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  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Calls "Shady XV" "Ass"
    Eminem's new two-disc album, one disc consisting of new records from Shady Records and the other a 'greatest hits' compilation, has been out for four days now and it's already been dissected and reviewed by critics and fans alike. 
  • Cover of Behind The Beat: Suicideyear
    James Prudhomme, who produces as Suicideyear, is only 18, though his virtuosity might suggest otherwise. He's a guy who isn’t afraid to let his youth (not inexperience) shine through. He lets his muddled teenage emotions pour into his work.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Announces "Ferg Forever" Mixtape, Shares Artwork [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    About a month back, A$AP Ferg announced that he was putting in work with DJ Drama on a new mixtape, and now we finally get a look at the presentation. Taking to Tumblr today, Young Fergenstein debuted the artwork for his upcoming project, which will be titled Ferg Forever. 
  • Cover of #TBT: RUN-DMC's Hottest Tracks
    In 1981, three Queens, New Yorkers got together to unknowingly change the course of music history. RUN-DMC is inarguably one of the greatest music groups of all time, and most definitely in the upper echelon of contributors to the hip-hop culture.
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Postpone Show After Their Bus Breaks Down & Merch Trailer Catches On Fire
    Run The Jewels were forced to reschedule a show planned for tonight, at Montreal's Club Soda, after their tour bus not only broke down, but their merch trailer caught fire. 
  • Cover of Big Sean Says His New Album Is "Pretty Much Ready"
    Big Sean continues to tease us about his forthcoming album, which doesn't have a title just yet (at least not one we know of).
  • Cover of Astro Reveals "Computer Era" Release Date, Album Cover & Tracklist
    After several years of releasing his music for free to the fans, Astro is finally set to make his commercial debut next Tuesday, December 2nd. Titled Computer Era, the EP is set to feature appearances from Bishop Nehru, Nathaniel, Flash Gordy, Spade, and Noelle Flores.
  • Cover of J. Cole Reveals "Truly Yours 4" & "Revenge Of The Dreams 2" Are In The Works
    J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, but it's looking like he may have another project or two up his sleeve.
  • Cover of Sales Projections Are Here For Rick Ross, Eminem, Beyonce & Iggy Azalea
    This week has seen a few big albums drop, all to coincide with the shopping frenzy that will occur on Black Friday.
  • Cover of Rae Sremmurd Reveal Single Art For Collabo With Nicki Minaj & Young Thug, "Throw Sum Mo," Plus "SremmLife" Release Date
    Rae Sremmurd have been teasing fans about SremmLife quite heavily the past few days on their social accounts, hinting that something could be arriving in the near future. Well, it looks like they've finally locked in a release date, and we'll also be getting a new single in the coming weeks.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Orange Calderón Chops Up Travi$ Scott's "Drugs You Should Try It"
    If you're feeling sluggish this Wednesday morning, well, Remix Fix probably won't help with that (and sorry we're a day late). This week we take things the chopped and screwed direction, with a chopped up remix of Travi$ Scott's already-melancholic "Drugs You Should Try It."
  • Cover of Big Sean Donates 1000 Turkeys To A Detroit High School
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and, while the holiday has slowly turned into an excuse for big spending, there are still a few people out there staying true to the holiday's charitable origins. Big Sean is one of those people.
  • Cover of Is Drake Dropping A New Mixtape In January?
    Drake has been out of the mixtape game for years now, but according to Toronto Raptors’ guard Demar Derozan he may be getting back into it.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Is "Disappointed" That Timbaland Leaked Tink's Version Of "Movin Bass"
    Timbaland caused a stir last week when he leaked out what he called the "original version" of the Rick Ross and Jay Z track he had recently produced, "Movin Bass." Apparently, Rick Ross wasn't happy about the way he handled the situation.
  • Cover of 10 Frequently Sampled Records In Hip-Hop
    Nowadays, creating new and original music is very much easier said than done. That being said, a huge part of creating dope hip hip music involves sampling.
  • Cover of Hudson Mohawke Shares Interactive Video For His "Chimes" Remix
    Have you ever wanted the ability to drag your favorite rappers' faces around a screen while a dope trap/EDM song plays in the background? Well, now you can, thanks to Hudson Mohawke's new interactive video for his star-studded "Chimes" remix.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "m.A.A.d" Film To Air At MOCA In 2015
    Kendrick Lamar's debut album, despite being just over two years old, is well on its way to becoming certified classic rap material. The Compton native's story-telling and concept intertwining the entire project gave the album a vivid sense of reality.
  • Cover of Stream Money Makin' Nique & Johnny Cinco's "The Extra EP"
    Before Johnny Cinco releases his next solo tape, I Swear, he's teamed up with fellow ATLien Money Makin' Nique for a six track project entitled The Extra EP.
  • Cover of Hodgy Beats Announces "Dena Tape 2" Release Date
    Odd Future was a very unified force when they first hit the scene, but the collective has become increasingly disjointed in subsequent years. Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, who make up the duo Mellowhype, are and act that seems to have actively dodged the spotlight recently.
  • Cover of Stream Mary J. Blige's "The London Sessions"
    Since dropping What's The 411? in 1992, Mary J. Blige has gone on to release eleven more albums, cementing herself as one of R&B's biggest stars. On December 2nd, she'll bring that album tally to thirteen with The London Sessions, a project recorded entirely in the UK.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It's "Ransom" Mixtape Gets A Release Date
    We've been waiting on a release date for Mike WiLL Made It's Ransom mixtape for at least one minute now.
  • Cover of Review: Rick Ross' "Hood Billionaire"
    Releasing two full length albums in one year is a rare feat most rappers will never accomplish, but in a sense, it's really nothing new for Rick Ross, who yesterday released Hood Billionaire, his second solo album of the year.
  • Cover of Stream Eminem's "Shady XV" Compilation
    On Friday, Eminem and Shady Records will be dropping a two-disc compilation entitled Shady XV. Preceded by the massive, 66 track mixtape that we premiered for the label over the weekend, the project arrived on Spotify today for your streaming pleasure.
  • Cover of OG Maco Accuses Beyoncé Of Stealing "7/11" Video Concept From Him
    Wylin' out in a hotel seems like a pretty universal concept, but when it forms the basis of two music videos released in the last few months, does it constitute copyright infringement?
  • Cover of Ariana Grande & Jessie J Re-Recording Brandy & Monica's "The Boy Is Mine" [Update: Jessie J Says It's Not Happening]
    Brandy & Monica ruled the '90s, and their song "The Boy Is Mine" was a big part of that. Earlier this year when word came out that Iggy Azalea and Keyshia Cole were remaking "Mo Money Mo Problems," the backlash was high.
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