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Bobby Ray has returned. B.o.B has been teasing fans via Instagram and Twitter since May, hyping his latest release No Genre Pt. 2. The 14-track EP is a sequel to his 2010 release, No Genre. The mixtape boasts a short, but wisely-chosen list of features, including Bobby’s Grand Hustle label-head T.I., Ty Dolla $ign, Kevin Gates, and […]

Looks like the Chef is cooking something up. Wu-Tang Clan-affiliate Raekwon recently signed a publishing deal with Scion Three Music, a division of Memory Lane Music Group. The deal, arranged by Anel Pla and Mike Connis of S.W.A.P. Management, comes right as Raekwon prepares to release his sixth studio album, F.I.L.A.- Fly International Luxurious Art. MLMG President […]

Superman versus Doomsday, Batman versus Joker…Drake versus Lil Wayne? In a recent interview with MTV News, Lil Wayne discussed his upcoming highly anticipated tour with Drake. Perhaps the juiciest detail he gave fans was the implication that he would “battle” Drizzy on stage. Though it probably won’t be a traditional rap battle, Weezy says they plan on having a […]

The recent release of the official trailer for the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side, starring Andre 3000, reminds us of all the glorious and often hilarious moments in which the world of hip-hop collided with the world of film. Speaking generally, the meeting of these two worlds hasn’t always gone smoothly, […]

On Saturday night, Kanye West blessed London’s Wireless Festival with a second performance. Having been booed during his first performance for going on a lengthy 20-minute rant in the middle of his set, Kanye changed his approach for round two. Rather than airing out last night’s dirty laundry, Yeezy kept his rant brief and showed us his more […]

No you’re not dreaming…The-Dream really just dropped a new EP out of nowhere. After the release of his inspirational single “Black,” The-Dream announced that he would be releasing an 8-track EP titled Royalty: The Prequel, along with a tracklisting (below). The appearance of “7.7.7” on the album artwork seemed to be hinting at a possible release date. […]

Kanye West‘s most recent stop during his summer concert series was at Marlay Park in Dublin. The iconic rapper lived up to his name, putting on a flashy performance that was televised, but not streamed. Several social media outlets captured footage of the event. Pharrell also took the stage earlier that night and played a show backed by […]

Fresh off the streets! During a sit-down with Power 106 in Los Angeles, Chi-town newcomer Lil Durk leaked a track off his upcoming mixtape Signed To The Streets 2 titled, “I Go.” On this new single, the XXL 2014 Freshman croons his loyalty to his crew under a thick layer of Auto-Tune. Now that Durk’s supposedly squashed the […]

Sixteen years ago today, a little piece of hip hop history was made. Nas‘s second album, It Was Written (1996) shook up the world of rap. The Pablo Escobar-esque persona Nas may have alienated some fans on this album, but ultimately helped spawn a whole sub genre within hip-hop of mafioso rap. Today, many stubbornly […]

The nation’s capital is about to get hit with that trillness. D.C.’s Trillectro Music Festival announced its lineup for its third annual run, listing Detroit rapper Big Sean and “Harlem Shake” producer Baauer as headliners. Other acts will include Atlanta’s rambunctious trio Migos, TDE-signed singer SZA, and Yeezus-collaborator Lunice. The title says it all– this festival […]

Puff Daddy said it best: “Ayo, you know somebody had to mu’ f**kin remix this s**t.” And there’s no better fit for the job than the legendary Bad Boys mogul, Meek Mill, and French Montana. After releasing the remix to Wiz Khalifa‘s “We Dem Boyz” two weeks prior, and teasing us with a sneak peak of the video, […]

Trey Songz‘ raunchy lyrics may be a challenge to understand for older folks– not to worry! Jimmy Kimmel help us out by translating the lyrics to “Na Na” into an easy to understand version in this hilarious back-and-forth segment titled “New Lyrics For Old People.” Even Trey was amused to hear the hook to his hit […]