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Lil Bibby enlists Anthony Hamilton and Jadakiss for the “Water” remix on his latest mixtape, Free Crack 2. Hamilton’s soulful intro draws you in and grabs your attention in the re-vamped version of Bibby’s 2013 track. Queens rapper Jadakiss kills the beginning of his verse, with lines like, “Gotta keep my head above water/Twins on the way, […]

R&B sensation Luke James has unveiled the official tracklist for his self-titled debut album. The 12- track album will feature production by Danja, Salaam Remi, The Alliance, Kadis & Sean, and James himself. The “Dancing in The Dark” singer will also present a deluxe edition and separate album cover with three bonus tracks. The deluxe […]

Everything from the name down to his rhyme style is completely different from any rap artist out right now. He doesn’t Shmoney Dance, he’s no Bobby Shmurda. He defines himself as “Hip-Pop,” and at about 5 feet 5 inches, this blonde-haired, blue-eyed star is YAK Boy Fresh. He’s been on tour with Chanel West Coast, […]

G-Unit unveils the video for their single “Ahhh Shit,” the group’s response to the murders of NYC’s Eric Garner and Ferguson’s Mike Brown. The video features a montage of Al Sharpton, footage of the Ferguson riots, and the chilling visuals of police tackling Eric Garner to the cement sidewalk, putting him in a chokehold that ultimately took […]

He’s written music for Janelle Monae, now he begins his journey as a solo artist. Ellis Martin released his first individual work, “High On A Monday,” a trippy track about toking up on a Monday. Listen to it here. [Sound Cloud] The humbling drop from Def Jam must’ve put some fire in Trinidad Jame$‘ belly, because he […]

It’s official; the living legend Eminem has announced that he will be releasing an album this year. Shady XV will be the Detroit rapper’s ninth studio album, which he announced through a video that consists of snippets of his body of work. A one second flicker towards the end announces that the album will debut on November 28. The Real Slim […]

After tearing down the stage at the VMAs pre-show last night, Charli XCX debuted the video for her current single “Break The Rules.” Charli and her girls play the crew of high school mean girls in mid-riff tees and short uniform skirts, who ditch gym to go shopping for party outfits. The girls spend the day being badasses […]

Rising R&B sensation Tinashe has announced the official tracklisting and release date for her debut album, Aquarius. The 18-song album has minimal yet relevant features from the likes of ScHoolboy Q and A$AP Rocky, her partner in crime on her current single, “Pretend.” Aquarius is set to debut on October 7 courtesy of RCA Records. Take […]

Mack Wilds has released the visuals for his Rico Love–produced sexy slow jam, “Don’t Turn Me Down.” After he gets the lovely lady “Back to The Crib,” things get hot and steamy, but shorty is having second thoughts. Watch the video above and see how Mack handles the situation. Atlanta newcomer Raury has put out a […]

Songstress Teyana Taylor has finally released the video for her single “Maybe,” and it oozes sex appeal. Using a series of wigs and costume changes, G.O.O.D. Music’s leading lady portrays three different female characters with the same goal: to lure men into her diabolical hands. She plays herself in an all-black get-up and a wig […]

Professional skateboarder Stevie Williams ignited the most memorable moment on August 20th at the Agenda Trade Show in Las Vegas, when he had all the top designers, celebrities, and guests assemble for a moment with their arms raised in honor of slain Ferguson, Mo. teen Mike Brown. Agenda also premiered the newest collection from the […]

Chris Brown is leaving no musical genre untouched for his upcoming X album. After dropping more hip-hop influenced tracks, like “Loyal” and “New Flame,” Chris Brown is back with something more EDM-inspired. The song is the title track for his forthcoming album, and features super DJ Diplo as producer.  “X” starts off as a standard R&B […]