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  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle Hits Studio With Big K.R.I.T.
    While it remains unclear just how far away (or how close) Nipsey Hussle's Victory Lap is, we at least know that he's in the studio putting in work for it. Today Nip took to his Facebook page to share a photo of a studio session with fellow rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T.
  • Cover of Common's First Week Sales For "Nobody's Smiling"
    Here goes the first week sales for Common's tenth studio album, Nobody's Smiling, which also marked his departure from G.O.O.D. Music as he joined No I.D.'s Def Jam imprint. The album was also entirely produced by No I.D.
  • Cover of Drake Surpasses Usher For Most No. 1s On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart
    Drake broke a Billboard record this week, surpassing Usher for the most no. 1 records on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts since its inception 22 years ago.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Cast To Appear In "Fast & Furious 7"
    Iggy Azalea is quickly becoming a mega success. The Australian-bred rapper has topped the charts with "Fancy" and her feature on Ariana Grande's "Problems", while her debut album The New Classic has been equally successful on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Ray J Expresses Regret For Recording Sex Tape
    Ray J is back making headlines with a brand new mixtape single titled "Did That." 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: July 21-27
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of New Missy Elliott Album Is On Its Way, According To Timbaland
    At this point, it's almost been a decade since Missy Elliott's last album, The Cookbook, was released. With an appearance at the BET Awards and an interview hinting at new material both occurring earlier this year, Elliott is now on the brink of finishing her seventh album, at least according to Timbaland.
  • Cover of The Source Taps Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Kim, Dipset & More For SOURCE360 Concert
    The Source are putting the spotlight on New York with the announcement of their very first annual SOURCE360 concert. Today the initial line-up for the upcoming concert was revealed, with NYC vets Wu-Tang Clan set to headline.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It Signs Two-9 To Eardruma/Interscope Records
    Over the past few years, five piece Atlanta collective Two-9 have made a name for themselves as independent artists, and now it looks as though all the hard work has paid off. Today the group officially announced their signing to Mike WiLL Made It's new Interscope imprint, Eardruma Records.
  • Cover of Timbaland Says "Opera Noir" Is His "Grand Finale"
    It's been a long road for Timbaland's new album. After announcing a name-change from Textbook Timbo to Opera Noir in May, we haven't received any more updates on the album process. We've heard a few potential album leaks, including a "Bounce" demo with Jay Z, however nothing really official.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Calls Out Eric Bellinger For Claiming To Handle Production On "Anaconda"
    Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" continues to serve up headlines and news-worthy articles. After getting a glimpse at the unaltered version of the single artwork this morning, Nicki took to Twitter to clarify who actually handled the production on "Anaconda."
  • Cover of Debate: Was Total Slaughter Bad For Battle Rap?
    Buzz remains consistent for Total Slaughter, the first event in Shady/Aftermath's pay-per-view rap battle series. At two weeks past, the novelty of the event has waned somewhat, but the sour reception from that night persists.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's Latest Album "The Oddfather"
    Gucci Mane's let go no lack of music this summer, and before the summer closes out (it's almost August, by the way), Guwop treats the fans to one more project while he's locked up.
  • Cover of Lil Reese Reportedly Arrested On Gun Charges
    Lil Reese recently stirred up some controversy when he posted a photo of a young child holding a gun on his Instagram account, as he FaceTimed with the kid (a screenshot can be viewed in the gallery above).
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Reveals Sexy Single Art For "Anaconda" [Update: Unaltered Artwork Surfaces]
    Nicki Minaj dropped off some new single artwork for a song called "Anaconda" that is sure to make waves on the internet for the art alone. The YMCMB first lady bares her backside on the art, wearing nothing but a pink thong, a pink bra and blue kicks.
  • 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 Snoop Dogg & Murda Mook To Bring Battle Rap To BET Hip-Hop Awards
    Snoop Dogg took to Instagram yesterday to announce big plans he has been cooking up with Total Slaughter winner Murda Mook. In a short clip, Snoop says, "Me and my nigga Murda Mook fitting to come at you with something real big for the Hip-Hop battle scene. Be on the lookout." 
  • Cover of Nelly Addresses Floyd Mayweather Conflict
    Earlier this week, we reported that 50 Cent took an Instagram jab at Floyd Mayweather with regard to Nelly stealing the boxer's ex-girlfriend. Now, Nelly himself has come forth regarding the issue, denying beef but still offering a few choice words for Mayweather regarding the boxer's intelligence. 
  • Cover of Nas Announces Release Date For Mass Appeal Compilation Album
    Back in May, we announced that Nas' new Mass Appeal record label imprint would be releasing a compilation featuring the label's first signees.
  • Cover of 60 Nicki Minaj "Anaconda" Memes & Art You Must See
    Last week we were blessed with the magic that is the artwork for Nicki Minaj's track "Anaconda".  The artwork features Nicki in workout clothes (if a G-string is what you typically work out in, that is), J's and a whole lot of booty.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Says Drake Will Be On His Debut Album
    Rich Homie Quan's buzz has definitely died down a bit since the hype surrounding "Type Of Way", but nonetheless he's now cemented himself as one of the new Atlanta rappers to watch out for, alongside the likes of Young Thug and Migos.
  • Cover of Top 10: Rap Interludes
    The interlude has always been an opportunity for an artist to switch up the vibe of their album and transition from one style to another. Sometimes they're musical, sometimes they're a humorous skit (or not so much) thrown in for comic relief.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q In Sydney Freestyle
    Childish Gambino has never been one for fighting words, but apparently something was in the air this weekend in Australia. The California-born rapper performed at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on Sunday night (July 27th) and left attendees with a show worth remembering.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Launching Sports Agency, Cristiano Ronaldo To Be First Client [Update: YMCMB Rep Responds]
    According to a new report by TMZ, known sports fanatic Lil Wayne is well on the way to starting his own sports agency, already securing a potential first client in Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright To Release Collaborative Project With Logic
    Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright might be fresh off of a joint project with Bishop Nehru, but it seems the emcee shows no sign of slowing down.
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