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Quality Control’s Female Rap Star Drops “I Look Good”   Quality Control Music’s newest signee Lakeyah Danaee is putting on for both the Midwest and Atlanta as she breaks into the rap game with a fresh take on OG talent. There’s no denying the bars of the Milwaukee-bred starlet, who made waves with her XXL […]

It’s somewhere around 9:50 p.m. on a cool night in May. It’s Tuesday, and 30-plus music journalists and another three dozen employees of RCA Records are milling around New York City’s Redbull Studios patiently waiting for the arrival of Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky. It’s the official album playback of Rocky’s long-awaited sophomore effort – At.Long.Last. A$AP – and […]

He’s no stranger to controversy, but as one of the most polarizing rappers in the game, Wale is embracing his indiscretions, finally finding comfort within himself to share those trials and tribulations on a project seemingly about nothing. On a cold New York City night, fifty of the industry’s most influential tastemakers and executives found themselves packed in an […]

J. Cole is at an all time high! Sunday night the North Carolina native went to Twitter to announce he will be releasing his third album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, on December 9. Cole said he wouldn’t be releasing any singles from the upcoming album prior to the release date. However, the “Crooked Smile” rapper is giving […]

Oh ship! Wiz Khalifa’s third studio album, Blacc Hollywood, is well on its way. With the assistance of Team Epiphany, Atlantic Records and Complex Magazine, Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa hosted an exclusive listening session with some of the music industry’s most elite taste makers and cultural arbiters this past Friday (July 25). The all white […]

Beyonce celebrated the release of her new album with a couple of shots at New York City’s Dave & Busters last night. The 32-year-old songstress and some of her closest friends, business associates – and Drake – danced and drank the night away as Beyonce’s new album blared in the background. During the party, Canadian rapper […]