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Yo! Raps is an award-winning global urban online magazine launched in 2006 and has quickly emerged as one of the premier urban music websites on the web. Our primary purpose is to provide information about Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B and Soul combined with multiple daily updates to the young urban demographic at its website. Get your daily dose of music!


Brooklyn Rapper Shake-A-Vel Drops “NY Hitter”

Brooklyn rappers are known to bring the heat whenever they step in the booth. New York artist Shake-A-Vel is coming in hotter than bacon grease

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Shawn Archer Drops New Music Video “Blow The Bag”

Philly rapper and member of the renown record label SKE Records, Shawn Archer returns with another visualizer for “Blow The Bag” featuring Martin Archer and

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Charismatic Rapper Dre Carter Releases LeBron James-Inspired Music Video “LA Bron”

Dre Carter is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after rappers on the independent music scene. Some industry insiders are labeling him as an “East

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Gabby Gabanna Soars Above The Competition With “P.G.S.L.T.M.”

Rapper Nybrea “Gabby Gabanna” Montague was born in Charlotte, NC. At the age of 11, Gabby started to Rap and write rhymes. Her influencers at

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Southern Rapper Pimpin Change Unveils Anticipated New EP “Motive”

Aspiring southern rapper Pimpin Change has earned acclaim in his home state of Texas for bringing soul back into Hip-Hop with powerful songs written from

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Hip-Hop Crew Renegades Worldwide Strike With New Album “World Domination”

Renegades Worldwide is a Hip-Hop collective spearheaded by producer The Five1Hero. The emerging crew incorporates global emcess, vocalists and musicians including King Marino from Atlanta,

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Texas Rapper Pimpin Change Shares Introspective EP “Only In My Mind”

Prolific Texas rapper Pimpin Change returns with the release of his critically acclaimed EP “Only In My Mind.” The introspective and soulful release promises to

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New Jersey Rapper TruWerdz Shares Music Video “Who I B”

Aspiring New Jersey rapper TruWerdz is known for his dynamic delivery and witty wordplay. The Puerto Rican-born lyricist perfectly proofs his incredible mic skillz on

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Chicago Rapper Bigg Jigg Shines With New Mixtape “My Grindin’ God’s Timing”

With over 20 years in the music industry, veteran Chicago rapper Bigg Jigg is a former BET 106 & Park Freestyle Friday champion and signed

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Midwest Rapper Substance810 Strikes With “The Monolithic Era”

Determined Michigan rapper Substance810 is here to live up to his name. A true storyteller at heart, the Port Huron native released his album “The