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Today’s Hip-Pop Photos see Lebron James kicking it with his family at the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open in Florida. It’s nice to see arguably the most vilified man in sports relaxing and having fun with his family. It’s always a good decision to make time for the young’ns. Check out the rest of our photos of […]

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Losing a loved one is tough. What’s also tough is finding a way, a great act or expression that tells the world how much your beloved meant to you. You can write speeches, paint walls and the like, but the significance isn’t the same; their memory and tribute is somewhere away from you, decaying or […]

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Good Saturday Morning world. Lets have a ‘onetime’ for everybody who ever had to scream on the Jehovah Witnesses for knocking on your door too damn early. At my door this morning was this older cat, who resembled Mummar Gaddafi, except he had on a nasty tight grey Sammy Davis suit with pamphlets in his […]

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West Coast rapper Y.G. sat down with GlobalGrind for an exclusive video interview to talk about his favorite tattoo, smoking with Snoop Dogg, and bringing West Coast hip-hop back on the scene. Y.G. the 19 year old Compton based rapper, was signed to Def Jam in 2009 despite Def Jam’s allegiance to East Coast and Southern-based […]

    Wiz Khalifa has officially taken over the internet and now has eyes set on taking over your radio and television airwaves. His hit record ‘Black and Yellow’ has propelled him onto the path toward superstardom and now the biggest artists in the game are fighting to get on a record with him.   […]

  Dr. Dre has kept us waiting for Detox to drop for nearly ten years and he has finally started leaking singles.  A few weeks ago he dropped the first official single off of the LP, ‘Kush’, which featured his protege Snoop Dogg. However, he recently dropped a remix, which features The Game and Akon […]

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We heard Lil Wayne’s verse from an Empire mixtape ages ago, but here is the full version of “My Reality” featuring Mack Maine and Gudda Gudda. The track was produced by Timbaland and appears on Mack’s The Laxative mixtape. The mixtape also features T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Gorilla Zoe, Jae Millz, Lloyd, KiD CuDi, Lucci Lou, […]

With only one week to go, there’s no doubt everyone’s gearing up for Halloween. Chances are, most have been thinking about what they’ll dress up as all year long. Some are doing the goulish, living dead thing. Some are doing the over-the-top, might-as-well-pose-for-Playboy sexy thing. Either way, most of you are ready. But some people […]

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If you don’t know who Nottz is, then I think you might need to find out and listen to his music.     The Virginia music producer has ventured into rapping and I think everyone needs to hear what he has to say. Nottz’s first album is entitled ‘You Need This Music’ which is pretty […]

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African superstars Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew have already gained national recognition in their home country of Sierra Leone and now they’re ready to take on the global music scene. Bajah and the Crew, A-Klazz and Dovy Dovy have a unique musical style called Gbomognoh (pronounced bo-mo-no) a fusion of hip-hop, funk, reggae and the characteristic Sierra Leonean condemnation of the […]

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Breaking barriers culturally, the pop group Far East Movement is coming full force onto the music scene and leading the way for Asian Americans in the music industry. Far East Movement, also known as FM, is composed of four Cali natives Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, and DJ Virman, who all but one, were high school […]

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What’s cooler than Justin Timberlake performing with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon? How about Justin Timberlake performing a medley with The Roots, AND Jimmy Fallon, to tunes from the likes of Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, B.I.G., Kanye West, T.I., Eminem, and Jay-Z? Well that’s exactly what happened last night (September 29) on Late […]