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  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "i" To Serve As The Theme Song For 2014-2015 NBA Season
    Kendrick Lamar released one of the most anticipated records of the year a few weeks back when the powerful “i” impacted our headsets out of nowhere.
  • Cover of Jared Evan & Statik Selektah Announce New Album "Still Blue" [Update: Artwork And Tracklist Revealed]
    After having great success on their 2013 project Boom Bap & Blues, NYC artist Jared Evan and super-producer Statik Selektah have decided to join forces once again and release another new project together titled Still Blue.
  • Cover of T.I. On Snoop Dogg's Apology To Iggy Azalea: “I Didn’t Make Snoop Do Anything”
    T.I. is becoming known as much for diffusing tense situations as he is for his musical output. Tip has done everything from talk down a jumper, to making peace between Rick Ross and Jeezy over the last couple of years, but his most recent crusade was on behalf of his friend and frequent collaborator, Iggy Azalea.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Reportedly Signs $10 Million Deal With Warner Bros
    Mac Miller proved that a rapper can be successful as a completely independent artist, paving the way for artists like Macklemore who found similar benefits doing things on their own. This makes news that Mac has signed with Warner Bros. an even bigger deal, making this his first ever pairing with a major label.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reportedly Dropped From Interscope [Update: Keef Confirms Via Twitter]
    Since Chief Keef signed with Interscope in Summer 2012, he's given them his debut album, Finally Rich, and... not much else.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Announces "Some Love Lost" Tour With Emilio Rojas & Emanny
    Joe Budden recently hit us with the tracklist and artwork for his forthcoming solo album, Some Love Lost, to continue the series from 2013's No Love Lost.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop & Social Media: Snoop Vs. Iggy Edition
    As social media become more ubiquitous than ever in our interpersonal networks, interactions between celebrities become fodder for our inner voyeuristic tendencies; from the live-tweeting of births to trivial jabs at peers, exchanges posted online manage to garner global audiences, sometimes bringing forth meaningful c
  • Cover of Stream Stalley's Upcoming Debut Album "Ohio"
    Stalley is gearing up for his debut album, Ohio, to be released on October 27th. In a similar fashion to Black Milk, for whom we just received an album stream in advance of If There's A Hell Below, Stalley also lets go a full stream of Ohio one week prior to its release date. 
  • Cover of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Pusha T, Miguel & More
    When it was announced that New Zealand pop sensation Lorde would be putting together the soundtrack for the new film in the Hunger Games series, it looked like the selection could be something special.
  • Cover of Stream Logic's Debut Album "Under Pressure"
    Well today’s the big day. Logic’s highly anticipated debut album, Under Pressure, was finally released via Def Jam, and thanks to his camp, Visionary Music Group, fans can now stream the entire thing for free (below).
  • Cover of Teyana Taylor Announces Debut Album "VII" [Update: Artwork & Tracklist Revealed]
    G.O.O.D. Music singer Teyana Taylor is almost ready for her debut, taking to Twitter to announce the title of her upcoming debut album today. Teyana dropped off her single "Maybe" featuring Yo Gotti and labelmate Pusha T in June, which got us excited for what else she has in store.
  • Cover of The Game Sued For Skipping Out On Kentucky Derby Concert
    Pride is a bitch, or so claims a new suit directed against The Game. A promoter for the Kentucky Derby Festival, which is apparently a concert that occurs on the same weekend as the Kentucky Derby, says the L.A.
  • Cover of Kevin Hart Makes Fun Of Drake's Air Ball, Drake Responds
    Everyone who's ever played basketball has shot an air ball at some point, but only those whose wild misses are caught on camera face the consequences.
  • Cover of Is Lil Boosie Officially Going By "Boosie Badazz" Now?
    Since getting released from prison earlier this year, Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie has made guest appearances on big albums by Jeezy and T.I., but his name did not appear on the official tracklists of either album.
  • Cover of Stream Boaz's Debut Album "Intuition"
    Boaz has been heavy on the site lately, as he's been dropping off leak after leak from his debut album Intuition.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Singles He Produced
    The other week we got producer Jahlil Beats to do some of our work for us, and list his Top 10 producers of all time.
  • Cover of Tyga Comments On Kylie Jenner Rumors On Instagram
    For a little over a month, 24-year-old rapper Tyga's been rumored to have been dating 17-year-old Kylie Jenner.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Speaks On "Anaconda" Theme & Video With GQ, Plus Photo Shoot
    Nicki Minaj is finishing up her third studio album, The Pinkprint, which is led by the "Baby Got Back"-sampled single "Anaconda." The single artwork alone shook up the 'net, and when the music video later dropped, that was tripled.
  • Cover of PARTYNEXTDOOR Brings Out Drake For "PND Live" Tour Kickoff
    PARTYNEXTDOOR kicked off his "PND Live" tour with a bang tonight in Montreal, Canada, bringing out his OVO Sound label boss Drake for a live performance of "Recognize," the duo's acclaimed collaboration from PARTYNEXTDOOR 2. Instagrammers at the show were quick to upload videos of the performance to the web.
  • Cover of DMX Drops 250K To Save NY Home From Foreclosure
    Say what you will about DMX's criminal history, but the man has proven time-and-time-again that he's always willing to help those close to him.
  • Cover of Hopsin & Dizzy Wright Freestyle On Tim Westwood's "Crib Sessions"
    Reader favorites Hopsin & Dizzy Wright may be a few weeks late to make our list of the best Tim Westwood freestyles, but you better believe they both brought their A-game in the booth.
  • Cover of New Drake Song "How About Now" Hits The Web
    The last we heard a solo cut from Drizzy was back in June when he went from 0 to 100 real quick over an iconic instrumental from Boi-1da, 40, and Nineteen85. Today, YMCMB's golden child returns with "How About Now," a fresh drop uncovered by those computer savvy hip-hop heads over at Reddit.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Unveils "Reclassified" Tracklist
    Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and "Black Widow" have been tearing up the charts over the last few months, but her album hasn't matched the success of the standalone singles.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 19
    This week we're finding several new entries in the Billboard 200, although nothing took over the #1 spot. Keyshia Cole actually comes out on top this week, debuting at #9, moving 25,000 copies opening week.
  • Cover of Ja Rule Recalls Planned Collaborative Album With Jay Z & DMX
    Ja Rule, Jay Z, and DMX have had varying degrees of success since, but in the late 90s, all three of them were pretty much on top their game. It was around that time that the three rappers decided to come together for a supergroup, settling for the menacing name Murder Inc.
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