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  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Addresses YMCMB Rumors, Jay Z Influence
    Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint press run continues with a brand new interview with DJ Whoo Kid. In addition to addressing rumors of a rift within YMCMB sparked by Wayne's vocal proclamation that Birdman and CM are holding him hostage, Nicki also detailed her process in the creation of her new album, and much more.
  • Cover of Nas & Russell Simmons March In NYC Protest
    Yesterday in New York, the "Millions March" protest against police brutality took place. The March comes in wake of the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akair Gurley, and Tamir Rice, all black males who were killed by police officers over the last couple of months.
  • Cover of Meek Mill To Be Released From Jail Today, According To Reports [Update: He's Free]
    While Meek Mill was ready to release his highly anticipated sophomore album in September, his release schedule was interrupted when he was arrested for a parole violation in July.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Debuts "Start A Fire" At American Music Awards
  • Cover of Mac Miller Speaks On Signing With Major Label, Confirms He's Working On New Album
    Mac Miller surprised us when it was announced the once independent MC had taken his talents and his imprint to a major label. In fact, he signed a deal reportedly worth $10 million with Warner Bros. He made a brief statement at the time the deal was announced, giving us the following reason: "They have Prince." 
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 24)
    This week on hip-hop: Labels, labels, labels. Either because the record heads can't get it together or the artists don't want to play the game, the past couple of days saw two rappers at odds with their respective labels. Chief Keef is on the verge of getting dropped from Interscope.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Talks Teyana Taylor, "Lost Cause" And Toronto's Music Scene
    Tory Lanez has worked hard to achieve a successful solo career, one that you think wouldn't necessitate a side gig, but it turns out the Toronto native also has a fairly prolific career ghostwriting for other artists. 
  • 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 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 Stream Black Milk's "If There's A Hell Below"
    Detroit staple Black Milk returns today with a stream of his fifth studio album, If There's A Hell Below, which follows up last year's effort No Poison, No Paradise.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Flying Lotus Hip-Hop Tracks
    Flying Lotus has been making brain-melting beats for about a decade now. The LA-based producer lives in the underground, but as the electronic music world has exploded, his music has gained the acclaim of critics and casual music listeners everywhere.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 17)
    We live in strange times — times where 42-year-old OGs beef on Instagram with Australian pop rap artists in their 20s. This ain't fiction: Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea were going at it. The "beef" had one artist recalling one that she had with another OG from the south.
  • Cover of Common Announces "Nobody's Smiling" Tour With Jay Electronica
    After Jay Electronica hopped on Common's remix of "Kingdom", the two have followed up to join forces for an entire "Nobody's Smiling" tour. The tour dates aren't extensive, but they hit several key spots across the United States-- no Canada dates this time around though.
  • Cover of Listen To Devin Miles' New Album "Pixburgh"
    Over the weekend we had the pleasure of premiering Devin Miles' final leak from his new album, Pixburgh, referencing his home city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Cover of Stream Mila J's "M.I.L.A." EP
    The last we heard from Mila J was in late August when the singer-songwriter recruited the power of Ty Dolla $ign and DJ Mustard for her hit single "My Main." The track, well-received by our readers as well as the mainstream radio, paved the way for M.I.L.A.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 11)
    The good news is that this week saw the release of Flying Lotus' You're Dead and Tinashe Aquarius. One is arguably one of the top three albums of the year and the other is a really good R&B album. But good music doesn't stop the world. As such, rappers have to continue to do rapper things.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Shares Pictures Of Meek Mill In Jail
    Right now, we don't know exactly when Meek Mill will be freed from jail (where he's serving time for a probation violation), but at least the MMG rapper looks happy in new pictures shared on Twitter by Rick Ross.
  • Cover of DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9" Announce "PRhyme" Album, Reveal Features
    Nine days ago, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" appeared together in a brief video that hinted at a joint project entitled "PRhyme." Now, the duo have confirmed that a joint album is on the way and have revealed plans for several high-profile features.
  • Cover of Black Milk "If There's A Hell Below" Release Date & Cover Art [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Detroit's Black Milk is coming back to the scene with his sixth studio album If There's A Hell Below. The release follows last year's critically acclaimed No Poison No Paradise, which included guest appearances from the likes of Black Thought and Dwele among others.
  • Cover of Trey Songz & Mila J Are Reportedly Dating
    Jhené Aiko recently said in a interview that she's not currently dating any stars in the hip-hop/R&B world, but now we know that her sister might be. E! News reports that Mila J and Trey Songz are now a couple.
  • Cover of Tyga Unveils Artwork For Kanye West-Produced Single "40 Mill"
    Back in January we saw a photo surface online of Tyga and Kanye West working together in the studio on what appeared to be new music. Well with Tyga’s new album, The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty, right around the corner, it appears Tyga is about ready to let the world hear what the two cooked up.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Confirms Meek Mill Album Delay
    Although we all could've guessed that Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money wasn't going to drop anytime near its scheduled September 2nd release date after he went to prison, Rick Ross has come forward to confirm that, albeit nearly one week after the previously-scheduled date.
  • Cover of The Game's "Year Of The Wolf" Tracklist Revealed [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    Game decided to pushback his upcoming compilation/crew album Year Of The Wolf, announcing last week that the new release date is October 14th. Now that the release date has been locked down, the West Coast rapper follows it up with a complete tracklist to create even more excitement for the collaborative album.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 4
    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 Four New Meek Mill Tracks Surface Online
    Dreams Worth More Than Money's September 9th release date may be a thing of the past, but that isn't stopping new Meek from finding its way to the internet.
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