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Here’s Everything We Know About ‘The Rap Monument,’ The Massive Posse Cut Featuring 30 Artists

WordsByRichHomieCarlos Wealllovepossecuts.Therealreasonwecherishthemsomuchisbecausetheysparknewagerapfansfavoritetopic:analyzingwhomurderedwhoonthetrack,wordto“Renegade.”It’severyHip-Hoploversfavoritepastime,butnoweveryone’sendurancewillbesurelytestedwiththislatestoffering.

Here’s One St. Louis Police Officer Who Was Charged With Assault Only Weeks Before The Mike Brown Shooting

InthehoursfollowingtheaftermathofaFergusongrandjury’sdecisionnottoindictDarrenWilsonforthemurderofMichaelBrown,thestorylinescontinuetomultiplybythedozens.SixteendaysbeforeBrownandWilsontragicallycrossedpathsonAugust9,13-yearveteranoftheSt.LouisCountyPoliceDepartmentDawonGorewaschargedwithfelonyassaultonJuly25.

Rihanna Previews A New Song Via Instagram

Weallknow,andthatincludesRihanna,thatit’sbeentoolongsinceherlastalbum.Inthelastmonthorso,she’sbeenhintingthatmusicisontheway(Tinscalledheralbum“TheMusicIndustry’sWorstKeptSecret”),andasnippetofanunknownsongviaherInstagramfurtherprovesthatshe’sgotsomethingupherdesignersleeve.

Juicy J And Lil Wayne Perform Bandz A Make Her Dance’ At Red Bull’s ’30 Days In LA’

RedBull’s30DaysInLAshowcaseseriesiswindingdown,butperhapsthey’resavingthebestforlast.OnTuesdaynight,JuicyJpulledoutallthestopsforhisshow,dousingtheconcert-goersindollarbillsfor“BandzAMakeHerDance.”Itdidn’tstoptherethough,asLilWaynecameoutonhisstageforhisverseanddidanimpromptumini-set,allcapturedherebyDavyGreenberg.

Writers Call Winter 2014

TheTSSCrewislookingforafewnewstaffmemberstohelpensurethattheFreshstaysrespectablearoundtheseparts.Wewantpeoplelookingtoassistwithdailyupdatesandhelpingtoexpandourcontent.AreasOfWant–Op-eds–Shorterentriesforup-to-the-minuteupdates–CoShow More Summary

Rappers Doing Good: Cash Money Records Hosts Their 18th Annual Turkey Giveaway In New Orleans

Fortheeighteenthconsecutiveyear,CashMoneyRecordstooktotheirNewOrleanshometowntogivebackfortheholidays.CMRfoundersBabyandRonald“Slim”Williams,alongwitharecentlyre-signedJuvenile,playedhosttoarearesidents,passingout2,500turkeyseachbyhandandhelpingtoputfoodonthetablesofthoselessfortunate.

Watch Dej Loaf Performing ‘Try Me’ On ‘Fallon’

WithalittlehelpfromTheRoots,DejLoafperformsherhit“TryMe”forFallon’s‘TheTonightShow’audience.Rightnow,Iloveeverythingabouther.Thetinyvoicebutballsylyricscomeoffrighttogetherandherrockin’CoogiandBuffsonnationalTVissodamnDetroit.WhenshestrikesthatposewhilestandingbesideFallon,myheartmelted.

A$AP Ferg Confirms ‘Ferg Forever’ Black Friday Release, Drops New Track ‘Talk It’ (Prod. By Clams Casino)

A$APFergpreparedtheperfectmusicalaccompanimentforeveryone’sBlackFridayshopping.TheTrapLordrappersharedthathisrecentlyannouncedfreebie,FergusonForever,willbedroppingonBlackFriday,whichisprobablymuchsoonerthananyonecould’veimagined.Whenaskedwhy,FerggaveXXL asimpleanswer:“Idon’tknow,Iguessbecauseit’sdonealreadyandthat’stheclosestholiday,sowhynot?”Makessense.

Coming Attractions: Premier x Nike Dunk High Premium SB ‘Northern Lights’

PhilKnightiscurrentlyinawarmerclimatethumbinghisnoseatYeezus.SinceKanye’santi-Nikerantandeventualsigningtoadidas,theSwooshhasbeendroppingKanye-inspiredkicksleftandrightandthemasseshavebeeneatingthemup.Isuspectthisdropwillbenodifferent.ThePremierxNikeDunkSBHigh‘NorthernLights’followthesamecolorschemeasthe‘SolarRed’Foamposites,whichtooktheircolorsfromtheYeezy2.

Watch Beyonce’s New ‘Haunted’ Video

FollowingupMonday’srelease ofherre-packagedPlatinumeditionalbum,Beyoncecomesthroughwithanewvideofor“Haunted.”Itwasn’ttheonlyoneasshealsosharedthe17othersincludedonhervisualalbumtoBeyonce.com,VevoandYouTube.Inotherwords,ifyoudon’therfromyourlady,she’sprobablyengagedinwatchingQueenBeyallday.

Chance The Rapper And The Social Experiment – ‘Sunday Candy’

WordsByAshan IntheirfirstreleaseoffhisnewprojectSurf,ChanceTheRapperandhisbandTheSocialExperimentreleasedthesong“SundayCandy”earlierthisevening.AfterChancefirstsharednews oftheprojectafewweeksago,heappearsherealongwithbandmatesDonnieTrumpet,PeterCottontale,andNateFoxastheyvibetheirwaythroughafeel-goodsoundthatissuretoturneventherainiestdaysaround.

Stephen Curry Made Dropping 40 Points On The Miami Heat Look Like Light Work

There’sfourquartersinabasketball.Solet’sbreakthisWarriors/Heatgamedowninfourquickpoints.1.Thefinalscorewas114-97inGoldenState’sadvantageanditwasanybodygameuntilthefourthquarter.Then,theDubsmadelatethirdquarterrunandputtheclampsoninthefourthanditwasmurdershewrotesoonaftergoodfortheirsixthstraightwin.

Rick Ross Says Timbaland Has To Fix The Tink ‘Movin’ Bass’ Situation

TodayRickRossdroppedhisseventhstudioalbum,andsecondof2014,HoodBillionaire.Asalways,RossbroughtJayZalongfortheride,thistimeontheTimbaland-producedbanger“Movin’Bass.”However,“Movin’Bass'”originhasbeenquestionedinthepastweekafterTimbalandreleasedaversion ofthesongfeaturinghisartistTink.

Rick Ross – ‘Hood Billionaire’ Video

TheMaybachMusicGroupisawell-oiledmachine.Backlikehenever,Rozay’sgotanothervideofromhisseventhstudioalbum,thistimefortheproject’stitletrack.Thenewvideocomesafterhejustreleasedonefor“IfTheyKnew” withK.Michelleyesterday.HisalbumfromearShow More Summary

For Once Skip Bayless Issues The Right Take When He Lauds LeBron James’ Ferguson Stance

SkipBaylessisusuallyapunchline,awalkingparodyofasportswriterwhoseeminglyexistsonlytotrollsportsfanswithhisequallylaughableFirstTakeco-host,StephenASmith.ButsometimesSkipcandropthehyperboleandabsurditytogetserious.TodaymarkedoneofthosetimesasSkipandSmithdiscussedaMissourigrandjury’sdecisiontonotindictDarrenWilson forthekillingofunarmedteenagerMikeBrowninFerguson,Mo.

#TBT: Wu-Tang Clan Performing On ‘Vibe’ From 1997

Onceagain,goingdownaYouTuberabbitholehasledtosomethingunexpected.WhilerunningthroughagangofWuvideosIfoundthisclipwhereafullystaffedClanpulledoffa“Triumph/It’sYourz/OlderGods”medley.Thatalonewouldbesatisfactory,buttheYouTuberdecideditwasimportanttoincludetheintrofromKadeemHardisonanda“Wu-TangInHawaii”segmentwithcorrespondentsKidadaandRashidaJones.

A Wing And A Prayer: How Nas Tried To Sabotage My Diet

Fckshuffle.Shufflethinksit’ssodamnsmartbecauseeveryonceinawhileitplaysPartyNextDoorwhenIhaveawoman inthecar.Sure,Iappreciatethat,butshuffledoesn’tknoweverything.Shuffledoesn’tknowthatIatesproutedbreadyesterday.ItwasonlytwoshortmonthsagothatIwasn’tawareoftheexistenceofthisparticularfoodstuff,letalonewillingtoconsumeit. I’veeatenasaladalmosteveryday sinceSeptember.

Coming Attractions: Air Jordan 6 Retro ‘Black/Infrared’

Theofficialkickofffortheholidaysaleseasonforsneakerheadsisn’tasaleatall.I’llstilltakeitthough.TheAirJordan6Retro‘Black/Infrared’ hasbeenonmyradarformanymoonsaftermissingoutontheinitialpackyearsago.Resalepricesbedamned,thesewill.Be.Mine.JordanBrandhasfansofthe6coveredthisweekend,nomattertheshoesize.

Singer Jarell Perry Speaks On Stereotypes And Artistic Evolution On The Latest ‘Talking Points’ Podcast

JarellPerry’sbeenactiveintheR&Bscene,makingnoiseasaclosecollaboratorwithRichmondemceeLocksmithandonhisownwiththe WhiteEP.Hecoupleshisvocalabilitywithanintelligentwritingstylethathashimpoisedtoonedaybeaforcetobereckonedwith.PerryreceShow More Summary

Gucci Mane Ft. Rich The Kid And OG Maco – ‘Lowest’

SinceGucci’sgotTrapGod7487567645784onthehorizondroppingbeforeTheYearOfGucciManeends,it’sonlynaturalthathekeepstheconstantstreamofleakedsongsgoingleadingupthereleaseofeachproject.Mostofthesingleshedropstendtobethehighlightsofwhatevertapetheybelongto,and“Lowest”willprobablyfollowthattrend.

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