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DJ Drama Releases New Single “350” Ft. Rick Ross

The world-famous DJ Drama has dropped another banger with the release of “350” featuring Rick Ross, Westside Gunn and Generation Now artist Lule. Available now, “350” is the follow up

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K. Michelle Debuts At #1 With New R&B Album “All Monsters Are Human”

R&B singer/songwriter K. Michelle is celebrating having the #1 R&B album in the country with the release of her new album “All Monsters Are Human” via Entertainment One (eOne). Her

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2 Chainz’s T.R.U. Unveils “No Face No Case”

T.R.U. (The Real University) and Atlantic Records have announced the release of their compilation album “No Face No Case.” The collection is available now at all music retailers and streaming

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Royce 5’9″ Releases New Track & Video “Upside Down”

Royce 5’9″ released a new track and video for “Upside Down” featuring Benny the Butcher and Ashley Sorrell. Directed by Cricket, the video shows Royce spitting lyrics from the pulpit,

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Etoc Dedicates New Single “Lies” To The Phony & Fake

Multi-talented and buzzing rhymespitter Etoc unveils one of his most personal and special tracks yet. Etoc wears his heart on his sleeve on the introspective track “Lies,” addressed to all

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Roddy Rich Holds #1 Song & Album In The Country

Grammy Award-winning rapper Roddy Ricch continues to dominate the charts on all fronts as he maintains the #1 song and #1 album in the country for the third non-consecutive week.

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Kevin Gates Dedicates New Single To His Wife Dreka

Multi-Platinum recording artist Kevin Gates unveiled one of his most personal and special tracks yet. Gates wears his heart on his sleeve on the romantic track “Dreka,” named for his

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K. Michelle Releases New Album “All Monsters Are Human”

R&B singer K. Michelle released her highly anticipated album “All Monsters Are Human” via Entertainment One. This album is the first under this partnership and is K’s first project as

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Royce 5’9″ Releases New Track “I Don’t Age”

Royce 5’9″ released a new track titled “I Don’t Age”. This is the third track to be released from Royce’s forthcoming album “The Allegory” (eOne/Heaven Studios, Inc.), set to be

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Lil Yachty, Lil Keed, Lil Gotit & Zaytoven Announce Album “A-Team”

Following their first single “Accomplishments”, Lil Yachty, Lil Keed, Lil Gotit and Zaytoven making up the “A-Team” prove once again that there may be no better city in the world

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Kid Ink Announces Departure From RCA Records

Kid Ink stopped by the Bootleg Kev & DJ Hed show at Real 92.3 in Los Angeles to announce his departure from RCA Records after a 7 year partnership and

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Eminem’s Album “Music To Be Murdered By” Makes Historic Billboard 200 Debut

Hip-Hop superstar Eminem has reportedly set a new Billboard 200 record. According to Billboard, the Detroit emcee’s 11th studio album “Music To Be Murdered By” has made its debut at

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Nas, DMX, Gang Starr & The LOX Join Forces For Gods Of Rap II Tour

East Coast Hip-Hop superstars Nas, DMX, Gang Starr and The LOX will join forces on the upcoming Gods Of Rap II Tour, which kicks off in Manchester on April 23.

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Here Are The 2020 Grammy Award Winners

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Los Angeles Staples Center on Sunday night (January 26). Due to the tragic death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, there was

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Trippie Redd Responds To Eminem’s “Music To Be Murdered By” Mention

On his recent album “Music To Be Murdered By”, Eminem took a few shots at some chosen rappers but compared to his 2018 LP “Kamikaze”, he went relatively light on

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Juice Wrld’s Cause Of Death Revealed

After Juice Wrld shockingly passed away last month, the cause of his death has officially been determined. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, the late rapper died from an

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Boosie Badazz Regrets Having So Many Baby Mamas

Boosie Badazz’s biggest regrets in life is apparently having children by many different women. During a radio interview with Terri Thomas of 97.9 The Box, Boosie openly spoke on his

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Vic Mensa Arrested For Possession Of Brass Knuckles

Rapper Vic Mensa was arrested earlier this month in Glendale after police found a pair of brass knucks on him during a pat-down, according to TMZ. The Roc Nation artist

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Westside Gunn Announces New Project “Pray For Paris”

On his recent trip to Paris, Westside Gunn was inspired for his next project. The Griselda Records boss officially announced his new solo release titled “Pray For Paris” via Instagram

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Royce 5’9″ Preps Upcoming Project with Visual For “Overcomer”

Royce 5’9″ prepares for the release of “The Allegory”, his newest full studio offering following the sensational “Book of Ryan”, with a controversial visual for “Overcomer,” featuring Shady/Griselda Records’ own

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Eminem Drops Surprise Album “Music To Be Murdered By”

Oops, he did it again! Only 17 months after dropping the unexpected album “Kamikaze”, the Detroit rhymespitter is back with a new surprise project titled “Music To Be Murdered By”.

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Tech N9ne Unveils “EnterFear Level 2” EP

Strange Music head honcho Tech N9ne has released the second volume in his “EnterFear” EP series. After dropping the “EnterFear Level 1” EP in November, the buzzing wordsmith has returned

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Stream Mac Miller’s Posthumous Album “Circles”

Mac Miller’s first posthumous album “Circles” has been released via Warner Records. The album has been dubbed the sister album to 2018’s Grammy Award-nominated project “Swimming”. It features 12 new

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Raekwon Drops “The Appetition” EP

Raekwon The Chef has realased an EP titled “The Appetition”, giving Hip-Hop fans a brief set of new music. The new project arrives on the heels of his 50th birthday,

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Missy Elliott Travels Trough Time In “Why I Still Love You” Video

Five-time Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott has announced today’s premiere of the official companion video for “Why I Still Love You.” The new clip takes us on a journey in

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Diddy And Voletta Wallace React To Biggie’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

This year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees were announced this Wednesday (January 15) and it included notable acts such as The Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails, the late

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Megan Thee Stallion Previews New Pharrell Production

Megan Thee Stallion has been in the studio with Hip-Hop superstar Pharrell and have her fans a behind-the-scenes video at her work with hit producer in an Instagram clip posted

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J. Cole Reveals “Revenge Of The Dreamers III (Deluxe)” Guest Appearances & Cover Artwork

Dreamville has announced the release of the deluxe edition of “Revenge Of The Dreamers III”, which will arrive this week. According to a Twitter post from the label, the project

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Cam’ron Reflects On Suge Knight Standoff: “It Was A Street Situation”

On Cam’ron’s recent project “Purple Haze 2”, the rapper reflected on a harrowing encounter with Suge Knight. Cam and his crew squared off with the infamous Death Row Records CEO,

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K Camp Calls Out Interscope: “I’m Tired Of The Bullsh*t”

Major label Interscope Records has been the target of frustrations from its artist lately. First off, Tory Lanez voices his frustation and took to social media, “If y’all don’t stop