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It’s week two of Def Jam’s Rapstar battle here at the Global Grind office and competition is fierce. Watch the hilarious vids of GG staff belting out hits like Drakes ‘Best I Ever Had’ and Lil Kim’s ‘Crush On You’ and vote for your favorite now! 

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Everyone’s talking about it, and we mean, EVERYONE. Def Jam Rapstar hits stores on October 5, but we couldn’t wait that long. Luckily, we got our hands on the game and had a little fun testing it out. Of course, the GlobalGrind staff got all kinds of serious as we battled it out — you […]

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Everyone’s talking about it, and we mean, EVERYONE. Def Jam Rapstar hits stores on October 5, but we couldn’t wait that long. Luckily, we got our hands on the game and had a little fun testing it out. Of course, the GlobalGrind staff got all kinds of serious as we battled it out — you […]

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Here’s the official video for Ne-Yo “One In A Million” off the new album, Libra Scale, which is set to hit stores on October 19th.

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Trina, The Diamond Princess, knows how to strut her stuff on stage. This lady in red turned it out during the Summer Jam Concert at Jame L. Knight Center in, Trina’s home of Miami, Florida. Her numerous amount of years in the rap game has given Trina not only numerous magazine covers and guest appearances […]

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Something is up with Young Jeezy. Usually the coolest guy in school, Jizzle has been making some pretty questionable moves lately. His fourth album Thug Motivation 103 has been plagued by pushbacks and failed singles. ‘Lose My Mind’, the ‘street single’ was a geniune hit (it currently sits at number 5 on the Hot Hip-Hop/R&B […]

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Hey everyone! Have you pre-ordered Def Jam RapStar yet? If your answer is no, then now there is a reason to. Def Jam has announced that they will be adding new songs from Public Enemy, Nas, DJ Khaled, Nelly, and much more! If you’re not in the mood to pre-order now, then get in the […]

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This week was a big week in Hip Hop. The Boss Ricky Ross drop his long awaited album ‘Teflon Don’. Now usually I would do a playlist with different songs & artist on it. Being that we love Rick Ross so much & feel like he has one of the best albums this year this […]

If you were to be a fly on the wall of any locker room prior to a big game in any sport, you might be a little surprised to hear the abundance of encouraging and inspirational words going around in addition to actual, tactical strategy. A savvy coach knows how critical attitude can play into […]

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It’s time to test you rap skills! No, we don’t want you to drop your best 16 bars, but let’s talk some Hip Hop History. How well do you know the rap game and its slew of artists? Can you finish the lyric? DefJam RapStar is quizzing your knowledge about the everything Hip Hop from […]

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To honor his work in spreading hip hop culture to Paris, President and CEO of KWL/Def Jam Enterprises, Kevin Liles, has just been awarded the Médaille de la Ville de Paris. It’s the highest honor a person can get for adding even more substance to Parisian culture, and was given to him while he was […]

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Hear that? Shots fired by Young Jeezy. We don’t like to perpetuate beef, as a matter of fact, we much prefer our hip-hop to be vegetarian, but every once in a while, a rapper does something so obvious we have to point it out. Today, that rapper is Young Jeezy. Any coincidence he’s leaked a […]