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AZ Releases New Single “This Is Why” And Announces Upcoming Album “Truth Be Told”

Throughout his distinguished and influential career, AZ has been nominated for multiple Grammys, sold millions of albums, created hit singles and lent his velvety voice, and street poetry to some

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South Carolina Rapper Skazz Shabazz Shares New Single “Pipe Down”

Skazz Shabazz, born Travis Bernard Jackson Jr., is an emerging rapper hailing from South Carolina’s Lowcountry, born in Fairfax-Allendale. The 26 year old up-n-coming artist and founder of Finesse Circle

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Is Jay-Z Signing Up-N-Coming Rapper Etoc?

Yo! Raps has learned that there are rumors circlulating on the internet that legendary Hip-Hop powerhouse Jay-Z is looking to sign mystic Orlando-based newcomer Etoc. This wouldn’t be a big

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Nicki Minaj Remixes Drake And Chief Keef’s “All The Parties”

Nicki Minaj has released a new track entitled “For All The Barbz” featuring fellow rappers Drake and Chief Keef. It’s been over a decade since the Harajuku Barbie dropped her

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21 Savage Drops New Single “Call Me Revenge”

The last single popular rapper 21 Savage dropped as a solo artist was in 2020, a collabo with Summer Walker titled “Secret.” Since then, the London rapper has been collaborating

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Lil Wayne And 2 Chainz Announce “Welcome 2 Collegrove”

Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz have officially announced the release date of their anticipated collabo album, “Welcome 2 Collegrove.” The joint record is set to be released on November 17

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Jim Jones Shares Album “Byrdgang 2.0” On New Label

Jim Jones is introducing the new incarnation of Byrdgang with the new project entitled “Jim Jones Presents Byrdgang 2.0.” Along with Jim Jones, the 16-track album features Byrdgang members Dyce

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Gucci Mane Drops New Album “Breath Of Fresh Air” With Posthumous Young Dolph Features

Gucci Mane has released his highly anticipated 16th studio album, “Breath Of Fresh Air.” Initially slated to drop last week, the project was pushed back due to undiclosed reasons. The

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New Jersey Rap Renegade JP Da illist Drops New Single “Lose My Temper”

New Jersey’s bright light, JP Da illist, has made a name for himself as an unapologetic, unrelenting rhymer, reverent of contemporary rap’s rules of engagement yet incendiary enough to set

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NY Singer Jo.jayno Releases New Single “Stir It Up”

Today, emerging New York singer and songwriter Jo.jayno releases his brand new single entitled “Stir It Up.” The skillful Eastcoast artist leans into the pulsating production with impressive verses punctuated

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300 Ent. Rapper HUNXHO Drops New Mixtape “For Her”

Opening up another lane altogether, critically acclaimed Atlanta rapper HUNXHO leans into his lifelong passion for R&B on his slick, sultry, and seductive new project, “For Her,” out via 300

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Westside Gunn Releases New Album “And Then You Pray For Me”

Westside Gunn, the acclaimed Buffalo rapper, has released his highly anticipated album “And Then You Pray For Me” via EMPIRE/Griselda Records. Following his standout appearance on Travis Scott’s “Utopia,” his

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Babyfxce E Unveils “The X Tape”

Emerging Flint, MI rap sensation Babyfxce E drops highly anticipated mixtape, “The X Tape.” The project features 12 tracks including lead singles “Today,” “Charge It To The Game,” “Hot Outside,”

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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Cam’ron Drops 8-Track Project “The Lost Files: Vol. 1”

Cam’ron is having a very good time right now. Cam’ron and Ma$e launched their popular sports talk show, “It Is What It Is,” in February 2023. Its popularity landed the

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Burna Boy Unveils 7th Studio Album “I Told Them…”

Burna Boy releases his seventh studio album, “I Told Them…” via Spaceship/Bad Habit/Atlantic Records. The 15-track album includes appearances from GZA, RZA, 21 Savage, Dave, Seyi Vibez, J. Cole and

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Eminem And Dr. Dre’s New Artist Ez Mil Unveils “DU4LI7Y: REDUX”

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 Filipino-American rapper is the

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Gucci Mane’s Latest Signee Sett Drops Debut Mixtape And New Music Video

Memphis rising star, Sett, has released his debut mixtape, “Life Of A SlimeCrook,” via The New 1017/Atlantic Records. The two discs project features 19 brand-new tracks with appearances from Key

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Lizzo Drops Alternate “Bad Day” Version Of Her “Barbie” Song “Pink”

An alternative version of Lizzo‘s Barbie song, “Pink,” has been shared. A week after the movie Barbie smashed box office expectations, Lizzo has dropped the “Bad Day” version of her

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Tee Grizzley And Skilla Baby Connect With City Girls For “Gorgeous (Remix)”

Multi-platinum Detroit storyteller Tee Grizzley and rising rapper Skilla Baby unveil the official remix of their buzzing banger, “Gorgeous”, featuring City Girls. “Gorgeous” follows the unprecedented explosion of the original

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Vibrant Dallas Raptress Tainted Tazz Drops Anticipated Debut EP “The Commencement” Via R&S Records

Multi-talented Dallas, TX raptress Tainted Tazz unveils her highly anticipated debut EP, “The Commencement,” via iconic UK powerhouse label R&S Records. On “The Commencement,” the rising 21-year-old artist illustrates her

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Ice Spice Shares Four New Tracks On “Like…? (Deluxe)”

Ice Spice shared the deluxe edition of her critially acclaimed debut EP entitled “Like…?” Clocking in at under 30 minutes, the 11-track release features the four additional tracks “How High?,”

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Nas And Hit-Boy Debut New Album “Magic 2”

Nas is back with his anticipated new release, “Magic 2,” the sequel to 2021’s “Magic.” The 11-track album clocks in at 30 minutes and is executive produced by Hit-Boy and

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Nas Announces Release Date For “Magic 2” With Hit-Boy

Over the past week, Nas has been teasing the possibility of new music through videos on social media. After some cryptic posts, the Queensbridge emcee has officially announced the release

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Captivating Newcomer Kíy Reveals Vibrant Sophomore Single “All The Smoke”

Multi-dimensional Minnesota artist Kíy unveils her anticipated new single, “All The Smoke,” via independent label Purple Drip Entertainment. The eclectic Twin Cities based R&B/Pop newcomer illustrates her immense talent on

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Anuel AA And Quavo Join Forces In Explosive Musical Collabo With “Baby”

The reunion of the unstoppable dream team, consisting of Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, DJ Luian, and Mambo Kingz, now enhanced by the exceptional talent of producer Hydro, ensures an