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  1. MC Jin - "XIV:LIV"Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    Former Ruff Ryder & BET's 106 & Park Freestyle Friday legend MC Jin drops his much-anticipated album XIV:LIV - which is now available on iTunes ! The inspiration behind this new album is the idea of 15 minutes of fame. For those who get it, what you do with those 15 minutes? 10 years has passed since he released debut album "The Rest is History", and a lot has happened in those years, from his run on BET's Freestyle Fridays, to signing with Ruff Ryders to landing in Asia for music, movies, and TV.


  2. T.I., Trae Tha Truth & Troy Ave - "Try Me"Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    As Def Loaf's "Try Me" continues to receive a steady buzz , more artists continue to hop on the catchy track and put their own spin on it. It was only a matter of time before Hustle Gang frontman T.I. hopped on the beat, enlisting Trae Tha Truth & Troy Ave for a fresh remix of the track.


  3. CS Video: Ice Cube Explains How Filming Straight Outta Compton was Like Back to the FutureRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

    Although it's a pretty safe bet that audiences aren't going to find a science fiction slant when they're watching the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton , being on set making the film sure felt like being in Back in the Future , producer Ice Cube tells us. ComingSoon.net had the chance to speak with the creative multihyphenate at the junket for his latest film, The Book of Life .


  4. DJ Mustard sets the beat for mainstream hip-hop and R&BRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    On a quiet Tuesday night in September, in an overly air-conditioned Mid-City recording studio, DJ Mustard was alone and preparing to work. The L.A.-based producer, one of the defining figures in hip-hop at the moment, is known for his stark and club-ready sound commonly called "ratchet" as heard on rap-radio staples by YG, Ty Dolla Sign, Trey Songz and scores of others.


  5. The Rewind: Music For The Party and the Morning AfterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Whit

    After last week's review of summer albums, it's time to preview something new. Two brand-new releases will be the highlight of this week's edition of The Rewind.


  6. The thuggification of young black victims of white violence: Is thug the new n----r?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    ... revealed that he had never been arrested a day in his life. Showing every photo he ever posed in on Instagram, every rap lyric he ever suggested he loved, dissecting every tweet he ever wrote, the conclusion that Mike Brown was a thug was pushed and ...


  7. The Clash: Do hip-hop gigs always suck?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Powerstation set, and A$AP Ferg delivering a tsunami of thug-addled bass at The Studio in May. Agreed, for every great rap gig, there's a no-show (Game, Vector Arena, 2007), a relentlessly aggressive one (Game, Vector Arena, 2012) or something so ...


  8. The 10 All Time Weirdest Certified Platinum AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Paper Magazine

    Last week, Forbes made a big deal about the fact that not a single artist's album has gone platinum in 2014. Since then, many thinkpieces have followed, asking if the death of the platinum album is imminent.


  9. Smart People Listen To Radiohead And Led Zeppelin, Dumb People Like Lil' Wayne, Study Finds [News]Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

    After spending a few years charting musical tastes according to average SAT scores of various college institutions, software application writer Virgil Griffith presented some rather interesting results. Taking different factors into account, the research draws a conclusion that individuals with above-average intelligence prefer mostly rock bands, whereas rap and pop fell on the other side of the spectrum.


  10. And this... is the TRUTHRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Majic 95.9 WYNT-FM

    TAYLOR SWIFT went to NUMBER ONE on the iTUNES chart in Canada with EIGHT SECONDS of WHITE NOISE which sold for $1.29! DR. DRE just recorded his first new rap in YEARS for the new ANNIE MOVIE, a cover of the GETO BOYS "Damn it feels good to be a gangsta!" KESHA just dropped her charges, filed earlier this week, against her producer, DR.


  11. E-TeamRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    Back when a group of Internet-savvy bloggers created the first HallowMEME party in New York in 2009, it was mostly an excuse to throw a costume party where fellow attendees would actually appreciate their clever get-ups based on obscure memes, GIFs and YouTube videos. "Back in the days of Three Wolf Moon," event producer Andrea Rosen says, referencing a popular meme based on ironic T-shirt reviews on Amazon.com, "popular culture was mostly unaware of Internet culture."


  12. Watch T.I. Pull Off Some King Sh*t In His New Video For "King" Watch...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | VH1

    T.I. is back to claim his throne and no one is going to f-ck with his money. The King of the South showcases his acting skills as a boss who warns a fellow kingpin to back off in his new video for "King".


  13. Andrew Silow-CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

    So after seeing her Sunday night at the 92nd Street Y, I can report that, well, she looked great. Tiny and bowed for sure , she seemed fit and spry in a sleek black pants suit and sheer gloves.


  14. [Editorials] 10 Classic Albums From The 90s That Never Went PlatinumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | HipHopDx

    ... power of Cube's vivid narrative over fantastic production. But right smack in the middle was the debut of quad-pronged Rap grouping A Tribe Called Quest. Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed-Muhammed and Jarobi burst out of the NY scene coming out of ...


  15. Stream The WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Willamette Week

    ... often be a mess, but when was the last time you saw T.I., Ja Rule and DJ Quik-who just released one of the year's best rap records two weeks ago-on the same stage in Portland? Let's hope someone is smart enough to invite Ashanti to the party. ...


  16. Vanilla Ice to perform at Minnesota Timberwolves home openerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | InsideHoops

    ... ently aired its 4th season on the DIY Network. We know that you care. You do. It's Vanilla Ice. Whether you want to sing/rap along, laugh or whatever, you are fascinated by this. And we're happy to inform you of it.


  17. This Is Why Kanye West's Rants Are Actually A Good ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MTV

    ... mailroom, and how could he be good with a pen, right? That had to be how 'Ye felt as a producer wanting to break into rap. Why would Jay Z want the guy who made the beat for "Izzo" to rap? Just keep on making beats. It sounds like Kanye is going ...


  18. Logic's Under Pressure Is A Rap Album Of The Year ContenderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MTV

    Many have come to the conclusion that this has been a down year for rap releases. A$AP Yams even went as far as to call 2014 , "probably the worst year of rap music ever."


  19. New Lyric Video For Sia's 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile' From ANNIERead the original story

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for the film include Will Smith and Jay Z , who also serves as music supervisor. Jay Z famously had a Top Ten hit with a rap version of the show's famous orphan theme "It's A Hard Knock Life" called "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" . The film is an ...


  20. 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' Creators Detail the Making of a ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... is one of music's most revered works? One9: We already knew the bar was set really high. This is one of the greatest rap albums if not the greatest ever so for us the only thing we could do is tell it in the most truthful way possible. We decided ...