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  • Cover of Detroit Supergroup Doughboyz Cashout Sign With Young Jeezy's CTE Imprint
    Detroit supergroup Doughboyz Cashout have officially signed on with Young Jeezy's Atlanta-based Corporate Thugz Entertainment imprint, which operates under Atalantic Records, for whom Jeezy is a senior VP A&R. Former signees include Blood Raw and Freddie Gibbs. 
  • Cover of Diddy's $500K Maybach Pulled Over By Cops At Gunpoint
    Diddy recently announced that he would be appearing in the British period drama “Downton Abbey,” and then revealed it was false all along.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Partners With United In Peace To Throw Anti-Violence Concert In Chicago
    Waka Flocka has advocated for various causes that touch home with him in the past, namely, he's worked with PETA to support animal rights. Now the rapper is turning to the human-side of things, joining forces with United In Peace Inc. in an effort to quell the mounting violence in Chicago.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: May 7-13
    You know how it goes. We've grabbed some of the tracks we thought were overlooked this past week, and placed them all in one place (here) for your enjoyment. This week it really is about rappers that are overlooked (apart from Party Next Door, who is not a rapper at all).
  • Cover of Andrew Wiggins Custom KD V
    Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 player in the class of 2013, will play for the Kansas Jayhawks. Following the news, photos of a custom KD V colorway for Wiggin's highschool team surfaced, sporting a metallic blue upper, and orange to white fade along the midsole.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 4-10)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Macklemore Upset That OKC Thunder Play "Can't Hold Us" At Games
    Seattle is trying desperately to bring basketball back to their city, and a group led by billionaire Chris Hansen is putting up serious cash to entice the NBA in relocating the Sacramento Kings to Seattle where they will be the second iteration of the Supersonics.  Losing their basketball team is a sore spot for Seatt
  • Cover of "The Cee Lo Life" Reality Show Will Document Goodie Mob Reunion
    As reported by HipHopDX, it seems Cee Lo Green is getting his own TBS reality show called "The Cee Lo Life," which will document Goodie Mobb's reunion as they work on their new Age Against The Machine album. 
  • Cover of 10 Most Exciting Non-Dunkers In The NBA
    Alley-oops and facials in the paint dominate the average highlight reel. When you think of the best dunkers in the league, players like LeBron and Blake Griffin come to mind.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Signs New Group, W3 The Future, To Young Money
     Lil Wayne and Mack Maine continue to build their Young Money Empire by adding new artists to what seems to be every couple weeks. Well, the newest members to be added to the always-growing YMCMB label is international boy band W3 The Future.
  • Cover of PepsiCo To Meet With Emmett Till's Family To Discuss Lil Wayne Controversy [Update: Statement Released Following Meeting]
    The whole debacle between Lil Wayne, Emmett Till's family, and Mountain Dew may turn out to be a teaching moment for the rest of America, at least, that's what Al Sharpton hopes for. A sit-down is being planned for PepsiCo and the Emmett Till family, Sharpton revealed.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 30-May 6
    This week continues to be a good one on the hip-hop front. Today alone saw new projects from Logic and Harry Fraud, yesterday we got August Alsina's mixtape, while last week we got projects from J. Cole, Chance The Rapper, and the list goes on.
  • Cover of Gunplay Reveals Album Title Change From "Medellin" To "Living Legend"
    Gunplay is prepping his new album, which we originally knew as Medellin, but the rapper revealed that he's changed the name to better reflect himself, thus it's now called Living Legend.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Announces "The Space Migration" Tour
    Mac Miller's upcoming album Watching Movies With The Sound Off is now underway, with the first single, "S.D.S," surprising fans of the maturing rapper. Mac Miller will be supporting his sophomore album on an upcoming 38-city North American tour, as announced today.
  • Cover of Restock Date: Jordan Bred 11s, Cement 3s & Thunder 4s
    Better start saving now. May 25th marks a massive restock for Jordan Brand. White Cement IVs, 88'Retro IIIs, Thunder IVs, and everybody's favorite Bred XIs will all be restocking at Eastbay, Footlocker, Finishline and Footaction locations. Click through to get the details. 
  • Cover of Artwork Revealed For Upcoming Single From Young Jeezy "Talk That"
     The producer behind Rocko's big/controversial song, "U.O.E.N.O.", Childish Major, took to Twitter today to unveil the artwork for an upcoming single from Young Jeezy.
  • Cover of Mountain Dew Drops Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Line [Update: Till Family Reacts To Drop]
    It seems as though Lil Wayne's recent apology for his crude reference to Emmett Till on "Karate Chop (remix)" was not good enough for his sponsors. Lil Wayne and PepsiCo have officially parted ways.
  • Cover of Snoop Lion Joins Tony Bennett's "Voices Against Violence" Campaign
     Snoop Lion has had peoples interest over the past few months with the tranformation from gangster rapper to peace activisits. Continuing his peaceful path, Snoop Lion has joined forces with Tony Bennett on a new campaign aimed to end gun violence in the streets.
  • Cover of Producer Araabmuzik Shot In Attempted Robbery In Rhode Island
    As reported by Complex, it seems producer Araabmuzik was shot after several unidentified men attempted to rob him in his native Rhode Island. Fortunately, his wounds aren't fatal, and the talented young musician is recovering in hospital as we speak. 
  • Cover of Mac Miller Announces Release Date For “Watching Movies With The Sound Off”
    As reported by OnSMASH, Mac Miller just announced the release date for his upcoming Watching Movies With The Sound Off album via a live Ustream session. The full-length project will consist of 16 official tracks and three bonus cuts, and is scheduled to drop on June 18th. 
  • Cover of TLC Will Reunite For Mixtape Festival 2013 [Update: TLC Working On New Music With Drake, Ne-Yo, & J.Cole]
    Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas are coming together once again as TLC to perform at VH1's upcoming Mixtape Festival 2013. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 23-29
    This week there's was some difficulty in deciding what to feature on Underrated Audio, and it wasn't because there was an excess of tracks to choose from, but sadly, the opposite. Nonetheless, we've come through, with five cuts from last week that were not given all their deserved play time.
  • Cover of Rumor: Wu-Tang Reunion Compromised By Managers
    Things were really starting to look good for the Wu-Tang reunion. The Clan recently announced the title of their planned 20th Anniversary LP, A Better Tomorrow, which was set for a July release.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Updates On "Pink Slime," Talks "SDS" & New Sound
    Mac Miller kept extremely quiet about his upcoming album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off, after he announced the title this past October. He finally showed signs that the album is indeed coming to fruition, when he dropped the first single, "SDS," last week.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 16-22
    The month of April is already wrapping up, even though it seems like it just arrived. We celebrated 4/20 over the weekend, which saw an influx of weed-smoking songs on the site, as expected. Nonetheless, we like think that you can make every day a 4/20, especially when you have the right music.
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