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  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reportedly Robbed In San Francisco, Shots Were Fired [Update: Robbery Footage Added]
    2 Chainz is at the height of his fame, and with his bright clothing and affinity for gold jewelry (plus his long hair and height) the rapper doesn't really have a choice but to stick out wherever he goes.
  • Cover of Cover Art & Tracklist Revealed For Killer Mike & El-P's "Run The Jewels"
     After already delivering a couple impressive tracks off their upcoming project, the duo consisting of Killer Mike and El-P (Run The Jewels), have revealed the official artwork and tracklisting to their upcoming project of the same name Run The Jewels.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs Says Young Jeezy Was Not Supportive Of Split, Calls Him Fake [Update: Gibbs Calls Out Jeezy Again]
    Freddie Gibbs parted ways from Young Jeezy's CTE label last year, following rumors that the two may be ending their affiliation. At first, it seemed like Gangsta Gibbs was keeping his mouth shut about the split, saying only that it was a mutual business decision.
  • Cover of Cover Art & Release Date Revealed For Cory Gunz' "Datz WTF I'm Talkin Bout"
     Cory Gunz has been silent for long enough, and he's ready to return to the game with his upcoming mixtape Datz WTF I'm Talkin Bout.  The tape finally has a release date in sight, as well as cover art released today along with a mixtape trailer.
  • 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 Machine Gun Kelly Announces "Black Flag" Mixtape With Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Machine Gun Kelly has been open about his punk/rock influences, and if it wasn't obvious enough before, it's definitely obvious now. 
  • Cover of Gunplay Feels Abstaining From Cocaine Use Has Made Him A Better Artist
    In a recent interview with RapFix Live, MMG emcee Gunplay opened up about substance abuse, cocaine specifically. 
  • Cover of DJ Paul Explains Three 6 Mafia Reunion Is Happening Without Juicy J, Under New Group Name
    There have been rumors about a Three 6 Mafia reunion for some time now, and the biggest question many people have is whether or not it'll be the full group. DJ Paul has confirmed today that Three 6 Mafia will indeed reunite as a group, however, under a new name: Da Mafia 6ix.
  • Cover of West Coast Fest Tour Line-Up Features E-40, Dogg Pound, Warren G & More
    Today the artists were announced for the West Coast Fest Tour, and it's an OG affair. E-40, DJ Quik, Mack 10, Dogg Pound, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Warren G, Suga Free and Baby Bash have all been tapped for the upcoming tour.
  • Cover of Cover Art & Release Date Revealed For Young Dro's "Day Two" Mixtape
    Hustle Gang's Young Dro is getting back into the swing of things with an upcoming mixtape. Dro revealed the artwork, title and release date today. Young Dro will be following up Ralph Lauren Reefa with Day Two. The tape is expected to drop on June 11th. Peep the art in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Close To Signing $20M Deal With Samsung
    The Roc Nation brand supremacy continues to grow as Jay-Z is said to be close to closing a deal with Samsung that would net him nearly $20 million. 
  • Cover of Rihanna's "Unapologetic" Goes Platinum
     Adding to Rihanna's already long list of awards and achievements is the news that her latest album, Unapologetic, has officially gone platinum.
  • Cover of Donald Trump Takes A Shot At Mac Miller On Twitter
    Mac Miller and Donald Trump have been known to go at it on Twitter in the past, ever since Mac's viral hit "Donald Trump" dropped.
  • Cover of Stream Album Snippets Of Mac Miller's "Watching Movies With The Sound Off"
    Mac Miller is dropping his sophomore effort, Watching Movies With The Sound Off, on June 18th, competing with the likes of Kanye West and J. Cole. From what we've heard so far, it sounds like Mac is taking a decidely different direction than his debut album, Blue Slide Park.
  • Cover of DMC Says Run-DMC Will Never Be "Back Together", Argues Hip Hop Continues To Make Same Mistakes
    Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Joseph "Run" Simmons' recent performances have excited fans who want to see an official reunion for the group. In a recent interview, DMC revealed that while he enjoys performing Run DMC's music, the group can not exist in wake of the passing of DJ and essential member Jam Master Jay.
  • Cover of Cover Art Revealed For Young Jeezy & CTE's "#Itsthaworld"
     With Young Jeezy and his CTE label set to release their upcoming EP in a couple days (May 30th), Jeezy decides to drop off the official art work for the project this evening.
  • Cover of Young Jeezy // French Montana At King Of Diamonds
    French Montana celebrated his album release for Excuse My French at King of Diamonds on May 24th, the mecca of all strip clubs. The following night the partying continued when Young Jeezy hit up KOD with his crew. Peep photos of both nights from NLPG Images. Thanks to Echo Hattix & Moses Hill!
  • 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 Tracklist Revealed For Mac Miller's "Watching Movies With The Sound Off"
    // With the release date of his sophomore album quickly approaching, it's only fitting that the official tracklisting for Mac Miller's project gets revealed.
  • Cover of Gunplay Reveals Artwork For "Acquitted" Mixtape
    As you may or may not know, Gunplay beat a life sentence earlier this year. The MMG rapper, who was charged with robbing his accountant with a weapon in October 2012 (a crime that was caught on camera), avoided any serious jailtime due to the victim's lack of cooperation. 
  • Cover of B.o.B Says That "Underground Luxury" Is "Probably The Most Edgy Project" He's Done
    // B.o.B is getting back into the swing of things when it comes to hip-hop music, and he's been doing quite a few interviews. The rapper recently revealed the title of his upcoming third studio album, Underground Luxury, which he discussed while visiting The Breakfast Club on Power 105.
  • Cover of MGK Calls Himself "The Voice Of Cleveland" Now That LeBron Left
    Is the NBA Lottery fixed?  Well there are certainly many cases to make that suggest that David Stern and Company have played a hand in determining where the lottery balls fall, most recently the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) grabbing the first overall pick after the league had vetoed their trade sending Chris Pau
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: May 14-20
    This week we bring to you only four cuts that fit the title. Although it seems like more and more music is dropping as we enter the summer months, not every thing is a stand out. These songs didn't necessarily get a lot of love from our viewers, so here we are giving them the second go-round in Underrated Audio.
  • Cover of Young Scooter Pens Letter To Fans From Jail, Reveals Features For "Street Lottery 2"
    Last month we reported that Young Scooter was sharing a jail cell with friend and frequent collaborator, Gucci Mane. While GuWop saw release a few weeks back, Scooter is still behind bars. Today Scoo-Wop released both a new song recorded over the phone from prison as well as a letter to his fans.
  • Cover of El-P Says Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Inspired His Work With Killer Mike
    El-P is somewhat of a legend in the underground hip hop game. The Brooklyn rapper/producer co-founded Def Jux in 1999, and has contributed beats and verses to plenty of well-respected releases, including Cannibal Ox's The Cold Vein, Cage's Hell's Winter, and his own group, Company Flow's Funcrusher.
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