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  • 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 ASAP Rocky Sued For Allegedly Slapping Female Fan
    Last year, it was reported that A$AP Rocky had been charged with assault, stemming from an incident at that year's Made In America festival where he allegedly slapped a female fan.
  • Cover of TDE's CEO Says "Jay Rock Is Up Next"
    While we anxiously await Ab-Soul's new album, These Days..., which officially drops in four days, TDE's CEO took to Twitter to answer a few questions fans had about the LP and in the process he revealed (or at least hinted at) who will be dropping the next project on the Top Dawg label.
  • Cover of Sir Michael Rocks Announces "Banco" Release Date, Cover Art & Tracklist
    Finally, Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids fame has locked down a release date for his long-awaited solo album, Banco.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Says His "Hella Hoes" Verse Was Cut Without His Knowledge [Update: Brown Clears Up Controversy]
    This week, A$AP Mob got back on track with their upcoming collaborative album by releasing the posse cut "Hella Hoes," which featured verses from A$APs Rocky, Ferg, Nast and Twelvyy.
  • Cover of A History Of Top Rap/Rock Collaborations
    The history of rap and rock collaborations goes back to the year 1986 when Run DMC, considered one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time, released their own version of the Aerosmith track “Walk This Way.” This song paved the way for hip-hop’s ascent in being accepted into the realm o
  • Cover of Study Shows That Wu-Tang Clan And Aesop Rock Have The Largest Vocabularies In Hip Hop
    Hip-hop isn't necessarily a contest to see who knows the most words, but having a large vocabulary at your disposal can certainly aide your lyricism and ability to stay fresh after bars and bars of rapping.
  • Cover of Wale Reveals That Pete Rock And DJ Premier Are Working On "The Album About Nothing"
    Though no release date has been announced, anticipation is already building for Wale's upcoming album, The Album About Nothing. Previously, we reported that J. Cole and DJ Premier were working with Wale on the release, and now, we can add legendary producer Pete Rock's name to that list.
  • Cover of Veteran Harlem DJ E-Z Rock Has Passed Away
    More sad news this evening, folks. Not 24 hours after the passing of Chicago's DJ Rashad, veteran Harlem DJ E-Z Rock, AKA Rodney "Skip" Bryce, has passed away as well.
  • Cover of Rapper-Endorsed Actavis Cough Syrup Ceases Production
    If you listen to current rap music, you may have heard the brand Actavis name-dropped a couple of times.
  • Cover of T.I., Jeezy & Rocko Reportedly Working On Collaborative Album
    Word is that three ATLiens are teaming up together for a collaborative project. T.I., Jeezy and Rocko have reportedly been working on new music together, this according to Grand Hustle's official DJ, DJ MLK. While talking to HHS1987, the DJ revealed the news, although he doesn't know when it will be released.
  • Cover of Chris Rock Gave Jay Z The Idea For The "99 Problems" Hook
    It's no secret that the hook to Jay Z's "99 Problems" was lifted from an Ice-T song, but a lesser known fact is that it was actually Chris Rock who suggested the concept to Jay.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Says Sophomore Album Is "Coming ASAP"
    Fans of the Southern-influenced New York native A$AP Rocky have been fiending for new music from him since his debut album Long.Live.A$AP (and his debut mixtape Live.Love.A$AP) dropped over a year ago.
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
    We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend?
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 13
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Rockie Fresh Names His Top Five Places To Visit In Chicago
    There's no denying that since Rockie Fresh connected with MMG, his stock has soared and it's given him the boost he needed to reach a much wider fan base, outside of the Chicago area.
  • Cover of "Divergent" Soundtrack To Feature New Music From Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Chance The Rapper
    You may know "Divergent" as that movie that kind of looks like a bootleg "Hunger Games", but what you likely didn't know is that its soundtrack hosts some exclusive new material from your favorite rappers.
  • Cover of De La Soul Are Offering Their Entire Discography For Free Download Today
    That's right, folks - pioneering hip-hop trio De La Soul are offering the dopest Valentine's Day gift any true hip-hop head could ask for.
  • 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 A$AP Ferg, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Juelz Santana & Meek Mill Hit The Studio
    Earlier today we saw the photo of Justin Bieber, Wale, Stalley, Rick Ross, Diddy and Jermaine Dupri, the result of a Mastermind studio session which went down in Atlanta, as Rozay finalizes his album. Another set of rappers have also hit the studio today and documented their time, as they are likely to do.
  • Cover of Crew Love: A$AP Mob
    As yesterday's flash mob in NYC proved, the A$AP name can still send fans into frenzied riots.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Announces Instrumental Album Release & Single, Causes "VLone Riot Rave" In SoHo
    As reported by Complex, it seems A$AP Rocky shut down the Lower Manhattan neighborhood of SoHo with a bit of guerilla marketing this afternoon.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 18- January 24
    This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases.
  • Cover of G-Eazy Announces "These Things Happen" Tour With Rockie Fresh
    Oakland, California native G-Eazy dropped off a new remix today, which features his newly-announced touring partners Rockie Fresh and Tory Lanez.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Appears In DKNY Ad Campaign
    We're all aware of A$AP Rocky's love for high-end fashion, and recently he's had the chance to model for one such brand, DKNY, in his home of NYC.
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