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Joe Budden Predicts The Future Of Hip-Hop Is ‘Dark’

Popular rapper and podcast host Joe Budden spoke about the state of Hip-Hop and the future of the culture does not look too bright, according to him. “Dark,” the Harlem

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DJ Premier Drops Volume 3 Of His Acclaimed Forgotten Track Series

DJ Premier is back with a bang, unleashing the third volume of his iconic series, “Beats That Collected Dust.” Renowned for his unmatched production skills, Premier has curated a masterpiece


Cardi B Announces Break From Social Media

Cardi B has decided to step back from the world of social media, citing the relentless negativity that has become a part of her online presence. “I feel like people

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K. Michelle Shares Final R&B Album “I’m The Problem”

Today marks a momentous occasion in the world of music as R&B singer K. Michelle releases her highly anticipated sixth and final R&B album, “I’m The Problem.” This long-awaited album,


Adidas CEO Defends Kanye West

Bjørn Gulden, chief executive of Adidas, has lamented the end of the company’s lucrative partnership with Kanye West. “I don’t think he’s a bad person,” said Adidas CEO Bjørn Gulden


Song Streams And Revenue

It’s Thursday again and a new song revenue chart is here. According to Hits Double Daily, which tracks streaming revenue week over week, the information below reflects the streaming period

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CL Smooth And Mr. HUBB Release New Visual For “Grown Man Business”

New Jersey artist Mr. HUBB and Hip-Hop legend CL Smooth have come together to release their latest single “Grown Man Business,” which will be featured on the upcoming soundtrack for


Ez Mil – The Next Big Thing

Ez Mil turned a lot of heads in the urban music circuit when Eminem and Dr. Dre signed him to Aftermath, Interscope, and Shady Records. The popular rapper is the

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Rod Wave Announces “Nostalgia” Tour With Ari Lennox

Rod Wave is gearing up to head out on tour in support of his fifth studio album, “Nostalgia,” which was released on Friday (September 15). The North Carolina native is

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Doja Cat Flexes On New Single “Balut”

Doja Cat has unveiled her new single entitled “Balut” from her soon-to-be-released album, “Scarlet.” “Glass houses, I don’t really like to keep my stones there/ Oh, well, I’ll buy another


Drake Pushes Back “For All The Dogs” Album Release Date

Drake fans will have to wait another two weeks for the release of the Toronto rapper’s forthcoming album. Drizzle has changed the release date for his highly anticipated new album,

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$NOT Shares New Music Video “Cruel World”

Processing his pain from behind his ever-present hoodie, $NOT is an introverted star in an extroverted genre. The rapper explains the wisdom behind his solitary philosophy in “Cruel World,” his


Kurupt – A Toast To The Coast

In our full-length interview with legendary Westcoast rapper Kurupt, we talked about his new project “Kurupt presents: A Toast To The Coast”, his latest single “Don’t Ask Me,” revamping his

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Intriguing St. Louisan Rapper 3Fifs Shares Catchy New Single “Big Drip”

Exploding out of “The Lou” as the city’s next artist to break, buzzing St. Louisan rapper 3Fifs serves up a scorching new single entitled “Big Drip.” The gifted MTV-featured rhymespitter


Kendrick Lamar Disses Big Sean, Jay Electronica And French Montana

Kendrick Lamar has thrown some major shots at Big Sean, Jay Electronica and French Montana on a recently leaked song. An old Kendrick Lamar track, which appears to be an


Jacksonville Shooter Wanted To Kill Eminem And MGK

A racist gunman named Ryan Palmeter killed three Black people at a store in Jacksonville, FL on August 26. Yo! Raps has learned that the murderer had plans to kill

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Jack Harlow’s “Denver” Music Video Stars Jamal Murray

Jack Harlow returns with the cinematic visual for “Denver,” from his acclaimed, third studio album, “Jackman.,” released in late April. The Eliel Ford-directed visual was filmed in Denver, Colorado and

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Jim Jones And Hitmaka Team Up With Jeremiah For “If You Want Me To Stay”

The dynamic rapper and producer duo of Jim Jones and Hitmaka return with a lively single “If You Want Me To Stay” featuring Jeremiah. The visual has Jim and his

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Reyna Roberts Releases New Single “One Way Street”

Breakout Country artist and showstopping performer Reyna Roberts releases her newest single, “One Way Street,” from her upcoming debut album, “Bad Girl Bible: Vol.1.” Written by Roberts, Natalie Stovall, and

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Memphis Rapper T.R.U.B. Shares Anticipated New Single And Music Video “Sting”

Today, spellbinding and charismatic Memphis, TN rapper T.R.U.B. – who has already garnered praise from tastemakers like The Source, Yo! Raps, ThisIs50, and Respect Mag – unleashes his brand new