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NEWS VIDEOS

Playboi Carti Unveils Video For New Song “EvilJ0rdan”

Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti is currently gearing up to release his new album, “I AM MUSIC.” After dropping a couple of tracks from the anticipated LP – “Backrooms” with Travis

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Young Thug Trial Resumes After YSL Co-Defendant Stabbed In Jail

The attention-grabbing trial of Young Thug has resumed in a courtroom in Atlanta, Georgia, after a codefendant was stabbed in jail. On December 10, Young Slime Life co-defendant Shannon Stillwell

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Lil Baby Drops Two Surprise Songs, Announcing New Album

Lil Baby releases his first solo drop since 2022 with “Crazy” and “350,” two singles that remind us of what the Atlanta rapper artist does best. The first drop, “Crazy,”

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ATL Trapstar Ralo Releases Video For “First Day Out”

Ralo is home after nearly six years in prison following a drug trafficking arrest in 2018, and he’s already got new music on deck. The Atlanta rapper just dropped off

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Gunna Throws Sex Party In Explicit New “fukumean” Video

Gunna unveiled a new music video for “fukumean”, another standout song from his 4th studio LP entitled “A Gift & A Curse”. The Dunk Rock and Flo-backed effort sees the

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ATL Raptress Kali Releases Remix To Her Viral Hit “Area Codes”

Rising Atlanta, GA female rapper Kali returns with the official “718 Remix” for “Area Codes,” featuring New York’s own, Kenzo B. This will be the first of several regional remixes

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Atlanta Rapper Hunxho Releases New Album “22”

Delivering an ambitious creative statement, critically acclaimed Atlanta rapper Hunxho presents his anxiously awaited new album entitled “22” via 300 Entertainment. On this 22-track blockbuster body of work, Hunxho infuses

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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 to fame with him in

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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 loved ones gathered for the

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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 funeral arrangements have been scheduled

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 has made an impact nationally.

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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 Mob along with T-Mo, Cee-Lo,

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 brightest independent rappers in 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 entertainer took to Twitter on

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 of one and a half

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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 music and it is evident

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 Trap Music, the German born

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Quando Rondo Reveals What Happened The Night Of King Von’s Murder

Quando Rondo is sharing details of what happened the night Chicago rapper King Von was tragically shot and killed in Atlanta. The Savannah, Georgia native sat down with The Breakfast

GOSSIP NEWS

Meek Mill & Tekashi 6ix9ine Get Into An Altercation Outside Atlanta Club

The on-going beef between Meek Mill and Tekashi 6ix9ine has been bubbling to the point where an in-person confrontation was inevitable. On Sunday morning (Feb. 14), the two ran into

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Shinin’ Visits Sin City To Celebrate His Debut Album “The Shinin’ Show”

Emerging rapper Shinin’ has music running through his veins. His style is cinematic and colossal. He creates musical murals with his tracks. On top, the eclectic virtuoso approaches every note

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Shinin’ Releases His Critically Acclaimed Debut Album “The Shinin’ Show”

Finesse involves the unique ability to maneuver seamlessly around people or objects in a smooth manner. It is the refinement of performance, execution, and artisanship. Emerging rapper Shinin’ personifies finesse.

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ATL Rapper Shinin’ Puts Final Touches On Debut Album “The Shinin’ Show”

Rising Atlanta rapper Shinin’ is making waves in the music industry with his buzzing singles “Tony Soprano” and “Vegas,” which are featured on his upcoming freshman album, “The Shinin’ Show.”

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Beef Alert! Young Thug Blasts Andre 3000

Young Thug is facing a major backlash after his controversial comments about southern rap star Andre 3000. During an interview on T.I.’s “ExpeTItiously” podcast on November 19, the Atlanta rapper

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Shinin’ Gives You An Exclusive Behind The Scenes Look In “Free Show” Vlog Series

Emerging Atlanta rapper Shinin’ has been making waves in the industry lately with the release of his buzzing hit singles “Tony Soprano” and “Vegas.” The laid back rhyme slinger projects

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Quando Rondo Releases King Von Diss Track

Quando Rondo, who was in a physical altercation just moments before King Von’s death, is doubling down on his self-defense claims amid the tragic death of the Chicago rapper. On

GOSSIP NEWS

Did NBA YoungBoy’s New Song Predict The Death Of King Von?

Superstar rapper NBA YoungBoy dropped his “Dead Trolls” music video 2 months ago and some lyrics in this song may be related to King Von and his recent death. There

NEWS

Quando Rondo Cancels Show Following King Von Shooting

Yo! Raps reported that Chicago rapper King Von was shot and killed in Atlanta last week. Rumors quickly surfaced that his rap rival Quando Rondo and his crew were involved.

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50 Cent Calls Out T.I.: “What Hood You From Again?”

T.I. has shared his thoughts on killings taking place in his hometown of Atlanta just days after Chicago rapper King Von and two other men were shot and killed in

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Quando Rondo’s Brother Charged With King Von Murder

Yo! Raps has learned that Atlanta Police have charged rapper Quando Rondo’s brother, who is currently receiving treatment at an Atlanta hospital, with felony murder in the death of Chicago

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Chicago Rapper King Von Shot & Killed In Atlanta

Chicago rapper King Von was shot and killed early Friday morning (Nov. 6) outside of an Atlanta hookah bar after an alleged shootout between Von, his crew and associates of