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Quavo Towers Over Atlanta In Triumphant “Himothy” Music Video

About a week ago, Quavo dropped his first solo track of the year entitled “Himothy,” produced by Buddha Bless. In the accompanied music video, the former Migos rapper positions himself

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Cardi B Shares Offset-Directed Video For “Like What (Freestyle)”

Cardi B returns with “Like What (Freestyle),” which samples the legendary Missy Elliot track “She’s A B*tch.” “Ayo, let me put some gas in this motherf-ckin’ year, bitch/ I ain’t

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Babyfxce E Signs To Atlantic Records And Drops Deluxe Version Of “The X Tape”

Atlantic Records has announced the signing of the incredibly talented Babyfxce E. The announcement comes with the unveiling of the deluxe version of his previous release, “The X Tape.” Hailing

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Timbaland Hypes Up Kanye West And Ty Dolla $ign’s “Vultures 2”

Super producer Timbaland has a message for those anxiously waiting for Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign’s upcoming collaborative album, “Vultures 2.” The 51-year-old hitmaker says that the second installment

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Jack Harlow Announces Gazebo Festival With Co-Headliner SZA

Jack Harlow announces Gazebo Festival, a music festival he will co-headline with multiple Grammy Award winner SZA on May 25 and 26 at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. The two-day event will

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California Rapper AJ From The 9 Unleashes Rousing Sophomore Album “9AM”

Multi-talented Westcoast rapper and producer AJ From The 9 unveils his acclaimed new album entitled “9AM.” The emerging Rialto, CA born artist illustrates his deft balance of catchy hooks, smooth

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Lil Yachty Rages In New Music Video “Something Ether”

Lil Yachty has released his second track of 2024 entitled “Something Ether.” The new single has a beat from Cardo, a veteran rap producer who usually makes pretty straightforward tracks.

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21 Savage To Embark On “American Dream” Tour

21 Savage is hitting the road. The London-born rapper is going on his first solo-headlining tour in five years and he’s tapped none other than the “Surround Sound” collaborator JID

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Quavo Calls Himself The Jay-Z Of Atlanta On New Single “Himothy”

Quavo has released his first solo track of the year entitled “Himothy,” produced by Buddha Bless. The former Migos rapper’s bars ride on the track’s orchestral melody and strong 808 bass,

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Omarion Announces The “Vbz on Vbz Tour”

Omarion is thrilled to announce his highly anticipated “Omarion: Vbz on Vbz Tour,” set to kick off this Spring. This R&B filled tour will feature an electrifying lineup including Vedo,

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Hunxho And Summer Walker Release New Single “Your Friends”

On the fast track to the forefront of the culture, breakthrough Atlanta rapper Hunxho unveils “Your Friends” featuring Summer Walker. This notably marks his first collaboration with the multi-platinum chart-topping

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Boom Blake And JP Da illist Drop Braggadocious New Single “Steve Harvey”

New Jersey rappers Boom Blake and JP Da illist unleash their new single entitled “Steve Harvey” via indie label Money First Music LLC. If you are a true Hip-Hop enthusiast,

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Kodak Black Throws Rocks At News Reporter After Being Released From Jail

A federal judge ruled on Wednesday (February 21) that Kodak Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, should be released from custody after he landed in jail two months ago

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Jeezy Brings His Trap Hits To “Tiny Desk” Concert

Jeezy became the latest guest to deliver a “Tiny Desk Concert,” which found the Snowman flanked by a group of violins, guitars and keyboards with Howard University students filling the

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Beyoncé Tops Billboard Country Chart With Genre Debut “Texas Hold ‘Em”

Pop and R&B superstar Beyoncé has once again made history as the first Black female artist to have a #1 country song with “Texas Hold ‘Em.” “Texas Hold ‘Em” is

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J. Cole Teases Upcoming Album “The Fall Off” With Preview Of New Track

The long wait for J. Cole’s seventh studio album entitled “The Fall Off” may be coming to an end. The Germany-born rapper uploaded a 10-minute vlog called “Might Delete Later,

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Ice Cube Announces Second Leg Of “Straight Into Canada” Tour

Straight off of the sold-out first leg of the “Straight Into Canada” tour, Ice Cube announces part two of the tour with eleven new dates across Canada. In addition to

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All Songs From Kanye West And Ty Dolla $ign’s “Vultures 1” Land On Billboard Hot 100

On February 10, Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign finally released their long-awaited collabo album, “Vultures 1.” As previously reported, the duo’s critically acclaimed LP was projected to open at

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Gunna Announces “The Bittersweet Tour” Later This Year

Gunna announced on Tuesday (February 20) that he will be embarking on “The Bittersweet Tour” later this year with special guest Flo Milli. The tour shares a name with his

GOSSIP NEWS

50 Cent Roasts Trey Songz For Calling Woman ‘Ungrateful’ Over $300

Trey Songz is the latest celebrity to fall victim to 50 Cent‘s online trolling. On Friday (February 16), the G-Unit head honcho hopped on Instagram to make fun of Trey

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Snoop Dogg’s Brother Dead At 44

It has been confirmed that Snoop Dogg’s brother, Bing Worthington, has passed away. He was only 44 years old. In a series of Instagram posts on Friday (February 16), the

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Kanye West And Ty Dolla $ign To Headline Rolling Loud California

¥$ is heading to Rolling Loud. Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign will headline Rolling Loud on March 14, the festival announced on Thursday morning (February 15). “VULTURES COMING TO

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Yelawolf Is Coming For “Everything” In New Music Video

Gearing up for what promises to be an unforgettable era, Alabama-born and Nashville-based rapper Yelawolf returns with a brand new single and music video entitled “Everything.” Yelawolf comes out swinging

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Emerging Brooklyn Rapper Lotus Bomb Is ‘Getting Money’

Aspiring Brooklyn raptress Lotus Bomb strikes with her latest single, “Get Money.” The New York-born rapper is currently heating up the streets of the Big Apple and beyond with her

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Yeat Unveils New Album “2093” Featuring Lil Wayne And Future

Yeat’s steady rise in the Hip-Hop world has been nothing short of extraordinary. Today (February 16), the buzzing West Coast rapper unleashed his brand new project. Yeat’s anticipated studio album

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Eminem Co-Producing Documentary About “Stan” Culture

Eminem is co-producing a documentary about the culture of obsessive superfans. The Detroit rapper’s upcoming documentary is named after the term he coined with his 2000 song of the same

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Scarface Announces “The Brad ‘Scarface’ Jordan” Tour

After viral recognition for his career-spanning performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert, Houston Rap legend Scarface announces his nationwide tour, “The Brad ‘Scarface’ Jordan: Behind The Desk Experience.” At the

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Gunna Shares New Single “Bittersweet”

Four-time Grammy Award-nominated rapper Gunna drops his new single “Bittersweet” via YSL/300 Entertainment. “Bittersweet” serves as Gunna’s first release since his chart-topping fourth studio album, “a Gift & a Curse.”

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Drake And Sexyy Red Give Birth In “Rich Baby Daddy” Video Co-Starring SZA

Drake debuted his self-directed music video “Rich Baby Daddy” featuring Sexyy Red and SZA. The Toronto rapper dropped the visual for his “For All The Dogs” single on Wednesday (February

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Ye And Ty Dolla $ign’s “Vultures” To Debut At #1

Despite multiple delays, Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign‘s long-awaited collabo album, “Vultures 1,” finally dropped on February 10. The duo’s critically acclaimed LP is projected to open at #1