Sinner. This was our first taste of a 50 x Cole collaboration, but what would it have been like if Cole and Fif were frequent collaborators?
  • Cover of Action Bronson Announces New Album Title [Update: Action Says Title Was A Joke]
    Among Action Bronson's frequent Twitter ramblings, the rapper recently revealed the title to his new album.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Announces New EP & Album
    The album announcements just keep coming in, following the eventful MTV VMAs. Joe Budden recently released a response to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, and now he's announcing a lot more music is on the way.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: August 17-23
    We got quite a few new mixtapes this week, including one really big one from Dizzy Wright, The Golden Age.
  • Cover of LeBron Running On An Anti-Gravity Treadmill - It's A Trend Now
    Apparently anti-gravity treadmills are becoming a thing now.  Last week we saw Kobe Bryant jogging on one and it was believed he needed it to cushion his Achilles, and LeBron James has posted a video on Instagram of him running on one. LeBron has posted some great workout videos already, including one of him pulling
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz & T.I. Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Woman's Jaw
    Whatever it was that got 2 Chainz arrested was not the only illegal activity happening on the "America's Most Wanted" tour buses yesterday. A woman has come forth, claiming that an entourage member on the tour assaulted her after the show in OKC last night.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Goes On Twitter Rant, Says "Fuck The System"
    Chris Brown's probation was revoked during the unfolding of his hit-and-run case (which has been dismissed), however it was reinstated on one condition-- that Breezy do 1,000 hours of community service. As you may recall, the D.A.
  • Cover of Rap-A-Lot Records Signs New Distribution Deal With Sony RED
    The acclaimed hip-hop label Rap-A-Lot Records has found a new distributor, moving from INgrooves to Sony RED. The label, which has been around for 27 years, announced the exclusive multi-year deal today, which will include physical and digital distribution in the United States and Canada.
  • Cover of Kanye West Chooses Next "Yeezus" Single
    Divisive to say the least, Kanye West’s Yeezus has gone certified Gold, but overall has been viewed as a disappointed sales wise.  Looking to bolster those numbers, Yeezy is set to release the next single off the album “Bound 2.”
  • Cover of A3C Festival Announces ScHoolboy Q, Bun B, A$AP Ferg Among Performers This Year
    The Atlanta hip-hop festival A3C now spans five days for their ninth annual event. This year the festival takes place on October 2nd til the 6th.
  • Cover of Review: Trinidad James' "10 Pc. Mild"
    2012’s Don’t Be S.A.F.E. flew under the radar for the hip-hop masses. Aside from smash hits “Female$ Welcomed” and “All Gold Everything”, nobody quite knew the true identity of Trinidad James. Many eyebrows were raised when James inked a deal with Def Jam worth $2 million.
  • Cover of Raz-B's Coma Was A Hoax According To His Manager
    Reports have been circulating about B2K singer Raz-B, who was allegedly on life support following an attack that took place in China while the singer was out there to perform. Last we heard on Sunday night was that Raz-B was out of his coma and in stable condition.
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