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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!

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Offset & Quavo Deliver Emotional Speech At Takeoff’s Funeral

Takeoff, born Kirsnick Khari Ball, was shot and killed earlier this month outside a Houston bowling alley. His uncle Quavo and cousin Offset, who rose

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Justin Bieber, Drake & More Remember Migos Rapper Takeoff At Star-Studded Funeral

Funeral proceedings for the late rapper Takeoff, whose real name is Kirsnick Khari Ball, began at 12 p.m. ET Friday (November 11) as fans and

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Takeoff’s Funeral To Be Held at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena

Funeral arrangements for Takeoff have been announced. The late Migos rapper will be laid to rest in his hometown of Atlanta. According to WSBTV, Takeoff’s

Indies News

Atlanta Rapper Taz Forte Surprises With R&B-Infused Album “Always Open”

Aspiring Atlanta rapper Taz Forte continues to put his stamp on the Rap game with his laid-back confidence and boastful attitude. His fearless, authentic sound

News Videos

Veteran Atlanta Rapper Khujo Goodie Got “Bills” To Pay

Veteran Georgia rapper Khujo Goodie has been a part of the Atlanta Hip-Hop scene since day one. He cut his teeth with the legendary Goodie

Indies News

Atlanta Rapper Shinin’ Drops James Bond Inspired Mixtape “From the Eastside, with Love”

Bond. James Bond! That’s how they call the most popular secret agent in film history. Shinin’. Johnny Shinin’! That’s how we call one of the

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21 Savage Defends Violent Rap Lyrics

21 Savage is calling for Atlanta to stop the gun violence and says that his songs aren’t instructions on how to live life. The London-born

Indies News

Atlanta Rapper Shinin’ Returns With Inspiring New Single “That Way”

Shinin’s break is officially over! The emerging Atlanta rapper is throwing his hat in the ring for the song of the summer. After a hiatus

News Releases

Atlanta Rapper Taz Forte Unleashes New Album “It’s Not Rocket Science”

Taz Forte is a captivating Hip-Hop artist from Atlanta where he has grown an overwhelming fanbase. He raps with purpose and conviction. One listen to his

Interviews

Zaytoven – The Lord Of Trap Music

Zaytoven needs no introduction. The American church organist-turned-producer has ascended to Godlike status in the Hip-Hop world and beyond. As one of the godfathers of