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  • Cover of Azealia Banks Announces Spring Mini-Tour
    After Azealia Banks' Playboy issue hits shelves on March 20th, she'll be giving fans a few additional chances to see her in the flesh this spring.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Gave Michael Jackson's Son A Preview Of His New Album
    Kendrick Lamar has been kind of stingy with sharing new music this year, leaking tracks off his untitled album sparingly. The two official singles he has shared, "i" and "The Blacker the Berry," are enough to get most of us hype for what's to come, and fiend for more (so the plan is working).
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Unveils "Not Redy 2 Leave" Tour With Vince Staples
  • 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 Carmelo Anthony To Undergo Surgery, Will Miss Remainder Of The Season
    According to reports, Carmelo Anthony has played in his last game of the season. As expected, Melo will undergo knee surgery and will be leaving the Knicks in a perfect position to land the #1 overall pick in the 2015 draft. Here's looking at you, Jahlil Okafor. 
  • Cover of 10 Essential Freddie Gibbs Tracks
    Hailing from Gary, Indiana, Freddie Gibbs moved to Los Angeles in 2006 after he signed to Interscope Records. Things didn't work out with Interscope and Gibbs inked a deal with Young Jeezy's CTE label.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks & Erykah Badu Go Back & Forth On Twitter [Update: Banks Keeps It Up]
    Another day, another Azealia Banks Twitter face-off. While it had been a quieter than normal week for Banks, she couldn't help but respond to a Tweet from Erykah Badu today.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Will Cover Playboy's Next Issue
    Azealia Banks returns to headlines today, and once again, it has nothing to do with her music. The rapper loves to stir up trouble on the twittersphere, but today, it's not that either. It's because she's posing nude for Playboy's upcoming April issue.
  • 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 10 Essential OG Maco Tracks
    OG Maco is a really interesting, rising star in the rap scene. His music video "U Guessed It" garnered 21 million plays on YouTube since it was uploaded five months ago, and he has been on everyone's mind ever since.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 21- January 26
    Welcome to ALL WEEZY, ALL THE TI- We mean...Top Tracks.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 23)
    What a week it has been in hip-hop. It's a week that got kicked off with tragedy. It's going to take some time for the wound that A$AP Yams left us to heal.But the game still continues just like he would've wanted. The back half of January saw strong releases from Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$.
  • Cover of TLC Create Kickstarter To Fund "Final" Album [Update: TLC Exceeds Kickstarter Goal]
    Save for their greatest hits compilation 20, which was released in 2013, '90s R&B stars TLC haven't dropped an album since 2002's 3D, which came just seven months after the tragic death of member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Now, the duo of T-Boz and Chilli are planning their final album.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 12- Jan. 20
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what’s new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Dom Kennedy Tracks
    Dom Kennedy has been working hard since his rise to prominence in 2008. Releasing 7 mixtapes, 2 albums and a bunch of features, Dom may just be the most prolific West Coast rapper in recent history.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 5-13
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of whats new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Chill Out: 10 Rappers With Laid-Back Flow
    The art of rapping started off in the form of spoken word and poetry, but you don't hear a lot of "poetry" in modern-day popular rap.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Announces "Chasing Time" Remix Contest [Update: Winners Revealed]
    A couple weeks ago, Azealia Banks released her album, Broke with Expensive Taste, and to promote the newly release project, Azealia is getting a little creative.
  • Cover of Behind The Beat: SykSense
    For our inaugural 2015 edition of Behind The Beat, we're giving you the full scoop on a producer who you probably heard in 2014, just without knowing it. He is one of three names credited on Drake's ESPY-ready Johnny Manziel tribute, "Draft Day," which placed #25 on our Hottest Songs of 2014.
  • Cover of 10 Essential JMSN Tracks
    JMSN is a name that has been popping up over the past few years, but this Michigan native has actually been active for 10 years now.Mixing soul, R&B and alternative minded music, JMSN receives comparisons to the likes of The Weeknd and even Justin Timberlake.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks & Lupe Fiasco Go At It On Twitter [Update: Kid Cudi Gets Involved]
    This was bound to happen sooner or later. In the age of online beefing, Azealia Banks and Lupe Fiasco are two of the most prolific personalities in hip-hop. While they may often struggle to get their music out, their opinions seem to face no such problems.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 9)
    The first full week of 2015 comes with quite a bit of news. First, is the sad news of legendary SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. Then, there was the Charlie Hebdo situation in France.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Lashes Out At Kendrick Lamar's Comments On Ferguson
    Today Kendrick Lamar's Billboard magazine cover, as well as the story that goes along with it, was unveiled in its entirety.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
    New Year, New Tracks. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 2)
    For some, a New Year's Day is just another day — except a little newer. That's the impression you'd get from a quick glance at rap Twitter. Old grievances carried on to 2015. But that's OK, because there are only three things that matter: new Migos, new Kanye West and Plain Pat.
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